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Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

How-To: Grow Your Own Crystal Necklace

Combine creativity and chemistry, and what do you get? Well, according to RaChil at The Cwafty Blog, a project that allows you to grow your own crystal necklace! (Really!)<p>Guys, isn’t science the best?<p>It takes a bit of time for the crystals to form, so get started today! Click here to see the full …

Essential Bali travel tips: what to know before you go

From navigating the crowds to being monkey-savvy, there are a few tricks to getting the best out of a trip to Bali. We’ve rounded up 15 top tips to bank for your next visit to the Island of the Gods.<p>Expect crowds<p>One of the most touristed islands on earth, Bali isn’t exactly an untouched paradise. …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

Daniel Radcliffe Avoided The Curse Of The Child Star

<i>In anticipation of the wonderful and charming romantic comedy "What If," HuffPost Entertainment spoke to Daniel Radcliffe about the way he chooses roles, how he survived child stardom and the few times he's disguised himself as a superhero in order to get away from everyone being so nice to him all</i> …

The Eleven Best Metal Songs About Literature

<i>by Ben Apatoff</i><p>For Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday, I wrote a piece about the band Uriah Heep, the only decent rock band to ever name themselves after …

10 Incredible Books By South Asian Writers

The third story in <i>The Gurkha's Daughter</i> explores the changing relationship between a father, Prabin, and Supriya, his daughter. The father in <i>A Father's Journey</i> is a bookstore owner in my Himalayan hometown of Gangtok in India. This after-school ritual the duo partake in at the bookstore is one of …

"This is what college should be like — all shade, dusty books, and lofty conversation." On the books we read in college: http://www.themillions.com/2014/07/a-degree-in-books.html

Escape From New York? Catherine Lacey on Her Debut Novel, ‘Nobody Is Ever Missing’

In Catherine Lacey’s debut novel, <i>Nobody Is Ever Missing</i>, we meet Elyria, who runs away from a pretty normal life in New York to New Zealand, into the …

16 Tips to Make You Oh-So Photogenic

With wedding season in full swing, there are bound to be cameras around. And while it’s safe to say we all probably remember our worst photo sesh faux pas, from closed eyes to a double chin, there’s no need to deal with that nonsense this summer. The solution? Take some advice from models, …

Rainbow Rowell Q&A: 'YA is so diverse'

Interview: Rainbow Rowell, author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl, who is appearing at the UK Young Adult Literature Convention<p><b>Rainbow Rowell is attending the UK Young Adult Literature Convention.</b><p><b>• Which YA book would you unhesitatingly recommend?</b><br>Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. It’s a …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

Without this equation there would have been no internet

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

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Reflecting on 20 Years of The Giver

<i>This post is also the foreward for the latest edition of</i> The Giver.<p>Twenty years? No kidding: <i>twenty years</i>? It's hard to believe.<p>Twenty years ago, I was -- well, I was much younger. My parents were still alive. Two of my grandchildren had not yet been born, and another one, now in college, was an …