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The 100 best books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>"I'm so busy."<p>"I'm binge-watching 'Stranger Things.'"<p>"I don't know <i>which</i> book to read."<p>If you fall into the last category, Amazon's here to …

Newfound Mega-Storms on Uranus Pose Planetary Puzzle

Known for calm weather, the seventh planet from the sun is suddenly sporting a series of storms.<p>A distant, icy, green giant—the planet Uranus—appears to have unexpectedly awakened from a long slumber. Astronomers have discovered a yet unexplained rash of extreme storms on the normally placid planet.<p>…

A Kinetic Sculpture Creates the Illusion of a Rotating Head | Colossal

<p>I’m digging this kinetic sculpture by Swiss artist Markus Raetz (previously) that creates the illusion of a rotating head using a series of …

The Persistence of Glamour

Forget the Kardashians: Glamour is more persistent, pervasive, and powerful than we realize.<p>When Kim Kardashian posts Instagram photos of her nearly …

I Heart My City: Emilio’s Amsterdam

<b>Emilio Brizzi</b> has been a professional photographer most of his life, and one of his favorite subjects is the city where he lives: Amsterdam. His love for the Dutch capital — from its detailed-oriented architecture and modern take on tradition and history to the laid-back independence of its …

Climate Change Will Bring Conditions Outside Historical Variability In Coming Decades

<i>From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman:</i><p>The mean annual climate of the average location on Earth will slip past the most extreme conditions experienced during the past 150 years and into new territory by between 2047 and 2069, depending on the amount of climate-warming greenhouse gases that are …

9 Soul-Cleansing Books to Help You Become a Better Person

I recognize that you might not be like me; you might not spend a day in late summer or early autumn (you know, Yom Kippur) sitting around fasting and …

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The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty (Excerpt)

<i>In the first of three excerpts from her powerful new book,</i> The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, <i>Nina Munk takes us to a one of the most inhospitable places on earth, a remote village on the border of Somalia and Kenya where each day is a struggle to overcome hunger, drought, and</i> …

52 weeks, 52 books

This year, we'll read a book a week - an eclectic mix of bestsellers, finds, and old favourites. With an emphasis on fiction but some non-fiction too.<p>…