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The 40 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that will slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 40 books to put on your summer …

Books

6 Novels Your Book Club Probably Hasn't Read Yet

Books

West Point Gets First Female Cadet Chief

In historic move, US military to allow women to serve in all combat roles

The Pentagon chief has announced that he will open up all military roles - including combat ones - to women. The decision represents a major step …

Military

US military opens all combat roles to women after Ashton Carter dismisses Marines' objections

The US military will open up all positions, including frontline combat roles, to women, defence secretary Ashton Carter has announced in a sweeping …

Military

U.S. Military Opens Combat Roles to Women

<b>WASHINGTON —</b> The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday that it will open up all combat roles to women for the first time in the nation’s …

How my ‘guardian angel’ saved me at Pearl Harbor

On 7 December 1941, Japan launched a surprise strike on the American naval base, Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii.<p>Thousands of American servicemen were killed or injured in the attack, which severely damaged the US Pacific Fleet. Four US battleships were sunk and nearly 200 aircraft destroyed.<p>The next day, …

After 74 years, bones from Pearl Harbor tomb ship may be identified

Inside an old aircraft factory here, behind the glass windows of a pristine laboratory, the lost crew of the USS Oklahoma rests on special tables covered in black foam.<p>Their bones are brown with age after 50 years in the ground and, before that, months entombed in their sunken battleship beneath …

Why there’s Ground Zero steel in West Point class rings

When graduates of West Point’s Class of 2016 go into their years of service as officers of the Army, they will be wearing something no other cadets …

What the Military Will—and Still Won't—Let Women Do

Two female rangers have graduated, but there are plenty of roles that still require a Y chromosome.<p>This past Friday, two female Army rangers graduated from Ranger School, making them the first women ever to achieve the feat.<p><b>RELATED:</b> This Superhero Nurse Set Her Own Broken Legs After a Car …

Military

Motor Trend Salutes West Point

And Learns That 1,109 Horsepower isn’t Enough<p>We wanted to impress the cadets. After all, <i>Motor Trend</i>’s editor-in-chief Ed Loh and senior features editor (me) were heading up to West Point to chat with mechanical engineering students about the current state of the world’s automotive landscape. When …

West Point

Here's how the US military's uniforms have changed over the past 250 years

The Army has made substantial changes to its uniforms over the years, with more on tap for this year.<p>In 1775, soldiers put together makeshift hunting shirts to distinguish themselves from the British at the Siege of Boston. Today, they wear sophisticated digital camouflage patterns that help them …

Readings

from <i><br>A River Runs through It</i> <br>by Norman Maclean <br>University of Chicago Press<p>�The son of a bitch still has fight in him,� I thought I said to myself, but unmistakably I said it out loud, and was embarrassed for having said it out loud in front of my father. He said nothing.<p>Two or three more times Paul …

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“The American Promise” -- LBJ’s Finest Hour

Fifty years ago, on March 7, 1965, civil rights activists, demonstrating for voting rights, were savagely attacked by Alabama state troopers and …

Black History

America’s 150-Year-Old War On Activist Women

Reasonable people can disagree on whether there’s a 21st century “war on women,” and if so what roles forces such as the GOP, the Christian Right and …

Feminism

Kansas GOP Wants To Make Teaching 'Harmful' Books Illegal

As it turns out, Ray Bradbury may have been more prescient when he wrote “<i>Fahrenheit 451“</i>?than even he could have imagined. Bradbury’s classic novel …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Watch This Ballet Dancer's Moving Take On Hozier's "Take Me To Church"

Hozier's breakthrough ballad "Take Me To Church" is deeply moving. Its haunting melody pairs perfectly with its anti-hate message.<p>"The song, to me, …

New in My Modern Shop: Surreal Portraits Inspired by Ballet by Kylli Sparre

We have another great addition to My Modern Shop. Kylli Sparre first came under our radar in September 2013, when we noticed that the fine art photographer's stunningly surreal scenes were inspired by ballet. Trained as a ballet dancer, the photographer seamlessly incorporates dance into her photos …

How to Enter the Next Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted such amazing photos in our weekly iPhone photography contest. The theme this week was “Landscape” and we had a …

Mobile Photography

49 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In British Literature

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This Ballet Routine Set to Hozier's 'Take Me to Church' Will Leave You Enraptured

Russian ballerina Sergei Polunin makes us question if he’s even human in this ballet routine set to Hozier’s “Take Me to Church.”<p>Seriously though, …

5 Beautiful Ballet Videos to Watch, Inspired by "Take Me to Church"

It appears that the movie trailer and dance gods have conspired to make this the best week <i>ever</i> for their adoring worshipers. Just when I thought I had soaked up every incredible bit of Kristen Wiig's "Chandelier" performance, this spellbinding "Take Me to Church" video featuring Ukrainian ballet …

Margaret Atwood visits West Point for a frank conversation on gender, politics and oppression

<b>Margaret Atwood (AP/Daniel Ochoa De Olza/American Spirit via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The celebrated author speaks to a class of military academy cadets about her dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale”<p>Laura Miller<p>February 8, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>On a frosty morning last week, the author …

Literature

6 Awesome YA Books Coming In February

<i>Originally published on BookBub</i><p>February is a great month for readers of young adult books!<p>There's a plethora of new releases coming out this month, and below you'll find a few we're most excited about. We included each book's publisher description, release date, and related books as well. Enjoy!<p><b>Red</b> …

Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds panic myth: The infamous radio broadcast did not cause a nationwide hysteria.

Wednesday marks the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ electrifying <i>War of the Worlds</i> broadcast, in which the <i>Mercury Theatre on the Air</i> enacted a …

School bus driver drops dead after volunteering to drink 'truth potion' brewed by witch doctor to prove he had not stolen text books in Kenya

• <b>The bus driver volunteered to drink the potion to prove he was innocent</b>• <b><br>But he collapsed and died almost immediately after consuming the drink</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Tradition and history wrapped into 115th Army-Navy game

The U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Military Academy football teams have played each other since 1890 in what many call the best rivalry in college sports.<p>It's a rivalry that transcends sports in a lot of ways as soldiers and sailors across the globe will watch together at on CBS at 3:00 p.m. EST on …

West Point for 2 Bend siblings?

A-A+<p>WASHINGTON — When McKenzie Bell of Bend first visited West Point in August, she knew instinctively that the military academy was for her.<p>But she …