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Study halls

Study halls

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Lifestyle | The best Web Reads for a summer full of learning

Web Reads: From greed to gay rights

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Newsworthy | Sinful and foolish. The Bible says “the heart is deceitful above all else.” Much of the wisdom compiled by Morgan House in his 3,000th column for The…

Notable Books

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Books | Four recent nonfiction books

Web Reads: Flush for life

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Newsworthy | The importance of toilets. Could there be something in Muslim and Hindu religious codes that makes Muslims in India more likely to use toilets than Hindus? A…

Web Reads: Cardboard, creative parents, and photo magic

Web Reads: Cardboard, creative parents, and photo magic

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Newsworthy | Photo baby. CardboardBoxOffice.com, which sets a sky-high standard for creative moms and dads, features delightful photographs of a baby and her parents in…

Web Reads: How many tentacles does it take to unscrew a jar?

Web Reads: How many tentacles does it take to unscrew a jar?

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Newsworthy | God’s wonders. The heavens declare the glory of God, and video allows us to see His wonders. One entertaining video shows an octopus in a jar with a…

Web Reads: Parent hacks, education fads, and <em>Lord of the Rings</em> radio

Web Reads: Parent hacks, education fads, and Lord of the Rings radio

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Newsworthy | Splinters and museums. Mashable.com has a list of money-or-timesaving-DIY household tips for families with young children, including this guide to splinters:

Web Reads: Become a Middle East expert

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Newsworthy | History in maps. Online now is a fantastic series of maps showing the history of the Middle East, the spread of various civilizations, and the borders…

Retiring journalism prof swam against the liberal current

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Education | AUSTIN, Texas—Across from the tattoo parlors, eateries, and clothing stores of Austin’s eclectic Guadalupe Street is the back of the new Journalism…

Web Reads: Abortion selfies

Web Reads: Abortion selfies

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Newsworthy | Extreme activism. Old story: An abortion center counselor becomes pregnant and decides to have an abortion. New story: She films the abortion and posts it…

Inside a Christian artist’s studio

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Art | Anne Nelson’s studio in New Orleans’ 8th Ward has 12- or 14-foot ceilings and plenty of light. It’s small—about 15 by 15 feet, and cluttered with…

Web Reads: WWI photos, North Korean souvenirs, and sky-high rent

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Newsworthy | Pictures of war. The Atlantic began running a 10-part series featuring photographs of World War I. Part one sets the stage for the war with a 1910 photo of nine…

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