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The Fault in Our Stars -- No Serious Faults, Say Cancer Caregivers

<i>Does a Young Adult story resonate with teens who are dealing with cancer, and with those who care for cancer-ridden teenagers?</i><p>This summer, movie houses are being invaded by apocalyptic-disaster movies: <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i>, <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i>, <i>The Expendables 3</i>, <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i>, and</i> …

So Far 'I Am Pilgrim' Is the Best Book of 2014

Last year I stumbled on to a book by William Kent Krueger titled <i>Ordinary Grace</i>. It turned out to be the best novel I read that year. Now I have stumbled on to another book by a previously unknown-to-me author. His name is Terry Hayes and the book is titled <i>I Am Pilgrim</i>. It is a pretty daunting book …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds

Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the …

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Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The winners for the Giphoscope International Art GIF Contest are in, honouring the most creative work in the art of the GIF.<p>The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and …