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Cool New Websites Every Bookworm Should Bookmark

<3 this tumblr that showcases vintage children's books

Wack but popular Puerto Rico colonialist/prospecting game comes to the ipad.

Fallen Princesses takes you to the world of happily never after or what we folks know as reality.

You might be pre-destined to be bad at math.

Bookstores Emerge Unscathed from the Riots

On Minority Consumers and Bottled Water

Great article on our archaic education system, the Khan academy and progress. “The educational system was created to teach children; now it exists to perpetuate the current educational system.”

NPR’s Crowdsourced 100 Top Sci-Fi Books Ever

Sometimes the injustice in this world feels like a chain tightening around my throat: Girl Forced to Apologize to Boy Who Raped Her

This British Harper’s Bazaar feature makes me wants to go home and put on a ton of eyeliner and smoky eyeshadow! closes up shop

Tragic: I Hate Reading Facebook Fan Page has Over 400k+ Likes

Danticat Reflects on Port au Prince via the Dailybeast

Deciding on a Book, and How to Read It

On Being Latino With a New York Accent

<3 these lists: The 50 Best Websites of 2011


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