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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

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Writer Speaks About Keeping It Together When Things Fall Apart

A New York rabbi is launching his memoir in Philadelphia this week with appearances at two local synagogues.

03/08/2014

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Best Books For Finding Love This Valentine’s Day

Looking for that perfect book for your loved one? Our friends at Simon & Schuster have a lot of fantastic dating guides and a few less-traditional reads to help you feel the love this Valentine’s Day.

01/19/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Giving A Child A Good Book For Christmas Can Pay Dividends

Books are not only windows to a new world, but a powerful mental exercise that is especially effective with the pre-Kindergarten crowd.

12/08/2013

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Vegan Ginger-Molasses Cookies from Chloe Coscarelli

Vegan desserts can still be fun, delicious and easy to make! This treat from Chloe Coscarelli, Food Network-winning vegan chef, is perfect to bring to a cookie swap to satisfy everyone.

12/03/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Her

Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together an excellent list of book gifts for the lady in your life: from the hipster, aspiring home chef, fashion focused, or book club leader, everyone on your list will be thrilled to open a box with one of these great reads.

12/02/2013

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Coconut Shortbread Cookie Recipe From “Bake It, Don’t Fake It!”

Heather Bertinetti, author of “Bake It, Don’t Fake It!”, shares her coconut shortbread cookie recipe.

11/19/2013

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Fall’s 7 Best New Cookbooks

These new cookbooks from sister company Simon & Schuster have some fabulous recipes for your next holiday gathering.

11/19/2013

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Jessica Seinfeld’s Roasted Eggplant And Cherry Tomato Recipe

Want a home-cooked meal, but can’t cook? Jessica Seinfeld’s book has more than a 100 step by step recipes that can help you become a “can cook” in no time. Try her simple roasted eggplant and cherry tomato recipe tonight!

11/18/2013

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Roasted Lamb Recipe From “The Way We Ate”

Learn to make Melissa Clark’s roasted leg of lamb with mint salsa verde from the new cookbook “The Way We Ate” by Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz.

11/04/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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Best Halloween Books For Adults

You’re never too old for a good fright. From a group of evil paranormals to an uprising of serial killer clones to a chilling love affair, these new releases from our sister company Simon & Schuster have you covered with these creepy reads this Halloween!

10/07/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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