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The 16 Best True Crime Books Of All Time

It seems like everyone is obsessing over all things true crime lately — from binging <i>Making a Murderer</i> on Netflix, to tuning in to the latest <i>S-Town</i> …

Crime

The 10 Best Poems According to a Professor Who Teaches the Best 100

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman<p>A.E. Housman<p>If there is one poem on this list that you should memorize, it’s this one. A.E. Housman, pessimist, classicist and connoisseur of melancholy, was also one the greatest formal masters of his age. The elements he employs here are deceptively familiar: …

I'm a startup CEO — here are 8 lessons critical to success I've already started teaching my kids

How comfortable are you with the unknown? Scientists say that successful entrepreneurs have a strong tolerance for ambiguity. But most company founders also know that the opposite of success is failure. The stakes are high and losing hurts. And that is a good thing. If it did not hurt — we would …

Entrepreneurship

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

Travel to the near future with these sci-fi reads

When you hear “science fiction,” it’s easy to think of stories set in the far-flung future where circumstances are almost unrecognizable. But some of the best sci-fi currently being written is set in a future that isn’t too distant from ours. Near-future science fiction focuses on issues we’re …

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

Personal Finance

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Business Strategy

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …

15 Wireless Earbuds for Every Lifestyle

Take your phone calls and listen to tunes wirelessly by upgrading to one of these wireless earbuds.<p>There's no need to break the bank to own a good pair of wireless earbuds. Get rid of another set of wires in your life by upgrading to one of these highly rated offerings.<p><i>BUY NOW</i><p><i>BUY NOW</i>

Stack Overflow: Books About Books

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>It’s time for another Stack Overflow on books about books! I love books that get kids thinking not just about the story …

The secret to incredible burgers is shockingly simple

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

Cooking

What Are All Those Weird Noises You Hear on an Airplane?

I used to work at Boeing and repaired the computerized part of the machines which put together 747’s. People not familiar with airplanes are scared …

The Almost Complete Greek God Family Tree

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

The Primary Muscles Used for Cycling and How to Train Them

Every sport has its own set of primary muscles responsible for the majority of work of the sports specific motion. Primary muscles, or movers, are …

Exercise

11 killer Android features you aren’t using, but should

Android is stacked with so many tools and configuration options, we often overlook some of its most useful features. Sometimes they’re hiding in …

Android News

The best free iPhone apps of 2018

You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.<p>Great news! Many of them are free. …

Apps

SWIPE RIGHT

So I have never been on a blind date. I don’t even think I have ever been duped into a conversation with someone that my friends think I’d be great …

These Are Pebble's Secret Weapons In The Smartwatch War

Did you think the new Pebble Time's color screen and new UI paradigm made for an exciting smartwatch? Well, you ain't seen nothing yet. The company's …

How the most popular alcoholic drinks around the world are made

If you are like me and often wonder how that thing you are drinking is made or what's exactly in it, this interesting infographic will help you …

Alcohol

What The Color Of Your Snot Says About Your Health

It goes by many names: snot, booger, phlegm, mucus. Call it what you will, but we need to at least acknowledge the importance of what that gooey …

50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s

50<p>‘Laserblast’ (1978)<p>A blond-haired teenager with zero charisma stumbles across a discarded alien weapon and necklace in the desert, using them to go …

How to measure your body fat percentage

<i>What the #$%@ is body fat percentage?</i><p><i>What’s a good amount of body fat to aim for?</i><p><i>How the heck do I figure it out how much I have?</i><p>Body fat is an …

Ten words we should all be using more often

<b>A group of logophiles (word lovers) has released its annual list of words that it believes deserve to be used more often.</b><p>Here is the Word Warriors’ …

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

Listening to the Star Wars Soundtrack in a Pygmy Village

A new study looks at how music affects emotions across cultures.<p>Four decades after the debut of the brassy score that announced a galaxy far, far, away, music from <i>Star Wars</i> has reached a whole other world: a Pygmy village in the Congolese rainforest.<p>The Mebenzélé Pygmies, an isolated group of …

Star Wars

Just Drink Prosecco

It's New Year's Eve, which means that amateurs across the planet will be imbibing far more booze than they're accustomed to, and more likely than …

Why weight training is better for your waistline than running

A new Harvard study has found that weight training is a better way of keeping the middle-aged spread at bay than aerobic activity<p>In the coming weeks, many of us will find our thoughts turning to how best to shift the weight we've gained over Christmas.<p>For some that will mean joining the local gym, …