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10 smart tech tools to use when you're pitching a potential investor

Congratulations! You’ve landed a pitch meeting with a potential investor. They may be interested in your idea, but it’s the presentation you give that will make or break the deal.<p>From PowerPoint to Prezi, there are numerous technologies that can help you organize and augment your presentation. Ten …

Review of UniPDF, a Free PDF to Word Converter

UniPDF Output Formats<p>BMP, DOC, GIF, HTML, JPG, PCX, PNG, RTF, TGA, TIF, and TXT<p>My Thoughts on UniPDF<p>UniPDF is super simple to use. You can drag and …

Want Kids Who Can Stand up to What Life Throws at Them? Follow This Simple Advice

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Parenting

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. - Vox

Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first time.<p>Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light.<p>Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has …

Reducing Stress, Anxiety? Talk To Yourself In The Third Person

Talking to yourself in the third person when you’re under stress might help you better control your emotions and anxiety level, according to new …

Who Is A Hindu? - Sanskriti - Indian Culture

<b>TRANSLATE AND READ IT IN YOUR LANGUAGE:</b><p>Countless people across the world ask me: <i>“Have you converted to Hinduism?”</i><p>The question is understandable. …

At these banks, human milk turns ‘liquid gold’

Shilpa Govande (left) waits to donate milk (Express)<p>After two abortions, 36-year-old IT professional Shilpa Govande’s joy knew no bounds when she …

Medicine

Read these new rules before going in for a `stem cell cure'

MUMBAI: Considering the mushrooming of stem cell clinics offering "cures" for conditions ranging from diabetes to autism across the country , the …

Medicine

Celestial sound waves reveal surprising solar changes

The celestial music released from the sun suggests that its outer layer has grown weaker over the years, according to new research from the United Kingdom.<p>The sun releases sound waves, and like a musical instrument, the structure of the sun informs the way the sound waves are shaped. Scientists can …

Astronomy

Nasa's Kepler telescope finds 10 Earth-like planets: 'We are not alone'

Rocky worlds discovered by Kepler telescope are right distance from their parent stars for water to pool on the surface<p>Astronomers have added 219 candidates to the growing list of planets beyond our solar system, 10 of which may be about the same size and temperature as Earth, boosting their …

7 Surprising Traits That Make Introverts Wildly Successful

You don't need to be an extrovert to win at the entrepreneurship game.<p>The traditional view of an entrepreneur is of an individual who eats and drinks the energy of crowds, an inspiring, articulate ball of unreserved innovation who feels completely at home wrapped in attention. These types of …

Entrepreneurship

Twelve Forces That Will Radically Change How Organizations Work: The New New Way of Working

The <i>New</i> New Way of Working Series<p>By , , and<p>Contact the Authors<p>Senior Partner & Managing Director<p>Susanne Dyrchs<p>Project Leader<p>Senior Partner & Managing …

Employee Engagement

The Dalai Lama explains how to be prepared for your death

We can all agree that the fear of death is the most fundamental fear that all humans face in their lives. We may try to forget our uncertainty as to …

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

We’ve all been there.<p>We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway?<p>We knew it wasn’t the right decision or the best decision, but in that moment, …

Critical Thinking

From World’s Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy – Part III

<b>Deathly blow to Indian universities</b><p>Imagine a group of horsemen riding into the campus of a world-famous university, mowing down students and …

India

Duet Display brings Apple’s Touch Bar to any iPad

I've long been a fan of Duet Display's ability to turn my five-year-old iPad into a surprisingly responsive and portable secondary display for my laptop. Now Duet is about to get just a little bit more interesting thanks to a new option that adds a Touch Bar to the bottom of the display, whether …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

15 facts on African religions

1. African traditional religion refers to the indigenous or autochthonous religions of the African people. It deals with their cosmology, ritual …

7 Things the Buddha Never Said

The historical Buddha said many things in his long lifetime of teaching. But have you ever heard a supposed Buddha quote and wondered, Did he really …

Spirituality

iTENS, a Nifty Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator to Treat Pain

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) devices intended for consumers to use themselves are nothing new anymore. They’ve been even …

Gear & Gadgets