“Mad Lads”: 45 Times People Tried Acting Like Absolute Rebels And Got Hilarious Results (New Pics)

Legends, rebels, absolute maniacs, or whatever you want to call them, some people were born to live on the edge. To embrace a world without order, to flirt with danger, and to go completely off the rails, blaring, “Chaos is my middle name!” These are the madmen who are brave enough to eat cereal with… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for November 24

Sunday Quordles are, all things considered, the most relaxing Quordles of all. For most of us, Sunday is when we’re furthest from the workweek, and Sunday comes with a rich tradition of lounging around the house, reading the paper slowly and doing puzzles. An extra hard puzzle can be an added bonus, but it can… Read more »

We are Now Also Featuring High-Paying, Full-time, REMOTE Writing Jobs On WritersWeekly – by Angela Hoy

If a job is listed as “Remote,” that means the employer expects the employee to work from home. We expected the number of remote writing, editing, and journalism jobs available online to decrease after Covid started to let up. But, it seems businesses have gotten smart. Hiring folks to work full-time (actual employees; not contractors)… Read more »

We are Now Also Featuring High-Paying, Full-time, REMOTE Writing Jobs On WritersWeekly – by Angela Hoy

If a job is listed as “Remote,” that means the employer expects the employee to work from home. We expected the number of remote writing, editing, and journalism jobs available online to decrease after Covid started to let up. But, it seems businesses have gotten smart. Hiring folks to work full-time (actual employees; not contractors)… Read more »

Freelance and Full-time Remote Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 11/23/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Remote Full-time Science Policy Reporter – Pays $59K-$68K/year American Institute of Physics (AIP) Remote Full-time Senior Editor for Science Policy – Pays $95K-$105K/year American Institute of Physics (AIP) Remote Full-time Senior Producer – Pays… Read more »

This Facebook Group Is All About “Science Humor”, Here Are 50 Of Their Most Hilarious Posts (New Pics)

Remember how your high school science teacher would say that science can be fun? That meant either lab work or a group assignment, which for many kids was just as far from the definition of fun as preparing for a science class test. Fast forward to today, and things have changed. Many young adults appreciate… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 23

It’s Wednesday, which means there’s a new Wordle puzzle for you figure out and new hints to help you solve it. The first tip to keep in mind: The New York Times recently added a new word list and updated the rules, so now plurals ending in S or ES will never be the solution…. Read more »

50 Mild And Wholesome Cases Of Vandalism People Have Documented In The Streets (New Pics)

Extremely polite and incredibly creative anarchy. That’s probably the best way to describe the super witty r/MildlyVandalised subreddit. An online community with a solid following of nearly 380k members, it’s been making our days brighter with photos of artful and witty ‘mild vandalism’ all the way since 2015. These tiny public sphere projects straddle the… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 22

It’s Tuesday, which means there’s a new Wordle puzzle for you to test your brain on. And as always, we’re here to offer some tips and tricks to help you figure out the solution. Our first tip: The New York Times recently added a new word list and updated the rules, so now plurals ending… Read more »

50 Times People Spotted ‘Absolute Units’ And Just Had To Share Pics With This Online Group (New Pics)

If you’ve been online for more than a hot second, you know that regular units have become ancient history. In these modern times, tiny units aka smol animals capture the internet’s collective heart, and absolute units have basically become an integral part of cyberspace culture. But if the latter doesn’t ring a bell and you… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 21

It’s Monday again, but at least the start of a new work week also means there’s a new Wordle puzzle for you to test your brain on. And as always, we’re here to offer some tips and tricks to guide you to the solution. Our first tip: Keep in mind that the New York Times… Read more »

50 Massive Things That Are A Big ‘I’m Outta Here’ For People With Megalophobia (New Pics)

From nomophobia, an irrational fear of being without a mobile phone, to xanthophobia, a fear of the color yellow, countless phobias exist out there. Now this time, we’re delving into the mind of megalophobes, people who are in fear of anything large, like skyscrapers and jumbo jets. In fact, there’s a whole corner of Reddit… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 20

It’s Sunday at long last, so why not unwind with a fresh Wordle? If you’re stuck, below are our tips and hints to help you solve it. Don’t forget to check out the updated rules that arrived last week with the New York Times’ new word list — don’t waste those precious guesses. If you’d… Read more »

50 Times Architects Really Outdid Themselves And Deserved To Be Praised Online (New Pics)

It’s articles like this one that make us want to become architects and change the world forever with our creativity, skills, and designs. The world is full to the brim with impressive architectural projects that go beyond pleasing just our eyes: when we see them, we genuinely feel like they energize our imagination and reinvigorate… Read more »

Amazon’s best Cyber Monday 2022 laptop deals (so far) include a bunch of MacBooks and Samsung Galaxy Books

UPDATE: Nov. 16, 2022, 11:40 a.m. EST This story has been updated with Amazon’s latest and greatest laptop deals ahead of Black Friday 2022. Here’s a quick overview: OUR TOP PICK: The ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 (Intel Core M3-8100Y, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC) is Mashable’s favorite budget-friendly laptop. It just hit a new all-time-low price… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 11/17/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, how many views did Angela get on her “corn cancer” TikTok video in three days? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today…. Read more »

40 Of The Funniest ‘You Had One Job’ Fails, As Shared By This Online Group (New Pics)

Whether we like it or not — and let’s be honest, usually not — making mistakes at work is inevitable. No employee enjoys revealing to the entire world, not to mention their boss, how badly they failed. But it does happen, even to the people who just had one, an only, a single simple job… Read more »

Amazon’s best deals on TVs ahead of Black Friday include The Frame and Fire TVs, of course

UPDATE: Nov. 16, 2022, 4:00 p.m. EST This story has been updated to reflect current TV deals ahead of Black Friday at Amazon. BEST 55-INCH TV DEAL: The Amazon 55-inch 4K Fire TV is a great first 4K TV, especially when under $300 — $299.99 $519.99 (save $220) BEST 65-INCH TV DEAL: The Samsung 65-inch S95B… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 11/17/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Writers Truthout Freelance News Editor – Pays $23/hour SlashGear Freelance Editor – Pays $23/hour Looper Freelance Editor – Pays $23/hour Daily Meal Freelance Food and Dining News Writer – Pays $21/hour Tasting Table… Read more »

Contently is Looking for Dutch, French, and Italian Tech-Based Managing Editors

GIGS Contently Is Looking for Tech Managing Editors Attention editorially-minded, independent solution-finders: Contently is hiring freelance Managing Editors who specialize in technology and can edit copy in Dutch / French / Italian. As a freelance Managing Editor, you’ll help Contently customers—some of the world’s most recognizable brands—craft high-quality and engaging content that drives strategic business… Read more »

Contently is Looking for Dutch, French, and Italian Tech-Based Managing Editors

GIGS Contently Is Looking for Tech Managing Editors Attention editorially-minded, independent solution-finders: Contently is hiring freelance Managing Editors who specialize in technology and can edit copy in Dutch / French / Italian. As a freelance Managing Editor, you’ll help Contently customers—some of the world’s most recognizable brands—craft high-quality and engaging content that drives strategic business… Read more »

What Does the Rise of AI Art Mean for Designers and Illustrators?

The AI Art Shop is a veritable treasure trove of artwork ranging from lush Japanese paintings to colorful collage landscapes. Anyone can purchase these works on canvas or in print, all for a fraction of the cost of conventional pieces. The London-based online shop is the first to widely market art made strictly by artificial… Read more »

40 People Were So Disappointed In Wasting Money On Something, They Had To Share It Online

The average working person has to put more effort into their job compared to what they are being paid for. That is why when you buy something, you want to get the most from your money, as it doesn’t come easy, but on the other side, there are companies and businesses that want to earn… Read more »

The newest Ninja Foodi is almost half off, plus more air fryers on sale ahead of Black Friday

UPDATE: Nov. 16, 2022, 6:00 p.m. EST This story has been updated to reflect the latest pricing on air fryers on sale at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and Target. As of Nov. 16, these are the best air fryer deals to shop: BEST BASKET-STYLE DEAL: The 2-quart Bella Pro Series Digital Air Fryer is mini,… Read more »

This Group Is Dedicated To The Fear Of Submerged Man-Made Objects, And Here Are 50 Of Its Scariest Pics (New Pics)

How do you feel when you imagine being submerged in water? Is your inner mermaid thrilled by the idea (wish I could be part of that woooooorld), or do you consider yourself much more of a land creature? If thinking about ships and submarines that are resting peacefully at the bottom of the ocean brings… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 16

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and with it comes a new daily Wordle puzzle for you to ponder — as well as our tips and hints to help you solve it. If you’d rather skip the pretence and get straight to the answer, you can jump to the bottom of this article to find November… Read more »

50 Of The Most Unhinged Local News Headlines That Got Celebrated On This Twitter Page

Breaking news! There’s something strange happening in your area! We will report on it to the best of our abilities, but don’t be alarmed if there are a few typos we later have to correct. The important thing is that we will be using a ridiculous headline that will grab your attention and hopefully allow… Read more »

NASA will attempt a moon launch in November. So will someone else.

November could be a hectic month for launches to the moon. Yes, that’s “launches,” plural. If there were any skepticism on whether the world has entered a new space race, the dueling lunar-bound liftoffs this month could be the smoking gun. After NASA waived-off two launch attempts in late August and early September — followed… Read more »

30 Times People Failed At Geography So Badly, They Made The Internet Facepalm (New Pics)

Most of us have been there: you post something online that you’re 100% sure is the absolute truth, flexing those big cognitive muscles of yours… only to realize that you made a mistake. You blush. You start sweating. You realize that you’ve made an utter fool of yourself. On the internet of all places! And… Read more »

Apple sued for tracking users’ activity even when turned off in settings

Over the past couple of years, Apple has centered its focus on user privacy. The iPhone maker has sparred with other Big Tech companies, most notably Facebook-owner Meta, about the issue. Apple’s efforts to protect users’ data has cost platforms like Facebook billions of dollars in revenue. But, as it turns out, Apple has been… Read more »

50 Times People Didn’t Have To Go Shopping And Made Their Own Awesome Things, As Shared In This Online Sewing Community (New Pics)

Barely anything feels better in life than having all of your hard work and effort finally come together. When you find a hobby or craft that you’re deeply passionate about, spend months and years honing your skills, and finally finish a complicated project—that’s already the best reward you can get, all in itself. The praise… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 13

There’s a brand new Wordle, and some brand new rules to go with it: The New York Times has made some big changes to the word list this week, which will no longer be based on the original game’s list. You can read all about them in detail here, but the gist is that the… Read more »

50 Times People Didn’t Give A Heck About OSHA Safety Regulations And Did What They Had To Do, As Shared On This Facebook Group

If you’re not new to Bored Panda, you probably know what big fans we all are here of OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration)-related content. Numerous times we’ve covered the legendary subreddit OSHA which has set out on a mission to educate people about staying safe at work by showing what incidents lurk around… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 12

There’s a brand new Wordle, and some brand new rules to go with it: The New York Times has made some big changes to the word list this past week, which will no longer be based on the original game’s list. You can read all about them in detail here, but the gist is that… Read more »

At Dinner, She Said My Toasted Marshmallows Looked Like Scabs…

We had a relative visit for a week and we had a wonderful time! The greatest thing about Grandma is that she has no verbal filter. I imagine most 80 year olds don’t. We used to live on a boat. We still have plastic wine glasses (they are blue, small, and adorable). We have a… Read more »

“I Cannot Believe I Caught This”: 50 Times People Couldn’t Believe The Beauty They Managed To Capture In A Photo

It’s all about the perspective. Without photography to challenge, excite, and inspire us, the world would be a far sadder and darker place. It warms our hearts to know for a fact that the world is filled to the brim with photography enthusiasts—amateur and veteran alike. We wouldn’t be Bored Panda if we didn’t give… Read more »

Binance ran away from the FTX deal. The U.S. Department of Justice wants to know why.

FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried may be having a lot more than money problems in the future. The U.S. Department of Justice wants Binance to share what caused the company to run away from the pending deal to acquire FTX, according to a CoinDesk source. The report claims that authorities in the U.S. requested… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 11/10/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Writers Truthout Freelance Editor – Pays $65K-$75K/year Yale Climate Connections Freelance Gadgets, Tech, and Automotive News Writer – Pays $21/hour SlashGear Freelance Content Editor – Pays $20K-$30K/year Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance Freelance Movie,… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 11/10/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Writers Truthout Freelance Editor – Pays $65K-$75K/year Yale Climate Connections Freelance Gadgets, Tech, and Automotive News Writer – Pays $21/hour SlashGear Freelance Content Editor – Pays $20K-$30K/year Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance Freelance Movie,… Read more »

Investigation: City Paid an Astounding $73K to Write and Publish a Book about the Pandemic! – In The News – 11/10/2022

These soldiers were last issued prayer books in WW1 Sikh Prayer Books Return to Military After 100 Years “For Sikhs our scriptures are not just words, they are the living embodiment of our guru. We draw moral strength and physical strength from reading the scriptures every day, it gives us discipline and it grows us… Read more »

50 Times People Fused Excellent Ideas With Great Execution And Came Up With These Brilliant Crafts (New Pics)

Here at Bored Panda, we’re avid crafters! All you have to do is take one look at Crafty Panda, and you’ll know that we love to keep our paws busy by crafting, creating and embarking upon DIY projects galore. But we’re not the only ones who love a great art project. The Craft Projects subreddit… Read more »

See Florida live webcams as Hurricane Nicole makes landfall

Florida has yet another 2022 hurricane on its hands as Hurricane Nicole makes its U.S. landfall Wednesday night or early Thursday morning on Florida’s east coast. As of this writing on Wednesday afternoon ET, Nicole was bearing down on the Bahamas, and expected to be upgraded to hurricane status at any moment, according to the… Read more »

Contently is Looking for Multilingual Freelance Writers in Different Verticals

Are you a detail-oriented, multilingual freelance writer? Contently is looking to bring on more Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese speaking writers with experience in travel, tech, healthcare, lifestyle or B2B. As a freelance multilingual writer, you’ll help Contently customers—some of the world’s most recognizable brands—create content in different languages. You’ll be key in helping them expand their… Read more »

“Hurts To Look At”: 50 Pics From The “Make Me Suffer” Online Community (New Pics)

From time to time, we all think of how unfair the world is and how much we’d like to remove all the suffering there is. The truth is, we cannot do that and we have to find ways to live in these difficult times, with all the ups and downs. Or we can do the… Read more »

Crypto exchange FTX was valued in the billions. Now Binance plans to acquire it in a fire sale.

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has become known as crypto’s bailout king. Whenever a crypto company would fail, Bankman-Fried, who’s also known as SBF, would swoop in with the cash to keep them afloat. Now, SBF is seemingly getting a bailout of his own. On Tuesday, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance… Read more »

Contently is Looking for Freelance Account Based Marketing Writers

Detail-oriented, marketing gurus: Contently is looking for freelance account based marketing (ABM) writers and we want you to apply! As a freelance ABM writer, you’ll help Contently customers—some of the world’s most recognizable brands—turn complicated marketing jargon into digestible content for b2b stakeholders. You’ll be a daily resource and partner for our customers while you… Read more »

Why Contently Clients Get Animated Over This Video Studio’s Content

Here at Contently, we know that multimedia is key to content marketing success for any publication—and video sits at the top of the list of multimedia must-haves. There’s a reason video has become such a popular option among content marketers. The medium tends to be easy for general audiences to consume, especially in the case… Read more »

50 Memes That Are So Wholesome, You Can Even Show Them To Your Grandma (New Pics)

There are all kind of memes dedicated to virtually every little or big thing in this world. From Halloween memes to history and science memes, to food memes and British memes. There even exist mental health memes for those with depression or anxiety. The rule is simple: if it exists in real life, it has… Read more »

Ready to shop? These are the best Walmart Black Friday deals you can buy right now.

UPDATE: Nov. 7, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST This post has been updated to include the latest stock and pricing info for Walmart’s early Black Friday deals. Here are the best early Black Friday deals at Walmart that are currently live as of Nov. 7: BEST TV DEAL: Vizio 50-inch Class V-Series 4K Smart TV is… Read more »

50 Genius Pet Inventions You Didn’t Know You Needed To Be The Coolest Pet Owner

Pets enrich our lives with the most beautiful colors, allowing us to experience emotions we didn’t even know we carried within our hearts. Whether you refer to them as your best friend or your fur baby, the foundation for your relationship is unconditional love. And with that, you only want the best for your companion…. Read more »

Elon Musk’s paid Twitter verification is delayed, and unlabelled parody banned

Elon Musk’s plan to put Twitter’s blue tick verification badges up for sale has reportedly been delayed, slowing the microblogging platform’s rapid plummet to hell by a fraction. However, Musk is also banning unlabelled parody accounts. The New York Times reports that Twitter’s paid verification will now be launched Nov. 9, one day after the… Read more »

50 Disturbing And Morbid Facts That Might Freak You Out A Bit, As Shared By This Insta Page

Far more of your friends have a profound interest in true crime, conspiracy theories, and disturbing real-life tales than you’d think. Behind the gentle smiles and innocuous small-talk lie busy minds and guarded hearts that have a deep-rooted fascination with mystery, weirdness, and the darker aspects of what it means to be a human being…. Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for November 6

It’s finally Sunday, and what better way to celebrate the end of the week than with a fresh Wordle? If you get stuck, we’re here to help with handy hints, as we are every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of this article for November 6’s Wordle… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 11/05/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, name two paying health and wellness markets for writers. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 11/05/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, name two paying health and wellness markets for writers. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER… Read more »

7 Reasons Why TikTok is Your Best Platform for Book Promotion – by William Opar

As the world of book promotion continues to evolve, new ways of promoting your book are continually being explored. Digital channels are now a key part of any author’s or publisher’s promotional strategy, and TikTok is one of the most popular new platforms in this area. While anyone can view TikTok videos online, if you’re… Read more »

35 Secret Places And Compartments Hidden In People’s Homes (New Pics)

Show me a person who says they have nothing to hide and I’ll show you a liar. We all have something we don’t want others to know about. Of course, it’s easier when that stuff is abstract, like a thought, because if it’s physical we need a place for it. Luckily, the subreddits r/secretcompartments and… Read more »

Twitter layoffs are the deepest of a thousand cuts. Here’s where else big tech is bleeding.

Given the fog of war, it is hard to know exactly how large the carnage is inside Twitter as I write this. The company’s internal FAQ, we can confirm, says that “roughly” half of employees are being ousted by CEO, co-owner, and sole director Elon Musk. That would be a bloodbath with few precedents in… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 11/04/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Travel News Writer – Pays $21/hour Explore Freelance Gadgets, Tech, and Automotive Writer – Pays $21/hour SlashGear Freelance SEO Blog Writer – Pays $0.05/word ESTD Publishing Freelance Reality TV News Writers Monsters and… Read more »

After Keeping Their Relationship A Secret For Almost 2 Years, Miss Argentina And Miss Puerto Rico Reveal That They’re Now Married

To love and to be loved is probably the most coveted thing in the world. To find that one person that makes each day better, that makes you feel like you’re the most important person in their life, that makes you pancakes in the morning while you’re extremely hungover. That’s love. And today, dear Pandas,… Read more »

What you never see in ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me’

There is a moment in Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me in which it feels like the star’s world has cracked wide open, and she’s bravely invited viewers to witness what comes next. Both of these things are somewhat true of the Apple TV+ documentary made about a six-year period in Gomez’s life. But the… Read more »

A Plumb Interesting Set of Words

When I saw the following passage on the Simon Schuster site, I was plumb surprised: When twelve-year-old Jamie Dexter’s brother joins the Army and is sent to Vietnam, Jamie is plum thrilled. I expect one of the last major publishers to get their spellings right. The words plum and plumb are homophones, but not synonyms…. Read more »

50 Times DIY Enthusiasts Came Up With Such Amazing Projects, They Had To Share Their Results On This Facebook Page

Everyone should have at least one hobby in their lives. It’s incredibly satisfying to create something with your own hands, not just buy and consume stuff in your spare time. Whether it’s quilting, knitting, crocheting, painting, jewelry making, woodwork, pottery, or any of the hundreds of other incredibly fun DIY hobbies people around the entire… Read more »

Netflix’s ‘Mind Your Manners’ trailer teases etiquette makeovers and eating fruit with a knife and fork

Netflix has released the official trailer for upcoming reality series Mind Your Manners, giving us a glimpse at how to properly eat a banana with a knife and fork. You probably won’t ever need to eat one this way, but it’s fun to learn how. Hosted by etiquette teacher Sarah Jane Ho, Mind Your Manners… Read more »

50 Hilarious And Wholesome Moments That Vets Have Experienced At Work (New Pics)

If you’re an animal lover, chances are you’re a fan of veterinarians too. They keep our pets happy and healthy, and they are our go-to resources when little Spot swallows something she shouldn’t have or Pickles comes home limping on a hurt paw. And while being a vet can be incredibly stressful and challenging, it… Read more »

It feels like every Black Friday TV deal is already live, including nearly every size of The Frame

UPDATE: Nov. 1, 2022, 5:30 p.m. EDT This story has been updated to reflect current TV deals ahead of Black Friday from stores like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, and Target. BEST 55-INCH TV DEAL: Samsung’s The Frame QLED TV offers 100% color volume and is at its Black Friday price at Best Buy — $999.99… Read more »

When Does a Freelancer Need Business Insurance?

Recently, when renewing a contract with one of my clients, I noticed an odd new requirement. The client requested that, for the term of this new agreement and for a period of no less than three years, I must maintain business insurance—at no cost to them. I emailed my contact at the company for elaboration,… Read more »

35 Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know From The ‘Today I Learned’ Online Group

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, does learning new facts each day keep boredom at bay? Alright, I promise I’m not writing a Doctor Seuss-esque story here. But if you’re interested in learning something new, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got a brand new list of facts from the “Today… Read more »

The best early Black Friday kitchen deals include air fryers, coffee makers, and KitchenAid mixers galore

UPDATE: Oct. 31, 2022, 6:00 p.m. EDT This story has been updated to reflect the latest pricing and availability from early Black Friday sales. Don’t have time to check out all the best Black Friday kitchen deals? Here are some of our top picks: The KitchenAid Professional five-quart stand mixer is a classic stand mixer… Read more »

Low-Cost Cosplay Guy Strikes Again, And Here Are 50 Of His Most Creative, Yet Unhinged Costumes (New Pics)

According to a report published by Allied Market Research, the global cosplay costumes market was estimated at $4.62 billion in 2020 and is expected to hit $23 billion by 2030. But not everyone spends big bucks to participate. Anucha “Cha” Saengchart from Bangkok, Thailand, started the ‘Lowcost Cosplay’ Facebook page in 2013. Almost a decade… Read more »

Don’t expect the M2 MacBook Pro and Mac mini until next year

The rumor mill about Apple launching M2-powered Macs this November was churning, but now it seems we’ll have to wait until next year. SEE ALSO: Apple confirms USB-C is coming to iPhone: ‘We have no choice’ According to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman, Apple isn’t planning to release new versions of the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros… Read more »

50 Times People Were So Freaked Out By Something They Discovered After Moving Into A New Home, They Just Had To Find Comfort Online (New Pics)

Moving into a new home is always the start of a new chapter. You might be relocating to a completely different city or part of the country, beginning a new job and suddenly trying to make new friends and connections. But when you start this new chapter, you might want to hope that whoever wrote… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 30

It’s the end of the week, and the beginning of a new Wordle! It’s both a trick and a treat to finish your Halloween weekend, but we’ve got some clues and the solution to help you out, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end… Read more »

“What Are Some ‘False Frugalities’ That Many People Are Not Aware Of?”: 48 People Share What Cheap Things Actually Cost Them More In The Long Run

In the face of 40-year high inflation, you can’t help but watch your wallet get thinner. In fact, more than a third of American adults are tapping into their savings accounts to cover increased living expenses, withdrawing an average of $617 during the first six months of this year. As nearly everyone is feeling the… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 29

It’s the end of the week, and the beginning of a new Wordle! It’s both a trick and a treat to kick off your Halloween weekend, but we’ve got some clues and the solution to help you out, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/28/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did Michael W. Michelsen, Jr. tell us to use to sell more articles? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/28/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did Michael W. Michelsen, Jr. tell us to use to sell more articles? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s… Read more »

The Knots on the Old Stick Matched Her Gnarled, Arthritic Knuckles… – Topic, Common Themes, and WINNERS of the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest

THE  WINTER 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST WILL BE ON SATURDAY, January 21, 2023! Only 500 participants permitted so DON’T DELAY IF YOU WANT TO PLAY!! For the past six weeks, we’ve spent every spare moment judging the hundreds of entries submitted for WritersWeekly’s most recent 24-Hour Short Story Contest. In case you’re not familiar with… Read more »

Real Estate Fails: ‘The Broke Agent’ Pokes Fun At The Most Hectic Homes, And Here Are 40 Of The Worst Of Them (New Pics)

You’d expect contractors, architects, and designers all to have good taste… or at least something more or less passable. Alas! Some of them have the aesthetic sensibilities of someone who has never seen how actual human beings live. The decisions they sometimes make lead to some truly wacky interiors that are as hilarious as they… Read more »

Elon Musk is reportedly now officially in charge at Twitter, fires top execs

Elon Musk is reportedly now officially in charge of Twitter, setting the scene for the platform’s looming descent into a microblogged reenactment of Lord of the Flies. And apparently he’s already started cleaning house. According to CNBC’s David Faber, Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal and CFO Ned Segal have left the company’s headquarters in San Francisco… Read more »

Lion Magazine

Lion Magazine 300 W. 22nd Street Oak Brook IL 60523 Phone: (630)468-6805 Fax: Website: https://www.lionmagazine.org Guidelines: Editor: Jay Copp, Matt Nicholson, Editors. Email address: jay.copp@lionsclubs.org About The Publication: “We carry stories and photos of Lions’ service projects and Lions’ activities.” 30% freelance. Welcomes new authors. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms after four months…. Read more »

Lion Magazine

Lion Magazine 300 W. 22nd Street Oak Brook IL 60523 Phone: (630)468-6805 Fax: Website: https://www.lionmagazine.org Guidelines: Editor: Jay Copp, Matt Nicholson, Editors. Email address: jay.copp@lionsclubs.org About The Publication: “We carry stories and photos of Lions’ service projects and Lions’ activities.” 30% freelance. Welcomes new authors. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms after four months…. Read more »

The Hollins Critic

The Hollins Critic P.O. Box 9538, Hollins University Roanoke VA 24020 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.hollins.edu/magazine Guidelines: https://www.hollinscriticsubmissions.com/ Editor: Amanda Cockrell, Managing Editor. Email address: chankla@hollins.edu About The Publication: “Literary journal with a lead essay on the work of a contemporary writer; poetry; and book reviews.” 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms… Read more »

50 Hard To Explain But Impossible Not To Love Animal Pics, As Shared By This IG Page

When your friend walks out of the toilet with his leather pants hanging on his knees and his crotch covered in white powder and lotion, he can at least explain that he couldn’t pull them back up his sweaty legs and used everything he found in the cupboards in the last futile attempt to do… Read more »

How a fake Reddit post tried to derail the Darrell Brooks trial

Reddit is often called “the front page of the internet,” where users post all sorts of links and stories to what’s happening around the world. But this week, Reddit itself was thrust into the spotlight after a fake post on the platform became part of a high-profile trial being livestreamed to an audience of millions…. Read more »

50 Pics Without Context That Get Weirder And Weirder The Longer You Look At Them, As Shared On This Online Group (New Pics)

Weirder than weird. Stranger than strange. Fiction has nothing on reality when the latter looks like the stuff shared on the r/hmmm subreddit. Reality wins the bizarreness department, hands down. To show you exactly what we mean, we’ve collected some of the most powerful photos shared on the online community that have literally no context… Read more »

Target’s Black Friday sale is already happening — here’s what to grab before it sells out

UPDATE: Oct. 25, 2022, 5:00 p.m. EDT This post has been updated to include the latest deals from Target’s Black Friday sale, which has been running since early October. Here are Target’s best early Black Friday deals as of Oct. 25: BEST ROBOT VACUUM DEAL: The Shark EZ cleans in neat rows on schedules assigned… Read more »

Adding a Part-Time Freelance Job—While Avoiding Burnout

In nearly 15 years as a professional writer and editor, I’ve been a full-time freelancer for only nine months—entirely by choice. While many freelancers aspire to make their entire income from freelance work, I’ve found that freelancing works best for me as an add-on to my full-time job as the executive editor at a non-profit—not… Read more »

50 Of The Most Random, Funny, And Wholesome Tips For Various Life Situations

From the moment you come into this world, there is this thing that happens around you that can sometimes be delightful, but at times drives you crazy or leaves you completely befuddled. You know, life. And if you find yourself in the middle of an experience that leaves you with more questions than answers, it’s… Read more »

Netflix’s ‘1899’ trailer teases a new mystery from ‘Dark’ creators

The official trailer for Netflix’s 1899 has arrived, giving us a look at the next project from Dark co-creators Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. Set 13 years before the Titanic‘s first and last voyage, the eight-episode mystery thriller also involves a relatively grand passenger ship — though exactly how ill-fated 1899‘s vessel is remains… Read more »

Urgency, Exigency, and Moonshots

A reader asks: Can you explain clearly the difference between urgency and exigency? Thank you. Also, any thoughts on the concept or process of “moonshoot”? Heard the term when President Biden was talking about cancer. The nouns urgency and exigency are not synonyms, but they are related in thought. Exigency An exigency is an urgent… Read more »

How Unhealed Trauma Made Me Lose Control Of My Body (And How Yoga Is Helping Me Find It Again)

When I was sixteen years old, something bad happened to me. I tucked it under the rug and ignored it for as long as I could. But the thing about trauma is that if you force yourself to pretend it doesn’t exist, it will evidently manifest into something just as gut-wrenching. For me, that was… Read more »

32 “Psychology Hacks You Need To Know”, As Shared By This TikToker

TikTok tends to get a reputation of being filled with fun dance videos, cute animal videos, and silly trends, but the app can also be used for learning. There are many creators who teach their viewers about history, social issues, skills like cooking or playing instruments, and even science. One such TikToker, Adorian Deck or… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 23

It’s Sunday at last, and the new Taylor Swift album isn’t the only thing on our minds: there’s also a fresh Wordle! But if you’re staring at a black space, we’ve got some clues and the solution, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end… Read more »

130 Of The Funniest Cooking Accidents (New Pics)

No matter what Top Chef and MasterChef may show us, the truth is not everyone was born to cook. And it’s totally fine. We find our ways around it, from ordering in, eating out, finding happiness with a way more cooking-savvy partner, and opting for ready-mades and super easy meals a child could make. The… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 22

It’s finally the weekend, but the new Taylor Swift album isn’t the only thing on our minds: there’s also a fresh Wordle! If you’re staring at a black space, though, we’ve got some clues and the solution, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/21/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which old scam is still happening? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD… Read more »

ABC News Reporter and Author Allegedly “Missing” After FBI Raid; No Charges Filed – In The News – 10/21/2022

We are actually at the point where college professors praise cheating! Law teacher in Spain shares pen cheating system student used: ‘What art!’ “The student had carved notes for his tests into the plastic of his BIC pens.” I’d like to know exactly which books they were. Woman sues childcare company for allegedly firing her… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 10/20/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.   Freelance Editor – Pays $23/hour Daily Meal Freelance Food and Beverage Feature Writer – Pays $0.08/word Daily Meal Freelance Wrestling News Writer – Pays $21/hour Wrestling Inc. Freelance Health Writer – Pays $52.4K-$66K/year… Read more »

50 Times City Architects Failed To Understand People’s Needs, And It Resulted In These ‘Desire Paths’ Appearing Around The City

Merriam Webster dictionary defines a desire path as “an unplanned route or path (such as one worn into a grassy surface by repeated foot traffic) that is used by pedestrians in preference to or in the absence of a designated alternative (such as a paved pathway).” This may sound like a pretty formal definition, but… Read more »

What that ‘Black Adam’ mid-credit scene means for the future of the DCEU

The reviews are in, and critics hate Black Adam. The Dwayne Johnson-fronted spinoff of Shazam! offers plenty of worldbuilding, introducing not only its titular anti-hero but also The Justice Society of America’s Hawkman, Doctor Fate, Cyclone, and Atom Smasher. However, when it came to an enthralling story or even enticing action, this DC Extended Universe… Read more »

Using “The Socratic Close” to Sell More Articles – by Michael W. Michelsen, Jr.

