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Want to Publish a Short Story? Pitch These 6 Publications

While we’d all love to have an article or story appear in <i>The New Yorker</i>, the hard truth is that dream comes true for very few people. And as with any …

Creative Writing

Obama administration reaches goal to provide LTE to 98 percent of Americans

Improving the state of broadband internet in the US has been a part of the President Obama's platform for some time, and now that the presidency is in its later years, the administration wants to take stock of the advancements it has made.<p>In an announcement today, the administration officially …

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

Why Men Are More Narcissistic Than Women

If there’s one thing you can say for craziness, it’s that it’s not sexist. Across entire populations, males and females face a pretty equal lifetime …

Selma bridge deserves a better name

<b>(CNN) —</b> There were three Selma to Montgomery marches in March 1965, and Rosa Parks had missed the first one. Parks, whose act of civil disobedience sparked the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955, moved to Detroit two years later for safety reasons. Death threats, in Alabama, were too much for her to …

Black History

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

Take the Afternoon Off With These 10 Tips for Getting Most of Your Work Done By Noon

Accomplish more in the mornin than most people do in a day.<p>Many successful people have developed methods that allow them to get as much as 90 percent of their work done before they take their lunch break. That doesn't mean they are up before dawn or that they lock themselves in an office every …

Why The Few Women Venture Capitalists Often Give Up

How the funding landscape has changed for the worse and the women attempting to change the status quo.<p>It’s no secret that women-owned businesses can’t get funding.<p>The statistics paint a clear and discouraging picture. Between 1997 and 2013, the number of women-owned establishments grew 1.5 times …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

National Academy of Sciences

Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises, Studies Say

Long thought to be fish-eaters, the big-eyed animals have been observed taking on bigger prey in the North Sea.<p>It seemed a heart-warming sight: two seals apparently frolicking in the sea before slipping below the waves off the German island of Helgoland (map) in 2013.<p>Then an ominous sheet of red …

6 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Love Life

Are you your relationships’ own worst enemy?<p>Who doesn’t want a blissed-out relationship based on the kind of love musicians write songs about? That might be the dream, but you may actually be standing in your own way of achieving it. The good news is that you can ID the sneaky things you do that …

How Highly Successful People Deal With Depression

In the last piece, a handful of psychologists weighed in on whether the super-successful C-suite crowd may suffer from depression disproportionately. And they seem to, for reasons that are counterintuitive, but pretty logical once you think about them. The related issue is how highly-successful …

15 Ways to Live Authentically & Amazingly

<b>Anxiety, depression and unhappiness occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves.</b> This is what …

Sundance: Netflix Acquires Doc 'Hot Girls Wanted'

The documentary tracks the dark downfall of an amateur porn actress career.<p>Netflix has nabbed the documentary <i>Hot Girls Wanted.</i><p>The streaming service …

Sundance Film Festival ’15 Recap: Dicks, Docs, and ‘Dope’

The biggest indie film fest in the world boasted a plethora of fascinating documentaries, compelling coming of age movies, and lots of …

NBA results, Jan. 31: James leads Cavs to 10th straight win

The boos were raining down on Kevin Love and his three-pointer wasn’t falling in the building he used to call home.<p>On nights like this in his six years in Minnesota, Love had no one to turn to for help. In Cleveland, he has LeBron James, and the best player in the world wasn’t about to let his new …

Basketball

The US Drug War Has Changed Radically In Just A Few Years

But now change is in the air and those who would like to see reform have a chance to make a real difference. By looking at where we've come from, we can see where we need to go.<p>Until 2011 or 2012, the war on drugs, while much bemoaned, was simply a fact of life, with pretty much everyone agreeing …

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‘Obviously You’re Stoned’: Nancy Grace Flips Out over Pot Again (Feat. Dr. Drew)

<b>Nancy Grace</b> tonight revisited one of her passions: loudly decrying how dangerous pot is to the public based on several isolated incidents. And this …

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Blake Shelton to Make Acting Debut in Adam Sandler Western Spoof

It seems Blake Shelton has caught the acting bug!<p>Days after showing his acting chops hosting the Jan. 24 episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, <i>The Wrap</i> is …

80,000 Media Assets Freely Available Via The Public Domain Project

It can be hard for artists, designers, photo editors, and other creatives to track down Public Domain materials for their work. A number of resources offer copyright-free material–like Shutterstock or the National Archives–but none are so vast and localized as the Public Domain Project, launched …

Financial incentives may boost quit rates in pregnant smokers

Pregnant women who are offered a financial incentive are more likely to quit smoking, research published in the BMJ suggests.<p>“It's too early to know …

Cancer

Food-Themed Dominos Are The Most Fun Way To Decide What's For Dinner

Most of us turn to food experts when we need help with dinner -- cookbooks, cooking shows, food magazines -- but Leonie Anholts, a recent graduate of Academie Artemis, had a better idea: making it into a game. The Netherlands-based designer came up with a food-themed domino game, named Anatomy of a …

Cooking

Artists Cover A Chinese Street In 13 Tons Of Candy

Graphic artists Craig & Karl have created the world’s sweetest street: in celebration of the Chinese New Year February 19, they’ve covered Chengdu Street, in the capital of Sichuan province in Southern China, with 13 tons of candy.<p>The 14,000-square-foot candy carpet blooms with sugary images of …

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The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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