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Write Naked

There’s an acclaimed writer named Denis Johnson who had three rules for writing and for life, and his first rule was that writers should “Write …

Writing

5 Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Travelers today can make their trip whatever it is that they want it to be from a five-star experience to local experience by using the platforms and …

Here Are The Premiere Dates For 2015's Summer TV

Set your DVRs for the return of Orange Is the New Black and Hannibal and the debut of Scream and Sense8.<p>Just because some of your regular-season favorites are signing off, that doesn't mean television is lacking this summer. With the slew of season finales also comes the kickoff of brand-new shows …

TV

US special forces kill 'senior Isil leader' Abu Sayyaf in rare Syria raid

First US operation of its kind in Syria kills Abu Sayyaf, captures his wife and frees a young Yazidi woman "who appears to have been held as a slave by the couple"<p>America claimed a “significant blow” against Isil on Saturday when Special Forces soldiers launched a rare strike inside eastern Syria, …

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Get happy in the world's happiest countries | CNN Travel

CNN

Ben & Skip’s bogus journey: We need to face Affleck’s slave-owning ancestor — and mine — now more than ever

Trust me, Ben, my family story is worse — but telling the truth about history might set white America free at last<p>So Ben Affleck didn’t want to talk about his slave-owning ancestor on TV with Henry Louis Gates Jr. Or rather with “Skip,” the nickname Affleck repeatedly used for Gates in his …

Use Pain Interviewing To Get The Job

You’re not going to make an impression in a job interview by sitting there like a mouse. You have to change the conversation, because if you don’t, your hiring manager will not pay close attention to what you’re saying.<p>He or she will ask the standard boring questions and you will give the standard …

Employment

6 Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomena Around the World

By Leigh Ann Henion, author of <i>Phenomenal</i><p>Leigh Ann Henion is the author of <i>Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World</i>. …

Agents of the Apocalypse

• <b>Author:</b> David Jeremiah<p><b>Who Will Usher in Earth’s Final Days?</b><br>Are we living in the end times? Is it possible that the players depicted in the book of Revelation could be out in force today? And if they are, would you know how to recognize them?<p>In <i>Agents of the Apocalypse</i>, noted prophecy expert Dr. …

Grace

• <b>Author:</b> Max Lucado<p>Grace.<p>We talk as though we understand the term. The bank gives us a grace period. The seedy politician falls from grace. Musicians speak of a grace note. We describe an actress as gracious, a dancer as graceful. We use the word for hospitals, baby girls, kings, and premeal …

The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated

• <b>Author:</b> Timothy Ferriss<p><b>The New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Body shows readers how to live more and work less, now with more than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content.</b><p>Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every …

The Forks Over Knives Plan

• <b>Author:</b> Alona Pulde & Matthew Lederman<p>From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary comes the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling diet plan Sanjay Gupta called “the prescription you need to live a long, healthy life”—a plan to transition to a delicious whole-foods, plant-based diet in just twenty-eight …

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

• <b>Author:</b> Tyrese Gibson<p>Actor, singer, songwriter Tyrese Gibson crafts a memoir filled with every emotion and life experience one could possibly imagine. With personal experiences paired with reflective questions based on his extremely popular blog piece, "The Love Circle", Tyrese hopes to inspire …

Outliers

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?<p>His answer is that we pay too much …

The 48 Laws of Power

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Greene & Joost Elffers<p><b>Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.</b><p>In the book that <i>People</i> magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox

• <b>Author:</b> Diane Sanfilippo<p>"The 21-Day Sugar Detox" is a clear-cut, effective, whole-foods-based nutrition action plan that will reset your body and your habits! Tens of thousands of people have already used this groundbreaking guide to shatter the vicious sugar stronghold. Now it's your turn!<p>Use the …

The Mastery of Love

• <b>Author:</b> Don Miguel Ruiz<p>Don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering and drama in our relationships. He shows us how to heal our emotional wounds, recover the freedom and joy that are our birthright, and restore the spirit of …

The Motivation Manifesto

• <b>Author:</b> Brendon Burchard<p>"<i>The Motivation Manifesto</i> is a poetic and powerful call to reclaim our lives and find our own personal freedom. It's a triumphant work that transcends the title, lifting the reader from mere motivation into a soaringly purposeful and meaningful life. I love this book." - …

Google+ Is Dying. What's Your Exit Strategy? | Inc.com

The writing has been on the wall as Google+ has gradually phased out features, but the discontinuation of mandatory G+ integration with other Google services is perhaps the most telling move yet.<p>Google+ is dying. What's your exit strategy?<p>Google has made it mandatory for new users of any of its …

Marketing

4 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property (Infographic) | Inc.com

Starting a business around a new invention is many entrepreneurs' dream, but that dream can quickly turn into a nightmare if you don't take the necessary steps to protect your intellectual property.<p>There are a number of ways to prevent imitators from profiting off of your idea, but filing a utility …

Intellectual Property

The SEAL Teams Don't Accept These 10 Phrases, and Neither Should You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While the parallels between special operations and business closely mirror each other in some regards, there are also glaring differences. The most significant difference I’ve found in the year plus that I’ve been out of the military is …

7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many experts will tell you that you can’t succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year or more without a …

How to Create eBooks That Will Help Boost Your Marketing Strategy

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>A diverse content marketing strategy is a must for any modern day marketer. While microcontent has been rapidly growing in popularity (and rightfully so), long-form content such as eBooks provide a deeper and more detailed edge to your marketing …

4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are an eager bunch. That’s part of what makes us so great!<p>We’re go-getters. We wake up early. Mondays excite us. (Okay, maybe that last one is a bit of a stretch.)<p>I’ve had the pleasure of working with thousands of …

7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Risk-taking is almost synonymous with entrepreneurship. To start and support your own business, you’ll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.<p>For most, the prospect of making your own decisions and …

5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Steer Clear of the Debt Trap

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re a college grad, entrepreneur, or full-time employee, you’re bound to accumulate debt at some point in your life. While stressing out over debt isn’t fun, add that to the already hectic life of an entrepreneur …

7 Common Customer Onboarding Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, there’s nothing more exciting than putting the finishing touches on your new product and seeing your vision come to life. But all too often, this excitement becomes a trap. Spending all of this time honing and …