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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 56 – Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)

“When I was a boy, there was but one permanent ambition among my comrades in our village on the west bank of the Mississippi River. That was, to be a steamboatman. We had transient ambitions of other sorts, but they were only transient.”<p>Here is the unmistakable voice of America’s greatest and most …

Literature

Hilary Mantel on ‘Wolf Hall,’ Kate Middleton, and Plans For New Novels

You can now watch Wolf Hall as both a six-hour Broadway epic and acclaimed TV drama. The novelist Hilary Mantel is relishing her creation’s success, …

Books

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

A look back at the life and career of Nelson Mandela. Narrated by TIME's former managing editor, Richard Stengel

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

Focusing in on the Petzval lens and Panasonic FZ70

<b>Lomography Petzval lens</b><p>Lomography has teamed with lens maker Zenit to manufacture the Petzval lens, which was invented in 1840. The lens, with its unique sharpness and shallow depth-of-field along with its ability to produce a swirling blurred background, will feature either a more current Canon EF …

The Week’s Best Longreads for July 27, 2013

The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week. By David Sessions.<p>Jay Caspian King, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i><p>When the Sunil …

Think inside box for veggie, herb container gardening

<b>4/18/2013 - West Side Leader</b><p><i>By Staff Writer</i><p><b>Collards, lettuce, mustard, Swiss chard and other greens do well in pots. They also can be mixed with</b> …

Gardening

Cocktail Gardening, Garden Cocktails, Cocktails in the Garden, Recipes: Gardener's Supply

Designed to fit in a 2x8 bed, this Cocktail Garden includes many of the herbs and plants you'll need for custom cocktails: flavorful herbs, minature …

An Eight-Ton Orca Soars Out of the Water in Pursuit of a Dolphin http://t.co/dHCWgWYpHD

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Donald Trump expels 60 Russians from the US over the Salisbury spy poisoning in …

Why Baby George Will be Growing Up More Middleton Than Windsor

If one ever doubted who wore the trousers in Kate and William’s relationship, it is now more clear then ever that Kate calls the shots in this …

What will Britishness mean to Prince George?

Every generation has its own idea of Britishness. Will Danny Boyle's Olympic patriotism mean a thing to the future Georgians, asks Carola Binney.<p>In July 2031 Prince George will turn 18: the same age that I am now. He will be embarking on a very different kind of adulthood to mine – one that’s …

Boris Johnson

Associated Press News

12 Apps to Increase your Productivity this Summer

Summer months can be slow at a startup. Longer days put a drag not just on business development, but on you and your team members’ daily productivity. How do you push through and get work done, but still take advantage of those coveted half-day Fridays, travel and barbecue?<p>To find out, I asked 12 …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

20 best Android apps this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets.<p>It covers apps and games, with the prices …

No Churn Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

No churn ice cream is the way to go when you want to make ice cream in a hurry but don’t have an ice cream maker. The base is made with sweetened …

Lavender Honey Ice Cream Recipe - French Food

• How to make lavender honey ice cream:<br>• Add the heavy cream, milk, honey, and lavender to a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Stirring occasionally, …

Food

The Week in Review: Lords, Ladies and Royal Babies

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>There was one man in the news this week who took the media by storm—and he’s only a couple of days old. George …

food + words » mint chip ice cream bon bons.

<b>for the mint chip ice cream</b><p>combine the half & half, fresh mint and granulated sugar in a medium saucepan.<p>place saucepan over medium heat, stirring …

Scooped: The Most Lemony Lemon Ice Cream

If you've only ever had lemon sorbet, give lemon ice cream a chance. Sweet and tart, light and creamy, more than a little like lemon meringue pie, it's a beautiful expression of citrus with greater substance than a watery sorbet. This ice cream gets its lemon flavor from three sources: zest steeped …

Flipboard Magazines for JOBS Film Launch

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>While the movie JOBS doesn’t arrive in theaters until August 16, on Flipboard the anticipation for the film that …

Sex and the Novelist

When I first began writing novels, I used to think a lot about sex. It was, of course, before everything changed. Before the sexual revolution, before Internet pornography, before the "F" word became the mode of common discourse, before every form of sexual activity started to be portrayed as …

Literature