College seniors struggling with life and love, a newly freed sex offender, and four women living through the Roman conquests are only a few of the colorful characters scattered through the 10 October books that Amazon's editors picked as their favorites. Here are the books the Amazon editors read and loved.
Two free-climbers achieved the seemingly impossible Wednesday, successfully scaling El Capitan's Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park. Here's a look at five other achievements that were once considered impossible.
A mix of zucchini and mushrooms with the perfect blend of spices thrown in for a quick sauté makes for a delicious summer side dish. With garlic, olive oil, oregano, and a dash of Parmesan cheese for a finish, eating your veggies has never been so savory.
Ian Taylor is the youngest Irishman to climb Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak. But he has made his treks doubly meaningful by helping to fund the Mt. Everest school in Kitandwe, Uganda.
A round-up of this week's long-form good reads include a look at Mexico's competitive growth, the virtues of compromise in multiple administrations, and how facts 'decay.'
He's about to set a world record by climbing the highest peaks on seven continents and crossing the four most inhospitable deserts. But when he added a charitable aspect to his quest he made it even more meaningful.