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These Extremely Condensed Versions Of Famous Books Are Hilarious And Enlightening

This cartoonist is nailing it.

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

5 Mindsets That Make It Impossible to Be Happy (Even When Good Things Happen)

Happiness is less about your circumstances and more about your mindset.<p>As a therapist, I often work with people who are struggling to deal with tragic circumstances or traumatic events. But, I've also worked with many individuals who struggled to feel good even when good things happened to them. …

Happiness

How to Handle a Boss Who Doesn't Think Highly of You

Initiating small steps consistently towards building relations can sometimes mend the most difficult dynamics with ease, undo any damage of the past and ensure continued harmony<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise …

The Workplace

10 books to read before they become movies in 2018

If one of your New Year’s goals is to read more, then you have some quality pages to turn this year.<p>From childhood classics to action-packed adventures, 2018 has some exciting book-to-film adaptations, featuring stars such as Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Hemsworth. Kick off …

Books

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

Cold Calling is Dead. Here's an Effective New Approach

It's time to ditch the cold calling to heat up sales.<p>Cold calling doesn't work because no one like to be on the receiving end. (and most likely, your sales reps hate it too). Are your sales reps cold calling hundreds of prospects a day without seeing much success? It's time to quit the old-school …

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

Our favorite books will help you become a better leader<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>Alexander the Great once said that he wasn’t afraid of an army of lions …

Meet the man fighting to save our country's rarest chickens

Big Chicken.<p><i>After WWII, demand for chicken in the United States soared. A three-year breeding contest sought the "Chicken of Tomorrow," aiming to meet the changing appetites of post-war America, and created the modern chicken that now dominates the commercial market. The contest nearly eliminated</i> …

Birds

Bill Gates: Every American Who Lives a Comfortable Life Should Read This Book

Doing OK? Congrats! Now learn how and why so many of your fellow citizens are struggling.<p>How was your holiday season? If it was filled with love, plenty, and relaxation, congrats! I hope you enjoyed it to the fullest. But now that you're back to work and settling into 2018, Bill Gates has a book …

Scientists are solving the mystery of Earth’s thermostat

Our planet can control its climate—very slowly.<p>Life on Earth has survived vast changes in climate, from a warm period 450 million years ago, when most of the present-day United States was underwater, to the last ice age 20,000 years ago, when New England was buried beneath a mile-thick glacier. …

Climate Change

Millions of years ago, hollow trees literally tore themselves apart to grow

Sometimes, early life was profoundly weird.<p>374 million years ago, fish and trilobites dominated the seas, swimming past coral reefs and ammonites. Things were <i>happening</i> underwater, while on land everything stayed pretty dry and boring.<p>A few arthropods started to step out on solid ground, but for the …

National Academy of Sciences

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

How to plan for success while holding down a job you don’t love

When every day is a tough day for you at work, it’s easy to wallow in your feelings. But there are ways to make the most of your position by thinking …

Houseplants: why every home is better off with these multi-tasking pollution-busters

It may be bleak outside, but for many of us the desire to nurture plants remains undiminished. At this time of year, we are more grateful than ever for the presence of houseplants, providing the comfort and excitement of lush, abundant green through the shortest of days, cheerfully seeing us …

Why farmers remain uninformed about pesticides and their use

The Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee (CIBRC), under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, provides information on …

Pesticides

Favourite reads of 2017 - as chosen by scientists

Stephen Curry<p><b>The Silk Roads; Inferior; Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race; Lila; Mr Shaha’s Recipe for wonders</b><p>Some of my favourite reads of 2017 were a reminder that even in this information-flooded age there are books that can invert the map of the familiar. Peter Frankopan’s new …

9 Essential Interpersonal Skills To Add Your Résumé

As you assess yourself and your work at the end of 2017 (either through formal evaluations or more general musings on your career), you'll likely …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

Guess how many giant patches of garbage there are in the ocean now?

The Great Pacific garbage patch now has a South Pacific cousin.<p>“We are living in a plastic age,” Captain Charles Moore tells PopSci. “We're ignorant of its dangers, and we haven't learned properly to fear or to respect it.”<p>Moore, the founder and research director of the Algalita Marine Research and …

Pollution

This Is the Only Farewell Email You Need to Send When Leaving Your Job

It's nuanced.<p>A goodbye letter can tell you a lot about an employee.<p>When Marissa Mayer left Yahoo in June, the infamous micro-manager sent her staff a …

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Self-awareness

2017 Kitchen Trends That Are Here to Stay

Look, kitchen trends are fun to follow, but you probably don't want your kitchen to be trendy. Outfits can change, even paint colors, but for the …

Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

Mathematics is full of weird number systems that most people have never heard of and would have trouble even conceptualizing. But rational numbers …

This Italian Family Feels No Pain, And Scientists Finally Understand Why

A real-life superpower.<p>Scientists have identified a mysterious genetic mutation that effectively negates the sensation of pain, enabling people with …

17 standout books of 2017 that you must read

Bookworms will be spoilt for choice<p>Sparkling new voices, curious genre-hybrids, future classics,and a stirring portrait of our time—2017’s standout …

The Best Way to Pack a Suitcase

Your Clothes<p><b>Step 1: Gather all the garments you anticipate needing.</b> Then put half of them back. Select clothes in the same color family, packing more …

10 signs you’re a toxic boss

You might be committed to your company and you might think you’re an ethical employer, but just because you genuinely care about your work and your …

Heretics welcome! Economics needs a new Reformation | Larry Elliott

Neoclassical economics has become an unquestioned belief system and treats those challenging the creed as dangerous<p>In October 1517, an unknown Augustinian monk by the name of Martin Luther changed the world when he grabbed a hammer and nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in …

Economics

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind,</i> …