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William Gibson: what we talk about, when we talk about dystopia

With pre-orders open for the graphic novel collecting William Gibson's amazing comic book Archangel, and a linked novel on the way that ties the 2016 …

Science Fiction

Technology Makes ADHD Better, Not Worse -- Part I

Much has been written in recent weeks about the role technology is, or is not playing, in the so-called ADHD epidemic in America. Articles are proclaiming that our tendency to be distracted by our iPhone screens and toggle between videos and images on social media sites like a dog chasing a …

Startup showcase: He used his own diagnosis to focus on helping others

Startups pitch weekly at 1 Million Cups St. Paul at the James J. Hill Center. These companies range from startups with no customers to those with …

How to Stop Caring What People Think of You

How many people do you know who are unaffected by praise or blame? That isn’t human, we say. Human means that you have to be a little monkey, so …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Five Tips to Keep You Passionate About Your Writing

<i>Tap, tap, tap</i> -- that is the sound of your creative fingertips hitting the keyboard.<p>As writers, we spend our days and nights hovering over our keyboards, pouring our ideas into a machine that will hopefully make sense of all that is going on in our brains. And don't get me wrong -- it is a …

Organization Inspiration: Store Ribbon Scraps on Clothespins

Have ribbon scraps in your craft stash? Clothespins make great bobbins for pretty project leftovers!<p>Keep your crafting space clutter-free! Store those extra ribbon scraps on peg-style clothespins for easy, tangle-free access with this smart organization tip from Katie at The Casual Craftlete.

5 Writing Tips for More Readable Personal Stories

Here are five simple tips for making your personal stories, family-history writing and scrapbook journaling more interesting and inviting. Because …

{ a swoop and a dart }

<b>Angie Lucas</b> and I were guests on this week's Paperclipping Roundtable podcast and it was like two old friends talking about scrapbooking! Actually, …

Creative Writing

Sunday Sketch | Jamie Waters

This week, our layout sketch is an 8.5x11 layout with stamped title, journaling and paper layers. Our card sketch features a circle opening with a …

Protect an Overlooked Genealogy Treasure

<i>by Marian Pierre-Louis</i><p>When it comes to recording, preserving and conservation genealogists have impressive skills. Genealogists will scan or …

Google Image Search for Genealogy: A Simple How-To

Do you have an old family photo you can’t identify? Are you unsure of the time period or place a photo was taken in? Perhaps you want to connect with …

The New Ancestry.com Website

Ancestry has released its “new website.” The changes Ancestry is singling out are all on the person page of a member tree, although the rest of the …

June, 2015—Teach Yourself and Others: New Online Training Now Available

Several new classes have been added to the FamilySearch Learning Center. These new classes include:• Adding Memories to the Family Tree<br>• England …

Healing From Anxiety And Depression Five Areas Of Theraputic Self Care

Depression and Addiction: We Must Break the Stigmas

Depression runs in my family.<p>I didn't know that for a long time. But once I found out, it was a relief of sorts, because a light bulb went off in my head, and I suddenly had an explanation for some difficult things that were going on in my world. It explained things that were happening to my son …

How Addiction Makes Strangers of Those We Love

Addiction can turn those we are closest to into people we don’t recognize —people who lie, steal, manipulate and who appear to value their drug of …

My Doctor the Murderer

“Truth.” That’s a very relative term when drugs are involved.<p><b>by Jason Smith</b><p><b>In collaboration with</b> <b>TheRealEdition.com</b><p>I didn’t know Gina Micali.<p><i>But I</i> …

Does withdrawal actually make addiction worse?

One of the major challenges of cocaine addiction is the high rate of relapse after periods of withdrawal and abstinence. But new research reveals …

Neuroscience