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What Happens When a Bad-Tempered, Distractible Doofus Runs an Empire?

One of the few things that Kaiser Wilhelm II, who ruled Germany from 1888 to 1918, had a talent for was causing outrage. A particular specialty was insulting other monarchs. He called the diminutive King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy “the dwarf” in front of the king’s own entourage. He called Prince …

History

Words by Jason Burke, photographs by James Oatway and graphics by Monica Ulmanu

South Africa

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

A Meal Plan for a Week of Dinners from Roast Chicken

Despite how often we talk about meal planning as a strategy for stress-free weeknight dinners, we don't want that to overshadow the smaller …

9 Breakfasts That Feed an Army (or Your Family Who Comes Over All the Time)

When you need to feed a lot of people at once, omelets, smoothies, or any of your other single-serving go-to breakfasts just don't cut it. These …

10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

Mathematics

On the USMC's 242nd Birthday — Here Are 10 Legendary US Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps is 242 years old on Friday, the day Veterans Day officially is observed this year.<p>The following is a list of 10 legendary …

The secret to finding cheap flights – and the truth about mistake fares

Jack Sheldon reckons he can save each of his 200,000 subscribers around £400.<p>That works out at a potential £80m kept in the pockets of travellers thanks to emails in their inbox from Jack’s Flight Club.<p>“Each email has one deal as most of them do not last very long, sometimes just hours,” says the …

Flying

The Best Under-$30 Bottles of Booze You Can Buy

Five bartenders share their favorites.<p>The idea of building out a liquor collection for your home bar can be a bit daunting—particularly from a financial perspective. (A bottle of good Japanese whiskey will cost you about the same as a pair of Common Projects sneakers.) Never fear, though—there are …

The 10 Best Meal-Prep and Freeze-Ahead Strategies on the Internet

Imagine having cheap, healthy, delicious meals stocked in your freezer or fridge right now. Nope, you don't need a personal chef for that. All it …

There’s new evidence that life on Earth began with meteorites crashing into warm little ponds

The biggest question about life is an obvious one, but the answer is hotly debated.<p>How did it all begin?<p>The most well-known of biologists, Charles Darwin, once theorized in a private letter to his friend Joseph Lee Hooker that life — the very first molecules of it — could have emerged from a "warm …

5 Yoga Poses to Fix Bad Posture

Bad posture is something that so many people deal with on a daily basis. Whether this be because you’ve spent way too long hunched over your computer …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

Meal Prep for Two Is Easy With These 15 Recipes

These are guaranteed to impress your plus one.<p>August 28, 2017<p>Cooking for one is hard enough, but cooking for two adds on a whole new element of fear. …

14 extreme restaurants every adventurer should visit in their lifetime

Thrill-seeking travelers should not forget that adventure can be found during a sit-down dinner just as much as it can be found trekking through a jungle.<p>From eating food that was cooked atop a volcano to dining <i>inside</i> a volcano, and from restaurants carved out of ice to eateries carved into a …

4 rituals that will make you mentally strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn’t. Why?<p>Because there have been good solutions to the …

More Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

That’s me just after being dropped off at the trail head. The snow had melted by our next day backpacking.<p>Backpacking in the Snow<p>A year after the …

Backpacking

Best Websites A Programmer Should Visit » Avtar Time - Every Thing Merge Here

Best Website Programmer visit<p>As programming field is endless for learning all the languages and technologies. But our hard working developers and …

How to Take Notes with the Cornell Note System

01<p>of 04<p>The Cornell Note System<p>Perhaps you are interested in getting a little bit more out of your lecture. Or perhaps you are just interested in …

Andrew Ng will help you change the world with AI if you know calculus and Python

If the next era of human progress is built using AI, who gets to engineer it? Who will have the coding skills to use the software for creating AI products, or even more importantly, the skills to write that software?<p>In an attempt to make the answer to those questions “anyone who wants to,” Andrew …

You Probably Won't Survive the Same Workouts Brad Pitt Used to Get Shredded for 'Fight Club'

If you're envious of how much easier it appears to be for Hollywood movie stars to transform their bodies, keep in mind they have access to chefs, …

Fight Club

Backpackers, You Will Completely Lose It Over These Custom-Made Backpacks

A few days ago, I was deep in the underbelly of the internet, digging through some niche backpacking forum, when I came across a name I’d never seen …

16 One-Pot Dinners That Are Actually Healthy

Because easy and good-for-you don't have to be mutually exclusive.

Bigger Arms & Shoulders, Fast

5 Tri-Sets and Quad-Sets for Size<p>What Are Tri-Sets and Quad-Sets?<p>Tri-sets are three exercises done back to back. Quad-sets are four exercises done …

The 6-week Model Body workout plan

Everyone has snapped a few shots only later to go back and delete a bunch of them. "My eyes are closed." "I'm not standing up straight." "Do my arms …

Fry Leftover Rice Into a Breakfast Pastry the New Orleans Way

We’ve all found ourselves in the post-dinner situation of realizing we made too much rice. While heartier chicken soup, more textured vanilla …

New Orleans

2-ingredient Flatbread Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

5 Nutrition Myths Even Health Fiends Get Wrong

No, you can't just "burn off" bad food.<p>At least once a week, a client tells me how confused they are about nutrition—and I get it. With so much …