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The 10 most popular fiction books of 2017

Who doesn't love a good novel to get stuck into? Or more specifically, a good psychological thriller. Because by the looks of Amazon's round-up of bestselling ebooks in 2017, that's what we're the biggest fans of. Here are the 10 ebooks that sold the most copies this year, so you can stock up on …

Books

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the <i>Cooking Light</i> brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

The month's best music: Beck, Cardi B, Zomby and more

In a new series, the Guardian rounds up the 50 songs you need to hear each month in playlists across all major streaming services<p>Welcome to a new monthly feature on the Guardian, where we round up the best 50 songs from the previous month and stick them in a beautifully sequenced playlist for you …

24 Books Successful People Read

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement.<p>People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Zero to One: …

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Top 20 most reviewed books of all time from Amazon

One of the many reasons we love Amazon is because of their stellar customer review section. Having the ability to read thousands of opinions from customers before hitting the purchase button is super useful, especially when it comes to picking out a book. From cult classics such as Harry Potter to …

Whole Snapper with Ponzu Sauce, Curry Aioli and Cilantro Chutney

To make the ponzu sauce, in a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, yuzu juice, vinegar, soy sauce, mirin, bonito flakes and kombu. Cover and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean bowl. Set aside.<p>To make the curry aioli, in a food processor, combine the …

20 Fresh Corn Recipes to Make Before the Season Ends

I'll always have a place in my heart for sweet summer corn—you can take the boy out of Indiana, but you can't take Indiana out of the boy. It's true that most of fields that cover the Midwest are dedicated to decidedly unappetizing field corn, but come summer there is still always plenty of sweet …

How to Make Strawberry Cake With Real Fruit (and No Jell-O)

I first fell in love with strawberry cake as a kid, when I had no defense against the allure of those fluffy pink layers presented by the Pillsbury Doughboy. It didn't bother my 12-year-old self that strawberry cake always came from a box; such was the origin of all cake in my world. But the more …

Free Online Courses to Help you Learn Something New | Digital Trends

Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge is what keeps us moving forward. …

Online Education

The Ultimate 50 States Reading List

Join us on a reading road trip.<p>Explore the United States with this coast-to-coast reading list. We’ve compiled 50 books (and plays!) set in the 50 …

Keep Pickled Onions in Your Fridge at All Times

Red onions quick-pickled in apple cider vinegar will save your grain bowls, breakfast tacos, and more.<p>Amongst various jams, mustards, and unidentifiable leftovers I should have already thrown out, there's often a pint container of quick pickled onions in my fridge. That may sound fancy and chef-y, …

Food Preservation

Epic Books to Help You Escape Reality Until 'Game of Thrones'

From dragon-taming wizards to 17th-century palace intrigue, here are some binge-worthy books to distract you from the terrors of reality.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> returns Sunday with all your giant dragon and Machiavellian plot needs. While you wait each week to see whether Jon Snow will stay king in the …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

Hiking

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Recipes

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Meditation

17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

Stock Markets

These 7 stocks might protect you when the next recession hits

Investing