Emma Taylor

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3 Worlds Unite: Content Marketing, Content Strategy, and Intelligent Content

At the Content Marketing Institute, we talk a lot about content marketing, content strategy, and intelligent content. And we have a lot (a <i>lot</i>) of …

Marketing

15 Copywriting Tips To Grow Your Content, Engagements, and Readership

<b>Writing copy is like applying to a job.</b> It does not matter how good you are or the amount of experience you have, if you cannot pass the resume/cover …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Books

5 Copywriting Tricks for Turning Blah Text into Persuasive Copy

Feeling overwhelmed when writing your content?You’re not alone.Learning to write better copy can be frustrating. Everyone has more tips, more advice, …

Richard Feynman on Science vs. Religion and Why Uncertainty Is Central to Morality

“It is impossible to find an answer which someday will not be found to be wrong.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his timeless treatise on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have failed.”</i> Perhaps because, as …

Richard Feynman

Bright Sky, Starry City: An Illustrated Love Letter to Our Communion with the Cosmos, Celebrating Women Astronomers

A warm and wonderful ode to the universe for the modern urban astronomer.<p>When trailblazing astronomer Maria Mitchell began teaching at Vassar in the 1860s, where she was the only woman on the faculty, the university’s official handbook forbade female students from going outside after dark — a …

From Dream to Nightmare: John Steinbeck on the Perils of Publicity and the Dark Side of Success

“It is so hard to know anything. So impossible to trust oneself. Even to know what there is to trust.”<p>As much as we may aspire to adopt Thoreau’s luminous definition of success and seek to reap the intrinsic rewards of creative labor rather than its extrinsic material manifestations, we live in an …

Literature

Nine Podcasts for a Fuller Life

A short playlist of intellectual, creative, and spiritual invigoration.<p>We are storytelling animals and the actual telling of stories — that ancient aural mesmerism of the human voice — continues to bewitch us somehow more thoroughly than any other medium of tale-transmission. This, perhaps, is why …

Uncommon Ground: a word-lover's guide to the British landscape

<b>Clitter/Clatter</b><p><b>Related terms: tor, scree, talus</b><p>Clitter in Devon, clatter in Cornwall - these are the piles of irregular granite boulders that litter and clutter the hillsides around tors. The sculpting of the tors began 280 million years ago, when the vast granite domes of Devon’s and Cornwall’s …

Forestry

8 Banned Books by Latino Authors

In recent months, <b>The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao</b> has come under fire from parents in West Essex, New Jersey, who have labeled the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "vulgar" and "pornographic." Those parents have now demanded that the Board of Education remove the book from the high school …

Books

20 books to read in 2015: TED-Ed Educators share their top 5 must-reads

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was the classic “read more books” and you haven’t so much as opened a magazine, we’re here to provide some …

50 Great Books About 50 Inspiring Women

There’s never a bad time to read about historically badass ladies, but since March is Women’s History Month, now is a particularly perfect moment to …

35 Healthy Chicken Recipes for Weight Loss

Although there are numerous sources of protein available, ranging from beans and veggies to fish and beef, chicken is by far one of the most popular …

Cooking

The 20 Best Books From The Past 20 Years, According To The Independent Bath Literature Festival

Picking a good book can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are just SO many.<p>Luckily, the literary experts over at the Independent …

100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Books

Great city walks: Central London

Buckingham Palace, the royal parks, Harrods and Fortnum & Mason, all on one four-hour London walk<b><br>• Five more walks tomorrow</b><p><b>Distance</b> 7.8 miles/12.6 km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 4 hours<b><br>Start and finish</b> YHA London Central<b><br>Start postcode</b> W1W 5NU<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/londoncentralparks

England

20 Favorite Fall Recipes

20 of my favorite fall recipes including scones, sandwiches, sides, salads, soups, and more!<p>It’s the MOST, won-DER-ful tiiiime, of the yeeeear.<p>Can I …

Indian Pea Chutney | Maunika Gowardhan

Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

Writer Paul Theroux: The Short Story Is 'Diabolically Hard To Master'

A master of the short story has a new collection to remind us how there's nothing short about how long a well-told story can linger in our minds. Paul Theroux is one of the most highly-acclaimed writers in the English language. His novels include <i>The Mosquito Coast</i> and <i>The Lower River</i>, and his travel …

Banned Books Remind Us Of The Power Of The Written Word

Here's an idea for weekend fun: Pick up a banned book.<p>Look for "the good parts" — the sections of <i>Ulysses</i>, <i>The Grapes of Wrath</i>, <i>The Color Purple</i>, <i>Catch-22</i>, <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>, <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</i>, <i>Lolita</i>, the Harry Potter series, <i>Animal Farm</i>, <i>A Farewell to Arms</i> or <i>In the Night Kitchen</i> that …