Heather Herbaugh

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10 Literary Blogs You Should Be Reading

Book news travels via word-of-mouth in New York and, more often than not, the internet is where writers, publishers, and—above all—readers compile …

7 Dark Fairytale Books for Grownups

<i>Trigger warning: this post about dark fairytale books discusses sexual and non-sexual violence.</i><p><b>Once upon a time…</b><p>A king fell in love with his daughter …

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Dungeon Masters are hard to find, that’s why there’s Gloomhaven

This critically acclaimed role-playing board game might be just what your group needs<p>Earlier this year I was invited to join a Dungeons & Dragons group. They were looking for a regular fifth player, and I was looking for an opportunity to be a character rather than a Dungeon Master. It was a …

Twist Collective

This technique is best used to join two pieces side to side—a side seam or sleeve seam, for example. You’ll get the best results if you are …

12 Simple Ways to Start Exercising Again After a Break

If the only workout you’ve done over the past few weeks is beating yourself up for being lazy, it’s time to forgive and move on. We asked weight loss …

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

Books

Are Self-Published Books Inferior to Professionally Published Books?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You</i> …

Writing

Lionel Shriver dissects 'cultural appropriation': Speech in full

Journalist and <i>We Need To Talk About Kevin</i> author Lionel Shriver delivered a caustic and controversial keynote speech entitled 'Fiction and Identity …

The best hiking trail in every state

Whether you're looking for rugged mountain climbs or casual strolls within city limits, city-guide app Foursquare has you covered, as they've compiled the best place to hike in every state.<p>So fill up a water bottle, tie your shoes, and take a hike! There might even be some unsuspecting Pokémon on …

National Parks

11 Addictive Books You Can Tear Through in a Weekend

Short, sweet, and page-turning.<p><b>1. The Girls by Emma Cline</b><p>This mesmerizing novel follows impressionable teenager Evie Boyd as she falls in with a sketchy, cult-like group inspired by the Manson Family. Come for the salacious connections to real life, stay for Cline's haunting depiction of female …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

Books

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

Make your life easier with these genius tips.<p>1 of 21<p>Pin this image!<p>Save these cleaning hacks for later by pinning this image and follow Woman's Day …

3 fantasy writers to read while you wait for George R.R. Martin to finish Game of Thrones

Last year, George R.R. Martin released the latest new chapter from the next book in his <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> series, <i>The Winds of Winter.</i> It offers a tantalizing glimpse of what’s to come in the world of <i>Game of Thrones</i> as it exists on the page, but it’s really just a glimpse: As of this writing, <i>The</i></i> …

How clever is your dog? Take these tests to find out...

Telegraph vet Pete Wedderburn selects five exercises to test your faithful companion’s brainpower.<p>1. Observational learning<p>Choose a time of day that is not the normal time when you walk your dog. When the dog is looking at you, silently pick up your coat and keys, and the dog’s leash, then stop …

What My Mother Sees in Hillary

IN 1973, my mother’s first husband was killed in a car crash in downtown St. Louis. My brother, Jason, was nine months old. In swift succession, my mother lost the following things: the father of her first child; access to a credit card; her car insurance; and the ability to take out a loan. The …

After reading thousands of romance books, Google’s AI is writing eerie post-modern poetry

Google had a problem. Their AI engine spoke with grammatical precision and factual accuracy, but its diction remained terse and limp. They wanted it to be more conversational, so they made it read 2,865 romance novels. Now Google has a poet.<p>In an unpublished paper entitled “Generating Sentences …

Artificial Intelligence

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Bernie Bros Made Me Finally Recognize Misogyny in America

I hated identity politics.<p>I was like Bernie Sanders, fixated on economic disparities. Fix those, I believed, and eventually, the rest of the stuff -- racism, gender discrimination -- would take care of itself.<p>I came to this country from my native India in 1983, when diversity and multiculturalism …

The single best joke told by every president, from Obama to Washington

By Dan Zak<p>, Feature writer<p>Presidential humor is only a half-step from dad humor, which in the world of comedy is considered light treason. But we’ve tried to find at least one zinger from every U.S. president, to mark President Obama’s final set of stand-up comedy at his eighth White House …

The White House

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Anita Hill on ‘Confirmation,’ Joe Biden’s Legacy and Bill Cosby

In 1991, 35-year-old University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill was called before Congress to testify about the behavior of Supreme Court …

How A Wrinkle in Time Changed Sci-Fi Forever

<b>Madeleine L'Engle sat in front</b> of her typewriter in the Tower, her private workspace in her family’s isolated, 200-year-old Connecticut farmhouse. It …

Literature

Inspirational writing advice from Louisa May Alcott and 26 other great women authors

13 Board Games That Are Actually Fun For Adults

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What Trump Supporters Were Doing Before Trump

Typically, at this point in a presidential election cycle, punditry is focused on campaign tactics and delegate counts — who is advertising where, …

The Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2016

Culled from the 14,000+ titles in PW's Spring Announcements issue, we asked our reviews editors to pick the most notable books publishing in Spring …