Without a clear sense of identity, vision, and purpose, all of us tend to wander aimlessly from plan to plan, from project to project, from hopeful beginning to unfulfilled promise.
It need not be so. You hold in your hands a roadmap for a differe… more »
He was called by many names—Columb, Colom, Colón—but we know him as Christopher Columbus. Many questions about him exist: Where was he born, raised, and educated? Where did he die? How did he discover the New World?
None have ever been properly answ… more »
It is the color of the Virgin Mary's cloak, a dazzling pigment desired by artists, an exquisite hue infused with danger, adventure, and perhaps even the supernatural. It is . . .
In July 1890, Vincent van Gogh went into a cornfield and… more »
Cayden Silversun is part Elven, part Fae, part human Wizard -- and all rebel. His aristocratic mother would have him follow his father to the Royal Court, to make a high-society living off the scraps of kings. But Cade lives and breathes for the theat… more »
The Official Joomla! Book is the authoritative, and comprehensive Joomla! reference for every administrator, developer, designer, and content manager. Distilling the unsurpassed experience of two long-time Joomla! contributors, it teaches exactly what… more »
Four United States presidents have been assassinated—in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963—each murder seemingly unrelated and separated by time.
But what if those presidents were all killed for the same reason: a clause in the United States Constitution—con… more »
Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, Balram tells us the horrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life -- having nothing but his own wits to help… more »
Somewhere between the lessons her mother taught her and the ones she is now teaching her own daughter. Kim Severson stumbled. She lost sight of what mattered, of how she wanted to live her life. It took a series of encounters with famous cooks to sho… more »
At the heart of this vibrant saga is an immense ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its purpose to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and sto… more »
We send our kids to school and obsess about their test scores, their behavior and their ability to fit in.
We post a help wanted ad and look for experience, famous colleges and a history of avoiding failure.
We invest in companies based on how the… more »