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McDonald’s Swapping Toys with Books in Happy Meals

McDonald’s Swapping Toys with Books in Happy Meals

mag813 February 10, 2016 0

Would you like a side of children’s literacy with your burger? Now through Feb. 15, McDonald’s is offering slightly less guilt-inducing Happy Meals that come with books instead of toys. McDonald’s hopes to distribute

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Amazon to Open Hundreds of Physical Bookstores Across the United States

Amazon to Open Hundreds of Physical Bookstores Across the United States

mag813 February 3, 2016 0

Amazon’s University Village bookstore in Seattle won’t be a one-off after all. After opening the location back in November of last year, Amazon now plans to open hundreds of additional bookstores across the United

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WHERE TO EAT PIZZA Book Gives Tips and Recipes to the Best Pizza

WHERE TO EAT PIZZA Book Gives Tips and Recipes to the Best Pizza

mag813 January 13, 2016 0

It’s the year 2016 and people are still on the relentless pursuit of the perfect slice of pizza. Acclaimed London-based food critic Daniel Young is coming out with a new book for the pizza lovers

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Stephen King To Receive Literary Award From President Obama

Stephen King To Receive Literary Award From President Obama

mag813 September 8, 2015 0

In a movie that finally recognizes the literary merit of killer cars, killer dogs, killer clowns, killer maids, killer knick-knack stores, killer cars (again), killer sniffles, killer killers, killer Elvis Presleys, and little-league baseball,

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How Over a Million American Families Live on $2 Per Day

How Over a Million American Families Live on $2 Per Day

mag813 September 4, 2015 0

In early 2011, 1.5 million American households, including 3 million children, were living on less than $2 in cash per person per day. Half of those households didn’t have access to in-kind benefits like

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A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

mag813 August 14, 2015 0

You’d think that the Tolkien estate had enough money; between the movies, the books, and the merch, he’s been one of the most successful dead authors for quite a while. But, apparently, there’s a

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The Price of College Textbooks is 1000% Higher Than They Were 38 Years Ago

The Price of College Textbooks is 1000% Higher Than They Were 38 Years Ago

mag813 August 4, 2015 0

The price of college textbooks has ballooned in the past 40 years, according to NBC’s latest number-crunching. Textbooks are 1041 percent more expensive today than they were in January 1977. That’s unreal, you might

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The Dorito Effect, Addictive Snackability, and the Dangers of Lab-Created Flavors

The Dorito Effect, Addictive Snackability, and the Dangers of Lab-Created Flavors

mag813 July 25, 2015 0

Snack food fans, take note: Mark Schatzker’s new book The Dorito Effect isn’t just about Doritos. I know, it’s a total bummer, but not to worry, it’s still a pretty decent read. The Dorito

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Taco Tuesday… Get the Skinny with Tacolicious!

Taco Tuesday… Get the Skinny with Tacolicious!

mag813 July 14, 2015 0

If you love tacos as much as we do, you’re always looking for new recipes and ways to spice up the simple yet delicious Mexican dish. Tacolicious is a recipe book from the most

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‘In Dogs We Trust’ The Book – A Survey of Modern Day Dog Ownership

‘In Dogs We Trust’ The Book – A Survey of Modern Day Dog Ownership

mag813 February 24, 2015 0

Exploring the special bond between dog and man, In Dogs We Trust is a 124-page hardcover book full of endearing family portraits of pups and their owners. Photographers Ollie Grove and Will Robson-Scott put together a

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