Alejandra Holguin Giraldo

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36 Writing Tips to Put Your Butt in the Chair

I have days when I find it entirely too difficult to get in to my writing groove. On those days I’m uninspired, unmotivated and well, bleh! Maybe you …

Coming Soon: SISTERS OF TOMORROW: THE FIRST WOMEN OF SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Lisa Yaszek and Patrick B. Sharp

Thanks to Paul Di Filippo, I have another book for my 2016 To-Be-Read pile: <b>Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction</b> edited by Lisa …

Science Fiction

9 Compelling Reasons Why Writing a Book Is the Best Personal Development Program

This might just convince you to start working on your own book.<p>Over the past couple of years I have helped over 200 people write and publish their first book. Without exception every one of them found it challenging but hugely rewarding. A common statement is, "I learned so much about myself by …

Writing

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly influence that hologram and …

How To Build a Stand-Up Desk

Sitting down is not good for you. It's time to give in. It's time to stand up.<p>Sitting down is not good for you. It's time to give in. It's time to stand up.

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

How to Improve Your Writing: 5 Secrets From Hollywood

Thanks to the internet, people are reading and writing more than ever. But is it me, or does it seem like the quality of that writing has gotten <i>worse</i>?<p>…

Creative Writing

Hostal y Centro de Capacitación / IR arquitectura

Hostal y Centro de Capacitación / IR arquitectura<p>Arquitectos<p>Ubicación<p>Morro de São Paulo - Estado de Bahia, Brasil<p>Año Proyecto<p>2013<p>Fotografías<p>Equipo de …

Casa en el Lago Todos Los Santos / Apio Arquitectos

Casa en el Lago Todos Los Santos / Apio Arquitectos<p>Arquitectos<p>Ubicación<p>Puerto Montt, Chile<p>Arquitecto a Cargo<p>Angie Chadwick Stuardo<p>Área<p>120.0 m2<p>Año …

Los motores eléctricos bajarán de precio gracias a las nanopartículas

Las nanopartículas magnéticas aseguran una bajada de precios de los futuros motores eléctricos.<p>Los científicos se han puesto estos últimos años como …

Cómo construir un cargador eólico de móvil para instalar en la bicicleta

Por Nacho Palou — 13 de Junio de 2015<p>En <i>Instructables,</i> Bicycle Cell Phone Charger,<p>A menudo salgo a dar largos paseos en la bicicleta al campo, donde …

Kegels

*Sit comfortably on a chair or bench, squeeze your pelvic floor muscle, and hold for 3 seconds. To locate this muscle, imagine you are trying to stop yourself from peeing. (It's that simple.)

Does Your Vagina Become Tighter If You Have Less Sex?

There's gotta be some silver lining to a dry spell, right?<p>In life, there are a couple universal truths that stand the test of time: Peanut butter tastes better with jelly. A bike ride on a brisk fall day is always a good idea. And, yes, dry spells happen to the best of us. But about that last one: …

3 Signs You're Dehydrated

Thirst isn't the only tipoff that you need to drink up.<p>Ask any fitness expert to list a couple of common workout roadblocks, and dehydration will likely always make the cut. It's a killer! You need water to exercise—you <i>thrive</i> on it—yet so many women spend their days dehydrated. So, what gives? It …

Women's Health

7 coworking spaces with childcare designed for better work-life balance

There are almost 1,000 coworking spaces located across the country, but only a handful offer on-site childcare for entrepreneurs with a second title …

Writing crime fiction – 7 elements of gripping suspense

Suspense is a critical aspect of writing crime fiction. All the elements outlined below can help to increase suspense over the course of your</b> …

7 steps to better editing

Whether you are a writer or editor, you want to create the best content possible.<p>Note these seven best practices when editing your articles:<p><b>1. Listen</b> …

Creative Writing

Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

Exactly four centuries ago this year, Galileo sent a letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany to implore the powers-that-be of the time to accept the scientific fact that the Earth revolves around the sun and not the reverse.<p>It was not a new idea -- the ancient Greek Aristarchus made the same …

Star Trek

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Proyecto SULI: energía sustentable para el mundo en una lámpara

Tener la oportunidad de llevar “un sol portátil” a aquellas zonas donde el acceso a la energía eléctrica es casi imposible: esa es la meta de <b>Proyecto</b> …

What 7 Nutritionists Eat for Breakfast Each Morning

Follow their lead to get your day off to a healthy start.

Watch An Engine Powered By Evaporation Drive A Car

Using bacteria to create power<p>Evaporation is one of the givens here on Earth, right up there with death and taxes. At any given moment, water is evaporating from the ground or oceans and entering the air in massive quantities.<p>Now, some researchers think they may have figured out a way to harness …

10 Writing Mistakes that Kill Your First Chapter

<b>By Marcy Kennedy (@MarcyKennedy)</b>I’m teaching at a writer’s conference this week, so instead of one of my in-depth posts, I thought I’d create a quick …

5 Things You Should Never Do Before You Work Out

Hitting up the Indian food buffet, for one<p>Craft a killer playlist. Get dressed in your workout best. Perform a light warm-up. You know what to do to get ready for an awesome workout. But there are some things you should never—and we mean never, ever—do before a workout. Like these five …

¿Cómo se escribe una buena comedia?

A veces, cuando pensamos en los guionistas, nos imaginamos a un grupo de escritores serios y asilados frente al ordenador. Sin embargo, la realidad, …

Volkswagen renovará la Kombi, pero ahora como vehículo eléctrico - Bólido

En 2011 la casa alemana presentó el concepto Volkswagen Bulli en el Salón del Automóvil de Nueva York, un furgón moderno impulsado por un pequeño …

The Morning Routine That Enables Me to Keep Writing Novels

As a novelist who continues to be a practitioner of the art of fiction in the last years of my eighth decade, I have been asked repeatedly how one can avoid the memory blocks that so often plague older people.<p>Memory is the key to novel writing. Preserving a career in novel writing into one's …

This week's #lpfanphoto is from @drewhopper who captured this great shot of monks releasing a khom loy at Loy Krathong, Chiang Mai in Thailand. Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each Friday we pick one to regram to our friends and followers! Happy travels!

The Biggest Secret To Becoming a Writer

by Kellie McGannIf you’re reading this, you want to know how to become a writer. You want to be paid for your writing. You want your office to be …