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Lizzie Skurnick wrote several books in the Sweet Valley High series. Her new imprint aims to celebrate and preserve classic young adult books from the 1930s through the 1980s. Ig Publishing hide caption

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Did The Cat Eat Your Gymsuit? Then These Books Are For You

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At the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia, each item is accompanied by a story from the donor on how a romance fell apart. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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A History Of Love Gone Wrong, All In One Croatian Museum

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Marcella Polini and Victor Hazan in 1952, pictured in her hometown of Cesenatico, Italy, shortly after they met. Gotham Books hide caption

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Remembering Marcella Hazan, Who Brought A Taste Of Italy To America

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President Barack Obama talks about the government shutdown during a media availability following Obama's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Landov hide caption

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Obama On The GOP: 'I Shouldn't Have To Offer Anything'

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Half of a Yellow Sun, one of the films to premiere in Toronto this year, is part of a new wave of films with roots in Britain about the black experience. TIFF hide caption

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British Filmmakers Shift American 'Conversation On Race'

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An expert FAA advisory committee has recommended that airline passengers be allowed to use most personal electronic devices below 10,000 feet. Leonardo Patrizi/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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FAA May Stop Making You Power Off Those Electronics

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Phantom Vibration Syndrome: That phenomenon where you think your phone is vibrating when it's not. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Phantom Phone Vibrations: So Common They've Changed Our Brains?

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Party On: Legislation passed last week allows the Federal Helium Reserve to continue selling the stockpiled gas. Above, Jonathan Trappe launches his 370-balloon craft from Caribou, Maine, in an attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 12. Alexandre Ayre/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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Here's Something Congress Can Agree On: Helium

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Lorde's debut album, Pure Heroine, is out now. Charles Howells/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lorde Doesn't Have A Bentley, But The Charts Will Do

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