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Books to Read if You Love Greek or Roman Mythology

This list of books about Greek or Roman mythology is sponsored by Little, Brown and Company, publisher of <i>Circe</i> by Madeline Miller.In the house of …

Literature

The best things you can do in Tokyo, according to Anthony Bourdain

Japan

14 Traditional Japanese Towns That Still Feel Like They’re in the Edo Period

With their charmingly retro architecture and atmosphere, these traditional towns around Japan offer a glimpse back in time to the Edo period — …

Japan

8 Life-Altering Autobiographies and Memoirs Everyone Should Read This Year

Ever since we rounded up the best nonfiction books of 2017 at the end of last year, we've been looking forward to stocking our shelves with the best …

Books

21 Amazing New Books You Need To Read This Spring

Spring into reading a brand-new book!

This Is How American Democracy Could End

We asked a leading political scientist about his terrifying new book.<p>If you are worried about the world becoming less and less stable with each passing month, about democracies around the world coming under assault from strongmen and would-be strongmen, about society succumbing to its worst …

Political Science

19 tiny habits that will have a big impact on your personal happiness

Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or …

Time I

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

Japan’s Epic Wagyu Katsu Sandwich Is the Meaty Trend You Need to Know

The dessert course at meat master Kentaro Nakahara’s Sumibiyakiniku Nakahara — the essential three-year-old grill-focused restaurant on the ninth floor of an unassuming office building in Tokyo’s Aoyama neighborhood — isn’t green tea mochi or a melon wedge. It’s a fat hunk of panko-crusted, prized …

Japan

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Asia Travel

Having It Out with Melancholy: Amanda Palmer Reads Jane Kenyon’s Stunning Poem About Life With and After Depression

“What hurt me so terribly all my life until this moment?”<p><i>“The gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain,”</i> William Styron wrote in what remains the most gripping account of living with depression. As time pools that gray drizzle into an ocean of anguish, we …

Literature

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Success

What to Do in Ottawa? Discover the City on an Ottawa Weekend Getaway

Canada’s capital has all the usual must-see sights of any major city. But just under the surface, this leafy, family-friendly metropolis has more …

Travel

Plan A Trip! Endangered Species Private Jet Safari

If you are looking to get far away from your reality, the Endangered Species Private Jet Safari will provide you with all you need to do so. This …

Native Americans Challenge Government Over Fate Of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

Native American tribes and activists have joined forces in a complaint against the U.S. government’s decision to take grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park off the endangered species list.<p>In a lawsuit filed in Montana late June, a collection of more than 16 tribes, clans and leaders asked …

Wildlife

100 best nonfiction books: No 76 – A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)

This radical text attacked the dominant male thinkers of the age and laid the foundations of feminism<p>The term “feminism” did not exist when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote this short book (just 98pp in my Vintage Classics edition) and some critics have resisted its author’s identification with the …

Literature

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Zen philosophy reveals 4 ways to stop caring what other people think of you

<i>“When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful.” – Caroline Myss</i><p>Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Do you feel the need to …

How humans will lose control of artificial intelligence

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but with a paper clip. In this scenario, the designers of the world's first artificial …

Singularity

I never knew how to travel until I visited India

I sit in Mexico as I write this, a year later and still stubbornly refusing to go home and be normal. And no matter what I do, my mind wanders back to India every chance it gets.<p>So I dig my toes into the powder white sand of the Mayan Riveria and indulge in the waves of memories shamelessly washing …

Tamil Nadu

Feast Your Eyes on All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming Out in April

Feast your eyes on this huge list of April releases, and maybe consider dabbling in weird science to grow an extra pair of peepers. There are tons of …

Science Fiction

Celebrate Poetry Month: 28 Breathtaking Poetry Books to Read Now

When Itzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat, and Shimon Peres were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1994, as part of his acceptance lecture, Rabin read from Amichai’s poem, “God Takes Pity on Kindergarten Children.” In addition to the effects of war on children, Amichai’s poetry also explored …

Literature

The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland: A Bucket List Destination

No trip to the Emerald Isle is complete without stopping to see these stunning cliffs.<p>At the westernmost edge of Ireland, the rugged Cliffs of Moher …

Ireland

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

This One Ritual Will Help Us Raise More Mindful Children, New Study Shows

<i>Ever feel like health news is too overwhelming, fast-paced, or hard to decipher? Us too. Here, we filter through the latest in integrative health,</i> …

It’s crazy out here! 25 books to save your life, right now

The Undefeated staff on books to comfort, inspire — and light a fire in your soul<p>The call was for “favorite” books, yes, but more specifically for …

How to be Happy according to Aristotle.

Aristotle taught that happiness should be our primary goal in life and that in order to be happy, one must attain mo

Happiness

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement
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