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All the Marvel Cinematic Universe details you need to remember before seeing 'Avengers: Infinity War'

After 10 years and 18 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the most financially successful franchise in film history.<p>But that also means there has been a lot to keep track of before "Avengers: Infinity War," one of the most ambitious crossover events, comes to theaters later this …

Marvel Universe

Read a F*cking Book: N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth Trilogy Is a Revolution

N.K. Jemisin's multiple Hugo Award-winning Broken Earth trilogy, which ended with The Stone Sky just a few months ago, asks the opposite of the …

Books

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

5 Steps to Quit Yelling at Your Kids—and What to Do Instead

If you erupt when your kids don’t listen or when the play becomes wild, we get it. But here’s how to stop your tirades once and for all—even when you really, really (really) want to yell.<p>A while ago I almost broke a blood vessel in my eye from yelling at my three kids to go to bed. Another time, I …

Claudette Colvin: The 15-year-old who came before Rosa Parks

<b>In March 1955, nine months before Rosa Parks defied segregation laws by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin did exactly the same thing. Eclipsed by Parks, her act of defiance was largely ignored for many years. She herself</b> …

Black History

I stopped calling autistic people ‘high-functioning’ because of my son. Here’s why.

My 10-year-old son can change from an adorable, quirky little dude to an aggressive screamer in a second. He sinks so far, so fast, that I forget …

Slow Cooker Raspberry-Balsamic Glazed Meatballs

<b>Slow Cooker Raspberry-Balsamic Glazed Meatballs</b> is the perfect appetizer for any gathering and it couldn’t be simpler to make. Be careful if you …

Creamy Chocolate Mousse Pie

Rich, creamy chocolate mousse pie is a perfect treat for everyone who likes mousse and chocolate. Deep, decadent mousse is nestled in a chocolate …

13 Book Club Suggestions If You Want To Introduce Your Friends To Science Fiction

The future is now, so obviously you and all of your book-nerdy friends should be reading science fiction. If a book like <i>I, Robot</i> or <i>Dune</i> is a hard …

Books

Living with Aspergers: I feel that my Asperger's defines me, but in a positive light, writes James Thompson

How can I live with Asperger’s? This is a question I often find difficult to answer.<p>Asperger’s affects many individuals in different ways, and some …

19 Books To Read Before The Movie Comes Out In 2018

Another year of awesome movie adaptations!

Books

10 of the best books penned by Black authors in 2017

We all know this year was kind of an epic shit storm. From the seemingly constant political drama to many natural disasters, it felt like at any …

A Century Later, a Little-Known Mass Hanging of Black Soldiers Still Haunts Us

×<p>1 of 5<p>Sixty-three black soldiers were represented by one lawyer in the largest court martial in U.S. history, the first of three that followed the …

Support for Harrogate campaigner's ADHD petition grows

More than 8,000 people have signed a Harrogate campaigner’s petition calling on the Government to provide a detailed strategy supporting children and …

Autism

The A Word is back on BBC1 - but what are the signs of autism?

The A Word is back on BBC One.<p>Morven Christie, the Scottish actress plays the mother of autistic five-year-old Joe (Max Vento) in the powerful BBC …

Freeform Just Announced Their '25 Days of Christmas' Schedule for 2017

Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle! Here's a full list of holiday movies you won't want to miss.<p>Freeform (formerly ABC Family) has always been the go-to network for movie marathons. (<i>Harry Potter</i> fans know this too well.) That's why we trust the TV station with all of our holiday screening needs and …

These Are the Best Books of October

Jennifer Egan, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Richard Lloyd Parry deliver the best reads of the month.<p>Ghosts of the Tsunami<p>Richard Lloyd Parry<p>Richard Lloyd Parry wrote <i>The People Who Eat Darkness</i>, easily one of the best works of true crime in the past decade. In his new book, <i>The Ghosts of the Tsunami</i>, Parry …

Books

27 of the Best Books to Read This Fall

Featuring new books from Hillary Clinton, Esther Perel, Jennifer Egan, and Celeste Ng.<p>Fall weather is reading weather. Everyone thinks so, including literary heavyweights like Jeffrey Eugenides, Salman Rushdie, and Isabel Allende, who have new books coming this season. Whether you're searching for …

Loved "The Dark Tower" Movie? Read These 11 Books Next

The gunslinger. The man in black. The mysterious dark tower that holds our reality together. The Dark Tower series is Stephen King's magnum opus, …

MashReads Podcast: For narrative nonfiction at its best, read 'The Devil in the White City'

Sometimes the best time machine you can find is a good book.<p>This week on the <i>MashReads Podcast</i>, we take a deep dive into American history by reading …

What I Want The People Who Say ‘You Don’t Look Autistic’ To Know

I am writing this so people will understand that autism has no “one look,” and that every individual with autism is affected differently. Autism can …

Teen with autism comes of age in Netflix's 'Atypical'

<i>Atypical</i> gives itself away in the title.<p>The new Netflix series, available for streaming on Friday, takes the coming-of-age story in a new direction, telling it from the perspective of a teen on the autism spectrum.<p>With many youths diagnosed with autism on the cusp of adulthood, series creator Robia …

Autism

Seven Ways To Have Fun In Pandora - The World of Avatar (Aside From Attractions)

Pandora – The World of Avatar is now open to guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.<p>The land itself serves as an amazing attraction for guests to explore …

Walt Disney Company

For people with autism, path to friendship may start in high school

Most parents want to know what the future has in store for their child — parents of children with autism are no exception. A decade ago, we had …

Autism

If Not ABA, Then What?

<b>Maxfield Sparrow</b><br>unstrangemind.com<b><br>Photo © Aikawa Ke, Creative Commons license.</b><br>[image: Taiwanese mother and child playing together<br>in a sand box, and …

Autism

45 Things No One Tells You About Raising a Child with Autism

The day my son was diagnosed with autism was devastating. There were days, weeks, and even months of uncertainty and grief. It was probably one of …

This powerful video shows what it's like to grow up with autism

A new video from the National Autistic Society (NAS) aims to represent what an ordinary day can feel like for people on the autism spectrum.<p>The video …

Autism