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This out-of-this-world diamond-studded rock just got even weirder

A tiny chunk of stone that looks like nothing else ever seen in the solar system might be even weirder than scientists thought.<p>The Hypatia stone was found in southwestern Egypt in 1996. It was hardly more than a pebble, just 1.3 inches (3.5 centimeters) wide at its widest and a smidge over an ounce …

Scientists Have Created a Mini Gamma-Ray Burst in The Lab For The First Time

So cool!<p>Gamma ray bursts, intense explosions of light, are the brightest events ever observed in the Universe – lasting no longer than seconds or …

Physics

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

100+ Famous Authors and Their Writing Spaces

Hans Christian Andersen<p>“<i>Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead</i>.”<p>Harlan Ellison<p>“<i>If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you;</i> …

How to Revise Your Story Like a Pro

It’s suddenly 2018. Have you set an awesome writing goal for yourself this year?I have, and I’m incredibly excited about it!For some of us, that goal …

How to Finish Everything You Start | Heleo

“When you make a goal, it’s not just a goal—it’s a promise to yourself.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How to keep promises you make to yourself</i>• <i><br>Why you should</i> …

Using The Power Of Publishing To Cut Through The Noise And Establish Credibility With Your Audience

Given the modern explosion of the internet and the digital economy we currently live in, it is now easier to build a business online than ever before. The startup costs associated with such have come down dramatically and an aspiring entrepreneur could essentially set up a website in a matter of …

22 lessons from Stephen King on how to be a great writer

Renowned author Stephen King writes stories that captivate millions of people around the world and earn him an estimated $17 million a year.<p>In his …

Creative Writing

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy

You don't need to move to Paris, but you should reread your work as you go.<p>When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a …

Writing

Quantum Weirdness of Light Was Just Confirmed by Shooting Photons Into Space

Einstein is still wrong on this one.<p>Quantum physics' two-faced nature has been put to the test over and over again, and every time it's still damn …

What I Learned From Binge-Writing Nine Bad Novels

This year, I will write my tenth terrible novel. I do this every November; it's part of the NaNoWriMo tradition. I've never published these novels, …

Writing

Romanticism

<i>Dutch Boats in a Gale</i>, J.M.W. Turner<p><b>Annael Jonas-Paneth<br>Primary fields:</b> nineteenth-century British literature, the novel, literature and the visual …

Literature

Man Booker prize goes to second American author in a row

George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo described as ‘unique’ and ‘extraordinary’ by head of 2017 judging panel<p>The American short story writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.<p>The book is based around a real event: the night in 1862 …

Books

Tips for starting or growing your career as a UX Designer

As a UX Manager at Google and organizer of XX+UX events in NYC, I often talk to people who are interested in starting or growing their careers in UX …

10 Unusual But Critical Edit Checks Before You Hit Publish

A good story is more than good structure, grammar and spelling. Does it keep your reader interested? Do they feel compelled to continue to the end? …

Writing

1 Creativity Lesson From the Nobel Prize-Winning Author Who Wrote His Novel in Just 4 Weeks

You need to focus and let your mind wander, at the same time.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're after that one, dazzlingly brilliant idea that will take the world by storm.Truly great ideas are, however, notoriously difficult to come by. They're generated within the deepest recesses of your subconscious …

Creativity

12 Most Common Writing Mistakes You Want to Avoid at All Costs

Nobody expects you to be perfect all the time. However, there are some really glaring writing mistakes that when done repeatedly can seriously undermine your credibility, reputation and personal brand.<p>But many of these mistakes are easy to avoid. For instance, misspelled words, excessive …

Linguistics

NaNoWriMo: Or how to first draft…

With November less than a month away, and in the mildly self-aggrandizing of attempting to offer some advice to budding writers… This is the story of …

How to Analyze a Story Like a Master Writer

As writers, there is no replacement for reading as a practice to become a better writer, but studying film or television can be just as instructive. …

Binge-Watching

How I Do It: Anne Rice on Writing Technique

Gothic novelist Anne Rice was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the author of over 30 novels. Her first novel, Interview with the …

A Rare Element From The Edge of The Periodic Table Is Breaking Quantum Mechanics

This is amazing.<p>There's a lot we don't know about the actinides. On the periodic table, this series of heavy, radioactive elements hangs at the …

Quantum Mechanics

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Success

How to Find Your Purpose, Your Audience and Your Voice

Becoming who you need to be can be the result of finding out what the market demands.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I never lose my voice. At least I never had. But on a recent night I started having trouble speaking normally, and no amount of throat clearing …

Entrepreneurship