A few days ago, I was reading the want ads in my local newspaper. I get many of my story ideas from there, and that day would be no exception. When I got to the “Sales” listings, I kept reading a line that intrigued me. In the copy of many of the ads it read,… Read more »

Using “The Socratic Close” to Sell More Articles – by Michael W. Michelsen, Jr.

A few days ago, I was reading the want ads in my local newspaper. I get many of my story ideas from there, and that day would be no exception. When I got to the “Sales” listings, I kept reading a line that intrigued me. In the copy of many of the ads it read,… Read more »

Come See Me This Weekend! I Will Be a Reenactor at a Local Cemetery!! :)

If you’re near Trenton, Georgia, pop over to Sarah’s Chapel Cemetery on Sunday afternoon and say hi when you see me! At the request of the Dade County Historical Society, I agreed to reenact Mary Ann McDonough Bennett, which, I believe, will be the fourth stop on the cemetery crawl. It’s going to be very… Read more »

‘O Canada’: This Online Page Shares Memes About Life In Canada That Sum Up The Country Perfectly

Welcome to the Facebook page that features two of my favorite (and probably yours too!) things: Canada and memes. Join them together and you have pure entertainment dipped in maple syrup, mixed with a bunch of people notorious for being too nice for this world and wrapped in cultural quirks that only happen here. “Funny… Read more »

The true story behind ‘The Watcher’s John Graff is absolute horror

A common trope in horror movies: a family flees from the hustle and bustle of the big city to the cozy suburbs. But their new dream home becomes a nightmare — in this case, as creepy typewritten letters turn up from someone calling themselves “The Watcher.” The lives of the Brannacks unravel as their search for this… Read more »

28 Posts That Hit A New Level Of Cringe, As Shared By This Twitter Page

If there’s one thing the internet has taught us, it must be our enduring appreciation of a good cringe. Urban Dictionary defines the term cringe as “when someone acts/is so embarrassing or awkward, it makes you feel extremely ashamed and/or embarrassed.” But the feeling is way better felt than explained in words. If you’re already… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 19

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and there’s a fresh Wordle to get you through any midweek blues. But if you’re struggling with today’s puzzle, we’ve got some clues and the solution, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of this article for October 19’s… Read more »

50 Historical Pictures That Might Teach You Something New About Our World

Our Instagram feeds are often flooded with photos from the same day or the previous weekend. And while it’s great to have the capability to share information so rapidly, we know what the modern world looks like. We can walk through our front doors or gaze out from our balconies to get a taste of… Read more »

Who is ‘The Mole’ on Netflix’s show? Let’s yarn-wall it!

It’s going to be the biggest question after “Who will end up on the Iron Throne in House of the Dragon?” Who is the Mole? Netflix‘s reboot of the beloved reality competition series has landed, with the first eight episodes now streaming. Like the various versions before it, the show is a game of Poirot-style… Read more »

Pronunciation Guides

A reader, wondering about the pronunciation of caricature, asks if I would consider including the phonetic pronunciation of words I discuss. Many years ago, when I first began writing for DWT, I provided phonetic transcriptions and talked rather a lot about pronunciation. Two considerations led to my dropping the transcriptions and treading carefully on matters… Read more »

50 Memes And Jokes About Bunnies That Show They’re Not As Sweet And Innocent As They Look

When you think of bunnies, the first traits that probably come to your mind are how cute, fluffy and friendly they are. They are the third most popular pets in the US and the UK, and they’re a great alternative to having a dog or cat. But despite rabbits having one of the greatest PR… Read more »

Rhaenys literally smashes the patriarchy to win ‘House of the Dragon’ MVP

Welcome to House of the Dragon MVP, our series highlighting each episode’s Most Valuable Player in the game before the Game of Thrones. There are two kinds of people in House of the Dragon: players and pieces. In the players category there is the king, great lords, and dominant individual powers like Rhaenyra, Daemon, and… Read more »

Woman Demands Soon-To-Be SIL Give Up Her Instagram Handle, Threatens To Disinvite Her From The Wedding If She Refuses

It’s no secret that tensions run high ahead of a wedding. Every bride and groom wants to remember the occasion as the happiest day of their lives, and it’s entirely up to them to make the decisions that best reflect their values. But the pressure for everything to be perfect tends to spark drama, create… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 16

Ah, Sunday at last. And what better way to celebrate than with a fresh unsolved Wordle? If your brain’s feeling frazzled after a long week, though, we’ve got some clues and the solution for you, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of this… Read more »

“Things Plus-Size Travelers Hate”: Woman Goes Viral For Sharing 22 Travel Struggles

Meet Jae’lynn Chaney, a 25-year-old travel blogger, body positivity advocate, and content creator out on a mission to help society unlearn harmful biases. She believes that all bodies can be travel bodies and that everyone deserves to travel comfortably. By covering anything from her wanderlust moments to the hurdles she encounters on the way, Jae… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 15

The weekend is finally here! Celebrate with a fresh unsolved Wordle — and if your brain’s feeling a bit frazzled after a busy week, we’ve got some clues and the solution for you, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of this article for… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/13/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, how should you address Angela if you do NOT want a response? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free!… Read more »

50 Examples Of Petty Revenge That Show You Should Never Be A Jerk To People

Generally speaking, fantasizing about taking an eye for an eye—getting revenge on someone who was being a jerk—is human nature. But often acting vengefully remains just that, a scenario in our mind. Our moral compass combined with the fear of further escalation keeps most of us in check. Most, but not all. Revenge is a… Read more »

Meta has made thousands of dollars from hate speech ads, report finds

In case we needed another reason to distrust Facebook and its parent company Meta — and the overall effect the tech giant has on our culture — Media Matters just gave us one. Media Matters identified over 150 ads that use the anti-LGBTQ “groomer” slur in 2022, garnering Facebook at least $13,600 of profit. These… Read more »

Muslim Parents Protest School Board Over LGBTQ Books Being Given to Children – In The News – 10/13/2022

What do YOU think about this? Muslim Protesters Shut Down Michigan School-Board Meeting over LGBTQ Books “Many of the protesters carried signs in English and Arabic: ‘Keep Your Dirty Books in the Closet,’ ‘Stop Grooming Our Kids,’ and ‘Homosexuality Big Sin,’ some read.” More Anti-Semitic censorship at Berkeley Free speech vs. banning Jews “Nine law… Read more »

Muslim Parents Protest School Board Over LGBTQ Books Being Given to Children – In The News – 10/13/2022

What do YOU think about this? Muslim Protesters Shut Down Michigan School-Board Meeting over LGBTQ Books “Many of the protesters carried signs in English and Arabic: ‘Keep Your Dirty Books in the Closet,’ ‘Stop Grooming Our Kids,’ and ‘Homosexuality Big Sin,’ some read.” More Anti-Semitic censorship at Berkeley Free speech vs. banning Jews “Nine law… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 10/13/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Content Writer – freelance writing and publishing WritersWeekly.com Freelance Writer/Editor Ballard Spahr LLP Freelance Editor Marquee Sports Network Freelance Auto Insurance Writer Centerfield Freelance Copy Editor Centerfield Freelance Publishing Editor – Pays $20/hour… Read more »

This Online Group Is Dedicated To Things That Are Inexplicably Satisfying, Here Are 50 Of The Best Ones (New Pics)

There’s an undeniable allure to watching how the shadow perfectly lines up with the pavement. Or how the tiles align in shockingly neat repetitive patterns. Or how the trees and leaves present themselves in ideal forms and harmony. It’s hard to explain why these everyday oddities look so dreamy, but tapping into these moments of… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 13

It’s Friday! Just kidding. Sorry. But it’s the day before Friday, which is nearly as good. Here, have a brand new Wordle to keep you busy while you wait for the weekend — and we’ve got some clues and the solution for you, as we do every day. If you just want today’s word, you… Read more »

“Today I Learned”: People Share 40 New Curious Facts You Can Learn Today Too (New Pics)

There are hundreds of thousands of thoughts running through our minds every single minute. In such a busy world that we live in, we’re bombarded with information, whether from media or other people that we have to process somehow. And this is one hell of a task to do, yet it never ends. So let’s… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 12

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and there’s a brand new Wordle waiting for you.If, like us, you’re finding today’s a little on the tricky side, we’re here to help every day with clues and the solution. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of this article for October 12’s… Read more »

41 Of The Funniest Photos Of People And Animals Sitting Under Pics That Resemble Them, As Shared By This Online Group

With a population of 7.9 billion, virtually no place on Earth is left untouched by humans. So it makes perfect sense that somewhere in this vast world, there must be someone who looks exactly like you. Long-lost twin parents never told you about, a double, a doppelganger, or whatever you want to call them, a… Read more »

Here’s ‘Doom’ running on Windows Notepad somehow

A developer has made Doom run in Windows Notepad, the bare-bones text editor that was absolutely not designed to run video games. Humankind’s hubris continues to twist the natural order, accumulating a debt that must one day come due. Sam Chiet shared his achievement on Twitter, posting a video of Doom running on Notepad at… Read more »

A Lie Is a Lie Is a Lie

A web search for the term “crisis of truth” brings up more than a million hits. Public figures have always lied in order to advance their careers, but in former times, they had the grace to be embarrassed when caught in their lies. Nowadays, political candidates and their lawyers caught up in lies are quick… Read more »

Your Weekly Horoscope For October 8 – October 15

Aries This week, don’t glance in your rearview mirror. Don’t focus on what’s behind you, on what you’ve already left behind, because there is so much in store for your future. Even though you might miss people or places or experiences from yesterday, you need to remember that tomorrow is going to be so much… Read more »

50 Of The Weirdest Real Estate Listings Shared By “The Best Of Zillow” Twitter Page

Real estate listing sites feature plenty of homes for purchase that give us a glimpse into the worlds of architecture and interior design. While most are pretty normal, the Twitter account The Best of Zillow consistently finds some funny, ridiculous, and downright strange ones, too. These, let’s call them, solutions, are a testament to human… Read more »

“People Who Are 40+ Years Old And Decided To Not Have Children, How Are You Feeling About Your Decision Now?” (90 Answers)

Some people have known that they were meant to be parents since they were small children themselves, carrying around baby dolls everywhere they went and picking out the names of their future kids before they even turned 18. On the other hand, some people know that they just aren’t meant to be parents, and there… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 9

It’s Sunday, it’s autumn/fall, it’s time to get on your pumpkin spice bullshit and snuggle up with today’s Wordle. But if today’s is proving to be more than your brain can handle, never fear — we’re here to help every day. If you just want today’s word, you can jump straight to the end of… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/07/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which publisher spammed Angela 4 times in 22 minutes? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 10/07/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which publisher spammed Angela 4 times in 22 minutes? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE… Read more »

The Onion Submits Serious Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court…With Some Humor – In The News – 10/07/2022

The library/ebook conundrum continues. Responding to Criticism, Publisher Reinstates Blocked Ebooks “Wiley had informed ProQuest in June 2020 of the plan to remove the large collection of in-demand ebooks, according to Leavy, but delayed the decision until August 2022 “to provide time for customers to make any necessary adjustments.” Monetizing BookTok Publishing Wants To Cash… Read more »

116 Curiosity-Inducing Photos From The Past (New Pics)

They say truth is stranger than fiction, and they’re not wrong. We often look for entertainment on the big screen or media only to forget the biggest amusement park of wonder, exploration and ingenuity called human history. So today, we are taking a look into the weird, bizarre and simply incredible world of the past… Read more »

Glenda Cleveland tried to stop Jeffrey Dahmer. What happened to her and the cops who ignored her

Netflix’s newest true crime series, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, is a dramatization of the life and crimes of one of America’s most notorious serial killers. From 1978 to 1991, Dahmer murdered 17 young boys and men before being arrested in 1992. The drama follows Dahmer, his victims and their families as well as the… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Cold Pitching New Clients

Recently, business consultant and freelancer Faith Skeen was researching CBD products and came across a brand that stood out—for all the wrong reasons. While the company was doing promising things in terms of product development, its marketing approach had obvious room for improvement. “They had a great product, an excellent extraction method, third-party lab reports,… Read more »

11 best true-crime docs about scammers, con artists, and deadly deceptions

A spectacularly dazzling corner of true crime has been snatched by scammers. Con artists who have the gift of gab, terrific charisma, or a sales pitch too good to be true, can be as fascinating as they are infuriating. If you can’t get enough of tales of scams, cons, and deceptions, we’ve got you covered… Read more »

Chatting Content Marketing 101 With an Award-Winning Filmmaker

At Contently, we’re home to more than 160,000 creative freelancers specializing in everything from hard-hitting journalism to interactive design to full-scale video production. Apolla Echino is one of our all-stars. Her company, Apollonia Productions, is an award-winning, Indigenous-woman-owned boutique production house based in New York City. To date, Apolla and her team have created dozens… Read more »

50 Designs That Are So Bad They’re Almost Good, As Shared By This Instagram Account

Good design is effective and efficient in fulfilling its purpose. But so many solutions fall out of this category. Many, in fact, cause more problems than they solve. And they can be quite entertaining. So let’s take a look at the Instagram account that calls itself “the largest collection of C.R.A.P design” on the platform…. Read more »

Fat Bear Week is back and it’s the best one yet

Large, living legends dwell in the remote Alaskan wilderness. They’re the internet-famous bears of Katmai National Park and Preserve, and they grow impressively fat over the summer on the livestreamed explore.org wildlife webcams. Many of these bears — like the singular, persevering Otis — return to feast on calorie-rich salmon in the park’s Brooks River… Read more »

This Instagram Page Is Sharing Cursed Images And Here Are 50 Of The Best Of The Worst Ones

The internet is notorious for providing shelter for all kinds of content. That means that even the most miscellaneous things find a place here. Cursed images are one such internet phenomenon that, if you’ve ever spent more time here, you must know pretty well. The term refers to images that are somewhat unsettling because there… Read more »

Best ‘Wordle’ starting word? Step up your game today.

Trying to game Wordle isn’t my bag, I’ll admit. My ideal daily Wordle session starts with me plucking a legible five-letter combination out from my stream of consciousness and seeing where that random guess takes me. The game becomes a sort of linguistic Magic Eye at that point: If I loosen my focus and look… Read more »

“Meanwhile, In Canada”: 50 Photos That Perfectly Sum Up Canada (New Pics)

O Canada! Our home and native land! True patriot love in all of us command… If you’ve never been to Canada, you probably have an idealized image of it in your head. Everyone is friendly and smiling all the time, babies come out of the womb knowing how to play hockey and build snowmen, people… Read more »

What is ‘Wordle’? Here’s everything you need to know.

The waning days of 2021 introduced us to a new genre of tweet: Green, yellow, and grey boxes arranged in a 5-wide grid with as many as six rows. The tweets also include some indecipherable-to-outsiders numbers and a funny, little non-word: Wordle. Maybe you’ve asked Google about this yourself already. It’s easy enough to find… Read more »

Contently is Looking for Freelance Project Managers

Attention proactive-minded, independent solution-finders: Contently is hiring freelance Project Managers and we want you to apply. As a freelance Project Manager, you’ll help Contently customers—some of the world’s most recognizable brands—oversee and execute their content programs that drive strategic business goals. You’ll be a daily resource and partner for our customers while you successfully coordinate… Read more »

Seep and Steep

The writer of an article in the Washington Post about the funeral arrangements for the late Queen Elizabeth II remarked that the events were “seeped in tradition.” It may have been an inadvertent typo, but it may have been the result of not looking up the word to check its meaning. An event may be… Read more »

Your Weekly Horoscope For October 1 – October 8

Aries This week, accept whatever emotions you’re experiencing. Instead of trying to push away the pain and pretending to be happy, be honest with yourself. Feeling those emotions and naming those emotions are the first steps toward healing from those emotions. Taurus This week, ignore the timeline that you’ve established for yourself. Forget about reaching… Read more »

50 Times Justice Was Served To People Who Totally Deserved It

We want to live in a fair world. One that rewards doing the right thing, not deceit. Few things are as rewarding as witnessing justice. So we at Bored Panda decided to put together a list of instances where people got what they deserved. Like an entitled sports car owner trying to bypass traffic only… Read more »

111 Examples Of Karma Doing Its Work

We want to live in a fair world. One that rewards doing the right thing, not deceit. Few things are as rewarding as witnessing justice. So we at Bored Panda decided to put together a list of instances where people got what they deserved. Like an entitled sports car owner trying to bypass traffic only… Read more »

How to get out of annoying group texts on iOS and Android

Anyone who’s gotten stuck in an unwanted group text knows how terrible it can be. Your phone blows up uncontrollably, and all you can do is hope the thread eventually quiets down. Luckily, Apple added support way back in iOS 8 to easily remove yourself from an iMessage Group, and it’s still here in iOS… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/30/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did a JERK try to sell to Angela? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE… Read more »

This Online Group Finds ‘Walmart Celebrities’, Here Are 98 Of Their Best Doppelganger Pics

“Has anyone ever told you that you look just like ___?” We’ve all heard it before. An actor, a politician, a cartoon character, or even a famous animal. We all have a doppelgänger walking around, or a person who looks eerily similar to ourselves. And while sometimes friends and family members swear that we look… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for October 1

October is here, and to kick off the spooky season there’s a brand new Wordle. But if you’ve used all your brain cells this week and are struggling with today’s puzzle, never fear — we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 09/30/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.   Freelance Designer Worktime Freelance Grant Writer Pohl Children’s Foundation Freelance Editor OutKick Media at FoxNews Freelance Business Reporters – Pays $65K+ taxanalysts Full-time Remote Fact Checker – Pays $54K + benefits POGO Remote… Read more »

Photographer Has Sued 20 Times After Celebs Used His Photos of Them – In The News – 09-30-2022

News Celebrity Publishes Book with Positive Message Ainsley Earhardt of reveals the strong faith behind her new book, ‘I’m So Glad You Were Born’ “‘I was so glad that day had occurred and that he was born,’ said Earhardt, ‘because I felt God was using him to change so many lives and because we all… Read more »

40 ‘Mildly Interesting’ Things Spotted In Nature That Are Actually Surprising (New Pics)

We hope you’re mildly prepared to mildly feast your eyes on some mildly interesting photos, Pandas! We’re mildly hopeful that you’ll be mildly impressed. Can you tell that we’re talking about the massively popular r/mildlyinteresting subreddit yet? What gave it away?! Nature’s full of minor daily miracles, and today, we’re sharing some of the best… Read more »

Watch: Trevor Noah reveals he’s leaving ‘The Daily Show’

After seven years, Daily Show host Trevor Noah will soon be Daily Show host no more. Announcing his departure during Thursday’s episode, Noah thanked his team and reflected positively on his experience hosting the show, recalling covering the Trump presidency, the pandemic, and “more pandemic.” “I’ve loved hosting this show,” said Noah. “It’s been one… Read more »

“Have you heard of this publishing company that called me? Are they any good?”

Q – Angela, I received a voicemail from a (name removed), group researcher in the (name removed) company’s marketing group, asking if I would be interested in their further marketing my book. Phone (removed). I looked them up online and found that they do exist but I did not return her call. I was wondering… Read more »

9-VOLT BATTERY EMERGENCY? How Our Family and Friends Fared in Hurricane Ian

We have been praying since last week for everyone in Florida. It was difficult to work on Wednesday because I was so worried about our son, daughter in law, and three year old grandson. Aside from some trees and signs being down, and losing power (which they may not get back for a few days),… Read more »

Raleigh Review Literary & Arts Magazine

Raleigh Review Literary & Arts Magazine P.O. Box 6725 Raleigh NC 27628 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.raleighreview.org Guidelines: https://www.raleighreview.org/submit.html Editor: Landon Houle and Bryce Emley, Editors Email address: About The Publication: “Raleigh Review is a nonprofit magazine of poetry, short fiction, and art, offering accessible works of experience that are emotionally and intellectually complex. At Raleigh… Read more »

Two Rep Cave

Two Rep Cave CA Phone: Fax: Website: Guidelines: Editor: Email address: About The Publication: Formidable will not accept this website. Keeps tagging it as “Blocked Spam.” Current Needs:   Photos/Art: Hints: Welcomes New Writers: Go to Source Author: Brian Whiddon – Managing Editor

30 Of The Best History Memes For Anyone Wanting To Learn More About Our Past (New Pics)

History does not deserve to be seen as one of the boring subjects of the humanities, bottom mark. Time and again, we see it repeating itself, for better or worse, and its relevance is not just time-defying, it’s literally time-defining. The corner of Reddit known as History Memes is on a mission to ignite and… Read more »

The Wordle archive is gone, but you can still find past Wordle answers here

Sites that created Wordle archives have been pressured by the New York Times to shut down. That means there’s no longer any way to access the full archive, but we’ve provided a list of the past 15 Wordle answers for you to see what words have already been used, and plan your strategy going forward…. Read more »

50 Interesting Comparison Images That Help Make Sense Of The Things Around Us (New Pics)

Whether we’re talking about people’s height, truck sizes, or even the health of our skin and the calmness of our neighborhood, context is king. If we had nothing to juxtapose these things against, we simply wouldn’t know how they “fit” into the world. So in an attempt to broader your horizons, we at Bored Panda… Read more »

Hugh Jackman is returning as Wolverine in ‘Deadpool 3’

Hugh Jackman is rebinding his skeleton with adamantium and returning as Wolverine in Deadpool 3. After all, if you’re the best there is at what you do, why stop doing it? Deadpool actor and superfan Ryan Reynolds has tweeted out a video not only announcing a Sept. 6, 2024 release date for the third film… Read more »

Does “Raze” Need “to the Ground”?

A reader asks about the sentence: “Vikings razed many monasteries to the ground.” Is not “to the ground” in this statement superfluous? Where else could it be razed to? The question puts me in mind of Lear’s response when his daughter proposed to reduce some of his amenities because he didn’t need them: Reason not… Read more »

50 Mildly Infuriating Things That Are Making People’s Blood Boil, As Shared On This Twitter Page

Eating loudly, biting your nails in public, standing too close to another person in a line, and bringing pungent food to work are hands down among the most annoying things on planet Earth that should not exist. Yet, they still do, and from time to time, we all either fall victim or offender to them…. Read more »

Boom! NASA just slammed into an asteroid and filmed the crash

While most folks were sitting down for supper, NASA tried to move a space mountain. Beyond sight for backyard stargazers, a spacecraft the size of a vending machine self-destructed by ramming into a harmless asteroid shortly after 7 p.m. ET Monday. The high-speed crash was part of the U.S. space agency’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test,… Read more »

WorkTime Needs a Freelance Designer for Mini Advertisements

WorkTime 427 S La Salle St. Chicago, IL 6060 CONTACT INFO: 877-717-8463 philipharris846584@gmail.com https://www.worktime.com/employee-monitoring NAME OF PERSON FILLING OUT FORM: ali1900fara@gmail.com DESCRIPTION OF PUBLICATION: WorkTime is a leading IT company that has been operating on the market since 1998. The company specializes in the development and marketing of monitoring software, which is currently in high… Read more »

This Online Twitter Museum Posts Ridiculously Interesting Finds, Here Are 50 Of The Best Ones

There are three things that we believe without a shadow of a doubt. First of all, Planet Earth is ruled by a shadowy cabal of Feline Overlords—The Illumeownati who spread their influence through cat pics. Secondly, pineapple definitely belongs on pizza, and there’s nothing you can say that’ll change our minds. And finally: fact really… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 26

New week, new day, new Wordle! But if you’re grumpy and/or craving lasagna, that might be a sign Monday’s not your day — luckily, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this article for September 26’s Wordle solution. If you’d rather work… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/24/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what is one of the four reasons to hire a publicist to promote your book(s)? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe… Read more »

121 Funny Responses By Gullible People Who Believed These Fake Articles Were Real (New Pics)

Satire is a powerful tool. It’s funny, witty, and can be quite a challenge to the reader. It’s supposed to outrage and amuse, cause laughter and delight, prick your conscience and unveil uncomfortable truths — all at the same time. By its very definition, it aims to find the sweet spot between reality and absurdity…. Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 25

It’s Sunday at last, the weekend is in full swing, and a new Wordle is here to help you relax and unwind. Whether you’re smashing it or struggling, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this article for September 25’s Wordle solution…. Read more »

Pohl Children’s Foundation Needs a Grant Writer

Pohl Children’s Foundation 13021 Evergreen Drive Baxter, MN 56425 CONTACT INFO: 2188201176 2184540727 pohlchildrensfoundation@gmail.com https://www.pohlchildrensfoundation.org Suz Pohl – Founder/ Executive Director pohlchildrensfoundation@gmail.com DESCRIPTION OF PUBLICATION: We are a non profit providing a multitude of services to children and families who have illnesses, diseases, as well as losses of loved ones. We also have the first… Read more »

127 Times Older People Were Adorably Wholesome

I think both of my grandmas are the cutest women on the planet. They always make sure I’m well fed, support me in whatever crazy endeavors I choose to pursue, and they are both hilarious. As both of those amazing women have shown me, we can learn a lot from our elders, like how to… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 24

It’s Saturday folks, the weekend has finally arrived, and a new Wordle is here to help you celebrate. Whether you’re smashing it or struggling, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this article for September 24’s Wordle solution. If you’d rather work… Read more »

8 Tips to Take Your Freelance Writing From a Side Hustle to a Sustainable Business – by Jennifer Brown Banks

For many, the idea of being a freelance writer is a dream career. How many other professional pursuits allow you to work from home in bunny slippers, express your creativity, avoid office politics, and side-step the skyrocketing gas prices from a daily commute to the job? Count me in! Word to the wise! Though this… Read more »

“Can I use the names of airlines and cars in my novel?”

Q –  Angela, I name a couple of companies in my book, both airlines. The characters are passengers on their flights. I also mention two specific vehicles as the characters travel in them. Is this allowable? Have a great weekend. R.F. A –  I am not an attorney and this is not legal advice. Please… Read more »

On Monday Night, We Saw DOZENS of UFOs…in a Line!!!

Brian, Mason, and I were sitting on the back porch on Monday night. It was a little after 9:00 as I recall. We were jawin’ about politics or the weather or something else when, all of the sudden, I noticed a string of lights start moving across the sky above Lookout Mountain, from right to… Read more »

50 Times Someone Ruined An Item And People In This Online Group Restored It To Its “Original Glory”

Over the past years, more and more tasteless DIY’ers have been ruining perfectly fine coffee tables, dressers, and other pieces with lousy paint jobs. However, there’s now a counter-movement, dedicated to fighting their crimes. And many of them can be seen on the subreddit ‘Reverse Pinterest.’ According to its ‘About’ page, this online community is… Read more »

Lawsuits against Meta claim its apps track users despite Apple’s rules

Facebook and Instagram are using a sneaky loophole to collect Apple iPhone users’ data, according to two new class action lawsuits filed against the social network’s parent company, Meta. According to the lawsuits, Meta has been injecting javascript tracking code into websites that users visit via the in-app browsers in Facebook and Instagram for iOS,… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 09/22/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Health and Wellness Writer Tidelands Health Freelance Editor – Pays $52K-$55K/year Village Media Freelance Political Reporter The Epoch Times Freelance Banking/CRE/Healthcare/Tourism Writer Pacific Coast Business Times Freelance Editor – Pays $23/hour WrestlingInc.com Freelance… Read more »

How 7 Seasoned Freelance Writers Are Riding Out the Economic Downturn

Freelancers are no strangers to instability. At any moment, clients can abruptly cancel a lucrative project without a replacement gig in sight. To survive a financial downturn, we must be ready to plan, budget, and pivot when hard times hit. But the last couple of years have given “instability” a whole new definition. According to… Read more »

‘Cats On Catnip’: 50 Funny And Relatable Cat Memes That Show Why The Internet Loves Them So Much

Rejoice, Pandas! Our benevolent Feline Overlords have mandated another purrfect post about cat pics and floofy memes. Today, we’re featuring the massively popular ‘Cats on Catnip’ Facebook page, an incredibly fun project that’s dedicated to cat humor and the appreciation of cats in general. A whopping 2.5 million people follow the page, and it’s easy… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 22

It’s Thursday, friends, we’ve past the halfway point in the week, and a new Wordle is here to help us inch that little bit closer to the weekend. Whether you’re smashing it or struggling, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this… Read more »

50 Hilarious Memes Shared By This Twitter Page

Memes, memes, memes. Imagine how dull life would be without any memes! Whether it’s dull, grey, and rainy outside or the sun’s out in all of its glory, we feel like there’s never a ‘wrong’ moment for a spot of quality humor. Comedy is what picks us up when we’re down, chases away the blues,… Read more »

‘Welcome to Chippendales’ trailer teases murder on the dance floor

It’s the 1980s and Chippendales are still a thing. No, not the two chipmunks — the gloriously luxurious male strip clubs. Hulu’s latest trailer for its miniseries Welcome to Chippendales teases a dramatic retelling of Somen “Steve” Banerjee’s notorious empire and the murder that spiraled its downfall.  Created by Emmy nominee Robert Siegel (Pam and… Read more »

Fringes, Fringes Everywhere

Lately I’ve been struck by the frequency with which I encounter the word fringe in the media. I can recall a time when my only associations for the word were with the trim on my mother’s lampshades and the term “fringe benefits.” Fringe entered English as frenge from French with the meaning, “an ornamental bordering,… Read more »

“Blessed Comments” Share 50 Examples Of A Comment Making The Post Better

Sometimes, it feels like the internet is an endless source of gloom and doom. When you go online, you seem to find yourself in the midst of heated controversial debates, angry remarks, and onslaughts of alarming headlines that make it hard to find a ray of light. But we’re here to remind you that the… Read more »

How ‘Quantum Leap’s reboot compares to the original 

Nearly 30 years since Quantum Leap aired its series finale, NBC has rebooted the sci-fi adventure series with a new cast. The broad strokes are the same: A scientist, clad in a white bodysuit, jumps into an experimental time-travel project, using himself as a human test subject and launching into the past to right what… Read more »

50 Funny, Weird, And Ridiculous Things That Actually Exist On Amazon, As Shared By This Online Group

Let’s face it, Amazon is your go-to site for just about anything. With a wide array of about 12 million items across different categories, virtually anything you dream up can land on your doorstep in no time. A giant tub of flaky sea salt? You bet. A headband with mullet hair attached to it? Absolutely!… Read more »

Alicent’s green dress in ‘House of the Dragon’ is a major power move. Here’s why it’s so important.

The wedding of Rhaenyra Targaryen (Milly Alcock) and Laenor Velaryon (Theo Nate) may have ended in a bloody brawl, but the real battle started when Alicent Hightower (Emily Carey) walked into the wedding feast wearing that dress. A gorgeous green gown fit for Alicent’s status as queen, this dress was more than just a killer… Read more »

105 Times Winners Of The Greatest Photoshop Battles Made The Internet A Funnier Place (New Pics)

The world’s your oyster—or, well, absolutely anything else that you want, really—so long as you’ve got a dash of creativity and know at least the basics of photo-editing software. You can remake any photo to match your wild imagination with a bit of patience. And if you make people laugh with joy with your end… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 18

Ladies and gentlemen (and everyone who’s neither): The weekend. Or at least the weekend’s relaxing closing chapter, Sunday — and what better way to wind down than with a fresh Wordle? Whether you’re smashing it or struggling, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the… Read more »

83 Screenshots That Show Just How Entitled People Can Get On Their Birthday

Birthdays can be great opportunities for self-reflection, spending time with the people you care about most in the world, and lots and lots of delicious cake! It’s a day when you get more than your usual share of love and attention, but also one where you take stock of your values, ambitions, and priorities in… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 17

Ladies and gentlemen (and everyone who’s neither): The weekend. It’s Saturday, folks, and what better way to celebrate than with a fresh Wordle? Whether you’re smashing it or struggling, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this article for September 17’s Wordle… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/16/2022

List the titles of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place short stories and their authors from the Summer 2022 24-hour Short Story Contest. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests…. Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 09/16/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Reporter Inland Valley Publishing Co. Freelance Freelance Arts and Culture Writer Epoch Times Freelance Writer Visual Effects Society Freelance Writers – Pays $21/hour Tasting Table Freelance Writer VFX Voice Freelance Senior Reporter Ad… Read more »

Thursday Night Football: How to stream Chargers vs. Chiefs on Amazon Prime

The NFL week 2 clash between Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs will kick off an 11-year partnership which will see Amazon Prime Video become the new home of Thursday Night Football. It’s the first time a streaming service has secured exclusive, season-long streaming rights to NFL games in the US. The $1.2 billion-per-year… Read more »

“Take My Money!”: 50 Wacky Products You Didn’t Know You Needed, As Shared By The “Odditymall” Facebook Page (New Pics)

At first, you may think a laser grid for your bicycle is weird — but once you ride down unlit roads in the pitch of night, you immediately understand its purpose. The world is loaded with millions of similarly bizarre products that bend the limits of your imagination. And if you think you have already… Read more »

Chrysler 300 to end in 2023 amid plan to go all-electric by 2028

The “Big Three” American automakers don’t make many cars anymore that look like a child’s drawing of a car: Boxy sedans with gasoline fumes coming out of the tailpipe. And after this coming model year there’ll be at least one fewer, because the 2023 Chrysler 300 will be the model’s swan song.  The announcement, which… Read more »

50 Accidental Optical Illusions People Captured On Their Cameras

Some find them frustrating, while others just can’t get enough – Optical illusions are something that will always leave you perplexed and questioning your eyesight. We all know the classic eye trick with a young girl turning into an old lady portrait or sets of geometric figures that turn out to be of a different size than it… Read more »

‘God of War: Ragnarok’ looks even bigger and more brutal than before

If you liked 2018’s God of War reboot, we have good news: The sequel looks like more of that, only bigger and crazier. Sony unveiled a new trailer for God of War: Ragnarok during its State of Play stream on Tuesday. Series icon Kratos and his now-teen son Atreus are once again traveling through a… Read more »

Career and Careen

A reader asks: Could you clarify whether a car “careens” or “careers” off the road? Are both usable? The original meanings of the words are quite different. Career stems from horse-related activities, and careen has a nautical origin. Career Career functions as a noun and as a verb. The noun has changed more over time… Read more »

50 Jerk Neighbors Who Deserve The “Worst Neighbor Of The Year” Award

We’re constantly reminded how we’re supposed to love our neighbors and treat others the same way that we’d like to be treated. While that works in theory, the sad fact is that politeness, basic respect, and even common sense are in extremely short supply these days. Unfortunately, some people have run out of all three… Read more »

All the winners from the 2022 Emmys

Another Emmys full of heinous snubs (Station Eleven robbed!), happy tears, and completely unnecessary cringe sketches is over and done, and there’s nothing anybody can do about it now. In between the usual award-show shenanigans of weird bits, tired plugs for shows everyone’s already watching, and a completely chaotic approach to who gets played off… Read more »

“Construction Fails”: 45 Pics That Might Make You Break Out In A Cold Sweat

Safety and quality above everything, right? Alas! That’s not how the real world works. Caution, common sense, and genuine effort are sometimes completely ignored during construction projects, replaced by speed, shoddy workmanship, and risking your neck (sometimes very literally). Whether due to a lack of skill, budget constraints, or a complete disregard for safety protocols,… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 12

New week, new day, new Wordle! As the clock strikes midnight around the world a fresh puzzle arrives with it, and as always, we’re here to help every day. If you just want the answer, you can jump straight to the end of this article for September 12’s Wordle solution. If you’d rather work through… Read more »

40 Times HOAs Made Their Residents’ Lives Much Harder Than Necessary

When most people purchase a home, they are thrilled to have a safe, comfortable space to return to every evening. A humble abode that they can do whatever they like with. Tear down a wall separating the kitchen and living room to make one large space? Sure! Install wood floors in the dining room and… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 11

It’s Sunday, and it’s been a very long week full of big changes, but Wordle still remains a comforting constant. A new daily word puzzle has arrived for you to solve, and as always, we’re here to help with some tips and hints. If you don’t have the time, patience, or inclination to puzzle it… Read more »

130 Times Nature Made People Go “Well, That Sucks”

We humans like to think that we’re in charge of the planet we live on. Without being able to collectively decide how it should be done, we’re at the controls. But are we in control? The scientific community is, in fact, converging on the idea that we have entered a new phase of Earth’s history… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 10

It’s Saturday, it’s been a long and strange week, but Wordle still remains a comforting constant. A new daily word puzzle has arrived for you to solve, and as always, we’re here to help with some tips and hints. If you don’t have the time, patience, or inclination to puzzle it out for yourself, you… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 09/09/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Editor – Pays $75K-$80K/year World Politics Review Freelance Personal Finance Editor – Pays $60K-$80K/year DebtHammer Freelance Editor – Pays $23/hour Grunge Freelance Writer Visual Effects Society Freelance Editor Vera Institute of Justice Freelance… Read more »

Fall’s Approach Brings New Life to Our Garden Beds! – by Brian Whiddon

Greetings All, Angela had to run off last night to take care of her granddaughter because her grandson had to go to the hospital. Angela will tell you what happened next week. Rest assured that little Jack is going to be fine. I stayed behind to hold down the fort, and watch over our two… Read more »

If The World Feels Like A Terrible Place, Here Are 50 Wholesome Posts To Get You Through The Day (New Pics)

With autumn blues slowly creeping into our cooling homes and days getting shorter, it’s easy to feel a little down. You may feel a little more sensitive, irritated or generally dissatisfied with the world around you. And it’s understandable. With the cost-of-living crisis, gloomy post-pandemic reality, Russia’s war on Ukraine, barely affordable housing and ever… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 9

Big changes happening in the world this Friday, but Wordle still remains a comforting constant. A new daily word puzzle has arrived for you to solve, and as always, we’re here to help with some tips and hints. If you don’t have the time, patience, or inclination to puzzle it out for yourself, you can… Read more »

Figuring Out Rates—With a Little Help From My Friends

A few years ago, I told the mother of my daughter’s best friend that I had closed my public relations business and was now freelance writing. She looked at me sympathetically and said, “Maybe you should consider getting a part-time job to make some money.” While I made sure my daughter told her when I… Read more »

“Sorry For Design”: 50 Utterly Dreadful Designs Posted On This Instagram Account

All the fellow interior and furniture design aficionados, pull your seats closer. Also, those who enjoy the quirkier side of the internet. Today, we have a real treat for you! Welcome to “Sorry For Design,” an Instagram page that labels itself as “visual arts” entertainment and you can’t argue. The account, which seems to be… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 8

The week is rolling downhill towards the weekend, and it’s time for a new Wordle once again. If you get stuck, our daily Wordle hints and tips might be the help you need. The answer to the September 8 Wordle, puzzle #446, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there,… Read more »

50 Rare Historical Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

Learning about history is a continuously interesting, never-ending adventure. What makes it even more exciting is exploring the past through authentic photographs. These rare images, coupled with fascinating stories behind them, allow us to take an intimate glimpse into the lives of people long gone. They provide a tangible link that connects us to these… Read more »

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ trailer promises visually stunning devastation in first German-language adaptation

Germany’s entry for the 2023 Academy Awards, All Quiet on the Western Front, promises a visually stunning, gripping tale of loss and war. Adapted from Erich Maria Remarque’s best-selling novel — the first time it’s been filmed in the source text’s original language — the film follows a group of young soldiers on the Western… Read more »

Punctuating Appositives

A reader requests clarification on the punctuation of appositives: I would like to see a piece on the punctuation of appositives. Decades ago, I somehow came to believe that an appositive in which the first noun is general and the second noun is specific is not offset by commas. Conversely, if the first noun of… Read more »

Apple might reveal new AirPods Pro earbuds at its iPhone 14 event this week

Apple may have a last-minute surprise in store at its iPhone 14 event. We may see more than just the expected iPhone 14 phones and Apple Watch Series 8 wearables during the Sept. 7 event, according to Mark Gurman’s Power On newsletter at Bloomberg. The Apple prognosticating reporter said a follow-up to 2019’s AirPods Pro… Read more »

This Community Is Dedicated To Magnet Fishing, And Here Are 35 Things They Found Underwater That Shouldn’t Have Been There

You’re standing on a wooden dock next to a lake. It’s calm. Serene. The wind’s ruffling your hair, and you can’t help but think that, in this very moment, you’re completely at peace. That’s when you notice somebody standing by the muddy lakeside, dragging a massive suit of rusted armor from the water. There’s potentially… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 09/04/22

According to the 8/25/22 issue of WritersWeekly, what can you get sued for even if what you wrote is 100% true? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today…. Read more »

36 Incredible Things People Found While Magnet Fishing

You’re standing on a wooden dock next to a lake. It’s calm. Serene. The wind’s ruffling your hair, and you can’t help but think that, in this very moment, you’re completely at peace. That’s when you notice somebody standing by the muddy lakeside, dragging a massive suit of rusted armor from the water. There’s potentially… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 4

Sunday, at last. End of the week. The day also brings with it a new Wordle word puzzle for you to solve, and we’re here to help with some tips and hints. Anyone who just wants to find out the answer can jump to the end of this article for September 4’s Wordle solution revealed…. Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 09/02/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Reporter / Assistant Editor California Local Freelance HGTV Contributor Heavy Inc. Freelance Hallmark Contributor Heavy, Inc. Freelance LC Entertainment Contributor Heavy, Inc. Freelance Contributors – Pay starts at $25/post. RVIVR.com Freelance Project Manager… Read more »

How much is the fine when you return a library book 75 years late? – In The News – 09/02/2022

Better late than never. New Jersey man returns borrowed book to his public library 75 years late “The big question: What sort of late fee was required for a book that was 75 years overdue?” Harry Potter Author Threatened ‘You’re next’: JK Rowling receives death threat after showing support for Salman Rushdie “He has previously… Read more »

85 Times People Tried To DIY Something And Got Ridiculously Funny Results

Creating something from scratch is an enriching experience. Whether it’s knitting, crocheting, or getting your hands dirty while shaping a new idea out of clay, any craft-based activity serves as an antidote to the stresses of daily living. It’s amazing to see people rocking their inner craftsperson and creating whatever their minds dream up. But… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 3

Welcome to the weekend! It’s Saturday, and that means there’s a new Wordle word puzzle for you to solve, and we’re here to help with some tips and hints. Anyone who just wants to find out the answer can jump to the end of this article for September 3’s Wordle solution revealed. Alternatively, if you’d… Read more »

Honest, Candid, and Frank

I’m always glad to receive topic suggestions from readers. Sometimes I may not quite understand what is wanted, but comments can still trigger a train of thought leading to a post. Recently, a reader complained about “Gen Z’s use of honest in place of candor or frank.” Lacking examples of the perceived misuse, I could… Read more »

Ft. Myers Magazine

Ft. Myers Magazine 52 Park Avenue E Merrick NY 11566 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.ftmyersmagazine.com/ Guidelines: Editor: Andrew Elias, Director/Designer. Email address: About The Publication: “Celebrating the Arts & Living in Southwest Florida.” Welcomes new writers. Bimonthly. Pays 30 days after publication. Publishes ms 1-6 months after acceptance. Buys one time rights. Accepts reprints. Responds in… Read more »

50 Jerk Design Examples Shared On This Online Group

We’ve all heard about crappy design, something that turns a blind eye to user-friendliness, logic and common sense, aesthetics, and people in general. We’re talking billboards, TV ads, product packaging and product design, websites and apps, you name it. The phenomenon of crappy design is that no matter how much our marketing strategies and advertising… Read more »

How to watch NASA’s historic launch of its new moon megarocket

One of the most momentous tests in NASA history is set to launch on Saturday, Sept. 3. It’s the first, much-anticipated demonstration of the agency’s new 322-foot-tall moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). The launch, originally slated for the morning of Aug. 29, was delayed by an engine issue (a faulty sensor may have… Read more »

Healing Lifestyles & Spas

Healing Lifestyles & Spas P.O. Box 271207 Louisville CO 80027 Phone: 202-441-9558 Fax: Website: https://healinglifestyles.com Guidelines: Editor: Shanon Hoffman, Publisher Email address: editorial@healinglifestyles.com About The Publication: “Our readers wish to connect with a greater purpose, hope to infuse nature into their lives, and desire to feel more balanced with the least amount of stress. Healing… Read more »

Avoid the Freelance Feast-or-Famine Cycle by Soft Marketing Your Skills

I remember that winter night like it was yesterday. “I’m never going to write again,” I bawled. “Nobody is ever going to commission me for anything.” Just before the holidays, a big-name multinational had promised me a string of 12 stories, which would have kept me busy all through January. I thought I was heading… Read more »

50 Of The Funniest Pics Of “Cats Making Funny Faces”

Cats are curious characters. To many, they are the perfect pet—intelligent, elegant, calming companions, often capable of providing themselves with a great deal of exercise and hygiene. However, one can’t underestimate their independence and quirkiness. And the Facebook group ‘Cats Making Funny Faces’ illustrates these characteristics beautifully. This online community celebrates felines by sharing their… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for September 1

It’s Thursday, which means we’re inching closer to the end of the week! It also means there’s a new Wordle word puzzle for you to try solving while you wait for the weekend to finally arrive. And as always, we’re here with some tips and hints to help you through if you get stuck. If… Read more »

50 Photos That Shine A Light On Some Of The Darkest Parts Of History

History is not all innovations and celebrations. In fact, a lot of it isn’t. There are countless instances of brutality, war, racism, genocide and other disturbing, shameful truths. And while tragedies do not exist only in the past, just take a look at the war Putin is cruelly waging in Ukraine, it is important for… Read more »

Google hasn’t approved Truth Social’s Android app because of all the violent content

Truth Social is still MIA in Google’s mobile app store and it’s not because an Android version of the platform doesn’t exist. According to a new report from Axios, Donald Trump’s conservative social network still has not been approved by Google for its Google Play store due to content moderation concerns from the tech giant…. Read more »

Best dating sites for men: Whether you’re looking to hook up, find love, or something in between

The online dating scene has made it easier than ever to find a cute stranger who can become your cute someone. Despite the ease of technology, that process is much easier said than done. A lot of pressure comes with keeping up a conversation with someone you don’t know anything about (other than the fact… Read more »

50 Times Security Measures Were Not Very Well Thought Out

Lock your doors. Close your windows at night. Pull the curtains shut, and don’t leave any keys hidden in obvious places like under the mat.  Some security measures are just common sense. And although most of us have, thankfully, never experienced a break-in or a home invasion, you can never predict when one will happen…. Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 28

It’s Sunday, but that doesn’t mean Wordle is taking a break — there’s a new puzzle to be solved! To help you in your quest, our daily Wordle hints and tips are what you need in your mental inventory. The answer to the August 28 Wordle, puzzle #435, can be found at the end of… Read more »

98 People Share Their Surprising DNA Results

How much do you know about your family tree? Could you name every branch going back for generations, or do you only know the names of a few leaves hanging close to you? Or do you have to go through online archives (you could continue here to get further information) to find that one great-uncle… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 27

The weekend is well and truly here, and it’s time to set out on a puzzle adventure: There’s a new Wordle to solve! Take our daily Wordle hints and tips — it’s not dangerous to go alone, but it will certainly be harder. The answer to the August 27 Wordle, puzzle #434, can be found… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 08/25/2022

In last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, how much money did Xlibris bilk from an author, causing her to create a writing group in her community? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the… Read more »

Galileo Manuscript, Hailed as a Treasure by the University of Michigan Library, is FAKE – In The News – 08/25/2022

Duped by centuries old forgery. A Galileo manuscript was hailed as a ‘treasure.’ Turns out, it’s fake. “This single-leaf manuscript is one of the great treasures of the University of Michigan Library…” They won’t say why… HBO Max removes nearly 200 ‘Sesame Street’ episodes “On Friday, the streaming service listed 456 “Sesame Street” episodes available… Read more »

People In This Online Group Find Weird, Wonderful And Strange Things In The World, Here Are 50 Of Their Best Posts

Planet Earth never ceases to amaze us. From its natural treasures to its man-made wonders to its rich history, the world is truly unbelievable. It’s the birthplace of many wonderful and beautiful things and home to countless mysteries just waiting to be uncovered. But unfortunately, our fast-paced lifestyles tend to push the lightspeed button that… Read more »

Interactive art piece ‘Infratonal’ explores the connection between humans and AI

Created by artist Louk Amidou, Infratonal takes a hybrid approach, using music, visuals, and hand gestures to perform hypnotizing compositions. Amidou uses software called TouchDesigner to create the spectacular digital imagery in real time. Go to Source Author:

A Tin Ear for Pronouns

Another of my certainties has been shattered. Like anyone who has tried to explain why we do not say “Jack and me went to France” or “They invited my wife and I to the party,” I have always used the same approach. Incorrect use of object pronoun form as subject Person says: Jack and me… Read more »

This Online Group Is “Dedicated To Stupid Posts”, And Here Are 50 Of The Funniest Ones

Everyone has their fleeting moments of stupidity. From saying something utterly dense to making complete fools of ourselves in public, we humans are seemingly hardwired to do dumb things every now and then. But even though deep down no one wants to look like a clown, some people seem to be on a quest to… Read more »

Capture your next weekend getaway with a seriously awesome smartphone camera

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but a photograph shot on a smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform is worth at least a billion. Thanks to Snapdragon Sight’s innovative features, your smartphone is transformed into a DSLR-quality camera. As a Creative Director at Mashable, I recently had the… Read more »

“And This Is Why We Were Asked To Leave”: 40 Times People Took Their Photos With Statues To Another Level

From the Statue of Liberty to Christ the Redeemer, there are many sculptures on top of travelers’ bucket lists. Some represent cultural wonders, others mark local heroes and commemorate historical events. They inevitably end up in our holiday photographs, standing tall and straight, as if time stood still for them. People, however, are not always… Read more »

Yelp’s latest feature alerts users to Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Yelp, the go-to site for publicly-generated reviews and business suggestions, announced it’s expanding site features to help users get informed, medically-sound abortion care. The new consumer notice alert notifies visitors when they have accessed a Yelp business page for a Crisis Pregnancy Center (also known as a CPC). Such centers are branded as so-called “women’s… Read more »

50 Important, Interesting And Random Events That Happened 30 Years Ago, As Shared On This Nostalgic Online Group

As the days go by, time seems to move faster and faster. It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone. It feels like only yesterday that we were celebrating the start of a new year. At the same time, our perception of time is subjective. Some will say that they just had… Read more »

The best automatic cat feeders to keep your pet fed while you’re away

If there’s one thing cats love, it’s food. Honestly, they probably love food more than they love us. However, we can’t always be at their side to feed them at mealtime, as much as we wish we could be. SEE ALSO: Scoop no more: 10 of the best self-cleaning cat litter boxes But, we’ve got… Read more »

How ‘House of the Dragon’ is different from George R.R. Martin’s ‘Fire and Blood’

The Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon is finally here, bringing George R.R. Martin’s massive fantasy tome Fire & Blood to the small screen. Fire & Blood tells the history of House Targaryen as they ruled over Westeros, including events like Aegon’s initial conquest and the civil war knowns as the Dance… Read more »

This Twitter Account Is Sharing Examples Of ‘Hostile Design’, And Here Are 36 Of The Worst Ones

When you stroll around your favorite city, what do you notice about its architecture? Its famous landmarks? The beautiful greenery among the towering skyscrapers? Or perhaps the lively and inviting public spaces? These elements certainly grab our attention, but that’s not all there is. See, bars on benches and spikes on window sills are also… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 21

It’s Sunday, and that can only mean two things: 1) It’s time to do some serious, pre-Monday relaxing, and 2) What better way to start said relaxing than with a new Wordle? If you’re feeling a little sluggish at the end of the week, though, our daily Wordle help is here for you. The answer… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 20

Saturday at last! Whether you’ve got a busy weekend ahead or you’re planning on doing very little, what better way to kickstart things than with a new Wordle? If the week has fried your brain and you suddenly can’t remember what words even are, we’ve been there — and our daily Wordle help is here… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 08/19/2022

In last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did Managing Editor Brian Whiddon teach us? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 08/18/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Breaking News Editor Patch Media Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $50/hour Upworthy Freelance Science and Health Writer The diaTribe Foundation Freelance Wrestling News Writer – Pays $21/hour Wrestling Inc. Freelance Content Writer Red… Read more »

Addendum to Legal Terms in the News

A recent post about legal terms in the news drew several interesting comments from readers, prompting this addendum. One reader pointed out that I’d omitted the term “stare decisis.” As I recall, “stare decisis” is the very term that led me to write the post in the first place, but somehow, I managed to leave… Read more »

50 “Colorized Photos That Make History Look Truly Stunning”, As Shared By This Twitter Account

Although we sometimes like to turn our photos into black and white edits to change the mood or tell a different story, there is nothing like seeing a vibrant image that perfectly captures its moment. And if you are a sucker for history and vintage photography, we’ve got the perfect list for you. We took… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for August 19

If you’re like me, you’ve had enough of summer and you’re ready for fall, but summer just won’t release its grip on you. If your energy levels are depleted lately from the seemingly endless heat, the last thing you need is a stubborn Quordle that you just can’t seem to solve. Thankfully, you can cool… Read more »

5 Email Templates for Those Hard-to-Have Client Conversations

In my freelancer salad days, I had the misguided notion that in order to get good, steady work, I needed to accommodate every request in my inbox. A client wanted same-day revisions on top of two other deadlines due by EOD? No prob. An editor asked for three more interviews than what was outlined in… Read more »

This Online Group Is Sharing Posts Of ‘People Making Bad Decisions With Their Ads’, And Here Are 30 Of The Funniest Examples

If you’ve ever been browsing though the wild wild online land known as Facebook marketplace, you know what to expect. Among many items put up on sale here by random people, the chances to come across something bizarre, questionable or funny are pretty high. Check out some illustrative examples in Bored Panda’s previous articles here… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for August 18

Quordle hints? On a Thursday of all days? I can see this sort of thing happening on a Monday or a Tuesday, but Thursdays are usually so nice and chill. I never would have expected this. Wow. Fortunately the answers you need are below, along with hints, tips, tricks, and one very silly sentence that… Read more »

New Hilarious Photoshop Edits By Master Troll James Fridman Who Takes Photo Requests Too Literally (18 Pics)

If you’re into photo editing, Photoshop wizard James Fridman needs little introduction. Time and again, the British graphic designer takes the internet by storm by tweaking photos upon request — and never turning down an opportunity to troll them. Our photography-loving team here at Bored Panda has already covered his witty antics here, here, and… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for August 17

Wednesday stress can really sneak up on you. It feels like one minute you’re just starting the week, and the next minute, people are saying, “Happy humpday!” and your to-do list is still packed. And to make matters worse, you can’t seem to solve the Wednesday Quordle puzzle. Fortunately, you can knock one thing off… Read more »

50 Photos That Provide “Alternate Angles” On Events, Places, And Things You Might Not Have Seen Before (New Pics)

It all depends on your perspective. Changing how you look at things—and we mean this quite literally—can really make you reconsider what you think you know… and spark your creativity while you’re at it. The r/AlternateAngles subreddit does exactly what it says on the tin, and it does it well. Members of the online community… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for August 16

Did you know we’re now more than halfway through August? But if you’re only halfway through today’s Quordle, you still have two words left to decode before you can rest easy. But stick with us, and we’ll get you through it. You can jump to the bottom of the page for the full solution, or… Read more »

50 Wholesome Animal Pics To Give You Some Serious Animal Therapy (New Pics)

These are tough times we live in, and we know how hard you’ve been working and studying recently, dear Pandas. So we had a little chat and decided to reward you for being so awesome by sharing some of the most heartwarming and wholesome animal photos from around the internet with you. So take a… Read more »

Space junk is unregulated, harmful, and putting people at risk

Along with a rising number of space missions by government agencies and private industry, comes a fresh set of problems for Earthlings: potentially dangerous space junk. A recent study published in the scientific journal Nature Astronomy concluded “that current practices have on order a 10 percent chance of one or more casualties over a decade.”… Read more »

80 People Reveal What Parents Are Too Extreme About In This Viral Thread About ‘Helicopter Parenting’

Helicopter parents are moms and dads who pay extremely close attention to their kids’ activities and schoolwork in an effort to not only protect them from pain and disappointment but to help them succeed. Helicopter parents are known for constantly hovering over their children and being overly involved in their lives. To get a better… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 14

Sunday can only mean one thing, and that’s a fresh Wordle to solve — which means our daily Wordle help is here for you just in case you need an extra, end-of-the-week nudge in the right direction. The answer to the August 14 Wordle, puzzle #421, can be found at the end of this article…. Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 13

Happy Saturday, folks! A new day means a fresh Wordle to solve — and that means our daily Wordle help is here for you just in case your weekend brain is feeling a bit mushy. The answer to the August 13 Wordle, puzzle #420, can be found at the end of this article. Before you… Read more »

10 Legitimate Freelance Writing Markets That Pay $500+ Per Article – by William Opar

Did you know there are a ton of markets out there that actually pay freelance writers $500 or more per article? As a freelance writer, your success largely depends on your ability to find high-paying writing gigs…with little competition. The tricky part is finding those markets, and knowing which ones are legitimate, and will pay… Read more »

10 Legitimate Freelance Writing Markets That Pay $500+ Per Article – by William Opar

Did you know there are a ton of markets out there that actually pay freelance writers $500 or more per article? As a freelance writer, your success largely depends on your ability to find high-paying writing gigs…with little competition. The tricky part is finding those markets, and knowing which ones are legitimate, and will pay… Read more »

Author Salman Rushdie Attacked, Stabbed on Stage Today – In The News – 08/12/2022

There is a $3M bounty on his head. Author Salman Rushdie reportedly stabbed before New York speech “An Associated Press reporter witnessed a man storm the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and begin punching or stabbing Rushdie as he was being introduced. The author was taken or fell to the floor, and the man was… Read more »

Did The Bats Eat My Pet Spider?! (LOTS OF PICTURES!)

Last Saturday, Brian was weed eating, and found this, um, lovely creature under the rosebush in our backyard – about 10 feet from the back door! Brian didn’t see the snake right away but the Weed Eater did! Notice Brian has on snake boots. He always wears those in the woods because we have rattlesnakes… Read more »

50 Confusing And Funny Photos Without Any Context, As Shared By This Instagram Page

If you think you’ve ‘seen it all,’ dear Pandas, think again. Some of you internet veterans out there might believe that there’s nothing on social media that can confuse you anymore… and so did we. But Instagram accounts like @junkmanbaby really knock us out of our comfort zones—actually, we’re so far out now that we… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for August 12

Welp, you made it to Friday. You fought your way through another whole week, and now Quordle has the nerve to overheat your brain? At a time like this you need to be transitioning to the weekend, not beating your head against the wall because of four confusing words! The good news is: the Quordle… Read more »

Them’s the Breaks

Including an extract from Boris Johnson’s recent resignation speech, a reader suggested that a post on the expression “them’s the breaks” might be in order. I was a bit puzzled, considering that the expression is quite common. I was surprised that the out-going British Prime Minister, a classical scholar, graduate of Oxford’s Balliol College, would… Read more »

How to Ask the Right Questions at the Start of an Assignment

I try to build strong relationships with my clients, and this means delivering copy that meets their expectations. But in order to do that, I first need to have an idea about what, exactly, those expectations entail—ideally, they’re outlined in the brief. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes, clients provide cryptic briefs or, worse… Read more »

National Communications Magazine

National Communications Magazine P.O. Box 1 Aledo IL 61231-0001 Phone: (309)228-8000 Fax: (888)287- 7226 Website: http://www.NatComMag.com Guidelines: Editor: Chuck Gysi Email address: service@NatComMag.com About The Publication: “We’re a tight niche publication serving radio hobbyists interested in scanners (typically referred to as “police scanners”), citizens band (CB) radio and the hobby radio services – General Mobile… Read more »

50 ‘Awkward Family Photos’ Shared By People Who Cringe At Them To This Day (New Pics)

Flipping through old family albums is both a pleasure and a challenge for us. It’s great to revisit wholesome memories from our past again, but it can really hurt to see just how many embarrassing and awkward photos there are of us. It’s cold, hard proof that we weren’t as cool as we thought we… Read more »

‘Quordle’ today: Here are the answers and hints for August 11

Well, well, well, Thursday again? That day of the week when you start feeling lighter because the weekend is coming, but everything starts getting a little more difficult, because…the weekend is coming. And that’s true for Quordle in addition to work. So never fear! The answers are below. But first, maybe a few hints, and… Read more »

People Shared 50 Fails And Accidents So Expensive, It Hurts To Watch (New Pics)

Messing up is a normal part of life. Whether it’s in our work environment or our relationships, every single one of us makes mistakes at some point. Living with our errors, however, can be difficult as even the most minor ones tend to damage our pride, cause embarrassment, and leave us with an overwhelming rush… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 10

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and there’s a brand new Wordle waiting for you to get stuck in. If you just get stuck, though, don’t fret — our daily Wordle help is here for you. The answer to the August 10 Wordle, puzzle #417, can be found at the end of this article. Before you… Read more »

This Facebook Group Shares Curious Historical Artefacts From The Past, Here Are 50 Of The Most Interesting

World history is the narrative of humanity’s past, understood and studied through archaeology, anthropology, genetics, and linguistics. Since the invention of writing, human history has been studied through primary and secondary source documents. And the chances are you had (or have) a fair amount of this discipline back in high school and if you hadn’t… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 9

The week is in full swing on this fine Tuesday, and there’s a brand new Wordle to solve. If you get stuck, that’s where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 9 Wordle, puzzle #416, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though,… Read more »

50 Amazing DIY Woodworking Pieces People Have Shared In This Online Group (New Pics)

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Scientists may never know the answer to this tongue-twisting question, but we do know one thing about wood: woodworkers worldwide are working hard to turn wood into wonderful works of art.  If you are not familiar with the Woodworking subreddit, have you… Read more »

Where ‘Eternals 2’ could fit into the MCU if it actually happens

Marvel didn’t announce anything Eternals-related at this year’s Comic-Con, but Patton Oswalt, the voice of Pip the Troll, may have spilled the beans as to whether a sequel is on its way. In an August 2 interview on The Today Show, Oswalt discussed his role in the 2021 superhero film, which saw him appear alongside… Read more »

72 People Who Took Woodworking To Another Level Share The Amazing Results In This Online Group (New Pics)

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Scientists may never know the answer to this tongue-twisting question, but we do know one thing about wood: woodworkers worldwide are working hard to turn wood into wonderful works of art.  If you are not familiar with the Woodworking subreddit, have you… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 7

Remember to make that appointment and there’s a fresh Wordle to solve. If you get stuck, that’s where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 7 Wordle, puzzle #414, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of subtle… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 08/05/2022

According to Angela in last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what happened AGAIN?! ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD PER… Read more »

“Was I The Jerk For Not Going To My Sister’s Wedding Because Of The Ridiculous ‘Requirements’?”

Weddings are celebrations of love, life, and laughter. They can also be incredibly expensive to host, so it’s only natural that some happy couples want everything to go perfectly. If you’re spending tens (and possibly even hundreds) of thousands of dollars on something, you want a proper event that’s going to leave a lasting impression. But… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 6

Space junk is falling on Australia and there’s a fresh Wordle to solve. If you get stuck, that’s where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 6 Wordle, puzzle #413, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of… Read more »

6 Paying Poetry Markets For Writers – by Timmy Peace

Want to get paid to write poetry? Good. But, should you quit your other writing jobs solely to pursue poetry jobs? Probably not! Here are 6 publications that pay for poetry: 1.Rattle: This is my favorite site for writing and submitting poetry. You can also send up to four poems to them at a time…. Read more »

Shakespeare, Pronouns, and the New World Order

One of my favorite go-to news sources is the BBC Daily News. Reading an account of a shooting in Norway not long ago, I came to this sentence: King Harald, Norway’s monarch, said him and his family were horrified. The BBC is an institution I have long admired. During the seven years I lived in… Read more »

35 Times People Spotted Animals In Places They Shouldn’t Have Been And Submitted Pics To This Twitter Account

We are used to seeing bears in the woods and ducks in the ponds but that doesn’t mean these creatures are lousy explorers. On the contrary, as the Twitter account ‘Animals in the wrong places’ can quickly prove, they too like inspecting their surroundings, even if it sometimes means invading human areas. Even though the… Read more »

The best laptop deals as of Aug. 4: Save $300 on a MacBook Pro, plus more

UPDATE: Aug. 4, 2022, 1:30 p.m. EDT This list has been updated to reflect pricing and availability as of Aug. 4. BEST SAMSUNG DEAL: Samsung Galaxy Book Pro, a nice alternative to the similarly priced MacBook Pro — $909.99 $1,099.99 (save $190) BEST GAMING DEAL: Razer Blade 15, a powerful gaming laptop that’ll keep you… Read more »

Get the Most Out of AI Writing Tools With Prompt Engineering

As a science journalist, part of my job is to decode the jargon in scientific research papers to find the news underneath. As I’m not a scientist, this can be a brain-scrambling task. So recently, I jumped at the chance to take an artificial intelligence (AI) tool for a spin. After feeding it a research… Read more »

50 Times Cats Made Their Owners Wonder “What’s Wrong With My Cat” (New Pics)

Even healthy, happy cats can be unpredictable and idiosyncratic in many ways. One moment your beloved feline is chilling and purring on your lap, the next it’s stealing your neighbors’ belongings. But don’t just take my word for it. There’s a whole subreddit dedicated to the surprisingly funny ways of these creatures, proving just how… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 4

Friday’s just a day away, folks, and there’s a fresh Wordle to break up the tedium. (Or the tension. We don’t know what you’ve got going on.) If you get stuck, that’s where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 4 Wordle, puzzle #411, can be found at the… Read more »

“My previous publisher will NOT stop selling my ebook!”

