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5 Reasons to Love Your Library

Did you know April 13 to April 19 is National Library Week? The American Library Association (ALA) designates this holiday on the second week of every Aprilto celebrate the contributions of libraries…

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4 Enemies of Good Sleep (And How to Defeat Them)

Late evening is meant to be a time of relaxation, when the effort should be to invite a good night's rest. But some things we do can interfere with that simple goal, making us sleep uneasy and wake up…

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Books that Boost Your Mood

Readingagency.org.uk recently launched "Reading Well Mood-boosting Books," a national promotion of uplifting titles, including novels, poetry and non-fiction. Recommended by readers and reading grou…

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6 Places to Find Great Summer Reading

Earlier I wrote about some of my favorite summer movies. Now, its time to write about books. Like films, there are so many different choices and so many reasons different books are deemed a "must rea…

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Little Free Library: Books for Everyone!

These Little Free Library kiosks have been popping up all over Atlanta, and it turns out they're helping folks share books around the world! The Little Free Library's mission is threefold: To p…

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Essential Gardening Books for Planters and Admirers

Gardening books are too often put to pasture in the reference section of personal libraries. Think again. At Remodelista and Gardenista, our editors' collection of personal favorites not only offer …

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Cooks Around the Globe

No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers. - …

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A Vegan Diet That Could Win the Nobel Peace Prize

What if a diet could do more than trim your waistline? What if it could usher in an era of world peace? That is the question proposed by Dr. Will Tuttle, author of The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spi…

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Why Should You Care About Banned Books? (Video)

This week (Sept. 30 to Oct. 6) is the 30th annual Banned Books Week. But why should we care about banned books? In this video essay, journalist and commentator Bill Moyers gets to the heart of …

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You Can’t Read These: Top 10 Banned Books

This week (September 30 to October 6, 2012) is the 30th annual Banned Books Week, an event that celebrates the freedom to read, as well as aiming to raise awareness of how many books are challenged or…

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A frequent argument with our teenage son. Does this sadly apply to e-readers too, however, as many …

It seems like bad habits are easier to form over good habits. Good post, thanks.

what a stupid article on a lousy study. like all habits are interchangeable. quitting smoking, with …

I avoid peanut butter with palm oil in it, but it's difficult sometimes to find quick sandwich filli…