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Very Smart Brothas x Mahogany Books Monthly Book Club: Zora and Langston by Yuval Taylor

Since November 2018, VSB has teamed with Mahogany Books, an online and brick-and-mortar, black-owned bookstore located in Washington, D.C., to do a monthly book club. On the first Friday of each month, we meet in the bookstore and...

Very Smart Brothas x Mahogany Books Monthly Book Club: Zora and Langston by Yuval Taylor

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Open Thread: VSB x Mahogany Books June Book Club Meeting Selection, Zora and Langston by Yuval Taylor Back on May 15, we announced that as a way to engage the online VSB community with the in-person monthly book club meeting, we’d post an open thread on the day of the actual book club meeting for those who aren’t in D.C. or who would rather have a co...
07:16, 06/07/2019

Fatherhood 101 With Very Smart Brothas and the Dads of The Root! Father’s Day is right around the corner and the one thing the men of VSB and The Root know how to do is procreate. It’s a talent really. Since we all love our children and love being parents, we decided to come together, talk about what fatherhood lo...
10:16, 06/15/2019

You Can Read Yuval Noah Harari’s Book in Russian, Except for the Parts About Russia The translation of “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” removed or altered passages critical of Putin’s administration, as well as references to the author’s sexuality....
07:48, 07/30/2019

Book clinic: what books can help me to love my enemies? Buddhist wisdom, classic 80s drama and the brilliant Anita Brookner help make sense of those annoying othersQ: What books will help me to love my enemies? A keen reader, 60, UK.A: Julie Myerson, author, writes:Rather depends on how you define an enem...
07:16, 07/29/2019

Book clinic: how can I get my teenage daughter back into books? An array of fabulous fiction and nonfiction to tempt a 16-year-old girl away from social mediaQ: Please recommend some books to get my 16-year-old daughter off social media and Love Island and into reading again.A 47-year-old mother, LondonA: Bidisha...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Books of The Times: Howard Stern Can Talk. This Book Shows He’s Also a Good Listener. In “Howard Stern Comes Again,” the radio host collects excerpts from his favorite interviews over the past two decades, with guests including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga and Donald Trump....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Books of The Times: An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that can help....
14:32, 05/07/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Books of The Times: Gabriel García Márquez, Journalist? A Book Revives the Novelist’s First Calling “The Scandal of the Century: And Other Writings” collects García Márquez’s reporting. Along with Silvana Paternostro’s oral history “Solitude & Company,” it’s one of two new books about García Márquez’s life and work....
12:00, 05/06/2019

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mo...
14:00, 05/14/2019

July 2019 Celeb Book Club Picks From Reese Witherspoon & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
13:32, 07/02/2019

August 2019 Celebrity Book Club Picks From Jenna Bush Hager & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
05:16, 08/09/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LTBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club selections: The complete list Looking for a good book? Actress, producer and passionate book-lover Reese Witherspoon has quite a few to recommend via her Hello Sunshine book club.        ...
14:16, 08/01/2019

June 2019 Celeb Book Club Picks From Reese Witherspoon, Emma Watson & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
04:00, 06/11/2019

Dark Secrets at Book Club and a Deadly Wellness Retreat. 5 Unexpected Summer Thrillers Wellness retreats, escape rooms and book clubs may not be typical settings for riveting page-turners. But for the characters in these novels, games and getaways carry life-or-death stakes. Though the dangers that lurk are of the usual variety–t...
06:00, 07/25/2019

Jimmy Fallon Reveals the 2019 Tonight Show Summer Reads Book Club Nominees If you've ever wanted to be a part of a celebrity book club, now is your chance! On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, host Jimmy Fallon revealed his five nominees for the......
12:32, 07/19/2019

Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez book place in Queen's Club doubles final Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez booked their place in the doubles final at Queen's Club on Saturday evening after a thrilling 7-5 6-7 (5-7) 10-7 win over John Peers and Henri Kontinen....
17:48, 06/22/2019

Langston Jackson Has Always Been the Fastest Kid in Town LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18)- Langston Jackson has always been the fastest kid town. You can go all the way back to his first year competing as a runner when Jackson literally won the contest named “The Fastest Kid in Town” as a fourth grader a...
21:16, 06/13/2019

50 years after Stonewall: Yuval Noah Harari on the new threats to LGBT rights With rising homophobia and rapid developments in surveillance, a new era of persecution is all too possible. It is time to unite and actIn 1969, when the New York police raided the Stonewall Inn and encountered unexpected resistance from LGBT protest...
06:16, 06/22/2019

5 books not to miss: 'The Golden Hour,' 'The Chain,' 'Supper Club' Beatriz Williams enraptures with historical epic "The Golden Hour," while Adrian McKinty crafts the perfect summer page-turner in "The Chain."        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

5 books not to miss: Susan Choi's 'Trust Exercise,' 'The Hill to Die On,' 'Book of Dreams' According to one review, Susan Choi's "Trust Exercise" is destined to be a classic, while "The Hill to Die On" takes us inside the halls of Congress.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

The top 25 spiritual and inspirational books from USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list We took a look at the top spiritual nonfiction books over the 25-year history of our best-selling books list. Did your favorite make the list?        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Children’s Books: Picture Books to Enrapture Little Readers and Listeners A top-secret hide-out, a talking tiger, a crocodile doctor and a sad pair of socks. These lively new stories transport children to singular imaginary realms....
03:32, 05/10/2019

Taylor Swift Dances to Her Own Song at a Party and Sparks "Drunk Taylor" Memes The Internet has spoken: "Drunk Taylor" is an awesome Taylor. Taylor Swift broke the Internet on Sunday morning when videos of her dancing to her new hit song "You Need to......
12:18, 08/11/2019

No, Taylor, What Are You Doing?!? Taylor Swift Has Made Casey Anthony An Official Member Of Her Girl Gang Beautiful, young, and famous, Taylor Swift’s star-studded squad of BFFs has always been the stuff #goals are made of—until now, that is. Much to the bafflement of Swifties worldwide, Taylor Swift has officially made Casey Anthony a member of her girl...
20:16, 07/30/2019

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the ...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Review: Brilliant’s smart home controllers are the antidote for smart-speaker hell My home is inundated with smart speakers. I’ve got Echo Dots aplenty, Google Minis to spare, and enough third-party voice-assistant devices to reproduce Plugged’s Bluetooth speaker symphony. And that’s not even getting into all the other “smart” gear...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal ...
15:16, 06/21/2019

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 scores 49 percent discount with tablet and smart display functionality In a market comfortably dominated by Apple, it seems like we rarely talk about Android tablets nowadays outside the context of massive discounts routinely offered by companies like Amazon or the occasional semi-interesting Samsung release. But Huawei...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Best Smart TV 2019: every smart TV platform ranked, rated and reviewed Smart TVs are so common now that using the word 'smart' almost seems unnecessary. It's rare you'll find a new TV that doesn't come with some form of smart capability - whether that's LG's WebOS, Samsung's Tizen...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Aston Villa to sign Wesley Moraes from Club Bruges for club record £22m • Brazilian striker to join subject to work permit• Southampton secure signing of Moussa Djenepo for £14mAston Villa have announced the signing of Brazilian striker Wesley Moraes from Club Bruges for what is understood to be a club record fee of £22m...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict Club accounts for 2017-18 show Manchester United spent the most on wages while champions Manchester City had the third-highest billFinancial figures for 2017-18, for the 20 clubs who were in the Premier League during that season. All details from the...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Premier League 2019/20 season preview: Club-by-club guide "Can Liverpool catch Manchester City? Who will be this season\u0027s surprise package? Eurosport provides a club-by-club guide to the forthcoming Premier League campaign."...
16:48, 08/05/2019

Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay Elizabeth Smart's father, Ed Smart, came out as gay and announced his divorce in a since-deleted Facebook post.        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

My smart TV wasn’t actually smart until I got DISH’s new Google remote Like most of you, I have several internet-connected “smart TVs” in my home, but I don’t use any of the smart features available on them. Does anyone? Streaming devices like the ones available from Roku, Amazon, and Apple all have mu...
10:32, 08/14/2019

Premier League 2019/20 season preview: Club-by-club guide, summer signings, hopes and fears "Can Liverpool catch Manchester City? Who will be this season\u0027s surprise package? Eurosport provides a club-by-club guide to the forthcoming Premier League campaign."...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé fans spar over Billboard Music Awards: 'Taylor DID NOT copy her' Did Taylor Swift's Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday night rip off Beyoncé's 2018's Coachella show?        ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Taylor Swift, Beyonce fans spar over Billboard Music Awards: 'Taylor DID NOT copy her' Did Taylor Swift's Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday night rip off Beyonce's 2018's Coachella show?        ...
08:16, 05/02/2019

The Only Thing the Smart Money Is Smart About A number of recent studies show that professional investors—the, ahem, smart money—are prone to the same mistakes that individual investors make. The difference, our columnist writes, is that the pros get paid to make them....
17:48, 07/12/2019

Best Smart TV 2019: every smart TV platform and which set does it best Smart TVs are so common it doesn't feel necessary to add the 'smart' to them. You'd have to hunt high and low to find a new TV that doesn't come with some form of smart capability or features built-in, whether that's LG&...
04:48, 08/08/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock review: A small smart display that doesn’t display much Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Google, Amazon, Facebook, and the like want to convince you that you need a smart display. But as we've explored in previous reviews, most smart displays are luxury versions of their screen-less counterparts. E...
07:32, 06/03/2019

Cocktail of the week: London Cocktail Club’s Club Tropicana | The Good Mixer This Club Tropicana is free – of alcohol, at least – but the sultry smoothie is still packed full of party flavoursThis will wake you up before you go-go – Club Tropicana is more than just a song by Wham! It’s also an easy, alcohol-free party drink t...
13:16, 07/19/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Adm. William H. McRaven The author of “Make Your Bed” and, most recently, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations” says “All Quiet on the Western Front” is the one book that best “captures the nature of a soldier.”...
02:48, 05/09/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ruth Reichl The food writer and author, most recently, of the memoir “Save Me the Plums” was 10 when she read Henry Miller. “If it’s over her head, she simply won’t understand it,” her mother said....
07:48, 05/02/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Gary Snyder The poet, essayist and environmentalist cites Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” as an inspiration: “Ovid in a sense tried to write the entire Roman story. I take it as a challenge to look for the storyteller of the planet.”...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift's 'ME!' collaborator Brendon Urie weighs in on Scooter Braun feud: 'I stand with Taylor' Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco supported Taylor Swift in her feud against Scooter Braun in a profanity-laced video calling out toxic masculinity.        ...
04:16, 07/02/2019

Smart NFL teams trade down at the draft. Most NFL teams aren’t smart. Years of analysis — as well as the example of the New England Patriots — show the benefit of compiling multiple lower picks vs. one high pick. But watch how many teams do just the opposite....
10:16, 04/28/2019

How Your Monthly Cycle Affects Your Workouts Anyone who’s ever had a period knows that the accompanying mood swings, fatigue, and cramps can be rough. Of course, everyone is different, and your mileage may vary, but if you do suffer from severe symptoms, it can be hard to drag yourself off the ...
10:48, 07/30/2019

