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6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Top 5 Affordable Quadcopter Kits for Newbies

Drones have become so popular that lately it seems everyone has one. Why wouldn’t they? Today’s models are practically flying on their own, creating breathtaking images and videos, and offering a fun way to get away from your daily tasks and problems.<p>However, since you are reading this, I guess you …

These AI bots created their own language to talk to each other

A next step in the development of artificial intelligence.<p>It is now table stakes for artificial intelligence algorithms to “learn” about the world around them. The next level: For AI bots to learn how to talk to each other — and develop their own shared language.<p>New research released last week by …

Why You Should Consider Writing With an Omniscient Narrator

Today’s guest post is by Martin Cavannagh. Martin is a writer for Reedsy, a publishing network that helps educate authors and connect them with the …

Creative Writing

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

The Two Most Powerful Words That You Can Say To Yourself While Writing

“I’m bored.” These two words are the hardest thing to admit, when you’re writing your deathless novel, or screenplay, or short story. You’re supposed …

Smart Dino Toy is powered by a super computer

If Yoda and Barney had a baby, it might be CogniToy. The cute but immobile talking dinosaur toy from Element Path, unveiled at the NY Toy Fair on …

'Evangelion' Inspired Animation Short Looks Simply Astounding

As part of Studio Khara’s ongoing Japanese Animator Expo, with unique animation shorts released each week, we have now been graced with an Evangelion inspired entry that looks simply amazing.<p>Handled by Sola Digital Arts, who recently created the CG Captain Harlock film, the short was directed by …

Anime

The Handmade Batman Wood Bookshelf

Need a perfect match to display your Batman collectibles? Take a look at the handmade <b>Batman wood bookshelf</b>. It may be a nice idea.<p>This is an …

X-wing rocker for kids built by craftsman

If you’re a big Star Wars fan with young children, get ready, you’re going to find this incredibly adorable and then want one for your own kid. A …

Let This Crack Designer Turn Your Address Into a Logo and Stamp

For better or worse, almost every form of correspondence in our lives has migrated onto the internet. Except for one: Thank you notes. And since …

That Hovering Tetris Tower Game Is Finally Available To Drive You Mad

First revealed at Toy Fair 2014 way back in February, ThinkGeek's Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge game is finally available. It promises …

LEGO unveils Star Wars Slave I kit

LEGO has just taken the wraps off of its next upcoming Star Wars kit, Boba Fett’s Slave I bounty hunter spacecraft. You’ll recognize it as a plastic …

Breaking: Studio Ghibli Is Shutting Down Production After 29 Years

<b>UPDATE:</b> Kotaku points out Suzuki used the word <i>shoukyuushi</i> in this interview, suggesting “pause” or “break”, rather than saying <i>kyuushi</i> (“stop”), which suggests Studio Ghibli may be ceasing production only temporarily.<p>After the anime world’s Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki, retired last year, we’d heard …

Adorable Justice League Watches Grant You the Power of Punctuality

Unless being late to a dinner date is a felony, Nooka's new line of DC Comics-themed watches won't give you any crime-fighting powers. What they will …

Hands-On: the official Lego Ghostbusters is awesome and spot on

A few weeks ago Lego officially revealed that the next fan-designed Cuusoo set to go into production would be Brent Waller's incredibly-detailed …

Bacon and Star Wars