Quote of the day
Keep only those things that speak to your heart. Then take the plunge and discard all the rest. By doing this, you can reset your life and embark on a new lifestyle.
~MARIE KONDO, author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
It makes logical sense that sugar could cause hyperactivity due to the fact that glucose is the brain’s number one source of fuel.
Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.
We all want to be happy. That’s obvious. But how much would people pay for a moment of happiness? Researchers did a survey — and the answer was about $80.
‘Diamonds are costly because we desire them. But what if that isn’t true? What if they are desirable because they are costly?’
Are you curious about which type of social content gets the most shares? Are social shares part of how you measure social marketing return on investment (ROI)? Do you wonder which social channels’ users share most frequently?
For a few moments near the beginning of The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq, the novelist (starring as himself) sits glumly passive with a strip of duct tape over his mouth while his three kidnappers get ready to spirit him out of his apartment
In 2115, when our descendants look back at our society, what will they condemn as our greatest moral failing?
Reflections on watching seven seasons of Mad Men. A triumph of style. But things that matter are deliberately swamped by things that look good. The serious issues of the 1960s — racism, sexism, homophobia, war — are made to seem an organic part of America’s growing-up.
There’s an apocryphal story about a writer who worked hard all day. In the morning, he inserted a semi-colon; in the afternoon, he removed a semi-colon. This morning, I inserted a metaphor; this afternoon, I removed the metaphor.
Few decisions are more crucial to your story than that of point of view (or POV). This is a multi-faceted decision, involving the questions: Who’s going to narrate? How many narrators will you have? What the narrator’s voice sound like? And, Will it be a 1st-person POV or a 3rd-person POV?