Entertainment Weekly will become a monthly publication It’s been rumored for years, and on Thursday it finally became a reality: Meredith said Entertainment Weekly magazine will publish its last “weekly” issue on June 25 and become a monthly as of August. JD Heyman, deputy editor of People, will replace ...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Phone book, what's a phone book? 20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore The standard electronics, gear, and ways of yesteryear have vanished. As old formats disappear, that leaves us with the task of what to do.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

UN: Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017 KABUL, Afghanistan — July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday. Its preliminary findings indicate more than 1,500 civilians were killed or wounded, mainly due to a s...
05:48, 08/03/2019

Bird's monthly scooter rentals let you ride as much as you like Bird isn't staying out of San Francisco just because it doesn't have a permit for its usual scooter service. It's launching a personal rental service in both San Francisco and Barcelona that gives you a scooter of your own for $25 per...
08:00, 04/30/2019

This is why you need to check your carrier's monthly invoices very carefully A group of fraudsters, using identities stolen from real subscribers to wireless carriers, was able to obtain $19 million of Apple iPhone units over the last seven years. The ring, comprised of six people, would purchase the handsets for a fraction o...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Sea Of Thieves Gets Monthly Updates And The First One Is Pretty...Explosive Sea of Thieves, Rare’s chill pirate hangout game, has been on the upswing lately. After an expansive (and excellent) Anniversary Update that brought story quests and cooking to its cartoony high seas in May, Sea of Thieves is upping the ante yet agai...
07:48, 07/18/2019

Save big on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Best Buy right now with activation or monthly installments Considering how easy it can be nowadays to get the Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, and Note 9 at a nice discount or with a cool gift included at no extra charge, it might seem hard to justify the purchase of Samsung's older Galaxy S9 or S9+ in lieu of the af...
08:32, 06/10/2019

The LG G7 ThinQ can be yours for only $240 with carrier activation or monthly installments Even though LG has released no less than four high-end phones on the heels of the G7 ThinQ, including a V35 ThinQ, V40 ThinQ, G8 ThinQ, and 5G-capable V50 ThinQ, last year's notched 6.1-incher can still be a relatively smart purchase at the right pri...
14:48, 05/19/2019

New Study On Weekly, Monthly S&P 500 PutWrite Indexes Released CHICAGO, IL -- January 27, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines both the monthly CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUTSM Index) and the CBOE S&P 500 One-Week PutWrite Index (WPUTSM In...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Hertz launches monthly car rental subscription starting at $999 Today, Hertz announced a new vehicle subscription service, Hertz My Car. For a monthly fee, users will have access to select sedans, crossovers, SUVs and trucks. The service follows on the heels of a similar, but more expensive, pilot program that En...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Reformation Has Set Up Shop In Selfridges – And It Promises Monthly Exclusives It will launch with 120 pieces, including extended sizes, with newness coming throughout the season – plus, a monthly batch of styles exclusive to the store...
01:16, 07/05/2019

Monthly Pixel update exterminates some annoying bugs If it's a new month, then it is time to update your Google Pixel handset. And yes, that includes the new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. According to the June 2019 Pixel Update Bulletin, the new Android security patch will be dated June 5th, 2019. There ar...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Monthly US trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March's level of $71.9 billion according to an "advance look" at the data. The shift was due to exports dro...
09:32, 05/30/2019

Here's A Comparison Of Monthly Average Balance Requirements In Top Banks Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC and ICICI Bank charge a penalty from the customers failing to maintain the required monthly average balance in their savings accounts....
05:00, 08/14/2019

Tata Sky Binge Review: 5 Streaming Services in One for a Single Monthly Fee Tata Sky is the latest to try to cash in on the video streaming revolution with its new premium service, Tata Sky Binge. We find out what's so special about it....
13:00, 06/25/2019

How Monthly Season Train Tickets For First, Second Class Bookings Work IRCTC: Fares for first class MST or monthly season ticket bookings are four times compared to second class fares. The Railways currently allows only one season ticket per passenger for travelling......
05:48, 05/14/2019

India's Monthly Passenger Vehicle Sales Drop Most In Nearly 8 Years Sales of passenger vehicles dived to 2,47,541 in April versus 2,98,504 a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed. Two-wheeler sales dropped 16.4 per cent......
00:16, 05/13/2019

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two...
00:32, 06/28/2019

Petrol prices skyrocket in second-worst monthly increase since 2000 News 3 May, 2019 Petrol and diesel prices both on the rise as a result of higher wholesale costs driven by reduced global oil production...
05:16, 05/03/2019

Monthly border apprehensions reach highest level since 2007 U.S. border officers apprehended nearly 99,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in April, the highest figure since 2007, the government said on Wednesday, as Trump administration officials decried what they call a humanitarian and security cr...
20:32, 05/08/2019

The Notably Cheap Wyze Cam Pan Is Even Cheaper Today, With No Monthly Fees The Wyze Cam Pan is a surprisingly decent home security camera even at its usual ~$40 price tag. Today though, you can get it for just $32, the best price Amazon’s ever listed....
13:48, 07/09/2019

Should You Buy Smart Light Bulbs or Smart Light Switches? So you’re finally dipping your toe into the smart home pool, and you’re looking for some gadgets to get you started. Smart lights are one of the most popular devices for beginners, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all your options. Before you ev...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Verizon beats profit estimates as monthly phone subscribers jump Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday beat second-quarter profit estimates as the largest U.S. mobile carrier added far more net new phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill than expected....
04:48, 08/01/2019

METALS-Copper set for steepest monthly fall in 3-1/2 yrs amid demand worries London copper eased on Friday and was on track for a third straight and biggest monthly fall in three-and-a-half years as global trade tensions raised concerns on weaker demand....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Royal Enfield India Monthly Sales Fall Below 50,000 For The First Time In 3 Years Royal Enfield's domestic sales in July 2019 fell by a whopping 27 per cent, with the motorcycle brand despatching less than 50,000 motorcycles for the first time since May 2016. Exports however have......
00:16, 08/03/2019

Vix Futures Records All-Time Total Monthly Volume Record in October CHICAGO, IL - November 1, 2012 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that trading in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached an all-time volume high for any month in its history....
21:16, 05/01/2019

Sprint's 5G-enabled LG V50 ThinQ is on sale at a colossal $696 discount with monthly installments Whether or not Sprint will ultimately be allowed to merge with T-Mobile, the "Now Network" certainly doesn't want to be left behind when it comes to the nation's 5G revolution, rapidly following in Verizon's footsteps with a limited rollout of the ne...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Jaypee Infratech Homebuyers May Stop Paying Monthly Instalments: Report JIL went into the insolvency process in 2017 after the NCLT admitted an application by IDBI Bank-led consortium seeking resolution of the realty firm...
04:48, 06/09/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Eve Ensler The playwright and author, most recently, of “The Apology” would invite James Baldwin, Hannah Arendt and Anaïs Nin for dinner. “Topics might include: God, death, erotica, totalitarianism.”...
02:48, 05/23/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ani DiFranco The singer-songwriter, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream,” says her shelves contain “poetry for when my mind is spinning” and “a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping.”...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Communications satellite firm OneWeb plans to start monthly launches in December Internet company OneWeb plans to begin launching 35 to 40 communications satellites a month in December, and has 27 Soyuz rocket missions lined up through European private launch company Arianespace to send them aloft....
14:32, 07/22/2019

Naveen Patnaik Tells Ministers To Submit Monthly Report Cards Of Work Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has told his ministers to submit monthly report cards on steps taken by their departments for implementing the ruling Biju Janata Dal's election manifesto, an......
23:48, 06/04/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Monthly Volume in July CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that CBSX trading volume in July reached an all-time monthly high with 598.0 million shares traded, an average daily volume (ADV) of 28....
23:32, 05/01/2019

Colorado became the first state to cap the monthly cost of insulin at $100. Here's why the life-saving drug is so expensive. Colorado became the first state to pass a bill capping the monthly cost of insulin per resident at $100. Type 1 diabetics need insulin to survive. Due to drastic price increases, many diabetics are struggling to afford the lifesaving drug. In the p...
12:16, 05/28/2019

He spends half his $1,300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
07:48, 08/19/2019

Uber tests monthly subscription service combining rides, eats, bikes & scooters Many people seem to have monthly subscriptions to various things like the gym or a streaming service like Netflix well now Uber is testing out their own monthly service. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.      ...
17:16, 07/24/2019

China April crude oil imports hit monthly record, refiners stocked up ahead of sanctions China's crude oil imports in April unexpectedly surged to a record despite refinery maintenance outages and tepid domestic fuel demand, customs data showed, as state-run refiners built up stocks of Iranian crude oil anticipating a sanctions clampdown...
21:48, 05/07/2019

He spends half his $1300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
01:32, 08/18/2019

Uber’s $24.99 monthly subscription pass covers rides, bikes, scooters, and food deliveries Frequent Uber customers in San Francisco and Chicago might want to try out Uber’s new subscription pass that combines all of the company’s offerings into a single deal. We’re looking at discounted Uber rides, access to Jump electric...
21:00, 07/23/2019

PUBG Mobile passes 100 million monthly active players, launches season 7 battle pass The new update comes with several improvements, as well as new weapons and skins. And the Royale Pass offers additional rewards for hardcore players.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
22:16, 06/16/2019

CFE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME DURING NOVEMBER SETS NEW MONTHLY RECORD; ADV Posts Gain For Seventh Consecutive Month Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during November was the highest monthly ADV in the six-year history of the Exchange as the 9,228 contracts traded per day bested the previous h...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
20:00, 06/05/2019

CFE TOTAL AND AVERAGE DAILY VOLUMES DURING JANUARY SET NEW MONTHLY RECORDS; Trading in VIX Futures Reaches New All-Time High Chicago, February 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that total trading volume and average daily volume during January established records for any month in the six-year history of the Exchange. Additionally, January tradi...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CFE's January Volume Rises 105% Over Year-Ago; Monthly Volume in VIX Futures Increases 91% CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that trading volume during January 2008 totaled 96,743 contracts, an increase of 105% over January 2007's volume of 47,121 contracts. January's average daily volume was ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

CFE's February Volume Rises 73% Over Year-Ago; Monthly Volume in VIX Futures Increases 68% CHICAGO, March 4, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that trading volume during February 2008 totaled 80,948 contracts, an increase of 73% over February 2007's volume of 46,802 contracts. February's average daily volume was 4...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Far-right Proud Boys claim 'mission success' in antifa protest, vow to hold monthly Portland rallies The far-right Proud Boys claimed success and vowed monthly protests in Portland after an 'End Domestic Terrorism' rally in Oregon's largest city.        ...
16:00, 08/18/2019

