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Stargate Comedy - VIDEOS

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These short clips are intended to promote the Stargate series as comedy, as well as SyFy drama.
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One Word Determines Your Personality

One Word Determines Your Personality | Good Advice | Scoop.it
The famous line in the movie Jerry McGuire states "You had me at hello" is more accurate than you think.  In a study conducted by University of Glasgow in Scotland, professor  Phil McAleer, had a group of people record their voices reading the same paragraph.  Then he extracted the word "Hello" from each of their voices and asked over 300 volunteers to determine 10 different personality traits, such as trustworthiness, aggressiveness, confidence, dominance and warmth.What he found was that the group as a whole, agreed on almost all of the personali
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SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, June 30, 6:17 PM

Let's hope it's the right word!

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The Procrastination Doom Loop - and How to Break It

The Procrastination Doom Loop - and How to Break It | Good Advice | Scoop.it

When scientists have studied procrastination, they've typically focused on how people are miserable at weighing costs and benefits across time.

 

In the last few years, however, scientists have begun to think that procrastination might have less to do with time than emotion. Procrastination "really has nothing to do with time-management,” Joseph Ferrari, a professor of psychology at DePaul University, told Psychological Science. “To tell the chronic procrastinator to just do it would be like saying to a clinically depressed person, cheer up.”

 


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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, June 11, 9:30 AM

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.


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What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Technology has a lot to answer for: killing old businesses, destroying the middle class, Buzzfeed. Technology in the form of the internet is especially villainous, having been accused of everything from making us dumber (paywall) to aiding dictatorships. But Michael Harris, riffing on the observations of Melvin Kranzberg, argues that "technology is neither good nor evil. The most...

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If you were born before 1985 you know what it was like both before and after the internet.  Shall time eventually be referred to as Before Internet and After Internet?

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Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators - Infographic

Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators -  Infographic | Good Advice | Scoop.it
The Teaching Students to Be Better Annotators Infographic provides ideas for teaching annotation in the classroom.

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Sue Osborne's curator insight, June 17, 12:57 AM

Cathy Hainstock!

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11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make

11 Mistakes Successful People Never Make | Good Advice | Scoop.it

If you're not happy with your life, either personally or professionally, take a quick look in the mirror. The problem may not be lack of opportunity, or education, or capital, or connections--the culprit could be you.

The difficulty could lie in what you believe--and what you do.

What do successful people believe and do differently?


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"Real, lasting satisfaction comes from doing, not from having. Want to feel good about yourself? Help someone. Knowing you've made a difference in another person's life is an "aah..." that lasts forever."

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Cheryl Engstrom's curator insight, June 19, 11:21 AM

I know I have made a few of these mistakes. Good reminder

Lyfe Media's curator insight, June 19, 12:56 PM

This article is simple yet motivating. We're all looking for some guidance day to day, so why not listen to helpful tips from the successful people we want to be like? If you incorporate even half of these eleven tips into your daily life, we think you'll see significant improvement. LyfeNews

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How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning? | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning? | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | Good Advice | Scoop.it
How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning? | http://t.co/uGuWYxnv1B - Some great tips for educators #edchat #socialmedia

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Jay Cross's curator insight, June 23, 10:37 PM

Tweet to learn.

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Vietnam Consultant Channel ► The disruptive power of collaboration An interview with Clay Shirky


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Picking a Major Based on Which Industries Are Hiring Is a Bad Idea

Picking a Major Based on Which Industries Are Hiring Is a Bad Idea | Good Advice | Scoop.it
One reason some jobs are in high demand is because no one predicted that they would be.
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I've seen the sad and stupid trend for several years: "A few generations ago the employers used to look for smart or adaptable kids on college campuses with general skills. They would convert them to what they wanted inside the company and they would retrain them and they’d get different skills. They’re not doing that now. They're just expecting that the kids will show up with the skills that the employer needs when the employer needs them. That’s a pretty difficult thing to expect, because of these kinds of problems. So the employers now are always complaining that they can’t get the people they need, but it’s pretty obvious why that’s not happening.

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Our poor sleeping habits could be filling our brains with neurotoxins

Our poor sleeping habits could be filling our brains with neurotoxins | Good Advice | Scoop.it
One more reason to put away the phone and just get a good night's sleep, already.
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India's IT Party is over. Reinvent yourself or suffer

India's IT Party is over. Reinvent yourself or suffer | Good Advice | Scoop.it
India’s  IT industry is unlikely to remain the amazing job-engine that it has been. For the past two decades, the fastest way to increase your income has been to land a job with an IT company. The industry has provided a ticket to prosperity for millions of young Indians; children of security guards, drivers, peons and cooks catapulted themselves and their families firmly into the middle class in a single generation by landing a job in a BPO. Hundreds of engineering colleges mushroomed overnight churning out over a million graduates a year to feel the insatiable demand of India&rsq
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This pertains to everyone: "...the ability to learn new things, develop new competencies and periodically reinvent ourselves is a crucial one. Sadly too many of us have no curiosity and no interest in reading nor learning. The future will not be kind to such people."

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Dartmouth Predicts GPA Based on Phone Tracking App - InformationWeek

Dartmouth Predicts GPA Based on Phone Tracking App - InformationWeek | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Can a phone app predict your performance based on your behavior? This one can, at least if you are a college student.
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"...it is our behavior, not necessarily our talents, that best predict our academic success."

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The Worst Thing You Could Be Called As a Boss and How to Avoid It

The Worst Thing You Could Be Called As a Boss and How to Avoid It | Good Advice | Scoop.it
I’m sure I’ve been called a lot of names in my career, probably even bitch at times, but there’s one name I hope has never been attached to me. And that is HOT MESS.In this month’s Vanity Fair, a female executive, caught up in a nightmare situation at work, is deemed a hot mess by an anonymous company insider. In another blind quote someone says, “She was all over the place, she had ADD and that caused a lot of stress for everyone.”When people think of you as a hot mess, it means you look incompetent or out of control. It’s all unraveling around you,
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Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity | Good Advice | Scoop.it
A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say "done" at the end of even the smallest tasks.
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Wanted in College Graduates: Tolerance for Ambiguity

Wanted in College Graduates: Tolerance for Ambiguity | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Three months after I graduated from college and following a summer journalism fellowship at the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, I had my first interview for a full-time newspaper reporting job. It was in Wilmington, N.C. The managing editor of the newspaper picked me up at the airport and after a quick lunch, he dropped me off on Front Street, the historic main thoroughfare along the banks of the Cape Fear River. He told me to go find a story.It was a Friday afternoon in late August and I had to report and write the story by 5 p.m. I had never been to Wilmington before and I didn’t know an
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29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE

Motion Graphics: TO-FU Contact us at http://to-fu.tv Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TOFU.design twitter http://twitter.com/tofu_design Reference: http://paulzii.tumblr.com/post/3360025995 Music:…

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The Ten and a Half Commandments of Leadership

The Ten and a Half Commandments of Leadership | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Do you have what it takes to become a great leader--the kind of leader who not only attracts people but actually makes things happen.

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, June 15, 6:20 AM

Good rules to live by...

Ian Berry's curator insight, June 15, 6:53 PM

Good list Like "The best leaders make every action, every word, every moment, every relationship count."

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When I Didn’t Take My Own Storytelling Advice

When I Didn’t Take My Own Storytelling Advice | Good Advice | Scoop.it
So this is embarrassing. Last week I wrote a story/blog about my recent haircut (you can read it here if you really want to…) and I did not follow my own advice about storytelling. Here’s what happened.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, June 16, 2:16 PM

The practice of storytelling is full of lessons -- that apply to becoming a better storyteller. That's a little-known secret in our profession.


And thank heavens business story professional Lianne Picot from up in Toronto, Canada clues the world in with her latest blog. I love it. She shares a story and connects it to all the mistakes she made, and then links those mistakes back to lessons in how to tell better stories.


The tips at the end of the post are great and a good reminder list for crafting great stories.


Enjoy this unique twist. It's a good example of ways everyday life can help us perfect our craft.  

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Raytheon: To Train Without Pain - Videogame-Based Tech Creates Digital Scenarios So Real, You Might Need a Helmet

Raytheon: To Train Without Pain - Videogame-Based Tech Creates Digital Scenarios So Real, You Might Need a Helmet | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Actors studded with white markers move inside a ring of infrared cameras. Their performance was being captured on a computer to create avatars - digital versions of themselves that will appear in virtual training sessions for the U.S. Army.

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callooh's curator insight, June 21, 10:53 AM

Mischaracterizes serious games by implying you need video tech but interesting in that the game uses real people to create digital scenarios.

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John Paul Sartre and the Existential Choice

The existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre thought that human beings live in anguish. Not because life is terrible. But rather because, we’re ‘condemned to be free’. We're ‘thrown’ into existence, become aware of ourselves, and have to make choices. Even deciding not to choose is a choice.



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24 Quick Daily Habits You Can Use to Be Smarter

24 Quick Daily Habits You Can Use to Be Smarter | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Would like to be better, faster, stronger, and all that good stuff? As you might expect, the road to self-improvement isn't short, and it isn't easy. It all starts with forming good habits, habits that you can carry with you through each day of your life. Once you do them enough, they'll become second nature,…

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, June 30, 10:19 AM

The time to do nothing sounds very good. Which of these appeals to you?

maria papanikou's curator insight, July 1, 5:20 AM

The way to a better Self!

Anita Vance's curator insight, July 1, 7:30 PM

A little advice for self-improvement.

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: UPDATED: 50 Jobs for Kids Ages 12-17

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: UPDATED: 50 Jobs for Kids Ages 12-17 | Good Advice | Scoop.it

This is an updated list (12 more added from last year) of jobs for kids between the ages of 12-17. With a little creativity (and a bit of that entrepreneurial spirit) there are many things your students can do to earn extra money.

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Great ideas for anyone to do a side-hustle or while in-between jobs.

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Self-Defense and Life Skills

Self-Defense and Life Skills | Good Advice | Scoop.it

In my own search for my life’s work, I began studying martial arts 40 years ago. I was looking for ways not just to feel safe on my journey, but also to understand what my gifts and potential were and how to use them to create a successful life. I think everyone has his or her own definition of success, so I’ll share mine with you. Dawn Callan

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Whitney Mccloud on Twitter

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One of the absolute worst things about having ADHD is having poor time management! I can’t even begin to tell you all the problems this can cause. You could literally write an entire series of books on this subject, but we will let someone else do all that! I’m just going to give you Crafting Help for ADHDers-Time Management. I hope you’ll find it helpful, and I would love to hear your feedback, experiences, and tips on this subject as well.

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A truly effective way of solving problems

A truly effective way of solving problems | Good Advice | Scoop.it

The approach can be very simply stated – state the challenge in the form ‘I feel (emotion X) about (situation Y) because (reason Z)”. For example, “I feel angry (X)about what Steven said (Y) because I think he's giving me a bad name (Z)'Why is this style of thinking so useful?

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