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Why the book phone challenge is the social media craze of the summer.

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… Y’all wanna make the BOOK PHONE a CHALLENGE???…Then make it happen!!! #bookphonechallenge A post shared by Lord Jamar Allah (@lordjamar) on Jul 29, 2017 at 9:07am PDT Since #bookphonechallenge began July 29, more than 9,000 posts have used the hashtag. The challenge has spread quickly on social media, particularly among black users. It’s the perfect combination of hip-hop culture, continuous learning, and great photos. Since Reading is perfect for all age and stages, …

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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Believe It Or Not, These Futuristic Inventions Currently Exist. The Future Is NOW.

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… left out from the future, just remember what you’re Reading this on. It might not be a smart watch, but it should keep you entertained until we all have access to flying cars. First one to the moon has to take the other one’s powered exoskeleton to the dry cleaners. Read more: http://viralnova.com/futuristic-inventions-that-exist/ …

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

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… teach English. Oh, and all the while dealing with the typical college freshman woes of examining the relationship between truth, existence, and language while studying linguistics. Casual. SEE ALSO: Bill Gates just revealed his summer Reading list, and it’s as awesome as you’d expect But what makes The Idiot shine is the way the novel meticulously documents the banal situations and observations Selin has in her day-to-day life. Whether it’s Selin thinking about math (“I …

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Here’s why you should always be honest with your friends

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Whether you’ve ever had lipstick on your teeth or get caught with toilet paper on your shoe, this comic captures those feels when your friends let you down, but a complete stranger has your back. SEE ALSO: The Best Comics You’re Not Reading Yet Image: andrea mcneil Image: andrea mcneil Image: andrea mcneil Image: andrea mcneil Image: andrea mcneil Be a true friend, people. WATCH: DIY Spider-Man learns to web-swing, low-budget style Read more: …

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Finally, I’ve learned to stop saying sorry in work emails

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… only one punctuating myself with devices designed to make me seem softer and less blunt. The article, published by the New Statesman, cited a study which found that women use more exclamation marks than men in order to seem friendly! One case study interviewed for the piece stated that she came to the realisation that excessive exclamation usage was making her sound “unprofessional” and “like a breathless valley girl”. Reading these words, I realised that I too have …

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The insidiousness of Silicon Valley VCs, and their pithy, pathetic apology blogs

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… what happened nextand the lack of transparency throughout the process of McClure’s ouster. For example: You wouldn’t have learned about the allegations from Reading McClure’s apology. But we know now, as TechCrunch reported, that he was investigated by his company back in Maywhere they found some validity to the accusations of sexual harassment against him, and consequently, stripped him of his title as CEO. News only got out when entrepreneur Sarah Kunst shared a story about …

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Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers part one

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… intersect, but race becomes class. Im looking forward to Reading Salt Houses (Hutchinson), a novel by Hala Alyan, which feels very promising. The Big Stick (Basic) by Eliot Cohen has been on my to-read pile for a while and I plan to get to it this summer. And House of Lords and Commons (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), a new poetry collection, by Ishion Hutchinson. William Dalrymple Summer for me is coming back from the blistering Indian heat to the cool and cloudy skies of Scotland. …

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10+ Funny White Lies Parents Tell Their Kids

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Using “alternative facts” as a parenting device, however, can occasionally misfire. If your young detective catches you in a lie, you’re in hot water. “Kids globalize and say, ‘My parent is a liar. Are they also lying about loving me?’” Canadian parenting expert Alyson Schafer told The Washington Post in 2015. On the importance of owning up to it, and making up for it, though, she added that “making a mistake gracefully is a really important …

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