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Don’t Doubt Your Writing Ability

Tell your story no matter what…There are times in a writer’s life where we think our story is crap. It’s going to get rejected, people aren’t …

Writing

Everything Stephen King Thinks You Need To Know About Writing

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our generation. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and if nobody has told you yet, …

Creative Writing

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Books

34 Writing Contests in April 2018 — No entry fees

34 Writing Contests in April 2018 — No entry fees<p>There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in April. As always, every form and genre is …

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: The Healing Power of Clinical Wisdom (Part One)

What really happens in psychotherapy? The answer to that question is complex. And depends in part on the particular type of psychotherapy one seeks. …

Unusual Furniture Design: These Super-Beds from China Come Loaded With Accessories

Shockingly, most of them are less than USD $500<p>I think the hours we spend sleeping are enough time to spend in a single piece of furniture. But for …

5 Formulas To Write 500 Words A Day

In November 2016, I embarked on a goal to write five hundred words per day, forever. No time limit. I learned a hard truth. Sitting down in front of …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

9 short stories from female British writers you need to read before you die

Short stories may not take as long as novels to put together, but that doesn't make them any easier to perfect.<p>Crafting a short story that really …

Books

The Epic List of 120 Speculative Fiction Books to Look For in 2018 (Part 1)

Everyone's all caught up on their favorite 2017 science fiction and fantasy reads, right? Well hold onto your bookmarks, because there are hundreds …

Science Fiction

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

15 science fiction and fantasy books to read this December

Space operas, fairy tales, and a whole bunch of trilogy-enders<p>We’ve reached the end of 2017, and it’s been quite the year for books. December tends to be the slow period of the publishing calendar, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some exciting books hitting stores this month.<p>I’ve been …

DBPOWER 1500 Lumens Mini Projector w/ dual USB, SDCard, HDMI input: $70 shipped (Reg. $100)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Cyber Monday week deals, Amazon is offering the DBPOWER 1500 Lumens LCD Mini Projector for <b>$69.99 …

Gear & Gadgets

At least 40% of the world's power will come from renewable sources by 2040 — here are the companies leading the charge

The explosive growth of renewable energy has shaken up the energy industry over the last decade.<p>As the costs of solar and wind continue to fall and bottlenecks like storage capacity are diminished, the International Energy Agency predicts that renewable energy will comprise 40% of global power …

Deadly brain tumors halted by blocking telomere protein

Glioblastoma brain tumors are notoriously difficult to treat, and the prognosis is poor for people with this type of brain cancer. However, a new …

Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>"Very smart and very entertaining."<p>All …

22 Cheap Dinner Ideas That Start With A Pound Of Ground Beef

Think beyond burgers.

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

This 3D-Printed Robot Assembles Itself

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>(Mad) scientists at MIT have come up with a robot that can assemble itself from 3D-printed …

Scarlett Johannson Becomes A Superhero In 'Lucy' (video)

When you see the name “Luc Besson”, a certain expectation is generated. It will be a movie with lots of butt being kicked by an attractive woman, …

2/10: Olympic flag for kids, #TODAYSunrise, more - TODAY.com

Hi, looking to watch the show? Browse this week’s video at today.com/video and find Olympics clips at NBCOlympics.com.<p>Find more information about the following stories featured on TODAY:<p>Download the printable flag coloring pages to get your kids excited for the Olympics.<br>• Answer a Book Club question …

Amanda Knox's Guilty Verdict Raises Specter of Extradition

The word "guilty" in Amanda Knox's murder trial immediately led to the speculation over another word - extradition.<p>The Italian judge who announced …

67 Things I Wish I Had Known At 18

1. Boys will break your heart. Let them. Learn from it.<p>2. It’s so easy to become jaded, but don’t let it happen to you. Fight it.<p>3. Stand firm in …

Student Journalism

Perspective Clocks

Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with clocks, and their previous Manifold and Lithe …

Product Design

Katy Perry Talks Weed, Aliens, Her Virginity and More

Since releasing <i>Prism</i> this past October, Katy Perry has been consistently in the news. Maybe not at the same level as during the "I Kissed a Girl" …

Santa Barbara

After White House, high hopes in private life for 'superwoman' Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama, who turns 50 on Friday, is only just starting to build her legacy.<p>Presidential historians expect her commitment to fighting childhood obesity, supporting military families and encouraging good education and volunteer work to deepen in the next couple of years, and anticipate she …

Life in The Cat Lane