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14 super successful people share the books they think everyone should read

They can be modes of escapism and fantasy; they can serve as therapy or education, catharsis or self-identification. They allow us to focus  —  they give permission to drift. Different and differing revelations can surge and mixed emotions can flood. That's the magic of words.<p>Here is the list of 14 …

Success

JPMorgan says everyone should read these 11 books this summer

The books includes titles such as "Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas" and "Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World," as well as authors such as Sheryl Sandberg and Michael Bloomberg.<p>"This year's selections are diverse and thought-provoking non-fiction titles, …

Foreign Policy

24 Incredible Books You Should Read This Summer

The season’s new books include smart thrillers and sprawling family dramas.<p>A wrestler sets his sights on the NCAA championship; a man goes on a statewide search for his missing son. A trends forecaster learns to cope with the market’s return to IRL experiences; an ex-musician reflects on his glory …

Books

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

College & University

cheesecake-marbled brownies

Rumor has it that pregnancy doesn’t just lead to swollen ankles, an insatiable need for peanut butter and a belly that causes what I will have to …

This Tumblr Combines Peanuts with Smiths Lyrics, Is Awesome - PAPER

Et voila, the Internet has given us something fun to obsess over for an afternoon on this otherwise extremely slow news day. Graphic designer <b>Lauren LoPrete</b> recently created the Tumblr <b>This Charming Charlie</b>, combining some of the best <b>Morrissey</b> and <b>The Smiths</b> lyrics with <i>Peanuts</i> comic strips. You …

The Feeling When you Beat a Nerd in a Test!

Sloppy Handwriting Provides New Evidence in Shakespeare Debate

East African Safari

You can watch all the National Geographic Channel footage you want, but nothing can compare to--or prepare you for--the majesty of Africa’s wild animals, up close and personal. You might be the first human to see a newborn giraffe or follow a pride of lions on a hunt, or even try a safari by foot. …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

11 Weird Books That Really Exist

With more than 300,000 books published yearly in the United States alone, editors and publishing companies have to be discerning about what titles …

Amazing Thing Alert: Here Is a Dress Made Out of a Book

Crafty, creative people always blow my mind—and crafty people who have the imagination, skill, and wherewithal to make elaborate fashion pieces out of nontraditional materials? I can never get enough of seeing their creations!<p>Check out Reddit user Jorimoo, who made a dress entirely from the pages …

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Which kind of book lover are you? (infographic)

Updated on Nov 20, 2014<p>1,200<p>Laura E. Kelly is a digital consultant helping authors establish and maintain their digital presence.<p>In her fun-to-read …

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