Michael A. Weiss

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10 Books With Plot Twists You Have to Read to Believe

Who doesn’t love a good twist? The moment that makes you gasp, literally. The sentence that changes everything you thought you knew. The reveal that …

Best Keto Diet Recipes - Easy Ketogenic Friendly Foods

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Apr 17, 2018<p>A diet that includes bacon is one we can get down with.<p>Apr 17, 2018<p>Burgers and tacos aplenty!<p>Apr …

Old-School Shaving Soaps Are Making A Much-Deserved Comeback

Shaving soaps are the old-school way to get a barber shop-quality shave at home. Here's why you should switch to shaving soap, how to apply one …

Men's Fashion

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

9 "Best SFF of the Year" Anthologies

If you dream of becoming a science fiction writer, it’s extremely important to keep up with the field. A convenient way to do that is to read the …

Science Fiction

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017<p>The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were announced today, representing the best science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.<p>The Hugo Awards are one of speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo …

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of April 2018

Night Shade Books is proud to introduce the latest volume of <i>The Best Science Fiction of the Year</i>, a new yearly anthology compiled by Hugo and World …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

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Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 5 years — here's what you have to look forward to

Walt Disney Studios made a major update to its theatrical schedule in March ahead of its annual shareholder's meeting.<p>The company outlined its movie schedule through 2023 where it announced dates for a mix of live-action films, Marvel superheroes, sequels, and many more trips to a galaxy far, far …

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Marvel Cinematic Universe chronological viewing order and movie timeline so far

With Avengers: Infinity War hitting cinemas in April the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally reaching the point it's been building to since Iron Man …

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Creative Writing

Is this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, …

Ikigai

50+ Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Bring to Your Summer Potlucks

These pasta salads are perfect for a crowd.<p>1 of 52<p>Save These Ideas<p>Save these summer pasta salad recipes for later by pinning this image, and follow</i> …

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

11 Essential Books On Writing, Based On The Genre You Want To Write

If you're an aspiring writer, you know that you have to read all kinds of books in order to hone your technique, but sometimes it might seem as if …

7 Online Writing Workshops That Will Help You Write Your Novel In The New Year

So you want to "write more" in the new year. But now that the new year is nearly upon us, you're starting to spiral into a writerly panic. How will …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

How to pre-shave prep

Introduction<p>The following guide was posted by Kyle in this thread[1].<p>For all of the recurring talk that I see in regards to pre-shave oils and …

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead

While giving advice might feel good, stepping back and sharing experiences can often be more helpful.<p>Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, …

Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Fall 2017 Edition)

Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, my goal was to make at least 50 submissions in 2017. Since my last contest roundup, I’m at 78 …

Creative Writing

How To Hack Your Writing Brain

You're reading How To Hack Your Writing Brain, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Carbohydrates

5 Ways to Stop Your Phone Addiction, According to Research

How long do you think the average work email goes unread? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? <i>1 minute?</i><p>Try 6 seconds.<p>From Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive …

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The Logic Behind Japanese Sentence Structure - 80/20 Japanese

Most people find Japanese sentence structure to be difficult and confusing.<p>This is completely understandable considering how fundamentally different …

How Japanese video games made a comeback in 2017

After scouting the show floor at Tokyo Game Show 2009, Keiji Inafune came to a grim conclusion: “When I looked at all the different games on the event floor, I said, 'Man, Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished.’”<p>The famed game designer, who cut his teeth on the <i>Mega Man</i> series and …

13 Awesome Games You Missed at E3 2017

RPG/racing hybrids, monster-battling farming sims, complex fighting games, and more.<p>E3 2017 has come and gone, leaving us with a lot of awesome games …

20 Ways to Find Freelance Writing Jobs (As a Beginner)

Are you interested in working from home and becoming a freelance writer?<p>I’ve been a freelance writer for over three years now and I get asked a lot …