Shai Hussain

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Residencies for Writers in 2016

We will be adding to this list throughout the year, so please check back for updates. For more regular updates about residencies for writers, as well …

Horizontal History

Most of us have a pretty terrible understanding of history. Our knowledge is spotty, with large gaps all over the place, and the parts of history we …

‘Based on a true story’: the fine line between fact and fiction

From Kapuscinski to Knausgaard, from Mantel to Macfarlane, more and more writers are challenging the border between fiction and nonfiction. Here Geoff Dyer – longtime master of the space between, in books such as But Beautiful and Out of Sheer Rage – argues that there is no single path to ‘truth’ …

BBC iWonder - How can I resist a food craving?

How can I resist a food craving?<p>In association withTrust Me, I'm a Doctor<p>1. What's the best way to resist a craving?<p>In association withTrust Me, I'm a Doctor<p>Avoiding thinking about a food such as chocolate will help us resist a craving for it, right? Wrong. But according to new research from …

The High Cost of Instagram Modeling

I found Essena O’Neill’s story to be depressing but unsurprising.<p>I’ve written before about the high cost of having a high profile on social media and …

Social Media

The four daftest things people do on social media to help scammers

... like showing off a new credit card on Twitter, posting pictures of cash on Instagram, or boasting about coveted gig tickets on Facebook<p>Cyber crime is rising fast according to the government, and millions of TalkTalk customers have been left vulnerable after a huge attack. Making matters worse, …

BBC Writersroom - The Writers

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5 Rules For Novelising Screenplays by Elinor Perry-Smith AKA @BrideofChrist

It’s self publishing week on B2W!I’m a big believer in doing it your own way and think the indie route is just as valid as the traditional, whether …

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This is what entrepreneurs can do to be more like Google’s Page and Brin

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Philosophers' Mail

A year ago we asked ourselves a question: could philosophers write the news? The experiment is complete. The team behind the Philosophers’ Mail is …

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30 Things To Do In Your 20s To Ensure You Succeed In Your 30s

<i>By Brenda Della Casa</i><p>Success means a lot of things to a lot of women. Whether your definition is a corner office, seeing the world, or finding long-term love, the truth is that lasting success stems from a stable, peaceful, and contented self.<p>It's for this reason that we must create a solid …

3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

<i>This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal.</i>Who else wants more blog traffic?Hands down, everyone wants it.Unfortunately getting traffic to a blog …

10 Tools Bloggers Can Use For Promotion on Social Media

Whether you are an individual or a company, social media channels are worth giving a go. They say you have to be where you customers are—and that is …

Inside the business of being a YouTube star

July 24 will be the date that Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla—best known to their legions of online fans as Smosh—will never forget.<p>The comedy duo is …

Advertising on Snapchat: What can we learn from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube?

If there's one thing a social network needs to be successful and significant, it's users. Secondly, it needs a revenue stream. And here's the thing …

Paid Advertising in Professional Services: Which Platform is Worthwhile?

You have a range of marketing tools and tactics at your disposal. There are online and offline tools, and it seems like new ones are popping up …

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56 Ways to Burn Belly Fat Faster and Keep it Off

5 Ways To Reach 100K YouTube Subscribers, From A Creator Who's Done It - Tubefilter

I’m <b>Hazel Hayes</b> and I run a YouTube channel called <b>ChewingSand</b>. It’s mostly vlogs and short films. Last year, I left my job at YouTube (i.e. Google) to …

Viral Videos

062: How to Launch a Professional Podcast on Your First Try (and Get Sweet Revenge): Interview with Jeff Brown [Podcast]

Your fingers tremble as you grip each hold. Your foot slips, and your heart jumps a little higher. At last, you’re on the edge of conquering the …

The 4 Biggest Pinterest Marketing Mistakes We Made (And How You Can Learn From Them)

I’m a bit embarrassed to share my early Pinterest Pins.<p>But here they are anyway.<p>I’ve made a lot of mistakes with Pinterest, both in the Pins I’ve …

The Ultimate 'What If': A World Where America Never Invaded Iraq

Every player of the popular video game Civilization knows to hit the save button before engaging in the risky, stupid invasion of foreign country. In …

16 Reasons To Have Daily Sex — myscienceacademy.org

Stressed, burdened with life’s difficult problems and fear that your health is declining? Then sex is the answer to happiness, longevity and a …

Starting a New YouTube Series? 10 Best Practices To Help You Succeed [How-To's Day #1]

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21 time-saving Pinterest tools

If you’re managing multiple social media accounts—multiple channels for you and multiple channels for your brand perhaps—it sure helps to save time with the right tools.<p>We’ve found time-saving tools for Twitter and Facebook and our daily social media marketing workflows. Now that we’ve turned …

Free Things to Do in Los Angeles

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Think of Los Angeles and your mind likely defaults to surfer dudes, beach babes, or celebs donning the latest on the red carpet. All images aside, L.A. will still leave you awestruck. For starters, several American cities delight in having a Chinatown, but L.A. treasures its …

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