Shannon Kirkpatrick

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88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED …

Books

11 Short Stories You Can Read In Under 10 Minutes, But Will Stay With You Forever

Is there anything better than settling down for a languid afternoon of reading your favorite novel cover to cover, perhaps on a park bench or in a …

Books

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

Connectivity

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Inside tricks on reading the nonverbal cues in any meeting — and using them to get what you want.<p>Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a …

Public Speaking

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

The science behind the perfect nap to boost productivity and creativity

During the early 1900s, surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, developed a napping hack for generating his new creative ideas and staying productive with …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

The Only Move You Need to Tone Your Whole Body

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Butt Exercises<p>How to Do Deadlifts<p>The Only Move You Need to Tone Your Whole Body<p>Shares<p>The name of the exercise may sound …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

11 Book Recommendations From Famous Authors, So You Can Read Like A Writer

If you're ever looking to boost your To Read list, check out what the best writers are reading. Here are 11 book recommendations from literary stars …

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Consciousness

24 Books That Will Help You Understand America

Buckle up for a literary road trip through the nation’s heartland.<p>HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>At a troubled moment in American history, the necessity of listening to each other’s stories has …

Hands Down, These Are the Best Documentaries of All Time

Just as we watch romantic period dramas to feed a nostalgic wonder, feel-good comedies for a much-needed laugh, indie flicks to delight our eyes, and …

Global shares edge higher following rally on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Shares edged higher in early European trading Thursday, tracking gains in Asia after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress …

People used to be so scared of coffee that Bach wrote a mini opera about it

A few moments later a lilting soprano answers, literally singing the praises of the habit that has angered her father: coffee drinking.<p>"Father, sir, don't be so harsh. If I couldn't three times a day, be allowed to drink my little cup of coffee, in my anguish, I will turn into a shriveled-up roast …

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Canon Cameras

You Cannot Learn What You Think You Already Know

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

Greek Philosophy

Dear Match Book: I Need Short but Great Books for My Commute

<b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>Although I adore reading, my annual reading goals are disappointingly low. Currently I am overwhelmed by the number of books I saved to read later and feel as though I can never get to them due to the distractions and demands of college life and working an internship. I am a</i> …

James Corden and Emily Blunt's musical version of 'Romeo and Juliet' will give you butterflies

Shakespeare's <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> just got a musical update.<p>We all know that James Corden has a flare for the musical dramatics. The actor-singer …

333 Weight Loss Tips That You'll Wish You Read Sooner

Totally doable advice from nutritionists, personal trainers, and people who have successfully lost weight and kept it off.

Fitness

It's a Little Too Easy to Pick a Lock

Thanks to some key manufacturing errors.<p>Turns out it's incredibly simple to pick a padlock, which means committing minor trespassing and/or larceny is easier than ever! As a new video from HelpfulLockPicker, highlighted by Digg, explains, it is virtually impossible for a manufacturer to make a …

This week’s must-read books

<b>Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor</b><br>(fiction, Harper)<p>Jess Winters has been missing for 18 years, an unsolved mystery in the town of Sycamore, Arizona. Some …

Books

‘The Long Haul’ Is a Trucker’s Slangy Tour of the Road

<b>THE LONG HAUL</b><b><br>A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road</b><br>By Finn Murphy<br>229 pages. W.W Norton & Company. $26.95.<p>Truck driving may be dangerous, and truck driving may be stressful, but Finn Murphy is here to tell you that of all species of truckers driving all species of trucks, it’s the long-distance …

Bill Gates: Your Summer Reading List Should Include These 5 Books

Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great book. This year, I found myself drawn even more than …

Books

Indie bookstores always have the best book recs. So we asked them what to read this summer. - Vox

If you want a really good book recommendation, go to the critics, by all means — but don’t neglect your local independent bookstore. Booksellers have to stay on top of an enormous volume of books, and they have a unique perspective on what’s selling to whom. And really good independent bookstores …

Books

16 new books that are perfect to take to your summer holiday

<i>This article originally appeared on Vogue.co.uk</i>

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Recipes