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10 Things You Can Learn From Well-Known Authors

Guest Writer Writing<p>Updated March 15, 2018 1625 Views 0 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>Flip<p>Share<p>Buffer<p>95 Shares<p>5/5 (2)<p>How To Learn How To Write<p><i>By Jennifer</i> …

You haven't had good scrambled eggs until you've boiled them in a pot of water

At least according to this Michelin-starred chef.<p>Daniel Patterson, Michelin-starred and James Beard-awarded chef at Coi in San Francisco, came up …

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

Psychology

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

This e-bike can travel 236 miles on a single charge – that's more than a Tesla 3

This e-bike can travel a staggering 236 miles on a single charge, that is further than a Tesla Model 3.<p>The bike comes in 3 different models, the "Prime" has the longest range, the "Top" has a top speed of 50mph, and the "Lite" is the cheapest version.<p>The Delfast e-bike is street legal and the …

Tesla

By: Ant Pruitt

So I’ve gotten to this early paragraph and i could probably stop reading after this quote:“To be an author, you must first be a writer. And while …

Free Course

Writing Dialogue That Develops Plot and Character<p>Dialogue can make or break your book. At its best, it can transform your story into a gripping tale …

Creative Writing

10 Crowd-Pleasing Soups That Are Perfect for Empty Bowls

Are you thinking of hosting an Empty Bowls gathering in your area? Empty Bowls is about raising funds and awareness to fight hunger and building …

Vegetarian

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling.

The white supremacists marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend were not ashamed when they shouted, “Jews will not replace us.” They were not ashamed to wear Nazi symbols, to carry torches, to harass and beat counterprotesters. They wanted their beliefs on display.<p>It’s easy to treat …

How to make a $7 cellphone sniffer

Please don’t use it for anything creepy<p>Tracking cellphone signals is much, much easier than you think. This demo from Danish IT pro Keld Normal uses a $7 USB device to snoop in on cell signals, essentially sniffing out any cellphones connected to a tower nearby.<p>There’s a lot of Ubuntu and Python …

Surveillance

A Handy Cured Meat Guide for Everyone Except David Brooks

Get to know your prosciutto and mortadella.<p>On Tuesday, <i>New York Times</i> writer and alleged <i>friend</i> David Brooks published a column to let us know, per usual, that we're ruining America. Which, duh. But in delivering his account of a recent lunch, Brooks took the opportunity to publicly roast an …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Plant Owners Make

Christan Summers and Ivan Martinez—the brilliant plant whisperers behind the Brooklyn-based plant company Tula House—know a thing or two about …

Plants

5 Apps That Will Help You Finish Writing Your Book

Don't let procrastination win. Use these tools to get organized, stay focused, and finish strong.<p>Authors are not immune to procrastination, nor to distraction. To write a book requires dedication and a consistent writing schedule, but any author will tell you that the kind of focus needed to finish …

What You Should Know About Vertical Farming

By 2050, the world’s population is expected to be almost 10 billion, and feeding this massive population will be a huge challenge. Due to industrial …

The Ultimate Guide to Storing, Treating, and Finding Water in Emergencies

As someone who believes in self-reliance, you want to take steps to be prepared for disaster. There are a lot of things you can do to get prepared, …

Top 10 Thai Pastes and Sauce Recipes

For Thai paste and sauce that tastes authentic and is simple to make, try one of these delicious recipes! Making your own Thai paste or sauce isn't …

What Is an Unreliable Narrator and How Can I Identify One?

In fiction, as in life, an unreliable narrator is a character who cannot be trusted. Either from ignorance or self-interest, this narrator speaks …

Creative Writing

4 Myths About Innovation That "Gurus" Love To Tell

The only "right way" to innovate is to solve a problem that people care about<p>Go to any innovation conference and you're sure to be amazed. Someone will stand up on stage and show you how to unleash creativity in your organization, develop pathbreaking products and run circles around your …

How to Build a Better WordPress Website ... One Week at a Time - Copyblogger

What is the key to building a better website?<p>Well, you first need an idea. And it needs to be useful.<p>Next, you need to start with the right stuff, …

Send text messages and photos without a cell connection thanks to Sonnet

A new device from Sonnet Labs promises to make it much easier for people to stay in communication with one another while traveling off the grid. The …

Google Assistant

David Sedaris Breaks Down His Writing Process: Keep a Diary, Carry a Notebook, Read Out Loud, Abandon Hope

When did you first hear David Sedaris? Normally in the case of a writer, let alone one of the most famous and successful writers alive, the question …

Los Angeles

John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Popular Fiction

1. DO — WRITE A PAGE EVERY DAYThat’s about 200 words, or 1,000 words a week. Do that for two years and you’ll have a novel that’s long enough.Nothing …

Popular Fiction

How To Build A Successful Career In A Future Without Jobs

Whether you blame robots, artificial intelligence, or automation more broadly, the proactive professional needs to plan for a successful career in a future without jobs . It is not enough to know how to navigate a company hierarchy because that company may completely restructure. It is not enough …

Financial Services

At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

Joshua Ferris: ‘Good fiction is a recapitulation of a dream’

The American author on humour in his fiction, the benefit of having a spouse as your sternest critic, and why short stories are as difficult to write as novels<p><b>US writer Joshua Ferris, 42, is the author of three novels including Then We Came to the End (2007) and To Rise Again at a Decent Hour</b> …

Books

Indian Naan: This Recipe For Cheese Naan Is To Die For

Without a doubt, Indian cuisine is one of the tastiest in the world. And what would be an Indian meal without a <b>naan</b> worthy of this name?<p><i>Fine Dining</i> …

How to Build a Pasta-Ready Pantry (And Skip the Mid-Week Slump)

<i>By keeping a few quality ingredients on hand, you can quickly transform your dinners every night of the week. We partnered with Johnsonville to share a few ways we like to change it up with pasta.</i><p>Quick and flavorful weeknight pasta dinners (which I'm kind of known for) can come together easily with …

Researchers can now desalinate seawater with the power of the Sun

One of the oldest means of extracting potable liquid from seawater involves distillation, basically boiling the water into steam and then cooling the purified vapor in condensation tubes. Problem is, this method is incredibly power intensive with nearly half of the input energy going towards just …

Harvest Smart: How To Make Tomato Butter

Summer tomatoes are in full swing in Charleston, SC, and at the famed Magnolias, that means it’s tomato butter season. A timeless accompaniment to a …

Food Preservation