Kevin Gray

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6 Insider Tips For Selling Your Book

<b>We spoke with several anonymous publishing insiders to find out the truth about landing a publishing deal.</b><p>1. GO BIG.<p>To sell a book, you have to write …

Writing

Fear is boring, and other tips for living a creative life

Elizabeth Gilbert shares 11 ways to think smartly about creativity.<p>Creativity is a tricky word. Consultants peddle it, brands promise it, we all …

Looking for a new podcast to try? 45 great picks from the TED staff

There’s something so cool about finding a new podcast to love — each little download opens a door to new ideas, new jokes, new ways of seeing the …

Learn All the Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts with This Cheat Sheet

Windows 10 comes with a few new keyboard shortcuts to take advantage of new features like the virtual desktop and the action center. Here’s a handy …

This Graphic Explains 20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decision-Making

We all make bad decisions sometimes, but have you ever wondered what mental obstacles can lead you astray? This infographic goes over 20 of the most …

Behavioral Sciences

Why we need to rethink capitalism

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It's a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and …

What the best education systems are doing right

In South Korea and Finland, it’s not about finding the “right” school.<p>Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems. …

Human trafficking is all around you. This is how it works

Behind the everyday bargains we all love -- the $10 manicure, the unlimited shrimp buffet -- is a hidden world of forced labor to keep those prices …

This telescope might show us the beginning of the universe

When and how did the universe begin? A global group of astronomers wants to answer that question by peering as far back in time as a large new …

This app knows how you feel -- from the look on your face

Our emotions influence every aspect of our lives -- how we learn, how we communicate, how we make decisions. Yet they're absent from our digital …

Why 30 is not the new 20

Clinical psychologist Meg Jay has a bold message for twentysomethings: Contrary to popular belief, your 20s are not a throwaway decade. In this …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Black Holes

Stephen Hawking's New Black Hole Theory Will Blow Your Mind

Maybe you could survive the universe's ultimate calamity.<p>In last year's <i>Interstellar</i>, Matthew McConaughey's character floats past a black hole's event horizon (i.e. the point of no return) and winds up in, ostensibly, a fourth-dimensional observational tower constructed by our future selves. Heady. …

Mayim Bialik: Faith Will Never Be Trendy in Hollywood

Mayim Bialik, a star of the hit sitcoms <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> and (formerly) <i>Blossom</i>, says faith and religion are never going to be popular in Hollywood. …

Are We Going to Get a Whole New Theory of Gravity?

Have you ever heard of Le Sage gravity? It’s an attempt to come up with a mechanical explanation for why massive objects move towards each other. …

Particles

Photoflow for Mac Is a Beautiful Desktop Client for Instagram

OS X: If you’re an Instagram junkie, love following photographers, exploring hashtags and photos in your area, or just have lots of friends or …

Learn How to Smoke Meats on a Gas or Charcoal Grill with This Infographic

We’ve talked about the best cooking times and temperatures when you’re using an electrical smoker, but what if you don’t have one of those? This …