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50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

These Are Going to Be the 11 Biggest Movies of Summer 2018

Make the most of that 90 minutes of A/C.<p>Right now we are in the winter of our collective discontent, but hark—summer is around the corner! We just have to get through a royal wedding, a royal baby, several hundred more unwanted Trump tweets, and an entire season (read: Spring) to get there. But …

Paul Rudd

17 Horrible Business Cliches That Make People Ignore Whatever Else You Have to Say | Inc.com

Every generation gets its own clichés.<p>For our grandparents and parents, it was things like "run it up the flagpole" and "think outside the box." But in the last few years, it feels like we've added an entire new lexicon of hackneyed clichés to our business language.<p>Some of them started as fresh new …

Community Health

This Is How Heavy Your Weights Should Be If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Strength training is a key part of fitness that shouldn't be ignored, especially when it comes to weight loss. But just because you know you should be doing it doesn't mean you know exactly <i>how</i> to do it yet.<p>If you just don't know where to start when it comes to strength training, Ridge Davis, …

Weight Loss

How to know if you're the rarest personality type

This writer has discovered she has one of the rarest personality types around. What does it mean and why is it so unique?<p>In our deep-seated desire to learn more about ourselves, most of us have probably spent too much time taking personality quizzes.<p>I’m something called an INFJ, the rarest …

The One Vitamin That Benefits Your Mood, Energy, Heart, and Skin (to Start)

Over the years I’d come to assume that feeling tired and moody (and sometimes a little anxious) were just normal symptoms of my fast-paced schedule. …

Wellness

10 Homemade Airplane Meals That Are Better than Paying $40

Are you planning a trip this summer? Perhaps taking advantage of some of the cheap airfare deals to Europe? This past February, Norwegian Airlines …

5 Rare Qualities of Truly Happy People, According to Science | Inc.com

I have been writing on positive psychology ever since I read the masterful <i>Happiness Advantage</i> by one of the movement's current poster boys -- Shawn Achor.<p>The beauty of this field is found in the belief that people aspire to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, and positive psychology is the …

Happiness

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging | Inc.com

The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, though, carving out the time to …

Exercise

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Kevin O'Leary's campaign got rolling over lunch

How the reality TV star shifted from flirting with a Tory leadership bid to organizing the real deal<p>When Kevin O’Leary popped up on Facebook late …

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn’t get any better, you’re in for a surprise. There’s an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

Top-Rated Takes on Our Favorite Winter Soups

Winter won't feel half as dreary when you have one of these classic soups from Food Network simmering away on your stove.<p>Armando Rafael<p>Tyler Florence …

How to Automatically Clear Storage on Your Mac

<b>Problem:</b> Your old Mac has maxed out its hard drive’s storage space, preventing you from saving anything new.<p>Fortunately, with macOS Sierra, your Mac …

Burn maximum fat in 4 weeks with the 'wheel' workout

<b>Duration</b> 25<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Think of a workout as a big wheel. The hub is your main exercise—the one that drives most of the changes you’d …

Au pairs for the elderly sought as live-in care booms

It is a dilemma almost every family in the country will have to face one day, as more and more people live longer.<p>But the choice between finding a care home for relatives increasingly unable to manage on their own and leaving them to struggle on in their home could become a thing of the past amid …

Eastern Europe

What Fighters Know That You Don't: 5 Facts for Losing Fat

A recent study in the Strength and Conditioning Journal explored methods fighters employ to make weight – still largely unchartered waters – and a …

Nutrition

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

Harry Potter

8 tech tips I learned while traveling abroad

<i>Paris, je t'aime</i>.<p>During the week between Christmas and New Years, I was lucky enough to visit the City of Light. It was breathtaking from start to finish, and if you heard reports of a man being dragged kicking and screaming onto a flight leaving Paris, well...<p>The last time I'd been abroad, there …

Apps

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

Recipes

The most beautiful bike trails in the U.S.

Scenic cycling<p>Some of America's most scenic bicycle trails are best suited for skilled mountain bikers, but other attractive bike paths are …

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Self-improvement

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Worried? Nervous? The distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.

Watch Classic Monty Python Sketches Featuring Wordplay

Monty Python is famous for mixing silly and smart to make something masterful. The silliest bits—Ministry of Silly Walks, anyone?—played on broad …

Joe Biden plotting against Trump is the meme America needs

Soon there will be a new president in the White House and his name is Donald Trump.<p>That doesn't mean President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe …

Joe Biden

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

AIRS

Like many business leaders, Donovan Neale-May routinely seeks out information on business innovation and management trends. He reads reports from …

How To Un-Send an Email With the New Gmail iPhone App

Finally, a way to remove our feet from our mouths.<p>Google released the biggest update Gmail for iOS has seen in years on Monday. The app has a new …

Apps