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Mark Cuban's Advice to Ivy League Students: 'No Balls, No Babies' | Inc.com

A few weeks ago, Mark Cuban dropped by the University of Pennsylvania for the Authors@Wharton Series to share some stories and insights from his life as a billionaire serial entrepreneur, an active investor and Shark, a father, the vocal owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and the author of the book <i>How</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Submission Guidelines : Amazon Studios

Submitting a Movie Script<p>How do I submit a concept video?<p>Open the "Submit" menu at the top right of any Amazon Studios page, then select "Submit a …

College Students Need Lessons in Tolerance and Free Speech

There's nothing like the massacre of 129 Parisian civilians at the hands of jihadi sociopaths, utterly convinced that their barbarism manifests the will of God, to provide some perspective on the recent whining of students at a number of America's most elite colleges and universities.<p>For the past …

God is not on our side: The religious right’s big lie about the founding of America

Reagan and others pushed the idea that we’re a Christian nation chosen by divine providence. That’s not the case<p>One of the more popular and enduring accounts of America’s past is that of its religious founding. Belief that the British-American colonies were settled largely by religiously devout …

Writing to genre stinks: Two debut novelists on the hard line between fantasy and realism — and why it doesn’t make sense

Two authors on using fairy-tale elements to explore trauma & memory, and why “Is this real” is a loaded question<p>In their debut novels, Rene Denfeld and Stephanie Feldman both use fairy-tale elements to explore trauma and memory. Here they discuss genre, gender and the politics of “realism.” Who …

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The 7 Basic Stories Families Tell and Why We Need to Tell Them

Since Bruce Feiler so graciously and artfully introduced our work at Emory on the health-giving power of family stories, Robyn Fivush and I have received notes from all over the world describing the myriad ways that families have passed on tales of past generations to newly arriving cohorts. Many …

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Brain Science Explains The Most Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Research on the brain’s decision-making systems reveals the five most productive ways to waste time.<p>Sit down to work on a specific task and you may find your mind veering off on a different track, spiraling down into the black hole of procrastination.<p>“We all experience motivational breakdowns, like …

Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity

November 18, 2014<br>Creativity block, similar to writer's block, is a mental state that makes you feel incapacitated and unable to generate new ideas to …

Write Kindle Short Stories and Ditch These 3 Myths

You want to write Kindle short stories. There are many reasons this is an excellent plan. However, information abounds on the Web, and everyone has …

Creative Writing

Reza Aslan destroys biblical literalism: “The Gospels are absolutely replete with historical errors”

At the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Aslan discussed the relatively new phenomenon of biblical literalism<p>Professor Reza Aslan, who holds a master's in theological studies and a Ph.D. in sociology focusing on religion, has bad news for biblical literalists: The Gospels are "replete with …

1976 Interview with Mark Hamill on the Set of STAR WARS

The Science of Storytelling Visually Explained

<b><br>1- Neutral Coupling</b><br>A story activates parts in the brain that allows the listener to turn the story in to their own ideas and experience thanks to a …

Skyward Collapse truly reinvents the god game (review)

In Arcen Games’ Skyward Collapse (a turn-based strategy game for PC), I am The Creator, but I am not like any god that you may have played in a video game before.<p>I do not rain fire and brimstone; I do not flood the Earth for 40 days and nights; I am not a jealous super being concerned with the …

Stepping out with the Stinky Footboard, a PC gaming controller for your feet

In an era when accessory manufacturers are releasing computer mice with ever-increasing numbers of buttons, the creators of the Stinky Footboard decided to go in a different direction. They wanted to fill a niche that hasn't really existed until now, and give players of PC games not just another …

Diablo 3 patch to add XP bonuses, matchmaking tags and more to 'improve multiplayer co-op'

<i>Diablo 3</i>'s cooperative multiplayer experience is "not living up to its full potential," according to Blizzard senior technical game designer Wyatt Cheng, something the developer is hoping to address in the game's 1.0.8 update. In a post on the official Diablo website, Cheng breaks down what's …

Blizzard unveils revamped $1.6 million 2013 Starcraft II tournament season

Today at a press conference in South Korea, Blizzard Entertainment announced a revamp to its Starcraft II World Championship Series, which debuted last year, working with partners to create three equal and parallel leagues in North America, Europe, and South Korea. More than $1.6 million in prize …