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10 Essential Books for Men

Here’s a list of books in answer to the question:  what books will be of most benefit for a man to read? The following 10 books are essential because they describe what it is like to be human — and, more importantly, a human male — in fundamental ways.  They do not describe what it […]

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5 Reasons to Get a Nook HD Plus Tablet Now

The Nook HD Plus (Nook HD+) is a highly-rated tablet computer made by Barnes and Noble that you can use for reading books and magazines, email, browsing the Web, watching movies and TV, accessing your social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.), listening to music, playing games, watching YouTube videos, and running apps from Google Play. […]

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Friday Pic to Make You Smile (19)

What are you looking forward to doing this weekend?  Relaxing?  Maybe some reading? I know… Hardly anyone reads anymore.  But that just makes you exceptional. Just like her…     Of course, she’s exceptional in other ways, too, so that qualifies this pic for Friday. Seriously, if you are planning on doing a bit of […]

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When Faced with the Absurdities of Human Civilization, There Are Two Things You Can Do, One Positive, One Negative

When you hear about an event like the bombing at the Boston Marathon yesterday — or, worse, directly experience it yourself — there’s a momentary response that can occur, a split-second thought and associated feeling that often flashes through the mind before other questions and objectifying rational analysis set in. The feeling/thought is:  that’s absurd. […]

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A Map of The Shire

When you read The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien, it is easy to find yourself wanting to visit The Shire, the homeland in Middle Earth of the hobbits.  Or maybe you’ve seen The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey within the last few months and enjoyed the bucolic charm of Bilbo Baggins’s neighborhood (shot in New […]