Daniel Jacobsen

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For Years, Woman Mistook Brain Fluid Leaking Through Her Nose as Allergies

Her doctors had no idea, either.<p>Kendra Jackson had no idea why her nose ran all the time. For years, the Omaha, Nebraska resident lived with …

Medicine

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for …

Customers

I Published a Book 5 Years Ago and I'm Still Getting Paid. Here's How to Take Your Book From an Idea to a Source of Passive Income.

Jeff Rose lays out his personal learning curve with the book publishing world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does writing a book translate to real profits? The answer, according to Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose, is taking the initial chance and treating …

Writing

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

16 rib-tickling jokes that are guaranteed to get a laugh every time

According to those that tell them…<p>Having a dynamite joke can get you out of trouble or just be a neat party trick, and this collection is packed to …

Unraveling the Legend of Polybius, the Most Dangerous Video Game of the 1980s

For several decades, a creepy urban legend has circulated in the darker corners of online forums devoted to vintage video games. The tale goes that …

Study: Atheists Find Meaning In Life By Inventing Fairy Tales

Atheists often snidely dismiss religion as nothing but a fairy tale. Allegedly, religion is a self-created mythical crutch to comfort people who are …

Religion

Don’t Study Books on Writing — Do This Instead

In January 2014, I got stuck in an airport with my family. Our flight was delayed by a massive snowstorm back home, so we were delayed for about …

The 5 Special Challenges of the Doubly Emotionally Neglected Couple

Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) is a subtle, often invisible experience that happens to many, many children. The children don’t know it’s …

3 creative writing exercises to help you read like an author – at Reedsy

<b>Very Important re-blog today…</b>Nail Your NovelWant to learn some ninja plotting skills? Try these exercises at Reedsy.Reedsy is principally known as a …

Creative Writing

An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

Top 50 Writing Blogs

Congratulations to the Top 50 Writing Blogs of 2018! Writers: This is a fantastic list to bookmark. Visit each blog at your leisure to take your …

Writing

20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

After much mulling and culling, we've come up with our list of the twenty best books of the decade. The list is weighted towards science fiction, but …

How machine learning can prevent factory machine breakdowns and create more jobs

Presenso CEO Eitan Vesley explains how big data and artificial intelligence breathe new life into mechanical systems by spotting breakdowns before …

Top 5: Things AI might actually be good for

It's easy to dismiss AI as a buzz phrase or just a marketing term, and in some cases it is. But here are five situations where AI can be …

Patreon as an Additional Income Stream for Your Indie Author Business

Wondering how to add extra income streams to your indie author business? Read Henry Hyde’s inspiring case study of how he’s built a significant new …

Writing

3 Types of Conflict and Why You Need to Use Them

Conflict is necessary for <i>all</i> stories. It doesn’t matter what kind of story it is — novel, short story, mystery, romance, thriller, children’s, adult …

Creative Writing

Inventing Characters

A Character is What She Does, Her Motives, and Her Past<p>Let’s dive right in to character inventing. We’ll be referring a lot to Orson Scott Card’s</i> …

9 new pandas updates that will save you time

Since launching my Python pandas video series in 2016, there have been 10 new releases of the pandas library, including hundreds of new features, bug …

Python Programming

Scientific Theory And The Multiverse Madness

<i>Sabine Hossenfelder is a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany. Her research focuses on general relativity and quantum gravity. She is author of the blog</i> Backreaction <i>and her first book, Lost in Math, is set to appear in June. You can find her on Twitter at @skdh.</i><p>…

Dark Matter

What a Danish robotics company's success tells us about the global market for automation

Business is booming for manufacturers of autonomous platforms that shuttle parts and merchandise around warehouses.<p><i>Video: Denmark's MiR sees</i> …

A Hero's Journey Spans Just Two Minutes in This Hilariously Breakneck Short

A reluctant hero, a frantic wizard, and a hodgepodge of fantasy tropes (including a damsel in distress) make for what may be the fastest-paced …

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Creativity

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases

Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.<p>1 of 11<p>Many experts predict that blockchain …

Blockchain

How To Tell If Someone Is Lying: The Linguistic Differences Of True And False Statements

Let’s face it, being lied to is not fun. Those more susceptible to lies are in greater danger of being taken advantage of, and this can leave us …

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

No one makes a living on Patreon

Who is really benefiting from the crowdfunding site for artists?<p>Last January, I was broke. I lived in a car, and that month I had to choose between …

Time I

KDnuggets™ News 17:n46, Dec 6: Why You Should Forget for-loop for Data Science Code; Reinforcement Learning: Exclusive Interview with Rich Sutton; Big Data Key Trends

Also Big Data: Main Developments in 2017 and Key Trends in 2018; Exclusive: My interview with Rich Sutton, the Father of Reinforcement Learning; …

Data Science