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This sad, embarrassing wreck of a man

America’s child president had a play date with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed providing day care. It was a useful, because illuminating, event: Now we shall see how many Republicans retain a capacity for embarrassment.<p>Jeane Kirkpatrick, a Democrat closely associated with such Democratic national …

Wreck

23 tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple Watch

From messaging to productivity to advanced fitness tracking, Apple Watch has something for every user.<p>But not every Apple Watch feature is obvious from the get-go. Apple has filled the watch — which is now on its fourth iteration, the Apple Watch Series 3 — with neat tricks and helpful tools to …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

How to upgrade to macOS High Sierra the right way

Apple’s latest update for the Mac finally arrived today in the form of macOS High Sierra, bringing a host of improvements to Mac users. While the update doesn’t contain a ton of outward-facing changes, it’s definitely worth taking the time to upgrade if you want your Mac to be faster and more …

High Sierra

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Rainfall

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

Comey Tried to Shield the F.B.I. From Politics. Then He Shaped an Election.

WASHINGTON — The day before he upended the 2016 election, James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, summoned agents and lawyers to his conference room. They had been debating all day, and it was time for a decision.<p>Mr. Comey’s plan was to tell Congress that the F.B.I. had …

Donald Trump

10 Lessons Learned From Harry Potter

When I was sorted into the Gryffindor on Pottermore, it was no surprise. I probably should have been a Ravenclaw, but I told the sorting hat, …

6 Tools That Save You From Embarrassing Writing Mistakes

One study showed that writing errors scare off 59 percent of customers. Can you afford to keep making spelling and grammar mistakes?<p>Think your writing mistakes don't matter? Think again. A study by Global Lingo found that as many as 59 percent of online customers are scared away from sites with …

Creative Writing

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Beyoncé’s Radical Halftime Statement

As Coldplay blandly strained for the universal, she and Bruno Mars pulled off something more specific and more daring.<p>What a perfect Beyoncé song name: “Formation.” All great pop involves people acting in formation. So does all great change. And while fans scream that Beyoncé’s a “queen” and …

15 Tricks for Mastering Your New Apple TV

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Smart TV

3 Writing Superpowers Every Blogger Needs

<i>This is a guest contribution from Al Tait.</i><p><b>Confession:</b> I wrote this post twice.<p>I believe in the power of storytelling and I think it’s at the heart of …

No time to Write? Here’s a 3-Step Solution.

by Ruthanne ReidReal life often gives us no time to write.In an ideal world, we’d all have that perfect writer’s schedule. We’d rise early and toss …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

Stanford Study on Brain Waves Shows How Different Teaching Methods Affect Reading Development

<b>From Stanford (University) News</b><p><b>By May Wong</b> <b><br>May 28, 2015</b><p><i>Beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, instead of trying to</i> …

Brainwaves

5 Books That Will Improve Your Writing

Remove the fanfare and most writing advice boils down to read more, write more, and get better feedback.<p>Let's talk about that first one. If writing is output, reading is often the most important input. You'll understand what makes Hemingway's writing exceptional (or overrated) by reading his books, …

Here's everything Siri can do on your Apple Watch

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Added information for Siri in watchOS 3.2.<p>Typing on an iPhone is fine — typing on an Apple Watch, less so. Wrist-sized screens …

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How to draw… an angry monkey

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Illustration,Design,Funny books (children and teens),Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Art and design<p>Do you know the difference between a monkey and a chimp? Find out why the subject of Brian Biggs’ drawing lesson is so angry!

Children's Books

Roundup of Apple Watch Issues and Solutions

It’s been almost two weeks of Apple Watch ownership for many of us, which means that while we’re still in the honeymoon phase, the Watch “married” …

Apple Watch User Guide

Introduced in 2014 and officially launched on April 24, 2015, Apple Watch marks Apple’s entrance in a brand new product category: wearables. As …

Smartwatches

How to use Siri on Apple Watch

Like the iPhone and iPad, Siri can help you find information and get things done on Apple Watch. Unlike the iPhone and iPad versions, there is no …

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful

The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. It had neither a keyboard nor a screen, and functioned more as part of a kit that computer hobbyists could build into something more useful, if they knew what they were doing.<p>Two early Apple …

How to enable and use accessibility features on your Apple Watch

For those with visual, hearing, or motor impairments, Apple has included some visual accessibility features to the Apple Watch so that you can use …

37 Crazy Apple Facts & Stats (Infographic)

When it comes to the tech giant Apple, there is more to it than meets the eye. It isn’t simply one of the biggest companies for nothing and keeps …

The Secret To A Meaningful Life In Just 7 Words

Sometimes, it's the most fantastical, fictional characters that do the best job of teaching us about reality.<p>New York Times bestselling author T.A. Barron spent decades creating the magical image of Merlin the wizard and sharing his wisdom with children and young adults through the beloved 12-book …

Users discover stainless steel Apple Watch scratches easily, the $5 fix is even easier (Video)

Now that the stainless steel Apple Watch is becoming widely available, owners are beginning to post photos showing their shiny steel Watches have already developed scratches on the casing. Since Apple’s videos touted its steel as specially cold-forged to achieve superior hardness, people have been …

21 Things I Didn’t Know About The Apple Watch Until I Started Wearing One

Initial ruminations on a tiny device that’s bursting at the seams with new ideas, features, and approaches.<p>Today is launch day for the Apple Watch. In some ways, that’s more of a ceremonial rite than a statement of practical reality. With Apple’s online-only ordering, you can’t just barge into an …

Smartwatches