Elizabeth Kahle

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There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

iTunes

Gun sales hit new record ahead of new Obama gun restrictions

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>New federal data shows 2015 was a record-smashing year for the American firearms industry, with gun sales appearing to hit the highest level on record. Background checks for gun purchases and permits jumped …

Gun Control

George RR Martin: when writers just can't finish their books

The Game of Thrones creator still hasn’t finished the sixth book in A Song of Ice and Fire – placing him in a long tradition of writers, from Chaucer to Dickens<p>When George RR Martin announced this weekend that he still hadn’t finished the sixth book in A Song of Ice and Fire, the reaction took two …

How to Get a Superhero Body in 90 Days or Less!

Superheroes come in all kinds of packages these days: comedians like Chris Pratt and Seth Rogen, ex-little guys like Robert Downey Jr. The latest bro-next-door to transform into a man of steel? Ant-Man's Paul Rudd. To which we say: If a goofball like Paul Rudd can do it, then why can't we? Joel …

Warner Bros. takes a stake in LeBron James' video enterprise

Warner Bros.is investing $15.8 million inNBAsuperstar LeBron James' video project, known as Uninterrupted.<p>The company announced Wednesday that it will take an equity stake in the venture which provides a platform for athletes to create videos in which they can speak directly to fans. As part of the …

Eddie Redmayne’s Complicated Masculinity

On the eve of his starring role as pioneer trans woman Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl, Eddie Redmayne expounds on the complexity of gender: his own and everyone else’s.<p>Eddie Redmayne is not the type of movie star whose electricity courses through you the second he walks into a room — or, in this …

Transwomen

The “awww!” response to cuteness isn’t just biological, it’s philosophical

Cute kittens and cuddly toys aren’t the highest form of aestheticism, but one Stanford professor, Sianne Ngai, believes “cuteness” is a concept worth studying. And so Ngai, a professor in literary and cultural theory, has developed a philosophical argument about what counts as cute.<p>Cuteness has …

The Microbiome Is Science’s Hot New Kid

As Americans, we love the concept of self-improvement.<p>Self-help books line bookstore shelves, psychologists have taken over network TV, and …

Microbiome

Obama geeks out to “The Wire”: The complete transcript of his interview with David Simon

The President sat down with the “Wire” showrunner to discuss policing and the war on drugs<p>Anna Silman<p>March 27, 2015 2:29pm (UTC)<p>Yesterday, diehard "Wire" fan (and U.S. President) Barack Obama sat down with the show’s creator, David Simon, for a smart, candid and wide-reaching conversation about the …