Angela McDonald

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Penguin Books Australia

From the bestselling author of <i>The Wrong Girl</i> and <i>Amazinger Face</i> comes the go-to guide on surviving a break-up... like a boss.

How to Write a Sentence

Well, here you are, looking at this, trying, hoping, floundering, scrabbling, wishing, dying to find out the mystery of “how to” write a sentence. Or possibly you have tried write sentence and failed utterly.<p>Never mind and never fear. I am an, thankfully, expert of sentences. Read on and be …

Winter fit: your training guide | RideOn

<i>Cycle coach David Heatley explains how to use your winter riding to gear up for spring events.</i><p>My most successful clients are the ones with goals to …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

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4 Tips for Writing Great Scenes - Ingrid Sundberg

We all want to write scenes that grip our readers and keep them glued to the page! Easier said than done, right? Well, here are four tips that I try …

Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

People often talk about how their friends feel like family. Well, there's some new research out that suggests there's more to that than just a feeling. People appear to be more like their friends genetically than they are to strangers, the research found.<p>"The striking thing here is that friends are …

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …

In any weather: 30 tips for first-time winter commuters

<i>Poor weather is no excuse to stop pedalling. Margot McGovern shares tips to keep you riding this winter.</i><p>Photo: Thomas Joynt<p>I suffer from what my …

When You Just Don't Feel Like It

There have not been many times where I haven't felt motivated to do something. But here it is. Just one week after me starting to write 500 words a day, I'm not feeling it. Am I falling back into my old habits? Or is it just something I'm not seeing an ends to the means? I don't think it's either. …

The Long Road to a Published Novel

<i>Troika</i> is my debut novel, but it's a debut only in the sense that it is the first of my novels that an editor acquired and published. The more complicated backstory is that during the twenty years preceding <i>Troika,</i> I wrote five novels -- none of which caught the interest of a publisher.<p>For most of …

Back on track

<i>Rugged, versatile and stylish: Iain Treloar asks the tough questions about bike specific backpacks.</i><p>We have weighty expectations when it comes to our …

Stretch at your desk

<i>Instead of a coffee break, take a stretch break for a boost of vitality. Simon Vincett has six stretches you can do in ten minutes at your desk.</i><p>Photo …

Building core strength

<i>Stand tall and supported and ready for action with a solid core. Simon Vincett suggests these exercises.</i><p>Photo by Thomas Joynt<p>Just as aerobic exercise …

Exercise Motivation: 6 Tips You've Never Heard Of

The most popular day to exercise is "tomorrow."<p>To pump up your motivation, we know the classic tips: find a workout partner so you're accountable, make your intentions known so you feel social pressure, set a deadline like running a 5K or your 20th reunion. Now, it's not to say that these tips …

Rise and Shine: 10 Steps to Becoming a Morning Person

In the perfect world we would all be morning people. We would wake up calm, refreshed and ready to tackle the day. But this isn't a perfect world, and many of us have hectic morning routines that are considered a success only if we're able to make it to work on time and with no coffee stains on our …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

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Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

Looking for Inspiration? Take a Hike.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to generate new ideas? Throw on your walking shoes.<p>A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology by Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo, a doctoral student in education psychology, and Daniel …

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