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The 10 best books of 2016

From novels spanning centuries to a history of existentialism, Jane Ciabattari chooses the best titles the year had to offer.

Books

21 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2016

2016 may have been a terrible year in many ways, but there was still some undeniable good to come out of the past 12 months.<p>For proof, look no …

The ups and downs of being an airline pilot

Tom Hanks’s latest thriller, Sully, is about the dramatic emergency landing of a plane on the Hudson River. But what do we know really about the lives of pilots? Jonathan Margolis hears some cockpit confessions<p>The guy going through the US airport security gate looks like a successful financial …

8 Tough Exercises For Your Abs That Won't Hurt Your Back

Let crunches be bygones. According to an editorial in <i>Navy Times</i>, the U.S. Navy is making moves to banish the traditional situp from their …

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.<p>The Upright Row: Shoulder Killer?<p>There's no exercise more notorious …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

The smart superset workout program

Getty Images/David Rogers<p>Getty Images/David Rogers<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The classic bodybuilding superset—two exercises done …

The Best Way to Quit Smoking, According to Science

Researchers have long sought for answers on the best way to help people quit smoking. Often, it comes down to two options: quitting cold turkey or …

University of Oxford

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Starting a Boeing 737

Live From the Flight Deck shared a step-by-step visual guide to starting a Boeing 737 airplane. The video is made up of shots taken during a number …

21 Brutal Quotes By Louis C.K. That’ll Make You Laugh Like Never Before

With millions of fans around the world, you'd have to be living under a rock to not know or appreciate Louis C.K.'s stand-up comedy. His humour is …

Couple Waited 9 Years to Open Wedding Gift That Read 'Do Not Open Until First Disagreement'

No offense to your Vitamix, but it’s safe to say that this is the greatest wedding gift of all time.<p>Although Kathy and Brandon Gunn have been married …

Weddings

20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business

I confess that when I watched my first business video on YouTube, I winced. It was bad. The lighting was terrible, the editing was frightful and the host sounded like yet another corporate drone that has come to define the modern executive.<p>But then, I started to discover a few gems, then a few …

Entrepreneurship

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

The Skinny Guy's Workout Program to Build Muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hard-gainers or ectomorphs believe it's difficult for them to build muscle …

If You Own These 9 Home Décor Books, You Don't Need a Decorator

Can’t afford a decorator? A well-curated library is your strongest ally. While we’re consistently in awe of the expertise and editorial eye that …

The Freakish Forearm Workout

When you’re planning your workouts for the week, you’re probably sure to include back, chest, legs, shoulders, and arms. But, what about your …

16 terrific Raspberry Pi project ideas

By David Nield<p>The tiny computer board known as the Raspberry Pi has been with us for more than four years now, and we've seen several upgrades in …