Diane Scobee

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The Care and Keeping of Notebooks: A Reading List

I found my favorite notebook—a red Moleskine, narrow-ruled, hardback—at the Harvard Book Store while on vacation. I liked its bold color. Someone had …

Productivity

Use These Tricks to Save More on Amazon

How to Save Money on Amazon<p>Updated December 18, 2017<p>There are a lot of good deals to be had on Amazon.com, but first, you have to find them. Here's …

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

Stevie Nicks: A Rock Goddess Looks Back

Stevie Nicks got to sleep at home last night for once, her skinny, half-blind, half-hairless 16-year-old dog, Sulamith, snuggling at her feet, in a …

Enormous cultural pressure to be thin and a lack of support for mental health issues has left people struggling<p>Akira, 37, lives in the heart of Tokyo, a metropolis that lights up like a fluorescent fairground at night. She shares the city with 13.35 million other residents, but had no one to turn …

Mental Health

New Orleans's Charter School Experiment Is a Preview of the Coming Battle Over Education

After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans's struggling public school system was dismantled and replaced mostly by charter schools—and what happened next shows the benefits and perils of other cities following suit.<p>In the fall of 2005, Louisiana's then-governor Kathleen Blanco passed a bill that created …

9 Apps to Help You Ace Those Finals

It’s hard to believe that only a few short months ago, we were bingeing back-to-school beauty hacks on Youtube and tweaking our on-campus looks for the year. But with half of April already behind us, the wonderful days of perfectly braided buns and deliberate preppy girl style have quickly given …

Apps

Donald Trump Jr. stumbles out of father’s shadow and into the spotlight with white nationalist interview

Donald Trump Jr. didn’t skip a beat when a white nationalist radio host likened Trump Sr. to the Holy Roman Emperor who tried to drive Muslims out of Europe.<p>“I hope your father becomes the next Charlemagne after he becomes the next president of the United States,” said James Edwards. When Edwards …

Donald Trump

New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

Even parents who don’t know programming are using games, apps to teach basic skills<p>Filip Icev, 10, writes code on his laptop at his home in Kirkland, Wash., using a visual-programming language called Scratch.<p>Annabel Clark for the Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 9<p>•••••<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The …

Kids

Kanye West, The Life of Pablo, first listen and track by track

Kanye West promised his new album would be one of the greatest of all time. So perhaps it should be no surprise that the album he unveiled would be a mess of egotistic self-regard and artistic pretension, a narcissistic mess shot through with moments of sonic, melodic and lyrical brilliance. It has …

You Need To Understand Mormonism If You Want To Understand The Oregon Standoff

Mormonism has a long, complicated history of conflict with the federal government, and that history is deeply informing the actions of the militia members and ranchers who took over a government building Saturday.<p>God told Ammon Bundy to fight back against the government.<p>One day before Bundy became …

Mother And Child Behind Bars: The Women Of Afghanistan's Prisons

In 2010, photographer Gabriela Maj was working on a project about an artist in Afghanistan when one of her editors suggested she take a look at Afghan women's prisons. Maj recalls: "He said, you know there are all these stories kind of floating, kind of bubbling up in the international media about …

Photos: What Syrian refugees carry in their bags as they leave their lives behind

When Syrian refugees flee their war-torn country, they can bring only a small selection of belongings with them. Large suitcases won’t fit on the tiny boats that are overloaded with people, and so asylum-seekers travel with the few possessions they need the most.<p>But of course, what a person needs …

Introducing the Archive Corps

Meet the man behind a new effort to save documents and other artifacts before they disappear.<p>Jason Scott has something of a reputation. He’s a historian who works for the Internet Archive, and he’s known in some circles as the guy who can save bits of history right before they disappear.<p>So when he …

Genealogy

Paris Review - E. L. Doctorow, The Art of Fiction No. 94

Interviewed by George Plimpton<p>Issue 101, Winter 1986<p>This interview on the craft of writing with E. L. Doctorow is one of the first in this series conducted in public—which it was, under the auspices of The Poetry Center, in the main auditorium of New York City’s famed cultural spa, the 92nd Street …

Study: Office Plants Can Boost Productivity and Morale

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting your office into a vegetative state, it turns out, can actually be good for business.<p>A study out of the University of Queensland in Australia has concluded that an office ornamented with plantlife can actually increase employee …

Haute Cuisine

Few people will ever have the privilege of living with a Picasso, but thanks to _Vogue’_s “Second Fame” food columnist <b>Ninette Lyon,</b> it’s possible to eat like him. In 1964, the pioneering Spanish painter gave two of his favorite recipes to Lyon, for eel stew and omelette tortilla Niçoise, which we …

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …