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Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here are 14 things you might not know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images You might not know that Jeff Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." He survived a helicopter crash in Texas in 2003. In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997.Paul Souders/Getty Images According to CNBC, Bezos, then Jacklyn Gise Jorgensen, was barely 17 years old and a junior in high school when sh...
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The 21 best books to help you form a new habit this year

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Bestselling self-help books like "Atomic Habits," "The High 5 Habit," and "The Power of Habit" can help you reach your 2022 resolutions.Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider A new year can be a great inspiration to make new changes in your life. Keeping your resolutions often means adopting lasting and impactful habits. These non-fiction and memoirs offer helpful pers...
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31 appropriate and humorous gifts under $50 that your coworkers will actually enjoy

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Getty Images Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money. You can find a unique, thoughtful gift for under $50. Below, we've compiled 31 funny, thoughtful, and appropriate gifts all under $50. Shopping for coworkers can become a never-ending parade of mild pine-scented candles, Hallmark cards, and candy that is destined for retirem...
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41 memorable gifts to show grandparents they're loved, from a mug warmer to a cute sweater

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images Grandparents are beloved members of the family. In this list, you'll find 41 thoughtful gifts to thank them for the love they've given you. For more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Shopping for grandparents can be daunting. If you ask for ideas you'll likely get a genuine "nothing" in response....
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Many retailers extended their return windows for the holidays — here are the return and exchange deadlines for 30 popular stores

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Holiday returns don't have to be hectic. Find everything you need to know about the return policies from 30 popular retailers like Amazon and Apple.Business Insider Holiday shopping is hectic enough without considering the returns you may have to make. Luckily, many retailers extend their holiday return windows to make the process a little easier. To help av...
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20 stores that offer free or low-fee gift-wrapping services for the 2021 holiday season

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Choosing gifts that come professionally gift-wrapped is an easy way to make them feel extra special. Here's a list of stores that offer gift-wrap options.the_burtons/Getty Images Choosing gifts that come with gift wrapping is an easy way to make gifts feel extra special. We've rounded up a list of stores that offer gift-wrapping services for free (or a s...
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28 fun gift ideas for toddlers, from a play tent to a pretend baking set

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Melissa and Doug Fold and Go Dollhouse includes furniture and dolls.Amazon Finding gifts that toddlers will love more than the boxes they come in can be a challenge. I've already gone through that process with my toddler and have rounded up 28 of the best gifts for toddlers. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we&#...
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The 17 winners of the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards, from Amanda Gorman's poetry to Sally Rooney's newest novel

Prices are accurate at the time of publication. The books that won the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards span categories like fiction, romance, sci-fi, memoir, poetry, young adult, and best debut.Amazon; Bookshop; Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Every year, the lets readers pick the best books of the year. This year, over 4.7 million votes were cast across 17 categories. From fiction to fantasy, here are the best books of 2021, accordi...
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The 20 best bridal shower gifts, from a fun instant camera to a cooking class for two

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Gorkem Yorulmaz/Getty Images A bridal shower is a party to celebrate the bride before the couple's wedding. Bridal shower gifts are usually small but meaningful tokens for the couple's new life together. From home goods to wedding accessories, check out these 20 thoughtful bridal shower gifts. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time...
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30 of the best gifts for kids of every age, from STEM sets to outdoor toys

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Target We rounded up 30 great gift ideas for kids of all ages, from hot new toys to classic favorites. These are the best gifts for kids, including a wizarding Build-A-Bear and a Hall of Armour Lego set. Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested and our other gift guides. Gifts for kids fall into two categories: the short-lived toys ...
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Renowned self-help author Brené Brown's 12 best books, according to Goodreads — including her newest one, "Atlas of the Heart"

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Brené Brown has spent decades studying shame, courage, vulnerability, and empathy. Here are her best books, according to Goodreads members.Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Brené Brown is a psychology researcher, professor, podcast host, and author. Below, you'll find the best Brené Brown books, . The list includes her newest book, "Atlas of the Heart", whic...
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Barnes & Noble refreshes its Nook GlowLight e-book reader

Barnes & Noble has revived its Nook GlowLight e-reader with the first new design in four years. The device costs $150 and is available from December 8.
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Barnes & Noble refreshes its Nook GlowLight e-reader

Barnes & Noble has revived its Nook GlowLight e-reader with the first new design in four years. The device costs $150 and is available from December 8.
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60 cool gifts for dog lovers and their canine companions, from matching sweaters to TikTok famous dog buttons

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. West and Willow makes custom pet portraits that dog parents can proudly display at home.West and Willow We rounded up unique and cool gifts for dog lovers and their dogs, from subscription boxes to books. Here are 60 thoughtful, entertaining, and adorable gift ideas dogs and their humans will love. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. As one of the...
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The 11 best books of 2021, according to Barnes & Noble - from award-winning novels to popular non-fiction

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Barnes & Noble's picks for the best books of 2021 include "Crying in H Mart," "Cloud Cuckoo Land," and "Harlem Shuffle." Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Every year, Barnes & Noble releases its top 10 Best Books of the Year. This year, the bookseller selected 11 incredible fiction and nonfiction titles to read in 2021. Want more books? Check out . Every year, Barnes & Noble picks the 10 best books ...
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43 gifts for grandparents, from a wine subscription to a custom pet portrait

