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23 Books Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Recommends You Read

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, started a book club.<p>He ended up recommending and discussing 23 books with the group — about one every two weeks.<p>…

Man Booker prize 2016: the fine line between fiction and literature

The strongest shortlist in years heralds the next generation of great writers. This week’s winner will need to be more than just a good read<p>On 25 October, the Guildhall should witness one of contemporary English-language fiction’s good nights. The shortlist for the 2016 Man Booker prize is among …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month

Dinosaurs, Deep Space Opera, and a bespectacled wizard boy<p><i>Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels.</i><p>This month, we’ve got books from places …

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

11 classic novels that will make you a better leader

When we think about "leadership books," we tend to think about non-fiction titles like "Talent Is Overrated," "High Output Management," or the …

$104,000 Starting Salary For Geologist - Salary Survey Reports

You may be surprised at the breadth of work that geologists study, from piecing together earth’s history, to learning about how other planets formed to predicting what is underground. The study of geology allows you to answer questions about our world and provide insights into how it works.<p><i>As in</i> …

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The 100 best books of 2015

To order any of these books from the Telegraph at a 20% discount, call 0844 871 1514 or visit books.telegraph.co.uk and quote XMAS20. Discount valid until 28th November 2015.<p>100 Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee <b>(</b>William Heinemann, £18.99<b>)</b><p>Because the action of Go Set a Watchman takes place 20 years …

Microsoft is using the cloud to help you make beautiful PowerPoint slides

For most people, PowerPoint is boring. When you need to make a presentation, it’s the most basic and obvious choice. Unless you have some design chops and/or a lot of time, a ‘beautiful PowerPoint presentation’ is often something of an oxymoron.<p>But that could start changing. Microsoft is …

World Bank: Climate change could result in 100 million poor

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank said in a report Sunday.<p>Released just weeks ahead of a U.N. climate summit in Paris, the report …

How To Give Critical Feedback Effectively

Hillary Clinton once said, “It is important to learn how to take criticism seriously but not personally.” It’s excellent advice, but if you’ve ever been criticized (and let’s face it, who hasn’t?) you’ll know that it’s easier said than done, even when it’s given in the gentlest of ways with the …

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Best Places to Witness a Wildlife Migration

10 reasons to travel in November 2015

How To Answer The Ten Dumbest Job Interview Questions

I hope you don’t run into these ten half-witted job interview questions, but it’s likely that you will. Here are answers to these ten idiotic interview questions that won’t make you hate yourself the next day for answering in the standard, scripted Sheepie Job-Seeker Way!<p><b>Why Should We Hire …

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A Case For Embracing Uncertainty (And Turning It Into Competitive Advantage)

For a generation of business executives, Kodak is the poster child for an industry giant that failed to see the future coming. But the truth is actually more revealing.<p>In fact, Kodak developed a digital camera prototype in the 1970s and launched the first commercial digital SLR in 1991. Its strong …

A Farm Level View on Supply Chain Water Risk

Changing Planet<p>WATSONVILLE, CA—Lettuce is a thirsty crop in parched California. It takes roughly 12 gallons to grow a single head, and Chris Willoughby, a mid-sized grower of leafy greens, broccoli and cabbage, is doing his best to cut back on that amount.<p>Lettuce crops at Chris Willoughby’s farm in …

The Microfoundations Of Macroeconomic Models

Simon Wren-Lewis has a piece discussing the microfoundations of macroeconomic models. This provides me with an excuse to go off at a slight tangent: my point being why I don’t think that macroeconomic models are really all that useful in our decisions about public policy. Please note that I am not …

U.S. Oil Reserves, Resources, and Unlimited Future Supply

<i>“With only 2% of the world’s oil reserves, we can’t just drill our way to lower gas prices,”</i> President Obama, 2012<p>The difference between a “reserve” and a “resource” is a really big deal in the energy business. Reserves impress banks and bring in shareholders, but it’s the resource that indicates …

Feathered Fossils Give Scaly Dinosaurs a Makeover

Plumage may have adorned even the earliest dinosaurs, long before flight.<p>Which came first, the feathers or the birds? Feathers first, scientists now say definitively. Yet this feathery revelation doesn't arise from discoveries of ancient birds, but of birds' ancestors—dinosaurs.<p>At a recent Berlin …

Why It's Crucial to Get More Women Into Science

Amid growing signs that gender bias has affected research outcomes and damaged women's health, there’s a new push to make science more relevant to them.<p><i>This story was updated on January 21, 2015, to include a video of the author addressing the Rosalind Franklin Society, a women's leadership group,</i> …

25 Years After the Wall Cracked Open, a New Berlin Is Emerging

Awash in reminders of Germany's tragic past, the city is reinventing itself with a "good karma" vibe.<p>The night of November 9 marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great turning points of modern history—the moment in 1989 when the Communist regime of East Germany finally collapsed, and the Wall …

Oil And Gas Prices: How Low Will They Go?

Crude oil prices continue to slide on weakening economic news. Coupled with increasing domestic production, Key benchmarks are all at, or near, a four year low. West Texas Intermediate (“WTI”) is expected to finish the week under $82.00, well below the $100 to $120 range reached between 2010 and …

As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?

New projections of escalating growth increase the tension between humanity’s expanding needs and what the planet can provide.<p><b>There are more than 7 billion people on Earth now, and roughly one in eight of us doesn't have enough to eat. The question of how many people the Earth can support is a</b> …

Why You Should Apply to Ivy League Colleges

I read this article: “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy League,” with great interest. I hold a master’s degree from Columbia University and attended the London School of Economics for my undergraduate degree. Plus, I’m currently helping my 18-year-old brother with college applications.<p>I nodded in …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

14 Ways Lazy People Get Raises

After years of writing about doing well by doing good, I have received many notes from readers that describe how lazy co-workers fool management into giving them big raises.<p>I can’t endorse any of these tactics, but if you lack a decent work ethic or any principles, you might give them a try:<p>14. <b>Look</b> …

The Ugly Truth About Payday, Pawn Shop and Car Title Loans

People in financial trouble may take on payday, pawn shop and car title loans loans to tide them over until they're financially stable. But these …

10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss

I once worked on a team that helped produce a nightly television news show. The format didn’t vary much, the deadlines were the same every night and my colleagues and I were experienced pros. But our senior producer had a tough time letting us just do our thing. Even though we sat in offices mere …

Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence

To get a more confident You in the new year — or a more confident company, community, family, or team — first know what gets in the way. The best resolutions will go nowhere without the confidence to stick with them.<p>Confidence is an expectation of a positive outcome. It is not a personality trait; …