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7 Places Where You Can Find Beautiful Presentation Templates Fast

It’s easy to throw together a talk without slides. But a good presentation needs time and care. You must create slides that are as engaging as your …

Here’s How to Shoot Spectacular Fireworks Photos Next Week on the 4th of July (VIDEO)

If you want to make great images of next week’s 4th of July fireworks festivities it’s important to know what you’re doing before the spectacle …

Is this America's coolest city?

My car is accelerating up an abrupt incline at ferocious, atrocious speed as the searing Texan sun glances off the burnt-orange bonnet. I say car but it’s technically a supercar; in 3.4 seconds we have gone from stationary to 60mph on the finest ribbon of racetrack in North America.<p>The last time I …

Rio's murder rate soared last year despite calm during Olympics | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The homicide rate in Rio de Janeiro climbed by 20 percent in 2016 from the previous year, as violence soared in the Brazilian metropolis amid rising unemployment and sharp cuts in public security budgets as the country struggles through a recession.<p>According to state …

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Travel

The Ten Best Things About Getting Fired

Most of us were taught as kids that getting other people’s approval is extremely important. I still remember how ashamed I was to get hauled to the front of the classroom for some infraction in first grade.<p>I wanted to be invisible in the back row.<p>As adults we still believe that making people happy …

Career Management

9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful | Inc.com

We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop mental strength, you have to be willing to …

Self-improvement

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

Angel Falls, the World's Highest Waterfall: Vaulting in Venezuela on the Looney Front, Part 1

Not only did American aviator Jimmie Angel not fear to tread here, he actually crashed his plane right on top. Or rather its wheels got stuck into the marshy ground - and ever since his name has stuck to the world's tallest waterfall, 3,212 feet (979 metres) up in the Venezuelan jungle, with the …

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

Productivity is contagious!

<i>“First we form habits, then they form us”.</i> And just like everything else, productivity is also a habit — a habit that’s highly contagious.<p>If you look …

Leadership vs. Management

School leadership positions require a lot of energy. In a way, people in school leadership positions are expected to operate a lot like a battery, to …

How to Bounce Back After a Failed Negotiation

Sometimes, despite your best efforts, a negotiation doesn’t go your way. Perhaps a customer pushed for a steeper discount than you wanted to give, or a potential client went with a competitor’s approach to a project. In the face of a disappointment — one where you might appear to be the “loser” — …

The Single Biggest Difference Between Leaders and Managers

I’m not dogmatic when it comes to distinguishing the difference between leadership and management. In fact, I think the difference between leadership …

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

5 Best Android Screen Recording Apps (No Root Required)

In previous versions of Android, recording the screen was a tedious task and you need to root your phone to do that. This is similar to screenshot …

How to drastically simplify your workflow and get more done

Good advice … and timely.<p>In fact, Retired Navy SEAL officer and "Extreme Ownership" co-author Jocko Willink recently identified simplicity as the key to not just to effective leadership, but success itself.<p>The trouble is that we're terrible at simplicity.<p>Nowhere is this more true than in the world …

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

Great European road trips: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

This week's winning letter<p>Switzerland: a mountain motorist’s dream<p>Switzerland is brilliant driving country: the views are reliably jaw-dropping and the distances manageably short. West of Bern, follow Route 10 as it meanders along the Emmental valley, where, stretching off towards the horizon, are …

European Travel

Evenings - Friend [Lover]

83 Questions Every Successful Person Asks

"What am I really good at?"<p>One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I …

12 cities you must visit in 2016: a month-by-month guide

You might want to avoid the crowds, you might want to enjoy them. You might want to eat on a rooftop, you might prefer a cosy niche by the fire. Perhaps you’d like your trip to coincide with a new opera or exhibition. Or maybe you prefer being outside and enjoying the parks and street life. …

Sex Still Sells At This Crazy Tokyo Car Show

According to popular wisdom, Japan’s auto business is in deep trouble, due to a deadly combination of a rapidly aging population, and young people who have lost their lust for cars, even for sex. Go to the Tokyo Auto Salon, a wild and whacky car show that opened its doors yesterday in Tokyo, and …

Auto Shows

Scott Disick Has a New Girlfriend and Kim and Khloé Kardashian Are So Pissed About It

But is it serious or just a "distraction?"<p>It seems that Lord Disick has finally moved on from Kourtney Kardashian and into the arms of a beautiful Swedish model. But this latest development isn't sitting too well with Kourtney's sisters.<p><i>E! News</i> is reporting Scott has a brand new lady in his life. …