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Goddess - Photographs by Caleb Cain Marcus | LensCulture

Ostensibly, Caleb Cain Marcus’ new book, <i>Goddess</i>, is about a 1,500-mile trip along the Ganges river. Whether visible in each photograph or not, it is the river that runs through and binds together the project, guiding us from spectral, heaven-reaching stalks (photo 2 above) to hazy modern …

Molecule stops body from making Alzheimer’s protein

In the war against Alzheimer’s disease, one of the big villains is a protein called amyloid beta—”Abeta” for short.<p>In a diseased brain, sticky …

Dementia

Mastering Composition – A Photographer’s Guide to Seeing

After the camera, the photographer’s most important tool is the eye. We all want to create powerful, dramatic, and impactful images. But we can’t get …

To improve your writing, try 'close reading'

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Bernie Sanders is Ayn Rand’s worst nightmare: He’s changing how we view socialism — and exposing free market parasites

Conservatives have long wielded “socialism” as a pejorative — but Sanders owns it and is transforming politics<p>Since Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., launched his campaign for president this spring, he has gone from being a fringe candidate of the left to a serious challenger of Hillary Clinton, who …

Everything you need to know about Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel prize in literature

The Belarusian journalist and author has explored conflict and its aftermath for more than 30 years, interviewing thousands in a quest to ‘get the closest possible approximation to real life’. Here is an introduction to her life and work<p>The winner of the 2015 Nobel prize in literature, Svetlana …

Literature

Writing Fiction: 6 Lessons I Learned From Freelance Writing

Do you dream of writing fiction?I never imagined I’d write children’s books.I thought I’d found my groove writing online and for print media for over …

Writing

Svetlana Alexievich wins 2015 Nobel prize in literature

Swedish Academy praises Belarusian writer’s work as a ‘monument to suffering in our time’<p>The news and reaction – as it happened<br>• Everything you need to know about Svetlana Alexievich: an introduction<br>• Her life and career, in pictures<p>Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian writer whose oral histories have …

Literature

Steven Pinker: 'Many of the alleged rules of writing are actually superstitions'

Bad English has always been with us, but clarity and style are far more important than observing dusty usage diktats<p>People often ask me why I followed my 2011 book on the history of violence, The Better Angels of Our Nature, with a writing style manual. I like to say that after having written 800 …

Creative Writing

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

You'd like to get paid to write online, but many websites are looking for contributors with experience. If you don't have significant experience, …

Creative Writing

End Bloat and Lose Weight by Drinking This Kitchen Staple

Chances are that you have a bottle of olive oil reserved for cooking, but drinking this kitchen staple can provide you with the same healthy benefits of this antioxidant-rich wonder — if not more. From a happier digestive system to banishing belly fat, here's why you should start and end every day …

News and Articles About Conscious Living on Planet Earth

Posted by clnjoneil on April 30, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments<p>The path to doing well in your endeavors starts with you …

The Books You're Fated to Read

photo by Loughborough University Library<p>It is that very particular exhilarating feeling, when you find a book so scrumptious and exotic you open it with a whisper and close it with a sigh. You've found this book through no one's urging or description or advertising. You wandered alone, woozy in …

12 tips to reduce high cholesterol

If you’re one of the approximately 31 million people in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with high cholesterol, trying to get it under control can be challenging.<p>True, for some people high cholesterol is genetic, but experts say there are still things everyone can do to manage and reduce …

postmodernism | Definition, Doctrines, Facts

<b>Alternative Title:</b> post-modernism<p><b>Postmodernism</b>, also spelled <b>post-modernism</b>, in Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by …

20th Century

What Philosophers Think They Know

Spring Fund Drive: Keep CounterPunch Afloat<br>CounterPunch is a lifeboat of sanity in today’s turbulent political seas. Please make a tax-deductible …

Stock market tumbles: How the Fed caused a freakout

When it comes to the stock market, the Federal Reserve can’t win.<p>Many people had warned that the Fed shouldn’t raise interest rates on Thursday …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

8 Reasons Why You’re Destined To Be A Writer

<b>1. You’re a tortured soul</b><p>You can’t be a writer unless you’re battling demons on a daily basis. Mental health problems and addiction go hand in hand, …

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Research Supports Your Longing to Read Fiction

Whether they believe it or not, every work of fiction a dedicated reader picks up to read in their free time benefits them significantly, at least in …

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 Mark IV Review

Reviewed, the high speed compact from Sony, the RX100 Mark IV features a bright lens, a large high speed sensor, plus 4K and high speed video …

How to get blood pressure down to 120

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors have long known that systolic blood pressure below 120 was considered normal and meant a lower risk of heart disease and kidney problems. But they would often only treat patients if that top number crept above 140, the threshold for officially having high blood pressure.<p>Recent …

Diabetes

How to Transform Your Writing Into Easy Reading

Writing that reads effortlessly takes great pain to create. Here are a few principles for making each word count.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, writer at Help Scout.</i><p>"As for how to write well," writes Paul Graham, "here's the short version: Write a bad version 1 as fast as you can; rewrite it over and over; cut …

Writing

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Darwin’s letter professing atheism goes on auction

A handwritten letter in which English naturalist Charles Darwin confesses that he does not believe in Bible as a divine revelation or Jesus Christ as …

Jesus