Kris Oliver

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What happened to Apple’s faultless design?

Unlike any other consumer electronics company, Apple has been nailing product design for decades. Jony Ive and his incredibly talented team have produced countless iconic gadgets that rivals can only dream of, and it’s the biggest reason why the company is so successful today.<p>But there are …

Van Halen

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Kill voucher proposals once and for all, by Sara Stevenson

Although private-school voucher bills continue to fail in the Texas Legislature, session after session, they’re like zombies — they keep coming back …

Education

17 Of The Most Powerful Excerpts From Poetry

I have chosen some of my favourite lines of poetry to celebrate World Poetry Day, which is celebrated on 21 March each year. These are lines that I …

Literature

History in Five: Robert E. Lee's Difficult Decision Altered Course of History

Dear Evangelicals: You’re Being Had

Why are you trying to solve a cultural problem with a political solution? Because the Republican Party is using you.<p>Dear Conservative Evangelicals,<p>I …

A gym fix for those fat and thin shots

One of golf's most common swing flaws is failing to maintain the posture created at address. Many amateurs rise out of their stance as they swing the club down from the top, and this causes them to make poor contact with the ball. Fat and thin shots are a typical result.<p>Golf instructors will often …