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Required Reading: 10 Books We Read For Class That Will Change Your Life

No summer, no matter how sunny and fun-filled, can last forever, as kids must painfully remember every year with the return of back-to-school shopping and early-morning alarms. Now that back-to-school season has rolled around once again, kids everywhere are engaging in a time-honored ritual: …

12 Insightful Books That Capture What It's Like To Be An Introvert

For the solitary dreamers who tend to live inside their own heads, books have always been cherished companions. In reading, introverts can indulge their need for a respite from socializing; even better, they can live vicariously through the characters on the pages, sharpening their powers of …

A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …

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The UK's Spectator Brings Its Provocative Voices to Flipboard

The UK’s Spectator Brings Its Provocative Voices to Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / July 7, 2014<p>Established in 1828, The Spectator is the oldest …

Kidnapped Nigerian girls 'escape from Boko Haram abductors'

More than 60 women and girls abducted by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group in Nigeria have managed to escape, according to reports.<p>An official …

Facebook's Experiment Reveals A Much Deeper Problem With The Internet Today

When a technology company behaves badly, you hear one defense brought up repeatedly: they could have done so much worse. When Google decided that they would use your face in their advertisements, you shouldn’t have been outraged, you should have been relieved they didn’t tell everyone your darkest …

66 Facts You May Not Have Known About The English Language

The English language is, quite literally, the greatest language in the world. Great in terms of size - the current edition of the Oxford English Dictionary contains 615,000 entries. Great in terms of scope -- it's an official language in seventy-nine countries and territories. And great in terms …

Linguistics

"Opie & Anthony" host Anthony Cumia fired over racially-charged tweets

Sirius XM has fired "Opie and Anthony" host Anthony Cumia after he went on a Twitter tirade against the black community earlier in the week.<p>"The …

Amsterdam Will Repay $1M in Fines Unjustly Imposed on Holocaust Victims

The City of Amsterdam earmarked $1.18 million from its budget to pay back fines it unjustly collected from Holocaust survivors.<p>The allocation, which …

Holocaust

Top 10 animal war heroes

There are so many animals that deserve a mention that it's impossible to list them all here but I've tried to shout out for as many as I can. No animal chooses to go to war but their selfless acts of unconscious heroism show us how to be true heroes.<p>l. The dogs:<p>Sergeant Stubby was just one of …

Women during World War I

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Why You Need to be Outcome Independent | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Just as it sounds, outcome independence is learning to be independent of the outcome of a situation, whether that situation is a date, a job …

Motivation

This Lid For Fruit Saves Half-Eaten Produce From The Trash

“The eureka moment was when we realized that fruits and vegetables come with their own protective covers–their skins,” say designers Adrienne …

Kitchens

7 Life Lessons From Breaking Up That Hurt, But Are Good For You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Here’s the lo down:<p>I’ve had five failed past relationships.<p>One of them was with an abusive girl who’d literally slap my face, and I took it without …

What’s in my house: Connected devices I’ve liked enough to buy

Recently I asked my colleagues for a list of the connected devices in their homes to get a sense of what people have and like, and was surprised by …

Be a Better Dad: 5 Tips for Showing Affection

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Ghibli's When Marnie Was There Film Trailer Aired

Anime to open with Priscilla Ahn's "Fine on the Outside" song on July 19<p>Japan's NTV television network began airing a trailer for Studio Ghibli's <i>When</i> …

Civil Rights Act Notches 50 Years · Guardian Liberty Voice

In a world where civil rights are frequently denied individuals, the United States can feel some pride in the fact that the Civil Rights Act has …

Comedy can’t change the world: Why Russell Brand is dead wrong about politics and humor

<b>Russell Brand (Reuters/Steve Marcus)</b><p>The British comic fancies himself a radical provocateur. In reality, he’s anything but<p>Sean McElwee<p>July 6, 2014 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Russell Brand may be the most famous anti-capitalist in the world. He boasts a Twitter following of 7.8 million and regularly performs to …

5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By

Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, <i>Eat It to Beat It</i>:<p><b>1. Greek yogurt</b><p><i>Gerard Mullin, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative GI Nutrition Services and author of "The Inside Tract: Your</i> …

Nutrition

Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Jon Stewart

Lisa Rogak’s upcoming biography of the Daily Show host promises to reveal the catcher behind the wry.<p>Herein lie the many fun facts within Lisa …

Brazil files appeal over Thiago Silva yellow card, suspension

Brazil are trying desperately to make their captain available for the semifinals.<p>Brazil has filed an appeal against the yellow card that Thiago Silva picked up in the quarterfinals, one which earned him a suspension for the Selecao's semifinal against Germany. FIFA confirmed that they received …

Autism blame game: The dangerous rush to blame everything from vaccines to dairy

<b>(Reuters/Brian Snyder)</b><p>Scientists are still struggling to identify what causes the disorder, but that hasn’t stopped risky speculation<p>Dan Arel<p>July 6, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>A new study put out by the University of California, Davis, found that there could be a link between certain pesticides in the air …

Rise in part-time workers worries some experts

Economists have few concerns about the number of workers employers are hiring this year, with the government reporting Friday that the economy added a surprising 288,000 jobs in June.<p>The number of hours employees are working?<p>That's a different story.<p>Among the few worrisome signs in Friday's …

The Anti-Gay Archbishop Who Can’t Stay Out of Trouble

Allegations that he had multiple sexual relationships with men are just the most recent in a long line of unseemly accusations against Minneapolis’s …

Chuck Todd Explains Why Republicans Shouldn't Be Celebrating Hobby Lobby Decision

NBC Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd had words of caution on Sunday for Republicans cheering the Supreme Court's controversial decision on birth control in the Hobby Lobby case.<p>Many conservatives were celebrating when the court recently ruled that Hobby Lobby and other "closely held" …

Google's Brin: Individual car ownership needs to go

The people who are changing the world aren't going to wait for you.<p>It's your job to understand what they're doing and either approve of it or accept it.<p>Most people, of course, can't be bothered to see where the world is going. They're too wrapped up in their daily needs and lacks.<p>However, an …

The Best Biographies of 2014 (So Far)

From John Updike to Louis Armstrong, from Mavis Staples to John Quincy Adams, we round up the most fascinating life stories published this year.<p>Only …