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Five ways to profit from a housing boom - without buying

How can you profit from rising house prices without buying a property? Richard Evans has the answers.<p>House prices are booming again – but is there any way to join the party without actually buying any property?<p>There a several reasons why some investors will want to, especially now that the housing …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Cat sheepishly closes drawer after being caught rummaging for food – video

We’ve all been caught looking somewhere we shouldn’t have, so this video of a cat reacting sheepishly after being caught rummaging through a drawer …

16 things you should do at the end of every work day: http://bit.ly/1dJ8UZu

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot …

How do smartphones reveal shoppers’ movements?

NORDSTROM, an American fashion retailer, is known for its high-touch customer service, which has engendered customer loyalty ever since it was …

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Property bubble warning - prime London 'overvalued and could fall 20pc'

The UK’s most expensive properties risk a fall of up to 20pc in value if the withdrawal of America’s stimulus effort is not handled carefully, a new study warned.<p>If the Federal Reserve fails to engineer a smooth removal of the vast quantitative easing programme buoying global markets, it could …

Exercise that brain

IF YOU have had enough of the in-flight films, you don’t want to go through your presentation again, and you've spilt coffee on your book, then how …

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Never Give Stores Your ZIP Code. Here's Why

Why do merchants sometimes ask us for our ZIP code when we buy something?<p>I recently visited the Mob Museum in Las Vegas, an interesting addition to Sin City’s attractions. I paid my admission with a credit card, prompting the museum ticket seller to ask me: “What’s your ZIP code?”<p>When I paused for …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Engagement Photography Tips and Techniques

The precursor to the actual event, engagement photography is what helps show the couple’s spark with each other and creates widespread awareness of …

Photography Tips

Thousands of new college grads will enter the workforce this year, but with unemployment at 7.6% and underemployment near 18%, many will put off the taxing job search process and opt out of the weak job market to pursue graduate degrees. With this in mind, Forbes set out to determine which master's degrees would provide the best long-term opportunities, based on salary and employment outlook. http://bit.ly/11z6VSb

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How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

Management

Family businesses are more stable due to diverse boards

Family businesses are less likely to fail than big business because they are more often made up of a well functioning and diverse board of directors, …

Durham University

Rethinking management: How we'll be leading future businesses

Modern business leaders are facing employees and customers who demand engagement, transparency and responsibility. One billion people are now on …

Human Resources

Printable A3-sized solar cells new milestone in green energy

Imagine a future where solar panels speed off the presses, like newspaper. Australian scientists have brought us one step closer to that …

Ethical shopping: how the high street fashion stores rate

On 24 April when the Rana Plaza factory complex on the outskirts of Dhaka fell down like a house of cards killing 1,127 workers, the fashion myth …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …