Karen Mulligan

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Stephen King to share writing tips in new short story collection

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, out in November, will include 20 stories and feature King’s first major insights into the writing process since his 2000 memoir On Writing<p>Stephen King is set to give his first major insights into the writing process since his acclaimed On Writing, in a new collection of …

Creative Writing

James Turrell Museum Tours in the Nude Is a Thing

Art bares all. Soon, so will visitors to the National Gallery of Australia.<p>The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) is hosting an eye-opening art experience in which 150 visitors will take a tour of their ongoing <i>James Turrell Retrospective—</i>in the nude. For two days in April, 50 attendees at a time …

The 18 Saddest Short Stories You’ll Ever Read—And They’re Only Two Sentences Each

They told me they could save either my wife or my son.<br>They were wrong.<p>After months of waiting he finally saw his wife.<br>He’d never been happier but he …

Seattle workers win fight over $15 minimum wage

Score one for Seattle workers.<p>A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Seattle's minimum wage law will go into effect as planned, despite the objections of local franchise owners.<p>The ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard A. Jones is a victory for minimum wage workers, who will see their pay increase on …

Mushroom and butternut squash frittata recipe

Quick to make and full of vitamins, this spicy frittata is the ideal mid-week dinner<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 tbsp olive oil<br>350g butternut squash, washed, deseeded and cubed<br>250g brown closed-cup mushrooms<br>1 clove of garlic, crushed<br>½ tsp dried chilli flakes<br>6 eggs, beaten<br>50g mature cheddar …

Have you ever heard the saying, “An organized home is a happy home?” When your home is organized, life can be calmer. Everything in the home has a …

Personal Organizing

From Gilman Street to Broadway: NOFX’s Fat Mike Is Selling Punk Rock to Your Mom

How do you make middle America see a musical about blowjobs and street punks?<p><i>Photos by the author</i><p>It’s just after 11 PM on a sleepy Connecticut street that overlooks a lighthouse and most of the neighbors have already gone to bed. But here in the living room of his rental house, the TV is blaring …

The Fat That Makes You Fat

Here's what you need to know...<p>Linoleic acid is unavoidable and fine in small amounts. But excess accumulates and causes metabolic damage and fat …

Two new energy bars for your golf bag

The problem with most energy or meal-replacement bars is perception—people think they're healthy alternatives to eating whole foods. In short, they're not. NOT. EVEN. CLOSE. Most are overloaded with sugars, toxic chemicals, cheap chocolate, genetically modified organisms and gluten.<p>For example, one …

The Best New Novels Out in March 2015

When it comes to book genres, I tend to read by the weather. As far as I'm concerned: Summer is for mysteries, fall is for futuristic tales, winter is for dishy, funny stuff, and spring is for historical novels spanning time and space. And with a few days left till the official first day of the …

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5 Jobs Proven to Make You Live Longer

Want to live forever? Then it may be time to switch careers. Not all jobs are created equal when it comes to pay, prestige, perks — and the promise …

Hurray! Hangover-proof wine is finally here

Scientists have created a way to get rid of the toxic element in alcohol that produce hangovers<p>That familiar pounding headache and intense nausea that typically follows a night of alcoholic over-indulgence could finally become a thing of the past.<p>A professor of microbial genomics at the University …

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

NEW YORK (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has expanded its definition of marriage to include a "commitment between two people," recognizing …

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Boston museum marks 25 years since infamous art theft

BOSTON (AP) — It's been called the biggest art heist in U.S. history, perhaps the biggest in the world. But 25 years later, the theft of 13 works …

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

Giant Human Skeleton unearthed in Varna, Bulgaria

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered the remains of what they have described as a “huge skeleton” in downtown Varna, a city on the shores of …