Larry Shaffer

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Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

Books

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according …

Entrepreneurship

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a flood of stories …

Anthony Bourdain

Dividends Beyond The Usual Suspects

Lowell Miller's The Single Best Investment<p>Many Seeking Alpha readers are familiar with Lowell Miller, who founded Miller/Howard Investments in 1984. …

Investing

Why Retirees Should Stick With Stocks

It's not just your imagination, the stock market has been more volatile this year.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average<p>is still down by more than 2,000 …

Retirement

5 millionaires and billionaires share the smartest ways to invest your money

Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran and other self-made millionaires and billionaires didn't simply happen upon success. They made smart decisions and …

These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

Garlicky Parmesan Salmon Asparagus

Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 cloves garlic , minced<br>• 1 teaspoon lemon zest<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon juice<br>• 3/4 teaspoons salt , divided<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

13 things I learned from playing a kinder, gentler Augusta National on the Monday after the Masters

Much to the chagrin of my more-seasoned peers across the Augusta National media center, my name was drawn from the magic green hat on Masters Friday, …

The Best Podcasts for Road Trips and Long Flights

With so many podcasts out there, it can be hard to choose which to download in anticipation of a long trip—here are our top picks.<p>An unwavering, wide open road through the middle of the country; a 12-hour flight across the Pacific with nothing to look at it but sea and sky—that's a whole lot of …

The 50 Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

In March of 2017, we recommended 50 of the best podcasts for your listening pleasure. Many of those shows continue to do great work, including</i> …

Ma Anand Sheela, Villain of Netflix’s ‘Wild Wild Country,’ Has No Regrets

The terrifyingly sweet top lieutenant of Rajneeshpuram opens up to Marlow Stern about the controversial docuseries, her rift with Bhagwan, the …

Fearne Cotton tries to find her Happy Place – podcasts of the week

<b>Picks of the week: Happy Place Podcast and West Cork Podcast</b><p><b>Happy Place</b> <b>Podcast</b><p>After years of TV and radio ubiquity, Fearne Cotton has made a successful transition to popular self-help of late, releasing books with rather verbose titles (among them, Happy: Finding Joy in Every Day and Letting Go of …

Podcasting

Can't Keep Calm Because I Finally Have Izzie's Cupcake Recipe!

Step 1<p>Set oven to Preheat at 325° Fahrenheit.<p>Step 2<p>Warm 2 inches of water over medium in the bottom portion of a double boiler, put the 10 ounces of …

Anitta’s hit Vai Malandra, shot by Terry Richardson and viewed more than 31m times on YouTube, prompts accusations of cultural appropriation<p>The video for the latest hit from the Brazilian pop sensation Anitta opens with a close-up of her sashaying buttocks before weaving through the streets of a …

Music Videos

The Bitcoin Conundrum

By Matthew DeMichiel, Kevin Dennean and Laura Kane<p>While Bitcoin's return on investment this year has been outstanding, it hasn't happened without …

Watch Parents Tell Their Kids They Ate All Their Halloween Candy for Jimmy Kimmel: 'That's Why I Don't Love You!'

It’s that wonderful time of year again when being a parent pays off – the annual <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> Halloween prank.<p>For the seventh year in a row …

Her daughter may think she’s a ‘total dork’, but the singer – back with her seventh album – has become an outspoken idol to millions of young women. She’s come a long way since being banned from friends’ houses as a rebellious kid.<br>Photograph by Kurt Iswarienko<p>MTV’s Vanguard award, now named after …

Britney Spears

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Top 31 Island Escapes

Catalina Island, CA<p>This island retreat, only 40 minutes by ferry from the mainland, is the ultimate SoCal beach paradise and a great choice for a …

How The Bitcoin Bubble Will Pop

<i>Source: Shutterstock</i><p>Bitcoin is a bubble, a tulip, a magic bean factory. That’s all you hear over and over again from various pundits on traditional …

Cryptocurrency

You may have all you really need to retire. Here’s why | The Star

To illustrate how to use the chart, Wiginton, 42, uses himself as an example:<p>We plan to retire when I am 60 years old and live to be 95.<p>1. We will …

Retirement

Finally, a Retirement Calculator That Might Help You Retire

Am I on track for retirement?<p>It’s a simple question. But to answer it accurately and make sure you don’t outlive your money, you need powerful data …

Meet the original single lady, who wrote the book on living alone

Marjorie Hillis was the “spinster-in-chief” who showed women that they could make it on their own<p>In 1930, Marjorie Hillis stood in front of a large, …

The 10 Most Addicting Books, According to the Internet

When I asked the MR community to help me compile a list of genuinely addicting books, I had no idea the request would be met with such gusto. As of …

Books

Angelina Jolie’s Vanity Fair Cover Story | Vanity Fair

Cover StorySeptember 2017<p>Angelina Jolie Solo<p>Cover StoryAngelina Jolie SoloThere’s the Angelina Jolie who’s now a single mother—managing the day-to-day chaos of six kids, and the trauma of her split from Brad Pitt—and there’s the Angelina Jolie whose latest movie, a groundbreaking Netflix original …