Imjojo

3,232 Flips | 33 Magazines | 4 Likes | 12 Following | 35 Followers | @imjojo | Keep up with Imjojo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Imjojo”

Eight Great Camping Sites Near Los Angeles

<i>Originally written by RootsRated for Discover Los Angeles.</i>When you think about visiting Los Angeles, camping may not be the first thing that comes to …

Camping

3 Stocks That Pay You to Own Them

These high-quality companies are paying regular dividends to their shareholders. Does investing get any better than this?<p>Dividends are one of the …

The key to Alphabet’s future success isn’t in advertising

Later today, Alphabet, the parent company of the profitable Google and many other less-profitable ventures, will announce its second-quarter earnings. Analysts are projecting another strong set of results as a follow-up to last quarter’s barn-burner. (In the first quarter, the company generated …

Digital Advertising

Job Searching Sucks. Here Are 5 New Ways the Smartest Millennials Are Doing It

These five tips will help you lay out a strategy before you get started on a job hunt.<p>Everything about how we find work has changed over the last few years. The internet offers in-depth information about prospective employers, often including inside intel on culture and first-person accounts of …

5 Marketing Buzzwords You Need To Know | Inc.com

New channels, technology, and marketing trends are springing up left and right. While 95 percent of marketers know that multichannel targeting is crucial to their campaigns, fewer than half have the technology to capitalize on new methods that could help their campaigns stand out against the …

Marketing

Why Keyword Research Is the Most Important Part of Digital Marketing

We’ve all done some basic keyword research.It’s easy to take for granted how important that first step is.It’s not a one-and-done deal, but something …

Marketing

There's a smart way to save for college — and hardly any families are using it

But paying for it doesn't have to be a huge financial burden, so long as you're saving the right way.<p>According to a new report from Sallie Mae, one of the smartest ways to save for college is grossly underutilized by Americans: the 529 college savings plan.<p>It's a state-sponsored, tax-advantaged …

College & University

How can you make a 7

How can you make a 7.6 cm (3 inch) wide soft robotic cube jump more than two-and-a-half times its height? 3-D print its hard parts, pour and cure its soft parts, and then wire it up with spring-loaded metal loops. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) demonstrates how they made their autonomous soft robot cube in this video:<p>Building a soft robotic cube that jumps.

See how a Bach Stradivarius trumpet is made in this fascinating series of factory videos

See how a Bach Stradivarius trumpet is made in this fascinating series of factory videos.

“Geladas, one of the flagship species of Africa’s alpine grasslands, are found only in the Ethiopian Highlands

“Geladas, one of the flagship species of Africa’s alpine grasslands, are found only in the Ethiopian Highlands. They are the smallest vestige of a genus that millions of years ago stretched from South Africa to Spain and into India. Once among the most prominent primates—one species was the size of a gorilla—they were likely driven to extinction by climate changes, competition with more adaptable baboons, and our ancestors, who butchered them. Today all that remains of <i>Theropithecus</i> are geladas, …

retroscifiart:

The Arctic vs. the Antarctic, a video from TED Ed

The Arctic vs. the Antarctic, a video from TED Ed.

The Danger of Being Too Good at Your Job

It’s bad for business when managers don’t help top employees raise their work profile and advance within the company<p>Ever feel like you’re stuck in place at work? You may be so good at your job that your boss isn’t willing to lose you.<p>It’s called talent hoarding, a manager’s natural tendency to hold …

Hoarding

What Every Business Owner Must Know About SEO

Did you know?<p>Your company is paying to be on the first page of Google search results.<p>Let me explain.<p>You’re either paying up to $65+ a click for AdWords ads (PPC). Or you’re paying someone to create content and optimize your website for search (SEO). Or you’re paying in terms of lost sales to …

SEO

Help your kid graduate college debt-free

Today, most parents are saving money for their children's college education – 72% of them, according to a study by Fidelity Investments. But some 68% of students still graduate school with student loan debt, at an average of $30,000. Here are three ways you can elevate your savings strategy to help …

Personal Finance

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Meryl Streep bashes Donald Trump in her Golden Globes speech: It 'broke my heart'

In the middle of her speech, she said the "performance" that grabbed her the most in 2016 was in fact Trump at a rally mocking a disabled New York Times reporter.<p>"It kind of broke my heart when I saw it," she said, "and I still can't get it out my head because it wasn't in a movie, it was in real …

How I Read 65 Books in a Year Without Speed Reading

"Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth."-- Archimedes, Greek mathematician and astronomer<p>Books are to me what the lever was to Archimedes -- they allow me to lift objects beyond the limitations of my natural abilities.<p>For the price of a beer, I can purchase an author's lifetime of …

How Do You Guarantee You Are Paying The Lowest Price For Goods Online? Try Flubit

This week I am writing about 5 London start-ups that I believe will enjoy success in 2015. Today I am focusing on Flubit, the site that guarantees to create you a lower price than the one you were about to pay to purchase goods online.<p>Bertie Stephens is one of Flubit’s founding partners, and he …

Startups

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

10 Ways to Stay Inspired for Life

Inspiration is the antidote for the grind of building a business and the foundation of a healthy work-life balance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Many attributes set them apart from others -- their deep levels of desire, …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who once observed that “God helps them that help themselves”. Selling and salesmanship pervade American life and literature: <i>Sister Carrie</i> (Theodore …

Great Depression

Hillary Clinton for president

IN THE gloom and ugliness of this political season, one encouraging truth is often overlooked: There is a well-qualified, well-prepared candidate on the ballot. <b>Hillary Clinton</b> has the potential to be an excellent president of the United States, and we endorse her without hesitation.<p><i>[The closing</i> …

Government

5 Key Lessons To Teach Your Kids To Turn Them Successful Entrepreneur - OLBlog

You have changed your life by choosing entrepreneurial life or having a good career, but what about your kids? Be a good leader & father and teach …

Google and Facebook are destined to wage a decade-long war for the future

Back in April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his grand ten-year roadmap, showing the company's trajectory from now through 2026.<p>Here's that slide again, in case you missed it:<p>It points the way to Facebook's ideal future: A world where everybody's connected to the internet, where we talk to …

How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders

Research shows that managers see far more leadership potential in their employees when their companies adopt a growth mindset — the belief that talent should be developed in everyone, not viewed as a fixed, innate gift that some have and others don’t. But what are those organizations doing to …

Talent Matters Even More than People Think

Why are some people more successful than others? Leaving aside luck, which equates to confessing that we don’t really know, there are really just two explanations: talent and effort. Talent concerns the abilities, skills, and expertise that determine what a person <i>can</i> do. Effort concerns the degree …

The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

Madeleine McCann