Kelly Sutherland

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17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

10 Reasons You Should Write a Children's Book in 2016

A decade ago, I was dating a physician. He was a nice guy, but I knew the relationship was doomed the night he asked: "So, when are you going to write a <i>grown-up</i> book?"<p>I laughed, unsure how to answer. But as I was driving home, I realized what I should have said: <i>"Do people ask pediatricians that?</i> …

The Complete Guide To Writing Your First Novel

Assaph Mehr is a software product manager who moonlights as an urban fantasy novelist. Here is everything Mehr learned on the path to becoming an …

I Need Coffee: Run Your Writing Like a Business

<i>Free Image via Morguefile.com</i><p>"I Need Coffee" is a monthly column on Huffington Post Books. INC covers all sorts of writing topics, with an eye toward how to make a living writing. INC's audience includes both authors and aspiring authors, and authors who are both mainstream and independent.<p><i>Note: A</i> …

5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Writing

How to be your own best editor<p>I've been coaching a couple of clients to help them improve their writing, and one thing I'm noticing is how much trouble they have editing their own stuff. They work hard to create a first draft, but then have difficulty making that draft better. As one person told …

7 Make-It-Yourself Games To Beat The Winter Doldrums

Cold weather giving you cabin fever? Here are 7 easy, do-it-yourself ways to have fun indoors.<p><b>1. Mini Golf</b><p><i>Oh Happy Day</i><p>You can't hit the (mini) links when it's 20 degrees out and snowing, but there's no reason you can't practice your swing. This incredibly adorable DIY tabletop mini golf game from …

In Trump's America, The Handmaid's Tale matters more than ever

<i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is an evergreen cautionary fable in the women’s movement, but not long after I read it in high school, I relegated it to the realm of poetic but gimmicky literary science fiction and a certain era of American politics. Set in a totalitarian, Christian fundamentalist regime …

You Can Hang These Legendary American Data Visualizations On Your Walls

Gift giving is difficult—go too general, and you look like you picked your gift off of Amazon's recommendation page, but target your loved one's …

30 Dreamy Kitchen Paint Colors and Ideas

You know, your walls don't have to be white.<p>Punch up those cabinets with bright blues and reds, or ground a large space with a soothing gray or green. Here, the ultimate kitchen color inspiration is served. (And if you get through all of these ideas and still love those pearly whites? Check out …

10 DIY Infused Liqueurs to Get You Through the Holidays

Infusing alcohol like vodka, gin, tequila, rum, and brandy is a great way to add your own special touch to a homemade cocktail, and it also makes a …

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How to fix a broken Home button in the iPhone 5c

There are two security screws that secure the screen to the frame and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your <b>5-point security</b> …

The World’s Best Dogs, According To Math

Sorry bulldogs.<p>London-based data journalist and information designer David McCandless has created some of the most thought-provoking data visualizations of the past few years. Now, he turns his hand to a decidedly more lighthearted (but every bit as important) topic: What dog breed is …

Hackathon pits data scientists against social problems

SAN FRANCISCO — Armed with laptops and access to huge volumes of data, teams of data scientists were given 24 hours to create a social good-themed …

The One Book Every "Serial" Fan Should Read

Why Janet Malcolm’s The Journalist and the Murderer is essential reading for Serial listeners.<p><i>Serial</i>, a new podcast spin-off of <i>This American Life</i>, may have created a new form of media consumption: the binge listen. New listeners are likely to ingest every episode (eight so far) of the real life …

Stunning data visualizations that explain rap, 'Game of Thrones' and more

LONDON — The winners of this year's Information Is Beautiful Awards were announced on Wednesday, revealing some truly stunning visualizations.<p>The …

Haruki Murakami excerpt from Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.

One Saturday night, Tsukuru and Haida were up talking late as usual when they turned to the subject of death. They talked about the significance of …

Hunter S. Thompson’s Conspiratorial 9/11 Interview: “The Public Version of the News is Never Really What Happened”

Having read almost everything the prolific <i>Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas</i> author Hunter S. Thompson ever wrote, I don't know if I would call him …

It’s National Poetry Month! 5 Poets You Should Know

I’ve always found poetry a little daunting. As in fiction (I suppose as in everything), it seems that there’s this serious club for poetry-writers …

The Science of Smell: How the Most Direct of Our Senses Works

<i>“Get a life in which you notice the smell of salt water pushing itself on a breeze over the dunes,”</i> Anna Quindlen advised in her indispensable <i>Short Guide to a Happy Life</i>. Susan Sontag listed “linen” and “the smell of newly mown grass” among her favorite things. <i>“A man may have lived all of his life</i> …

Neurocomic: A Graphic Novel About How the Brain Works

Scientists are only just beginning to understand how the brain works — from what transpires in it while we sleep to how to optimize its memory to what love does to it to how music affects it — and the rest of us fall somewhere on the spectrum between fascinated and confused when it comes to the …

16 Beer Quotes Worthy of a Toast

As summer inches closer, your taste buds start to salivate for something hoppy to swig. Seven out of 10 bros agree, there's nothing better than …

A Brief History of Gin—and 12 Kinds You Should Try

<i>Today is International Gin and Tonic Day! Why not celebrate with one (or two, or three...) G&Ts made with these delicious gins?</i><p>No matter how sick you …