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10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience | Inc.com

What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, on top of a fantastic stage presence and perfectly delivered words, they're usually accompanied …

Public Speaking

Portable wind turbine Kickstarter raises almost entire goal in one day

Plugging into renewable energy is a challenge for many of us. Despite the rapidly falling cost of solar panels, there are many green-minded folks who …

Renewable Energy
Forests

How to Give Constructive Feedback to a Toxic Boss

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The best bosses are leaders -- men and women who encourage open dialogue and make it easy for employees to approach them with workplace concerns.<p>Sadly, not all bosses fit into this category.<p>Consider the following boss-employee …

Employment

I Tried A Korean Beauty Regimen For A Month, And Here's What Happened To My Skin

When it comes to skin care, I like to think of myself as somewhat of a minimalist (read: I'm very lazy). My nightly regimen consists of a cleanser and then a face cream. I never use toner, I stopped using eye cream a year ago, I don't own exfoliator and my foray into face masks ended when I stopped …

Skin Care

Boehner Doesn't Want Confederate Flag To Become 'Political Football'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said Thursday that he doesn’t want the debate over allowing Confederate flags on certain public lands to become a …

Confederate Flag

10 Summer Buys You Should Never Spend A Lot of Money On

While there are times when it makes sense to splurge, the summer season tends to open up options to shoppers looking for a steal. Save your money for those well-worth-it investments (like the It bag you've been eyeing) and opt for budget-friendly options of these summertime essentials instead.

'Rainbow Six Siege' has Angela Bassett, beta launches September 24th

Last year <i>Call of Duty</i> brought Kevin Spacey, and for 2015, Ubisoft is calling on Angela Basset to star in its next <i>Rainbow Six</i> game. Named Six, she's the leader of your terrorist-hunting squad, doling out the intel needed to eliminate targets. Ubisoft also showed off a live demo of five players …

Gaming Industry

FBI releases photos of Wells Fargo gold nugget robbers

The FBI has released surveillance images of the masked men who crashed a stolen sport utility vehicle into a museum at the site of the original Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco’s Financial District and fled with Gold Rush-era nuggets.<p>The men held a guard at gunpoint during the Tuesday morning …

70s Muscle: Santiago's Kawasaki Z1000 cafe racer

If the sixties was the heyday for muscle cars, the seventies was the era of superbikes. Cars that could run the quarter mile in 13 seconds were considered fast, but the Kawasaki H1 and Honda CB750 were equally rapid.<p>Then the literbike inline fours arrived—like the Kawasaki Z1000. And the Camaros, …

Motorcycles

"Did Somebody Say 'Mulatto'?" Speaking Critically on Mixed Heritage

Photo: Ken Tanabe<p>One of the main characters in the award-winning film <i>Dear White People</i> is a mixed "black and white" college student who works to make sense of her life and relationships. The movie addresses several thought-provoking subjects, and the storyline around this character raises the …

The Neuroscience Of "Harry Potter"

Or, what happens to your brain when you’re lost in a book.<p>Let’s do a casual experiment. Here’s a brief passage from the first book in some obscure fiction series called <i>Harry Potter:</i><p>A bush on the edge of the clearing quivered. … Then, out of the shadows, a hooded figure came crawling across the …

Books