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iPad Mini User's Manual: Simple Tips and Tricks to Unleash the Power of Your Tablet! Updated with iOS 7

• <b>Author:</b> Shelby Johnson<p><h2>Updated Sept. 2013 with iOS 7 Tips</h2><br>Are you an iPad Mini owner looking to get the most out of your tablet? Perhaps you're looking for solutions to certain questions you've had about the new tablet such as how to use Siri, print documents, take pictures or video with the …

How to Write Short

• <b>Author:</b> Roy Peter Clark<p>America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing.<p>In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always …

The Elements of Style

• <b>Author:</b> William Strunk Jr.<p>This classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. It gives the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.<p>Time magazine listed <i>The</i> …

Still Writing

• <b>Author:</b> Dani Shapiro<p><i>“Everything I know about life, I learned from the daily practice of sitting down to write.”</i><p>From the best-selling author of <i>Devotion</i> and <i>Slow Motion</i> comes a witty, heartfelt, and practical look at the exhilarating and challenging process of storytelling. At once a memoir, …

iPad Mini Survival Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Toly K<p><b>The iPad Mini Survival Guide organizes the wealth of knowledge about the seven-inch iPad into one place, where it can be easily accessed and navigated for quick reference. This guide comes with countless screenshots, which complement the step-by-step instructions and help you to</b> …

iPad 2 Survival Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Toly Kay<p>There is much to learn about the new generation of iPad, and the iPad 2 Survival Guide is the flagship guide for Apple’s newest creation. The iPad 2 Survival Guide organizes the wealth of knowledge about the iPad 2 into one place, where it can be easily accessed and navigated for …

10 Things You Need to Know About Writing

• <b>Author:</b> Johannah Rodgers<p>A concise introduction to writing as an effective means of communication.

Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

• <b>Author:</b> Mignon Fogarty<p><b>Online sensation Grammar Girl makes grammar fun and easy in this New York Times bestseller</b><p>Are you stumped by split infinitives? Terrified of using "who" when a "whom" is called for? Do you avoid the words "affect" and "effect" altogether?<p>Grammar Girl is here to help!<p>Mignon …

Free Books For Your iPad and How to Find Them

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Gallagher<p>Short and straight to the point: From the author of the best-selling book “Free Kindle Books and How to Find Them” comes this guide to millions of free books online! Rather than limit yourself to the offerings at Apple, This guide shows you where you can receive several …

Sex and the Single Christian Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Marian Jordan Ellis<p><b>Can purity survive real-world temptation?</b><br>"True love waits"--but what exactly are you waiting for? After all, we're constantly bombarded with Hollywood's idea of romance--that sex is no big deal, that everyone is doing it, that it's the only path to a happy ending. Maybe …

The 10 Best Mascaras EVER

Before I ever started really wearing makeup, I was always obsessed with mascara. It’s a cosmetic that you need next to zero skill to apply and it can …

Makeup

8 Awesome Ways to Spend $5 (Or Less!)

I love a lot of things, but what I love most is a really good deal. Okay. Maybe good deals aren’t what I love <i>most</i>, but I do really like them. I know …

Cute

13 New and Old Classic Beauty Products That Every Girl Should Own

I say “every girl” pretty loosely here, because we all have our favorites and go-tos; everyone’s collection of iconic make-up products differs …

Beauty

10 Signs You're Living in the Wrong City

It was a Monday morning and I felt completely ashamed.<p>I’d been living in New York City for a year and half, and while I’d had my share of good days …

Los Angeles

Switch On Your Brain

• <b>Author:</b> Caroline Leaf<p>According to researchers, the vast majority--a whopping 75-98 percent--of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about truly affects us both physically and emotionally. In fact, fear alone triggers more than 1,400 known …

Jimmy McMillan Running for Governor (Again)

Jimmy McMillan at a gubernatorial debate four years ago. (Photo: Pool/Getty)<p>It’s an election year in New York, which means Jimmy McMillan is running …

The fashion world reacts to Alexander Wang’s Brooklyn NYFW show

The designer took his fall 2014 collection to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and folks took to Twitter to respond to their Kings County adventure<p>You may …

Seen At 11: Stopping The Spread Of Preventable Infections

<b>NEW YORK(CBSNewYork)</b> — Deadly and preventable infections have been spreading like wildfire and it hasn’t been limited to schools and offices.<p>More and …

Staten Island Woman's Tumor Revealed After Fall Performing Good Deed

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Helping a stranger may have saved the life of a Staten Island woman.<p>As CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, the Good Samaritan, …

Your First Responsibility as an Apartment Owner

Buying an apartment in New York can take a year or more. By the time you finish with the open houses, bidding wars, approvals, delays, and closing …

Street Style From Fashion Week, Day Five: Prints! Cute Coats!

NYFW Street Style Day 5<p>Photos by Driely S.<p>Five days into <b>Fashion Week</b> and the street style keeps on coming. Yesterday's crowd introduced a fresh crop of outerwear, mix-and-match prints, leather, and a curious amount of orange (<b>Man Repeller</b>, tell us where you got that coat). See it all in the gallery …

Business

Live In A Historic Converted Harlem School For $2,300/Month

With few exceptions, conversions are among the coolest spaces in the city. This 1900-built school, located at Saint Nicholas Avenue between 126th and 127th streets, is no exception. Renaissance Revival-style <b>P.S. 157</b> was converted to apartments in 1993; there are 73 units spread over five floors, …

NY Cabbies Call For Penalties Against Drivers Who Don't Clear Snow, Ice Off Cars

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – The brutal winter has made for some tough driving conditions.<p>But as WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported, Mother Nature isn’t …

Kraft Removes Artificial Preservatives From Singles

Big changes in the department of American and White individually wrapped “cheese singles”: Kraft has swapped out sorbic acid with something called …

Rent-Stabilization System Gets 27 Pro-Tenant Changes

More than two dozen changes to <b>rent-stabilization</b>, recently signed into law by Governor Cuomo, will make the system friendlier to tenants. The Wall Street Journal reports that one of the biggest changes will now let tenants in regulated buildings challenge rent increases made years earlier. Current …