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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 review: valiant effort

A new weight class of tablet<p>What is an Android tablet with a keyboard, mouse, and pen? Well, it’s still an Android tablet. The Galaxy Tab S4 is the new flagship 10.5-inch tablet that Samsung is aiming toward people who want a device that’s lighter than an ultrabook but still has a keyboard and …

Gear & Gadgets

President Trump’s “racist” tweet about LeBron James backfires, sees criticism from all sides

<b>(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)</b><p>The president went after the king of basketball after watching an interview about his new school for poor children<p>Taylor Link<p>August 4, 2018 2:11pm (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump faced swift backlash Friday night and in the early hours of Saturday for an ill-advised tweet some …

Donald Trump

The one piece of advice every aspiring author needs to know

If you are one of the millions of people who aspire to be a published author, I have some writing advice for you: never listen to writing advice.<p>Not …

Submit

The next time you have work that’s ready to submit, why not send it to us?<p><i>The Sun</i> is a reader-supported ad-free magazine. We’ve been described in …

Creative Writing

Teen critically injured after trying viral ‘KiKi Challenge’

A failed attempt at the viral craze known as the “KiKi Challenge” landed a teen girl in the intensive care unit.<p>Anna Worden, 18, was critically …

Social Media

Getting Help With Essay Writing

Writing essays is not an easy task and requires certain practice and skills. It also requires much time and effort, which many students lack. If you …

Creative Writing

How to Write a Book

How to write a book.Almost every writer on the planet wants to write a book.Some have finished a manuscript and others are already published, but …

Writing

5 Apps That Can Improve Your Writing Skills | Times Square Chronicles

5 Apps That Can Improve Your Writing Skills<p>We must use our writing skills in many different areas of our daily lives. We may have to fill out …

Creative Writing

How to Write for an Audience of One

Write what you know.<p>Both Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway are attributed to this quote. Regardless of the original author, these words have been …

How to Fall in Love with Writing… Especially if You’re Not a Writer

There comes a point in every writer’s life when they can’t face the blank page again. Whether you’re a copywriter or a fiction writer, that damn …

Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police said. She was 55.<p>News of her death shocked the fashion world and led to an outpouring of tributes from her legions of fans.<p>A housekeeper …

Kate Spade

Donald Trump's Twitter assault on the English language weakens him and America

One can only wish Donald Trump occasionally colluded with a dictionary before tweeting. His garbled grammar, punctuation and spelling damage America.<p>One must give President Trump credit where it is due: Arguing he is innocent of obstructing justice by threatening to fire the investigator looking …

Ignore Some Of The Rules

Grammar Nazis Stay OutWriting is a tough process— you start writing and then get stuck. You resort to the reading, research phase and write again. …

Babies would rather talk to other babies than listen to your baby talk

We know that babies prefer the high-pitched sounds produced by their caregivers in “baby talk” over regular speech, but a new study provides an exciting new perspective. At five months of age, it seems that babies prefer to listen to the sounds of their peers to the cooing of their …

Linguistics

How to learn a new language (in 15-minute a day installments)

Think the chance to learn a second language has passed you by? Experts say you can do it, but you need to put in the time. Here's how much.<p>I grew up with a Hispanic mother who didn't teach me the Spanish she grew up speaking. It would appear that her choice not to pass down the language was part of …

Language Learning

Creative Writing: The Best Novelty Gifts for Writers & Calligraphers

<b>* Yes, writer’s block is a real thing</b> <b><br>* From games to journals to quill pens</b> <b><br>* Inspire the writer in your life</b><p>This year get any one of these eight …

Meet the Finalists for the World’s Richest Short Story Award

<i>The winner of the 2018</i> <i>Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award</i><i> will be announced Thursday, April 26th. Below, the six finalists discuss their process,</i> …

French Might Soon Become More Important Than English

French has always been a favourite second language, especially for hopeless romantics. Now, French President Emmanuel Macron shares his ambitious …

pantofle - Word of the Day | Dictionary.com

Definitions for <b>pantofle</b><p>a slipper.<br>• a cork-soled patten covering the forepart of the foot, worn in the 16th century.<p>Learn something<br>new every day<p>GET …

Linguistics

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

Language Learning

9 Innocent Words with Surprisingly Naughty Origins

You usually know it when you’re about to use a naughty word. You get that feeling of embarrassment, rebelliousness, or exhilaration. But there are …

Punk Music

Using these words can give away your social status, according to an anthropologist — and you’ll never hear a royal say them

Language is a minefield, and everyday habits can be an instant giveaway, revealing the speaker's social class. That's according to Kate Fox, a social anthropologist who picked out terms that a true upper-class Brit or royal would never use.<p>Her 2004 book, "Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of …

Prince Charles

These Are the Latin Words You Use Every Day Without Knowing It

Photo: Shutterstock<p>The Latin Origin of “Audio”<p><i>Audire</i> is a Latin verb meaning “to hear.” The <b>first-person conjugation</b> “audio” means “I hear.” And …

Language

What Is the Difference Between a Personal Essay and a Narrative Essay?

Personal essays and narrative essays are two genres that give you a chance to showcase your life experiences and beliefs with readers. In spite of …

Creative Writing

When Learning a Foreign Language

Suppose you decided to start learning a new language—let’s say Italian. In the beginning stages of your language-learning journey, the Italian speech …

Language Learning

Danish minister tells migrants: Learn the language or YOU pay for an interpreter

Foreign Minister Ingr Støjberg will make immigrants who have lived in Denmark for more than three years pay for translation services when visiting …

Writer’s Block: 3 Tips to Keep Writing Even When You’re Discouraged

In the movies, inspiration strikes the writer, and then a montage of the writer banging away on his or her chosen instrument flashes by, ending with …

Dear Aspiring Writer, We NEED You

Will you help us, please?<p>Writing is tough. Writing something remarkable is even more difficult.<p>The gap between the idea of writing and the practice …

20 things only Americans say

Foreign visitors to the US and expats living stateside are sure to notice that Americans say (and do) things differently. And it's not always a language barrier or an accent that's to blame.<p>From vocabulary that separates American English from British English to idioms with ties to sports and …

Money