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Want to Be a Brilliant Public Speaker? Take a Cue From One of President Obama's Quirks | Inc.com

If you want to be...the best public speaker you can be...you might just want...to insert some pauses...into every speech you give.<p>At least, that's what President Barack Obama would tell you.<p>Regardless of how you might feel about the actual content or philosophies behind President Barack Obama's …

Public Speaking

Your presentations are putting people to sleep — here's how to fix them

Numbers can be an overwhelming part of a presentation for the average person, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't be included. Data plays a vital role in nearly every aspect of business — from decision making to strategy to understanding everyday consumer behavior.<p>The secret to making data …

Data Visualization

Legalizing marijuana in Canada will be ‘a lot harder to implement than you think’: Colorado official

VANCOUVER – A Colorado official has some sobering words of advice for Justin Trudeau if he fulfils his promise to legalize pot in Canada.“It’s going …

Cannabis

Palestinian President Abbas Recently Made Shocking Claim Israel Executed Teen — ‘Now See the Truth’

The Israeli government issued photos and video Thursday to debunk Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent claim that Israel had executed a 13-year-old Palestinian after he and his cousin stabbed and seriously wounded two Israelis earlier in the week.<p>In the video and photos released by the …

Jeremy Corbyn: like Bernie Sanders, UK politician is shaking up the mainstream

Few American voters may yet have heard of Jeremy Corbyn, the previously obscure British parliamentarian who is poised to become leader of the official Labour opposition to David Cameron’s government. But if they have been following the US presidential race, they may already understand the general …

Bernie Sanders

Black Mother Gives Black Lives Matter Protesters Serious Tongue Lashing, Viral Video Generates Gigantic Response

Black mother Peggy Hubbard notes on her Facebook page that she’s from St. Louis.<p>And even though she now lives north of the area’s racial turmoil, watching and listening to Hubbard’s profane-but-precise video takedown of Black Lives Matter protesters is to witness a woman who loves her hometown and …

Black Lives Matter

Infographic Maker Guide: 20 Cool Infographic Creator Tools That Will Turn You Into A Designer

Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds.<p>An infographic, put …

Infographics

7 massive misconceptions you have about communism (and capitalism)

Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is …

The bloody fight for the Raj during World War Two

Juliet Nicolson admires two histories that bring into focus the astonishing scale of India’s involvement in the Second World War<p>Seventy years ago, with the Second World War coming to an end, the British Raj in India was also facing its final hours – with a challenge for independence by the …

World History

Rich get richer from fewer labor unions, study says

A study by the International Monetary Fund tracked three decades of income and found that as unionization declined, the wealth of the richest 10 …

6 Things To Consider Before Building Your Next Gaming PC

Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What should I …

Computer Hardware

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National Parks

9 Reasons Why Having Sex In Space Would Be Gross

"Vaginal wetness could be an issue."

Universal Pictures

Microsoft cuts price of Xbox Live, and Xbox One with Kinect, after losing holiday battle to PlayStation

Microsoft is cutting the price of its Xbox One console again.<p>This time, the Redmond company is discounting the Xbox One with Kinect. Microsoft on …

We left the fools in charge: Bush and Cheney are still defining American foreign policy

Obama should have completely reinvented the war-fighting policies he inherited. He didn’t, which will cost us all<p>The 2012 election was fought on the economy, primarily because President Obama took such a too-cautious approach to breaking with the failed Republican Reagan/Bush orthodoxy on that …

How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Web Design

You May Be Eligible For A Free Game Through Sony's Playstation Network Class Action Settlement

Good, or at least decent, things come to those who wait, even if they had no choice but do so. In 2011, Sony suffered a massive breach of the Playstation Network, compromising data for gamers across the world and resulting in an extended service outage. Now, as a result of a class action lawsuit, …

Cybersecurity

5 of the Fastest Growing Small Business Sectors to Invest In | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs kickstart their business because of passion. Maybe they had a "previous life" working in insurance or some other sector, and became an entrepreneur in that same area later in life. Perhaps it was the hospitality industry, restaurants or app development that touched their …

Small Business

The Science of Viral Content: Which Emotions Make Us Share?

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!” (and if you’re not, and the answer is probably still “Yes!”).<p>Campaigns that succeed are those that …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. Let us count the ways.<p>If you overestimate how many voice minutes, text messages and data usage …

Commonwealth’s Sharma defends Sri Lanka summit

The Sri Lankan government stands accused of unconstitutionally firing its chief justice, of grave human rights violations against Tamil citizens at …

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's record on rights makes it unfit to lead Commonwealth

The Commonwealth is making a major mistake in holding its heads of government meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka (Report, 9 October), when that country is in serious breach of the values set out in the Commonwealth charter, and has even failed to comply with the recommendations of its own "Lessons Learnt …

Sri Lanka: Slaughter in the no fire zone

I have spent the best part of the last three years looking at some of the most terrible images I could have imagined. I've covered wars and seen some awful things, but few that could prepare me for the hours of video and mobile footage that emerged from the last 138 days of Sri Lanka's bloody civil …

Steve Jobs Predicted a Life Without Steve Jobs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a previously unreleased, nearly 20-year-old interview, Steve Jobs made a prescient statement …

How Much Is A Tweet Really Worth?

So, you’ve decided to set up a Twitter account for your brand. How much return can you expect on that first tweet of the day? The answer: about $25.62.<p>That’s the conclusion that SumAll, a data visualization and analytics company, reached after a review of over 900 of its customer’s social media …