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The Other Reformation: How Martin Luther Changed Our Beer, Too

On this day 500 years ago, an obscure Saxon monk launched a protest movement against the Catholic Church that would transform Europe. Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation changed not just the way Europeans lived, fought, worshipped, worked and created art but also how they ate and drank. For …

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She Doesn’t Regret Torturing Women for ISIS

A teenage girl from rural Syria dreamed of becoming a doctor, but the war and the so-called Islamic State made her something very different, and very …

How to: Make a DIY Modern Concrete Fire Pit from Scratch

<i>There's no doubt about the cheer. Beside your fire you live in a private, glowing little world. All around you, fire shapes dance across rocks and</i> …

How to Make a Wooden Speaker For Your Phone

This DIY speaker makes an attractive and rugged dance party companion.<p>Your iPhone's dinky speaker will suffice for speakerphone calls and listening to podcasts while you cook, but it's hardly adequate for properly enjoying music. Bluetooth portable speakers are a great solution, sure. But for …

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20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

If You Only Read A Few Books In 2017, Read These

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2hSNjbe<p>2016 was a rough year for a lot of people.<p>We saw one of the most contentious elections in …

The (Very) Best Books I Read In 2016

Every year, I try to narrow down the hundred plus books I have recommended or read down to just the three or four best. I know that people are busy, …

The 9 Best Books for Meaningful Change

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes...<p>Yes, its that time again: New Year's is almost upon us. Regardless of where you stand on New Year's resolutions, the new calendar can serve as a helpful reminder about the only true constant in all of our lives: <i>change</i>.<p>Like it or not, we are all always changing and adapting to …

10 things you can do that'll make you more like investment icon Charlie Munger

This commencement address is one of his most famous and most popular speeches. You can listen to it below via YouTube or <b>download a nice PDF transcript of the speech right here.</b><p>In his speech, Charlie Munger listed 10 ideas that have helped him succeed in life.<p>Here they are:

Top Gas Stocks to Buy in 2017

Natural gas' growing presence on the world stage demands the attention of investors. But how you buy into the fuel is the important question. <b>Royal Dutch Shell</b>(NYSE: RDS-A)(NYSE: RDS-B), <b>Enterprise Products Partners</b> (NYSE: EPD), and <b>Rice Energy</b> (NYSE: RICE) are three top gas stocks that could find …

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

15 Books Tech Leaders Are Reading Right Now | Inc.com

What books do the leaders of the tech industry read? I wanted to know the answer, so I asked the top venture capitalists, founders, tech execs, and journalists for their reading recommendations.<p>Every week in my Tech Caucus newsletter, I poll about 50 leaders of the tech industry -- movers and …

How to Day Trade the Dead Cat Bounce Strategy

A swift drop followed by a light rally. Don't be fooled. Capitalize.<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>A stock just gapped down more than 5% on the open, …

12 of history's greatest philosophers reveal the secret to happiness

For those moments, it can help to fall back on the wisdom of history's greatest thinkers: Kierkegaard, Socrates, Thoreau, and the Buddha.<p>Here's what philosophers discovered about happiness long before orange became the new black.

Smart robots could soon steal your job

Think you are too smart to be replaced by a robot in your job? Think again.<p>Experts are warning that skilled jobs will soon start disappearing because of the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>So far, robots have mainly been replacing manual labor, performing routine and intensive tasks. But smarter …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

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Python Programming Pro Bundle | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Data Analysis With Python and Pandas</b><p>Use Data Structure Libraries to Dissect Data Like a Pro<p>Learn to effectively tease insights from large datasets using Python. Why is this a guaranteed career booster? Python is one of the most popular programming languages in use, while data analysis is a hot …

How to Tie the Full Windsor Knot | The Art of Manliness

You’re about to go into a big business meeting; your suit is perfectly fitted, your shoes are shined, your shirt is pressed. Which necktie knot do …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started)

Creative Commons Licensed Image Source “More important than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value …

24 Old English Terms You Should Start Using Again

Language changes over time; words and phrases come and go. In many cases, there is a good reason for words leaving our vocabulary. I am certainly …

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Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on <i>Make:</i> (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses a conventional glass cutting jig, …

8 Business Books That Will Totally Change Your Mindset

Need an inspiration? Want to adjust your mindset? Here is the list of books which can do just that - change your mindset and focused it on success

Mouldable Glue

With a Unique Combination of Awesome Technical Properties:<p>Multi-Material<p>Sticks permanently to lots of materials like glass, ceramic, wood, metal and …

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Gap Trading: A Case Study

Gaps are strange creatures and knowing what to do after one is difficult because emotion does crazy things to our patience and discipline. Gaps 101 …

How To Tie The Only Five Knots You'll Ever Need

There's a million different knots for doing a million different things. But, these five are easy-to-learn, easy-to-tie and accomplish 99 percent of …

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