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How to Read More Books Without Giving Up

Filmmaker Max Joseph wants to read more than one book a year—he wants to read one a week. So he asked a few voracious readers for advice, in a 38-minute video that includes lengthy tours of European bookstores. Here’s some of the best advice for never-readers who want to start …

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Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle

If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle to your bike. The noodle, …

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Make a Blanket Fort Using Command Hooks

Photo: Michelle Woo The first time my 6-year-old daughter tried to make a blanket fort, she had the joyful ambition of a child. Unfortunately, she did not have the structural expertise of an engineer because the whole thing collapsed within three minutes and she cried. A flaw of most blanket …

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Can AI destroy humanity?| Popular Science

“It began three and a half billion years ago in a pool of muck, when a molecule made a copy of itself and so became the ultimate ancestor of all earthly life. It began four million years ago, when brain volumes began climbing rapidly in the hominid line. Fifty thousand …

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How to Earn Hilton Reward Points For Taking Lyft Rides

Image: Pexels Lyft has offered the ability to earn miles on Delta for taking rides with the service for a while now. Now it’s offering a new travel perk: Hilton Honors rewards points. The program officially kicked off this week. Once you’ve connected your Hilton Honors and Lyft accounts you’ll …

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