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The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

May the 4th Be With You: A Brief Star Wars Reading List

The movies are great, but this Star Wars Day, maybe try a book instead!<p>What do you read on Star Wars Day? "Star Wars" books, of course. The franchise …

Star Wars Day

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Plants

Best credit monitoring apps for Android

There are few things more important to maintain than your credit score. Whether you're applying a new credit card, a house, or a phone line, your …

Apps

Here Are The Best Classic Rock Playlists On Spotify Right Now

While the growth of vinyl has been one of the biggest and most surprising trends within the music industry over the last decade, let’s be honest with ourselves: It’s a streaming world, and we’re all just living in it. CDs and downloads are quickly going the way of the dodo bird as more and more …

Playlist

Solved: A Decades-Old Ansel Adams Mystery

The answer was hidden in the shadows.<p>When you look at the image above, what do you think of? Most will probably take in the beauty of its subjects, …

National Parks

Detecting and Mitigating Ransomware and Other Malware

Attend this session and you'll:<p>learn how to go way beyond backups, and walk away with a variety of real defenses to prevent or mitigate ransomware …

Airline pilot explains 21 code words passengers don't understand

For most of us, flying is still an inherently mysterious activity.<p>To shed some light on the world of commercial air travel, Business Insider turned to Patrick Smith for some answers. Smith is not only an author and aviation blogger but also a long-time commercial airline pilot flying Boeing 757 and …

Aviation

What is the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage? Inside the epic route stars take on in Pilgrimage: Road to Santiago

Anyone who's been on a walking holiday will know that these can vary from leisurely countryside strolls to gruelling challenges.<p>It's the latter which …

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

9. Grand Canyon, Arizona to Moab, Utah<p><b>Distance:</b> 1387km (862 miles)<p>Starting at the iconic Grand Canyon, hit six classic national parks on a ten day …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Didn't See a Future with Automatic Doors

It made Star Trek unbelievable for him.<p>As an avid <i>Star Trek</i> fan, Neil deGrasse Tyson saw a future full of possibilities, but he was convinced that …

Star Trek

We asked Siri, Alexa, and the Google Assistant 10 questions — here's which one is the smartest

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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's Alexa came out on top this time. Amazon<p>For better or worse, many of us rely on digital assistants to answer our everyday …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling.<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalize violence and human suffering, but …

Books

Hackers can use Cortana to open websites on Windows 10 even if your PC is locked

A pair of independent researchers yesterday uncovered a particularly worrisome security vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows 10. If your PC’s OS was installed with default settings this could affect you.<p>The simple “hack” involves activating Cortana via voice command to open websites on a PC that’s …

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

You can (and should) train yourself to sleep on your back

Get back to basics.<p>American adults are in pain. A 2015 study from the National Institutes of Health showed that 25 million U.S. adults cope with chronic pain every day. While everyone’s suffering is different—there are as many sources of pain as people—for many, how you sleep plays a crucial …

Sleep

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

Remote, empty spots to pitch your tent in peace this summer<p>You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a …

Hiking

What The Screen Time Experts Do With Their Own Kids

Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So when I was interviewing dozens of them for my …

Parenting

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine rice, chicken broth, and water in a large pot over high, and bring to a boil. Stir in thyme sprig, butter, 1 1⁄2 …

Country Lifestyle

Breaking down all of the hidden clues from the new Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer

‘I’m going to be a pilot; the best in the galaxy’<p>The first full trailer for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> is finally here, and it’s a long-overdue look at the next <i>Star Wars</i> film. We’ve been a bit worried about this one. The film lost its directing pair midway through shooting, and we’ve been wary of the …

Download this: Sweatcoin's app pays you to exercise

If you've ever struggled to get into better shape then you know getting motivated to start is often the hardest part. But a new app may just be able …

Apps

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

Books

13 Perspective-Shattering Photos Taken From Space Of Our Teeny Lil Planet

Small reminder that we live on a dot.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Coastlines

One of the best nature documentaries of all time returns tonight

Earth's oceans make life possible. They're the reason that when the planet is viewed from space, we call it a "blue dot."<p>"Blue Planet II," a BBC Natural History Unit production that premieres in the US on Saturday, offers the most breathtaking look at the oceans yet.<p>The producers take viewers to …

Blue Planet II

5 Things You Should Know About Traveling to Spain

Spain is one of the richest countries in the world from a cultural perspective. Its history runs from as far back as the period of the Roman Empire, …

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

A Pull-Apart Bread Worth Sharing (Even if You Don’t Want to)

Since no one ever seems to invite me to a pig pull or a crab boil, I miss eating communally. I don’t mean sitting at a communal table in a restaurant, staring down strangers while we all nibble at our seasonal small plates. I mean everyone digging into the same dish at the same time. I mean the …

Dessert

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

RV Travel Made Affordable

Many people love RV travel because of the freedom it inspires.<p>You can pack up and head out wherever you want. You can drive longer than you planned, …