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This Genius Hair Treatment Actually Re-Pigments Your Grey Strands

If we told you there were a way to naturally restore your grey hair back to its brunette glory, would you believe us? Unlikely, but let the Hairprint …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind


31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).


19 Seriously Scary Documentaries That’ll Scare The Hell Out Of You

You'll never relax again.<p><b>WARNING: Many of the films on this list are incredibly disturbing. Please continue and watch each film with discretion.</b>

19 apps to reinvent yourself in 2016

It’s a New Year and a new you. At least that’s the idea, tackling 2016 with sound mind, body, diet and finances. You want to be smarter, look better …


21 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Every Day

Need to wake up? Just sniff an orange.


The 10 Best TV Shows of 2015

Prestige television was once limited to one-hour dramas and cable stalwarts. But this year, a number of comedies brought about some of the most daring, inventive, and, quite frankly, revolutionary content on TV. Behold, in no particular order, our list of the best television shows of 2015.<p><b>BoJack</b> …


7 Pain-Fighting Moves That Physical Therapists Swear By

Got a nagging ache? Recovering from a sprain? The person you most want to talk to is a physical therapist: They improve bodies for a living. They know an important secret: strength training. Research suggests that not only is strength training the best way to knock out pain, but like a magic pill …


Posture Power: How To Correct Your Body's Alignment

Your posture says a lot about your personality. It also says a lot about how your joints and muscles are working. Here's everything you need to know …

This Month's Must-Reads: Science, Technology, and Health

A roundup of the most captivating stories from around the web<p>Here’s our latest monthly collection of original, weird, lovely, useful, and awe-inspiring stories that are too good to miss. (And if you want more, check out September’s must-reads, too.)<p>“A Journey That Has No Ending”<p>Chad Blair | <i>Honolulu</i> …

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Monsters at the Door

<b>My day with Emily Carroll passes</b> in the presence of the moth; I’ve never seen a bigger one. “It’s so <i>meaty</i>,” she says, sounding gleefully disgusted. …

I Would Rather Be Herod’s Pig: The History of a Taboo

<i>Mark Essig |</i> Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig <i>| Basic Books</i> <i>| May 2015 | 20 minutes (5,293 words)</i><p><i>Below is an excerpt from</i> …

On the Road with Paul Theroux: Photographs and Words from His New Book

In Deep South, Paul Theroux takes the back roads of the South with photographer Steve McCurry.<p>Road Candy: Traveling in America<p>Most travel narratives, perhaps all of them, even the classics, describe the miseries and splendors of going from one remote place to another. The quest, the getting there, …

Amy Glynn: Ruin Graced

by Amy Glynn<p>It’s July, and sweltering even here at the edge of the Tiber. There is nightshade growing through the cracks in the concrete along the …

25 comic books for nerdy newbies to read first

Every comic book nerd has an origin story, and it starts with opening that first book.<p>There are so many titles with so much history, so it's natural …

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The Best 12 Books Coming Out This October

The weather is taking a turn (and threatening a full-blown hurricane if you’re on the East Coast), but there’s no shortage of books offering up the same dose of comfort as a warm blanket or bowl of hot soup. These juicy plotlines will have you happily holed up inside. From novels about …


24 Of The Most Powerful Graphic Novels

When visually creative worlds and powerful narratives collide.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

35 Brilliant New Books You Should Read This Summer

Required reading from July to September. UK release dates.


Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …


20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …


51 Books All Animal Lovers Should Read

Lions and tigers and books — oh my!<p><i>Some entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Top 10 books about spies

Betrayal, seduction and subterfuge: these devilish arts are central to the ancient craft of spying. And, whether in fact or fiction, the literature of espionage continues to fascinate us with the enduring question of whether some kinds of dark, loathsome conduct may be ultimately justified.<p>The New …


16 Of The Most Exciting Books Of 2015 From Independent Publishers

More power to small presses.

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …


12 Adorably Sad Pugs Going Through An Existential Crisis

To bark, or not to bark... that is the question.

"Bitter, Sweet, Seoul": a crowdsourced film that reveals life in the Korean megalopolis

If any given person has seen Seoul on film, chances are they've seen it in a Korean blockbuster like Park Chan-wook's <i>Oldboy</i>, that tale of …

“What We Do in the Shadows”: A hilarious mockumentary on suburban vampire angst

“Flight of the Conchords” creators deliver a droll, gory reality-TV exposé that embraces vampire tradition<p>Believe me, I get it: You feel no desire to see another vampire movie, or even to acknowledge that it exists. As for the whole mockumentary thing, that petered out around 2008. Maybe that …

What the Original “Pinocchio” Really Says About Lying

<i>This piece is drawn from “Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love,” out from FSG on February 3rd.</i><p>When I was a boy I was made distinctly uncomfortable by, and even tried not to think about, the Walt Disney movie “Pinocchio.”<p>But in Carlo Collodi’s “The …

Life with Mental Illness: A Reading List

<i>Below is a guest reading list by journalist Genna Buck. Buck wrote our recent Longreads Member Pick, “Autistic and Searching for a Home,” published</i> …