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28 Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Fall

New books by Salman Rushdie, Jennifer Egan, Jesmyn Ward, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and John Green, oh my!

Books

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People take to the air to …

Travel Photography

Buried in Beads 4,000 Years Ago, This Chiefly Family Lives Again

Museums in Canada unveil high-tech facial reconstructions that breathe new life into very old bones.<p>At a remote site overlooking the Salish Sea in British Columbia, archaeologists made the discovery of a lifetime in 2010. While digging an ancient shell midden, researchers from the University of …

Beyond Cannibalism: The True Story of the Donner Party

The 19th-century pioneers set out for a new life when America was gobbling up land as fast as possible.<p>If it had worked out differently, the group of settlers that came to be known as the Donner Party would have slipped over the Sierra Nevada into California—and obscurity.<p>But poor planning, a …

21 profound rules of life by an ancient Japanese Buddhist master that will change your life

Do you have a personal manual of life principles to live by? What adages do you use to guide you in your everyday living?<p>Today, we’d like to share a …

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

War

I’m not an extrovert — and that makes it harder to find love

I have always felt like an introvert <i>and</i> an extrovert. Put me on the perimeter of a mosh pit at a punk show or thrust me into a four-star dining experience with more conservative people, and I’ll adapt to either situation — usually happily. In both instances, however, I’m relieved to return home, …

Relationships

'Anne Frank link' unearthed at Sobibor camp

<b>Researchers excavating the site of the Nazi death camp at Sobibor have discovered a pendant nearly identical to one owned by Anne Frank.</b><p>Experts from Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial team believe the pendant belonged to Karoline Cohn, who may have known the famous diarist.<p>Like Frank, Cohn was …

Archaeology

These Are 10 of the Most Incredible Aerial Photos Captured by Drones Over the Past Year

<i>Big Buddha, Ushiku Daibutsuby, Japan ©cliechti</i><p>Drones are becoming an increasingly popular tool among photographers looking for a unique aerial …

Drones

You Can Fly to Europe for $69, So You Have No Excuse Not to Travel This Year

You may remember a while back when we shared the news that $69 flights to Europe were going to be a thing come 2017.<p>Good news: We've got an update, …

7 Awe-Inspiring Places to Visit While the Leaves Are Changing

Is there anything more enchanting than the changing of the seasons? So much nostalgia is embedded in those color-changing leaves. As each one falls, …

The 15 Best Horror Movies to Stream This October

With only a few horror movies slated for October release in theaters, your best bet for spooky thrills is to stay home and stream until you scream. …

10 books everyone between 18 and 30 should read

It's no secret that people of all ages love reading Young Adult (YA) books even though they're meant for ages 12 to 18, but New Adult (NA) fiction is the best genre you've never heard of.<p>NA deals with common themes of self-discovery, emerging independence, and complicated relationships, but without …

Books

The Supreme Court Will Consider a Case About Cheerleading Uniforms

A case headed to the Supreme Court in the fall considers when fashion and accessories are protected by copyright.<p>Tuesday Bassen, the indie artist whose designs for pins and patches were apparently copied by clothing giant Zara, might be interested to know that she's not the only one with questions …

hobbyist

What it's like to live under North Carolina's bathroom law if you're transgender

Going to the bathroom in public makes Payton McGarry nervous now. He's worried somebody will confront him. Or, worse, attack him. So before he leaves his apartment, he asks himself: "Have I drunk too much water today?"<p>That's because McGarry, a 20-year-old student at the University of North Carolina …

My Iron Lung premiere first single from upcoming album—listen - Features - Alternative Press

San Diego rockers <b>My Iron Lung</b> and AP have partnered to release “The Same House"—the first track off their new album.<p>Their sophomore release, <i>Learn To</i> …

11 Groundbreaking LGBTQ Novels

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf<p>If you're still high on exhilaration from last June's historic Supreme Court decision, we don't blame you. Looking for ways to keep celebrating pride in all its forms? We've got you covered with our list of eleven works of LGBTQ-centric fiction. As these powerful novels …

Books

This Summer’s 14 Must-Read Books

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 06.03.16. 06.03.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The concept of the “beach read” …

Brazil teenage girl raped by 30 men speaks out

A 16-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro was drugged and raped by about 30 men, who then posted a video of the attack to social media, in a crime that has shocked Brazil.<p>The alleged victim, her identity hidden, has now spoken about her ordeal.<p>"I was drugged, I was very groggy, there were lots of people …

Brazil

Female Sufis in the Medieval Period

Dr Lloyd Ridgeon (Reader in Islamic Studies, The University of Glasgow)<p><i>Dr. Lloyd Ridgeon talks about the role of Sufi women in the medieval period.</i> …

Learn the Basics of Four Programming Languages to Get to the Early Coder Stage

When you’re just starting to learn to code, it’s hard to tell if you’ve got the basics down and if you’re ready for a programming career or side gig.</i> …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Apple expects your iPhone to be replaced after three years

Apple Watch expected to last only three years too, while Mac computers should last four, plus Apple slip-up points to OS X rebranding as MacOS<p>Apple has said that it expects so-called first owners of £500 iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches to replace them after only three years of use, and Mac …

OS X

It’s not “choices,” it’s pure sexism: Women get paid less for one reason — they’re discriminated against

Women continue to make 79% of what men make, and it’s not because they freely choose to make less<p>Tuesday, April 12 was Equal Pay Day, an annual day set aside to symbolize "how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year", according to the National Committee on Pay …

Feminism

8 Shows to Watch If You're Still Not Over Downton Abbey

TV

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Enjoy Being Alone

We live in a world of constant contact--a place that's losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups. It seems …

Self-improvement

Difference between a Latte & a Latte Macchiato?

Our Latte Macchiato and classic Latte (also called a Caffè Latte) have the same two ingredients: milk and espresso. But the craft of our baristas is …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Horchata Latte Recipe with Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee

Our version of this traditional beverage is cool, creamy, and easy to make.<p>A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features …

Coffee