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Great 7Day Workout Program for bodybuilding

12:28 PM Workouts<p>Everyone knows that in order to build a muscular body you need to go to the gym and workout. However, this is just a fraction of the …

The most eagerly awaited non-fiction of 2015

Two biographies of Alexander McQueen, a new Robert Macfarlane, AA Gill’s memoir of alcoholism… Rachel Cooke finds plenty to excite<p>The most eagerly awaited fiction of 2015<p>Three years ago, a well-known literary agent told me that biography was on the way out. Sales were down, he said, and advances …

Leonardo's Secrets

<b>The Secret of Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>The Cryptex: not invented by Leonardo. This version was created by Justin Nevins as a working piece of art. For more …

Censors at Work: How States Shape Literature by Robert Darnton, review: 'an antidote'

A study of censorship under three authoritarian regimes reveals networks of intrigue and double-dealing<p>What is censorship? Before reading this book, I would have said it was the sum total of all efforts to limit scholarly, artistic and political expression in the public domain. In so doing, I would …

Cold War

The Best PAPER Quotes of 2014 - PAPER

"We stay in places based on how they make a margarita. I call ahead and have my assistant talk to them. I'm seriously on the border of turning into Jennifer Lopez." -- <b>Chelsea Handler</b>. From "Chelsea Handler: The Everywoman's Most Outrageous Friend"<p>"I chose to never deny myself the simple pleasures …

100 Random Facts About The English Language

This month, words and trivia Twitter account @HaggardHawks turns one year old. Since December 2013, we've been tweeting obscure words, surprising etymologies and bizarre linguistic facts every day, covering everything from <i>abature</i> (that's the trail of trampled grass an animal leaves behind it) and</i> …

Language

English Is Seldom at a Loss for Words

In vocabulary, English is the richest modern language. It is constantly surprising even to those word gatherers among us who spend much time exploring dictionaries, especially the larger and older lexicons that harbor thousands of neglected words -- words that may be a bit dusty but are none the …

Wiring the Brain for Reading: Brain-Based Strategies for Teaching Literacy | Learning English Together

Using the latest neuroscience research to enhance literacy instruction<br>Wiring the Brain for Reading introduces teachers to aspects of the brain's …

Forty strange facts about the English language

English is awesome and weird and full of words and rules that make absolutely no sense. And that’s why we love it.<p>No one loves it more than Paul …

Commonly misunderstood words in English

Take a look at this great infographic from Gammar.net. This is a wonderful list of 10 very commonly misunderstood words in English. To help you …

A Weapon for Readers

Imagine you are asked what single alteration in people’s behavior might best improve the lot of mankind. How foolish would you have to be to reply: …

Ebola: Sierra Leone begins house-to-house searches

<b>Sierra Leone has begun house-to-house searches in the capital Freetown to find hidden cases of Ebola.</b><p>President Ernest Bai Koroma said that Sunday trading would be banned and travel between districts restricted.<p>The president said that as Christmas approached, people would need to be reminded that …

Disease

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

Andrew Loog Oldham criticizes David Bowie’s new material: “Old people make old music”

Former Rolling Stones manager also criticises Jools Holland in outspoken interview...<p>Former Rolling Stones manager also criticises Jools Holland in …

David Bowie

Sinéad O’Connor joins Sinn Féin

Singer calls for Sinn Féin leadership to step down...<p>Singer calls for Sinn Féin leadership to step down…<p><b>Sinéad O’Connor</b> has announced she has joined …

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