The best books of the week Below the Fold R.G. Belsky (fiction, Oceanview Publishing) When a homeless woman is murdered in New York, Clare, a TV news director, decides to dig deeper into the case that ordinarily wouldn’t get much attention. Soon, uneasy links emerge — one of t...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Top 10 books about Burma Closed off for half a century by the generals, there is a shortage of writing about this richly diverse country available in English – but there are some gemsBurma is such an enigmatic country that the first question for any writer is what to call it...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Here Are the 10 New Books You Should Read in May Many of the best new books coming out in May ask readers to question humankind’s durability in the face of adversity, whether it be troubling changes meant to “rejuvenate” society, as in Ma Jian’s China Dream or more personal,...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Top 10 books about Baltimore Anne Tyler is indelibly tied to the city, but authors as contrasting as Frederick Douglass and John Waters have shown some of its different facesWhen I began writing novels set in my home town of Baltimore, the living writer most identified with the ...
04:16, 07/24/2019

Top 10 books about psychotherapy Its tantalising mix of self-exposure and self-discovery is as intriguing in fiction as it is in fact. A therapist-novelist recommends the best of bothThe mystery of what goes on behind the closed door of the consulting room has long intrigued those o...
06:00, 05/01/2019

5 new books to read in May Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
11:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6...
23:32, 05/01/2019

CBOE SEPTEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.7 MILLION CONTRACTS: MONTHLY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM AUGUST 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD SEPTEMBER 2008 CHICAGO, October 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during September 2009 was 6,858 contracts, a gain of 36 percent over 5,025 contracts ...
00:32, 05/02/2019

A day in the life: the best books set over 24-hours With Dalloway Day falling on Wednesday, Alex Clark picks books with a time limit – from Ulysses to a novel set over a lunchbreak“Where can we live but days?” asked Philip Larkin. It’s a matter of comprehending how the relentless march of time, portio...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Top 10 books about angry women Stories of female rage were for centuries often stifled or spun. From Euripides to Jean Rhys, Stephen King to Gillian Flynn, here are some of the exceptionsWe are angry. If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that. There’s a quiet rage, ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

7 Books That Were Better Than Their Movie Adaptations It’s a reader’s rite of passage to walk into a movie theater to see a favorite book come to life and walk out bitterly disappointed. Sometimes, there’s no softening the truth: what you read on the page is so much better than what yo...
16:48, 07/29/2019

5 new books to read in August Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
08:16, 07/31/2019

The 11 Best Fiction Books of 2019 So Far For the characters in many of the best novels and short-story collections of the year so far, the search to understand oneself is fraught. Teenagers facing the turbulence of first love wrestle with their places in the world as they mature into adults...
11:00, 05/23/2019

What Do Toni Morrison’s Books Mean to You? Her powerful language, memorable characters, moving dialogue and vivid descriptions have resonated with generations of readers. Share your memories with us....
12:16, 08/06/2019

Here Are the 11 New Books You Should Read in August Both intrinsically timeless and timely, memory shapes who we are and how we think of the world around us. But what happens when catastrophe strikes and remembering becomes difficult? How do we reckon with forgetting, which can come as a welcome relie...
14:48, 07/31/2019

How to Decorate a Bookshelf with More than Just Books Sure, bookshelves are for books. There is no denying that. My preferred look for a bookshelf in an office is the simplest design: all books from left to right, top to bottom. But bookshelves in living spaces can serve as both a functional space and a...
10:48, 05/24/2019

The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 So Far Many of the best nonfiction books of the year so far ask readers to make change. In Charged, Emily Bazelon presses us to stop giving prosecutors so much power in the courtroom. In The Uninhabitable Earth, David Wallace-Wells warns of the grim future ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

6 new books to read in June Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five (or six) of the books we’re most excited about....
04:32, 06/03/2019

The Shortlist: The Future of A.I., According to Three New Books “The Creativity Code,” “Deep Medicine” and “Talk to Me” together reveal the wide range of influence technology does, should and will have on the human condition....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Top 10 true crime books The Guardian’s former crime correspondent recommends the best writing by and about criminals and cops, villains and victimsIn recent years “true crime”, in the form of television documentaries and podcasts, has become very fashionable. But there has ...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Top 10 queer rural books Sexual freedom is most often associated with the city, but a small but growing canon including EM Forster and Sarah Waters tells a different storyIf the countryside appears at all in LGBT+ stories, it is usually only as somewhere to escape from. For ...
08:16, 07/17/2019

The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US iBook charts for week ending May 5, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List – Paid Books 1. The 18th Abduction by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro – 9780316528443 – (Little, Brown and Compa...
14:32, 05/07/2019

32 Books You Need to Read This Summer Summer reading might be synonymous with relaxing on a beach somewhere, but that doesn’t mean the most anticipated books of the season are limited to certain genres. Alongside the best of this summer’s page-turning thrillers and uplifting ...
11:48, 05/29/2019

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the month, April trading volume was up 536 percent whe...
23:32, 05/01/2019

11 Buys To Inspire You To Get Your Books Off The Floor Books are an ongoing storage struggle for readers. They’re a collection that can grow indefinitely, requiring ongoing solutions and strategies to keep them organized. While the ideal solution may “win the lottery and get a giant house with a giant pe...
16:48, 08/19/2019

There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July This list is HUGE. It’s a literary MONSTER. And it is filled with space adventures, supernatural encounters, fantasy quests, dystopian near-futures, folklore beasties, robots, dragons, aliens, time travelers, and so much more. Fair warning: After you...
03:32, 07/02/2019

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
09:32, 08/17/2019

You Should Own Your Favorite Books in Hard Copy Microsoft is deleting books off of its customers’s devices. It’s a harsh reminder that most ebooks can be remotely wiped by the seller, so you’re forever at their mercy. That’s just one reason you should own your favorite books as hard paper copies....
08:16, 07/11/2019

Pride and prejudice: the best books to help with coming out An exquisite kiss from Virginia Woolf, hot skin from Carol Ann Duffy … Charlotte Mendelson picks books to inspire LGBTQ readersEveryone needs books, particularly the newly gay. Books make us feel less alone, and there is nothing more strengthening th...
00:16, 07/05/2019

The best sci-fi books put humanity at the heart of their writing Science fiction books like ZED and This Is How You Lose the Time War use exhilarating writing to create worlds that seem eerily similar to ours, says Helen Marshall in her monthly sci-fi column...
12:32, 07/08/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
06:00, 05/17/2019

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including “The Catcher in the Rye,” will be...
08:50, 08/12/2019

Four Design Books to Spruce Up Your Home Read these standouts from the season’s crop of volumes about greenery and flora. For example, covering your shelves with golden pothos plants can give a woodsy feel indoors....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Here Are the 6 New Fiction Books You Should Read in July A young mother faces her worst fears when an intruder breaks into her home. A Florida teen struggles under the unjust weight of Jim Crow. And a group of women band together to reclaim authority over their bodies. This month’s best new novels pr...
10:16, 06/28/2019

Should books include credits like films? Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Jia Tolentino Wants You to Read Children’s Books “A really good middle-grade novel,” says the New Yorker essayist, whose debut collection is “Trick Mirror,” “will supersede a lot of contemporary fiction in terms of economy, lucidity and grace.”...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Picture Books to Perk Up Any Kid’s Summer The story behind sea glass, a walrus who helps you learn to swim, a cat and a dog on the run, and more in books from Cori Doerrfeld, Calef Brown and others....
13:48, 08/01/2019

Ahead of the pack: the best books about running A hidden tribe in Mexico, an Olympic hero and the fells’ unsung heroes … Ben Wilkinson picks books that explore our love of runningRunning is in rude health. Two million adults in England alone lace up their running shoes each week. The parkrun initi...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Books of The Times: Impeachment, the First Time Around Andrew Johnson ascended to the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” recounts the efforts to remove him from office....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Top 10 books about cults | Claire McGlasson From fiction by Margaret Atwood to Haruki Murakami’s reportage, novelist Claire McGlasson picks favourite accounts of these ambitious, dangerous sectsThe word “cult” is used only by outsiders. There is nothing extreme or ridiculous about the Truth if...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, a...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Why are there so many new books about time-travelling lesbians? At a time when historical amnesia is making itself widely felt, these stories show how readily the past can be rewrittenTime-travel stories sit at a nexus of the literal and figurative. All of us are travelling through time – at the ambling pace of a...
06:16, 08/09/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Summer reading guide: 20 hot new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise).        ...
17:16, 05/30/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Hitting the Books: When better living through technology isn't enough Welcome to Engadget's newest series, Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on sci...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are ...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Catch a Buzz With Two New Books About Bugs In “The Mosquito,” Timothy Winegard examines the history of man’s “deadliest predator.” In “Buzz, Sting, Bite,” Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson looks at how insects have shaped human civilization....
14:00, 08/15/2019

UN celebrates books as ‘bridges across cultures’ The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has long celebrated the power of International Book and Copyright Day, marked on 23 April, but this year, special attention is being paid to the protection of indigenous languages, many ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

What is happening in Kashmir? The best books to help understand With Kashmir under lockdown, Preti Taneja chooses books that explore the history of the most militarised region in the worldSeventy years after partition, the annexation of Kashmir by India is the endgame of Devraj, the Hindu nationalist businessman ...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Home designs that dazzle are on display in three new books Add these three new design books to your pile of beach reads for some decoration inspiration. “Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century” Your inner voyeur will love this hefty volume, which showcases lavish, edgy and otherwise notable...
14:48, 06/27/2019

Great New Picture Books That Teach, Without Preaching Sometimes kids need stories about the stuff they know already: how — and why — to hold hands. How — and why — to read books. How to be a good friend....
03:00, 06/21/2019

This 13-Year-Old From Uttar Pradesh Has Written Over 100 Books A 12-year-old child prodigy from Uttar Pradesh has written 135 books on subjects like religion and biographies of well known personalities including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
08:16, 07/09/2019

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
11:16, 05/04/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: name confirmed and order books open News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Summer reading: 10 books being adapted for film, TV "Little Fires Everywhere," "Nine Perfect Strangers," "Chemical Hearts" and other novels are being adapted for film and television following the success of "Big Little Lies."...
05:00, 07/05/2019

Read and Return Books to the Airport Bookstore You’re waiting for your flight to board. Maybe you’re on a layover or your flight has been delayed or you’re just trying to kill some time, so you wander into one of those airport bookstores that look and feel the same no matter what city you’re in. ...
01:32, 07/18/2019

CBI Books Rolls Royce For Alleged Corruption London-based Rolls Royce has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI for alleged corruption by engaging an agent on commission basis to wing contracts from public sector undertakings......
15:16, 07/30/2019

From Schizophrenia to Megalomania, Three New Books on Mental Illness A short list of books includes a personal memoir about a family’s struggle with schizophrenia, a history of psychiatry and an exploration of how tyrants think....
15:32, 06/28/2019

