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15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

7 important nonfiction books to read in the Trump era

In the first weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency, sales for George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> have risen through the roof, landing the 1949 classic atop the Amazon …

Wellcome book prize reveals longlist for 2017 award

Val McDermid, chair of this year’s judges, hails a selection that crosses divide between arts and sciences<p>Crime writer Val McDermid, who is chairing the judges for this year’s Wellcome book prize, has criticised the divide between arts and sciences in the UK’s education system, speaking out as the …

Books

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge to Get Stronger From Head to Toe

For building a strong core and getting more stable during runs, nothing beats the plank for strength-training.<p>Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them …

Workouts

Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Philosophy: Alain de Botton<br>‘Seneca should be the author of the hour’<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books …

Literature

12 Negative Habits You Should Give Up If You Want to Be Successful | Inc.com

When it comes to "achieving success," the hardest thing for people to wrap their heads around tends to be the idea that small wins add up to big victories. It's a whole lot easier to imagine the end goal, the big celebration, than to think about each tiny step along the way it will take to get …

Time Management

In the sky: 5 best rooftop bars in Hong Kong

<b>Central: Sevva</b><p>Perched on top of Prince’s Building, Sevva boasts a stunning 360 degree view of the Hong Kong skyline. Opened by “Queen of Cakes” …

The workout to build bigger arms

Hey guys, we have a confession to make: We really don’t know why muscles grow how they do—in fact, no one does.<p>The best that science has done thus …

30-Day 6-Pack Abs Challenge

'I was robbed of £17,500 – the bank refunded me 10p'

NatWest customer Annette Jefferys was tricked into sending £17,500 to fraudsters after they were able to generate a genuine “activation code” for her online banking account.<p>Exploiting a frightening weakness in the procedures of one of Britain’s biggest banking groups, fraudsters were able to first …

17 incredible rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Native Americans

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2016 Book Preview

This year is already proving to be an excellent one for book lovers. Since our last preview, we’ve gotten new titles by <b>Don DeLillo</b>, <b>Alexander Chee</b>,</b> …

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

NASA's Mars Recruitment Posters Will Convince You to Go Die in Space

Okay, poster. You make a compelling argument—sign us up!<p>True, there will be obstacles: For one, the Martian corps that these recruitment posters from …

SolarCity's CEO told us solar energy will reach a tipping point in just 5 years — here's why

Solar has a ton of potential as an alternative energy resource, and yet we barely use it.<p>If panels are 20% efficient at turning solar energy into power (as has been the case in lab tests), then we could feasibly cover a land area about the size of Spain and power the entire Earth renewably in 2030. …

Solar Power

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced

The World's 50 Best Restaurants were announced Tuesday evening at a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia—only the second time the annual event has been held outside Europe. Here are the winners.<p>The world’s best restaurant can no longer be found in Italy, according to the annual World’s 50 Best …

Mexico City

These 20 photos will make you want to drop everything and go to China

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

7 travel apps for making your summer vacation plans

As National Lampoon can attest, summer travel rarely goes according to plan.<p>The list of things that can go wrong on a summer trip is endless: running …

5 Innovative Consultants Who Are Changing the World | Inc.com

<b>1. Parag Khanna</b><p>As Founder of not one but two premium consultancies--Hybrid Reality and Factotum--Parag Khanna has traveled to every continent to meet with many of the world's most prominent thinkers, statesmen, and leaders. In the process, he has come to the conclusion that the single most …

Innovation

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Strength Workout

It’s easy to get caught up in the gym bro culture of “if the bar ain’t bending, you’re just pretending.” The truth is, only lifting the heaviest …

Workouts

5 Roth IRA investing tips that could earn you thousands

The Roth IRA hasn't been around as long as its traditional IRA counterpart, but the tax-free nature of the Roth in retirement opens up some unique opportunities for those willing to add them to their overall retirement savings arsenal. In general, because you don't have to worry about paying taxes …

Retirement

8 Exercises All Men Must Do for Incredible Sex

A man's sex life is an extremely important component of relieving stress, lowering blood pressure and enhancing his immune system. To keep activities in the bedroom bustling, a man needs to give his sex life an extra boost by remaining fit and that means to exercise.<p>Exercise increases energy, …

Immune System

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Business Technology

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

Books

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

Beaches

The Island No One Wants You to Know About

There is something enticing about the idea of an island getaway. Though there are thousands of island destinations to choose from all over the world, there is one island that expert travelers do not want to share with you. Why? Because it is way too amazing to share! Sound intriguing? Well, lucky …

Asia Travel

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

This Helpful Chart Shows You the Best Time to Book Your Flights

CheapAir analyzed 1.2 million trips to determine the answer.<p>Even if you're a world traveler with the biggest case of wanderlust ever, admit it: you still find booking flights intimidating. It's a complicated process, since there are so many airlines and prices are constantly fluctuating, making it …