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Three Questions to Strengthen Yourself as a Writer

Some days you feel fantastic about the words you put down on paper, and about the ideas you describe with those words, too. Other days, however, it …

Creative Writing

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …

Food

7 of the most important survival skills you should know

Lance Cpl. Joey Holeman/USMC<p>Whenever you're planning on going outdoors for an extended period of time, it's always good to have a practiced survival skill or two up your sleeve — you never know when you're going to need it.<p>There are a lot of different survival products on the market, but most of …

U.S. Marines

18 OF THE BEST MOUNTAINS TO HIKE IN NORTH AMERICA

Nothing beats the sense of accomplishment from hiking to the top of mountains. Here are some of the best:<p>1. Mount Whitney, Sequoia National Park, …

Hiking

Writing Advice from 3 Famous Authors

Stephen King, Anne Lamott, and Natalie GoldbergStart Writing“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get …

Creative Writing

Why Do I Even Bother To Write?

Exploring my motivations behind writing<p>Every now and then, someone asks me ‘<i>Bryan, why do you write?</i>’ and, although this might appear as a simple and …

Creative Writing

Check out this tiny Navy SEAL survival kit

If there's one group in the military that's trained to survive in the most horrible conditions known to man, it's the U.S. Navy SEALs.<p>From the icy Arctic to humid jungles, SEALs are prepared for any kind of fight against the enemy at a moment's notice.<p>Sometimes, missions don't go as planned, so …

Military

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

Morphing Karambit utility knife keeps your fingers out of harm's way

The roots of the karambit knife can be traced back to agricultural practices in Indonesia during the 11th century, where the curved blade of the …

Knives

Surprise! What Every Writer Needs to Know

What’s the last story that really caught you off guard?<p>I’m still thinking about “Gone Girl,” a twisting story I finished reading years ago. As …

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Public Relations

Playmute, a Kickstarter Project That Could Let You Banish TV Ads Forever

We love TV. Really, we do. But, like most people, we’re less keen when the viewing experience is continually interrupted by ads.<p>As a publisher, we appreciate that monetization is necessary if you want to keep producing (or buying) content, and advertising is clearly one of the main revenue streams …

How ISIS Games Twitter

The militant group that conquered northern Iraq is deploying a sophisticated social-media strategy.<p>The advance of an army used to be marked by war drums. Now it’s marked by volleys of tweets.<p>The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Sunni militant group that seized Iraq’s second-largest city …

New on Netflix UK: Films and TV shows coming in November 2014

Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and...a whole loads more films and TV shows on Netflix.<p>The evenings are drawing in and …

Entertainment

‘Gotham’: Penguin actor Robin Lord Taylor cites Tim Burton influence | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor), left, and Det. James Gordon (Ben McKenzie), in a scene from "Gotham." (Jessica Miglio/Fox)<p>Actor Robin Lord Taylor arrives at the "Gotham" series premiere event in New York. (Evan Agostini / Invision/AP)<p>Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot in a scene from the …

Preview: GOTHAM

<b>Starring:</b> Ben McKenzie (Detective James Gordon), Donal Logue (Harvey Bullock), Robin Lord Taylor (Oswald Cobblepot), Jada Pinkett Smith (Fish …

The CW Orders Full Seasons of The Flash and Jane the Virgin

Grant Gustin<p>The CW has given full season orders to <i>The Flash</i> and <i>Jane the Virgin</i>, the network announced Tuesday.<p><i>The Flash</i>'s debut episode became …

Supernatural Paper Moon Review: Eat Your Heart Out

Hey look, it's Kate! Remember Kate? From that Season 8 <i>Chronicle</i> homage that pretty much everyone except me hated? Kate was okay. And it was good to …

TV

'Agent Carter' Teaser: Stockings, Guns and Attitude

"Sometimes the best man for the job is a woman"<p>Get ready for <i>Agent Carter.</i><p>The Marvel drama starring <b>Hayley Atwell</b> has unveiled its first teaser, and it …

Marvel Universe

You have only two days left to watch these 36 great movies and shows on Netflix

When Netflix giveth, Netflix taketh away: 30 of movies and 6 television shows are being removed from Netflix starting November 1st.<p>Netflix is …

TV and movies are melting into the same thing, and tech is stirring the pot

Just before the release of the last <i>Harry Potter</i> film, I remember reading a fascinating history on the making of the franchise. The cast talked about …

Harry Potter

Cable TV Cord Cutting Won't Come Quickly, Could Be More Expensive Than Cable

Cable TV Cord Cutting Won’t Come Quickly, Could Be More Expensive Than Cable<p>We are obviously moving toward an era of streaming and other services …

'Supergirl' TV Cast Includes Famous 'Superman' Comic Characters

Starting next year, all the major television networks will have their own slice of the superhero pie: ABC has <i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i>, Fox has <i>Gotham</i>, …