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21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

Books

Remodeling 101: An Easy (and Affordable) Way to Fix Ugly Ceilings

<i>This content was produced as advertising by Remodelista in collaboration with Armstrong Ceilings.</i><p>If you’re stuck with ugly drop ceilings or dated …

Home Improvement

How to Pick a Watermelon at the Grocery Store That's Juicy & Ripe

How to Pick the Best Watermelon at the Grocery Store<p>The best way to improve your summer.<p>March 13, 2018<p>If you love watermelon, you're probably …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

10 May New Releases To Put On Hold at the Library Right Now

Wishlist upcoming releases you’re dying to read. Get exclusive podcasts and newsletters. Enter to win swag. Do it all when you join Insiders. …

Books

Millions of teens are reading pulp fiction via text message

<b>Anything that gets kid reading is a good thing, right?</b><p>Teenagers are notoriously unwilling to put down their phones and pick up a book to read, much …

Writing

The Shrugged Atlas

“LIKE ALL MEN of the Library, I have traveled in my youth.” And some of us, no longer by any measure in our youth, are trying to keep up the good …

Ultimate grillable vegan burgers

With their full-on flavour and meaty texture, suitable for the grill, these completely vegan loaded burgers are an absolute must at any barbecue.<p>Step …

Emma Watson has been hiding books for you to find in the London subway

Everybody loves getting lost in a good story, and Emma Watson is an avid-reader who’s working tirelessly to ensure that random strangers receive …

29 Unconventional Thanksgiving Sides That Should Be the New Normal

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving dinner is really all about the side dishes (am I right?), but the same old menu year after year can get pretty …

How To Make A Modern Two-Toned Nightstand

Nightstands are easy to make, especially the modern ones that have really simple designs and lack any unnecessary decorative elements. This is a …

16 Books You Should Read This November

<b>Swing Time, Zadie Smith</b> <b><br>(Penguin Press)</b><p>I cannot wait to re-enter Zadie Smith’s world of frenetic words and perfect sentences, the energetic ride you …

Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops

<b>Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops —</b> Learning how to build diy wood countertops for your cool wood projects not only …

Trump's rise and Brexit vote are more an outcome of culture than economics

If Donald Trump loses the US election, will the tide of populism that threatened to overwhelm the world after the Brexit vote in June begin to wane? Or will the revolt against globalisation and immigration simply take another form?<p>The rise of protectionism and anti-immigrant sentiment in Britain, …

Voting

The Man Behind ‘A Man Called Ove,’ Sweden’s Latest Hit Novel

Fredrik Backman got tepid responses when he sent out the manuscript for his debut novel, “A Man Called Ove.” Most publishers ignored him, and several turned it down.<p>After a few months and a few more rejections, he began to think perhaps there wasn’t a market for a story about a cranky 59-year-old …

Books

The Gone Girl With The Dragon Tattoo On The Train

Why are there so many books with “girl” in the title?<p>There was a time a few years back when it seemed to me that about every third book I encountered …

Books

Naomi Alderman: ‘I went into the novel religious and by the end I wasn’t. I wrote myself out of it’

Naomi Alderman was 200,000 words into her latest novel when she realised she was going to have to junk it. She’d started it in 2013, put it aside, then picked it up again the following autumn. “It was a dark time. I thought ‘I don’t know how to progress this’,” she recalls. “Then on 20 December, …

Books

You Can Build Your Own Add-On Greenhouse - DIY

<i>It's a snap to design and build your own add-on greenhouse from low-cost new and salvaged materials.</i><p>You Can Build Your Own Add-On Greenhouse<p>For …

Gardening

Trailblazing Philosopher Susanne Langer on the Purpose of Art, How It Works Us Over, and How Abstract Thinking Gives Shape to Human Emotion

“In the history of language, in the growth of human understanding, the principle of metaphorical expression plays a vastly greater role than most people realize. For it is the natural instrument of our greatest mental achievement — abstract thinking.”<p>The poet Rainer Maria Rilke, in what remains a …

Aesthetics

24 Brilliant Books You Must Read This Autumn

Recommended reading in October and November. UK release dates.

Books

The Cybernetics of Knitting

One of the coolest wearable art pieces at World Maker Faire 2016 was Teresa Lamb’s Cyberknitics. Teresa built a harness with embedded sensors and electronics that tracks the motion of her hands as she knits and translates that motion into music. Because knitting is a rhythmic process, you can hear …

Knitting

Finding the Cultural Bridges of the Middle East in Literary Istanbul

Ortaköy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul. PHOTO: Wajahat Mahmood (CC BY-SA 2.0)Istanbul is my favourite city. There is no other place quite …

South Asia

The best novels in English: readers' alternative list

Which are the 100 best novels ever written in the English language? No list could possibly satisfy everyone, as is always the case with listicles. When writer Robert McCrum completed his own, after developing it over the course of two years, it was greeted with a mix of enthusiasm and criticism. …

Books

How-To: Birch Tree Shadow Box

Make your own lovely autumn-inspired birch tree shadow boxes with this fun tutorial with free printable template from A Piece of Rainbow!<p>Ready to get started? Click here to see how it’s done.

Vidalia Onion Stir-fry Sauce

While I was on vacation, I discovered a delicious stir-fry sauce that blends the sweetness of Vidalia onions from Georgia with Asian ginger. It’s a …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

Beyond Braille: 3-D Printed Books For The Blind

<i>This post is part of our</i>Weekly Innovation series, <i>in which we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share?</i>Use this quick form.<p>Now here's something Helen Keller couldn't have dreamed up: the picture book Goodnight Moon, but …

Eleni Kontos’ Ceramic Electronics Sculptures

I love artist Eleni Kontos’ cunningly sardonic take on our relationship with electronic devices in this clever series of ceramic sculptures.<p>You can see more of Kontos’ work in a recent project for Maker’s Circle called <i>Some New Friends</i>.

10 Ways To Reduce Chemicals In Your Life with Coconut Oil | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Coconut oil might have been the most-talked-about-oil in 2013, and newsflash: it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Are you trying to reduce harsh …

Seon Ghi Bahk's suspended charcoal columns explore the relationship between nature, civilization, and decay.