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images In this list, you'll find 43 gifts to give grandparents to thank them for the many years of love. For more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. Shopping for grandparents can be daunting. They've likely gotten the basics down pat, and if you ask fo...
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42 gifts for grandparents, from a wine subscription to a custom pet portrait

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images In this list, you'll find 42 gifts to give grandparents to thank them for the many years of love. For more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. Shopping for grandparents can be daunting. They've likely gotten the basics down pat, and if you ask fo...
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45 unique and practical gifts for Dad under $50, from a durable fishing rod to a 4K streaming stick

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. w&p We have gifts under $50 for every sort of dad, from the hot sauce fan to the history buff. If your budget changes, check out our guide to the best gifts that all cost less than $25. Still looking for a gift? Take a look at our list of the All-Time Best products we've tested for inspiration. Shopping for Dad doesn't have to be the cliche-ridden experience of deciding between gifting them an ...
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The Fate of the Borders

No, not those borders; I'm talking about the defunct book store chain. There was one near my first apartment in Knoxville that Marko and I used to walk to a couple times a week.  I remember going there with my old iBook to use their internet because they were one of the first places in the neighborhood other than Krystal that had wifi and their little cafe smelled of coffee rather than greasy sliders. Anyway, it seems their size and their architecture make them unusually hard to repurpose a...
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18 Best Book Apps for Reading on the Go

With advances in mobile technology, we now have a powerful tech in the palm of our hands. With it, we can browse through social media, take photos, listen to music, shop, check the news or weather, and even access some productivity tools. Among these is the ability to read electronic books commonly known as eBooks on the go whether you are on the subway, plane, or anywhere else. With eBooks, you have the advantage to access several books on your smartphone to sharpen your skills and learn more ...
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33 appropriate and humorous gifts under $50 that your coworkers will actually love

Getty Images Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money. You can find a unique, thoughtful gift under $50. Below, I've compiled 33 funny, thoughtful, and appropriate gifts under $50 that will serve you well. Shopping for coworkers can become a never-ending parade of mild pine-scented candles, Hallmark cards, and candy that is destined for retirement in a desk drawer for most of the month. It's easier to buy thoughtful, impactful gifts for your closest l...
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22 small gifts to help friends who are self-isolating or social distancing feel less lonely

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. People are still social distancing and isolating thanks to the Delta variant and unvaccinated risks. Isolation and loneliness are quite harmful for both your mental and physical health. Sending your lonely loved ones a quarantine gift can go a long way to boosting their spirits. While U.S. cities aren't in lockdown as if October 2021, plenty of people are still self-isolating or social distancing to minim...
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32 smart and humorous gifts that your coworkers will actually be happy to receive

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Williams-Sonoma Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money.You can find a unique, thoughtful gift under $50 without much research (because we've done it for you).Below, I've compiled 32 gifts under $50 that will serve you well - some are funny, some are thoughtful, all are affordable, and most are impossible to hate. If you're still looking for inspiration, check ...
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28 fun gift ideas that will keep toddlers entertained

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Melissa and Doug Fold and Go Dollhouse includes furniture and dolls. Amazon Finding gifts that toddlers will love more than the boxes they come in can be a challenge. I've already gone through that process with my toddler and have rounded up 28 of the best gifts for toddlers. You can check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides to shop for everyone on your list. Toddlers can be picky little hum...
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51 gifts dog lovers and their canine companions will love

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Treat your favorite chef to a dog treat maker from Dash. Target We rounded up the most unique and thoughtful gifts for dog lovers and their dogs. Show them you care with a monthly subscription box, canine home decor, and all sorts of dog books. Here are 51 useful, entertaining, and adorable gifts dogs and their humans will love. As one of the most magical and amusing creatures on earth, dogs are more th...
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Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French reveals secrets to success in new business book

When Twisted Sister was selling out tours and racking up hits like “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” guitarist Jay Jay French felt vindicated for the decade he’d spent playing bars and clubs and working on his rock ‘n’ roll dreams. And when bitterness and bankruptcy broke up the band just a few years later? French fell so far he found himself working the graveyard shift at a friend’s pool hall, scraping by to support his family until he could plot a second act. Jay Jay French, guitarist and cofound...
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ERROR when converting EPUB to PDF?

Hi, I'm getting an Error when converting my EPUB to PDF. It is DRM protected, have DeDRM installed and believe I used it correctly. The conversion looks like its going well, gets up to 70%, then just gives a generic error saying the conversion cannot be completed. Here is the log calibre, version 5.27.0 (win32, embedded-python: True) Conversion error: Failed: Convert book 1 of 1 (Photographic Atlas of Anatomy) Convert book 1 of 1 (Photographic Atlas of Anatomy) DeDRM v7.2.1: Trying to decry...
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Failed to change libraries within the same disk

I have an error when I want to change libraries in linux. I never had problems this is the debug mode message Calibre 5.26 linux Mint Spoiler: libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile libpng warning: iCCP: kno...
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