These Are The Winners Of the 2015 National Book Awards. Check them against your Christmas wish list.
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This Is What $1,000 A Month In Rent Would Get You All Around The U.S. You could do even better outside of the big cities.
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MST3K Turkey Day 2015 Details and How to Watch. It’s a tradition the whole family can get behind.
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The True Story of Paul Newman's Salad Dressing. It will make you feel really good about eating a salad.
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10 Scientific Laws and Theories You Really Should Know. If you already know them, send the list to a younger person.
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Alex Weinberg is a structural engineer, and as such, he notices inaccuracies in movies, particularly the physics of suspension bridges that get destroyed. Weinberg explains what’s wrong with suspension bridge wreckage in quite a few of your favorite movies.
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Princesses, Slaves, and Explosives: The Scandalous Origin of Vaccines. There were smallpox inoculations centuries before Edward Jenner.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the queasy reality of how Hollywood deals with actors' deaths. There’s sadness and grief, and then there are business decisions to be made.