Five Actually-Useful Books To Gift to Your Favorite College Grad Stop! Put down that copy of Oh, the Places You’ll Go. Your son/daughter/nephew/cousin probably already has three versions, and you can do better. Here are five books that’ll help any new graduate enter the real world like a confident grown-up....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Richard Powers: ‘I’ve read more than 120 books about trees’ The Pulitzer-winning author of eco-novel The Overstory on Extinction Rebellion, his many alter egos and the brilliance of Robert MacfarlaneThere was something fitting about hearing the news that Richard Powers’s The Overstory had been awarded the Pul...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Hitting the Books: Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around Welcome, dear readers, to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technol...
14:00, 05/11/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book on the the science of psychedelics, and "Vaccinat...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being ...
01:48, 06/15/2019

11 books New Yorkers are reading this summer and where to find them MCNALLY JACKSON After making a splash in the UK, 28-year-old Irish writer Sally Rooney is now a sensation in New York. Her two novels, “Conversations with Friends” and “Normal People” (Hogarth) both explore modern, coming-of-age love affairs, and wer...
11:32, 08/17/2019

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
15:48, 08/09/2019

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought-provoking books on science and technology we can find...
10:48, 05/25/2019

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “D...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Celebrate the moon with the best films, books and festivals The 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing is coming. In honour of that, here is the cream of the cultural highlights celebrating all things lunar...
05:00, 05/26/2019

You can now get 100,000s of books for FREE — thanks, confusing copyright law Book lovers, rejoice — hundreds of thousands of works are now online for free! Free! FREE! How? The exciting, rock and roll world of the public domain and US copyright law. Oh dear Oh yes. Basically, before the 1976 US Copyright Act, American works o...
08:48, 08/07/2019

Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It? Anne Harrington’s “Mind Fixers” traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowledge....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Delicious New Books for Food-Focused Travelers These cookbooks and culinary guides—to Paris, Tokyo, Rome, southern Italy and the unsung Black Sea region—reveal the quirks and character of each place, dish by dish....
09:32, 08/14/2019

How to store and sync PDFs with Apple Books Find out how to store, organize, and sync PDFs across multiple iOS and macOS devices in Apple Books for easy access to frequently used documents and books....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Ars To-Be-Read: Our most anticipated books for the second half of 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Authors, publishers, and book nerds converge on New York City at the end of May each year for Book Expo America, and this year Ars was there to scope out some stories. The convention showcases books of all kind...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt L...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil:...
22:48, 06/02/2019

Order Books From Around the World With InterLibrary Loan At Lifehacker, it’s no secret that we’re pretty big fans of public libraries. Not only do they give you access to all varieties of media for free (or close to it) but living near one can actually make you happier. And get ready, because it gets bette...
07:32, 08/13/2019

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic skills for many entry-level jobs. Read more......
15:48, 06/21/2019

My 1-year-old daughter is obsessed with these books — they keep her entertained longer than any toy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
14:32, 06/13/2019

'Rivet' Turns Your Kid's Favorite YouTube Videos Into Books Android/iOS: My six-year-old has started reading YouTube videos, and I’m cool with it. She’s using a free children’s reading app called Rivet, which was just released. Rivet has a digital library of more than 2,000 books, ranging from a mythical tale...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to people? Or, after the high-water mark of her Booker-w...
07:16, 07/13/2019

19 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read Getty Images / Matthew Peyton Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, loves to read. When he began his investing career, he would read 600 to 1,000 pages a day. According to Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder letters and over two decades of interv...
20:48, 05/19/2019

J.K. Rowling is releasing four new Harry Potter books online Welcome to another year at Hogwarts! “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling announced Thursday that she’s releasing four brand new stories in the magical series These new eBook editions to the mythical tome will be available for $2.99 a...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
10:16, 06/08/2019

Children’s Books: Y.A. Novels That Let Teenage Boys Be Vulnerable The characters in these novels grew up with strict rules about masculine strength and dominance. But extreme situations force them to let go of all that....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Story time: the five children’s books every adult should read Children’s books explore hope, fear, failure and love. Katherine Rundell on how the best of them can ignite the imagination of all readers, whatever their ageI have been writing children’s fiction for more than 10 years now, and still I would hesitat...
05:16, 07/26/2019

JK Rowling to publish four short books on the history of magic Pottermore Publishing due to release non-fiction ebooks, modelled on the curriculum followed by Harry PotterHarry Potter fans are due to be given new insight into the “rich history” of JK Rowling’s wizarding world in a new series of four short books ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
17:16, 08/10/2019

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
09:32, 05/20/2019

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
15:48, 06/11/2019

The Best Apps for Reading Books, Audiobooks, and Comics in 2019 It’s never been easier to read, thanks to our phones—we’re all carrying entire bookstores around in our pockets. In the video above, I share our favorite apps for reading books, listening to audiobooks, and purchasing comics....
11:48, 06/25/2019

Ocean Vuong and the new Great American Novel - books podcast This week, the Vietnamese-born poet Ocean Vuong joins Sian to discuss his prose debut, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Taking the form of a letter written by a Vietnamese migrant to the US to his mother who can’t read English, Vuong’s novel has alre...
04:48, 07/23/2019

Photos: 16 books about AI, robotics, automation, and how they're affecting the job market With the rise of AI and robotics, more automation in the workplace is inevitable. These books offer insights and suggestions for how to prepare for the next technological revolution....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Calculate How Many Books You Could Read If You Quit Social Media A new calculator from Omnicalculator shows you how many books you could read in one year, if you checked them instead of checking social media. Enter how often you check social media (or any time-wasting sites that you’re willing to give up), and how...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The billionaire philanthropist wants readers to learn ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Women's World Cup: US re-write the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
18:16, 06/11/2019

DC Is Working On a Huge Number of New Young Adult and Kid Books DC recently announced that they were consolidating all of their imprints, cancelling a wide variety of separate lines, including the DC Ink and DC Zoom lines aimed at younger readers. In the aftermath of that news, it would be easy to worry about the...
19:16, 06/22/2019

7 new out-of-this-world moon books to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary You can't go to the moon in person, but a good book can transport you there on the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

CHEAP: Bathe in books with 31% off the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Books are great. Sorry, but that’s indisputable. There’s little as brilliant and magical as losing yourself in a novel. So, when the new, waterproof Kindle paperw...
06:16, 05/12/2019

From evil twins to deepfake videos: the best books about doppelgangers The rise of deepfakes has stoked the old fear that our lives can be hijacked by demonic doubles. Laurence Scott shares his favourite books on convincing impostersThe rise of deepfake technology provokes a modern version of a deep-seated fear that our...
00:32, 07/15/2019

Women's World Cup: US rewrite the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
02:16, 06/12/2019

15 books you'll love if you couldn't get enough of the 'Harry Potter' series Joe Raedle/Getty Images The "Harry Potter" books are some of the most beloved in the world, so it can be hard to figure out what to read afterwards. Harry Potter fans might appreciate books that are tangentially related, such as "The Alchemyst" abou...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Classic Fiats: taking a look through the history books at FCA's Heritage Hub Features 25 May, 2019 We take a look at some stunning classic Fiats and other Italian treasures as we delve deep inside FCA's new Heritage Hub...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Praise be: books about Trump benefit from cycle of sycophancy Donald Trump Jr is writing a book and if it’s obsequious enough can expect a sales bump from a glowing tweet by his father The Donald Trump Book Club is about to gain its newest and perhaps most inevitable member.The US president’s eldest son, Don Jr...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. Wary of the typewriter th...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
09:00, 06/15/2019

The books of Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Marianne Williamson, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is also an experienced author. Williamson has written 13 books.        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious planet....
10:16, 07/05/2019

Amazon's Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books Amazon been expanding the number of languages and alphabets the Kindle supports over the years. This time, the company has given the Kindle apps and e-readers the capability to support books in Traditional Chinese. In fact, Amazon has launched a port...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Tracy Anderson on the makeup, books — and yes, even wine — she swears by Swimsuit season is nigh, but never fear: Tracy Anderson is here to make you sweat. The celebrity fitness pioneer and creator of the “Tracy Anderson Method” — whose devotees include Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, Victoria Beckham, as well as acolyte...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from restricting oil shipments into the province....
16:32, 05/24/2019

6 books highlighted in German literary translation shortlist The shortlist for Germany's top prize for contemporary literature in translation, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, has been revealed. The list includes giants of world literature as well as fresh new voices....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Where to Start If You Haven’t Read Enough of Toni Morrison’s Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison died Monday night at 88. Powerfully interrogating some of the most pressing issues in American society, Morrison’s books cover themes including the psychological impacts of slavery and the destructive...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
22:48, 07/27/2019

The Warm-Up: Arsenal cook the books* to sign a Chelsea fan "*They definitely didn’t cook the books. Plus, #ImOldEnoughToRememberWhen the transfer window wasn’t a thing, what Gareth Bale has been up to (not much), a shocker of a tweet from Tottenham and some commitment to naked-ish-ness."...
03:16, 08/02/2019

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989,...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Smart TVs With smart TVs available at lower-than-ever prices, you might be wondering if it's worth investing in one. We try to break the jargon for you and help you decide....
07:48, 07/24/2019

Chinese Auditors Are on the Hook After Clients Are Caught Cooking the Books An accounting scandal has disrupted dozens of initial public offerings and other fundraising plans in China, intensifying investor concerns about the amount of trust they can place in audited financial results in the country....
09:16, 08/02/2019

Saturday's Best Deals: Clif Bars, HyperX RAM, Kindle Books, and More A Greenworks tool sale, smart home sale, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Libratone Speakers, and a juicer lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
08:00, 07/06/2019

Five best-selling books to gift dad this Father's Day based on his tastes Looking for just the right book to gift dad this Father's Day? We chose some standouts from our best-selling books list.        ...
04:48, 06/08/2019

CBI Books Former Samajwadi Party Leader Ateeq Ahmad For Extortion The CBI has booked former lawmaker Ateeq Ahmad and others for allegedly planning the abduction of a Lucknow-based businessman to extort money from him and take over his business, officials said today....
05:16, 06/13/2019

Best books of the year so far: USA TODAY's best-reviewed titles of 2019 There's no shortage of good books to read, no matter your taste. Literary fiction, YA, rom-coms -- we've got it all in our roundup of the best of 2019.        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Ariel Winter Books Law & Order: SVU Season 21 Guest Role Ariel Winter has a new TV family, the Special Victims Unit. The Modern Family star will pop up in an early episode of the history-making Law & Order: SVU season 21. Winter teased a......
02:48, 07/31/2019

Thriller roundup: 20 summer books sure to send chills down your spine “Thirteen” (Flatiron) by Steve Cavanagh, out Aug. 13 “I did a lot of research into serial killers, which was fun,” Cavanagh told Publishers Weekly of his fourth Eddie Flynn novel. “My Internet search history would get me arrested in any jurisdiction....
13:16, 06/29/2019

ACLU: Georgia sheriff revises policy on ban of jail books SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a Georgia sheriff’s office has revised a policy that had prohibited inmates from receiving outside books and magazines by mail or from visitors. In April, the ACLU accused the Chatham...
13:00, 06/07/2019

From Ted Hughes to HG Wells: Jeanette Winterson picks the best books about the moon Fifty years since Apollo 11 landed, the novelist shares her favourite books and poems about Earth’s mysterious satelliteThere she is, 239,000 miles from Earth. A lover’s moon, a poet’s moon, a painted moon, made of green cheese, home to the Man in th...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship that made that encounter possible....
04:48, 05/14/2019

‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle waste or tell tales of inspirational environmental ac...
03:00, 08/11/2019

Feds to finally examine 2016 NC poll books for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after voter check-in software failed on Election Day in a North Carolina county, federal authorities will conduct a forensic analysis of electronic poll books for evidence of tampering by Russian military hack...
12:16, 06/06/2019

For better or worse, George R.R. Martin says the end of Game Of Thrones isn't influencing his books Presumably because he’s a big fan of search engine optimization, George R.R. Martin spent a lot of time back in May talking about how his A Song Of Ice And Fire books versus the then-upcoming end of HBO’s Game Of Thrones adaptation. First there was a...
17:33, 08/18/2019

Kentucky Softball Run Rules Ole Miss, Books Ticket into SEC Semifinals Photo Courtesy of UK Athletics COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Behind a team-leading 20th home run of the season off the bat of Abbey Cheek and a complete-game shutout in the circle from junior Autumn Humes, the #4 seeded Kentucky Wildcats run-ruled #5 Ole ...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Battling Zverev books Geneva Open final with Jarry Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Books of The Times: In Wendell Berry’s Essays, a Little Earnestness Goes a Long Way In “What I Stand On,” a two-volume boxed set, the Kentucky-based farmer, conservationist, pacifist and moral critic offers his fiery dissent about nearly every aspect of modern life....
10:32, 05/20/2019

Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale Now that Game of Thrones’ series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He’s mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two ent...
10:32, 05/21/2019

George R.R. Martin on if the Game Of Thrones books end differently than the show: "Well ... yes. And no. And yes." Now that the dust has cleared on HBO’s Game Of Thrones series finale, fans unhappy with the ending have very little to look forward to other than bigger, better season 8 remake petitions and the continued hope that author George R.R. Martin will fini...
11:00, 05/21/2019

How we can learn to stop worrying and love language – books podcast On this week’s podcast, we’re exploring the ways language and punctuation are evolving. Guardian journalist David Shariatmadari comes in to talk about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s much discussed language rules for his staff, and why he banned words such as “ver...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Sunday's Best Deals: Kingdom Hearts, Mother's Day Books, iPads, and More Kindle downloads for Mother’s Day, handy 1' extension cords, and a TriggerPoint foam roller lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
09:16, 05/12/2019

Bucharest Open Books Night aims to get Romanians reading Romanians are among the least avid readers in the European Union, but an Open Books Night to promote reading now in its seventh year has proved a big hit....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Books about ‘kick-ass’ women might be a pain in one – but we need to hear these wondrous stories Just like men, women want the freedom to be utterly mediocre and then heralded for years to come. But until we have equality, we need as many books on great forgotten women as possibleThe ever-insightful late Toni Morrison once famously said: “If the...
09:48, 08/07/2019

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Summer reading guide: 20 of the season's hottest new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise).        ...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Amazon is selling two new books supposedly authored by ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Everyone in the world of cryptocurrency knows the name Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin and author of its eponymous white paper. If you believe everything you see on the internet, it might seem as if Nakamoto is not yet done with...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Mother's Day gift idea: save up to 45% at Mixbook on photo books and more Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you're still looking for the perfect gift for mom, then you've come to the right place. Mixbook, an online photo design tool, is currently offering up to 45% off their site until May 8. Yo...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Helter Skelter and More Iconic True Crime Books to Read Before You Die We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. We......
05:16, 07/27/2019

The life of Alexander von Humboldt, plus foraging for food – books podcast On this week’s show, we’re talking about two books that encourage us to look anew at nature. Claire sits down in Cartegena with Andrea Wulf, who won the Royal Society prize in 2016 for The Invention of Nature, her biography of Alexander von Humboldt....
10:16, 05/21/2019

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before 1964 are in the public domain because the authors didn’t extend the copyright. And their aversion to ...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Staffsource: Ars staffers share their favorite books to get lost in this summer Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the things you've been meaning to do—like get your to-be-read (TBR) pile down to a manageable size (if that's even possible). As the longer days with better weather...
07:48, 05/23/2019

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this year...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Hitting the Books: Gravity's mystery may prove our multiverse exists Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
09:00, 07/13/2019

How the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Compares to the Terrifying Books Warning: This post contains spoilers for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. If you grew up in the ’80s or ’90s, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, even if you haven’t read it. The th...
05:48, 08/09/2019

Game Of Thrones: George RR Martin hints at ending for books Game Of Thrones creator George RR Martin has given hints about the ending of his books after seeing the hit series come to an end - and also said he suspects we have "not seen the last of Westeros" on TV....
05:16, 05/21/2019

US prisons are taking programming books off the shelves over ‘security concerns’ Last week, the Oregon Department of Corrections (DoC) has banned prisoners from reading dozens of books related to technology and programming, citing security concerns. According to records obtained by Salem Reporter, the banned titles — “Windows 10 ...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Lord & Taylor may be put on the block soon NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, one of the country’s oldest department stores, may be put up for sale. Hudson’s Bay, which owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, said Monday that it hired a financial adviser to review Lord & Taylor̵...
09:48, 05/06/2019

She said, he said: What’s next with Taylor Swift’s catalog? Taylor Swift’s feuds captivate the public almost as much as her music, and her emotional salvo against one of music’s top managers got the industry riled up and had the likes of Justin Bieber, Halsey and Demi Lovato choosing sides...
12:16, 07/02/2019

Does Taylor Swift Know Who the Enemy Is? To say Taylor Swift is only just now being “political” is about as silly as saying she’s “only” been writing pop songs in the last few years. Swift may be more explicit with her politics (“politics”) now, but every public-facing choice she’s made in ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

This AI is so goddamn smart, it can name other AIs AI models are wonderful and weird. Some of them can create videos from just one image, and some can stop your cat from getting inside a house with prey in its mouth. But we have to admit, these models don’t have sassy names. So, research scientist Ja...
04:48, 07/02/2019

Books of The Times: With Sensuality and Coolness, a Debut Novel Considers the (Partial) Truths We Tell About Ourselves The narrator of Aysegul Savas’s “Walking on the Ceiling” writes from present-day Istanbul, remembering time she spent adrift in Paris and London after the death of her mother....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Oh No, George R.R. Martin Feels Less Pressure to Finish His Books Now That Game of Thrones Is Over With Game of Thrones now over, fans of the world George R.R. Martin created can turn their attention to the yet-to-be-published final two books in the series. Not that fans haven’t been doing that for a while now, of course...but it should come as no...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Cressida Cowell: ‘Books are better than films at teaching children creativity and intelligence' The new children’s laureate and How to Train Your Dragon author talks about how to get kids reading and why we need the space to make mistakesThere is a primary school across the road from Cressida Cowell’s west London home, so the author of the How ...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
06:16, 07/02/2019

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark could scare kids as much as the books scared their parents A plump, severed toe floats to the surface of a meat stew, ready to be unwittingly gobbled. A decapitated head rolls down a chimney, then springs to maniacal, vaudevillian life, shouting and singing. A spider bite on a cheek keeps growing and growing...
01:16, 08/09/2019

Ashleigh Barty books French Open final place with win over Anisimova Australian sets up final against Markéta VondroušováRollercoaster of a match ends with three-set winAustralian Ashleigh Barty weathered the fierce challenge of Amanda Anisimova to end the 17-year-old’s barnstorming run at the French Open and reach th...
06:16, 06/07/2019

The Haunting of Bly Manor Books Hill House Star Victoria Pedretti The Haunting of Hill House is over, now it's time for The Haunting of Bly Manor. Netflix announced the details of the next chapter in the new anthology series, including the return of......
19:48, 06/28/2019

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria's ruling Baath party....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Wayson Choy, 80, Whose Books Are Windows on Chinese-Canadian Life, Dies In books like “The Jade Peony,” he was one of the first writers to explore an Asian immigrant experience, discovering his own hidden past along the way....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Summer Is Fading, But There Are Tons of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming to Brighten Up August This month’s crop of brand-new sci-fi and fantasy horror books include space battles with hostile aliens, multiple mages, a pet crow who’s got a front-row seat to the zombie apocalypse, ghosts, dragons, salty heroes, and even a few tales of tech gone...
10:48, 08/02/2019

Sunday's Best Deals: Bike Tools, Menswear, USB-C Chargers, Kindle Books, and More A big Kindle ebook sale, a bunch of menswear deals on Amazon, and travel-friendly bike repair tools lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
07:48, 06/23/2019

Hitting the Books: Your personal data makes the digital world go round Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
10:48, 05/18/2019

Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal on Scary Stories and banned books It’s impossible to think back on Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark books without conjuring up the ghastly images of Stephen Gammell’s illustrations in your mind. The eerie drawings have been freaking out children for years, so it was...
19:48, 08/09/2019

Would American Psycho be published today? How shocking books have changed with their readers Do disturbing novels reflect an extreme reality or are they just titillation? Hanya Yanagihara, Leïla Slimani and others on why they set out to shock usBret Easton Ellis received 13 death threats before American Psycho was even published. He had to s...
06:00, 05/02/2019

James Ellroy on his nervous breakdown, TV adaptations and plans for future books The demon dog behind LA Confidential, American Tabloid, The Black Dahlia and new thriller This Storm joined us to answer readers’ questions 4.07pm BST Hey peepers and prowlers! The one and only James Ellroy was our Reading group author for May and jo...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Top 25 spiritual and inspirational nonfiction books from USA TODAY's best-seller list What spiritual and inspirational nonfiction titles have sold the most on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list? Is your favorite among them?        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Read Rare Classic Children's Books for Free Through the Library of Congress It’s the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week and the Library of Congress is celebrating by offering a free online collection of rare children’s books that first published more than a hundred years ago....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Josh Taylor – The Motorcyle Diaries 'The fighting instinct takes over when people try to intimidate me. There seems to be a switch in there.' Josh Taylor tells John Dennen how his 'wee man's syndrome' has fuelled his rise to world title level The post Josh Taylor – The Motorcyle ...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Why AOC is the Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party We should have seen this coming: After less than a year in office, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has become the most tediously predictable person in politics. Ocasio-Cortez, the would-be Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party, habitually dismis...
16:16, 07/13/2019

See Taylor Swift's Met Gala Looks That Never Go Out of Style What can we say? She's gorgeous! Ever since making her debut at the Met Gala in 2008, Taylor Swift has consistently impressed Swifties and fashion lovers alike with her thoughtful and......
06:00, 05/02/2019

Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun: What, exactly, is going on? Taylor Swift claims she never had the opportunity to purchase her master recordings from former record label Big Machine Records, which was just sold to Scooter Braun....
23:00, 07/02/2019

Clarke Who? How The 100's Eliza Taylor Took On a Whole New Character Clarke Griffin is dead. Of course The 100's defacto leader is not really dead (we hope and pray), but for now, her body's being occupied by a young woman named Josephine, one of......
13:32, 05/28/2019

