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Fantasy football sleepers 2016: Wide receivers to consider in your draft

We look at some late round wide receivers most likely to make a significant impact on your fantasy team.<p>Champions aren’t made at the draft, but late-round picks can mean the difference between making the playoffs and looking in from the outside. These players may not be household names, or they may …

Fantasy Football 2016: Guide to This Season's Top Handcuff RBs

We can define insurance as protection against a possible eventuality. In fantasy football, the most common form of insurance employed is the practice of "handcuffing" running backs. This investing strategy is the practice of acquiring the direct backup, or the handcuff in fantasy vernacular, to a …

Game Change

• <b>Author:</b> John Heilemann & Mark Halperin<p>The gripping inside story of the 2008 presidential election, by two of the best political reporters in the country.<p>“It’s one of the best books on politics of any kind I’ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22.” —The Financial Times<p>“It …

The New Digital Age

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen<p>In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to …

The Conservatarian Manifesto

• <b>Author:</b> Charles C.W. Cooke<p><b>A call to arms for the growing movement of “Conservatarians”—members of the right who are fiscally conservative but socially liberal—and a fascinating look at conservatism’s past and future.</b> <br>There is an underserved movement budding among conservatives, in which fiscal …

Duty

• <b>Author:</b> Robert M. Gates<p>From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics …

Thrive

• <b>Author:</b> Arianna Huffington<p><b>In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world.</b> <br>Arianna Huffington's personal wake-up call came in the form of a broken cheekbone and a nasty gash over her eye--the result of a …

Washington

• <b>Author:</b> Ron Chernow<p><b>A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.</b><p>Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography<p><b>Ron Chernow's new biography, Grant, will be published by</b> …

Boss Life

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Downs<p><b>**A Forbes Best Business Book of the Year, 2015**</b><p><b>**Winner of the 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award in Entrepreneurship**</b><p>When columnist Paul Downs was approached by <i>The New York Times</i> to write for their “You’re the Boss” blog, he had been running his custom furniture business …

How to Take Amazing Night Photos

Impress your Instagram followers with stunning starry night photos.<p>Want to fill these long, winter nights with an activity that isn't binge-watching …

Landscape Photography

The 50 Best Menswear Shops in America

Discerning Dressing<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>Arbiters of cool — that’s what the menswear shop is …

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

• <b>Author:</b> Jon Meacham<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b> <b><br>The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek</b><p>In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of <i>American Lion</i> and <i>Franklin</i> …

Five Draft Day Strategies

I've come up with five strategies, from basic to unusual, which I have seen being used over my 30-plus years of playing fantasy football. Some work a …

Fantasy Football

Understanding Iran

• <b>Author:</b> William R. Polk<p>William R. Polk provides an informative, readable history of a country which is moving quickly toward becoming <i>the</i> dominant power and culture of the Middle East. A former member of the State Department's Policy Planning Council, Polk describes a country and a history …

How to Run a Government

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Barber<p>Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments. Why is this? And what can we do about it? In this groundbreaking book Michael Barber draws on his wealth of international experience advising political leaders, to show how those in power can make …

Doomed to Succeed

• <b>Author:</b> Dennis Ross<p><b>A necessary and unprecedented account of America's changing relationship with Israel</b><p>When it comes to Israel, U.S. policy has always emphasized the unbreakable bond between the two countries and our ironclad commitment to Israel's security. Today our ties to Israel are close—so …

Reagan

• <b>Author:</b> H. W. Brands<p><b>From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling Historian H. W. Brands comes the definitive biography of a visionary and transformative president</b><p>In his magisterial new biography, H. W. Brands brilliantly establishes Ronald Reagan as one of the two great presidents of the …

9 books to read if you want to be a billionaire

Many of them have shared the books that helped shape them personally and professionally. If you want to emulate these titans of industry, reading their faves seems like a good place to start.<p>From classic literature to business management guides, we rounded up their top picks, so you can start …

The 17 most sought-after beers in America

Some of these beers have huge, cult-like followings, with release parties and wait lines that queue up 24 hours in advance. And vintage bottles of the ones that age well can sell at auction for thousands of dollars.<p>We've rounded up the 17 most coveted craft beers in America, based on availability, …

The Cold War

• <b>Author:</b> John Lewis Gaddis<p>The “dean of Cold War historians” (<i>The New York Times</i>) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century. Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis …

Private Beach Villas Offer Spectacular Ocean Views and Luxurious Interiors

• 1 |<p>The villas are located in Mui Ne on the southeast coast of the country where much of the beachfront property is dominated by large resorts and …

21 Cool Bedrooms for Clean and Simple Design Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Design at Sketch<p>While you might not consider a fireplace in the bedroom to be a bastion of simplicity, plenty of negative space a …

Contemporary New Delhi Villa with Amazing Courtyard and Water Features

• 1 |<p>The villa sits on 2.5 acres of land and in addition to each of the six bedrooms has both indoor and outdoor living areas and plenty of room for …

Steel, Concrete, and Stone Home with Central Courtyard

• 1 |<p>Beginning with a rear view of the home, we can see the simplicity of the chosen steel, glass, wood, concrete, and stone materials used throughout …

Rise of ISIS

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Sekulow<p>THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ISIS<br>Jay Sekulow, one of America’s most influential attorneys, closely examines the rise of the terrorist groups ISIS and Hamas, explains their objectives and capabilities and how, if left undefeated, their existence could unleash a genocide of historic …

Pablo Escobar mi padre

• <b>Author:</b> Juan Pablo Escobar<p>Hasta ahora creíamos que se había contado todo sobre el narcotraficante Pablo Escobar, el peor criminal en la historia de América Latina. Sobre él han escrito las mejores plumas, los más reputados periodistas y hasta sus hermanos. El celuloide también ha recreado la vida …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

The 15 Best Movies You Probably Didn't See This Year

The best movies aren't always the ones that are highly publicized.<p>Our friends over at crowdsourced rankings website Ranker came out with a list of the best movies you may not have seen this year. Check out these 15 movies and you'll be a film buff in no time.<p>Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British …