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GREAT DEAL: Paris From Just $369 Roundtrip

Right now you can book Los Angeles – Paris from $369 roundtrip. (HT: Airfare Spot)<p>You can find these fares on the airlines’ websites or using airfare …

10 books you absolutely need to read before they come out in theaters

Hey, book lovers! (That’s all of us, right?)<p>There’s nothing quite like seeing one of our favorite reads hit the big screen. We’re still recovering …

22 Greatest Novels Everyone should Read

We have put together the list of 22 Greatest Novels everyone should read, in which not all are the most famous ones, but all of them have one …

Literature

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

Ten books you should read this September

A new novel from Jonathan Safran Foer, a new Kafka translation and a panoramic history of time travel all feature in this month’s round-up of books to look out for.

Books

Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

If shown to be effective in larger trials, the first drug to prevent dementia could be available in a few years.<p>"The results of this clinical study …

Scott Stambach - The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko - Book Review

There are some writers who represent a world with such immediacy that it’s scary. You wonder what their experience was. Has he or she ever actually …

Books

I Compared Drugstore and Department Store Makeup, and the Results Were Surprising

I did some v. important research so you don't have to.<p>I am <i>that girl</i> who loves to spend asinine amounts of money on beauty products. My guilty pleasure in life is luxury beauty items. I love beautiful packaging and like to tell myself that if I pay a lot of money for something, it'll be worth it. …

20 Sizzling Spots for Asian Barbecue, 2017 Edition

Like all good things, barbecue comes in many different mouth-watering forms. Today, Eater Chicago's highlighting the art of Asian 'que because nearly everything tastes better when you cook it yourself. Check out the list below to find the best places in town for some sizzling hot meats right off …

Side Dishes

9 books to read at the beach this summer

<b>June: A Novel, by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore</b><p>Miranda Beverly-Whittemore thrives on the slow reveal of the buried family secret, and chapter by …

Books

Book Critics Pick Their Top 15 Summer Reads | Inc.com

For some entrepreneurs the generally slower summer months are a great time to learn something new or catch up on the latest business titles. For others, vacation season is all about feeding the brain with some great fiction.<p>Don't knock devouring a pageturner. Not only do figures like Mark …

Books

16 New Releases to Read for Summer 2016

I work in a public library, so I start thinking about summer reading as I ring in the new year, because that’s when we start planning for all the …

Books

This Summer’s 14 Must-Read Books

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 06.03.16. 06.03.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The concept of the “beach read” …

Here Are Four Exciting Ways To Make Baked Chicken

EASY BREEZY!<p><b>Pesto Chicken Bake</b><br>Inspired by this recipe.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3–4 chicken breasts<p>Salt and pepper to taste<p>4–6 Tbsp. basil pesto<p>1–2 Roma tomatoes, sliced<p>1–2 cups mozzarella cheese<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.<p>2. Place chicken breast in a baking dish. Season chicken with salt and pepper …

Cooking

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between. The list includes something for …

Beyond the G&T: 9 Fantastic Drinks to Make with Tonic Water

Tonic water goes with more than just gin.<p>When you think tonic, you probably think gin. And why not? It's tied for the most important ingredient in a …

Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, offering new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions<p>Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your …

Neuroscience

8 Glorious and Triumphant Novels of Scientific Discovery

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf<p>Your dusty old high school biology textbook might have been dull beyond redemption, but a glorious novel of scientific discovery is a different species altogether. These eight novels--seven of which were written by women--celebrate the globetrotting scientists and …

Why Portugal should be more than a sidenote on your itinerary for Spain

While Spain often finds a place on Americans' itineraries, its neighbor Portugal can end up relegated to a stopover — if it's included at …

5 Google Trip-Planning Tricks That Beat Any Travel Agent

Click, click, BOOM. 👍🏼<p>When planning a trip, your laptop screen usually looks like a tangled mess: Dozens of open tabs, hours upon hours of research and more flight-searching sites than you could ever keep track of.<p>But of course, Google is trying to change that. The tech giant launched a new …

Google Flights

Early Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Defined

<b>A multicenter study led by Christian Haass and Michael Ewers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has identified a biomarker associated</b> …

Neuroscience

Here’s EXACTLY When to Book Your Flight to Get the Cheapest Price

Finding the exact right time to book plane tickets is basically like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Everyone has their opinion, and they’re all over the map. If you’re looking for a definite, no-nonsense answer, CheapAir might finally have one for you.<p>As part of their annual airfare study, …

14 Nighttime Beauty Products to Help You Wake Up Beautiful

From uneven skin tone to frizzy hair, target the beauty issues all Latinas face with products that really work the night shift—tackling problems while you snooze.

New genes born by accident lead to evolutionary innovation

Novel genes are continuously emerging during evolution, but what drives this process? A new study, published in PLOS Genetics, has found that the …

Research

Top 10: the best beach hotels in Italy

A guide to the top 10 beach and seaside holiday hotels in Italy for 2017, including the best spots for families, watersports and relaxation, in destinations such as Sicily, Tuscany, Sardinia, Puglia and Ischia.<p>Hotel Il Pellicano<p>Porto Ercole, Tuscany, Italy<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Set up in the …

Latina

How to Save Money on Your Auto Repairs

<i>SpeedKingz/Shutterstock</i><p><i>Guest post by ValuePenguin.com's Andrew Pentis</i><p>Automobile mechanics and technicians are infamous for gouging unknowing drivers. While this problem isn't new, some of the best solutions are. You can avoid overpaying for your next vehicle repair with this guide. We turned to Tom …

The Best Books Of 2015, According To Goodreads

The readers have spoken.

Books

Measuring Dopamine in Parkinsons Patient's Gives Insight Into How We Learn

<b>Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have reported measurements of dopamine release with unprecedented temporal precision in the</b> …