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Like Maps? You'll Love This Blog
Like Maps? You’ll Love This Blog

I love maps enough to have one hanging over my kitchen table, so when I came across the blog A… >>

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Are you a Red Voter or a ‘Brew’ Voter?

Amid the frenzied back and forth over which voter groups will be most important come November, a… >>

Must See: The Week's Best News Photos
Must See: The Week’s Best News Photos

I never miss Time's online feature "Pictures of the Week." Every Friday, the magazine's photo… >>

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The Best Science Fiction Art

The Hugo Awards created the category of Best Professional Artist in 1955. The recognition is well… >>

Instagram Photos, Now in Cookie Form
Instagram Photos, Now in Cookie Form

I consider the mobile app Instagram to be like magic for photos: I snap a picture of my breakfast… >>

A World of Cute: Baby Pandas, Happy Elephants and More
A World of Cute: Baby Pandas, Happy Elephants and More

We're been big on baby pandas in our house ever since Tai Shan made his debut at the National Zoo… >>

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Wired Picks 12 Most Annoying Technologies

What? Only 12? Sure, Wired names some doozies of irritating tech, no question about that. Camera… >>

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Sea Otters: Adorable Partners in the Fight Against Global Warming

A new study published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment shows that… >>

'Classify' Makes Classical Music Accessible, More Awesome
‘Classify’ Makes Classical Music Accessible, More Awesome

Though I'm a big music fan, I've never really gotten into classical. Maybe it's because my parents… >>

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A Reader’s Reminder: Books Still Provide “Some Kind of Hope”

As a senior editor for Reader’s Digest Select Editions, I read a lot of books. I also read a lot… >>