Matthew Fix

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Simple Illustrations Reveal the Positive Power of Saying "Thank You" Instead of "Sorry"

If we take a moment to think about how often we use the phrase “I'm sorry,” it reveals how frequently we apologize when we could be thanking the person in front of us. Illustrator Yao Xiao has picked up on this trend and instead believes that our apologies can easily be replaced with gratitude, …

Gratitude

Two paths through the wasteland: Brian Fargo on Wasteland 2 and Fallout 4

26 years is a long time to wait for a video game sequel, especially when those intervening years have spawned a similar, but more critically and …

Democracy Is the Anti-300, and One of the Best Graphic Novels of the Year

You can buy the only sunglasses made with NASA-certified technology for less than $80

From the surface of the moon to a crescent Earth, their eyes have experienced firsthand a grandeur that most of us will never witness.<p>But those breathtaking views come at a high price for many because in space, astronauts are exposed to higher levels of high-energy light, or radiation, compared to …

Hall of Fame

Setting aside half the Earth for ‘rewilding’: the rational argument for extreme conservation

A much-anticipated book in conservation and natural science circles is E.O. Wilson’s Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, which is due early next year. It builds on his proposal to set aside half the Earth for the preservation of biodiversity.<p>The famous biologist and naturalist would do this by …

Ecology

Crytek: It's impossible for next-gen consoles to beat PCs

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli doesn't sound too impressed by the prospect of a new console generation -- in fact, he claims <i>Crysis 3</i> running on a high-end PC …

Gaming

Lorry driver breaks world record for longest overtaking manoeuvre

<b>A spectacular new record has been set for the longest overtaking manoeuvre ever performed by a lorry on a UK dual carriageway.</b><p>The attempt, which took …

Top 5 STAR WARS Spin-Off Stories That Need Their Own Movies

Breakthrough data storage innovation: One DNA molecule can store tons of data for 1M years

Genetic information stored in DNA molecules makes life on Earth possible, but what if humans could use the same kind of technology to store their own …

Genetics

How to write a novel: Story beginnings, middles and ends

We all know that stories have a beginning, a middle and an end, but as writers, it can be surprisingly easy to skimp on one or all of these sections. …

Creative Writing

20 Amazing Writing Tools That Will Rock Your Content Marketing

If you’re a blogger, writer or content marketer…<p>You need to adapt.<p>New technology and on-the-go expectations from your audience have led to a growing …