Clarence Sharpe

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The Latest Test on The 'Impossible' EM Drive Concludes It Doesn't Work

Aw, shucks.<p>The famed EM Drive is a bust - that's the take-home message from a team of physicists who have tested the controversial fuel-less …

Physics

5 Foods You Can Eat At Every Meal Without Gaining Weight, According To A Dietician

Even if you don’t count calories, you’re def aware that eating lots and lots of them can lead to weight gain. One way to make calories work for you …

Healthy Eating

Here's Why Saturn's Inner Moons Are Shaped Like Ravioli and Potatoes

The odd shapes of Saturn's inner moons, which resemble objects ranging from ravioli to potatoes, may be due to mergers of tiny moonlets, a new study …

Astronomy

An Interstellar Object Has Been Hiding in Our Solar System This Whole Time

What else is out there?<p>Interstellar asteroid 'Oumuamua raised an interesting possibility: if objects could enter our Solar System from somewhere out …

Astronomy

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

You've probably been saying these 24 words and phrases wrong this entire time

It's hard to remember those confusing grammar rules you learned all the way back in grade school. So we rounded up the trickiest phrases and words and explained what you actually should be saying.<p>Could care less<p><b>What you actually mean:</b> Couldn't care less<p>You want to say you care so little already …

Language

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …

Universe

How to write a book: 11 tips on creating a bestseller from published authors

While it's easy to romanticise writing a novel on the side, knowing how to actually write a book and where the F to start can be a little daunting. Here, 11 published authors, who will be at Hay Festival between 24 May - 3 June, share their tips and tricks for starting your next masterpiece. And …

Writing

How to write conflicting characters that create story interest

A study in conflicting characters: A performance of Ghosts in Berlin, 1983, with Inge Keller, Ulrich Mühe, and Simone von Zglinicki.<p>The noted teacher …

Creative Writing

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

You've Got to See How a Professional Cinematographer Lights a Simple Scene

Most simple scenes in films are lit in a very elaborate way. In this workshop, cinematographer Erik Kress shows how he lights a casual …

Cinematography

2 New Agents Seeking Sci-fi, Fantasy, Thrillers, Women’s Fiction, YA and more

Here are two new agents seeking clients. New agents are a boon to writers. They are enthusiastic, hard-working, and will go the extra mile for their …

Writing

How to Be a Better, More Efficient Editor of Your Own Writing

We need to edit our own writing — even if we have real editors — but we don’t have to take all day on it.Ideally, behind every great writer is an …

Writing

Astronomy site is your guide to the universe, one picture at a time

Have you ever wished for a personal guide to the planets, stars and solar system? A site called Astronomy Picture of the Day has you covered.<p>A service of NASA’s Astrophysics Science Division, the Goddard Space Flight Center and Michigan Technological University, the site offers up mind-blowing …

Astronomy

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

<b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to perfect as you can get for a breakfast food. It's a whole food with one …

Oatmeal

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

SpaceX launches Block 5 Falcon 9, a radically reusable rocket

Elon Musk & Co. send up a rocket that's designed to head back to space 99 more times.<p>Elon Musk and SpaceX successfully launched the final "Block 5" version of the company's Falcon 9 rocket on Friday, after a last-minute computer abort signal pushed things back a day. Block 5 is the upgraded model …

Space Travel

Working On A Screenwriting Assignment by Gary Goldstein

<i>Film Courage: Can you tell us about an actual assignment you received and go through the timeline and how you worked your way through the deadline?</i> …

U.S. Presidential Election

3 Ways to Capture Audio in a Long Shot Without Your Boom Making a Cameo

I don't care whose kid that boom mic is! They're not getting in the picture.Despite having a cool name like Fonzie, boom mics are not as cool and …

Videography

Scientists Say Our Sun's Death Will Be Even Creepier Than We Thought

Our sun is still in its glory years at the ripe age of 4.5 billion years. In about 10 billion years, the sun’s core will lose massive amounts of …

Universe

3 States Most Likely to Legalize Marijuana This Year

Two of them look like shoo-ins.<p>Going green has taken on a new meaning in the U.S. Thirty states plus the District of Columbia now allow legal use of …

Cannabis

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”</i> <i><br>― Groucho Marx</i><p>When Hope Is Gone – …

Shah Marai

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

Quantum Mechanics

Self-Published YA Debut Novel Gets Six-Figure Deal: How did Scott Bergstrom Do It?

Scott Bergstrom made publishing news when his debut novel, <i>The Cruelty</i>, got a six-figure advance with attached movie rights.<br>Scott originally …

Writing

Best Sci Fi Movies on Netflix Right Now (May 2018)

It's hard to imagine it now, but there was a time when a service like Netflix Streaming was the stuff of science fiction. It's a repository of motion …

Science Fiction

10 Muscle-building Foods Every Man Should Have in His Pantry

We get it: You’re busy, and you don’t have a lot of time to make whole meals from scratch. Between family, work, and finding time to hit the gym …

Nutrition

20 Scariest Horror Stories You Can Read for Free Online

<b>Best Horror Stories to Read Online Right Now</b>

Books

I'm In A World Of 70MM Racing Footage And I Never Want To Leave

Check out those nice wide shots and rich colors that only the real, super wide honest-to-God celluloid can provide. I didn’t plan to spend my …

Filmmaking

Our universe resides in the center of a black hole, this theory claims

Wormholes might very well be a key feature to our cosmos.<br>Read More

Physics