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11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Books

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

Almost Everything Everybody Is Saying About Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is Wrong

What will inevitably be the biggest film of 2017 is just days away from topping $1 billion, on its way to a top-10 spot on the all-time list of box office grossers. <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> will head into its third weekend of release with $920+ million in global receipts and will pass $1 billion by …

Star Wars

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Leadership

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Sleep

To Love Is To Be Vulnerable

<i>“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact</i> …

Interactive Periodic Table of Elements Shows How the Elements Actually Get Used in Making Everyday Things

Keith Enevoldsen, a software engineer at Boeing, has created an Interactive Periodic Table of Elements. As you might expect, the table shows the …

The African Roots Of A Classic Southern Dish

This video is part of a series called #NPRHotPot, featuring foods from around the world and the memories people associate with them. Want all six Hot Pot episodes? Sign up for NPR The Salt's newsletter and we'll deliver them to your inbox.<p>Dadisi Olutosin grew up in Atlanta. His mother is "a …

Food

Best BBQ in Chicago

Chicago may not be one of the major barbecue regions, but we have a style all our own, epitomized by rib tips at spots like Honey 1 BBQ and Lem's. …

Chicago summer festivals guide

Once the weather in Chicago starts warming up, the streets fill with people and the city's summer festival season gets started. Looking for things to …

Where to eat and drink in Chicago on the Fourth of July

Whether you have a glorious four-day weekend or a random Tuesday off in the middle of the workweek, the Fourth of July is cause for celebration. …

Best bars in Logan Square

While some will laud the variety and ingenuity of Logan Square restaurants, this is primarily the neighborhood to visit when you need a drink. You …

The best rooftop bars in Chicago

Chicago has no shortage of awesome things to do in the summer—by which we mean drinking on rooftops with a great view of the city. But even if all …

30 days of Chicago's best barbecue

Credit Cards

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Happiness

'Jersey Shore's' Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and his brother Marc indicted on additional charges

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his brother Marc were indicted on Friday on additional charges including tax evasion, structuring and falsifying records.<p>“Michael and his brother Marc created businesses, such as MPS Entertainment LLC and Situation Nation Inc., to exploit Michael’s celebrity …

Corruption

Fulgent Genetics: The Next Big Healthcare Stock?

Fulgent Genetics listed in September 2016 and is seeking to disrupt the global market for genetic testing.<p>Research suggest the genetic testing market …

Biotechnology

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

Maple-Roasted Vegetables

• Calories 130.65<br>• Fat 7.14g<br>• Sat fat 1.01g<br>• Protein 3.38g<br>• Carbohydrate 15.98g<br>• Fiber 4.72g<br>• Sugar 7.29g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Iron 1.41mg<br>• Sodium 296.87mg<br>• Calcium …

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …