Stephen Logsdon

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Yuneec takes aim at DJI's drone supremacy with their new Mantis Q

The portable drone outs voice control and an impressive 33-minute battery life.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Yuneec is taking on DJI once again and this …

Drones

Next-Gen Tesla Model S Rendered In Striking Form

Still a long way from production guise, but it paints a pretty interesting pictureTesla is still years away from revealing the second-generation of …

Automotive Industry

How to share Apple iCloud storage with Family Share

Real estate is always at a premium, so why should online real estate -- namely cloud storage -- be any different? Some people have roommates to make ends meet, and some of us need a family member with a large iCloud plan to accommodate all those selfies. Fortunately, Apple offers shared iCloud …

MacBook Pro

5 Tips for Attracting More Readers With a Killer First Sentence.

In a society, with a short attention span, it is essential to get it right from the start. How do you draw people in to read what you have written? …

Creative Writing

How do I get my book published? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Katy Guest

Before trying to answer this very important question, it is useful to ask yourself another one: <i>“Why</i> <i>should I get my book published?”</i> What do you hope to achieve by releasing your work into the world, and what would success look like to you? Because knowing what you want from being published will …

Writing

I've Been Putin's Number One Foreign Enemy for a Decade. Here's What Trump Should Know About Handling Him

Dear President Trump,<p>On July 16, you will have your first official summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. You will surely be advised by many …

Beyond belief: Meet the 5,221-horsepower, battery-powered Bulgarian Batmobile

Born of a Bulgarian company nobody's ever heard of before, the Arcanum lays down the longest, brashest and most ridiculous set of promises I have …

To Start a New Life at Proxima Centauri, This Is How Many People We Need to Send

Multiple generations will live and die on the ship.<p>Humanity has long dreamed about sending humans to other planets, even before crewed spaceflight …

How To Become a Successful Blogger

It takes more than just good writingI’ve been a writer for a very long time. I have no formal training. I’ve learned only by writing and reading with …

The Story Comes First: Where to Start with Story Structure

I’m a discovery writer: my preferred method of storytelling involves as little outlining as possible. I usually like to start with a group of …

Writing

What is the Golden Ratio in Photography and How to Use It

Imagine you’re standing at the edge of a rock. There’s an incredible scene under your feet. Even the light is perfect. Yet, you look through the …

Gallery: Breathtaking aerial photography from a 747 cockpit

At the young age of 34 years old, van Heijst has already logged 8,000 hours of flight time, including 4,000 solely on the 747. Over the years, his …

It's Time to Stop Calling It 'Artificial' Intelligence

The fatal flaw in AI isn't the technology or its intelligence, it's something far more difficult to change.<p>The challenge of artificial intelligence isn't so much the technology as it is our own attitude about machines and intelligence. In doing research for my upcoming book <i>Revealing The Invisible:</i> …

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t make you rich, they can earn you some respectable pocket …

Apps

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Top 5 Sites for Science Fiction Writers

Of all the fiction genres, sci-fi — aka speculative fiction — stands as the one most likely to inspire devotion. Sci-fi buffs are die-hards. That’s …

No Way Out? Aliens on 'Super-Earth' Planets May Be Trapped by Gravity

"Super-Earth" planets are giant-size versions of Earth, and some research has suggested that they're more likely to be habitable than Earth-size …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Motivation

So You Want To Be A Writer? Don’t Try.

Charles Bukowski on ‘trying’ to create art<p>After decades of failure, Charles Bukowski — an alcoholic, womanizer and man who <i>Time</i> magazine described as …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

How to Battle Your Enemy, The “Adverb”

My prose has a natural enemy. It’s called an “adverb”.<p>Adverbs have <b>relentlessly</b> raided my prose and now it is <b>severely</b> battered.<p>Now read again.<p>Adverbs …

Why Earth's History Appears So Miraculous

The strange, cosmic reason our evolutionary path will look ever luckier the longer we survive<p>It was hard times for the bomber pilots that floated over Europe, their planes incinerating cities below, like birds of prey. Even as they turned the once-bustling streets beneath to howling firestorms, …

Critical Thinking: The 5 Factors That Earn 5-Star Book Reviews

ILLUSTRATION © GETTY IMAGES: OIVIND HOVLANDNovelists live and die by reviews, yet uncovering what garners a gushing ovation or blistering takedown is …

Writing

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Woody Allen's films move many people. It's time to ask why | Cara Marsh Sheffler

Allen’s poor treatment of women didn’t just play out in a tabloid break-up, but also in dozens of movies many of us adored and paid to see<p>It is, hands-down, my favorite Onion headline of 2018: “Aspiring Actor Dreams Of One Day Publicly Voicing Regret For Working With Woody Allen.”<p>AO Scott, the New …

Ashleigh Banfield Condemns Aziz Ansari Accuser: ‘What You Have Done Is Appalling’

The HLN anchor called B.S. on an unnamed woman’s claims against the comedian.<p>A new allegation of sexual misconduct against comedian Aziz Ansari has …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Fox News's Shepard Smith debunks his network's favorite Hillary Clinton 'scandal,' infuriates viewers

By Fred Barbash<p>, Editor, Morning Mix<p>Fox News anchor Shepard Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium “scandal,” infuriating Fox viewers, some of whom suggested that he ought to work for CNN or MSNBC.<p>Smith’s critique, which called President Trump’s accusations …

Donald Trump

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

Psychology

Parasite that turns ants into actual zombies is even more terrifying that scientists thought

An incredibly powerful type of fungal parasite that is known to turn ants into actual zombies is actually even more devious than was first thought. …