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Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books include <i>How Proust Can Change Your Life</i> (1997), <i>Status Anxiety</i> (2004) …

Emotional Intelligence

How free coupons for patients help drugmakers hike prices by 1,000%

Horizon Pharma charges more than $2,000 for a month's supply of a prescription pain reliever that is the combination of two cheap drugs available separately over the counter.<p>Another company, Novum, sells a small tube of a prescription skin rash cream, containing two inexpensive decades-old …

Pharma

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

20 books billionaire Charlie Munger thinks everyone should read

That comment is what really kickstarted my own reading habits. While my 161 books last year pales in comparison to the quality of Munger's reading habits, it's a start.<p>Munger, of course, is the billionaire business partner of Warren Buffett and the Vice Chairman at Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Not only is …

Charlie Munger

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50 Years Of Eating Patterns Around The World

How much meat, fat, sugar, vegetables, and grain do we eat compared to the rest of the world? You might not want to know.<p>In Hong Kong, a third of what citizens eat is meat. Across China, half the total intake is fruits and vegetables. In North Korea, almost two-thirds of the diet is grains–and …

Husband And Wife Team Unveil The World's First 3D-Printed Graphene Battery

A company founded by a married couple has unveiled the world’s first ever graphene 3D-printed battery, heralding an era when consumers will be able to produce their own homemade power sources.<p>A team from Graphene 3D Lab, based in Calverton, New York, has spent more than five years designing a …

The Only Song You Need To Get Through This Week

<i>The right music can make or break your workout. That's why we tapped some of the best instructors, trainers, and DJs to curate the perfect soundtrack</i> …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

Nanotechnologists Discover How to Carve Tunnels Beneath the Surface of Silicon Chips - MIT Technology Review

One of the enabling technologies of the modern world is the ability to construct ever smaller devices out of silicon. At first, these devices were …

Engineering

Improve Your Network And Relationships With 3 Simple Messages

As someone who travels constantly, it is too easy for me to lose touch with the connections I make in different cities, countries, and stages of career and life. The phrase “here today and gone tomorrow” takes on a whole new meaning when your closest colleague can easily jump on a plane and …

Fields Medal mathematics prize won by woman for first time in its history

It will go down in history as the moment one of the last bastions of male dominance fell. A woman has won the world's most prestigious mathematics prize for the first time since the award was established nearly 80 years ago.<p>Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian maths professor at Stanford University in …

30 Awesome DIY Projects — For EVERY Level

Maybe you've spent your summer thumbing through Pinterest and collecting a whole slew of woulda-shoulda-coulda projects. We know. It's been nice out. …

Google wants to know how the human body works

Google is exploring the human body, hoping to develop a definition for a “healthy” person by cells and molecules.<p>This ambitious project, which the company claims “has never been done before” and known as the Baseline Study, is being led by the Google X secret laboratory, Google said in a statement …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic

There's less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it's gone.<p>When marine ecologist Andres Cozar Cabañas and a team of researchers completed the first ever map of ocean trash, something didn't quite add up.<p>Their work, published this month in the <i>Proceedings of</i> …

Ron Paul And Rand Paul Defy The Biggest Fib Keeping Big Government Big

We citizens sense that we are being lied to by those in authority. We can’t quite put our finger on it. We are right, though. Let me guide your finger to the spot.<p>The biggest lie that Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media are telling us is that we are still at Big War.<p>Big War is the ultimate …

Little Things Make A Big Difference: Why You Should Sweat The Small Stuff

A lot of people in business talk about going the extra mile. But it’s not always the extra mile that matters most—it’s the extra inch.<p>“They say you should see the forest, not the trees. But in my experience, it’s <i>not</i> obsessing about details that will derail your enterprise,” said Linda Kaplan …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

Google Glass Frames By Diane Von Furstenberg Now On Sale In The U.S.

Google has new frames available for Glass buyers, and they’re specially designed by Diane von Furstenberg. These are the chicest Google Glass frames you can buy, for the time being, and they come in multiple sunglass tints, plus a single pair of optical frames in different colors. The designs are …

Companies Can Seize Competitive Advantage Through Exploiting Value in Data

Nothing in the business world, it seems, is both a curse and a blessing to the same extent as “big data.” Managers know that all that information landing in their inboxes each day is full of valuable insights and essential indicators of the health of the enterprise. The only problem is that there …

Why Corporate 529's Are the Next 401(k)'s In Middle Class Financial Planning

While in many ways America is still recovering from the pain inflicted by the Great Recession, there’s very little question that we are making progress. Nearly six years since the bottom nearly fell out of the entire economy, stock portfolios have steadily recovered, real estate has bounced back …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

How A Simple Spreadsheet And Some Friends Helped Me Land My Dream Job

Ever since I started working at The Muse, I’ve been asked many times how I landed my job (especially since there wasn’t a specific posting for my role).<p>The truth is, I used a bit of a different job search tactic than I had in the past, which proved to be quite valuable. I’ve since recommended this …

These Carrot Cake Cupcakes Might Be The Key To Happiness

There’s a very specific sort of kitchen math that runs through my brain every time I stare into my refrigerator and try to figure out what to …