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4 Ways Tim Cook Has Changed Apple as CEO

When Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple’s CEO on August 24, 2011, the company’s future was anything but certain. The tech giant had become the most …

Découvrez "Google Naps", la parodie de Google Maps qui vous indique où faire une sieste

INSOLITE - Si vous êtes à la recherche de l’endroit idéal pour faire un somme, il existe désormais un site qui répondra à votre attente. <i>Google Naps</i> …

8 Lessons an Elephant Learns.

Separating from the herd is painful.<p>Everything has changed overnight. When I logged onto Facebook today, there were no longer elephant journal pages …

Western hypocrisy: Crimea and Israeli war crimes | US & Canada

The velocity with which the US and EU imposed economic sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Crimea is equal to the mass of hypocrisy on Israel's creeping annexation of Palestinian land through colonial-settlement expansion. The ongoing expansion is seen as a war crime "falling into the …

Playing With Plato

Philosophers eager to write for popular audiences are finding readers who want answers science can’t offer.<p>When I was 21, I was trying to decide whether to become a doctor or a philosophy professor. My older brother, whose advice I usually followed, asked me why I wanted to study philosophy. I was …

Special Report: Iraqi forces, images testify to atrocities in new fighting

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The video shows a male corpse lying in the dirt, one end of a rope tied around his legs, the other fastened to the back of an armored Humvee.<p>A still image made from undated footage posted on the YouTube social media website shows a suspected member of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic …

Lack Of Sleep Kills Brain Cells, New Study Shows

If you’re burning the midnight oil, you may be burning out brain cells, too, new research shows. A study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience found that staying awake too long destroys brain cells in mice, and may do the same in humans.<p>It’s the first study to show (if only in animals) …

The Disappearing Paper: Why Cash Is A Dying Payment Method

<i>Jon Norris is a freelance content specialist who splits his time between the U.S. and the U.K. This post was originally published on the TransferWise blog.</i><p>A cashless society has been a talking point for futurists for years, but for one reason or another, has never quite been within our grasp. Now, …

The 7 Worst Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>We spend plenty of time thinking about what we say in business, but not necessarily how we say it.<br>When it comes to professional settings, though, the way we speak — including tone, pitch, and volume — is every bit as important, and dramatically …

Public Speaking

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

As an entrepreneur, speaking at influential industry trade shows and conferences positions your products and services center stage, exactly where you want your brand to be.<p>When done right, showcasing your brand in a dynamic presentation can reel in new customers, attract capital and generate …

Public Speaking

The Secrets of The Best Public Speakers

Expert advice on how celebrities and politicians manage to deliver smooth and seemingly spontaneous performances.<p>The audience grows giddy with anticipation in a brightly lit studio at Rockefeller Center. They’ve come to see Dr. Oz, the Emmy-winning surgeon, work his magic for the camera. Before …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

5 Timeless Techniques Rock-Star Speakers Use

From riveting preachers to the one-and-only Steve Jobs, the best public speakers have mastered these classic skills.<p>When Steve Jobs got into high gear as a speaker, many people reported that he seemed to have a reality-distortion field around him. No matter how unrealistic his claims at any given …

How To Stand In Front Of A Room Full Of People And Tell A Stellar Story

Whether it’s a board room or a banquet hall, speaking to an audience can be intimidating. Beyond imagining everyone in their underwear, how can you get past the stage fright to tell a riveting story?<p>It happened 18 years ago, but Kevin Allison remembers the moment like it was yesterday. He was up on …

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters

How can you borrow a bit of the magic that garners some TED Talks millions upon millions of views? The author of a book on the subject shares some secrets.<p>Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk …

How to Go From Zero to Running

Seven ways to learn to run with a smile on your face.<p><i>I’m starting from ground zero this spring in terms of my activity. I had a fight with Mother Nature, and she won this winter! I’ve been fit in the past with cycling classes and Zumba, but now I want to focus on learning to run. I must admit I’m</i> …

Marathons

Pistorius trial: Nation of competing realities

<b>This can be a bewildering country.</b><p>Take one exit on the drive north from Johannesburg to Pretoria and you'd think you were in downtown Geneva. Take the next and it's more like Kinshasa.<p>Different worlds - in a nation of notorious inequality.<p>And as we've seen this week, those sharp contrasts - in …

South Africa