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Best Apps for Book enthusiasts

The way that we read is changing most people no longer rely on their local library or book club to stay up-to-date with the latest bestsellers. …

Apps

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> …

Self-improvement

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 …

Books

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 …

Cardiovascular System

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 …

Leadership

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). …

New Music

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 …

TV

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 …

Zoenoffer

• <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 …