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Larry  Boyer Larry Boyer's blog:
Self-Driving Cars. Quantum Computing. Synthetic biology. Youth Unemployment & the Lost Generation. Stagnant Wages. The Skills Gap. Billion dollar Start-Ups. Mass Layoffs. The Sharing Economy. Gig Economy. Untold opportunity or economic collapse. It’s enough to make your head spin!

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Published on July 21, 2018 06:54 • 1 view
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:
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Find out what happens when this Hollywood Heartthrob falls for a woman who REFUSES to date an actor...

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Published on July 21, 2018 06:43 • 1 view
Paul Colt Paul Colt's blog:
When it comes to life, attitude counts for a lot. In my business life I used to say, ‘Do it right, do it now, no surprises’. The longer versions of those phrases focus on satisfying the customer and the urgency that goes with success. The cowboy version of that might be, “Go after life like it’s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 21, 2018 06:32 • 1 view
Joseph W. Knowles Joseph W. Knowles's blog:
Empire of Liberty A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood


Thanks to a generous user at bookmooch.com, who somehow ended up with an extra copy, I'lll have this book by Gordon Wood to read as research for my follow-up to Defying Conventions. I'm looking forward to clearing out a couple books from my "Currently Reading" column so that I can get started on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 21, 2018 06:12 • 7 views
Larry  Kemp Larry Kemp's blog:
Scott Wendholt (July 21, 1965 - )

Scott Wendholt was born in Denver. He began playing the trumpet in third grade. In ninth grade, Jaz musician Greg Gisbert got him to listen to Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers playing “Straight Ahead” featuring the trumpet of Wynton Marsalis. “Up to that point jazz t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 21, 2018 06:11 • 8 views
Z.  Altug Z. Altug's blog:
Tai Chi for Pain
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A study by Wang et al. (2018) concluded that “Tai chi mind-body treatment results in similar or greater improvement in symptoms than aerobic exercise, the current most commonly prescribed non-drug treatment, for a variety of outcomes for patients with fibromyalgia.”
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Published on July 21, 2018 06:00 • 8 views
Aman Mittal Aman Mittal's blog:
BOOK REVIEW: Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

 


Pages: 320, Kindle Edition


Published: 2011


Cover Rating: 2/5


Do you often wonder about how you can improve your memory even after staging and settling into the adulthood? When was the last time you tried to memorise a phone number? Do you still remember it? If not, Johsua Foer’s Moonwalking with Ei...

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Published on July 20, 2018 11:31 • 1 view
Vidya Shankar Vidya Shankar's blog:
I was at a library with a difference. There were five books on loan and about thirty readers assembled in that space to read the books. Each of the five books had a different tale to narrate and in the scheduled three hour session, each reader had to choose any two books.

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Published on July 21, 2018 02:49 • 7 views
Lynda Barry Lynda Barry's blog:


Dear Students,

One string, one line from your Flair pen, will do.

Here is a demonstration.

Prof. HotDog

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Published on July 20, 2018 21:09 • 7 views
Carolina Cody Aldaz Carolina Cody Aldaz's blog:
Find out more in Seven Stars City blog: https://sevenstarscity.blogspot.com/
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Published on July 21, 2018 05:08 • 7 views
Ali Parker Ali Parker's blog:


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Before I knew it, he was in front of me, those eyes burning deep into me as he came to a halt a foot from me. I could smell his aftershave, something strong and sharp and masculine that filled my senses and sent me floating a few feet off the ground. He was a lot to handle. He was even h...

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Published on July 21, 2018 00:00 • 8 views
Malachi Cyr Malachi Cyr's blog:
Mission HQ can be eerily silent at night, especially when everyone is sleeping. That is the case now. The only light is that of my computer screen casting its faint blue light on my face, and the only sound is the clicking of my keyboard. All the other officers have headed over to the Character …... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 20:35 • 9 views
Mark L. Ward Jr. Mark L. Ward Jr.'s blog:

The ESV (2000s) of 1 Thessalonians 5:22:


Abstain from every form of evil.


