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How to Get Started With the New Microsoft News App

Android, iOS: The news app formerly known as MSN relaunched Wednesday as Microsoft News. The free app for iOS and Android uses AI and human editors to curate stories from thousands of sources into topic-based channels. It also has a Local news tab for news from your current city or another location you care about, […]

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Read These Legendary Reddit Comment Threads

“Reddit, what is a legendary comment thread that everyone should read?” With this question, redditor myawesomeself opened the floor for the development of a Canon of Great Comment Threads. Some happened on Reddit, some on blogs, some on the Bodybuilding Forum. Here the top picks from this grand convocation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, go into it blind; all you need to know is that it’s good and it’s appropriate for any experience level. If you want to know more, keep reading, but be aware that here […]

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How to Take Screenshots of Instagram Stories Without Getting Caught

To the dismay of screenshot enthusiasts everywhere, Instagram is rolling out a new feature that alerts creators when someone decides to immortalize their temporary Instagram Stories using a screenshot. (A similar feature already exists to alert users to screenshots taken on Snapchat.) There are a few workarounds you…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Share Snapchat Stories Outside the App

Snapchat is in the process of rolling out its biggest redesign ever, but on Tuesday the company announced another big update that could change the way people use its app. Starting today, you can share certain Stories (what Snapchat calls its disappearing videos and pictures) outside of Snapchat.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Shape a Story, According to Famous Writers

Stories have shapes. Any story you tell works best if you recognize its shape, then strengthen that shape. This applies to a story of any length, whether you’re putting in your 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month 2017, or honing your favorite party anecdote, or even marketing something, including yourself.…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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