speed-reading

speed-reading


I’ve had a personal speed-reading breakthrough that will really help some writers. It’s impossible to become a decent writer (fiction or nonfiction) without reading a lot of the type of stuff you’re trying to write. We know this at gut level. We’ve heard Stephen King say it: “If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t […]

via My Speed-reading Breakthrough Can Be Yours — Storiform.com

The year Daylight Saving Time went too far

The Mercury News The year Daylight Saving Time went too far.The Mercury News Students wait for a school bus at 7:35 a.m. in Astoria, Queens, during the daylight savings experiment. (Getty Images). By Bay Area News Group. October 30, 2016 at 7:38 am. The 7 a.m. darkness in these last days before springing forward puts us … Source: […]

via The year Daylight Saving Time went too far – The Mercury News — International News Live

Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Jupiter’s Moon Europa

The solar system has always been a little like a sports team: everyone knows the starting lineup—the eight great plants and Pluto batting ninth. But it’s the minor leagues—the 183 moons—that hold the real surprises. Of that huge swarm, perhaps none is as intriguing as Jupiter’s Europa, a frozen world with an ocean of salty…

via Jupiter’s Moon Europa Just Got More Interesting — TIME

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV

7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV

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The Olympic Opening Ceremony and its winding parade of nations are a television mega-event. But the cameras can’t pick up everything (although Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s shirtless, oiled flagbearer played just as big inside the stadium). Here are seven takeaways from the ground in Rio: 1. The security presence was intense. When our media bus pulled…

via 7 Things From the Rio Opening Ceremony You Couldn’t See on TV — TIME