8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Aug 29 2014

Load these onto your Kindle before the long weekend: 25 must-read books for fall. (Flavorwire)
Watch the trailer for Jon Stewart's directorial debut, Rosewater. (Slate)
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President Obama revealed the U.S. does not yet have a strategy to combat ISIS. He also condemned Russian actions in Ukraine.
The New York Times says curls are back in style. So, it's time to bust out the mousse. Also, commit these 10 curly hair hacks to memory.
What happens when you actively go out of your way to speak to strangers for a week? (The Science of Us)
We will soon be watching couples have sex in a box on national television. America! (PolicyMic)
When runway shows are considered performance art, it actually leads to more diversity in race, body type, and culture. (Washington Post)
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Finally, here are three simple tricks to keep you from drinking too much. Have a safe Labor Day, everyone.
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