Melphin James

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Our Easiest One Pot Recipes of 2017

Cure your midweek blues with these deliciously easy suppers.<p>Nothing can get rid of the midweek blues better than a warm, comforting dinner. Well, …

The 23 best cities to move to if you're a broke millennial

It's not hard to see the draw of an exciting new adventure abroad while you're young, if only for a year or two — but doing so can be incredibly expensive.<p>According to international relocation company MoveHub.com, January is one of the most popular months for people to up sticks.<p>If you're …

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The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

The more you travel, the more you realise there’s so much of the world still to discover.<p>In order to help you put together your 2018 travel bucket …

How to take pictures of the Perseid meteor shower and the stars

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

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Road Trip: Route 66

Travel<p>Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for …

Two Weeks in Japan: A Detailed Itinerary

During our two weeks in Japan we experienced as much as possible of what the country has to offer. From the neon lights of Tokyo to the wooden …

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

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Breakfast All Day: 25 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture …

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How to Use Facebook Insights and Analytics to Boost Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Facebook Insights is one of the most powerful Facebook analytics tools available.<p>When you dive into your Facebook Insights, you’ll receive a wealth …

Social Media

Counting clicks ... a beginner's guide to mastering Google Analytics

The freemium tool can provide a wealth of insight into how visitors interact with your website, but many entrepreneurs are not making the most of it<p>How do people find your website? How long do they stay? What is the user experience like on different devices? If you can’t answer these three …

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Machine learning: clustering

The goal of a clustering algorithm is to group data in a relevant way. For the groups to be relevant, you need to clearly state what you are trying …

3 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (From a Former Employee)

Here's an insider's perspective on how to build your brand on the social networking site.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>You've just spent hours slaving away at your keyboard. Your fingers ache, your eyes start to …

Best Interaction Design Tools

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Interaction design is a process in which designers focus on creating …

Designing Airbnb’s Website: An Interactive Mockup Exercise

You're reading Designing Airbnb’s Website: An Interactive Mockup Exercise, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

But sometimes nerves get the best of us — or we just don't prepare properly — and we end up doing things that discount our qualifications and make us seem irresponsible or incompetent.<p>"I've easily conducted over 200 job interviews in the past 12 months," says Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, …

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New functional programming language can generate C, Python code for apps

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Computer Science recently unveiled Futhark, an open source functional programming …

This open source tool from MIT Data Lab will change how you see big data

Data USA is an atlas that helps business, government agencies, and schools make better, faster decisions by visualizing big data in fresh ways.<p>In the …

The 3 Best Ways to Grow Your Business Overnight

Startup success boils down to these 3 factors.<p>Growing your company can be tough.<p>A major reason why some entrepreneurs fail isn't their inability to employ the right strategies - it's their distraction from having so many elements of their business to focus on.<p>If a company can focus on just the most …

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19 interview questions you may have to answer if you want a job at the highest-paying company in America

A.T. Kearney ranked No. 1 on this year's annual Glassdoor list for offering its employees the highest median total compensation at $167,534, which includes base salary and other forms of income, such as commissions, tips, and bonuses.<p>The global management-consulting firm headquartered in Chicago …

Big data and project management training to boost your résumé

Spring cleaning may just call for a career overhaul this year, and you can stack the deck in your favor with a good resume boost from any (or all) of these great offers from TNW Deals, including project management training, data & analytics mastery and more.<p><b>eduCBA Project Management & Quality</b> …

Six Tips for Stunning Data Visualization

It's important to display your data so that it's understandable, but sometimes you need a little help.<p>We're all collecting data - mounds and mounds of data. So, how do we use this data to make it worthwhile? Well, regardless of whether you're presenting data to company executives or prospective …

How to Secure WordPress - Infographic

WordPress has 68% market share as a CMS and powers 20% of the web. WordPress is free to use and is an open source system. There are many developers …

5 questions to ask at the end of a job interview that are better than, 'What's a typical day like here?'

Unfortunately, the same "good" questions have become more and more widely used, meaning interviewers are now used to being asked things like, "What would my first month on the job look like?" or "What makes someone in this role highly successful?"<p>Don't get me wrong, those are great — but they don't …

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The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

How to get your résumé past the electronic gatekeepers

Almost every job seeker can recite the cardinal rules of résumé writing: Keep it to a single page; keep the formatting clean and simple; emphasize your accomplishments; list jobs in reverse chronological order. But given that a résumé's first – and potentially only – reader may be a computer rather …

Here's A Simple Trick For Making Your Resume Stand Out

You and dozens — or sometimes hundreds — of other candidates are vying for the same coveted position, and hiring managers only spend an average of six seconds looking at your resume before deciding whether you're a good fit.<p>In a recent LinkedIn post, Ruben Quintero, a director on the Salvation Army …

6 phrases that make you seem more inexperienced than you are

In fact, many people manage to forge a career with nothing more than an elevated sense of self-worth!<p>Despite this, there is a number of phrases that might be making you come across as far more inexperienced than you intend — and you might not even be aware of it.<p>This isn't about putting on an act …

How To Sell Yourself And Get The Job

For years we have heard “You have to sell yourself to employers if you want a job.” We’ve heard that phrase over and over — but what does it mean?<p>How do you sell yourself to employers? The phrase “sell yourself” sounds terrible. When you hear the term “sell yourself” you might think you have to …