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Comedy vs. Tragedy: The Legacy of Robin Williams

When Robin Williams died in 2014 at the age of 63, the news landed with a shock for several reasons. Though his final years found him treading water …

Comedy

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

Often described as a throbbing pain that strikes the meat of the heel and radiates outward, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot …

University of California

Paul McCartney’s Many Surprise Appearances: A Brief History

Imagine you’re out having a beer with some friends when Sir Paul McCartney suddenly starts playing a mere coaster’s throw away. Just recently, …

Music

D.B. Cooper: Investigators Claim They’ve Discovered Skyjacker’s Identity

A team of former FBI investigators is claiming to have proof of the real identity of D.B. Cooper, the notorious airplane hijacker who has remained at …

Mad Men

Remembering the Beatles’ Greatest BBC Session

There always comes a time when the learner tries to compete with, and become, the master. It happened with Van Gogh and Millet, Beethoven and Mozart, …

Music

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Success

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Language Learning

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Self-help

Trump’s Unhinged Fox News Interview on the White House Lawn Was Frightening

Donald Trump has exhibited authoritarian impulses since the early days of his campaign. But the president’s recent meeting with Kim Jong-un seems to …

Donald Trump

How the Rolling Stones’ Massive New Vinyl Box Came Together

“You’ve gotta hand it to the Rolling Stones,” says Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell with a laugh. “They’ve been at the top of their game …

Music Production

The Top Apps for Architects

We all know the common refrain recited by architecture's more experienced practitioners when it comes to technology: "Times were a lot harder for …

Apps

GoodNotes 4 is the paper notebook of the future [50 Essential iOS Apps #24]

The iPad has become a workhorse in the last few years. Since the introduction of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, the transition from pen and paper to digital note-taking is more feasible than ever. GoodNotes 4 is one of the best digital note-taking and document-annotation apps available on iOS.<p>What …

Apps

5 Tips From Questlove on How to Be More Creative

“I like to think of myself more like a student,” says Questlove, who nevertheless takes on the role of teacher in his excellent new book, <i>Creative</i> …

The Beatles' Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

“Cry Baby Cry”<p>Lennon was clearly enthusiastic about “Cry Baby Cry,” pushing it to the top of the pile as the first song tackled at the Esher summit. …

Guitar

Rolling Stones Producer Jimmy Miller: 15 Things You Didn’t Know

The Rolling Stones‘ “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” released as a single 50 years ago today, isn’t merely the greatest song ever written about Keith Richards’ …

jimmymiller

The Beatles' Esher Demos: The Lost Basement Tapes That Became the White Album

<i>Rob Sheffield’s book</i> Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World <i>is a celebration of the band, from the longtime</i> Rolling …

Music

This 'Infinity War' Theory About Doctor Strange & The Time Stone Could Change Everything For The Avengers

<b>Spoilers ahead.</b> As Marvel fans proceed through the stages of grief in the wake of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, nothing soothes the pain like internet …

The Rolling Stones – every album ranked!

23. Dirty Work (1986)<p>The best moments on Dirty Work come when the atmosphere of intra-band animosity in which it was recorded is channelled into the music: One Hit (to the Body) and Winning Ugly fizz with nasty energy. Elsewhere, it’s lifeless, and the period production on Back to Zero has dated …

Jigsaw Puzzles

14 Apple Watch Features You Didn’t Know Existed

Apple Watch is more than just an extension of your iPhone. It’s a tiny computer, right on your wrist. It has plenty of apps to choose from, Siri, and …

Science Says People Who Are Always Late Are More Successful and Live Longer

The traits that make people late are the same that can help them live longer.<p>We all have that friend (or maybe, we are that friend) who is late to …

Video: 25 iPad multitasking tips – do you know them all?

In this step-by-step video walkthrough, we discuss and demonstrate a multitude of iPad-centric multitasking tips for iOS. Most iPad users will be aware of the existence of some of these features, but there are probably a handful of tips that have flown under your radar. Watch our hands-on video …

These free apps will help you type faster

Type faster from home row all the way up that tricky "Q."<p>With so much of our time spent tapping away at a keyboard, a boost in typing speed can make you more productive in almost any line of work—whether it's powering through our inboxes, writing up reports, or staying in touch with team members on …

I had no idea this hidden iPhone trick existed, and now it’s one of my favorites

A few months ago I told you about a nifty little iOS trick that may very well keep some iPhone and iPad users from losing their minds. How annoying …

Apps

The Best iOS-Only Apps

iPhone exclusivity isn't all these apps have going for them.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

Apps

Some Secret Text Codes Teenagers Use

This article provides some of the secret codes teenagers use while texting. It is not a complete list but it is a partial list<p>This article has …

How to organize your Spotify account

<i>This post is part of Mashable's</i> <i>Spring Cleaning Week.</i> <i>Just a little something to distract you from the eternal dread of constantly wiping all those</i> …

Avengers: Infinity War Is Almost Here. Here’s What to Know About the Marvel Cinematic Universe Before You Go

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films.<p>For the last 10 years, dozens of Marvel superheroes have tried to …

Watch This In-Depth Take on Everything Wrong With The Hobbit Movies

When Warner Bros. embarked on its journey to turn <i>The Hobbit</i> into a big-screen spectacle like its cousin (er, sequel, I suppose) <i>The Lord of the Rings,</i> …

Archival NASA Footage Gets Turned Into a Scifi Saga in This Music Video

Nigel Stanford is known not only for his great music, but also for creating music videos that show the coolest things science and robotics can …