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The 10 most popular fiction books of 2017

We can't say no to a psychological thriller, by the looks of it.<p>Who doesn't love a good novel to get stuck into? Or more specifically, a good psychological thriller. Because by the looks of Amazon's round-up of bestselling ebooks in 2017, that's what we're the biggest fans of. Here are the 10 …

Books

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

San Francisco

The Spring Fiction Reading Guide

We could say that the last dregs of winter make for a nice time to curl up with a book, or that you should be building your spring pile now—but, …

Books

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

Apps

The Secret Story Behind Wonder Woman: The Bizarre (and Kinky) Life of Creator William Moulton Marston

This weekend, <i>Wonder Woman</i> is back in the spotlight thanks to <i>Professor Marston and the Wonder Women</i>, a new film that traces the surprising origins of …

Top 15 hidden gems in London

Below, you'll find historic corners of London, hidden-away art and antiquities, curiosities and beautiful buildings that don't appear on traditional …

Peaceful places you won't believe are in London

From ornate temples to hidden gardens, wander off the beaten path, get your camera ready and explore peaceful places you wouldn't believe are in …

Top 10 Camden

Whether you're a rocker, cool kid, metalhead, hippy, vintage queen or muso, you'll find something to delight you in this fun part of North London. …

50 Words and Phrases That Writers Get Wrong

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Language

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

15 New Words Added To The Dictionary Today

Dictionary.com announced over 150 new word entries today, including "doge," "fleek," and "yaaas." What a time to be alive.<p>Here are 15 of the latest additions:

The D*ck-tionary You Need To Decode All Those Crappy Texts

Text messages are deceptively simple -- so few letters, yet so much time spent on anxiously decoding what they mean.<p>According to a previous Pew study, Americans who texted four years ago were sending on average a whopping 41.5 messages in a typical day -- and that data is from 2011! Today, there's …

Relationships

21 Words Only “Hunger Games” Fans Really Understand

It's about time mockingjay was added to the dictionary.

Fleek Is Officially a Word: See What Other Definitions Dictionary.com Added

Dictionary on fleek! It's official: The Kardashian-loved slang now has its own entry on Dictionary.com, which added 150 new words to their online …

Top 11 cake shops in London

1. Lily Vanilli<p>A post shared by Lily Vanilli (@lily_vanilli_cake) on Sep 2, 2017 at 1:03am PDT<p>Dubbed the 'queen of the cupcakes' after building her …

The best craft beer in America

You know where to drink it: in raucous beer gardens; perched by the taps at your local specialty beer bar; at home, on your couch, after a big day …

17 British Swearwords Explained For Americans

Bloody hell, it's about time this happened.

28 Fantastic Words And Phrases From Sci-Fi And Fantasy

Do you grok?

The most scenic train rides in America

In this age of planes and automobiles, trains are a wildly atmospheric throwback to the leisurely travel of times past. For an afternoon excursion, a …

Poster Posse artwork for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

Earlier in the week we brought you Poster Posse’s gallery of <b>Daredevil</b> artwork [see here], and now they’ve turned their attention to Marvel’s other …

18 Incredible Places You Won't Believe Are Actually In London

The world is your Oyster.

England

17 Magical Spots To Escape To In London

Off the beaten path.

11 Stunning Florida Towns You Need To Visit

Florida's a big state, and possibly the best one to road trip through!

Calvin Coolidge

16 artist and writer haunts you can still hang out in | CNN Travel

Men Are Uptalking? And, Like, It's Not the End of the World

BREAKING: Men are now using uptalk, a vocal trope our culture has designated as the territory of dumb and ditzy women. This development apparently …

12 Literary Spots In London That Every Book Lover Needs To Visit

A guide to the best (and mostly free) places to channel some of the city's greatest writers and celebrate their works.

The 8 Habits of Highly Successful Young-Adult Fiction Authors

Best-selling writers including John Green and Veronica Roth share their strategies for crafting authentic, relatable teen characters—even in fantasy worlds.<p>Young-adult fiction, commonly called "YA fiction," has exploded over the past decade or so: The number of YA titles published grew more than …

9 Acronyms You Need To Stop Using Immediately

Sometimes, acronyms are useful, but usually, they are just terrible. If you're in the military, the CIA (see what we did there?) or performing some other top-secret task, by all means, abbreviate. We can sympathize: We, too, used acronyms to notify our friends when our parents were hovering near …

Will Jargon Be the Death of the English Language?

Jargon wherever it appears is the death of good prose and common sense.<p><i>By John Preston</i><p>A few years ago, I was standing in a queue behind two men and …