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"Game of Thrones" Readers' Unimpressed Reactions Compilation

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.05.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

While everyone else was completely flipping out about the Red Wedding on Sunday night, it seems that some devout readers of George R.R. Martin's series were not quite phased by it. In fact, they were pretty unaffected by most major moments in film and television. Lighten up, guys!

BookExpo America: Behind the Scenes for How to Write a Book

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 07.30.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

When you build a career in any industry, it is important to get into the thick of things and learn as much as you can about the business activities involved so you can become more of an insider as opposed to just a spectator.

Does Fulfilling Your Dreams Make You Channel Lucy Ricardo?

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 07.30.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

In Jennifer Criswell's At Least You're In Tuscany: A Somewhat Disastrous Quest for the Sweet Life, she describes her first year as an expat in the small town of Montepulciano.

Kung Fu Secret Fighting Techniques: Available Soon in English

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
Andrew Lam

The lesson we are quickly learning in the 21st century is that no one owns culture. Some in Hong Kong may gripe about how cherished Southern Chinese fighting secrets are now literally an open book, but they may be surprised to find that Chinese kung fu itself not purely Chinese.

Les Enfants Fantastiques! A Review of Pamela Druckerman's Bébé Day by Day'

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

They say that those who fight the hardest are those who are the most alike, so perhaps it shouldn't have surprised me that when it comes to parenting, the English and the French have quite a bit in common.

When Good Sites Sell Out, Who Loses?

Robert Scheer | Posted 07.20.2013 | Technology
Robert Scheer

Shredding privacy is the essence of Tumblr's appeal to Yahoo, and even though it has said it will retain the social networking site's founders in key positions, one way or another that very personal data will be mined and inevitably fall into what users will discover to be the wrong hands.

When Facing a Major Decision, Do You Lead With Your Gut, Brain or Heart?

Jaime Fortuño | Posted 07.16.2013 | Books
Jaime Fortuño

We make 70 important decisions per day and our 'lead organ' makes us who we are.

Sometimes You Need a Doula to Birth Your Inner Mother

Sarah Tuttle-Singer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Parents
Sarah Tuttle-Singer

Where'd I go? What happened to the girl who wore high heels, and read books and listened to NPR? What happened to the girl who knew how to twerk and put on mascara and wrote an honors thesis, who called her friends on their birthdays, and kissed her partner goodnight?

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Art Director

Anne M. Strick | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

Just what does an Art Director do? "It's a multi-faceted job," says Mark Garner. "I'm kind of an office manager at first, putting the art department t...

Just What Our Angry Culture Needs: A Book on Being Nice

Mark Joseph | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Joseph

Josh Chetwynd explores being nice through chapters on gestures, songs, words, characters and offerings that spread the love and does so with wit and intelligence.

Oleander Girl: Coming of Age

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 06.18.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Oleander Girl is a coming of age novel in the best tradition, with a heroine who is both infuriating and endearing, and most importantly, brave.

An Interview with Melanie Warner of Pandora's Lunchbox

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 06.15.2013 | Books
Bettina Elias Siegel

"On occasions when they ask why they can't have Cheetos, Froot Loops or yogurt in a tube I tell them it's because these things aren't real food. They taste good, but they don't help their bodies grow strong or give them big muscles."

The Comfort of Lies

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 06.12.2013 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

In The Comfort of Lies, Randy Susan Meyers explores such modern-day themes of love and obsession, motherhood and adoption, trust and infidelity, and above all, the resiliency of the human spirit and the intrinsic need to forgive.

Interview: Hal Taussig and A New New Testament

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 05.22.2013 | Books
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Here is my interview with Dr. Hal Taussig on his newest book project, A New New Testament: A Bible for the 21st Century Combining Traditional and Newly Discovered Texts.

We Serve You -- We Aren't Servants

Food Politic | Posted 05.15.2013 | Small Business
Food Politic

If we really wanted restaurants to pay their workers fairly, we would require them to pay their own workers and factor that expense into their prices -- much like every other business has ever had to do.

Interview With Actor Gabriel Byrne

Jill Rachel Jacobs | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jill Rachel Jacobs

Byrne, best known as the sympathetic therapist Paul Weston in HBO's series In Treatment and movie The Usual Suspects, shared his views on the importance of storytelling and why we're more similar to the Viking culture than we may realize.

Amazon Faces Fight Over .Book Domain

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | Books

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two publishing industry groups, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers, are opposing Amazon.com Inc's reque...

Sheryl Sandberg Needs to Get Over Herself

Wendy Widom | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Wendy Widom

Sandberg's got muscle. She should use it to challenge corporations to evolve and reflect the communities in which they exist, rather than lecture women that we need to work harder.

Social Media for Social Good: Emily Giffin's Pay It Forward Program

Daniel Vahab | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Daniel Vahab

It all started with one simple post. Last August, New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin offered to give away two copies of her new book, Where We Belong, on Facebook to people who could not afford the $15 cost.

Lisa Kudrow and Kevin Smith Give Insights on Future of Interactive TV (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Lisa Kudrow and Burnie Burns sit down for a discussion about the future of web television and how technology is changing the entertainment and media industries.

Dieting Is War! Are You Ready For Battle, Soldier?

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

'Dieting is War!' argues Laura J Wellington. Using this battle cry and 19 principles from notable leader and Four Star General Colin Powell, Wellington offers a virtual mentorship to regain control of your life and waistline.

Risk Is Rewarding in Business and Politics

Gary Shapiro | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Taking risks does not mean being reckless or random. It means exploring options, assessing likelihoods, and making rational decisions.

Holiday Gift: Elliott Erwitt's Dogs

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

A heartfelt and original tribute to man's best friend, this collection focuses on Elliott Erwitt's distinctive photographs of dogs.

Adventure Awaits

Eric Greitens | Posted 02.02.2013 | Books
Eric Greitens

Like many American kids, I grew up learning about a world populated by heroes. I read about Pericles, who built democracy in ancient Greece. I read about King Arthur and the medieval Knights of the Round Table, who fought sorcerers and giants, and protected the weak.

My Recipe for a 'Chill' and Happy Thanksgiving

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 01.21.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

So, what is the woman in perimenopause or menopause focused on this Thanksgiving?