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Top 7 Myths About Cell Phones and Driving

Top 7 Myths About Cell Phones and Driving | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

There are many myths associated with driving while talking on a cell phone,texting, taking pictures, or messing around with a map feature.  New legislature has been enacted in an attempt to reduce the number of auto accidents related to cell phone usage, however, most of it is ineffective.  Some new laws banning drivers from texting behind the wheel have even increased the number of accidents related to that practice.  Below are the top seven myths about driving while using a cell phone.

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19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the world, photographers have captured the magic of winter, the beauty of the season encapsulated in a moment. Now, we hope you enjoy this original compilation of 19 photos of winter wonderlands around the world.

Above photo: Viktoria Haack



Bavaria, Germany Photo: Kilian Schoenberger

Nagano, Japan Photo: Takanobu Nushi

Kuusaankoski, Laukaa, Finland Photo: Joni Rahunen

Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna National Park, Italy Photo: Roberto Melotti

Moominworld in Naantali, Finland Photo: Miki K

Dingle, Liverpool, England Photo: Owen Buckley

Long Bridge, Skaneateles, New York Photo: Matt Champlin

Estonia Photo: Jan Lepamaa

Paris, France Photo: Irene F

Tromso, Northern…
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Quotables

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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16 Absolutely Stunning Lakes Once They've Frozen Over

16 Absolutely Stunning Lakes Once They've Frozen Over | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It sounds so simple, but have you ever just taken a look at a completely frozen over lake? They're like something out of a dream! Absolutely stunning.
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4 Ways to Signal Power

4 Ways to Signal Power | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Here's how to master the unconscious cues that tell others you're a leader as soon as you walk into the room.
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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6 Tips To Overcome The Winter Blues

6 Tips To Overcome The Winter Blues | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Winter is upon us, which means depression is on the rise. Here are 6 tips to overcome the winter blues!
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The Most Powerful TED Talks of 2014

The Most Powerful TED Talks of 2014 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Explore this fun, interactive playlist of the most powerful ideas we heard from TED Talks in 2014.
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Master Your Fear With These 6 Tips

Face your fears, be courageous and achieve all the things in your life that you thought were impossible.
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3 Steps You Can Take Right Now To Build Confidence

3 Steps You Can Take Right Now To Build Confidence | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Once you start making small changes in your life, within a few weeks you should feel a significant difference in your confidence level.
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9 Things Remarkably Successful People Never Do

Stay at your mental and emotional best by avoiding a few common habits and beliefs.
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A Visual History of Typewriter Art from 1893 to Today

A Visual History of Typewriter Art from 1893 to Today | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

How Victorian female stenographers pioneered a unique art form with newfound notoriety in the digital age.

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10 Blessings That Come Hidden in Rejection, Losing and Failure

10 Blessings That Come Hidden in Rejection, Losing and Failure | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The tough times are tuition we pay for what we need to know to succeed.
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2 Minute Video Showing How To Correct Your Posture In Front Of A Computer

2 Minute Video Showing How To Correct Your Posture In Front Of A Computer | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Don't put yourself at risk while working. Learn how to acquire a proper posture when working in front of your computer.
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22 Gorgeous Pieces Of Art You Won't Believe Were Drawn On An IPad

22 Gorgeous Pieces Of Art You Won't Believe Were Drawn On An IPad | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
They started with a blank screen and used a finger and stylus to sketch with incredible detail.
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8 Super-Productive Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

8 Super-Productive Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
8 Super-Productive Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump: Check out these eight outside-the-box solutions...
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5 Ways Being Too Nice Can Hurt You

5 Ways Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Kindness is always in style, but being a pushover can hurt you in many different ways. Here's a list.
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Quotables

“Fear is not real. It is a product of thoughts you create. Do not misunderstand me. Danger is very real. But fear is a choice.” 

~ Will Smith

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New Meticulously Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White

New Meticulously Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces since we explored her work this summer. White relies heavily on thin lines and negative space to create each illustration, a subtractive process
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Ten ways to manage holiday stress and burnout

Ten ways to manage holiday stress and burnout | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
According to employers, workplace discontent is common at this time of year with many companies reporting a decline in productivity. While some drop off is acceptable as we celebrate the season, a good portion of it results from holiday burnout.
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5 Ways to Get Healthier at Work in 2015

5 Ways to Get Healthier at Work in 2015 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You've been meaning to do a number of these things for months, right? Make this the year you finally make your health a priority.
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The Real Reason You're Procrastinating, and How to Fix It

Everyone procrastinates sometimes, but these 4 steps can help you cut down on it dramatically.
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The 3 A's of awesome

The 3 A's of awesome | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Neil Pasricha's blog 1000 Awesome Things savors life's simple pleasures, from free refills to clean sheets. In this heartfelt talk, he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that's truly awesome.
(Filmed at TEDxToronto.)
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