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21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

7 Plantar Fasciitis Exercises That Will Provide Sweet, Sweet Relief

Stretch. It. Out.<p>Ever felt a shooting, throbbing ache near your heel when you wake up in the morning and take your first steps? It hurts like a b*tch, and often seems inexplicable—like, what could you have possibly done to make your feet feel like that?<p>One probable diagnosis: plantar fasciitis, or …

Spotify's Newest Feature Customizes Playlists Based on Your Listening Habits and Run Pace

A good playlist can make <i>all</i> the difference during a tough run. On March 12, Spotify and financial service group John Hancock launched a new feature that customizes playlists for users based on their music choices and run pace. In addition to awesome tracks, your personalized playlist will also have …

Boston Marathon

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

TV

Plantar Fasciitis: What It Is and Best Stretches to Ease Pain

[caption id="attachment_66000" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]Plantar fasciitis can happen in a snap. You get out of bed one …

Plantar Fasciitis

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

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 …

Bill Gates

52 in 2018: A Sci-Fi Fantasy Reading Challenge

<b>#1-6: A Book Written by an Author from (Almost) Every Continent</b><p>North America: This literary fantasy transports readers to 1988 Mexico City, where an …

Books

The 10 best TV shows of 2017

With swelling budgets, top-drawer talent and the seemingly increasing faith of the broadcasters, television in 2017 has continued to march forward in quality and creativity. Whether it's been awe-inspiring underwater footage from Blue Planet II, to the nailbiting story twists in Game of Thrones and …

TV

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

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

Books

Videos: Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2017

This is a new video from WatchMojo that lists the top 10 best TV shows of 2017. It has been a banner year for fans of scripted television, with …

The Top 10 Television Shows of 2017

It didn’t take any extra effort to produce a top 10 list in which every series has at least one strong female lead character, powerfully examined in …

TV

From The Expanse to Schitt's Creek: 25 great TV shows you've probably never seen

The 17 best action movies you can stream on Netflix right now

The nonexistent (or besides-the-point) plot, the constant explosions, the muscular heroes doing what needs doing: What better way to take time out from the daily grind?<p>And with the release of the Charlize Theron's "Atomic Blonde" this weekend, we're really in the mood for more butt-kicking …

Movies

10 Books From The Fantasy Genre You Probably Haven't Read Yet But Need To

Fantasy is one of those genres with a couple of heavy hitters. You can hate fantasy as much as you want, but you still know that Hogwarts is a school …

10 books Justin Trudeau thinks everyone should read

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau proves that even world leaders have time to read.<p>In a recent post on Quora, Trudeau answered the question "What are your five favorite books?"<p>"I am a massive reader, have been all my life," he wrote. "I read anything, and everything, in huge quantities. These …

Books

Anime for Beginners: 20 Pieces of Essential Viewing

Let’s face it, Hollywood is no stranger to remakes. Especially when it comes to making English language versions of brilliant moments in Asian …

Here are the 2017 Hugo Award nominees

The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards were announced this morning, and the ballot includes a refreshing number of women and authors of color in what has been a historically white male-dominated field.<p>The Hugo Awards, named after <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo Gernsback, are awarded to recognize the …

Science Fiction

13 Roku tricks you should try right now

Your Roku streamer can do a lot more than you might think. These are some of the coolest tips we've tried.<p>Is there a more widely beloved tech product than the Roku streamer? Whether yours is a stick or box, it delivers virtually unparalleled video goodness to your TV: Netflix, Hulu, HBO and so …

Smart TV

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

Books

The 10 best video games of 2016

So here we are, on the cusp of a new year and it is time for us here to reflect on the past 12 months of excellent gaming action. While 2016 was the year that shocked the world in so many ways, video games found a degree of consistent excellence, with barely a month going by without a new …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

Apple Cider Vinegar

20 Best Movies of 2016

From incendiary tragedies to indie musicals, Martin Scorsese to 'Manchester by the Sea' – Peter Travers picks the year's top films<p>NOW PLAYING<p>20 Best …