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Forget searching for interesting content all year, here are some useful, informative and engaging end of year lists for 2013.

Pocket Hits Best of 2013: Best of the Best

When an article, video, recipe, or web page catches your attention, don't send yourself links or let open tabs pile up in your browser to look at later. Just put it in Pocket.

The 2013 Jealousy List: The 41 Best Stories (and One Book) We Didn't Write

In this season of relentless kindness, envy is often sadly neglected. Which is why we bring you the First Annual Jealousy List, a compilation of the great pieces of journalism in 2013 that left Bloomberg Businessweek's staff sick with resentment. Besides functioning as a very long "Bah, humbug,"

The Best s+b Blog Posts of 2013

We've been publishing blogs on for just six months, but in that time they have become one of our most popular features and helped to transform s+b into a daily, or at least frequent, destination for a great many of our readers around the globe.

The Year's Best Longreads to Catch Up On Over the Holidays

I've always thought that the reason books sell so well at Christmas is because we all need the means of escape from our families so desperately. But sometimes on vacation, a book is less useful tha...

The Thirteen Most-Read New Yorker Magazine Stories of 2013

From a sister's suicide to the head of Iran's Quds Force, these were the subjects that most captivated readers.

The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013

It's always tempting at this time of year to try to make a definitive list of the best ideas from the past 12 months. But then we end up debating what counts as best - important? useful? original? all three?

Brain Pickings

by Maria Popova Everything you missed and everything you'd want to revisit, in one cozy place. As the year rolls to an end, what better way to reflect on its fruits than by looking back on those pieces that moved the greatest number of hearts and minds?

When an article, video, recipe, or web page catches your attention, don't send yourself links or let open tabs pile up in your browser to look at later. Just put it in Pocket.

The Best Things We Read in 2013

This morning, we told you about our favorite things that we wrote in 2013. As it turns out, other things were written in 2013. Good things, even! Here are our favorites-from reported articles in respected magazines to perfect single tweets; from novels to personal blog posts.

2013: What You Read

Ahh, December. The best time of year for bloggers. The one month at the end of every year where we take the time to look back over the last 11 and - you guessed it - make lots of lists. Lists of fails and lists of wins, lists of bests and lists of worsts.

The most popular Quartz stories of 2013

Happy holidays and many thanks to all of you, our readers, who make Quartz what it is. Of all the stories we published this year, some clearly struck a chord with hordes of you. Here they are, our 20 most popular articles this year: Scientists discover what's killing the bees and it's worse than you...

The Best Business Journalism of 2013

Is it self-serving to note that business journalism has seen a renaissance on the Web over the past year? Quartz and Business Insider continued to thrive. We and BuzzFeed started business sections. Jessica Lessin, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, launched The Information, a subscription-based site for tech news and analysis.

Longreads Best of 2013: The 10 Stories We Couldn't Stop Thinking About

For four years now, the Longreads community has celebrated the best storytelling on the web. Thanks for all of your contributions, and special thanks to Longreads Members for supporting this service. We couldn't keep going without your funding, so join us today. Earlier this week we posted every No.

Longform posts great new and classic non-fiction articles, curated from across the web.

2013: The Year in Digg

In the last year, we here at Digg have posted 21,303 stories, tweeted 25,088 times, and increased our audience by 627%. And it took 15 of us 192 bags of coffee and over 1,000 beers (we honestly lost track) to get it all done. But these numbers only tell part of the tale.