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19 summer books that will keep you up all night reading

It’s summer — a time to catch up on missed readings, turn back to old favorites, and discover new ones. A time to sit with an easy read on the beach, …

This week’s must-read books

(Grand Central Publishing)<p>You’ve heard Jane Eyre’s side of the story — now it’s time for Mr. Rochester’s version of events. The much misunderstood, …

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

10 Books With The Best Twist Endings

It’s lit<p>When it comes to real life, the last six months have brought just about all the crazy twists that I can handle. Like, seriously, I don't need any more surprises. Boring is good! Boring is fine. Boring is preferable to waking up in the middle of the night in a blind panic because something …

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How to Start a Smart Home

Smart ideas<p>In the last few years, the idea of a smart home has become less a lofty sci-fi idea and more an accessible reality. Speakers that control …

7 world-changing books to remind you that progress *is* possible even when you feel hopeless

In times like these, it can be all too tempting to go one of two ways: to become a hardcore activist and protest in the streets 24/7, or to turn into …

Enjoy This Hour-Long Video of Nick Offerman Drinking Whisky in Scotland

And tune out the rest of the Internet.<p>At some point, presumably last year, Nick Offerman sat in front of the Lagavulin distillery, peacefully sipping Scotch as partygoers rang in the New Year behind him. He made a video. It's an hour long.<p>Around 12 minutes and 25 seconds in, music softly begins to …

The Books We Loved in 2016

It sometimes felt like there was little time for Books I Loved this year, what with staying on top of the all-consuming Twitter Feed I Hated. But some of the reading that I did (in actual books, on real paper—what a relief) took me away from the appalling questions that the news was raising, …

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30 Medieval Texts Translated in 2016

From biographies of the leading warriors to the grumbling of a government official, here are thirty medieval texts that have been translated in 2016. …

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Algorithm Top 10 Articles

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,000 articles posted in October-November 2016 about Algorithm and M</i>athematics for Programmers<i>. (1% chance)</i><p>“An …

How to Do Machine Learning in a Week

This curated post is by Per Harald Borgen, Developer, Xeneta AS<p>Getting into machine learning (ml) can seem like an unachievable task from the …

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

Machine Learning

10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

Top 30 Data Science Books

Feb 12, 2017 by A.I. Optify Data Team<p><i>The AI Optify data team writes about topics that we think data scientists, data engineers, and machine learning</i> …

16 Books to Read This Fall

Some look forward to fall because of the promise of pumpkin spice lattes and cooler weather, but I’m here for the books. After reading through my …

17 Books That Sell Way Too Fast at Used Bookstores

A funny thing about working at a used bookstore is that there is only so much control you have over your stock. You can select from what people bring …

100 Must-Read Almost-Prize-Winning Books

I had this problem a few years ago where I accidentally read and loved a few Pulitzer Prize-winning novels (<i>Empire Falls</i> and <i>Middlesex</i>) and then, …

50 Great Cult Books and More in Today's Critical Linking

Critical Linking today is sponsored by Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami.<p>____________________<p><b>A cult book may be hard to define but one thing is for</b> …

Understanding Your Metabolism

Weight loss and weight gain are not so narrowly divided, however; it’s not as much a balancing act as you may believe.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List

Ready for some serious armchair travel? Take a trip around the globe with these books from the eighty most populated countries in the …

Books

10 books that will change the way you think about the future

1/<p>"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" by Elizabeth Kolbert<p>Amazon<p>Combining science and history, Kolbert highlights humans' impact on the …

Publishing Triangle Announces Winners for Best LGBT Books of 2015: FULL LIST

The Publishing Triangle, the association of LGBT publishing, has announced the winners for its 28th Annual Triangle Awards in LGBT Fiction, …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: March 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. At the end of each month, he’ll be</i> …

NASA just released 2.95 million satellite images to the public — here are 21 of the best

1/<p>Many ASTER images look like they were colored in by a little kid, including this one of the Andes Mountains. But that's because it has an infrared …

10 Books Our Editors Won’t Shut Up About

Because we’re all book nerds at heart<p>Though we're all pretty much self-proclaimed book nerds around these parts, sitting down to read a novel after spending ten or twelve hours editing and writing articles isn't always our go-to. After all, there's only so much our eyeballs can take before they …

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25 Great Escapist Novels: Today in Critical Linking

<i>CNN got you down? Fox News just too much? I feel you, man. The American political news cycle is off-the-charts crazy right now, and it all makes me</i> …

14 Mind-Bending Psychological Thrillers: Today in Critical Linking

<i>We love psychological thrillers for a whole host of interesting reasons: we’re drawn to the mysteries they include; the characters’ minds we can wrap</i> …

20 Books That Will Hook You From the Very First Page: Today in Critical Linking

<i>We asked on Facebook and Twitter: What’s a book that hooked you from the very first page? Check out the books that received the most shout-outs below!</i><p>…