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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The Kushners' New York City Buildings Are Mostly Owned By Others

Kushners’ New York City Buildings Are Mostly Owned By Others<p>By Caleb MelbyCaleb Melby and David KocieniewskiDavid Kocieniewski<p>When Kushner Cos. …

Real Estate

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Privacy

15 Property Management Tips for Entrepreneurs Seeking Passive Income From Real Estate

Purchasing real estate for investment income is a sound strategy, if you stay on top of your property.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a landlord or just looking to make money with real estate, it's crucial to understand how to manage a property the right way. …

Real Estate

Tax Change on Mortgages Could Shake Up the Housing Market

The Republican tax plan unveiled on Thursday takes aim at the most sacred of cows: the provision that subsidizes homeownership by allowing the deduction of interest on mortgage debt.<p>For most of America, the impact would be minimal. The proposed bill would make the interest deduction available on …

Real Estate

Unique Photos of Bruce Springsteen by Frank Stefanko

Wall of Sound Editions will publish an incredible new photography book featuring Bruce Springsteen spectacular career, seen by the photographer Frank …

These Cleverly Composed Photos Play with Shadows, Lines, and Space

Photographer Denis Cherim has an eye for creative composition. His <i>Coincidence Project</i> is filled with cleverly framed photos containing interesting …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

Atlanta Home Touted for Its Unusual Security Features is Listed for $14.7M

The estate in Georgia is built with anti-ballistic bedroom doors and has a “bat cave” hidden behind waterfall<p>Concealed entries and exits, man traps, …

Here's how much money you actually take home from a $75,000 salary depending on where you live

$75,000 a year looks very different depending on where you live. Some states like Texas and Washington don't have state income taxes. So on average, you could see a bigger paycheck.<p>We decided to crunch the numbers. Here's what $75,000 looks like after paying taxes in 11 major US cities:<p>New York …

San Francisco

Trump Is Making Canada Great Again

While America closes its borders, its northern neighbor is poaching some of the best tech talent in the world.<p>It’s no secret that the United States has long dominated cutting-edge technologies, from personal computers and biotech to smartphones and social media. One big reason: America’s track …

Computer Science

Charming Candler Park bungalow scores quick offer at $660K

Interior renovations plus plenty of outdoor entertaining space provide winning combination for a short stay on the market<p>Less than a week on the market, and this 1925 three-bedroom, two-bath bungalow in Candler Park has a pending offer. This isn’t too surprising given the initial curb appeal—and …

Before and after: Midtown Atlanta is losing surface parking lots—and it’s awesome

It’s easy to take Atlanta’s parking-lot-swallowing development for granted, so here’s a reminder of what Midtown looked like not long ago<p>For many years, Midtown Atlanta consisted of sporadic high-rise development (islands, if you will), rising from a seemingly endless sea of asphalt parking …

Urban Design

30 of the Most Iconic and Influential Photos of All Time Colorized

View from the Window at Le Gras by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, 1826.<br>Getty Images<p>1 of 60<p>From Gordon Parks' defining American Gothic to Frank Powolvy's …

Photography

What Is a Sales Funnel? The Guide to Building an Automated Selling Machine.

The right sales funnel, configured the proper way, can automate your marketing and help you scale your income on autopilot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the core concepts in the digital marketing industry is the sales funnel. While odd sounding at first, this …

Marketing

Remembering Fan Ho, Hong Kong street photography master - CNN Style

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Hong Kong

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does) | Inc.com

Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.<p>If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't pull it off beyond a few days myself), know this: To become more productive, first …

Time Management

The 25 Best Cities for Flipping a House

These markets have the highest percentage of homes flipped.<p>1. Baltimore, MD. Return on Investment: 96.6%, Average Days to Flip: 196, Year-Over-Year …

Real Estate

The advantages of owning real estate in a single-member LLC

Single-member limited liability companies (SMLLCs) are limited liability companies (LLCs) with only one member (owner). As with a corporation, …

Real Estate

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

Success

How Young People Will Grow Into the Current Labor Force

Astronaut. Teacher. Ballerina. Doctor. Singer. Few people say "I want to grow up and work in an office," yet 15 percent of Americans have …

Why Sharpness is Overrated

“Sharpness is a bourgeois (rich person) concept.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson<p>1. Softer lenses often have more soul<p>I remember when I started digital …

Miami's spectacular condo-flipping market is in turmoil

In February, existing home sales of all types fell 10% year-over-year, to 1,835 homes. These sales "do not include Miami's multi-billion dollar new construction condo market," the Miami Association of Realtors clarified in its report on March 23.<p>And this new construction market that is not included …

Real Estate

A Sign of the Times: More For-Rent Notices in Manhattan

Dusty windows on Madison Avenue. Ghostly traces of signs on Columbus Avenue. Graffiti on a shop in SoHo.<p>Manhattan’s top retail strips, some of which are among the world’s priciest shopping districts, appear to have seen better days.<p>Once-packed streets are being hit by competition from emerging …

Real Estate

This Photographer Walked Over 2,200 Miles in the World’s Biggest Cities

In 2015, photographer David Gaberle walked over 2,200 miles (3,600 kilometers) through some of the world’s most metropolitan areas, photographing …

Why Real Estate Will Never Be The Same

We’ll never see a near non-stop and unprecedented real estate boom like the one from 1933 to 2005 again.<p>We’re heading right into a great residential …

Trusts aren't a surefire way of making your HOA property judgment-proof

<b>Question:</b> We own a townhouse in a homeowner association that shares a wall with our next-door neighbor. We also own a detached single-family dwelling in a gated community some 50 miles away where the HOA board takes care of the common areas, pools and tennis courts. Both properties are …