Susanna Alexander

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iOS 10 Slow on iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Speed It Up

Is your iPhone or iPad slow after updating to iOS 10? Why is iOS 10 running so slow? Maybe even the iPhone feels hot and animations are laggy, why? …

Operating Systems

6 Things to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – And How it Fits Into the Potter Universe

A new <i>Harry Potter</i> book? It feels like 2007 all over again!<p><i>Potter</i> author J.K. Rowling is finally releasing new material set in the original universe – …

All the Amazing Decor Details You Missed in Ratatouille

It’s been nine years since the sweet and uplifting film <i>Ratatouille</i> first hit theaters, and we’re still finding new things to love about it. …

Walt Disney Company

15 foods you should never put in the freezer

Bradford

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

Mindfulness

17 Beautiful Rooms For The Book-Loving Soul

I want to go to there.

Books

Losing weight was easier in the 1980s than it is now

Scientists say people 30 years ago could eat more and exercise less and still keep the weight off<p>It was easier to lose weight in the 1980s than it is now, according to scientists who found that adults today must eat less and work out more to avoid obesity than their parents had to a generation …

8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In 1978, Dr. Dabney Ewin, a surgeon specializing in burns, was on duty in a New Orleans emergency room when a man was brought in on a gurney. A …

Psychology

A Photographer's Guide to Shooting Book Covers

Shooting book covers is different from general photography. Not in the sense that it requires any specialized equipment, but rather that it requires …

Robert Scoble

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

Books

13 Facts About 18th Century French Fashion

In Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell’s new book, <i>Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette</i>, the author dives into the world of …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Is "Mad Men" the greatest television show of all time? Here's a list of all 92 episodes, ranked from best to worst

<i>The Sopranos</i> had "Christopher."<p><i>The West Wing</i> had "Isaac and Ishmael."<p><i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer,</i> God bless it, had "Where the Wild Things Are," "I, …

A Taxi Driver’s Stunning Multiple Exposure Photographs Capture the Chaos of City Life

Photographer Issui Enomoto sees the world from an unexpected lens: the window of a taxi cab. For <i>Taxi in the Sea</i>, the artist, who is also a taxi …

How authors become mega-brands

How do the world’s richest and most famous writers do it? Hephzibah Anderson discovers their secrets of success – which can include not writing books at all.<p>Strolling through the departure lounge of an American airport last week, I found myself face-to-face with Patricia Cornwell. She was huge, …

Writing

Great Tutorial: ’10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do’ in Photoshop CC

It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had …

The Real Walt Disney, Not the ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Version

Many of us either think of him as a deity—innocent and imaginative—or a demon—fascist and racist—but what was the man really like? Is the truth …

Christmas 2013: best picture books for children – review

Fine festive fare includes pussies galore, an amazing dog and a baby donkey bound for Bethlehem<p>Publishers deliberate every year on how to redecorate the Christmas story. This year, for those who prefer Christmas traditional but with a new twist, <b>Brian Wildsmith</b> is your man. A <i>Christmas Story</i> (Oxford …