Margaret McEnally

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Remembering Gustav Klimt

Today would have been the 151st Birthday of Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt. Klimt’s work caused controversy for its celebration of sexuality, and is now among the most expensive artworks worldwide today.<p>Klimt’s mature style is characterized by concise linear drawings, detailed patterns of gold leaf and color, and a lack of shadow in the human figure.<p>Famed for his painting <i>The Kiss</i> (1907-08), which reflects his fascination with eroticism, he is also well known for his 1907 <i>Portrait of</i> …

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Apple gearing up iPhone 5S for output this month, analyst says

Apple is gearing up to start iPhone 5S production later this month as part of a plan to make 15 million of the devices, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said in a note Monday morning.<p>The latest speculation about the iPhone 5S -- which remains the fodder of rumor and expectation, as Apple has kept mum …

What We’re Reading: Summer Edition, Volume II

<i>Summer reading plans and aspirations from the New Yorker staff. This second installment follows part one.</i><p>As the addled dad of a toddler and an infant, the only time I’m able to indulge in uninterrupted pleasure reading is when I’m travelling—for work. I recently read Brendan Koerner’s stylish paean …

Turning Classic Novels into Video Games

<i>First published on Book Riot</i><p>The opening scene of Austin Grossman's <i>You</i> finds the protagonist interviewing for a job at a video game company. One particular question resonates through the entire novel ("So what's your ultimate game?"). But that wasn't the question that stuck in my mind, that …

Being a Lifelong Bookworm May Keep You Sharp in Old Age

To keep their bodies running at peak performance, people often hit the gym, pounding away at the treadmill to strengthen muscles and build endurance. …

A Hot Water Bottle That Pokes Fun At America’s Gun Obsession

Design student Francis North offers an ironic take on “Happiness Is A Warm Gun.”<p>It’s a famous anecdote among Beatles fans and rock historians that John Lennon’s “Happiness Is a Warm Gun” was written as a sendup to an NRA ad emblazoned with the slogan. Despite this, the song has been largely …