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The Untold Stories of Election Day 2016

What really happened?<p>On November 8, 2016, America's chief storytellers—those within the bubbles of media and politics—lost the narrative they had controlled for decades. In a space of 24 hours, the concept of "conventional wisdom" seemed to vanish for good. How did this happen? What follows are …

Get Ethernet across the house with this Powerline adapter for just $50

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Newegg currently has the TP-Link TL-PA8010P KIT HomePlug AV2 MIMO AV1200 Gigabit Pass-through Powerline Starter Kit for <b>$49.99</b> …

The 10 Books Longlisted For The National Book Award For Fiction

Add these books to your must-read pile!<p>The wait is over: The National Book Foundation released its most hotly anticipated longlist, its Award for Fiction, on Friday. The 10 books are a mix of blockbuster titles from high-profile writers, including Jennifer Egan and 2011 National Book Award winner …

7 ways the iPhone X copies Android phones

I've said it before: the new iPhone X nets a lot of firsts for Apple devices. That makes sense; it represents the tech giant's boldest, priciest handset yet.<p>The thing is, many of these additions have been floating around on Android phones; some new, some years old. That's not a bad thing. Device …

Mobile Technology

7 Captivating Books to Read This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is around the corner, and it’s time to put your reading muscles to the test with these seven must-read hits. Be sure to pack these into your bag for a long weekend of perfect last-minute summer reading.<p><b>1. The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor ($17):</b> Two girls convince the world that …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

Escape into the glass rivers and lakes of these beautiful wood tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg …

Paula Hawkins on 'Into the Water,' her follow up to 'The Girl on the Train'

Paula Hawkins’ 2015 debut thriller, “The Girl on the Train,” made her an instant household name, breaking worldwide publishing sales records and begetting a big-studio blockbuster. Today she dares to make another splash with “Into the Water,” her second novel of sinuous psychological suspense. …

The Forgotten Story Of The Radium Girls, Whose Deaths Saved Thousands Of Workers' Lives

During World War I, hundreds of young women went to work in clock factories, painting watch dials with luminous radium paint. But after the girls — who literally glowed in the dark after their shifts — began to experience gruesome side effects, they began a race-against-time fight for justice that …

The Truth Behind All Those Gut Health Claims

No alternative facts here.<p>I get it. Gut health is not a sexy topic. (Who wants to talk about something called "leaky gut?") It is, however, a buzzy one. Just do a Google search, and you can easily fall down a rabbit hole of weird blog posts and misinformation about diets and nutrition. Finding …

Sandy Hook father Leonard Pozner on death threats: ‘I never imagined I’d have to fight for my child’s legacy’

Noah was the youngest victim killed in the 2012 school massacre. His parent talks about dealing with the conspiracy theorists and hoaxers who have taunted him ever since<p>Noah Pozner was reluctant to go to school that day. A mischievous little boy, who had celebrated his sixth birthday three weeks …

Conspiracies

10 Long Books To Read When You Need An Emotional Escape

People often say the word "escapist" like it's a bad thing. "Escapist" fiction is almost always code for "cheesy romance," or "pulpy detective …

Books

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

‘Digital heroin’ is killing your relationship with your kids

Kids are more likely to snuggle when adults are reading real books to them than when they are reading tablets.<p>This is the result of a new, albeit …

The 5 best nonfiction books of 2016

<b>1. Evicted by Matthew Desmond</b> (Crown, $28)<p>"The struggle to pay the rent may sound like a problem the poor have always faced. It's not," said Jason …

The Best Gym Headphones

These are the picks our editors can’t live without.<p>Anyone who has ever listened to music during their sweat sesh knows that finding the right pair of workout headphones can be tougher than shopping for jeans, more annoying than shopping for bras, and more frustrating than shopping for bikinis. …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Literature

20 Things Happy Couples Don’t Do in a Perfect Relationship

There are many things you can do to build a perfect relationship. However, sometimes it’s the things you don’t do that make all the difference. 20 …

11 Must-Read Adult Books Out in October

Now that we’ve officially decorated for fall and chosen (okay, narrowed down) our DIY Halloween costume, it’s finally time for some much-needed R and R. And if you ask us, there’s no better way to spend some autumn me-time than grabbing a seasonal Starbucks drink and burying yourself in a book. …

Best New Books for Fall 2016

1 of 16<p>The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 16<p>The Trespasser by Tana French<p>3 of 16<p>The Chemist by Stephanie …

Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers?

In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us<p>On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman from Washington, was beaten and mugged by two men after leaving a karaoke bar. He …

The Brain

11 Perfect Beach Reads

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7 things happy couples never do

Happy couples DON'T do these things. Avoiding these seven things could instantly improve your marriage.The post 7 things happy couples never do …

13 Must-Read Adult Books Out in July

Picture yourself chillin’ in a beautiful park on a warm summer’s evening. In one hand you have a throwback adult Capri Sun. In the other, a blueberry and pomegranate cheesecake popsicle. Lounging on your new DIY picnic blanket, there’s not a crying kid or obnoxiously buzzing smartphone in sight. …

Books

11 Excellent Summer Reads for Your Book Club

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11 parenting podcasts worth checking out

<i>An earlier version of this post included a reference to “Making Dad” by Chip Dolce and Zach Anderson. One of the hosts recently left the podcast, and the listing has been removed.</i><p>Do you know how to use that little podcast app on your smartphone yet? It’s time. Podcasts are having a cultural moment, …

The 50 coolest races you can run this year

Your gym could have a wall of TVs facing the treadmills and your morning runs might be soundtracked by seriously motivating tunes, but there’s …

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High Definition Starbucks Clover Brewer

How the unique coffee machine works<p>Coffee beans have more than 800 flavor characteristics. That’s twice the number found in red wine. For those who …

Coffee