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135 Free Philosophy eBooks

<b>Boethius -</b> Consolation of Philosophy<p><b>Burke, Edmund</b> - On the Sublime and Beautiful<p><b>Camus, Albert</b> - The Stranger<p><b>Carroll, Lewis</b> - Symbolic Logic<p><b>Carroll,</b> …

Download 6600 Free Films from The Prelinger Archives and Use Them However You Like

Features, commercials, art pieces, stock footage, home movies, propaganda: the history of cinema so far has produced countless individual forms, all …

Beyond the beach: Bulgaria’s hidden treasures

Mountains, monasteries and markets… there’s much more to Bulgaria than a cheap beach break, says Kate Eshelby<p>I’m laden with juicy fat cherries, freshly plucked from the tree. The sun shines and we’re picnicking among spangles of wild flowers and long grasses. A track steers back to the wood-beamed …

Real friends: How the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook partnership bent but never broke

<b>KEVIN DURANT'S GAME-TYING</b> 3-pointer had barely passed through the bottom of the net before Russell Westbrook was racing toward him.<p>As Gregg Popovich …

Basketball

Black Forest food superstars

Serious foodies would never stoop to scarfing down a schnitzel, but they might be tempted by a seven-day culinary adventure from Zicasso that focuses on Germany's Black Forest area. It promises five-course dinners every night at Michelin-star-studded restaurants. There are two three-star places, …

Cirque du Soleil

50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)Cited From: http://www

50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)

How Video is Changing the Way We Teach Children [Report]

The way we teach children, and adults, is changing rapidly and although video is a relatively new addition to the classroom, it is being adopted by …

Education Technology

The Hard Truth About How Much Your Invention is Really Worth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every inventor seems to think their invention is worth a million dollars, but I haven’t seen anyone pay that much for one yet. In fact, I often have to tell aspiring entrepreneurs that their inventions have zero value, at least not until …

Inventions

Marketing to Millennials? Make It Personal and Customized.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation in the United States is not only the largest population cohort it’s also the most racially diverse and highly educated generation in American history. In the last U.S. Census, 18- to-32-year-olds outnumbered even …

Marketing

The 6 PR Tips Every Startup Should Employ

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today there are more than 30 <i>startups</i> in the United States, Europe and China that are valued at $1 billion or more and that number is expected to increase. With 100 million startups opening up each year and 472 million entrepreneurs …

Social Media

Take a Page From Hollywood, Improv Your Next Brainstorming Session

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever watched actors improvising together on stage? Without a script, they interact with each other to create an interesting scene right before your eyes.<p>The same techniques these actors use can help you and your team members work …

Creativity

5 Signs Your Company Culture May Actually Suck

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great company culture is visceral. We’re talking about the type of culture that is so real, it envelops you from the minute you step into the office. It’s refreshing, like splashing cool water on your face in blistering hot weather. It …

Employment

15 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most effective entrepreneurs view themselves as assets. They continually invest in themselves and in their future through continuing education and self-improvement.<p>If you want to become a better entrepreneur and successfully grow your …

Entrepreneurship

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business can be a daunting proposition. There’s so much unknown that most entrepreneurs can find themselves creating a patchwork of systems and processes in order to get their business off the ground.<p>But, with all the …

Small Business

3 Tips for Excelling at Work You Aren't That Good At

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have what I call a sweet spot, those areas where we excel in business. When we’re naturally good in certain spaces, we gravitate that way. The quality level of our work tends to be higher and we get those tasks done more …

Business Development

Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a self-funded entrepreneur, you start off as little more than a freelancer but, eventually, you are unable to do everything. You can’t design and manufacture a product from beginning to end while building a media company to promote …

Small Business

4 Tips for Attracting That Bit of Luck Every Entrepreneur Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes, as the adage advises sagely, a little luck is the best plan. Here are four things you can do to increase the likelihood that good things will come your way. Each one is designed to put you in a better position to advance toward …

Entrepreneurship

5 Unusual Ways to Start Working Smarter, Not Harder

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>One of the things I love about the culture at Buffer is the emphasis on working smarter, not harder. Our team is all about getting plenty of sleep, exercise and recreation time so that our time spent working is as productive as it can be.<p>Working harder can be …

Productivity

4 Tips to Being Your Brand's Champion on TV and YouTube

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing campaigns have changed drastically in the past few years. Conversation-like PR campaigns have made it practically mandatory for business owners to have a virtual face-to-face with their audience, whether through a TV appearance …

Red Carpet

Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You suddenly realize that you have an idea for a product or service that will transform the world. If you're American, you're part of an inventive society constantly looking for the next big solution. So this will probably happen to you …

Profit

3 Things You Must Do Before Becoming Your Own Boss

This story originally appeared on The Franchise King<p>If you’ve recently been downsized from your corporate job<p>Or<p>If you’ve been downsized <i>several</i> times during the past few years<p>Or<p>If you have a job, but it’s a lousy one<p>Or,<p>If you work for a jerk<p>Know this:<p>If you really <b>want to be your own boss</b>...I want …

Small Business

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past year or so, I have spoken with countless female entrepreneurs for my articles on Entrepreneur and for my own blog, NeonNotebook. I have noticed a few random reoccurring themes.<p>First, I am not sure why but it seems we all …

Entrepreneurship

An Indoor Beach and 4 Other Amazing and Unusual Home-Office Designs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how big or small your company, every entrepreneur needs a home office -- a room that is just for your business separate from the rest of the house. While you could go the traditional wood paneling and wainscoting route, there …

Setup

The 5 Books Entrepreneurs Should Toss in Their Beach Bags

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs work hard all year long to ensure their businesses become successful and stay successful, but <i>everyone</i> needs a break to relax and reflect. If you start feeling guilty about heading to the beach this summer don’t.<p>Here is a …

Entrepreneurship

7 Tips for a Smooth Start to Manufacturing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The initial days of starting up are mostly spent on researching the market, benchmarking competition and seeking funding from friends and family. When you start searching for manufacturers and talking to them, it all starts to feel real. …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Types of Videos Startups Need to Stay in the Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re not already implementing videos into your current marketing strategy, I’m sorry to say, you’re grossly behind the market -- especially when mobile is becoming a bigger player. During 2013 more than 17 percent of global traffic …

Marketing

The ABCs of Market Research

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re starting a new business or just need to test where you stand in your market, it’s imperative that you do thorough market research. So many entrepreneurs skip this step thinking it’s unimportant or that if they’ve done it …

UX Design

3 Simple Ways to Nail a First Impression

Wowing customers doesn't have to be expensive. But it takes diligence and attention to detail.<p>At the end of a long day I remembered I was scheduled for a critical client meeting the next morning. I looked down at my scraggly, chipped nails. Oh no. This will not do.<p>Three to five seconds. That’s all …