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25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Self-improvement

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

The 'World's Biggest Beer Garden' Opens in Raleigh

Head to North Carolina to sample some of the 366 beers on tap at this world-record-making beer garden.<p>Craft beer is exploding in North Carolina and there’s no better place to sample it than at a new beer garden opening this week in Raleigh, the state’s capital city. Aptly named Raleigh Beer Garden, …

grough — Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Beginning the descent of Los Arrudos gorge in the Redes park, with Pico Torres ahead<p>Mention a Spanish holiday to most people and a vision of pale …

Best Dog Parks in Metro Denver

For that, we turn to our annual Best of Denver issues.<p>Each of the past six years, our intrepid Best of Denver staffers have chosen a Best Dog Park, …

Pets

Where to get the best Craft Beer in Barcelona

Craft Beer in Barcelona<p>Irish, Belgian, German, lagers, ale, bitter, double malt, wheat…It doesn’t matter what kind it is, beer gets people excited. …

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

Beer Calendar: Colorado Craft Beer Week Continues at Denver Beer Co, Freshcraft, More

<b>Wednesday, March 25</b><br>Freshcraft will throw a tapping party to celebrate the release of River North Brewery's new canned beer, River North FarmHouse, a …

Beer

Guide restaurants in Barcelona

Guide restaurants in Barcelona<p>Hello<p>I put between your hands the names of restaurants tested by me in Barcelona and I would advise them that a …

Tom Hanks + Carly Rae Jepsen Team up for ‘I really like you’ video

Justin Bieber shows up too<p>Carly Rae Jepsen is quickly becoming pop music's unlikliest cool kid. After enlisting some of the indie world's biggest names for her upcoming album, Jepsen has once again flexed her incredible clout by landing Captain America himself for her new video. No, not Chris …

Tom Hanks

'Lizard Bites & Street Riots' Is The Only Travel Book You'll Ever Need

In addition to packing extra pairs of underwear and all the sunscreen money can buy, the next time you're going on a trip make sure to pack "Lizard Bites & Street Riots," a new travel book that might just save your life.<p>Written by three experts (each with long careers in either health or security), …

Gabriel García Márquez on His Unlikely Beginnings as a Writer

“If you’re going to be a writer you have to be one of the great ones… After all, there are better ways to starve to death.”<p><b>Gabriel García Márquez</b> (March 6, 1927–April 17, 2014) is one of the greatest authors of all time, and yet he had an unlikely path to greatness. His life-story is an emboldening …

Literature

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10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

What Kids Learn From Travel

Our family Christmases can be a little unconventional -- once we took our 2-year-old son to South Africa. Some of my friends gave me a hard time. They said I gave myself a safari holiday while my son was too young to protest instead of giving him a tree and a stocking.<p>For his third birthday, …

The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy

A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live.<p><i>“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his magnificent meditation on the meaning of existence, <i>“that we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do</i> …

The Artist’s Reality: Mark Rothko’s Little-Known Writings on Art, Artists, and What the Notion of Plasticity Reveals about Storytelling

“While the authority of the doctor or plumber is never questioned, everyone deems himself a good judge and an adequate arbiter of what a work of art should be and how it should be done.”<p><i>“Artists have no choice but to express their lives,”</i> Anne Truitt wrote in her endlessly insightful diary. If it’s …

Rethinking Our Atlas of Possibility: An Alphabet Book of Imaginative, Uncommon, and Stereotype-Defying Occupations

An antidote to centuries of limiting and unimaginative ideas about what boys and girls can grow up to be.<p>As a lover of unusual alphabet books and of intelligent, imaginative children’s books that defy gender stereotypes, celebrate diversity, and counter bigotry, I was instantly taken with <b>Work: An</b> …

Ivy League’s meritocracy lie: How Harvard and Yale cook the books for the 1 percent

“We are credentializing a new elite by legitimizing people with an inflated sense of their own merit”<p><i>A special lottery is to be held to select the student who will live in the only deluxe room in a dormitory. There are 100 seniors, 150 juniors, and 200 sophomores who applied. Each senior’s name is</i> …

College & University

Why This 71-Year-Old Woman Is Embarking On A 500-Mile Hike In Spain This Year

<i>This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it's embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting a new career or</i> …

Inside Spain's newest luxury boutique hotel opened by former England and Barcelona manager Terry Venables

<p>Owned by former <b>England and Barcelona football manager Terry Venables</b> and his wife Yvette, <b>Spain's newest luxury boutique</b> <b>hotel</b> is sure to bring plenty …

Your European Vacation Just Got Cheaper: 8 Ways to Explore a Now-Cheaper Europe

<i>Enjoy Europe for less now!</i><p>You know what's the best thing when you're a budget-conscious traveler? When something happens that makes your entire trip cheaper, without you having to change a single thing on your itinerary. That something, in this case, is a steep drop in the value of the euro, making …

Why Personality Is A Better Predictor Of Success Than Intelligence

When it comes to academic achievement, intelligence is an important factor -- but it is certainly not the only, or even the most important, factor.<p>According to a new Australian study, <i>personality</i> is a better predictor of success in school than intelligence as measured by traditional standardized …

The foodie traveller … on knowing your calçots (onions) in Catalonia

The <i>calçotada</i> is a Catalan winter food festival that involves giant spring onions and red wine poured into the mouth from a great height. As you might guess, it’s a messy affair<p>The Catalans don’t have a reputation as the most fun-loving bunch. The rest of Spain would probably describe them as …

The best new tourist attractions on earth, according to Lonely Planet

If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …

Hong Kong

9 Ingredients to Spice Up Your Chili

Chili is the ultimate comfort food to keep us warm through the dark and cold winter months. Whether you already have a family recipe you usually whip …

Cooking

Atlas creates beautiful identity for new Barcelona Design Museum

Pitching for a design museum identity that will act as the platform for some of the most celebrated designers the world over can’t be an easy task. …