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Cops shock drivers with gifts instead of tickets

There is almost nothing worse than looking in your rear-view mirror and seeing flashing lights. <i>No one</i> likes to be pulled over, especially around the holidays when there are so many errands to run and gifts to wrap.<p>But residents of Lowell, Mich., were shocked when they received something other than …

Impressive Product Photograph Captured with a Smartphone, a Lamp, and a Few Flashlights

Inspired by Alex Koloskov’s popular iPhone vs. Hasselblad whisky glass video, photographer Tilo Gockel decided to give cheap gear professional …

How to Increase Your Revenue Without Growing Your Sales Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In early 2007, I took on the role of head of sales for the Eastern region at a tech startup in Boston. At the time, this sales organization was failing: sales reps weren’t hitting their marks and the pressure was undeniably weighing down …

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative …

5 Reasons Not to Feel Weird on Your First Portrait Session

Sometime around 2004 I took a job serving tables at a local Thai restaurant. It was my first experience in the world of face to face customer …

Self-help

How to do Great Black and White Conversions Using Photoshop

Some photos that you take you’ll want to convert to black and white. Photoshop has some tools that you can use to convert your photos to black and …

How to Get Sharper Eyes in Your Portraits

A good portrait draws the viewer in to the subject, creating a connection between the two. It should provoke thought and intrigue, making you wonder …

Every Leader Must Delegate Well: 4 Tips to Become Effective

I've observed time and time again that so many new (and some not so new) managers struggle with delegating. They've never been taught that it means more than giving your subordinates "stuff off your to do list."<p>I hope you'll read and take action on the tips here, because if you're in management and …