Jennifer Stevens

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Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

As for the American English/British English

I suppose if you read enough and use it enough it starts to slip in! I’ve never really had that problem, I use American slang in real life sometimes. I occasionally slip up and call trousers ‘pants’, you wouldn’t believe the glares!<p>I suppose it’s all a matter of preference!<p>-S

how do you know if a story is honestly worth writing? i've got an idea that i'm quite fond of, but i feel it's almost too controversial i…

how do you know if a story is honestly worth writing? i've got an idea that i'm quite fond of, but i feel it's almost too controversial in pretty much every aspect for anyone to enjoy reading. it tackles a form of hatred towards a minority, but i feel that even people who support the minority would see the story as a bit too much, or that it's just a straw man scenario, or that it already tackles something everyone already knows about.

The Fire Rainbow: Beautiful and Rare Circumhorizontal Arc

If you are very lucky you may see a fire rainbow once or twice in your life. It sounds almost as if it could be the title of one of a series of …

Play of light and transparency in the living room 36e8 System + Air System http://goo.gl/tyJuJ4

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Sunrise @ Caniçal - Madeira

Disappearing neighbourhoods of old Shanghai

<b>Shanghai, China -</b> The <i>longtang</i> communities of narrow interconnected passageways in this old city are fast being replaced with high-rise apartments and shopping malls.<p>Prior to 1990, Shanghai mainly consisted of alleyways interlacing basic low-rise houses, and according to Shanghai's Fudan University …

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Lipton Plant creates a nanny flat underneath a London home

Architecture studio Lipton Plant has turned a small space at the side of a Victorian house in north London into the glazed entrance for a basement …

North London

the last day to lay in bed and not feel guilty about it. ☁️

Nobody Tells This to Beginners: An Inspiring Video for Creatives Just Starting Out

18-year-old Saar Oz of Creavite created this beautiful and inspirational video for people who are just starting out in a creative field such as …

multiexpo100

Project info<p>This is a further development of my existing project 'multiexpo'. I photograph for this series famous landmarks and places of my homeground (Berlin and sourrounding area). All of these images are analogue multiple exposures with exactly 100 releases of the same object on film. Using …

Full Moon: Darren Almond’s Nocturnal Nature Series

BRIGHTLY SHINING<p>British photographer Darren Almond follows in the footsteps of history’s great explorers to photograph stunning landscapes lit by a …

21 Rarely Seen Behind The Scenes Photos From Classic Movies

Making a feature film not only involves a massive amount of work, dedication and patience both from the director and actors, but also the crew and …

itsprecioustime:

<i>it could have been me</i><p>JEEBUS<p>reblogging for dat gif

futurewriterpresentreader:

I’mmm ready!!!<p>Love this! Great motivation!

alanna-malfoy:

can y’all shut the fuck up about snape when we had LITERALLY THE SWEETEST MAN EVER<p>Can we talk about how Hagrid is a half-giant and basically the only of his kind at Hogwarts? How his birth was revealed without his consent in a “news” article, causing parents to see him as incompetent and <b>violent</b>? How he took the fall for a crime he didn’t commit because he looked brutish and dumb compared to the golden-child prefect Tom Riddle, who accused him? How this caused him to miss out on the rest of his …

team-free-will-stole-the-tardis:

I love how he goes from Tom to Draco so quickly

10 Things Every Writer Should Do in Their Novel by Brenda Novak

Here’s a guest post from bestseller Brenda Novak, who reveals 10 key basics to writing a great novel.<p>1. <b>Start your story in the right place</b>—when something exciting happens, when something unusual comes to pass, when a worthy challenge has been presented to your protagonist.<p>2. <b>Save the backstory for later</b>, and be sneaky about it. Feed it in carefully and sparingly just when the reader needs to know. And use only the most essential details of the past. Don’t have your protagonist staring out the …