Saturday, October 25, 2014

19 Times Zadie Smith Was The Most Stylish Intellectual Ever

When a beautiful mind meets a beautiful wardrobe.


When she was like, "Hello, I got my first book deal when I was 22 and I'm flawless."


When she was like, "Hello, I got my first book deal when I was 22 and I'm flawless."


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When she was like, "I can effortlessly compose an outfit and eloquently express the paradox of the human condition."


When she was like, "I can effortlessly compose an outfit and eloquently express the paradox of the human condition."


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When she was like, "I love this dress almost as much as I love subverting genre expectations!"


When she was like, "I love this dress almost as much as I love subverting genre expectations!"


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When she was like, "Am I a Bond girl? No, no. That's just my husband, award-winning poet Nick Laird. We met at Cambridge."


When she was like, "Am I a Bond girl? No, no. That's just my husband, award-winning poet Nick Laird. We met at Cambridge."


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The 5 Stages Of Watching "The Fault In Our Stars"

Okay? NOT OKAY.


Denial


Denial


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Anger


Anger


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11 DIY Fails That Will Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Step away from the glue gun.






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Poll: How Do Your Reading Habits Stack Up?

Take our WORD for it.



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Friday, October 24, 2014

Which Jane Austen Novel Is Your Favorite?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a reader in possession of a BuzzFeed post must be in want of a poll.



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Which Harry Potter Book Is Your Favorite?

You gotta fight for your right to Potter.


J.K. Rowling Is Publishing A New "Harry Potter" Story For Halloween

And no, it’s not a trick.


Good news for Harry Potter fans – J.K. Rowling is to publish a new Harry Potter story online as a surprise for Halloween.


Good news for Harry Potter fans – J.K. Rowling is to publish a new Harry Potter story online as a surprise for Halloween.


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The new 1,700-word tale will be a back story to the life of malicious pink-wearing Hogwarts professor, Dolores Umbridge, and will be published for free on Rowling's website Pottermore.com.


The new 1,700-word tale will be a back story to the life of malicious pink-wearing Hogwarts professor, Dolores Umbridge, and will be published for free on Rowling's website Pottermore.com .


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Umbridge, who was played by Imelda Staunton in the films, was first seen in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. She is a witch who was Senior Undersecretary to the Minister for Magic and tortured Harry before being sentenced to life in Azkaban for her crimes against Muggle-borns. But you already knew that anyway, didn't you?


According to The Independent , a statement on the site teased fans: "Umbridge is not only one of the most malicious Potter characters, she is the only person other than Lord Voldemort to leave a permanent physical scar...


"(It promises a) rich, 1700-word back story about Umbridge's life, filled with many new details, as well as Rowling's revealing first-person thoughts and reflections about the character."




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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Who Said It: Jaden Smith Or Jean-Paul Sartre?

50 years ago, philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature but he turned it down. Is Jaden Smith his contemporary incarnate?



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Ten People Get To Sleep In A Bookstore Overnight Because Of Twitter

After a Texan man went viral on Twitter for getting locked inside a London bookstore, they decided to host a “lock-in” for ten lucky guests. Your childhood dream come true.



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How Much Do Brands Control Your Brain?

The new book The Sonic Boom takes a smart look at the world we experience through our ears. See which brands own your ears by taking this quiz.



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