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10 Scary Books That Will Seriously Keep You Up At Night

Readers beware.<p>In a recent interview with HuffPost, Goosebumps author R.L. Stine said he thought most fears were “universal,” and, for him at least, linked closely with humor. “It’s that same guttural reaction,” he said.<p>Unlike Stine, I’ve never equated scary with funny -- my <i>guttural reaction</i> to …

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Twenty books that changed the world. Which is the most important?

Charles Darwin is vying with Immanuel Kant and Plato in a poll to decide on the most influential scholarly book of all time<p>Mary Wollstonecraft, Stephen Hawking and Charles Darwin are jostling for the top spot on a line-up of the top 20 academic books that changed the world.<p>Put together by a panel …

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …

Peter Thiel

10 Dirty Secrets of Car Rental Companies

When you step up to a rental car counter, do you automatically anticipate an adversarial relationship with the agent? Lots of us do, and with some good reason: The fear that the agent will try to get us to pay for something we don't need -- or gouge us for something we do need -- is real and rental …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

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

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

20-Watt Solar Panel

The sun is a renewable energy source that’s free and plentiful. Some people power their entire home with solar energy. A few even sell back the energy to the electricity grid for a profit.<p>I decided to start small and build my own solar panels to supplement my workshop power needs. Here, I’ll …

Arduino

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple: <b>learning more skills.</b><p>If we compare the differences between the people …

Language Learning

33 Classic Books That Will Make You Forget Your Smartphone

Love at First Word<p>If you’re a reader, you may remember the book that took you down. The one that hooked you, that made you realize: <i>I love to read.</i> …

Five must read books banned in apartheid South Africa

eNCA analyst Angelo Fick reviews books by South African authors Photo: eNCA<p><b>I Write What I Like by Steve Biko (1978)</b><p>This collection of columns, …

What Does A ‘Pre-Apocalyptic’ Future Look Like? This Book Will Show You.

Three years ago, author Claire Vaye Watkins burst onto the literary scene with her acclaimed short story collection, <i>Battleborn</i>. On September 29th, …

The Map Of Literary Genres Every Book Nerd Needs

Cross the mighty Sea of Publishers to get to Romance.<p>"I was always interested in maps and infographics," Martin Vargic told The Huffington Post, "and the elegant, multilayered way they can portray large amounts of information about the world we live in."<p>Vargic is a 17-year-old artist from Slovakia …

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Banned Books

<i>Are you reading something you shouldn’t? Says who? A new photo series by photojournalist Kimberly Butler reveals how to see these #BannedBooks in a new light.</i><p>The genesis of an idea. As this project started to take shape, people began asking, “How did you come up with this idea?” I never really gave …

Here Are The Top 10 Most Banned Books A.K.A. Your Required Reading List

It's that magical time of year again, where we celebrate the wonder that is imagination, literature and progress through Banned Books Week.<p>Every year …

Four Books Every Novelist Should Read

Here are the four books I’m recommending to students in my Novel Writing Master Class. These are essential reading for anyone interested in narrative …

37 YA Books You Need To Add To Your Reading List

From classic dramas to modern romance to dystopian futures. (According to Goodreads users.)

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6 Books To Curl Up With This Fall

With the switch of summer to fall comes an exciting new book list.<p>Ring in the new season with these twisted fantasies, profound autobiographies and vivid collections of short stories.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

5 Kinds of Nonbusiness Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scan the unavoidable lists of things successful entrepreneurs have in common and you’ll soon see the importance of books. Pretty much every entrepreneur who has ever reached an enviable level of success will cite reading as an essential …

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This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

10 Books To Change Your Mindset About Money Forever

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Entrepreneurship

The Narrative 2 Lifelogging Camera Gets 1080p Video

Being able to capture and preserve memories is at the heart of everyday photography. In 2012, Narrative (then called Momento) took to Kickstarter to …

Survival eBooks & Survival Tablets: The Top Preparedness eBooks You should Download Now!

10 High-Quality Dividend Stocks Down 10% or More to Buy Now

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The <b>S&P 500</b> has declined by just under 10% in the last week, creating opportunities to buy excellent businesses for bargain …

Banned, burned, or simply life changing: what are the best dangerous books?

Authors including Patrick Ness, Melvin Burgess, Tanya Landman, Louise O’Neill, Bali Rai, Candy Gourlay, James Dawson and Leigh Bardugo share the books they probably weren’t meant to read that either rocked their world or rocked <i>the</i> world<p>• Plus what’s coming in our joint Amnesty International and …

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Hawaii flips switch on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion plant, harvesting clean energy from the sea

Hawaii is often the first to roll out new renewable energy projects and for good reason. The island state depends on imported fuel to provide most of …

The Contemporary Poetry Book for You, According to Your Zodiac Sign

This carefully-curated astrological poetry list reflects a wide array of contemporary styles and voices, and was originally published by <i>Luna Luna Magazine</i>.<p><b>Aries</b><p><i>Wastoid</i> by Mathias Svalina<p>Aries are known to be brave and assertive, and Svalina's book fits perfectly into this description -- in an …