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The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try To Read In The Car

Some people get carsick when they try to read on the road, other people do it blissfully, but if you’re one of those folks who just can’t get through a page without feeling nauseous, there’s finally a good reason for it. Essentially, your brain thinks it’s being poisoned. Here’s why.


12 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read [Infographic]

Billionaire Bill Gates has said he reads about a book a week. Our friends at Business Insider sifted through years of Gates’ book recommendations to find 12 that made especially strong impressions on him and then collated them into this handy infographic. We’ve also included links so you can snap them up yourself.


Literary Hub's Book Marks Is Like Rotten Tomatoes For Books

Book Marks is a new web site that gathers book reviews from critics and readers alike for you to browse all in one place. Books Marks was launched by Literary Hub, a site that’s dedicated to a mix of book news, excerpts and original content and interviews.


Ereader Showdown: Amazon Kindles, Compared

Amazon has somehow managed to create four different models of its Kindle ereader. Each of the four models has its own strengths and weaknesses, so if you’re in the market for one — or an upgrade — let’s take a look to make your buying decision a little easier.


PressReader Gives You Immediate Access To Hundreds Of Newspapers, Anywhere You Go

Web/Android/iOS/Windows/Blackberry: If you read a lot of newspapers, do a ton of research, or just like the idea of seeing what the world is talking about in papers around the globe, PressReader brings them all to your browser or your smartphone, anywhere you go.


Readism Adds Reading Time Estimates To Every Web Article

Chrome: Sometimes, gauging whether or not you want to read an article is just about how much time you have at a given moment. Readism is a simple little extension that adds average read times to articles so you can make that choice quickly.


17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction for everybody. Certain great books inspire scores of authors to create something new. Here are 21 of the most influential science fiction and fantasy books.


Amazon's New Kindle Oasis Is $449 Worth Of Luxury Ereader

Amazon has announced a brand new addition to the Kindle lineup. The Oasis is by far the most expensive Kindle around, but it also aims to be the nicest.


Your Cheat Sheet To The (Fictional) Women Of DC Comics [Infographic]

Last week, Batman V Superman swooped into movie theatres around the globe to decidedly mixed reviews. While the titular pugilists have starred in more than 20 movies between them, it’s the first time that Wonder Woman — AKA Diana Prince — has ever appeared on the silver screen. She’ll soon be joined by other female superheroes and villains from the DC Comics pantheon, starting with Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. If this is all Greek to you (ahem), the following cheat sheet will help you get acquainted with Wonder Woman and her super-powered peers.


The Best Books Of The 21st Century [Infographic]

While the 21st Century is a scant 16 years old this year, it’s already thrown up a number of interesting, moving and undeniably unique works of literature (and also Twilight). This infographic shortlists the best of the best and will help you to choose which book to read next based on your personal preferences.


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