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24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

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100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

21 Purrfect Photos of Tiny Kittens That Fit In Your Palm

We’ll always have a soft spot for photos of newborn animals. When we pounced upon these adorable photos of kittens so small they literally fit in the …

Cats

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

The 20 Scariest Horror Movies of the Last Decade

Since 2006, we’ve had enough horror remakes and sequels to last a century. But we’ve actually had some terrifying new entries into the genre, too. As …

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford to Miss in April

Spring is here, and so are some great beach reads! What does April have in store? <i>Two</i> Terry Pratchett tributes. New books from C.J. Cherryh, Harry …

These 15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos Show What's Really Under the Sea

Winners from the Underwater Photographer Awards.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced, and the beautiful yet eerie photos are amazing. The awards cover eight areas—wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, British waters wide angle, British …

The best photographs of America 2015 – in pictures

Wildfires, drought, a historic win for the Kansas City Royals and gun crime were some of the issues that dominated the news in 2015. The Guardian’s US picture editor Sarah Gilbert selects her favourite images from the year

THE SELECTS: Looking For The Force in the Desert

Tunisia

Christmas Tree Lighting: Pictures

Mary J. Blige

11 Spiced Cocktails To Choose From For Your Holiday Party

<i>The holidays are all about celebratory moments, so we paired up with Simply Organic to find recipes you'll want to share with friends (and make again and again).</i><p><b>A list, in no particular order, of what we like from a winter cocktail: spiced, citrusy, maybe creamy, and if not warm, then warming.</b> No, …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

Science Fiction

The best recent science fiction and horror – review roundup

Eric Brown on Adam Nevill’s Lost Girl; Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Mercy; Dave Hutchinson’s Europe at Midnight; David Barnett’s Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper; William Gay’s Little Sister Death<p>Adam Nevill excels at making nightmares real. His previous novels have been out-and-out horror, …

Alex Bernasconi''s 'Blue Ice' captures Antarctica | CNN Travel

Antarctica