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33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Science Fiction

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books

Google’s Former Happiness Guru Developed a Three-Second Brain Exercise for Finding Joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile …

23 Books that Mark Zuckerberg wants you to read

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+12<p>Shares 13<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around the world. We’ve put together a list of his …

Silicon Valley

KÜHL Clothing | SLAX™ in Men Pants

Love these pants!<p><b>RATING : 5/5 FIT: True to Size</b><p>Slax have become my go to pants for the office, around town, and wherever I want to feel comfortable …

8 Success lessons from Sheryl Sandberg – “Facebook COO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+11<p>Shares 34<p>Sheryl Sandberg, stands as one of the most powerful women in business, today. Becoming the first woman to serve the …

Modern-day 'caveman' has lived in cavern for 40 years

Pedro Luca has lived in a cave in northern Argentina for 40 years.<p>The 79-year-old survives without running water or electricity in his cavern high in a mountain in northern Tucuman province. When he gets hungry he picks up his rifle and goes hunting or heads on a three-hour trek down the mountain …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

8 Successful Companies That Were Built Using Outsourced Developers

by John Rampton on Startup Grind<p>New businesses have little money to pay full-time developers, especially since even entry-level programmers command …

10 best backpacking trips, in Oregon, plus Washington, Colorado, California, more

Summer is backpacking season and every dedicated backpacker has a list of favored destinations. And it's hard to go wrong in the American …

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

National Parks

Rae Lakes Loop Strenuous

<b>UPDATE</b>: As of Spring 2017, reports indicate that the bridge over Woods Creek at Upper Paradise Valley and the bridge across Woods Creek at the PCT …

32 Amazing Deck Lighting Ideas Which Add A Charm To Your House

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Interior Design

First Look: Ultra Lightweight Sleep System from Sea to Summit

My main ambition for 2016 was to challenge my personal limits by getting started bikepacking. While a torn ACL and subsequent rehab has slowed my …

Six Brilliant Hacks for Lighter Travel

Most of us can agree: travel is great, but luggage is not. Not only is it clumsy to haul bags up and down stairs in an airport or a train and bus …

Hacking

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

9 awe-inspiring caves around the world

National Parks

5 Stunning Day Hikes Near Seattle

As the mecca of nature and outdoor activities, one of the most popular activities in Seattle, rain or shine, is to go hiking. On the Instagram feeds …

Hiking

25 Budget-Friendly Ideas for Small Outdoor Spaces

Screen It<p>Frame a small patio with a bright lattice grill screen, which enhances privacy and gives a room-like feel to an outdoor space. This screen …

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

5 lessons I learned the hard way when I quit the business I started

Nine months earlier, I'd set up my design and digital business by recruiting a developer and investing in some office space in the town's new Digital Media Centre.<p>In doing so, I was taking the small amount of savings that I'd been able to put aside during the last three-and-a-half years as a …

Entrepreneurship

15 Books Marc Andreessen Thinks Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

Super smart famous people are a great source of book recommendations -- many of them are avid readers, after all, and following in their intellectual footprints has to be beneficial. The only problem? You can't just tap them on the shoulder and ask them for their favorite reads.<p>Many business …

Books

How former Google and Apple exec Kim Scott is curing the world of horrible bosses

Scott, a former Google and Apple exec, has cofounded a new startup with beta software launching next week called Radical Candor, and she'll soon have a book out of the same name.<p>Radical Candor puts the power in the hands of employees, helping them convert bad bosses to good ones.<p>The surprising …

Sheryl Sandberg

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

The 20 Best Hiking Boots For Men

Columbia North Plains<p>Lightweight, reasonably priced, and totally durable, the North Plains boots are perfect for fast paced jaunts through the woods. …

14 DIY Branch Projects You'll Definitely Want to Stick in Your Home

Easy Breakfast Recipes

Quick and easy breakfast recipes for busy mornings, from creamy scrambled eggs to recipes for the perfect grab-and-go breakfast pastries.

Breakfast