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Inclusive Sense8 Renewed for Second Season

Netflix orders another season of the hit sci-fi series.read more

Travel Photography Tips – Photographing the Coast

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

TED 2015: Eighteen minutes to change the world

Patience Mthunzi is off to the TED conference in the Canadian city of Vancouver this week hoping, among other things, to raise money for a project that could lead to medicines being delivered via laser rather than pills.<p>As a laser physicist, she and her team at the Scientific and Industrial …

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Exclusive: this is Android TV

Every so often, some enterprising computer company will claim they’ve finally fixed the TV. They’ll talk about how they’ve turned a dumb terminal into a smart computing platform that extends your work and play to a gigantic screen. Then, we’ll watch as the idea flops because they fail to line up …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

How to write your book's first draft like a professional

[This article was written by guest contributor Gordon Burgett, author of <i>How to Get Your Book Published Free in Minutes</i> and <i>Marketed Worldwide in Days</i>.]<p>…

History’s 100 Geniuses of Language and Literature, Visualized

<i>“Genius is nothing more nor less than doing well what anyone can do badly,”</i> Victorian novelist Amelia E. Barr reflected in her 9 rules for success. But what, exactly, <i>is</i> genius? In their latest project, Italian visualization wizard Giorgia Lupi and her team at Accurat — who have previously given us …

The 13 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2013

After the best biographies, memoirs, and history books of 2013, the season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists continue with the most stimulating psychology and philosophy books published this year. (Catch up on the 2012 roundup here and 2011’s here.)<p>1. ON LOOKING: ELEVEN WALKS WITH …

You should know that 3 unpublished stories (including The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls) by J.D. Salinger were just leaked onto whatcd 2 hours ago : literature

Community Details<p>225k<p>Subscribers<p>114<p>Online<p>Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. …

Writers and critics on the best books of 2013

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So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity

Why do writers — great writers — write? We’ve heard from George Orwell, Joan Didion, and Susan Sontag. But one of the most poignant answers comes from a somewhat unlikely source: <b>Charles Bukowski</b> (August 16, 1920–March 9, 1994) — he both cynical and soulful, and always unapologetically …

Cosmo Magazine 1902: What Men Like in Other Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in a 1902 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine (which started out as a quality family magazine before</i> …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Download Free Music from 150+ Classical Composers, Courtesy of Musopen.org

Yesterday, we told you about a new Kickstarter campaign that intends to put 245 pieces by Frédéric Chopin into the public domain. The campaign is …

900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

<b>Barrie, JM</b> - Peter Pan - Free iTunes - Free MP3<p><b>Barrodale, Amie</b> - "William Wei" (read by James Franco) - Free MP3<p><b>Barthelme, Donald</b> - “Chablis” (read …

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Sex Abuse Biggest Problem In Catholic Church, U.S. Catholics Say In New Surveys

While the College of Cardinals meets to discuss the priorities of the Roman Catholic Church and select a new pope, a new survey shows that American Catholics see sex abuse by clergy as the church's biggest problem.<p>A survey from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life asked U.S. Catholics to …

2012 Christian Science Monitor's Best Fiction

<b>The Christian Science Monitor's best books of fiction of 2012 - gleaned from those books which they reviewed over the year.</b>• <i><br>Arcadia</i> by Lauren</i> …