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Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom on winning the Stories war - The Verge

Two years after Instagram cloned Snapchat Stories, we interviewed CEO Kevin Systrom about his future plans.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Are Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook ‘Stories’? - The Atlantic

The format, made popular by Snapchat and Instagram, is the native genre of glass rectangles.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to use Instagram Stories | TechCrunch

Lookout, Snapchat. Instagram just launched its own Stories feature for sharing everyday moments that disappear. Click the arrow to the right or scroll down to..

News | Interesting Links

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling

Scientists at the Computational Story Laboratory have analyzed novels to identify the building blocks of all stories.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

'Tell Me About When You Were Little'. Children and Storytelling

Children and storytelling were made for each other. Here are the stories that will intrigue them and expand their world more than any other.

Entertainment | Entertainment

30 "Guilty Pleasure" Books that are in fact awesome

All books are worth reading, obviously. But some books are slightly more

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

The Power of Daily Writing in a Journal

Charley Kempthorne estimates his journal is about 10 million words long. He says daily writing helps him to be happier and healthier.

News | Interesting Links

From 'Avatar' to 'Jurassic Park,' 'Beowulf' to 'Jaws,' All Stories Are the Same

From Avatar to The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle to Shakespeare, there’s one clear form that dramatic storytelling has followed since its inception.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

7 Questions To Ask Your Parents Before They Die

Much has been written about living wills and medical directives, yet there is a huge gap in our knowledge about other things that involve our parents and other elderly relatives -- knowledge that is important

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Sorry, Facebook: Parents, not snapshots, are the secret to tapping a kid's power of memory.

Sorry, Facebook: Parents, not snapshots, are the secret to capturing kids' memories. Children who can recall early events are more likely to make sound choices as teens and adults