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These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

The series remains among the most popular books, and the latest edition of the canon, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," nabbed the top spot, according to Google's ranking of the top books of the year.<p>The books and graphic novels were ranked based on their popularity in the Google Play store. But …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2016

<i>Over the next few weeks, Vulture will be publishing our critics’ year-end lists. Today, we’re looking at the best TV shows and episodes.</i><p>It’s always …

Recommended 3 Day Workout Split for Beginners

Beginners in the bodybuilding game can have it rough. There is so much information out there which includes many different opinions on how to train. …

Turn Your Commute into a Learning Session With These 7 Podcasts

During daily car rides to B+C HQ, plane trips for work and play, and long runs outside, I enjoy spending time learning new things as often as possible. When that doesn’t involve reading a book or scanning my Twitter feed for the latest news, I’m usually tuned into my favorite podcasts.<p>You can tell …

Self-improvement

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

The Best Month To Go

Your month-by-month guide to the hottest destinations, from Cuba to Croatia.<p>With the chilly months fast approaching, we round up the best European …

Where to Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Let the stars guide you to your next vacation.<p>Picking a vacation destination can be as simple as throwing a dart at a map of the globe or jumping on …

The 20 best countries to live in, according to millennials

Millennials are constantly on the move. According to a TransferWise survey conducted in 2015, more than half (55%) of adults aged 18-34 say they’d …

Demographics

4 TED Talks to Help You Deal With Stress and Anxiety

<i>This article orginally published Dec. 28, 2015.</i><p>Stress is a killer. To say that it can ultimately do you in is no exaggeration. Experienced chronically, stress wears and tears at your body -- weakening the immune system, increasing blood pressure and even triggering heart attacks, which sometimes …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Google

Never Take Your Clothes To the Dry Cleaner Again

Quit paying the pros to handle your dirty laundry. These tips will keep your duds looking good as new<p>When your clothes get dirty, you know what to do: Send the nicest items out to the cleaners and throw the rest in the wash. Oh, and maybe get those scuffed wingtips polished up while you’re at …

Here's How to Know Your Gut Type

You know your blood type and your skin type—but what about your gut type?<p>According to natural medicine doctor and nutritionist Josh Axe, nearly all of us are prone to one of five distinct digestive imbalances, which he presents in his new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your</i> …

This simple formula can tell if you’re getting ripped off by an airline

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not.<p>There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether …

10 Spiritual Guidelines To Live Your Best Life

Whatever your personal journey, you are guaranteed an epic adventure. Here are 10 spiritual guidelines to remember to help live your best life:<p><b>1. You</b> …

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Documentaries

16 Party-Friendly Sandwiches for Your Super Bowl Bash

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>If you're throwing a Super Bowl party this Sunday, there's absolutely nothing wrong with feeding your guests on an assortment of gooey, fatty appetizers, creamy dips, and crispy wings. But if you want to fill them up without …

Police say captured Greek guerrilla was preparing to attack prison

Government documents suggest the federal Department of Finance is keeping close tabs on shadow mortgage lenders, a fast-growing segment of the market that could threaten the country's financial stability if left unregulated.<p>Documents The Canadian Press obtained through Access to Information …