10 Novels under 100 pages - Quick reads

It can be utter crap finding time to read on a regular basis. If I'm working my way through a 500+ page book, but I have to step away every 20 pages? Forget about it. That book will just make its way into my pile of "eventually" reads.

Here's a list of ten books that you can finish in a day, or even in a lunch hour.

1. Lifeboat No. 8 by Elizabeth Kaye A detailed and dramatic look into one of the first lifeboats that left the Titanic. The book focuses on the stories and background of each of the passengers on the No. 8 lifeboat, then goes on to explore what happened to them after that fateful night.
2. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Ok, this one isn't exciting, and may still land in your "eventually" pile, but really, you can do it. It's only 68 pages long, power through it bud.
3. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket Technically, this one is longer than 100 pages, but the book uses a large font with small pages, so it evens out. Plus, it's…

Alexander the Great vs Ivan the Terrible - Epic Rap Battles of History (with lyrics)

[Ivan the Terrible] Look alive Crème de la Kremlin's arriving Try to serve Ivan No surviving You're a land rover, I'm a land expander Here to hand you your first loss, Alexander I'll school you like Aristotle Smack you harder than you hit that bottle You're nothing but an overrated lush, I'll crush ya I'm the first Tsar of all of Russia You're an asshole with an anastole I'm heaven sent, divine and holy So don't even try to approach the God Or you'll get a huge sack like Novgorod
[Alexander the Great] Hey fella, swell diss But now you got the Panhellenist from Pella hella pissed Stepping up's foolish as well as useless Little Vasilyevich, let me spell out the list I brought foes to their knees in Phoenicia Breezed through Gaza to Giza Had the Balkans, Persia, Syria, Iraq and Pakistan In my expansion pack While you died in the middle of a game of ches…

Caitlin Doughty, Memoir of a Mortician

Caitlin Doughty is a mortician, activist, and funeral industry rabble-rouser. 
On her website, Caitlin Doughty describes herself as 'a mortician, activist, and funeral industry rabble-rouser.' I first stumbled on her through her morbid and interesting Youtube channel (Ask a Mortician), where she discusses everything from life as a mortician, corpse decay rates, and ghost marriage.

She is the founder of the Order of a Good Death, a non-profit that focuses on removing the stigma around funeral services, and return dignity to funerals without bankrupting families.

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Quick Cover: Dragon Age Inquisition - Once We Were by Malukah

A great cover from Malukah of the Dragon Age Inquisition song Once We Were . If you haven't already heard her other awesome songs,, then I highly suggest exploring her channel.  She's a great musician, and does a ton of nerd-related song covers (Dragon Age, Skyrim, Lord of the Rings) as well as original songs.

Six Website to Learn Programming

It can be tough to narrow down which websites that you should use to learn programming. Below are six websites that will give a basic understanding of programming and front-end web development. CodecademyFree Code CampLearn CPPW3SchoolsHarvard - CS50 Intro to Computer ScienceThe Odin Project

Read reviews of these programming sites here.

Thrifted Transformations | Youtube Channel for Repurposing Thrift Store Clothes

Thrifted Transformations is an incredibly interesting channel where April find thrift store pieces and transforms them into cool modern pieces. In the video above you can watch her transform a denim mumu into a cute string dress with unique embroidery.

Her channel also has DIY costume ideas, and general DIY ideas such as: upsizing a shirts,making a bandeau swim suit, and quick fixes for thrift store finds that don't require a complete refashioning.