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The 5 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read this summer

Bill Gates has made it a tradition to share his favorite reads on his blog, Gates Notes. Every year, he rounds up a selection of titles you may enjoy …

Bill Gates

Chocolate-Avocado Pudding With Coconut Peanut Butter Whip

Plant lovers rejoice—this vegan pudding delivers ultra-creamy lusciousness with absolutely <i>zero</i> dairy.<p>Buttery avocado provides silky texture, while …

Dessert

31 Things Everyone Should Do In San Francisco, California, Before They Die

Your guide to the City by the Bay.

San Francisco

This Surprising Costco Newcomer Has Sold 1,000,000 Times in Less Than 60 Days

In recent years, the vegan trend has gone mainstream, and one peddler of meatless burgers has got some impressive data to prove it: Don Lee Farms has …

Food

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

City Halls

11 Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches for When You're Sick of Avocado Toast

Some people will try to tell you that all breakfast sandwiches involve bacon, egg, and cheese. We give you permission to throw the firmest soy …

Breakfast

BMW's car subscription pilot program starts at $2,000 per month

The rumors of BMW's American branch joining the car subscription craze were true. The automaker has launched a pilot Access by BMW program in Nashville, giving you a more flexible alternative to ownership that lets you switch cars as often as you like (through a mobile app, of course) without …

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

Scientists solve eggshell mystery of how chicks hatch

Protein called osteopontin found to affect nanostructure of shell, making it much easier to break from the inside<p>It’s been a tough one to crack, but scientists say they have zoomed in, to an unprecedented degree, on the structure of shells surrounding chicken embryos, revealing how they change to …

Biology

18 Vegan Slow Cooker Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Sunday's meal prep sesh just got way easier.<p>If you're a vegan, you might not think that a slow cooker is your thing. After all, so many slow cooker recipes are meat-focused (pot roast, BBQ pulled chicken, short ribs, pork ragu, etc etc).<p>But if you're all plants all day, you can still get a lot of …

22 Vacations that Will Change Your Life

1 of 22<p>Cooking on the Amalfi Coast<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Kayaking Mexico's Sea of Cortez<p>3 of 22<p>Setting Sail in Sausalito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Going Wild …

The books you never read in high school, but should now

As kids, we don’t always read the books we’re assigned, especially in high school. Maybe you skipped over “Wuthering Heights,” “Of Mice and Men” or …

Literature

30 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient. You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn …

Chickpeas

Stephen Hawking’s brilliance in 9 quotes

Disability

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

Asking $470K near Georgia Tech, this renovated, circa-1900 loft is slick

Roomy despite its one-bedroom status, Westside pad is appropriate, says listing, for “seasoned entertainers”<p>Just west of Georgia Tech, Atlanta’s Means Street Historic District brims with authentic, converted warehouse buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that offer inimitable cool …

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

These spots along Portugal's coast will have you booking your tickets ASAP

1/<p>Day 1: Hide out in Praia da Luz.<p>Natalie Stoclet<p>Your journey along the coast will start in the quaint town of Praia da Luz. Most travelers to the …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Self-improvement

How to Tie a Tie | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sad fact, but there are grown men who don’t know <b>how to tie a tie</b>. If they have a big interview that afternoon, they’ll go shopping for a …

How to Become a Millionaire by Your 30s, According to Millennials Who Have Done It

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Entrepreneurship

Millennial millionaire: The 8 steps I took to make $1 million

Since releasing my 2015 book "Millennial Millionaire," I have enjoyed speaking alongside icons of the business world and sharing my advice on all …

Cow escapes on way to slaughterhouse, smashes through metal fence, breaks arm of man trying to catch her then swims to safety on island in lake

A cow has been living alone on an island, attacking anyone who comes near, after staging a miraculous escape on its way to a slaughterhouse.<p>The …

Cows

Cheddar Man: the first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals

The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.<p>Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstruction techniques to prove that the first …

Archaeology

Animals are using Colorado’s wildlife crossings, reducing collisions, CDOT says

Colorado Department of Transportation, suppliedA herd of deer walk through a wildlife crossing in the snow.Wildlife bridges and underpasses led to a …

Wildlife

28 Meatless, Dairy-Free Recipes For Every Night In February

No meat, no dairy, all of the flavor.

Here's the salary of every governor in the United States

Hail to the chief of state.<p>Zippia analyzed the salary of every governor based on information received from Ballotpedia. With this data, we can compare the 50 governors of the United States to see how much each makes.<p>Most governors are paid at least $100,000, but leaders of six states receive a …

30 trips everyone should take before turning 30

Exploring far-flung places, immersing yourself in diverse cultures and venturing out of your comfort zone on a life-altering trip may be the best form of education. From hiking to Machu Picchu to navigating hair-raising turns along the Pacific Coast Highway, enriching adventures in unfamiliar …