Q – My book was published by (name removed). I terminated my agreement with them but I keep finding my ebook for sale on lots of sites. I can understand that some print books are still available because they are still in inventory at some retailers. But, why ebooks? I contacted the publisher three weeks… Read more »

If You Want Your Book Published in Time for Christmas Sales, You Need to Act Now! It’s Easy!! Here’s How!!! – by Angela Hoy

When the back-to-school commercials start in July of each year, I feel a twinge of anxiety deep down in my gut. When the newspaper and television news shows run footage of children getting on school buses for the first day of school here (which is happening now), my heart starts to pound a bit. When… Read more »

Healthline

Healthline Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.healthline.com Guidelines: Editor: Tracy Stickler, SVP Content & Design. Email address: epetersen@healthline.com About The Publication: “Healthline is the fastest-growing digital consumer health publication. We create expert content to support, guide, and inspire readers toward the best possible health outcomes.” Pays Within 30 days of acceptance. Publishes ms approx. 3-5 weeks after… Read more »

Legalcom Group

Legalcom Group Phone: Fax: Website: https://legalcom.group Guidelines: Editor: Email address: office@legalcom.group About The Publication: “We specialize in providing legal information online through vetted lawyers and paralegals across the globe. Pays every other week, after article submission. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds 1-3 business days. “Each writer will have a guidelines document and each topic… Read more »

50 Treasures From The Past That People Discovered During Home Renovations

An old building often has a long story, full of secrets that its former residents have left behind. That’s one of the reasons why some folks prefer living in the old town—it has an aura. And, every now and then, they resurface. We at Bored Panda put together a list of pictures people took during… Read more »

The best sex toy deals as of Aug. 2: Le Wand, Satisfyer, Magic Wand, and more

UPDATE: Aug. 2, 2022, 4:05 p.m. EDT This story has been updated to include the latest sale prices and availability on sex toys. The We-Vibe Touch exemplifies the cliché that good things come in small packages — $69 $99 (save $30) The Satisfyer Pro 2 is one of the best clit stimulators out there, with… Read more »

Contently is Looking for Freelance Translators and Translation Agencies

Contently connects the world’s top brands with freelance creatives and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories together. Occasionally on The Freelance Creative, we post about exciting new opportunities.  We’re looking to onboard new translation agencies and freelancers to supplement our growing team of content creators and support our customer’s content programs…. Read more »

Hilarious Moments When An Attempt Was Made, But It Didn’t Go As Expected (50 New Pics)

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again… though in some cases it’s best to stop, take a deep breath, and have a good long think about what you’re actually trying to accomplish. It takes a lot of guts to admit that, hey, maybe you were the supervillain here or that maybe it’s best… Read more »

Here’s how digital payments are rapidly changing the fintech space

The fintech industry has made huge leaps forward in powering cashless and digital payments around the world. Nowadays, pretty much anywhere you are, from a village square to a big city, money flows through taps, swipes, and clicks of your cards, apps, and devices. Nearly everyone on the planet is carrying a digital wallet for… Read more »

“You Sit On A Throne Of Lies”: 50 Of The Most Evil Packaging Designs That Were Created To Deceive People (New Pics)

You know when you buy a bag of air and someone annoyingly sneaks a few chips inside? Or when you are just trying to buy a plastic box but you end up with a handful of ribbons and beads for bracelet making? How about when you buy a sandwich and whoever made it had the… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for August 1

New month, new week, new day, new Wordle! Mondays can be tough, but your favorite word game doesn’t have to be. We’re here to help with some subtle clues that will make you remember that you do, in fact, know some words. The answer to the August 1 Wordle, puzzle #408, can be found at… Read more »

Man Asks If He Was Wrong To Tell His Wife To Get A New Job Because She Has Too Much Free Time

There’s this outdated stereotype that believes in men being breadwinners. But in the increasingly progressing and empowering society where gender equality is seen as one of the greatest values, this is becoming a thing of the past. Yet, this research from the University of Bath showed that husbands are least stressed when their wives earn… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 31

It’s Sunday, and the prospect of a lazy afternoon lies ahead — but first, Wordle. If you’re finding today’s a challenge, though, we’re here to help. All you need is a pointer or two, and you’ll be well on your way. The answer to the July 31 Wordle, puzzle #407, can be found at the… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 07/28/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Writer Fierce Biotech Freelance Content Writer CoStar Freelance Wrestling Writer – Pays $21/hour Wrestling Inc. Freelance Writer Salon.com Freelance Content Writer airfocus Freelance Sports Writers SportsNerds Freelance Writer Vanlife 365 Freelance Personal Finance… Read more »

5 Direct Yet Diplomatic Ways To Handle Slow Paying Clients – by Louisa Eunice

Let’s face it: Slow-paying clients can be a drag! They may leave you feeling frustrated after a project, especially if you’re a full-time freelancer who relies on your payments to settle the bills. While there are those who will honor payments at a later date, a few clients may play coy after the completion of… Read more »

Parents Are Sharing 68 Hilarious Times Kids Completely Misunderstood Them

Children are so smart. Their little brains are like sponges, and they pick up knowledge, language and skills incredibly quickly. But another special thing about them is that their minds are not yet tainted by the confines of logic. If you tell them Santa Claus travels around the world in one night and sneaks in… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 30

It’s Saturday, rejoice! Whether you’ve got a hectic weekend ahead or 48 hours of doing very little planned, what better way to kick things off than with a spot of Wordle? If you’re having having some difficulties finding the solution, though, we’ve got you covered. All it’ll take is a nudge or two and you’ll… Read more »

How Client Intake Forms Can Streamline Your Freelance Workflow

In the life of a freelance writer, working with several clients at a time isn’t just normal—it’s usually necessary for job security. Constantly learning new things also makes the work more fun and less monotonous. But even if variety is the spice of life, writing for many clients at once presents some challenges. After all,… Read more »

50 Times Movies Slipped In Easter Eggs And Hidden Details

When you watch a movie, are you more of a casual viewer who’s just along for the ride or a cinephile who is tracking every detail in your head and comparing them to hundreds of other films you have seen? Either way, I’m sure you can appreciate a good Easter egg in a film, or… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 29

It’s finally Friday, folks, and though Mark Zuckerberg’s promising to further ruin your Facebook and Instagram feeds, you can forget that for a minute with a spot of Wordle. If you’re finding today’s a challenge, though, we’ve got your back. All it’ll take is a couple of handy pointers, and you’ll be well on your… Read more »

GigaNotoSaurus

GigaNotoSaurus TX Phone: Fax: Website: https://giganotosaurus.org Guidelines: http://giganotosaurus.org/submission-guidelines Editor: LaShawn M. Wanak Email address: About The Publication: 100% freelance. “GigaNotoSaurus publishes one science fiction or fantasy (or a combination of both) story a month.” Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys first serial rights and non-exclusive, indefinite… Read more »

Geist

Geist 111 Hastings St. W., Suite 210 Vancouver Alberta, Canada V6B 1H4 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.geist.com/ Guidelines: https://www.geist.com/writers/submit Editor: AnnMarie MacKinnon, Editor in Chief, Michal Kozlowski, Associate Editor Email address: geist@geist.com About The Publication: “Geist is a magazine of ideas and culture with a strong literary focus and a sense of humour. The Geist tone… Read more »

50 Of The Most Interesting Historical Photos From The “History In Pictures” Facebook Page

History used to be one of our favorite subjects back in school. We absolutely adored learning about ancient cultures, long-gone civilizations, recent developments, and how things changed (though people mostly stayed the same). So whenever there’s a chance to share this passion for the past with you, we pounce! The ‘Things From The Past’ Facebook… Read more »

The 11 best websites for small business owners

Starting a business isn’t easy, which is why it’s important to educate yourself before diving into the world of entrepreneurship. And it appears that more and more of us are making the plunge from the 9-5 to going into business for ourselves.  According to Google’s Year in Search 2021, last year, more people searched for… Read more »

Disavowed and Disabused

One day, not long ago, I read a story in the Guardian about a man who mistook an alligator for a dog. The following sentence made me grab my pen: But the man was quickly disavowed of his belief the creature was a dog when it bit him on the leg. What? Surely the writer… Read more »

This neural leg sleeve uses AI to correct walking patterns

Cionic, in partnership with fuseproject designer Yves Behar, have created a potential revolution in human mobility utilizing AI to enable greater independence for those living with mobility differences such as sclerosis, stroke, or cerebral palsy. Go to Source Author:

50 Incredible Things People With Extra Time On Their Hands Made Themselves And Shared On The “Something I Made” Online Group (New Pics)

When was the last time you created something with your hands? Like a cake, a painting, or a pair of socks? Do you remember the feeling you had after finishing it, the satisfaction you got even if it wasn’t “perfect”? Handicrafts can be an excellent way to experience flow, decrease stress, and relieve anxiety. However,… Read more »

Democratic candidates want to run ads on climate change, abortion, and guns. Hulu won’t let them.

Disney, with its well-burnished family-friendly image, is no stranger to playing it safe on both sides of the aisle. But after drawing Republican ire earlier this year over LGBTQ issues in Florida, the company’s once again in the political crosshairs and now it’s the Democrats turn to be angry. This time Disney’s in the hot… Read more »

This Instagram Account Shares Pics Of Offensive, Dorky Or Bizarre Mugs That People Brought To Their Offices

When it comes to the nine-to-five grind, there are certain universal experiences we can all complain about. Think horrible bosses, backstabbing politics, completely senseless policies, mental and emotional burnout — should I go on? It’s no secret that many of us can barely get through our working hours. But thankfully, there’s a well-known antidote that… Read more »

Marvel unveils timeline for MCU phases 5 and 6

Marvel put on quite the show during its San Diego Comic Con panel in Hall H on Saturday with the reveal of the company’s next timeline of movies and Disney+ series, a collection they’re calling The Multiverse Saga. November’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will be the final installment of Phase 4, and Ant-Man: QuantumMania will… Read more »

“If You Have Time To Send An Email,You Have To Write A Report”: Employee Gets Written Up For Informing Coworkers Of A Product Flaw, Cues Malicious Compliance

This story comes from a quality assurance employee who goes by the nickname Strikeronima on Reddit. In a recent post shared on the Malicious Compliance community, the Redditor wrote how they ended up writing all the company’s reports although they had their own time-consuming job to do. “I had been fighting to not do others’… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 24

Happy Sunday. Monday may well be manic, but for now at least it’s time to unwind with a spot of Wordle. If you’re finding today’s a challenge, though, we’ve got your back. All it’ll take is a couple of handy pointers, and you’ll be well on your way. The answer to the July 24 Wordle,… Read more »

Someone Asked “What’s The Difference Between Gen X, Gen Z And Gen Y Students?”, And 52 Teachers Delivered

We do suspect that kids are different these days than when we were in school. There are many reasons for it: from generational differences to technological advancement, the children of today and those of two decades ago are not just years but rather light-years apart. But there are people who experience this change first-hand. They… Read more »

The most watched TV shows and movies this week include some truly terrifying titles

So, what’s everyone been watching this week? Hmmmm? Each week, the most streamed TV shows and movies come down to a few things — sheer buzz, a big finale, smart marketing, star power, critical acclaim, or being a word-of-mouth phenomenon that leads uninterested people to finally watch it out of spite. Just to get a… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 07/21/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which author told us not to be an idiot like him? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

5 Unique Ways to Maximize your Book Sales This Year – by William Opar

Today, book sales remain an essential goal for every author. But, with so many options available to sell your book today, it can be challenging and overwhelming for an author to stand out from the crowd. The good news is there are plenty of creative ways to get your book in front of readers, while… Read more »

Contently’s Clients Are Looking for Canadian Finance Writers

Contently connects the world’s top brands with freelance creatives and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories together. Occasionally on The Freelance Creative, we post about exciting new opportunities.  Our clients are looking for Canadian freelance writers with expertise in finance. Freelancers for consideration should have proven finance experience and be comfortable… Read more »

People In This Group Are Sharing 50 Seriously Confusing Pics That Need To Be Looked At Twice To Understand What’s Happening (New Pics)

The world’s weirder than you think. And it can take looking through your camera lens from a peculiar angle for you to finally realize you’re living in Wonderland. Welcome to the wonderful world of illusions and intriguing photography, brought to you by the aptly named ‘Confusing Perspectives’ subreddit. The 1.51-million-strong r/confusing_perspective subreddit celebrates “puzzling perspectives,… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 22

It’s Friday, and if you’re in love, congrats! And if you’re in the four-guesses-down-and-starting-to-panic zone, you must be tackling today’s Wordle. If you’re finding today’s a little tough to nail down, never fear. All you need is a little nudge in the right direction, and we’re here to help. The answer to the July 22… Read more »

Contently’s Clients Are Looking for Writers with Experience in Trending Fintech

Contently connects the world’s top brands with freelance creatives and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories together. Occasionally on The Freelance Creative, we post about exciting new opportunities.  Our clients are looking for freelance writers with expertise in fintech trends. Freelancers for consideration should have proven fintech writing experience and be… Read more »

People Are Posting Pics Of Cats Radiating Powerful Meow Energy In This Group That Has Over 590k Members, And Here Are 50 Of The Best Pics (New Pics)

Cats are notorious for making the rules in their homes. They will walk wherever they like, sleep on top of anything, sprint around the living room at 3 in the morning, demand food whenever they want and roam the neighborhood for hours on end until they decide they’ve had enough. The one time I lived… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 21

Another Thursday has rolled around once again, and with it, a new Wordle to train (or strain) your brain. If you’re finding today’s a little hard, never fear. All you need is a little nudge in the right direction, and we’re here to help. The answer to the July 21 Wordle, puzzle #397, can be… Read more »

Biased and Prejudiced Against

In a recent post about confusion between the words precedent and precedence, a reader commented on a similar confusion between noun-adjective distinctions like bias/biased and prejudice/prejudiced. Thereby hangs this post. bias (noun): Tendency to favor or dislike a person or thing, especially as a result of a preconceived opinion; partiality, prejudice. biased (adjective): Influenced by… Read more »

50 Of The Funniest Cars That People Have Stumbled Upon In The Streets And Just Had To Take Pics Of

If I had to name one funny-looking car on the spot, the first thing that would pop into my mind is the Fiat Multipla. Having gained somewhat of a cult status, these whimsical six-seaters have been dividing people since their launch in 1998. After the Multiplas were discontinued in 2010, their legend still continues to… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 20

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and that means — just like every other day — there’s a fresh new Wordle to work on. Finding it tricky? We believe in you! All you need is a little nudge in the right direction, and we’re here to help. The answer to the July 20 Wordle, puzzle #396,… Read more »

30 Hilariously Goofy Animals To Brighten Up Your Day (New Pics)

We can get an idea of how happy an animal is by observing what they do. Ferrets chirp when they are having a good time, horses will point their ears towards you and have a relaxed mouth, and parrots sing, whistle, or make a grinding, purring sound with their beak. Play is one of the… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 19

It’s Tuesday once again, and that means — just like every other day — there’s a fresh new Wordle to work on. If you’re having a hard time finding the solution, though, we’re here to lend a hand. The answer to the July 19 Wordle, puzzle #395, can be found at the end of this… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 18

Well, it’s Monday again, and you should probably get your week off to a nice start by having a go at the latest Wordle. If you’re having a hard time finding the solution, though, we’re here to lend a hand. The answer to the July 18 Wordle, puzzle #394, can be found at the end… Read more »

106 Of Hands-Down The Funniest Pics Of Cats From The ‘Cat Virus.Exe’ Instagram Page (New Pics)

Cats own the internet, no questions asked. Their adorable nature, out-of-this-world cuteness, royal attitude, and indescribable logic make people obsessed with looking at their pictures online. Sure, felines can be mischievous at times and tend to come up with perplexing shenanigans to surprise their owners, but they’re still our favorite little goofballs on the planet… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 17

It’s Sunday, folks, and you know what that means? It’s time to wind down with the latest Wordle. But if the solution is proving tricky, we’re here to lend a hand. The answer to the July 17 Wordle, puzzle #393, can be found at the end of this article, or you can simply read on… Read more »

41 Parents Share What Life Is Like With The Children They Didn’t Want

Life does not always go according to plan. For some, the professional athlete career they dreamed about since they were five-years-old may have been derailed by an injury in college, and for others who are even less lucky, one small mistake can lead to years behind bars. And while some parents had their kids’ names… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 16

Welcome to the weekend. It’s Saturday, you did it! What better way to ease into some good ol’ leisure time than by tackling the latest Wordle. If you’re having a hard time finding the solution, though, we’ve got you covered. The answer to the July 15 Wordle, puzzle #392, can be found at the end… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 07/15/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what is “no small matter” when publishing your book? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 07/15/2022

DON’T FORGET! The Summer, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest STARTS AT NOON ON SATURDAY, 07/16/22!! NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Residential Content Writer Homes.com Freelance Ratings Editor U.S. News & World Report Freelance Investing Reporter U.S. News &… Read more »

Can Facebook Reject Your Ad for Any Reason? Or, No Reason??

At BookLocker, we were honored when former White House Usher Christopher B. Emery contacted us to publish his book, WHITE HOUSE USHER: Stories from the Inside. From January 1986 until March 1994, Chris Emery was part of one of the most unique services in the U.S. government — an usher in the White House. For… Read more »

50 Times People Left Such Hilarious Comments On YouTube Videos, They Ended Up Being Better Than The Videos Themselves

I remember the first time I ever heard about Youtube. I was sitting in my 3rd grade computer class and one mischievous student decided to search Youtube on his computer (the website was still so new that schools were not yet savvy enough to block it). Little did I know when I watched that strange… Read more »

Bumble to let nonbinary users message anyone first

Founded in 2014 by early Tinder VP Whitney Wolfe Herd, dating app Bumble‘s claim to fame was that women “make the first move” — meaning that for straight couples, only women can message their matches first. Eight years later, discussions around gender and sexuality look a lot different. Now, the app is changing its gender… Read more »

Our New Puppy Died After Just Four Days…

Let me preface this post by saying it is humiliating to admit the huge mistake we made. Please be gentle in your comments. We are all grieving here. But, if I can save one other family the pain we have been through, then the humiliation will be worth it. Last week, I shared with all… Read more »

How I’m Managing My Freelance Business While Dealing With Major Health Problems

The TFC Voices series explores the personal experiences of freelancers across a wide range of industries and lifestyles. Interested in contributing an essay? Pitch us here. It’s an understatement to say this past year has not been great for my health. While I’m in the lucky minority of people who managed to avoid COVID-19 for… Read more »

50 Times People Found Something Unbearably Wholesome And Shared It In This Group To Make People’s Day

Thank you for being here. Whether it’s a dog resting it’s soft and squishy face on my lap or a child handing me a flower they found in the park, it’s always nice to say thank you for things that make your day. Maybe even smaller things solicit appreciation from you, like the smell of… Read more »

Walmart has plenty of deals to rival Prime Day. Here are our picks.

UPDATE: Jul. 13, 2022, 10:10 p.m. EDT This story has been updated with the best Walmart deals to rival Amazon’s Prime Day discounts: BEST ROBOT VACUUM DEAL: The Wyze Robot Vacuum is a room-mapping cleaning machine with a budget-friendly price — $164 $329 (save $165) BEST TV DEAL: Sony’s 55-inch X80J 4K Ultra HD LED… Read more »

Legal Terms for Reading the News

As investigations, hearings, and trials flood the news media, a short glossary of legal terms may be useful to readers. Anyone who has watched enough Law & Order episodes probably already knows quite a few legal terms, such as warrant, subpeona, voir dire, and mens rea. Here are some terms and examples from recent news… Read more »

50 Interesting Pics From Sweden That Show What’s So Special About It

Sweden is the largest and most populous of the Nordic countries and has a roughly 1,000-year-long continuous history as a sovereign state. It rose from backwardness and poverty into a highly developed post-industrial society, with a standard of living and life expectancy that rank among the highest in the world. So let’s take a closer… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 13

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and just like on days when it’s not Wednesday, that means there’s a brand spankin’ new Wordle. While it’s always the most fun to solve it all by yourself, sometimes the letter gods are less than kind and you just get stuck — that’s where we come in. The answer… Read more »

This Instagram Account Is Dedicated To Random Pics That Just Don’t Make Any Sense, Here Are 50 Of The Best

Some things in life cannot be explained. Why we all yawn (did that trigger a yawn from you?) and why tomatoes have 10,000 more genes than humans are mysteries scientists may never fully understand. But as curious creatures constantly searching for understanding, we tend to be drawn to bizarre and confusing things, particularly photos. To… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 12

It’s Tuesday yet again, and just like every day, that means a fresh Wordle. While it’s always the most fun to nail it down yourself, sometimes the letter gods are less than kind and you just get stuck — that’s where we come in. The answer to the July 12 Wordle, puzzle #388, can be… Read more »

50 Times People Crocheted Something Really Creative And Cool And Shared It In This Group (New Pics)

Crochet—the art of creating textiles by using a hook to interlock loops of yarn—has been around for a long time, and it continues to stay relevant to people all around the world. A good example of this is the subreddit called, you guessed it, r/crochet. This online community has 465,000 members, who are using the… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for July 11

New week, new day, new Wordle! While it’s always the most fun to nail it down yourself, sometimes the letter gods are less than kind and you just get stuck — that’s where we come in. The answer to the July 11 Wordle can be found at the end of this article, or you can… Read more »

Dad Asks The Internet If He Was Wrong To Call Bride Sister A ‘Bigot’ And Leave During Her Wedding After She Deadnamed His Trans Son

At a wedding, most family members work hard to accommodate every last request the bride and groom have. After all, it is their day, and they have worked hard to plan a beautiful ceremony and an exciting party that everyone else gets to enjoy. But it is assumed that the happy couple also respects all… Read more »

Algorithm reveals how Twitter hurts the quality of news

While social media, in general, is influential, Twitter has power beyond its direct influence on its users. Using nearly two billion tweets produced in French between 2018 and 2019, a new study found that Twitter affects publishers’ production and editorial decisions in ways that may be good for business but not for readers. Researchers at… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 07/08/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, where were Mason’s yard long beans donated to? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER… Read more »

136 Cute Photos Of Bodega Cats That Feel Like The Masters Of These Shops (New Pics)

Every now and then, you gotta pass by a bodega to get bread, toilet paper, or a late-night bag of candy. Since most people hop in and out without caring too much, they are at risk of missing out on that one little purrfect reason that makes any bodega journey worthwhile. Yes, even when you… Read more »

What happens now that Elon Musk refuses to buy Twitter? Twitter plans to take his ass to court.

Elon Musk’s critics were, once again, proven right.  The billionaire father of 10 children (that we know of) has pulled out…of the Twitter deal, that is! So, what happens now? Well, Twitter is being quite upfront about it: The company plans to take Elon Musk’s ass to court. In — what else — a tweet,… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 07/08/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Staff Writer – Pays $15/hour McNaughton Media Freelance Social Media and Engagement Editor Global Investigative Journalism Network Science Writer – Pays $80K-$130K/year Spark Climate Solutions Freelance Listicle & Quiz Writers CBS Interactive Freelance… Read more »

Writer, Accused of Plagiarism, Demands Refund After Paying $2300 to Get Published in a Journal – In The News: 07/09/2022

If this incident was important enough to warrant congressional hearings, why wouldn’t YouTube want the world to see this NY Post interview? Google Relents after the NY Post Fights Censorship of YouTube Interview with Jan. 6 Rioter “The original clip racked up nearly 200,000 views in the chaotic aftermath of the riot before it was… Read more »

“Thanks, I Hate It”: 40 Unsettling Things That Nobody Wanted To See, As Shared By This Online Group (New Pics)

With the digital world at our fingertips, we’re bombarded with bizarre visual input twenty-four hours a day. Every time we go online, a slew of different things instantly grace our feeds, from interesting but pretty disturbing pictures to images with way too much stuff going on. But have you ever stumbled upon something so uncomfortable… Read more »

What ‘Ted Lasso’ has to do with ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Warning: Whosoever reads this article, if they be worthy, shall possess spoilers for Thor: Love and Thunder. At this point, waiting for a mid-credits scene is second nature for any Marvel fan. You don’t want to miss any new teases for the next MCU movies, or any reveals about which actors are joining the super-powered… Read more »

How to Break Into Freelance Ghostwriting

When I was first approached to ghostwrite an article for a corporate executive, I didn’t immediately say yes. Several questions ran through my head: What if I couldn’t nail the voice? What if the subject wasn’t in my wheelhouse? Would I be fine with not having the byline under my name? I worked past my… Read more »

Your Weekly Horoscope For July 2 – July 9

Aries This week, you’re going to feel overwhelmed. You’re going to question whether you should give up, but don’t let your doubts convince you to change your mind. If this is what you want, go for it. Taurus This week, you’re going to feel out of place. You’re going to wonder if this is really… Read more »

People Are Telling Their Darkest Secrets To This Twitter Account, And Here Are 50 Of Their Juiciest Confessions (New Answers)

There’s a Twitter account (that can now also be found on Facebook) which offers people the chance to anonymously reveal their secrets, and with 535K followers, it has become a viral online sensation. Titled Fesshole, the account is the brainchild of Rob Manuel. Those of you that are well-versed in internet culture might know him… Read more »

No More Grammatical Dummies

Common terms used in teaching the expletive use of it and there are “dummy it, ” “dummy there,” and “dummy subject.” expletive: Of a word or phrase: serving merely to fill out a sentence or a metrical line without adding anything to the sense. Dummy A derivative of dumb (“unable to speak), dummy boasts twenty-one… Read more »

50 Random Facts That Seem Too Hard To Believe Yet Are Completely True, As Shared On This Encyclopedic Instagram Account

If we allow our curiosity to roam around freely, it can take us to interesting places, both in real life and online. Like the Instagram account ‘Facts And Science.’ Just like the famous subreddit ‘Today I Learned,’ it doesn’t limit itself to just one subject and revolves around a vast specter of themes, ranging from… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for July 6

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and a new Wordle is upon us as midnight ticks past around the globe. And while it’s usually more satisfying to work it out all on your lonesome, sometimes you just get stuck — that’s where we come in. The answer to the July 6 Wordle, puzzle #382, can be… Read more »

40 People Share Things That Happened That Are So Rare, They Seem Nearly Impossible (New Pics)

When you zoom out and take a look at the larger picture, you can start to feel like the luckiest person on planet Earth. Well, alongside everyone else. Depending on whom you ask, the odds of you existing as, well, you are something to the tune of 1 in 400 quadrillion… or even less. But… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for July 5

Good morning, Wordlers! It’s a new day and that means a brand spanking new puzzle to solve. While it’s usually more satisfying to work it out all on your lonesome, sometimes you just get stuck. That’s where we come in. The answer to the July 5 Wordle, puzzle #381, can be found at the end… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 07/02/2022

Per the 6/24/22 issue of WritersWeekly, quote one of the complaints about AuthorHouse. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD… Read more »

50 Times People Discovered Such Surprising Secondhand Finds, They Just Had To Share Pics Online

Thrift stores, flea markets, and garage sales are basically new versions of ancient archeological sites. Upon entering them, you never know what you’re gonna find and hours later, it’s usually one of the two: either you leave empty-handed, asking yourself why spend so much time for nothing, or come across a hidden gem that makes… Read more »

Microsoft warns of dangers from toll fraud malware on Android devices

Android users are being attacked by malware that unwittingly purchases premium subscription services that they did not want or sign up for, according to a blog from Microsoft Security. In a report from Microsoft researchers Dimitrios Valsamaras and Sang Shin Jung, the pair detailed the continuing evolution of “toll fraud malware” and the ways it… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 07/02/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Copy Editor Hearst Television Freelance Gadgets, Tech, and Automotive Feature Writer – Pays $0.08/word SlashGear Freelance Entertainment, Science, and History Feature Writer – Pays $0.08/word Grunge Freelance Health and Wellness News Writer –… Read more »

89 Red Flags And Tips For Anyone Who Is Thinking Of Staying In A Hotel

It seems like you never sleep as well as you do in your bed, but some hotels get pretty darn close with what they offer. However, in between counting sheep, some of us still have that nagging feeling that something might be off. Whether it’s some paranoia about when the sheets were last cleaned or… Read more »

12 best websites to analyze your Spotify data

Mining your own Spotify data is like accessing a musical window into your own soul. What genre do you listen to the most? How obscure are your favorite artists? And, wait, you listened to “Alone” by Heart how many times!? We’ve scoured the corners of the internet and collected our 12 favorite websites that analyze… Read more »

China is Planning to Rewrite THE BIBLE – In The News – 07/02/2022

COVID contributed to a plagiarism boom. Stealing Other People’s Writing just got Harder “Some 70 million instances of copyright infringement were uncovered by CopyLeaks’ technology from 75 million pages scanned and 58 million documents compared.” We were waving the red flag on this when Amazon first introduced it… E-book Return Hack Comes with a Steep… Read more »

“What Were The Parents Thinking?”: People Share 100 Of The Dumbest Names They’ve Encountered

Every parent wants what’s best for their child. Name included. But what makes a good name that will follow the baby through life is debatable. Some say it has to stand out from the crowd, others think it should still be a human name and not the name of a fruit (like Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for July 2

New day, new Wordle, y’all. While it’s always the most fun to nail it down yourself, sometimes you just get stuck — and that’s where we come in. The answer to the July 2 Wordle can be found at the end of this article, with the spoiler clearly signposted, or you can make your way… Read more »

40 Examples Of Beauty Salons Doing People Dirty

Anyone who’s ever experimented with their looks knows that mistakes can occur no matter what. That’s why we usually turn to beauty salons where professionals do their magic. Whether we hope for a gorgeous hair color or a fabulous new cut, we can already imagine us confidently emerging from the salon and going out to… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for July 1

It is somehow now July, but let’s not dwell on the relentless passage of linear time when we could be doing our daily Wordle together instead. It’s certainly more satisfying when you work it out all by yourself, but sometimes you just get stuck — and that’s where we come in. The answer to the… Read more »

The Prairie Journal

The Prairie Journal P.O. Box 68073, 28 Crowfoot Terrace NW Calgary Alberta, Canada AB T3G 3N8 Phone: Fax: Website: http://www.prairiejournal.org Guidelines: http://prairiejournal.org/guidelines.html Editor: Anne Burke, Literary Editor Email address: About The Publication: 100% freelance. “Nonprofit arts, literary and cultural small magazine publishing.” Welcomes new writers. Biannual. Pays on publication. Publication time varies. Buys first N.A…. Read more »

Overtime

Overtime P.O. Box 250382 Plano TX 75025-0382 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.workerswritejournal.com/overtime.htm Guidelines: http://workerswritejournal.com/overtime.htm Editor: David LaBounty Email address: overtime@workerswritejournal.com About The Publication: 100% freelance. “Overtime, a series of one-story chapbooks, was created to showcase some of the stories we receive that are a little too long for our Workers Write! series, but are worthy of… Read more »

This Facebook Group Shares 50 “Work Related Funnies” To Help You Get Through The Work Week

