Shawn Vallant

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DC Comics' Handling Of Superman Just Got More Convoluted

Look, up in the sky! A Superman who’s still married! A Lois Lane who didn’t expose Clark Kent’s secret identity to the world! Not a hoax! Not an …

The Guide to Productivity That Will Change Your Life

Sira Masetti<p>Blogger Read full profile<p>“If only I were more productive,” “If only I studied more,” “If only I took action.” Sounds familiar?<p>I think I …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Tiger Global has made a $1 billion bet on Apple.</b> The investment fund bought 10.6 million shares in the Cupertino company in Q4 2015.<p><b>2. Google's think tank has become its own company called Jigsaw.</b> Parent company Alphabet is spinning it off into a new unit, and will focus on using tech to tackle …

Buffalo hunts and tidy bedrooms: life today at Wounded Knee – in pictures

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Native Americans,US news,Indigenous peoples,World news,Art and design,Books<p>British photographer Kalpesh Lathigra visited the scene of the 1890 massacre to meet and photograph the tribal elders, teenagers and activists who remain

4 Great Ways to Stay Motivated All Year Long

This simple 4 step process can create sky-high levels of motivation.<p>Now that the New Year has well and truly begun, it is time to discover how to keep that fire burning within all year round by becoming as hungry as a lion chasing it's next meal.<p>The start of a new year sends our enthusiasm to an …

Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.<p>Naturally, he's doing it through an app.<p>In just a few short minutes a day, users can listen to meditation guides for topics as varied as anxiety …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Time Management

5 Android Productivity Apps to Help You in 2016

New year, new you? The power to supercharge your 2016 is already in your hands! These apps will make you a force to be reckoned with come January, so invest some time to make sure you're ready to hit the ground running.<p><b>SwiftKey</b><p>SwiftKey is a free app which is probably the best third party keyboard …

These Adorable Illustrations Remind Us That Love Is In The Little Things

Romance is all around.<p>Artist Philippa Rice has drawn comics and illustrations based on her life with boyfriend Luke Pearson since 2011.<p>Rather than illustrating grand romantic gestures, the Bristol, UK-based artist focuses in on the small but sweet moments couples share -- like falling asleep on the …

Ten Memorable Paintings from 2015

Charis J. Carmichael Braun, <i>Where Do We Go From Here [Janus]</i>, 2015<p>Acrylic on panel, 8.5 x 11 inches<p>Since I first posted "Ten Memorable Paintings from 2011" on the HuffingtonPost using a virtual slideshow, my annual project has grown in scale and ambition. This year over 400 artists responded to my …

Chill even more with Reelgood's film recommendation app

An IMDb for the mobile generation Reelgood has launched on iOS promising to make it even easier to find and watch films, whether at home under the covers or at your local movie theater.<p>Log in with Facebook and add your contacts to the free app to start finding out what films your friends have …

The Infinity is a tablet kids can take apart right down to the motherboard

STEM, coding, digital skills. If you follow education, these buzzwords are inescapable.<p>It's not as easy as buying a couple of laptops and handing …

Sri Lanka

100 Windows 10 tips and tricks

Windows 10 is brimming with new and updated features for streamlining all your computing tasks. The new release combines the familiarity of Windows 7 …

Windows 10

What Orwell can teach us about the language of terror and war

At first sight, it seems hard to imagine a more unlikely pairing than George Orwell and Thomas Merton. Orwell had a profound dislike of Roman Catholic writers (though he accorded a grudging respect to Evelyn Waugh as a literary craftsman), and, had he encountered Merton – especially his earlier …

Catholicism

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

Best tech gifts under $100 (2015 holiday guide)

Shutterstock<p>The holiday season is here and it’s time to get shopping! But we know it’s no easy feat to find a good gift for that special tech geek in the family. To make matters even more complicated, the things these gadget enthusiasts like are usually crazy expensive. This is why we have put …

Headphones

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Carrie Fisher on Star Wars Lord’s Prayer ad ban: 'People should get a life'

Star Wars actor, who recently completed filming on The Force Awakens, says banned advert for Christianity is not offensive<p>Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher has blasted UK cinemas for refusing to show an advert by the Church of England which features the Lord’s Prayer after citing fears that it could …

How much sex will make me happy?

If you are in a couple, it will make you happiest if you have it once a week. But having it more often won’t increase your happiness<p>You can’t have too much of a good thing, can you? And sex is definitely a good thing. Several studies show that couples are likely to be satisfied with their …

Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

<b>God, Santa Claus (Wikimedia/Milles Studio via Shutterstock)</b><p>Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Gary Gutting<p>November 29, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “What Philosophy Can Do”<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s …

The 70 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Travel apps<p><b>47. Airbnb</b> (free)<p><i>Cut out the hotel …

Apps

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Architizer

Android Wear no longer limited to Bluetooth and WiFi; cellular support on board

Android Wear works amazingly as a secondary device, but these wearables have never been self-sufficient enough. It’s the main reason why options like the Samsung Gear S and Omate TrueSmart were so enticing to some of you; these things can run on their own. But with the release of the LG Watch …

Wear OS

World Book Day 2016's Biggest Book Show On Earth lineup announced!

A live Teen Fest will feature in next year’s Biggest Book Show On Earth event for the first time ever, along with a Guinness World Record quiz attempt and lots of events up and down the country<p>2016’s Biggest Book Show On Earth line-up will feature over 45 authors and illustrators touring the UK and …