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How I Became a Top Writer in 15 Days

And You Can Do it Too!I Love ChallengesI took on the challenge of becoming a Top Writer on Medium.I didn’t know much about how to become a Top …

Novel-Writing App WriteWayPro Is Now Free

Image: WriteWayPro<p>If you're looking for an all-in-one program to handle your novel-writing needs, then WriteWayPro is worth a look. The creator …

Writing advice from iconic authors

If your job involves writing in any way—or even if you just pen an occasional love note—it always pays to improve your skills.<p>There’s plenty of …

Creative Writing

9 Weird Interview Questions Companies Use to Reveal Your True Self

There is plenty of creative thinking happening on these companies.<p>Where do you see yourself in five years? What is your biggest weakness? Why should we hire you?<p>If you've interviewed for enough jobs, you've probably answered those questions so many times you could do it in your sleep. They're …

Employment

10 Steps to Self-Publish Your Book Like a Bestseller

People do judge a book by its cover and content, which influences sales and your reputation.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Self-published books are springing up all over the place. If you are an entrepreneur, having a book under your belt can boost your …

Writing

17 Books Every Music Lover Should Read

Unmissable books about music, from Gucci Mane's autobiography to Ego Trip's rap tome to David Byrne's sweeping 'How Music Works.'

Gucci Mane

Sophia the robot is shockingly human-like—and the internet is terrified

Sophia is an advanced robot created by Hanson Robotics that eerily resembles a human. She was activated in 2015, but recent interviews with members …

How Omega-3 Fish Oil Affects Your Brain and Mental Health

Fish oil is a popular over-the-counter supplement extracted from fatty fish like sardines, anchovies, mackerel and salmon.<p>Fish oil primarily contains …

The Brain

Five Books About Writing that Made Me a Better Writer

I started devouring books around second grade and by around fifth grade, I was reading adult fiction along with young adult and middle grade fiction. …

Creative Writing

Elon Musk's Latest Big Idea is Both Absurd and Emotionally Uplifting

This is no moonshot. It's bigger than that.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>The world makes no sense.<p>How many CEOs are willing to admit that?<p>Rather than, say, just line their own pockets in preparation for a very dull, …

Tesla

The Top 10 Websites for Science in 2017

As the year comes to a close, <i>RealClearScience</i> likes to take stock of all the terrific (and downright awful) science journalism and communication of …

Science: Listening to This Type of Music Makes You a Better Person

Want to be more generous, empathetic, and cooperative? Put on these particular tunes.<p>We tend to think of ethics as a matter of character. You do or do not do bad things because of the type of person you are. But science actually shows that circumstances and surroundings (even quite trivial details …

Aretha Franklin

The Last Supermoon of the Year: Pictures

Burma

How I Retrain my Brain Every Day

I have spent years bouncing from therapist to therapist, with little to no positive outcome.<p>This past year, I went through the most severe depressive …

7 Tips, Tricks and Reminders For Becoming a Better Writer

The fastest way to become the person you want to be — is to write about the person you really are.<p>Prior to giving a briefing in Vietnam in front of a …

Writing

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Mental Health

The queen of England is a cannibal and Finland doesn't exist — these are the 12 craziest conspiracy theories on the internet

Welcome to the internet, where incredulity and paranoia loom large. Here, you'll find no shortage of theories expounding on the non-existence of celebrities and detailed analysis on the many ways in which we've been lied to by the government (which, in turn, has been lied to by the elite reptile …

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

Winter Fashion

10 Podcasts That Can Change How You Think About Life

Challenging our assumptions is the beginning of growth.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-founder and CEO of Bell + Ivy, marketer, speaker and author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the day to day schedules of people in the world, there is so much to get done and, …

Self-improvement

11 Awesome Games You Might Have Missed This Month

Tons of awesome games come out every month, but in the shadow of high-profile AAA titles, even the best ones can slip under our radars. Whether …

Farmers Put Modi’s Political Future at Risk

Anger over falling farm incomes has spilled onto streets across a swathe of India’s largest states as farmers struggle with food price deflation and …

Android Nougat Running on 15.8% Devices, Oreo Yet to Make an Appearance

Not too long ago, Google released the Android distribution numbers for the month of September and there are quite a few improvements to look at when …

Denley: Facts may not add up on Ontario's plans to improve students' math skills

For years, the Ontario government has been baffled by students’ alarmingly low scores on annual standardized math tests.<p>The latest results show that …

Education

Recommended Books for Beginner Buddhists

New to Buddhism? Here Are Places to Begin Learning<p>In the West, many of us begin our journey with Buddhism by reading a book. For me, the book was <i>The</i> …

Meditation

Practice, Practice, Practice

What you want is practice, practice, practice. It doesn’t matter what we write (at least this is my view) at our age, so long as we write continually …

Spectacular northern lights illuminate sky over Finland – video

Colourful lights danced across the sky in a striking aurora display over Lapland in northern Finland early on Friday. The editor of the travel magazine All About Lapland, Alexander Kuznetsov, said he had driven for 300 miles to find clear skies to film the scenes. The northern lights are the result …

Assassination by pacemaker: Australia needs to do more to regulate internet-connected medical devices

In the future, people are going to be just a little bit cyborg. We’ve accepted hearing aids, nicotine patches and spectacles, but implanted medical …

Medical Technology

Alexa and Siri are vulnerable to 'silent,' nefarious commands

Hacks are often caused by our own stupidity, but you can blame tech companies for a new vulnerability. Researchers from China's Zheijiang University found a way to attack Siri, Alexa and other voice assistants by feeding them commands in ultrasonic frequencies. Those are too high for humans to …

Google Assistant

Want to write for us? We’re hiring!

If you’re the type to frequent tons of Android news sites, you’ve probably thought about what it would be like to write the stories, not just read …

Writing