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17 Smart Jokes That'll Probably Hurt Your Brain A Little

Are you smart enough to understand them?<p>A blonde walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. She says she's going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer says the bank will need some kind of security for the loan, so the blonde hands …

Comedy Central

All strength comes from repetition

The biggest mistake you can make is to ignore the basics in your profession. This is true no matter what you do, where you live, or who you are.<p>When …

Quantum physics made fun

Clifford V. Johnson adopts the graphic novel approach, while Philip Ball decides which myths need busting<p>We all know that physics and maths can be pretty weird, but these three books tackle their mind-bending subjects in markedly contrasting ways. Clifford V. Johnson’s <i>The Dialogues</i> is a graphic …

13 gut-bustingly funny books to get you through tough times

Books to make you laugh out loud

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

Investing

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

This Bodyweight Workout Proves You Don’t Need Weights to Build Bigger Quads | Men’s Health

The goal here is cumulative volume. As the workout progresses, you'll have to perform more reps with less rest. As the work-rest-ratio shortens and the total amount of reps increases, you will feel a leg pump that parallels any heavy lifting session—with way less impact on your joints.<p><b>Here's what</b> …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively …

The most thrilling and fascinating books of 2017

NONFICTION<p><b>Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America</b> <i><br>Nancy MacLean (Viking)</i><br>A fascinating academic look at …

How to Become the Best: 3 Things That Made Kobe Bryant One of the Greatest Players of All Time | Inc.com

Kobe Bryant was not my favorite player. Probably wasn't yours, either. Still, everyone knows he was one of the greatest.<p>Kobe created tremendous amounts of success for his team and also earned numerous personal records and awards. He built his career on the foundation of perseverance, grit, and …

Self-improvement

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

13 Unexpectedly Creepy Books That Will Keep You Up All Night Long

When you sit down with the book <i>It</i> or <i>The Shining</i> or <i>The Haunting of Hill House,</i> you more or less know what you're getting yourself into. You understand …

Books

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

The 13 Best Books of 2017

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. –Vera Nazarian<p>Personal experience is the number one way to …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Washington bestsellers: Paperback nonfiction - The Washington Post

1<p>New<p>That Used to Be Us<p>By Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum<p>A look at four major challenges the US faces and how it can surmount them. (Picador, $19)<p>2<p>New<p>Sapiens<p>By Yuval Noah Harari<p>A examination of the creation of humanity and evolution. (Harper Perennial, $22.99)<p>3<p>3 weeks on list<p>#2 last …

Books

The Top 10 Non-Fiction Books of 2017

Political news dominated not only headlines in 2017, but the biggest, splashiest book titles of the year as well, from Ta-Nehisi Coates reflecting on …

The Best Books of 2017 to Give to Anyone on Your List

As you rack your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list, it's important to remember that even in our …

32 Books Anyone Who Wants to Succeed Should Read | Inc.com

The most successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day, and often are readers who strive for self-improvement. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who highly recommend these …

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3 Moves Guaranteed to Give You That Elusive V-Cut | Men’s Health

“I’m here to show you the most intense oblique exercise,” Pags says. "I call this the OMG obliques.”<p>Oh, boy.<p>Start the routine on your back, with the dumbbell held overhead in your right hand. Then do a getup, keeping your stomach tight. “Coming straight up, tight stomach, you’re driving the right …

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read | Inc.com

There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Want to start (or …

Bill Gates

Check Out This Sultry Sneak Peek At the Ultimate Erotic Photography Book

85.5K<p>SHARES<p>Across cultures, from Spain to Japan, and mediums, from Polaroid to digital, legions of erotic photographers have long shared an …

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

As the year winds down, it’s time for the best of 2017 lists to start gearing up. And Amazon is one of the first to release theirs, with the 100 best …

10 Big Lessons from Must-See Movies for Entrepreneurs

Screen stories that inspired success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From setup and rising conflict to the crisis and ultimate resolution, movies mirror our personal journeys in life and business. These top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share the movie …

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

Don’t Panic: 14 Underappreciated Douglas Adams Quotes for Writers, the Universe and Everyone

Here author Douglas Adams poses holding a copy of the book which has “Don’t Panic” written on the front cover. 29th November 1978. (Photo by Daily …

Science Fiction