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13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

10 new movies to watch on Netflix this April

<b>Netflix’s schedule this April includes several intriguing originals, including a heartwarming basketball drama, thought-provoking biopic and charming</b> …

Entertainment

3 research-backed ways to work smarter, not harder

"Work smarter, not harder." Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a clear answer ...<p>UC Berkeley professor Morten Hansen looked at 200 academic papers, interviewed 120 experts, ran a pilot study on 300 subjects, and …

Work-life Balance

How to make egg bread dough for pull-apart challah (or Parker House rolls)

Chefs, I once presumed, stood mid-kitchen, gazed at the ceiling and pronounced: rich, egg-bolstered bread! Then produced a perfect loaf.<p>Perhaps some are struck by such inspiration. None forgo perseveration. Perfecting a recipe takes trial and error. Over and over. And over and over and …

Bollywood Movies On Netflix You'll Absolutely Love

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of movies that come out in a given year? How can one choose, say, between going to see <i>Paddington 2</i> and <i>Lady</i> …

14 TV Shows to Watch After You've Finished The Crown

Still reeling from the drama of Princess Margaret’s marriage to the unconventional Antony Armstrong-Jones and rumors of Prince Philip’s infidelity in …

TV

14 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

It’s that time of the year when we get assaulted with new trailers for upcoming attractions. It’s the Super Bowl weekend, which means plenty of new …

This Princeton Professor's CV of Failures Is Something We Should All Learn From

No one's perfect.<p>Searching for a job requires the perfect résumé or CV, and there are countless online guides dedicated to CV-crafting that promise …

20 Delicious Classic Cookie Recipes

Jam Thumbprints<p>Fill sugar cookies with apricot or raspberry jam for a burst of sweet fruit in every bite.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> Jam Thumbprints<p>Old-Fashioned …

10 Essential Tips to Know Before You Start Holiday Baking

We're in the midst of the most wonderful time of the year: holiday baking season! Whether you're a budding baker taking your baking sheets on their …

Dessert

Cinemark Declares War on MoviePass With $8.99 Subscription

The new Movie Club offering is more competitive than you might think ...<p>The movie theater business has been under pressure all year. The stocks of …

Our Best Desserts of 2017

Save room on the sideboard for one of these reader favorite treats.<p>In every issue of <i>Southern Living</i> magazine, our readers can find delicious recipes …

Dessert

Costco teamed up with MoviePass to get you an absurdly cheap cinema subscription

Movie fans who wished for a Netflix-like service for going to the cinema have at least one such subscription-based product. Launched this summer, …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

Our Easiest One Pot Recipes of 2017

Cure your midweek blues with these deliciously easy suppers.<p>Nothing can get rid of the midweek blues better than a warm, comforting dinner. Well, …

Cooking

This 20-Minute Pasta with Spinach and Chickpeas Is a Miracle

You cooked an elaborate Thanksgiving feast, you ate up all the leftovers (even though, by day three, you thought they'd never end), and now you're …

Slow down and savor a weekend escape in Redding, Calif.

Isn't there a time-worn adage about the unfamiliarity of the familiar? I've been through Redding maybe 50, 75, 100 times in my West Coast-venturing life, but for all I knew Redding might as well be Redding, Pa. This time … a change. I was hellbent to get to Bend, Ore., for a golf bacchanal, but not …

The Top 52 Hiker Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

1. BURYING YOUR RESERVOIR<p>Few flubs are more irritating than a leaky water bladder that soaks your pack on the drive to the trailhead. It happens when …

These Fleeting Natural Wonders Are Worth Planning Your Next Vacation Around

The world’s most dramatic sights are all about timing.<p>“You should have been here last week!”<p>They're the words you never want to hear when you've …

Travel

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

The Scariest, Most WTF Horror Movies of 2017 So Far

Everyone deserves a good scare.<p>Unfortunately, not all horror movies are scary. And while your definition of “scary” probably differs greatly from the …

Horror

10 Guided Tours That are (Actually) Worth Taking

Bijoux Society’s two-hour Jewelry Tour of Place Vendôme is more a coordinated day spent window shopping Paris' famed jewelry houses than a tour. It …

France

A fitness blogger broke down exactly how she got her butt in incredible shape

The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>UK-based fitness blogger Emma O'Neill recently shared side-by-side Instagram photos showing a transformation in her lower</b> …

29 Useless Pieces Of Trivia You'll Want To Tell Everyone Right Away

"Yoda and Miss Piggy were voiced by the same person."<p>—Sophomaniac<p>—wofflestomp<p>—CrookedKeith<p>—McSmallFries<p>—Solgrynn<p>—monkus2k<p>—Darth_Draper<p>—kborschel<p>—youryellowumbrella<p>—ac2cvn71<p>—jimmiethefish<p>—MarlaTheTumor<p>—Abysmal_Abyss<p>—fabytta5<p>—No_name_Johnson<p>—chrisPmaplebaconRD<p>Some responses have been edited for …

This Saucy, Speedy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry Will Ruin You For All Others

My mother is one of those amazing, self-taught cooks who never uses any recipes or measurements, which is wonderful if you’re eating her food, but frustrating if you’re trying to learn how to cook like her.<p>One year, I decided to try to document some my favorite recipes of hers. I shadowed her when …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

9 Starbucks secret menu Frappuccinos you need to order asap

How have we gone this long without a Twix Frappuccino?!<p>If you didn't already know, there are thousands of secret menus floating around the internet. The McDonald's one is pretty well known - but it's the Starbucks' Frappuccino one you really need to know about.<p><i>Disclaimer: some of these components</i> …

These superfoods from all over the world need to make it to your diet

From spirulina to matcha and chia seeds, these are the most nutrient-rich, detoxifying and energizing ingredients to add to your diet. Emma Sawko – …