Banned Books Week

15 Must (Not) Read Titles to Celebrate Banned Books Week!

Freedom of speech is a proud American tradition, but there will always be groups who would rather use censorship to force their own agenda than start a conversation. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of attempts to forbid certain titles in American schools, libraries and bookstores. […]

How To Score Better on the ACT Reading Section and Finish in Time

3 Ways To Increase Your ACT Reading Test Score To a 36

Are you preparing for the ACT and having trouble finishing the reading test on time? This video covers a 3-step approach to reading and answering questions quickly and accurately. You can improve your ACT score by implementing the tips and strategies covered in this presentation. Feel free to let us know what you think in […]

Eyesight

Scientists Discover New Type of Eye Movement

If you were ever introduced to speed reading, you are probably already familiar with two types of eye-movements – Saccadic and Smooth Pursuit. A team of scientists from the University of Tübingen in Germany recently discovered a “new” type of eye movement which they refer to as Blink-Associated Resetting Movement (BARM). This newly discovered eye-movement helps […]

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10 Visually Striking Bookstores From Around The World

Some time ago we posted a video version of this post, so we decided to add the image gallery version of it for those of you who would rather prefer looking at pretty pictures instead. So, let the delicious image candy marinate before your eyes. Argosy Bookstore, New York, NY Bauman Rare Books, Philadelphia, PA […]

The Eagle Nebula

20 Books on Space Exploration that are out of this World

Ever wondered about the mysteries of space, its depths and boundaries, time and its dimensions but felt bogged down by the lingo and technical jargon of the physicists and cosmologists? Then this list of books on space exploration can help you unlock the key to this enigmatic, larger than life subject in a comprehendible manner. […]

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100 Majestic Libraries Every Book Lover Should See

For those of you who have the opportunity to travel the world and visit exotic new lands, here is an updated version of our most beautiful libraries list. Even if you can’t travel to all these places, think of this image gallery as a digital trip around the world. This time around we aimed to […]