How Katie Taylor boxed clever She's read it countless times but as Irish boxer Katie Taylor recites Psalm 18 her voice audibly drops an octave and her body language noticeably relaxes....
04:16, 08/07/2019

Miley, Taylor and Stranger Things Katie, Stevie and Bethany get nostalgic for the 1980s thanks to the third season of Stranger Things and vintage mullets in the new series of Queer Eye....
04:48, 07/05/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO on homebuilding at end of 2018: "It was that bad." The CEO of Arizona-based Taylor Morrison said, "In December, if you were to talk to anybody, there was, potentially, a house was never going to be sold in the U.S. again. It was that bad."...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor Was Hit With an $80,000 Tax Lien Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor allegedly owed a substantial amount in back taxes earlier this year, ahead of his wedding to Brittany Cartwright. According to public records obtained by......
10:16, 05/16/2019

The Judean Club Despite its ramshackle state, the Judean Club was a nursery for Jewish East End fistic talent The post The Judean Club appeared first on Boxing News....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Smart Watch Mi Band 2 Mi Band 2 Product Description The new version of Mi Band 2 has an OLED-display and a touch panel, which will make more information available to you. You can find out the detailed information about the covered distance, time, heart rate, body tempera...
09:16, 04/28/2019

The smart money is hedging against the US Wall Street is giddy about the possibility that the Federal Reserve could lower interest rates as soon as July. The S&P 500 traded at an all-time trading high Thursday. But some experts think it's time investors look outside the United States....
10:16, 06/21/2019

Ask Engadget: Which smart doorbell should I buy? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
14:48, 05/04/2019

10 best Smart TV apps for your Samsung TV Your new Samsung TV may look great in your living room, but it's the Samsung TV apps and services you can find on its smart TV platform that are going to define what you're watching and how you go about it.Samsung Smart TVs have had a subst...
04:32, 07/09/2019

Here's One of the Best Smart Scale Deals We've Ever Seen If you want to keep track of your new year’s weight loss resolutions, the new model of Anker’s ultra-popular Bluetooth smart scale is on sale today for just $25 right now, one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on a smart scale.Read more......
18:32, 05/03/2019

20 smart ways to use your tax refund Don't treat your tax refund as a windfall to spend on treats. Instead, use it to improve your financial security.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Review Some people may have reservations about picking an Android tablet over anything else, especially given how fewer and fewer companies are releasing new models. When you have competing iPads, Windows 10 slates, and even Chromebooks, it really makes you...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Review Can the Infinix Smart 3 Plus rise above the competition with its appealing design, triple rear cameras, and affordable price of just Rs. 6,999? We find out in our review....
08:00, 05/27/2019

What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now? It’s 6 A.M., and the alarm clock is buzzing earlier than usual. It’s not a malfunction: the smart clock scanned your schedule and adjusted because you’ve got that big presentation first thing in the morning. Your shower automaticall...
04:16, 07/25/2019

Upgrade to Smart LED Bulbs For Just $8 Each Cree is, rather quietly, one of the biggest LED manufacturers in the world, and now they’ll sell you smart light bulbs for just $8 a pop, down from the usual $12.Read more......
18:16, 08/01/2019

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn't over just yet....
01:16, 06/14/2019

What is a smart city and how does one plan for it? Cities around the globe are expected to continue to attract an ever increasing portion of the world’s population. By 2050, more than two thirds of us will live in urban areas according to a 2018 research from the United Nations. By 2030, the w...
07:16, 07/09/2019

How much does your smart speaker cost to run? We're leaving more and more devices plugged in 24/7, all silently consuming power while they wait to do our bidding. But how much power are they using?...
23:00, 08/12/2019

What is a smart water bottle? The health, fitness and wellness industries are booming – and it shows in tech too. There are lots of new fitness trackers, apps and other devices available to buy that are designed to help you take better care of your physical and mental well...
02:32, 05/11/2019

New Philips Hue smart bulbs don't need a hub The Philips Hue light bulb lineup is often recognized as the best smart lighting you can buy for your house. But if you're new to the smart home game, there's one catch: you need a hub to set up and control everything, which means an extra ...
08:00, 06/27/2019

The best smart speakers 2019: which one should you buy? There was a time when many of us weren't sure whether the smart home would really take off, but smart speakers came along and everything changed. In fact, smart speakers dominate the smart home market. According to the latest stats, sm...
08:48, 07/02/2019

How Many of Your Smart Gadgets Can Actually Get a Virus? You might have noticed the brouhaha over the since-deleted Samsung tweet advising users to run antivirus scans on their smart TVs—but is such a malware attack possible? Just how many of your smart home gadgets are vulnerable to viruses in the same wa...
09:32, 06/26/2019

The Very Best Smart Home Gadgets The first smart home gadgets from a few years ago weren’t actually very smart, but times have changed, and there’s now plenty of good reasons to upgrade your vacuum cleaner, microwave, and even your sound system, with a bit of AI-enhanced smarts.Read...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Get a massive saving on photo books and canvas prints in this Snapfish mega sale Whether it's for an upcoming birthday, a way to add some nostalgia to your home or to remind someone of a special day or vacation, investing in a photo book or even some wall art can be an excellent sentimental investment. And luckily, offering...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Bellbirds, books and baroque architecture: visiting New Zealand’s oldest city Dunedin The South Island destination has gothic buildings and golden beaches, with plenty of wildlife, delicious food and live music It’s midwinter in the South Island city of Dunedin but the sun is high and the thermostat has just pushed past 10C. Settled b...
15:48, 07/05/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Which Books Would Make For Good Vi Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Which Books Would Make For Good Video Game Adaptations • Sixty Days Of Writing Challenge - Season 2! • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 “1980 Atari Games” [TV Commercial, NA]...
11:16, 05/21/2019

‘Police officers demanded to see my books’: Elif Shafak on Turkey's war on free-speech The author once put on trial for ‘insulting Turkishness’ explains why writers, academics and especially women, face escalating hostility in Erdoğan’s TurkeyOne day two months ago I woke up to thousands of abusive messages on Turkish social media, man...
01:32, 07/15/2019

My friend, the fake German heiress: a true crime special – books podcast For years, Anna Sorokin passed herself off as “Anna Delvey”, an extravagant socialite who bankrolled her lavish lifestyle with tens of thousands of dollars swindled from banks, hotels and friends who believed she was a wealthy German heiress. One of ...
13:03, 08/13/2019

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identity, class and history. Whitehead, who appears on TI...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Under the radar, underrated, or simply missed: 7 books from 2019’s first half that deserve more attention As we approach the longest day of the year later this week, one could certainly take advantage of the extra daylight and warm weather and spend some time outside. Drink a drink on a porch, take a boat out on a body of water, or even just go for a wal...
04:32, 06/18/2019

How Long Do You Think Shitting Takes? This Girl Just Brought 3 Books And A Tablet With Her Into The Bathroom To Poop There are many things in life that at first seem strange and puzzling yet ultimately have a logical explanation, but here’s an utterly perplexing story that, no matter how you look at it, just doesn’t make any goddamn sense: This girl just brought th...
10:16, 07/24/2019

Lando Norris, F1's brightest young star, sees himself going down in the history books Lando Norris is not expecting to take first place in this weekend's British Grand Prix, but he certainly has his sights set on winning the race in the future....
04:32, 07/12/2019

Polish priest apologizes for burning of ‘Harry Potter’ books The priest has apologized, saying the ritual was not intended to condemn specific authors, religions or social groups.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reviews – two books, four highly developed egos Two years of sublime music and 48 years of rancour in a folk rock saga recounted in biographies by Peter Doggett and David BrowneOn the day in early 1969 when David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash had their photograph taken for the cover of th...
01:48, 07/25/2019

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they ha...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Taylor, Muncy help Dodgers stage another late win over Rox DENVER (AP) — Chris Taylor drove in the go-ahead run with a bloop single as part of a four-run ninth, Max Muncy hit two of Los Angeles’ six homers and the Dodgers won their 12th straight over Colorado by beating the Rockies 12-8 on Thursday nig...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Liam Taylor: ‘After boxing, I’m definitely going full vegan’ He does yoga, triathlon, is going on a detox camp. And Liam Taylor expects to challenge for the British title. He speaks to Terry Dooley The post Liam Taylor: ‘After boxing, I’m definitely going full vegan’ appeared first on Boxing News....
13:48, 06/28/2019

Bengals' Zac Taylor is young, but confident to do things his way Change has come to Cincinnati in the form of the 35-year-old Taylor, who is already impressing with his vision, intelligence and attention to detail....
08:00, 05/25/2019

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the singer was given the opportunity to buy her master...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Lyrics Decoded Taylor Swift's new song, "You Need to Calm Down," is finally here! After teasing the single during an Instagram Live yesterday, the 29-year-old singer released the tune on......
19:48, 06/14/2019

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the homebuilding industry....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Taylor Swift's Most Rebellious Act Involves Ex Joe Jonas--But It's Not What You Think Forever and always we'll love this story. During her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, Taylor Swift gamely played a round of "Burning Questions" with host Ellen......
08:16, 05/15/2019

Taylor Hall may need convincing to re-sign with Devils The Devils own the top pick in the upcoming NHL draft, but it appears they now have another task besides choosing between Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. Convincing their best player to stay. Star forward Taylor Hall is not currently interested in signi...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Taylor downs Argentina as England qualify for last 16 England's Jodie Taylor scored the only goal as they broke the deadlock against Argentina just past the hour to secure a 1-0 win and reach the last 16 at the women's World Cup on Friday....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift merch selling for more than $50 has a typo An apostrophe is one of the most maligned and misused punctuation marks, even though its uses are fairly simple: 1) to show possession and 2) to replace missing letters, as in contractions like “they’ll” and “can’t.” It appears to be the latter usage...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Everything We Know About Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright's Upcoming Wedding It's the Bravo wedding fans have been waiting for! In just a few short days, Vanderpump Rules stars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright will exchange vows and say "I Do" in......
17:00, 06/26/2019

All the Details on Jax Taylor's "Epic" First Bachelor Party Vanderpump Rules star Jax Taylor partied with about 40 of his friends, including Lance Bass, at the first of two bachelor parties as he counts down the days until he's a married......
17:00, 05/10/2019

Taylor Swift Reveals the Music and TV Shows She Can't Get Enough of Stars, they're just like us. And when it comes to celebrities and shows, even they have their favorites. Take Taylor Swift, for instance. The 29-year-old singer shared a few of her......
17:32, 05/09/2019

Taylor Swift says goodbye to 'snake' era with new single First there was country Taylor Swift, then pop Taylor Swift, then biggest-star-in-the-world Taylor Swift, then vengeful, don't-mess-with Taylor Swift - who told us in no uncertain terms that the old Taylor Swift was dead....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Hudson’s Bay puts Lord & Taylor up for sale Canadian retail operator Hudson’s Bay said Monday it was pursuing strategic alternatives such as a sale or merger for its department store Lord & Taylor, which has struggled to attract shoppers. Lord & Taylor, founded in 1826 and the oldest US depart...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Chantelle Cameron targeting Katie Taylor Chantelle Cameron is eyeing a clash with her old amateur foe, writes Matt Bozeat, but she must win eliminator in Brentwood The post Chantelle Cameron targeting Katie Taylor appeared first on Boxing News....
03:00, 07/16/2019

