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28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

The season promises a veritable cornucopia of enthralling novels and short story collections.<p>As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it’s only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read …

‘Mini Metros’ illustrates 220 subway and light rail systems from around the world

Metros from Ottawa to Mecca to Bangkok<p>These illustrations of the world’s subway systems by Washington, D.C.-based graphic designer and self-professed transit nerd Peter Dovak are not just marvelous, they’re also eye-opening. Called “Mini Metros,” the series comprises 220 metro and light rail …

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

This Video of Japanese Papermaking Is the Calmest Thing You'll See All Day

No words, just paper.<p><i>Washi</i> is the oldest style of making paper known to Japan. It's over 1,300 years old, having come to Japan from China in the 7th century along with Buddhism. This video, filmmaker Kuroyanagi Takashi, shows exactly how it's done.<p>With his still, calm shots, Takashi emphasizes the …

Ditch The Crunches, These 20 Exercises Will Get You Six-Pack Abs

Everyone wants a flat, toned stomach.<p>However, scoring an Instagram-worthy six pack is usually easier said than done.<p>There's a pretty widespread …

Women's Health

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PopSugar Fitness

This workout focuses on the abs and butt to get you bikini ready months ahead of schedule!


The 25 Best Jane Austen Quotes

The wittiest woman in literature is still one of our favourite authors of all time. To celebrate what would have been her birthday, here's our …

Good Housekeeping

Try these yoga poses for a toned tummy in no time! (via Cara Bradley)


Women's Health UK

Too cold to go outside? Can't be bothered to change out of your PJs? Try this perfect workout

United Kingdom

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Moorea Is The World's Most Beautiful Island You've Never Heard Of

It almost doesn't look real.<p>Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard of it.<p>Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in …

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Weight Loss

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg/Corbis<p>From left to right: Bob Donlin, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert LaVinge, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti stand in front of the City Lights bookshop in 1956, owned by the latter …

Allen Ginsberg

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.