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6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

Dogs and Humans Share More Than a Psychological Bond, Gut Science Reveals

'We are more similar to man's best friend than we originally thought.'<p>For thousands of years, dogs and humans have kicked it side by side. Over the …

Microbiology

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Jim Laub, …

Leadership

Cloudflare's free DNS service speeds up web browsing and helps protect your privacy

It almost sounds like an April Fool's prank, but it’s not. Yesterday, on the day that many tech firms like to release joke announcements, Cloudflare …

Write Beautifully

An Epiphany to Perfect Your Novel Writing<p>I was in a funk. A writing funk.<p>The kind within which you rewrite the same paragraph over and over only to …

Creative Writing

What You Read Matters More Than You Might Think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May, 2016, found that what students read in college directly effects the …

20 Ways Not to Bore Your Readers

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

Infographics

Microsoft predicts everyone will soon have an AI "second self" to boost intelligence

Microsoft researchers work to create a digital "alter ego" that will know everything about you and make you much smarter.<br>Read More

You could win $11,000 in Bitcoin by beating this puzzle

For some people, just buying and exchanging bitcoins alone is a puzzle. It’s hard enough for many to get around the fact that an anonymous creator …

President’s Day Writing Prompts

It’s President’s Day! I have the day off and will be celebrating by going to brunch and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which has the only …

What Is the Difference Between Blockchain ETFs and Bitcoin ETFs? | Investopedia

Even as bitcoin gains traction within the investment community, bitcoin ETFs are still a pipe dream. Meanwhile, blockchain ETFs have already made …

Here's How to Create Your Own Metaphors

How to Create Metaphors<p>Metaphor Exercises to Enliven Your Writing<p>Updated September 08, 2017<p>A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an object …

I Haven’t Gotten Many Reads, Yet

I’ve noticed something now that I’ve been on Medium for a few months.<p>Even though I’m still fairly new to the platform, my articles are not getting …

Behind the Screens: Ben Schoon’s custom PC blogging and video workspace

<i>Behind the Screens</i> <i>is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Ben Schoon, a 9to5Google writer.</i><p>My workspace has evolved a lot over the years, but now that I’ve recently moved to a larger home, I finally have the …

9 Writing Skills You Need to Have To Be Successful | Times Square Chronicles

9 Writing Skills You Need to Have To Be Successful<p>Which writing skills lead to success? How to develop them?<p>Read about writing skills; how to …

Jimmy Kimmel pranks Corey Clement and Jay Ajayi by saying Nick Foles got traded

Feb 06,2018<p>Fresh off of a win over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII, some of the Eagles’ players have already started to take advantage of the perks that come with being champions.<p>As Super Bowl MVP, Nick Foles took the traditional trip to Disney World. Running backs Jay Ajayi and Corey Clement, …

NFL

Newly Discovered Vulnerability In All Ledger Hardware Wallets Puts User Funds At Risk

Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has discovered a vulnerability that affects all of its devices and can lead to users losing their …

Information Security

5 enticing Super Bowl LII prop bets

Sadly for football bettors, Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles represents the last great wagering opportunity …

Windows 10 tips and tricks you must try today

In homes and offices across America, you can't throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You'll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p><b>Related:</b> Want to accelerate your …

Fantasy football cheat sheet for Week 14

You made it. It’s the fantasy playoffs, and if you’re here, you’re still alive.<p>(Or you’re a dedicated reader. That’s cool too.)<p>Making the playoffs is …