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Lethal Weapon TV series gets a new promo

Following yesterday’s official poster [check it out here], new a promo has arrived online for the upcoming TV adaptation of <b>Lethal Weapon</b> starring …

Quebecker's latest, The Cranky Ballerina, draws on the author's past to tell a funny story that subverts gender roles

There's little chance that the National Ballet of Canada will stock copies of Elise Gravel's latest picture book, <i>The Cranky Ballerina</i>, in its gift shop. The cover of this gender-stereotype-thwarting story of a girl who hates, hates, hates to dance shows a tutu-clad Ada, arms crossed in obvious …

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You’re Probably Misreading Robert Frost’s Most Famous Poem

<i>My poems—I should suppose everybody’s poems—are all<br>set to trip the reader head foremost into the boundless.</i> <i><br>Ever since infancy I have had the habit of</i> …

A live-action adaption of ‘Bleach’ is in the works

If you’re feeling bummed about the upcoming ending of the <i>Bleach</i> manga, perhaps today’s news of a live-action adaption of the series can perk you up …

Jung Young Moon weaves a metafictional dream in 'Vaseline Buddha'

There are novels that try to transport you, that in the words of Neil Gaiman act as "a dream that you hold in your hand." If the dream succeeds, you forget the physical book you are holding and travel to Tralfamadore, Wuthering Heights, Wonderland, wherever; you live life through the eyes of the …

Matsutomo, Takahashi claim Japan's first-ever Olympic badminton gold

Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi claimed Japan’s first-ever Olympic badminton gold medal after beating Denmark’s Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla …

Japan

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Why Are Anime Fans Losing Their Minds For ‘Re: Zero’?

Taking a look at the increasingly popular time travel anime that tastefully brings new life into an exhausted trope.<p>If you’ve been loitering around …

Anime

51 Of The Most Powerful Pieces Of Advice From Books

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." —John Steinbeck<p>2. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs."<p>—<i>Jane Eyre</i>, Charlotte Brontë"<p>Suggested by khlaw1993<p>3. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your …

Guest Post: What Happens When You Try to Read Moby Dick on Your Smartphone? | The Digital Reader

Shares 32<p>These days, when most of us think of a “book,” we have in mind something around nine inches by six inches, with mass market paperbacks …

Books That Make Us Feel Better

When I’m under the weather or in need of cheering up, I often turn to <i>Friends</i> to make me laugh and for the reassuring comfort of familiarity. But it’s …

Books

Haruki Murakami’s Books Come to Life In This Exhibit at Chihiro Art Museum – Japan Info

Kyoto-born contemporary author Haruki Murakami is one of Japan’s most well-known novelists. His books blend both Japanese sensibilities with heavy …

Literature

10 Books That Will Give You a Serious Case of Wanderlust

Sometimes all you want is to lock the doors and curl up in your own home, with a cup of tea and a good book. But then there are those times that are …

Haruki Murakami not dead: Publisher confirms Twitter death hoax

Beloved Japanese author Haruki Murakami is not dead, his publisher confirmed Thursday after rumors of his health spread on Twitter.<p>Penguin Random …

Literature

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Anger Management

Isabel Allende is a star, but 'The Japanese Lover' doesn't shine

Ever since<p>Isabel Allendebecame a global phenomenon with "The House of the Spirits" in 1985, the Chilean-born author — who makes her home in Northern California — has been wildly popular. Last year, Barack Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the cherry on top of a career that …

After decontamination trials in Fukushima, Japan will try to scrub Agent Orange from Vietnam

Japan could help Vietnam finally get rid of traces of chemical warfare left in the soil since the Vietnam War.<p>After Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant ruptured in March 2011, Japanese civil engineering company Shimizu trialed its water pressure technologies to purify some of the soil in …

Vietnam

31 Books That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

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The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entrepreneurs, and the most successful individuals all understand the important truth that the mind is what counts.<p>It really is as simple as Henry Ford …

Self-improvement

Japan's insanely tiny homes are the future of cities

Tiny homes are exotic to many of us, but they are extraordinarily functional as a reprieve from the busy neighborhoods of Tokyo.<p>As I discuss in my book, "The Hyperlocalization of Architecture," the secret to these Japanese tiny houses is not only the imaginative designs, influenced by centuries-old …

Architecture

The water wars are coming: Civilization will never survive climate calamity

Delegates from 200 nations are convening in Paris for a climate summit. It should be treated as a peace conference<p>At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held. Officially known as the 21st …

Middle East

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• <b>Auteur :</b> Harper Lee<p>Jean Louise Finch, dite « Scout », l’inoubliable héroïne de Ne tirez pas sur l’oiseau moqueur, est de retour dans sa petite ville natale de l’Alabama, Maycomb, pour rendre visite à son père, Atticus. Vingt ans ont passé. Nous sommes au milieu des années 1950, et la nation se …

Before I Go To Sleep

• <b>Auteur :</b> S. J. Watson<p><b>Memories define us.</b><p>So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep?<p>Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight.<p>And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story.<p><b>Welcome to Christine's life.</b><p><b>Now a major film</b> …

Japan is flexing its military power

The Fleet Review in seas near Tokyo was the first major display of Japanese military hardware since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won lawmaker approval for legislation that for the first time since World War Two will allow Japanese soldiers to defend their foreign allies.<p>Abe is pursuing a doctrine of …

Military

The Disappearance of Self in Japan

You're drifting in a rowboat on a quiet pond. Another boat bumps against your own and jolts you out of your self-forgetfulness.<p>You stand up in a rage, and start berating the negligent rower in the other boat. Then you notice that it's empty. There's no one to blame (save circumstance or the current …

Japan

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …