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20 amazing places in Spain that the British haven't discovered yet

Spain, which this weekend hosts the travelling Formula One circus, overtook the US to become the world's second most popular holiday destination last year. It welcomed an estimated 82.2 million international visitors in 2017 - more than ever before and up from 75.3m in 2016. But that doesn't mean …

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

12 Websites That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

We all know that the internet is full of ways to waste time. From adorable animal pictures, to silly gifs and yet another scroll through social media, our online lives can sometimes feel like one useless (if stress relieving) time suck.<p>But there's no need to spend the majority of your time on the …

Cute

These are the 10 funniest jokes ever, according to science

No longer do we have to rely on a good ol' knock knock joke when these are apparently the funniest jokes of all time...<p>Ever tell a bad joke and wish …

Jokes

5 Kinds of Nonbusiness Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scan the unavoidable lists of things successful entrepreneurs have in common and you’ll soon see the importance of books. Pretty much every entrepreneur who has ever reached an enviable level of success will cite reading as an essential …

Aziz Ansari: Love, Online Dating, Modern Romance and the Internet

By aziz ansari<p>My parents had an arranged marriage. This always fascinated me. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I …

“We look like our livestock now”: The author of “The Dorito Effect” on the chemically-enhanced junk food we can’t put down

Salon talks to author Mark Schatzker about why the worse our food tastes, the more we eat<p>When Doritos first hit store shelves in 1964, they weren’t Cool Ranch Doritos or Jumpin’ Jack Monterey Cheese Doritos or Jacked Ranch Dipped Hot Wings Doritos. (That last one — believe it or not — is for real.) …

4 Timeless Books You Have to Read if You Want to Change the World (or Just Put a Big Dent in It)

These books provide a roadmap and a compass that will forever change the way you look at entrepreneurism, innovation, marketing, and change.<p>Some people learn entrepreneurship from their family business; others learn it by studying entrepreneurship in school. I did neither. Instead, I was enrolled …

6 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

You're going to need a bigger beach bag.<p>Gates' picks last year included book like the Pulitzer Prize winning <i>The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History</i> by Elizabeth Kolbert and <i>Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust,</i> …

Books

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Leadership

This 10 Minute TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

With a net worth of $80 billion, Bill Gates happens to be the richest man on the planet. More than that, though, many are drawn to Gates and his ideas due to his everyday demeanor and down-to-earth presentation style.<p>In coaching a number of high-level executives on presentations in the last two …

Public Speaking

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Real Talk from 5 Writers of Spring's Buzziest Books

The next two months are chockablock with excellent books by award winners like Kazuo Ishiguro, Steven Millhauser, and Amelia Gray. They discuss why they write fiction and which rules to break -- spoiler alert: pretty much all of them -- all excerpted from their past conversations with BOMB.<p><b>Kazuo</b> …

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

Kitchens

The No-Fuss Guide to Warm-Weather Workout Style

Go-to athletic items that no guy should be without.<p>Spring is here. And for a lot of guys, that means heading to the gym—or the park, or the track—to exercise with at least a little consistency. Here's your foolproof guide to looking your best when you're blasting your core. Or just going for a jog. …

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them<p>Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s a roundup of your comments and photos from last week.<p>I exhumed Didion’s Democracy, today and began re-reading it from its last page, where, Didion writes on the third paragraph: “ A year …

Books

Top business books to read in 2015

From the history of money to what pirates and gang members can teach us about innovation, we round up the books to watch out for this year<p>Whether you're looking to start your own business or simply want to be better at your job, books can be a great source of inspiration.<p>Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg …

The End of Power by Moises Naím review – a study in mass alienation

It’s easy to see why Mark Zuckerberg likes Moisés Naím’s The End of Power. Naím’s thesis is that “in the 21st century, power is easier to get, harder to use – and easier to lose.” Zuckerberg understands this (as shown by his strategic acquisitions of potential competitors WhatsApp and Instagram) …

Political Science

12 holidays to make you healthier and happier in 2017

How is 2017 feeling so far? Are you looking ahead to a year full of possibilities, or struggling through the triple whammy of hangover, post-Christmas exhaustion and winter blues? If you’re not welcoming the new year with a spring in your step, perhaps one of your resolutions should be to make time …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>Although the origins of terrazzo go back to ancient Egypt, the material as we know it today was …

R. Kelly

The best pharmacy apps for iPhone

Whether you are a pharmacist looking for a list of prescription medicines and what they’re used for, or a consumer looking for the closest pharmacy, …

Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images<p>Mark Zuckerberg: likes a good read.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/5/1420479637213/fb7956f2-37ee-4503-87b0-7f96c10010c7-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images<p>Mark Zuckerberg: likes a good …

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Sites of the Week: Mosne, Homepolish, Bondfire and more

In this post the most simple site I've seen, but with a really awesome idea, it's called "What colour is it?"! Also take a special look at Healdsburg …

Articles about ask-expert-gift-buying-tips-byron-peart-want-les-essentiels-de-la-vie on Dwell.com - Dwell

Byron Peart, a co-founder of luxury accessories brand Want Les Essentiels de la Vie, shares the items he can't live without.<p>At the January edition of Pitti Uomo a couple of years ago—a bi-annual men's fashion event held in Florence, Italy—accessories...<p>Herman Miller's executive creative director, …

Deck Your Halls with Our Holiday Decor Picks for Under $50

One of the best parts of the holiday season is transforming your home into a cozy, winter wonderland. Whether your style is shabby chic or gilded and …

A Gift Guide For The Childless Who Have To Buy Gifts For Children

Buying toys for kids is like trying to help a couple of strangers carry a couch up two flights of steps. While your assistance may be appreciated, in theory, you’re probably going to end up doing something wrong. To that end, we present five toys that are, in theory, amazing (and I like all of them …

Decorate The Stairs For Christmas – 30 Beautiful Ideas

Christmas is a wonderful holiday which everybody loves. We wait a whole year for it to come and we can’t wait to start decorating our homes. …

Books

Here it is, our annual book gift guide! Below you will find over 30 titles from our favorite publishers. Included are our top picks for illustration, …

2014 Gift Guide: Kids

When it comes to gifts for kids, the sky is the limit. With a little imagination and thought, you can come up with some cool, creative toys and gifts …