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5 Ways to Find Free and Legal Images for Your Blog

Your blog posts need images, plain and simple.<p>Human brains are wired to respond to visual stimuli, so a vibrant and interesting photo will attract …

Creative Commons

How To Find Arresting Images For Your Website

Image courtesy PetraDR via UnsplashEvery time you write a post, it’s the same thing.Hours spent writing, revising, and editing.You write multiple …

Web Design

5 Tips For Learning to Draw (That I Wish I Had Known)

Learning

What free software is so good you can't believe it's available for free?

Software

70th Annual Peabody Awards - Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children

Your primer on how to talk about the “fourth industrial revolution”

As world leaders gather for Davos, one of the common and continuing themes is the emerging threat of automation and the consequent effect on economic inequality and global stability. Responding to the so-called fourth industrial revolution has become one of the biggest topics of discussion in the …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

Innovation Journal Issue 8: Survival of the digital fittest | HP® Official Site

Andrew Bolwell, VP, Chief Disrupter, Global Head of<br>HP Tech Ventures, speaking at the HP Reinvent<br>World Partner Forum 2017<p>Digital Darwinism is …

Innovation

20 books written by the world's most powerful women that everyone should read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Since 2004, Forbes has compiled a list of the 100 most powerful women in the world, based upon their visibility and economic impact.<p>These …

Sheryl Sandberg

Podcasting Is the New Soft Diplomacy

My friend Lynne Haultain is one of the smartest Australians I know. A dark-haired former radio host, she can boil down just about any complicated …

Ezra Klein

The universe has been outsourced

The unseen labor behind the video game industry’s biggest titles.<p>End credits for video games used to be simple affairs. The closing credits of <i>Super</i> …

Super Mario

What Is God's Global Urban Mission?

<i>Editors’ Note: This is an advance paper for Cape Town 2010, written as an early draft of 
the content to be discussed at the evening plenary session</i> …

Theology

10 Questions to Ask Before Family and Friends Become Business Partners

Writer and editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bringing a family member or friend on board as a business partner may seem like a fine idea, but the relationship can prove tricky to navigate--or to end, if things don't go well. "It's easy to get into business, but it's …

Entrepreneurship

Impostor’s Syndrome and the Pursuit of Excellence in a White World

Embed from Getty Imagestimes before I write a piece, speak in front of a crowd, present at a meeting, or even talk about a project that I aspire to …

Self-improvement

Ohio’s youngest death row inmate never touched the murder weapon. Why was he sentenced to death?

The plan was to rob Justin Back’s place and kill him.<p>Austin Myers would distract him, giving Timothy Mosley an opening to choke Back with a garrote made out of two handles and a wire cable.<p>Then, the two 19-year-olds would dump Back’s body and douse it with septic enzymes so that it would decompose …

Crime

The best free video editor 2018

Video editing software doesn't have to be expensive. Whether you're an experienced home videographer or making your first foray into filmmaking, some …

Videography

Here's how to structure a startup founder's pay

Starting a business is a huge leap from earning from a traditional day job. The shift, however, creates a few pain points when you have to forego …

Employment

This 8-time CFO answers the most frequently asked financial questions from startups

<i>Filbert is a star contributor for Tech in Asia and publishes exclusive, high-value content that serves the Asian tech community. Read more from star</i> …

Deductible

Here’s what’s next for SpaceX after Falcon Heavy’s first flight

More launches, bigger rockets, and deeper challenges await<p>The first launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket was mostly a success for SpaceX. The middle rocket core broke apart when it crashed into the water next to the company’s autonomous drone ship, and the Tesla payload overshot its target. But the …

Space Travel

3 Things I Learned From Gary Vaynerchuk

Two weeks ago I had the privilege of interviewing serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and 3 time NY Times best-selling author <b>Gary Vaynerchuk</b> in …

Entrepreneurship

Scribd’s Quest To Be “The Netflix Of Reading” Is Finally Paying Off

Taking on Amazon isn’t easy. But after a lot of experimentation, this company is finding success convincing readers to switch from buying to subscribing.<p>Why own a few pieces of media when you can rent access to everything? That pitch defines Netflix, which evolved from an all-you-can-watch DVD …

James S.A. Corey

How Your Life Experience Could Help You Land a Great Job

Erica Joy Baker has had a succession of dream jobs in Silicon Valley—at Google, at Slack, and now as a senior engineering manager at Patreon, a …

Employment

Socrates' Defense

22 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2007 Last revised: 12 Dec 2015<p>Virginia Wesleyan College<p>Virginia Wesleyan College<p>Date Written: January 1, …

Hampton Roads

Use Socratic questioning as a way to defend your position/win arguments/get people to see things from your perspective

You know how teachers have that annoying habit of asking lots of questions? <i>Why do you think this is? How do you think he felt?</i> etc.<p>It's actually a …

Critical Thinking

How You Can Create A Schedule That Really Works For You

Don’t fall prey to under or over-scheduling.<p>When it comes to our daily schedule, most people fall into one of two camps:<p><b>The over-scheduler:</b> Their calendars look like a kindergartener’s finger painting. Meetings overlap meetings while reminders for events, breaks, tasks, and more meetings are going …

Productivity

2 Fundamental Rules All Startups Need to Secure Funding

Follow these two rules for a head start on scaling your startup.<p>Every Startup is of course different, with its own challenges, its own wins, and its own rules. Anyone who tells you there are rules to startup success is lying. Period. Full stop.<p>There are no rules to follow that will turn you into …

Sustainability

Yolanda Hadid reveals what she taught daughters Gigi and Bella about modeling

This former Housewife likes to have fun, but she doesn’t play games.<p>Yet that’s exactly what Yolanda Hadid plans on doing as she attempts to discover America’s next supermodel in a new reality TV series on Lifetime, titled “Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid.”<p>“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” …

Fashion Modeling

In the Beginning, There Was a Nipple

Ten years ago, 90 million people watching Super Bowl XXXVIII saw Janet Jackson's breast for nine-sixteenths of a second. Our culture would never be …

Justin Timberlake

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about</b> …

Employment

The 'Curse Of Competence': Why Top Performers Quit Their Jobs

Dear Liz,<p>I recently left the organization I worked for for ten years.<p>It was a great place to work for a long time but it got worse the longer I stayed. As you always say, fear replaced trust and it became impossible for me to manage my team.<p>It took me five months of under-the-radar job hunting to …

Employment

8 Ways To Increase The Amount Of Time You Have In Your Day | Marc's Blog

If there was one thing we could all wish for, we would all wish that there were 10 extra hours in the day to get everything done. It seems as if our …