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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of January 2, 2014 : NPR

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of January 2, 2014 : NPR

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Oprah's book club pick: 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd

Just in time for the holidays, Oprah Winfrey has selected a new book for her Book Club 2.0: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.<p>“The moment I finished ‘The Invention of Wings,’ I knew this had to be the next Book Club selection,” Winfrey said in the announcement. “These strong female …

Books

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Pets

7 Christmas songs that are unintentionally depressing

Sometimes music that’s supposedly joyous is decidedly not. These holiday downers will bring out the Grinch in you<p>Christmas time is supposed to be packed with joy. But let’s face it: Sometimes we are left with emotional lumps of coal. From the social anxiety of chatting with distant relatives, to …

10 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Carol

<b>1.</b> Dickens was inspired to write <i>A Christmas Carol</i> in 1843 after he spoke at a charity night to raise money for the Manchester Athenaeum in England—an …

Groundhog Day

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often …

Landscape Photography

8 Facts You Never Knew About Christmas

Magic mushrooms, prostitution, home invasions? The story that Americans celebrate has far from family-friendly origins. The truth about this holiday, …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …

Recipes

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p><b>For Your World Travel Bucket List</b><p>Typically, when <b>ancient archaeological sites</b> get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development …

Archaeology

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

2014's Most Anticipated Movie Adaptations

With so many book-inspired films headed our way in 2014, we lit lovers can’t help but resolve to go to the movies. Sure, the next chapters in “The …

Movies

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Oatmeal Lace Cookies

These Oatmeal Lace Cookies are one of my favorite cookies to bake when I want to snack on a cookie that is very light and not too filling. They get …

Pretzel Cookies with Chocolate & Peanut Butter Chips

It seems like the culinary world has been slightly obsessed with the salty/sweet combination lately. I keep seeing salted caramel desserts and fleur …

The Must-Do List -- Salty Peanut Brown Butter Cookies

My To-Do list grows more often than it shrinks. Spice cabinets and pantry drawers need reorganizing, doors require repainting and book shelves scream for clearing. (I need to accommodate my addiction for coookbook acquisition.)<p>I did manage to clear out three linear feet of shelf space to organize a …

Chocolate Toffee Cookies

If you're looking for a rich, decadent cookie that will satisfy your chocolate craving, this cookie will get the job done. The cookie has a chocolate …

The 5-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Here's the thing about the relationship between time and exercise: Even if we could all find five free minutes each day (and it's safe to assume most of us can), we likely wouldn't use it to work out.<p>That's because many women assume that five minutes isn't long enough to actually help drive …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

5 Perfect Protein-Packed Gym Snacks

Treadmill Workout: Programs and Routines for Indoor Workouts

Can't run outside? Try these fun boredom-busting treadmill workout ideas<p><b>Just think: If global warming were a good thing</b>, you'd never have to run indoors on a treadmill ever again. You can see where we're going with this. The next time you're running bored on the belt, change your routine with one …

Run Less, Lose More Fat

This simple but strategic running workout will help you shape up and shed pounds in minimal mileage<p>If you walk into a gym anywhere in America, you'll see rows of women sweating it out on treadmills. Stop in again months later, and many of those same women won't look that much slimmer, despite the …

Not Just What You Eat, When You Eat Matters

When it Comes to Weight Gain, When You Eat is Important<p>There is reason to think our eating patterns and nutrition have changed in recent years. …

Nutrition

Food, Wine, & Taste

Why This Bottle, Really?<p>Why This Bottle, Really? Scallop Shelf, Pinot Noir, Peay Vineyards<p><b>Christie Dufault</b> • Sonoma Red...<p>Why This Bottle, Really? …

Recipes

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

6 Secrets to Getting Up for Morning Workouts

How to rise and shine…then rock that a.m. sweat session<p>We concede: throwing off your warm, cozy covers on bone-chilling winter mornings so you can hit the treadmill or sweat through Zumba class can be torturous. But it's totally worth the pain. That's because research suggests the early morning …