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46 Of The Most Beautiful Literary Passages According To Reddit

Ask Reddit, and you shall receive.

9 Novels That Will Keep You In Suspense

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>It’s not as if you need an excuse to spend time with a novel that grabs you and won’t let go. But if you did: it’s way too cold to be traipsing around in the snow. So pick up one of these books that are hard to put down, and stay inside!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Novels That Will …

15 Brilliant Books That Won The National Book Critics Circle Award For Fiction

The National Book Critics Circle Awards for 2014 were announced Thursday, with top honors going to Marilynne Robinson’s quietly searing novel <i>Lila</i> for Fiction and Claudia Rankine’s politically charged collection <i>Citizen</i> for Poetry, and more. Robinson and Rankine were both finalists for the National …

The 7 Style Books That You Should Add To Your Personal Library

Some might think that style books only make great additions to coffee tables, but there are many fashion-focused books that are worth curling up with, especially in these brisk winter months. To some of us, these books make inspiring reads, complete with advice that we can't live without.<p>Here are …

GOLDMAN: Here are the 14 best stocks for fat dividends and huge buybacks

And so with Goldman seeing stock prices get near their target, the firm has a basket of stocks that return cash through buybacks and dividends.<p>We've highlighted the stocks in Goldman's "Total Cash Return to Shareholders" basket, which provides investors more than a 14% total yield on a trailing …

Investing

10 Rules Of Success Andrew Carnegie Used To Become Incredibly Rich

At the height of his power, he was approached by a young journalist named Napoleon Hill who was interested in telling the stories of successful people.<p>Carnegie saw a special drive in Hill and in 1908 decided that Hill would document all of the strategies that made him a legendary businessman and …

9 Books Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio explains how capitalism works

Every Bridgewater employee, for example, is given an exhaustive 120-page manual on Dalio's world view.<p>In late 2013, he produced and narrated an animated video that explains "How the Economic Machine Works" that simplifies the economy as the interaction of short- and long-term debt cycles over a …

Waterstones Children’s Book Prize: shortlist announced

Detective fiction, tales of witches and dystopias dominate the shortlist for this prestigious prize<p>A science teacher, a homeless man and an apple tart baker are among the murder victims as detective fiction dominates the shortlists for the 11th Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, announced …

Books

11 Things You Never Knew About Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A.

<b>Main Street, U.S.A. is America at the turn of the [20th] century – the crossroads of an era, the gas lamps and the electric lamp – the horse-drawn car and the auto car. Main Street is everyone’s hometown . . . the heart line of America. - Walt Disney</b><p><i>Disney stands in front of a rendering of the Park</i> …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

The 13 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>You're bound to find something you like, whether in Microsoft's killer new Outlook email app or in fun little games for passing the time like Psych.

How To Cut An Onion In 5 Easy Steps

It's something everyone should know -- yes, even you. Even if you can hardly boil yourself a pot of spaghetti, you should still know how to finely chop an onion. It'll come in handy for recipes galore -- soups, marinades and dips all benefit from the aromatic flavoring and crunch of the bulb. Today …

The RIGHT Way To Clean Mushrooms

There are many myths being told about mushrooms. To be fair, mushrooms are the most mysterious of ingredients that frequent the kitchen counter -- from the way they grow to the way they are best prepared. For many of us cooking with these fungi, it feels like we're working in the dark.<p>We're here to …

The 33 Most Effective All-Natural Beauty Products on the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day by stocking up.<p>Equal parts potent and pretty, these naturally beautifying all-stars make the cut every day of the year.

This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day

You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired. Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if you feel …

20 New Classics Every Child Should Own

Last week Time published its 100 Best Children's Books of All Time, and a companion list, The 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time. As the children's book buyer for an independent bookstore and reviewer of children's fiction, several of my friends, family members and colleagues posted the link to …

7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar. A closer look reveals that Carmel is a convenient base for exploring the myriad of adventures along the Monterey Peninsula and …

Editors' New Year's Beauty Resolutions: Getting Stronger, Healthier Hair

<i>New year, new you! After the first few weeks of January, sticking to those fitness resolutions can be a challenge (especially with factors like the</i> …

Here's Where Disney Really Makes Money

It's an exciting time for Disney. With a flurry of successful superhero movies, the animated juggernaut Frozen, and new Star Wars movies on the horizon, things are looking up. Meanwhile, the company's stock is up around 500% since 2009. But where does Disney's money really come from?<p>As you'll see …

Anne Hathaway's Plans for Awards Season? Blanket Parties and Home-Cooked Meals

We may be smack dab in the middle of awards season, but Anne Hathaway is taking things easy, laying low at home, and preparing for the upcoming …

Oscars: Academy Mistook One 'Selma' Actress for Another

This snafu has come to light not long after the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite began trending.<p>This certainly isn't going to quiet critics who already believe …

All Hail, Sienna Miller! The Star Styles the Same Black Sandals with Three Very Different Looks

Like all cool fashion girls (ahem, Alexa Chung, Kate Bosworth), Sienna Miller's enviable style is one we've always crushed on and wanted to emulate. …

Everything You Need to Know About Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, explains how it's all about the thyroid in 2015.<p>In the holistic health world the one area that has garnered quite a bit of attention in recent years is the digestive system ("the gut"), with many …

What It's Like To Attend The Most Elite Boarding School In America

In our recent ranking of the Most Elite Boarding Schools in America, we considered the school's endowment, acceptance rate, and average standardized testing scores.<p>Phillips Exeter Academy, a 1,200-student-strong high school located in the sleepy town of Exeter, New Hampshire, rocketed to the top of …

New Beauty Products To Add To Your Arctic Blast Survival Kit

Our primary style focus during the winter months is all about wearing enough layers to keep warm without looking like a stuffed animal. Perfecting our hair and makeup, on the other hand, typically falls to the bottom of the list. When the weather is this bone-chilling cold, the freezing elements …

Your 401(k) Plan is Costing You Millions

One of the reasons that very few retirement savers consider when choosing to invest in their employer retirement plan – yet one that impacts the vast majority of 401(k) investor – is the lack of available investment categories in their 401(k) plan.<p>There are many retirement experts who claim the …

7 Reading Hacks To Improve Your Literary Skills

When we think of “hacks,” many of us think of tricks to make a task quicker and easier than we’d previously believed possible. And of course, people have been trying to “hack” reading for decades, whether through speed-reading courses or apps or … well, Cliff’s Notes. The temptation of …

The 10 Best Stock Pickers You Read About On The Internet

There's always a ton of research from analysts that investors can sift through.<p>And in 2014, TipRanks kept track of who made the best calls. The service tracks the success of market analysts on Wall Street.<p>TipRanks measures analysts' "success rate" based on how their calls perform relative to the …

The sin of pride

THE speech Mario Cuomo delivered at the Democratic convention in San Francisco in 1984 was the best of his career. It also turned out, more …