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4 Essential Tips on How to Grow Your Consulting Business

Here's the great thing about being an expert on anything: You can build an empire around it.<p>People who have honed their skills, their craft, more than their counterparts have a great chance of developing a multi-million dollar business. For many successful entrepreneurs, the business that can …

How to Draw a Creek, Step by Step, Watermasses, Landmarks & Places, FREE Online Drawing Tutorial, Added by finalprodigy, May 17, 2013, 12:03:53 am

Step 1.<p>For this drawing I used HB graphite for sketching and light shading, B graphite for details and general shading, and 6B graphite for …

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May 2013

To Stop Invasive Carp, Train Them Like Dogs

Just hum really loudly at them.<p>The common carp (<i>Cyprinus carpio</i>) is one of the world's most destructive invasive species, found on almost every continent, screwing things up. But a new method may give us the upper hand in carp control: acoustical conditioning.<p>The common carp is a freshwater fish …

The Algae Is Coming, But Its Impact Is Felt Far From Water

Algae blooms are green or red or brown, slimy, smelly and you don't want it coming soon to a waterfront near you.<p>Most of us don't give a lot of thought to algae until the furry-like monstrosity is spreading over beaches, rivers, lakes and bays, but gigantic algae blooms have become an increasing …

The Ultimate Pinterest Guide for Your Online Store

<b>Update:</b> You can now sell directly on Pinterest using Shopify and Buyable Pins.<p><b>You've probably heard of Pinterest by now.</b> It's a new social networking …

10 Proofs That Will Change How You Think About God

The notion of proof for or against the existence of God has come to be used for a very specific purpose in this day and age: to convince other people that someone called God either does or doesn't exist. But actually that's just about the least of what these so-called proofs have to offer -- …

Everest: how science conquered the world's highest mountain

BBC Scotland<p>Mount Everest was once the domain of elite mountaineers.<p>In the week of the 60th anniversary of the first ascent, the world's highest peak was climbed by 80 year old Yuichiro Miura of Japan.<p>The peak has also been climbed by a 13 year old and a blind athlete.<p>Technical advancements, …

How to Bathe, Japanese-Style

I lived in Tokyo for 10 years; long enough to become a devotee of the country’s bathing rituals. In Japan, a bath is more than just an act of …

Stop Feeling Guilty: 4 Things You Shouldn't Worry About

<i>By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com</i><p>A common thread in humanity is self-sabotage. In our never-ending quest for happiness and achievement, a small, piercing voice asks, “Why me?” We wonder why we deserve to be happy when other people are literally and emotionally starved. This is a good question to …

Meditation In Action: Turn Your Walk Into A Mindful Moment (PHOTOS)

<i>By Headspace</i><p>Walking is a great way to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life and has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands of years. But in everyday life, walking is usually an established and habituated action that requires very little concentration. Because of this, it’s …

Free Your Mind Through Meditation

Back when the Beatles traveled to Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, to study Transcendental Meditation (TM) with Maharishi-guru, most Americans thought of meditation as yet another new age, hippie pastime. But over the past few decades, scientific studies have revealed the …