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Why audio storytelling is so compelling

On Wednesday, I listened to what I could easily consider the most chilling piece of audio I’ve heard—and I didn’t even hear the whole thing.<p>The audio …

Writing

How to write a short story: 10 steps to a great read

Writing a short story differs from writing a novel in several key ways: There is less space to develop characters, less room for lengthy dialogue, …

Creative Writing
Exercise

Player 1, ready! Voiceover and video games

Video games have come a long way from the 8-bit adventures of your youth. Soundtracks that were once comprised of beeps, buzzes, and tinny music now …

3 Ways to Know If Voice Acting Is for You

<i>Inspired by this story? Check out our voiceover audition listings!</i><p><i>Joan Baker is the author of "Secrets of Voiceover Success," and the winner of</i> …

Voice Acting
Animation

More than Just a Voice

• Jeff Friedman<br>• Skillman, NJ United States<br>• 07-09-16<p>A Goldmine of Voiceover Information!<p>Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?<p>"More …

Writing

The Quickest Way to Break into Voice Acting

Recently, the mother of a 10-year-old girl asked us about breaking into voice acting for herself and her daughter. She began her query with, “Can I …

Video Game Voice Acting with Roger Craig Smith - Batman Arkham Origins, Sonic the Hedgehog, Chris Redfield, Ezio Auditore

Roger Craig Smith is the voice of some of the most recognized characters in film, television, and video games today. Roger Craig Smith talks about …

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

If you want your life to be different… READ!<p>Words are thoughts that when shared are accepted as good ideas or bad ideas. Every single word you hear …

What ancient Egypt tells us about a world without religious conflict

Neil MacGregor’s final triumph at the British Museum is a show that tells the story of the shared lives and deities of Jews, Christians and Muslims in Egypt’s diverse past – proof that we don’t have to be divided in the present<p>High above the atrium of the British Museum, in the Hotung Gallery that …

Ancient History

10 (More) Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Documentaries aren't movies you'd usually think of when rattling off a list of horror films, but because documentaries depict things that <i>really</i> …

Ten Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

<i>Mugshot of Albert Fish, 1903 | Image: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Documentary film is my favorite genre, and the linked list of ten …

Astronomers have spotted something in space that looks like it could have been made by aliens

"Aliens should always be the very last hypothesis you consider, but this looked like something you would expect an alien civilisation to build," Jason Wright, an astronomer from Penn State University in the US, told The Atlantic.<p>The star, KIC 8462852, is located about 1,500 light-years away between …

Penn State

Adobe Portfolio

Quickly and simply build a personalized website to showcase your creative work with Adobe Portfolio. Now included free with any Creative Cloud …

Adobe

Renoir Haters Picket Art Museum

(Photo: Lane Turner/<i>Boston Globe</i>)<p>Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was one of the leading French painters of the Impressionist movement. He painted …

Museums

Best mobile games of September 2015 (pictures)

I Am Bread

Mobile Gaming

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple:<b> learning more skills.</b>If we compare the differences between the people …

Self-improvement

Hair-raising moment archaeologists open a 1,000-year-old coffin

Archaeologists may have discovered what could be the oldest bishop's grave in northern Europe<p>Archaeologists in Denmark have opened the lid of a sarcophagus to reveal a 1,000-year-old skeleton believed to be that of a 6ft 2in cleric.<p>The archaeologists are hoping to prove whether it could be the …

Watching Porn Might Be Stressing You Out More Than You Realize

New research shows that it's not necessarily the porn's fault. It could be in your head.<p>Scientists have not been able to get much definitive information on porn brain and the veracity of addiction, but new research elucidates why some Internet users might feel distressed about the thought of it, …

Psychology

Russian Government Calls For International Investigation Into U.S. Moon Landings & For Good Reasons

I'm in!<p>There are articles floating around the internet suggesting that the Russian government has claimed that America never landed on the moon. This …

The raunchiest animated film ever?

In our fourth and final video chat from the Toronto Film Festival, our contributors share their picks for their favourite films – including a cartoon strictly for adults.<p>Charlie Kaufman’s Anomalisa has emerged as one of the most buzzed about movies at the Toronto Film Festival. An existential …

Animation

5 Proven Principles for Long Lasting Motivation

Motivation isn’t something I think about on a daily basis because I know that motivation isn’t everything, <b>ACTION IS EVERYTHING</b>.<p>Any ‘<i>extra motivation</i>’ …

Motivation

Scientologists' Alleged 'Alien Space Cathedral' Found

A secret bunker hidden deep within the deserts of New Mexico is reported to be the "alien space cathedral" of the Church of Scientology, according to …

Church of Scientology

Watch legendary Disney animator Glen Keane draw in virtual reality

Virtual reality is a potent tool for art and storytelling, but we're still exploring the best ways to use it. One route in might be looking to the past — as this short film featuring Disney animator Glen Keane shows. You might not know Keane's name, but you'll almost certainly have come into …

Virtual Reality

What scientists found deep inside a cave challenges ideas of human evolution

Deep inside the Rising Star cave system, 30 miles northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, there's a hidden chamber that's almost impossible to reach.<p>…

Do these photographers fulfil your fantasy?

Feet, bondage, public places, international love hotels. Across the globe, the subcultures of sex have been slowly drawn out as photographers face our darkest, utmost sexual desires head on. Fetishes that live in the dingy studios of 70s New York, to the dark public parks of Tokyo and neon-lit …

Linguine with Green Olive Sauce and Zesty Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Bursting with the big brash flavors of green olives, anchovies, and capers, this herbaceous pasta sauce isn't afraid to bite back.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon plus ½ cup olive oil<p>¼ cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Italian Food

6 Important Keys To Staying Motivated For Life

Staying motivated is a combination of internal and external factors that stimulate a desire to be continually interested and committed to attain a …

Motivation