Sad News: Monopoly Is Retiring the Thimble

It joins the lantern, cannon, rocking horse, and iron.

10 Surprising Words That Are Now in the Dictionary

Word nerds, rejoice: Merriam-Webster just added more than 1,000 new words to the dictionary

The Best New Books to Read This Month

Relationship dramas, heartbreaking histories, frothy, fun reads—February has it all! Here are the books that made us take note.

Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80

She “will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.” 

5 Books You Should Read Before the Oscars

This year’s most compelling movies started out as these page-turners.

5 of the Best Life Lessons We Learned from Winnie the Pooh

Many wise words have come from the stories about our favorite silly old bear.