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Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

How to Side Hustle your Writing Career While Working Full-Time — #1: Making Time

<i>Part 1: 5 Tips for Finding the Time to Work on Your Side Hustle</i>Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped …

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Why This Oregon Town Could Be the Next Napa

Writing about my hometown might offer a skewed perspective: the places I recommend are brighter in my mind because they were the settings for teenage first dates and declarations of independence. But in recent years, the town where I grew up has exceeded my own nostalgic expectations with inventive …

Oregon

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

You don't even need Prime to take advantage of some of these perks!<p>You already know about all the secret perks that come with a Prime membership, but …

Shopping

Sharpen and care for your kitchen knives

If you bought a nice knife for your kitchen, congrats! You took the first step toward making cooking easier and more enjoyable. But, don't stop there -- a good knife deserves careful maintenance, like sharpening and honing.<p>After a few weeks of use, new knives will become dull, forcing you to apply …

Knives

Why You Should (Still) Start a Podcast, Even Though There Are Thousands Already Out There | Inc.com

New shows hit iTunes every day. At this point, everyone is starting a podcast, or talking about starting one. The good news is that listenership is still increasing, and people are on the lookout for new shows. Overall, it's still a good time to create a show, and for more reasons than you might …

Public Speaking

The Triangulation Theory May Explain Why Some Childhoods Are So Stressful

“Adults who experienced triangles in early family relationships can lack a clear sense of their own wants and needs.”<p>When a person in a committed relationship takes a secret second lover, it forms a love triangle. This new constellation changes the relationship between the committed couple, …

Psychology

72% of Older Americans Are Sorely Misguided on Medicare

Understanding how Medicare works is a crucial step on the road to a secure retirement. Yet most older adults fall short in this regard.<p>Millions of …

Beyond Harry Potter—10 of the Best Fantasy Book Series

When I was in the third grade, my teacher began reading the <i>Harry Potter</i> series to us out loud in class every day. I was enthralled by the story of …

12 fantastic science fiction and fantasy novels that you should check out this July

Distant planets, fantasy adventures, and more to add to your reading list<p>Robots are a regular staple in science fiction, from Isaac Asimov’s book <i>I, Robot</i> to the latest episode of <i>Westworld</i>. So while I was at an event in Boston, I picked up <i>Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and</i> …

20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

Muscle

One Skillet Butter Chicken and Orzo — A Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipe for Families

This One Skillet Lemon Butter Chicken and Orzo is not only delicious, it’s also super easy … one skillet, under an hour, and uses mostly pantry …

Recipes

15 Go-To Pasta Recipes You'll Make for the Rest of Your Life

Discovering a trusty new pasta recipe is like reuniting with an old friend: Whether you're making your own fresh pasta or using the store-bought …

This Is The *Right* Order To Apply Your Skincare Products

Order matters when it comes to your skincare products. You can own every amazing moisturizer, serum, and cleanser on Sephora’s shelves, but unless …

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

This $23 Primer on Amazon Is Worth Every Pore-Masking Penny

Primer has never been a stable part of my makeup regimen. For years, I went from moisturizer to foundation without a second thought. I had tried primers here and there, but they never seemed to help with the oversize pores on my cheeks — an unsightly byproduct of dehydration, I'm told. I figured it …

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

How to Achieve the Perfect Summer Glow

With summer less than a month away, it’s time to get our skin prepped and glowing for the sun-filled season ahead. Aside from eating plenty of …

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

In 4 Words, Billionaire Melinda Gates Gives What May be the Best Career Advice Out There

Truly, words to live by.<p>Melinda Gates is a billionaire, a philanthropist, and a striver. She's constantly striving for more--more influence, more aid distributed, more metrics to evaluate the efficacy of programs, more impact.<p>The Gates Foundation is a major player on the world stage when it comes …

19 horror movies now on Netflix that you need to see

From creature features to zombie apocalypses to straight-up slashers<p>The only thing worse than finding yourself trapped in a shadowy house with a knife-wielding serial killer is finding yourself trapped in the endless scroll of Netflix’s horror movie selection. “Violent movies”? “Ominous movies”? …

6 Concealers Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using

As far as makeup products go, a good concealer is quite possibly one of the most important ones. Whether you need to hide a breakout, cover a dark …

Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …

Female Freelancers Are Paid Way Less Than Men For The Same Creative Jobs

Women in the “creative economy” are making 32% less than their male counterparts.<p>Gender-based wage discrimination in traditional business settings can be insidious because women who start out being paid less may be continuously offered less competitive raises or salaries when they change jobs. But …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Alternative Milks That Aren't Made with Nuts

When you think of milk alternatives, almond milk is usually one of the first to come to mind. But the alternative "mylk" category seems to be growing …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass – all things you want to keep …

Healthy Eating

The Best Bottles of Whiskey You Can Buy For $20 or Less

When you’re looking for a good bottle of whiskey — it doesn’t matter if it’s bourbon, Scotch whisky, rye, Canadian, or something else — there are …

Everything tennis icon Roger Federer eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Roger Federer skipped the clay season so that he could be as fit and fresh as possible for the 2018 Wimbledon Championships — and continues his campaign against Lukáš Lacko in the Round of 64 on Wednesday.<p>Even at 36, Federer continues to marvel on the courts. He triumphed at the first major of the …

Roger Federer

Beyond the Milky Way: The sublime beauty of our galactic neighbors

With the upcoming 2020 launch of the James Webb Space Telescope promising to capture pictures of universe with a degree of detail never before seen, …

Universe