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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending August 5:<p>Fiction<p>1. Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, narrated by the author (Random House Audio)<p>2. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn, narrated by Ann Marie Lee (Random House Audio)<p>3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, narrated by …

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Veganism may be unsustainable in the future, according to new research

The ever-growing global population poses serious problems, one of which is agriculture. In the long term, the amount of agricultural land currently on Earth will be nowhere near enough to supply everyone with sufficient food.<p>It's clear that, as a result, we need to change our eating habits. If we …

Diets

11 Nonfiction Books About Science That Will Explain The Weird, Wonderful World We Live In

Science! In many ways, we live in a thrilling era of scientific discovery. Some scientists are making breakthroughs in gene-editing and recycling …

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20 new books to read in August

August's Hottest Reads

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The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of August 2018

A Novel<p>They say you’ve got only a couple days to find a missing person. Forty-eight hours to conduct searches, knock on doors, and talk to witnesses. …

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The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

><p>Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I'm included in that list of seekers. I've tried all sorts of recipes — including Serious Eats' so-called best chocolate chip cookies — but I'm going to …

Dessert

7 Non-Fiction Books To Read On Your Commute To Work That'll Make Rush Hour A Little Less Terrible

I'll give you all the money in my wallet (£2.40, a single dollar, and a half-full Waterstones stamp card) if you can find a single person who eagerly …

Books

Barack Obama Just Shared His Summer Travel Plans — and the Books He's Reading Along the Way

“I've often drawn inspiration from Africa's extraordinary literary tradition. As I prepare for this trip, I wanted to share a list of books that I’d …

12 Trader Joe’s Products For Vegetarians That Are Actually Out Of This World

Whether it's fresh produce, prepared salads, or pre-packaged lentils, Trader Joe's is your go-to grocery store when you want to get quality …

Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading

<i>Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl shares her under-the-radar reading recommendations with</i> Morning Edition<i>'s Steve Inskeep. This year's picks include mysteries, nonfiction and a fantasy story for young readers.</i><p>(<i>These recommendations have been edited for clarity and length.)</i><p><i>Danny Hajek and Shannon</i> …

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Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

This custom tiny home features a surprisingly spacious interior

Creating a comfortable living space is the always first challenge of tiny home design. Although many people decide to forgo a spacious sleeping area …

These 10 Books Might Just Save Your Life

This week, we scanned Amazon’s bestseller list for the highest-rated survival books and pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each.<p><b>Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival ($10)</b><p>“Good read. I learned a hell of a lot about wood, resins, and fires from this book. Dave …

12 Books For People Who Like Learning Things But Don't Want To Work That Hard

Whether you're interested in science, sex, or politics, we've got something for you.

10 Books With Plot Twists You Have to Read to Believe

Who doesn’t love a good twist? The moment that makes you gasp, literally. The sentence that changes everything you thought you knew. The reveal that …

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

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The Best Summer Beach Reads of 2018

From tear-jerkers to heart-warmers, the silly and the serious, we've rounded up the best page-turners to keep you busy while getting some much needed …

The Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018 That Are Actually Worth Your Time

Every season, there are those buzzy books that everyone seems to be talking about. Their beautifully designed covers flood your Instagram feed and …

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

These Are the Best Young Adult Novels for Teens and Grown-Ups Alike

It might not be surprising to hear that kids these days are spending an average of nine hours a day consuming media. And adults, it doesn't look any …

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

This Summer's Hottest New Books For Every Type of Reader

This Summer is all about reading the most anticipated books from some of the literary world's most compelling voices. From captivating memoirs to dramatic thrillers, this list of diverse and highly anticipated Summer reads will keep you busy all season long.

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Is China Straight-Up Bribing Donald Trump?

The president suddenly softens on a Chinese business after Beijing bankrolls a Trump Organization project.<p>When <b>Donald Trump</b> announced on Sunday night that he was riding to the rescue of Chinese electronics maker ZTE, more than a few people, including those who work for him, were shocked. For one …

A Major Social Security Change Is Coming in 2022

This will be the first time in 40 years this has happened.<p>Without taking anything away from Medicare, Social Security is arguably the most important …

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

These 3 Plants Produce Oxygen In Your Room Every Night, Here’s Why You Must Have Them In Your Bedroom

On May 12, 2018 by admin<p>Generally, people love plants, and we have them in our homes, offices and garden as a décor. Namely, plants as well as the …

Couple converts van into full-time traveling home for $13K

The movement of 'less is more' is manifesting in a variety of different ways in popular culture: it's meant the emergence of ideas like capsule …

37 Fantastic Books You Should Definitely Reread At Least Once In Your Life

Save this list for when you don't know what to read next!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Plant-Based ‘Meat’ and ‘Fish’ May Be the Future. But How Do They Taste?

Starting today, White Castle will serve the vegan Impossible Burger in 140 locations. Cookbook author Alison Roman tried it out, along with ‘shrimp’ made from fungi, ‘salmon’ made from algae and more<p>By<p>Alison Roman<p>When I was in high school, I made the bold and noble choice to become a vegetarian for …

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