Sally Kaplan, provided by Published 3:20 pm CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2019 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Here at Insider Picks, we are constantly surprised and delighted by the stories and products our readers connect with. Our audience is discerning, passionate, smart, and always on the hunt for things that will make their lives better, more efficient, or more fun. We thought it would be fun to give you all a glimpse into the things that your fellow readers have been buying up on Amazon — from an affordable, electric razor to a cult-favorite face mask to phone chargers, lots of phone chargers. Check out 17 items from Amazon our readers are buying right now: An extra-long lightning cable for charging phones Anker Anker … [Read more...] about 17 cool things Business Insider readers are buying on Amazon right now — some of which really surprised us
Chris Solari Detroit Free Press Published 9:22 PM EDT Mar 15, 2019 CHICAGO — Michigan State beat Ohio State on Friday in their eighth Big Ten tournament meeting all-time. Next up for the Spartans is the opponent they have played the most in the conference postseason: Wisconsin. No. 6 MSU, the top seed in this weekend’s tournament at United Center, faces No. 19 and fourth-seeded Wisconsin at 1 p.m. on Saturday (CBS). Here is a look at what to watch. Hampering Happ In the lone meeting this season, a 67-59 MSU win in Madison on Feb. 12, the Spartans had some success and some problems stopping Wisconsin big man Ethan Happ. The senior, an All-Big Ten first-team pick, scored 20 points on 10-of-20 shooting with 12 rebounds. However, the 6-foot-10 forward missed all six of his free throws. More: Michigan State's Cassius Winston: Toe 'feeling good' after beating Ohio State More: Michigan State coach Tom Izzo 'staying humble' after 600th victory Happ struggled during the … [Read more...] about Michigan State vs. Wisconsin in B1G tourney: Scouting report, pick
Last year was a banner year for Insider Inc., the parent company of Business Insider and its general-interest news sibling, INSIDER. How big was it? Business Insider and INSIDER together had their highest-ever audience and engagement numbers. Beyond these impressive milestones, the stats below offer a snapshot of the impressive reach and impact attained in 2018 by Insider Inc. An expanding global newsroom Insider Inc.’s newsroom increased by 25% year over year; there are now 273 journalists on staff. The company generated 10 billion video views (and this figure includes only videos of 30 seconds or more). Business Insider posted about 56,000 stories and INSIDER posted about 18,000. There are 19 Business Insider bureaus worldwide publishing in nine languages. Our reach Insider Inc. achieved its largest-ever audience as measured by Comscore: 91 million unique visitors in the US alone (more than read The New York Times and The Washington Post combined). … [Read more...] about 2018 was a milestone year for Insider Inc.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Tim Southee's prophecy before the start of the first test against Sri Lanka came true on the opening day of the match as he took his eighth five-wicket haul at the Basin Reserve on Saturday.Sri Lanka reached stumps at 275 for nine, after a stubborn fightback from opener Dimuth Karunaratne, who made 79, and former captain Angelo Mathews (83) rescued the touring side from early trouble.gi The duo combined for a fourth-wicket stand of 133 after seamer Southee had reduced the visitors to nine for three inside the first four overs.Niroshan Dickwella remained unbeaten on 73 to further thwart New Zealand's attack in the final session.The 30-year-old Southee had spoken on Thursday of liking the look of a green pitch in Wellington after low, slow and spin friendly pitches in the United Arab Emirates in his team's 2-1 series victory against Pakistan.He had also mentioned, however, that looks could be deceiving and while a green pitch might help initially, the Basin Reserve … [Read more...] about Cricket: Southee picks five as Sri Lanka reach 275-9 in first test
Del Quentin Wilber Updated 2:28 pm PST, Friday, December 14, 2018 Samuel Little photographed after his arrest in May 1972 in Washington. Since Sept. 2018, Samuel Little has been giving Texas authorities details of at least 90 slayings he claimed he committed across the country from 1970 to 2005, a bloody ledger that would make him one of the deadliest serial killers in U.S. history, authorities said. In almost every case, investigators say he targeted prostitutes and drug addicts, “women that wouldn’t be missed,” as one detective put it. (Los Angeles Times/TNS) less Samuel Little photographed after his arrest in May 1972 in Washington. Since Sept. 2018, Samuel Little has been giving Texas authorities details of at least 90 slayings he claimed he committed across the ... more Photo: TNS … [Read more...] about The inside story: How police and the FBI found one of the country’s worst serial killers