Carolyn Stokes Mullanix

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What Our Editors Look for on an Opening Page | News for Authors

While titles, covers, and marketing copy are all important ways to attract a reader to your book, the first page of the book itself has an equally …

Write Smart: How to Avoid Popular Conversion Killers in Your Copy

You want your copy to convert.<p>But right now, while you’re reading this, people are clicking those scary red “X” buttons, closing your page, and …

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WHO's recommended level of exercise too low to beat disease – study

Bigger reductions in risk of five common chronic diseases only achievable with five to seven times more activity, research finds<p>Higher levels of physical activity can achieve bigger reductions in the risk of five common chronic diseases, but only if people engage in levels far above the recommended …

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This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

Get the most out of your produce.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Summer is the best time to become well acquainted with your freezer. And no, we don't mean for sticking your head in …

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An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

This Couple Received Bad Service At A Restaurant. Their Response? So Perfect!

When you go out to a restaurant, you do it to relax, get a break from chores, and have someone else prepare a delicious meal. It's your turn to be …

Stop Roasting Your Veg in a Screaming-Hot Oven

Everyone says 450° is the only temp you should use to roast your veggies. Everyone is wrong.<p>When we talk about the Vegetable Revolution—you know, that whole thing where restaurants are cooking veg we actually want to eat—we place much emphasis on treating our veggie friends like meat. Sear them in …

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5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

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This stunning amateur advert for Johnnie Walker will take you by surprise

Perhaps the most surprising thing about the epic Johnnie Walker advert above is that it wasn't actually made by Johnnie Walker. According to <i>Adweek</i> …

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Teacher Uses LEGO Blocks to Effectively Improve Children’s Math Skills

LEGO blocks are commonly used to build colorful structures, but they can also effectively help kids with their math skills. According to school teacher Alycia Zimmerman, these plastic blocks allow students to develop their spatial and proportional awareness in a creative manner. Since LEGOs are …

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When Is It Okay to Go Without a Condom?

Safe sex: Does it always mean using a condom?<p>You should know by now that forgoing condoms during sex puts you at heightened risk of unintended pregnancy and contracting STDs. But according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, it seems that most American women haven’t gotten the …

The Cervical Orgasm Is a (Very Good) Thing—Here’s How to Try It

Time to get your Chris Columbus on.<p>If you haven’t heard of the cervical orgasm, you’re not alone. “Cervical orgasms are lesser-known than clitoris or G-spot orgasms because they’re not as common—or not as commonly recognized,” says Jessica O’Reilly, Ph.D., author of <i>The New Sex Bible</i>. While there’s …

5 Habits That Make Millennials Look Really Unprofessional

Every age group has certain habits that make them look really unprofessional, and Millennials are no exception.<p>Every age group has certain habits that make them look really unprofessional, and Millennials are no exception. Here are five bad habits that every Millennial should definitely avoid.<p>1. …

4 Ways To Make The Most Of Mark Zuckerberg's $45 Billion Gift

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg earned his wealth by creating value through innovation. He is a example of capitalism at its best. Millions of entrepreneurs and business leaders can only wish they could achieve a fraction of his success. He has just pledged to donate 99% of his Facebook …