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17 Surprising Potato Salad Recipes That Will Win the Summer Barbecue

Potato salad is the trusty standby at every barbecue, but it’s not nearly as flashy as the caprese peach salad and Brussels sprout sliders beckoning …

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2017 National Book Awards

2017 National Book Award Winners<p>Highlights from the 2017 National Book Award Ceremony<p>Watch the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony<p>Watch the 2017 …

11 New Books We Recommend This Week

Mikhail Gorbachev was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century, and William Taubman’s new biography of him is essential reading for the 21st, as we trace the arc from the fall of the Soviet Union to the rise of Putin’s Russia. Kurt Andersen digs up the roots of alternative facts in …

Motorola’s Moto X4 has two cameras and Amazon’s Alexa

The latest Moto X hits Europe in September, US later this fall<p>After a short hiatus, Motorola is bringing back the venerable Moto X. The new, fourth-generation Moto X, or Moto X4, is no longer the company’s flagship phone (that honor is reserved for the Moto Z2 lineup), but fills out the midrange in …

Mobile Technology

Amazon relists Blu smartphones after 'false alarm'

Blu's unlocked Android phones are back on Amazon after a "false alarm," the company told <i>Engadget</i>. The online retail titan pulled down all Blu models from its website a couple of days ago. It cited "security concerns" after security firm Kryptowire reported that the manufacturer is still collecting …

'Happiness' Explores The Complex Push And Pull Of Human Relationships

<i>Nina Martyris</i> <i>is a literature-focused freelancer. Her writing has appeared in</i> <i>NewYorker.com</i>, <i>The Paris Review Daily</i>, The Guardian, <i>NPR</i> <i>and elsewhere.</i><p>Sixteen years ago, life seemed perfect for drama teacher Heather Harpham when she fell in love with Brian Morton, an award-winning novelist equipped with a …

Stem Cells

A Podcast Reopens Old Wounds In 'Are You Sleeping'

<i>Bethanne Patrick is a freelance writer and critic who tweets</i> @TheBookMaven.<p>A quandary: There is an absolutely thrilling dilemma baked into <i>Are You Sleeping</i>, a debut thriller from Kathleen Barber. However, not only can I not discuss it without revealing too much — I'm not even sure if it's meant to …

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Game of Thrones season six is here, and book readers are freaking out

I used to know who was about to get offed. I knew all the major plot twists and where the story was going.<p>But since the end of last season of Game of …

16 Genius Recipes to Use Leftover Garlic

You recently bought garlic in bulk with big plans for a week of easy sheet pan dinners. Sadly, plans don’t always work out. You’ve had an incredibly busy week with no time for cooking, and now the garlic’s going to go bad. Hold up! If you can cook just a few meals before the start of next week, you …

Why Reading Mark Twain Is The Key To Understanding Donald Trump

The novel is 132 years old, but it's quite relevant in 2016, according to New Yorker writer David Denby.<p>If you need any more proof that literature teaches us invaluable lessons about our world -- or that Donald Trump is a problematic part of our presidential election -- look no further than this …

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13 Things That Will Definitely Maybe Happen In "Game Of Thrones" Season 6

For the night is dark and full of spoilers.

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Ferrante fever sees ‘dangerous’ Naples turn into a tourist hotspot

Mystery author’s novels, soon to be turned into a TV series, put Italian city in the limelight<p>A mysterious author who writes under a pseudonym is helping reignite interest in Italy’s “most challenging” and anarchic city, which suddenly finds itself the focus of a new wave of tourism.<p>From the …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

January Android security update heading to ‘major’ Samsung flagships

Samsung seems to be doing its best to continue to roll out those monthly security updates to its smartphones and has announced that it is releasing the January version for its “major flagship models”.<p>Unfortunately though, this vague statements means that we don’t know exactly which smartphones will …

Android News

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

A Big-Hearted Sci-Fi Treasure Hunt and a Rollicking Love Letter to the '80s

By Meredith Vilarello | Off the Shelf<p>When I was a kid, on Friday afternoons my dad would always take me to our local Blockbuster video store (remember those?), where I was allowed to rent one movie and one video game for the weekend. Although picking just one game was serious business to my …

Books

22 Confessions From Erotica Writers

"I'm turned on by...people using my words to get themselves off."<p>For more confessions be sure to check out Whisper.

Snow day longreads: Curl up with these 15 rich stories

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the longreads are so delightful.<p>If you're spending this weekend indoors thanks to the massive East Coast …

How to block a phone number on your Android phone

Shutterstock<p>Keeping in touch with family and friends has become easier and faster thanks to our Android smartphones. However, not all people who can contact us through our mobile phones are people that we love and cherish. Some are spammers, annoying strangers, telemarketers, or other unwanted …

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From Slim Dusty to the Drones: around Australia in 12 classic songs

When it comes to establishing an Australian identity separate from the multitude of cultures brought to it, few art forms offer a stronger means than music. Long before the first sea shanty rang against the walls of the first penal colony, Australians have been singing about the land, what it means …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

How the Armenian Genocide Shaped the Holocaust

Nowhere was the debate over what was going on in Turkey to the Armenians more heated than Germany—and the conclusions drawn would change history.<p>One …

The Danish Girl

• <b>Author:</b> David Ebershoff<p>Starring Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne and directed by Academy Award-winner Tom Hooper, this major motion picture portrays an unforgettable celebration of love.<p>It starts with a question, a simple favour asked by a wife of her husband, setting off a transformation …

Beast Fiction: Dying to Save the World

He was an all-American boy on a Rhodes scholarship. She was royalty from a dangerous part of the world. He thought he’d lost her...until the CIA …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

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George RR Martin: when writers just can't finish their books

The Game of Thrones creator still hasn’t finished the sixth book in A Song of Ice and Fire – placing him in a long tradition of writers, from Chaucer to Dickens<p>When George RR Martin announced this weekend that he still hadn’t finished the sixth book in A Song of Ice and Fire, the reaction took two …

Dreaming Too Loud

• <b>Author:</b> Geoffrey Robertson<p>Christopher Hitchens described Geoffrey Robertson as 'the greatest living Australian' and the satirical magazine Private Eye calls him 'an Australian who has had a vowel transplant'. Just before he was to cross-examine Princess Diana, the London <i>Times</i> complained that he was …

Katherine Swynford

• <b>Author:</b> Alison Weir<p><b>'</b><b>Weir combines high drama with high passion while involving us in the domestic life of a most remarkable woman in an equally remarkable book' Scotland on Sunday</b><p><b>The first full-length biography of an extraordinary love affair between one of the most important men of English History</b> …

Revealed: the ruthless power seekers of ancient Rome who inspired Lady Macbeth

Tale of a pushy wife driving her husband to seize the throne goes back millennia, claims researcher<p>Since Shakespeare’s “Scottish play” was first performed in 1611, Macbeth and his calculating wife have formed a template for fiction’s most politically ambitious couples, right down to Frank Underwood …