When you think about fancy homes, you might picture big, sparkly lights, soft, deep couches, and walls full of paintings. But there’s more to a fancy home than just pricey things. It’s really about how well everything in the room works together, how good the stuff is, and how it all feels classic and stylish,
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Author Ying Chang Compestine mixes a smart, clever heroine into her own take on the Rapunzel story, inspired by Chinese culture and food as well as Compestine’s own childhood. In a world of myriad fairy-tale retellings, Ra Pu Zel and the Stinky Tofu stands out as delightful, energetic and unique: a fairy tale you will
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After decades of being a largely underserved area of scientific study, fungi are finally having their moment. The phenomenon feels not unlike the overnight appearance of a mushroom; all it took were the right conditions for the right fruiting body. The conditions: a reading public amid COVID-19 lockdown in spring 2020, aching for connection. The
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Yesterday, it was announced that 2023’s Booker Prize winner was Irish writer Paul Lynch. His book that won, Prophet Song, is a Dublin-set dystopian novel in which a mother struggles with her country’s totalitarianism. On writing the book, Lynch said, “This was not an easy book to write. The rational part of me believed I
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In the realm of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin stands as a towering pioneer. This article explores the journey of Bitcoin, from its humble mining origins to its current prominence in the world of digital finance. Delving into its evolution and the significance of transaction fees, we unravel the complex web of Bitcoin’s rise.  While we discuss market
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Happy Singh Soni is not, well, happy: He is longing for more. And, given his condition at the outset of Celina Baljeet Basra’s debut novel, why wouldn’t he be? His home, a Punjabi farming village that is being steadily encroached upon by an expanding theme park, is no place for a young man with ambition—of
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Elisa Shoenberger has been building a library since she was 13. She loves writing about all aspects of books from author interviews, antiquarian books, archives, and everything in between. She also writes regularly for Murder & Mayhem and Library Journal. She’s also written articles for Huffington Post, Boston Globe, WIRED, Slate, and many other publications.
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Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She’s the editor/author of (DON’T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen. View
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Baglietto, known for its expertise in constructing new planing aluminum and steel & aluminum displacement mega-yachts, reaffirms its commitment to nurturing young talent and attracting new creative minds. Recently, the prestigious IED institute specializing in design launched an exciting thesis project in collaboration with Baglietto. Under the guidance of Eng. Guido Penco, Baglietto’s Technical Development
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FLIFF Lineup includes 200 films from 40 countries, eight world premieres and six US premieres The city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is once again gearing up for one of the most anticipated events on its cultural calendar: the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) this November 3 through 16. With its long-standing tradition of celebrating cinema and
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Photo Credits Shutterstock Separating the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea, the Yucatan Peninsula encompasses three Mexican states (Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatán) and is adjacent to portions of Belize and Guatemala. The vast coastal region is home to numerous ancient ruins, tropical beaches, spectacular wildlife and an abundance of adventure activities.  From Mayan
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