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Stack Overflow: 8 Art Books

Reading Time: 10 minutesToday’s Stack Overflow is all about art books—movie art, poster art, LEGO art, and more. Many of these are coffee table books …

Books

These are the 20 best-selling books of the year

<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 released its list of the 20 best-selling books of 2016 this week.<p>"This year's best-selling list showcases the variety of Amazon …

20 Millennial-Approved Gifts That Will Earn You Major Street Cred This Christmas

If you’re shopping for a twenty-something and have no clue where to start, we’re here to help.<p>According to Urban Dictionary, Millennials are “special …

Classics for Christmas: 9 new translations of great Russian works - Russia Beyond

<b>Classics revisited</b><p><b>Alexander Pushkin – Yevgeny Onegin</b><p>(translated by Anthony Briggs, Pushkin Press, Feb 2016)<p>A young man inherits an estate in the country, where a shy, book-loving local girl, Tatyana, falls in love with him. Alexander Pushkin’s 1820s verse novel crams life, death, laughter, …

After interviewing over 100 successful people, Tim Ferriss says a passage from a 1922 novel captures the approach every high performer takes

Since starting his podcast in 2014, bestselling author Tim Ferriss has interviewed well over 100 highly successful people, from Navy SEALs to billionaire entrepreneurs.<p>He uses his interviews to pick apart the, as he puts it, "tactics, routines, and habits," that have brought these subjects to the …

The 3 Literary Collections to Stuff Your Stocking With RN

They’re getting closer: The holidays are almost here, final exams are upon us and everyone’s stressed to the max (okay, let’s call it “overly excited”). We at Brit + Co’s book club understand that you might not have time for a novel right now and that you might be in need of a few tiny, perfect …

These 32 books will please everyone on your gift list

No gift beats the perfect book.<p>Joel Grayson, bookseller from Manhattan children’s bookstore Books of Wonder, sums up the joy of finding that ideal …

These Motivational Tips Will Take Your Life To Next Level

It is human nature to aim higher, to always want to be better, to strive for success and most importantly to own the joy and happiness that comes …

The 10-Minute Core and Butt Workout for a Stronger Lower Body

Here's a fun fact: Your glutes are the largest muscle group in your body, so nearly everything you do with the lower body is powered by your …

Most Popular Health and Fitness Posts of 2016

Health and fitness are pretty important topics. And you seem to think so, too. From learning how to craft your own bodyweight workout, to how <i>little</i> …

Fitness

How to Be a Thinking Athlete: A User’s Guide to the Brain

<b>Today, we have access to more training options than ever before.</b> Within the click of a few buttons, we can engage with world-class coaches and …

How to Look Better Naked By Tonight

Expert tips for getting rid of bloat, smoothing skin and toning up in 30 minutes.<p>No matter how great you feel about your naked body, unless you've been following Gisele's workout and meal plan for the last few months, you probably wouldn't turn down a little extra last-minute help in the slimming, …

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …

France

Global Style: Intercontinental Chic

The world's most fashionable women, handpicked by the editors of Bazaar's international editions, share their secrets.<p>The world's most fashionable women, handpicked by the editors of Bazaar's international editions, share their secrets. Plus, see the 100 Most Stylish of 2014.

The 12 Best Pools In The World

Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools.<p>Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Why Your 20s Are Terrible/Awesome

When I was twenty-one years old, my mother told me that her twenties were the hardest decade of her life. This kind of puzzled me at the time. After …

20 Things I Wish I’d Known At 20

1. Read the books your teachers assign<p>Years down the line, when you finally have an apartment with bookcases and you fill these first bookcases with …

19 Life Lessons You Should’ve Learned By Now

1. You either have to accept people for who they are or not at all because changing them will be next to impossible. Seriously. Good luck with trying …

7 Things Every Woman Should Accomplish In Her 20s

1. Asking for a raise.<p>The truth is simply that many of your male colleagues — and superiors — are going to estimate a bit less of you, even without …

Thought Catalog on Twitter: "23 Priceless Habits That Will Make You Your Greatest Self http://t.co/hKneLS90bJ http://t.co/C8Rpye8iD9"

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25 Lessons I’ve Learned In My 25 Years

<b>1. RSVP.</b> <i>Especially</i> if it’s a wedding invitation, but even if it’s a dinner invitation. The longer you prolong it, the worse you will make it.<p><b>2. Don’t</b> …

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Walnut Streusel Recipe

<b>Makes 1 (9-inch) tube cake</b><p>Ingredients<p>For the cake batter:<p>14 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing the pan<br>• 3/4 cup granulated …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Jiuzhaigou | China (by Allan Oman)

<b>Jiuzhaigou | China</b> (by Allan Oman)

How to make Bircher muesli

Stood at Planet Cereal aisle in supermarket world, I always feel the same sense of suffocation. The cardboard walls close in and the lurid boxes with cartoon bees, rainbow hoops and nifty superheroes begin to march past my eyeballs and burn on to my brain; my kids go all googly eyed when the box of …

Our favourite images of the week

The most breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing the magnificent Arabian Peninsula, Laos’ traditional weavers and the back streets of Venice.

Love Stories

23 Amazing Labyrinths To Get Lost In

What is it about humans that make us love–and hate–being lost? Since the time of ancient Greece, we've been figuring out ways to entertain ourselves …

Street Chic: Made In America 2013

Stylish concert attendees at Jay Z's annual music festival<p>Stylish concert attendees beat the heat and danced the weekend away listening to Beyoncé, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, and more, at Jay Z's second annual music festival in Philadelphia

Balloon Ride, Myanmar

Photos

35 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Russia 100 Years Ago

But he left behind over 2,600 amazing photographs of the Russian Empire he had taken between 1909 and 1915.<p>The Prokudin-Gorskii Collection at the Library of Congress shows the ethnographic and geographic diversity of the vast Russian Empire through images of people, religious architecture, pastoral …

Library of Congress