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William Shakespeare goes digital as British Library allows public to download first editions

The British Library is giving the public a chance to download rare first edition copies of some of William Shakespeare's most famous plays.<p>Marking 400 years since the Bard's death, the "digital library" comprises specially-designed wallpaper featuring virtual bookshelves.<p>On the spines and covers of …

5 Things To Follow For Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

Saturday marks 400 years since the death of British playwright William Shakespeare. Shakespeare is widely regarded as one the greatest writers in the English language, and his works have long been studied and performed by millions across the globe.<p>Famous both in his own lifetime and long after, …

Why You Should Read Books From Every Country

Reading books from a narrow set of countries severely limits our literary experienced. We should read books from around the world for a wider …

9 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Warren Buffett

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 <i>pages a day.</i><p>Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day …

Investing

9 Books That Everyone Should Read, According to Malcolm Gladwell

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

Airplane Etiquette

You own the window seat, not the window<p>Be courteous and lower the blind when your seatmates are trying to sleep, work or watch TV. As far as taking in the view goes, it’s the sky — you get it after about five minutes.<p>I don’t see a bar, do you?<p>Get up and stretch your legs now and then — it’s good …

Study: Some cardiac arrest victims ignore warning symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sudden cardiac arrest may not always be so sudden: New research suggests a lot of people may ignore potentially life-saving warning …

Could 'Symmetry' be the world's most luxurious superyacht?

Almost as long as two soccer pitches, this floating private estate offers billionaires a slice of home life at sea.

Josh Duggar's younger brothers no longer look up to him

After months of ugly news, it seems that the Duggar siblings' true feelings about their brother Josh are finally coming out.<p>In a new clip from TLC's special <i>Jill & Jessa: Counting On</i>, John-David and Joseph Duggar speak out about their older brother's molestation and adultery scandals.<p>"After …

Ellen DeGeneres Furious Over Her Wife Getting Down And Dirty

Photo credit: GettyImages: <b>Ellen DeGeneres</b> is heading for a $200 million divorce, say Hollywood insiders!The gay talk show queen, 57, is furious her …

Baby Panda Reunion With Mom Is Cutest Thing on Internet Today

Grab the tissue box and get ready to cry big, fat happy-tears.<p>Taiwan's first newborn giant Panda was officially reunited with her mom on August 12 …

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Van Morrison: The Poet

<i>In a 1971 review of the album ‘His Band and the Street Choir,’ Jon Landau called Van Morrison “one of the few originals left in rock.” From the days</i> …

The 10 best Roald Dahl characters – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jun/15/10-best-roald-dahl-characters<p>720<p>As Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical makes its …

YouTube Gets Nostalgic With 'VHS Mode'

In honor of the 57th anniversary of the first commercial video cassette recorder, YouTube today is offering "VHS mode" on several of its videos.<p>PCMag …

Roger Ebert's 10 Favorite Movies

Ebert reviewed movies for the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years and on TV for 31 years. His reviews were also syndicated in hundreds of newspapers worldwide.<p>In 2012 the critic compiled his last list of the greatest films of all time.<p>Here they are below:<p>"Aguirre, Wrath of God" (Herzog)<br>"Apocalypse Now" …

Automatic

The check engine light — that enigmatic indicator that can signal anything from a loose gas cap or old spark plugs, to a worn out catalytic converter …

Fuel Efficiency

Bunkie

Your next shed, cabin, or outdoor retreat doesn't have to be some plain aluminum abomination of engineering. Take the Bunkie ($TBA) for example. With …

Routers

Shwood Stone Sunglasses

The last time we heard from Shwood, they were making some pretty amazing wooden sunglasses. Now the company is moving to another natural element. …

Clothing

Literary Rogues

And here you thought rockers and actors were the only ones with lavish drug and sex addictions to write about. <i>Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History</i> …

Hunter S. Thompson

Drink Tanks Growler

Let's see... how do we like our beer? Cold? Fresh? Carbonated? The Drink Tanks Growler ($65 and up) is designed to ensure all three. Crafted from …

Stainless Steel

Desmond Tutu awarded £1.1m Templeton Prize

Anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town, has been awarded the $1.7 million (£1.1m) Templeton Prize for his lifelong work to promote "love and forgiveness".<p>The 81-year-old Nobel peace laureate, who rose to fame in the 1980s as a vocal opponent of South Africa's …

Life After Newtown Shooting: Families Share Their Stories

They still reach for little hands that are no longer there. They dream of their warm hugs, hoping not to wake up.<p>For parents of the 20 first-graders …

5 Cooking Mistakes We All Make, and How to Fix Them

Cleaning your cast iron with soap and water? Squeezing every last bit of ground beef into that pan? Even if you know your way around the kitchen, …

castiron

This Guide to Cuts of Beef Makes Sure You’re Never Confused at the Meat Counter Again

It can be pretty challenging to shop for beef if you don't know the difference between a shoulder blade steak and a center ranch steak. The …