David Willmot

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4 Ways to Jumpstart Your Marketing Strategy

Good ideas don’t just thrust themselves out into the world without a push. To get the most out of your product and put it in the right hands, you need to do some research. Before you start your campaign, you should not only know everything you can about your own company, but you need to know who …

Marketing

The Basics of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as …

Outsourcing

How Most Startups Mess Up Their Marketing

<i>Katie Burke is the Director of Media & Analyst Relations at HubSpot.</i><p>Recently, a startup called Pressfarm launched, promising to provide the names, emails, and Twitter accounts for journalists so that entrepreneurs could get outstanding coverage for their business.<p>“The most intimate digital …

A Tractor Beam Made of Sound

It can't pull a spaceship into the Death Star, but the acoustic tractor beam is the most powerful yet created.<p><b>Scientists have created a sonic tractor beam</b>. And it's not simply an amazing proof of concept: This beam pulls with a billion times more force and can tow objects a million times larger …

Star Trek

Amazing Features of TED-Ed that Teachers Would Love to Know

TED-Ed, the newest of TED’s initiatives is committed to creating lessons worth sharing. It has an extensive library of lessons where carefully …

10 Modern Colorful Watering Cans

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>To get your garden ready just in time for summer means watering your plants. Make it more fun with the help of one of …

Design

Spider webs reach out to entangle airborne prey thanks to electrostatic glue

Spider webs reach out and grab airborne prey and particles thanks to an electrostatic glue that coats their surface, zoologists at Oxford University …

Education in brief: Harris in special needs row with parents; and is Gove planning another U-turn?

<b>Academy row over SEN</b><p>Some parents at a primary school taken over by the Harris academy chain in September are complaining the school has dramatically cut support for their children's special educational needs. Parents who have spoken to Education Guardian have said one-to-one and one-to-two …

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Round House Design Offers a Unique Architectural Experience

This beautiful <i>Round House</i> is a unique home design concept where soft curves replace the dusty corners of a typical four-sided home. Developed by L.A.-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, the completely open interior space is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows, allowing light to radiate …

Numero: A Beautiful Pop-up Book of Numbers by Marion Bataille | Colossal

<p>Five years ago graphic artist and illustration Marion Bataille took the pop-up book world by storm with her incredible ABC 3D book. Bataille is back …

Letters: Testing young children will cause untold damage

Nick Clegg's plan to introduce tests for five-year-olds (Nick Clegg denies schools will be 'exam sausage factories', 17 July) may be well intentioned …

Michael Gove rewrites school rules to scrap right for four-year-olds to have full-time primary places

Michael Gove, the education secretary, has scrapped the automatic right for four-year-olds to be given a full-time place in school. Rules introduced …

Gove primary curriculum 'abolishes childhood'

<b>Children in England will be required to cover subjects up to two years earlier than their peers in top-performing nations, a study suggests.</b><p>Education Secretary Michael Gove uses international comparisons to justify plans to bring forward topics such as fractions and decimals in maths.<p>But some …

Improving governors, expanding church schools, for

Improving the quality of governors. The issue that just won't go away - 04 July 2013<p>Considering the amount of time they give up for a worthy cause, …

Old news for those who pay attention RT @suttonnick: Independent front page - "Gove set to abolish ABC" http://t.co/4UioEu0fy3

Minds traumatised by disaster heal themselves without therapy

One of the largest earthquakes ever recorded hit on Boxing Day 2004. The resulting tsunami devastated huge swaths of the Indian Ocean coastline and …

Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness?

NO Simon Wessely, member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists<p>Next week the American Psychiatric Association is publishing its fifth take on the …

Cambridge-based scientists develop 'superwheat'

<b>British scientists say they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30%.</b><p>The Cambridge-based National Institute of Agricultural Botany has combined an ancient ancestor of wheat with a modern variety to produce a new strain.<p>In early trials, the resulting crop seemed …

Dyslexic girls have different brain anatomy from dyslexic boys

The study found less gray matter volume in parts of male brains used to process language. It found less gray matter volume in parts of females brains …

The Brain

Some words descended largely unchanged since end of last ice age

Seven major language families might all descend from an ancient language superfamily. Some words from that early language might be recognizable today.<p>…

Details of surveys underpinning Michael Gove's assertion in Mail on Sunday re teenagers' lack of historical knowledge - a Freedom of Information request to Department for Education

Dear Department for Education,<p>In the Mail on Sunday, 23 March 2013, the Secretary of State, Michael Gove, wrote:<p>"Survey after survey has revealed …