vintagebooksdesign: HEAR THE WIND SING AND PINBALL - Haruki Murakami The two novellas are Haruki Murakami’s earliest novels and are now published for the first time outside of Japan in English. The texts are printed back to back with one upside down, allowing for two front covers. Show More Summary
Photo courtesy of Cadien James This past weekend found downtown Chicago celebrating the annual reign of chaos known as Lollapalooza. Just getting a handle on the scrum downtown can be a challenge for out-of-towners, so for a real inside...Show More Summary
During the Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira fight last Saturday night, I received a text message from my mother. Now, I live in Las Vegas. She still lives in my old hometown outside of Houston. It was after midnight central time, which is also long past my mom's bedtime. Show More Summary
My wife texted this photo to me of a traffic light in Washington DC. What are you supposed to do with a mixed signal like that? It reminded me of a quote by Andy Stanley when he said that “direction, not intention, determines your destination.” How many times do we give ourselves mixed signals about [...]Show More Summary
Here’s the full text of an announcement we just received from MediaSource, parent/publisher of Library Journal, School Library Journal and The Horn Book. Media Source, Inc., has announced that Ian Singer is leaving his position as Vice President & Group Publisher, Library Journals, LLC & The Horn Book, Inc., as of August 28. During his […]
Even writing that headline makes our stomachs crawl. And the people at Subway aren't too fond of these allegations, either. An affidavit recently revealed that former spokesman for the sandwich giant, Jared Fogle, was texting an ex Subway franchise owner, and the messages show that he had paid for sex with a 16-year-old. [ Related: An Ex-Journalist [...]
It can be argued that we are reading more than ever. We read blogs, captions, tweets. Where information used to be exchanged in telephone conversations, now it is communicated through texting. But despite all this reading, there’s a growing concern among educational experts that literacy is declining. “What we are in danger of losing,” says […]
Illegal immigration is more than an ‘issue’ – it is a real problem. Breitbart News has exclusively obtained text and a chart from the Senate’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the
Don Carrington, executive editor of Carolina Journal, has an article out on the I-77 toll dispute. Because of the local impact, here’s the full text of it: RALEIGH — Even though Gov. Pat McCrory has said the tolling project along the Interstate 77 corridor north of Charlotte will go forward, it faces a challenge to […]
Dropbox for Windows just got updated to v3.6.1 in Microsoft Store. This new update includes better UI support for small tablets and text selection is now possible in the text file viewer • Improve UI for small tablets • Add labels to application bars Download it here from Microsoft Store. Read more at Microsoft News
Sources close to Apple say the company is in talks to launch a mobile virtual network operator service in the U.S. and Europe, Business Insider reports. An MVNO would let Apple sell service for data, calls and texts directly to users,...Show More Summary
Business Insider reports Apple is tweaking Siri so it can convert voice mail to text, a feature that other companies have offered for some time. Video provided by Newsy
Comics are a visual medium—but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to convey a story. Read more...
Apple is testing a new voicemail service that enables Siri to transcribe incoming voice messages
New customers can sign up for TV service, unlimited talk and text, and 10GB of shareable wireless data?for $200 per month.
There could come a time in the future where you not only buy your phone or mobile device from Apple, but you could pay the company to talk, text and get access to data as well. A new report says Apple is talking about launching what’s known as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in the U.S. as well … [More]
The latest challenge was a shameless rip-off of the annual Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest which asks for ‘the opening sentence to the worst of all novels’ (Edward Bulwer-Lytton is often described… Continue reading The post Spectator competition: the best opening paragraphs to the worst of all novels (plus: a thriller in three text messages) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
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By Jordan Davidson, Prevention.com (Main Photo By: Getty Images) The little chime or buzz of an incoming text is almost impossible to ignore. Is it your friend with the killer one-liners? A kiss emoji from your partner? A colleague commending you on your performance? The possibilities are endlessly enticing. Show More Summary
The tech giant is testing a transcription service that uses Siri to render your voicemails in text form. Do you think voicemail is the worst? You should, because it is; in almost any scenario, sending a text, email, Gchat, Slack message, tweet, Snapchat, or Facebook post is more efficient and enjoyable than leaving a voice message. Show More Summary