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George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

U.S. filmmaker repeatedly detained at border

Laura Poitras makes award-winning controversial films, and is targeted by the U.S. government as a result<p>Glenn Greenwald<p>April 8, 2012 10:37am (UTC)<p>One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little …

Recipe: The Best Blue Crab Mac & Cheese

When you think of good food in NYC, you probably don't think, "Oh, let's go to Herald Square." At least I don't. I mean, its kind of a wasteland of chain restaurants and department stores. I appreciate my NY street meat every once in a while, but I certainly don't think of the area as a destination …

Pesto Grilled Shrimp

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Marinate Time</b>:<p>20 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>40 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 4<p>Light fresh and summery basil pesto marinated grilled …

Learn To Read Chinese In Eight Minutes

To a non-Chinese speaker (like me), and especially to a Westerner (like me), Chinese is the most impenetrable family of languages on Earth. While there may be only an eighth as many syllables as in English, the tonal variations for each syllable in Standard Chinese impute vastly different meanings. …

Positive Affirmations: 10 De-Stressing Phrases That Help Put Life Into Perspective (PHOTOS)

One quick, free and practical way to de-stress? Recite an affirmation.<p>It sounds too good (and too simple) to be true, but saying a mantra could set a positive tone for your day <i>and</i> help you return to a sense of balance when things feel a little out of whack.<p>"Research tells us that every thought and …

Topshop Is Literally Selling 'Mom Jeans' and I Love Them

Browsing Topshop this past weekend, I spotted the perfect pair of super-high waisted jeans that actually looked comfortable and not skin-tight. …

Not to give our own dads an inferiority complex, but this dad illustrated his kid’s sandwiches for a year

Not to give our own dads an inferiority complex, but this dad illustrated his kid’s sandwiches for a year.

Who's Sorry Now?

Frustration and regret can be good for you, according to one of the most provocative contemporary thinkers in the field of human psychology.<p>Unlike Edith Piaf, the French singer-songwriter whose nickname was Little Sparrow and whose most famous songs included "Non, je ne regrette rien," I've always …

A Y.A. Lover's Summer Reading List, by Judy Blume, R.L. Stine, and Others

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Y.A. for Grownups is a weekly series in which we talk about Y.A. literature—from the now</i> …

Where’s the Faith in Fiction? Try Crime Novels

Can’t find God in literature? You’re not looking hard enough, because He's in crime fiction, says David Masciotra.<p>God is dead in literature. …

On This Standardized Test the Story is Not the Literature

March in Connecticut brings two unpleasant realities: high winds and the state standardized tests. Specifically, the Connecticut Academic Performance …

David O Russell, Jennifer Lawrence Reteam For ‘The Ends Of The Earth’

<b>BREAKING</b>: The Weinstein Company acquired worldwide rights to David O. Russell’s upcoming project <i>The Ends Of The Earth</i>. Jennifer Lawrence, who is up …

Kyle Chandler to Star In Showtime’s ‘Vatican’ Pilot From Paul Attanasio And Ridley Scott

He has been one of the most wanted men for television series for the past two years. After passing on dozens of pilots, Kyle Chandler has finally …

‘American Horror Story’ Casts Kathy Bates

FX’s <i>American Horror Story</i> has enlisted Oscar-winner Kathy Bates for its third season, Deadline has confirmed. TVLine first reported the casting. …

Fresh Air Weekend: Mike White, Mike Piazza And David Bowie

Fresh Air Weekend <i>highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:</i><p><b>Mike</b> …

Forgotten Places

Sven Fennema is a German photographer passionate about abandoned places that capture to get great images. Creations “Forgotten Places” where nature …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

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High-Protein Breakfast Helps Prevent Unhealthy Snacking Later, Study Says

Your mom was right, breakfast <i>is</i> the most important meal of the day -- and a new study reveals a very important element you should include in your a.m. meal.<p>According to a new study published in he American Journal of Clinical Nutrition people who enjoy breakfasts high in protein are less likely to …

9 Tips for Couples Who Want to Be Rooted in Love

1. Saying less and listening more often gets you more of what you most desire out of the relationship.<p>2. Do not interrupt, especially when you most want to.<p>3. First, respond to your beloved's question. Answer it directly, kindly, without preface, qualifiers, or countering questions.<p>4. Looking …

The Berlin Wall and the dead zone as seen from West Berlin 29 April 1984

The Berlin Wall and the dead zone as seen from West Berlin 29 April 1984<p>/ March 25, 2013 / <b>81</b><p><i>No claim is laid to these photographs unless otherwise</i> …

American Experience

Walt Whitman | Timeline<p>Walt Whitman's Life<p><b>May 31, 1819</b><br>Walt Whitman is born to Louisa and Walter Whitman in Huntington Township on Long Island, New …

Even as a soldier fighting…

Even as a soldier fighting I’m denied many of the privileges as a Negro, to which the guys who wear the swastika are welcomed. Negroes are doing their bit here, their supreme bit, not for glory, not for honor but for, I think, the generation that will come. If the blood that flows here on Italy’s mountains will wash from some folk’s minds the stigma that has been bred there for years, then I think that the men who have gone so bravely here will not have given their lives in vain. I’m proud to …