Heather Olivas

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10 Books To Wake Up Your Book Club

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century</b> by Chuck Klosterman<p>“Even those who only dimly remember Royce White, Pavement, or Gnarls Barkley will find the reflections on them engaging.” …

11 books the world's most influential people think you should read

Earlier this year, Facebook asked 62 such people— from Arianna Huffington to Richard Branson to Newt Gingrich — for the books they'd recommend. More than 230 titles came Facebook's way.<p>After some careful tallying, the social-media site narrowed down the most recommended books to a list of just 11 …

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

I'm So Tired Of Making Sh*t My Kids Won't Eat

For some reason, it is frowned upon to toss a box of cereal at your kids every night and say, “Dinner’s ready!” But I swear I am <i>this close</i> to …

Food

How to get rid of weeds | Alys Fowler

Annual weeds are a breeze to remove, says Alys Fowler, but for perennials you’ll need to master a few tricks<p>It is about now that you start to realise quite how fast weeds grow. What started out as a smattering across your garden is suddenly a thicket, and although they may have looked pretty and …

Gardening

10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

Healthy Eating

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Universe

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

Try This Easy One-Pot Pesto Chicken Pasta This Weekend

One pot and done.<p>For the pesto:<p>* 1 clove garlic, minced<p>* 4 ounces fresh basil, roughly chopped<p>* ¼ teaspoon salt<p>* ¼ teaspoon black pepper<p>* 2 tablespoons walnuts<p>* 3 ounces olive oil<p>* 4 tablespoons fresh parmesan cheese<p>* 1 tablespoon olive oil<p>* 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast tenders<p>* 3 …

Trump Supporters Have the Most to Lose in the G.O.P. Repeal Bill

The people who stand to lose the most in tax credits under the House Republican health plan tended to support Donald J. Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, according to a new Upshot analysis.<p>Over all, voters who would be eligible for a tax credit that would be at least $1,000 smaller …

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Is Back, With a Compelling Film About Iran – and America

The Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi understands English perfectly and speaks it competently, but prefers to use an English interpreter to conduct …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes

A delicious and creamy chicken recipe that is loaded with amazing flavor! The sun dried tomatoes and basil truly make this meal outstanding!<p>Recipe <b>HERE</b><p>…

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread Is the Healthiest Way to Get Your Extreme Chocolate Fix

Double the chocolate, double the fun.<p>If you see leftover bananas and immediately think "Banana bread," you might be overlooking something when you see the boatload of zucchini being sold at supermarkets right now. I make banana bread at least once a month during the year, but I put that habit on …

The Best Recipes of 2016 — So Far

We've nearly reached the end of 2016, and that means we've conjured up a <i>lot</i> of recipes for you to try. While there's a seemingly endless number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes to bookmark, only a handful deserve a spot on a list of the best. Based on popularity among our …

19 Brilliant Camping Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Summertime means getting outside… A LOT. The days are long, with plenty of time to plan what camping food you’ll munch, pull together some cool DIY camping projects and test out that homemade sunscreen. While everyone’s pictures of the great outdoors look effortless on social media, life can get a …

10 Motivational TED Talks to Start Your Morning

Enjoy a side order of inspiration and knowledge with your breakfast.<p>One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their …

Motivation

10 Heat-Tolerant Plants That Will Survive (And Thrive) This Brutal Summer

These beauties will survive and thrive in the heat.<p>We hear it's going to be one hot summer, people. Prepare your garden for the temps to come by choosing flowers that are super tolerant of extreme heat, harsh sunlight and dry soil.

Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence -- Changing Your Parenting Life Style

Why do children do what they do? What's on their minds? How can parents know their child's inner world?<p>Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?" Even little things can throw you.<p>Your three-year-old lies …

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 …

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

Books

Why 4th of July Matters to Muslims

Under one of the greatest rulers in Middle East history, united Muslim armies stomped Christian forces in the Holy Land.<p>Nearly 600 years before the …

40 Days To Change Your Life

I'm sure you've heard of the long-held spiritual belief to the number 40, the philosophy behind it stating that it takes 20 days to break old habits and 20 days to form new ones.<p>I'm interested in knowing if this is just a mystical number or whether there's any proof that 40 is associated with …

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

BYO-sunscreen!

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Tandoori Masala Black Bean Cheeseburgers With Caramelized Onions and Chips [Vegan]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

10 Super-Helpful Charts Every Baker Needs to Pin

Never mess up another lattice pie crust ever again.<p>When it comes to baking, it pays to be precise. So the next time you fire up your oven, make sure to have these incredibly helpful charts on hand.