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Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Henry David Thoreau

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Online business-to-business marketplace Expert Market has put together a ranking of the global cities where people have the best balance between …

European Travel

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Ever thought of improving your French, German or Spanish language skills by reading the best children’s fiction in those languages? We help you choose<p>Reading in another language feels like taking a trip to another country independently! No parents allowed. I felt so empowered when I first read The …

Books

100 Must-Read Books about Books

This installment of 100 Must-Read is sponsored by <b>The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald</b>.<p>Broken Wheel, Iowa has never seen anyone …

Celebrate Short Story Month With These 17 Stellar Short Stories By Contemporary Writers

You can read ‘em all on the Internet, folks.<p>We’re now in the throes of Short Story Month, a gleeful celebration of fiction writing with a word limit. Short stories are typically classified as any work amounting to fewer than 7,500 words, but of course, there’s much more to the form than …

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

Programmers should hedge their bets by learning R.<p>Data scientists are the darlings of the financial services industry. Hedge funds, asset managers, …

The 15 best books to read on your commute

Our friends at Amazon put together a list of the best books for your commute. Whether they're divided into small chapters, filled with tips to get you ahead at work, or just feature a train prominently, these 15 books are perfect for reading on the way to and from the office.<p>We've included blurbs …

Before and After Post-Processing of Travel and Fine Art Photography

Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer that specialized in travel and fine art photography. To understand how to take awesome …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

How to build your chest without a gym

If you think building a colossal chest is only possible with gym-based labor, you're wrong.<p>"You only need two things for growth: mechanical tension …

27 Genius Recipes For People Who Are Obsessed With Pasta

Because marinara is only the beginning.

Italian Food

Top Travel Couples You Should be Following on Instagram

Most couples believe that they need to get married, buy a house, have children and live "normal" adult lives. But in this brave new world, modern day couples are re-writing the script, taking the road less traveled, and daring to live the life of their dreams. We asked the top couples travel …

8 vacations to help you relive the magic of summer camp

It’s the first day of camp. The car pulls up to the green pastures of your sacred summer home, a place of many firsts — when you snuck away from …

National Parks

The New Hut Trip: Durango to Moab on Mountain Bikes

Photo: Maria Lioy<p>Riding from Durango to Moab on a mountain bike isn't easy: you cover around 215-miles, climbing 3,500 feet a day, some of it probably during a lightning storm or through thick mud, with temperatures ranging from forty to 115 degrees and plenty of route-finding involved. But, as I …

Hiking

A Pintxos Guide to San Sebastían

Spaniards perfected the art of small plates long before the phenomenon reached the States and became associated with “new American cuisine.” And …

5 Ways to Make Your Girlfriend Kind of Start Hating You

I get a lot of letters from young men worried that they're blowing their relationship with the woman they passionately love. From such letters, and the follow-up conversations I've had with their authors (and the fact that I've been around long enough to be the grandfather of just about all of …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Mosquitoes

5 Yoga Poses for Killer Abs

Peter Ardito<p>Yoga Poses for Abs: Fish Pose<p>This graceful-looking pose opens and stretches the chest and abdomen, while strengthening the lower abs and …

Ernest Hemingway’s love life is laid bare in book by ‘fourth son’ A E Hotchner

Ernest Hemingway’s troubled life and tangled loves have fascinated readers throughout the decades since his suicide in 1961. Now a new book promises to provide the definitive word on the writer’s time in 1920s Paris.<p>Focusing on the tumultuous period when he split from his first wife Hadley and took …

Literature

How to Learn Coding Online ? ~ 13+ Excellent Programming Resources

Learning “<b>How to Code ?</b>” had to be simpler but unfortunately it isn’t so. When newbie coders start to learn coding from scratch, the complex codes …

Online Education