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10 Dystopian Novels To Read Right Now

Dystopia now<p>Thanks to the incoming president and a Republican Congress which is trying to take healthcare away from millions of Americans, it’s fair to say that our reality is looking more and more dystopian every day. So, while we can’t recommend strongly enough that you take action to try and …

The VICE Guide to House Parties

Getting in, getting laid, and getting high—how to conquer those Friday nights that will define your young life.<p>You are exactly the kind of person who would be at a place like this, at this time of the morning. You are here, you've been here a thousand times before, and you'll be here until the sun …

Ben Shapiro

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Whether you rent or own, the<p>11:07 a.m. Dec. 24, 2017<p>There’s an art to letting potential guests down easy.<p>11:04 a.m. Dec. 24, 2017<p>A millennial buys a …

This essay got a high-school senior into Harvard, Yale, MIT, and other top schools

But before he was accepted to the prestigious Ivy League school, he had to first navigate the tricky process of writing a stellar admissions essay.<p>His hard work certainly paid off. In addition to Harvard, he gained acceptances at Yale, MIT, Columbia and the University of Virginia.<p>Rodriquez …

College & University

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

16 incredible quotes from 16 incredible books that got us through 2016

If there is one thing to celebrate from 2016, a year that has been very objectively and very scientifically determined to be a large, blazing garbage …

How the Best Leaders Truly Connect With Their Employees

Here are eight ways to be real with your staff.<p>Leadership has been written and talked about for decades, with great authors defining it in different ways calling it different things. In the end, most of these folks have been talking about the same things.<p>The simple truth is that leadership (and …

Sustainability

I’m A Feminist, But I Feel Guilty For Being A Domestic Failure

There are lots of traditionally “female” tasks that I’ve never quite gotten a grasp on: walking in very tall heels, putting on eyeliner, wearing …

These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

Leadership

Doctors Getting ‘Pimped’

“Name the five brachial plexus roots,” a senior doctor commanded.<p>I’d spent hours memorizing the anatomy of the arm and shoulder that week. But now — in front of a small audience of patients, nurses and medical students — I squeaked out just four.<p>“What trunks do they give rise to?” he continued.<p>Oh …

Garden Bridge v Pier 55: why do New York and London think so differently?

Two cities, one designer and one strategy – to build a privately funded park above a river. If both the Garden Bridge and Pier 55 have questionable benefits and hidden public costs, why is New York so convinced when London isn’t?<p>There’s something wonderfully uncontroversial about a park. A park …

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

Bill Gates

My secret life as a high-functioning drug user

From midweek binges to the dealer with a loyalty card, one twentysomething asks when a habit becomes an addiction<p>It’s Saturday night and I’m having dinner at a friend’s house. After dinner has been cleared, someone produces a small bag of cocaine and begins to cut it into lines at the table. I take …

Mind

Books that Bill Gates wants you to read

Share50<p>Tweet<p>Share47<p>+14<p>Shares 101<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Continuing an ongoing …

Books

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People

Key habits you can incorporate into your life and career.<p>Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These …

Self-improvement

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Creative Commons

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

by Joe BuntingI’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a …

Creative Writing

The Psychology of Procrastination and How to Avoid It

Paul is a productivity blogger who loves helping people improve their productivity so they can get more out of life. Learn more about how Paul works …

Procrastination

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

Self-improvement

Close Reading: 5 Questions to Help Students Analyze Complex Texts

June 27, 2015<br>Close reading is a key literacy practice highlighted in the Common Core State Standards. It is a skill that empowers students to …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Novels of 2014 – Electric Literature

Year-end lists are always subjective and incomplete, but they are especially tricky for books. A dedicated film critic can watch every wide release …