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Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Technical FAQ: Searching for the ideal tire width

Lennard Zinn fields some questions regarding an ongoing project of his — determining the ideal tire width.Read the full article at Technical FAQ: …

The best suits you can buy

<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>Of all pieces of classic menswear, the iconic business suit is perhaps the most intimidating. That's understandable: Buying a good suit …

4 Ways To Communicate Effectively

You’ve done the work. The consultant you hired has given you a dense excel spreadsheet detailing audience, message, vehicle and timing. You’re executing against it.<p>Your senior execs have delivered PowerPoint presentations, participated in talking head videos, and sent “sponsorship” emails.<p>You have …

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

17 sex things you should never feel bad about

Go forth and bone with confidence.<p><b>1. Not wanting to perform a sex act that “every other woman does!”</b> You do not have to spit, swallow, deep throat, do a goddamn standing 69, or <i>whatever</i> just because they've seen it in porn, or done it with an ex. If "every other woman does it" and you don't want to, …

Sexuality

A Little Book of Life-Changing Tips

Don Miguel Ruiz’s self-help classic, <i>The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom</i>, is a small book, but its size shouldn’t fool you. The …

Self-help

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Stealthy OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been unearthed after it was found targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post …

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along the way.<p>1. Archive vs. …

This is why I use an iPhone instead of Android, but a Windows PC instead of a Mac

A coworker recently asked me a good question: Why am I so dedicated to my Apple iPhone X and Apple Watch, but vastly prefer a Windows 10 PC to a Mac? I've been chewing it over ever since.<p>Now, I think I have an answer, and it's pretty simple: Apple's iOS is still the best, most useful, and most …

Windows 10

How to Clean Up and Optimize Your Sluggish Mac

Your Mac is running a little slow these days. It takes forever to boot up. You have to delete something just to download that file attachment from …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

Smart TV

20 iPhone Tips and Hacks to Improve Your Life

The iPhone tricks that will change how you use your handset.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do, even if you've not upgraded to the shiny new iPhone 7 yet. It can help you find your way home, settle pub debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. At a pinch you could …

iOS widgets: 6 of the best to replace Apple’s own

iOS widgets are a great way to check in on your day. Apple gave us its own take on widgets with the core apps built into iOS 10, but you can do better.<p>If you’ve never taken a look at some of the great third-party iOS widgets available, you’re missing out. Here are six of our favorite iOS widgets to …

Apps

How to Customize an Apple Watch Face from Your iPhone

Apple Watch with watchOS 3 and iPhone with iOS 10 allow you to customize your Apple Watch face to your liking from the Watch app on iPhone. This is helpful because changing your watch face on Apple Watch can be tedious with the small screen. But from the Watch app on iPhone, it’s easy to go through …

Apple Watch

How to sync and play music from Apple Watch without iPhone

Any Apple Watch can play music without iPhone which is especially useful for outdoor workouts, but you have to decide what music and how you’ll listen ahead of time. It’s fairly simple if you follow the right steps, however, there are a few tricks to make syncing music to Apple Watch easier.<p>For …

Apple Watch

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

Apps

13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

Is it time to swap your Mac for a Windows laptop?

Over a decade ago Alex Hern switched from PC to Mac and never looked back. But the new MacBook Pro’s very expensive so could he finally be tempted to switch again?<p>I’ve been an Apple user for over a decade, ever since I picked up a refurbished 17in PowerBook back in 2005 to replace my ailing Windows …

MacBook Pro

People Are Getting New iPhone 6s Batteries From Apple

If your 6s is randomly dying, read on.<p>Apple made a mistake in manufacturing the iPhone 6s, and now it’s set up a battery replacement program to help …

The 13 best uses of Siri on a Mac

Siri and I have been shacking up together on my MacBook for about two months now. How useful is Apple's digital assistant on a Mac? Let me count the ways.<p>1. Find files<p>Siri offers a quick way to find files you want to return to. You can say, "Show me documents from yesterday" or "Show me …

7 ways to seriously cut back on iPhone data usage

Stopping seven data-hungry apps from killing your data plan isn't the only way for iPhone owners to reduce their data usage. Here are seven phone-wide settings that can help keep you under your monthly data allotment.<p>1. Restrict iTunes and App Store downloads<p>You can prevent iTunes and the App Store …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

Why Law Firm Websites Need Evergreen Content & Blog Content

Content marketing is the most efficient way for attorneys to reach potential clients online. But content isn’t just words on a page to fill a space. …

Summer Cocktails for Cyclists

The Rodrigo<p>3 oz. raspberry vodka<br>Iced tea*<p>Fill an eight-ounce glass with ice, then squeeze a wedge of lemon over the ice. Add the wedge to the glass, and pour in the raspberry vodka. Fill the rest of the glass with iced tea.<p>Brewed black tea (black or green) is rich in polyphenols, a class of …

Can you buy your way to a fitter you?

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a pro cyclist, achieving your cycling goals requires endless dedication and many hours in the saddle.<p>We naturally …

Tour de France

How to eat optimally for cycling as you grow older

Your body changes over time, and so do your nutritional needs. The major age-related changes that may affect nutritional requirements include a …