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Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Entertainment

The Best Movies of 2017

Celebrating the finest movies offered up by both the multiplex and the art house.<p>The end of the year is here, meaning it’s now time to definitively celebrate the finest movies that made their way to the multiplex and the art house. Over the past twelve months, moviegoers have been gifted with a …

Yukon Territory

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

All the best moments from 'Game of Thrones' season 7

Season seven of "Game of Thrones" was action-packed and exciting. But it was also frustrating given the introduction of new travel speeds, and a really convoluted plot with the Stark sisters in Winterfell.<p>So much happened this season, and Jon Snow traveled so much (and so quickly), that it's a …

TV Series

How The Handmaid’s Tale Changed the Game for Hulu

<i>This story originally ran on June 15, 2017. We’re repubbing it given the network’s multiple Emmy wins Sunday night, including Best Drama.</i><p>Given its …

TV

The Top 10 Television Shows of 2017

It didn’t take any extra effort to produce a top 10 list in which every series has at least one strong female lead character, powerfully examined in …

Another work email out of hours? Why you should ignore it

It's the weekend. You're spending quality time with your family and friends. Suddenly, the unmistakable sound of a work email resonates from your …

Disney Buys Fox Assets in $52 Billion Split of Murdoch Realm

Walt Disney Co. agreed to a $52.4 billion deal to acquire much of the global empire that media baron Rupert Murdoch assembled over three decades, …

Media Industry

What you need to know about the FCC's net neutrality repeal

The FCC has voted to roll back Obama-era regulation protecting an open internet. Here's a quick rundown to help you understand the issues.<p>President Donald Trump's FCC has put the kibosh on controversial Obama-era net neutrality regulations.<p>At its monthly meeting Thursday, the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

This is How a Woman is Erased From Her Job

<i>A.N. Devers | Longreads | December 2017 | 26 minutes (6,577 words)</i>This is a story about a woman who was erased from her job as the editor of the most …

Journalism

39 Movies, TV Shows, Albums, And Podcasts You Might Have Missed In 2017

Take a break from reading Best of the Year lists to discover some of the stuff that fell between the cracks.<p>Not only have we reached the era of Peak TV, but it’s starting to look like that episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> where Homer climbs to the summit of an enormous mountain (The Murderhorn), only to …

‘There’s no place to go after eight-man’: Small towns seek to preserve football

FELCH, Mich. — Teachers, timber truck drivers and lumber salesmen gather before sunrise at the Nordic Trading Post to sip black coffee and eat fried eggs alongside former miners who call themselves "semiretired," given that the mine was shuttered more than three decades ago. They wear Carhartt …

High School

'We still need to eat': Tech boom creates working homeless

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper …

Silicon Valley

Great Travel and Productivity Apps You Haven’t Tried (Yet)

The 2017 Webby Award nominees have been announced. (Side note: we were nominated for Best Lifestyle Publication; vote for us here.) The Productivity …

The Best Mac 'n Cheese in Every State

Our friends at Yelp helped us narrow down all of the cheesy options.<p>In the South, mac ‘n cheese is like everyone’s favorite aunt. We get excited to …

5 Things the Smartest People Do After Work (No, It's Not Checking Emails) | Inc.com

Most professionals spend at least 40 hours a week (more or less) working towards being better and getting further in their careers. With the concept of work-life balance gaining traction, especially among Millennials entering the work force, there have to be ways to spend time away from the office …

Work-life Balance

End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers

Donald Trump is fixated on a vision of masculine, blue-collar employment. But the retail sector has long had a far greater impact on American employment – and checkout-line technology is putting it at risk<p>The day before a fully automated grocery store opened its doors in 1939, the inventor Clarence …

Customer Service

7 Outside-of-Work Hobbies That Help Entrepreneurs Be Their Best in the Office | Inc.com

Being a successful entrepreneur is a time-consuming job, but everyone knows the importance of striking a healthy work-life balance. Not every activity outside of the office needs to be work-related to have a profoundly positive effect on job performance, either.<p>These seven entrepreneurs discuss the …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Tips for Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is like a unicorn: no one knows whether it really exists, but vague hope persists. Balance is particularly difficult for …

Time Management

Want to Be a Truly Epic Leader? 1 Small Thing You Should Do Daily | Inc.com

Busy is the new smoking. It's cool to talk about how busy you are. To plow through your email inbox as you run from meeting to meeting. To wake up at the crack of the dawn so you can get ahead while the world sleeps.<p>To revel in our busyness signals how successful we are. It also means we're not …

Productivity

5 things that are killing your productivity

Do you have days when you feel like you’ve been working non-stop, but can’t recall what you actually accomplished?<p>In today’s work culture, we usually …

Top Things Employees Need to Stay Engaged at Work | Inc.com

3 Unexpected Drivers of Great Employee Experiences<p>Today, only 30 percent of U.S. employees are engaged at work, which is costing $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity. In 2017, the employee experience matters more than ever to keep workers engaged and productive. As it becomes …

Employee Engagement

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Lasting Changes in Your Life

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth." </i>-- Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …