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All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

25 of Your Favorite Fantasy Books Set in the Real World

This giveaway asking you to recommend your favorite fantasy books set in the real world is sponsored by <i>The City of Lost Fortunes</i> by Bryan Camp.The …

Books

10 Things You Should Know About Lists on the Internet

Last week on the internet, people were… <i>upset</i> over this <i>GQ</i> listicle, in which the editors asked a handful of well-regarded contemporary authors to pick …

Books

Celeste Ng Recommends 27 Books To Pick Up On Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 28, bibliophiles across the country will descend on their local booksellers to shop exclusive bookish swag, participate in fun …

55 Movie Soundtracks And Scores That Everyone Should Listen To At Least Once

These are almost, if not better, than the movie themselves.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Movies

The 25 Best American Screenplays of the 21st Century, From ‘Eternal Sunshine’ to ‘Lady Bird’

From the Oscar-winning to the criminally underrated, it all starts on the page for these knockout scripts.<p>You’ll often hear directors say that each …

How to Set Up a Small Business Advertising Campaign – A Checklist

Want to know how to set up a small business advertising campaign? In this article, we’ve identified nine essential steps. The 9 steps to set up an …

Marketing

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Anaele Pelisson<p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile …

The science and psychology of why videos go viral

The videos and memes you keep seeing on your feeds aren’t an accident. There are actually six principles that drive virality.<p>Ever since Malcolm Gladwell’s “Tipping Point,” psychologists have been trying to get to the bottom of what makes something “go viral.” But according to Wharton marketing …

Psychology

The 100 Greatest Movies of the Nineties

Shot in grainy black and white and loosely based on director Kevin Smith's life at the time, this no-budget film follows a convenience store clerk …

Movies

The 20 best albums of 2017 (so far)

<i>Rowdy country, political hip-hop, stunning R&B, and more: So far, 2017 has seen stellar new releases from megastars like Kendrick Lamar, Willie</i> …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

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

If You’re Planning To Pick A Murakami, Here’s A List Of His 10 Best Books

You're probably living under a metaphorical rock if you haven't at least come across a quote by the literary genius Haruki Murakami. A Japanese …

11 Young Adult Books That Are Hot off the Press in May

Even though we proudly call ourselves bibliophiles, we sometimes struggle to find the perfect binge-worthy book that we are fairly sure we’ll love without forking over more cash than we’d like. Generally, we first check online for cheap ebooks or browse Amazon for any classics at thrift-store …

Cannes 2017: 22 Films We Can’t Wait to See at This Year’s Festival

From returning auteurs, fresh discoveries and some serious safe bets, here are 22 films we're most excited to see at this year's festival.<p>The Cannes …

24 Most Controversial Books of All Time

Readers.com infographic details most challenged/banned books of all time<p>“What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to …

18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

TV

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>1 of 50<p>HarperCollins<p>Charlotte's Web<p>E.B. White can still rip your heart out with this lesson on love …

Books

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2016

Sure, they loved "Moonlight" too, but from "Popstar" to "Childhood of Leader" some of your favorite directors shine a light on 2016 movies that …

TV

The TV Dictionary: 41 Terms We Learned in 2016 From Game of Thrones, Grey's, The Walking Dead, Survivor and More

Over the past 12 months, television has made us LOL more times than we can count. It’s made us shed more tears than we really wanted to. And, …

The 50 Best Films of 2016

<i>As voted on by more than 200 critics participating in our annual Criticwire survey, here are the best films of the year.</i><p>“‘Moonlight’ transforms rage …