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Book that will scare the hell outta me?

I want to read a book that is gona scare the living daylights out of me. Preferably a thriller, not monsters and vampires, and it should be smart and believable. Show me the book that will make it hard for me to sleep after reading.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by pwally at 5:58 PM on October 19, 2006 (85 comments)

Recent sci-fi?

I recently took a college course in Sci-fi and Fantasy (awesome course) and it really opened up a desire to read some of the recent speculative fiction that I've been missing. (more inside)
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Slimemonster at 8:10 PM on August 31, 2006 (28 comments)

Tokyo Ryokan

Tokyo Ryokan - Looking for a nice family owned Ryokan for a stay in Tokyo. If you've had a good experience with one, please recommend.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by jsonic at 7:35 AM on August 22, 2006 (3 comments)

Compton's In The House!

gangstaRapFilter: On a whim the other week, I picked up N.W.A's 'Straight Outta Compton' and now I can't stop listening to it. I want to hear more music like this!
posted to Ask MetaFilter by starscream at 5:21 PM on August 16, 2006 (41 comments)

I want more money.

Looking for suggestions to put my savings at work and generate more money.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 8:08 AM on August 6, 2006 (15 comments)

I want to expand my in-home workout routine.

I want to expand my in-home workout routine.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by BuddhaInABucket at 12:01 PM on March 30, 2006 (14 comments)

Tips about travel to Japan?

What do you wish someone had told you before you went to Japan (or, indeed, anywhere outside the United States) for the first time?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by jjg at 9:58 AM on February 14, 2005 (42 comments)

salon recommendation for waxing

does anyone have a specific salon recommendation in the washmetro area for a bikini (brazilian) wax. i know we've covered the topic generally a couple of times, but i'm looking for specific salon recommendations in DC or on the MD side. places to avoid would be useful as well. thanks!
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 11:11 AM on December 8, 2005 (5 comments)

A book everyone should read?

Please tell me a book you think everyone should read and why.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by pasici at 9:48 PM on July 20, 2006 (134 comments)

Know any cool DC Clothing Stores?

Do you know cool local female clothing stores in DC?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by blasdelf at 12:35 PM on July 20, 2006 (8 comments)

Fares to Japan

I have a year to plan for a flight to Tokyo from the U.S. west coast or central U.S. (preferably DFW) in Sept or Oct 2007. All the fares I'm pulling up as far out as I can go are $800-1050 roundtrip. Is this as good a deal as I can expect to get?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by zek at 6:24 AM on July 12, 2006 (11 comments)

What is this dessert?

Please help me identify this dessert, which is possibly from the Philippines.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Faint of Butt at 11:04 AM on July 10, 2006 (4 comments)

Should I vaccinate my two-month old?

Why shouldn't I vaccinate my two-month old?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 10:57 PM on July 12, 2005 (123 comments)

Thermopylae

Ω ΞΕΙΝ', ΑΓΓΕΛΛΕΙΝ ΛΑΚΕΔΑΙΜΟΝΙΟΙΣ ΟΤΙ ΤΗΔΕ ΚΕΙΜΕΘΑ ΤΟΙΣ ΚΕΙΝΩΝ ΡΗΜΑΣΙ ΠΕΙΘΟΜΕΝΟΙ: "Climbing on the hills, I had a surprise. On the top of the highest hill I found a small plaque with a Greek inscription dedicated to the Spartan king, and someone dropped there a bouquet of flowers, still fresh. Fresh flowers. Twenty five centuries after the battle." With a Frank Miller movie on the way, here is some background on the Battle of Thermopylae, maps of the battlefield, debate over the size of the invading Persian force, and insight into life in Sparta, a city often overshadowed by Athens.
posted to MetaFilter by Alexandros at 10:49 PM on June 20, 2006 (39 comments)

curry me green with an inebriating imbibe

what is a fantastic recipe for green curry (more specifics inside)
posted to Ask MetaFilter by sourbrew at 8:24 PM on June 19, 2006 (27 comments)

Help me make an 80's country music mix CD.

Help me make ND¢'s 80's-ish Country-ish Mix Volume II.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by ND¢ at 6:09 AM on March 2, 2006 (29 comments)

Books About the English Civil War

I'm looking for a good, reasonably comprehensive history of the English Civil War and the subsequent Cromwellian regime.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by thivaia at 11:17 AM on June 7, 2006 (12 comments)

McLaughlin v. Commonwealth

Cop stops car and sees a gun and home-burned CDs in the car. The CDs made him suspicious so he searched the car for more pirated CDs. Was this a proper search? (pdf version).
posted to MetaFilter by exogenous at 2:43 PM on June 2, 2006 (42 comments)

Shoo bop sha wadda wadda yippity boop de boop

Mixtape suggestions of ridiculous 1950s pop music.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by salvia at 8:35 PM on May 28, 2006 (30 comments)

Bring me to the edge of my seat, and then push me over!

What's the most exciting novel you've ever read? I mean this in the simplest sense: an exciting plot. I'm looking for page-turners. Novels that keep you on the edge of your seat and refuse to let you sleep until you finish them. I'm looking for genre novels -- but I don't care what genres: Mystery, thriller, sci-fi, etc. (though sci-fi/fantasy has been done-to-death here, so I'm really more interested in other genres.) Oh, I care about words. So no matter how exciting, I'll quit reading if the prose is crappy.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by grumblebee at 2:41 PM on May 25, 2006 (148 comments)
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