Dare you date a bookworm?

11 things you should know about bookworms, Kim Quindlen warns at Thought Catalog

e.g. 6. When we see your apartment, the first thing we will look for is your bookcase, and we will spend several minutes looking through your collection, trying to get to know you better. If you don’t have a single book in your apartment, we might be a little concerned.

But forget that ‘little concerned’ nonsense. No books? Run!

Read the article HERE

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Random blurbThe paperback of “Random” probably won’t make it under the tree on Christmas morning… but a little note saying that it’s been ordered and it’s on its way DOES fit in your favorite reader’s stocking.

Just saying.

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DNA links 5,500 year old remains to living relatives

Scientists have traced a genetic descent from the 5,500 year-old remains to a woman still living on British Columbia’s northern coast, Abroad in the Yard reports.
DNAThe study used DNA samples from 60 modern members of the indigenous Tsimshian, Haida and Nisga’a tribes from the Metlakatla First Nation.  The samples were compared with mitochondrial DNA extracted from the teeth of four ancient people.

Read the article HERE

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Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations
At rest in the dark woodsAt rest in the dark woods

At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova examines the illustrations in the book, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, a collection of Scandinavian fairy tales illustrated by the Danish artist.

Read the article HERE

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19 Science-Fiction And Fantasy Novels By Women Of Color

Tired of seeing women of color underrepresented in mainstream sci-fi and fantasy? Anjali Patel asks at Buzzfeed. Try these:
Joplin's ghostecx.images-amazon.com / Via google.com

Joplin’s Ghost, by Tananarive Due: Despite nearly being killed by a piano at her parent’s nightclub when she was ten, Phoenix Smalls is set on pursuing a life of music as an R & B singer. However, after a visit to Scott Joplin’s house in St. Louis, a string of bizarre events leads Phoenix to believe that she might be haunted by the King of Ragtime himself.

See the others HERE

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Dose offers us

17 Vintage ads that will make you cringe
MarlburosSee the rest HERE

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THIS ‘n THAT
Grumpy CatGrumpy Cat Has Made How Much Money?

Check it out HERE

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Think Fast. Spell Faster.

Letters of Boom: A simple, addictive word game based on sorting letters, spelling words and blowing stuff up. A combination of fast anagramming, strategic choice, and intense impact.

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I know all writers go through this but this is DOROTHY PARKER…?!?
Dorothy Parker~~~
Real-life ‘Eye of Sauron’ will open up over Moscow skyscraper tower
Eye of SauronOne doesn’t just walk into Siberia… uh… Mordor… er…never mind…

See the eye HERE

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Quote of the Day
QUOTE bed book~~~~~
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