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Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

A look inside Kickstarter's Brooklyn office

We visited Kickstarter's headquarters in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.Hollis Johnson<p>So far, 10 million people around the world have helped fund 116,258 projects using Kickstarter.<p>Founded in 2009, the crowdfunding company helps connect filmmakers, musicians, and artists with backers.<p>With such incredible …

14 Spanish dishes you should try -- from churros to jamon | CNN Travel

(CNN) — It's fair to say Spain was late to the table when it came to recognizing the global superpowers of food.<p>While Italy and France have spent years in the limelight, Spain was biding its time.<p>In recent years, however, people have come to celebrate the extraordinary flavors and variety of …

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

Check out these Marvel & Harley-Davidson official collaboration motorcycles

Captain America marks his 75th anniversary this year, so to help him celebrate Marvel and Harley-Davidson teamed up to design a custom Street Glide …

10 Valuable Lessons to Be Learned From Japanese Culture

10 Valuable Lessons to Be Learned From Japanese Culture<p>Updated on July 22, 2015<p>Living In Japan Changed My Life<p>I had the privilege of living in Japan …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

This Innovative Highway Design Decreases Traffic Collisions by 60%

It’s tempting to think of technological advancement in terms of radical new materials or near-magical computer science—for example, the way …

Convert a VW Jetta into Small Modern Pickup

Can you imagine driving a stylish small modern pickup capable of 40 miles per gallon? That doesn’t exist on any dealer lot, but with a used VW Jetta or Golf, a $3,500 kit available on eBay, and a few weekends, you can build it yourself.<p>The affordable Smyth Performance Volkswagen Jetta/Golf Truck …

Texas Family Has Ordinary-Looking Barns Converted Into Epic Country Houses

‘Barndominiums’ are becoming a major home improvement trend in North Texas, thanks to Morton Buildings, a construction company that specializes in …

Country Houses

Lockheed's Senior Peg: The Forgotten Stealth Bomber

Perhaps because it was built in secret and designed to be invisible, the stealth bomber is unforgettable the moment you see it. What few remember, …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

Watch an Elmo Toy Get “Tickled” by a Jet Engine

So you’re some guy with a pick-up truck and a jet engine. What do you do with it besides supercharging your speed or attempting to snowblow? …

Improving mental health services would have a massive impact on the wellbeing of the country, the economy – and families like mine<p>When our oldest son, Archie, was 16, he was clearly very unhappy. He eventually told us just how distressed and troubled he had become. We got a referral to our local …

Mental Health

Dubai’s reckless foreign policy is putting it on a path to disaster—and fast

I really liked Dubai. Which is why I’m so worried by the path its government has chosen. No, I’m not predicting another financial crash, or even pointing out a looming environmental catastrophe. I’m worried Dubai will destroy itself. A city heavily dependent on foreign capital and labor, Dubai …

Japanese children as young as 6 or 7 take the subway and run errands alone — here's why

They wear knee socks, polished patent leather shoes, and plaid jumpers, with wide-brimmed hats fastened under the chin and train passes pinned to their backpacks. The kids are as young as six or seven, on their way to and from school, and there is nary a guardian in sight.<p>Parents in Japan regularly …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

This Insane Motorcycle Surfing Shoot was 2.5 Years in the Making

Surf photography doesn’t usually feature motorcycles, but this crazy shoot did. For its latest project titled “Pipe Dream,” DC Shoes partnered with …

What the abandoned venues from the 2004 Athens Olympics look like now

The majority of the cost overruns fell on the Greek government, which built all the expensive, highly specific buildings you need to host the Olympics — a village, a media center, an Olympic stadium, a canoe/kayak slalom center, etc.<p>When the athletes went home at the end of August 2004, organizers …