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Did I really watch that? Here’s how to delete your Netflix viewing history

Are you sharing a Netflix account with friends or family and don’t want them to know you watched <i>The Cobbler</i>? Is one of your college roommates still …

Entertainment

Cream Cheese Cookies IV Recipe

"This is a quick and easy cream cheese cookie."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup butter, softened<p>1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese<p>1 egg yolk<p>1/4 teaspoon vanilla …

Dessert

There Are a Ton of Fascinating 2018 Movies Hiding on Netflix Right Now

Netflix is fantastic place to find movies you've been eager to see as well as original films. This year alone has brought dozens of new ones to add to our must-see list! From creepy thrillers to laugh-out-loud comedies, it's no wonder why we would rather spend our weekends binging on the couch. If …

Entertainment

Passages from the Bible discovered behind Qur'an manuscript

The only recorded palimpsest in which a Christian text has been effaced to make way for the Islamic holy text is to go on sale at Christie’s<p>An “extraordinary” discovery by an eagle-eyed scholar has identified the shadowy outlines of passages from the Bible behind an eighth-century manuscript of the …

Archaeology

Everything Leaving & Coming To Netflix In May 2018 Will Make You Never Want To Leave Your Couch

It's that time again: Netflix is switching up its queue, and you'll want to pay attention, as to not to miss any of your favorite movies' final days. …

Entertainment

Best No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

"This is an amazing recipe that I just threw together one day. Everyone loves it so much, it doesn't last long. This is good with any kind of canned …

Dessert

9 Vegetarian Recipes That Use A Good Protein Source

You've got your healthy dinner recipes down to a fine art—that is, until you decide to embrace your inner Lucy Watson and try your hand at some …

Healthy Eating

Do I Care Too Much What Others Think? 8 Ways To Tell Your Self-Esteem Is Too Reliant On Validation

When it comes to how to have healthy self-esteem, it is a lifelong pursuit that involves collecting emotional data from the world around you to …

Self-help

21 famous books you don't have to read (and recommendations for better books)

Advice from the editors of GQ: Don't read the "totally silly" <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>. Instead, read <i>Olivia</i>, "the story of a British teenage girl who is …

Books

19 'Great American Read' Picks That Have Been Made Into Classic Movies

This classic John Irving novel explores what happens when unthinkable tragedy strikes two eleven-year-old boys in 1963, when the best friends are playing a little league game, and one of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy’s mother. Owen Meany, the boy who hit the ball, happens to …

Literature

10 Most Famous One-Hit Wonders In Literature, From J.D. Salinger To Margaret Mitchell

When you think of famous “one hit wonders” the music industry probably comes to mind first — filled with hits that totally rocked your world (or, at …

Top 10 Zero-calorie Foods You Must Eat If You Are Planning To Lose Weight

Weight loss is a serious concern for lots of common people now, as many of them are facing the problem of obesity. The doctors always recommend …

Nutrition

WV Book Team: Books to read before they hit the screen in 2018

Readers often say the book was better, but a bunch of filmmakers are trying their best to bring some great books to the theater in 2018. So if you …

Books

Three Questions to Strengthen Yourself as a Writer

Some days you feel fantastic about the words you put down on paper, and about the ideas you describe with those words, too. Other days, however, it …

Creative Writing

Harry Potter: 20 Strange Things About Hermione That Make No Sense

Hermione Granger is beloved by millions of <i>Harry Potter</i> fans worldwide, and for good reason. She’s a formidable adversary who helps save the wizarding …

Books

Need A Lift? Here Are 50 Books That Can Make You Happy

<b>Need A Lift? Here Are 50 Books That Make You Happy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Need some positive thinking? How about some books that make you happy?<p>While the …

Books

10 Night Blooming Flowers To Help You Create A Magical Moon Garden

What if you could duplicate a starry night sky, but in your garden instead? These 10 night blooming flowers show off their beauty at night so you can …

Flowers

How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>For specific training and professional development</i> …

Education Technology

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoublty hugely popular already thanks to the range of both tv programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually a …

Entertainment

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Books

Books We Don’t Want Made Into Movies

Recently on a #RiotGrams task, we asked readers to share what books they wanted to be made into films. For some reason this sparked in my contrarian …

Books

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly; The Hunger by Alma Katsu; Paper Ghosts by Julia Haeberlin; American by Day by Derek B Miller; Body & Soul by John Harvey<p>A supernatural element has long been present in John Connolly’s excellent Charlie Parker series. The 16th title, <b>The Woman in the Woods</b> …

Books

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy workweek?<p>That’s what weekends are for.<p>We know you don’t have time to waste …

Dessert

How to read poetry like a professor

Thomas Foster, an ex-literature professor and author, explains how to get the most out of poems while avoiding intimidation<p>Since retiring from his professorship at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he taught literature and writing for nearly 30 years, Thomas Foster has made a fruitful career …

Literature

13 Misused Book Quotes & What They Actually Mean When Read In Context

Whether it's printed on an inspirational sweatshirt or posted in an Instagram caption, no one can resist a good book quote. The only problem is, some …

Literature

Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

Dessert

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

Skillful Speech: Think Before You Talk

Years ago, when I began traveling the Buddha’s path, I was surprised by the emphasis placed on the practice of skillful speech. The Buddha considered …

Meditation

Empress Zoe

Zoe Porphyrogenita was empress of the Byzantine Empire from 1028 CE until her death in 1050 CE. In an eventful career, she reigned alongside three …

Ancient History