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Here's What It's Like To Text Back And Forth With Ariana Grande

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment

Your phone vibrates in the middle of the night. You’re on the cusp of sleep after a long day that felt as if it would never end. Few people in your ...

Artist Profile: Jess Johnson and the New Language of Virtual Reality

Illya Szilak | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
Illya Szilak

In virtual reality, it is an industry maxim that we design engaging, enjoyable experiences and promote user agency through intuitive, interactive inte...

Was The World Created For Me?

Andrew Belinfante | Posted 06.17.2016 | Religion
Andrew Belinfante

What happened in Orlando this week is a human tragedy, an attack on all small communities and their membership to them. Nobody is exempt from being vulnerable to this type of killing. It could have been any of us.

People Read #FamousLastTexts Sent To Them By Exes And Crushes

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.31.2016 | Comedy

Always remember: The last thing you ever text an ex or a crush or someone you hooked up with may leave a lasting impression on them. And not in a good...

Manfred Menz: Art Malpractice

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Like the physician's circumstance, Manfred Menz's Art Malpractice is also fleeting, fallacious, judgmental, difficult -- and long. Its current iteration opening this May in LA comprises works first executed between 1992-95, augmented by new, related works from 2015 and 2016.

LOL, Internet Slang Around The World Is More Similar Than You'd Think

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts

Finicky grammarians are quick to bemoan the unsavory act of texting. Messaging online -- without punctuation or proper spelling -- is the death of goo...

The Totally Real Text Convo Peyton And Eli Manning Had About Tom Brady

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots this Sunday in the AFC championship game. The winner moves on to ...

The Panicked Thoughts You Have When Someone Doesn't Text You Back

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.12.2016 | Comedy

In the age of texting, our crazy dating thoughts have evolved right alongside our cell phones. Why aren't they texting me back? Who do they even think...

The Dangers Of Texting While Parenting

PBS | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.17.2015 | Parents

Picture this: A family vacation in the Caribbean. Powder white sand, turquoise waves. Eraina Reed’s son plays in the surf as the water washes over h...

OMG! Happy 23rd Birthday To The Text Message

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.03.2015 | Fifty

You probably have never heard of Neil Papworth even though 23 years ago he did something that revolutionized how we "talk" to people -- and some would...

It's Time to Talk Tough About Texting...

David Toussaint | Posted 09.24.2015 | New York
David Toussaint

Because it's not my responsibility to maneuver to one side of the street, often against a building or the pavement, when you are about to run into me, nor to tell you to "look out" to avoid a collision. You are not five.

How To Fall In Love With Letters, According To A Typography Icon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.11.2015 | Arts

Have you ever fallen in love with a word? Not for its meaning or the way it rolls off your tongue. Not for the idea it communicates or the vision it s...

The International WiFi Struggle

College Tourist | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

It all sounds trivial, but I've made friends with Germans in Amsterdam, bonded with Kiwis in Copenhagen and gotten to know Brits in Madrid all because we were trying to figure out how to log in to the hostel's WiFi.

From Emoticons to Emoji: The New Punctuation

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.09.2016 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Less is more, especially with texts, which are meant 2 b short. The great advantages of texting and email are the three e's: They're easy, effective and effortless. But the downside of electronic messaging is the lack of nuance.

Proofreaders, Are You Missing These Easy Fixes?

Rob Reinalda | Posted 05.19.2015 | Books
Rob Reinalda

You're perusing it, admiring your handiwork. Then you see it. Ack! A rudimentary, easily fixed error is there in the text. It's standard-size type, but to your eyes it's in 54-point Bodoni Bold. And somehow, it's underlined. Blinking, too. Maybe even chuckling softly.

Chasing Glances

Bryan Reimer | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology
Bryan Reimer

Today's connected world is bound to become even more complex, as devices with screens become even more pervasive. Brands and advertisers will need to work harder to grab your attention -- and legible type is key.

Writing Handwritten Letters Each Month: What Will It Bring You?

Janet Kinosian | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Janet Kinosian

I'm writing five handwritten pen and ink letters to people each month for 12 months and see what comes of it. No typing as I somehow feel that would be cheating. And definitely no cards. Flat paper stationary and ink pens held with fingers. I want to remember what it's like talking to someone directly on paper with a pen in my hand.

7 Magic Words To Stop Someone From Lying To You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

You know the awful feeling that someone is lying to you? Here's how to stop falsehoods in their tracks, according to science. In a 2012 experiment,...

How to Connect With Busy People

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Sometimes it's the luck of the draw, but sometimes the request is made ineffectively, wasting the time of someone who doesn't have much to waste. Here are some tips for successfully reaching busy people.

This Is The Perfect Response To Anyone Who Needs More 'Space'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Divorce

Next time someone tells you they need a little "space" -- which we all know is code for "I want to break up but don't have the guts to do it right now...

So You Want to Start An English-Language News Site?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Friends and acquaintances across the Middle East/North Africa region often ask for advice on matters related to journalism, media in general, ethics, and how to prepare young people for this very exciting and ever-changing field.

'Game Of Thrones' With Texting Is Beyond Awesome

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.13.2014 | TV

Texts are coming. The Sunday, May 11, "Game of Thrones" episode, "The Laws of Gods and Men," was insane, but it would have been even more insane wi...

Texting: The Relationship Killer

Hannah Barbakoff | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Hannah Barbakoff

Yes, I want them to initiate conversations so I'm not always doing it. But there is a fine line between being a good texter with game, and an annoying texter. Does this sound confusing and borderline impossible to get right? Exactly. You can't win.

TOC: Steve Tomasula's Brilliant Literary Time Machine

Illya Szilak | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

We live in a time when the physical object of the book is giving way to an apparently immaterial, eternally renewable electronic version. Steve Tomasula's multimedia novel TOC utilizes the same technology that has fostered this shift to create a compelling work about the nature of time.

Relationships in 2014: Ours Is A Society That Could Use a Hug

Robert Hall | Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings
Robert Hall

Distrusted, disengaged, lonely -- it is what you would expect from a society increasingly going it alone.