It's Sunday, and there are 493 days until Kristin Cavallari's book drops, and maybe today you are just taking some time to yourself to reflect on the week past. Maybe you're even repenting for your sins. Kristin's not. In a recent interview posted to her eponymous app, she proclaimed, "I don't really have any regrets or huge mistakes." Read more...
What would happen if Harry met Sally in the age of Tinder and Snapchat?
It was a memorable day for DR Congo in the Cup of Nations. In the 62nd minute, they trailed Congo by two goals. By the final whistle, they had won by two, 4-2, and booked a spot in the semi-finals of the tournament as a result. DR Congo...Show More Summary
The Christian authors behind the popular "Pulling Back the Shades" book that challenges the "satanic" elements in E.L. James' breakout "Fifty Shades of Grey" titles are reaching out to fans of the erotic book series by offering them a unique opportunity to learn how they can be sexual without compromising their spiritual or emotional well-being.
There are still 494 days until Kristin Cavallari's first book, Balancing on Heels, drops. So what will you read today, on a boring Saturday so far in the distant past, instead? Kristin has a recommendation. When asked in an interview with DWNLD, an app-making company, what her favorite app is, Kristin responded: " I guess I have to say mine !" Read more...
Are unread books piling up on the nightstand? It might be time to rethink your approach to reading. It can be tough to get back to regular reading when the rest of one's day is stretched thin with responsibility. In early 2014, Pew Research...Show More Summary
In the days leading up to the LA Art Book Fair (LAABF), and during Thursday's preview, members of the LA arts community criticized the organizers for their use of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) meme.
Me, I rely on my glasses every waking moment of the day. I can barely read a book six inches from my face. Without two simple circles of glass set in plastic on my head, I almost certainly would have stumbled blindly in front of a car or a train or godknowwhats and met my gruesome end. Read more...
Are you putting together a startup based on a weird idea you had while drinking with friends? Well if you are, you should check out Google Venture’s site about a five-day process for answering “critical business questions through design,...Show More Summary
On the 495th day before Kristin Cavallari's debut lifestyle book Balancing on Heels drops, she's discovering what her audience loves about her. Explaining to the hosts of Good Morning America why people appreciated it when she posted...Show More Summary
Sick in bed and unable to sustain concentration from behind a fog, I spend a day rereading Henri Lefebvre’s The Missing Pieces, a short text I have read my way through several times before. Rereading books is my preferred activity… Continue reading ?
It's become popular these days to badmouth Amazon, but I happen to love Amazon and their CEO, Jeff Bezos, in particular. They are what made it possible for me, a 59-year-old author/illustrator, to share her books with the world. After my children's picture book apps found an audience, I longed to see them in print. Show More Summary
The celebrated chef behind Hearth and Brodo shares a flavor-packed, good-for-you dish that's super easy to whip up, from his new book, A Good Food Day.
Hey Lifehacker, I just got booked while driving with an expired licence — it expired on the 13th and I was fined on the 18th. If I’m only five days over, couldn’t they just give out a warning instead? And shouldn’t they send a reminder notice? More »
Thinking about cruising in 2015? Then say hello to our cruise specialist, MaidenVoyage. As a travel agent who spends day in and day out booking cruises for curious travelers, she knows cruise lines and ships like the back of a muster drill script. Show More Summary
Four hundred and ninety-six days until Kristin Cavallari's debut book Balancing on Heels drops, and today she points us to a mystery. Might she explain this mystery in her book? Hard to say, but here it is: If Kristin had to pick one person as her best friend, who would she pick? Read more...
This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces looking at advertisements in comic books over the decades that amused me for whatever reason. In each installment, we’ll take a look at three ads! Here is an archive of all installments of this feature. Today we look at a tool […]
Shut. It. Down. Remember the other day when Gwyneth Paltrow was raving about the positive effects of vaginal steams on her blog, Goop?! Apparently women are SO intrigued with this v-steam process, they're booking appointments like crazy — SERIOUSLY! [ Related: Gwyneth Says Vagina Steams Are Totally The Next Best Thing! ] We were able to EXCLUSIVELY catch up [...]
We count every day a special one here at SMP, but when that day involves our very own Abby Larson interviewing Molly Sims for AOL BUILD? That, dear SMPers, is cause for celebration. She’s catching up with Molly on her new book, top beauty secrets, adventures in mommyhood, and everything in between. We’re live-streaming starting […]
Authors seldom discuss how much money they actually make writing science fiction or fantasy. But on her blog, Kameron Hurley breaks it down, listing all her advances and how much she actually ended up with. And she explains how winning an award can change the game, and why she won't quit her day job. Read more...