Kate Franks

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Discovering the Secrets of the Ayurveda: a purification retreat in India, narrated by a European woman.

Embarking for ancient India... As I am sitting comfortably in a luxurious seat of the new A380 Airbus, I contemplate with wide open eyes the tarmac of Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport. Lights flicker everywhere, illuminating the rising dusk. In the distance, the Parisian suburbs are lit up as if it …

Spirituality

The 10 Most Important Books You Need To Read To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It’s because the writer spent his …

17 Small Things To Do Every Day To Be Much Smarter

Intelligence is flexible and there are a lot of things to give it a daily boost. For smart thinking your mind needs 3 things:<p>To be trained in …

Amino Acids

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Why sounding out 'C-A-T' gets kids ready to read - Futurity

Teaching kids to sound out words like "C-A-T" triggers left brain activity, a hallmark of skilled readers. Does this prove that phonics works?

Kids

30 summer books that kids will gobble up

YA<p>Emmy & Oliver<p><b>Robin Benway</b><p>HarperTeen, $17.99, ages 12+<p>The title characters are next-door neighbors and best friends until Oliver is kidnapped by his father at age 7. Ten years later, he returns. (June)<p>Lois Lane<p><b>Fallout</b><p><b>Gwenda Bond</b><p>Switch/Capstone, $16.95, ages 12+<p>Teenage army brat Lois Lane (yes, <i>that</i> …

A Love Of Reading With Hands-On-Prints Books

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received books to facilitate my review.”<p>My …

Esquire's Summer Reading List

Packed with sex, drugs, and digital wormholes. Also: mistaken identities.<p><i>Last month, we rounded up the</i> best non-fiction books for Spring<i>. Now we're heralding the advent of June with sexy tell-alls, page-turning thrillers, and genre-defying short stories. From Don Winslow's ruthless drug war novel</i> …

Books

40 books every woman should read at least once

When it comes to compiling your reading list, it can be easy to forget about the classic books that have paved the way for modern day writers, …

Books

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through …

You Are What You Read

Do you ever reflect on the books you’re choosing to read? Why it is you’re drawn to particular titles/covers/genres? Whilst you muse on that, I want …

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SCOTUS: No right to remain silent unless you speak up

Its little-covered ruling in Salinas v. Texas could have major implications for future criminal prosecutions<p>If you want to invoke your constitutional right to remain silent, you’d better not be silent.<p>That’s the circular logic of a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that simply …