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Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

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The Ultimate Guide To Getting Published In A Literary Magazine

Here's everything you need to know before submitting your work to the literary publication of your dreams.<p>In this essay, I will attempt to tell you everything I’ve learned about submitting and publishing in literary magazines. Here’s the first thing: When you publish a book of stories that were …

Writing

This New Fiction App Delivers Original Stories In The Form Of Text Messages

Reading on your phone just got a little more modern with the Hooked app.<p>If you’ve ever thought one of your text message threads was so good it deserved to be published, you may be on to something.<p>A new fiction app rolling out today delivers stories to your smartphone in the form of a text …

The best recent fantasy novels – review roundup

Eric Brown on The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley, Skin by Ilka Tampke, Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho, The Ragthorn by Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth, and The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard<p>Natasha Pulley’s <b>The Watchmaker of Filigree Street</b> (Bloomsbury, £12.99) …

Books

Man Booker 2015 shortlist showcases tales of a globalised world

The Booker prize judges didn’t go “looking for diversity” this year, said chair Michael Wood, but they were “slightly relieved” to find it: and it’s evident in the fact that American domination hasn’t come to pass in quite the way some people feared when the prize was opened up in 2014. Four of the …

Books

7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

London School of Economics

Reasons to be cheerful: How to net that elusive book deal

There are myriad outlets, but how does a novice author get signed after the final draft?<p>Tue, Aug 11, 2015, 06:00 Updated: Tue, Aug 11, 2015, …

'Hominids' Is A Deeply Human Collection Of Speculative Fiction

Magic happens in "Soul Case," one of the standouts from Nalo Hopkinson's latest short story collection <i>Falling in Love with Hominids.</i> Not a metaphorical kind of magic, either. Set in a Caribbean village that's based on the historical phenomenon of <i>marronage</i> — former slaves escaping into the …

Books

Where to Submit: August + September

<i>Summer lives on! Enjoy our newest list of presses, lit mags, fellowships, and residencies to submit to over the next couple months. As always, email</i> …

Best holiday reads 2015

<b>AS Byatt</b><p><b>Novelist</b><p>Top of anyone’s reading pile should be two beautifully written and original recent English novels – Will Cohu’s <i>Nothing But Grass</i> (Chatto & Windus £16.99) and Melissa Harrison’s <i>At Hawthorn Time</i> (Bloomsbury £12.99), which kept me awake until 3.30am. Years ago, I chose Gogol’s <i>Dead …

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Three Essential Dadaist Films: Groundbreaking Works by Hans Richter, Man Ray & Marcel Duchamp

Iconoclastic art movements need manifestos—to explain themselves, perhaps, to announce themselves, surely, but also, perhaps, to soften the blow of …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

The Hottest Restaurants in Brooklyn Right Now, March 2018

Eater editors get asked one question more than any other: Where should I eat <i>right now</i>? While many people still consider Manhattan the locus of New York’s dining scene, swathes of Brooklyn have become dining destinations in their own right. New restaurants from ambitious chefs and acclaimed …

Game Of Thrones Filming Locations In Real Life

This infographic by travel agency Lawrence of Morocco reveals the true locations used in the hit HBO TV series Game of Thrones. The main headquarters …

The Science of Superstition

No one is immune to magical thinking.<p>A visitor once asked the Nobel Prize–winning physicist Niels Bohr whether he really believed that the horseshoe he’d hung at his country home was lucky. “Of course not,” Bohr said. “But I understand it’s lucky whether you believe in it or not.”<p>If Bohr couldn’t …

Shami Chakrabarti reveals Baileys women’s prize for fiction longlist

The women’s prize for fiction, established to redress the tendency by literary awards to overlook writing by women, is now in its 20th year, but chair of this year’s judges Shami Chakrabarti believes we are “still nowhere near where we should be” when it comes to literary recognition for …

Books

EA faces criticism over mobile Dungeon Keeper game

<b>Electronic Arts is facing strong criticism over the in-app payment system in its Dungeon Keeper game.</b><p>Many said the game was "unplayable" unless they spent significant sums to speed up progress and get upgrades.<p>EA said it had designed the game to fit in with typical patterns of mobile play and …

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The right has f***ked up minds: Meet the researcher who terrifies GOP Congress

His theory caused so much tumult that right-wingers pondered defunding the entire field. Here’s the latest<p>In the immediate aftermath of World War II, a wide range of thinkers, both secular and religious, struggled to make sense of the profound evil of war, particularly Nazi Germany and the …

Quorum Video: India’s Meena Seshu on listening to LGBTs, Sex Workers, and the Poor

Meena Seshu, a longtime women’s rights activist in India, thought she had all the answers. Then the people she was trying to help taught her …

I'm Brianna Wu, and I'm Risking My Life Standing Up to Gamergate

<i>This post originally appeared on Bustle.</i><p><i>By Brianna Wu</i><p>This weekend, a man wearing a skull mask posted a video on YouTube outlining his plans to murder me. I know his real name. I documented it and sent it to law enforcement, praying something is finally done. I have received these death threats and …

The Century-Old Photos That Exposed the Evils of Colonialism in Africa

Alice Seeley Harris's images are still shocking today.<p>It's 1904. The Congo. A man sits on a porch, staring intensely at something. At first you can't tell at what—but a closer look reveals the sickening truth: It's the severed foot and hand of a child.<p>Nsala, the man in the picture, was photographed …

How your eyes trick your mind

Look closer at optical illusions, says Melissa Hogenboom, and they can reveal how you truly perceive reality.<p><b>Visual, or optical, illusions show us that our minds tend to make assumptions about the world – and what you think you see is often not the truth.</b><p><b>Throughout history, curious minds have</b> …

Consciousness

Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen

A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology.<p>"Today is Thursday, the day of Meaning."<p>That's the message at the very top of the page. And from there down, almost everything about Amit Sood's website, stressfree.org, is couched in the self-help jargon that …

Ivy League’s meritocracy lie: How Harvard and Yale cook the books for the 1 percent

“We are credentializing a new elite by legitimizing people with an inflated sense of their own merit”<p><i>A special lottery is to be held to select the student who will live in the only deluxe room in a dormitory. There are 100 seniors, 150 juniors, and 200 sophomores who applied. Each senior’s name is</i> …

Shakespeare: One of the First and Greatest Psychologists

Steven Pinker finds insight into the frailty of human nature within Measure for Measure.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Peter Stamm, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more.</b><p>Harvard linguist and …

Memory Tip: Show Your Brain What's Important

For example, if you're trying to remember what you read, highlighting doesn't help.<p>On the other hand, flash cards do.<p>The difference lies in what psychologists call <b>desirable difficulty</b>.<p>Essentially, when learning <i>feels</i> difficult, learning is actually happening.<p>It's like when you lift a weight that's …

This Diagram Shows Cornell's Revolutionary Method For Taking Notes

Business Insider recently discovered that we've been taking notes wrong for decades.<p>MIT grad Hooman Katirai revealed that the standard method for notetaking — listen to what someone says, write down what you want to remember — is not the best way.<p>We present <b>the Cornell Notetaking System</b>.<p>Unlike the …

Here's A Diet For People Who Really Love Food

Bon Appétit magazine's fifth annual Food Lover's Cleanse is here and it looks amazing — albeit a little intimidating — but SO DELICIOUS.<p>For the fifth year in a row, <i>Bon Appétit</i> has just published their post-holiday, get-healthy eating plan called The Food Lover's Cleanse. It's two weeks' worth of …

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Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea

American intervention in Korea has frequently sparked protests, especially over film. An examination of the complicated history of America and its …