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May the 4th Be With You: A Brief Star Wars Reading List

The movies are great, but this Star Wars Day, maybe try a book instead!<p>What do you read on Star Wars Day? "Star Wars" books, of course. The franchise …

Star Wars Day

These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

The best and worst laptop brands 2018

Whether you're purchasing a $1,500 gaming laptop or a $200 Chromebook, the brand matters. That's why we rate the top 10 laptop brands each year, based on their support, design, innovation, value/selection and, most of all, product quality.<p>For 2018, Lenovo retained its place for a second year as the …

Computer Hardware

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

9 Unique Hostels Across Europe You’ll Want To Stay At

Check Out Some of the Most Interesting Hostels in Europe. Whether you’re new to the whole “hostel thing” or you’re a veteran of the dorm room, …

European Travel

Trump’s Bid to Move ‘Hellhole’ Embassy Sunk by Architectural Icon

Brussels, the European city Donald Trump labeled a ‘Hellhole,’ is picking a fight with the U.S. president in an area close to his heart: real-estate …

U.S. State Department

How Data Science Teams Can Win By Behaving Like Lean Startups | Articles | Big Data

<i>There are many ways in which data science teams are like startups. By adopting a lean startup methodology, corporate data teams can navigate internal</i> …

28 Perfect Dates Around the World

Whether or not you celebrate Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14 in the U.S.), it's always advisable to have a great date-night idea in your back pocket. To …

Where to Go in 2017

Today’s fast-changing, hyper-globalized world has no shortage of incredible travel opportunities. This year, we’ve done all the legwork for you in …

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Self-improvement

15 Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

Little-Known Facts About Symbolist Master Gustav Klimt

To coincide with a new exhibition of his beguiling paintings in San Francisco, we present our guide to the notoriously secretive artist<p>Austrian …

Art

NHS provokes fury with indefinite surgery ban for smokers and obese

The NHS will ban patients from surgery indefinitely unless they lose weight or quit smoking, under controversial plans drawn up in Hertfordshire.<p>The restrictions - thought to be the most extreme yet to be introduced by health services - immediately came under attack from the Royal College of …

Physiology

Health at a planetary scale

Why we should think bigger about public health — way bigger.<p>The human footprint on the earth has grown explosively over the past century or two. Two hundred years ago, there were about 1 billion of us; today, we number more than 7 billion. We have harnessed vast amounts of energy, cleared countless …

Ecology

How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom

Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.<p>Modern living often requires that one room fulfill multiple needs. Bedrooms, for example, frequently must function not only as spaces for sleep, but also for work, lounging, and relaxation. When challenged with a …

Furniture

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager missions, NASA made these stunning, free posters

The US spacecrafts Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were launched 16 days apart in August and September of 1977. Both the missions took advantage of a once-in-175-year alignment of planets that allowed between them to visit all the gaseous planets of the solar system.<p>PBS last month released a documentary to …

Astronomy

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

What Ligers, Grolar Bears, and Mules Show Scientists About Evolution

In 2006, a hunter shot what he thought was a polar bear in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Closer examination, however, revealed brown patches …

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

Forty Years Later, the Golden Record Goes Vinyl

The audio comes from the original tapes that sat untouched in an underground warehouse since the Voyager launched in 1977.<p>The Voyager Golden Record was never really intended for human consumption. The target audience for the contents—popular songs, sounds from nature, photographs, spoken greetings …

Why Most People Will Not Be Successful | Inc.com

Many people with lots of money have unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Real "success" is about continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>So why won't most people be successful?<p>Why don't most people evolve?<p>Evolution requires you to become more focused on …

Self-improvement

The Law of Supply and Demand is Defunct: Introducing the World of Multidimensional Economics | Inc.com

Ever wondered what it's like to meet a genius before he/she becomes a common household name? That's what it's like talking to Doug Howarth, founder of the newest economic theory, the Law of Value and Demand, author of an upcoming work on the subject, creator of MEE Inc and visionary behind the …

Economics

Reading Habits of the Most Successful Leaders That Can Change Your Life Too | Inc.com

Americans read fewer and fewer books each year. Last year, a survey by the National Endowment for the Arts found that only 43% of U.S. adults read any type of literature not required for work or school--a percentage that is a three-decade low.<p>Apparently these statistics don't apply to the busiest …

Success

Andrew Ng will help you change the world with AI if you know calculus and Python

If the next era of human progress is built using AI, who gets to engineer it? Who will have the coding skills to use the software for creating AI products, or even more importantly, the skills to write that software?<p>In an attempt to make the answer to those questions “anyone who wants to,” Andrew …

Machine Learning

This Architect’s Beautiful Homes Solve the Problems of Modern Design

Spanish designer Fran Silvestre is making some of the best houses in the world by not giving up on simplicity.<p>In 2004, Spain was in the middle of a …

5 years after the Higgs boson, the Large Hadron Collider is just getting started

It’s been five years since physicists at CERN reported (in the understated manner typical of scientists) that they had observed a particle “consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson.”<p>The discovery capped decades of theory and was an important triumph for the Large Hadron Collider, the means by …

WTF is a particle collider?

How do things work? To find out, we observe them and we take them apart. But not everything is easily observed, and until recently some things couldn’t be taken apart.<p>It’s the culmination of a theory that has its genesis in ancient Greece. The philosopher Democritus posited that if you divide a …

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of high achieving executives say are their secrets to getting ahead in business and life.<p>1. …

Startups