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25 Writing Contests in July 2018 — No entry fees

There are more than two dozen free writing contests in July, some of which offer substantial prizes. Every genre, form, and style is covered, from …

Creative Writing

Nicole Kidman’s secret to marital success is avoiding a habit you def do every. single. day.

Despite tragic celebrity breakups happening on the reg (RIP Brangelina…yes, still), some famous love stories can really give the rest of the world …

Nicole Kidman

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

Couples Who Stay In Love Do These 7 Things More Often

Falling in love with someone is the easy part. You're naturally more excited about being with someone when things are shiny and new. But when the …

Divorce

7 Personality Traits Of People Who Are More Likely To Attract Long-Term Partners

It's no secret that dating today is tough. When you're serious about finding a solid relationship, there's nothing more annoying than realizing …

Relationships

I’m a 32-Year-Old Police Officer With Zero Debt. Here’s My Plan to Retire in 10 Years

Self-discipline is critical.<p>Saddled with student debt, many millennials have postponed financial milestones like home ownership. But not Brandon …

After 30-plus years and 100-plus roles, Samuel L. Jackson ranks his own roles

No. 1 is not what you think it is<p>Samuel L. Jackson, who stars as “Frozone” in this week’s <i>The Incredibles 2</i>, knows a dope character when he sees one. …

If You Want to Go Deeper in Your Relationship, Ask Him These 10 Questions

<i>Out of the hundreds of questions we ask our partner each week, what if one of them was, "How can I better support you in your life?" It's not easy entering into a deep conversation, even with the people we love most. Jordan Gray at YourTango explains how asking our partner just a few meaningful</i> …

This $100 smartwatch lasts over a month on a charge, and it’s back down to $65 on Amazon

The Apple Watch is the most popular smartwatch in the world by a wide margin, but it doesn’t even hold a candle to the Amazfit Bip Smartwatch by …

You'll Never Believe These Decadent Cookie Balls Are Paleo AND Vegan

<i>Re-create your favorite childhood candy bars (sans the sugar crash) with these no-bake Snicker Bliss Balls in just 25 minutes, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>It's about time this classic treat gets a Paleo makeover! Combining pure cacao and raw dates, this no-bake copycat recipe is a great candy alternative for …

Dessert

This Gingery Egg Soup Takes Just 15 Minutes to Make

Poached eggs show up on eggs benedict, frisée salads, and noodle bowls, but one of my favorite ways to eat them are in a bowl of steaming hot broth. …

Apple's Airpods Are an Omen

The company’s slick, wireless earbuds work great, but they foreshadow startling changes to the social fabric.<p>The moment I put the Apple AirPods in my ears, I feel like I’ve already dropped them in the toilet. They are so small and slippery. The mere act of removing these precious, wireless ear buds …

‘Legion’ Is the Most Brilliant, Awards-Worthy Show You’re Not Watching

Noah Hawley’s superhero show has been getting a bad rap. Though <i>Legion</i>‘s first season was a critically acclaimed centerpiece in conversations about …

This Chicken Enchilada Skillet Feeds a Hungry Crowd — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

This Man Has Been Creating Cat Cartoons For Over 20 Years, And Here Are 40 Of The Best Ones

As much as we spend time with cats, they still sometimes are a true mystery to us humans. To explain what life with these furry creatures is all …

Infinity War: 15 Crazy Panels From The Comics Too Impossible For The Big Screen

There have been countless think pieces over the years about why the Marvel Cinematic Universe is so successful. Fans and critics wonder what secrets …

After Deadpool 2, it's official. Superhero fatigue syndrome has set in

When Ted and Marshall drove from New York to Ohio in How I Met Your Mother, a faulty cassette player forced them to listen to a tape of the song 500 Miles on repeat the whole way.<p>At first, it was a riot, but after a few hours the song lost all its charm. They hated it. It came back around hours …

Comic Books

21 Writing Prompts To Help You Finish An Entire Novel This Summer

Summer is officially here, and it's the perfect time to start writing a novel. There's no school and plenty of sunshine — which means it's the …

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Deadpool 2 casually subverts some of superhero movies’ most toxic clichés

Beneath the film’s gleeful raunch and gore hides an empathetic heart.<p>Though <i>Deadpool</i> is most celebrated for breaking box office records and paving the way for R-rated superhero movies, when it was released in 2016, some commenters noted that <i>Deadpool</i> had surprisingly forward-thinking attitudes about …

The 25 Greatest Spider-Man Stories Of All Time, Officially Ranked

Over half a century after his initial debut in Stan Lee’s <i>Amazing Fantasy #</i>15, Spider-Man remains one of the most iconic figures in all of pop …

Holy Crap, Amazon Is Probably Bringing Back The Expanse

Mere days after being canceled by Syfy, <i>The Expanse</i> may already be making a comeback.<p><i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> says that Amazon is in talks to revive the …

A Big-Name Cameo In ‘Deadpool 2’ Stemmed From A Joke That Required Oscar-Winning Talent

Slight spoilers for Deadpool 2<p><i>Deadpool</i> is blending reality and fiction all while breaking down the fourth wall, only to stack the rubble back up to adorn it with a lovely spraypainted mural of Hugh Jackman’s face. <i>Deadpool 2</i> ups the bizarre ante, and it will exist in our world, the <i>X-Men</i> universe …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

This 27-year-old ex-Facebook engineer invented a super popular way to protect Mac PCs from hackers without Apple's help

A tiny security startup called Kolide is starting to make waves within the computer security world.<p>It helps businesses dive into the guts of their employees' Macintosh computers to find all the sketchy things a hacker could use to break into a corporate network.<p>Kolide is on the radar because its …

Two Year Old Boy Comforts His Nervously Panting Bulldog During a Nasty Round of Thunderstorms

When a particularly scary block of thunderstorms hit the New York City metropolitan area on May 15, 2018, a two year old boy in the eastern Long …

Jabra Elite 65t review: Put down your AirPods

Whether you like it or not, true wireless earbuds are having a moment. They actually have for a while now, and Apple's introduction of AirPods only added fuel to the fire. Most of the big names in audio have introduced models, following the path Bragi forged with the Dash back in 2016. While …

My life in sex: being the other woman

I’d been separated from my husband for six months and felt lonely. The separation had been painful and not my decision, so in an attempt to widen my social life, I searched for someone with common interests on an expatriate social network site.<p>We chatted on email and WhatsApp, before arranging to …

Loneliness