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11 Ways to Become a Real Writer (None Involving Student-Loan Debt!)

1. Yes, inspiration is important. And yes, writers are the best procrastinators. But to become a writer, you do have to eventually hit those keys. So just start now. To put it bluntly: “There’s no muse—just crank it out,” says Stephanie Clifford, author of .<p>2. Allot yourself at least a half hour …

FBI Continues Review Of Emails Connected To Hillary Clinton Aide

The FBI is reviewing emails it discovered on a laptop belonging to the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton's top aides, and the agency has become a big part of the presidential election.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>Just four days before Election Day, the FBI, which is supposed to be …

Facebook launches Marketplace to rival eBay, Gumtree and Craigslist

<b>Facebook has launched a Marketplace feature to let people buy and sell items locally, in a move that could rival sites like eBay and Craigslist.</b><p>The new feature will debut in the US, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, the firm said in a blog post.<p>A smartphone app will be made available in the next …

Ambitious Startup Plans to 3-D Print Mars-Dwelling Prototypes in Mojave Desert

Possible designs include closed rivers, vertical farms, and turning Martian soil into water, air, and food.<p>It sounds like a scene from a Matt Damon movie, but it isn't. Mars City Design, a startup headed by "Marschitect" Vera Mulyani, met its $30,000 goal on Kickstarter. Within three years, the …

How to Get Rid of Gross Cooking Smells in Your House

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Remember last Sunday, when you hosted a dinner party and delighted everyone with your homemade shrimp …

Monster snow storm bears down on US east coast threatening chaos

State of emergency has been declared in Washington DC and five states as 30 inches of snow and high winds may shut down up to a third of the country<p>A massive snow storm is expected to hit the US east coast on Friday, paralysing the eastern third of the nation as high winds and blizzards are …

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10 Unexpected Gifts For Her

Step away from the shiny holiday displays: The women in your life don’t want that perfume gift set or those novelty reindeer pajamas. In fact, step away from the mall entirely. Here are 10 chic handmade gifts that any woman will love, and you can shop them all with a few clicks — no fighting for a …

'Heat' at 20: Michael Mann on Making a Crime-Drama Classic

<i>Michael Mann has been a driving creative force behind plenty of groundbreaking cops-and-robbers tales over the past 40 years, from TV’s "MTV cops"</i> …

The Tank to Stage World Premiere Play About Hitler and His Dog

Mac Wellman's new play The Offending Gesture, will receive its world premiere staging by The Tank theatre company, in association with 3-Legged Dog …

How to Cook a Pork Roast

print recipe card posted in <b>Main Dishes</b> by Kathy MaisterDifficulty:<p><i>“Chris P. Bacon” watercolor by Kathy Maister</i><p>Many people just learning to cook are …

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Airbnb gives Paris luxury hoteliers a fright | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Nowhere in the world has more accommodation available on Airbnb than Paris. Now the home-sharing website that has transformed budget travel to the French capital is giving its super-deluxe hotels a fright too.<p>An employee prepares breakfast in front of the Eiffel tower at the …

4 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Mind Everyday

Are you tired of your brain working at its optimal level every day? Are you too emotionally balanced? Are you sick to death of your good memory? If …

1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Download 1,300 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and other great universities to your computer or mobile device. Over 45,000 …

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Audi Wants to Send an Unmanned Rover to the Moon

The German automobile company will be helping out Google’s Lunar XPRIZE in an effort to conquer space.<p>Contributing to German-based team of scientists called Part-Time Scientists, Audi will be offering its expertise and know-how in several fields of technology to help the team land an unmanned rover …

Your Positive Thinking Could Be Holding You Back

The notion that simply imagining our deepest wishes coming true will help us attain them is everywhere these days. Best-­selling books like <i>The Secret</i> …

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