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Shake Shack CEO shares the 6 books he thinks everyone should read

As Seth Godin says, "The average knowledge worker reads fewer than one business book a year. On the other hand, the above-average knowledge worker probably reads ten. Show me your bookshelf, or the courses you take, or the questions you ask, and I'll have a hint as to how much you care about …

Books
Journalism
Employment

7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom | Inc.com

For anyone who not only bought but also made the long and difficult slog through Benjamin Graham's book, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, congratulations, you're one of the 10 percent who made it past the first chapter. For the other 90 percent, there is a much simpler, easy to understand book from Tony …

Retirement

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

The creepiest and most bizarre stories told by people who explored the internet's hidden websites

In other words, the Reddit user was asking people to share any weird experiences they had encountered while using anonymous web services to access secret websites.<p>Such services, including Tor, have been around for years, letting people obfuscate their IP address to make it harder to be tracked.<p>They …

Silk Road

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

TV

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Créer sa boite : 27 grands patrons révèlent le secteur qu'ils choisiraient

Le JDN a interrogé les figures de proue de l'économie tricolore sur leurs éventuelles idées de business. Les réponses sont parfois surprenantes.<p>A …

Marty Rathbun Is Scientology's Public Enemy No. 1. And He's Okay with That.

The ex-member of the Church and Going Clear subject talks about the enemies who ambush him and encouraging people to speak out about Scientology's abuses.<p>Though it made its HBO premiere nearly two weeks ago, people are still talking about <i>Going Clear</i>, Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney's …

Religion

Talking Shop: Custom Motorcycle Builders

For the second edition of The Bike EXIF Panel, we’re picking the brains of seven of the world’s top custom motorcycle builders. The topic: what’s it like building bikes for a living?<p>From the USA we have Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles, Alan Stulberg of Revival Cycles and Greg Hageman of Hageman …

Trends

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

What 'Financial Athletes' Can Teach You About Managing Your Money

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>There’s a reason why sports metaphors—going the distance, eyes on the prize—are routinely used to describe financial strategies.<p>Many of the same qualities that you need in order to thrive in the fitness world are also crucial for financial …

Personal Finance

A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs - Dwell

If you were plotting a Frank Lloyd Wright tour of American architecture, the 2700 block of West Burnham Street in Milwaukee might not make your itinerary. But on this quiet street, you can find evidence of the architect’s career-long obsession with creating affordable, sometimes prefabricated, …

Architecture

Android Circuit: Android Dominates iOS, Long Term Nexus 6 Review, Nexus 5 Cancelled

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Android’s market share domination of iOS, details on Android 5.1, the retiring Nexus 5, reviews of the Nexus 6 and the Oppo R5, Android M might take over your car, …

How we restored Harvard’s Rothko murals without touching them

In 1989, I was a conservation student at the Courtauld Institute in London. During a class on varnish removal, my professor, Gerry Hedley, demonstrated how shining blue light on a picture with yellowed varnish made it seem as if the varnish had been cleaned away—returning the painting to how it …

Art