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13 Books To Read After "Crazy Rich Asians"

To celebrate Hollywood's first all-Asian cast in 25 years, here's a list of some of my favorite books by Asian and Asian American authors.<p><b>If you’re like me</b>, you’ve been counting down the days until Hollywood’s first all-Asian cast in 25 years hits the big screen. To celebrate, I’ve compiled a list …

Books

Manage Lower Back Pain - Yoga With Abi

The aim with the type of yoga I teach is to relieve various aches and pains by working out which muscles are tight, which are weak and where joint …

Yoga

Jessica Chastain Stuns in ‘Woman Walks Ahead’

Strongly acted, beautifully shot and sincerely aimed at clearing up some of the misconceptions about the Old West that have been passed off as …

Human Rights

'We Begin Our Ascent' Is Cycling's Crime Novel

Books about cycling tend to cluster in the nonfiction section: training, travelogue/memoir, or biography/history. Fiction is rare, and novels about bike racing rarer still. Perhaps that’s because the sport produces such amazing true stories that it needs no embellishment: Who can forget the …

Books

Why Is Academic Writing So Academic?

A few years ago, when I was a graduate student in English, I presented a paper at my department’s American Literature Colloquium. (A colloquium is a sort of writing workshop for graduate students.) The essay was about Thomas Kuhn, the historian of science. Kuhn had coined the term “paradigm shift,” …

Doug Ford axes GreenON progam that provided rebates for energy-conscious homeowners

Incoming premier Doug Ford is scrapping the GreenON program, which provided incentives like free smart thermostats to those looking to make their …

Cap and Trade

Midnight Mania! UFC Study: MMA ‘Creates Poor Posture, Muscle Imbalances’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight ...Welcome to Midnight Mania!The UFC Performance Institute released a …

Martial Arts

How to find your home on Pangea

Step through time, or to the opposite part of the globe<p>Before there were the continents, there was Pangea. Two hundred million years ago, the enormous land mass began to break apart and we’ve been separated ever since — but a map tool can help you find where a given town would have been on the …

Earth Science

The One Book To Read By An Author You Hate, According To Reddit Users

If there's an author you just can't stand, but whom everyone else seems to love, Reddit might be able to help you see the light. Over at the Suggest …

Photos Of This Women’s Track Star Are Going Viral

Alicia Schmidt, 19, is one of the rising stars in the track and field world. She’s a rising star on Instagram, too.<p>The German runner is expected to …

SleepScore uses sonar on your phone to show you how bad your sleep is

I have sleep apnea. I had to take a home sleep study years ago that used a fair number of wires to determine I had apnea in the first place. But a new app could make it much easier to spot sleeping problems.<p>SleepScore, a company co-founded by CPAP manufacturer ResMed, just released a free phone app …

Sleep

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

Writing

10 Fantastic Books by Chinese and Chinese-American Authors

A Novel (Penguin Orange Collection)<p>Amy Tan<p><i>The Joy Luck Club</i> is a classic exploration of the Chinese-American immigrant experience, as well as of the love and tension between mothers and daughters. The story centers around four Chinese women, all immigrants to San Francisco, and their weekly …

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

An introduction to the writer’s library.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at</i> …

Books

Top 10 working-class heroes in books

“A working-class hero is something to be,” sang John Lennon. The heroes of history and fiction, however, are typically middle class. Our modern novelists like their protagonists to be sexually transgressive, personally conflicted and comfortably bourgeois. For historians, “the masses” often remain …

Books

Moving? This Book Purging Method Is Bibliophile-Approved

I'd like to start by saying: I hate moving. I am known to be extremely dramatic when it comes to getting organized, packing up my belongings, and …

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

Mental Health

11 Short Stories You Can Read In Under 10 Minutes, But Will Stay With You Forever

Is there anything better than settling down for a languid afternoon of reading your favorite novel cover to cover, perhaps on a park bench or in a …

Books

Advice for Starting a Freelance Writing Career

According to the Freelancers Union, 55 million Americans work as freelancers. That's 35 percent of the U.S. workforce. And, with the continual growth …

Philip Roth’s Best Book

The death of Philip Roth this week led to near instantaneous debate about which of his books was his best. There was the transgressive Roth; the epic, historical Roth; the personal, memoiristic Roth; the postmodernist playful Roth. His genius has been an inspiration and a prod to a few generations …

Literature

9 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

1/<p>"Ibiza" (2018) — a Netflix original<p>Netflix<p><b>Netflix description:</b> When Harper's two best friends tag along on her work trip to Barcelona, they ditch …

10 Great Shows You Can Binge-Watch in a Single Weekend

The only thing better than having a weekend jam-packed with all sorts of exciting plans is having a weekend with no plans at all—especially if it …

Bill Gates: Skip the Page-Turners This Summer and Read These 5 Provocative Titles Instead

Skip the usual mysteries and romances and feed your brain with these big-idea books, Gates recommends.<p>Bill Gates is known not only for his voracious appetite for books, but also for his eclectic taste. The billionaire founder and philanthropist has recommended everything from young adult romances, …

pageturners

How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan – review

Why assume that “normal” consciousness is the real one, while the boundless and transcendent variety is somehow fake?<p>In 1938, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, seeking a new drug to stimulate blood circulation, accidentally invented lysergic acid deithylamide, or LSD. Later, after inadvertently …

Research

The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations

The nation’s famed mastery of rail travel has been aided by some subtle behavioral tricks.<p>It is a scene that plays out each weekday morning across Tokyo. Suit-clad office workers, gaggles of schoolchildren, and other travelers gamely wend their way through the city’s sprawling rail stations.<p>To the …

Trains

How did tennis get this boring?

This is a good time for Canadian tennis fans. This country is producing more tennis talent than ever. For those of us who grew up in an earlier tennis era, yearning for a homegrown star to cheer for, it seems fantastically surreal that the terms “Canadian” and “top 10” are no longer mutually …

Tennis

Stretching and Flexibility for Sports

Flexibility refers to the ability to move joints through their entire range of motion, from a flexed position to an extended position. The …

Exercise

The Truth About Introverts And Their Brain Chemistry, According To Psychology Expert

Introverts aren’t shy or lazy and they don’t necessarily suffer from social anxiety, reveals doctor of psychology Perpetua Neo.<p>Introverts are …

Here's What People With Sleep Disorders Want You To Know

It affects every aspect of your life.<p><i>Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or professional medical advice.</i><p><i>Submissions have been lightly edited for</i> …

Toronto’s top diners: Where the atmosphere and comfort food can’t be beat

Who doesn’t love a good old diner?Toronto is bursting with so many, it’s hard to boil it down to the 10 best.But we tried. Let us know if we left …