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The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

Books

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Fatherhood When My Kids Were Still Young

Some advice from a dad who's been there.<p>Here’s the shocking thing about being a dad: One day, just when you’ve started to get good at the job, your …

These Are America's 100 Favorite Books of All Time, According to Data

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Literature

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Super Bowl 2018 Ads: The Best, Worst and WTF Commercials

NOW PLAYING<p>Super Bowl 2018 Ads: The Best, Worst and WTF Commercials<p>By<p>From the inventive to the viral to the inane, the commercials that accompanied …

NFL

The Latest Laser Eye Surgery Innovation Shaking Up The Health Industry - And Anyone Can Do It

One of our most cherished senses has to be the gift of sight. For a start, you’d not be reading this article without it. But as any glasses wearer will tell you, how nice it would be to not always worry about ensuring you have two heavy rims filled with glass hanging off your face all day. Then …

Numb

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Customer Service

The 50 Best Children’s Books of the Last 10 Years

Modern classics that help kids laugh, learn, think, imagine, dream, see, and embrace the world around them in new ways.<p>By<p>Jan 18 2018, 2:00 PM<p>The best …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Bill Gates is surprisingly strict about his kids' tech use — and it should be a red flag for the rest of us

For all his success in designing world-changing technology, Bill Gates has set surprisingly strict rules for how his kids can use that technology, the billionaire philanthropist has said in multiple interviews.<p>"You're always looking at how it can be used in a great way — homework and staying in …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

<b>1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)</b> <br>An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.<p><b>2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)</b><br>This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of …

Literature

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger That Will Make You Smarter

That quote kickstarted my own reading habits and helps me regularly read over 100 books a year.<p>Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of …

15 Stellar Short Stories You Can Read Online This Month

It's Short Story Month -- and these make for great lunch break reads.<p>In April, America celebrates National Poetry Month; from June to August, beach reads occupy long summer days. Nestled nicely between, there’s another seasonal celebration of literature: National Short Story Month.<p>Short stories ― …

Books

Trump and the Parasitic Presidency

We have now passed the 50-day mark of the Donald Trump administration and one thing is clear: There is no new Trump.<p>There is only the same old Trump: Dangerous and unpredictable, gauche and greedy, temperamentally unsuited and emotionally unsound.<p>If you were trying to create in a lab a person with …

21 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Stay On Your Mind For Days

Prepare to make your bookshelf considerably heavier.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Three Reasons John Lewis Is Right That Trump Is Illegitimate

All praises go to John Lewis for becoming the first nationally recognized political figure to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump's presidency. He will hopefully not be the last. Lewis dared to say out loud what millions of Americans have been thinking.<p>Lewis -- who studied at the American …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Has Some A+ Advice

Bow down to Tao.<p>If you had any reservations about the power of yoga, please meet Tao Porchon-Lynch.<p>Now 98 years old, she was declared the world’s oldest living yoga instructor by the Guinness World Records way back in 2012. She’s also the new face of Athleta’s “Power of She” campaign, which …

Yoga

Greet the New Year With January's Must-Read Scifi and Fantasy Books

It’s a new year, so it’s time to add some new books to your shelf, too. January brings a bumper crop of science fiction and fantasy, with a little …

10 Success lessons from Paulo Coelho – “The Alchemist” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share56<p>+16<p>Shares 99<p>Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist and songwriter and the best-selling Portuguese language author in history. He …

Motivation

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Psychology

[UPDATED] OMG Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' Kids Just Made Their Public Debut

Say hello to James and her baby sister.<p>It’s truly a blessed day, for Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds just made a public appearance together with their daughters for the first time ever. On Thursday, Blake and the kiddos stepped out to support Ryan’s new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Everyone …

Why parents should feel good about saying 'no' to their kids

<i>Am I just being selfish/lazy/inattentive/<insert mother guilt adjective here>?</i><p>But according to director of Wellbeing for Kids, Georgina …

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Boing Boing's 2016 Gift Guide: Books

When we got to rounding up our favorite books for our annual Gift Guide, we found that there were simply too many this time to throw in the …

Einstein on Widening Our Circles of Compassion

“Our task must be to free ourselves … by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”<p><i>“Have compassion for everyone you meet,”</i> Lucinda Williams sang as she put one of her father’s poems to music, <i>“for you do not know what wars are going on</i> …