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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Celery & Parma Ham Wraps

<i>A wonderful culinary contrast is made between the crunch baked celery sticks and the slightly sweet and salty soft parma ham. So good, you don’t even</i> …

Grilled Goat’s Cheese and Roasted Vegetables on Corn Cakes

<i>A light snack or lunch option this recipe for grilled goat’s cheese and roasted vegetables is simply delicious. Low in calories and fat, you can</i> …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Fur coat made entirely from male chest hair

They say fur is murder, but this fur coat is a crime against fashion of another kind.<p>This limited edition coat is made entirely of male chest hair.<p>It …

The idea that paying more tax than legally required is 'moral' is perverse

The debate on corporate tax avoidance is threatening to spiral out of control.<p>Margaret Hodge’s public pronouncements suggest she believes that the amount of corporation tax a company should pay ought to be determined by whether she thinks it is a “fair share”.<p>The Public Accounts Committee chairman …

NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania State University were able to create a stunningly detailed survey of the two galaxies …

Neoliberalism has spawned a financial elite who hold governments to ransom, argues Deborah Orr for Comment is free 'The crash was a write-off, not a repair job. The response should be a wholesale reevaluation of the way in which wealth is created and distributed around the globe' http://bit.ly/14lEjgl Photograph: Boris Roessler/DPA FILE

Thousands of new college grads will enter the workforce this year, but with unemployment at 7.6% and underemployment near 18%, many will put off the taxing job search process and opt out of the weak job market to pursue graduate degrees. With this in mind, Forbes set out to determine which master's degrees would provide the best long-term opportunities, based on salary and employment outlook. http://bit.ly/11z6VSb

Graveyard Girls: A Photo Shoot with a DIY Dam, Water, Milk, and Flour-Covered Girls

I’ve been living out of my car and driving all over the country to create new work. This past Sunday, I stopped near Nashville, Tennessee to see my …

The Lusitania disaster - pictures from the past

It's our attitudes to female beauty that need surgery

Like a lot of people, I have a fairly fluid system of personal beliefs. I try to keep myself open to other points of view because what I think is not …

Back to bedlam: abandoned American asylums – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/03/abandoned-us-asylums-in-pictures<p>720<p>Jeremy Harris's photographs of desolate, shadowy …

Why do identical twins end up having such different lives? Their genes are exactly the same, so why don't identical siblings' lives follow more similar patterns? The scientist behind a pioneering 21-year study believes he has the answer http://bit.ly/15oWQHn Photograph: King's College, London

Rivers on Mars

In the scientific community, everything is theoretical until it can be proven without a shadow of a doubt. Unfortunately, doubt has a pretty long …

Nine inspiring lessons the suffragettes can teach feminists today: http://bit.ly/177R9BT A century after the death of Emily Davison at the Epsom Derby, the movement that gave votes to women still has much to teach those continuing to fight for equality Photograph: Hulton Getty

On the Greek island of Ikaria, life is sweet… and very, very long. So what is the locals' secret? http://bit.ly/Zj5Kpf Gregoris Tsahas has smoked a packet of cigarettes every day for 70 years. He's 100 years old and, aside from appendicitis, has never known a day of illness in his life. High up in the hills of Ikaria, in his favourite cafe, he draws on what must be around his half-millionth fag. I tell him smoking is bad for the health and he gives me an indulgent smile, which suggests he's heard the line before. Photograph: Eirini Vourloumis for the Guardian

grain editVicente García Morillo

Meet Vicente Garcia Morillo, an established designer out of Madrid whose client list includes Adidas, Urban Outfitters and Wired Magazine. His …

The Most Important Book Of The Year Is Out -- And You Likely Won't Read It

You won’t find this book on <i>The New York Times</i> Best Sellers list or find it making an appearance in Oprah’s Book Club, but this one book will have a direct impact on your insurance, employees, pharmaceutical companies and doctors. In fact, there’s a better than 25 percent chance it will affect you …

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

The 10 best asparagus recipes British asparagus has finally arrived. And your options are plentiful – tie them to a prawn, shred them to ribbons or slather them in a sesame dressing http://bit.ly/ZittIh Photograph: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

When Memories are Remembered, They Can Be Rewritten

It’s not often that scientists make people watch the first episode of <i>24</i> in the name of science. It’s even rarer that they pick Jack Bauer’s exploits because they wanted to show volunteers something “more true to life”. Then again, as Jason Chan dryly says, “Some of the earlier episodes were not as …