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30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

This Is How To Use Negative Feedback To Be More Successful

No one likes negative criticism, but it’s often what you need in order to grow. Here’s how to use it to your advantage.<p>Let’s face it: Negative feedback on your job performance can be a drag. Who likes to be told that their work could use improvement?<p>Research published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> …

A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

Workouts

10 super-successful people share the toughest sacrifices they made to achieve their goals

But real success is never without sacrifice, and in this article, they share some of what is required to make dreams a reality.

Top 10 books about the apocalypse

Weaponised flu, hoax bombs that start exploding, totalitarian America and brain-thirsty zombies – here’s a flood of fictional world endings – and one that’s real<p>The apocalypse – the literal end of the world – has long captured humanity’s dark imagination. Is it because the end of life on Earth is …

Books

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

Pippa Middleton

20 cheap and easy home improvement ideas

Your home is absolutely perfect. You have renovated, decorated, and celebrated. But now there are a few things that need tweaking. Don't fret, this …

Home Improvement

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

Dear One, Remember this when you’re Sad.

Dear one, lay down your armor.<p>Lay down your shame.<p>Lay down your judgment and self-doubt.<p>Put to rest the voices of <i>should have</i>, <i>could have</i> and <i>not</i> <i>good</i> …

Self-confidence

The 13 Best Books of 2016

Catch up on the year's most remarkable, influential and simply page-turning reads.<p>2016 may be coming to a close, but there's still time to catch up on the year's most remarkable, influential and simply page-turning reads. From the memoir of a rock music icon to a debut restaurant world …

Books

Our Best Meat Loaf Recipes

We bring it back to its roots—then spice it up again for good measure.<p>1 of 9<p>Our Favorite Meat Loaf Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Vegetable "Meat" Loaf<p>3 …

Cooking

10 New Tech Inventions You Didn’t Know Existed #2

Bixpy<p>Check out these top 10 new amazing inventions, you didn’t know existed in this technology World. Here we make a list of best new tech gadgets …

8 tweaks to make good-for-you foods even better

I find it fascinating to see the depth of information that researchers can learn about the food we eat. Beyond the nutritional value of meals, scientists are working to uncover how certain foods should be eaten, what they should be combined with and how they are best absorbed. It’s a lot of science …

Nutrition

How to cook the perfect jambalaya

This creole/cajun classic is a hearty one-pot that hits the spot like nothing else. And, ingredients-wise, almost anything goes – just don’t stint on the sausage …<p>Jambalaya – one of those dishes that’s almost as satisfying to say as to eat. Almost, but not quite, because this cajun/creole favourite …

Seafood

Warren Buffett’s “Not To Do” List

Warren Buffett’s “Not To Do” List by John Szramiak was originally published on Vintage Value Investing<p>Get The Full Warren Buffett Series in PDF<p>Get …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Netflix has no shortage of titles to choose from. By combining its original content, movies, and TV shows, you could go on an endless binge and never …

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

Time Management

The 10 Commandments to Cooking With a Cast-Iron Skillet - 10. Rust is very, very bad.

1. Buy pre-seasoned, but don't cook with it right away.<p><b>Druckman says:</b> “You still want to give it a little bit of care when it first comes out of the …

Here Is the Most Popular Book from the Year You Were Born

How many have you read?<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got its page one.

The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

Women Need 'I Love Dick' More Than Ever

Almost 20 years after Chris Kraus' cult novel debuted, Jill Soloway brings the feminist masterpiece to your TV screen.<p>When word got out that “Transparent” creator Jill Soloway was creating an Amazon pilot based on Chris Kraus’ 1997 novel <i>I Love Dick,</i> I was excited and afraid. The book ― a …

Feminism

Here's How You Get a Body Like An Olympian

They have some of the best bodies in the world. Now, members of Team USA are hoping to help you transform yours.<p>“I want all the gym members to recognize that we’re all teammates, it doesn’t matter your fitness level,” Alysia Montano, a middle distance runner and seven-time U.S. Outdoor …

Team USA

The One Drink You Should Have Every Morning (It's Not Lemon Water)

For most people, the first thing they drink when they wake up is a cup of coffee. After all, it tastes great and the caffeine provides a nice buzz to …

Wellness

Britain's hottest tech companies: in pictures

London commercial market will be hit by Brexit, says property group

Uncertainty created by the vote to leave the EU will damage business confidence and hit London’s commercial property market, Great Portland Estates has warned.<p>In a trading update Great Portland said it expected Brexit to reduce economic growth in London, where it has all its £3.7bn of property …

Investing

How to Survive Emotional Turmoil

You may find yourself swept away by your emotions when there is an accumulation of stress. The late Dr. David Simon taught that <i>stress can be defined</i> …

Mindfulness

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …