To the Netflix Bingers: Our Time Has Arrived

To the Netflix Bingers: Our Time Has Arrived

The days of sun-kissed skin, beachy waves and lazy days are upon us – oh, and the days of Netflix binging. If you’re like me, once you get hooked on a show, the next three days revolve around that show and all it entails. However, you likely tend to get lost and watch five seasons in a week, and then you’re left waiting months or even a year for the next season to come out.   Have no fear, the seasons and series you’ve been waiting for are here!   May 30: House of Cards: Season 5 IT’S HERE! Yes, this is past …

Creative Names to Give Your Adorable Pet

Creative Names to Give Your Adorable Pet

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  If you just adopted a dog, cat, fish, ferret, naked mole rat, or some other type of animal (or are thinking of adopting one soon), you may be stuck trying to name the lil creature. You could go with something average, like Spot, Paws, or Fluffy. Or, you could name your pet after a character in a book or a famous author. You will sound smart as you call out for your dog, “Haruki, let’s go for a run!”   Here are some excellent names for your next pet: Sancho Panza     Honestly, that’s the cutest thing you …

Hard Proof Dumbledore Was Smarter Than Voldemort

Hard Proof Dumbledore Was Smarter Than Voldemort

Oh, Tumblr. How would we laugh without you? How would we learn everything about pop culture, history, literature, and more without the witty banters and colorful memes your users’ posts? Some posts truly bring light to situations and make us think in ways we never would have. Like Voldemort’s attempt to be immortal.   All Potter fans were in awe when they found out the great, dark wizard split his soul into seven pieces and placed them throughout the world, in various objects known as Horcruxes. Voldemort could not be killed unless all seven Horcruxes were destroyed, and he hid them …

Fright Night: 10 Chilling Horror Novels We Wish Were Movies

Fright Night: 10 Chilling Horror Novels We Wish Were Movies

Originally published on The Lineup   The Shining. The Amityville Horror. A Clockwork Orange. It’s been proven time and again: Chilling books make for terrifying horror movies. Luckily for horror fans, there’s no shortage of material out there—it’s only a matter of finding the right story. We searched through our bookshelves for the creepiest characters and most terrifying plots that we want to see in action. These 10 horror novels we wish were movies are dying to find new life on the silver screen.   1. Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon     After surviving an apocalypse, a nine-year-old psychic, Swan, finds a mysterious amulet that may hold the …

5 Must Have Beach Reads for the Summer

5 Must Have Beach Reads for the Summer

It’s getting hot and we all know what that means: Time to pack our bags with ripe cherries, strong sunscreen, lots of water and even more books and head to the sandy beach! Amid waves crashing, children screaming with laughter, and relaxing sunbathers, there’s no better time to kick back and read than when you’re at the beach.   To help, we’ve put together a well-rounded list of beachy must-reads for the summer. Grab your towel and a stack of these books and you’re all set for a sun-soaked day of reading!   If you want a chance to win …