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Native American Author Tommy Orange Feels A 'Burden To Set The Record Straight'

Every year at BookExpo, the publishing industry's annual conference, a few books emerge as front-runners in the competition for readers. This year, <i>There There</i> by Tommy Orange is one of those books. Set in Oakland, Calif., it explores the lives of Native Americans who live in cities, not …

Native Americans

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

The 9 Best Children’s Books to Buy in 2018

We all know that reading to our children is important for their overall development (not to mention the bonding factor), but finding just the right …

16 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this April

Stories about people with special abilities, Mars, and interstellar talent shows<p>Last month, I picked up <i>The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies</i><i>,</i> a new book by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Ben Fritz. Fritz looks closely at the rise of prestige TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

Private Sector

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 …

Singularity

7 Inspiring Books Perfect for New Year, New You

Whether you feel like your whole life is stuck in a rut, or you just want to pick up a few new hobbies, these books will help you jump into the shiny …

Tony Robbins Top 10 MUST Read Books to Expand Your Mind

<b>Tony Robbins is arguably one of the top Speakers and Life Strategists of this decade</b> and has worked with some of the world’s top leaders and high …

Self-improvement

Most Expensive Keywords In The U.S.

The search for the 25 most expensive keywords led WordStream to analyze a series of the most "super competitive" words running in Google AdWords.<p>The …

How to Dominate SEO With the 46 Hottest WordPress Plugins

I talk a lot about SEO.Sometimes, I feel like my whole life revolves around SEO.I post about it a ton. I talk with clients about it almost every day. …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

How to Spy on Your Competitors to Outrank Them on Google

Learn how to spy on competitors to better understand the strategy they are using to attain a high ranking on Google<p>Want to hear something crazy? In …

39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger That Will Make You Smarter

That quote kickstarted my own reading habits and helps me regularly read over 100 books a year.<p>Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of …

5 Unconventional Leadership Books You Need to Read | Inc.com

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader."<i><br>―Margaret Fuller</i><p>Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader.<p>One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the most successful people, our greatest leaders, …

Leadership

These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

How to Do SEO When You’re in a Low-Volume Niche

Almost every day someone tells me, “Neil, I love your SEO tips, but I’m in a really small niche. What do I do?”Does that sound familiar?I’ve gotten …

9 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

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Two Huge Sci-Fi Novels Were Snubbed by the Nebula Awards

On Tuesday, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America released its nominees for the 2016 Nebula Awards and there were two glaring omissions …

Science Fiction

10 Free Online Marketing Courses to Try Today (Infographic)

Boost your marketing skills with these online resources -- for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An abundance of free resources are available online today, especially when it comes to marketing. Although sometimes it can be tricky to weed through them and get to the …

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …

Carpentry

The Time an Engineer Accidentally Started the Space Race and Changed the Course of History

We tend to look back on the white-hot 12 years between Sputnik I and Neil Armstrong and say, "Well <i>of course</i> the United States won the Space Race," …

Books

Inside America's Finest Neckwear Company

If you think all neckties are the same (meaning, boring), you definitely haven’t experienced a Robert Talbott original. For more than 60 years, the boutique company on California’s Big Sur peninsula has been designing and making neckwear from the finest silks, using craftsmanship almost unheard of …

Men's Fashion

7 Amazing Personal Development Books To Read

12Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>It is safe to say that we are all unhappy with our lives to an extent, for whatever reason. And while there are definitely …

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

7 Books That Will Make You an Idea Factory

A Coursera co-founder and former Google exec on the books that help him come up with so many great ideas.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of great ideas don't just pop out of thin air. Most are actually the unexpected combination of two or more concepts from different branches of …

The secret to the Seahawks' success? This book.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sees David Brooks's 'The Road to Character' as a game-changer in the way he coaches, speaks to, and sets …

Grant Cardone's New Book Teaches How to Harness Obession to Achieve Big Success

Get clarity on the life you want and don't waver. There's no such thing as burnout when you're living your purpose.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Grant Cardone has become a legend in sales and entrepreneurship circles as one of the world’s leading sales trainers, a <i>New</i> …

Bright sparks: Plumen’s latest energy-efficient bulb recreates the soft glow of an earlier age

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Home Automation

How to Break Bad Habits - The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg Animated Book Review / Summary

How to Break Bad Habits – The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg<p>If you want to to learn how to Break Bad Habits then you need to learn the Cue, …

How to completely transform your psyche - Part 1

Encountering the work of Jiddu Krishnamurti and David Bohm for the first time changed my life. It’s tempting to say that “my world came crashing …

Transcendentalism