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Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

"Not all who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien<p><b>1.</b> “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>– Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i><p>Submitted by Gina Clark, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”<p>– L.M. Montgomery, <i>Anne of</i> …

Charles Bukowski

7 Life Skills Everyone Should Learn (and 13 Books That Teach Them)

Just reaching your 20s does not make you an adult. Learning these skills does.<p>Take it from a former Stanford dean who's dealt with more than her fair share of bright-but-bumbling 20-somethings: Just reaching a particular birthday does not make you an adult.<p>"I was seeing more and more [students] who …

9-year-old girl seeks clean air for her generation, sues Indian government over pollution

Ridhima Pandey is living proof that no one's too young to fight climate change.<p>The nine-year-old girl recently filed a legal case against the Indian …

Sinking ships: Icebergs are swarming shipping lanes in the Arctic

<b>(Madeline Crowley)</b><p>An unusually large swarm of icebergs is forcing ships to change course in the North Atlantic<p>Brian Kahn<p>April 9, 2017 9:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>Like bees, icebergs sometimes roam in swarms. Unlike bees, icebergs can sink ships.<p>It’s with that …

Global Warming

Silicon Valley has a fresh take on a new movement that could be the future of medicine

For $150 a month, it acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>It's a type of doctor's office that's similar to direct primary care, a small but fast-growing movement of pediatricians, family-medicine …

Silicon Valley

Sen. Graham: Assad Saying 'F You' to Trump By Flying From Bombed Airfield

WASHINGTON – South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's decision to launch warplanes from Shayrat Airfield just hours after it was bombed by U.S. cruise missiles was a "huge mistake."<p>“Here’s what I think Assad’s telling Trump by flying from this base: ‘F …

Donald Trump, Jews and the myth of race: How Jews gradually became “white,” and how that changed America

<b>An anti-semitic cartoon from Judge magazine. (Wikicommons)</b><p>Until the 1940s, Jews in America were considered a separate race. Their journey to whiteness has important lessons<p>Jonathan Zimmerman<p>April 9, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>Earlier this year, President Trump denounced the desecration of Jewish cemeteries. …

Israel

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

A brilliant sci-fi thriller imagines how the massive floods of climate change could transform Earth

Robinson's past books mostly been set in space — on interstellar starships or amid the long terraforming project of the planet Mars — but they've centered on questions of how we treat planet Earth. Is this fragile environment portable? Can we fix it if we break it? What is there left to do if we …

Sea Level

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …