Laurie Applewhite

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8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Self-improvement

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Spend Winter Break Reading the Best Nonfiction Books of 2017

An FBI cat-and-mouse game, a poignant family memoir, and the history of Vietnam's disastrous turning point top the year's best titles.<p>From con …

Books

The 10 Most Popular 'Fresh Air' Interviews Of 2017

In 2017, <i>Fresh Air</i> marked 30 years as anationally syndicated, daily radio program by doing what it does best: more in-depth interviews.<p>This year's guests included journalists, late night hosts, notable authors, political movers and shakers and an FBI profiler — not to mention the multitalented …

The White House

Chilling Reads: The Top 20 Thrillers to Read This Winter Season

This exhilarating debut <b></b>follows six college students as they embark on a summer getaway to a farmhouse. Everything goes well until they meet Severine, the girl next door. Kate Channing, one of the students, finds Severine to be a nuisance. One thing leads to another, and there is a huge altercation …

Books

The Top 10 Novels of 2017

Fiction publishers complained that 2017 was a difficult year to get attention in a fast-moving media climate that was intensely political. But some …

Books

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Wildlife Refuge

9 Page-Turners Too Addictive To Put Down

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>Origin</b> by Dan Brown<p>"The plot is absurd, of course, but the book is a definitive pleasure. Prepare to be absorbed—and in more ways than one." Another Brown (<i>Inferno</i>, 2013, etc.) blockbuster, blending arcana, religion, and …

Books

13 Overrated Literary Classics, and What to Read Instead

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

22 books to read before they become movies this year

People often moan about the dearth of originality in Hollywood, but it's really fine. Every year, some of the best movies are based on acclaimed books.<p>Sometimes the movies end up being better, but nothing can compare to the depth and storytelling of a good book. So before "The Glass Castle" or …

Books

Want a Cool, Beautiful, Affordable Beach Vacation? Go to Portugal

There's no better place to lounge on the beach after a lazy lunch of wine and fresh seafood.<p>Everyone you know is probably going to Portugal, or at least talking about going to Portugal, the same way they went to Tulum, and Cartagena, and Iceland. It’s affordable, and full of exceptional wine and …

European Travel

You can now fly round-trip from NYC to Europe for $99

There’s something (spoiled) rotten in the state of Denmark. And that something is price-conscious international travelers.<p>Danish airline Primera Air …

10 hot books you won't want to miss this summer

Don't fill up your beach bag just yet. Save space for these hot new summer books. Whether your taste runs to mysteries, romance, humor or sports, USA TODAY's <b>Jocelyn McClurg</b> has you covered.<p><b>1. I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons</b> by Kevin Hart (37 INK/Atria, non-fiction, on sale now)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> …

Books

Why Grade Grubbing Valedictorians Never Get to Rule the World

The skills it takes to make it in high school and college are not the same as the skills it takes to succeed post-graduation. In fact, C+ does just …

These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

Literature

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>You’ve heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to …

Travel

A Guide to Visiting the Hawaiian Islands

It's not just about the white sand beaches and luaus.<p>Few places on Earth more clearly embody the spirit of paradise than Hawaii, which is famous for …

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

European Travel

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break | Inc.com

Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet Money. One thing led to …

Self-improvement

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

The 10 best travel destinations for couples

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things …

Buenos Aires

Learn How to Get Paid to Read, Including Writing Book Reviews and More

Want to get Paid to Read? Here are a few ways you can get paid to read:<p>Book Reviews<p>Many magazines and newspapers accept book reviews that relate to …

17 Profund Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Slow-cooker season is in full swing, and these cozy casserole recipes are here to warm your soul. You'll be glad you won't have to bother with the …

The best recent thrillers – review roundup

Sirens by Joseph Knox, Cast Iron by Peter May, Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land, Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry, Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough, Devour by LA Larkin<p>Many a debut thriller sinks without trace, while others have success embedded in their DNA. Joseph Knox’s <b>Sirens</b> (Doubleday, £12.99) is …

Books

8 Expert Tips to Read More in the New Year

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>For our New Year’s resolutions this year, we decided to …

Writing

13 Long Books For When You're Snowed In

Now that the holidays are over, the bitter winter weather seems a lot less magical and a lot more dreadful. Its time to prepare for those long nights …