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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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Studious Decor: Brighten A Room With Books

Here's a roundup of an idea we admire at Remodelista: books used as room decor. Either stacked, shelved or arranged by color, books make for an easy and affordable way to liven up a room. Above: A …

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Paperbacks or E-books?

I had a conversation with my father today about the appeal of e-books. We both agreed that it seems that some people love them, while others would never choose a Kindle or an iPad over a good, old-fas…

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5 Nature Books for Your Summer Vacation

Looking for a good book to hit the beach with this summer? Staff at The Nature Conservancy have reviewed some of the latest non-fiction releases on the environment—from water conservation and ocean ma…

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Lessons from the Monk I Married

At age 25, Katherine Jenkins was searching for inner peace and a sense of purpose. That search led her, on a bit of a whim, to South Korea where she was hired to teach English. Nothing was quite as sh…

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Rocking the Pink

How many times in your life have you considered seriously shaking things up? Laura Roppé was already making some moves in that direction when diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer in 2008. So t…

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5 Great Children’s Books About Nature

By Jon Schwedler, The Nature Conservancy I’m going to admit conservation sacrilege: I never read The Lorax as a kid. Despite being born the same year as the book (1971), the first time I laid e…

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