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Just a collection of interesting articles and ideas I find crossing my electronic desk.
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Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos

Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
In its first big policy shift since Facebook bought the photo-sharing site, Instagram claims the right to sell users' photos without payment or notification. Oh, and there's no way to opt out. Read this article by Declan McCullagh on CNET News.
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6 Books for the Well-Rounded Entrepreneur

6 Books for the Well-Rounded Entrepreneur | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
Starting a business, personal productivity, marketing skills--these good reads cover the essentials an entrepreneur needs to master.
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I'm Maria Popova, and This Is How I Work

I'm Maria Popova, and This Is How I Work | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
Maria Popova is the mind behind Brain Pickings, a highly influential and addictive curation of the best content from the web and beyond.
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Toad Suck, Arkansas, voted “most unfortunate” town name

A new poll across seven English-speaking countries has chosen Toad Suck, Arkansas, as having the "most unfortunate" town name in the U.S.

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Video: Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Video: Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
Team members share the challenges of Curiosity's final minutes to landing on the surface of Mars.
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How to Showcase Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn: 8 Tips

How to Showcase Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn: 8 Tips | EdsNotes | Scoop.it

Once you’ve defined your personal brand, it’s time to showcase it to recruiters, bosses, customers and others who may be assessing you. Here’s how LinkedIn can help.

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Seth's Blog: Email checklist

Before you hit send on that next email, perhaps you should run down this list, just to be sure: Is it going to just one person? (If yes, jump to #10) Since it's going to a group, have I thought...
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Coaching the Uncoachable - with Brad Huisken

Coaching the Uncoachable - with Brad Huisken | EdsNotes | Scoop.it

...the biggest issue with independent businesses is that the owners are uncoachable; and you cannot coach the uncoachable. (A bit long, but well worth the read. -Ed)

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Grammar, a Victim in the Office

Grammar, a Victim in the Office | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
Managers are fighting an epidemic of grammar gaffes in the workplace, where looseness with language can create bad impressions with clients, ruin marketing materials and cause communications errors.
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What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.
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Student who doubled as high school's custodian now Harvard-bound - CBS News

Student who doubled as high school's custodian now Harvard-bound - CBS News | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
CBS Evening News: Student who doubled as high school's custodian now Harvard-bound - Dawn Loggins was left homeless by her parents; When a fellow custodian took her in, she "took off," rising to the top of her class...
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4 things you didn't learn in driver's ed

4 things you didn't learn in driver's ed | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
PM contributor Mac Demere teaches at an advanced driving school for teens, trying to prep the next generation of motorists for road-going emergencies they didn't learn about in driver's ed.
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Interesting stuff for an auto enthusiast... I knew about the ABS thing, but wasn't up to speed on the negative efffects of 10 and 2.

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How Memory Works: 10 Things Most People Get Wrong — PsyBlog

How Memory Works: 10 Things Most People Get Wrong — PsyBlog | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
“If we remembered everything we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing.”...
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Guess who is buying all those Young Adult novels! - Time to Write

Guess who is buying all those Young Adult novels! - Time to Write | EdsNotes | Scoop.it

Publisher’s Weekly reports that a new study reveals that 55% of the people buying Young Adult (YA) books, written with youngsters from 12 to 17 in mind, are bought by ...

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The New Psycho-Cybernetics by Dr. Maxwell Maltz and Dan Kennedy

The New Psycho-Cybernetics by Dr. Maxwell Maltz and Dan Kennedy | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
The New Psycho-Cybernetics unveils an amazing step-by-step plan for rapid goal achievement and personal transformation. Hear a FREE audio clip and discover the incredible mind technology that has empowered millions ...
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Never. Give. Up.

The next time you want to skip a workout… Next time you’re getting beat up… Next time you think you can’t do it…stop back here and watch this.

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Who Is Jonathan Ive?

...the headliner of the show made a decidedly less showy impression. Shambling onto the stage with a nearly shaved head and dark T-shirt, Apple Computer Senior Vice-President for Industrial Design Jonathan Ive looked like grad student who had gotten lost on the way to Starbucks.

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Apollo 11: Photos of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and Their Families, 1969 | LIFE | TIME.com

Apollo 11: Photos of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and Their Families, 1969 | LIFE | TIME.com | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
On the anniversary of the July 1969 lunar landing, LIFE.com presents photos of the Apollo 11 astronauts and their families — at play and in quieter moments — in the months before their history-making mission.
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Here's the Most Stunning Photo of Mars the World Has Ever Seen

Here's the Most Stunning Photo of Mars the World Has Ever Seen | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
NASA has released a new panorama from its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, showing the terrain where the robot spent the Martian winter.
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30 Ways to Become the Most Interesting Person You Know

30 Ways to Become the Most Interesting Person You Know | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
How much money is being boring costing you? ANSWER: Too much. SEE SCOTT LIVEScott Ginsberg will be keynote speaker at our brand-new SMART Jewelry Sho...
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The Deathbed Thoughts of an Entrepreneur | Toilet Paper Entrepreneur

Just what did Sam Walton say on his deathbed?

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89 Business Cliches That Will Get Any MBA Promoted And Make Them Totally Useless - Forbes

89 Business Cliches That Will Get Any MBA Promoted And Make Them Totally Useless - Forbes | EdsNotes | Scoop.it

"You don't need an MBA to..."

 

Some of my personal professional pet peeves...

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Browse Like Bond: Use Any Computer Without Leaving a Trace with Tails

Browse Like Bond: Use Any Computer Without Leaving a Trace with Tails | EdsNotes | Scoop.it
If James Bond logs on to a computer, he doesn't want to leave a bunch of files, cookies, or his IP address out there for someone to find. It might seem extreme, but sometimes it's a good idea to take the same precautions yourself.
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