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10 Motivational TED Talks to Watch With Breakfast | Inc.com

One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their expertise firsthand. It's accessible, substantive information on virtually …

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Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

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Flipping The Classroom Using Blendspace

November 26, 2014<br>Blendspace is an excellent free tool to create flipped lessons for your class. You can create a class on Blendspace and invite up to …

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9 Apps to Help You Completely Organize Your Life

Email was supposed to make our lives easier. Instead it’s become a dumping ground for travel itineraries, receipts, social-­media updates, work …

Turn Empty Beer Cans Into Sun-Tracking Cameras

Best use of a six-pack in a while<p>In a world of digital cameras and instant gratification, photographer Justin Quinnell embraces pinhole photography, a technique hundreds of years old. He uses beer cans and photographic paper to record the gradual shift in the sun’s path over the course of several …

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Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.<p>So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?<p>If you ask a psychologist, he or she may tell you …

What Motivates Us To Collaborate?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Clay Shirky's TEDTalk</b><p>Social media guru Clay Shirky looks at "cognitive surplus" — the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles. While we're busy contributing to the web in our small ways, we're building a better, more …

Why Does Wikipedia Work?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Jimmy Wales' TEDTalk</b><p>Founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled "a ragtag band of volunteers," gave them tools for collaborating to create a self-organizing, self-correcting, never-finished online encyclopedia.<p><b>About Jimmy</b> …

Can You Crowdsource Without Even Knowing It?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Luis Von Ahn's TEDTalk</b><p>Computer programmer Luis von Ahn wondered how else to use small contributions done by millions on the Internet for greater good. He put CAPTCHAs, those online puzzles to verify you're not a robot, to work by …

Is Too Much Collaboration a Bad Thing?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Jason Fried's TEDTalk</b><p>Software entrepreneur Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn't a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems and offers suggestions to make work work.<p><b>About Jason …

Can You Code A Better Government?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Why We Collaborate.<p><b>About Jennifer Pahlka's TEDTalk</b><p>Can government be run like the Internet, permissionless and open? Coder and activist Jennifer Pahlka believes it can — and that apps, built quickly and cheaply, are a powerful new way to connect citizens to their …