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A resolution we seem to make every January 1 is to read more. We mean books, ideally, but sometimes there’s no time for a 500-page novel. Thank goodness, then, that there are so many terrific articles out there that allow us to keep our resolution and our sanity. Here are nine to put on your list.

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If you live and die by the “Real Housewives”...

Read a great profile about how Andy Cohen has become the king of reality TV. (NY Times)

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If you think you and your sister have a great relationship...

Read an interview between Beyoncé and Solange Knowles and realize you’ve got a long way to go, coolness-wise. (Interview)

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If you can't imagine your life without Google...

Read about how the tech giant—specifically its Translate feature—invented its own language last year. (Medium)

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If you preferred sports over Barbies as a kid...

Read about the history of the term tomboy and why it might be time to retire it. (The Atlantic)

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If you're sick of reading “30 Under 30” lists and feeling bad about yourself...

Read a hilarious takedown of those lists, featuring the most disappointing under 30. (The New Yorker)

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If you're as obsessed with the TV show “Atlanta” as we are...

Read about its creator and star, the immensely talented Donald Glover. (Wired)

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If you have to pop a Xanax for a two-hour flight...

Read about one of the world’s last wingwalkers: a woman who performs on airplane wings while flying 150 miles per hour hundreds of feet above the ground. (BuzzFeed)

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If you're nervous about switching careers...

Read about a former drug smuggler who transformed himself into an environmental hero. (Outside Magazine)

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If you think your Netflix obsession is out of hand...

Read about how that’s exactly how Netflix wants it. (BloombergBusinessweek)

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