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The System I Used to Write 5 Books and Over 1,000 Blog Posts

Most writers struggle with getting their writing done for one surprising reason. They think writing is a one-step process, when in fact, it’s a …

Writing

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Text Messaging

AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease.<p>The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a …

Genetics

Scientists make first ever attempt at gene editing inside the body

New therapy will permanently alter DNA, with no way to alter mistakes editing may cause – but offers chance to tackle currently incurable metabolic diseases<p>Scientists have tried editing a gene inside the body for the first time, in a bold attempt to tackle an incurable a disease by permanently …

Genetics

This Pretty Pink Pasta Changes Colors Before Your Eyes

Science is a big part of cooking and baking, but sometimes we're so focused on getting that 30-minute meal on the table after a crazy-busy day at …

Food

Eminem, a rare white artist speaks out for his black fans

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thank you, Eminem, for your video stomp of President Donald Trump at the BET Awards. Somebody needed to say aloud the things black people have been saying to each other or muttering under our breath in frustration -- that "taking a knee" was never about disrespecting the flag or the …

Black Lives Matter

21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day

A good attitude always starts with good thoughts. Positive thinking is equally as powerful as negative thinking: you'll start to believe it …

Positive Thinking

10 Moisture-Replenishing Products To Care For Platinum Blonde Hair

Calling all bottle blondes.<p>Whether you’ve just made the doubled-processed leap to platinum, or have been rocking blonde strands for a while now, there’s no doubt your lightened locks might need an extra kiss of moisture from time to time.<p>Fortunately for you and your bleached strands, there are so …

Hair Care

2 Ways to Break Through Your Writer's Block

Don't slow down when you feel like you've run out of ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you push yourself to blog on a regular basis, you'll get more traffic. Unfortunately, it means that there will probably come a time when you get stuck and feel like you have …

Writer's Block

Judy Blume Now Teaching an Online Course on Writing

After announcing that Martin Scorsese will be teaching an online course on filmmaking, MasterClass made it known today that Judy Blume has created an …

Teaching

The 3 Secrets to Addictive Fiction

In today’s unbelievably competitive industry, how can you make your fiction the best? Addict your reader. Make reading your stories and novels an …

Writing

Baidu made a tiny translator for travelers that doubles as a Wi-Fi hot spot

Baidu is trying to make it easier for tourists to get around in China, Japan, and English-speaking countries. According to <i>Nikkei</i>, the Chinese web company and search giant is developing a gadget that will be able to listen to someone speak in one language and then immediately repeat it back in …

Wi-Fi

When Not to Listen to Fitness Instructors (According to Fitness Instructors)

Last week, I went to my usual morning Spin class, and a new instructor I’d never seen before was subbing in. Next to me was a newbie rider. The …

Yoga

The ‘Whole School’ Approach: One Principal Devises A Way To Effectively Handle Disruptions

At Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Middle School, classroom behavior was an overwhelming issue. A detention room in the school was frequently full of …

Teaching

The White People Are Coming! 6 Signs Your Neighborhood Is Being Gentrified

Centuries before anyone noticed Christopher Columbus wandering around the Bahamas searching for gold and a place to buy caramel decaf frappuccinos, …

McDonald's

Prince Harry’s Girlfriend Meghan Markle Finally Meets Queen Elizabeth

She had met the parents and charmed her prince’s older brother. But there was still one looming introduction that gave <b>Meghan Markle</b> pause. A friend …

As Stephen King's 'It' Breaks Box Office Records, Here's How the Author Stays Productive | Inc.com

Moviegoers flocked to the theaters this weekend to see Stephen King's <i>It</i>, giving it the third biggest box office opening of the year, according to Warner Bros.<p><i>It</i>, which follows a demonic clown who terrorizes children in a fictional Maine town, took in $117.2 million between Friday and Sunday. Andrés …

Stephen King

Soon, broken bones could be fixed using gene therapy and microbubbles

Better Than Bone Grafts<p>Fixing broken limb bones after serious injuries can challenge even the most skilled orthopedic surgeons. Too much bone loss …

Gene Therapy

10 Self-Editing Tips that Will Make You a Better Writer

I’ve been an editor for many years (don’t make me admit how many) and a writer for even longer. After even a few years in the game, every editor …

Writing

To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

How to Make Money Self-Publishing on Amazon

Also, because this is print on-demand, Amazon subtracts publishing costs from each sale too.<p>Once you have a good handle on the Kindle Direct …

The Greeks really do have near-mythical origins, ancient DNA reveals

Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean “ancestors” in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the exploits of …

Ancient History

Before & After: A Terribly Cute Vintage Trailer Makeover

How cute is that little guy? My goodness! Adorable on the outside, but leaky and damaged on the inside, this trailer needed some upgrades to make it …

Cute

15 Aldi Snacks That Should Be in Your Kitchen Right Now

If you haven't been to an Aldi lately, I sincerely hope it's because there just isn't one nearby and it's not by choice, because Aldi has a lot going for it. Not only is it a great value, but the store selection is crazy good. While perusing my local Aldi for snacks recently, I realized how many …

3-Day Low-Carb Vegetarian Meal Plan: 2,000 Calories

If you're a vegetarian looking to lower your carb intake, then look no further—this 3-day, 2,000-calorie meal plan is just the thing to help you get …

Healthy Eating

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

South Carolina

5 Things You DON'T Need to Start a Business - And 5 Things You DO Need

5 Things You Really DON'T Need to Start a Small Business<p>And 5 Things You DO Need<p>Updated July 11, 2017<p>You have a great idea for a small business and …

Ditch Store-Bought Condiments For These Healthier Alternatives

It’s hard enough as is to eliminate extra calories and high-sodium ingredients when hosting a backyard barbecue or lavish holiday spread, but it gets …

Healthy Eating

Video shows officer dragging woman from Delta flight after boarding incident

Police officers at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport dragged a passenger off a Delta Air Lines flight Monday after she refused to follow rules for boarding the plane, Delta and airport officials said.<p>The passenger, who has not been identified, got on the flight bound for San Diego without “complying …

Flying