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Book clinic: what are the best novels about ancient Greeks and Romans?

<b>Other than</b> <b>Madeline Miller</b> <b>and</b> <b>Mary Renault</b><b>, what literature can I read that explores the classical setting of ancient Greece and Rome?</b><br>Livvy Muir, 18, hoping to study comparative literature with ancient Greek at University College London<p><b>Natalie Haynes</b><b>, writer, broadcaster and classicist:</b><br>For ancient …

Books

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

Tip: The Triage Method For Fat Loss

Need to drop some body fat? Keep calm and make it sustainable. Use this approach.<p>Emergency!<p>If you find yourself sitting in an emergency room this …

Fitness

Lose Up to 14 Pounds in One Week on the French Soup Diet

When diet researchers in Paris recently began tracking the food choices of locals, they quickly learned that French women eat a lot of soup. And …

Nutrition

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Books

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

50 Must-Read Nonfiction Audiobooks Under Ten Hours

I read almost no nonfiction until I discovered audiobooks. There’s something deeply satisfying about listening to an author read their own memoir. I …

Books

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

12 books you should listen to as audiobooks instead

I've been an insatiable reader ever since I first learned how letters joined together to form words. One tool my grandfather used to teach me how to read was a small tape recorder, and our routine was that he had me practice reading aloud each night into the microphone.<p>Somewhere, there are tapes of …

18 very gay and very good books you should read this Pride Month

Pride Month is officially here and that can only mean one thing: time to load up your reading list with stellar queer stories.<p>Of course, you should …

This Woman Made A Secret Code To Review Every Book She Read, And It's Genius

Some people use Goodreads, she used her own foolproof system.

Strawberries

A car’s tires thu-thunk<br>over the rubbery black trip wire at the oil change,<br>triggering a fat bell,<br>and a group of girls in silver leotards are reflected<br>like spatters of sap in its windows—<br>liquidine, firm, gleaming.<br>It’s a Game Day; they are the girls<br>chosen to split in tempo to the brass band,<br>heel of a …

Confessions of a Travel Fiction Junkie

I’m not sure that <i>travel fiction</i> is even a recognized literary genre, and I doubt anyone would confuse it with great literature. But it is great fun – …

10 Powerful, Uplifting Summer Reading Books for Global Citizens

A powerful book can transport its reader to any part of the world — no matter how remote. It can put the reader in the shoes of an adolescent girl in …

Books

Pope Francis tells gay man: 'God made you like that and loves you like that'

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality "does not matter."<p>Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor of sexual abuse, spent three days with Pope Francis at the Vatican in April, in which he discussed his sexuality and the …

Christianity

What Foods Are Best to Eat on an Intermittent Fasting Diet?

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Nutrition

Reading Pathways: Jane Austen Books

Have you ever wondered about the best Jane Austen books? Been confused about the reading order? Austen is well and truly entrenched in the Western …

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

8 Pride And Prejudice Sequels For The Discerning Jane Austen Fan

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a reader who finishes reading Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice is in want of more to read. We already …

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Fragrance

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfasts

Get energized with the power of plants! These vegan breakfasts offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied all morning, which can prevent the mindless snacking that leads to weight gain. The chocolate coconut almond overnight oats and the sweet potato and kale tofu scramble are …

Healthy Eating

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

New research may help explain why dietary changes are often effective when treating inflammatory conditions.<p>An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say …

Setting SMART Goals for Weight Loss

Do you want to start losing weight today? Have you resolved to lose weight in the New Year? You're not alone. Weight loss is one of the most popular …