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The Best Young Adult Books We’ve Ever Read

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Books

Brexit is unnecessary. We have a plan to build a modern Britain | Will Hutton and Andrew Adonis

Brexit Britain is right. The status quo is insupportable. But the solution is not to leave the European Union. Our problems are made in Britain; they can only be solved in Britain. Europe does not impede this mission; rather it is indispensable. The imperative is to transform the way our country …

Great Britain

The 20 best reads for your summer break

Looking for a book to take you away this summer? Grab one of these beauties and let your imagination run wild.<p><b>How Hard Can It Be?</b> <i><br>Allison Pearson</i> …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

The 25 Best New Books to Put in Your Beach Bag This Summer

<i>Brenda Janowitz is the POPSUGAR books correspondent. She is the author of five novels, including The Dinner Party.</i><p>We can feel it — the beach is calling us. Calling out to us, because after that long (so very long!) Winter, Summer is here to entice us with its sunny, lazy days. And what's the best …

Dear student, I just don't have time to mark your essay properly

In an ideal world, your work would be read by an engaged, enthusiastic professional – but the reality is very, very different<p>Dear student,<p>I have just read your essay, and I must apologise – I have absolutely no idea what it said.<p>Related: How to survive marking dissertations<p>Related: Teaching at a …

Higher Education

The 25 Best iPhone Apps To Download Now

These are our must-have iPhone apps<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, organisation, messaging, photo editing, reading, social networks, keyboards, stargazing, and payment …

This week’s must-read books

<b>Mrs.</b> <i><br>Caitlin Macy (fiction, Little, Brown)</i><br>The mothers at an elite Upper East Side private school gossip amongst themselves all the time, but the one …

Fire Sermon Is a Profoundly Strange Meditation on Desire

Jamie Quatro's new novel offers deeply uncomfortable, but startlingly original, insights about human yearning.<p>Desire gets a bad rap, and not just from prudes. Buddhists, for instance, come out pretty firmly against it (desire, they say, is the root of suffering), and even atheists like me are …

Books

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

How To: Stop Panic Selling & Impulse Buys by Hoarding Your Cryptocurrency in Coinbase's Vaults

As cheesy as it sounds, #HODL became a thing for a reason. A lack of discipline when dealing with cryptocurrencies can lead to impulse buys and panic …

10 inspiring TED talks to boost your money goals

<b>TED is a nonprofit organization that formed in 1984 with the goal of spreading ideas in areas of technology, entertainment, and design, and has</b> …

TED Talks

Absurde Show

Die "State of the Union" ist eine amerikanische Tradition: Der Präsident erläutert dem Kongress seine Agenda, um die Nation zu einen. Donald Trump …

Trump Collapses From Exhaustion After Ninety Minutes of Faking Empathy

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump collapsed from exhaustion after approximately ninety minutes of pretending to be a human being with empathy, the White House doctor has confirmed.<p>“In all my years of practicing medicine, I have never met a patient as healthy and vigorous as President …

The 30 Funniest Books Ever Written

Some of the finest comedy tomes ever put into print<p>A genuinely funny book is one of life's simplest pleasures, but finding the real stand-outs is never as easy. Back in 2009, we asked some leading lights of comedy and literature to nominate the books that make them laugh out loud. Here we revisit …

15 Short Story Collections Everyone Should Read

Great literature in small portions<p>Last December, a short story by Kristen Roupenian called 'Cat Person' went viral. It was a reminder of the power the form can wield, and a great advert for literature in an era dominated by other mediums.<p>Short stories, of course, have the added advantage of being …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together | Cornel West

The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contempt<p>We live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 years ago, in my book Race Matters, I tried …

Cornel West

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan review – a political page-turner

Themes of harassment and privilege are at the heart of this gripping tale of dark goings-on at Westminster<p>This page-turning novel reveals the precarious nature of existence as the seemingly perfect lives of Sophie and her husband James unravel. Part psychological thriller, part courtroom drama, and …

Anachronistic

12 of the best British short stories you've never read

Short stories are underrated.<p>If you were asked to name a famous novel, or even a famous poem, you could probably rattle off at least a handful quite …

10 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2018

It’s hard to get excited in January, that darkest, coldest month when the hard work of resolutions begins and the best movies, shows, and midterm …

These Post-Apocalyptic Books Will Freak You Out

Armageddon. The apocalypse. Judgement Day. For every word there is to describe the end of days, there are five different ways authors have envisioned …

Books

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Bill Gates

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Political Firestorm

<b>FIRE AND FURY</b> <b><br>Inside the Trump White House</b><br>By Michael Wolff<br>312 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>He is a New Yorker in Washington, far more consumed with the news media and personalities than policy issues. He elides facts, fudges the specifics and dispenses with professional norms in the service of …

Africa is changing China as much as China is changing Africa

Eight years ago I watched the movie “2012,” named after the year the Mayan calendar supposedly ends. In the film an American geologist learns that a solar flare is heating the core of the earth and causing its tectonic plates to shift drastically. Before long, mass earthquakes and tsunamis are …

China

Readers Picked This Title As Book of the Year

While there were countless compelling book releases in 2017, more than 100,000 members of Book of the Month, a book subscription service, voted and …

Books

How to Crush the Crypto Market, Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise and Do Whatever You Want the Rest of Your Life

Do you like making money at the push of a button?<p>How about working from home in your underwear? Do you hate corporate meetings worse than the plague? …

Trading

3 Reasons Ethical Fashion Is An Even Bigger Trend Than Organic Food

Fast food and fast fashion are out. Here's why ethical clothes are a key trend for a new generation of consumers.<p>This post comes from the perspective of Autumn Adeigbo and Dave Darsch.<p>In my years as an ethical fashion entrepreneur and advocate, I have seen first-hand how the garments we wear can …

Sustainability

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Blockchain