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Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

Photographer Gets Lost in the Beauty of Tokyo’s Neon Streets at Night

Liam Wong injects a unique cyberpunk flavour into his images, casting a light upon the dark corners and back alleys that twist throughout Tokyo. His photographs manage to precisely capture the dynamism of the bustling city lit by bright neon signs and artificial lights, making one question the …

5 Novels That Mess with Time

Some readers like novels that tell a story in a straightforward, chronological fashion, but some of us are thrilled when a novel takes us on an …

Books

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

Even most of the pros don’t know all 10.<p><i>This post was contributed to Starts With A Bang by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine is a theoretical physicist</i> …

The Singularity and the Neural Code

<i>The following is an edited, updated version of an article originally written for</i> IEEE Spectrum.<p>I’m 62, with all that entails. Grey hair, trick knee, …

Black and White Portraits: A How-To Guide

Photography’s best shooters often turn to black and white for its expressive power. We spoke with three pros to learn the intricacies of creating …

Photography

Banksy’s Identity Has Likely Been Confirmed Thanks To The Power Of Science & Math

Let’s get this out of the way: supposedly, Banksy’s real name is Robin Gunningham, and he’s from Bristol, England. How did this revelation come to be after the prolific street artist and social commentator’s superhero-like attempts to conceal his identity? In a word: science. Steven Le Comber of …

Good Writing Is the Hardest Form of Thinking

Good writing is the hardest form of thinking. It involves the agony of turning profoundly difficult thoughts into lucid form, then forcing them into …

Here's What Actually Goes into Creating Artificial Intelligence

Artist Sebastian Schmieg visualizes the image outlines created by Amazon Mechanical Turk workers for Microsoft’s COCO project.<p>People could be forgiven for thinking the building of neural networks and artificial intelligence <i>isn’t</i> labor intensive. That these things are simply the work of creative …

Artificial Intelligence

Creator of British Cult Hit MISFITS is Back with Action Comedy Series THE ALIENS

Photographer Clare Wise de Wet @wisephotographics discovers a spiral staircase in Mehrangarh Fort in #Jodhpur, #India, built in the 15th century. This image was submitted via Instagram by one of our followers. To submit photos for consideration for our feed, please follow @featureshoot and tag your photos with the hashtag #myfeatureshoot.

Ask Ethan: do gravitational waves exhibit wave-particle duality? (Synopsis)

“You asked me how to get out of the finite dimensions when I feel like it. I certainly don’t use logic when I do it. Logic’s the first thing you have …

These Photos of Hong Kong at Night Look Like a Sci-Fi Set

The official reveal of the Iron Spider suit.<p>By Nicolaus Li / Apr 16, 2018<p>7,317 Hypes 0 Comments<p>Honoring NBA legend Moses Malone and his bold …

Hong Kong

Do Languages ‘Think’ Alike?

02/05/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>Very different languages seem to organize the world in surprisingly similar ways—scientists say the ways humans describe nature transcends culture and geography. (Quartz)<p>How well do you know your own language? Play …

Macroscopic quantum entanglement achieved at room temperature

In quantum physics, the creation of a state of entanglement in particles any larger and more complex than photons usually requires temperatures close …

Monstrous Cosmic Gas Cloud Set To Ignite The Milky Way

When we think about our galaxy, most people think about the stars in the sky, the grand, sweeping spiral arms, the disk-like plane of our Milky Way filled with dust, and the bulge in the galactic center. All of this combines to make up our run-of-the-mill home, complete with some 400 billion stars …

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

Creative Writing

Are Cosmologists Fooling Themselves About The Big Bang, Dark Matter And More?

Is inertia of prior ideas the only thing keeping us from the next major revolution in science?<p><i>This post was written by Brian Koberlein. Brian is an</i> …

Physicists Cut Through the Randomest Randomness of Large Quantum Systems

Even quantum dice are loaded.<p>As much as we say that things are "random," seldom do phenomena actually live up to that descriptor. In the classical mechanics of our world—composed of macroscale entities built up from large numbers of particles—everything is determined. Everything has a defined …

The Assassin review – captivatingly hypnotic, if impenetrable, wuxia tale

Shu Qi is outstanding as the punished assassin returning to her home town, in Hou Hsiao-hsien’s mysterious film, with scenes of sublime gorgeousness<p>Hou Hsiao-hsien’s beautiful and mysterious film The Assassin arrives here after a sensational premiere in Cannes last year, where its hypnotic adagio …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

Scientists struggle to stay grounded after possible gravitational wave signal

Cosmologist’s tweet appears to confirm rumours of discovery that could ‘open a new window on the universe’<p>Not for the first time, the world of physics is abuzz with rumours that gravitational waves have been detected by scientists in the US.<p>Lawrence Krauss, a cosmologist at Arizona State …

Star

Funko's Star-Lord Marvel Studios 10th Anniversary Gold Chrome Pop Launches Tonight<p>Funko 08/24/2018 11:18 am<p>Funko<p>The PlayStation 4 500 Million …

Stephen King

This Fantastic Video Looks At Van Gogh's Work Ethic For A Lesson In Struggling To Succeed

Adam Westbrook has been putting together some really interesting video essays on the artist world, and for his latest video, he’s put together a …

Interview: Fascinating Vintage Photos of New York City in the 1980s by Janet Delaney

From 1984 to 1987, California-based photographer Janet Delaney documented everyday street scenes on the opposite coast during several trips to New York City, a metropolis that seemed alluringly different from the quiet suburbs of Los Angeles that Delaney had grown up in. Twin-lens Rolleiflex in …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016

2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as …

5 Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2016

The machines will keep getting smarter, but they're not taking over the world just yet.<p>Comb through headlines pertaining to artificial intelligence over the past 12 months and you'll see the pendulum of conversation around <i>the machines</i> swing from gushing optimism to doomsday scenarios and back again.<p>…

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Mathematicians Invent New Ways to Slice a Pizza Into Perfectly Even Pieces

Math, delicious math.<p>Need a new party trick? Mathematicians from the University of Liverpool have developed fancy geometric designs that can be used to cut a pizza into equally sized slices.<p>Joel Haddley and Stephen Worsley expanded on a previous design that shows it is possible to cut a pizza into …