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How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

Neuroscience Has Discovered the Secret of Creativity

There are things we can do to create more opportunities for eureka moments, leading to more creativity, innovation, and insight at work.<p><i>What are some good ways to foster creativity and innovation in everyday work? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

The 30 Best Science Fiction Books in the Universe

When it comes to quality science fiction, there’s quite a lot to choose from. With competing classics from sub-genres like cyberpunk and …

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Scientists Just Found Even More Evidence That RNA Is Behind The Origin of Life

Here's how it all began.<p>Scientists have been closing in on RNA (ribonucleic acid, the close companion of DNA) as being the most likely candidate for …

​What It’s Like to Form a Band in Prison

It's rare to find the equipment and playing partners you need to make music behind bars, but a rock trio called the Institution managed it.<p><i>Illustration by</i> <i>Dessie Jackson</i><p>Being a musician in prison isn't as romantic as it sounds. Sure, Gucci Mane has arguably released some of his best work from inside …

How to buy a De Tomaso Pantera and make it perfect

In this Shopping with Colin, we take a look at one of the truly great Italo-American exotics.<p>Penned by American designer Tom Tjaarda and sold in the U.S. between 1971 and 1974, the De Tomaso Pantera aimed to offer Ferrari Daytona performance at less than half the price. The spec sheet was …

Computer independently solves 120-year-old biological mystery

For the first time ever a computer has managed to develop a new scientific theory using only its artificial intelligence, and with no help from human …

Memorial Day BBQ: Seven things you can grill that aren't meat

From peaches to asparagus, pineapple rings to polenta, there’s a wealth of tasty alternatives – and you don’t need to be a vegetarian to enjoy them<p>I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial …

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 <i>trillion</i> suns. That's how intense "the most luminous galaxy found to date" is, so much so that NASA has created a new classification for it and the 19 other similar …

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Daily Vintage Disneyland: Disneyland's Tomorrowland from 1967 with the Monorail, Peoplemover, Submarine & a few Mermaids swimming around #disney #disneyland #tomorrowland #monorail #peoplemover #submarine #mermaids

Eight tips on creativity and work from a professional performance artist

1 – Deadlines are your friend<p>Putting pen to paper and coming up with a coherent text has never been an easy task for me, so when invited to participate in a “major book project” and to offer insight and advice to artists starting out in the field, I was flattered but hesitant.<p>Plagued by a horrible …

You’ll want to take it slow on this Pacific Coast road trip

It is close to midnight when we walk up to the deserted Heceta Head Lighthouse. A full moon, big and white, sits over the Pacific, the starry sky cut by the 1,000-watt beam that slices through the dark every 10 seconds. Visible from 33 kilometres away, this is the brightest light on the Oregon …

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The US opens up on its use of phone surveillance hardware

It seems as if we're not alone in thinking that America's spies may have trodden on a few too many civil liberties of late. That's why senior officials at the Justice Department are calling for a wide-ranging review of electronic surveillance practices and will open up a little bit about why, and …

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Underwater Robot Surprised By Sperm Whale [Video]

Sperm whale unfazed by robot<p>Don’t call it Ishmael; the remotely operated underwater vehicle is named Hercules. Used by the Nautilus Live expedition to explore the depths of the sea, Hercules is one of a pair of robots live-streaming the depths of the ocean. Yesterday, south of Louisiana in the Gulf …

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5 Reasons to Go to New Orleans Now

As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, it’s a marvel to see how this formerly devastated city has emerged from the wreckage and …

An alternative 13 best books about science? | Rebekah Higgitt

What books do you think people should read to understand science - not just its content, but also its history and place in society?<p>Yesterday the Nobel Prize-winner Steven Weinberg offered Guardian readers his 13 best science books for the general reader. It garnered plenty of comments, on the post …

19 Real-Life Ads from the Mad Men Era

Volkswagen, April 11, 1960 Early in Season 1, Don Draper comes across this Volkswagen ad in an issue of LIFE Magazine. H<p>... VIEW MORE<p>LIFE Magazine<p>1 …

Google Maps Is Now a Giant Game of Pac-Man

David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Jon Shenk—AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Bryan Bedder—Getty Images for Engadget Expand<p>Getty Images<p>Andrea …

Study finds no evidence violent video games make children aggressive

Playing violent video games is no more likely to be damaging to young children’s behaviour than those considered harmless, an Oxford University study suggests.<p>Research involving British primary schoolchildren found that the length of time young people spend playing games, rather than their content, …

Why great novels don't get noticed now

'Dear Thief’ was one of the best novels published last year. So why haven’t you heard of it? Gaby Wood meets its author, Samantha Harvey<p>Last year, when literary fiction seemed to fall either into the category of formal experiment (Ali Smith’s How to Be Both; Will Self’s Shark) or into an …

Post-Processing Trends in Wedding Photography

Wedding photography, much like the entire business of weddings, is highly influenced by the ebb and flow of trends. They come, they go, and they’re …

Onions CAN taste like apples: the Tony Abbott effect

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott currently has people scratching their heads as to what he was thinking when he ate a raw onion like most people would eat an apple. While people looking at Tony Abbott’s words and actions and thinking “what the hell are you doing?” is nothing unusual these …

A meandering tale: the truth about pi and rivers

Pi Day 2015: A well known fact about pi is that it describes the bendiness of rivers. I wanted to test this theory, and so I crowd-sourced river lengths to find out<p>Of the many weird and wonderful facts about pi, one of my favourites is a surprising connection between the number 3.14 and the world …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

Murmuration over Utrecht | @GrrlScientist

Today’s “Caturday” video features a large flock of starlings -- a murmuration -- performing their spectacular aerial ballet in the sky over Utrecht, Netherlands. This is likely one of the last such performances until November, so catch it while you can!<p>Large flocks of birds flying in a tight group …

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