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The Writer's Gospel, according to George Orwell - Caleb and Linda Pirtle

The Writer’s Gospel, according to George Orwell<p>July 6, 2015<p>Caleb Pirtle III<p>Oops! To access this content, you must upgrade to Starter Bundle Monthly …

The writers who invented languages

JRR Tolkien created Elvish and many other writers have made up new words and phrases. But can you really construct a whole new lexicon? Hephzibah Anderson takes a look.<p>If you’re a Game of Thrones fan suffering from withdrawal, you might consider brushing up on your Dothraki while waiting to find …

The 4 Hidden Dangers of Writing Groups

photo by ToGa Wanderings / via Flickr<b>Note from Jane</b>: Last week, I ran a comprehensive guest post on how to find the right critique group. To help add …

10 Content Writing Tools: Ninja Guide to Content Creation

Great writers don’t rely solely upon their talent. They are characterized by discipline and great focus. If you lack these fundamental skills, your …

Most stars have planets in habitable zone

Researchers calculate that billions of stars in our Milky Way galaxy have 1-3 planets in the habitable zone, where there may be liquid water and life.<p>…

Did this 1945 nuclear test trigger a new age?

Scientists have proposed that the Trinity nuclear test conducted on July 16, 1945 was the dawn of the Anthropocene age, an era in which humans …

Anthropocene

Social jet lag is driving obesity and illness, say scientists

Unlike travel jet lag, which can cause temporary problems with metabolism, social jet lag brings serious and ongoing problems<p>Sleeping in at the weekend may be driving obesity and illness, a major study has shown.<p>Researchers have discovered that the body clock becomes confused by changing sleep …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Secret of long life may be written in stars, scientists find

Norwegian researchers found people born during times of high Sun activity died around five years before those born in periods of solar silence<p>The secret of long life may really be written in the stars - well the Sun at least - after scientists discovered that solar activity at birth predicts …

Machine Intelligence Cracks Genetic Controls

Author: Emily Singer, Quanta Magazine. Emily Singer, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 12.29.14.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Every …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …