Emily Hilton

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12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer

We’re all just looking for the right book to read on vacation.<p>A good beach read might be as ubiquitous a summer staple as sunscreen, but what makes a book a beach read is harder to define. Should it be fast-paced? High energy? Physically light? (Never mind emotionally ― tears are just salt water, …

Books

What Is Appropriate And What Is Cultural Appropriation?

I am having a problem. As a strong and deep believer in freedom of expression, and at the same time, a strong supporter of creativity and diversity …

Canada

The 10 Most-Banned Classic Novels

A List of Some of the Most Controversial and Challenged Works<p>Want to read a banned book? You'll have plenty of excellent novels to choose from. There …

Literature

Indie bookstores always have the best book recs. So we asked them what to read this summer. - Vox

If you want a really good book recommendation, go to the critics, by all means — but don’t neglect your local independent bookstore. Booksellers have to stay on top of an enormous volume of books, and they have a unique perspective on what’s selling to whom. And really good independent bookstores …

Tom Hardy's casting as Venom is a masterstroke for Sony's superhero universe

How are we supposed to take the news that Tom Hardy has been hired to play Eddie Brock, AKA the comic book antihero Venom, in a forthcoming superhero adventure for studio Sony, once and future custodian of Spider-Man on the big screen? If this were a sporting signing, it would be roughly equivalent …

Comic Books

Scientists Have Identified 40 New Genes Linked to Intelligence

Finding the source of human intelligence.<p>Scientists have discovered 40 new genes that appear to be linked to intelligence, and the find could help …

New telescope has already found 3 rare mystery signals

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder is poised to make history if it helps solve the origin of fast radio bursts.<p>The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder is already making tremendous leaps forward. Within four days of being switched on, the radio telescope array detected its …

Universe

Just-Discovered 14,000-Year-Old Settlement May Require Revising History Of North America

The history books may have to be revised.<p>Archeologists dug deep to uncover charcoal bits with tweezers.<p>The Heiltsuk Nation — an indigenous government …

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Positive Thinking

Mourners gather for the young victims of St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — He was a 22-year-old from the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan. She was a 21-year-old from Azerbaijan. They were part of the modern-day fabric of Russia’s melancholy old imperial city. He was the bomber, police say. She was one of his 14 victims, most of them in their 20s or …

Extremism