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Under the radar: How a 117-year old technology gives Olympic throwers an edge

It takes more than sheer strength to be an elite thrower, so today's top athletes often use a unique kind of radar technology to optimize their performance.
Tags: Trends, Features, Olympics, Tokyo, Better Stronger Faster


Quantum clocks and e-pistols: The ultra-precise timekeeping of the Tokyo Games

In the Olympics, a single microsecond can mean the difference between winning and losing a race, so timekeeping systems need to be outrageously accurate.
Tags: Sports, Trends, Features, Olympics, 2020, Tokyo Olympics, Tokyo Games, Better Stronger Faster


The 5 best hanging shelves for closets

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Hanging closet organizers are an easy, affordable way to add additional storage to a cramped space. Our top pick is The Container Store's 6-Compartment Natural Canvas Sweater Organizer. It has roomy shelves for neatly stacking sweaters or pants and is made of high-quality canvas. The tiny closet in my bedroom is the bane of my existence. It's poorly organized, with upper shelves that I can't easily reach and sliding doors that make getting the clo...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Organization, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Container Store, Closet, Whitmor, Insider Picks, Insider Picks 2020, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides, Guide Update, Home (Reviews


8 of the best places to buy men's T-shirts, from everyday basics to performance undershirts

Everlane Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky T-shirts are one of the cornerstones of a wardrobe, no matter how fancy or basic they may be. There are many options to choose from, so we've narrowed it down to the best in every category. Everlane's Organic Cotton Crew is the best overall because it's affordable and backed by a warranty. If you take a look at anyone's wardrobe, you're almost guaranteed to find a few T-shirts. As a quintessential item for all, T-shirts are ...
Tags: Reviews, Style, Clothing, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Men, Uniqlo, Everlane, T-shirt, Don, Rhone, Tommy John, Brooklinen, Men's Clothing, Insider Picks


The 6 best commuter bikes of 2021 for any budget

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Commuter bikes offer a cost-effective and fitness- and environmentally-friendly way to get around town. The best are comfortable to ride, handle casual terrain, and withstand various weather conditions. Our top pick, Brooklyn Bicycle Co.'s Franklin 3, has a comfortable, upright design and features quality components. The concept of a commuter bike is simple: A functional, comfortable bicycle that's capable of getting you to and from work, the store, ar...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Trends, Walmart, Features, Cycling, Buying Guide, Biking, Commuters, Core, Bosch, Assembly, Bedford, Brooklyn New York


22 features that make Tesla cars unlike any others

Tesla Model X Tesla Tesla vehicles are engineered with a plethora of interesting features. These include a bioweapon defense mode, sentry mode, and other hidden Easter eggs. The features have helped the company gain such a cult following. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most people know Tesla for its sleek and luxury electric cars and its eccentric CEO Elon Musk, but some may not know the electric vehicles are equipped with a plethora of features that you wouldn't f...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Features, Santa, Bugatti, Fernando, Burbank, Spike, Littleton Colorado, Teslas, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla, Burbank Town Center


The best online sales and deals happening now, including Tushy, Everlane, and Athleta

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, including discounts at Tushy, Everlane, and Athleta.Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out our roundup of the best deals from Amazon. The best deals available right no...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Nordstrom, Sales, Trends, Features, American Express, Athleta, Amex, Deals Of The Day, Warby Parker, Malibu, North Face, United By Blue, HBO Shop


Battlefield Portal brings past games, powerful creative tools to 2042

Battlefield 2042 will feature a creative mode called Battlefield Portal that lets players create custom games.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, EA, Features, Battlefield 2042, Battlefield Portal


The best soundbars of 2021 for clear and crisp TV audio

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good soundbar enhances your audio experience, offering an upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers. Soundbars are available at many performance levels, from basic stereo to surround sound. With an affordable price and great audio, the Yamaha YAS-209 is the best soundbar for most needs. A soundbar is the perfect solution for anyone who wants a space-saving and budget-friendly way to upgrade their TV audio experience. Even the best TVs on the market tend t...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, TV, Audio, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Buying Guide, Home Theater, Roku, Vizio, Hulu, Voice, Alexa


The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, evangelizes about bitcoin, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine and regular ice baths. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and his payment company Square. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. From fighting armies of bots to quashing rumors about sending his beard hair to ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House


We tested 8 garlic presses in 2021 - these 3 are worth your money

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A quality garlic press is easy to clean and produces a high yield of crushed garlic. Our top pick is the Orblue Stainless Steel Garlic Press. It offers a full range of motion, is dishwasher safe, and can press multiple cloves at a time. Garlic is a versatile ingredient used every day in many kitchens. Preparing it can be a sticky and smelly task, which is where a garlic press comes in. A garlic press has two primary goals: prepare garlic to a grated-like consi...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Kitchen, Cooking, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Kitchen Tools, Garlic, OXO, Kuhn Rikon, Peeler, Owen Burke, Kitchen Accessories, Cookware, Insider Picks


The best online sales and deals happening now, including Headspace, Mirror, and Crest Whitestrips

