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18 books to read before they're turned into films in 2018

So you can be the one who says "well, this wasn't the same in the original..."

1 Girl Made a Short Film About a World Where Gender Roles Are Reversed – Can We Give It an Oscar Now?

Ella Fields, a 14-year-old from California, went above and beyond when she was assigned a video project last year while attending Cinematic Arts Academy at Millikan Middle School in Los Angeles. The high school freshman tackled a topic that's been controversial lately: gender norms.<p>Fields's short …

Cassini Delivers a Final Round of Jaw-Dropping Images Before Its Death

After 20 years in space and 13 years on the job as a scientific instrument orbiting Saturn, Cassini, the probe sent to explore the ringed planet and …

This Easy, One-Pot Chicken Taco Soup Is Ready in 30 Minutes

Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and garlic, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about …

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Joel Osteen’s Hurricane Fumbling Reveals The Absurdity Of His Preachings

Let’s start with the very basics: Christianity, as a religion, is not inherently bad. It’s based around the teachings of Jesus Christ, a man who almost surely existed, and was, by all accounts, a solid hang. Even if he <i>didn’t</i> exist, the quotes attributed to Jesus paint a picture of radical …

Why Do Employees Quit Their Managers? Here's the No. 1 Reason in a Short Sentence

Reversing this problem is so simple, and yet it's so hard to find in most managers.<p>If I were to sit down at a coffee shop with leadership gurus John C. Maxwell, Ken Blanchard, and Simon Sinek--who have collectively sold a gazillion best-selling leadership books--and ask them this question, do you …

What no one tells new moms about what childbirth can do to their bodies

Postnatal care in America is pitiful.<p>For the first time ever, women in their 30s in the US are having more babies than women in their 20s, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>That’s significant because older women can have much more difficulty recovering …

For Mother's Day, All I Want Is a Useful Husband

She doesn’t mind the extra attention on “her day,” but what she’d really like for Mother’s Day is a commitment from her husband to be a lot more …

Aaron Carter tells fans concerned over his weight he "basically" has an eating disorder

"Be kind to me."<p>Singer Aaron Carter has addressed fans' concerns over his weight by revealing that he's "basically" been living with an eating disorder as a result of a previous medical diagnosis.<p>Taking to Twitter, Aaron spoke openly about his health and admitted that he's suffering from a "stress …

Your child is not your confidant

By Cindy Lamothe<p>Many well-meaning parents tend to overshare what’s going on in their personal lives with their kids — whether it’s by telling them about their most recent conflict at work or complaining about issues at home with their partner.<p>But according to psychologists, continuously confiding …

Parenting

Why all new parents need leave: He took unpaid leave to be with his newborn and his colleagues taunted him

By Jef Beckley<p>When our daughter was born two years ago, I took a three-month unpaid leave to help take care of our baby while my wife finished graduate school. A three-month leave is considered lengthy by American standards, and unheard of in the male-dominated blue-collar rock quarry industry …

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.<p>In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other …

Critical Thinking

If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time, appoint the wrong person to a management or leadership position. That's a staggering number.<p>And yet …

Leadership

If Your Employees Act Like They Don't Care, You Might Be Doing These 11 Things Wrong

A careless leader can wreak havoc on a company and send the best people packing. To keep your employees in the fight, stop waving these red flags.<p>I came across this quote today: "People come for great vision and leave for poor leadership."<p>It made me think of all the times when I've stepped into a …

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Socioeconomics

Why White Women Voted For Trump

It’s because they’re scared<p>Every so often, when you suggest that Trump’s win might have been the result of sexism, some men—somehow, it always seems to be men—will exclaim, “It can’t have had anything to do with sexism! Because <i>women voted for him</i>.”<p>To which you will no doubt be tempted to reply, …

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How to Write a Business Plan Online<p><i>by Kimberlee Leonard</i><p>For an entrepreneur developing a new business concept, the business plan serves as the map of …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Ryan Reynolds

The end of the ‘Boys-Will-Be-Boys Guy’?

<i>Note: This column was written three weeks ago and will no doubt seem confusing, even disturbing, if Donald Trump won the election. Readers who wish to complain can reach the author through the U.S. Consulate in Amsterdam, where he is seeking asylum.</i><p>The Boys-Will-Be-Boys Guy died Tuesday after a …

8 Toxic Habits That Make Star Employees Quit

Avoid these habits (or these bosses) at all costs if you want to thrive.<p>Sometimes top talent will leave a company for a different position or greater incentives. However, if your business has a high employee turnover rate, maybe the issue isn't just competing firms. Unfortunately, many bosses have …

5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Why It’s Not So Easy to “Just Get the Hell Out”

One of the many difficult questions survivors of toxic relationships ask themselves is “why is it so hard to leave someone who treats me so badly?” …

Erick Drops The Mic on Trump and Christians

What Donald Trump Gets So Wrong About PTSD

Donald Trump has upset victims of post traumatic stress disorder and their families after making remarks on Monday that implied that soldiers and …

Egyptian lawmaker to women: Want to go to college? First, prove you're a virgin.

As if the SATs weren't enough, one Egyptian lawmaker says he wants to see all women interested in attending college in his country pass an …

10 Things You should Know about 1 Timothy 2:11-15 and the Relationship between Men and Women

By James.B<p>Today we turn our attention to 10 things we should know about the most controversial passage in the Bible when it comes to the …

Book Competition

“Developing Children’s Critical Thinking Through Picturebooks” is a guide for primary and early years students and teachers by Mary Roche, Senior …

Education

The State of the Publishing Industry in 5 Charts

<b>Preface from Jane</b>: Last week, I quietly launched a new publication for authors, The Hot Sheet, in partnership with Porter Anderson. It’s a 2x/month …

eBooks

Depression Explained In Simple Comics By Optipess

Optipess, a Norwegian webcomic by Kristian Nygård, uses humor to deal with serious topics. Nygård told Bored Panda that initially he was inspired by …

Comics

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …