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There's one major reason startups are switching their workers from contractors to employees, and it's not lawsuits

However, many of the on-demand companies who have recently re-classified their independent contractors as employees — or who began doing business by only hiring so-called W2 employees — say blaming legal reasons is just a sideshow.<p>The real reason companies are switching is that it just makes a …

Employment

The ‘Netflix for books’ is in trouble because its users are reading too many romance novels

Mark Coker, CEO of the indie e-books-site Smashwords, posted a letter Scribd sent to publishers and distributors about its plans to start pulling some book titles from its catalog.<p>But why? The counterintuitive answer actually lies in Scribd's payment model.<p>Scribd pays publishers for each book its …

Free Books: Legal Sites To Download Literature

Some of the world’s finest literature is at your fingertips. Literally – and for FREE! Between independent authors and classic works of Bronte, with …

7 Books Every Woman Should Read Right Now

These fiction and non-fiction books—ardently recommended by members of our Agenda board—are sure to entertain, enlighten, and inspire.<p>Escaping to a warmer clime this week? Or staying home but craving fresh ideas to help you shake end-of-winter malaise? These fiction and non-fiction books—ardently …

Building a Brand Image: Quit Whining and Tell Your Story

Sometimes companies come to us stumped by the fact that, while content marketing has increased their website traffic (<i>or</i> direct mail has increased …

Marketing

How to draw… Alice in Wonderland

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Lewis Carroll,Illustration,Design,Children's books: 7 and under,Picture books,Art and design<p>As part of our 150 years of Alice celebrations, Dan Taylor has a step-by-step guide for younger children on how to draw the girl who fell down the rabbit hole

23 Books You Need To Read Before Watching The Movie Versions

Because the book is always better.

This espresso and cappuccino maker is like having Starbucks in your kitchen—for a fraction of the cost

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Sergey Bogomyako/Shutterstock<p>Coffee is one of life's simpler pleasures. But, your caffeine habit presents an interesting Catch 22: …

Coffee

How Lewis Carroll's 'Syzygy' Puzzles Worked (Infographic)

In addition to his famous creations portrayed in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," Lewis Carroll was known for his fondness of word puzzles and …

Infographics

10 Reasons Why Yoga Lovers Are More Likely To Be Successful

Reema Prabhakar<p>Read full profile<p>Yoga’s ever increasing popularity, as a form of exercise, is a testament to the millions enjoying the health and …

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

14 Literary Settings Inspired by Real Places

At the end of a good book, do you ever close the back cover, sigh, and think, “I wish I could be there”? Good news: in some cases, you can. While …

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25 Fun Bookish Quizzes

Whether you’re in it for the challenge or for the nostalgia of days spent determining your future via the Cosmo multiple-choice, it’s hard to resist …

Hannah Arendt :: a film by Margarethe von Trotta

21 Books Written by and About Women That Every Man Should Read

This week, we read a great interview with Meg Wolitzer (whose just-released novel <i>The Interestings</i> is currently being enjoyed by more than one member …

33 Wonderful Fan-Designed Covers for Famous Novels

Here at Flavorwire, we’re suckers for a great book cover — even if that book cover never actually made it into production. After all, it’s not too …

The 25 Books Every Kid Should Have on Their Bookshelf

This month marks the 70th anniversary of one of our favorite children’s books of all time, the beautiful, contemplative novella <i>The Little Prince</i>. To …

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