The A.V. Club's best games of 2019 so far If there was a watchword for gaming in the first half of 2019, it might be “iteration”—or possibly even “refinement.” This six-month period saw a dead-on-arrival would-be blockbuster (R.I.P. Anthem) and the steady encroachment of the “games as servi...
06:32, 06/24/2019

The A.V. Club says goodbye to Veep Veep ended its seven-year term on HBO last night with a series of backdoor deals, sublime obscenities, multiple time jumps, and one final indignity for once-and-future President Selina Meyer (the incomparable Julia Louis-Dreyfus). Like a certain othe...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Happy Independence Day from The A.V. Club Any day where we can stuff ourselves with burgers, chug beer, set off city-approved fireworks, and numbly contemplate the troubling trajectory of our country is an all right day in our book. While Independence Day might not sound too distinguishable ...
20:00, 07/04/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping GLOW Episode 1: “Up, Up, Up” | Episode 2: “Hot Tub Club” | Episode 3: “Desert Pollen” | Episode 4: “Say Yes” | Episode 5: “Freaky Tuesday” | Episode 6: “Outward Bound” | Episode 7: “Hollywood Homecoming” | Episode 8: “Keep Ridin’” | Episode 9: “The Libert...
06:00, 08/11/2019

Happy Memorial Day from The A.V. Club It’s Memorial Day, folks! On this special holiday, we honor the fallen service men and women with humid barbecues, picked-through sales, and road trips that never quite measure up to our best-laid plans. In order to properly observe the day, the News...
14:32, 05/27/2019

This $19 Wi-Fi Range Extender Is Also a Smart Plug. Or Is It the Other Way Around? Wi-Fi range extenders aren’t a cure-all for your networking issues. But if you have one particular device in one particular corner of your house that has trouble pulling in a reliable signal, it can be a much cheaper solution than buying a whole new ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Think setting up a smart home is too much hassle? Think again Sponsored by RACV The idea of automating your home is attractive to many people, but the perception that it’s both complex and costly can understandably be off-putting. It’s common to regard smart home technology as the abode of the ric...
23:48, 08/01/2019

Smart speakers: five ways to get one on the cheap Want to dip your toe in the voice-controlled world of Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant? Here are best, cheapest ways to startSales of smart speakers are soaring despite some people’s concerns over privacy, with Amazon’s Alexa leading the charge ...
05:10, 05/01/2019

How to build a smart dorm room Make the most of your small space with smart home appliances! Here's how to build your very own smart dorm room.       ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

"Smart City of Surveillance": Chips with Everything Leyland Cecco and Lilian Edwards join Jordan Erica Webber to talk about the latest delays in plans to build a smart neighbourhood in Toronto. Continue reading......
02:00, 06/24/2019

When the 'smart home' is actually a hospital room You've surely gotten used to seeing Alexa in basically every piece of consumer technology out there -- Amazon is even putting it in microwaves. But Philadelphia-based startup EIR Healthcare has a new integration that managed to catch my eye: the...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Solskjaer says Man Utd must be 'smart' in transfer market "Manchester United must take \"smart\" decisions when signing new players during the close season and nurture their youth players so they can compete in the Premier League next season, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said."...
03:00, 05/10/2019

5 smart buys to help improve your sleep The thing is: there’s no single hack that can magically improve your sleeping habits. A good night’s rest only happens when you blend together all the right ingredients — from comfortable bedding to a soothing nightly routine. Below, you’ll find five...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Pampers gets into smart diapers with Lumi The smart diaper wars have truly begun. Today, Pampers unveiled Lumi, an all-in-one connected system that includes two activity sensors for diapers, a Logitech camera fashioned into a Wi-Fi baby monitor and an app that wraps everything together. It f...
10:00, 07/18/2019

The Smart Car: It's Actually Kind of Amazing When You Just Shut Your Yap and Think About It Earlier this week, Smart announced that it was pulling out of the North American market, and if we’re brutally honest, that was just fine with the North American market. Smarts never really caught on in America, but that shouldn’t be too shocking; af...
08:16, 05/02/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
07:00, 05/17/2019

This is one smart device that every urban home could use Living in a dense urban environment brings many startup-fuelled conveniences, be it near instant delivery of food — or pretty much whatever else you fancy — to a whole range of wheels that can be hopped on (or into) to whisk you around at...
12:32, 05/26/2019

I tried $600 customized smart glasses for a week I tried $600 smart glasses called Focals made by the Canadian startup North. Focals are meant for everyday use to make you less reliant on pulling out your phone for notifications, directions, and even calling an Uber. Watch the video above to watch...
18:00, 05/01/2019

HPE boldly commits to everything-as-a-service, but is it a smart bet? Amid HPE's Discover 2019 announcements, the company made a big splash by introducing a market promise to deliver "everything as a service" by 2022.Read More...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Are smart speakers really safe for children? Smart speakers with A.I. assistants are constantly listening to the world around them, waiting for commands while soaking in whatever dialogue is within earshot—some of which is actually screened by employees at Google and Amazon. Unfortu...
14:32, 07/22/2019

Trump: Joe Biden Isn’t Pretty or Smart Enough to Box With the God President Donald Trump’s old ass is age shaming his potential opponents for the presidency as he believes the only real challengers for the Iron Throne (and no, I’m not talking about Trump’s special toilet) are former Vice President Joe Biden, 76, an...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Apple TV and AirPlay 2 are now available on Samsung smart TVs Earlier this year, news broke that Apple would bring the Apple TV app to all Samsung smart TV models from 2018 and 2019. Today, alongside the redesign of the Apple TV app, support for it and AirPlay 2 is going live on Samsung's smart TVs, turning the...
02:32, 05/14/2019

9 smart techniques to truly understand your customers’ needs Understanding and meeting your customers’ needs can be challenging, especially with market forces constantly changing. To succeed, you need to be a good listener and discover how your customers feel about your product. Take the charismatic fishmonger...
07:16, 05/07/2019

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never heard of.       ...
12:48, 06/20/2019

Casio PRO TREK SMART WSD-F30 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and Controls | Functionality, processor, performance | Activity tracking | Connectivity and multimedia | Battery life | ConclusionThe vast majority of Wear OS smartwatches follow a similar strategy. Most of th...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Best Buy now sells smart gym equipment for the home The electronics retailer has started selling workout equipment, including indoor cycling bikes, compression recovery systems and connected treadmills.       ...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Your next smart speaker might save your life The typical consumer who owns at least one smart speaker in their home might use it for helpful tasks that make the mundanity of daily life a little easier. They might ask the speaker to turn on the lights, play music or share the weather report. Lit...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Can This Smart Pillow Help Your Resolve to Meditate? A cushy new service links meditation guidance, custom music and a smart pillow that soothingly pulses to the beats and creates an “immersive at-home experience.” We try it out....
12:16, 07/24/2019

You Can Outsmart the "Smart Money" Crowd This chart from our May Elliott Wave Financial Forecast shows you a setup that speaks volumes about the next move in the stock market: Large Specs' current net-short position in VIX futures....
15:32, 05/06/2019

The best smart home sensors for Alexa By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart home...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Add a Smart Lock to Your Existing Deadbolt For $99 August’s third generation Smart Lock lets you lock and unlock your door from using your phone, and you can get the silver model for just $99 today, the same price we saw on Black Friday,...
09:48, 05/21/2019

The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. Starting this fall, Bungie will be converting all of the Eververse armor (the stuff you buy with real money) into Universal Ornaments that can be added to the armor you earn, allowing you to customize gear with...
22:16, 06/19/2019

I Reset the Dumb GE Smart Lightbulb I’ve spent most of my day thinking about the video going around describing the absurd, 12-part process that’s required to reset GE C-Life smart bulbs. So I bought some and performed the Sisyphean ritual myself.Read more......
16:48, 06/20/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns after scandal over sales of her children's books Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns under pressure after revelations of conflict of interest related to sales of her children's books.        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon sells books promoting white supremacy, including one that may have influenced El Paso shooter Amazon currently sells books that preach white supremacist ideologies on its platform, including books that may have influenced the El Paso shooter.       ...
01:16, 08/06/2019

‘Boys in the Band’ star Matt Bomer’s favorite books, shades and swim trunks They say clothes make the man. But Matt Bomer has found success in everything from expensive suits (on the series “White Collar”) to barely- there G-strings (in the “Magic Mike” franchise) and tighty-whities (for both the Broadway show and forthcomin...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Tencent books record, estimate-busting first-quarter profit, boosted by investment gains Tencent Holdings Ltd posted record quarterly profit on Wednesday, smashing market expectations, as the social media and gaming giant booked a rise in the value of its investments while fintech and cloud computing make up for declines in games....
07:16, 05/15/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
19:32, 08/16/2019

#LostTrumpHistory: Twitter users reimagine Donald Trump in the history books after questioning his 9/11 claims One user, @JoJoFromJerz, sparked a stream of responses when she posted: "Did you know that Donald Trump was the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean? It's true. Believe me....
07:16, 07/30/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Books Out the Door, Abandons City Hall Post Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has written herself out of her role as the city’s chief executive, announcing her resignation Thursday after coming under intense scrutiny about the sale of books she wrote to those doing business with both the city and...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Life lessons from Marianne Williamson's books: Miracles, healing the soul and spirituality Marianne Williamson has recently made headlines as a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, but here's a look at her life a best-selling author.        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Walking helped me discover the slow unfurling joy of reading books aloud | Patti Miller On long treks through France, Spain and remote Australia, I discovered the rich wonder that comes from reading to a friendIt began seven years ago in the hamlet of Ferreira in northern Spain. It was the sixth day of a long-distance walk and my feet h...
23:48, 07/24/2019

PC maker Lenovo books fourth-quarter profit surge, says production unaffected by trade war Tech giant Lenovo Group Ltd on Thursday reported a market-beating three-fold surge in quarterly profit helped by strong personal computer (PCs) sales, and said its production plans had not been affected by the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war....
05:48, 05/23/2019

UA’s Smith Rewrites Record Books & 8 Cats perform at NCAA Track & Field Championships AUSTIN, Texas – The NCAA Championships opened competition on Wednesday, June 5 in Austin, Texas. Highlighting the opening day of the competition was James Smith, who set an Arizona School Record, and Jordan Geist who was tabbed as a First-Team ...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially in...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup on Friday in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines, who scored their first ever World Cu...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Athletics: Record consumed Taylor but still belongs to Edwards Four years ago, Jonathan Edwards' triple jump world record seemed sure to go. American Christian Taylor had just come within eight centimeters of the Briton's 1995 mark of 18.29 meters....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Will the sun ever set on rift between Graeme Souness and Liverpool? | Daniel Taylor A club great as a player is a pariah because of his dealings with the Sun when manager, yet he seems deeply remorseful. Does he care enough to try to heal the wound?Perhaps you may have seen that clip recently of Graeme Souness getting so worked up i...
11:16, 05/05/2019