Wycliffe’s translation (1380s) of the same verse:


Absteyne you fro al yuel spice.


Why did Wycliffe take a very general command—the most general command possible—and focus it on a very specific sin that, I would say, is no l...

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Published on July 20, 2018 09:39 • 2 views
الوصيف خالد الوصيف خالد's blog:
أهداه من الرصاص طلقة، منتصف القَذَال. بين العبث والمصادفة أُسقط العبء بغير عزم، بدلًا من طائر نجا.

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Published on October 12, 2017 04:56 • 7 views
Aidan  McNally Aidan McNally's blog:
When thinking about my day, I keep coming back to happy place as my life is beautiful and wonderful all wrapped up into one, is yours?
Sounds a bit far fetched you may say or even ask, how on earth is it wonderful?

I awoke this morning to the sound of the birds singing and yes I know the birds mak... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 21, 2018 04:57 • 43 views
Malia Zaidi Malia Zaidi's blog:
Every week I am going to do a weekend spotlight post focusing on the work of an indie or debut author or a book I think deserves more attention. As some of you may have read, Amazon and Goodreads are becoming a little less hospitable places for indie and new authors, and I think it is important t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 23:33 • 7 views
Richard Siaw Richard Siaw's blog:
For a lot of Christians especially in Africa, they’d see this as a lie or just ‘me’ being controversial. I saw a video on the internet which I have posted here which is great proof that 97% of Christians are confused. The definition of Christianity now is just going with the flow that feels Chris... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 12:05 • 8 views
Kellyn Roth Kellyn Roth's blog:

Blog Tour - Overrun


Overrun By Your Love, a collection of inspirational poetry by Erika Mathews, has been released! Join in the excitement with the giveaway below, and don’t forget to check out the other blog tour stops here.


Also, this will be a short post because the internet is still out (arggggggg), and so time...

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Published on July 21, 2018 04:00 • 6 views
أحمد شافعي أحمد شافعي's blog:

بوصفها بلدا يواجه أزمة في الاقتصاد والأمن والمكانة، تحتاج مصر أن تعود بسرعة إلى الاستقرار الداخلي والزعامة في العالم العربي. والوساطة من أجل إنهاء الصراع الإسرائيلي الفلسطيني قد ترجع المصريين من الحافة إلى صدارة شرق أوسط جديد. وقد يكون الرئيس عبدالفتاح السيسي هو الرجل الذي يحقق ذلك، وقد يكون المك... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 10:32 • 7 views
Martha Hall Kelly Martha Hall Kelly's blog:

 



If you’re looking for a great way to choose your next historical fiction read, this Ezvid roundup is a great one: https://wiki.ezvid.com/m/ty9WVGPq5QH0f.


I love the quick video summaries of each book and think Caroline Ferriday would be surprised to see herself as pictured here, Herta Oberheuse...

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Published on July 20, 2018 09:45 • 10 views
Sarah Kay Bierle Sarah Kay Bierle's blog:
In 1780, John Adams wrote, “”I must study Politicks and War that my sons may have the liberty to study Mathematicks and Philosophy. My sons ought to study Geography, natural History, Naval Architecture, navigation, Commerce and Agriculture, in order to … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 08:00 • 9 views
C. Litka C. Litka's blog:

This is my second attempt at the cover art for Beneath the Lanterns. On the plus side, it is an attempt to illustrate an actual scene from the novel. Once again we are in the city of  Lanterna, and ahead of us we see its famous Lantern Tower. I think that I still prefer the first version, with s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 16:57 • 7 views
Art  Taylor Art Taylor's blog:

At SleuthSayers today, I talk about my horrendously inefficient writing process, hint toward a longer project, and bit adieu to my regular columns on the site—at least for a bit.


Here’s the opening paragraph:


As I’ve said before (too much likely), I’m a slow writer—and I think that my inclination...

