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Authors recommend 11 US bookstores worth traveling for

Reading material, whether destination-related or just a way to while away the journey, is an essential packing list item. But cozy, well-curated independent bookstores are often trip-worthy in their own right. We asked 11 best-selling writers to tell us which shops are worth a detour for …

Books

How thinking like a C student made one entrepreneur more successful

Do you procrastinate on big decisions? You might be too much of an A student, according to entrepreneur Taylor Pearson, author of “The End of Jobs.”<p>To be truly successful, you only need to make the right decision about 70 percent of the time, he says. He calls it the “70 percent rule.”<p>“The 70 …

Self-improvement

Iron Man Sure Does Suit Up A Lot in This Video on the Evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ten years. More movies than I can actually remember off the top of my head. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a lot to catch up on. And only, like, a …

5 Must-Read Contemporary Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors

Lewis Parsons spends his days as a librarian based in scenic coastal New England. He got his start by reading the Atlas (really). Terry Pratchett …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Players Have Crowned A New Best Board Game — And It May Be Tough To Topple

If we’re living in a golden age of board games, then the website BoardGameGeek is the internet’s sifting pan. The bounty of games overfloweth — one …

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film The New Politics

This is the sci-fi short film <i>The New Politics</i>. <br>It was written and directed by Joshua Wong, and stars Aleisha Rose, Jaeden Cheng, Kate Daniel, Jesse …

Trump's crooked Cabinet: Liars, thieves, & scoundrels edition

<b>Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.</b> Tom Price was forced to resign, but that was <i>so</i> 2017—acceptable outlandish flight prices obviously have gone up. …

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

9 books to read before seeing the movie

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

This 4-Ingredient Naan is the Easiest Bread You'll Ever Make

A foolproof recipe for the college fool.<p>March 18, 2018<p>Unexpected Origins...<p>Over winter break my boyfriend came to visit me for a few days in Los …

Top 10 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy — or, worse yet, by that bro doing curls in …

Bodyweight Exercise

Pod Hunters: all of the cool podcasts that we recommend

Find your next auditory obsession<p>Contributors:<p>Image credit: Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Pod Hunters: all of the cool podcasts that we recommend<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Self-improvement

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

8 OF AMERICA’S UNDERRATED THRU-HIKING TRAILS

No matter how appealing the escape of a 6-month thru-hike may be, a 2,000-mile trek remains a pipe dream for most people. The time and money needed, …

Hiking

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer-science degree from one of the world's top higher education institutions can help graduates land their dreams job at companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, or Amazon.<p>But if your goal is to impress prospective employers, which university should you shoot for? Using the QS …

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Superset For Inner Chest Muscle Building (ft. Scott Herman)

Team BSN athlete and YouTuber, Scott Herman, recently traveled down to Columbia, SC to visit the Muscle & Strength HQ.<p>While here he shared some of …

Muscle

The Lower Abs Workout to Take Your Core to the Next Level

Everyone has a six-pack underneath it all—time to bring yours out to play.<p>The thing about lower abs is that everyone already hasthem—actually …