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Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Medical Bondage: A New Book on Race, Gender, and Gynecology

<i>This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.</i> …

6 Notable New Books On Black Women’s History

The literature on Black women’s history has rapidly grown over the past few years. Scholars have expanded our general knowledge of the diverse contributions of Black women to national and global politics, racial ideologies, social justice movements, popular culture, and more. Here is a list of six …

Olaudah Equiano: Who was the African author whose autobiography exposed the realities of the slave trade?

Google’s latest Doodle marks what would have been the 272nd birthday of Olaudah Equiano (1746-1797), the African writer whose memoir gave the world …

Black History

The 14 Best Places to Buy (Stylish) Furniture on a Budget

So you have a list of everything you *need* to make your home Insta-perfect. But where can you go to get the most bang, er, furniture, for your buck? If you’re working with a tight budget, let this list of 14 affordable shopping destinations (both online and brick-and-mortar) satisfy your design …

Living Rooms

50 Amazing Coloring Books to Celebrate National Coloring Book Day

As recent studies have shown, adult coloring books aren't just trendy—they may be used as an effective relaxation technique, too. To celebrate …

#6 Websites Which Can be a Book Lover's Paradise

Now, read a book on your smartphone for free<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether it's a lazy sunny afternoon or a rainy day, you are travelling or are at leisure, books have always been a much loved resort for many. While the love for a …

The 25 Cheapest Places To Travel This Summer

There’s nothing like a summer vacation, but it can also be one of the most expensive times to take a trip. Depending on where you want to go, airfares are sky high and hotels are at a premium.<p>I interviewed a handful of travel experts and got their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations …

Travel

How to spend a long weekend in 4 of America’s best cities

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer across the country, and as such should be spent enjoying as much time as possible outside enjoying the …

Everyone Will Love This One-Pan Chili-Lime Chicken and Rice

This 30-minute one-pan meal comes together with minimal ingredients but packs big flavor. It's wholesome and filling and everyone in your family is …

14 books to read after finishing The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas’ critically-acclaimed debut novel <i>The Hate U Give</i> hits bookshelves today after months of deserved hype. A gripping coming-of-age story …

Books

11 Affordable Coffee Table Books That Celebrate Black Beauty

These are the perfect conversation starters for your house guests.

Why Being Alone Doesn’t Have To Mean Being Lonely

My ideal Saturday morning: up and out the door by 9, a quick coffee run, and then a walk down by Lake Michigan… by myself.<p>Spending time alone is …

5 Money-Saving Lessons I Learned in a Month of Budgeting

How to save some dough without going loco.<p>In January, I went cold turkey—literally. After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining out in 2016, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. A month in, I've nixed mediocre cafeteria lunches …

Cooking

Recipe: Flavour-packed black bean soup

There are so many flavours in this soup that it’s hard to remember just how good it is for you—packed with fibre and vitamins.<p>Using a large pot, turn stove to medium-high heat. Add olive oil and onion and sauté until they are translucent, about two minutes. Add garlic, red pepper, black beans, …

Sheet Pan Dinners

Get speedy family-friendly meals cooked, and avoid the dreaded dish washing, by using this collection of sheet pan dinners. Everything from meat loaf …

Cooking

Tahini Blondies

• Calories 455.25<br>• Fat 20.51g<br>• Sat fat 5.54g<br>• Protein 8.22g<br>• Carbohydrate 63.25g<br>• Fiber 1.80g<br>• Sugar 41.75g<br>• Cholesterol 54.90mg<br>• Iron 5.14mg<br>• Sodium 339.85mg<br>• Calcium …

Food

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Quesadillas

A basic recipe that almost every person learns in this lifetime is quesadillas, like this chicken quesadilla from Recipe Tin Eats (as pictured). Though you may think you've mastered it, these recipes from prominent Food Network stars and chefs will open your eyes to a whole new world of melting …

Cooking

6 chilling books with troubled narrators

<i>English writer Joanne Harris recommends six works of fiction narrated by unsettling characters.</i><p><b>The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks</b> (Simon & Schuster, $15).<p>…

22 Short Novels You Can Finish on Your Next Flight

You can read some of our favorite fiction from the past 50 years in less time than it takes to fly from one coast to the other.<p>Yes, <i>Gatsby</i>. Yes, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>. Yes, <i>The Stranger</i> and <i>Ethan Frome</i>. But (theoretically) you already read those classic shorties in high school, right? And while we …

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …

Books

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Soup Recipes

All I want to eat right now is soup. I want to warm my little apartment up with a big pot of something bubbling and nourishing, and I want to have …

15 Clever Ways To Eat Veggies Instead Of Starchy Carbs

The 13 Best Office Chairs of 2017

<b>UPDATED FOR 2017</b><br>Not all desk chairs are created equal. These are the best out there for 2017. In this roundup, you’ll find updated reviews of these …

The 1 Taco Version You'll Be Eating Through the Cold Season

We're going to go ahead and estimate that every person who loves tacos equally loves taco salads in the Summer and taco soup in the Winter — not that we're suggesting you set aside any iteration of your favorite dish pending on the weather outside; that would be foolish. But there's also no denying …

Cooking

19 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

One Pan Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Vegetables

<i>One Pan Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Vegetables will be one of the best one pan meals you ever make. The tender and juicy baked chicken have</i> …

You can still get Windows 10 for free with this trick

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended last week, or did it? The software giant has introduced a "free upgrade offer extension" for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who use assistive technologies. While, technically, the free upgrade offer for the general public has ended, Microsoft has …