Janene Hoffman

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Why we need to call out casual racism

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>We can’t have an honest reckoning about race until we start to recognize all the ways in which privilege and prejudice creep into …

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These 5 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter (Queue Them Up ASAP)

Podcasts are a great source of entertainment, but you can also select programs that are guaranteed to expand your mind and teach you something, …

31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

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27 books that can change your life forever

'The Road' by Cormac McCarthy<p><i>'This book gave me a real sense of my own mortality. I'm usually grateful for this, but not always! It also made me</i> …

13 Haunting Books To Read This Fall, If You Dare

👻<p>‘Tis the season for re-re-watching “Stranger Things” and contemplating the punniest possible couple’s costume, plug and socket notwithstanding. ‘Tis also the season for picking up scary books ― books that disturb, books that alarm, books that go bump in the night.<p>We’ve selected a few of our …

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

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Lists: Five Somewhat Obscure Cult Sci-fi Films

Here is a list of five cult sci-fi flicks that you should watch at least once. Most hardcore cult film fans have probably seen these already. Have …

These 15 Animals Are The Most Expensive Pets In The World They Will Empty Your Life Savings

When it comes to being a true animal lover, no matter how expensive an animal might be, you still contemplate getting one for yourself, don't you? …

Here’s to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

15 Classic Books That Were Once Banned

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The seven books that won’t be in your high school English curriculum, but you should definitely read

I sometimes wonder if the worst possible way to raise a lifelong reader is to expose them to high school English classes. It’s not that these …

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The science is in: gardening is good for you

<i>As the weather warms and days lengthen, your attention may be turning to that forgotten patch of your backyard. This week we’ve asked our experts to</i> …

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Getting your credit in check

When you find out you're expecting a baby, your credit may be the last thing on your mind. However, just as a mother-to-be prepares her body for baby …

10+ Asshole Cats Who Stole Dog Beds And Didn’t Give A Damn About The Pawlice

Cats might no longer be revered in the same way they were in the times of Ancient Egypt, but that doesn't stop them from acting like little furry …