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Published on July 20, 2018 06:43 • 7 views
Maria Emmerich Maria Emmerich's blog:

Biscuits and Gravy Video One of my favorite keto recipes that always satisfies even the pickiest eaters who do not eat keto love is my Keto Biscuits and Gravy from...


The post Biscuits and Gravy Video appeared first on Maria Mind Body Health.

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Published on July 20, 2018 04:39 • 9 views
Catherine     Johnson Catherine Johnson's blog:

Tall plastic vases dominant on the store shelves, because of greater convenience and practicality as a storage option. They provide cheap storage options and usually, dishwashers and microwaves are safe. They can also be cooled or frozen, which means that they are a very versatile solution.


In man...

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Published on July 20, 2018 12:31 • 6 views
Tammy Campbell Brooks Tammy Campbell Brooks's blog:
"You are a victim only if you have no choice, otherwise, you are an enabler." ~ Tammy Campbell Brooks

We made it through another work week! I have big plans for the weekend. How about you?

I have to make up for the “L” that I took last night. But today, I’m in full throttle mode and ready to move s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 21, 2018 03:46 • 11 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:
If your characters have a specific ethnicity, be sure to name them accordingly. For example, if your heroine is from Sweden, naming her Inge contributes more to her persona than naming her Yolanda. This reinforces the reader’s image of the … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 07:00 • 8 views
Mercy Celeste Mercy Celeste's blog:
I call this one The Livy.
Black and gold with a Fleur de Lis charm. No footballs in sight but so very Saintlike.
Memory wire wrap bracelet fits most wrists.
$17.00 includes shipping to US addresses.








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Published on July 20, 2018 18:18 • 8 views
A.J. Hoge A.J. Hoge's blog:

Learn English Vocabulary at two levels- denotation and connotation.  Words have two different levels of meaning.  The denotation is the dictionary definition.  This is the “literal” or direct meaning.  This is the meaning you see in the dictionary.  However, words also have connotations.  These a...

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Published on July 20, 2018 04:13 • 7 views
Jamie McFarlane Jamie McFarlane's blog:
Chapter 11





Below, you’ll find Chapter Twelve of the Uncommon Bravery short story. If you’re interested in reading the chapters as they’re released, please subscribe to my newsletter.















Chapter 12 – Acceptable Losses

“Oh frak, I’m gonna barf,” Clara said, turning away from her father’s bloody leg injur...

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Published on July 20, 2018 11:52 • 7 views
Julia Quinn Julia Quinn's blog:

The Bridgertons are coming to Netflix! As reported in the New York Times:


“An adaptation of a group of lush romance novels set in Regency England — the Bridgerton Series, by Julia Quinn — that the “Scandal” veteran Chris Van Dusen will turn into a dramatic series.”


Read the whole article: Shonda...

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Published on July 20, 2018 15:07 • 68 views
Leo X. Robertson Leo X. Robertson's blog:

Head to Horror Sleaze Trash’s site to read WE TOUCHED A REAL DINOSAUR! (NOT CLICKBAIT)!

Super proud of this one and happy that a home exists for that trademark Robertson snark ;)!!

Cheers for reading!

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Published on July 20, 2018 10:54 • 6 views
Robert Paul Wolff Robert Paul Wolff's blog:

A new poll is out this morning purporting to reveal that 71% of Republicans approve of Trump’s handling of Russia in Helsinki.  This has the commentariat pulling out its collective hair, wondering despairingly what has happened to their father’s Republican Party.  Now I bow to no one in my convic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 07:19 • 1 view
Liz Curtis Higgs Liz Curtis Higgs's blog:

Better Together | Liz Curtis Higgs


Saturday mornings are made for ironing. No, not that kind, beloved. This kind of iron, meant to smooth away our rough edges and strengthen our friendships.


As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17


I’ve quoted this verse for years as if I knew what I was talking abo...

