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8 Smart Things Super-Productive People Do Each Morning

8 Smart Things Super-Productive People Do Each Morning | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
The super producers know how to start their day and finish tasks, even before lunch. This sets the tone they need to stay productive all day.
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Sun & moon times today, London, England, United Kingdom

Sun & moon times today, London, England, United Kingdom | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Calculations of sunrise and sunset, moonrise and moonset in United Kingdom – England – London for the coming days. Generic astronomy calculator to calculate times for sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset for many cities, with daylight saving time and time zones taken in account.
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Kickboxer pretends to be a ‘nerdy girl', beats up macho fighters

Kickboxer pretends to be a ‘nerdy girl', beats up macho fighters | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Germaine Yeap, 30, a professional fighter and champion in the combat sport of muay Thai, played a joke on swaggering trainers at a Kuala Lumpur gym, which was captured by hidden cameras.
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These maps depict the world's news in real time

These maps depict the world's news in real time | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
An experimental tool to understand the world.

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Ahmet Kadri Kurşun's curator insight, May 23, 4:20 AM

Dünya çapında her gün hayal edilemeyecek boyutta haber üretiliyor . 65 dilden fazla uluslararası medyayı takip eten GDELT, 30 yıl önceye kadar uzanan veritabanı ile dünya medyasını anlık takip ediyor ve saatbaşı güncellenen haritaya yansıtıyor.

Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, May 23, 8:04 PM

MAPA CON LAS NOTICIAS DEL MUNDO EN TIEMPO REAL

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Britons still live in Anglo-Saxon tribal kingdoms, Oxford University finds

Britons still live in Anglo-Saxon tribal kingdoms, Oxford University finds | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
A new genetic map of Britain shows that there has been little movement between areas of Britain which were former tribal kingoms in Anglo-Saxon England
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Rare tinted photos documenting Japanese life in 1865 to go on display

Rare tinted photos documenting Japanese life in 1865 to go on display | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
The photographs are the work of early photojournalist Felice Beato who spent 14 years documenting the lives of people living in Edo-era Japan - among them samurai and courtesans.
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Map Projections

This video describes what map projections are, and how the Earth can be represented using map projections within a GIS.


Tags: Mapping, video, map projections, cartography.


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Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, May 21, 9:38 AM

unit 1, to be used first week of school

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Yep - its from ESRI

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The ultimate trick to tidying up: How this 1 tip changed my life

The ultimate trick to tidying up: How this 1 tip changed my life | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
TODAY tests the method behind the quirky Japanese organization manual that has taken the world by storm.
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Mainstream Marketing - telemarketing specialists

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MainStream Marketing (UK) Ltd is an established and professional outbound telemarketing company
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Mainstream Marketing - telemarketing specialists

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10 skills a digital marketing professional MUST have to succeed

10 skills a digital marketing professional MUST have to succeed | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Being a digital marketer means understanding the nuances of the new web paradigms and how they interact. It’s about knowing about how each of the social and digital channels operate and interact with each other and the synergies that creates.

It raises questions. How different should my Facebook post be to my Twitter or Instagram tactics? What priority should I put on email marketing? How does my content marketing help build my search engine optimisation?

So, what are the skills a digital marketing professional needs to succeed?

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donhornsby's curator insight, May 19, 9:03 AM

(From the article): Most marketers know that you can get increased engagement and sharing if you use visuals. This is well understood on Facebook and a range of studies shows that up to 100% more engagement is driven by a visual post over text.


But this is not just a tactic that works on Facebook. With Twitter allowing visual in the stream the use of images is very effective. I did a little test on my Twitter stream and these were the results when I used visuals

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Mainstream Marketing - telemarketing specialists

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Mainstream Marketing - telemarketing specialists

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Moon shown in highest resolution yet in image made of 32,000 pictures

Moon shown in highest resolution yet in image made of 32,000 pictures | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Polish photographer Bartosz Wojczyski took the images over half an hour from his balcony Piekary Iskie, Poland. He spent six hours stitching together separate images to create the final photograph.
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The ultimate trick to tidying up: How this 1 tip changed my life

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Earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale wakes up Kent

Earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale wakes up Kent | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Twitter is awash with posts from people making light of the Kent earthquake, with scenes of overturned furniture and spilt coffee cups captioned the 'devastation' of the incident.
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Could this pill covered in needles replace injections?

Could this pill covered in needles replace injections? | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology student has revealed the mPill (shown). It is an ingestible device that is covered in needles. The pill has a coating that dissolves when it reaches your gut.
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Earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale wakes up Kent

Earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale wakes up Kent | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
People in the east of the county told how they hit by tremors just before 3am today, with the epicentre said to be two miles west of Ramsgate - near Kent International Airport.
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Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young Boys

Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young Boys | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
An anonymous man claims that he and other boys were sexually abused by members of Parliament and police during the Thatcher years—and that he watched them kill for sport.
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If even half of this is true....

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10 False Facts That Most People Accept As Correct

10 False Facts That Most People Accept As Correct | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Red rags don't annoy bulls, the French Horn isn't French, and Mars isn't red...
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Did a megaflood kill off America's first metropolis?

Did a megaflood kill off America's first metropolis? | Miscellaneous Topics | Scoop.it
Experts believe they may have solved the mystery of why America's first metropolis, Cahokia, became a major political and cultural centre until 1200 - but then disappeared.
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Mainstream Marketing - telemarketing specialists

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MainStream Marketing (UK) Ltd is an established and professional outbound telemarketing company
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