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The Red Web

• <b>Author:</b> Andrei Soldatov & Irina Borogan<p><b>"[Andrei Soldatov is] the single most prominent critic of Russia's surveillance apparatus." -Edward Snowden</b><p>After the Moscow protests in 2011-2012, Vladimir Putin became terrified of the internet as a dangerous means for political mobilization and uncensored …

4 Personal Finance Tips From Billionaires

Here are some solid words of wisdom on generating wealth and being generous with it as well.<p>You may be looking for an edge in your personal finances …

Investing
Self-improvement

7 Bad Workplace Habits Millennials Need to Stop Making

Walk away from the computer once in a while. Leave your tablet behind for meetings. And don't check your smartphone during a conversation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation has faced a great deal of criticism, and in some cases, scorn from older …

The Workplace

The Benefits of Circuit Training

A workout style that can add muscle while burning fat.<p>Pavel Ythjall<p>Imagine a typical workout in which you pyramid sets of bench presses or squats, …

Exercise

Why Being Broke is the Best Time to Travel

When you don’t have much money, travel seems only a nice fantasy. When you have debts, loans, or a crummy job; sleep on your friend’s couch; or can …

Entering the dragon’s lair: a tour of Chornobyl

A two-hour drive north of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv lies the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone, site of the worst nuclear accident ever recorded. In the aftermath of a reactor explosion in 1986, cities and villages were abandoned. Decades on, tourists can visit the zone to find an eerie landscape of …

Loneliness

The Best U.S. Cities for a Totally Free and Kickass Weekend

We’re not going to solve the eternal time vs. money rivalry in this travel section today. Sometimes you can afford a trip but are too busy to take …

San Francisco

The 28 coolest independent bookstores in the US

WHO DOES NOT LIKE walking the aisles of bookstores? People with poor taste, that’s who. I could spend hours in them, just browsing and enjoying the …

Books

To understand a country, read the books it has banned

Around Memorial Day, 2005, I read an article about a cable TV channel which was going to air the entire, unedited version of <i>Saving Private Ryan</i> …

Literature

8 of the most romantic spots to visit in Turkey

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Süleyman and Hürrem. Helen and Paris. Apart from being the world’s most notable romances, they have one thing in common — they …

European Travel

I thought Poland was grey. These images show how wrong I was.

If I were to have colored a picture of Poland before my trip, I would have used steel blue, muddy brown, various greys, and maybe a little bit of …

Pleasure is making you miserable—here’s how to find true happiness instead

Depression is on the rise in the United States, particularly among teen girls. According to Robert Lustig, MD, MSL, and author of a new book called</i> …

Happiness

The 6 Most Important Choices You Can Make to Live a Happy, Stress-Free Life (According to Neuroscience) | Inc.com

Neuroscientist Moran Cerf has made a living studying how people make choices.<p>Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices …

Self-improvement

Journalists as Witnesses at Hungarian Revolution

Sixty years ago the striking photograph of a teenage girl dressed in a cotton-wool jacket and clutching a Soviet PPSh-41 submachine gun became an …

Stephen Bannon’s Legacy at the Trump White House

President Donald Trump’s embattled chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon left his post at the White House on Friday, in the latest high-profile shake-up …

Our Favorite Food Trucks in Every State

A true melting pot of world cuisine, food truck operators deliver mobile eats to the people on city streets, at universities, in business parks …

Food Trucks

Fall Cocktails

Seasonal ingredients like cranberries and apples pair beautifully with ginger beer, white wine and hard cider to create delicious drinks. Whether …

Mardi Gras

Bake Potatoes Like a Pro plus Ten Surprising Toppings

Whether you're baking potatoes or sweet potatoes, having a technique that results in a crisp, seasoned skin, and fluffy, light flesh is where you …

Vegan

The no-situp abs workout

When you think of abs exercises, the first one that usually comes to mind is the situp. While the situp <i>is</i> OK when performed properly, there's other …

Workouts