Tagged: reading

Cutting Books in Half Is a Hack

Some hacks are not for everybody. If the idea of damaging a book makes you feel faint, please scroll past this post and go lie down until you’re ready to read about some less...

The Best of 2019

Today is the last day of 2019 and the 2010s. At Doist, we’ve spent the end of the year disconnecting from work, eating too many cookies to count, and enjoying priceless time with friends...

A Good Learner Consults Many Teachers

This is my last post as a Lifehacker staff writer, so I want to leave you with some meta-advice. When you want to learn a new skill, don’t use just one book, or app,...

Help Your Kid Learn Sight Words With This Trick

Kindergarteners have a lot on their plate. They’re getting adept at recognizing letters and numbers, they’re counting in sequence, they’re learning how to sound out words and then they’re learning that many words in...

The Best Geeky Chapter Books for Kids

The adults who spend their time discussing the pros and cons of hobbits vs. elves and the ones who ponder if they’d succeed better as a part of House Lannister or House Martell are...

What You Need to Know About Speed Reading

Speed reading is a skill that almost seems like a superpower. The ability to quickly read and comprehend books, articles and other written materials would be life-changing for a lot of us. But is...

Take Your Kids to Drag Queen Story Time

One of Sparkle Leigh’s favorite stories to read during Drag Queen Story Hour is The Story of Ferdinand. Ferdinand, published in 1936, tells the story of a Spanish bull who’s supposed to be a...

The Doist Reading List

We’re big readers at Doist. You’ll often find our team sharing book recommendations in Twist threads, discussing our virtual book club’s latest read, and (for some us ) spending our monthly education perk stockpiling...