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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 …

Even the Brilliant Martin Amis Can’t Stop Talking About Trump

Arguably the most famous living British novelist, Amis has always seemed enviably larger than life. So it’s a relief to know that he obsesses about …

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Self-improvement

17 Amazing, Eye-Opening, And Batshit Netflix Documentaries You Have To See

Let's end 2017 with real facts, not fake news.

Fidel Castro

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

1. “Donnie Darko” (2001)<p>Jake Gyllenhaal was just starting to get on everyone's radar when he scored one of his first lead roles, playing a troubled …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

John Cleese's 6 favorite books

<b>The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist</b> (Yale, $30).<p>This is probably the most interesting, most important book I've ever read. McGilchrist is …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Beyond Burr and Hamilton: The 7 Best Books on Rivalries

The right kind of rivalry can push us to our limits and force us to perform at our very best. The wrong kind of rivalry can end in a beheading. It’s all about managing the right balance of competition, antagonism, and tenacity, and adding in maybe just a dash of maliciousness. The following books …

Henry Viii

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Best Movies of 2016 (So Far)

1 of 10<p>1. 'The Lobster'<p>Easily the strangest love story of the year (hell, the strangest movie of the year, period), Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

8 Albums Developers Love Programming To

As much as we all love being in an office full of friendly people, there’s time where you just need to focus and get coding. So, out come the …

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

1/<p>"Watership Down" by Richard Adams<p>Despite the fact that Adams' novel is about a group of talking rabbits, the parallels between rabbit and human …

Books

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

2. Nostalgia For The Light (2011)

Master political documentary maker Patricio Guzmán goes for a change of scene in Nostalgia For The Light, travelling 10,000 feet above sea level to …

The 22 best documentaries on UK Netflix

From killer whales and dinosaurs to Banksy and Cobain, UK Netflix has a lot of treasure in its documentary vaults. <i>Empire</i> have chosen (<b>in no</b> …

The Trailer For ‘Weiner,’ The Anthony Weiner Documentary, Is Completely Mesmerizing

Perhaps you remember Anthony Weiner. You definitely remember Anthony Weiner. A political career going up in flames because of crotch selfies and sexting pseudonyms like “Carlos Danger” tends to burn itself into your brain permanently. Well, he’s the subject of a new documentary that is titled <i>Weiner</i> …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

Are you paying too much for a rooftop solar system?

If you're thinking about pulling the trigger on a rooftop residential solar system, don't be afraid to drive a hard bargain with an installer.<p>"There's so much competition, there's no reason not to get better deals," said Ryan Willemsen, founder and chief executive of the start-up Solar to the …

Solar Power

The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

7 Short Videos That Will Make You More Social and Likable | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>My previous two posts have been about the difference …

TED Talks

20. The Lobster

As 2016's cinematic pickings are still pretty slim for the most part ahead of blockbuster season, what better time to catch up with all of those 2015 …

Stephen King Talks JFK, Oscars Diversity, and ‘Bulletproof’ Donald Trump

The executive producer of 11.22.63, premiering Feb. 15 on Hulu, discusses the 2016 presidential race, his favorite movies of the year, and the Bowie …

Stephen King