“Sunday scaries” does not sound all that scary, right? But to millions of employees, they are a common nightmare that hits like clockwork as soon as they want to relax in the last hours of the weekend. The anxiety and dread that creeps in on the eve before a workweek often makes us obsessed with… Read more »

Podcast ads are the latest tool in the fight for reproductive rights

Familiar favorite podcasts’ ads might start to sound a little different, as more audio shows take on the latest form of digital reproductive rights activism.  The new PodVoices.help campaign is making its way through the podcast universe and encouraging the vast community of podcast professionals around the country to offer up their on-air advertising spots… Read more »

Esteem and Ratchet

Esteem An old-movie buff, I recently watched White Heat (1949) for the second time and wanted to know more about the making of it. I found an excellent review, but my inner language nerd puzzled over the use of the word esteem in the following comment: Once Cody lands himself in prison by his own… Read more »

5 Creative Freelance Niches to Explore in 2022

Worrying about not having enough work is a casual pastime for many freelancers, myself included. According to a 2020 study by freelancer insurance company Dinghy, nearly half of us say “finding work” is our biggest career concern. This stress has only gotten more pronounced over the past couple of years. The pandemic, inflation, and AI… Read more »

This Instagram Account Shares 50 Interesting And Fact-Checked Things You Might Not Know About The World

If it’s not educational or amusing, it likely won’t hold our attention. Many of us still have an inner child whose eyes gleam brightly every time it spots something fun or interesting, whether it’s online or in real life. We’re driven by curiosity and there’s a deep inner desire to learn more about the world…. Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for June 29

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and what would the middle of the week be without your favorite mega-viral word puzzle? It’s certainly more satisfying when you work it out all by yourself, but sometimes you just get stuck on the daily Wordle — and that’s where we come in. The answer to the June 29… Read more »

25 Moments When People Were Completely Crushed By Just One Punchline, As Told By This Dedicated “Rare Insults” Twitter Page

In the old days, before the start of the battle, specially trained warriors went out into the field between the armies. Their main task was to offend the leaders and outstanding heroes of the enemy. At the same time, the sign of the highest quality was not just to call the enemy’s commander a jerk,… Read more »

Planned Parenthood CEO calls for ‘move from anger to action’ in wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned longstanding precedent Roe v. Wade, allowing individual states to ban abortions. It was a devastating decision that many Americans had feared. “Most people who seek access to abortion care are already parents, so they’re worried about how to take care of their families and how to ensure that… Read more »

This Page Is Posting Science Memes And Here Are 50 Of The Best Ones

When flipping through the pages of our science textbooks, fun may be the last word on our minds. But whether we realize it or not, there’s always a wave of joy when we discover new things about our planet. Looking through the lens of physics, biology, chemistry, or even social and humanitarian fields, creates a… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for June 27

It’s Monday, but the news isn’t all bad: There’s a new Wordle for you to solve. While it’s always the most fun to nail it down yourself, sometime you just get stuck — and that’s where we come in. The answer to the June 27 Wordle can be found at the end of this article,… Read more »

81 Interesting Statistics

This post is basically a tribute to the sometimes undeservedly underrated branch of science known as statistics, which is all about collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data. From governmental census data to financial data and planning, business, sports and weather forecasting and much more, statistics is used in virtually every aspect of our lives. It… Read more »

I listen to podcasts while I game because there’s only so much time

Some people get used to not having as much free time as they did when they were kids. I am not one of those people. As a working adult with an admittedly compromised social life (thanks, COVID!) and numerous other time-sucking obligations, finding time for both video games and podcasts has become a challenge. I… Read more »

74 People Share Which Animals Deserve More Love And Recognition

The animal kingdom contains so much more than just iconic lions, lone wolves, and our beloved silly cats. Planet Earth is home to millions of different species that make us excited and immediately inspire us to learn everything about them. But while charismatic and cuddly creatures get all the hype, some critters are unfortunate enough… Read more »

12 best TV shows for adults on Disney+ (goodnight, kids)

While Disney+ offers lots of TV shows aimed at kids, sometimes you just want to sit down and enjoy a solid series for your grownup self…right? Thankfully, the streaming service is jam-packed with fantasy dramas, epic space adventures, and superhero hits that’ll leave you just as entertained as the young ones. Here are some of… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 06/24/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, when Angela found the unique carrot, what did she suggest to the pastor? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free!… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 06/24/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Digital Editor – Pays $48K-$68K/year UU World Magazine Freelance Financial Writer/Journalist DealFlow Financial Products, Inc. Freelance B2B Content Writer B2B Reviews Freelance Editor – Pays $23/hour SlashGear Freelance Finance Editor Future Freelance Content Writer… Read more »

“I’m Sorry, What?”: This Twitter Page Collects “Texts With Threatening Auras”, And Here Are 35 Of The Most Hair-Raising Ones (New Pics)

Typing out a few quick sentences and pressing “send” has never been easier, right? Exchanging messages play a huge role in our everyday life, giving us incredible freedom to communicate with our family, friends, and even total strangers from any corner of the world. But this also means we’re pretty easy to reach too, and… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for June 24

It’s finally Friday again, and we’re here to help you with Wordle #370 — if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, we’ve got some tips and hints to nudge you towards the solution. You can scroll to the very end of this article for the answer to the June 24… Read more »

Epoch Magazine

Epoch Magazine 251 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University Ithaca NY 14853 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.epoch.cornell.edu/ Guidelines: https://english.cornell.edu/epoch-magazine-0 Editor: Email address: About The Publication: “EPOCH magazine publishes fiction, poetry, essays, cartoons, screenplays, graphic art, and graphic fiction. In continuous publication since 1947, the magazine is edited by faculty in the Department of English Program in Creative… Read more »

Film Daily

Film Daily Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.filmdaily.co/ Guidelines: Editor: Email address: laurensfilmdaily@gmail.com About The Publication: “Who we are: Always now, forever independent. Film Daily is an online platform connecting audiences with indie filmmakers via news, views, and reviews.” Does not accept reprints. Guidelines by email. Pays $50-$250. Current Needs: CURRENT NEEDS: Contributors. “Minimum 3-month commitment and… Read more »

50 Times Parents Acted So Wholesome They Made Their Kid’s Day (New Pics)

Parents are often superheroes who receive little to no recognition. Who packed you a peanut butter and jelly sandwich every morning when you were in elementary school? Who spent every Saturday for years watching you play football games, rain or shine? Who helped you with your algebra homework when you were crying at the kitchen… Read more »

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 3: Everything you need to know

Emmy Raver-Lampman, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan, and cast of The Umbrella Academy, bring us up to speed on what has happened to our superheroes up to the moment season 3 begins. The new season premieres June 22nd on Netflix. Go to Source Author:

Writing Fiction for US Adults

Writers of children’s fiction are constantly aware of the need to write with their readers’ reading level in mind. Writers of adult fiction—perhaps not so much. Technical writers agonize over the need to simplify product information and guidelines, but I suspect that novelists generally tend to assume that adult readers read at “the adult level.”… Read more »

Do You Really Need a Newsletter as a Freelancer?

During the various lockdowns of the past few years, I—like many—decided to try something new. In fact, I tried a lot of new things, from watercolor painting (disaster) to making my own T-shirts (quasi-success). On the freelance front, I tried creating a newsletter. I had grand dreams that monetizing my content on a platform like… Read more »

This Facebook Page Shares Funny, Interesting And Weird Vintage Ads And Commercials, And Most Of Them Hilariously Fail The Test Of Time

It’s no secret that the world has come a long way. In the past couple of decades, things have taken a completely different turn and have managed to progress to an unthinkable point.  Every time we take a stroll down to our nearest thrift shop, we get overwhelmed by all the things that have been… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for June 22

It is (nearly) Wednesday, my dudes, and that means a new Wordle is imminent. If you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, we’ve got some tips and hints to nudge you towards the solution every day. You can skip to the very end of this article for the answer to the… Read more »

If The World Feels Like A Terrible Place, Here Are 50 Of The Most Wholesome Things People Shared Online To Make Each Other’s Day

The idea behind feel-good stories is that it’s important to counteract the negativity of bad news. Of course, there will always be skeptics who say maintaining optimism in the long run is impossible and that every attempt to prove otherwise is just a form of escapism, but every now and then something happens that puts… Read more »

Everything to remember before you watch ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 3

The Umbrella Academy Season 3 finally premieres this week, continuing the superpowered, time-hopping adventures of the dysfunctional Hargreeves siblings. As such, here’s a quick Season 2 refresher to jog your memory and get you ready for the new episodes. If you’re about to hit play on The Umbrella Academy‘s new season and are itching to… Read more »

Woman Gets A Creepy Interviewer Fired For Asking “Legit” Personal Questions

Many topics are off-limits during a job interview. If you receive a question about race, color, religion, age, disability, family status, ancestry and more, you can stand up and leave, closing the doors behind you for good. Some of them, like questions about faith, are only acceptable if an employer can demonstrate they are bona… Read more »

92 Irritating Pictures That Prove Inflation Is Getting Out Of Control

If you’ve recently spent time on planet Earth, chances are that you’re no stranger to the soaring prices of, well, just about anything. These spikes are topping our expectations and pushing the already soaring U.S. inflation to extreme levels. According to the Labor Department, the May consumer price index (CPI), which measures cost changes in… Read more »

5 Bookmarking apps for saving stories you want to read later

Read-later apps are a convenient way to bookmark digital content that you want to return to. Such apps can save articles, Twitter threads, and even entire websites so that you can revisit them. This can come in handy when you don’t immediately have spare time to browse, but you’ll have a moment later to catch… Read more »

112 Times People Did Exactly What They Were Asked And Got Hilarious Results (New Pics)

Every day, we perform so many tasks that we instantly forget about them. Meeting the deadline at work, picking kids up from school, reserving a dinner table, paying bills, doing this and that; no wonder our heads are spinning by the end of the week. Whatever we do, even if we do so voluntarily, we… Read more »

11 best new movies on Prime Video to watch this weekend

If you’re burning through your 2022 movie watchlist, you’re not alone. We’ve watched some killer sci-fi. We’re making our way through TV from the ’90s. We signed up for Peacock and Paramount+. Yet still we crave more content! Luckily for truly everyone involved, streaming libraries are constantly in flux. That can be sad when your… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 06/16/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, when interviewing hostile news story interviewees, what should you tell them? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

33 Folks Online Are Roasting Airbnb Hosts For Having The Most Ridiculous Requirements

Since its foundation in 2008, Airbnb has become a popular platform for people to rent short-term stays, most often for vacations or business trips. It was a cheaper alternative to hotels and it provided a cozy and more home-like atmosphere. In the last couple of years, it seems that people have been changing their minds… Read more »

You can now play the entire archive of past ‘Wordle’ puzzles

UPDATE: Jun. 17, 2022, 11:19 a.m. EDT While you could once play the entire archive of past puzzles, the archive was taken down at the request of the New York Times, according to the site. “[A]ll good things must end,” wrote creator Devang Thakkar. “The New York Times has requested that I shut the archive… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 06/16/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance National Parks Writers & Photographers – Pays $0.10/word American West Magazine Freelance Shopping Writer Future Freelance Technical Writer Altice USA Freelance Content Writer Diggity Marketing Freelance Language Learning Blog Writer FluentU Freelance Writers… Read more »

Wordle today: Get the answer, hints for June 16

Thursday! What a concept! And what a day to solve a brand new Wordle. While technically the idea is to figure it out using your own personal brain and/or arcane letter-math, but if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, we’ve got some tips and hints to nudge you towards the… Read more »

Same Phrase, Different Meanings

Recently I read two articles back-to-back in which the phrasal verb to make up was used with two entirely different meanings. That set me thinking about phrasal verbs that have two or more meanings. For starters, to make up is used with at least four different meanings. to compensate for The two systems must determine… Read more »

50 Times People Spotted Such Tragic Hairdo Accidents, They Just Had To Share Them In This Online Group

No one is immune to getting a bad haircut. As much as we all wish to confidently leave the salon feeling like we just stepped out of the cover of our favorite magazine, this isn’t always the case. We’re sometimes bound to quietly watch in horror as the hairstylist is chopping off our locks, leaving… Read more »

Wordle today: Get the answer, hints for June 15

It is Wednesday, my dudes, and while there’s a new Wordle every single day, only one day of the week shares an initial with our fave word puzzle, and that just feels special, doesn’t it? Though working it out all by yourself is the most satisfying option, if you get stuck and start to get… Read more »

50 Genius People Who Beat The System By Following The Rules (New Pics)

Imagine a world without any rules. It’s pretty hard to do, right? It’s possible that human beings as a species simply can’t exist without hierarchies and structure and deciding how long one’s lunch break should be. Civilization as a whole wouldn’t exist without ideas and behaviors we can all agree on. However, some rules seem… Read more »

Wordle today: Get the answer, hints for June 14

Wherever you are in the world, whatever the season, it’s heating up in Wordle land — to 360 degrees! Look, we’re not scientists, just word nerds, and we’re celebrating Wordle number 360. And while we know that working it out all by yourself is the most satisfying way, if you get stuck and start to… Read more »

50 Times Cats Had Such ‘Powerful Auras’, Their Owners Just Had To Take A Pic

Hang on to your hats, Pandas, because you’re in for a storm full of hilarious cat pics and memes. And there’s no way to avoid it—you’ve got to embrace the floofiness and welcome the mysterious meow-meows into your heart. The Council of the Illumeownati demands it. (Yes, even you dog-lovers will have to at least… Read more »

People Are Cracking Up At These 115 Jokes And Memes From This Instagram Page Exploring Stereotypical Middle-Class Dads (New Pics)

Not to sound too cheesy, but we love our dads very much. They’re the epitome of strength and wisdom, and they’re an endless source of dad jokes mixed with a subtle willingness to gently embarrass their kids. They’re a force of nature to be reckoned with. In short, dads are totally rad, and we don’t… Read more »

7 best gardening apps, so you can stop killing all of your plants

It’s never a bad time to bring some more plants into your life. Taking care of plants can be daunting, but thankfully we can get a little bit of help with technology. In order to help you be your best gardener or plant parent, so we found the best apps to simplify the process. Whether… Read more »

105 People Who Decided To Drastically Change Their Lives And Are Now Motivating The Internet (New Pics)

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reported that nearly 1 in 3 US adults are overweight. More than 2 in 5 adults have obesity. Meanwhile, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half (49.1 percent) of adults have made an effort to lose weight. If you have been struggling with… Read more »

14 best short movies on Netflix because who has time?

A smart man once said “Gimme that short-ass movie.” Hollywood movies are getting longer than ever, from superhero behemoths that clock in at three hours to even the most standard movies, which regularly go over two. Sometimes you just want to curl up with a good old-fashioned 90-100 minute movie, and that is your right… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 06/10/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, who built a £100,000/year freelance career despite having many obstacles? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE… Read more »

“How do I pitch my self-published book to traditional publishers?”

Q – Hello Angela, I hope all is well. I’m considering writing to publishers to see if they are interested in my already self-published book. Should I be asking them if they are interested in publishing or re-publishing the book? I know they will be asking for sales figures, etc., but I just wanted to… Read more »

The Archive

The Archive Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.explorethearchive.com Guidelines: Editor: Catherine Phelan, Content Strategist Email address: editor@explorethearchive.com About The Publication: “The Archive is a history site devoted to uncovering untold historical stories. From features on extraordinary individuals to pop culture listicles, we seek to change the way readers engage with history.” Pays within 60 days of acceptance…. Read more »

Bee Culture

Bee Culture 623 W Liberty St. Medina OH 44256 Phone: 330-725-6677 Fax: Website: https://www.beeculture.com Guidelines: https://www.beeculture.com/write-us Editor: Jerry Hayes, Senior Editor Email address: info@BeeCulture.com About The Publication: “It’s a how-to, why-to and when-to information source for beekeepers on keeping their bees healthy and alive.” Welcomes new writers. Monthly. Pays negotiable rates on publication. Period between… Read more »

Facebook Page Shares 50 Pictures Who Are Winning The Funny Sign Game

Signs are supposed to have the most basic and practical purposes. You expect them to be brief, clear, and concise. To provide direction or information and help us glide through life without any worries. But we’ve got to tell you, this couldn’t be farther from the truth! Whether it’s the most random announcements or threatening… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for June 10

At the stroke of midnight each and every day, there’s a new Wordle to play. Working it out by yourself is always fun, but if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, here are some tips and hints to help you figure out the solution. If you prefer to cut to… Read more »

How to Interview People Like a Pro – by Andrew Don

Interviewing features strongly in any writing career and requires empathy. It is important to secure an interviewee’s trust, or they should believe they have no option other than speak to you. Each type of interview requires technique adjustment. If writing a profile of a business leader, for example, you will get them on your side… Read more »

40 Times Weddings Were So Tasteless, These People Just Had To Document It

With the wedding season in full swing, many of us are excited to witness how two people venture on a journey together through life. We’re eager for elegant ceremonies and magical moments, and we expect to cherish these memories for years to come. But in the real world, weddings are far from the dazzling and… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for June 9

Thursday: What a concept! And just like last Thursday, and all the other Thursdays and every other day, there’s a new Wordle to play. Working it out by yourself is always fun, but if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, here are some tips and hints to help you figure… Read more »

Precedent and Precedence Are Different

A writer recently complained that Amazon had rejected her book title. She said that the title should be approved because the objectionable word in it “had a historical precedence.” If she meant that the word had already appeared in another title, she wanted the word precedent. Both words derive from the Latin verb praecedere, meaning,… Read more »

The ‘World Beauties And Wonders’ Facebook Page Showcases The Most Interesting Discoveries Around The World, Here Are 50 Of The Best

Life’s full of adventure—all it takes is a bit of courage and a dash of curiosity to unlock the door that leads to wonder, amazement, and experiences that you’ll be telling your friends about for decades to come. Of course, we’re talking about travel and all the great things you get to see when you… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for June 8

Morning, Wordlers! It’s a new day, which means there’s a new puzzle for you to take on. Working it out by yourself is always fun, but if you get stuck — it happens! — here are some tips and hints to help you figure out the solution and keep that streak alive. If you prefer… Read more »

30 Facts From The ’70s And ’80s That Seem Unbelievable Now, Shared In This Online Thread

Kids in the ’70s and ’80s had a different experience when growing up. No wonder your auntie Betsie never misses a chance to tell the same old story of her 10-year-old self walking 5 km to school in freezing winter. “These days kids, they don’t know!” she mumbles. But she must be right. This illuminating… Read more »

Apple Daddy, a meme template, and editable messages: Everything Apple revealed at WWDC 2022

This year’s Apple WWDC didn’t give us the AR/VR announcement we’d hoped for, but it was still an experience. Most of that was due to Craig Federighi’s tour-de-force emceeing and a screenshot that was begging to be meme-ed. Tweet may have been deleted (opens in a new tab) But there were also some exciting moments… Read more »

The Hopeful Romantic’s Guide To Dating Slowly

The other day I came across an article about dating to find someone to marry. The title resonated with me, since I’ve never been the kind of girl to casually date for fun. I tried in the past to be casual. I acted like the “cool girl” that’s okay going with the flow, convincing myself… Read more »

30 Times People Received Marriage Advice That Sounded Absurd, But They Later Realized Was Spot-On

Oh… that sweet happily ever after! When you have butterflies in your stomach, and love is in the air as if you were living in a James Blunt music video. Well, actually, people who have lived a married life at some point in their lives, or still do, unanimously agree on the fact that this… Read more »

People Share 79 Great Pieces Of Advice For Married People

Oh… that sweet happily ever after! When you have butterflies in your stomach, and love is in the air as if you were living in a James Blunt music video. Well, actually, people who have lived a married life at some point in their lives, or still do, unanimously agree on the fact that this… Read more »

‘Raised by Wolves’ canceled after 2 seasons on HBO Max

The door has been closed on Ridley Scott’s visionary sci-fi drama Raised by Wolves, which has officially been canceled by HBO Max after two seasons. Created by Aaron Guzikowski and executive produced by Scott, the show centers on two androids tasked with raising children on a mysterious planet after Earth is torn apart by a… Read more »

A Disability, Depression, and a Valium Addiction Didn’t Stop Me from Building a £100,000/Year Freelance Career – by Andrew Don

I earned £100,000-plus as a freelance journalist for a substantial part of my near-40-year career. I have held section-head roles both as an employed and self-employed journalist, been launch editor and news desk trouble-shooter, supplied early-morning news digests for specialist online publications coordinating a team of other journalists, and written three books. The news digests… Read more »

Middle school library provided book that “validated” s*x workers; and much more! – In The News – 06/04/2022

Nut job defaces Mona Lisa. Mona Lisa Left Unharmed but Smeared in Cream in Climate Protest Stunt “The perpetrator was a man disguised as an old lady who jumped out of a wheelchair before attacking the glass.” Good for them!! NJ College Graduate pays off $70K in Student Loans by Starting Used Book Business “By… Read more »

We’re at a 2.6-star Hotel with a Drug Dealer Guarding the Back Door…

When our son, Frank, told me he was being transferred for a final year of clinic work for dental school, I, of course, asked, “Where?” He replied, “Defuniak Springs, Florida.” I repeated, “Where?!?!” We lived in Florida for more than a decade and we’d never heard of it. He arrived last weekend and, since we… Read more »

“Am I The Jerk For Going Off On My Soon-To-Be Husband For Returning My Wedding Dress?”

It’s no secret that wedding preparation can become a lethal cocktail for a conflict to blow up. Think of the amount of stress, pressure, and decision making that the bride and groom have to go through for what is known as the most important day in their lives. That definition alone is already a strain…. Read more »

The best short-ass movies on Hulu for when you need a short and epic watch

Perhaps one day streaming platforms will quit studying our behaviors with their stalker-ish algorithms and give us what we actually need: a list of every damn short movie that’s streaming. Searching for a movie based on genre? An actor? A mood? I’m sorry, but that’s a luxury few can afford. Runtime is the first deciding… Read more »

How to Write About, Edit, and Cite Source Pronouns Accurately

The TFC Voices series explores the personal experiences of freelancers across a wide range of industries and lifestyles. Interested in contributing an essay? Pitch us here. “You’re the first person who has ever asked me that!” I’ve lost track of the number of times a source has said this to me when I ask them… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 06/02/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Editor Cardinal & Pine Freelance Gadgets, Tech, and Automotive News Writer – Pays $21/hour SlashGear Freelance Home Design and Lifestyle News Writer – Pays $21/hour House Digest Freelance Women’s Lifestyle News Writer The… Read more »

“What Could Go Wrong”: 50 Of The Absolute Worst Home Improvement Fails To Make You Cringe

If you ever feel bad about your awful home improvement skills, just remember that you’re not the only one who sucks at it! Everyone has their moments. Even carpenters get brain farts. In an attempt to restore your confidence – or to simply put a smile on your face – Bored Panda put together a… Read more »

Add the Hoover Smart Wash Carpet Cleaner to your Walmart+ Weekend cart for only $199

SAVE $120: Cleaner carpets aren’t a pipe dream. Walmart+ members can snag the Hoover Smart Wash Pet Complete Carpet Cleaner on sale for just $199 during Walmart+ Weekend — that’s 37% in savings as of June 2 at 3 p.m. ET. Most pet parents have all but given up on ever having clean carpets. But… Read more »

Acres USA

Acres USA P.O. Box 1690 Greeley CO 80632 Phone: (800) 355-5313 Fax: Website: https://www.acresusa.com Guidelines: https://www.acresusa.com/pages/submitting-an-article/ Editor: Tara Maxwell, Managing Editor Email address: editor-at-acresusa.com About The Publication: “An eco-agriculture magazine devoted to sustainable, organic farming and gardening, holistic human and animal health.” 50% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 18K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms… Read more »

101 Holidays

101 Holidays P.O. Box 7136 Beaminster, Dorset United Kingdom DT6 9DD Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.101holidays.co.uk Guidelines: https://www.101holidays.co.uk/write-for-us Editor: Mark Hodson, Editor Email address: mark@101holidays.co.uk About The Publication: “A group of six travel offering travel inspiration and recommendations. As well as the main site, our specialist sites focus on honeymoons, singles holidays, family travel, short breaks… Read more »

50 Wild And Unexpected Pictures From The Lives Of Delivery Drivers

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s just how essential delivery drivers are. Sure, some of them refuse to take the high road and handle our parcels with complete disregard. But thousands of others do much more than just deliver goods straight to their customer’s doorsteps. They go out of their way… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Get the answer, hints for June 2

Thursday! What a concept! And what a day to solve an all-new Wordle. It’s a bit of a cheeky one today, so we’re here to help with some clues before we get to today’s answer. If you prefer to cut to the chase, you can skip to the end of this article for the solution… Read more »

Body Parts as Metaphor

Many of the nouns used to name body parts have corresponding verbs that describe the literal functions performed by the body part in question. A fighter knees his opponent in the ribs. A dog noses through the garbage. An aggressive shopper elbows others out of his way. A musician tongues a note or fingers an… Read more »

50 Times People Had No Clue What They Were Looking At, But The Internet Had Their Back (New Pics)

The world is far too complex for us to have all the answers. On any given day, people are coming up with new projects and ideas that prove change is the only stable thing in life. Since we can’t keep up with their sometimes weird, sometimes brilliant inventions, we’re bound to believe that all of… Read more »

BTS visited the White House to speak about anti-Asian hate, completely upstaged the U.S. government

The White House held possibly its most viewed press briefing ever on Tuesday, as almost 200,000 people tuned in to the live stream to see K-pop group BTS speak on anti-Asian hate. Introduced by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, the group delivered a short speech on anti-Asian hate crimes, Asian inclusion, and diversity. Each… Read more »

“Nailed It”: 50 Hilarious Times People Tried To Make Something Themselves But It Didn’t Go As Expected

“It’s going to look amazing,” you think in your mind, as you start your latest creative project. But soon enough, you realize that your plans and reality barely overlap, and you’re left with something totally weird. The results are hilarious, even ‘bad,’ but it’d be a shame not to share them with everyone on the… Read more »

Bo Burnham has released one hour of ‘Inside’ outtakes

It’s been a year to the day since comedian Bo Burnham released his Netflix special Inside, unleashing a deluge of pandemic isolation feelings alongside viral songs about Jeff Bezos and white women’s Instagram accounts. Now the Eighth Grade writer and director has published over one hour of Inside‘s unused material. It includes new music, sketches,… Read more »

This Is Why You Should Say ‘I Love You’ First

You should say I love you first. And no, you should not be making excuses in your head. Sure, the situation could become awkward if he does not reciprocate your feelings. But those three simple words hold so much weight and meaning to him, and therefore, it is highly unlikely that he will walk away… Read more »

This Thread Has People Revealing The Moment They Stopped Admiring These 40 Celebrities

There’s just something about celebrities that makes us endlessly interested in the lives they lead. From reactions to the Met Gala outfits to The Oscars moments, we can’t seem to stop talking about them. Our obsession with famous people is everywhere. After all, there’s plenty of entertainment and lots to like when it comes to… Read more »

Boyfriend Tells This Woman She’s A ‘Horrible Girlfriend’ For Cooking A Meal From Leftovers

As they say, the best way to win over someone’s heart is through their stomach. There’s nothing like hearing the comforting sounds of a homemade feast and filling the belly with delicious meals that express your love and commitment to each other. So it’s not just about food; it’s about bringing a sense of closeness… Read more »

The best short-ass movies on Prime Video for when you need fast and fun entertainment

These days, every time you click the play button on a movie or head to the theater, you’re in for the long haul. Need a pee break in the middle of Dune? Better hope you’re streaming, or you’ll miss something important. Do your eyes hurt halfway through The Irishman? Sucks to suck; pay attention. Are… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 05/28/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what is one secret reason a publisher might reject your book? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 05/28/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Local Reporter/Editor – in Pennsylvania. Pays $40K-$55K/year. Patch Media Freelance Business/Technology Journalist CyberRisk Alliance Freelance Agriculture Writers Ag Alert Freelance Food and Dining Feature Writer – Pays $0.08/word. Tasting Table Freelance Writer –… Read more »

47 Nerve-Wracking Times When People Complained About Free Gifts

There’s an old saying that tells us, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.” Its exact origin is unknown, but an early version of the phrase appeared in print in English in 1546. The words refer to the art of determining the age of horses by inspecting their mouth, which, even though it’s a… Read more »

5 kids movies on Prime Video that are actually worth watching

You don’t have to be under the age of 12 to enjoy kids’ movies. Main target demographic aside, sometimes you just want to sit back and watch a host of colourful characters — maybe of the animated variety, possibly CGI — getting out there and going on some rip-roaring adventures. The good news is that… Read more »

Talent Inc.

Talent Inc. 5th Floor, 113 University Place New York NY 10003 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.talentinc.com Guidelines: Editor: Email address: writers@talentinc.com About The Publication: “We help job seekers craft their personal brands and write the next chapter of their careers. Through our brands, TopResume and CVNow, we have written and reviewed millions of resumes and CVs.”… Read more »

WorthPoint.com

WorthPoint.com 5 Concourse Parkway NE, Suite 285 Atlanta GA 30328 Phone: (877)481-5750 Fax: (877)588-3564 Website: https://www.worthpoint.com Guidelines: Editor: Wayne Jordan, Senior Editor Email address: wayne.jordan@worthpoint.com About The Publication: “WorthPoint is a data subscription service specializing in the antiques and collectibles trade. Our site contains a price guide with over 520 million items and images (realized… Read more »

This Instagram Account Shares Uplifting News From Around The World So You Can See All The Good There Is (50 Posts)

The world can seem like a messed up place. Especially if we look at it through the mainstream media. But it can also be beautiful. We just need to remind ourselves of that every once in a while. Enter the Instagram account ‘Good News Dog.’ It regularly fetches uplifting moments from around the globe for… Read more »

Getting into getting off? Here’s your masturbation starter pack.

