Brian Kinghorn

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Better than GPS: a history of cartography in 12 amazing maps

When was the last time you consulted a paper map? Nearly 15 years ago, when I first moved to London, the famous A to Z was a crucial piece of urban kit: indispensable once you’d been disgorged by the tube into unfamiliar surroundings. Now, all you need is a phone, and the Royal Institute of …

Maps

7 Social Media Psychology Studies That Will Make Your Marketing Smarter

One of my favorite things about social media is that it’s still such a young and new form of communication. It feels too early to take anything as a …

Twitter earnings and acquisitions: The company’s in trouble, and its options are bleak.

Twitter as we know it is over. While the early release of ugly revenue numbers sent the company’s stock spiraling Tuesday, the actual quarterly …

My son is a 12-year-old technology addict

<b>Question</b>: We have a 12-year-old boy who is addicted to electronics (iPad, phone, TV). How do we wean him off of them? Is it too late? We try taking them away and the temper tantrums start. He is a good kid, but we are afraid if we don’t slow the electronics use down we will be in for some rough …

#FlipboardChat Summary: Using Flipboard with Students

Every Wednesday evening, members of the Flipboard Club—an unofficial community of passionate evangelists—hold a Twitter chat about a Flipboard-centric topic and we summarize the discussion here.<p>Tonight’s topic is “Brands on Flipboard.” Join in the chat Wednesday at 7pm PT / 10pm ET via the hashtag …

Twitter has a huge problem — and it’s all in your head

Last Thursday, the social giant Twitter did a very peculiar thing: It gave its 300 million users license to … stop tweeting.<p>“We know it can be challenging to find time to get through everything,” a sympathetic Twitter tech lead wrote on the company’s blog. So instead of expecting users to keep up …

Psychology students are seduced by superfluous neuroscience

It seems as though neuroscience is particularly popular and seductive. Not only is the discipline enjoying some eye-spinningly massive new grants, …

Why We Remember Learning About Dramatic Events So Vividly

It isn’t surprising that many Bostonians have vivid memories of the 2013 Marathon bombing, or that many New Yorkers have very clear memories about …

The Brain

Mom attends son’s sex-ed class, live tweets disapproval of abstinence-only lessons

A Michigan teenager was frustrated by what he was learning in his sexual education class.<p>The teacher at East Lansing High School was focusing lessons on abstinence and the negative consequences of having sex, making it seem like a shameful act.<p>This boy’s mother was equally irritated when her son …

Embed Flipboard Magazines On Your Website or Blog

Sharing magazines to your social networks is a great exercise in promotion, but if you want an attention-grabbing visual—a preview that pops—embed your magazine on your Website.<p>The easiest way to get started is to visit your magazine on the Web.<p>Hover you mouse over “Share” below the bottom right …

40 Places To See With Your Kids Before They Are All Grown Up

As we all know, kids grow up way too fast. There are so many things to do, see and explore, it always seems challenging to find a starting point. In …

Examining Slacktivism on the Anniversary of #BringBackOurGirls

Thanks for reading Newspapergrl's online pr and publicity tips for small business.This post was written by Dr. Brian Kinghorn, who teaches the …

Salt Lake City's Top 6 Spring Hikes

The mountains around Salt Lake City are primarily known for hosting eight world-class ski resorts, but what’s good for the ski-bum goose is good for …

Hiking

How One Teacher Changed for the Good of Her Students

I don’t blame the students. The system of school has taught them to feel this way. How dare I say this? Because I was that system. I think about math …

Death in space: The ethics of dealing with astronauts’ bodies.

<i>This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>,</i> <i>New America</i><i>, and Slate. Future Tense explores the ways emerging</i> …

Twitter Reveals 'Retweet With Comment' for Added Engagement

The social platform now offers an extra 116 characters for your sarcastic comments.

Why Your Business Must Embrace Social Media Yesterday

For years I thought “I don’t care about social media. My business isn’t one of ‘those’ businesses.” Maybe you’ve been thinking the same thing. Perhaps you decided to dip your toes in the water, but you’re certainly not going to make a serious investment. How would you calculate the ROI anyhow? I’ve …

Public Relations

The (Not So) Surprising Truth About Social Media ROI

Since social media rewrote the book on marketing, the debate about what it actually delivers for business is hot.<p>With budgets tight and resources …

A Beautiful Fly Geyser In Nevada Created By Accident

This geyser is unlike anything I've seen and it was a complete accident. More

Nevada

Owner Of 'Revenge Porn' Site Sentenced To 18 Years In Jail

A man in San Diego who ran a so-called "revenge porn" site that charged hundreds of dollars to remove anonymously posted nude photos has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after his conviction on 21 counts of identity theft and six counts of extortion.<p>Kevin Bollaert, 28, ran the sites …

Twitter updates its rules to specifically ban ‘revenge porn’

Starting Wednesday, Twitter will change its rules to prohibit users from posting of "revenge porn" -- intimate, and possibly explicit, images or video posted publicly without consent -- to its social network.<p>"You may not post intimate photos or videos that were taken or distributed without the …

Ross Ulbricht, Accused Of Operating Silk Road, Is Convicted Of Drug Charges

A New York jury took a little more than three hours today to convict Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man linked to the shadowy online marketplace Silk Road, of seven drug and conspiracy counts.<p>Prosecutors said the website, which had been labeled the eBay of the drug trade, allowed drug dealers and …

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces The Indictment Of Ross Ulbricht, The Creator And Owner Of The “Silk Road” Website

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today the indictment in Manhattan federal court of ROSS …

Silk Road's 'Dread Pirate Roberts' convicted of running online drug marketplace

The suspected mastermind of the online drug emporium Silk Road is facing the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison after a jury returned a guilty verdict at the end of a four-week trial that revealed a plethora of detail about US investigations into the use of the bitcoin digital …

Silk Road

MagMaking 101: How to Make a Magazine for your Class

The biggest tool Flipboard can offer educators is the ability to make magazines. Not only is it easy, but once you get the hang of it, magazines are flexible and customizable. Best of all, joining Flipboard is free and you can make as many magazines as you need them. Here’s how to get</b> …

These Are 20 Of The World's Best Photos Taken With Cell Phones

Anyone with a cell phone can be an incredible photographer, no fancy camera necessary.<p>Sony on Tuesday announced the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards' Mobile Phone category, and we're impressed.<p>Mobile is just one of many categories in the competition. Others include Professional, Open …

International Competitions

The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. Now in its 12th year, our goal is …

Social Media Checklist: Get It All Done in Under an Hour a Day

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