Farren Ramsey

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The Story Comes First: Where to Start with Story Structure

I’m a discovery writer: my preferred method of storytelling involves as little outlining as possible. I usually like to start with a group of …

Writing

Top 5 Sites for Science Fiction Writers

Of all the fiction genres, sci-fi — aka speculative fiction — stands as the one most likely to inspire devotion. Sci-fi buffs are die-hards. That’s …

This Comic Artist Draws Amazing "Harry Potter" Scenes That Didn't Make The Movie

These comics are truly magical.

John Ivison: The ‘slow bleeding’ of corporate Canada is about to get underway — and only Morneau can stop it

The chief executive of a large Canadian company said he was at a Vancouver board of trade dinner this week.“The level of foreign investment has never …

‘I dreaded his return home from work trips’: 5 men and women tell us why they cheated

<b>Earlier this year, Ashley Madison, the infamous social networking site that encourages people to have an affair, released a study of its …

How Baking Soda Can Improve Athletic Performance

Baking soda otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO₃) is a popular chemical compound. Sodium bicarbonate is a well-known leavening agent for …

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Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

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Cancer Cells Can Go Mysteriously Dormant For Years, And Scientists Are Beginning to Understand Why

We were wrong about cancer's uncontrollable growth.<p>Cancer has always been thought of as something that grows rapidly and uncontrollably, but this …

How opium-fuelled orgies and lightning gave birth to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

WITH a body stitched together from dead men, Frankenstein’s monster is a hellish nightmare that has echoed down the years.<p>Yet few know that English …

Toronto restaurant ordered to pay $10,000 after asking black customers to prepay for their meal

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has ordered a Chinese restaurant in downtown Toronto to pay a black man $10,000 as compensation for a rights violation after it required him and three black companions to prepay for their meals.<p>In May, 2014, Emile Wickham went to Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant, a …

Ornate Surreal Sculptures Formed From Thousands of Ordinary Objects

Plucked from ordinary life, the items used to create artist Kris Kuksi‘s surreal assemblages are transformed into high art. Since 2004, the American artist has focused on his sculptures, each tinged with a slightly Gothic, dark feel. Using railway model kits, figurines, jewelry, wedding cake parts, …

20 Lost Cities of the Ancient World that Were Rediscovered

We were always fascinated by tales and legends of lost cities or abandoned places forgotten in the depths of time, and history never lacked of …

The 20 Best Seafood Dives of all Time, Ranked!

1 of 20<p>1. Abbott's Lobster In The Rough<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>2. Provision Company<p>3 of 20<p>3. Bowpicker Fish & Chips<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>4. Sea-N-Suds …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

Liberals scrambling after reports border agents revoked Nexus cards to enforce Trump’s travel ban

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is trying to ensure Canadian dual-nationals can still use their Nexus trusted-traveller cards at the border following …

The Cosmos’ Fine-Tuning Does Not Imply a Fine-Tuner - Facts So Romantic

Bad ideas die hard, and then sometimes they come back to life. One such bad idea is the so-called design argument that goes something like this: …

5 Non-Touristy Things to Do in New York During the Holidays

Style blogger Sai De Silva shares her favorite winter hangouts.<p>From frozen hot chocolate at Serendipity 3 and comfort food in Little Italy to the iconic Rockefeller Christmas tree and ice skating rink, New York is a magical place to spend the holidays. Here, NYC-based blogger Sai De Silva shares …

Parisian breakfasts on Instagram

BEAUTY NUTRITION<p><b>Grabbed on the go, a relaxed start to the day at a pavement café or eaten in bed at the weekend, Parisian breakfasts are an indulgent</b> …

Has the rise in C-sections affected human evolution? This scientist predicts yes.

Evolutionary theory and mathematical modeling suggest babies' heads may be growing slightly larger.<p>Human ingenuity increasingly allows us to fight back against “natural selection” and, in effect, influence the path of our own evolution.<p>Take Cesarean sections, the procedure in which babies are born …

20 Travel Hacks I Learned While Flying Around the World in 8 Days | Inc.com

My most recent business trip took me around the world in just eight days. I traveled nearly 35,000 miles, visited three continents and spent over 88 hours on airplanes. Needless to say, I picked up a few tips and tricks along the way.<p>Knowing top travel hacks can help you stay healthy, productive …

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10 Black-Owned Brands to Know

On Small Business Saturday and beyond.<p>Today, when #Blacklivesmatter is more of a battle cry than a hashtag, where you choose to spend your money is more important than ever. Luckily, there are plenty of black-owned businesses to shop from, guaranteeing the value and impact of your dollars.<p>In the …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other to See If They're ‘the One’

“If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world.” - Bill Murray<p>Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to …

Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe.<p>Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.<p>"I …

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The countries that will gain and lose from Trump's presidency

At the end of a recent interview, a prominent politician from Europe's far right chuckled at my question asking what he thought about the possibility of a President Trump.<p>"We're off the record now, yes?" he inquired, nodding at the smartphone I had used to record our conversation. I turned it …

TPP seen as doomed after Trump victory

The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal – that would have created the world's largest free-trade zone – is all but dead, now that the Obama administration has given up hope of a last-ditch effort to ratify it amid a rising tide of protectionism.<p>A former senior adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is …

80-Year-Old Model Crushes Stereotypes With His Runway Swagger

You're never too old to rock a catwalk.<p>High fashion runways don’t usually feature older models, let alone those with more than half a century in life experience. But this 80-year-old grandfather is proof designers have been making one BIG mistake.<p>Wang Deshun is an actor and artist from China with …

A Naked Black Hole Is Screaming Through the Universe

Millions of years ago, B3 1715+425 was just an ordinary supermassive black hole. It had a comfortable life, of devouring stars and belching deadly …

The attack was a distributed denial of service, in which a network of infected computers is directed to bombard its target with traffic and overload its servers<p>The entire internet infrastructure of the African nation of Liberia has been brought to a grinding halt after it was targeted by hackers …

Cyber-attacks

The Pico Neo headset is a clever take on standalone VR

Stay lightheaded<p>Standalone virtual reality headsets tend to come in only one flavor. Typically, your smartphone slides into a pair of goggles, and from there the headset becomes a single unit relying on the phone’s display. This means there are no cords keeping you tethered to a computer, but it …