Allison Lami Sawyer

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A psychologist explains why so many women oppose feminism

Sexism against women, by wome, is real and the negative perceptions of Hillary Clinton only reinforce this reality<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Just when you thought sexism was a thing of the past, revelations about Donald Trump bragging about …

Fabulous List of 43 Words to "Kill" During Edits by Tracy Gold

Writers! This is a post you will definitely want to bookmark! Writer and MFA student Tracy Gold joins us today to share a wonderful list of those …

$99 Flights to Europe Are Back This Fall and Winter

Note: you may have to cough up a bit more to get home.<p>WOW Airlines, the ultra-budget Icelandic airline that made headlines last fall for announcing …

21 Pieces of Writing Advice From Stephen King

1. Stop Watching Television. Instead, Read as Much as Possible<p>If you’re just starting out as a writer, your television should be the first thing to …

This Tokyo bookshop only sells one title at a time

IF YOU’RE ANYTHING LIKE ME, you go into a bookstore and are paralyzed by the choices at your disposal. Do you want to read that new short story …

Writing And Editing: Five Problems to Avoid in Your First Novel

<i>The first novel is definitely the hardest! You think you have internalized how a story works as a reader and then you discover there is so much more</i> …

Writing

Where to Eat the Best Houston BBQ Right Now

Our completely up-to-date guide to the 10 best barbecue spots in town.

BBQ

How to Balance the Show, Don't Tell Rule for perfectly written descriptions

Here's why we don't have nuclear fusion yet

If fusion power were harnessed directly on Earth, it could produce inexhaustible clean power, using seawater as the main fuel, with no greenhouse gas emissions, no proliferation risk, and no risk of catastrophic accidents.<p>Radioactive waste is very low level and indirect, arising from neutron …

Nuclear Energy

The foodie traveller ... tries a seaside special in Paris

Pan bagnat is essentially salade niçoise in a bun but discerning diners in the French capital are lapping it up<p>It’s fish and chips in the UK, <i>moules-frites</i> in Brittany, calamari in Italy … But in Nice, and most of France’s Côte d’Azur, the quintessential seaside snack is <i>pan bagnat</i> – a substantial …

Mars Mission Could Cause Brain Damage Due To Exposure To Cosmic Rays

Thousands of people have volunteered for a potential mission to Mars, but if any of them end up making the trip, they might lose a few brain cells along the way.<p>New research finds that exposure to cosmic rays during the long journey, expected to take about six to eight months, can damage the brain …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

Cooking

Star Wars planets like Tatooine could be common in universe

Previously scientists believed that only gas-giants could circle binary star systems but a new study suggests that many Earth-like planets could have two Suns<p>The image of Luke Skywalker staring at the double sunset of Tatooine captured the imagination of millions of cinemagoers.<p>But astrophysicists …

Will we ever… speak faster than light speed?

If we explore the outer reaches of space, keeping in touch with home will be a daunting task. But are there ways our words could travel faster than light? Peter Ray Allison investigates.<p>Light travels so fast it can make the transatlantic journey between London and New York more than 50 times each …

Quantum Mechanics

National Geographic Travel

The best restaurants in Tokyo and Kyoto – chosen by Japan’s top chefs

These Japanese chefs work at some of the most exciting restaurants in the country – including two listed in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 – but where do they go to eat and drink when they’re off duty? They take us to their favourite local counter restaurants and noodle bars in Tokyo and Kyoto • …

Old Tom & English, London W1, restaurant review

In this cocktail bar perfect for canoodling couples, the food, though at times brilliant, can play gooseberry<p><b>Old Tom & English</b> 187 Wardour Street, London W1F 8ZB <b><br>Contact:</b> (020 7287 7347) <b>oldtomandenglish.com</b> <b><br>Price:</b> Four dishes: <b>£30.30</b><p>Old Tom & English didn’t look anything like I was expecting: modelled …

The weirdest things you can do after dark in Tokyo

Tokyo theme restaurants put fun and fetishes on the menu

Some people enjoy dinner and a show, but sometimes in Japan, dinner is the show. Tokyo in particular has number of popular themed restaurants, …

Love Stories: My Tango in Paris With the Porte de Vanves Flea Market

<i>Love Stories is a series about love in all its forms, with one new essay appearing each day for the first two weeks of February, until Valentine's Day.</i><p>Sometimes I wonder, as I climb the metro steps and walk the half-block past the patisserie and the couscous café—what it is about these tables …

France

Lemnos Yokan Thermometer & Hygrometer Table Clock

Handmade out of solid wood in Japan, the Lemnos Yokan Thermometer & Hygrometer Table Clock can be termed as a masterpiece in the world of designer …

Crowd Funding

Tanzania Family Expedition

Venture into the wilds of Tanzania on a family safari and encounter a mind-boggling array of wildlife. Here, humans are but tiny dots on a sweeping …

Wildlife

Paris Is Filled With Secret Gardens, You Just Have To Know Where To Look

When you think of touring Paris, you likely think of the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame Cathedral or the Louvre. When you think of enjoying your time in Paris, you likely think about lounging in one of the city's famous parks with a croissant and a classic read to feel, you know, Parisian. And while …

Live Write Thrive

January 29, 2018 in Novel Structure with 3 Comments<p><i>Today’s guest post is by J. M. Robison.</i><p>After watching the final episode of <i>Grimm</i>, it occurred to me …

Writing