Aspiring writers often look to Hemingway for inspiration, and he’s given us plenty of good advice. But let’s face it — his advice above, while a beautiful notion, is not exactly practical. Most of us can use a little extra help with getting creative and staying focused. Creative writers can find tons of writing […]
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About Kathleen Harris
Digital Producer at Ink Tank Media, Kathleen has a background in Linguistics, with a BA from University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a MA from the University of Helsinki. When she’s not researching and writing the articles that you read here, she enjoys reading, binge-watching TV series, and gaming.
Entries by Kathleen Harris
I’ve lived in Finland for nearly 5 years after moving here from the United States. I’ve been asked many questions by curious Finns over the past few years, usually starting with “Why did you come here?” (to go to university) quickly followed by “But why did you stay here?” (because I love it here). After […]
The literary world is filled with party animals. Which one are you?
Have you ever spotted a dog in the clouds, or a smiling face in your breakfast toast? For a split second, you might think you’re losing your mind. But rest assured, seeing faces and living beings in inanimate objects is actually a very common phenomenon called pareidolia, in which the mind attempts to organize chaos […]
Looking for something to help chase the blues away? We love sharing happy facts here at Ink Tank, so we’ve rounded up 41 of the world’s happiest facts that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a spring in your step. 1. There are more public libraries in the US (an estimated […]
In 1985, an unlikely pairing of musicians embarked on a tour together that must have been an epic experience for concert-goers around the US. Those artists were none other than rising pop superstar Madonna and hip-hop group Beastie Boys, who shared the stage for two months during what is now known as “The Virgin Tour.”
The Internet has come a long way since it began to become a staple in households around the world in the mid-90s, and we’ve got the proof. We’ve rounded up 14 amazingly awful 1990s websites that are not only still around, but still functioning. So grab a can of Surge, cozy up, and get ready […]
Heroes are pointless without a proper villain to challenge them, serve as the foil, and most importantly – drop some of the most quotable lines of all time. A truly exceptional villain can take a mediocre science fiction television series to new levels, or make an already great series even more memorable. From uncomfortably relatable […]
Bored with the same old websites? Looking for a few new corners of the Internet to get you fired up with enthusiasm? Well, you’re in luck. Here at Ink Tank, we get a kick out of unearthing and then sharing the best of the web, from sites that make you smarter to those that are […]
If you’re a Chrome user, chances are good that you’ve already got a handy extension or two—but you can always use a few more to enhance your online experience. Here are our picks for 23 of the most useful Chrome extensions currently out there. Get ready to start downloading, because these just might change how […]
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