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New Books to Read to End the Summer

New Books to Read to End the Summer

mag727 August 18, 2017 0

Whether you read on a tablet, Kindle, or still prefer the smell of a freshly cracked paperback, finding your next book is never easy. You could never read all the new novels, biographies, or

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The Harry Potter Universe Keeps Expanding with Two New Books

The Harry Potter Universe Keeps Expanding with Two New Books

mag727 July 19, 2017 0

Great news, Harry Potter fans: The wizarding world will expand in October with the release of two new books, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, The Book of Exhibition and Harry Potter, A Journey Through a History of Magic,

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Reading Electronically Might Actually Be Better for Your Kids

Reading Electronically Might Actually Be Better for Your Kids

mag727 July 6, 2017 0

Read a toddler a print version of The Cat in the Hat, then read them an E-book version. Which one is better? According to a recent study, young children are more engaged by electronic books. In

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Facebook Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Harry Potter’ With a Secret Easter Egg

Facebook Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Harry Potter’ With a Secret Easter Egg

mag727 June 26, 2017 0

It’s been 20 years since the first Harry Potter book was published, and to celebrate Facebook has added a magical Hogwarts-themed “easter egg” to its status updates and comments. If you type in any

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Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

Movie Theaters To Screen 1984 In Protest Of Trump

mag727 February 28, 2017 0

More than one hundred movie theaters across the U.S. will screen George Orwell’s “1984” on April 4 in protest of the Trump administration. The organizers chose this date because Winston Smith, the main character

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Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

Here’s Why George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Currently The Bestselling Book On Amazon

mag727 January 26, 2017 0

When novelists write dystopian literature, their sentences both hint at and exaggerate a state of their current reality. In some cases, they are a what if? played out, extending trends these writers fear might

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Thirsty Thursday: Where Bartenders Drink Is The New Bible On Bars

Thirsty Thursday: Where Bartenders Drink Is The New Bible On Bars

mag727 January 19, 2017 0

There’s a lot of bars out there, Phaidon’s latest guide joins “Where Chefs Eat” and “Where to Eat Pizza” with a must-have guide on the best bars in the world: “Where Bartenders Drink is

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Is Full of Crazy Predictions For 2017

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Is Full of Crazy Predictions For 2017

mag727 December 12, 2016 0

To help farmers plan out a successful harvest, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has some handy guidelines on the best time to prune the crops. According to the American publication that’s been delivering pseudo-scientific weather

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Scary Stories Are Actually Pretty Beneficial for Kids

Scary Stories Are Actually Pretty Beneficial for Kids

mag727 October 14, 2016 0

In an effort to protect their kids, some parents will keep them away from books, TV shows, and movies that might be too scary. But to a certain extent, scary stories help children learn

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Salvador Dalí’s Eccentric Cookbook Is Being Reissued for the First Time in Over 40 Years

Salvador Dalí’s Eccentric Cookbook Is Being Reissued for the First Time in Over 40 Years

mag727 October 6, 2016 0

Legendary, eccentric artist Salvador Dalí declared at age 6 that he wished to become a chef. First published in 1973, Les Diners de Gala was a bizarre dream come true—a cookbook filled with surreal illustrations and

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