Weekend Links: Books You Never Really Read

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George Orwell's 1984 and (unsurprisingly) Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace top the list of books people are most likely to claim they've read when they haven't. Are you one of the guilty ones?

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For those not yet burnt out on choreographed marriage proposals (and even those who are), this man's surprise for his boyfriend at Home Depot will coax a smile out of you.

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A frog photobombed NASA's latest spacecraft launch, but it wasn’t the first aspiring amphibian astronaut.

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The shortlist for the prestigious annual Man Booker Prize is out. The winner will be named October 15th.

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Joni Sternbach’s series of surfer photos are truly vintage-meets-modern, using 19th-century tintype processes to create one-of-a-kind images of 21st-century wave riders.

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Before René Magritte became one of the biggest names in the Surrealist art movement, he designed advertisements.

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Ninety-six year old Fred Stobaugh wrote a love song for his late wife Lorraine and submitted it to a singer-songwriter contest. Though he didn’t win, he did become the oldest artist ever to hold a spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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September 14, 2013 - 10:00am
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