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A Simple Plan To Start Reading More

I love the physical nature of having books up there on the bookshelves, waiting to be looked at, admired and remembered. I used to really enjoyed the library and I still do. But when I look at my shelves I realise that I own so many books that I haven’t read.


5 Books That Will Change How You Think About Money

Money makes the world go round and we all want more of it. But it’s also a human construct, one that spans the world and has evolved through incredible circumstance. These five books are essential reading for anyone who wants a better understanding of the stuff in your wallet or pixels in your bank account.


The World's Best Science Fiction, Chosen By Scientists

Tales of strange alien worlds, fantastic future technologies and bowls of sentient petunias have long captivated audiences worldwide. But science fiction is more than just fantasy in space; it can educate, inspire and expand our imaginations to conceive of the universe as it might be. We invited scientists to highlight their favourite science fiction novel or film and tell us what it was that captivated their imagination – and, for some, how it started their career.


Killer Interview Question: What Magazines and Books Have You Read Recently?

This week’s KIQ may seem like an idle personal question that’s interviewers would ask to break the ice. One CEO, however, relies on this question to dig deeper into a person’s character.


ParrotRead Scans Your Twitter Feed For Book Recommendations 

Figuring out which book to read next can be tough, but assuming you follow some bright, intelligent people on Twitter, ParrotRead can use their knowledge to find reading recommendations.


CommuteKit Helps You Find Things To Do During Your Commute

If you have a morning commute, there are plenty of ways to make it suck less. You could fit in some reading. Or catch up on podcasts. But where to start? CommuteKit helps you figure it out.


How Reading Benefits Humanity [Infographic]

We all know that reading makes us smarter. It can broaden your vocabulary, teach you new skills and lower stress levels. But that’s just the tip of the ice berg. This infographic from designer Raphael Lysander explains some of the other benefits you might not be aware of — from improved empathy to a lowered risk of dementia.


Create A Reading Challenge For Your Kids To Get Them Reading This Year

Weekly or monthly challenges are motivating and fun for adults, so why not use this strategy to encourage our kids to read more? You could set a challenge for a number of books in a specific timeframe or use this themed template to broaden your kids’ reading material.


Download Thousands Of Free Technical And Research Books From Springer

We’re always happy to find a large collection of free educational books, and it looks like Springer has recently made available over 50,000 books covering STEM subjects.


How To Read An Entire Book In A Single Day

You’ve been putting off reading that book for weeks, and you’re supposed to have read it all by tomorrow. Whether you’re cramming for school, or trying to avoid looking like a lazy bum in your book club, don’t lose hope. You can power through that tome without forgetting everything and coming away with nothing.


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