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The Urge To Use The Restroom When Inside A Library Or Bookstore Is Real

The urge to suddenly use the restroom when shopping in a bookstore is called the Mariko Aoki phenomenon.
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Simple Hack To Help You Read More

Tomorrow many resolutions will begin as we bask in the first day of 2020. If you are setting a goal to read more in the New Year, keep this handy little hack in mind to help you succeed. Most habits follow a similar psychological pattern, so replacing a bad habit with a good one is often easier...
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You Can Help The Post Office With Operation Santa

Giving a gift is just as exciting as receiving one. Once again, you can help out Santa by "adopting" a letter to St. Nick and sending the child a toy, a new coat, or whatever else is on their Christmas list. Operation Santa is a program of the U.S. Postal Service that continues to evolve. When kids...
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Book A Night In A Hotel Room haunted By A Spirit Who Hates Men Who Smoke

In the spirit of the spookiest time of the year, one of America’s most haunted hotel rooms has just reopened for the first time since a $28 million makeover. The Read House in Chattanooga, Tennessee is home to room 311 , which has a grisly past. It involved a woman named Annalisa Netherly who was...
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Online Calculator Estimate How Long it Takes To Read A Book

Finding the time to read can be challenging, especially when a story is so good you can't put the book down. So before you crack the cover, check out readinglength.com . This website will give you an estimated time frame of how long it will take you to read any one of thousands of titles. For...
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Most Young People Have Never Read A Paper Map

A new survey has found that 1 in 7 Millennials have never read a paper map! That means millions of young adults may end up completely lost without a working digital device. The survey of 1,000 millennials (adults ages 23 thru 38) and 1,000 middle-aged adults at least 39 years old revealed that...
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Keep Your Kids Reading For Pleasure With These Tips

A new report confirms what many parents already know. The percentage of kids defined as frequent readers, considered those who read books for fun five to seven days a week, drops from 57% among 8-year-olds to 35% among 9-year-olds. It's called the “decline by nine” phenomenon. While 9-year olds...
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Trick To Get Your Kids To Read More

Kids love bedtime stories but as many parents already know, your child generally wants you to read the same story night after night. This isn’t a bad thing as there are benefits in repeating the same stories over and over, as repetitiveness helps them learn. However a little variety is also...
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The "Rule Of 4" May Be The Best Way To Stay On A Gift-Giving Budget

A recent survey found the average American will spend $906 on Christmas gifts this season . That's a lot of money and when it comes to buying gifts for children it can be easily to overindulge in the hopes your children get what they want and do not have a disappointing Christmas. But there is a...
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Fight Insomnia With A Book

From time to time you wake up in the middle of the night, make a quick bathroom trip and then find yourself unable to resume your sleep. Frustrating as you toss and turn, count sheep and place a pillow over your eyes, in an effort to fall back asleep. While there are many sleep aids, including...
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