Category Archives: Publisher

HarperCollins UK, now on Scribd

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Hail, Britannia! We’re excited to welcome HarperCollins UK to Scribd. Our UK readers now have access to some of our all-time favorites, including Fahrenheit 451, Play It As It Lays, and The Devil Wears Prada, along with more than 3,000 others, all ready to read right now.
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Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Rulings on Scribd

The party began shortly after today's landmark Supreme Court rulings and soon, revelers were taking to the streets in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood. [Photo Credit: Lacy Atkins, The Chronicle]

Today, mere blocks away from Scribd headquarters, the celebration was already beginning in the shadows of the beautifully gilded San Francisco City Hall.

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down two landmark rulings with major implications in the fight for equality among same-sex couples. Read more

Honoring & Remembering the D-Day Anniversary

It’s one of the most penultimate moments in American military history.

Never in history had two major military factions – the American and British, combined for such a massive mission. It was the largest full-scale amphibious assault in history comprised of aerial, nautical and land support. Read more

Buzz Aldrin: Astronaut, American Hero & Sci-Fi Author

Nineteen minutes after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface, Buzz Aldrin emerged.

The year was 1969.

Photograph of Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot, during Apollo 11 Extra-vehicular Activity on the Moon, 07/20/1969. [Photo Source: Prologue Magazine Scribd Profile]

Photograph of Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot, during Apollo 11 Extra-vehicular Activity on the Moon, 07/20/1969. [Photo Source: Prologue Magazine Scribd Profile]

Armstrong cemented himself as an American hero for being the first to plant his shoes onto the Moon because he was positioned closer to the exit while Aldrin piloted the lunar module. Read more

The 2013 State of the World’s Children UNICEF Report

The cover of the 2013 Children With Disabilities Report

See the child before the disability.

That is the request of UNICEF’s flagship report – The State of the World’s Children, released this morning on Scribd.

The cover of the 2013 Children With Disabilities Report

The cover of the 2013 Children With Disabilities Report

The 2013 report focuses on children with disabilities, the most marginalized in the world, and aims to focus on helping them lead meaningful lives free of stigma and discrimination. Read more

Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report

A slide from the annual Internet Trends Report. Look how far we've come!
A slide from the annual Internet Trends Report. Look how far we've come!

A slide from the annual Internet Trends Report. Look how far we’ve come!

Each year, we eagerly anticipate the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Internet Trends Report from Mary Meeker.

Today, at the D11 Conference, Meeker noted the world now has 2.4 billion internet users alongside explosive growth in mobile. Read more

How’s it Made?

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Do you ever wonder? What makes that tree so high, or how a large ship travels through the ocean?

Origins of Form is about the shape of things. What limits the height of a tree? Why is a large ship or office building more efficient than a small one? Read more

Resources After Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy

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Yesterday, the nation watched in horror as a 2-mile-wide tornado struck the city of Moore, a major metropolitan area just outside of Oklahoma City, Okla.

Various covers depict this morning's headlines related to the deadly twister that destroyed much of Moore, Okla.

Various covers depict this morning’s headlines related to the deadly twister that destroyed much of Moore, Okla.

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