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This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

12 Utterly Quaint Places You Must Visit In Southern England

England is an incredibly beautiful country… although we’ve got some pretty incredible cities (here’s looking at you, London) there are a whole heap …

44 American books on the 2016 longlist

#DUBLITAWARD<p>44 American novels are among 160 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwide for the €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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The 11 most luxurious all-inclusive resorts in the world

Tablet Reveals the 25 Coolest Hotels in the World

Tablet was founded by Laurent Vernhes and Michael Davis in 2000 as a cure for boring travel and an antidote to the Internet’s most common affliction: an overdose of options. I have been among their loyal users for years, and love that they do the hard work of selecting only the world’s most …

Miami Beach

See the 10 books longlisted for the National Book Award in fiction

The 10 books in the running for the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction were announced by the National Book Foundation Thursday. The longlists for young people's literature, poetry and nonfiction have already been announced. All the longlists will be narrowed to five finalists in October, and the …

The Man Booker Prize For Fiction Shortlist Has Been Announced

The authors shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary honors in the English-speaking world, have …

Books

The Official Drink of Every Major U.S. Sporting Event (and How to Make Them)

Because every sports game can be a drinking game if you try hard and believe in yourself. 🍹<p>Nothing beats watching sports IRL. Except, of course, having a cocktail to sip while doing so. Even if you can't make it out to the stadium/courts/track, you can whip up the traditional drinks of your …

The best books for summer 2016

From Essex serpents to chimpanzees, political satire to the best new thrillers … leading writers reveal which books they will be taking to the beach<p>I recently reread <b>Anita Brookner</b>’s first novel <i>A Start in Life</i>(Penguin), and it left me thinking that maybe all novelists should be forbidden from …

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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Writing

11 Excellent Summer Reads for Your Book Club

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Tolstoy in art and on film

The portrait of Tolstoy currently on view at London’s National Portrait Gallery as part of the ‘Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and …

Literature

11 Books Inspired by Shakespeare

By Allison Tyler | Off the Shelf<p>It's been 400 years since William Shakespeare shuffled off his mortal coil on April 23, 1616. To honor the Bard of Avon, we've compiled a list of some of the greatest novels influenced by his vast endowment of words. From comedy to tragedy, family foibles to mistaken …

The born-in-Detroit cocktail that has spawned countless variations

“We didn’t even take credit for the drink at first,” Kenneth Voyles, communications director and historian for the Detroit Athletic Club, told me as I scurried after him through the DAC’s art-and-mahogany-adorned hallways. “We just couldn’t find anything definite on it.”<p>I’d shown up at the worst …

Eco-Conscious Summer House in Maine Elevates Simple Materials

Pine and fiber-cement clapboard combine to magical effect<p>Summer homes on the Design Internet seem to come in two flavors—covetably luxurious or realistically aspirational enough to fool us into thinking we could one day have one of our own.<p>This 1,600-square-foot, three-bedroom house in Freeport, …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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

Donald Trump Performs Shakespeare’s Soliloquies

<b>"Hamlet"</b><p>Listen—to be, not to be, this is a tough question, O.K.? Very tough. A lot of people come up to me and ask, "Donald, what's more noble? Getting hit every day with the slings, the bows, the arrows, the sea of troubles—or just giving up?" I mean, smart people, the best Ivy League schools.<p>But …

Donald Trump

A Newspaper Trolled Gold Saudi Supercars With Wrapping Paper

London is starting to see the first arrivals of its annual influx of supercars from the Middle East, now a well-established tradition over the spring and summer months. The Sun newspaper decided to have some fun.<p>They are a 6x6 Mercedes G 63, which sells for about £370,000, a Rolls-Royce Phantom …

Irritated — A Historical Overview of Allergies

BOARDING A PLANE RECENTLY, I overheard a young woman ask her seatmates if they had snacks with them that might contain nuts. As people began rifling …

From fine wine to lotteries: Blockchain tech takes off

<b>Imagine a world where you can vote in an election with your phone, where you buy a house in a matter of hours, or where cash simply doesn't exist.</b><p>These are some of the scenarios being mooted by an increasingly excited blockchain community.<p>The technology that underpins the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is …

Edible spoons promise to be tasty while saving the planet

Tired of seeing mountains of plastic cutlery polluting India's landfills, Narayana Peesapaty had an idea: What if you could eat your disposable spoon …

Inside Jacobin: how a socialist magazine is winning the left's war of ideas - Vox

Bhaskar Sunkara is very eager not to turn into one of the bosses he wants to overthrow. So he's lugging copies of Jacobin, the socialist magazine he founded, up the stairs himself.<p>The magazine's issue release party was held at a Spanish-language Episcopal church-slash-progressive community space in …

The Brilliant New Green Chile Cheeseburger at Mission Cantina

At Mission Cantina, Danny Bowien is making green chile cheeseburgers with a brilliant innovation.<p>On the subject of green chile cheeseburgers, I've …

Adorable Cat Has the Big Hypnotizing Eyes of a Wise Owl

It’s not hard to see why Gimo the cat is so unforgettable—just one look into his large eyes and you’ll be mesmerized! The Scottish Fold has pupils reminiscent of a wise owl, which appear even larger when framed by his all-black fur. At the same time, they’re extremely expressive: wonder, surprise, …

Cute

5 Vegetarian Steaks

You don't need to be a carnivore to eat a steak.<p>You don’t need to be a meat-eater to enjoy a gorgeous steak—though it won't be made of beef. From …

27 Simple and Sexy Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

The infamous love day comes with a few givens—chocolates, roses and, of course, cocktails.<p>On the topic of the latter, the Observer has curated a list …

25 Delicious Super Bowl Party Dips

Dips might just be the perfect Super Bowl party food: They're satisfying but not overly filling, simple to make in large quantities, and easy to eat with eyes glued to the screen. Though we have a bunch of other snacks and finger foods to suit all your game-day needs, you could do worse than to …

8 podcasts every social justice advocate should subscribe to

It's the golden age of podcasts, with almost no topic left untouched for you to listen to on your commute or during your workout. But with so many …

5 Great Bottles for Riesling Fanatics

Riesling-obsessed with nowhere to go? New York's upcoming Rieslingfeier draws Riesling nuts from far and wide. For those who can't make it, here are …