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30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Literature

The 10 Cheapest International Trips You Can Take Right Now

It’s suddenly August, and you’re nowhere near using up your vacation days. For many people, it’s because taking a real vacation just sounds too …

Flying

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

7 Delicious Hummus Recipes That Take No Time to Whip Up

It's more than just a dip.<p>No one would argue with you for thinking that hummus is a damn good dip. But that’s not the only (or best) way to enjoy the spread. In fact, chefs incorporate hummus into quesadillas, sandwiches, and even shrimp cocktails. Since chickpeas — hummus’ main ingredient — are …

Food

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

Билл Гейтс назвал пять книг, которые стоит прочитать этим летом

"В последнее время я прочел потрясающие книги. Когда я составлял этот список, я понял, что некоторые из них затрагивают такие серьезные вопросы, как: …

How to Use Trust to Separate Your Business from the Competition

Looking for an edge over the competition? This business model might be the most impactful difference you can make.<p>On the heels of Mark Zuckerberg's testimony, Russian meddling in the U.S. election, distrust in government, sexual harassment charges and other corporate malfeasance, our institutions …

How to fight fingerprints and keep stainless steel looking new

By Elizabeth Mayhew<p>When interior designer Elizabeth Pash set about renovating her Manhattan kitchen, one thing she knew for sure was that she wanted the space to include a mix of materials: wood for the cabinetry, honed marble for the countertops and stainless steel for the appliances. Pash also …

What caffeine does to your body and brain

Many of us can't start our day without a jolt of caffeine.<p>Coffee and tea help people around the globe get through the day, helping us get work done, fueling social interactions, and occasionally offering a quick break from daily pressures.<p>Various caffeinated drinks affect your health in different …

Wellness

11 potentially cancer-causing things you might use every day

Cancer-linked substances are everywhere.<p>Sometimes it can feel downright unavoidable: Californians now have to read cancer warnings as they sip their morning coffees, and the World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer keeps a running tally of things that definitely cause …

3 Lessons from Sports Books With More Brain Than Brawn

Dumb jocks? Think again.<p>We tend to return again and again to our go-to resources for leadership lessons, whether that's to a mentor or a favorite columnist or publication or even a well-worn book that's found a permanent home near our desk, within easy reach during times of need.<p>But the soccer …

Trust is as Important as Price for Todays Consumer

If you want to earn consumers' trust -- and their dollars -- you'll need to be an open book.<p>It isn't enough just to make a product look good anymore. With so much information at their fingertips, consumers want -- and demand -- to know everything there is to know about a product and the company …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

European Travel

How To Fly Without Catching the Flu Or, Say, Ebola

These common sense steps greatly reduce your risk of flu, food poisoning or something worse.<p>In-flight transmission infectious disease is "important global health concern [because] air travel can serve as a conduit for the rapid spread of newly emerging infections and pandemics," according to a …

E.coli

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

7 Super Successful Women Share the Book That Influenced Them the Most

From scientists to entrepreneurs, exceptional women share the book that shaped them the most.<p>Elon Musk's is a classic sci-fi trilogy. Jeff Bezos's is an understated novel by a British Nobel laureate. Ask whatever smart and successful person you want, and they'll all be able to tell you about the …

Why Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

Pew Research Center

Unshakeable

• <b>Author:</b> Tony Robbins<p><b>*THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*</b><p><b>Tony Robbins, arguably the most recognizable life and business strategist and guru, is back with a timely, unique follow-up to his smash New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game.</b> <br>Market corrections are as constant as seasons are in nature. …

7 CEOs share the books that transformed their lives

Reading requires focus. It requires time. And, let's be real, it requires a lot of discipline — because at the end of the day, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your Kindle.<p>Of course, you know that you should be reading more (and binging less). After all, it's what so many …

CEOs

Bill Gates Wants Everyone to Read This Book, and Here's Why

Enlightenment Now is a scientific manifesto of Gates's most dearly held beliefs.<p>Other top columnists on this site have already brought your attention to Steven Pinker's recently published <i>Enlightenment Now</i>, which Bill Gates calls his "favorite book of all time." I read it last week (while on …

3 Books That Can Teach You Unforgettable Life Lessons

They'll change the way you see the world.<p><i>What book taught you the most important lesson that you still remember? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, author of</b> …

15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever

If you have a long list of places around the world that you'd like to see, you might need to start prioritizing.<p>There are a whole host of sites that are endangered due to a variety of factors ranging from political upheaval, too many visitors,, lack of funds, environmental factors, and so much more.<p>…

The 10 Most Impactful Books You Need to Read in 2018

Growth is a result of combining your experience with what you learn. Reading these books will help you do it better and faster.<p><i>by</i><p>I read, some might …

4 Books Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Read (and Why)

Bestsellers can gives you a warm feeling, but won't run your business for you.<p>Almost every day, I see a headline from a digital publication telling me what books I should read if I want to be "successful."<p>Too many of these lists tout themselves, and are likewise treated, as some sort of newfound …

Self-improvement

These 2 Books Will Help You Build a Brand Bigger Than Your Product

Seth Godin and Fabian Geyrhalter are authors of two books that explain how brands can be bigger than their products<p>Do you drink Evian water because it tastes better, or do you drink it because it is bottled in the Alps in Lake Geneva Switzerland? Do you shop at Tom's shoes because of the quality of …

The Books That Top Leaders Read Might Surprise You--Here's the Lowdown on Literature

It's no myth. Reading real literature can make you a better person--and a better businessperson.<p>As a business professional, your to-read book list might include recent bestsellers like "Tribe of Mentors," "Principles," or "When." Alternatively, you might be rereading "Good to Great" or "Lean In." …

If You're Looking for Something to Read in 2018, Barack Obama Has 10 Suggestions for You

The ex-president has time on his hands these days. He's used it to catch up on his reading.<p>What has former president Barack Obama been doing since leaving office in January 2017? There was jury duty, a few speeches, kitesurfing with Richard Branson, and of course some golf, but it looks like our …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …