Deborah Phillips

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29000+ English - Lithuanian Lithuanian - English Vocabulary

• <b>Author:</b> Gilad Soffer<p>"29000+ English - Lithuanian Lithuanian - English Vocabulary" - is a list of more than 29000 words translated from English to Lithuanian, as well as translated from Lithuanian to English. Easy to use- great for tourists and English speakers interested in learning Lithuanian. As …

Jack Kennedy

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Matthews<p>The critically acclaimed, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling biography of John F. Kennedy, by Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s <i>Hardball</i>.<p><i>“What was he like?”</i><p>Jack Kennedy said the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. What was he like, this man whose own wife called …

The Smartest Kids in the World

• <b>Author:</b> Amanda Ripley<p>How do other countries create “smarter” kids? What is it like to be a child in the world’s new education superpowers? <i>The Smartest Kids in the World</i> “gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these foreign cultures and manages to make our own culture look newly strange....The …

Peace Is Every Breath

• <b>Author:</b> Thích Nhất Hạnh<p>“Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama.” —New York Times<p>“Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man…. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.” —Martin Luther …

My Perfect Pantry

• <b>Author:</b> Geoffrey Zakarian and Others<p><b>Chef, restaurateur, and Food Network Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian shows you how to use your pantry to jumpstart any meal.</b> <br>Forget exotic condiments and specialty foods. With a working base of 50 readily available ingredients, from oats and honey to almonds and …

Legacy of Ashes

• <b>Author:</b> Tim Weiner<p>With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left the agency in worse shape than when he found it; and how these profound failures …

A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich

• <b>Author:</b> Lucas Delattre & George A. Holoch, Jr.<p>In 1943 a young official from the German foreign ministry contacted Allen Dulles, an OSS officer in Switzerland who would later head the Central Intelligence Agency. That man was Fritz Kolbe, who had decided to betray his country after years of opposing …

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Banana-Oat Snack Cake

12 Servings<p>Loaded with oats and bananas, this is a great treat to have on hand after soccer or baseball practice.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces, melted, plus more for baking dish<p>1½ cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Antibacterial gel uses natural proteins to kill off hospital superbugs

Drug-resistant bacteria, or so-called superbugs, pose a very real threat to public health. The over prescription and consumption of antibiotics has …

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

• <b>Author:</b> Dee Brown<p><b>The “fascinating” #1 New York Times bestseller that awakened the world to the destruction of American Indians in the nineteenth-century West (The Wall Street Journal).</b><br>First published in 1970, <i>Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee</i> generated shockwaves with its frank and heartbreaking …

Battle Cry of Freedom

• <b>Author:</b> James M. McPherson<p>Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, …

Twelve Years a Slave

• <b>Author:</b> Solomon Northup<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>The story that inspired the major motion picture produced by Brad Pitt, directed by Steve McQueen, and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Benedict Cumberbatch, <i>Twelve Years a Slave</i> is a harrowing, vividly detailed, and utterly …

The Admirals

• <b>Author:</b> Walter R. Borneman<p>How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power. Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William Leahy, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and …

Berlin Now

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Schneider & Sophie Schlondorff<p><b>A smartly guided romp, entertaining and enlightening, through Europe</b><b>'s most charismatic and enigmatic city</b><p>It isn't Europe's most beautiful city, or its oldest. Its architecture is not more impressive than that of Rome or Paris; its museums do not hold …

In Elite MFA Programs, The Challenge Of Writing While 'Other'

For many writers, a contract with one of the major publishing houses is the Holy Grail — and getting accepted to a prestigious Master of Fine Arts program may bring aspiring writers one step closer. But these elite writing programs have a history steeped in whiteness, and writers of color don't …

Simin Behbahani, 'Lioness Of Iran,' Dies At 87

Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Simin Behbahani was known as the lioness of Iran. She was a poet and, at times, given …

Book News: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Memoir To Be Published

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Laura Ingalls Wilder's rough memoir of frontier life, which served as the basis for her <i>Little House on the Prairie</i> series<i>,</i> will be published this fall as <i>Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography</i>. The Associated Press …

America's Car Capital Will Soon Be ... Mexico

Everything you need to know about the future of the global auto industry is printed on the business cards of Carlos Lozano de la Torre, governor of Aguascalientes, Mexico, a central province named for its abundance of hot springs.<p>Seated at an enormous round table inside the ornate 17th-century …

Double moon on July 27? August 27?

Let’s be hoax-busters. This one is sure to be circulating, since it circulates every year. No. Mars will not be as large as the moon on July 27, …

Renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

BKS Iyengar, the yoga guru who helped take the ancient Indian spiritual practice to the rest of the world has died.<p>Iyengar died early on Wednesday in hospital after suffering kidney failure, the Press Trust of India news agency said. He was 95.<p>His website carried a tribute which read: "I always …

Windowless Airplane Will Give Passengers High-Res Panoramic Views

You don’t need a window for these views. Paris-based design company Technicon Design recently won an award for their IXION Windowless Jet Concept. …

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Jack Dorsey’s protesting in Ferguson offers a clue of why he founded Twitter in the first place

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been among the throngs of people protesting in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, who was killed by police nine days ago. Dorsey, a St. Louis, Missouri, native, has been marching and, of course, tweeting his …

New High-Def Video Of NASA's "Flying Saucer" Test Will Blow You Away

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has just released never-before-seen video footage shot from cameras on board its Low Density Supersonic Decelerator …