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Transforming Books by Georgia Russell

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‘Take This Lollipop’ And Get Your Very Own Creepy Facebook Stalker

If ‘Halloween’ were updated for the modern age, Jason would have a smartphone to friend his victims on Facebook and then wait for them to post “I’m heading to a creepy cabin with a bunch of friends this weekend!” as a status update. There’s a site making the rounds today that plays with this idea, offering a […]

Zoobiquity

Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing By Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Kathryn Bowers In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart, she learned that wild animals can […]

MIT Media Lab

If you’ve ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you’ve experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innovations that have come out of the Media Lab over the past […]

World’s Sexiest Woman 2012

Genevieve Morton is FHM’s Sexiest Woman Cape Town – Benoni-born beauty Genevieve Morton is officially the sexiest woman in the world, after hundreds of thousands of FHM readers voted in a poll to determine the Top 100 Sexiest Women in the World for 2012. Blonde and busty Genevieve, 26, graces the July issue of FHM […]

Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone by Eric Klinenberg

Penguin Press HC | 2012 | ISBN: 1594203229, 0143122770 | English | 288 pages | A revelatory examination of the most significant demographic shift since the Baby Boom—the sharp increase in the number of people who live alone—that offers surprising insights on the benefits of this epochal change In 1950, only 22 percent of American […]

The Barefoot Bandit

The Barefoot Bandit tells the riveting true story of Colton Harris-Moore, America’s twenty-first-century outlaw. Born into a poor family marred by alcohol abuse, Colt had the local sheriff after him before the age of ten. Colt survived by breaking into homes to forage for food, and learned to evade the police by melting into the […]