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10 medieval dates you need to know

Don't know the battle of Bosworth from the battle of Bannockburn? Confused between Magna Carta and Domesday Book? We've got you covered. Here we …

World History

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

Top 10

The Resume Is Dead. Here's What Innovative Companies (Including Tesla) Are Using to Hire Instead

Need top talent? Then you need this.<p>In 1998, a study was done that found that previous work experience is actually one of the weakest indicators of future job success. So why do we still rely on it as the primary tool when it comes to hiring?<p>It makes no sense.<p>What does make sense is aggressively …

Employment

Eight Business Books That Are Actually Great Summer Beach Reads

Summer beach reads have gotten a bad rap. They’re often dismissed as trivial and unimportant—solely there to keep you entertained with salacious …

Books

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard

Don’t even think about planting these pests.<p>We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest …

Gardening

14 of the most popular board games on Amazon this summer

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p><i>Editor's note: This</i> …

Board Games

Infographic: Mistakes that can trip up even veteran writers

When your you’re frequently churning out content, gaffes happen.<p>However, it’s essential to edit rigorously after penning your prose.<p>Grammatical …

Free 29-part course to learn Machine Learning

Machine Learning is everywhere. Like Mathematics and Computer Science, it is quickly becoming a tool which is widely used to make everything more …

Machine Learning

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …

Writing

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

Cryptos Revisited

Cryptocurrencies have been on a wild ride over the past year. Bitcoin, which was the first of what are now some 1600 different versions, rose …

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

Top Websites for Writers: 7 Websites to Fuel Your Creativity

<b>For the last two decades, we’ve scoured the web for sites to include in our annual roundup of the 101 Best Websites for Writers, a comprehensive</b> …

How to manage Rising Conflict in Stories

Rising Conflict in the writings of Lagos Egri Staying with the work of Lagos Egri on how best to manage rising conflict in stories, this post …

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

Major Schools of Thought in Psychology

When psychology first emerged as a science separate from biology and philosophy, the debate over how to describe and explain the human mind and …

Psychology

12 Math Riddles Only the Smartest Can Get Right

You might want to break out a calculator because it takes a genius to solve these tricky math riddles.<p>My twin lives at the reverse of my house …

Mathematics

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Learn How to Write Your Own Novel With This Creative Writing Course

This beginner's creative writing class is on sale for just $24.<p>Anyone can write a story, but not everyone can weave one into something that’ll fly …

Steven Pinker picks 5 books about science that you don’t have to be a genius to enjoy

Steven Pinker is a psychologist, linguist, and author whose new book, <i>Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress</i>, …

Daniel Kalder picks five books that get inside the minds of dictators

Although Stalin was for decades the supreme leader of the largest country on Earth, he saw little of his empire, rarely venturing beyond the walls of the Kremlin. Instead, he experienced the USSR primarily as a series of texts that landed on his desk each day. In <b>Stalin’s World: Dictating the Soviet</b> …

Books

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

16 rib-tickling jokes that are guaranteed to get a laugh every time

According to those that tell them…<p>Having a dynamite joke can get you out of trouble or just be a neat party trick, and this collection is packed to …

Suzy Welch: What to say when an interviewer says, 'Describe yourself in 3 words'

You want to present yourself as a seasoned, well-rounded candidate for a job, so describing yourself to an interviewer in just three words may be a …

Employment

12 books you should read before starting a business

If you want to start a business, you'll need advice on where to start, what pitfalls to anticipate, and how best to spend your time and money to get your idea off the ground.<p>While you may be tempted to spring for classes, seminars, and training sessions, books are the most accessible and affordable …

Here Are Tips on How to Answer Business Analyst Interview Questions

How to Answer Business Analyst Interview Questions<p>Updated December 31, 2017<p>A business analyst's core role is the ability to understand a company's …