OXFORD, United Kingdom – Reading books, listening to music, and watching TV – what researchers call “mainstream media” – don’t help improve happiness and well-being as much as some think. This is the result of a new survey comparing the short-term benefits of consuming traditional media over newer platforms such as websites and social media. …

Looking for something good to read? USA TODAY Barbara vandenburgh Explore the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. All books go on sale Tuesday. 1. “I have come all this way to meet you: I am writing to myself at home” by Jami Attenberg (Ecco, documentary) What is it about : In this …

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1. By the end of 1941, Britain was both the largest empire in the world and a nation struggling for its survival. He ruled over a quarter of the earth’s surface of the world; his navy controlled the most critical sea lanes. Yet the resources on which its people depended for a living and its …

ELF increases the number of pages of Arabic authors on Wikipedia and offers the list of the best books Muhammad Yusuf, Feature Writer Emirates Literature Foundation (ELF) initiative Kateb Maktub has spearheaded the campaign to increase the number of pages by Arabic authors on Wikipedia in Arabic and English, and reports a 516% growth in …

The introduction of taxonomy is a great success for us Greens, forward-looking businesses and civil society forces who have been working on it for years. But the credibility of the taxonomy is crucial for its success. And fossil gas and nuclear power are neither ecologically or economically sustainable nor climate friendly sources of energy. Shortly …

The 15th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), which was scheduled to take place from January 28 to February 1, is now postponed from March 5 to 14 due to the growing number of Covid cases, organizers announced on Friday. Around 250 authors, thinkers, politicians and popular culture icons from around the world are …

An agile attorney general should anticipate online challenges. Van Badham QAnon and enabled dive into the den of conspiracy theories and find more than a few Mad Haters. An Ugly Truth: In the Battle for Facebook Dominance, by American journalists Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang, investigates the bad behavior of the largest social network in …

As the fight against critical race theory continues in American schools, black authors say their work is caught in the crossfire. Medalist Newbery Author Jerry Crafts Recount NBCBLK he was shocked to learn that several of his titles had been pulled from a school library in Katy, Texas. Critics, mostly from patrons and parents, claim …

Restore the original obstruction Re: “Senate to vote on filibuster rules – Schumer says body must push for ‘systemic democracy reforms’,” Tuesday’s article. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin will not change the obstruction for fear the Republicans will do the same if they regain control. Well, of course they will! But does anyone think …