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15 Audiobooks Narrated By The Author, Including Barack Obama, Tiffany Haddish, And Anthony Bourdain

There's something incredibly magical about hearing an author read their own work. If you love listening to audiobooks, you know that some of the best …

Books

Turn your old iPad into a photo frame for $2

Got an old tablet lying around? I'm a huge fan of repurposing it into a full-time digital photo frame. (Indeed, it's at the top of my list of new uses for old tablets.)<p>I say this as someone who's owned an actual, dedicated photo frame for years -- one that cost around $150 when I bought it. I love …

Gear & Gadgets

13 Books About The English Language That Will Change What You Know About Writing And Reading

Language is a funny thing. If you're reading this sentence, for example, there's a good chance that you speak and understand English perfectly well. …

The Meaning Behind the Evil Eye Symbol You See Everywhere

Despite its presence as an increasingly popular fashion trend in the US, the Evil Eye is taken extremely seriously in cultures across the globe where belief in the curse is alive and well.<p>Earlier this Spring, I sat on a rooftop overlooking Chefchaouen, Morocco’s “Blue City,” and— unbeknownst to me …

Pulpit Money Changers and Con-Artists.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) <b>Jesse Duplantis, fake Evangelist and Bible con man, says God told him to believe for a new jet that just happens to cost $54 …

Want To Stay Relevant? Never Stop Learning

Continuous learning has become a mantra for everyone from college newbies to seasoned C-suite veterans. Trouble is, most of us are bad at learning. Supremely bad.<p>That’s the conclusion of Bradley R. Staats, an operations professor whose research examines how individuals, teams, and organizations can …

Behavioral Sciences

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

American Psychiatric Association

The 17 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In June 2018

Another month is behind us, and that means June is here with must-read new nonfiction books. You might not fully appreciate that quite yet, but as …

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the world. …

8 popular audiobook bestseller lists to follow

<b>Do you want to find out what are the best audiobooks you could listen to today? Explore the most popular audiobook bestseller lists.</b>Audiobooks are on …

Audiobooks

10 Marketers Who Nailed Their LinkedIn Profile | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a special encore post. It attracted the third-most traffic in the first half of the year of any LinkedIn Marketing Blog post</i> …

Oscars 2018: See the Complete Winners List

The Shape of Water was the biggest winner of the night, taking home best picture and director.<p>On Sunday night, <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> welcomed us to the 90th Academy Awards—a landmark evening that made history in a variety of ways even before the first awards were handed out—with an opening monologue that …

Biblical and Rabbinic Responses to Suffering

The biblical authors and the talmudic Rabbis, unlike the later Jewish philosophers, do not consider the general problem of evil in the universe, of …

10 Sacred Sites Worth Seeing

(Image credit: Al Jazeera English)<p><i>One man's vacation is another man's pilgrimage.</i><p>1) Mecca<p><b>location:</b> Mecca, Saudi Arabia<p><b>most frequented by:</b> Muslims<p>A …

When an 85-year-old grandmother learns to use Google Home, an angel gets its wings

If you missed your grandmother this year, this video will probably make you feel a little better.<p>YouTuber Ben Actis uploaded a video Wednesday of his …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

Coursera Fights To Keep The Promise Of MOOCs Alive With Corporate Customer Push

Five years ago, the CEO of Coursera would’ve been in high demand on the floor of a busy tech conference floor, but speaking at Web Summit in Lisbon in November, Jeff Maggioncalda blends in. Coursera’s original product, the massive open online course, no longer carries the same buzz as artificial …

Coursera

New Higher Education Bill Rolls Back Obama-Era Safeguards

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans began work Tuesday on an extensive rewrite of the law that governs the nation’s system of higher education, seeking to dismantle landmark Obama administration regulations designed to protect students from predatory for-profit colleges and to repay the loans of …

Here are top 100 most popular Kindle books of 2017

<b>The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Mark Sullivan’s Beneath a Scarlet Sky, and the first part of Harry Potter series are top three Kindle</b> …

Books

Test Your IQ With These 12 Free Online Tests

The 12 Best Free Online IQ Tests<p>Take an IQ Test Online<p>Updated May 14, 2018<p>Ever wonder what your IQ score is? It's quick and easy to find out with …

The oldest Christian prayer outside of the Bible

The prayer was written near the end of the first century.<p>Scripture is full of prayers from front to cover, but after the final page of Revelation, …

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Travel Photography

23 Fascinating Memoirs You Probably Haven't Read Yet, But Should

Because other people's lives are so much more interesting than your own.<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Secrets of the Universe: The Sefer Raziel

Did Raziel Write a Book of Angel Secrets to Give to the First Human Being?<p>The <i>Sefer Raziel</i> (which means "Book of Raziel") is a Jewish text that claims …

Top 20 most reviewed books of all time from Amazon

One of the many reasons we love Amazon is because of their stellar customer review section. Having the ability to read thousands of opinions from customers before hitting the purchase button is super useful, especially when it comes to picking out a book. From cult classics such as Harry Potter to …

Books

Man Booker Prize 2017: The Shortlist

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2017 – the UK’s most prestigious literary honour – was revealed earlier today. First handed out in 1969, the …

Books

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …