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    If you don’t think you have the time to read the longer classics, these shorter fiction works that span a wide range of genres will help you on your literary journey. 

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    While she plays a supporting role in the series, this working-class single mother combines tenderness and a strong moral center to anchor the show.

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    Forget finding the perfect brand — if you know what’s inside what you buy and what it does, you’ll be a lot better off.

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    These content creators demonstrate that sustainability doesn’t have to be about going zero-waste all at once, but about improving where you can.

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    The Florida rapper joins Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X as the latest artist accused of having a manufactured stardom. Are we too quick to affix the label of inauthenticity to popular musicians?

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    In an era where everything is online, turn off that screen and get lost in a riveting audio drama.

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    Directed by Alan Yang, the film revolves around a stoic Asian father and his strained relationship with his Americanized daughter — and his longing for home.

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    The lo-fi artist’s extended play is unapologetically emotional and honest, providing an exploration of what it means to move on from heartache.

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    It’s perfectly normal to feel confused as you fully enter adulthood. This book by Dr. Meg Jay shows some ways to attain clarity and direction.

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    Celebrities like the Kardashians and companies like H&M are praised for the styles that black people are derided for, then profit off of the publicity caused by the anger.

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    No matter what the situation, there are always ways to take something from life and turn it into art.

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    The TNT adaptation will possibly build on the themes of climate catastrophe and class warfare seen in the original.

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    Going to the nail salon isn’t always an option, but with press-on nails, you can give yourself an instant, beautiful manicure from home.

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    Just like ‘Coco’ and ‘Up,’ the latest film from the acclaimed animation studio mixes laughs and tears.

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    Blackjack players can tip the odds a little more in their favor when they master the art of card counting. Here are some essential tips on how to start the process.

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    The classic franchise encounters a few changes — including an altered storyline.

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    The coming-of-age show deals with cultural identity, grief and teenage romance in a touching and relatable way.

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    The versatile musician has moved beyond her ‘Whip My Hair’ days, and she deserves a lot more recognition.

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    We could all use a refresher course, seeing as so many of us are still physically apart because of social distancing measures.

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    It’s important to take care of yourself while you’re social distancing.

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    The Batman universe courts controversy with its fandom by turning the original Robin/Nightwing into an edgy bad boy with amnesia.

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    The iconic show ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ will be released on Netflix soon, so now it’s time for the show’s sequel to receive the attention it deserves.

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    It’s not just sitting around and pontificating in togas all day.

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    This kind of public assistance program seemed impossible before the painful economic impacts of the coronavirus, but the far-fetched idea is now gaining mainstream attention.

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    The zine released by the Asian American Feminist Collective offers a communal response to the emerging anti-Asian xenophobia in the wake of COVID-19.

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    Wanting too much has been linked to problems with depression, anxiety and relationships. Is going minimal the answer?

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    Netflix is going beyond the typical reality TV program with its two latest hits.

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    These two California twins draw from a huge range of influences to make a sound that may not be commercial, but remains true to their artistic vision.

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    What are people actually doing when they’re on their computers or smartphones?