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03

Apr

Books bound in human flesh discovered in Harvard libraryAnd the story behind one of the flesh-covered books will make you squirm.

Books bound in human flesh discovered in Harvard library
And the story behind one of the flesh-covered books will make you squirm.

Jane Goodall discusses plants, peace and plagiarismThe world’s most famous primatologist talks with MNN about turning 80 years old, finding peace among plants, protecting forests and the long struggle to publish her latest book, ‘Seeds of Hope.’

Jane Goodall discusses plants, peace and plagiarism
The world’s most famous primatologist talks with MNN about turning 80 years old, finding peace among plants, protecting forests and the long struggle to publish her latest book, ‘Seeds of Hope.’

07

Mar

Speed-reading apps: A time-saving solution for the modern world?New apps promise a rate of 1,000 words a minute; at that rate, you could read a novel in 90 minutes. (Assuming you wanted to, of course.)

Speed-reading apps: A time-saving solution for the modern world?
New apps promise a rate of 1,000 words a minute; at that rate, you could read a novel in 90 minutes. (Assuming you wanted to, of course.)

23

Feb

Cat-Library: A feline-friendly shelving systemDoes Madame Fluff wreak havoc every time she attempts to scale a bookcase? Make things a bit easier for her — while staying organized — with the Cat-Library, a modular shelving system with a kitty staircase.

Cat-Library: A feline-friendly shelving system
Does Madame Fluff wreak havoc every time she attempts to scale a bookcase? Make things a bit easier for her — while staying organized — with the Cat-Library, a modular shelving system with a kitty staircase.

14

Feb

13 books every armchair environmentalist should have on the shelfIt’s reading time! Grab one (or all) of these 13 great green books and find a place to curl up and enjoy.

13 books every armchair environmentalist should have on the shelf
It’s reading time! Grab one (or all) of these 13 great green books and find a place to curl up and enjoy.

13

Feb

Kids read to cats — and everybody winsA Pennsylvania animal shelter’s Book Buddies program helps children improve their reading skills and help socialize the rescued felines.

Kids read to cats — and everybody wins
A Pennsylvania animal shelter’s Book Buddies program helps children improve their reading skills and help socialize the rescued felines.

04

Feb

These books offer ways to make positive changes in your life — through understanding the science of habits and shattering the myths of happiness.

These books offer ways to make positive changes in your life — through understanding the science of habits and shattering the myths of happiness.

29

Jan

Book lovers slip into the protagonist’s shoes with new sensory vestWith MIT’s Sensory Fiction, you can feel the same chills and thrills as they happen to a character in the book.

Book lovers slip into the protagonist’s shoes with new sensory vest
With MIT’s Sensory Fiction, you can feel the same chills and thrills as they happen to a character in the book.

15

Jan

Book reimagines ‘Pride and Prejudice’ from a cat’s point of viewIn ‘Pride and Prejudice and Kitties,’ Jane Austen’s classic tale is retold with whiskers and tails.

Book reimagines ‘Pride and Prejudice’ from a cat’s point of view
In ‘Pride and Prejudice and Kitties,’ Jane Austen’s classic tale is retold with whiskers and tails.

12

Jan

Your cat thinks you’re a much larger cat with good taste in foodA new book decodes cat behavior and explains what felines really think of us.

Your cat thinks you’re a much larger cat with good taste in food
A new book decodes cat behavior and explains what felines really think of us.