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Book hoarding is a well-documented habit. In fact, most literary types are pretty proud of the practice, steadfast in their desire to stuff shelves to maximum capacity. They're not looking to stop hoa...
Burrowed into hard granite mountain faces and protected behind blast doors, 15,000 North Korean cannons and rocket launchers are aimed at the glass skyscrapers, traffic-choked highways and blocks of a...
It's surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot. When things aren't going quite the way...
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Are creative geniuses born or made?
In the fall of 2009, the British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver arrived in Huntington, West Virginia, which had recently been named the unhealthiest city in America. Huntingtonians were suffering in reco...
Another day, another politically charged book claiming the top spot on Amazon's hourly updated best-seller list. In the horse race of literary sales, classic speculative dystopian novel The Handmaid's...
Walk the creaking sugarcane with farmers changing age-old tradition to save the reef.
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Gin was originally a medicine so that means a G&T is good for you, right?
Last week, after Kellyanne Conway gave an interview describing falsehoods as "alternative facts," sales of George Orwell's decades-old classic 1984 spiked. The book, a part of so many high-school syll...
Bullying is the top concern for most kids.
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There's no reasons silos can't be a work of art.
"Fake news" — the kind of stories without even a kernel of truth, often made up by nefarious agents or cynical profiteers, appeared to play a major role in the 2016 presidential campaign. There...
The demand for drone use for photography is sky rocketing.
he biggest refugee crisis in recorded history has engulfed continents, swung elections and fueled the rise of nativism. It has also made a lot of people very, very rich. These are the stories of the C...
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Perhaps Jane Eyre would be a drama queen, perhaps she would be blunt and business-like.
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Each year, when best-of lists start popping up all over promptly on Dec. 1, it feels too soon. Really? We're saying goodbye to the year already? It's barely 11/12ths over! For 2016, many have been wis...
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"We're the middle children of history," a blond man preaches. He's slick, and leathery. "We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock...
Just weeks after the theatrical release of "The Girl on the Train," the author of the book it's based on has announced that she'll release a new suspense novel in May 2017. Paula Hawkins broke all kin...
It's the first successful short-beaked Echidna birth in 30 years.
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A group of women in Jordan are defying gender roles for a career on the road. While it's not easy working in a male-dominated sector, the country's female taxi drivers are willing to challenge the nay...
The moment the world fell in love with Leonardo DiCaprio, he was coated in the yellow shadow of a sunset, puffing on a cigarette and journaling about "brawling love" and "loving hate." He trudged acro...
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By now, most art history devotees know that on Christmas Eve in 1888, painter Vincent van Gogh allegedly took a razor to his left ear and chopped the appendage right off. Nearly none of them, however,...
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She left commercial TV to be the voice of Australians suffering in silence.
If this month's Elena Ferrante–related news has taught us anything about our reading habits, it's that we're obsessed with authorship. The woman behind the popular Neapolitan novels wished to re...
Latest figures show tradies' positions are the most 'in demand'.
Books can build bonds between generations.
An obligation to read is no kind of incentive to pick up a book, and it often has the opposite effect, rendering the intended reader incapable of turning off the television or logging off Facebook.
There were many notorious Victorian bushrangers, apart from the Kelly gang.
Jimmy the koala became an international poster boy for needy koalas.
Look at their successes as well as their failures.
Monsanto is expanding in a country it once helped destroy.