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24 Books Successful People Read | Inc.com

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: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel<p>"This is a …

Peter Thiel

Download 200 Free Art Books, Courtesy of the Guggenheim

Perusing through a beautiful, hefty art book is one of life’s simple pleasures, but beautiful, hefty art books can be pretty expensive. Fortunately, …

This Novel Is So Good Bill Gates Gave It to 50 of His Friends | Inc.com

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's favorite book of all time is <i>The Remains of the Day</i>, Kazuo Ishiguro's novel about a butler with a dark past. Barack Obama claims reading fiction made him a better citizen. And classic sci-fi by Isaac Asimov helped inspire Elon Musk to dream so audaciously about technology.<p>…

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A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

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32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

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10 of Canada's best lesser-known national parks

To mark its 150th anniversary, Canada is offering free entry to its stunning national parks. But which to pick? We select 10 lesser-known wildernesses<p>Canada has vast swathes of unspoiled nature, from coasts to mountains to tundra and frozen Arctic deserts. While some of these spectacular landscapes …

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Tomer Hanuka’s World Of Anime Heroes and Everyday Moments

Illustrator Tomer Hanuka has ascended to great heights since his days as a comics-loving kid in Israel.<p>Coming of age up in a tumultuous period in Israel, a now-established comic artist fell into the Marvel universe. Wielding a sketch pen and a tenacity to succeed to the highest echelon of artistic …

Which LED floodlight should you hang overhead?

You've got plenty of new LED options in the lighting aisle -- here's how to pick the right one.<p>Plenty of homes keep things lit using overhead floodlights in recessed lighting setups. BR30-shaped bulbs like those are ideal for overhead lighting because they cast all of their light downwards, thanks …

Home Automation

How many of Goodreads’ “Books That Everyone Should Read at Least Once” have you read?

There are just some books that everyone should read at least once in their lives. Some are beloved books from childhood, like <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i> and</i> …

These 7 TED talks have completely changed how I make decisions

Psychologists have found decision-making is fraught with hidden influences, tricky nuances, and the ability to make us happy in the short-term but unhappy in the long-term.<p>Some of my greatest insights into this aspect of human behavior have come from TED talks, which break down research findings …

10 minutes to a flatter, firmer belly

This 10-minute routine from <i>Prevention’s</i> new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective Pilates work with essential corrective exercises to help you reactivate weak belly muscles …

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Artist Channels Her Anxiety And Depression Into Hilarious Comics

“I hope that those who can relate to them can find some light relief.”<p>Dealing with a mental health condition is no laughing matter.<p>But British illustrator Gemma Correll is channeling her depression and anxiety into her art — and the results are hilarious.<p>“I hope that those who can relate to them …

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Trump is promising big changes at the FDA — here's how drugs are approved today

At least one of President Trump's possible picks to head the Food and Drug Administration has a radical idea for when drugs should come to market.<p>Jim O'Neill, managing director at Mithril Capital, has said that he is in favor of approving drugs that are proven to be safe, even before they're shown …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.<p>1. <i>The Checklist Manifesto</i> by Atul Gawande<p>…

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6 full-body UFC workouts for strength, endurance, and fat loss

Strength, speed, flexibility, and endurance are cornerstones of a fighter's training regimen. Together they build the kind of athleticism that …

101 Quotes From the Most Successful Americans Ever (All With 1 Big Thing in Common) | Inc.com

You support and admire some of them. You loathe others. Some, truth to tell, you've never heard of.<p>But from one perspective, they are the 45 most successful men (and they're all men) in the history of the United States. They're the fewer than four dozen who have served as the U.S. president.<p>Here …

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A financial planner with a decade of experience shares 4 tips for mastering your money

In the midst of my procrastination, I decided the endless hours of practice he must have endured were more amazing than his ability to play. (And that's saying something!)<p>In his book, "Outliers," Malcolm Gladwell talks about the 10,000-hour rule. It takes roughly 10,000 hours for someone to master …

12 Quotes From Ancient Chinese Philosophy That Will Change Your Perspective on Nearly Everything

As China’s only indigenous religion, Taoism’s influence is found in everything from calligraphy and politics to medicine and poetry.<p>It represents the …

I studied millionaires for 5 years, and I found that they read differently than most of us

I was somewhat shocked when the host highlighted the fact that James' book had sold 165 million books worldwide.<p>As I pondered that thought, my shock was replaced by dismay. It dawned on me that many people only read for entertainment and not to learn.<p>However, the rich read books that educate.<p>In my …

The Books, Podcasts and TED Talks You Need to Stay Committed to Your Goals

If you're feeling discouraged, these resources will help keep you going.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s 2017 and you’re probably staring a list of hefty resolutions. Good job. You’ve got some goals set up that you want to achieve. But here comes the hard part: …

17 Empanada Recipes You'll Want To Save For Later

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Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

20 Powerful Sun Tzu Quotes That Will Transform Your Understanding of Life

Sun Tzu was a famous Chinese general, military strategist and philosopher. He is most renowned for his book The Art of War, a widely influential …

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How Silence Rewires Your Brain to Make You More Intelligent

In 2011, the Finish tourism board decided to run a campaign promoting the “silence” you can get by visiting the beautiful country. Along with photos …

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …

These 2 charts will give stock pickers everywhere nightmares

2016 was one of the most challenging years for professional stock pickers.<p>The chart below from a JPMorgan US Equity Strategy note released on Wednesday shows that only 32% of active quant funds and active long only funds outperformed their benchmarks in 2016, compared to 63% in 2015. On the whole, …