Alex Florkowski

93 Flips | 5 Magazines | 14 Likes | 7 Followers | @alexf_90 | Currently a senior psych major college student. Love the brain and the mind & how they come together to form our unique selves.

Hold off on buying an Apple laptop ... at least for a month

Looking for a new MacBook? You might want to wait until next month.<p>Apple is going to update its line of laptop computers at June's Worldwide Developers Conference, according to a Bloomberg News report published Tuesday. The article, which cited three people familiar with the situation, said the …

Apple

Five keyboard shortcuts every iPad user should know

The iPad might be designed for touch, but it’s also surprisingly good with an external hardware keyboard, and includes excellent support for keyboard shortcuts. What’s more, it shares many keyboard shortcuts with the Mac, so if you have these already ingrained in your muscle-memory, they’ll carry …

Apps

Women in Film Noir I – The Central Archetypal Roles

In this article I will explore the representation of women in film noir. I will note that two archetypes are routinely constructed; the redeemer and …

Double Indemnity and The Politics of Gender

In 1943, the story of <i>Double Indemnity</i> had earned the label of “unfilmmable” in Hollywood due to its controversial and ‘immoral’ subject matter …

Our Favorite Mac Apps of 2016

What becomes a favorite app is personal, complicated, and evolves over time. Favorites can be brand-new apps that debuted this year, old standbys that you go back to over and over, or newly-discovered apps that have been around for a while. With the end of the year in sight Alex, Jake, and I got …

Apps

Best iOS apps of 2016

It’s been a banner year for iOS apps. From smart photo-editing tools to music-generating apps, Apple and third-party developers alike brought some serious heat to the App Store. We’ve combed through our home screens to pick out the best iOS apps of 2016.<p>Check out our picks below.<p>Music Memos<p>Apple …

A Gift And A Curse: The Ups And Downs Of Bipolar

Only a couple of years ago, the concept of 'bipolar' was unfamiliar to me. The term did conjure vaguely fearful associations, however: derived from, …

Mental Health

Ask Carrie Fisher: I'm bipolar – how do you feel at peace with mental illness?

Living with mental illness is tough, Fisher says, and that’s why it’s important to find a community to share experiences and find comfort in the similarities<p><i>Dear Carrie,</i><p><i>As another person with bipolar disorder, I really admire the way that you have spoken candidly about your own mental health and</i> …

Mental Health

Most Popular Mac Downloads and Posts of 2016

This year, Apple gave Mac users an updated operating system and a new naming scheme with macOS Sierra, but our best Mac posts run through a gamut of …

Mac Software

Why It’s Important to Be Positive About Mental Illness

I love hope-filled stories of recovery from mental illness. Living with bipolar disorder has led to many instances of triumph over my circumstances …

How it Feels to Live With Borderline Personality Disorder

"I keep seeing my neighbour's pool in winter, just an empty bowl of dusty blue tiles. Imagine standing in the middle of that, when suddenly, the pool fills up. In an instant, you're drowning."<p>It's Mental Health Week across Australia. Each state starts and ends the special week at different times, …

Understanding the Causes of Bipolar Disorder

Nobody knows absolutely what causes bipolar disorder. Studies suggest there is a genetic component present, but DNA isn't the only reason people …

Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Types and Treatment

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental conditional and its main characteristics are extreme mood swings from extreme happiness followed by depression, …

Bad sleep can make bipolar worse for women

Sleep problems are common in both men and women with bipolar disorder, but new research suggests lack of sleep can make depression and mania worse …

Penn State

Treating Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is typically a lifelong illness with episodes (especially if untreated) that are highly variable and unique to each individual. …

Bipolar Disorder

15 Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder: Are You Bipolar?

Bipolar Disorder

The 25 Best Movies of 2016

With just days left before we turn another page in the calendar, here's a look back at the year's best films.<p>The movie year is just about over, and a review of the past twelve months makes clear that cinephiles have been spoiled with sterling movies, from blockbuster superhero sagas and low-budget …

TwitiKa.com

21 Tiny Fashionable Hats You Can Make For Your Cat

Teeny adorable hats from the new book Tiny Hats on Cats.

A famous gorilla got 2 adorable kittens as a 44th birthday gift

In case you're at a loss as to what to get that special gorilla in your life for their birthday, maybe you should consider kittens.<p>That's what the staff at the Gorilla Foundation decided to give Koko the gorilla for her 44th birthday, as seen in an adorable video that is going viral online.<p>Take a …

21 Cats Who Will Sway The Non-Believers

There are "Non-Cat People" out there, but not after these cats are through with them.

TwitiKa.com

35 Sleeping Puppies Who Physically Can't Handle Their Own Cuteness

1. Oh puppehs, you schweepy? Why doncha just take a little naperoni.<p>2. AND THEY’RE OUT! OHMYGHERD SLEEPING PUPPY BUMZ!<p>3. OH MY GHERD SCHWEEPING PUG …

You Really Need To See This Video Of A Cat Knocking Over Every Single Thing Placed In Front Of Her

We all know that cats love to bat things around. Be it string, feathers, disks, or balls, if you put one in front of a cat they’re going to swipe at …

ohyeahadorablepuppies: Blue Pomeranian Husky Puppy by nikitech0103 Today’s cute puppy

1773 Notes/<p>thearcoires liked this<br>• tini1511 liked this<br>• jemma2327 liked this<br>• vaneliz14 liked this<br>• so-crearive liked this<br>• blackdahliakitten liked …

Oregon Zoo Cares for Feisty Cougar Orphans

Three fuzzy, orphaned Cougar cubs have briefly taken up residence, behind the scenes, at the Oregon Zoo's veterinary medical center.Photo Credits: …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Marketing

Oregon Zoo Introduces Newest Caracal Kittens

Peggy, a Caracal living in the Oregon Zoo's Predators of the Serengeti area, gave birth to two kittens on September 11, and the Zoo recently shared …