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Replacing TV with reading was more difficult than I expected.

I swapped TV for books for 2 weeks, and it didn’t have the effect I expected

TV has become a staple in many people’s routines, especially since we can stream shows and download movies in a click or two. As an avid TV watcher, I decided to rediscover my childhood love for books by replacing TV with reading for two weeks. Here's what I learned.

The idea that we each have a ‘learning style’ is bogus — here’s why

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.
These books made an impact on Gates' worldview. Bill Gates pictured.

Bill Gates says his two favorite books from 2018 ‘explain that the world is getting better’

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2018 (so far) are "Enlightenment Now" by Steven Pinker and "Factfulness" by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund, and Ola Roslin.
Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates.

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

From Ben Franklin's biography to "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," these books influenced the way Gates, Bezos and Musk see the world.

Barack Obama shares his 12 favorite books from 2017

On New Year's Eve, former President Barack Obama listed 10 titles (and two bonus titles) that he thinks are worth picking up.

7 books you can finish in a long weekend that will make you a more well-rounded person

Spend your long weekend entertaining and educating yourself about everything from human behavior to public speaking to building your dream career.

13 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Many of the brightest minds in technology, entertainment, business, and philanthropy have said they owe their success to reading.

17 gifts for the bookworm in your life

Sure, you can always give someone books. But bookworms also need a raft of accessories to round out their literary experience.

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, two of the wealthiest and most successful people in the world, both say that reading is integral to their success.