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26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Dark Horse

The story of a record-shattering, all-electric ’68 Mustang<p><b>The world’s most expensive</b> supercars can hit 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. The fastest production car in the world, the Hennessey Venom GT, does it in 2.7; Lamborghini’s 602-horsepower V-10-powered Huracán has been …

Blue Ridge Mountains

9 beautiful watches that cost $10,000 and won't become obsolete

It is, however a lot for a first generation gadget.<p>Once you get into the $10,000 range in watch buying, you start buying for investment. These are the watches that become family heirlooms: timepieces that are kept forever, worn on special occasions, and eventually passed down to children.<p>It's …

11 Books That Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>There’s a striking mix of literary elements that have to be present on a book’s first page for readers to keep turning pages: an intriguing character, suspense, a vibrant writing style. The recently published books on this week’s list, which include fiction, nonfiction …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Disney CEO Bob Iger's Empire of Tech

Even in a dress-down gray sweater, Bob Iger looks a bit mechanical. His mouth is almost geometrically straight, his face constructed of some cool …

The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More

The Daily Beast selects, in no particular order, our nominations for the best stories and novels published in 2014. Also, the best biographies of …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2014. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

15 great books for investors

I’m often asked, especially as the holiday gift-giving season approaches, which books I recommend for investors.<p>I haven’t kept exact count, of …

Investing

Tom Meade's wild Ferrari Thomassima was the P4/5 of its day

Before the Pininfarina Sergio, there was the Thomassima.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 1970 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>IF you are ever in Modena, Italy, you may see a big blond kid tearing down the street on a Lambretta scooter with a big, mean-looking German shepherd on board. That …

Supercars

Christmas Books 2014: best fiction to read

Forget Amis, McEwan and the Booker winner — these are the best novels of 2014<p>Somewhere in the middle of Ali Smith’s delightfully fizzy novel <b>How To Be Both</b> (Hamish Hamilton, £16.99), the teenage protagonist interrupts her viewing of a film to “howl out loud like a wolf at its crapness”. I’ve …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

The 12 best business books of all time

Reading is the best way to gain experience without having been there yourself. As Warren Buffett's business partner Charlie Munger said, "In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time -- none, zero. You'd be amazed at how much Warren …

The 29 Modern Classics Every Gentleman Needs To Read

The modern gentleman knows more about the world than what he sees around him, or what he's experienced.<p>That means the modern gentleman reads books — he collects knowledge. And he doesn't stop at the classics— he's also caught up with today's greatest literary works.<p>We've put together a list of …

20 Life-Changing Books!

If you want to change your body, change what you eat and how you exercise. If you want to change your outlook on life, change what you read and put it into practice.<p>Listed below are twenty life-changing books. Unless you are determined to be miserable (which, strangely enough, some people are), …

Here There Be Ligers: An Oral History of ‘Napoleon Dynamite’

What a difference a year makes. In 2003, Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, and Jon Heder — students at Brigham Young University’s film school — were just …

Comedy

10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …

Required Reading: 10 Books We Read For Class That Will Change Your Life

No summer, no matter how sunny and fun-filled, can last forever, as kids must painfully remember every year with the return of back-to-school shopping and early-morning alarms. Now that back-to-school season has rolled around once again, kids everywhere are engaging in a time-honored ritual: …

26 Tips for Running Your Best 26.2

Here is everything you need to know to run your best marathon this year.<p>If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.<p>We’re here to advise you on what to do a month out, a week away, even the day of. Shoe tips? Check. Hydration strategy? It’s here. Taper …

Marathons

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker

In Mississippi, there is only one clinic where a woman can go if she needs an abortion. The state is trying to close it down. At that clinic, there is a doctor who tends to the needs of these women, and he has to fly in from out of state to do it. There is no shutting him down.<p><b>Perfectly bald, with</b> …

How To Convince High-Paid Googlers That They Need To Work For Your Startup

A few years ago, early PayPal-er Max Levchin, Palantir co-founder Stephen Cohen, and Founders Fund's Peter Thiel advised startups how to sell themselves and nab big hires.<p>Startups can't compete with Google in terms of compensation. And a startup idea alone probably won't win a recruit over. …

The Interpreters We Left Behind

<i>Update: A presidential order signed by Donald Trump on Friday, January 27 prohibits citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen</i> …

Afghanistan

The Murders at the Lake

Prologue<p><i>Every murder involves a vast web of people, from the witnesses and the detectives who first come to the scene, to the lawyers and the juries</i> …

This Man Is The Future of Westboro Baptist Church

Steve Drain was Fred Phelps’s closest disciple inside Kansas’s rabidly anti-gay Westboro Baptist. But did he orchestrate the excommunication of the …

Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury

All that’s missing from Gene Simmons’ home office is a cash register. He has stuffed a wing of his otherwise tasteful Beverly Hills mansion with Kiss …

Rock & Roll