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The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

The Brain

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

Doing These 9 Things Make You Look Noticeably Insecure. Here's How to Stop

Job security as a leader is evasive enough--why would you chase away goodwill with insecurity? Here's how to avoid it.<p>Researchers at the University of Melbourne are one of many groups to have proven a very direct link between self-confidence and success. So why on earth would you broadcast to your …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Self-improvement

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed) | Inc.com

Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in leadership. The bad news: it needs to stop, because it's causing …

Self-help

Lose These 12 Bad Habits If You're Serious About Becoming a Millionaire

There are too many barriers on the path to success to tolerate the ones we create ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is a mindset. In order to be successful you must commit to planning your life around that one burning goal or desire. Before making that …

Star Wars and Airbnb Follow a Time-Tested Formula, And So Should Your Next Presentation | Inc.com

In a scene in the new Stars Wars movie, <i>The Last Jedi</i>, a character turns to the hero and says "All is lost." It's scene that you'll see replicated in every Hollywood blockbuster and every great heroic epic throughout the history of literature. It's also a familiar part of nearly every entrepreneur's …

Luke Skywalker

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

Productivity

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

Books

Obama Lists His Favorite Books, Songs of 2017

As he did during his time in office, former President Barack Obama listed off what books and songs he’s been consuming in a Facebook post …

5 Home Trends We're Ready To Retire In 2018

There’s nothing better than end of the year round ups of what’s hot and what’s not to get us talking in the halls. You’ll often hear, “But, is that …

The party starts at 8. But this is Miami, so what time should you actually show up?

Time, like most things, moves at a different speed in Miami. This is especially true when you’re going to a party or trying to get home on the …

Words with Friends

18 crazy things that will happen in 2018

If 2017 left you breathless, exhausted by unexpected headlines, then brace yourself. The coming year may bring even more turbulent change, according …

If you like gin and tonic, you might be a psychopath

If you’re looking forward to tucking into the G&Ts tonight, we have some bad news for you: Chances are you’re a psychopath.<p>According to a recent …

The Hidden Super Powers Of People With Anxiety Disorders

Dealing with anxiety is something that isn’t talked about as often as it should. People are incredulous as to how people can be anxious about …

Best restaurants in Logan Square

Yes, Logan Square is packed with great cocktail bars, but it's also a neighborhood that continues to attract some of Chicago's best restaurants. …

Philadelphia

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

This is the Single Most Important Secret All Successful People Know | Inc.com

New Year's is just around the corner and that means one thing: resolutions. So many resolutions. We're going to change our lives for the better. We're going to learn a new language, finish that book we've been working on, reach those goals we've been striving for.<p>For entrepreneurs, those goals are …

Success

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

10 great health and science books from 2017

Is your New Year's resolution to read more? We here at STAT have you covered.<p>This year saw the publication of some page-turning memoirs, deeply researched works of nonfiction, and fascinating stories of the history of science — among many others.<p>So as we turn the page on 2017, we asked our readers …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Time I

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

Harvey Weinstein and the Power of Celebrity Exceptionalism

Stars, they’re just like us—until they’re not.<p>“When you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.”<p>That was Donald Trump, in 2005, explaining the world and its workings to <i>Access Hollywood</i>’s Billy Bush.Both men were celebrities, but one was a bigger celebrity than the other; both were …

These 9 Things Are Draining Your Passion At Work (Here's How to Counter Them) | Inc.com

Remember when you didn't even have to try to feel inspired at work? Inspiration was everywhere. Everything was exciting, interesting, challenging. Personal growth was around every corner.<p>What happened?<p>You're not alone in feeling The Great Drain--70 percent of us have lost that lovin' feeling. But …

Self-confidence