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Make Your Own Bagged Greens, Eat So Much More Salad

It's a pretty simple equation.<p>Vegetables, by most accounts, are supposed to make you feel good. Why, then, do they make me feel so awful so quickly, sitting there in the fridge, untouched and wilting? The crisper drawer is meant to preserve produce; in reality, it’s a hospice for my neglected …

Glossary of writing terms and definitions

Befudddled by the terms that writers and publishers use? Here is a glossary to help you navigate the lingo.<p>There are many terms used in writing, and …

Writing

Guest Post: 7 Sites to Find Inspiration for Creative Writing

<i>Today I welcome Cindy Bates as a guest blogger who shares some interesting sites for creative writing. Take it away, Cindy!!</i><p>Finding inspiration as a …

10 fascinating copywriting techniques used by Apple

Apple copywriters know how to write a great copy. I read a blog that revealed eleven techniques adopted by Apple copywriters. This blog expressed the …

10 Writing Tips from Legendary Writing Teacher William Zinsser

<i>Image used with permission by Mark Ostow/Yale Alumni Magazine</i><p>Author William Zinsser died at his Manhattan home on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The …

Landing Page Copywriting Secrets the Pros Never Share

You don’t need to break the bank to write a landing page that converts. Image via 401k Calculator.PSST: This post was written by Henneke Duistermaat …

Marketing

Pinterest is reportedly adding a 'buy' button

Social network is said to be planning move from scrapbook to store<p>Pinterest is planning to introduce a "buy" button that would let users purchase some items from inside the online scrapbooking service, <i>Recode</i> reports. The button will apparently allow users to order and pay for goods pinned to …

eCommerce

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

First new antibiotic in 30 years discovered in major breakthrough

The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years has been hailed as a ‘paradigm shift’ in the fight against the growing resistance to drugs.<p>Teixobactin has been found to treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, septicaemia and C. diff, and could be available within …