First thing’s first – you don’t need any products to masturbate, just your body and a positive, horny attitude. (And sometimes, not even the latter.) But let’s not pretend like your environment doesn’t matter when you’re getting it on with yourself. You’re too stressed out? Even your vibrator’s highest setting might not hold the answers…. Read more »

Contently’s Clients Are Looking for E-Commerce Fraud Writers

Contently connects the world’s top brands with freelance creatives and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories together. Occasionally on The Freelance Creative, we post about exciting new opportunities.  Our clients are looking for freelance writers with expertise in E-Commerce Fraud and Digital Fraud. Topics include phishing for cards, fraud prevention, risk… Read more »

“Be A Witness To The Events That Changed Mankind”: 40 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things

Although we cannot get into the minds of the people waiting in a queue on a cold day in Chukotka, Soviet Union back in 1985 to get wine, or what the daredevil sky boys who built the Empire State Building in 1930-31 were thinking when balancing unsecured on the 88th floor, we can get a… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 26

It’s Wordle time! It’s a new day, which means there’s a new word puzzle for you to take on. Working it out by yourself is always fun, but if you get stuck, here are some tips and hints to help you figure out the solution. If you prefer to cut to the chase, skip to… Read more »

No Boss? No Problem. Here’s How to Conduct a Self-Review as a Freelancer

For most freelancers, our workdays are filled with deadlines and marketing, but setting clear objectives for assessing our career growth and goals often gets lost in the shuffle. Unlike full-time employees, freelancers don’t get monthly one-on-ones with their bosses or intensive annual reviews. But goal-setting is just as (if not more) important when you’re operating… Read more »

50 Interesting But Pretty Disturbing Things, As Shared In This Online Community

Nothing gives our brains the same kind of fireworks as watching creepy things. And if you’re not one of the horror aficionados it may be hard to understand the point of the thrill that horror gives. But scientists say that the fright horror gives us while watching things like American Horror Story and The Walking… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 25

What’s up, word nerds? A new Wordle puzzle is ready for you to flex your brain on, providing you the opportunity to earn both a sense of satisfaction and Twitter bragging rights. To help you along, here are a few tips and hints that might nudge you toward the solution. If you’d rather have the… Read more »

“Disembodied” Does Not Mean That

In a very interesting BBC News article about ancient gardens, the writer describes an ancient relief that shows the vegetation-loving but brutal ruler Ashurbanipal and his wife reclining under a grapevine. It’s an archetypal garden paradise—that is, except for the disembodied head of an enemy, which is hanging from a nearby tree. The writer seems… Read more »

30 Informative And Fun Food Charts For Anyone Trying To Eat Smarter

Knowledge about cooking and food is not always innate. While some of us seem to be born knowing how to dice an onion and having recipes from our ancestors baked into our brains, others are lucky to prepare a frozen pizza without burning it. There’s no shame in being inept in the kitchen, but if… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Answer, hints for May 24

Another day, another dollar, another Wordle to solve! If you’re here, that must mean you need a little help with today’s Wordle, puzzle #339 — or you just want to know today’s word. If you haven’t found today’s answer yet, we’re not spoiling it… yet. But you can find it down the bottom of this… Read more »

50 Terrifying Pics To Show Why The Fear Of Deep Water Is Real, As Shared On This Online Group

Thalassophobia is a persistent and intense fear of deep bodies of water such as the ocean or sea. What makes this phobia different than aquaphobia — the fear of water in general — is the fact that it centers on vastness, darkness, and depth. People who have this condition are not terrified of getting wet,… Read more »

These Posts Are All About The Fear Of Deep Water, And Here Are 142 Of The Scariest Ones That Might Make You Want To Swim Away

Thalassophobia is a persistent and intense fear of deep bodies of water such as the ocean or sea. What makes this phobia different than aquaphobia — the fear of water in general — is the fact that it centers on vastness, darkness, and depth. People who have this condition are not terrified of getting wet,… Read more »

NASA’s getting screwy messages from interstellar space

The Voyager 1 spacecraft is sending back some funky data from interstellar space that’s leaving NASA engineers scratching their heads. Readouts on the orientation of the 1970s-era space probe now appear to be randomly generated or don’t reflect any possible scenario the spacecraft could be in, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory officials said this week. The… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 05/20/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what is one reason a freelancer might get sued? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER… Read more »

This Facebook Group Shares The Most Wholesome Posts To Restore Your Faith In Humanity And Here Are 65 Of The Most Heartwarming Ones

Everyone needs a little wholesome content in their life. (Or maybe a lot, we don’t judge!) Whether you know it or not, some adorable photos of cats and stories of the sweetest parents on this planet will do your soul some good. So allow us to introduce you to the “Wait This Is Wholesome” Facebook… Read more »

The 10 best short-ass movies on HBO Max for when you want something short and kick-ass

Blame it on technology, blame it on TikTok, or blame it on the multitasking nature of our capitalist society. The fact is, for most of us, our attention spans have only gotten shorter. A two-and-a-half-hour movie? Ha! That’s an indulgence reserved for special occasions or the rare few filmmakers who earn those excessive runtimes (looking… Read more »

8 Paying Food and Drinks Markets For Writers – by Karoki Githure

Below are some writing markets that are looking for fresh content. Whether you’re a new or established writer, the rule of thumb is to follow the submission guidelines carefully to increase the odds of acceptance. You should also read several of their previously published articles to familiarize yourself with the style and typical content before… Read more »

50 Humorous Pics That Show There Are Two Types Of People In The World

Let us channel the powers of Captain Obvious for a moment here—people are different. And that’s awesome. We think that one of the most beautiful things in life is when folks who come from completely different walks of life are able to get along. You see, they realize, that beneath the hundreds of ways we’re… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Answer, hints for May 20

Good morning (or afternoon! or evening!) word nerds, and welcome to your daily dose of Wordle. If you haven’t found today’s word yet, you can find it down the bottom of this post (scroll carefully to avoid the clearly marked spoilers). But if you just want a few clues to help nudge you towards the… Read more »

The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine

The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine P.O. Box 8426 Gray TN 37615 Phone: 1.888.718.HOME Fax: Website: https://www.theoldschoolhouse.com Guidelines: https://www.theoldschoolhouse.com/writers-guidelines/ Editor: Tess Hamre, Product Reviews Manager. Email address: senioreditor@theoldschoolhouse.com About The Publication: “The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine is the #1 trade magazine for homeschool families. It is a quarterly print (125 page) publication, but is also accessible via online… Read more »

Military History

Military History 1919 Gallows Road, Suite 400 Vienna VA 22182-4038 Phone: (703)771-9400 Fax: Website: http://www.militaryhistory.com Guidelines: Editor: Stephen Harding, Senior Editor Email address: militaryhistory@historynet.com About The Publication: “Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare.” 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Buys all rights…. Read more »

50 Bird Pics That Went Horribly Wrong But Ended Up With Hilarious Results, As Shared On This Facebook Group

Birds are such majestic creatures. We love to hear them chirp from the treetops and watch them soar through the sky. And since we love marveling at their beauty, sometimes we want to snap a pic when we spot a rare feathered friend. It can be a bit tricky, though, to capture them in photographs…. Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Answer, hints for May 19

Thursday! What a concept! And what a day to solve another Wordle. If you haven’t found today’s answer yet, we’re not spoiling it… yet. But you can find it down the bottom of this post (scroll carefully to avoid the clearly marked spoilers). If you just want a few clues to help you get the… Read more »

How I Turned My Passion Into Not One, but Two Careers

The TFC Voices series explores the personal experiences of freelancers across a wide range of industries and lifestyles. Interested in contributing an essay? Pitch us here. For the past five years, I’ve split time between being an outdoor adventure journalist and leading a nature-based pre-kindergarten program. I write one or two articles per week, totaling… Read more »

40 Haunting Real-Life Facts You’ve Probably Never Heard Before

In a world that’s in a constant state of change, you can never stop learning. That’s why many of us are always hungry for tasty knowledge bites and nibbles of information to help us better navigate our surroundings. However, as much as it is easy to be amazed by what humanity and nature are capable… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Answer, hints for May 18

If 3 is a magic number, Wordle #333 must be the most magical puzzle yet, right? If you haven’t found today’s answer yet, we’re not spoiling it… yet. But you can find it down the bottom of this post. If you just want a few clues to help you get the answer, keep reading for… Read more »

Apparently and Presumably

A reader has asked for a discussion of the difference between the words apparently and presumably. A meaning for presumably is easy to pin down. The OED gives one current definition: presumably: Qualifying a statement as likely but not known for certain: as one may presume or reasonably suppose; in all probability. Merriam-Webster’s definition is… Read more »

If You Think People Are The Worst These Days, These 50 Wholesome Pics May Change Your Mind

With so much pain and suffering going on in the world daily, we can sometimes forget just how full of beauty and goodness the world is. Well, today we’re here to remind you that human beings can be truly amazing, kind, and wholesome. In our opinion, there’s hardly anything better than someone reaching out and… Read more »

‘The Boys’ are back in town and as gory as ever in Season 3 trailer

The official trailer for The Boys season 3 has arrived, and it’s as brutal and gory as ever. Continuing to follow the titular Boys’ quest to stop dangerous and corrupt superheroes, Season 3 picks up with antagonist Homelander (Antony Starr) reestablishing his positive public image after the events of the previous season. Meanwhile, the Boys’… Read more »

Contently’s Clients Are Looking for Cloud Computing and AWS Writers

Contently connects the world’s top brands with freelance creatives and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories together. Occasionally on The Freelance Creative, we post about exciting new opportunities.  Our clients are looking for freelance writers with expertise in Cloud Computing and AWS. Topics include usage, virtualization concepts, cloud fundamentals, private and… Read more »

Contently’s Clients Are Looking for Project Management Writers

Contently connects the world’s top brands with freelance creatives and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories together. Occasionally on The Freelance Creative, we post about exciting new opportunities.  If you’re obsessed with spreadsheet formulas and create lists for any and all activities/ projects, Contently’s got a gig that’s right up your… Read more »

30 Of The Worst Beliefs About Cooking, People Have Been Taught By Their Parents, As Shared On This Online Thread

One of the best ways to learn how to cook is to help out your parents and relatives as a kid while they’re busy in the kitchen. That way, you quickly pick up some great techniques, sharpen your veggie chopping skills, and get used to being around all the clanking and clattering pots and pans…. Read more »

How HBO’s ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ is different from the book

Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel The Time Traveler’s Wife has been adapted to the screen twice: as a film in 2009, and now as a TV series on HBO. The story of The Time Traveler’s Wife — a science-fiction romance spanning decades — is extremely tricky to adapt. Clare Abshire (Rose Leslie) meets her future husband… Read more »

“Am I The Jerk For Not Getting My Girlfriend A Gift For Her Birthday?”

Presents can be a powerful tool in bringing two people together. But in this case, they drove a couple apart. Taken to the Reddit’s “Am I the A***ole?” community, a user under the anonymous name u/throwgift1, asked if he was wrong for not buying something for his girlfriend on her birthday. It wasn’t always like… Read more »

Netflix is quietly working on a livestreaming feature, report claims

Netflix wants to do it live. So reports Deadline, which notes that the streaming giant is “exploring” bringing livestreaming to its service. That’s right, live entertainment — presumably with none of the pausing, rewinding, or fast-forwarding we’ve all come to take for granted in our post cord-cutting world. The move into live entertainment would follow… Read more »

90 People Share Times They Had A Bad Feeling About A Friend’s Significant Other And Why

Very few things can make you as thrilled to bits as those early days of a new relationship. You get stirred up by the idea of love. You feel like walking in a fog of bliss and can’t stop thinking about the person. But an apparent match made in heaven can potentially cloud your judgment… Read more »

18 best comedies on Disney+ for when you need a laugh

Need a good laugh? Disney+ has you covered. Are you a ‘90s kid with fond memories of A Goofy Movie? A Marvel fanatic who couldn’t stop cackling at Ant-Man? An animation lover who fell for the wit of Inside Out? All these and more — from rom-coms and buddy comedies to laugh-out-loud musicals — are… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 05/13/2022

In last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, who taught us about audiobook narrating? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD PER… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, and Editing Jobs for 05/13/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Entertainment, Science, and History News Writer – Pays $21/hour Grunge Freelance Email Writer YSERP Freelance Writers Sun SEO co Freelance Content Specialist moveBuddha.com Freelance Motorsport Writer AUGMENTED SUPPLY Freelance Content Editor – Pays… Read more »

30 “Crazy” People Who Were Proven To Be Right All Along

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‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 13

Mwahahahahahaha! It’s Friday the 13th, and there’s a spooky* new Wordle to solve. Creep your way down this page for today’s Wordle answer, or hide from the scary spoiler at the end while you use our handy tips and today-specific clues to help you find the answer to #328. (*NB: Word may not actually be… Read more »

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction P.O. Box 3447 Hoboken NJ 07030 Phone: 201-876-2551 Fax: Website: http://www.fandsf.com Guidelines: https://www.fandsf.com/glines.htm Editor: Sheree Renée Thomas, Editor. Email address: FandSF@aol.com About The Publication: “The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has been one of the genre’s leading publications since 1949.” Buys first N.A. serial rights and select… Read more »

PayPal Question: “Why am I sometimes charged a fee, and sometimes not?”

Q – Dear Angela, My publisher pays my royalties through PayPal, which I like because I get paid fast. I also occasionally get paid for articles through that website.  My question is, will I be getting a 1099 from my publisher and magazine editors each year, or will PayPal be reporting my income to the… Read more »

This Instagram Account Shares Fascinating Moments From History, Here Are 50 Of Our Favorites

Learning about history is always fun; truth is stranger than fiction. But a history lesson is even more exciting when there are images to coincide with fascinating stories. Allow me to introduce the “History In Pictures” Instagram account. With 4.4 million followers and over 3,600 posts, @HistoryPhotographed is famous for sharing some of the most… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 12

Thursday! What a concept! And what a wonderful day to Wordle. If you’re stuck on today’s Wordle and need a puzzle buddy, you’re in the right place. We’ve put together some (hopefully) helpful tips, clues for today’s word, and the Wordle answer for game #327, which you can find way down the bottom of the… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 11

It is Wednesday, my dudes! You know what else begins with W? Wordle! Puzzle #326 is fresh off the assembly line and ready for solving. To help, we’ve got tips, clues, and today’s Wordle answer for game #326, which you can find way down the bottom of the page. New here? Wordle was invented by… Read more »

“Safety First!”: This Online Group Is Dedicated To The Dumbest Work Safety Examples, Here Are 50 Of The Worst

What happens when people start to pretend they’re immortal? Not just any people, but those who work in potentially dangerous or even hazardous circumstances. Think of construction workers, crane operators, bridge painters… disregarding the most basic health and safety regulations. Or maybe, even worse, having to work under such conditions due to their apathetic employers…. Read more »

‘Westworld’ Season 4’s teaser is here, and it’s as disturbing and violent as ever

HBO heard you liked dystopian sci-fi in your dystopian sci-fi, so here’s the official teaser for Westworld Season 4 to distract you while the world crumbles around us. Set to “Perfect Day” by Lou Reed, the teaser checks up on Westworld‘s sprawling cast, including Evan Rachel Wood, Thandiwe Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Ed Harris,… Read more »

Contently’s Clients Are Looking for Health Tech Writers

Contently powers the content marketing programs of the world’s most valuable brands through its complete content marketing solution: expert content strategy, an industry-leading content marketing platform, and the highest-rated creative network on earth. As part of that mission, we connect our clients to skilled freelancers who can help them create the content they need to… Read more »

Artist Creates Relatable Comics Illustrating Her Gaming Habits, Social Mishaps And General Ineptitude At Life (35 Pics)

Comics are an interesting way of communicating one’s thoughts and feelings about a situation. Many artists choose to translate their ideas and things that are difficult to articulate in the form of a comic book. It’s the way creators speak their minds, share their passions or just joke around about something. Today, we want to… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 9

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, and there’s a new Wordle for me… and you! We’re here to help you out with the May 9 Wordle, game #324, and that means tips, clues, and today’s Wordle answer, which you can find way down the bottom of the page. In case you’re new here:… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 05/07/2022

Using last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, quote one of the complaints about Amazon KDP. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER… Read more »

What People Don’t Understand About Chronic Migraines (From Someone Who Has Them)

Currently smack-dab in the middle of a lifelong battle with chronic migraines, I’ve come to learn that those who haven’t directly experienced the struggle really have no idea what we’re dealing with. I’ve heard little barbs and phrases that show a lack of understanding and sometimes a lack of empathy for this invisible illness. Read… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 8

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to anyone who’s celebrating, and a happy new day of Wordle to all. Glad you’ve joined us for another day of working out the Wordle together. Bookmark this page in case you have trouble solving the May 8 Wordle 323 and would like a few hints or want to know what… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 05/07/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Writer & Editor – Pays $50K-$70K/year The Renew Democracy Initiative Freelance Magazine Editor HOTELS Magazine Freelance Writer Truthout Freelance Writer EndGame360 Freelance Food and Grocery News Writer – Pays $21/hour Mashed Freelance Writers… Read more »

40 Homes That Feel Too Dreamy To Be Real, As Shared On The ‘Somewhere I Would Like To Live’ Instagram Account

If you live big city life, you probably know what it feels like to rent an overpriced studio, share an apartment with fellow grown-ups or cram yourself into a cupboard-sized flat that means lie-ins are simply impossible. No wonder more and more people on Earth find themselves living in tiny spaces, known as tiny apartments… Read more »

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ mid-credit scene, explained

Every good Marvel fan knows to stay in their seat after the credits roll on an MCU movie. Marvel has mastered the art of the next-movie tease, introducing characters as influential as Thanos in the post-credits of The Avengers and seeding plotlines like Nick Fury being in space in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Doctor Strange… Read more »

50 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things, As Shared By This Facebook Page

Sorting through dusty manuscripts and volumes of mysterious books is how many of us imagine finding evidence in history. But our past is far more than a string of names and dates. It is about how people lived in the past and molded our society. It is about their hopes and dreams, their fears and… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 6

Happy Friday, nerds! So glad you’ve joined us for another day of working out the Wordle together. If you just want today’s answer, word #321 can be found clearly marked down the bottom of this post — but if you want a buddy to help you with some subtler clues and tips, we’ve got those… Read more »

Freelance Field Engineer Jobs Portal

Freelance Field Engineer Jobs Portal 77 Water Street, Ste 7000 New York NY 10005 Phone: 732-624-1905 Fax: Website: https://www.fieldengineer.com Guidelines: Editor: Email address: kkandi@fieldengineer.com About The Publication: “Field Engineer is an online marketplace that connects companies with telecommunications work with the global field engineers who have the skills and availability to complete them. With more… Read more »

Brew Your Own

Brew Your Own 5515 Main Street Manchester Center VT 05255 Phone: (802)362-3981 Fax: (802)362-2377 Website: https://byo.com Guidelines: http://byo.com/about-us/writer-s-guidelines Editor: Email address: edit@byo.com About The Publication: “Brew Your Own is the how-to homebrew beer magazine.” Welcomes new writers. 85% freelance. Circ. 96,800. Publishes 8 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 3-6 months after acceptance. Buys all… Read more »

50 Times People Experienced A Serious Case Of Pareidolia In The Most Unusual Spots (New Pics)

Do you remember how we used to let our imagination run free? As children, we often found magic in the most mundane scenarios, such as lying down on the grass and pointing out what the clouds look like. Once white and shapeless, they suddenly remind us of both real and fantastical creatures like rabbits, elephants,… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 5

Good morning, Wordlers! If you’re here we’re assuming you’d like some subtle clues about the May 5 Wordle answer to help you out, and fair enough — #320 is a bit of a cheeky one. If you’re just here to preserve your streak by any means necessary, you’ll find the answer word itself way down… Read more »

50 Times Mother Nature Proved To Be Scary As Hell (WARNING: This List Might Be Too Scary For You)

Mother Nature continues to amaze us every day, even when we fail to treat her with the love and respect she deserves. There are too many dreamy landscapes and mind-boggling animals that exist right outside our urban surroundings, just waiting to be appreciated. But be careful though — if you get too close, things can… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 4

Top of the morning, Wordlers, and May the 4th be with you. Yes, it’s Star Wars Day, and as always we’re here to help you out with hints and the answer to Wordle #319. No Bothans were harmed to bring you this information. We’ve got some subtle clues about today’s answer, which you’ll find way… Read more »

50 Times People Spotted Something ‘Mildly Interesting’ And Documented It For The Internet To See

When we keep getting bombarded by the 24/7 news cycle full of daunting headlines and fascinating stories, it’s easy to feel overloaded with information. Suddenly, you become weary, confused, and convinced nothing will surprise you anymore. But if that’s the case, this post is here to show you there are plenty of inspiring things happening… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer, hints for May 3

Good morning, word nerds! As is the style of the time, there’s a new Wordle to solve today. If you’re feeling like May 3 may not be your luckiest day, we’ve got some subtle clues and Wordle strategies to help you place those letters just right, and down the bottom of the post you’ll find… Read more »

Crypto users paid thousands in Ethereum gas fees thanks to the Bored Ape Yacht Club. Here’s what happened.

If you were trying to complete a transaction on the Ethereum network last night, you might have been taken aback by the ridiculously high gas fees you saw. For example, one user purchased a $25 NFT on Saturday evening. Their total price? $3,325. That’s $3,300 just in fees. Tweet may have been deleted So, what… Read more »

Here’s Every Zodiac Sign’s Horoscope For May 2022

Aries – During Mercury retrograde, which starts on May 10, you are going to be extra talkative. This might cause you to make new friends or annoy old ones, but either way, you’re going to have a thriving social life. Then, when Gemini season starts on May 20, you’re going to have a burst in… Read more »

‘Genshin Impact’ update is delayed, players speculate as to why

Genshin Impact, one of our favorite video games of 2020, has announced the delay of its latest update 2.7. Players suspect that government-mandated COVID-19 lockdowns in Shanghai, where developer miHoYo is based, may be to blame. In past week, restrictions within the city have been so suffocatingly stringent that some people are having trouble accessing… Read more »

50 Of The Most Wholesome Posts From This Instagram Account To Fill You With Joy

As much as we love the internet for giving us an endless supply of knowledge and inspiration, it can sometimes be a pretty grim place. Every time we go online, we seem to face an onslaught of alarming headlines, rude comments, and heated controversial debates. If you can relate, then you’re in great need of… Read more »

The best smart scales for meeting your fitness and weight goals

Whether you’re starting a new fitness plan, resolving to get healthy this year, or just trying to watch your weight, it’s time to ditch your old analog scale and upgrade to a smart scale. What makes a smart scale different from a regular scale? Standard bathroom scales only tell you your weight, while smart scales… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 04/29/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did Facebook do to our Managing Editor, Brian Whiddon? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 04/29/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Writer – Pays $75/article EndGame360 Freelance Editor – Pays $55K-$60K/year Crittenden Partners Freelance Writer IAPWE Freelance Copywriters – Pays $0.05/word Panda Copy Freelance Men’s Style Writer Primer Freelance SaaS Content Writers Codeless Freelance… Read more »

The ‘Facts Encyclopedia’ Instagram Is Dedicated To Sharing “Unknown Facts Daily”, Here’re 40 Of The Most Fascinating Ones

With the rise of educational pages, it has become obvious that social media has so much more to offer than fakery that destroys people’s mental health and irrational obsession with looks. Accounts with random facts and trivia, cool historical photos and ‘did you know that?’ interesting stories seem to be popping up everywhere right now,… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 29

Happy Friday, Wordlers! Our favorite word guessing game has magically refreshed itself and is awaiting your finest five-letter words. What could today’s answer be? We’ve come up with a few hints and tips to help you along if you get stuck. If you prefer to just find out the solution, you can scroll to the… Read more »

The Antioch Review

The Antioch Review P.O. Box 148 Yellow Springs OH 45387 Phone: 9377691365 Fax: Website: http://review.antiochcollege.org/antioch-review-home Guidelines: http://review.antiochcollege.org/guidelines Editor: Robert S. Fogarty, Editor; Cynthia Dunlevy, Office Manager. Email address: mailto:salvarez@antiochcollege.edu About The Publication: The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. We publish fiction, essays, and poetry… Read more »

Arts Midwest

Arts Midwest 2908 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 200 Minneapolis MN 55408 Phone: 6123410755 Fax: Website: https://www.artsmidwest.org/ Guidelines: https://www.artsmidwest.org/news/2021/02-02/call-contributing-writers Editor: Alana Horton, Digital Media Producer. Email address: alana.horton@artsmidwest.org About The Publication: “Arts Midwest believes that creativity has the power to inspire and unite humanity. Based in Minneapolis, we grow, gather, and invest in creative organizations and communities… Read more »

50 Times People Had No Choice But To Take A Picture Of Their Miserable Fails (New Pics)

Not all days were made equal. You see, while sometimes everything falls according to plan, other days turn into 24-hour-long grueling benders that make you question why you even dared to get out of bed. Blame it on bad luck, your daily horoscope, Mercury in retrograde, incantations, karma, or anything you want, but it doesn’t… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 28

Morning Wordlers! It’s a new day and there’s a spicy new guessing game to tickle your brain. We’ve come up with a few hints and tips to help you along if you get stuck, so read on for tasty clues (and, eventually, the answer). If you prefer to just find out the solution, you can… Read more »

This Instagram Account Collects Images That Are Worth Seeing At Least Once In Life (50 Posts)

There’s a reason why photography contests require entrants to add descriptions to their submissions. Without knowing the circumstances around it, looking at a picture often raises more questions than answers. However, that’s precisely why we at Bored Panda covered the social media accounts ‘Out Of Context Human Race‘ and ‘-1000 IQ.’ The confusion they cause… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 27

Have you spent the last 20+ hours pining for a new Wordle? You’re in luck — there’s one every day. As such, we’ve come up with a few hints and tips to help you along if you get stuck. If you prefer to just find out the solution straight up, you can jump to the… Read more »

“Elite” Is Not a Dirty Word

Used mostly as a noun or as an adjective, elite derives from an Old French verb meaning “to choose.” The elite are “the Chosen.” As a noun, elite is “the pick or choice part of society or a specific group of people thought to be superior in terms of ability or qualities when compared to… Read more »

‘Not My Animal’: 40 Animal Pics That Just Don’t Make Any Sense, As Shared On This Instagram Account

Animals are truly amazing. With millions of different species on the planet, it would take lifetimes to fully understand the complexity of the animal kingdom. They also provide us with so much, from companionship to protection to a reason to get outside for some fresh air and a walk each morning. Aside from the affection… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 26

Have you heard the good Wordle? A new puzzle is ready for you to tackle today, offering you the chance to win a sense of accomplishment. As such, we’ve come up with a few hints and tips to help you along if you get stuck. If you prefer to just find out the solution straight… Read more »

Contently is Seeking Freelance Art Directors

Contently is looking for experienced freelance Art Directors to oversee high-quality designed commissions (illustrations, infographics, interactive infographics, document & presentation designs, etc.) for clients. The right candidate is a creative-consultative hybrid with artistic expertise, project management skills, a proactive mindset, and a high degree of comfort working professionally with clients. Successful candidates will have a portfolio… Read more »

50 Times People Did Stupid Things And Got Caught By The Internet (New Pics)

From walking into a glass door to forgetting the word “door” when you want to tell your friend about it, everyone has their moments. So to make peace with our collective stupidity, we at Bored Panda have an ongoing series where we share pictures of the people’s funniest shortcomings we can find online. (In case… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 25

Time to Wordle, folks! A new puzzle is here and, as always, we’re also here to provide some tips and hints to help if you’re struggling. If you want to get straight to it you can scroll all the way to the bottom of this article to get the answer to the April 25 Wordle… Read more »

69 People In This Online Group Shared What Death Is Like After Being Declared Dead And Then Resuscitated

Clinical death is the medical term for cessation of blood circulation and breathing, the two necessary criteria to sustain human life. It occurs when the heart stops beating in a regular rhythm, a condition called cardiac arrest. However, despite its frequent use, the term “clinical death” doesn’t actually have a consistent meaning. In most hospitals,… Read more »

Private Axiom space Mission 1 has been postponed

If you’ve scheduled your weekend around the all-private Axiom Mission 1, we have bad news: The undocking has been postponed to Sunday. Because the weather has been shifty, with marginally high winds at the splashdown sites, NASA, Axiom Space, and SpaceX teams decided not to undock today, according to NASA. As long as the weather… Read more »

38 Restaurant Employees Reveal The Worst Things They’ve Seen Done To Orders

Do not anger the people who are in charge of your food. Let’s repeat that so even those in the back hear it: do not anger the people who are in charge of your food. Food service employees are human beings and deserve the respect of their customers. Unfortunately, some customers are so rude that… Read more »

‘Barry’ is back and we’ve never needed it more

Barry is back to save (or destroy) us all. The pitch-black HBO comedy from Bill Hader and Alec Berg begins its third season on April 24 after a whopper of a cliffhanger and the extended hiatus that followed. Season 3 is every bit as high-octane, uproarious, and unhinged as ever — and the dark part… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 04/22/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, why are some writers being denied writing gigs? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER… Read more »

WritersWeekly Will NOT Be Silenced! – by Brian Whiddon, Managing Editor

When did Americans lose their spines? When did the country I went to battle for stop being the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave, and turn into the Land of Snowflakes and the Home of the Offended? To be blunt, I don’t even care about who’s offended, who needs a “safe… Read more »

50 Heartwarming Posts From The ‘Wholesome Meets The Internet’ Account To Lift Your Spirits Up (New Pics)

Sometimes it feels like the internet is full of negativity. Every time I open social media or the news, I seem to be bombarded with the bleakest headlines imaginable. While it is important to be a well-informed citizen, constant doomscrolling can’t be healthy. We all need to take breaks from the gloom and be reminded… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 23

It’s the best of times, it’s Wordle time. A new Wordle puzzle is now live for you to crack your cranium on — and even take your time now that it’s the weekend. But if you have errands to run and want help finding the solution fast, here are some hints and tips to assist… Read more »

Are You Watching Johnny Depp’s Defamation Trial… Hoo Boy!!! – In The News – 04/22/2022

This defamation trial… Man oh man, these people make me feel so NORMAL!! Johnny Depp Cross Examination Focuses On His Violent Language In Texts, Angry Outbursts Captured On Audio And Video – Update “Heard’s attorneys also played a video that Heard took of Depp slamming his kitchen cupboard and breaking other objects. In it, he… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 04/22/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Ghostwriter/Technical Researcher Needed – Pays $6K OH Taste LLC Freelance Reporters Prism PR Freelance Editor American Physical Society Staff (Remote) Writer – Pays $60K-$70K/year + benefits Black Rifle Coffee Company Freelance Writer IAPWE… Read more »

50 Times A Comment Was So Good, It Made Its Way Onto This Facebook Group

When times are tough, laughter is what helps you keep it all together. When you’re feeling blue, you might head out to see a stand-up comedy show at your local theatre. You might turn on the TV and watch a re-run of a hilarious show that you’ve seen so many times that you already know… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 22

It’s Wordle time! Today’s new word puzzle is live and ready for you to stretch your brain on. But if you’re a little stuck and need some help, here are some hints and tips to help guide you to the solution. If you want to bypass the struggle, you can jump to the bottom of… Read more »

Contently Is Looking for Freelance Writers

Contently connects the world’s top brands with versatile and expert freelance creatives, and gives them the tools they need to tell incredible stories, together. Not only do we focus on our core values–Candor, Accountability, Curiosity, Empathy–we also champion diversity and belonging. Our goal is to grow and leverage the immense talent in our community and… Read more »

Climate Tech: Content With Impact

The Future-Proof Freelancer series explores ways in which freelance creatives can ensure career longevity. From improving accessibility and inclusivity to exploring AI copywriting assistants and more, this series covers the skills freelancers should learn today to stay competitive in the marketplace of tomorrow. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a familiar news cycle emerge. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)… Read more »

‘Funny Tinder Screenshots’: 40 Times Tinder Matches Were Actually Funny

Online dating is a whole other ball game with its own quirks and weird moments. Nearly anyone who’s used the app is bound to have stumbled upon a hilarious profile… or acted as an audience of one for some truly bizarre comedy in the chat. Swipe left? Only if the jokes missed the mark, right?… Read more »

We tried Buffalo Wild Wings’ Flamin’ Hot Dorito chicken wings

Culture reporter Tim Marcin got his hands on the Flamin’ Hot Dorito chicken wings from Buffalo Wild Wings. Find out if they’re worth the order. Go to Source Author:

Freelance Ghostwriter/Technical Researcher Needed – Pays $6K

To Apply: Email resume/CV to Charlynda Scales, hello@ohtaste.com Title: Freelance Ghostwriter/Technical Researcher Company: OH Taste LLC Location: Dayton – Ohio – USA Type: Part Time, Contract, Remote/Work from Home Category: Food & Beverage Contract Length: April- August 2022 Contract Pay: $6,000 Position: Freelance Ghostwriter for Academic Curriculum OH Taste is a premiere hub of food… Read more »

“Forecast” and “Broadcast” Never Need -ed

My telephone weather app really mashes on my grammar nerve when it tells me that “rain is forecasted.” Likewise, I find it disturbing when a state supreme court judge, ruling on a misinformation case, begins a sentence with “Even assuming that Fox News did not intentionally allow this false narrative to be broadcasted….” The verb… Read more »

50 ‘Mental UK Headlines’ That Are 100% British

There are a ton of reasons why we love the United Kingdom—from its gorgeous nature and culture to its wide-ranging cuisine and renowned literature. But something that keeps us coming back is our love for the British press with all of its ups, downs, and unique quirks. There’s honestly hardly anything better than making a… Read more »

The ‘Secrets of Dumbledore’ cast hilariously renamed their ‘fantastic beasts’

Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Williams and the cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore play Know Your Role — and came up with new names for some of our favorite creatures from the films. Go to Source Author:

15 best thriller movies on Netflix to add a little intensity to your life

Living during “interesting” times is thrilling in an upsetting sort of way, so there’s no better time to test the limits of our entertainment consumption and enjoy someone else’s stress in a fun way. For the adventurous among us, that means cranking the tension up to its maximum with the best of the best in… Read more »

A Woman Went To A Funeral To Berate A Grieving Mother, It Turns Out Her Daughter Might Be The Murderer

Anita Knutson was an 18-year-old elementary education major at Minot State University in North Dakota. She worked two jobs, one at a hotel front desk and the other in retail, in order to support herself and move from her family home an hour away. Anita lived in a two-bedroom apartment near campus that she shared… Read more »

5 of the best gaming chairs to maximize your gameplay experience

Gaming isn’t an inactive hobby. While maneuvering a controller, keeping an eye out for opponents, and sitting for hours, your body is in fight-or-flight mode. Whether you’re playing solo or streaming a play-by-play to your Twitch audience, it’s important that you’re sitting comfortably and properly. One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to gaming… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 04/15/2022

