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27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: June 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. At the end of each month, he’ll be</i> …

How to Make a Paracord Wilderness Survival Bracelet

A Paracord Bracelet has Many Survival Uses<p>This article will show you easy step-by-step instructions for how to make a paracord wilderness survival …

The 5 Sneakiest Science Fiction Books

If you think you don't like science fiction, chances are you're wrong.<p>To those who aren’t science fiction aficionados, the genre can seem pretty …

Fall Leaves Crochet Pattern

Shares 0<p>Crochet beautiful fall leaves in a variety of colors using this easy-to-follow tutorial. Use the finished leaves as table decorations, …

Free Crochet Snowflake Patterns

Free Enchanted Forest Snowflake Pattern<p>Free Crochet Medallion Snowflake Pattern<p>Free Crochet Snowflakes Earrings Pattern<p>Free Crochet Snowflakes …

Mistakes to avoid when changing careers

Starting a new career can be a bold and exciting decision, but making the switch more gradually may work better for your finances. Learn about the …

Alan Rickman's Moving Good-Bye Letter to Harry Potter Will Break Your Heart

"A lifetime seems to have passed in minutes."<p>The world is still grieving over the loss of actor Alan Rickman, who died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. Tributes from friends, fans, family, and fellow castmates have flooded in since the news of his death broke.<p>For many, he will forever be …

Alan Rickman: A life in pictures

<b>Actor Alan Rickman, known for films including Harry Potter, Die Hard, Truly Madly Deeply and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, has died at the age of 69. A family statement said: "He was surrounded by family and friends."</b><p>Here, we present pictures of him in some of his best known roles.<p>In 1982, Rickman …

Robin Hood

Here's How Harry Potter Co-Stars Paid Tribute to Alan Rickman After His Death

Friends and fans of Alan Rickman took to social media on Thursday morning to mourn the late British actor, who died of cancer at the age of …

Kate Winslet Remembers 'Warm Hearted Puppy Dog' Alan Rickman

Following Thursday’s news that actor Alan Rickman died of cancer at the age of 69, friends from the acting community have reached out to pay tribute …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016

2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as …

32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016

New year, new TBR pile.<p>Whether you’ve promised yourself that 2016 will be the year you’ll read more books, the year you’ll read books more thoughtfully or the year you’ll read fewer curmudgeonly comments sections, we have a few new releases worth considering.<p>We’re looking forward to bold familial …

Books

What I Would Change About My Wedding: A Wedding Planner's Perspective

<i>Photo by Peter Blahut</i><p>Yup that's me, in all my '90s bridal glory. This year would have marked my seventeenth wedding anniversary. Regardless of the fact that I am no longer married (we divorced seven years ago), my wedding day still holds fond memories for me. In all the drama that was my divorce -- …

Weddings

10 Forgotten Sci-Fi Movies from the 1980s Worth Your Time

In the late 1970s, Star Wars and Alien left such a huge mark on modern science fiction cinema that both films arguably redefined the genre for the …

Science Fiction

The BBC’s Pride and Prejudice miniseries is the best ​adaptation of the book ever made

Thanksgiving weekend is a time to eat too much and argue with your family, and if you've already worked your way through such controversial topics as vaccinations and Black Lives Matter, here's another one to add to the list: The BBC's <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> is hands down the best adaptation of the …

Literature

5 Anime Series For Sci-Fi Fanatics

If there’s one thing the anime medium can’t get enough, besides unnatural hair colors, it’s science fiction. Series and films about technology, …

Anime

Give your cat a nice place to nap by upcycling your old sweaters

Give your cat a big hug, even when you're away.<p>Fall and winter is the perfect time to bust out your old sweaters, but you might find that some of …

The Generals Who Won World War II

Winston Groom may be best known as the author of Forrest Gump, but he’s also an astute and entertaining military historian. He talks about three key …

The Best Minor League Baseball Towns of 2015

Minor League Baseball continues to grow in popularity. In 2014 a record 42.4 million fans attended Minor League Baseball games across the country, an increase of more than 850,000 over 2013. To put that in perspective, the total attendance for the NFL's 2014 season was about 17.6 million.<p><b>This is</b> …

Minor League Baseball

We Need To Talk About This Christening Speech From "Jane The Virgin"

"I walk beside you."

Thank the BBC for Jane Austen Erotica

Twenty years ago, Andrew Davies’s sexed-up adaptation of Pride and Prejudice sparked countless literary invasions of the Darcy/Bennet bedroom.<p>In October 1995, a scene from a BBC costume drama sparked something of a fever among an audience not typically accustomed to seeing the sexier side of …

Literature

17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

15 Things Introverts Should Know About Planning A Wedding

For everyone who secretly hopes a guest will steal their spotlight.<p>Especially if it's <i>your</i> wedding. Interacting with vendors, handling nosy questions, being in the spotlight, and making small talk can be a recipe for disaster — or, at the very least, an excuse to find that cave you've been looking …

24 Completely Bewitching Tim Burton Inspired Wedding Ideas

"With this hand, I will lift your sorrows. Your cup will never empty, for I will be your wine. With this candle, I will light your way in darkness. With this ring, I ask you to be mine."

22 Websites That Make Wedding Planning So Much Easier

Because your wedding should be as happy and stress-free as physically possible.

The Best Digital Seating Charts for Wedding Planning

<i>by Nancy Mattia for BRIDES</i><p>Courtesy of All Seated<p>Between wrangling last-minute RSVPs and trouble-shooting tuxedo malfunctions, the two weeks before your wedding can feel like an obstacle course. One way we suggest reigning in the stress is utilizing the genius technology that is digital reception …

Who is the featured red zone target for all 32 teams? NFL Nation has the answers

In fantasy football, it's all about the guys who get the ball the most. NFL Nation reporters identify the players likely to get the most …

How Schools Are Handling An 'Overparenting' Crisis

Have you ever done your children's homework for them? Have you driven to school to drop off an assignment that they forgot? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two new books — <i>How to Raise an Adult</i> by Julie …

Parenting