Matthew Whelpton

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Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: The Best Might Not Be Enough

Early this year when Google first announced Android Wear, it teased us with the Moto 360. It was by far the best-looking smartwatch we'd ever seen. …

Mark Strong Steps Into Lead Role For Psychological Thriller 'Mindscape'

We're used to seeing Mark Strong reliably propping up the back four in umpteen films ('Zero Dark Thirty', 'The Young Victoria', the upcoming …

Sick of this market-driven world? You should be

To be at peace with a troubled world: this is not a reasonable aim. It can be achieved only through a disavowal of what surrounds you. To be at peace with yourself within a troubled world: that, by contrast, is an honourable aspiration. This column is for those who feel at odds with life. It calls …

Fellowship of the Ring 60th Anniversary: How the Masterpiece Reflects JRR Tolkien's WW1 Involvement

In a letter to Professor L.W. Forster written on New Year's Eve in 1960, JRR Tolkien reemphasised that his fictional middle-earth was not reliant on …

Explore Coursera Course Catalog | Coursera

Explore Coursera Course Catalog | Coursera

Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative

1<p>Section<p><b>2 hours to complete</b><p>Game on! The History and Theory of MMOs<p>The course opens with a brief look at gaming culture and history, then introduces …

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Explore Topics and Skills<p>Earn Your Degree<p>Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciencefrom the University of London100% ONLINE<p>Master of Applied Data …

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3 Keys To Dialing In Your Macronutrient Ratios

Building? Maintaining? Looking to lose some fat? What you eat is as important as how you work out. Craft your macronutrient ratio with these tips!<p>I …

Who Recorded the Best Ever Cover of “Summertime”?

We've recently seen some serious contenders emerge for title of official jam of this, the sweatiest season of the year. Grimes, Dodger Stadium, and, …

What Is the Fastest Way to Learn a Foreign Language?

Many of us dream of going to a foreign country and learning some of the local language so we can at least make conversation. But we don't want to …

Fallið á gæskuprófinu - Vísir

Við búum í góðu ríki. Við höfum flest vanist því að búa í góðu ríki og sjáum varla fyrir okkur hvernig hitt ætti að líta út. En því miður geymir …

10 Chrome apps that make Google Drive more powerful

Throw Google Drive into high gear<p>Google Drive is the the engine that, well, drives Chrome. And with its free 15GB of storage and built-in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and drawing support, a powerful engine it is. But you can take Google Drive further with an array of Chrome apps that …

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Google Scholar and Web of Science

THE WEB OF SCIENCETM AND GOOGLE SCHOLAR COLLABORATION GIVES RESEARCHERS AN INTUITIVE WAY TO ACCESS AND EVALUATE INFORMATION EASILY.<p>Our collaboration …

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Crawling Out Of A Bottle

Eve Tushnet criticizes both the disease theory of addiction and those who react against it with contempt. She admits that, “When I was drinking my …

Dine & Dash

Tölvulistinn

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The Science Of Literary Escape

Nick Carr investigates what’s going on in our brains when we read deeply:<p>What is it about literary reading that gives it such sway over how we think …

Viking biking

Denmark. Think about the word. What does it conjure up? What visions are stirred? When the idea of doing a cycling tour of Denmark's southern islands arose, I lay back, eyes closed and conjured up ... well, not much. A storyteller, a sticky pastry, Europe's tiniest colonial empire consisting of a …

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Little-Known, Gorgeous Art

Storytelling icon <b>J.R.R. Tolkien</b> (January 3, 1892–September 2, 1973) was also among those rare creators with semi-secret talents in a discipline other than their primary realm of fame — but while his original sketches for the first edition of <i>The Hobbit</i> have seen the light of day in recent years, few …

Mangling A Myth, Ctd

Readers continue to sound off on Peter Jackson’s <i>The Desolation Of Smaug</i>:<p>Charm is an essential secret to <i>The Hobbit</i>, and to some extent <i>The Lord of the</i> …

em>The Hobbit</em>: The Desolation of Tolkien

I don’t often write movie reviews or comment on a lot of pop culture topics, but the latest installment of <i>The Hobbit</i> was so annoying and awful that I …

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