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The Best Science Books of 2015

From Earth’s largest-hearted creature to the interconnectedness of the universe, by way of Einstein and artificial intelligence.<p><i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time,”</i> E.B. White observed in a wonderful 1969 interview. <i>“You have to write up, not down.”</i> What’s true of great …

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The Best Fiction of 2015

From a juicy examination of Washington, D.C. society to a harrowing tale of the Vietnam War, the best in this year’s fiction.<p><b>Finale</b>—Thomas Mallon<p>In …

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important …

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14 Tips to Get Quality Sleep Tonight

Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity.<p>It's time to take that productivity back. Use these tips to get better sleep yourself, and share the tips with your …

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12 Tips That Will Take Your Travel Photography To The Next Level

Read on HuffPost Spain<p><b>1. Don't obsess over your equipment</b><p>Have you ever thought that your photos would be better if you had more expensive, high-end equipment? Have you fallen into the trap of assuming that your camera is not good enough because your pictures don't seem to say anything?<p>Your …

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The future of education is teaching 5-year-olds how to be more like Mark Zuckerberg

If he can't solve it on his own, he'll enlist his friends to help untangle the thornier patches. And if no one in the group can find a solution, they go back to the drawing board, ready to start anew.<p>Joseph's iterative method of coding sounds fairly standard for a programmer. Except Joseph isn't a …

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Readers' top 10 best books of 2015

2015 in review,Best books of the year,Culture,Fiction,Biography,Books,Best books,Autobiography and memoir,Best books of 2015<p>After authors and reviewers chose their favourite books of the year, it’s time to let Guardian readers speak – here are your most-beloved books of 2015

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GCHQ Christmas puzzle likely to be worked out before festive season

<b>Spoiler alert:</b> series of brainteasers and codes put online by spy agency to ‘exercise grey matter over holiday period’ has nearly been solved after one day<p>Perhaps being one of the country’s leading cryptologists isn’t so difficult after all.<p>When a mysterious puzzle was posted on the website of the …

My Meditation Was in Analysis Paralysis Until...

I didn't need my spiritual advisor to keep telling me "you need to meditate." I <b>knew</b> that I needed to. Not only because life was well, in a word, challenging! It was also needed to focus and energize me as I searched for my life's purpose.<p>I read up on meditation techniques. I searched and searched …

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At Last, A Device To Help Men Strengthen Their Penises

It's a better idea than it sounds.<p>Men, get ready for a different kind of workout.<p>A new device will help you perform a variety of pelvic floor exercises -- a.k.a. Kegels -- that can boost sexual stamina and prevent leaks from your bladder, making it a nice idea for guys young and old. It's called …

These 3 Questions Will Immediately Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

An important life lesson is revealed by an unlikely source.<p>Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is marked by a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and those of others), and to use that information to guide decision making. It includes demonstrating extremely …

Burnout Is Real: How to Identify and Address Your Burnout Problem

Most demanding careers practically guarantee stress, but if you're feeling completely exhausted, unable to concentrate, or as though you're …

President Barack Obama's favourite books

President Barack Obama is a voracious reader so when he recommends a book it tends to get noticed.<p>In an interview with People magazine in December 2015, he said that his favourite book of the year was the novel Fates and Furies by Lauren Goff. Fates and Furies, a portrait of a dishonest marriage …

Top 10 unlikely friendships in children’s books

From Pooh and Piglet, Charlotte and Wilbur to Sophie and the BFG, children’s books are full of unlikely but wonderful friendships. John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, whose new book, The Boy at the Top of the Mountain, features an unexpected friendship between Hitler and a French …

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Why you shouldn’t bother creating a mobile app.

Lessons learned spending one year creating and improving our mobile app.<p>Enters the app graveyard: Birdly mobile.<p>A long time ago, in a galaxy not so …

'P Is For P*ssy' Is The Alphabet Book Of Your Wet Dreams

A is for a*s. B is for b*ow. C is for c*ck.<p>A is for ass. B is for blow. C is for cock. D is for don't-show-this-to-your-kids-without-knowing-what-you're-getting-yourself-into.<p>Just when you were getting sick of the adult coloring book craze, adult alphabet books are having their moment. And I mean</i> …

7 Prize-Winning Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

<i>So many awards, so many amazing choices. Here are our picks from this year's critically acclaimed honorees, including a few surprises.</i><p><b>Fortune Smiles</b><p>By Adam Johnson<p>320 pages; Random House<p><b>The winner that blows your mind -- and opens your heart</b><p>This story collection -- and winner of the National Book …

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War, Peace, And Technology: A History Of The 20th Century Through Color Trends

Katie Greenwood’s latest book, an RGB overview of color in the 20th century, proves palettes, like fashion, come in cycles.<p>Pantone’s annual Color of the Year stunt may be silly, but it does prove that our taste in color changes almost as quickly as our taste in fashion. And like fashion, color …

How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

Here's What 15 Relationship Experts Want to Teach You About Love

<i>Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of</i> …

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Here's My Exact Strategy for Turning $15,000 Into $200,000 Every Month

Here are the 6 steps I used to transform my business, including my exact numbers and specific hacks.<p><b>This is a guest post from Russ Ruffino, founder of Clients on Demand. To sign up for the latest webinar on how to implement the problem-first approach in your business, view his free webinar.</b><p>Let me …

Classic Book Recommendations For Every Person In Your Life

Everyone has at least one classic book they're meant to be given. By you.<p>A good book always makes a good present: This we hold to be true. The wealth of literary options can be both liberating and daunting. Looking for a quality new read? There's no shortage of lists of the best books of 2015 …

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Choosing an HTTP Status Code — Stop Making It Hard

What could be simpler than returning HTTP status codes? Did the page render? Great, return 200. Does the page not exist? That’s a 404. Do I want to …

17 Clever Psychological Tricks You Can Use In Your Daily Life

Actions speak louder than words, yet we don’t understand them completely. Now while it isn’t possible to decode someone’s mind exactly, attempts can …

Swoon Over 18 Of This Year’s Most Beautiful Book Covers

Judge away.<p>It's a designer's job to make sure that a book <i>can</i> be fairly judged by its cover. A scholarly book about gender fluidity might have two geometric shapes merging into one on its jacket; a dense plot about marital entanglements might be illustrated by a thick bouquet of roses and …