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How to Delete Instead of Archive Your Emails on iPhone

Email inboxes fill up quickly, and it's easy to get overwhelmed by the ever-increasing pile of unopened messages in your inbox. That's why it's so helpful to be able to check your email on your iPhone; even a few minutes of deleting emails here and there can make a big difference. If you've …

iOS

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

Marvel Comics Just Reset its Whole Timeline

Marvel Time is… complicated.<p>A shifting and sliding scale, it allows current stories to be set in the present, while keeping them set firmly within a …

Comics

‘SNL’ Finally Put One Of Will Ferrell’s Funniest Sketches Online

One of Bob Dylan’s greatest songs, “Blind Willie McTell,” was recorded in 1983 during the sessions for <i>Infidels</i>, but it wasn’t released until eight years later as part of <i>The Bootleg Series</i>. “Most likely it was a demo, probably showing the musicians how it should go,” Dylan once explained when asked …

Comedy

Has the Black Dahlia Murder Finally Been Solved?

When a new book suggested a theory for who killed Elizabeth Short, more sources emerged – including the son of a cop who worked the case<p>"What's with …

Crime

26 Easter Eggs And Details In "Black Mirror" Season 4 That Will Make You Scream

Super subtle Kirsten Dunst and Aaron Paul cameos in "USS Callister."

Recy Taylor: The Backstory of the Woman Who Inspired Oprah's Golden Globes Speech

The historian who rediscovered the activist's story explains why it's an important symbol for the #MeToo movement, why it went untold for so long and …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Rumor: Snoke Is Not A Sith Because This Is What He Was All Along

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> expanded the lore of the franchise in big ways, especially how the Force can be used. However, one of the biggest changes …

Disney's Fascinating Dark Phase of the 1970s and 1980s

A scene from Disney's <i>Something Wicked This Way Comes</i> (1983).<p>A scene from Disney's <i>Something Wicked This Way Comes</i> (1983).<p>Exploring Disney's …

A Gorgeous Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Cover of ‘Careless Whisper’ Played With Live Tuning Changes

Alexandr Misko, a remarkably talented guitarist in Russia, performed a lush, acoustic fingerstyle cover of the classic George Michael song “Careless …

Sam Rockwell, Laurence Fishburne and other actors present life in all its heartbreak and humor

Just because a role is labeled as "supporting" come awards season doesn't make the role itself any less important — if you choose them right. For Richard Jenkins, the key comes down to this: "When the star is talking, you can't roll your eyes."<p>Jenkins, who stars in Guillermo del Toro's fantasy-love …

Sam Rockwell

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words

In just 4 simple and straight-forward words, Jerry Seinfeld breaks down the key to better health and productivity.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your …

Mark Hamill Reveals Why He's Disappointed Disney Hasn't Followed George Lucas' Outline For The Current Trilogy

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm back in 2012, the plan was for the new trilogy to be based on an outline by George Lucas but that quickly changed. …

The Proof That Mel Blanc–the Voice Behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck & Porky Pig–Was a Genius

Bugs Bunny is a talented mimic.<p>His effortless impersonations of the celebrities of his day are not always politic (see Al Jolson) but there’s no …

'Star Wars': Han and Luke Had a Touching Farewell Moment in Deleted 'Return of the Jedi' Scene

The dialogue is nearly the same as it is in the film, but it is far more impactful in person.<p>It wasn't going to be the last time they saw each other, …

13 Pieces Of Life-Changing Wisdom From Ursula K. Le Guin

"The hell with The Great American Novel."<p><b>In her new</b> collection of essays, beloved fantasy and science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin meditates on aging, literature, human nature, and, of course, cats. Pulled from her blog, her short pieces are as funny as they are thought-provoking — little …

Star Wars' Gross Galactic Product Problem

Something to ponder during "The Last Jedi": Why did this technologically advanced society have such poverty and slavery?<p>With a week to go before the release of “The Last Jedi,” the Internet is awash in conjecture, much of it couched in an argot that only a truly wonkish Star Wars fan could even …

Science Fiction

14 Things We Learned About 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

From the origin story of Porgs to why J.J. Abrams is returning to the saga, here are more revelations from our cover-story …

Science Fiction

Let's Hope 'The Last Jedi' Gives Luke His Second Lightsaber Back

Green is the warmest saber.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>When Rey presents Luke Skywalker’s old lightsaber …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director teases a detail not seen since the prequels

Let the guessing begin<p>Even though <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is just days away from being released, director Rian Johnson can’t stop himself from teasing out details.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contains spoilers for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>.]<p>Johnson sat down for an interview with Parade Magazine wherein he …

9 'Star Wars' Facts You Need To Know Before Seeing 'The Last Jedi'

We only have two weeks until <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> arrives in theaters. For those who are merely dilettantes when it comes to the <i>Star Wars</i> fandom, …

Hollywood Flashback: How Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Became TV's Longest-Running Success

An estimated 46 million will watch the show NBC has broadcasted nationally since 1948.<p>TV's longest-running annual ratings success is the Macy's …

Watch At the Museum, MoMA’s 8-Part Documentary on What it Takes to Run a World-Class Museum

If you've ever visited the Museum of Modern Art — and probably even if you haven't — you'll have a sense that the place doesn't exactly run itself. …

Art

Watch: How bizarre, giant balloons took over New York’s famous Thanksgiving Day Parade

Early balloons included the Nantucket Sea Monster<p>Today, over 20 million people watch the Thanksgiving day parade on television. Started in 1924 as a …

Pop Culture

Star Wars The Last Jedi: Here is why Kylo Ren killed Han Solo

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in UK theatres on 14 December.<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens delivered a major blow to fans when Kylo Ren killed his …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Secret Procedure for the Queen's Death

The queen's private secretary will start an urgent phone tree. Parliament will call an emergency session. Commercial radio stations will watch …

Frederick Douglass

Susan Sontag on Being a Writer: “You Have to Be Obsessed”

Yesterday, FSG published Susan Sontag’s <i>Debriefing</i>, a new collection of the writer’s short fiction. I’m always excited to read more of Sontag’s …

Literature

Your guide to mysterious literary genius Donna Tartt

All fiction should be immersive, but reading a novel by American author Donna Tartt is like entering a parallel universe, constellated by sumptuous descriptions and erudite references, suspenseful twists and jolting turns, as well as characters so fully fleshed out that you mourn their absence long …

Literature

The secretive wealthy family behind the opioid epidemic are using the same tactics to kill public education

The Sackler Family are best known for philanthropy, but their real legacy is the opioid epidemic, which they engineered through their family firm, …

Cory Doctorow

25 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

According to the EPA, Americans generate 254 million tons of waste each year. Here are a few things you may have been throwing out that, with a …

Pop Culture