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The Best Book I Read This Year

Staff selections from a year of reading<p><i>The Atlantic</i>'s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.

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GoldieBlox commercial rewrites the Beastie Boys, urges young girls to pursue engineering, is fabulous.

This is a stupendously awesome commercial from a toy company called GoldieBlox, which has developed a set of interactive books and games to “disrupt …

High five kinda day

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

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With Parents in Mind, WebCurfew Blocks Wi-Fi From Router to Kids’ Devices

Ubiquitous Internet-connected devices are great — unless you’re a parent, trying to pry kids’ eyes away from Clash of Clans and toward homework or …

Video: Visit Every Country In The World In 4 Minutes

Last November I told you about Graham Hughes, a man who spent four years traveling the planet, visiting every country in the world along the way. He …

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

408 Hot Air Balloons Just Took Off at the Same Time — Here's Video

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.