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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

Books Like The Hobbit: 12 Epic Fantasies Worth Reading

I discovered <i>The Hobbit</i> by J.R.R. Tolkien the summer I turned thirteen. I stumbled across it while perusing my mom’s bookshelves. Instead of being put …

Books

Sex On Netflix: Did You Know That Netflix Has A “Steamy” Section?

Did you know that Netflix has 61 different categories of "steamy" movies? Here are 10 of the steamiest selections from Netflix's catalog of "steamy" …

Entertainment

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

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.<p>1. <i>The Checklist Manifesto</i> by Atul Gawande<p>…

Mission Impossible

Drawn From The Heart: Your Most Memorable Valentine's Day Cards

<i>No snark or anti-commercialism rantings here, just a dose of simple sweetness. We asked readers to share their most memorable Valentine's Day cards; here are a few of our favorites, edited for length and clarity. And we asked NPR illustrator Chelsea Beck to re-create two valentines that live on</i> …

Chemicals

8 LEGO Building Books for fans of LEGO Batman: The Movie

If you’re anything like me then you came out of watching the L<i>EGO Batman: The Movie</i> determined to get your hands on some LEGO and start stacking …

Lego

10 Offers of Wisdom From Fictional Characters

Literature is a cozy escape for many that offers refuge from an often cruel world. As we read, we're engulfed in new realities that can make the …

Books

The 20 best travel books of all time

Literature

Open-Your-Hips Flow Video

This sequence, designed to help open the hips and low back, will facilitate the movement of stagnant energy and improve digestion.<p>Kathryn Budig's …

Yoga

How was your weekend running?

What do you do when you know you really need a bit of a stern talking to? When your inner monologue turns into something of a pathetic whimper, and you start trying to think of excuses to stop? I was thinking about this on my rather evil 20 miler yesterday, which included some miles at marathon …

Fitness

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 wise and thoughtful quotes full of wisdom from notable people including the Dalai Lama, …

Albert Einstein

Chocolate Nib Oatmeal Cookies

Try this easy recipe for a chocolaty boost of whole grains and antioxidants.<p>I make one type of cookie: chocolate chip. And, confession, I eat most of the batter before it goes into the oven. So to practice some semblance of self-control, I wanted to try something new—a conconction that was somewhat …

One dad came up with an insane theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead. Do not read this fan theory if you don't want to know what happens in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>Now that it's been nearly a week since "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiered in theaters, fans are donning their best tinfoil hats to come up with elaborate theories …

Amazon Book Review

You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" …

Lego a 'better investment than shares and gold'

It may appear as no more than a popular children's toy, but investors were able to secure a better return buying Lego sets over the past 15 years than from the stock market, gold or bank accounts, a Telegraph analysis found.<p>The value of the FTSE 100 is no higher than it was in February 2000, …

Lego

27 Seriously Underrated Books Every Book Lover Should Read

You've read Harry Potter 12 times now. Put it down, and read these instead.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Improve Your Running Stamina With Progression Runs

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They're great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly faster at the end of a race. A progression run is a run with structured pace increases from beginning to end. The distance and pace will vary based on …

To Fall in Love with a Reader, Do This

Several months ago, <i>The New York Times</i> published an essay about a 36-question interview devised to make strangers fall in love. The questions …

How to Build a PC

Roll up your sleeves and dive in!<p><i>Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you</i> …

United States

Pillars of Eternity Launch Trailer

26 Mar 2015<p>Check out Obsidian's Kickstarted classic-style RPG.

RPGs

Dungeons 2 Goes Gold, PC System Requirements Revealed

Publisher Kalypso on Wednesday announced that its upcoming dungeon-based RTS Dungeons 2 has officially gone gold, meaning development on the title is finished ahead of its release for PC in April. The game arrives April 24 through Steam, while a physical version will be available on April 28.<p>The …

Nvidia GeForce

Karl Ove Knausgaard: the latest literary sensation

Sometime in 2006 or 2007, Karl Ove Knausgaard, an acclaimed novelist in his native Norway, discovered that he was sick of fiction. "It was a crisis," he wrote. "Just the thought of a fabricated character in a fabricated plot made me nauseous." The only genres of writing he still found valuable were …

Fantasy Life review: Dead end job

<i>Fantasy Life</i> asks you to walk down a road — a long, occasionally beautiful road — that ultimately leads to nowhere.<p><i>Fantasy Life</i>’s systems seem tailor-made for a handheld platform: It’s got countless progression hooks, repeatable short-form activities and enough collectibles to make your head spin. …

The 5 Best Indie Games You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Flying cats, disappearing donuts, and super stretchy humans have bravely banded together to champion creativity.<p>Who wants to be normal, right? Weird …

The best books of 2014

The must-read novels, memoirs and history books of the year: if you're looking for a new book to read, this is a good place to start<p>Looking for something new to read? From the best children's and poetry books to failsafe gift and cookery books, you will find exactly what you are looking for.<p>There …

Books

Tempo Runs Increase Speed and Endurance

Incorporate running paces between easy and hard into your weekly routine.<p>You know what it feels like to run comfortably—comfortable!—and you’re likely also familiar with the burn of going all-out. But what about the range of paces that lie in between these two extremes?<p>Workouts that target that …

Little Tricks To Help Make The Sims 4 A Whole Lot Better

<i>The Sims 4</i> launched this week. We've been having a lot of fun with the game so far. But we've also encounter a few hurdles along the way. Don't …