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6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

Self-improvement

3 Killer Lessons From Stephen King's Insanely Productive Writing Routine

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work."<p>Moviegoers flocked to the theaters this weekend to see Stephen King's <i>It</i>, giving it the third biggest box office opening of the year, according to Warner Bros.<p><i>It</i>, which follows a demonic clown who terrorizes children …

Stephen King

The Most Overlooked Movies of 2017 So Far

The best thing about reviewing movies is: There are so many movies. More to see means more to recommend, at least in theory. The worst part about …

23 Nerve-Wrecking Horror Films You Shouldn’t Miss If You Don’t Mind Being Scared To Death

Who doesn't like getting scared, right?<p>The supernatural has always fascinated humans. And while some of us would certainly shut our eyes at the …

Every Stephen King Film Ranked

If you’re reading this, it’s too late for me. I’ve been chained up on a soiled bed in a crawl space beneath the room where they film Alpha Book Club …

7 New Thrillers You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

1<p><i>Fierce Kingdom</i>, by Gin Phillips<p>As Joan and her four-year-old son are leaving the zoo, they witness a mass shooting at the exit and realize the …

Books

The 10 Most Addicting Books, According to the Internet

When I asked the MR community to help me compile a list of genuinely addicting books, I had no idea the request would be met with such gusto. As of …

Books

10 Utterly Unique Books That Will Make You Question The "Rules" Of Writing

When you read a lot of books, you start to notice a few familiar patterns. Like... those two characters who hate each other on page one? They're …

5 smart new books to read in 2017 if you need career advice, money help or secrets to success

Reading season is in full swing! Whether you are looking for an enticing leisure read or a book to pass the time on your commute, you’ve got …

Self-improvement

10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

13 Books That Will Make You Want To Travel ASAP

It’s officially the time of year for hitting the road, and few things will make you more eager to feel those miles flying by beneath your feet than …

The 7 books that will transform your sex life

I grew up in the age of unsupervised bedroom internet and Sky TV. But, despite the myriad of information that was available to me, I still learned the majority of what I knew about sex and relationships from books.<p>From Jilly Cooper's upper crust romps to the BDSM of <i>Fifty Shades</i>, sex has long had a …

29 New Fiction Books To Read This Summer

Everyone knows the best part of June through August is summer beach reading. Seriously, is anything better than flopping out in the sun with a book …

February TV Premieres: Over 45 New TV Shows And Seasons Airing This Month

February is prime time for winter premieres. Networks will be rolling out dozens of new shows as well as bringing back a few fan favorite shows.<p>“The …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

Lifehacks

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

For a revolutionary, Deepali Vishwakarma is more quiet and reflective than you might expect. She's in her 30s, small, with a round face that holds intense brown eyes and a shy grin.<p>Vishwakarma is a lay counselor in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India — a well-trained community member who goes out …

Mental Health

10 World Renowned Meditation Tech Experts Share What's Next In 2017

Exactly one year ago I went silent for ten days to challenge myself and learn meditation. Since then I’ve been practicing meditation and mindfulness, trying out different techniques and consulting with experts. Daily meditation practice transformed my life.<p>Today I want to share some insights from …

Meditation

Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story

Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story<p>Updated on October 7, 2016<p><b>A Free Story to Read Online</b><p><i>In this short ghost story with a twist ending, a</i> …

Literature

The Phony Sexual Transgressions of Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle”

There are no illicit desires; there are illicit actions taken to gratify them. People who desire sexual gratifications that violate laws or norms are condemned to spend their lives unsatisfied—or to spend them as criminals and pariahs. (That’s why there’s an element of tragedy even in “Weiner.”) …

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

Spirituality

Happiness, hormones and productivity

I’m not a regular follower of TED talks, but I recently stumbled upon one of them while researching for this. The talk is given by Shawn Achor, a …

These Celebrities' Favorite Books Might Just Be Your New Picks

It’s the perfect time of year to cozy up under a blanket with a cup of tea and a book you can sink into. Might we suggest one of these celebrity go-tos, just in time for Book...

Books

The scariest horror films, according to everyone

Our attempts to crowdsource reviews of movies in general (IMDb lists, Meteoritic user polls) aren’t always that successful because dramas, thrillers, …

First Draft: Five Surefire Steps to Nailing Your Screenplay’s Theme

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.A script can have …

13 Haunting Books To Read This Fall, If You Dare

👻<p>‘Tis the season for re-re-watching “Stranger Things” and contemplating the punniest possible couple’s costume, plug and socket notwithstanding. ‘Tis also the season for picking up scary books ― books that disturb, books that alarm, books that go bump in the night.<p>We’ve selected a few of our …

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

10 of the Best Movies to Watch on a Date Night in with Friends

Sometimes, it is fun to leave the house with your friends (or so I am told). Other times, though, the strain of the world beyond your living room is …

Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors 2016

Count authors among the creator groups benefiting from the proliferation of new platforms and outlets in entertainment as 11 new writers (from a …

Stephen King