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What are the best cloud storage options available on the iPad?

Yesterday I wrote abut how to upgrade or downgrade the amount of iCloud storage you need for your iPad. While I suspect that this is the default cloud service used by the majority of iPad owners–it certainly isn’t the only cloud service available to store your data in the cloud. One of our readers …

Inside the Pulitzer Prize Book Winners

Mass extinction. A pope and a fascist. A lost North American tribe. A beguiling WWII tale. Scott Porch, Bill Morris, William O’Connor, and Malcolm …

Books

Guatemala for first-timers

With its diverse indigenous culture, rich Maya heritage and colonial charm, Guatemala is an intoxicating adventure for both the jaded and novice traveler. That said, visiting for the first time can be a daunting experience. Embassy warnings, economic hardships and a bewildering range of things to …

The real best souvenirs to bring home from 19 countries around the world

Travelers always want to bring home something that will remind them of their trip — but many often get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps.<p>To avoid getting something you'll only throw away in a few months, we've rounded up a list of some authentic items you should buy when …

Tumblr 4.0 Arrives On iOS With Better Blogging Tools, Filtered Search, And A New Widget

Tumblr this morning has begun to roll out a sizable update to its iOS application with the release of Tumblr 4.0. The new application, which also now appears under a revamped app icon, includes a number of features previously available only on desktop, like the ability to create secondary blogs on …

Seneca: A Life by Emily Wilson review – temptation and virtue in imperial Rome

A fine introduction to the life lessons of a Stoical martyr, one who had high ideals and weak flesh<p>The Roman writer Seneca was unusually fixated on his death. Day in, day out, he contemplated not just his end but also, one suspects, his final performance. In Rubens’s painting of his suicide , he …

Italy

Details Emerge on Apple's Forthcoming Subscription Streaming Music Service

Last year Apple purchased Beats, which makes popular headphones and offers a subscription streaming music service. And now details of plans for Apple's new music subscription service based on Beats are emerging.<p>According to a report in the <i>New York Times</i>, Apple and Beats are developing a service …

Playlist

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

Art

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

The World's Best Cruise Ships for 2015

The winners of the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced, naming the best cruise ships of the year, based solely on member reviews posted to the Cruise Critic website.<p>Disney Cruise Line's Disney Dream was named Best Large Ship; this is the third year in a row a Disney ship …

The top 10 books about addiction

Sex, food, envy, drugs, dreams and drink: addiction is never simple and rarely forgotten. SJ Watson, author of Before I Go To Sleep and now Second Life, shares his top 10 titles<p>I’d been working on my second novel for a while before I realised what it was really about. I’d been thinking about online …

Books

Are sweeteners really bad for us?

The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates.<p>Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce the amount of sugar they consume. Over the years concerns about their safety have been raised, …

Diabetes

Rome Journal: The Screaming Pope

The papacy had it pretty good when Cardinal Giovanni Battista Pamphilj was elected Pope Innocent X in 1644. By 1870, at the final stage of the Risorgimento, the power of the Holy See had already substantially declined. Pamphilj's nephew, Camillo, provoked his uncle's wrath by declining the …

Art

How to do Florence on a Budget

Italy

33 More Places for Your Bucket List

We asked and Budget Travel readers answered! From Iceland to Machu Picchu, these are the top spots our audience can't wait to visit.

Budget Travel

Baftas 2015: full list of nominations

Best film<p><b>Birdman</b> Alejandro González Iñárritu, John Lesher, James W Skotchdopole<p><b>Boyhood</b> Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland<p><b>The Grand Budapest Hotel</b> Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson<p><b>The Imitation Game</b> Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman<p><b>The Theory of Everything</b> Tim …

Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills

More physicians are offering a different perspective on paintings by ‘diagnosing’ pieces of art.<p>When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And so, apparently, is a medical diagnosis.<p>Rheumatologist Sara E. Walker spent her life doing research on and treating patients with lupus and …

Art

Tip of the Day: How to Add a Comment in Pinterest

There are several reasons why you might want to edit a pin description. Maybe you'd like to add your comments about a recipe, mention another way to do a step in the DIY project that you found easier, or even just make a note for yourself that you have already tried that pin. The reasons are …

Infographics

The best iPad apps of 2014

From Pixelmator and Auxy to Microsoft Word and Gruff Rhys, the best apps for Apple’s tablet in the last 12 months<p>• The best iPhone apps of 2014 • The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014<p>1. Pixelmator<p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the …

What It Was Like Watching Television In 2004 Vs. 2014

A lot can change in a decade, but it doesn't always.

TV

Archaeologists Unearth Entryway to King Herod’s Palace

Israeli archaeologists are showing off the monumental, many-arched corridor that led to Herod the Great's hilltop palace near Jerusalem in the first century. The corridor in the ancient fortress of Herodium, about 7 miles (12 kilometers) south of Jerusalem, has been excavated to reveal a space 65 …

Archaeology

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Holiday Reads: 10 Recent Books on Art and Culture

One of the joys of being an art writer is getting to know many other writers in my field over time. In the case of Britta Erickson, I have actually known her for over 35 years (we attended college together) and I really had no idea that she was writing until I reconnected with her on Facebook. As I …

The Best Biographies of 2014, Including Lives of Gandhi, the Koch Brothers, and Jefferson Davis

The Daily Beast offers, in no particular order, our nominations for the best biographies published this year, from Gandhi to Stalin, from Beethoven …

The B2B primer on Google+ (Part 1) - B2B News Network

<b>0</b> Shares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>Google+ turned three a few months ago. Once deemed a pale copy of Facebook, the platform has grown by leaps and bounds and is now …

World AIDS Day in Pictures

Watch the Robots Shipping Your Amazon Order This Holiday

Across the country, laborers are hard at work lifting 700-pound shelves full of multivolume encyclopedias, propane grills or garden gnomes and …