- The Rise Of China's 'Tuhao': Coming To A Dictionary Near You?
November 20 2013 6:19 AM
The word 'tuhao', which refers to China's flashy wealthy population, could join the ranks of 'selfie' and 'twerk.'
- Happy Birthday Kurt Vonnegut! How To Get Author’s Kindle Books For Cheap On Amazon
November 11 2013 6:28 PM
Amazon's Daily Deals honors Kurt Vonnegut on his birthday, which falls on Veteran's Day.
- Amazon Teaming With Independent Bookstores? That's Not A Misprint
November 06 2013 11:24 AM
The e-commerce giant has offered to sell Kindles at a discount to retailers, which can sell them to customers and get a cut of e-book sales.
- NYC Woman Goes From Private School To S&M Dungeon
October 29 2013 6:20 PM
In her new book "The Posh Girl's Guide To Play," 36-year-old Alexis Lass reveals how she went from attending an elite boarding school to becoming a dominatrix.
- What I Learned From 'The Book Of Jezebel'
October 22 2013 6:01 PM
"The Book Of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Lady Things," was a collaboration of Jezebel's writers, past and present.
- Why Do (Some) Scientists Dislike Malcolm Gladwell?
October 17 2013 10:39 PM
Some of the strongest criticisms of the popular writer's works have come from scientists.
- New Book Debunks JFK Assassination Theory
October 15 2013 2:56 PM
The author of a book marking the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination says Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, firing three shots from the Texas School Book Depository.
- Phillip Roth Did Not Win The Nobel Prize For Literature, You Idiots
October 11 2013 4:46 PM
Tablet magazine confused and alienated some readers with its fake announcement that Philip Roth had won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
- Waters Of Lake Natron Petrify Animals That Fall In
October 02 2013 11:53 PM
In a series of eerie photographs, Nick Brandt captured the calcified remains of animals that washed up on the shores of Lake Natron in Tanzania.
- Latest Bizarre Trend: Dinosaur Erotica E-Books
October 02 2013 5:05 PM
A strange new subgenre of romance books known as dinosaur erotica has popped up on Amazon, with tales of women ravished by T. rex, pterodactyls, triceratops and more.
- Meet Tom Clancy's Widow, Alexandra Marie Llewellyn
October 02 2013 11:38 AM
Meet Alexandra Marie Llewellyn, Tom Clancy's wife, who was a freelance journalist and is now a widow following the author's death on Tuesday.
- Alvaro Mutis Dead: Colombian-Born Writer, Poet Dies At 90
September 23 2013 12:17 PM
Alvaro Mutis was regarded as one of the greatest Spanish-languages authors by his close friend, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
- 4 Silly Pirate Myths You Probably Think Are True
September 19 2013 12:42 AM
In celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, here are some common pirate myths you probably think are true.
- Venezuelan Newspapers Shut Down Due To Paper Shortage
September 05 2013 7:19 PM
A lack of printing paper has lead to the shutting down of several Venezuelan Newspapers.
- Five Myths About The ‘Frankenstein’ Monster
August 30 2013 11:51 PM
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is lauded as one of the earliest examples of science-fiction literature. And the story has spawned several pop-culture myths about Dr. Frankenstein’s creation.
- Christian Bale Offered $50 Million To Return As Batman In New Film?
August 13 2013 5:40 PM
Actor Christian Bale has reportedly been offered $50 million to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming "Superman Vs. Batman" movie.
- China And India Rise In Literature As Well As Economics [INFOGRAPHIC]
August 13 2013 5:51 AM
The rise of Beijing and Mumbai can be seen through their growing presence in English-language literature.
- How Google Is Saving College Students TONS Of Money This Fall [VIDEO]
August 12 2013 11:46 AM
- Orlando Bloom Playing Batman In 'Batman Vs. Superman' Film?
August 12 2013 11:03 AM
Orlando Bloom is the newest actor rumored to be playing the role of Batman in the upcoming "Batman Vs. Superman" film from Warner Bros.
- Quick Silver Scenes For 'X-Men' Sequel Being Shot At 3,600 FPS
August 07 2013 9:10 PM
According to director Bryan Singer, some of Quicksilver's scenes in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" will be shot at 3,600 FPS.