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5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Parenting

Video game writers and reviewers wanted

<b>Do you aspire to be a writer? Do you also like video games? Then read on, friend, because we’d very much like to hear from you.</b>Here at Thumbsticks, …

Rachel McAdams: ‘Disobedience’ Sex Scene With Rachel Weisz Was Unlike Any I’ve Experienced With Male Actors

There's a reason critics are calling the love scene between McAdams and co-star Rachel Weisz one of the best sex scenes of the year.<p><i>[Editor’s note:</i> …

Rachel McAdams

Why Is Jupiter's Great Red Spot Shrinking?

The mystery behind the solar system’s most famous storm<p>The most recognizable storm in the solar system used to be so big that it could fit three whole Earths. Now, it has room for only one.<p>Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is shrinking, and has been for decades.<p>The earliest observations of a massive, red …

Astronomy

Job search: What is the difference between a resume and a curriculum vitae?

If you’re on the hunt for a new job, you know the competition for available openings is tough, no matter what field you hope to enter.<p>This means that when you’re applying for a position that seems to match your background, skill set, and interests, you need to make absolutely sure that your …

Employment

17 Seriously Helpful Tips, Tricks, And Hacks That'll Make Putting On Makeup So Much Easier

The Most-Highlighted Book on Amazon Is 11 Years Old and Was Rejected by 27 Publishers

Among other things, the author says: "There are parts of it that make me cringe a little bit"<p>Have you read <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>?<p>It was a massive bestseller for years, and has been translated into more than 40 languages. However, I was surprised to realize that more than a decade after its …

Putting the Science in Fiction: Expert Advice for Writing with Authenticity in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Other Genres

Overview<p>Putting the Science in Fiction: Expert Advice for Writing with Authenticity in Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Other Genres by Dan Koboldt<p>Science …

Science Fiction

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide For How To Use Color Correcting Concealer

I have a fun riddle for all of you! What’s yellow, green, purple, pink, tan, brown, and something that you’d want to put all over your face? If you …

Showing vs telling: ‘Show don’t tell’ in narration

Show don’t tell is one of the most abused pieces of writing advice. In her essay ‘On Rules of Writing,’ Ursula K. Le Guin writes ‘Thanks to “show …

Creative Writing

This New IKEA Collab Is a Dream for Wabi-Sabi Lovers

What’s the first word that comes to mind when we say, “IKEA?” Modular? Uniform? (Allen wrench?) The Swedish home furnishings giant has made an art of mass-produced: Part of what makes the brand’s pieces so infinitely hackable, adaptable, and customizable is the fact that they’re <i>always</i> the same — …

The books you never read in high school, but should now

As kids, we don’t always read the books we’re assigned, especially in high school. Maybe you skipped over “Wuthering Heights,” “Of Mice and Men” or …

Literature

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

The brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed, new learning theory says

(credit: Getty)A revolutionary new theory contradicts a fundamental assumption in neuroscience about how the brain learns. According to researchers …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Pull Quote

One Strange Rock<p>From gases in the atmosphere to satellites in space, Earth is sending plenty of signals that something here is alive.<p>As the universe's only known harbor for life, Earth is arguably one strange rock. But light-years from our solar system, other intelligent beings on a similar …

It's official: Russia is targeting critical American infrastructure with 'malicious cyberattacks'

Russian cyber operatives are attacking critical American infrastructure such as energy grids, nuclear facilities, aviation systems, and water processing plants, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The report details numerous attempts, …

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

Here's Everything I Learned From Doing Morning Pages Every Day

Yes, you really do have to write them *by hand*. No, they aren't just for writers or even for Creative People. Yes, they are pretty great.

March Writing Challenge: Making Conversation

Dialogue in writing can really enhance or detract from a story. Good dialogue keeps the story moving along, helps the reader understand the …

Six ways to boost children’s handwriting

In the age of computers, many parents and teachers ask why handwriting remains important. There are two key reasons why: the first is that …

3 Reasons To Relate A Character’s Goal To The Plot

Richard North Patterson has some great writing advice. I’d like to take the high-level advice and get practical with it.<p>Let’s link Patterson’s advice …

Creative Writing

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …