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10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

How to Eliminate Procrastination (The Surprising Strategy One Man Used)

In 2009, Fred Stutzman was a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and he was <i>trying</i> to grind out some important work on his thesis.<p>But …

47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

The reading doesn't end with class.

Books

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

2015 Edgar Award Finalists for Mystery Writing Announced

The finalists for the Edgars awards have been announced. The awards, named after (it it wasn’t obvious) Edgar Allan Poe are given out by the Mystery …

Books

THE BIG SEVEN, by Jim Harrison

Featuring murder, treachery, calamity, and revenge.<p><b>The days when you had to choose</b> between a great story and a great piece of writing? Gone. The days when you were steadfastly denied cheap thrills and blood and quality mayhem just because you picked up a so-called literary novel? Kaput. We're …

Books

50 Books Worth Reading This Year As Recommended by TED

January 17, 2015<br>Reading is definitely one of the things many have put in their new year’s resolution list. Depending on how you approach the act of …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The Best Fiction of 2014: Ian McEwan, Lydia Davis, and Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews, <i>All My Puny Sorrows</i><p>This book was an utter revelation. I found myself wondering, on nearly every page, how I could have remained ignorant …

21 page-turning books that captivated readers in 2014

2014 was a good year for first-time authors.<p>Relatively unknown writers turned out promising book debuts, and beloved entertainers and Internet …

12 Companies Transforming Education To Watch Next Year

Education technology, known as EdTech, is taking by storm schools, students and the process of learning across the globe. Tech companies from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv have begun providing solutions to problems ranging from cost efficiency of schools to adaptive learning and global access of high …