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Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm

In the first of a four-part series on earning money, we look at the fast-track route to a chartbusting book – with a little help from a computer<p>It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could …

Writing

4 Science Books That Explore the Future of Human Evolution

Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution<p>The theory of evolution might have begun with Darwin, but it, like life itself, has continued to develop …

Singularity

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

9 Inspiring Books That Should Be As Famous As "The Secret"

The power of you.

June Planet Watching: You Can See These 3 Planets Clearly With No Telescope This Month

Stargazing is a classic summer activity, and if you were hoping to do some star viewing there will be plenty to see this month. During the month of …

Scientists Are Inching Closer to Bringing Synthetic Human DNA to Life

GP-Write, Meeting Again<p>In May 2016, more than 100 experts in bioengineering and genetics convened for a private meeting at Harvard Medical School. …

Genetics
Dessert

Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice

<i>Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice is easy to make and a great side dish for any Mexican meal.</i> Josh loves the Instant Pot. He uses it all of the time to …

Cooking

Study Reveals That a Strange Force Is Affecting the Quantum World

Force in a Vacuum<p>The world of nanoparticles can be very different from the world we see. For starters, it’s already unique in terms of mass — these …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump's economy team is missing two big pieces

President Trump has been in office nearly three months, but he's still missing two key members of his economic team.<p>Robert Lighthizer, the nominee for U.S. trade representative, and Alexander Acosta, Trump's pick for labor secretary, have yet to advance to the full Senate for confirmation …

Donald Trump

These are the 5 most potentially deadly volcanoes in the world

An eruption of Mount Etna recently caught out some BBC journalists who were filming there. The footage was extraordinary and highlighted the hazards volcanoes pose to humans and society.<p>Since 1600, 278,880 people have been killed by volcanic activity, with many of these deaths attributed to …

Geology

Quantum Physics is Bringing Our Wildest Sci-Fi Dreams to Life

Spooky Subatomic Space<p>Think of every amazing future technology you’ve seen or read about in science fiction, or imagined yourself. Big innovations …

Quantum Mechanics

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Dark Matter

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

Marketing

In a first, scientists detect 'fast radio bursts' from beyond the Milky Way galaxy

Sifting through the heavens like prospectors panning silt for a glint of gold, astronomers say they have finally pinpointed the source of so-called fast radio bursts – brief, powerful and mysterious flashes of light.<p>The discovery, described in a paper in Nature and two others in Astrophysical …

Texas A&M-Led Study Helps Prove Galaxy Evolution Theory

COLLEGE STATION --<p>Everyone has a backstory, even our own Milky Way galaxy. And much like social media, the picture is not always as pretty as it …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Don't Miss Seeing a Supermoon and Meteor Shower on the Same Night

You can get two shows for the price of one.<p>On Wednesday, December 14, you'll be able to see the last supermoon of the year. On that very same night, the Geminid meteor shower, one of the brightest meteor showers of the year, will reach its peak.<p>The Geminids are the last meteor shower of 2016, and …

Facts and Theories in Science and Theology: Implications for the Knowledge of Human Origins

As careful study of the biblical texts is decisive for the construction of theological accounts of human origins, it is necessary to address the …

Quantum-Bayesian and Pragmatist Views of Quantum Theory (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. QBism<p>Quantum Bayesianism originated as a point of view on states and probabilities in quantum theory developed by C.M. Caves, C.A. Fuchs, and R. …

Quantum Mechanics

New Natural Law Theory | Natural Law, Natural Rights, and American Constitutionalism

<b>THE NEW NATURAL LAW THEORY</b><i><br>Christopher O. Tollefsen, University of South Carolina*</i><p>The New Natural Law (NNL) theory is the name given a particular …