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10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

Broad City's Abbi Jacobson to host new podcast about modern art

Modern art novices, Jackson Pollock will soon puzzle you no more: <i>Broad City’s</i> Abbi Jacobson is hosting a new podcast in collaboration with WNYC …

As the 1 percent washes their money through arts funding, artists respond

<b>Occupy Museums, Installation Debtfair, 2017 (Bill Orcutt/Whitney Museum of American Art)</b><p>In an age of rising financial inequality, artists are using their work to follow the money<p>Heather Corcoran<p>June 18, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>At the most recent edition of the Whitney Biennial, the long-running survey of …

Museums

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

European Travel

21 Important Facts About Instagram | Inc.com

As a Millennial, I can attest to the fact that Instagram is an effective platform when it comes to reaching me with ads. I find the sponsored ads on Instagram to be relevant and appealing--not annoying, like so many other platforms. I've made multiple purchases off of them (or other items from that …

Photos

How to Make Big Bucks While Selling Your Products for Free

Use a free plus shipping funnel to generate brand loyalty and create revenue.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing funnels are very effective at converting your website visitors into paying customers, and savvy marketers are constantly looking for ways to increase …

25 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<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>One of the best outdoor activities for versatility, affordability, and a great use of your attention span is diving into a really good book. …

Books

Download 200 Free Art Books, Courtesy of the Guggenheim

Perusing through a beautiful, hefty art book is one of life’s simple pleasures, but beautiful, hefty art books can be pretty expensive. Fortunately, …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Mobile Photography

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia

Our definition of dystopia is a broad one — any vision of the future that could go awry qualifies.<p>The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. George Orwell’s <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> and Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> ― which will be released as a Hulu show this month …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

How to fly on a private jet for under $150 per person

No security lines or TSA pat downs. Cushy leather seats and legroom for days. Fido curled up right next to you. The perks of flying on a private jet …

These are the 10 latest Pulitzer Prize winning-novels you must read immediately

These books caught the world’s eye with their dazzling characters and rich interpretations of American life.<p><i>1</i><i>Underground Railroad by Colson …

Thanks to a little-known airline hack, traveling around the world could be cheaper than you realize

I'll admit, I had nearly written off the possibility of booking an around the world trip and visiting a handful of countries in one fell swoop for fear that I'd never land on a total airline fare I could stomach.<p>Then I learned about the Round-the-World (RTW) ticket, a program offered by the major …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Hilton Is Hiring Work-from-Home Employees in 29 States

Work-from-home job opportunities can be godsends for moms in need of workplace flexibility. The problem is that these types of jobs can often be …

Amazon Will Be Hiring 120,000 Employees, Including Remote Workers, for the Holiday Season

Just in time for the approaching holiday season, Amazon has announced it will be adding 120,000 seasonal workers across the country in a variety of …

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

This Spring’s Most Anticipated Thrillers

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><i>Waking Gods</i> by Sylvain Neuvel<p>“Pure, unadulterated literary escapism featuring giant killer robots and the looming end of humankind. In a word: unputdownable.” A brazen fusion of science fiction and apocalyptic thriller, the second …

Books

10 Apps and Tools to Make Your Small Business Better and More Efficient

When you don't have the resources to build custom solutions, you can rely on these affordable (or free) fixes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many startups, achieving meaningful growth -- the kind that gets the attention of investors and potential buyers -- means …

Matte Black Kitchen Products Are All the Rage Right Now

This color is sleek and bold without being "too cool for school."<p>Matte black is having a major kitchen moment. Classic yet trendy, the finish is showing up everywhere in big and small doses. If you're not ready to embrace the hue in your whole space, you can easily test it out with a few simple …

24 Beautiful And Functional Free Standing Kitchen Larder Units That Make Your Cooking Simple

A modern kitchen represents, perhaps, one of the most important and extremely functional premises in the apartment. After all, here, in addition to …

Furniture

How to Hit Europe's Greatest Cities for Under $500 in One Trip

Remember when the dollar was worth about four cents on the euro and American tourists were paying, like, $14 for ketchup? Trying to visit more than …

15 Ina Garten Recipes That Will Make You Say, "How Easy Is That?"

If anyone is the queen of easy recipes, it's Ina Garten. After all, her catchphrase "How easy is that?" follows just about every recipe that she makes on Food Network's <b>Barefoot Contessa</b>. If you've always wanted to try some of Ina's best recipes but weren't sure where to start, consider this list of …

Cooking

15 Travel Sites for Scoring the Best Deals

For that much-needed weekend getaway.<p>Sometimes, you just need to get away. A weekend in the countryside might do the trick, or maybe you're thinking something along the lines of a week-long trip through the Greek islands. But how to get the best travel deals? Well, these 15 travel sites can help. …

Travel Deals

Fly to Iceland from Chicago for $99 starting this summer

Iceland is becoming an increasingly popular destination for students and tourists, alike. Now, this Nordic island nation is more accessible than …

Chicago

10 lunches to make for work without actually cooking ANYTHING

You know the scene: You <i>tried</i> to get up early enough to make a filling, healthy lunch for work, but then your dog got sick, or your kid had a …

20 Kickass Home Accessories Worth Blowing Your Tax Return On

(Image credit: Food52)<p>Sometimes it's the little things that really make the room. If you've got a space that needs a little extra something, consider …

Decorations

25 Outdated Home Trends That We Hope Never Come Back

Please and thank you.<p>They made a splash in the '70s to 2000s, but that's exactly where these trends can stay.