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, including discounts at Chewy, Madewell, and United by Blue.Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out our roundup of the best deals from Amazon. The best deals available r...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Nordstrom, Sales, Trends, Features, American Express, Athleta, Amex, Deals Of The Day, United, Warby Parker, Malibu, North Face, Madewell


The 7 best compression socks of 2021 for runners, seniors, and anyone looking to improve circulation

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Compression socks help speed muscle recovery and potentially improve athletic performance. They also improve blood flow for venous or lymphatic issues for pregnant women or the elderly. Our top pick, CEP's Progressive+ Compression Socks, are incredibly comfortable and won't sag throughout the day. Compression socks are one of those garments that seem gimmicky but science actually backs up their biggest claimed benefit: Improving your circulation."Compr...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Compression Socks, Sports, Trends, Features, United States, Buying Guide, Progressive, Socks, Workout, Deatherage, Heather Grey, Zensah, Medi, SB Sox


The 24 best gift baskets for your favorite foodie in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Bokksu Gift baskets are perfect for sending a nice surprise with a delivery full of goodies. You can pick unique boxes to send, including a salami or ice cream basket. If you'd rather not send food, there are plenty of other subscription boxes to choose from. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A gift basket is a common and easy gift to give to a client, host, or in-laws, but all too often, they&#...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Food, Japan, Oregon, New York City, Trends, Features, Italy, Food And Drink, Wine, East Coast, Murray, Harry David, Williams Sonoma, FTD


The best back to school sales & deals in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Target Right now, retailers across the internet are having back to school sales with major discounts. We've rounded up all of the best sales to shop for clothing, shoes, tech, and more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While there is still time for students to soak up the summer sun, plenty of retailers are taking the opportunity to host back-to-school sales. To save you the trouble of having to...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Nordstrom, Parenting, Sales, Trends, Nike, Features, Back To School, Backpacks, Lenovo, Bedding, Macy, Kohl


The 17 best places to buy affordable fine jewelry you'll have forever

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Fine jewelry costs a bit more than costume, but you can still get quality pieces on a budget. Brands and retailers like Catbird, Mejuri, and Vrai are changing the game. We've rounded up our favorite pieces and retailers below. Svetlana Evseeva/Getty Images With its inaccessible prices, technical terminology, and nebulous production practices, the world of fine j...
Tags: Reviews, Jewelry, Hollywood, New York City, Toronto, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Brooklyn, Buying Guide, Aclu, Prada, AAA, Holden, Montserrat, Parsons


72 affordable yet thoughtful gifts for her that are all under $50

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Uncommon Goods If you're looking for an affordable gift for her, here's a list of 72 options under $50. Whether for the holidays, a birthday, or just because, she'll love any of these thoughtful picks. Looking for more inspiration? Check out our full list of gift guides for all kinds of ideas. Gift-giving isn't always easy, though it seems like it would be. Just buy them something that ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Nordstrom, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Gifts, New York Times, Albert Einstein, Parks and Recreation, Madagascar, Gift Guides, Fdr, Polaroid, Anthropologie


China debuts world's fastest train, a sleek maglev that can reach speeds of up to 373 miles per hour

China's 600 km/h high-speed maglev transportation system makes debut on July 20, 2021 in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China. Zhang Jingang/VCG via Getty Images Officials in China debuted the new state-developed maglev train on Tuesday, Reuters reported. The train can reach speeds of up to 600 km/h or 373 mph, officials said. There is just one operational maglev track in China, but cities are considering building more. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese offici...
Tags: Transportation, China, International, Trends, Cnn, Features, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Maglev, Reuters, Qingdao, VCG, Getty Images Source, Connor Perrett, Speed desk


The best dog buttons and training program to teach your pet to communicate

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Speech pathologists use recordable buttons to communicate with nonverbal individuals. These buttons can also help dogs and other animals communicate their needs and wants. Read more below about the best dog buttons and training program to teach your dog how to "talk." Cognitive scientists and speech pathologists have long used pressable augmentative and alternative communication buttons - each representing an action, place, or object - to communicate with nonv...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Pets, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Portland Oregon, AAA, Bunny, Scott, Oakland California, Sara Scott, Parthasarathy, Insider Picks, Shoshi Parks, IP Graphics


World of Warcraft’s biggest streamer is leading the Final Fantasy XIV charge

Thanks to a popular World of Warcraft streamer, Final Fantasy 14 has seen a startling rise in player numbers.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Pc, Features, Ps4, Twitch, Square Enix, Final Fantasy XIV, PS5


The 7 best coffee subscriptions in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Coffee subscriptions ensure that your favorite brew is always around. They can also be a great way to try new flavors, origins, and roasters. Our picks include Trade, Blue Bottle, and a cold brew subscription from La Colombe. Coffee subscriptions offer a unique luxury: never having to wake up, shuffle to the kitchen, and realize in horror that there's no coffee in the house. For many of us, a morning caffeine boost is non-negotiable, and the peace of mind ...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, Coffee, Food, Trends, Features, Brooklyn, Buying Guide, Crema, La Colombe, Christine Clark, La Colombe Coffee, Driftaway Coffee, Insider Picks, Atlas Coffee Club, Kitchen (Reviews


