Vegetable gardening is a great way to save money on produce while also enjoying the freshest and most delicious vegetables, fruits, and herbs. If you’re planning to start your very first vegetable garden this year, here are 10 great books to help you get started:
They say a picture is worth one thousand words, and that has rarely been more true than in the photographs captured by these 10 incredible books, which display the beauty and ugliness, unity and diversity, horror and wonder of life on Earth.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, stores are full of hearts, cupids, and other mushy symbols of the commercialization of love. If you dislike sappiness and sentimentality and are so sick of red and pink hearts that you feel like screaming, here are ten great works of literature that offer a more cynical or pessimistic view of love and romance.
Can you believe it’s been nearly eight years since the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, was released? Yup. July 21, 2007. Most of the children who once stayed up until midnight waiting in line for the latest Harry Potter book release are now college students, or even adults. But as JK Rowling herself once said, “The stories we love best do live in us forever.” Once a Potterhead, always a Potterhead.
If you loved Harry Potter when you were younger and want to recapture some of that sense of wonder and adventure, but are now looking for more adult fare, here are 10 books that are perfect for adult readers who loved Harry Potter:
Studies have found that sitting for prolonged periods of time – like the 8-9 hours a day many people spend at their desks – has many harmful effects on health: reducing life expectancy and increasing the chances of heart disease, diabetes, mental health problems, and even certain types of cancer! It’s even been compared to smoking! Luckily, manufacturers of exercise equipment have come up with a bunch of creative ways to add more exercise into your life, even if you’re stuck sitting at a desk all day. Here are 10 clever fitness tools that will help you stay healthier and more active even while working, studying, playing computer games, or watching television:
Whether you’re in the mood for a good tearjerker or you’d prefer to avoid them, here are 10 books about dogs that are sure to make you cry:
With North Korea in the news again thanks to a controversial scene in a film called “The Interview” depicting the assassination of the country’s leader, now is a great time to brush up on the history of the country. These 10 books offer a rare glimpse into the isolated and oppressive North Korean regime, and into the daily lives of the people who call it home.
George R.R. Martin’s epic A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIAF) series has earned accolades as one of the best fantasy series ever written, and its popularity has only grown thanks to A Game of Thrones, the hit HBO show based on the series. Unfortunately, Martin isn’t the world’s fastest writer and the show has only 10 episodes per season, leaving fans deprived of Westeros nearly 10 full months of the year.
If you’ve re-read your books so many times they’re falling apart and re-watched each episode so many times you can recite it backwards, here are 10 great novels and series that are similar to Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire and can help tide you over until the next book is released or the show returns to the air:
Stuffed animals and puppets are one of the best toys for children. Not only do they encourage imaginative play, they can also become your child’s constant companion in childhood, providing both fun and a comforting sense of security, even in new and unfamiliar situations. Even though children eventually outgrow the use of stuffed animals as security objects, a high quality stuffed animal can remain a treasured possession full of happy childhood memories into adulthood, and in some cases can even become a beloved family heirloom.
Here are 10 adorable and high quality stuffed animals that might just become your child’s lifetime friend:
Happy New Year! Here are our picks for the top 10 DVD releases of January 2015: