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80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

11 Novels So Amazing, You Can't Tell What Genre They Are

Some of the most powerful reading experiences are the ones that refuse to fit into just one pigeonhole. They defy categorization, because they’re …

Books

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

Recreate the old-school internet with this web browser emulator

Sure, you can visit the Internet Archive if you want to see a website the way it looked years ago, but it won't recreate the <i>feel</i> of browsing that site when it was fresh. What if you want both? That's where the new Oldweb.today tool might save the day. It not only grabs an archived version of the …

Software

20 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Admits

Our communal tightlippedness about financial problems keeps everyone in the dark.<p>Although Americans are known, adorably, throughout the world as a …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

Why Did The Dying Grandma Shred $1 Million?

Disinheritance is becoming a thing, but that doesn't answer the many questions about this story.<p>By now we've all heard about the dying 85-year-old Austrian woman who supposedly chopped up $1 million rather than let her relatives inherit it. Headlines describe her as "miserly" "spiteful," and …

Leaked Comcast documents show its data cap has nothing to do with network congestion

Recently, Comcast began introducing 300 GB data caps for Internet subscribers across various markets in the U.S. If you go over your allotted bandwidth limit, you'll be charged $10 for every 50GB of data you use. Or, you can opt to pay Comcast an extra $30/month to eliminate the cap completely. We …

Microsoft Begging Windows 10 Users To Please Not Switch To Another Web Browser

Microsoft really really wants customers to use Edge, the web browser that’s replacing Internet Explorer. So much so that it’s apparently willing to …

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out …

We have committed a war crime: “Patients were burning in their beds”

The U.S. story about the bombing of Doctors Without Borders is contradictory, ever-changing and possibly criminal<p>Doctors Without Borders says it is under "the clear presumption that a war crime has been committed" after a U.S.-led NATO coalition bombed its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.<p>The aid …