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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 20:<p>Fiction<p>1. Origin by Dan Brown, narrated by Paul Michael (Random House Audio)<p>2. Deep Freeze: Virgil Flowers by John Sandford, narrated by Eric Conger (Penguin Audio)<p>3. Scythe by Neal Shusterman, narrated by Greg Tremblay (Audible Studios)<p>4. It by …

Chapter Length Matters. Here's Why

Stop us if you’ve experienced this before: the clock strikes 8pm and you realize that you really need to pick up your drycleaning. But you’re right …

Writing

네덜란드 동물원 침팬지,임종 전 '인간 친구'와 감동 포옹

【서울=뉴시스】이혜원 기자 = 죽음을 얼마 남겨두지 않은 침팬지가 45년간 우정을 나눈 친구를 보자 활짝 웃어 그를 포옹한 모습이 소셜네트워크 상에 퍼지면서 전 세계인들에게 감동을 주고 있다.<p>19일 인디펜던트의 보도에 따르면 네덜란드의 로얄버거스 동물원에 살고 있던 …

What does it take to write and publish a book? Fire in the belly

When I decided to write my book, many years ago, I was committed. I had what I called “<i>Fire in the Belly</i>.” That is what it took for me to stay with it. I had passion and conviction that the story was important. It was history that had never been public. I needed to set the record straight, and I …

Writing

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like in an Introvert’s Head

According to studies by psychologist Hans Eysenck, introverts require less stimulation from the world in order to be awake and alert than extroverts …

Psychology

Funny English Idioms And Their Meanings

Having recently moved to Brazil, learning a new language and also teaching English, has made me think more about the English language.<p>When I stopped …

14 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Called by Different Names in the U.K.

The chips/fries difference is just the beginning.<p>If you want some summer squash during a U.K. visit, keep an eye out for “courgette” instead of …

Cotton Candy

Why Does Your Brain Loves Songs that Rhyme? Because of Science

August 13, 2014<p>Pat Pattison might not be a household name, but rest assured: he has been an important force for plenty of songwriters out there. If …

15 Life-Changing Middle Grade Books

Sometimes finding books for kids in the middle grades (4-9) can be tricky, especially if you’re looking for well-written, engaging, stories that will …

Books

How to Argue Rationally and Logically | The Art of Manliness

I hope you’ve enjoyed our series on classical rhetoric. Today, for our final entry in the series, we will be discussing logical fallacies. This is a …

Learning to read and write alters brain wiring within months, even for adults

Let’s hear it for the written word. Learning to read can have profound effects on the wiring of the adult brain, even in regions that aren’t usually associated with reading and writing.<p>That’s what researchers found when they taught a group of illiterate adults in rural India to read and …

The Brain

Your Brain Is Trying to Show You The Future - And It Might Save Your Life

We're living in fast-forward.<p>Our brains are pretty good at filling in the blanks when it comes to our sense of perception - often to the point we …

The Brain

10 Amazing Stories Of Love That Will Break Your Heart

Movies constantly bombard us with unrealistic expectations of love. Real life, meanwhile, tells us that most relationships are poor, nasty, brutish, …

5 Terrifying-But-True Horror Stories Reported in the News

Some seriously scary shit.<p>When you put down a book by Stephen King, or get to the credits of a Hitchcock film, you can breathe a sigh of relief and laugh off what just scared the shit out of you. It's fiction! But true horror stories, ones legitimized through respected news organizations, are …

Crime

Classical Rhetoric: The Three Means of Persuasion | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our ongoing series on classical rhetoric. Today we’ll cover the three means of persuasion as set forth by Aristotle in <i>The Art of</i> …

29 Work Cartoons to Help You Get Through the Week

Beyond Dilbert: Take a break at the office and laugh with our collection of Reader's Digest cartoons about work and office life.<p>At least he's honest. …

Des Moines

[한 끗 리빙]까맣게 탄 냄비, 이것 넣으면 말끔하게 닦인다

두께 얇은 스테인리스 냄비에 밥을 하거나 프라이팬에 야채를 볶을 때, 혹은 양념 듬뿍 넣은 음식을 조리할 때 눈 깜빡 하는 사이 냄비나 팬이 까맣게 타버린 적, 아마 한두 번쯤은 있을 것이다. 탈 땐 금방인데 이를 처음처럼 말끔하게 만드는 데는 꽤 많은 공이 든다. …

Love is a wound, or something like that, in Haruki Murakami's new collection, 'Men Without Women'

In the title story for his new collection, "Men Without Women," Haruki Murakami has his unnamed, middle-aged narrator receive a phone call at 3 in the morning informing him that his ex-girlfriend M. has committed suicide.<p>The call surprises the narrator for several reasons. First, M. is the third …

A neuroscientist reveals why you're so bad at remembering names

We've all been there, you're having a nice conversation with someone you just met and suddenly you realize you've forgotten their name.<p>It's embarrassing, but the good news is there's actually an evolutionary reason behind it. Dr. Dean Buonomano, professor of neurobiology at UCLA, explains why …

The Brain

[SF, 미래에서 온 이야기] ‘로봇시민법’ 만드는 EU… 전자인간에 윤리를 명하다

<1>아이작 아시모프의 로봇 3원칙<p>1월 12일 유럽연합(EU) 의회에서 주목할 만한 선언이 있었다. 인공지능(AI)을 가진 로봇의 법적 지위를 ‘전자인간’으로 인정하고, 이를 로봇시민법으로 발전시킨다는 것이다.<p>주요 원칙으로는 로봇이 인간을 위협해서는 안 되며, …

To Be a Genius, Think Like a 94-Year-Old

In 1946, a 23-year-old Army veteran named John Goodenough headed to the University of Chicago with a dream of studying physics. When he arrived, a professor warned him that he was already too old to succeed in the field.<p>Recently, Dr. Goodenough recounted that story for me and then laughed …

Nobel Prize

Rules of memory 'beautifully' rewritten

<b>What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who made it.</b><p>The US and Japanese team found that the brain "doubles up" by simultaneously making two memories of events.<p>One is for the here-and-now and the other for a lifetime, …

Every Book on Emma Watson's Reading List

Join the club.<p>Like her beloved characters Hermione Granger and Belle, Emma Watson LOVES to read. She loves it so much she started a global, monthly Goodreads book club of feminist texts. She's recruited a team to hide books for people to find all over the world. She once took a year off from acting …

‘What is it?’ (Nation, 1978) / Examples of second language learning tasks / Te Whakaipurangi Rauemi / Teacher tools / Home - Te reo Māori

You are here:<p>‘What is it?’ (Nation, 1978)<p>Students guess what is being described, or the meaning of a word.<p>Goal<p>This task may have one of three …

What's the difference between sympathy and empathy?

What is the difference between <i>empathy</i> and <i>sympathy</i>?<p>For the most part, these two nouns are not used interchangeably, but often we encounter them in …

10 Most Popular The Moth Stories Of All Time

Though not nearly as well known as TED, The Moth is gaining momentum as a platform for great storytelling. The range of TED Talks is broadly …