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21 Flash Fiction Stories to Read While You Wait Anywhere

Standing in line at the grocery store? Stuck in a traffic jam? Waiting for a friend to get out of the bathroom? All perfect times to get a little …

Books

Here's Why 3D Systems Corporation Popped 23% in May

Shares sailed higher upon news of a partnership with the premier shipbuilder for the U.S. Navy.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>3D Systems</b> (NYSE:DDD), a global …

Military

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Men's Fashion

These Extremely Condensed Versions Of Famous Books Are Hilarious And Enlightening

This cartoonist is nailing it.

Literature

13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Gardening

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

Where Will Yamana Gold Inc. Be in 1 Year?

According to the tea leaves, this mining company has a lustrous future.<p>Unhappy with <b>Yamana Gold</b>'s (NYSE:AUY) performance last year, shareholders …

Investing

9 Plants You Can Get Away with Watering Just Once a Month — Shopping

Water is essential to plants, but overwatering is also one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Many plants need a lot less than you think, and some …

Plants

The space between Earth and the moon is mind-boggling. This graphic reveals just how big it is — and what's out there.

NASA<p><b>The moon is far away from Earth —</b><b>very, very far away.</b>• <b><br>But don't take our word for it: Scroll from the moon to the Earth yourself in a new</b> …

Space Science

5 Facts About Renewable Energy You Didn't Know

People have relied on wind power for 7,000 years. Learn how clean energy is affecting us today.<p>For many years, it seemed that energy pundits were …

Renewable Energy

11 Short Stories You Can Read In Under 10 Minutes, But Will Stay With You Forever

Is there anything better than settling down for a languid afternoon of reading your favorite novel cover to cover, perhaps on a park bench or in a …

Books

Is Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) a Buy?

Has the time arrived for you to start shoveling shares of this miner into your portfolio?<p>Necessary in the production of electric vehicles, copper is …

Investing

Does ‘Return of the Jedi’ Actually Suck?

After ‘Solo’ and ‘The Last Jedi’ it’s time to rethink the conclusion of the holy trilogy.<p>So, <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> came out this weekend and it’s arguably the first financial failure in the history of the Star Wars films.<p>Despite Donald Glover’s “pansexual” take on Lando Calrissian, it appears the …

Star Wars

Oil and car companies are suddenly investing in electric vehicles. Here’s why.

As gasoline prices soar, electric vehicles shift into high gear.<p>Game-changing advances in batteries are happening so fast that, this week, oil giant …

Electric Vehicles

How To Write 1000 Words In An Hour

When writing this article, I had one goal — type 1000 quality words in 1 hour.A few weeks ago, I got the rare opportunity to have a 20-minute phone …

Creative Writing

Tried & Tested, These Are Best Men’s Cologne, Perfume & Fragrances

It's men's cologne time, baby. Now that we're well into the year, we're due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year's selection …

Men's Fashion

5 Best iOS Music Apps for Guitar Players

I make no claims of being an amazing guitarist; I wouldn't even say I’m all that good. That said, I’ve enjoyed playing guitar for 20 years and I love it with all my heart. I find it to be both a creative outlet and a valuable form of relaxation and meditation. Back when I began my guitar playing …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

Forget the Turing Test—give AI the F. Scott Fitzgerald Test instead

Scott Fitzgerald pinned human intelligence on its tolerance of paradox. But what kind of artificial intelligence could pass his test?<p>In his 1936 essay “The Crack-Up,” Fitzgerald writes that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Pretty sure Google's new talking AI just beat the Turing test

So that whole Turing test metric, wherein we gauge how human-like an AI system appears to be based on its ability to mimic our vocal affectations? At the 2018 I/O developers conference Tuesday, Google utterly dismantled it. The company did so by having its AI-driven Assistant book a reservation. On …

3 Terrible Reasons to Buy Northern Dynasty Minerals

Believing that this company can help your portfolio glitter for any of the following reasons is nothing more than fool's gold.<p>With its stock cut in …

Nikola, a Tesla competitor, scores big electric truck order from Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch, which ordered 40 electric semi trucks from Tesla last December, on Thursday upped its bet on a green fleet by placing a substantially larger order with a competitor.<p>The beer company said it plans to buy as many as 800 trucks from Nikola Motor Co. Where Tesla uses batteries in its …

Top 5 Sites for Science Fiction Writers

Of all the fiction genres, sci-fi — aka speculative fiction — stands as the one most likely to inspire devotion. Sci-fi buffs are die-hards. That’s …

Eavesdrop on whales with this deep-sea live audio stream on YouTube

Ever wanted to eavesdrop on a humpback whale?<p>Scientists from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have, and are using deep-sea live streaming …

Can You Translate This Smutty Middle English Poem?

Elke Wakefield. Writer and translator. Fond of Borges and bicycles. @elke_wakefield.It features an act of “involuntary cunnilingus” and more toilet …

13 Hiking Trails That Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In America

<b>Hiking is a pastime which is suitable for almost anyone, and it’s good exercise! From gentle walks to dangerous trails, people with all levels of</b> …

The Promethean Puzzles of Westworld

The HBO show returns with multiple story threads to unravel and decipher.<p>The first thing you might notice about Season 2 of <i>Westworld</i> is that the opening credits have changed. During the first season of the HBO drama about an adult theme park staffed by humanoid “hosts,” the introductory title …

"Westworld" Season 1 Recap

"The maze wasn't meant for you."<p><i>Fair warning: If you haven't watched Westworld Season 1, then don't read the following post unless you want all the plot spoilers.</i>

The 15 Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 30th</b><p>“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. A</i> …

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