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The Beautiful Game: Soccer Around the World in Pictures

This Summer's Hottest New Books For Every Type of Reader

This Summer is all about reading the most anticipated books from some of the literary world's most compelling voices. From captivating memoirs to dramatic thrillers, this list of diverse and highly anticipated Summer reads will keep you busy all season long.

Artist Recreates Items Most Often Stolen From UK Stores In Felt

Which items do you think are most often stolen from stores in the UK?<p>If you guessed DVDs, electronics or smartphones you're wrong, because the things …

10 DiscworldQuotes You'll Desperately Need for the Next Four Years

There is almost no subject that Terry Pratchett hasn’t explained better, funnier, and more times than just about anyone else on the planet. Reading …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Toronto International Film Festival Roundup: 10 Must-See Standouts!

Greetings! I’ve come from the future — actually, a bustling city in Canada — to report that excellent movies are on the way. <b>Amy Adams</b> plays a frosty …

Film Festivals

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

100 Must-Read Books about Books

This installment of 100 Must-Read is sponsored by <b>The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald</b>.<p>Broken Wheel, Iowa has never seen anyone …

Young Photos of Iconic Rockstars: Then and Now

Including David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Freddy Mercury and more.<p>As it goes with any celebrity in the limelight, rockstars have been picked apart and judged for nearly every possible aspect of their lives. fubiz has taken the liberty of assembling a collection of portrait diptychs to showcase artists’ old …

23 People Who Found Thrift Store Paintings and Made Them Awesome

One man’s junk is another man’s really cool, geeky painting. Isn’t that how the saying goes? No? I’LL SEE MYSELF OUT. You can easily make your room …

Much-loved star of stage, TV and films including Harry Potter and Die Hard – and owner of one of the most singular voices in acting ­– has died in London<p>Related: 'We are all so devastated': acting world pays tribute to Alan Rickman<p>Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British …

Die Hard

Book Critic David L. Ulin's top 10 books of 2015

We can never read enough. This is both the joy and the frustration of reading for a living: that we can never read enough. I face such a limitation each year when it comes time to make this list: alphabetically by title, the most memorable books I covered one way or another during the last 12 …

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and …

San Francisco

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Undiscovered

The Hidden, Sometimes 'Frightening' Beauty of America's Parking Garages

Photographer Ben Marcin focuses on the grids that make up the seemingly mundane structures.<p>Many travelers will stop in their tracks to photograph some spectacular scenery. Ben Marcin looks for parking garages.<p>After coming across some parking structures on a Los Angeles trip in 2010, the …

A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

And it's not too shabby.<p>If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of materials, the night sky still swirls …

CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music - Nigel Stanford

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The Dark Beauty of Film Noir in 50 Shots

An attempt to capture the visual brilliance of film noir in one place.<p>Film noir, like its protagonists, is hard to pin down. Is it a genre? A style? …

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5 awesome movies have come out — drop everything and see one of them this weekend

One where a string of movies comes out the same weekend that will satisfy you, whether you love a big Hollywood epic or an intimate indie.<p>Some of them are made by legends and others by rising stars who are just starting to make names for themselves.<p>Let's break down five movies you should run to see …

7 Most Extreme Haunted Houses Across the U.S.

Credit: Ricky Brigante / Flickr<p><i>By: DeAnna Janes</i><p>The days of your parents recruiting Grandpa to act out a goofy ghost story in the garage are done. These days, haunted houses feature studio-quality gore, freaky masked monsters, and immersive storylines that will have you convinced you're trapped in a …

"Summer Porch Vermont" Myk Martinez

Heartwarming Illustrations by Pascal Campion

How not to love a good set of heartwarming illustrations? Pascal Campion comes up with artworks that some of us will relate to. Like that time in …

Digital Art

40 examples of street art and murals about books, libraries, and reading

Updated on Jan 12, 2018<p>17,543<p><b>There are many ways to express that books are an essential part of our life. Street art with books in focus is one of</b> …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Upgrade Your Reading List: Top 7 Japanese novels you should read this Summer – Japan Info

Summer is here and what better way to spend your vacation than to read a good book while you relax at the beach, while you sit and travel on an …