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25 Women to Read Before You Die - Powell's Books

Below you'll find our list — compiled following lively debate by Powell's staff — of 25 women you absolutely must read in your lifetime.<p>In one sense, …

24 Smart Gardening Tips and Tricks

A waterproof cushion—like this Sunbrella acrylic one—will spare your knees while gardening.

Waterproofing

7 Ways to Make Your Vacation Cheaper in London

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>London is a popular destination for tourists but has a reputation for being expensive. Here are some ways of making your stay cheaper whilst having fun in Britain's capital city. This gives you more money to spend on sightseeing, shopping and world-class restaurants in …

England

Your Favorite Rooms of the Week

See what's trending on Pinterest.<p>See what's popular on our Pinterest boards for the week of September 8, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for more decor inspiration.

Thorny problems: how an I manage a huge clematis?

Our gardening agony aunt answers your queries.This week: clematis maintenance and black spot on roses<p><b>How to manage a huge clematis</b><p>Jane Griffin has a small garden and knows she made a mistake putting the vigorous evergreen Clematis armandii on a trellis to the side of her patio to give her privacy. …

Paris Review - Tom Stoppard, The Art of Theater No. 7

Interviewed by Shusha Guppy<p>Issue 109, Winter 1988<p>Tom Stoppard, ca. 1980<p>At the time of this interview, Stoppard was near the end of rehearsals for his new play, <i>Hapgood</i>, which opened in London in March, 1988. For the duration of the rehearsals Stoppard had rented a furnished apartment in central …

The Morning News Roundup for September 16, 2014

• The National Book Awards have published this year’s poetry longlist: Louise Glück, Edward Hirsch, and Fanny Howe are among the ten nominees.<br>• Technology was supposed to increase our leisure time and enliven our workplaces—that hasn’t really panned out. But in the early eighties, amid all the …

Math Mania: Get Inspired by Dreamy Geometry

Even if your don't know an isosceles from a rhombus, there's always room for some geometry at home. These math-inspired shapes and patterns add lots …

Mathematics

These Charming Buildings Are Not What They Seem

Looks can definitely be deceiving.<p>When street artist Patrick Commecy spots a blank building facade, he sees much more than a bare wall. He pictures what it might look like with sun-soaked balconies, climbing vines, colorful shutters, and bustling people. And then, with a bit of artistic trickery …

Burger King’s pursuit of Tim Hortons began with call to Buffett

Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s pursuit of rival Tim Hortons Inc. started with a call to financier Warren Buffett and ended about six months later with a $12.5-billion takeover bid with the billionaire's backing.<p>The deal announced on Aug. 26 was the culmination of months of intensive talks between …

What should I absolutely not do when visiting your country?

Local etiquette trips up even the savviest travellers – so Quora respondents weighed in with some of the worst mistakes to make abroad.<p>Common sense goes a long way when it comes to learning a country’s proper etiquette. But even the savviest, most observant travellers can make the occasional …

Kuala Lumpur

Paris Review - William Trevor, The Art of Fiction No. 108

Interviewed by Mira Stout<p>Issue 110, Spring 1989<p>Photograph by Jerry Bauer<p>William Trevor first achieved prominence with the publication of his second novel, <i>The Old Boys</i> (1964); but perhaps he is best known for his volumes of short stories, including <i>The Day We Got Drunk on Cake</i> (1968), <i>Angel at the</i> …

Luxurious Agricultural Abodes : red bridge house

Smerin Architects have designed the 'Red Bridge House,' a property located on the outskirts of Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, England.<p>The family home …

Architizer

Nato convoy rammed by Taliban suicide bomber

A Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a Nato convoy near the US embassy in Kabul, killing two US and one Polish soldier as well as wounding at least 13 civilians.<p>The attack was mounted in morning rush-hour traffic outside the supreme court and on a main road from the airport …