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The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

Gwen Stefani

See Your Favorite Pop Culture Characters As “Simpsons”

Illustrator Adrien Noterdaem loves The Simpsons more than you do. He also enjoys many other colorful characters and turning them into yellow Springfield dwellers.<p>Joffrey Baratheon is too tall. In an illustration that made the Internet rounds recently, the cruel, young king you love to hate on <i>Game</i> …

The Simpsons

Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures

The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented. Everyone has to obey the same rules: eyes forward, no grinning. But, as these passports of the stars reveal, even the brutality of the photo booth cannot dim true glamour

Gary Taubes: We can win the sugar fight

A little update from my Adventures in New York…<p>Today (it’s Thursday evening here) <i>New York Times</i> science writer (the guy who wrote “Is Sugar Toxic”) …

Gary Taubes, Food Science Author, Answers Your Questions (LIVE Q&A)

There's no getting around it: obesity in the United States has steadily been increasing over the past twenty years. And it's a problem that seems to be getting worse every year.<p>In his new book <i>Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It</i>, writer Gary Taubes investigates what makes us gain weight, …

Diabetes

How to Eat The Right Carbs to Lose Body Fat

Are you eating the right carbs to burn body fat and lose weight? Or have you cut most carbs out of your diet to slim down? The headlines about low …

ACE Inhibitors, Blood Pressure Drugs, May Slow Dementia, Small Study Suggests

<i>By Amir Khan</i><p>A common blood pressure drug may do more than just reduce your risk of heart attack, according to a new study in the journal BMJ Open — it may also help protect your brain. Researchers found that a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors slowed the rate of dementia in elderly patients and …

Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations:<p><b>1. Canned Tomatoes</b><p>Many canned foods contain BPA, a toxic chemical linked to reproductive and neurological abnormalities, such …

10 Eye-Opening Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

These books reveal the truth of how organizations really work, and it's not pretty.<p>As anyone who reads this column knows, I'm a huge proponent of positive thinking. However, positive thinking is delusional unless it's based upon a clear understanding of how the business world really works.<p>Put …

Books

Top 10 Influential Business Books of All Time

These ten books changed the business world forever.<p>Thousands of business books are published each year, most of which are destined for the remainders bin. However, there are a handful of business books that have literally changed the world. Here's my list:<p><b>10. The Art of War (3rd Century BCE)</b><p>While …

Ayn Rand

Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time

Every business library should include at least one of these gems.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the most influential business books of all time and the best sales books of all time. In this post, I list the books that drive readers to change their lives, improve their lot, and build better …

Motivation

James Gandolfini funeral: Family and friends share memories

At a funeral service Thursday morning at<p>Manhattan’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine,James Gandolfiniwas memorialized by friends and family as a man whose considerable talents were exceeded by his kindness and generosity.<p>The actor, who earned three Emmys for his role as New Jersey mob boss …

James Gandolfini

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

Marketing

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Associated Press News

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Graphic Design

A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting

People often ask me: “Noah, what career path can I take where I’m virtually guaranteed to get a well-paying job in my field of interest, which doesn’t force me to work 80 hours a week, and which gives me both autonomy and intellectual excitement?” Well, actually, I lied, no one asks me that. But …

Economics