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3 Brand New Portal Fantasies You Need to Know About

Tessa Andrews’ dad vanished, and now she and her mom are living in a rickety old house with what could politely be called “plenty of character.” …

Culture

Top 10 Long-Running Series to Binge Read (If You Haven’t Already)

A Novel<p>Kathy Reichs<p>You likely know Temperance Brennan from the long running TV series, “Bones.” If that is your only exposure to the brilliant forensic anthropologist, do yourself a favor and pick up one of the novels that inspired the series. With eighteen novels and counting, Kathy Reichs has …

Top 10

13 Creepy Books To Try If You’ve Never Read Horror Before

Reading new genres is an excellent thing. I've gone on record before as an avid proponent of getting outside of your reading comfort zone. I truly …

Horror

7 Destinations in Europe You Wouldn’t Think to Visit (but Really Should)

As one of the most accessible and beloved parts of the world, Europe is home to plenty bucket list–worthy places. History will draw you to ancient …

European Travel

There is a Magical Little Town Where the Streets Are Made of Water

There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a …

European Travel

Team Geek: What Are We Reading

We here at Geek are pretty well read if I might say so. Since today is National Read a Book Day we decided to let our readers in on the books we are …

Graphic Novels

The Best Fall Foliage Train Trips to Take This Year

Living in a world of pristine beaches and towering castles, it’s easy to forget that people from halfway around the world travel to our backyard to …

Google Maps

5 books you should read before they become movies and TV shows in September

Some of the best movies and TV shows are based on books. Whether fiction or non-fiction, adaptations usually end up being smash successes. (Hey, <i>Crazy</i> …

TV shows

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

NPR Picks The 100 Greatest Horror Stories of All Time

NPR has done us a great service! In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s <i>Frankenstein</i>, they asked all of us who love being scared to …

This tent solves the most common frustrations campers have and helps them sleep better

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anyone who has spent a good number of nights in a tent knows that sunrise often means the end of slumber. As a tent fills with the glow of …

The Best Book Database You’ve Never Heard Of

Recently, I was looking for books on (as it happens) readers’ advisory. Readers’ advisory is what happens when you go to the library and request a …

8 of the most beautiful state parks in the USA | Travel Feature

The USA's national parks get a lot of hype. From the Grand Canyon to the Everglades, America's backyard is pretty special. But while ever-increasing …

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

How to write your first novel, according to experts

Everyone’s got a novel inside them, right? According to Richard Skinner, director of the fiction programme at the highly-esteemed Faber Academy, and …

Can You Make Real Money On Medium?

It’s hard work--but definitely possible.Last month I wrote about how my payment from Medium in June was $749.17, but the bulk of those earnings were …

Infographic: How to make money by writing and editing

Writing and editing remain highly marketable skills.With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, many organizations are putting serious money …

10 Classic Fantasy Books You Need to Read

<i>The Hero and the Crown</i> tells the story of Aerin – born to a witchwoman who had enthralled the king. She was unwanted, her story told and her value …

The Essential Reading List: Dystopian

Every month in 2018, we’re offering an essential reading list by genre. Those we’ve put together so far include:<p>This month, we’re covering one of the …

Torch Your Butt, Waist, and Legs With These Curve-Enhancing Moves

Achieving an hourglass figure isn't in the cards (or genes) for many of us, but we <i>can</i> enhance what we've got. With a combination of proper nutrition and exercise, it's possible to reach the physique you're aiming for. But you should also keep in mind that you won't get there by simply targeting …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

61 Random Products On Amazon That Are SO Legit

When it comes to buying products on Amazon, you want to make sure that the stuff you're spending money on is legit. And I'm not just throwing out …

HIIT

How a Couple Who Saved $100,000 a Year to Retire Early Travels the World With Their 3-year-old

"It's not a vacation — it's a lifestyle."<p>After six years of working 60-hour weeks, exchanging his vacation time for pay, and having no time for rest, …

500 Ways To Be A Better Writer

Overview<p>500 Ways To Be A Better Writer by Chuck Wendig<p>“If it weren't for Chuck Wendig's advice, I'd have fallen off the writing map long ago.” -- …

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED …

Books

An 18-Minute At-Home Workout to Target Your Worst Trouble Zones

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You have every intention of squeezing in more exercise — especially with the summer months upon us — but you never …

23 Easy Ways to Save Money While on Vacation, From Travel Experts

Vacations have a way of making money disappear—and I’m not just talking about the large sums spent on airfare or lodging costs. Smaller …

A Trainer's Top 3 Hardest Core Exercises — Trust Us, Your Abs Will Be on Fire

I've done a ton of different core exercises in my time as a fitness trainer. Core happens to be one of my favorite things to teach. In my catalog of torture, I mean exercises, there are a few that even I dread bringing out because they are so brutal. We may have different tolerance levels of tough …