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Obama lists his favorite books and songs of 2017

<b>(CNN) —</b> Freed from the daily pressures of the presidency, Barack Obama seems to have filled the time with reading and music. As he did during his time in office, Obama listed off what books and songs he's been consuming in a Facebook post Sunday.<p>"With some extra time on my hands this year to catch …

Books

Exclusive First Read: Philip Pullman's 'The Book Of Dust'

<i>Philip Pullman introduced readers to his alternate Oxford, full of magic and danger, in the His Dark Materials trilogy, beginning with 1995's</i> The Golden Compass. <i>The</i> <i>story of young Lyra Belacqua, her soul-companion Pantalaimon, and their battle against the oppressive forces of the quasi-religious</i> …

Penguin Random House

Colour images taken 100 years ago show Russia like you wouldn’t imagine it

100 years ago, photographer and chemist, Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) used a specialised camera to capture some truly remarkable …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

'Don't take the Bible literally' says scholar who brought to light earliest Latin analysis of the Gospels

The earliest Latin interpretation of the Gospels has been brought to light by a British academic – and it suggests that readers should not take the Bible literally.<p>Lost for 1,500 years, the fourth-century commentary by African-born Italian bishop Fortunatianus of Aquileia interprets the Gospels as …

Theology

In 'The Stone Sky,' Some Worlds Need To Burn

Amal El-Mohtar <i>is the Hugo Award-winning author of</i> The Honey Month <i>and the editor of</i>Goblin Fruit<i>, an online poetry magazine.</i><p>Concluding a trilogy is a tricky business — not least when its first two installments have been justly honored with the highest awards in genre fiction. N. K. Jemisin's <i>The</i> …

Books

Before the Murders: 28 Rare Photographs of the Romanov Family Years Before Their Execution

At about 1 a.m. on July 17, 1918, in a fortified mansion in the town of Ekaterinburg, in the Ural Mountains, the Romanovs—ex-tsar Nicholas II, …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

The 13 best TV episodes of 2017 (so far)

We’re currently living in another golden age of television — there’s so much good TV right now that you could remove yourself from society, hole up …

How Donald Trump’s Extremism Could Help Down-Ballot Republicans

To win in November, GOP candidates must finish the work that Hillary Clinton started, and effectively brand Trump as a radical.<p>As Donald Trump’s presidential campaign struggles amid allegations of a long history of sexual assault, the Republican Party is understandably worried that GOP candidates …

Government

Virtual reality and drones could unlock secrets about the mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos

Ancient, monumental sandstone jars up to two-and-a-half metres high dot the landscape in central Laos in seemingly random patterns — what was their …

How low can Trump go in the polls?

New surveys suggest the GOP nominee is perilously close to a historic rebuke.<p>Polls conducted since the first presidential debate last month put Donald Trump on a pace to earn a smaller percentage of the vote than any major-party nominee in at least 20 years.<p>In matchups that include third-party …

Government

Ancient Tombs Discovered Under Two Maya Pyramids Shed Light on Mysterious 'Snake Kings'

"We’re going to have to rewrite all the books of Maya history."<p>Ongoing excavations of Maya pyramids in several locations across Guatemala have …

'Declaration of war' in Ukraine as pro-Russian rebel commander Arseniy 'Motorola' Pavlov is assassinated in Donetsk lift bombing

One of Ukraine's most notorious separatist commanders suspected of committing war crimes has been assassinated in a bomb attack, prompting fears of a military escalation in the country’s embattled east.<p>Arseniy Pavlov, 33, a Russian-born mercenary better known by his nickname Motorola, was murdered …

PDT apresenta ação contra Jucá no Conselho de Ética do Senado, senadores vão à PGR | Home Notícias | Reuters

(Reuters) - O PDT entrou nesta terça-feira com uma ação contra o senador Romero Jucá (PMDB-RR) por quebra de decoro parlamentar no Conselho de Ética do Senado, enquanto um grupo de senadores ingressou com representação na Procuradoria-Geral da República (PGR).<p>Senador Romero Jucá durante entrevista …

Common heritage bonds next archbishop, Chicago's Croatian Catholics

Saturday's announcement that the next archbishop of Chicago is the grandson of Croatian immigrants thrilled some area Catholics with roots in the southeastern European country whose population is dwarfed by that of Illinois.<p>Blase Cupich, 65, who now serves as bishop in Spokane, Wash., will …

Florida prison system fires 32 guards after inmate deaths: Miami Herald | Reuters

(Reuters) - The secretary of Florida’s prison system has fired nearly three dozen guards in the wake of the recent scrutiny given to inmate deaths across the state during recent years, the Miami Herald newspaper reported.<p>Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews dismissed 32 guards …

Friends mourn woman who died napping between jobs

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — In news reports, Maria Fernandes was the hardworking New Jersey woman who died in her car when she pulled over for a nap between …

Frittata di zucchine al forno (Baked Frittata with Zucchini)

<b>Baked frittata</b> is an awesomely easy alternative to the traditional fried frittata. There’s no need for any tricky flipping of pans or worrying if …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …