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‘Refugee’ Is Just Another Word For ‘Human,’ Thanks To A New Font

‘Refugee’ Is Just Another Word For ‘Human,’ Thanks To A New Font

Maddie Crum  01. 7.2016
Toward the end of last year, the number of searches for the word "refugee" increased five-fold. Those hoping to educate themselves about...
Resolve to Be a Tech Superstar In 2016

Resolve to Be a Tech Superstar In 2016

Diana Graber  01. 5.2016
If you still get nostalgic for the days before technology, get over it. It's 2016 and there's no turning back the hands of time.
Is the Picture Worth the Price?

Is the Picture Worth the Price?

Chaya Block   01. 5.2016
I am all about capturing the perfect moment and love taking pictures, so when a moment is over, it is never gone. It can be re-lived, whilst...
Kids Were Happier When We Were All Unplugged!

Kids Were Happier When We Were All Unplugged!

Susan Stiffelman  01. 4.2016
We live in an increasingly digital world. Rather than viewing our devices as something to be avoided, we need to develop habits that let...
11 Podcasts We Bet You Haven't Heard Yet

11 Podcasts We Bet You Haven't Heard Yet

Jillian Capewell  01. 4.2016
New year, new podcasts -- that's how the saying goes, right? Now that your aspirations to lose weight and be nicer have dissolved in this...
The Artsy Apps That Justify Spending Time On Your Phone

The Artsy Apps That Justify Spending Time On Your Phone

Katherine Brooks  01. 3.2016
I'm the kind of person who doesn't like playing games on their iPhone. I'm not much for Candy Crush or Angry Birds or Words with Friends,...
A New App Turns Your Romance Novel Fantasy Into Reality

A New App Turns Your Romance Novel Fantasy Into Reality

Claire Fallon  01. 3.2016
Reading a novel isn’t what it used to be. There you sit, nose stuck in a book, á la Belle the Disney princess, when your...
How To Make Non-Intimidating Reading Resolutions For 2016

How To Make Non-Intimidating Reading Resolutions For 2016

Jillian Capewell  12.29.2015
  Better, faster, stronger: These words are either part of a Kanye West song or how you want to feel in the new year....
Can't Unplug Kids From Video Games!

Can't Unplug Kids From Video Games!

Susan Stiffelman  12.28.2015
Video games are really fun. They stimulate youngsters in ways that ordinary life cannot, flooding their brains with feel-good neurotransmitters...
An iPhone Contract For My Second Son, With Love

An iPhone Contract For My Second Son, With Love

Janell Burley Hofmann  12.28.2015
This phone is a privilege, not a right -- need and want are very different things. I gave it and I can take it away. It really is that...
Only A New 'Star Wars' Could Do This To The Internet

Only A New 'Star Wars' Could Do This To The Internet

Lorenzo Ligato  12.22.2015
If anything could distract people from the Internet for a little while, it's the opening of a new "Star Wars" movie.  "The Force Awakens,"...
Resetting Kids' Expectations About Christmas

Resetting Kids' Expectations About Christmas

Susan Stiffelman  12.19.2015
Congratulations for recognizing that what brings the greatest joy to children isn't something you can wrap in a box. What children want...
When Kids Start Getting Hacked, it's Time to Wake Up About Cybersecurity

When Kids Start Getting Hacked, it's Time to Wake Up About Cybersecurity

Vivek Wadhwa  12.15.2015
The solutions aren't difficult. We just need the motivation, regulation and coordination. The alternative, in today's Wild Wild West of...
This Is Why You Can't Quit Facebook

This Is Why You Can't Quit Facebook

Kate Bratskeir  12.15.2015
If there is one maxim about our digital lives, it might be this: You always come back to Facebook. Sure, you may have "taken a break,"...