The best online sales and deals happening now, including Crest 3D Whitestrips, AirPods Max, and Athleta

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, including discounts at Chewy, Madewell, and United by Blue.Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out our roundup of the best deals from Amazon. The best deals available r...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Nordstrom, Sales, Trends, Features, American Express, Athleta, Amex, Deals Of The Day, United, Warby Parker, Malibu, North Face, Madewell


Netflix's top 10 original TV show hits of all time, including 'Bridgerton' and 'Sweet Tooth'

"Sweet Tooth." Netflix Netflix said in its Q2 earnings report on Tuesday that "Sweet Tooth" was watched by 60 million households in its first 28 days. "Bridgerton" is still the biggest Netflix original series ever though, with more than 80 million. Insider ranked Netflix's biggest originals based on how many member households watched each in the first 28 days. Netflix counts a view if an account watches at least two minutes of a show or movie. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
Tags: TV, London, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Spain, Features, Netflix, Atlantic, Streaming, Npr, Penn Badgley, Chicago Sun Times, Phil, Newsday, Detroit News


The best student discounts for clothes, streaming services, tech, and more in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Being a student is expensive, but student-exclusive discounts are all over the web. We've found the best offers available for students on style, tech, insurance, and more. Enrollment in a program like UNiDAYS can alert you to deals, but doesn't include every offer available. ESB Professional/Shutterstock No matter where learning takes place this year, being ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Spotify, Topshop, Students, Microsoft, Washington Post, College, Sales, Trends, Features, New York Times, Logitech, Dell


Netflix's 10 biggest original movies of all time, including 'Army of the Dead' and 'Extraction'

"Army of the Dead." Netflix Netflix said in its Q2 earnings report on Tuesday that "Army of the Dead" and "Fatherhood" were both watched by more than 70 million households. Its biggest movies also include "Extraction" and "Bird Box." Netflix measures a view if an account watches at least two minutes of a show or movie. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. 10. "Fatherhood" - 74 million Kevin Hart shows his dramatic chops in "Fatherhood." Philippe Bosse/Netflix ...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Boston, New York City, Michael Bay, Trends, Cnn, Features, Netflix, Army, New Orleans, Streaming, Bangladesh, Associated Press


6 ways to conquer night sweats, from breathable pillows to personal fans

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Buffy There's nothing worse than sleeping hot due to a too-hot room or heavy bedding. I'm someone who sweats more than I'd like to admit, so I interviewed two experts on how to sleep cool. Here are six tips they recommend along with items I've personally tested for staying cool at night. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Nothing interrupts sleep or creates an incredibly uncomfortabl...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Amazon, Home, Sleep, Trends, Features, Bedroom, Buffy, New England, Gonzalez, Vornado, BedJet, Mattress, Mount Sinai West, Dan Dan


Lauren Sanchez, Jeff Bezos' family, and a former NFL player were among the crowd that welcomed the flight crew back to Earth - see who else was there

Jeff Bezos hugs his mom, Jackie, after his spaceflight. Blue Origin / New Shepard First Human Flight A swarm of well-wishers showed up for hugs and champagne after Jeff Bezos' spacecraft landed. The group included his parents, Mike and Jackie, and his son, Preston. Bezos' girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, and former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, were there too. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Tuesday morning, Jeff Bezos and his fellow passengers floated down to the We...
Tags: Science, NFL, Trends, Earth, Features, Jeff Bezos, Tony Gonzalez, Jackie, Oliver, Blue Origin, Mark, Mike, Bezos, Sánchez, West Texas, New Shepard


29 smart and humorous gifts that your coworkers will actually be happy to receive

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Williams-Sonoma Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money.You can find a unique, thoughtful gift under $50 without much research (because we've done it for you).Below, I've compiled 29 gifts under $50 that will serve you well - some are funny, some are thoughtful, all are affordable, and most are impossible to hate. If you're still looking for inspiration, check ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Gift Guide, Newegg, Trends, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Brooklyn, Ralph Lauren, Gift Guides, Cvs, Backcountry, Travelers, Atlas Obscura


How kids and seniors prompted Qualcomm to heavily invest in wearables

Google and Samsung aren't the only ones wanting to change wearables for the better. Qualcomm has opened a forum to drive innovation and plans a new Wear chip.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Samsung, Trends, Features, Qualcomm, Snapdragon Wear, Wearable Ecosystem Accelerator program


Jeff Bezos launches to the edge of space today. Here are 13 things you probably didn't know about the Amazon founder.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos will launch to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket at 9 a.m. ET. You might not know that Bezos almost named Amazon "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. His mother, Jacklyn Bezos, gave birth to him when she was a teenager. Jeff Bezos in 1997. Paul Souders/Getty Images Accord...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Jay Leno, Washington, Life, Wall Street, New York City, Trends, Cnn, Features, Getty Images, Billionaires, Holland, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Fast Company



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