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30 Days Of Genius | The Best Advice From The Best Creatives, For Free

Hemingway, had two core principles in his creative process: i) End the work day with something left to write, even mid-sentence. ii) Release your …

House passes sweeping defense policy bill

But most House Democrats voted against the bill — enough to sustain a potential presidential veto.<p>The House passed a sweeping $610 billion defense policy bill Wednesday, setting up an election-year standoff with the White House and the Senate over how best to fund the military in the final months …

Donald Trump resurrects accusations of rape against Bill Clinton on Fox News

The presumptive Republican nominee’s remarks in an hour-long interview are likely the most aggressive attack on a candidate’s spouse in US political history<p>Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump resurrected accusations of rape against former president Bill Clinton during an …

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Simple Photography Tips | 5 Tips To Frame The Perfect Photo

Framing and composition are two of the most important concepts budding photographers need to fully understand to become better. But like any medicine …

GOP Senator Bob Bennett Apologized to Muslims for Trump While on Deathbed

In the final days of his life, former Utah Republican Senator Bob Bennett turned to his son and asked him, "Are there any Muslims in this hospital?"<p>The question caught his son, Jim Bennett, off-guard. It felt like a non-sequitur, and he thought it may have had something to do with his father's …

Trending: Possible Trump court nominee mocked him on Twitter

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An avid Twitter user, Donald Trump has attracted more than his fair share of trolls. Now, he may be ready to name one of them to …

Microsoft is getting further out of the phone business, while the Nokia brand is attempting a comeback

A new Finnish company is licensing the iconic phone brand and buying Microsoft's feature phone operation.<p>A series of deals was announced early Wednesday that will see a new Finland-based company selling Nokia-branded phones and Microsoft further retreating from the mobile hardware business.<p>The new …

Auschwitz mug reveals secret possessions hidden for 70 years

Auschwitz museum staff have uncovered jewellery hidden for 70 years inside a mug with a double bottom.<p>The “very well hidden” possessions, a gold ring and a necklace, were found by curators carrying out maintenance work on items in the museum.<p>It was found in one of thousands of enamelled kitchenware …

Ancient asteroid impact was even bigger than the one that killed the dinosaurs, scientists say

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Three-and-a-half billion years ago, when Earth was in its infancy, scientists believe our planet was struck by an enormous asteroid that probably helped set the course of life as we know it.<p>And we're only just finding out …

Earth Science

Evidence of gargantuan asteroid strike unearthed in Australia

All it takes is a quick look up at the moon to understand what a violent place the early solar system was. All those craters are the results of …

Mom's exposure to BPA during pregnancy can put her baby on course to obesity

Prenatal exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), a common chemical used in plastic water bottles and canned food, is associated with measures of obesity in …

RAF fighters intercept Russian jets near Estonia for second time in a week

Typhoons met fighters and reconnaissance aircraft north of Estonia, MoD said, after jets joined Baltic air policing mission last month<p>Royal Air Force fighters have intercepted Russian jets approaching Estonia for the second time in a week, the Ministry of Defence said. The Typhoons were scrambled …

Military

White House details sweeping measure to raise wages

The measure will expand the number of workers who qualify for overtime.<p>The White House revealed details Tuesday of its most sweeping action to fight income inequality since President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. And unlike Obamacare, it will require no input from …

Even supporters agree: Clinton has weaknesses as a candidate. What can she do?

The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is the Democratic nominee for president.<p>The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is the Democratic nominee for president.<p>By Anne Gearan and<p>Anne Gearan<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Dan Balz<p>Dan Balz<p>Chief correspondent covering …

Government

Billion people face global flooding risk by 2060, charity warns

<b>A British aid charity is warning that by 2060 more than a billion people worldwide will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change.</b><p>A study by Christian Aid says the US, China and India are among the countries most threatened.<p>It says the Indian cities of Kolkata …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Before and After Post-Processing of Travel and Fine Art Photography

Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer that specialized in travel and fine art photography. To understand how to take awesome …

Sheryl Sandberg speaks publicly about her husband's death for the first time

Addressing Berkeley graduates on Saturday, Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg spoke publicly for the first time about her husband's death.<p>She talked about the "deep fog of grief" and how she has been able to again celebrate "moments of joy."<p>Sandberg's husband, Dave Goldberg, died in May 2015 of a …

Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes

Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, <i>Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes</i>, he explains why.<p>By his estimation, carbon dioxide emissions from human activity since industrialization began have changed the trajectory of …

5 great parenting lessons from presidential dads

By Joshua Kendall<p>Both Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan inspired millions of Americans by radiating an infectious optimism. But neither “Great Communicator” proved as adept at connecting with his own kids.<p>To his brood of five, FDR was largely an absentee dad. As his eldest child, Anna, later …

The things people ask about the scientific consensus on climate change

It’s been almost a month since the paper I co-authored on the synthesis of research into the scientific consensus on climate change was published. …

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The Limits Of How Far Humanity Can Go In The Universe

If you peer out into the depths of space — at the vast expanse of stars, galaxies, and even the leftover glow from the Big Bang itself — you might think that if humanity can understand the laws of nature and create a good enough technology, there are no limits to what we can explore. If we were to …

Trump disavows ex-butler's Facebook posts about Obama

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article includes language that some may find offensive.</i><p>Donald Trump's campaign is distancing itself from the real estate mogul's former butler, whose inflammatory statements — including talk about his desire for President Barack Obama to be killed — have caught the …

World's oldest axe fragment found in Australia

Australian archaeologists have discovered a piece of the world's oldest axe in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia.<p>The axe fragment is …

Five Pacific islands disappear as sea levels rise

<b>Five tiny Pacific islands have disappeared amid rising seas and erosion, Australian researchers say.</b><p>The missing islands, part of the Solomon Archipelago, were not inhabited by human beings.<p>But six other islands were found to have seen swathes of land turn into sea, destroying entire villages.<p>The …

Silk stabilizes blood samples for months at high temperatures: New technology could improve clinical care, research for underserved groups

New technology could improve clinical care, research for underserved groups<p>Researchers have stabilized blood samples for long periods of time without …

Emerging Technology

John Oliver Calls Out Bullsh*t Scientific Studies, and It Is Everything

We’re suckers for scientific studies. If researchers find the best time to drink coffee or a concerning link between bacon and stomach cancer, we …

Earth's Mantle Is Way Less Stable That We Thought It Was

Hold onto your (tectonic) plates.<p>The ground isn’t as solid as we'd like to think. It’s split into interlocking puzzle pieces called tectonic plates …