Category Archives: Reading

Pay James Patterson $300 Thousand and He’ll Destroy His Latest Novel


‘Having successfully transitioned from author to brand, the famed James Patterson is now trying a new business model: not writing at all. ‘He’s offering a unique opportunity for a single individual to pay $294,038 for the privilege of destroying the … Continue reading

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You Can Now Let Your Finger Do the Reading


Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab ‘Trace a page with your finger and Finger Reader will read it out loud for you. The device, currently in development by the MIT Media Lab, … Continue reading

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Why investigative journalism is so important


‘Bloggers appear to have filled a void particularly in political commentary. A key difference between bloggers and traditional media is that bloggers have little or no reputational risk or editorial objectivity in what they comment on. ‘Apart from libel laws … Continue reading

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Facebook Apologizes To LGBT Community


Promises Changes To Real Name Policy ‘After weeks of backlash over Facebook’s real name policy, namely from members of the LGBT community who have had their Facebook pages suspended due to drag names, Facebook has met with members of the … Continue reading

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Majority of Americans Are Single Now


Is this because of economy? ‘Some 124.6 million Americans were single in August, 50.2 percent of those who were 16 years or older, according to data used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its monthly job-market report. That percentage … Continue reading

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The Extreme Reading Challenge [Video/Photos]


Will you dare to join? ‘The ERC refers to people who push themselves out of their literary comfort by ploughing through numerous novels or any literary material available. ‘According to Metro, Phyllis Rose, an American author, literary critic, essayist, biographer, … Continue reading

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Why Book Lovers Should be Rooting for Amazon


…Not for Hachette or the Big Five opinion of Mathew Ingram ‘As Amazon continues to tighten the screws on book publishers like Hachette — by making its books difficult to find, impossible to pre-order, and so on — the conventional … Continue reading

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