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Published on July 20, 2018 21:03 • 8 views
Jane  Hunt Jane Hunt's blog:
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Kalinda Evans works for the Anglo-Boer war foundation in Canada. She’s sent to South Africa to make sure everyone who lost their lives in the war will be remembered. On her drive to the guest farm in Kimberley, South Africa, Kalinda picks up a female hitchhiker and is startled when j... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 16:34 • 6 views
Lisa Shearin Lisa Shearin's blog:

A little something fresh from my writer brain for The Phoenix Illusion (coming November 6.)


There was a knock on the door.


It couldn’t be the butlers; and if it were, they wouldn’t knock. Besides, Rake had turned down their services, instead preferring the comfort of walking around the suite unglam...

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Published on July 20, 2018 09:43 • 9 views
Matt Ridley Matt Ridley's blog:

 


 


This is recent Times feature article I wrote on the incredible new discoveries of what seabirds get up to far from land, and on the man who first visited seabird colonies with a scientific eye in the 1660s. It's sometimes still possible to write this kind of discursive essay! This one is about...

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Published on July 20, 2018 11:29 • 10 views
Jina Bacarr Jina Bacarr's blog:

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I’ve been getting together my submissions after the Twitter pitch blast for two days — I had to write a synopsis for one book — but I’m nearly there.


Energy zapped a while ago, then I found out it’s Lollipop Day!


Sticky, fruity, yummy lollipops.

Like a kid again at the Jersey shore.


Mee...

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Published on July 20, 2018 21:33 • 7 views
Patricia Johns Patricia Johns's blog:

I’m sorry to be posting late. I’ve been writing like a fiend, and I’m starting to get tired.


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So I thought I’d give you an idea of my summer writing schedule–if that kind of thing interests you.


For July, these were my goals:



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Published on July 20, 2018 20:19 • 9 views
Kat Ellis Kat Ellis's blog:
Hello!

Stopping by briefly to say that the cover for THREE STRIKES - the anthology of novellas featuring stories by my, Lucy Christopher, and Rhian Ivory - has now officially been unleashed, and here it is!




Isn't it pretty? I'm so excited to see the finished print version, which should be sometime... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 08:40 • 8 views
Steve Jackson Steve Jackson's blog:
Transhuman Space

Astute readers of this site – and fans of GURPS – may remember that we added GURPS to DriveThruRPG late last year. Since we talked about what was hot on Warehouse 23 in April last month, we thought we'd poke into what's selling in the world of GURPS on DriveThruRPG.



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Published on July 21, 2018 02:40 • 6 views
Jonathan Richard Cring Jonathan Richard Cring's blog:

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G-Pop was nine years old when Bobby moved into the village and started attending the little elementary school.


At first the parents thought he might be a Negro, since he had skin a couple of shades darker, and curly hair. But on careful inspection and tracking down some details, it...

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Published on July 20, 2018 07:48 • 8 views
Bethany-Kris Bethany-Kris's blog:
Hey, loves.

So, wow, this outtake came out a bit more emotional than I intended. Not really sorry for that. So, this kind of handles a bunch of different requests in the form, I guess. Those who wanna see the Marcello kids when they were young with Antony, but also those who want a peek at John wa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2018 07:59 • 11 views
R. Lee Smith R. Lee Smith's blog:

It has been a big week here at the Smomestead! Or at least what passes for a big week when you’re like me and avoid all social obligations. Did some spring cleaning, survived some severe Midwest thunderstorms, did a little painting and a lot of writing, and laid in supplies for our epic-quest Wor...

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Published on July 20, 2018 21:30 • 8 views
Kevin FitzMaurice Kevin FitzMaurice's blog:
•1 No person is a race, and no race is a person.•2 Race does not exist except as a set of bodily characteristics a group of humans is likely to have as part of their physical makeup, not as a part of the makeup of their self.•3 Yes, we can discuss human habits, personalities, qualities, styles, a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 21, 2018 00:14 • 7 views
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