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Folger Shakespeare Library

Students from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, are gathering at the Folger this week to demonstrate their learning of Shakespeare’s language …

Celebrating 100 Years of Pulitzer Prizes

The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination

In August 45 B.C. Caesar met in the city of Mediolanum with Marcus Junius Brutus, his chosen governor of Italian Gaul for the previous year. In 45 …

10 Ways to Win the Thanksgiving Argument | Inc.com

I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Still, I understand that if there's anything worse a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner, it's <i>losing</i> a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner.<p>With that in mind, I'm here to help. Before I became an author, I was a trial and appellate lawyer. (My dad is, too.) I was …

Bernie Sanders

The Gentle Giant: Oliver Sacks and the Art of Choosing Empathy Over Vengeance

An existential lesson gleaned from a brush with death and foolishness.<p><i>“Compassion,”</i> Karen Armstrong wrote in her stirring meditation on the true meaning of the Golden Rule, <i>“asks us to look into our own hearts, discover what gives us pain, and then refuse, under any circumstance whatsoever, to</i> …

San Francisco

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

Summer Book List: What Our Favorite Authors Are Reading

If you're still deciding which books to pack (or download) for your summer getaway, we have the answer: an epic of recommendations—so big it comes in two parts—from a few of our favorite authors, both their classic picks and the new titles they can't wait to dive into.<p>Erica Jong, author, Fear of …

Books

Microsoft's Sway storytelling app now available for the new Windows 10

Heard of PowerPoint, that popular (or not-so-popular) presentation program? Microsoft's own alternative, called Sway, is now available on Windows 10 devices and Apple products.<p>Microsoft's latest example that it can make a cool app: A new presentation program.<p>Called Sway, the free app is a modern …

Online

Microsoft's Edge beats Internet Explorer, but it's not the perfect Windows 10 browser -- yet

Worlds better than Internet Explorer, Edge is the newest way to go online with your Windows 10 computer. But can it beat Firefox and Chrome?<p>With the launch of Windows 10 comes Edge , Microsoft's new built-in browser that's meant to replace Internet Explorer. Though IE will still come with Windows, …

Software

9 Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've reviewed Bill Gates's summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read.<p>Elon Musk's reading recommendations are quite different. Where Gates's tastes tend towards the whimsical and Jobs's towards the metaphysical, Musk's list is all about science.<p>Only …

Peter Thiel

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Magic Tulips

How to become an Ohioan in 20 easy steps

1. Pick a side.<p>Welcome to Ohio! You must swear immediately allegiance to either Columbus, Cincinnati, or Cleveland. Learn to hate the others. …