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9 Books You Must Read, According to Some of the Biggest Names in Tech | Inc.com

The highest achieving people in business are students, adept at analyzing markets and scrutinizing trends. And typically they read--voraciously at times. It's why founder and partner of venture capital firm Switch Ventures, Paul Arnold, asked a handful of successful founders and VCs for their top …

Venture Capital

One Surefire Way to Spot Bedbugs in Your Hotel Room

<i>Bedbugs are the ultimate travel nightmare, and you might not know you've brought them home with you until it's too late. Spare yourself the mental and financial anguish of bedbugs by always doing this one thing as soon as you step into your hotel room.</i><p>It doesn't matter if you're staying in a …

The 20 best nonfiction books of 2015

To compile the list, Goodreads' editors nominated titles frequently reviewed on the site, which were then voted on by readers.<p>This year's selections cover everything from relationships to career advice to racial tensions.<p>Scroll down to see the 20 nonfiction titles you need to add to your reading …

To Spot the Panda, Override Your Lazy Brain

There’s a panda in this picture.<p>No, really. There is. A single panda, in a sea of snowmen.<p>You may have spotted it right away. If so: good for you. …

New Year's Eve is your only chance to catch this beautiful comet in your lifetime — here's how to spot it

The visitor is the comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina); most people are just calling it Comet Catalina (the official name has a bit more complicated nomenclature). There are a couple of <i>very</i> cool things about this comet you should know about, but before I get to that part let me tell you how to see …

7 Things Your Wife Isn't Telling You She Needs

What your wife really needs from you.<p>What does your wife need to be truly content in your marriage?<p>We asked marriage therapists and relationship coaches to share the most common things women say they need from their spouses. Here's what they had to say:<p><b>1. Women want a spouse who's aware of their</b> …

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Our Favorite Cruise Lines: Gold List 2016

Start planning your next cruise vacation here, with the 2016 Gold List of our favorite cruise lines.

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

Police Recently Shut Down and Searched Three Mosques in Paris — Now We Know What They Found

Kalashnikov ammunition and Islamic State propaganda was seized during multiple raids in France last week, following the closure of a mosque in the outskirts of Paris.<p>The mosque, located in Lagny-sur-Marne or about 30km east of Paris, was shut down last Wednesday, according to the Agence …

Extremism

This Girl Whose Entire Family Got Killed In An Act Of Arson Just Wants Cards For Christmas

After losing her entire family in a suspected arson fire, her supporters are hoping a few letters can go a long way.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>P.O. Box 6126<p>Schenectady, NY 12306, USA

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30 Chilling Photos From The Attack On Pearl Harbor

*Warning: Some viewers may find these images disturbing.*<p>The attack was intended to thwart the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with Japanese military operations in the Pacific. Over the course of seven hours, some 353 Japanese fighter planes, torpedo planes, and bombers unleashed a relentless …

Military

10 incredible hotels you can only reach by boat

It seems like the new trend in hotels these days is putting them in weird places. Like, in an airplane. Or in a treehouse.<p>Or in railroad cars, train stations, helicopters, or any of the other cool places they've popped up.<p>But what if you want to stay in a hotel so secluded from humanity that the …

New Telescope to Take First-Ever Black Hole Photo

A group of astronomers are meeting this week to plan out an ambitious and unprecedented project — capturing the first-ever image of a black hole.<p>The …

Model Spends $120K on Surgeries, Removes 6 Ribs So She Can Look Like Jessica Rabbit

"My goal is to capture the exaggerated femininity of beautiful animated characters."<p>Meet Pixee Fox. The 25-year-old model is on a mission to transform herself into a living cartoon and in doing so she has spent more than $120,000 on cosmetic surgeries including a procedure to remove six of her ribs.<p>…

Inside the plot to kill JFK: The secret story of the CIA and what really happened in Dallas

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The official narrative only gets more implausible, especially when you hear the stories of these secret super-spies<p>David Talbot<p>November 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”<p>Those resolute voices in …

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Meeting the oldest living thing on Earth

In the early Seventies, an ex-soldier, wanderer and freelance conservationist called Allen Meredith began having mystical dreams. A group of people in long gowns and hoods were sitting in a circle, instructing him to look for the “Tree of the Cross”. “It was called by another name,” he remembers, …

Ice Age

6 Comic Book Movies We Can't Wait to See in 2016

If 2016 is any indication, comic book movies are here to stay.<p>While directors like Steven Spielberg might predict the imminent demise of the superhero movie genre, it's clear studios won't be slowing down their superhero output anytime soon. Next year is going to bring a new wave of big-budget …

Comic Books

Winning astronomy photos of the year show our amazing universe (pictures)

Astronomy

Are We a Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion?

Nuclear fusion is considered by many to be the holy grail of clean energy—a technology that would transform the world, if only we could figure out …

Energy

Crash Course Astronomy: White dwarfs and planetary nebulae.

I’ll be honest: Every episode of Crash Course Astronomy has been fun to write, edit, and shoot. They all really have. But the past few episodes, and …

This Top Nutritionist's Ultimate Breakfast Is Guaranteed to Shock You

<i>If you're looking for a quick breakfast that's highly nutritious, check out what top nutritionist Alan Aragon recommends to power your morning in this post originally featured on Men's Health.</i><p>At <b>Men's Health</b>, we receive a lot of good questions from readers. How do I banish my man boobs? What's the …

This Abandoned Pennsylvania Town Has Been On Fire For 53 Years

And it could burn for another 250 years.<p>Signs warn visitors to the dangers of death by asphyxiation or being swallowed by the ground, but the old mining town of Centralia, Pennsylvania, was once home to more than 1,000 people.<p>Now it's nothing more than a smoldering ghost town that's been burning …

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Apocalypse Soon: 9 Terrifying Signs of Environmental Doom and Gloom

Between natural disasters and climate change, the environment can be a pretty terrifying thing to think about. Don't think so? Here are 9 indications …

Climate Change

Two Books You Must Read If You Care About The Future Of Humanity In Space

Two of the most celebrated authors in science fiction, Kim Stanley Robinson and Neal Stephenson, released epic novels this summer about our future …

America's 25 best barbecue restaurants, ranked

The St. Louis native spent a year dining at 365 barbecue restaurants across 48 states.<p>In his self-published book, "The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America," he details his journey and homes in on what he believes are the best 'cue joints in the country.<p>The book ranks the top 25 restaurants and …

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The 20 Most Restricted Areas On Earth - #1 is Insane! | Watercooler

<b>Story Views</b><p><b>I bet I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking #1 has simply GOT to be Area 51 right? Well, it will probably come as a big surprise,</b> …

British tab: My Fella Went Down On Me And Found Next Door's Missing Kitten

English rose.<p>reply 33<p>06/02/2015<p>WHEN Mandy Mountain’s latest fella recoiled in horror while giving her oral pleasure, she wondered what on earth was …

Animal Abuse

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …