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39 Books That Prove Your Family's Not So Bad After All

Things could definitely be worse...

The Gene Hackers

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before.<p>At thirty-four, Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the core faculty at the Broad Institute of Harvard and M.I.T. He is also among the most accomplished. In 1999, while still a high-school student, in Des …

Genetics

Subway Joins List of Chains Switching to Antibiotic-Free Meats

CHICAGO - Sandwich chain Subway will start serving antibiotic-free chicken and turkey at its U.S. restaurants next year, and within the next nine years will stop selling any meat from animals given antibiotics, the company said Tuesday.<p>Subway competitors such as Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. and …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Start Before You're Ready: Advice From 4 Established Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, my piece, “Start Before You’re Ready, Really” took off online and was shared over 3,000 times on Twitter by entrepreneurs from all over the world. Tweets came in from Italy, parts of the Middle East and both North and South …

Why Cool Kids Rarely Become Great Successes

A study suggests that cool kids burn out quickly. Is that why so many successful businesspeople aren't cool at all?<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>When I look at Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, theres one word …

5 Documentaries That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

While books, articles, and workshops are all great places to gain knowledge and insight, sometimes you just need to sit back and watch something inspiring and informative on Netflix.<p>If you are anything like me, you're always looking for ways to become a better and more efficient entrepreneur. While …

British royals mark 800th anniversary of world-changing Magna Carta

RUNNYMEDE, England (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth led celebrations on Monday to mark 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta, one of the world’s most significant historical documents and credited with paving the way for modern freedoms and human rights.<p>On June 15, 1215, in fields by the banks …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Mosquitoes

6 Business Books That Will Revolutionize Your Business and Change Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Books have the power to change lives. We live in a time when books are more affordable and accessible. Yet, fewer entrepreneurs read books, using the excuse of a lack of time. If you can’t find time to read, you as an entrepreneur will …

19 Ways To Unlock The True Power Of Dropbox

The blue box is hiding some mad tricks. Think Dropbox is just good for backups? Think again.<p>☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ☁️<p>Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage platforms on the web. It has a simple interface and syncs well across devices, which is probably why it's a crowd favorite.<p>But if you're only …

Apps

Too Embarrassed to Ask: What Is Two-Factor Authentication and Why Do I Need It?

You should really be using two-factor authentication when you log in to your various online accounts. Here's why.<p><i>Too Embarrassed to Ask is a Re/code feature in which our reviewers answer any and all of your burning tech questions — including the ones you might be too embarrassed to ask your</i> …

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

Asthma could be cured within five years after drug breakthrough

Asthma could be cured within five years after scientists discovered what causes the condition and how to switch it off.<p>In a breakthrough which could change the lives of Britain’s five million sufferers, researchers at Cardiff University and Kings College London identified which cells cause the …

Medicine

Understanding Cap Rates: The Answer Is Nine

When I was in college many moons ago I remember reading an article about a Harvard professor who taught his MBA students real estate capital markets. The professor, Bob Ellis, would always start his class by asking his students the question, “How many of you would like to make a lot of money …

Real Estate

The attitude adjustment that leads to entreprenurial success

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people don't?</i><p><i>Answer below by Quora user Oliver</i> …

130 Inspirational Quotes About Taxes | Inc.com

• <i>Adam Smith:</i> "Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things."• <i><br>Al Capone:</i> "They can't collect legal taxes from …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature