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9 real people share the best relationship advice they've ever heard

Over on Reddit, thousands of people have answered the question, "What's the best relationship advice you have ever heard?" with insights that relate to everything from conflict to commitment.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Books: 10 most important books of 2016 and more

Hello, I'm books editor Carolyn Kellogg, with this week's book news for you.<p><b>THE BIG STORY</b><p>Looking back on the year, I've selected the 10 most important books of 2016. Because books take so long to create, there's no guarantee that they'll be as meaningful when they're published as they were when …

Books

Best books of 2016: The fiction we loved

With its heady mix of books that both spoke to our time and ripped us right out of the present and down the rabbit hole, 2016 was a good year to be a …

Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016

The Italian writer Italo Calvino defined a classic as “a book that’s never finished saying what it has to say.” This year, The Times’s daily critics reviewed nearly 250 titles. What follows are their lists of the fiction and nonfiction books that most moved, excited and enlightened them in 2016 — …

Books

The Books We Loved in 2016

It sometimes felt like there was little time for Books I Loved this year, what with staying on top of the all-consuming Twitter Feed I Hated. But some of the reading that I did (in actual books, on real paper—what a relief) took me away from the appalling questions that the news was raising, …

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

16 Books That Every Introvert Needs to Read

If you're an introvert, one of the best ways to recharge is with a good book. There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so …

Ten books you should read this September

A new novel from Jonathan Safran Foer, a new Kafka translation and a panoramic history of time travel all feature in this month’s round-up of books to look out for.

Books

The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

Books

The BEST marriage advice we’ve ever heard

This marriage advice revolutionized our relationship. It could do the same for you!

Relationships

30 books you should read this summer

Summer is the season when, for whatever reason, many of us allow ourselves to be entertained by books again. Maybe it's the appetite for something "light" to read while pool- or beachside, something topical to discuss at the annual family picnic, or something suspenseful and absorbing to ease the …

Blind Man Attempts To Draw Sketches

Can blind people draw? Tommy Edison, who has been blind since birth, decided to put the question to rest by attempting to draw sketches of a few …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

17. Silver Linings Playbook

Of all the categories Netflix goes through, from its traditional genre mainstays, to bizarre things like "Films to Make You Think" (shouldn't all …

27 Brilliant Books You Must Read This Winter

Recommended reading from January to March. UK release dates.<p>No links – support your local book shop!

Books

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

11 Salad-Hating Men Share Their Honest Reactions to Trying Health Foods for the First Time

<b>Kefir</b><br>"Kefir—sounds like reefer. Is this gonna make me fail a drug test?"
—<i>Zack, 25, Miami, Texas</i><p><b>Sardines</b><br>"This tastes like cat food." [Pause] "Yep, it feels like I'm eating Fancy Feast. If this gives me food poisoning like those oysters did, I'm going to kill you."
—<i>Mike, 33, Brooklyn</i><p><b>90 Percent Dark</b> …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

23 Stress Hacks That Will Actually Change Your Life

Easy, breezy, life-changing.

Hacking

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This Nanotech Bottle Instantly Purifies Dirty Water

Dirty water goes in, clean water comes out. No waiting required.<p>Dip this new nanotech water bottle into a polluted river in India, or the sludge-filled Gowanus Canal in New York, and you can immediately start drinking. Nano-scale holes in the bottle’s filter let clean water through, while trapping …

Nanotech

Are You Watching the Greatest Skier in History?

Americans might do well to notice Tina Maze, the Michael Jordan of an under-appreciated spectator sport.<p>The most exciting seconds in sports could come in the last lap of a Formula One race, or as the clock spins to zero and the point guard hangs in mid-air as he tries for one last three-pointer. …

Recreating the Odyssey, With An iPhone

If Homer had his own iPhone, he might've snapped shots of Ulysses on all his adventures, documenting every step of the hero’s long voyage. He might've taken pictures of the Proci, Penelope’s suitors, the Argo and Penelope herself. But his epic poem would never have been shrouded in mystery, legend …

Emerging Technology

Tips on Indoor Photography

One of the most important features you need to consider when talking about photography is light. Once you have your subject you need to think about …