How To: Short Attention Span? Use These Browser Plugins and Mobile Apps to Summarize Long News Articles
Our attention spans have vastly shortened thanks to the Internet and our subsequent procurement of information from it at a rapid pace. It's tough to pay attention to something for a good amount of time, unless it's ridiculously interesting and stimulating. It's gotten so bad for me that I keep checking my phone every ten minutes—I even did it during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises.
So, you're scanning the internet for some cool articles to read during your lunch break and you come across something pretty interesting—"The 50 Most Incredible Things Every Person with a Brain Should Know." That sounds interesting, so you click, and boom, you are hit with the utterly obnoxious Page 1 of 50. Really?
Many websites are crowded with ads, pictures, and other irrelevant content that make it harder than necessary to read a simple article on your iPhone. In many cases, you have to zoom in just to get a better view of the text you're attempting to read—unless the webpage blocks zooming.
For all of the flak that it catches, Wikipedia is still a great source of information. Contributors take their work very seriously, so the vast majority of information is cited, and the site serves very well as a starting point to learn about a new topic.
I read a ton of articles online and I am always looking for a way to make the experience a little better. Reading long articles can be tiresome, and if an article has multiple pages, I will most likely skip it. With the ability to endlessly scroll, no site should have multiple pages. It's just a sneaky way to get more page views, IMHO.
I often read ebooks on my iPhone while I walk, but being glued to my screen is a good way to get run over or cursed at. To save my physical and social hide, I use this trick to get my iPhone to read ebooks and articles out loud, turning my whole text library into de facto audiobooks.
Create and animate your own piece of clothing! This tutorial series shows you how to properly create and texture a single item of clothing. Once it's created, you can then attach it to an object and animate it realiistically for your Audodesk project.
If you're trying to learn how to speak and understand the English language this video should help in one area: generic nouns. This is an easy subject that anybody can pick up on.
How To: Taking Screenshots Is the Fastest Way to Save Full Web Articles for Offline Reading on Your iPhone
With just a swipe and tap of a finger, we can access enormous libraries of information on our smartphones like never before. Whether we want more info about gluten sensitivity or just want to brush up on 18th century philosophers, there's an article somewhere in the vast ocean of the internet that can lend us a hand.
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Keeping up with current events is a good step towards becoming a well-informed person, but sometimes it's a chore. In-between work, school, commuting, social lives, and hobbies, it can be extremely hard to find time to pick up a newspaper or browse CNN to find out what's going on in the world.
Earlier this month, John Oliver spent a segment on Last Week Tonight explaining native advertising, a practice followed by many online media outlets such as BuzzFeed, The New York Times, and VICE, which combines editorial content along with sponsored advertisements.
When you want to read product reviews, you go to Amazon—regardless of whether or not you intend on buying the product from their website. By the same sense, when you want to read discussions about certain topics you come across on the internet, there's no better place than Reddit.
This video shows viewers how to properly cite scholarly journal articles in the MLA format. In your works cited page, the citation should begin by placing the author's last name first, followed by his first name. If there are multiple authors, all subsequent authors should have their first name first followed by their last name. Placing a period after this, the next item is the title of the article, placed in quotation marks and followed by a period. The name of the scholarly journal is place...
In this video, we learn how to write an article. When writing an article, you need to use the proper formatting. This starts with the introduction to grab the reader's attention. Then the middle will elaborate on the introduction with 200 words maximum. The end will give the conclusion and summarize in around 50 words total. Don't give an opinion, just keep it un-biased and let the reader come up with their own opinion. Don't make some common mistakes which include: spending too much time res...
The definite article in German will change, depending on the tense of the nouns (dative or genitive) in the sentence in which it is used. This lesson teaches you how the definite article changes, as well as a short vocabulary list to study.
This lesson instructs you in the correct way to use the definite article in German for the nominative and genitive tenses. This video shows you when to use each tense, and how the definite article changes for masculine, feminine and neuter nouns. There is also a short vocabulary lesson given.
In German, nouns will decline, or change their spelling and pronunciation, depending on how the word is used in the sentence. The definite article will decline with the noun, and this video teaches you which of the six forms and sixteen positions is correct to use in each instance.
See how to insert a hyperlinked reference to a Wikipedia article in your blog post or page with this free video blogger's guide. Every version of WordPress brings with it new features, new functions and new ways of doing things. Fortunately, the very same technology that allows an open-source blog publishing application like WordPress to exist in the first place also makes it easy for its users to share information about the abovesaid things through videos like this one. Take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Instapaper web app to save an Internet article for later (with the option to have it delivered to your mobile phone, tablet computer or Kindle). For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using Instapaper.com yourself, take a look.
In this tutorial, we learn how to cite articles from online library databases in MLA. Make sure you have all the information available so you can include all of the information for the citation. The citation will be written in the following order: author, article title, publication title, volume and issue numbers, date of publication, and page numbers. Make sure you use only italics and do not underline. URLS are optional and depend on instructor preferences. Make sure you include the publica...
An two part introduction or overview of English articles: a, an, the, and the zero article. This is for the advanced or intermediate student. Part one presents basic rules or guidelines for using English articles. Part two summarizes the basic rules for using English articles and offers practice.
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In this language tutorial, you will learn how to use the definite article in biblical Greek (Koine). This is a perfect lesson for those scholars wishing to study this ancient language of Greece. Watch this how to video and you will be speaking biblical Greek in no time.
Embedded videos are increasingly common around the web. Sometimes the video is there to enhance the content of the page, and other times it's the only content on the page. Regardless, if you scroll to read the accompanying article or comments, you lose sight of the video.
This video series explains how to write a good news article. Writing for a newspaper is not like writing an essay for school or a book. Watch this series and learn some good tips to writing successful articles.
RC covers the use of Acrobat’s Article tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and Flash.
Since its launch in 2001, Wikipedia has become the number one reference site on the web, used by anyone and everyone, written by anyone and everyone. With over 18 million collaboratively written articles, there's backgrounds and descriptions on practically everything—if it exists, there's probably a Wikipedia page for it.
http://www.snoft.com - This video show how to do the site setting after you finish installing Snoft Article Directory Script. The site owner should login as an admin and go in the general setting area and start customizing the different options. This is for the article directories that are built on Snoft Article Directory Script.
Red Dead Redemption LA Times Article http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-ca-reddead-20100425,0,3266497.story
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This is an article about Maxine Waters and how she has tried to defend herself against accusations that she helped bailout OneUnited Bank because her husband had stock there. The article also has a link to video of the news conference she held at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.
Do you ever wonder what we're looking for when it comes to how-to articles? As with how-to video submissions, what we're looking for are great, detailed, and passionate articles contributed by people with deep knowledge in their fields of interests.
He looks stronger than almost any other player out there and he's only 25. I won't comment on his looks since I'm not a teenage girl, but this article puts him into context with other American athletes, Kobe, Terrell, A-Rod.
The United Kingdom has long been known as an international hub of yellow tabloid journalism. The News Of The World, one of the nation's largest tabloids, is famously in court right now because of the deplorable methods it used to acquire salacious information about interesting people. It appears, given their recent string of video game related reportage, that daily newspaper Metro has also had its fair share of morally dubious reporters on staff.
Here is an amazing website dedicated to uncovering the dirty little secret of large corporations such as Nike and the Gap.
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If you want to put the finishing touches on your new BioShock cosplay outfit, of if you just think it would be awesome to charge at your friends with the favorite weapon of Big Daddys across Rapture, this is a guide for you.
If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done.