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The 6 Worst Things You Can Call Yourself on LinkedIn

It's hard to find words that say how wonderful we are. Perhaps we shouldn't try so hard.<p>The problem that so many of us Americans have is that we love ourselves.<p>This love tends to be all-encompassing, which means that we try and encompass everyone else with that self-love.<p>We don't realize, however, …

Thesaurus

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Make a DIY Extension Tube to Turn Your Regular Lens Into a Macro Lens

Looking for a simple weekend project that lets you experiment with photography? Makify created this 4-minute step-by-step tutorial on how you can …

DIY

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Dry wine: How does the California drought affect the wine industry?

The rain in California falls mostly in the winter. I think that’s how it went in Pygmalion. At any rate, the rain has decidedly NOT been falling this …

Pistachio Milk is Awesome, and You Should Make Some at Home

If you've never tried homemade nut milks, you're missing out: creamy and luscious-tasting, these beverages—whether they're made from almonds, cashews, hazelnuts or pecans—are a far cry from their pasteurized grocery store counterparts, which are fine in your morning cereal but usually not quite …

These 11 Apps Will Help You Finally Finish Your Novel

Jonathan Franzen, everyone's favorite literary grump, once said, "It's doubtful that anyone with an Internet connection at his workplace is writing good fiction." We understand what he's getting at: If you're embarking on the daunting and time-consuming task of writing a book, there's no shortage …

The Only Interview Question That Matters

This single question provides the depth and breadth of insight needed to reach a fast, unanimous Hire/Don't Hire decision.<p>Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and …

Employment

Articulate Storyline: Advanced Techniques

Education Technology

Am Segula – Parshat Yitro

by Rabbi Yehuda haKohen – Machone Meir<p>“‘You have seen what I did to Egypt, and I have borne you on the wings of eagles and brought you to Me. And …

Spirituality

American Conservatives, Jewish Law, and Israel's New Abortion Policy

Israel’s new abortion law, providing for state funding of abortions for women between the ages of 20 and 33, further liberalizes the country’s …

Israel

Getting Judaism, and Jesus, Wrong

Once again, in the attempt to make Jesus relevant to the twenty-first century, another of his followers winds up mischaracterizing first-century Judaism. These seekers after relevance make Jesus' Jewish context represent everything we don't like -- sexism, elitism, militarism, you name it -- and …

Maimonides: Life and Thought

<b>Moses Maimonides</b> is generally regarded as the most important philosopher in the history of Judaism. Yet the major theme of his work is, ironically, …

Theology

Herzl by Shlomo Avineri, review

Jad Adams is intrigued by the visionary life of the man who dreamed the state of Israel<p>Theodor Herzl has to be admired, if only for his audacity. Having won an audience with Baron de Hirsch, the richest man in the world, he subjected him to such remarks as, “You are the great Jew of money, I am the …

How to Put Together Your Photography Portfolio

Creating a portfolio of your work is a vital first step for aspiring professional photographers, and it's also a worthwhile exercise for keen …

Web Design

11 Expert Tips To Help You Be More Productive In 2014

Who doesn’t want to figure out how to get more done? Or get things done more efficiently? We asked some of the most productive people we know how you can tackle the New Year’s work.<p>Last year I used a kitchen timer to force myself to focus; I blocked the Internet and email so I couldn’t get …

Time Management

Doxie One Standalone Scanner

Take your productivity to the next level with the <b>Doxie One.</b> This <b>compact scanner</b> is not much wider than a piece of paper, yet it may <b>change your record keeping routine</b> forever. Run <b>documents, photos, and receipts</b> through and sync to a PC, Mac, or iPad; or save to an SD card—no computer necessary. You …

Paperless Office

Jot Pro Stylus Metal

As it turns out, nothing beats a good ol’ ballpoint for sketching out ideas. With the <b>Jot Pro,</b> you’ll go <b>from touchscreen finger-painting to fine art,</b> with the stroke of a <b>precision-tipped stylus.</b> Compatible with all capacitive devices, this tool features a fine tip combined with a clear precision …

Sketching

The Real Attrition Rate of Elite Offline Education Courses

Some months ago, I wrote a column arguing that online education can be good or cheap, but not both. This was a bit of an overstatement. Good online …

What Changed in Higher Education?

Higher education is undergoing a number transformative changes, much as the banking, entertainment and travel industries have been doing in recent years. In those sectors, new technology and lower barriers to entry led to new players and increased competition.<p>The same forces are affecting education …

Higher Education