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Aug 27, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
Oxford University Press announced its quarterly update to OxfordDictionaires.com, and it includes a larder full of words on food and drink.
Aug 22, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Laine Bergeson
American women who are looking to date may use book club membership to boost their appeal to like-minded partners. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2015 07:31 AM ET
Speed readers look pretty cool -- zipping along at warp speed, turning pages and swiping screens before most of us have even read a couple of paragraphs. Are these speed demons in need of a traffic stop and a ticket for poor comprehension?
Jan 20, 2015 07:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A boy who wrote a best-selling book about visiting heaven has admitted the story is false. Here's why it was widely believed.
Jan 8, 2015 12:27 PM ET
You've no doubt been hearing a lot in the news of late about your e-reader, and how it's going to give you insomnia and maybe even cancer. But before you toss your favorite reader out with the next trash night, get the real scoop from Julian.
Oct 28, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many popular books are claimed to have been written by the dead through psychics. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 19th-century book in one of Harvard's libraries is bound in human skin.
Feb 9, 2012 06:08 PM ET // Alice Truong
If you thought bookcase design was simple, you've been spending too much time at IKEA. Reinier de Jong's REK bookcase is one that "grows with your book collection," according to the product page. "The more books the bigger the bookcase gets." The zigzag design allows each of the parts to slide in a...
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