What Charli XCX Really Thought About Joining Taylor Swift's Tour This will not sit well with Swifties. Charli XCX is reflecting on her time on Taylor Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour. Back in 2018, the Grammy winner invited Charli and Camila Cabello......
14:48, 08/06/2019

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "The Archer"--Listen Now! Taylor Swift continues to bring the hits! The superstar singer took to Instagram Live on Tuesday afternoon to announce her new song, "The Archer." The song, co-produced by Swift......
01:32, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay pursuing alternatives for Lord + Taylor Canadian retail operator Hudson's Bay Co said on Monday that it was pursuing strategic alternatives such as a sale or merger for its department store Lord + Taylor, which has struggled to attract shoppers....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Taylor Swift gives fans a first look inside ‘Cats’ movie Taylor Swift is making “memories” on the set of “Cats.” The movie-makeover of Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s beloved musical, based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T. S. Eliot, gave a behind-the-scen...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
10:32, 05/24/2019

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande lead MTV VMA nominations Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande each received 10 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) on Tuesday, leading the race in the youth-orientated awards show, which this year includes two new categories, best K-pop and video for good....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Everything You Missed in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Taylor Swift has released her star-studded "You Need to Calm Down" music video...and we're breaking down all of her hidden clues! On Monday morning, the Grammy winner debuted......
09:48, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift’s new video features Ellen, RuPaul and more NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul and the cast of “Queer Eye.” The clip for her song “You Need to Calm Down,” in which Swift ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift, Sandra Oh stun at Time 100 Gala The stars hit the red carpet at the annual Time 100 Gala in New York City to celebrate Time Magazine's annual list of 100 most influential people.        ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift makes surprise performance at gay bar Stonewall NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar a day after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community. Swift celebrated Pride Month by appearing at New York City’s Stonewall Inn on Friday night. She released ...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Superb eliminator win moves Cameron nearer Taylor Chantelle Cameron remains on course to challenge Katie Taylor for her lightweight belts following a dominant win against Anisha Basheel, writes Roy Kelly The post Superb eliminator win moves Cameron nearer Taylor appeared first on Boxing News....
03:32, 07/23/2019

Bengals coach Zac Taylor downplays A.J. Green injury Star wide receiver A.J. Green sustained an ankle injury during a Cincinnati Bengals practice, but coach Zac Taylor said he thinks the team is "going to be OK."...
07:48, 07/28/2019

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
21:48, 06/13/2019

Fans call out Taylor Swift for a typo on her merchandise Fans on Twitter spotted a misplaced apostrophe in the lyrics printed on Swift's merch, reading "Your'e the only one of you / baby that's the fun of you."        ...
07:32, 06/06/2019

Taylor Swift reveals why she took a stand for LGBTQ rights Singer says facing her previous lack of advocacy had been ‘kind of devastating’Taylor Swift says she felt compelled to publicly champion LGBTQ causes in recent months because rights are being “stripped from basically everyone who isn’t a straight whi...
06:16, 08/09/2019

What is going on with Taylor Swift, her back catalogue and Justin Bieber? Taylor Swift is back in the headlines after denouncing the sale of her back catalogue. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain this celebrity omnishambles … quicklyI was still absorbing the takes on Taylor Swift’s new music video when...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Drake, BTS set for Billboard Awards Taylor Swift is set to kick off the Billboard Music Awards with the debut performance of her new song “ME!” and she could continue her run as the most decorated winner in the show’s history...
11:32, 05/01/2019

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and superstars such as Paul McCartney and Prince have felt its sting....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Taylor Swift’s New Romantic Song ‘Lover’ Has Arrived Ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover, Taylor Swift has put out her final official single off the album: the title track, “Lover.” “Lover” follows her first single from the album, the upbeat track...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Your say – Katie Taylor vs Delphine Persoon worthy of a rematch This week's readers letters react to Katie Taylor undisputed triumph and more The post Your say – Katie Taylor vs Delphine Persoon worthy of a rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
20:48, 06/11/2019

‘The 100’ stars Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor secretly got married Celebrity dating conspiracy theories abound in pop culture, but they usually don’t turn out to be true — until now. Bob Morley, 34, and Eliza Taylor, 29, stars of the CW’s post-apocalyptic drama “The 100,” revealed Friday that they secretly married. ...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Conservatives should change how they think about global warming. I did | Jerry Taylor The uncertainty of climate change is an argument for – not against – decarbonizing the economy as quickly as possibleFor 23 years, I worked at a libertarian thinktank, arguing against climate action. But my views have changed. I now embrace decarboni...
00:16, 06/10/2019

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
14:48, 06/09/2019

Taylor Swift releases upbeat new single and video 'ME!' Grammy-winning singer Taylor Swift on Friday released a cheerful pop duet called "ME!" along with a colorful video filled with pastel-drenched images of butterflies, rainbows and a young couple in love....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Inside the Glamorous Life of Taylor Swift's Cats Having Taylor Swift as your owner is just as purrrfect as you would imagine. As fans know, the Grammy award-winning singer has a huge thing for her cats Dr. Meredith Grey, Olivia Benson......
08:32, 06/08/2019

Taylor Swift adopts kitten from 'Me!' music video set Not only did Taylor Swift release her much-anticipated music video for the song “Me!” featuring Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie on Friday, but she also revealed she adopted a kitten from the music video set....
05:32, 04/29/2019

Taylor Swift Is "Grossed Out" That Scooter Braun Will Now Own Her Music Celebrity music manager Scooter Braun, who famously reps Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, is set to soon own Taylor Swift's entire music catalogue. Swift says in a scathing Tumblr......
15:00, 06/30/2019

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Married Love officially rules this summer with the Vanderpump Rules crew. On Saturday evening, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright said "I Do" in a romantic wedding ceremony, People......
19:32, 06/29/2019

Here’s Every Reference You Might Have Missed in Taylor Swift’s New Music Video It’s here: new Taylor Swift music, in the form of the bright, bubbly new pop single “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie. Following multiple months of speculation and a careful trail of breadcrumbs, Swift just re...
12:48, 04/28/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Angry? Want to let off steam? Try a rage club In an increasingly angsty world, it’s no surprise that venues for venting our ire are popping up. Jane Dunford acts out her anger in a safe spaceIn a basement in Soho, London, I’m drawing my rage on to a big sheet of paper with a black marker pen. Sc...
12:16, 05/11/2019

| Proteas spinner targets ‘ton-up’ club Tumultuous events have engulfed SA cricket this week, but Keshav Maharaj looks one bastion of solidity for the tough India tour, writes Rob Houwing....
12:48, 08/07/2019

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
09:00, 05/29/2019

New Saudi club to open with Ne-Yo, but alcohol still a no-no A non-alcoholic nightclub is opening in Saudi Arabia in the latest push to loosen restrictions on entertainment, but it had already courted controversy with detractors prompting Instagram to pull the venue’s new account down...
06:00, 06/13/2019

| PSG say Mbappe to stay at club next season Paris Saint-Germain insisted that star striker Kylian Mbappe would stay at the club next season, despite the World Cup-winner hinting that he could leave....
16:00, 05/20/2019

'Confidence is the 15th and most important club in the bag' On the face of it, it's the classic story of the sporting prodigy who burns twice as bright and half as long. Lydia Ko was the young golfer that achieved more as a teenager than anyone in the history of the sport. She was already winning professional...
09:48, 04/28/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Stranger Things 3 Episode 1: “Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy?” | Episode 2: “Chapter Two: The Mall Rats” | Episode 3: “Chapter Three: The Case Of The Missing Lifeguard” | Episode 4: “Chapter Four: The Sauna Test” | Episode 5: “Chapter Five: The Source” | Episode 6: “...
20:00, 07/04/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Good Omens Episode 1: “In The Beginning” | Episode 2: “The Book” | Episode 3: “Hard Times” | Episode 4: “Saturday Morning Funtime” | Episode 5: “The Doomsday Options” | Episode 6: “The Very Last Day Of The Of The Rest Of Their Lives” |...
14:16, 06/01/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Orange Is The New Black Episode 1: “Beginning Of The End” | Episode 2: “Just Desserts” | Episode 3: “And Brown Is The New Orange” | Episode 4: “How To Do Life” | Episode 5: “Minority Deport” | Episode 6: “Trapped In An Elevator” | Episode 7: “Me As Well” | Episode 8: “Baker...
13:16, 07/26/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Veronica Mars Episode 1: “Spring Break Forever” | Episode 2: “Chino And The Man” | Episode 3: “Keep Calm And Party On” | Episode 4: “Heads You Lose” | Episode 5: “Losing Streak” | Episode 6: “Entering A World Of Pain” | Episode 7: “Gods Of War” | Episode 8: “Years...
18:48, 07/21/2019

What's a Strip Club Without Dollar Bills? About a 30-minute Uber ride from Wall Street, there’s a dim purple basement where women, myself included, steadily accumulate bills, one by one, in three-minute song cycles. Some are as young as 18; others, old enough to be their moms. We come from B...
13:00, 07/01/2019

Club pro on going distance at PGA Championship: ‘Just awesome’ Rob Labritz has two children and is playing in his sixth PGA Championship. But the club pro from GlenArbor in Bedford Hills, N.Y., thought making the cut on the number in his own backyard at this PGA Championship at Bethpage Black might have been one...
20:32, 05/18/2019

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Let's get smart casual: 10 of the best men's polo shirts – in pictures Whether you’re dressing it up with a suit or dressing it down with shorts, the polo shirt is the perfect versatile piece for any wardrobe. Continue reading......
01:32, 06/03/2019

Google unveils the Nest Hub Max smart display When we saw a leak of a device called the Google Nest Hub Max in March, we thought it was a little unusual. Why would a Google Hub device have the Nest branding on it? Now, we know why. At Google I/O, the company announced that it is finally folding....
11:32, 05/07/2019

Celtics G Marcus Smart available for Game 4 vs. Bucks BOSTON (AP) — Celtics coach Brad Stevens says guard Marcus Smart will be available for Game 4 of their playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Stevens says he got the thumbs-up from the medical staff earlier Monday. He says Smart will play limite...
16:48, 05/06/2019

This smart personal air conditioner that raised over $1M on Indiegogo is now $70 off This personal smart air conditioner is the answer to a bunch of cooling problems — and right now, you can save $70 off the price (an over 25 percent savings), just $199 from TNW Deals....
06:32, 06/01/2019

Making the smart city safe and secure Reviewing the security implications of smart cities and offering guidance on how security and risk professionals should address and overcome these potential security and privacy challenges....
15:48, 07/29/2019

Teen claims to tweet from her smart fridge – but did she really? A Twitter user’s claim to have tweeted from a kitchen appliance went viral but experts have cast doubtA resourceful teenager appeared to have taken the rise of increasingly powerful smart home devices to its logical conclusion – tweeting from her fam...
02:32, 08/16/2019