30 Books a Well-Rounded Person Should Read (Non-Fiction) Book Recommendations

30 Non-Fiction Books a Well-Rounded Person Should Read

If you’re interested in being considered “well-read,” you probably already know that breadth is more important than depth. The following list covers 30 books spanning topics that include: Science, History, Business & Money, Politics & Government, Social Sciences, Biography and Philosophy. These are books that will make you a more well-rounded person, and many of […]

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How to Remember What You Read [VIDEO]

This video covers useful information for those who want to get the most out of what they read. You’ll learn strategies such the memory palace system, how to read technical material, how and when to take notes and other important memory principles. Share this post: More Resources: Attend a live speed-reading course in your city […]

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Speed Reading The Classics: 1984 [VIDEO]

In celebration of National Reading Month, today we showcase a classic work of literature as run through our AccelaReader web app. The dystopian classic 1984, just in time for the upcoming elections! Note: In this video, AccelaReader will be set at 400 words per minute (WPM), and 2 words at a time. Click on each […]

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How To Speed Read Without Skimming

You probably know someone out there who is in a perpetual state of information overload. The main side effect of which, is the inability to properly comprehend and remember the information that reaches them through their many digital devices, and that often results in the practice commonly known as skimming. Perhaps you are even one […]

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Who Was Evelyn Wood, Anyway?

In my Iris courses, I sometimes mention the name of Evelyn Wood and see a few faces light up in recognition. But most people who have heard her name know very little about her, other than that she had something to do with speed reading. So I thought a quick post would help to fill […]

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8 Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

Celebrator of science, Neil deGrasse Tyson, took part in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything and was asked the following question: “Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?” It’s a great question to ask. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and one of this generation’s foremost teachers of science. Tyson’s response […]