Who am I? A philosophical inquiry – Amy Adkins, Throughout the history of mankind, the subject of identity has sent poets to the blank page, philosophers to the agora and seekers to the oracles. These murky waters of abstract thinking are tricky to navigate, so it’s probably fitting that to demonstrate the complexity, the Greek historian […]

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HOW WE GOT TO NOW: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World. From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. Accompanied by a major six-part television series on PBS, How We Got to […]

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Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut. Thank you, readers, for helping keep Girl on the Train on the New York Times bestseller list for 16 weeks straight! If you’re not on board yet, start reading today: http://app.snapapp.com/thegirlonthetrain Source: RiverheadBooks

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What makes muscles grow? – Jeffrey Siegel, We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on a daily basis determines whether they will wither or grow. Jeffrey Siegel illustrates how a […]

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Spell of the story, Irrfan Khan In conversation with Lakshmi Pratury, renowned actor Irrfan Khan muses on the magical spell that a great story casts over actors and audiences alike. In this wide-ranging chat, he also reveals a soft spot for street sports and recounts the heart-stopping experience of finding himself face-to-face with a tiger […]

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Elliot Perlman discusses his epic new novel, Publishers Weekly reviews: The Street Sweeper. “[Perlman] brilliantly makes personal both the Holocaust and the civil rights movement, and crafts a moving and literate page-turner.”.  Source:  RiverheadBooks

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Only few would have known about what a Tapir is, or many would have thought its an Ant eater. Its Amazing to here about Tapir and the passion shown by Patrícia Medici towards saving this cool guy Tapir. She leads the longest running conservation project to protect the threatened lowland tapir. People like Patricia re-iterates to our […]

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Where Good Ideas Come From an thought provoking taalk by Steven Johnson, One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from? What sparks the flash of brilliance? How does groundbreaking innovation happen? Source: RiverheadBooks

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This is the remarkable story of Barack Obama’s journey to the White House, as told by the greatest cultural recorders in the world, the staff of The New York Times. From the first mention of Barack Obama in its pages (when he was elected president of the Harvard Law Review), to his electrifying speech at […]

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How to Control Someone Else’s Arm with Your Brain. Greg Gage is on a mission to make brain science accessible to all. In this fun, kind of creepy demo, the neuroscientist and TED Senior Fellow uses a simple, inexpensive DIY kit to take away the free will of an audience member. It’s not a parlor […]

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