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41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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Books

DC Wants You to Make Comics (After Learning How to Make Comics)

Yes, you. As long as you can write and/or draw, that is. The company has just announced a creative course designed for writers and artists to hone …

The Man Who Turned Hitler Into Hitler

In this prologue to the mesmerizing The Devil’s Diary, we meet Alfred Rosenberg, the evil mastermind who more than anyone shaped Hitler’s …

5 Self-Help Books That Are Actually Helpful: Today in Critical Linking

<i>But that’s kind of a shame, because truly and honestly, not all books found in the self-help section are like that. Add these five to your bookshelf</i> …

21 Provocative Books By Women Every Bookshelf Needs

When actress Emma Watson announced recently that she was launching a feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf, many were skeptical. Any new book club, like a new restaurant, has a high chance of failure, and Watson hardly seemed the expert.<p>Now that the club has moved into its second book, <i>The</i> …

Books

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Meet the Real-Life Superwomen of Marvel Comics

With <i>Marvel's</i> <i>Agent Carter</i> in full swing, the second season Netflix's critically acclaimed series <i>Jessica Jones</i> finally confirmed, and the buzz about …

Graphic Novels

'Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing' -- A Book Review

I've long despised five-point listicles and other obvious clickbait. For instance, google "5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book" and you won't exactly stump the world's largest search engine. Many books these days intentionally contain numbers in their titles for marketing reasons.<p>Posts and books …

San Francisco

The secret world of membership libraries

Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted …

Libraries

How much exercise does your heart need? Most of us aren't getting enough

From our jobs to our families to simply being too exhausted, Americans have a lot of excuses to explain why they can’t make more time to work out, a new survey shows.<p>And many of us aren’t getting the recommended amount of exercise — 2.5 hours per week — the survey conducted by the Cleveland Clinic …

Exercise

Dutch Police Are Training Eagles to Capture Drones Right Out of the Sky

Police in the Netherlands have partnered with Guard From Above, a company based in The Hague, to test the possibility of using eagles to capture …

25 Books Guaranteed to Make You a Better Writer

Everyone has a story to tell. And pretty much everyone (at least everyone of a certain variety) has dreamed about writing that story down and sharing …

Writing

Cool Camping Ideas: Everyone Should Know these

A trip with your family can be pretty much everything you could ask from a holiday if you have some cool camping ideas. In the summer, when the …

Mosquitoes

The Reason Introverts Make Better Leaders

Author Susan Cain is probably best known for her breakout TED talk based on her bestselling book, <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking</i>.<p>Cain is helping people on both sides of the fence, introverts and extroverts, understand each other better in personal and professional …

Leadership

21 Decorating Ideas Every Bookworm Will Love

Book lovers are notorious hoarders. We pile books on our nightstands and squeeze them underneath our beds. We fill up bookcases and create sky-high stacks on the floor. Instead of hiding books in every nook and cranny, let's celebrate this literary passion in our home.<p>Wear your library card loud …

Home Decorating

“An emotional Benjamin Buttoning”: The inside secrets of 6 new books that will top your fall reading list

Check out “Drinking in America,” “Luke Skywalker Can’t Read,” “You Blew It!,” “Slaughterhouse 90210″ and more<p>For September, I posed a series of questions — with, as always, a few verbal restrictions — to six authors with new books: Ryan Britt ("Luke Skywalker Can’t Read: And Other Geeky Truths," …

Writing

10 Things You Do That Makes Your Anxiety Worse

Forty million Americans, or 18 percent of the population, struggle with anxiety disorders, which are, collectively, the most common mental illness in …

Wellness

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Literature

Banned Books

<i>Are you reading something you shouldn’t? Says who? A new photo series by photojournalist Kimberly Butler reveals how to see these #BannedBooks in a new light.</i><p>The genesis of an idea. As this project started to take shape, people began asking, “How did you come up with this idea?” I never really gave …

Literature

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What You Think Makes A Good Leader Probably Doesn’t

We think we know what makes a good leader, but psychologists have shown we’re often wrong.<p>What does it take to be a good leader? One reason that’s such a perennial question is because it’s so hard to answer. Many of our opinions about leadership are based on subjective experiences rather than the …

Psychology

'16 to '16 Challenge': A 16-item shopping list and 16-minute workout to get fit!

Welcome to week 2 of our "16 to ’16 Challenge" — where TODAY diet expert Joy Bauer and TODAY lifestyle and fitness correspondent Jenna Wolfe help three brave TODAY fans, and you at home, get healthy in the last 16 weeks until the new year.<p>Read on for Joy’s 16-item shopping list and Jenna’s …

Cooking

Everest Revealed Photo Gallery by Renan Ozturk

See recent pictures of the Everest experience and Sherpa culture by filmmaker and climber Renan Ozturk.

26 Very Important Nonfiction Books You Should Be Reading

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Books