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20 Podcasts About Writing That Will Have You Penning A Bestselling Novel In No Time

Writers get their inspiration from all sorts of places — real life, current events, favorite books, other writers, their own imagination, and more …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

Get Your Caffeine Hit With Our Spiced Rose Latte Recipe

We love our coffee twists at Brit HQ: First there was the minty affogato, then the coffee cones, and even coffee lemonade! Well this time, we’re trying rose lattes with a Persian twist, adding cardamom and saffron. The espresso/rose aroma is amazing, and the tang of cardamom gives a delicate, spicy …

‘Chasing Coral’ documents destruction of coral reefs

<b>SASKIA DE MELKER:</b><p>The documentary “Chasing Coral” tells the story of a three-year effort to capture the loss of the world’s coral reefs through …

Bad news for climate contrarians – 'the best data we have' just got hotter | John Abraham

The favorite satellite data of contrarians like Ted Cruz corrected for some errors and ended up hotter<p>A new paper just published in the Journal of Climate is a stunning setback for the darling of cherry-picking for contrarian scientists and elected officials. Let’s walk though this so we appreciate …

Hawking says Trump's climate stance could damage Earth

<b>Stephen Hawking says that US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could lead to irreversible climate change.</b><p>Prof Hawking said the action could put Earth onto a path that turns it into a hothouse planet like Venus.<p>He also feared aggression was "inbuilt" in …

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Does Coffee Speed Up Your Metabolism? We Asked A Doctor.

You've probably heard at one time or another that drinking coffee can speed up your metabolism. It certainly "gets you going" in the morning--but …

This Simple Writing Strategy Helped John Grisham Sell Over 300 Million Books

To make the transition from full-time lawyer to full-time novelist, John Grisham followed this daily regimen.<p>In the late 1980s, with a busy day job as a lawyer and a couple of young kids at home, John Grisham started to write his first novel.<p>Every day, for the next three years, Grisham woke up at 5 …

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Aging Coffee

In recent years, there has been a trend of aging coffee. The hype goes something like, "Aged wine is great. Aged whiskey is great. So is aged …

What Posting More Than 300 Articles in a Year Taught Me About Freelance Writing

Making yourself valuable begins with making yourself available.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My freelance writing journey started about six years ago in my penultimate year as a law student -- and after failing at so many other business attempts. I always said I would …

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Need Some Smart Summer Reading? Grab the 3 Books Stanford Is Having All Freshmen Read

You'll learn, you'll laugh, you'll grow.<p>The Stanford class of 2021 will get a jump on their education if professor Noah Diffenbaugh has anything to do with it.<p>He's the faculty moderator of the Three Books program, an initiative for incoming freshman that is "designed to introduce you to the …

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The 10 best books of 2017 so far, according to Amazon

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>One of life's greatest pleasures is opening up a good book for the first time and not setting it down until you've excavated …

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Climate change will make your coffee cost more and taste worse

Over half of Ethiopia’s crop is in peril, and the same goes for other coffee-producing countries.<p>Most people think that climate change is real and is already impacting the world. But not many people think that climate change is affecting <i>them</i>. And that’s understandable when you’re focusing on …

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20 inspirational pieces of advice for writers on National Writing Day

June 21st is National Writing Day, a celebration of writing creatively that aims to encourage people of all ages to 'put pen to paper, unleash their imagination and make their voices heard'.<p>A number of events marking the occasion are being held across the UK, details of which can be found on the …

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