Gabriel St.John

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The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.<p>According to WordPress, across its network of sites, “Over 409 million people view …

Best check splitting and tip apps for iPhone: Plates, Gratuity, Tab, and more!

The best iPhone apps to help you split checks fairly and calculate server tips in just a few taps!<p>Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you easily …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

Game of Thrones

How airlines woo the one per cent.<p>Seven years ago, I flew business class on Qantas from Australia to California, a thirteen-hour trip. I hadn’t had much experience outside economy, but I didn’t want to look like a front-of-the-plane rookie, so I stowed my “amenity kit” without ripping it open, …

Airlines

A Brief History of the Fraught Relationship Between Fatah and Hamas

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yesterday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that the Palestinian Liberation …

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …

October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

Civil War & American Photography

The <i>Photography and the American Civil War</i> exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum is as much about the photographic medium as it is about the history of the war.<p>Civil War exhibitions tend to be overwrought affairs, trying to match the inherent pathos of the subject matter with dramatic curatorial gestures. In this regard, the Met’s remarkable exhibition shows restraint, trusting the photographs to generate their own emotional effect and narrative. This is the kind of show at which the Met excels: …

iTunes Radio gets new competition as Rdio iOS app offers free personalized stations

Rdio has launched a free personalized radio stations option within its iOS and Android apps. This is a more controllable version of the You FM feature added back in August.<p>Like iTunes Radio, you can’t choose a specific artist or track, but you can create a radio station based on a song, artist or …

iTunes Radio: Sleek, but Not the Best DJ

Apple has never been a company to rush a product to market just to be first, or because a competitor is doing it. Instead, the company has a long …

Music Industry

“Stupid Enough to Pay”: Tim Parks’ Italian Rail Adventures

To understand Italy, you must ride its trains. Tim Parks tells the story of when his first-class ticket turned out to be anything but.<p>Verona Porta …