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How to be less shy when meeting new people. Rachel Pictor Roberts's image for: "Coping with Shyness" Caption: Location:

How to be less shy when meeting new people

Flights to Jeddah. Why Australia's outback is globally important. There are places in Australia that are awe-inspiring, spectacular, mysterious; they touch our spirit and help define our nation.

Why Australia's outback is globally important

Kakadu is one, Uluru another, the magnificent red sandy deserts, the Kimberley. These are part of our country’s essence, and they provide a rare lens into the wonder of nature and the timelessness and value of our land. David de Jorge Eceizabarrena. Skyline (2010) An Interactive Infographic Maps The Future Of Emerging Technology. Can speculation about the future of technology serve as a measuring stick for what we create today?

An Interactive Infographic Maps The Future Of Emerging Technology

That’s the idea behind Envisioning Technology's massive infographic (PDF), which maps the future of emerging technologies on a loose timeline between now and 2040. Click to enlarge. iRing - The first motion controller for all your music apps and more. Take Control Now control your music apps and effects without touching your device with the iRing™ touchless controller for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

iRing - The first motion controller for all your music apps and more

The new iRing uses hand gestures to control parameters of effects and other items in your music apps, allowing you to create stunning and dramatic music in an incredibly fun way by simply moving your hands in front of your device. Apple Watch. How to Control Multiple Computers with a Single Keyboard and Mouse. Sci Guide with Tom Whyntie and Andrew Pontzen. Tracky is a Social Collaboration App That Will Get Tasks Done.

The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark.

Tracky is a Social Collaboration App That Will Get Tasks Done

If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Tracky Quick Pitch: Tracky is an application that boosts productivity by cutting Internet clutter. The web and mobile app brings email, chat, task collaboration and file sharing to one place. Genius Idea: Tracky is an application for planning, collaborating and getting tasks done. To the Tracky team, the Internet is an over-saturated place where people at work are bombarded with applications and tabs. By using this social collaboration platform, busy bees can reduce jumping from project management tools such as Basecamp to Google Docs, email, instant messaging and calendars. Thinking IT in the workplace. 5 Things to Do Every Day for Success. Fast Company wants you to have your best year yet in 2012; click for more advice and tips on how to work smarter, manage your career, and lead a more meaningful life.

5 Things to Do Every Day for Success

"You get up at what time? " I hear that a lot, along with "You are so lucky. " So, I'm going to help out here and let you in on the secrets of my success. Well, not all of them--but enough to show you the foundation I build on every day. 1. 2. "Power Up's" 2015 Resolutions, Resources: Try Top Tech Solutions for Improving Teaching & Learning. Hopefully, all educators have New Year's resolutions in place to improve professional practice.

"Power Up's" 2015 Resolutions, Resources: Try Top Tech Solutions for Improving Teaching & Learning

"POWER Up What Works," an activity of the federal education department, is lending a hand by publishing five proposals by Judy Zorfass related to improving teaching and learning by using educational technology. Zorfass oversees the development and design of the "PowerUp What Works" website, including the content and guidelines for ways to successfully implement technology into classrooms. She is co-Principal Investigator for the Center for Technology Implementation (CTI), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Umrah Special Offer. Sea - Gallery. 20 Stunning Themes for Mac OS X. Changing the theme of your Mac allows you to completely alter the look and feel of the interface.

20 Stunning Themes for Mac OS X

We posted an overview of the two main applications able to deal with themes earlier this week; ShapeShifter, which is best for pre-Leopard systems, and Magnifique, which is Leopard compatible. Once you’ve settled on an application to try, you’ll need to find a few beautiful themes to apply. Fortunately, we’ve gone away and researched 10 stunning examples for each application, so whether you’re running ShapeShifter or Magnifique you’ll be spoiled for theme-ing choice! ShapeShifter Themes Milk Milk is a simple, white theme with a few different colour tints. Eylo Eylo is a bright and “digital” theme, modeled slightly from the Halo series of games. Neon A delightfully professional theme, with a concave upper left corner and a aluminium finish. Canum Colorful, simple, not overly rounded, and mixes professionalism with a friendly appeal. Somatic Amora A crazy, digital theme. Cold. Ten Technology Trends That Will Change the World in Ten Years.

37 Regrets That You Should Always Avoid. Everyone goes through life experiencing enough mistakes and resulting damage that, by the time they are old enough, they have regrets.

37 Regrets That You Should Always Avoid

They say hindsight is 20/20 and when you look back at your life you will know what moments you should have changed. However, we want to help you out. Forget hindsight. We’ve compiled a list of the 37 things you must not do or else you will definitely regret them at the end of your life. Just read through these and trust us.