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The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of big losses pushed U.S. stocks to their worst week in two years.<p>Investors fear that if China responds in …

Windows 10: Microsoft launches intrusive full-screen upgrade reminder

As free upgrade period draws to a close, software maker resorts to adware tactics with its most irritating pop-up yet<p>Microsoft’s aggressive push to get users to upgrade to Windows 10 has been turned up a notch as the company begins pushing full-screen upgrade pop-up notifications to Windows 7 and …

Windows 10

Yoga and its Influence on Well-being

Good health is more than just the absence of disease. The general trend should be towards “return to wholeness”, increasing self-awareness and …

The Best Time to Meditate and Do Yoga

<i>Q: Sadhguru, what is the significance of doing certain practices before sunrise or after sunset?</i><p><b>Sadhguru:</b> Practices like Surya Namaskar and Shiva …

The Broken Mala

During the spring of 2011 I was a serious student in a 230-hour yoga teacher training. Determined to master the poses, the scriptures, and the …

Beyond Belief: Why Australians don't go to church, but call upon God in times of crisis

Most Australians claim they believe in God or some kind of "higher power" and yet fewer than one in 10 of us attend church every week.<p>We don't …

26 Things About Abundance to Consider -- From A to Z

Abundance is one of those things that many desire. For some it seems to come naturally and with little effort, and for others it seems completely out of reach. For many it appears within their grasp; however, time and time again they fall short of obtaining it. The lens through one views abundance …

A man and his dog go on an epic 60-day backpacking journey in Utah | Adventure Sports Network

Genghis and Ace at rest. Photo: Courtesy of Forest Woodward<p>Big birthdays are only as good as the fashion that you usher them in. Picking up your …

Quiz: What's the Best National Park Trip for Your Personality?

It can be tough to plan the perfect national park vacation when there are so many options. Take this quiz to find out where you should go.<p>The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, and each individual park is planning its own unique celebration. Plus, the postal service is issuing 16 new …

The best national parks to take your dog

Most national parks don’t allow dogs because officials want to preserve the sensitive habitat or whatever.<p>Don’t let pesky red tape get in your or …

Glacier National Park: Best Day Hikes

There are over 800 miles of trails in the park, but this inside page will try to narrow it down to the best of the best that you can choose from. …

Hiking

4 Commencement Speakers Who Actually Told Grads What They Need to Hear

There are commencement speeches. And then there are Commencement Speeches — the ones so staggeringly beautiful, they go viral (or in some cases, get …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and thoughts. But does it work? And in what circumstances?<p>A new study has raised hope for its use in treating mental health problems. The biggest review of the …

Mental Health