In last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did Jennifer Brown Banks tell us is now more accepted than ever? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free!… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 04/15/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.   Freelance Editor – Pays $40K-$55K/year Patch Media Freelance Copy Editor – Pays $16-$22/hour The Bulletin Freelance Writers Dimers.com Freelance Editor Miami-South Florida on the Cheap Freelance Writer IAPWE Freelance Data/Dashboards/Productivity Focused Blog Writer… Read more »

50 Of The Funniest Or Most Wholesome Anniversary Surprises These People Came Up With

Whether you’ve been dating for a few years or married for decades, an anniversary is the perfect occasion for a couple to celebrate their love. But however clear the feelings inside of you, the ways in which you want to express them aren’t always that obvious. So in an attempt to give some ideas to… Read more »

The 10 best underrated movies on Prime Video for when you need something new to you

Ah yes, the evening ritual of scrolling through every streaming service looking for something to watch only to realize you’ve already wasted a whole 20 — no — 30 minutes! Forget it. Tonight will just have to be another Rick and Morty rewatch, or maybe a scroll through TikTok before bed. Tomorrow, you promise, you’ll… Read more »

Writers, Want to Wow Your Clients? Learning SEO Basics Can Help

My freelance journey wasn’t always a straight line. It took some trial and error to arrive at The Blogsmith, an SEO content provider for B2B technology brands. As I grew my business and discovered which services provided the most value, I found that content strategy and search engine optimization (SEO) go hand in hand. The… Read more »

Whether You’re Into the Craze or Not, Crypto Makes for Great Content

The Future-Proof Freelancer series explores ways in which freelance creatives can ensure career longevity. From improving accessibility and inclusivity to exploring AI copywriting assistants and more, this series covers the skills freelancers should learn today to stay competitive in the marketplace of tomorrow. In the early days of Bitcoin, freelance writer and content marketing specialist… Read more »

50 Examples Of Innovative And Awesome Design Collected By The “Design Therapy” Instagram Account

The debate on whether a design is good or bad is a never-ending one. From terrible public space “solutions” to ideas so bad, it’s hard to believe someone came up with them, we’ve covered plenty of the latter over the years. So how about we balance out the scales a little bit? There’s nothing more… Read more »

Wordle 300 today: Here are the answer, hints for April 15

Happy Friday, Wordlers! It’s a new day and there’s a new Wordle for you to get into, and we’re here to help you get closer to today’s answer. You can scroll to the bottom of this post to find the Wordle answer served straight up, but if you want to try and work it out… Read more »

Verge Magazine

Verge Magazine 171A Rink Street, Suite 239 Peterborough Ontario, Canada K9J 2J6 Phone: Fax: Website: http://www.vergemagazine.com Guidelines: https://www.vergemagazine.com/about/contributing.html Editor: Jessica Lockhart, Contributing Editor Email address: contributing@vergemagazine.com About The Publication: “Verge Magazine is North America¹s resource for ‘travel with purpose.’ We cover issues related to working abroad, studying abroad and volunteering abroad, as well as ethical… Read more »

upstreet

upstreet P.O. Box 105 Richmond MA 01254-0105 Phone: (413)441-9702 Fax: Website: https://www.upstreet-mag.org Guidelines: https://www.upstreet-mag.org Editor: Vivian Dorsel, Editor/Publisher; Joyce A Griffin, Fiction Editor; Vivian Dorsel, Creative Nonfiction Editor; Frances Richey, Poetry Editor. Email address: editor@upstreet-mag.org About The Publication: “Annual, 224pp, perfect bound; publishes the best fiction, CNF, and poetry available; features an author interview in… Read more »

50 Genius Solutions To Everyday Problems That You Probably Didn’t Know Existed (New Pics)

We humans have an incredible capacity to persevere. When we need to drive in a nail but don’t have a hammer, we easily realize that we can use a heavy, flat object—like a rock—in its place. When our table is shaky, we quickly understand that we can put a stack of tissues under one of… Read more »

The best air fryers for making crispy food faster than the oven

Kids complain about dinner taking an hour, but can we blame them? The agony of waiting for the oven to preheat on a nightly basis is reason enough to consider an air fryer. An air fryer’s compact size and unique heat bouncing method speed up the cooking process by up to 30 percent compared to… Read more »

50 Designs That Are So Bad, It’s Hard To Believe Someone Came Up With Them (New Pics)

Call the aesthetics police and send a telegram to the epic fails department—we’ve got some awful design decisions to report, and we think there needs to be an official inquiry. This multi-million-member strong subreddit is devoted to showing the most awful sides of design, whether we’re talking about interiors, exteriors, or plain old products. We’ve… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer and clues for April 13

Lemon, it’s Wednesday, and there’s a new Wordle for you to solve. Here’s your first clue: today’s word is not LEMON. You can scroll to the bottom of this post to find the Wordle answer served straight up, but if you want to try and work it out yourself first, you’ll find a few clues… Read more »

Falling Prey to Error

In researching articles for Daily Writing Tips, I stumble upon all kinds of interesting topics and curious examples of usage. One recent search led me to a site dedicated to clinical philosophy, where I found this sentence in an article about the importance of words in the exchange between therapist and patient: Furthermore, we all… Read more »

40 Photos That Carry With Them The Most Heartbreaking Stories From The War In Ukraine (New Pics)

For the second month, Ukraine is resisting the Russian invasion. The world is the witness of their bravery in defending not only their own land but acting as a shield for Europe and the whole democratic world.  Despite them being very brave and with high spirits knowing that they are fighting for their freedom, war… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer and clues for April 12

Happy Tuesday, Wordlers! It’s a new day and there’s a new Wordle for you to strain your brain over. But if you’re struggling a little, we’re here to help. You can scroll to the bottom of this post to find the Wordle served straight up, but if you want to try and work it out… Read more »

‘Wordle’ today: Here’s the answer and clues for April 11

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new Wordle. You’ll find today’s Wordle answer at the bottom of this post, but if you want to try and work it out yourself first, you’ll find a few clues as well as our best Wordle tips, strategies, and info as you scroll down. Created… Read more »

Updates to posts Draft

  Update to “Then” or “Than” post: Why Do People Confuse “Then” and “Than”? Unlike some other commonly confused words, such as affect and effect, “then” and “than” have quite different meanings. In some accents, though, “then” and “than” both tend to sound very similar. This tends to be more common in American English than… Read more »

Wordle today: Here’s the answer, hints for April 10

Good morning, Wordlers. It’s Sunday and today’s Wordle is new again. You’ll find today’s Wordle answer at the bottom of this post, but if you want to try and work it out yourself first, you’ll find a few clues as well as general Wordle tips, strategies, and info as you make your way down. Created… Read more »

50 ‘Cursed Comments’ That Are So Ridiculous, They’re Hilarious (New Pics)

‘Cursed Comments‘ is one of those niche subreddits that have become an integral part of internet culture. Even though the community is relatively young even by online standards, it has already attracted over 3 million members and has been featured in various media outlets. (Bored Panda has also covered it here, here, and here.) It’s… Read more »

The best 90s movies on Prime Video for when you want to get nostalgic

The ‘90s are back, baby, and we don’t just mean biker shorts, middle parts, and platform shoes! ‘90s movies are the perfect dose of nostalgia for a time when you were too young to notice the rampant injustices of the world around you. Sorry! You grew up! Though some ‘90s movies have been robbed of… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 04/08/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what crazy thing did an “author” request that Angela do for her? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE:… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 04/08/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Legal Technology Reporter ALM Media Freelance Insurance Editor and Content Writer U.S. News & World Report Freelance Health and Wellness Feature Writer Health Digest Freelance Communications Manager/Speechwriter Robin Hood Foundation Freelance Gadgets, Tech,… Read more »

“Hardcore Is Not For Everybody”: This Instagram Account Collects Decor Items That Capture The Essence Of Bad Taste (35 Pics)

Taste is subjective, isn’t it? While some people find minimalist interior designs and perfectly staged aesthetics inspiring, others see them as downright boring. Getting sick and tired of posts where everything is filtered and carefully arranged, we love a bizarre-looking account that challenges our perspective. We’re talking about Decor Hardcore, an Instagram account that offers… Read more »

‘Wordle’ #293 today: Here’s the answer and hints for April 8

Happy Friday, Wordlers! You made it, hopefully with streaks intact. You’ll find today’s Wordle answer at the bottom of this post, but if you want to try and work it out yourself first, you’ll find a few clues as well as general Wordle tips, strategies, and info as you scroll. Created by engineer Josh Wardle… Read more »

“I can quote others without permission if I don’t intend to profit from my book sales, right?”

Q – I am writing a non-fiction book about (topic removed). I am using lots of quotes from other books. Since I’m not doing this to make money, I don’t need permission to quote from other books, right? I am sure I won’t be making a profit with my book because I’m going to give… Read more »

LAST CHANCE! START-TIME IS THIS SATURDAY!! What Will the Spring, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest Topic Be?!?!

CELEBRATING OUR 23rd YEAR OF 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTESTS! THIS SATURDAY, April 9, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time, is start-time for the WritersWeekly.com  Spring, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest! It’s your last chance to sign up. What will the topic be??? See the link below for all past topics and winning stories. Only… Read more »

50 Pets Who Thought They Were Hiding, But Actually Weren’t

Pets are a wonder — they never stop brightening up our days with their hilarious shenanigans and weird little quirks. After all, looking at them jumping, pouncing, and getting us just as excited for the day as they are is a source of entertainment right there. However, sometimes our beloved goofballs feel this overwhelming urge… Read more »

Hyperice’s Hypervolt Go 2 impressed me, a self-proclaimed massage gun skeptic

I’ll be honest, massage guns have always been one of those things I thought would be too good to be true. As someone with chronically tense shoulders who loves challenging herself at the gym — whether that’s hitting a new deadlift PR or pushing myself in a brutal kickboxing class — I’ve tried plenty of… Read more »

50 Times People Were Lucky Enough To Find These Easter Eggs Hidden In Real Life (New Pics)

There’s nothing quite so satisfying as spotting an Easter egg in your favorite movie or TV series. Like The Office, an iconic show that is notorious for subtle details, references, and witty puns hiding in plain sight. For wonderful movie details about which your eyes may have betrayed you, check out our previous post right… Read more »

Twitter says it’s working on an edit button for real

Twitter is finally giving in. The social media giant announced Tuesday that, yes, it’s actually for real working on an edit button that it plans to start testing in the “coming months.” And no, it hastened to add, this move has nothing to do with Elon Musk. “yes, we’ve been working on an edit feature… Read more »

Hey Writers—You’re Probably Using HARO Wrong

For a long time, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) was the go-to resource for freelance writers and journalists looking to include insights from experts in their content. If you were seeking a source in a super-niche field, you may have found fifteen excellent ones on HARO—including a range of academics, executive-level professionals, and startup founders…. Read more »

Butt Redux

Seven years ago, I wrote a post called “The Ubiquitous Butt.” In it, I admitted my own distaste for the word, but acknowledged that butt had by then won a place in general usage: The word butt in the sense of buttocks was once considered unsuitable for general use. Comedians used it to get a… Read more »

People Are Sharing The Worst Fashion Fails They’ve Ever Seen And They’re Hilarious (50 New Pics)

Just like we don’t eat gourmet dishes for every meal, we don’t dress up for every occasion as if it had a black-tie dress code. Sometimes we just need calories in our stomachs and sweatpants might be the ideal candidate for stuffing our faces with mac and cheese. However, some clothing items are so off,… Read more »

Elon Musk, now Twitter’s largest shareholder, asks if users want an edit button

Elon Musk has continued to Elon Musk, floating the idea of a Twitter edit button just days after purchasing almost $3 billion worth of stock in the microblogging platform. Fresh off acquiring a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter, making him the company’s largest shareholder, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO took to his account to ask… Read more »

Today’s ‘Wordle’: Here’s the April 4 answer, hints

Good day, Wordlers! As always, if you just want the April 4 Wordle answer, scroll to the bottom. But here’s a little more on Wordle in case you’re unfamiliar: It’s a daily word game created by Brooklyn-based software engineer Josh Wardle and purchased by the New York Times. Every day, players are greeted with a… Read more »

Twitch pauses new feature after accidentally promoting porn

If there’s anywhere on the internet where rule 34 is likely to thrive, it’s Twitch, the streaming platform predominantly used by gamers. Yet somehow, the Amazon-owned company seems to have been taken by surprise when its new Boost Train feature enabling the paid promotion of streams started recommending porn to its audience. Launched in October… Read more »

“Science Humour”: 50 Funny Posts To Entertain Your Inner Nerd

If you glance at subjects like physics, chemistry, and even geography, they might seem boring. Just a bunch of numbers, equations, laws, and portraits of old men with crazy hairstyles and beards. But if you take a deeper look, you will soon understand that there’s plenty of room for entertainment. And the Facebook group “Science… Read more »

Will Smith resigns from the Academy after Oscars incident

Will Smith has resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after slapping Chris Rock onstage at the 94th Academy Awards. Smith apologized to Rock the day after the Oscars — where he won Best Actor — and the Academy began disciplinary proceedings against Smith in the past week. SEE ALSO: Why you… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 04/01/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, Angela finds which kind of jokes hilarious? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD… Read more »

The Most Unprofessional Request I’ve Ever Received from an Author

Some days, I find myself virtually picking my jaw up off the floor after reading emails from authors and freelance writers. Aside from the really, really awful messages we post in World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals, I often have long back-and-forth discussions with authors and writers via email, or through our online portal… Read more »

50 Self-Absorbed People Who Believed Everything Revolves Around Them Got Exposed On The “I’m The Main Character” Online Group

It’s perfectly normal to focus on your own interests and goals in life. As they say, you have to be the hero of your own story. But that shouldn’t let you become so full of yourself, you genuinely start to believe the world revolves only around you. Unfortunately, there are far too many people who… Read more »

Duolingo’s April Fools’ video makes fun of their owl’s aggressive lesson reminders

Have Duolingo’s aggressive reminders — “Learning Spanish requires daily practice. Practice now?” — crushed your life, isolating you from friends and family? There’s a lawyer to help with that. OK, not really. The language-learning app dropped an April Fools’ Day video that pokes fun at itself, referencing the popular memes where the app’s massive green… Read more »

PureLinq

PureLinq 54 Greenacres Dr Whitesboro NY 13492 Phone: Fax: Website: https://www.purelinq.com/ Guidelines: Editor: April Seifert, Senior Content Manager Email address: mailto:arink@purelinq.com About The Publication: “PureLinq is a technology-backed link building startup that drives contextual links at scale.” Daily the first half of the year. Pays on acceptance/final review. No reprints. Responds within a week. Guidelines… Read more »

Podiatry Management

Podiatry Management 10 E. Athens Avenue, Suite 208 Ardmore PA 19003 Phone: 610-645-6940 Fax: Website: http://www.podiatrym.com/ Guidelines: Editor: Barry Block, Editor. Email address: bblock-at-podiatrym.com About The Publication: 10-20% freelance. “We are the business and practice management magazine to the podiatric profession.” Welcomes new writers. Publishes 9 issues/year. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-4 months after… Read more »

50 Cats Acting So Weird, People Just Had To Take A Pic, As Shared On This Twitter Page

Nobody knows why cats are so weird. If you are a mom or a dad to one goofball, stop for a second and take a look at what they’re up to. I promise, it will be something that defies your expectations. Things like flying through the room in the middle of the night and squeezing… Read more »

‘Morbius’ review: Jared Leto’s vampire Marvel movie is a toothless bore

In the unrelenting flood of superhero stories hitting film and television, you might well feel overwhelmed by the Spider-Men, Eternals, The Batman, and Moon Knight of it all. Well, I’ve got some good news for you: Morbius is totally skippable.  In an attempt to stand out, Sony’s latest MCU-adjacent Spider-Man spinoff pitches plenty at audiences… Read more »

30 Random Facts That Seem Too Hard To Believe, Yet Are Completely True, As Shared In This Twitter Thread

It’s hard to imagine life without the internet and without being able to google answers to random questions that come to our minds during the day. The whole world’s knowledge, history and art is at our fingertips and we learn so much kind of useless but very interesting information.  The problem with it is that… Read more »

CODA: why the coming-of-age underdog deserved its historic Oscars

After winning big at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Producers Guild Awards, and the Writers Guild Awards, CODA took home the top prize at the 2022 Academy Awards. Written and directed by Siân Heder — is a great movie, and a much-needed step forward for deaf representation in Hollywood. Mashable producer, Mark Stetson, breaks… Read more »

The Many Uses of “Set”

The OED has nine entries for the ubiquitous word set: an acronym, two nouns, two adjectives, two verbs, an obsolete conjunction, and the combining form that appears in such words as setback. Considering how many ways the word is used, it’s surprising that set isn’t misused more often. Until recently, I’d been aware of only… Read more »

50 New ‘Today I Learned’ Facts That Prove It’s Never Too Late To Learn Something New

They say that knowledge brings more knowledge — the more you know, the easier it is to learn new things. Luckily, we have an endless source of information right there at our fingertips, so discovering something novel is as easy as tapping on a few links on our screens. Still, if you’re looking for a… Read more »

Will Smith has apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him at the Oscars

Will Smith has taken to Instagram to apologize to Chris Rock, a day after slapping the comedian on stage during the Oscars. “Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive,” Smith wrote in a black and white text post on his Instagram. “My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable…. Read more »

Megan Thee Stallion remixes ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ at the Oscars

It’s finally time to sing — and rap — about Bruno. The cast of Encanto took to the stage at the 94th Academy Awards to perform the film’s viral hit song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno.” Representing the winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film were the voice actors of the magical… Read more »

Here’s Every Zodiac Sign’s Horoscope For April 2022

Aries – When Mercury moves into Taurus on April 10, your thoughts will be clearer and more concise than usual. You’ll have a relatively easy time coming to decisions because your goals and intentions will be crystal clear. Then, when Taurus season starts on April 20, things are going to calm down and level out… Read more »

How to upload PS5 and Xbox screenshots and clips to your phone

Everyone who likes video games has wanted to share a cool moment or a hilarious glitch they saw with their friends. With both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles, that’s never been easier. Just like the PS4 and Xbox One, both consoles come with buttons on their respective controllers dedicated entirely to capturing screenshots… Read more »

‘Mildly Vandalised’: 50 Examples Of Funny And Harmless Vandalism (New Pics)

With so many things seemingly wrong and unjust with modern-day society, we can sometimes feel overwhelmed, outraged, and want to rebel in some way. Well, some people protest and tell the system to go fudge itself in very creative and polite ways—by deploying forms of mild vandalism. Meanwhile, others find that gentle vandalism is the… Read more »

How to watch the 2022 Oscar-nominated films from home

The 2022 Oscars are almost upon us, but you still have time to check out any nominees you may have missed. If you didn’t see the nominees when they were in theaters, or don’t feel comfortable going to the movies in-person just yet, don’t fret. You’ve got plenty of options to watch at home. Every… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 03/25/2022

In last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, who taught us that our copyrighted work can be legally copied? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/25/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM. Freelance Copy Editor/Editor Prison Journalism Project Freelance P/C Insurance Industry Reporter/Editor Wells Media Group Freelance Expository Writer LMN Architects Freelance Editor and Writer Infobase Freelance Writer Arielle Executive Freelance Writer Gathering Thread Freelance Writers… Read more »

NBC and Olympic Skaters Sued for Copyright Infringement – In The News – 03/24/2022

Living as a publisher in a war zone. Ukraine’s Vivat Publishing House Fights to Survive “The majority of my co-workers were forced to leave their homes and move to other, comparatively peaceful regions of Ukraine, or flee abroad. It is no surprise that some of them were unable to take any equipment needed for work… Read more »

NBC and Olympic Skaters Sued for Copyright Infringement – In The News – 03/24/2022

Living as a publisher in a war zone. Ukraine’s Vivat Publishing House Fights to Survive “The majority of my co-workers were forced to leave their homes and move to other, comparatively peaceful regions of Ukraine, or flee abroad. It is no surprise that some of them were unable to take any equipment needed for work… Read more »

Why Having a “10,000-words-a-day” Writing Goal Was Too Much… – by Christina Queen

There I am, standing on the top of a mound that was once a former bunker, staring out at the English Channel. Omaha Beach is an inspiration on its own; the historical events that took place here make it somber and emotional. After jotting a few notes, I walk off the grassy mound and back… Read more »

50 Epic Toy Design Fails That Are So Bad, It’s Hilarious

You can often find a lot of variety within a kid’s toy collection. And I’m not just talking about old noisy cars and soft cuddly teddies. This time, Bored Panda is focusing on the creepy ones. Those that parents hope their child will never notice or at least come across in the store because there’s… Read more »

‘Killing It’ trailer: Craig Robinson’s new comedy about killing snakes for cash

The official trailer for upcoming series Killing It has arrived, giving us a better look at Peacock’s comedy about hunting snakes to save the environment. And also for profit. Mostly for profit. The series follows Craig (The Office‘s Craig Robinson), a homeless, broke security guard who gets refused a $20,000 loan to purchase some land…. Read more »

FUTURE FRIES!! YUM!!!

Oh boy, oh boy! We are SOOOOO excited! We’ve been waiting and waiting all winter…until NOW!! Shortly after we moved here last year, our church started building a community garden. The produce would be given to the local food bank. The men’s group got together, and built four raised beds in the lot behind the… Read more »

Loaded Landscapes

Loaded Landscapes P.O. Box 404 York New Salem PA 17408 Phone: Fax: Website: https://loadedlandscapes.com Guidelines: https://loadedlandscapes.com/write-for-us Editor: Marc Andre Email address: info@loadedlandscapes.com About The Publication: “Loaded Landscapes is a blog that covers topics related to landscape and nature photography. We publish tips and tutorials, as well as articles about specific destinations or points of interest.”… Read more »

50 Times People Were Triggered By Huge Jerks They Encountered (New Pics)

A false sense of entitlement, deep-seated insecurity, and a penchant for rudeness are what separates real jerks from the people we’d rather keep company. While the world is chock full of amazing people who go out of their way to brighten someone else’s day with kindness, it’s also got quite a few bad apples who… Read more »

Apple’s digital ID is finally here, and so are the privacy concerns

Apple just took another step on its one device quest. The tech giant announced Wednesday that, starting immediately, iPhone owners in Arizona will be able to add their government-issued IDs or driver’s licenses to their Apple Wallets and use the digital copies in lieu of a physical one with TSA officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor… Read more »

May or Might—Does It Matter Which?

The verb may is one of the oldest in English. Through the centuries, it has been used with a variety of meanings that need not trouble modern English speakers. Only two forms survive: may and might. The words are often used interchangeably, but a few distinctions still matter Mother, May I? I’m old enough to… Read more »

Germany Is A Whole Different World, And These 50 Photos Are Here To Prove It

Picture one of the largest countries in Europe with a population of over 83 million people and probably the highest number of clinks of enormous glass beer steins per person. If Germany popped straight into your mind, then this post might be just what you need. For many, this country is famous for being the… Read more »

Twitter’s iOS app now lets you film your own GIFs. Here’s how.

Twitter now lets iOS users record their own GIFs straight in the app, allowing millennials to create reaction GIFs of themselves to fully embrace their cheugy.  “We view GIF capture as a feature that gives people another media-forward way to creatively express themselves,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to Mashable. “For our creators,… Read more »

50 Of The Dumbest Kid Moments Adults Just Had To Share (New Pics)

Kids aren’t the smartest. Sure, one moment they might drop a philosophical and poetic line that seems to tap into some universal truth and make you wonder about it for the rest of the day, but the next they might be shoving a straw into an orange, trying to have some juice. So let’s take… Read more »

Russians are downloading Wikipedia en masse as possible ban looms

Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine is now entering its fourth week with no end in sight. Thanks to Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s actions, the country has largely been cut off from the West as a result – whether it be through sanctions and boycotts or Russia itself cracking down on its citizens’ access to information… Read more »

Stuck in freeway traffic? Mercedes’ autopilot A.I. will let drivers sit back and relax.

It’s 11 a.m. on a Tuesday in Los Angeles, and I am hunting for traffic. That’s right, I’m trying to actually find a jam on the freeway, not avoid one. Because I’m riding in the latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class which comes with the most advanced level of its “Driver Assist” technology, and I want to see… Read more »

NRA finally admits it was hacked by a ransomware group in 2021

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has just said for the very first time that, yes, the organization was indeed treaded on when it became victim of a massive hack last year. The right wing organization best known for fighting common sense gun control measures after school shootings like the ones at Sandy Hook and Stoneman… Read more »

50 Times People Found Such Unexpected Things, They Just Had To Share The Pics In This Online Group

The world is a big place, so naturally, things get lost and forgotten. But they often resurface, too. Just take a look at the subreddit “Took You Long Enough.” This online community isn’t the biggest, but its 30K members provide a constant flow of unexpected finds. From simple — but interesting — stuff like old… Read more »

‘Windfall’ review: A visual stunner that keeps you guessing until the very end

Some films are so painfully predictable that you know exactly what will happen before you reach the second act. Windfall is not one of those films. Netflix’s new “Hitchcockian thriller,” directed by Charlie McDowell, tells the story of a robbery gone wrong. Severely, and at times even laughably, wrong. Jason Segel plays an unnamed man… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 03/18/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, who was the first place winner of the WritersWeekly Winter, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today…. Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 03/18/2022

Per last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, who was the first place winner of the WritersWeekly Winter, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today…. Read more »

British Publisher Lets China Censor Content in Books Being Sold in the West – In The News – 03/17/2022

So now CHINA gets to dictate what WE read in the WEST?? British publishers censor books for western readers to appease China “These books, which are sold in the West, were censored after the companies’ Chinese suppliers said they were unable to publish the texts in their original forms due to legal restrictions on what can… Read more »

“Ok, I’m Outta Here”: 50 Weird And Oddly Terrifying Photographs

While most people can barely watch horror films like Paranormal Activity without going into a full-blown breakdown, aka putting all the lights on in the house and not being able to sleep for days straight, some people like the thrill of it. They sleep like babies, never flinch and have the guts for the scariest… Read more »

Winamp is doing NFTs now, and its founder hates it

Winamp is doing NFTs now, because you either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Announced to widespread derision on Wednesday, Winamp will auction off the media player’s original skin as a one-of-one NFT on OpenSea, with bidding to start on May 16 and run until May 22. It… Read more »

BUTTON, New England’s Tiniest Magazine of Poetry

BUTTON, New England’s Tiniest Magazine of Poetry P.O. Box 77 Westminster MA 01473 Phone: Fax: Website: http://www.moonsigns.net/Button-frame.htm Guidelines: Editor: Email address: sally-at-moonsigns.net About The Publication: “Button comes out once a year or so, and Button contributors have also published in venues like the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review, The New York Times, Washington… Read more »

BUTTON, New England’s Tiniest Magazine of Poetry

BUTTON, New England’s Tiniest Magazine of Poetry P.O. Box 77 Westminster MA 01473 Phone: Fax: Website: http://www.moonsigns.net/Button-frame.htm Guidelines: Editor: Email address: sally-at-moonsigns.net About The Publication: “Button comes out once a year or so, and Button contributors have also published in venues like the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review, The New York Times, Washington… Read more »

California Management Review

California Management Review 2001 Addison Street, Ste 200 Berkeley CA 94704 Phone: 5106427159 Fax: Website: https://cmr.berkeley.edu Guidelines: https://cmr.berkeley.edu/resources/submit/ Editor: Email address: cmr@haas.berkeley.edu About The Publication: “CMR is looking for freelance bloggers! A globally reputed academic business journal, California Management Review serves as a vehicle of communication between those who study management and those who practice… Read more »

What Will the Metaverse Mean for Freelance Creatives?

The Future-Proof Freelancer series explores ways in which freelance creatives can ensure career longevity. From improving accessibility and inclusivity to exploring AI copywriting assistants and more, this series will cover some of the skills freelancers should learn today to stay competitive in the marketplace of tomorrow. Picture this: You’re an in-demand creative writing coach, and a client needs advice on breaking into… Read more »

50 Cats Acting So Cute, People Just Had To Stop And Snap A Picture

Any cat person will tell you why their cat is the cutest. From their round eyes to their adorable purrs, sweet meows, and unpredictable quirky behaviors, these are just a few things why we humans find them charming. Even when these goofballs lie still and do nothing, we are captivated and can’t seem to stop… Read more »

Google I/O dates announced for May

Tech conferences are back, baby. Sort of. That’s according to Google, which on Wednesday announced that its annual developer conference, Google I/O, is scheduled to take place on May 11 and 12, 2022. “We’ll be back live from Shoreline Amphitheater for this year’s #GoogleIO,” wrote Google CEO Sundar Pichau. “Join us online May 11-12” Tweet… Read more »

What Does “Mien” Mean?

Until recently, I thought everyone agreed on the meaning of mien. Dictionaries do. Someone’s mien is their general appearance and manner, especially the expression on their face, which shows what they are feeling or thinking.—Collins Dictionary a person’s look or manner, esp. one of a particular kind indicating character or mood.—Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words… Read more »

“Lost In History”: 50 Pictures That Shed A New Light On Our Past

While many animals rely on other senses — like smell in the case of dogs or hearing in that of bats — humans depend on sight. We build our lives around visual cues, and use them for finding food, mates, and shelter, as well as more complex behaviors such as parental care. To put it… Read more »

9 most random new emoji and how to use them

A whole new slate of emoji are here, and some of them are so random. Today (March 15) 100 new emoji became available with Apple’s latest iOS 15.4 update, but that number is a little misleading considering a quarter of those are skin tone variations of the same standard handshake (finally). We have an assortment… Read more »

How I Bounced Back From the Brink of Pandemic Burnout

As a freelancer, I have a love/hate relationship with my email. New assignments come in, and I feel simultaneous satisfaction and anticipatory stress. A request for edits hits my inbox, and I’m both eager to get the project one step closer to completion and a little annoyed that I’m being asked to do, you know,… Read more »

50 Times People Had Brilliant Design Ideas (New Pics)

There are three things that warm our hearts, dear Pandas, and we hope that you’re fans of them, too. Funny cat pics (because who can ever get enough of those?), wholesome stories, and—last but certainly not least—creative designs. It’s that last category that our team here at Bored Panda really wants to share with you… Read more »

Foodies, rejoice: These are the subscription boxes you’ll love

Food rocks. Whether we’re eating it, Instagramming it, or just drooling over a recipe video, if it’s yummy, we’re into it. SEE ALSO: Your ultimate guide to the Instant Pot There are plenty of food-themed subscription boxes out there. Some are useful for planning out your meals, while others are great for trying new foods… Read more »

10 Best Tips for a Successful Freelance Writing Career

Over the years, more high-quality employees have transitioned from their 9-5 jobs and adopted freelance work styles. Because of this, freelancers have been in higher demand recently. It is estimated that as much as 37% of the workforce makes their living as freelancers, and freelance writing is one of the most popular ways to do… Read more »

A Steam game faces backlash for adding a bizarrely sexist anti-mask rant to patch notes

The developers behind indie game Domina should’ve just sat there and ate their food. Instead, they snuck an unhinged anti-masking patch note (with a side of misogyny) into their latest update. Then their rating plummeted as angry players visited Domina page on Steam and waged a “review bomb” campaign — in which people post negative… Read more »

There’s A Time Slip ‘Hot Spot’ In Liverpool

A “time slip” is a paranormal experience where a person accidentally travels through time. Generally the person has no idea how the time travel occurred and is not in control of where they go. Unlike “missing time”, a similar experience associated with alien abductions, a time slip can be forward or backward in time. Obviously… Read more »

In Casey Neistat’s documentary, David Dobrik’s act unravels

The essence of David Dobrik, the puckish subject of Casey Neistat’s documentary Under the Influence, first crystallizes on screen during a high-pressure pitch to Netflix. It’s 2020, and the then 24-year-old sits in front of a laptop, his eyes shining with anticipation as he describes his dream gig: a serotonin supercut of a late-night variety… Read more »

Author Raises $19M on Kickstarter to Self-Publish His New Novels – In The News – 03/11/2022

Who needs traditional publishers? If you’re that good, your FANS will fund you! Fantasy Author Raises $19 Million on Kickstarter in Two Days to self-Publish New Novels “A prolific sci-fi and fantasy author, Sanderson is best known for creating the Cosmere fictional universe, in which most of his novels are set. This includes the ‘Mistborn’… Read more »

50 Times People Couldn’t Believe Their Luck In Thrift Stores, Flea Markets, And Garage Sales (New Pics)

Digging through piles upon piles of treasure that someone decided they’re better off without is incredibly addictive. If you’ve ever been thrift hunting, you probably know that. And if you haven’t had a chance to catch the thrifting craze yet, chances are it was not your lucky day. Whether it’s fashion, interior design, historical artifacts,… Read more »

Just get a password manager already — here are the best options

We’re just gonna say it: Creating strong, complex passwords — and then actually remembering what those passwords are — has become a huge pain in the behind. The well-known advice is that you shouldn’t use the same password for everything because it’s not safe, but that doesn’t make it any less annoying as you’re mentally… Read more »

5 Scams That Prey on Desperate Freelance Writers – by Louisa Eunice

We’ve all seen it before! An amazing job description that gives you the chills for many reasons. First, it looks like it walked right out of your dreams. All you need to do is send an application and everything should fall into place. Sadly, freelance writing job descriptions are not always what they seem to… Read more »

6 Magazines that Pay Writers $1,000 or More Per Article – by Biljana Tadic

If you want to find high-quality, paying writing work, check out our list of 6 magazines below that pay $1,000 per article. They cover topics such us: environmental policy, climate change and energy, food, fishing, hunting, wildlife and travel. They also accept travel essays and historical and political analysis. Bonus: Some of them pay more… Read more »

“Why did Amazon let people post a review for another author’s book, but not for mine?”

Q – A couple of my friends who have purchased my book through my publisher’s website have tried to leave reviews for it on Amazon. They are not able to do so. Do you know why? I tried, too, and had the same result. Another book that has a release date next month, (title removed),… Read more »

“Why did Amazon let people post a review for another author’s book, but not for mine?”

Q – A couple of my friends who have purchased my book through my publisher’s website have tried to leave reviews for it on Amazon. They are not able to do so. Do you know why? I tried, too, and had the same result. Another book that has a release date next month, (title removed),… Read more »

IMPORTANT UPDATE about Our PSYCHO Neighbor!

As some of you recall, I recently shared the story about our psycho neighbor and his vicious dog. Last fall, after Psycho had repeatedly screamed the “f-word” at me on our back porch, and stomped off like a lunatic, he and his wife packed up, and left for several months on a planned trip. She… Read more »

40 Times Architects Made Buildings That Look Unique And Cool But Were Uncomfortable To Live In Or Use

While we see the growing focus on sustainability and climate resilience in architecture, with many cities around the world searching for greener and healthier dwelling alternatives, we also see the opposite. Out of a reckless bravado, a wish to impress no matter what, a client dictating the rules even if they make little sense, developers… Read more »

Twitter makes it easy to swipe away from its annoying algorithm-fueled timeline

“Swipe left” just took on a whole new meaning. On Thursday, Twitter announced that all iOS users now have the option to quickly switch between the Latest and Home timelines with a quick swipe. Twitter had prioritized the Home timeline as far back as 2016, but gave users the option to opt out via a… Read more »

Unlocked

Unlocked P.O. Box 1001 Grand Rapids MI 49501 Phone: (888)224-2324 Fax: Website: https://unlocked.org Guidelines: https://unlocked.org/writers-guidelines Editor: Kandi Zeller, Editor Email address: editorial-at-keysforkids-dot-org About The Publication: “Unlocked is a devotional with daily readings for teens that challenge readers to live out their faith in today’s world.” Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes 6-9 months after acceptance. Buys… Read more »

“Bully,” a Word with a Split Personality

Bully is one of many English words that have undergone semantic degeneration or pejoration. Beginning as a pleasant word, bully is now associated with one of the lowest forms of human behavior. The origin of the English word is obscure, but it may come from Dutch boel, “lover (of either sex). Boel could also mean… Read more »

35 Times Dresses Looked So Bad, They Deserved To Be Shamed On This Facebook Group (New Pics)

Taste is subjective… up to a point. When it comes to fashion, there are some design decisions out there that might just make most of you Pandas recoil in horror. And these fashion disasters get shamed on the popular Facebook group, ‘You can’t just slap some fabric together and call it a dress.’ And they’re… Read more »

A sci-fi dino invasion and more ‘Returnal’ highlight a new slate of PlayStation reveals

For me, it doesn’t get much better than Sony confirming that Returnal, my personal Game of the Year for 2021, is getting an expansion that lets two people play together. But there’s plenty to like in the latest State of Play slate of reveals for upcoming PlayStation games. Want to repel a dinosaur invasion from… Read more »

This Online Group Is All About Stuff That ‘You Didn’t Know You Wanted’ (50 New Pics)

Have you ever wondered why we all buy so much stuff? Well, I have. It doesn’t matter if you’re a subscription hoarder, a fashion addict, an new-iPhone fanatic, an aficionado of buy 3 get 1 free, a serial slipper-in adding an extra and very irrelevant item to the bag, and so on, we’re all guilty… Read more »

Twitter quietly launches Tor service in the face of Russian censorship

Twitter just struck a blow against government censorship, even if the tech giant won’t come out and say so directly. On Tuesday morning, Alec Muffett, a cybersecurity professional with a long history of working with the Tor network, announced he’d brought skills to bear at Twitter. Specifically, Muffett wrote that he’d helped the company launch… Read more »

200k People Are Loving This Funny Instagram Page That Shares “Very Finnish Problems” (50 New Pics)

When you think of Finland, what things pop straight into your mind? If you pictured the Moomin valley or the Santa Claus village, it’s so much more than that. With their insanely complex language and world-class education system, there’s also the mesmerizing nature, clean air, and thousands of crystal clear lakes. Heck, it’s even been… Read more »

Telegram founder stops short of promising user data is safe

On the matter of user privacy, Telegram’s founder has spoken. And we’re more confused than ever. Telegram founder and CEO Pavel Durov posted an account in his public Telegram channel Monday about his history of protecting user data from the Russian government. He ends the post saying, “I stand for our users no matter what…. Read more »

Netflix is suspending its streaming services in Russia

Netflix has suspended its services in Russia, as the country’s war with neighbouring Ukraine continues. It’s just the latest of several companies to halt their Russian operations over the past few days. Earlier this month Netflix halted production on all its upcoming Russian series, as well as putting a pause on any acquisitions from Russia…. Read more »

20 People Post About Their First Time Watching ‘Final Destination’

The 2000 supernatural horror movie Final Destination was a game-changer that bridges the teen slasher/murder mystery horror of the 90s with the elaborate death sequences of the 00s “torture porn” trend. The fascinating history of this horror franchise includes a particularly creepy origin story for the first film. Writer Jeffrey Reddick read a newspaper article… Read more »

Russia’s second-largest internet provider cuts off Russian websites

For better or worse, Russia’s internet just got kneecapped. Cogent Communications is cutting off internet service to its Russian clients, the Washington Post reported on Friday. This puts it in league with companies like Meta, which has blocked Russian state-affiliated news agencies on Facebook in Europe; Twitter, which slaps a warning label on tweets from… Read more »

‘Aged Like Milk’: 35 Things That Aged So Badly, They Went Sour (New Posts)

People say that it’s easy to be right but even easier to be wrong. More often than not, people forget to be careful about what they say online. Quickly typing a few nonsense sentences and pressing “share” might seem like a great idea at the time, but the truth is, they might stay on the… Read more »

Does pineapple really make your cum taste better? An investigation.

As Sex and the City’s Samantha Jones once said, “Honey, they don’t call it a job for nothing.” And, as you might have guessed from the headline, we’re talking about blowjobs. Specifically, whether consuming pineapple affects the taste of your, err, semen. In layman’s terms — and please do pardon the graphicness — does it… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 03/04/2022

In last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what did Angela ask Amazon to do? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD… Read more »

Russian Journalists are Quitting and Escaping – In The News – 03/03/2022

What do local news outlets need to do to survive? Local news needs micropayments “Publishers need to do more than display a headline, cover the lede after 2 seconds, and then demand a subscription. You’re not even going to sell an individual article based on a headline, let alone a $100 subscription.” “Sex and the… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 03/03/2022

NEED WRITERS, BLOGGERS, EDITORS, AUTHORS, OR OTHER CREATIVE FOLKS?? We’ll post your ad on WritersWeekly FOR FREE. Please complete THIS FORM.   Freelance Editor EdSource Freelance Pharma Staff Writer Fierce Pharma Freelance Biotech Staff Writer Fierce Biotech Freelance Copyeditor Future Freelance Home Design and Lifestyle News Writer – Pays $21/hour House Digest Freelance Gadgets, Tech,… Read more »

30 Small Yet Powerful Acts Of Resistance By Ukrainians And Folks Around The World Against The War In Ukraine

Over a week has already passed after Russia’s president Putin ordered his troops to invade Ukraine and declared an unprovoked war that shook the whole world. Many people lost their loved ones, had to leave their homes, their pets or to stay in cities with constant fear of being hit by missiles and not being… Read more »

The Mazda MX-30 low-range EV is needlessly stressful

I don’t know if I drove the first electric Mazda SUV as much as I charged it. During my four days with the newly released MX-30 I feel like it was always plugged in. Perhaps because of its disappointingly small 35.5 kWh battery that offers about 100 miles of range. It’s an affordable EV starting… Read more »

St. Anthony Messenger

St. Anthony Messenger 28 W. Liberty St. Cincinnati OH 45202 Phone: (513)241-5615 Fax: (513)241-0399 Website: https://info.franciscanmedia.org/st-anthony-messenger Guidelines: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/writersguidelines. Editor: Email address: magazineeditors@franciscanmedia.org About The Publication: “St. Anthony Messenger is a Catholic family magazine that aims to help its readers lead more fully human and Christian lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel in the… Read more »

St. Anthony Messenger

St. Anthony Messenger 28 W. Liberty St. Cincinnati OH 45202 Phone: (513)241-5615 Fax: (513)241-0399 Website: https://info.franciscanmedia.org/st-anthony-messenger Guidelines: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/writersguidelines. Editor: Email address: magazineeditors@franciscanmedia.org About The Publication: “St. Anthony Messenger is a Catholic family magazine that aims to help its readers lead more fully human and Christian lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel in the… Read more »

This Magazine

This Magazine 417-401 Richmond Street West Toronto Ontario, Canada M5V 1X3 Phone: Fax: Website: http://this.org Guidelines: https://this.org/contribute Editor: Tara-Michelle Ziniuk, Editor Email address: editor@thismagazine.ca About The Publication: “This Magazine is Canada’s source for progressive politics, ideas, and culture. It provides award-winning investigative journalism, provocative commentary, and great writing from emerging journalists, artists, and writers. Most… Read more »

You Already Know Client Red Flags: What About Green Ones?

“This has been really helpful—please send over an invoice for the hour.” This wasn’t something I expected to hear from a potential client on our first-ever call, which was supposed to be an initial chat about how I could support his new venture. It sounded very exciting, and I offered him some advice about how… Read more »

50 Of The Cutest Animal Parenting Moments Ever (New Pics)

Fire up our latest collection of funny parenting tweets and you’ll know that moms and dads never get tired. Or, who knows, maybe you even have a little bundle of joy to remind you of that every single day. Either way, we humans aren’t the only ones who have to nurture our young. Far from… Read more »

You can do a wheelie on Segway’s high-octane $4,000 e-scooter

If the word “XtremeX” doesn’t come to mind when you think of an e-scooter, think again, people!! Segway has unveiled a new souped-up electric scooter that can get up to 43.5 mph and accelerate to 30 mph in 4.2 seconds flat. For context, that’s really freaking fast: The maximum allowed e-scooter speed from rentals like… Read more »

Putin Invaded Ukraine But United The Whole World, Here Are 47 Of The Most Important Things That Have Been Done So Far

On 24th February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. In response to this unprovoked and unjustified war, countries across the world are condemning the attack and ​​rushing to aid Ukraine and its people. The Western world and its allies have stepped up to assist this brave nation by providing military equipment and humanitarian assistance. “Here in Ukraine,… Read more »

‘Umma’ trailer has Sandra Oh terrified of becoming her mother

The official trailer for Umma has arrived, and the horror film looks to be exploring a deep-seated fear shared by many: the fear of turning into your mother. Umma follows Amanda (Sandra Oh), a mother who lives with her daughter (Fivel Stewart) on a secluded apiary in the U.S. Unfortunately their peace is disturbed when… Read more »

People Are Realizing Just How Badass The Ukrainian President Is, And Here’s Proof

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, 44, was seen by many as a comedian and sitcom actor who stumbled into the presidency. But when Russia’s troops invaded Ukraine’s capital Kyiv on the 24th of February and attacked the country’s cities, Zelenskyy appealed to all citizens, and the world, to defend Ukraine in an unprovoked war that shocked the entire… Read more »

Why ‘Elden Ring’ will (or won’t) get you into ‘Souls’ games

Let’s talk about Elden Ring. Your social feeds and group chats probably won’t shut up about it, but you’re not sure if you want to pay up for something you might hate. Perfectly reasonable. But FOMO is powerful and it might have you on the fence about the latest From Software joint that’s part of… Read more »

How to start playing ‘Dota 2’

Every year, exciting new video games are released by hard-working developers, promising players hours of entertainment to suit a myriad of preferences. And every year, I continue to play the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), Dota 2. It’s my one game to rule them all. Dota 2 first launched in 2013, 10 years after the… Read more »

The Unaired Reality Dating Show In Which A Literal Murderer Got Third Place

It’s hard to imagine now, but during the late 2000s, VH1 was the epicenter of the reality television world. The Bachelor was airing but it hadn’t yet hit its stride. In 2009 the Jason Mesnick and Melissa Rycroft season ran (on After the Final Rose Mesnick dumped Rycroft for another woman, Molly Malaney) and things… Read more »

How to schedule Instagram lives

Streamline the process of going live on Instagram by scheduling it in advance. Since Oct. 2021 you’ve had the ability to schedule lives on Instagram. This helpful tool makes the time of your scheduled live visible in your bio, and also gives you the option to post that you’re going to go live so your… Read more »

50 Of The Most Important Posts About Russia Invading Ukraine Right Now

At 06:00 Moscow time (03:00 GMT) yesterday, Europe entered its darkest hours since WWII. Putin announced a “military operation” in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. Immediately, unprecedented armed violence on innocent people of Ukraine followed. In the coming hours, repeated explosions were heard in Mariupol, Kyiv, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Lutsk, Kherson, and Nikolaev, as it became… Read more »

12 of the best suspense movies on Netflix to put you on edge

Given how stress-inducing the real world can be at the best of times, movies that rely on tension as a driving force might seem like an odd entertainment choice to some. But who are we to judge? Perhaps spending 90+ minutes sweating and wincing in front of the TV screen is actually a cathartic way… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/25/2022

Based on last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, name three basic types of disgruntled clients. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/25/2022

Based on last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, name three basic types of disgruntled clients. ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER… Read more »

Amazon/Whole Foods Sued for Not Hiring a Murderer – In The News – 02/25/2022

For once, we’re siding with Amazon… Judge rules Amazon, Whole Foods can be sued for refusing to hire convicted murderer “Franklin reportedly answered ‘no’ to a question asking if he had a criminal record when he applied for the job in April 2019. Amazon and Whole Foods argued that Franklin’s provision of inaccurate information provided… Read more »

Moment Magazine

Moment Magazine 4115 Wisconsin Avenue Washington DC 20016 Phone: (202)363-6422 Fax: (202)362-2514 Website: https://www.momentmag.com/ Guidelines: https://www.momentmag.com/about/submission-guidelines Editor: Sarah Breger, Deputy Editor. Email address: editor-at-momentmag.com About The Publication: “Moment Magazine, North America’s premier Jewish magazine, was founded in 1975 by Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel and acclaimed writer Leonard Fein. Fiercely independent, Moment is not tied… Read more »

Mining People Magazine

Mining People Magazine P.O. Box 6247 Charleston WV 25362 Phone: (304)342-4129 Fax: (304)434-3124 Website: http://www.coalpeople.com Guidelines: Editor: Al Skinner, Publisher; Christina Karawan, Managing Editor Email address: alskinner@ntelos.net About The Publication: “CPM is an easy-reading, homespun magazine featuring coal people and coal towns, with special sections on news and product development.” 40% freelance. Welcomes new writers…. Read more »

Russia Just Invaded Ukraine And People Are Going Online To Let Others Know How Scary It Is (30 Posts)

Everyone was hoping that this day wouldn’t come, everyone was scared that it probably would. This morning, on February 24, 2022 at 4 am (EET), Russia invaded Ukraine—at the same time in the morning when Germany bombarded Kyiv in 1941. World countries one after another are condemning this attack and High Representative of the EU… Read more »

Put your workout to use with this human-charged electric 3-wheeler

Arcimoto’s Mean Lean Machine takes your energy and puts it back into your three-wheeled electric scooter. The e-trike was announced at electric vehicle maker Arcimoto’s new product event Tuesday and shows how a three-wheeled device can be as thrilling as a regular e-scooter. But it features a lot more tilting and self-charging than your average… Read more »

Supremist, Supremacist, and Agent Nouns

Reader venqax poses a question about the use of the four-syllable agent noun supremacist in preference to three-syllable supremist. On the topic of “new” words, I’m curious about *supremacist*, as in the apparently omnipresent white supremacists. Why not “supremist”? There is often a quick response to unnecessary elongations like preventative and orientate (talking to Americans!… Read more »

50 Uplifting Animal Pictures To Help You Get Through The Week

Pretty much everyone has lived through moments where things don’t turn out how you’d planned or hoped. Well, it happens. Maybe you’ve had a tough day, a challenging week, or even a whole hard month. If that’s the case, you’re in great need of some uplifting pictures to see that it’s not all bad. There’s… Read more »

How to customize Instagram suggested posts

Are suggested posts clogging up your Instagram feed? You’ve come to the right place. You can typically recognize a suggested post in your Instagram feed because it’s posted by an account you don’t follow. A suggested post will also feature a reason above the post for why it’s appeared in your feed. Instagram determines suggested… Read more »

50 Times People Discovered Unexpected Details On Clothes Left There By The Manufacturers

When I buy a pair of pants, I hope they will fit me, last at least a year or two, and make my butt look somewhat decent. The last thing I expect is a tag that doubles as plant seeds. Or a message by the zipper to be careful with my pecker. But that doesn’t… Read more »

Tesla SUV named best EV on Cars.com

The Tesla Model Y just snagged the top EV title on car shopping site Cars.com. The $58,990-electric SUV was named the best electric vehicle of 2022 on Monday. The “best of” winners will continue rolling out this week for five other categories like “best luxury car.” Just last week Tesla was snubbed in Consumer Reports… Read more »

50 Times Restaurant Workers Spilled Industry Secrets In This Online Group (New Pics)

While we sit back, relax and enjoy the slow-passing time at a restaurant table, slowly devouring a savory appetizer, impatiently dreaming of the meal we’re about to be served fresh straight from the kitchen, things can go wrong on the other side of the curtain. Although we’d like to think we are 100 percent sure… Read more »

How to schedule your Tweets to send later

Because sometimes it’s better to wait. Twitter is known for blazing hot takes, lightning fast updates, and memes upon memes dissecting the internet’s obsession du jour. The social media company’s slogan, “it’s what’s happening,” emphasizes the platform’s focus on nowness — it’s signup page, which loudly declares “happening now,” makes that message unmistakable. SEE ALSO:… Read more »

8 ways ‘Peacemaker’ crushed the competition

DC’s Peacemaker had absolutely no right to be so excellent — but boy are we glad it is. The HBO Max series was just renewed for a second season after wrapping up its first eight-episode run on Thursday. Without getting into major finale spoilers, let’s take a look at the many, many things that Peacemaker… Read more »

The latest outlandish crypto project? Buying the Denver Broncos.

Even in the typically eyebrow-raising world of cryptocurrency, the BuyTheBroncos DAO stands out. As the name suggests, this loose collective of blockchain enthusiasts is setting out to buy the Denver Broncos — and they’re hoping to raise $4 billion worth of crypto to make it happen. That’s according to CNBC, which spoke with one of… Read more »

Oddly Terrifying: 50 Of The Most Unsettling Images To Give You The Creeps (New Pics)

Welcome to the corner of Reddit known as ‘Oddly Terrifying‘ that fires up your brain with some tingly sensations. How? Well, the title says it all. This community of a whopping 2M members has people sharing the weirdest, creepiest, and most unsettling pics of random objects, from natural artifacts to computer-generated images. The whole entertainment… Read more »

15 of the best movies on Sundance Now for when you want something special

Whether you’re constantly mining for hidden gems or just looking for a change of pace, Sundance Now is an excellent option for when you want a great movie you haven’t seen before. The streaming service boasts a collection of artful titles in a wide array of genres. There are as many intimate family dramas as… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/18/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what kind of animal almost attacked Brian in the woods? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/18/2022

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, what kind of animal almost attacked Brian in the woods? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s free! NOTE: ONLY… Read more »

Disgruntled Client? Here’s How to Save the Relationship – by Jennifer Brown Banks

“The buck stops here.” It happens to the best of us. The worst happens. Despite our diligence and best efforts to produce quality work for our clients to move them forward in their goals, and in their business, someone is displeased. Sometimes even pissed. Sometimes unreasonably so. Though there is great validity to the expression,… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 02/17/2022

Staff Writer Fierce Biotech Freelance Newsletter & Headline Writer Quality Nonsense Freelance Content Editor INVISION Magazine Freelance Copywriter Search Engine Journal Freelance College/Education Content Writer Northwest Ventures Freelance Writers Fluent In Coffee Freelance Health Writer blind ad Freelance Writers Seniors Mobility Freelance Writer Best Coffee Daily Freelance Editor and/or Socioeconomics Writer Green Flag Digital Freelance… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 02/17/2022

Staff Writer Fierce Biotech Freelance Newsletter & Headline Writer Quality Nonsense Freelance Content Editor INVISION Magazine Freelance Copywriter Search Engine Journal Freelance College/Education Content Writer Northwest Ventures Freelance Writers Fluent In Coffee Freelance Health Writer blind ad Freelance Writers Seniors Mobility Freelance Writer Best Coffee Daily Freelance Editor and/or Socioeconomics Writer Green Flag Digital Freelance… Read more »

A Wildfire We Can See From Our House + Will 50 MPH Winds Destroy My New Greenhouse?

I have ALWAYS wanted a greenhouse. And, finally, for my birthday, I received one!! Two days ago, Brian finished assembling it. That was a HUGE job! After digging a level surface (our yard slopes on the mountain) and putting down gravel (with Mason’s help), building a deck base, painting it, and then assembling all the… Read more »

50 Times People Spotted Stupid Design Decisions In Public Places And Just Had To Share

We often form our opinion of a city by judging the quality of its public spaces. If they give us a hard time, most likely we won’t be too psyched about returning to it. And unfortunately, there are plenty of ways urban planners and interior designers ruin our everyday life and force us into dreadful… Read more »

The creator of @indiesleaze shares her vision for the ‘vibe shift’

Have you heard? There may or may not be a vibe shift coming. And the vibe may or may not be shifting to “indie sleaze.” That’s what trend forecasters and apparently all the rest of us are now calling the style that typified the nightlife (and next morning) scene of the mid/late-aughts and very early… Read more »

“I ordered copies of my own books from Amazon but my publisher never paid me for those sales…”

Q – “Through my Amazon account in December, I bought copies of my book through Amazon. I don’t see those sales in my publisher’s reports. I know I’ve been ripped off repeatedly throughout the years with this book.” A – No, depending on the publisher you are using, you may not have been “ripped of”… Read more »

“I ordered copies of my own books from Amazon but my publisher never paid me for those sales…”

Q – “Through my Amazon account in December, I bought copies of my book through Amazon. I don’t see those sales in my publisher’s reports. I know I’ve been ripped off repeatedly throughout the years with this book.” A – No, depending on the publisher you are using, you may not have been “ripped of”… Read more »

I Believe Children Shouldn’t Be Exposed to Sexual Content and Now I’m a HOMOPHOBIC RACIST? HA HA HA!

As you may recall last week, I unknowingly put myself in the crosshairs of the cancel culture crowd when I wrote an article about books with sexual content being increasingly available in school libraries – including elementary schools. We received several public comments applauding my thoughts, and several public comments stating the opposite. You can… Read more »

Amelioration: A Nice Semantic Shift

Semantics is the branch of linguistics concerned with meaning in language. Students of semantics trace the ways that words and phrases change meanings over time. Semantic change—also called semantic drift, semantic shift, semantic development and semantic progression— takes different forms. One type of change is amelioration: the development of a more favorable meaning for a… Read more »

6 Future-Focused Skills Freelance Creatives Can’t Afford to Ignore

Ilise Benun, author of seven books for creative professionals, has a good trick for helping clients uncover new writing niches: “Just add the word ‘tech’ and you’ll find an emerging market.” She illustrated with an example of one client who wanted to work in a very particular field. “She said to me, ‘I want to… Read more »

40 Times People And The Media Thought They Would Get Away With Their Lies Until Their Subjects Replied To Them First-Hand

More than 70 percent of Americans who follow current events feel concerned about “fake news”. Well, they have every reason to. False or misleading information can be seen everywhere—from online media to print, from TV to radio. But even if we feel overwhelmed by the number of lies we’re bombarded with daily, it shouldn’t discourage… Read more »

Twitter leans into Ethereum shortly after Bitcoin-loving CEO’s exit

Bitcoin will just have to learn to share. Twitter announced Wednesday that users can now add their Ethereum wallet addresses to their profiles as part of the social media giant’s iOS and Android Tips payment feature. Tips lets Twitter users add public-facing payment methods to their accounts, so that users can (as the name suggests)… Read more »

How to Earn a Full-Time Living as a Part-Time Freelance Writer

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted what is now known as the “The Great Resignation.” According to recent statistics, 4.3 million Americans resigned in 2021. Employees left their day jobs to look for other opportunities that provide better benefits amid the pandemic. With this drastic shift in our current situation, some of the former corporate employees… Read more »

50 Oddly Satisfying Things For Your Inner Perfectionist (New Pics)

We people are a strange bunch. Cut us off in traffic and we’ll lose it. Pour too much milk in our coffee and we’ll tell your manager about it. But show us a picture of a neatly mowed lawn and we’ll drool all over it. I don’t know if we’re hard or easy to please…. Read more »

The underrated apps every video content creator needs to try

If you’re like me, you’re always on the hunt for new apps for content creation. But if app-hunting isn’t your pastime, no need to worry because I’ll share some of my discoveries right here with you. As a video creator myself, I’m often playing around with interesting apps I come across. I usually deal with… Read more »

If The World Feels Like A Terrible Place, Here are 50 Of The Most Wholesome And Uplifting Things People Shared Online (New Pics)

It’s easy to think that there’s no good left in this world. Maybe you’ve had a rough week at work, a serious argument with your partner, or just had enough of the rudeness and cruelty of others. Whatever the reason, we all need a little pick-me-up now and then to remind ourselves that it’s not… Read more »

Emoji web addresses are now a thing (on Opera, anyway)

The humble browser address bar just got an emoji-forward glow up. Opera announced Monday that it has fully integrated with Yat, an emoji-based identification system that involves people buying and selling emoji. The latest version of the Chromium-based browser now lets users enter emoji in place of standard domains in the web address bar. If… Read more »

Watch the entire Super Bowl LVI halftime show video and feel big time nostalgia

The Super Bowl halftime show was, by nearly all accounts, a big success this year. The show, produced by Dr. Dre, featured a bevy of stars, including Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar. For millennials, classic tracks like “Still Dre” and “In Da Club” delivered hardcore nostalgia. It was clear… Read more »

Is ‘Get Out’ (2017) Actually The Beginning Of A (Rare) Horror Trilogy?

Yesterday a teaser trailer for Jordan Peele’s long anticipated third film, Nope dropped, with a promise that the full trailer will air this weekend during the Super Bowl. Production has been tight-lipped on what exactly Nope is going to be about. Pretty much all we’ve been told is that it will star Daniel Kaluuya (who… Read more »

10 truly great war movies on Netflix

When the times get tough, the tough get going. Perhaps that’s why it’s such a heart-pounding pleasure to watch war movies. In these films, we witness not only brutal battles but also the bravery and resilience of heroes and survivors. Their stories might be steeped in tragedy, violence, and horror, but nonetheless, they rally to… Read more »

50 Times People Ordered Things Online But Received Something So Awful, They Just Had To Share (New Pics)

The worldwide pandemic fueled a surge in online shopping across the world, as the year 2022 is expected to be the first trillion-dollar year for online sales. The surge first hit back in 2020 when online consumer spending hit a record $813 billion, which was a 42% increase from only a year earlier, 2019. Before… Read more »

First look: Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and S22+

Mashable’s Deputy Tech Editor Joseph Volpe is here to unbox and give his first impressions on Samsung’s flagship phones for 2022. Go to Source Author:

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/10/2022 – WIN A FREE PUBLISHING PACKAGE FROM BOOKLOCKER VALUED AT $975!

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which company on the list charges the most money to publish a book? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/10/2022 – WIN A FREE PUBLISHING PACKAGE FROM BOOKLOCKER VALUED AT $975!

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which company on the list charges the most money to publish a book? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s… Read more »

WritersWeekly Trivia Question for 02/10/2022 – WIN A FREE PUBLISHING PACKAGE FROM BOOKLOCKER VALUED AT $975!

According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly, which company on the list charges the most money to publish a book? ***Please answer the trivia question using our contact form HERE. Do not post your answer in the comments section below.  You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe today. It’s… Read more »

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 02/10/2022

Remote Full-time Reporter – in Michigan. Pays $52K-$60K/year. The ‘Gander Remote Full-time Content Editor – Food & Beverage Future PLC / SmartBrief Freelance Full-time Climate, Health and Justice Reporter Inside Climate News Freelance Entertainment Writer SHE Media Remote Full-time Senior Copywriter & Content Manager – Pays $80K-$140K. Genomelink Freelance Proposal/Copywriter SANDOW Design Group Remote Full-time… Read more »

50 Of The Most ‘Antisocial’ Memes From This Instagram Account Cleverly Titled ‘Fear Of Going Out’

Look, not everyone wants to spend Friday night partying. Some of us want to roll ourselves into a blanket burrito and watch a movie at home. Alone. And without having to justify ourselves for it. We’re not ungrateful if we want to avoid our friends for a day or two. Nor are we defective if… Read more »

The easiest ways to watch Super Bowl LVI without a cable subscription

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when millions of Americans watch their only football game of the season because it’s an excuse to eat too much and watch overproduced commercials. That’s right folks, Super Bowl LVI is almost upon us. This year’s edition of the NFL championship game is an odd one. In… Read more »

Have You, Too, Been Hoodwinked by Fake Social Media Posts? – In The News – 02/10/2022

* Freedom of Press Russia Retaliates German Anger as Russia Shuts International Broadcaster Deutsche Well “Deutsche Welle Director General Peter Limbourg said the Russian decision to shut down the bureau was a total overreaction and ‘another sign that the Russian government is not interested in press freedom’”. *Defamation Psychologist sues Over Reintegrative Therapy Misinformation California… Read more »

Have You, Too, Been Hoodwinked by Fake Social Media Posts? – In The News – 02/10/2022

* Freedom of Press Russia Retaliates German Anger as Russia Shuts International Broadcaster Deutsche Well “Deutsche Welle Director General Peter Limbourg said the Russian decision to shut down the bureau was a total overreaction and ‘another sign that the Russian government is not interested in press freedom’”. *Defamation Psychologist sues Over Reintegrative Therapy Misinformation California… Read more »

Simple, Year-long Organization is the Key to Stress-free Tax Filing for Freelancers – by Mike Michelson

Everyone has heard the old saying that there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. Unfortunately, nobody has figured out a way to evade the former but, when it comes to the latter, taxpayers have a lot of options they can take advantage of. It’s important to note that the tax code changes… Read more »

Is “Myself” a Polite Way To Say “Me”?

A reader commenting on “TV’s War on Me and I” asks, Is it your opinion that when a speaker refers to him/herself as “myself” (instead of “I”) that it is an attempt to avoid sounding conceited? Short answer: No. Speakers of Irish English often use myself where standard usage calls for I or me and…