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25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

The German War by Nicholas Stargardt review – the Third Reich’s home front

One of the many curiosities of Greece’s recent bailout battle with the EU was the ease with which old Nazi caricatures were thrown at the Germans. Surely the three postwar generations knew all there was to know about democratic values and behavioural systems? Surely, unlike some Japanese and …

World History

6 new Google Drive features you need to know about

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides got new features this week that will help you work better. Check out the highlights here.<p>Just in time for the school year, Google's added new features to Docs, Sheets and Slides, its online productivity tools. But you don't have to be a student to use these cool new …

Software

Having No Choices is the Ultimate Freedom

Dear friend,<p>I want to tell you the exciting start of my day today. I want to share with you as vividly how it felt, and what is on my mind.<p>I woke up, …

Street Photography

Modern Camper Expands 3X with a Simple Press of a Button

When on a road trip, hauling a teardrop-style camper is easy thanks to its small size. But with this convenience comes a distinct design disadvantage: there isn’t a lot of living space. Beauer offers an ingenious solution to this problem with their 3X camper. It uses telescope-style folding to …

Campers

Here are the real best things to do in Los Angeles, according to locals

To help you experience the best of the city, we've put together a list of favorites from Los Angelinos.<p>From Korean barbecue joints to iconic music venues, here are the real best things to do in Los Angeles, according to locals.

Los Angeles

7 Of America's Most Eerily Beautiful Lava Tubes

For most hikes, the destination -- whether it be the top of a dramatic cliff or the foot of a tall waterfall -- is the reward.<p>But then there are lava tube hikes, where passing through and exploring the mysterious and alluring caves <i>is</i> the reward.<p>Lava tubes are cavernous tunnels that formed long ago …

Hiking

13 Must-Visit Places Across Ireland & Northern Ireland

As a traveler, it can be hard to feel like you've really seen and experienced all a new-to-you country has to offer on a visit, but with Ireland's small size, it's easy to cover a lot of ground in a weeklong visit. Here are some places we've dubbed essentially Irish and must-visits on any trip. …

Ireland

21 Unforgettable Adventures for Your Labor Day Weekend

Photo: Daniel Brittain, Explorer for The Outbound<p>When a holiday weekend comes around, you need to take advantage of that extra day off and spend some time outside. We've got 21 unforgettable adventures that are the perfect way to do just that. Whether you're into hiking, camping, biking, climbing …

Hiking

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

India

5 Weird Food Facts from World’s Fairs Past

World’s Fairs, like the one going on now in Milan, are places to show off new technology and ideas for the future. (Check out our series on food at the Milan Expo). They’re also places where hundreds of thousands of people need to eat in a hurry, often while walking. So while the last 150 years of …

The 5 Craziest Shark Attack Stories Of All Time

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Although Shark Week 2015 concluded last month, a wise man once said you should live every week like it's Shark Week. That man might've been Tracy Jordan, but he has a point. And since it's still summer, we thought we'd close out the season with some insane shark …

White Shark

11 French parenting skills you should use with your kids this school year

1.<p>Frustration is a good thing. Let your child experience it. That’s how one truly develop coping skills.<p>2.<p>Patience is a virtue. Teaching children to …

Kids

Encrypted Communication Has Never Been Easier – Security Never More Challenging

Just over two years ago I decided to spend some time digging into an emerging class of encryption tools that were making a solid run at simplifying …

Encryption

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Linguistics

Sony’s Xperia Z5 Premium Phone: First 4K Display and Fastest Autofocus

Sony today unveiled its new Xperia Z5 family of smartphones, which breaks new ground in the camera and display department thanks to the line’s …

Phones

Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

Stock Markets