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What's Going Wrong With Sci-Fi?

A string of terrible releases suggest a genre in trouble<p>"One of the problems with science fiction," said Ridley Scott back in 2012 ahead of the release of <i>Prometheus,</i> "is the fact that everything is used up. Every type of spacesuit, every type of spacecraft is vaguely familiar. The corridors are …

Science Fiction

10 best grooming items of the week

Sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up to get us through the week, but at <i>GQ</i> we believe the best solution to a rainy day is a little self love. Add …

Men's Fashion

The Best Way to Gain Lean Muscle Mass

Muscles not only add a toned and fit appearance to the body, but also aid in the performance of a number of important everyday tasks. It should come …

Exercise

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Instantly Make You More Impressive At An Interview

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

Self-help

Meet Your Ab Muscles to Find Out How They Work

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts

How plotting will make you a better writer

I’ll be honest, I’ve never been too keen on plotting. I was always concerned that it would take out the spontaneity of writing, something I truly …

Writing

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that rob you of mental strength. …

Self-help

The 10 Best Men's Colognes for Under $50

You don't have to spend a lot to smell great.<p>Cologne is a great thing to have in your grooming arsenal. For one thing, your fragrance does wonders for both your own self-confidence. For another? It can go a long way in keeping things friendly with any interactions in which someone is close enough …

Beauty

I Quit My Job to Travel the World Full-time and It's a Lot Easier Than You Think

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>You've surely read "I quit my job to travel the world" stories before. This time, I'm not here to …

South-east Asia

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Self-improvement

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Employment

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Self-improvement

Use These Prompts If You Need Help Journaling

Like any habit, journaling is easier said than done. I tried for years (all of the half-empty notebooks in my childhood bedroom can attest to this) …

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

Try These 14 Fun Ab Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

1<p>Ball Exchange Ab Exercise<p>The ball exchange is an excellent way to work the abs while adding intensity to your workouts. This is a whole body …

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Easy Three-Ingredient Spaghetti Carbonara

Easy Spaghetti Carbonara<p>Your pasta fix made easy.<p>February 11, 2018<p>If you're a pasta fanatic like me, sometimes you're in the mood for pasta but the …

7 Steps For Adapting Your Novel Into A Screenplay

<i>Look at the Amazon Charts or the New York Times fiction list and you will likely see books that have been made into movies or TV shows.</i> <i>If you</i> …

Writing

9 Writing Skills You Need to Have To Be Successful | Times Square Chronicles

9 Writing Skills You Need to Have To Be Successful<p>Which writing skills lead to success? How to develop them?<p>Read about writing skills; how to …

Here's How to Create Your Own Metaphors

How to Create Metaphors<p>Metaphor Exercises to Enliven Your Writing<p>Updated September 08, 2017<p>A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an object …

What is the Best Path to Successful Writing?

Pantsing or Plotting?It’s a good idea to decide how you will prepare to write before you get going.Nothing like setting yourself up with excellent …

The Ultimate Guide to Manscaping Every Body Part

Learn how to trim, tidy, and groom your body and hair the right way with this ultimate guide to the art of manscaping.

Ten Ways To Grow Your Confidence In 2018

Dear Liz,<p>I love your career advice. I get a lot out of reading your columns, but I don’t have the courage to try your suggestions myself.<p>Your recommendations are great, but they almost always seem to require more confidence than I currently have. I’m starting to realize that I have a confidence …

Employment

25 Valuable Quotes to Remember When You Feel Like You've Failed | Inc.com

• "There is no failure for the man who realizes his power, who never knows when he is beaten; there is no failure for the determined endeavor; the unconquerable will. There is no failure for the man who gets up every time he falls, who rebounds like a rubber ball, who persists when everyone else …

Motivation

First Draft: Here Are 20 of the Hottest Public Domain Properties For Screenwriters

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.Hollywood has been …

Writing

Work Your Abs from A to Z in 15 Minutes

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Workouts

Tony Robbins Says This 4-Letter Word Is the Greatest Obstacle in Pursuing Your Dreams | Inc.com

Ah, the power of dreams. They give meaning to life. They give hope to people. They are the element inside us which makes us aim for something bigger, something more substantial -- something to live for.<p>So imagine the kind of happiness and fulfillment we can bring in to our lives by actualizing …

Motivation

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

One morning, while reflecting on my 21 years of bodybuilding, I thought, “If I could go back in time and teach myself what I now know about …

Exercise

13 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Don't Do | Inc.com

My fifteen years as a psychotherapist taught me about mental strength and the resilience of the human spirit. I saw countless people bounce back from overwhelming adversity and beat the odds.<p>One of the biggest lessons I learned about mentally strong people was that their resilience had less to do …

Self-help