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When Dimple Met Rishi gives Indian American teens a sweet love story: EW review

We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>First comes love, then comes marriage. For Dimple Shah and Rishi Patel, though, that order is a little more mixed up — especially since …

Do You Know The Original Language Of These Famous Novels?

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Great Books About War by Authors Who Have Been in It

Here are some of the best novels and short stories about conflict by veterans and others who served.<p>This Memorial Day, while lying on a beach, flipping some 'burgs with your buds, remembering the troops, or all of the above, consider picking up a book written by a vet. If you need suggestions, …

Blogging

Blogging since<p>I have been blogging now since January 2015, it started off as therapy for me, see fromhelltoeternity and then got more diverse as my …

Curtis Sittenfeld on Reluctantly Writing Fiction About an M.F.A. Writing Program

<i>In “Show Don’t Tell,” your story in this week’s issue, a young writer named Ruthie, a student at an M.F.A. program, is waiting for a letter that will tell her if she’s received funding for her second year. It is, as her friend Dorothy says, “like a referendum on our destinies.” The hothouse</i> …

To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do)

The cream of leadership rises to the top when these things happen.<p>The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, …

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Books

Introduction to Blogging For Fitness Professionals

I didn’t start this blog with the intention of writing about blogging for fitness professionals.<p>But in talking with others and observing their …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

6 traits of great writing—according to a fourth-grade teacher

I’ve written several posts about my 10-year-old son and his developing writing skills. And though he may not share my alacrity for writing, his …

It’s time to stop putting kids in separate gifted education programs

Every winter, thousands of New Yorkers take a standardized test that will determine their future opportunities. Some of them have studied for months, even paid for expensive test prep classes. And after it’s all over, maybe they can go back to playing with blocks, practicing tying their shoelaces, …

Writing And Editing: Five Problems to Avoid in Your First Novel

<i>The first novel is definitely the hardest! You think you have internalized how a story works as a reader and then you discover there is so much more</i> …

Writing

This girl's epic surprise dance with her dad is highlight of her quinceanera

Most fathers would do anything for their little girl, but one Houston, Texas, dad set the bar pretty high when he performed a choreographed dance routine with his 15-year-old daughter at her June quinceanera.<p>Leonardo Cortinas says his daughter, Jasmine, is his world. So when the teen asked her dad …

Dance

Former CIA Officer Just EXPOSED OBAMA... Our Worst Fears Are TRUE!

Clare Lopez is a former CIA officer, and she is risking her professional career to call out President Barack Obama in the biggest way possible.<p>Even …

Organization Tricks: 14 Steps to the Bedroom of Your Dreams

Important documents and files stacked around your bedroom keep you from enjoying the room as a place of rest. Instead, organize your files in a chest -- you can easily access them, but they're out of sight, out of mind.