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Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Best Apps for Book enthusiasts

Here are the apps that will change your reading experience:<p>OverDrive (iOS, Android)<p>OverDrive is the perfect companion for anyone who loves going to …

How to Launch a Behavior-Change Revolution

How can a dream team of social scientists get people to exercise more? (Photo: Pixabay)<i>Our latest</i> Freakonomics Radio<i> episode is called “How to Launch</i> …

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Anaele Pelisson<p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile …

The best workout routine for losing weight — according to an exercise physiologist

The perfect exercise routine involves the right mix of cardiovascular and strength training. Heather Milton, a senior exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, discusses how to get in shape with the right balance. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>The exercises you want to choose to …

Exercise

14 CEOs on the Most Valuable Job Skill Right Now

Advice for standing out at your current gig or getting a new one<p>There’s no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self …

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The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

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The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

Hack Netflix with these add-ons and tricks

Supercharge your streaming<p>Part of Netflix's appeal is that it just works—whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or a smart TV, just fire up the streaming service and pick up where you left off. Dig a little deeper under Netflix's simple interface, though, and you'll find a number of ways to tweak and …

The New New Wave of European Crime Drama on Netflix

In 2013, Lauren Collins published a piece in the <i>New Yorker</i> called “Danish Postmodern” about the sudden blooming of British people’s love for Danish …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

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• <b>Auteur:</b> Karin Slaughter<p>Een duister geheim werpt een schaduw over Grant County als de dertienjarige Jenny zich moedwillig laat neerschieten door politiecommissaris Jeffrey Tolliver. Bij de lijkschouwing doet kinderarts Sara Linton een schokkende ontdekking die wijst in de richting van misbruik. Sara …

Verlies

• <b>Auteur:</b> Nicci French<p>Verlies is het verhaal van een echtpaar dat hun vijfjarige zoon verliest bij een ongeluk. Moeder, vader en hun tienjarige zoon hebben ieder een eigen manier waarop zij hun verlies verwerken. Maar al gauw blijkt dat er binnen het gezin over en weer verdenkingen zijn. Verlies is …