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11 Essential Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs [Infographic] - Copyblogger

So. You think you’ve got yourself a good blog post.<p>You chose your writing style. You knocked out the first draft. You allowed it to sit for an hour …

How Much Does it Cost to Build the World's Hottest Startups?

Could $100,000 and the right developer skills make you an overnight billionaire? How much does it really take to build a product like Twitter or Instagram? With mobile development agencies and product incubators on the rise and more corporate “labs” spinning out each day, there’s no shortage of …

Tablo BookMaker Takes The Complexity Out Of EBook Publishing

Getting a book published used to require something called “an agent” who talked to a “publishing house” who, in turn, hired a “printer” to make a “hardback” or “paperback” version of your words. Tablo.io is just another in the long line of startups aimed at relegating those things to the deep, dark …

'Memorial forest' in Armenia planned for young couple who died

An environmental group has agreed to plant up to 50,000 trees in Armenia as a lasting memorial to a Glendale couple who died in a car crash eight months after they were married.<p>Sosé Thomassian and Allen Yekikian died May 10 in a head-on car crash while on a weekend getaway in Georgia, Armenia's …

Armenia

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

How to Draw a Panda

Community Tested<p>A panda looks like a bear with a black and white color. They are very cute in cartoons and in reality they look really nice and …

DIY Whiteboard Wall – Write On Your Walls!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>paint rollers<br>• Whiteboard paint ( 1 qt. per wall )<br>• damp rag ( 1 )<br>• drop cloth ( 1 )<br>• Paint Brush ( 1 )<br>• trays<br>• Painter’s Tape<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onMr. Kate

Tel Aviv's Futuristic Skytrain Transportation System

While public transportation yields many benefits for population dense cities, there are also a number of downsides to it, such as congestion, environmental impact, and the high cost to the city. A new type of public transit system is being developed by NASA and Skytran to bring the future one step …

Tel Aviv

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

Feit Handmade Leather Shoes - The Fox Is Black

Feit footwear—and that’s pronounced “fight” rather than “feet”—is a handmade shoe line made from natural materials. Launched in 2005 by former Royal …

How to Be Amazingly Good at Asking Questions

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire<p>Are you being judged by your questions? Not moving forward in your career, …

Self-help

The best things to do in Central Park

Get ready to explore the city's playground in a way you never have before with our list of the best things to do in Central Park. Central Park is one …

Alice In Wonderland

57 Simple Ways to Make Someone's Day

"Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and start with the person nearest you." -Mother Teresa<p>Recently, I ran across something that got me thinking again about the beauty of a simple kindness. And about the astonishing power and positive impact even the smallest kind word or deed can …

Young newlyweds killed in car crash half a world away

May 19, 2013|By Brittany Levine<p>A young newlywed couple, Allen Yekikian and Sose Thomassian, died earlier… (For Times Community News )<p>Beneath a starry sky, Sosé Thomassian and Allen Yekikian held each other on their wedding night, arms looped around hips, eyes locked, for more than 20 minutes so the …

Star Trek

The 7 Questions That Tell You Who You Are

Many of the answers we’re seeking are answers we already have. We just don’t know how to access them. Understanding who you are isn’t something you …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …