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11 Amazing Fake 'Harry Potter' Books Written In China Follow 11 Points on TwitterThere's some funny stuff there. I promise. Published Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM NEW! 22 Websites that are Beautiful and Useful Here at WDL, we like to keep you inspired by showing you beautifully designed websites every week with our web design inspirational lists. Today we decided to go a different route, and instead of picking a single “theme” of examples, we gathered examples of websites that are inspiring and useful for web designers. We gathered different tools and skill sharing websites to show you so you can be inspired and also discover a nice tool/service. From free lessons to learn how to code to monthly memberships to help you to learn more about design, in this post you will find here 22 examples of inspiring and useful websites. Make sure to visit all of them, enjoy! responsify

Radical Sharing Works: This Guy Lets the World Use His Starbucks Card for Free (UPDATED) - Business Download this image to your phone, take it to Starbucks and scan it at the cash register: It'll get you a free coffee. It's part of a radical experiment in sharing that's teaching us something about mobile money in the process. "It's been extremely uplifting," Jonathan Stark tells GOOD. About one month ago, Stark posted the barcode image for his personal Starbucks card online, for anyone to use.

Where White Man Went Wrong Indian Chief ‘Two Eagles’ was asked by a white U.S. government official, “You have observed the white man for 90 years. You’ve seen his wars and his technological advances. You’ve seen his progress and the damage he’s done.” The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued, “Considering all these events, in your opinion where did the white man go wrong?” The Chief stared at the government official and then replied, “When white man find land, Indians running it, no taxes, no debt, plenty buffalo, plenty beaver, clean water.

Investors - GTSO Resources New joint venture partner GTSO finalizes joint venture agreement with Chilerecicla, a top recycling company in Latin America, to expand its current operations in Chile to surrounding countries in Latin America. This new joint venture Chilerecicla E-Waste is a major step for GTSO Resources to expand its operations globally in an explosive region such as South America. Chilerecicla provides comprehensive management service and consultancy for the recycling of e-waste all over Chile and is rapidly expanding into other countries across Latin America. The corporate philosophy is to develop and promote sustainable business practices in companies producing or selling electronic equipment as well as proper disposal of e-waste for reuse. To learn more, visit the website at www.chilerecicla.com.

Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived Additional notes from the author: If you want to learn more about Tesla, I highly recommend reading Tesla: Man Out of Time Also, this Badass of the week by Ben Thompson is what originally inspired me to write a comic about Tesla. Ben's also got a book out which is packed full of awesome. There's an old movie from the 80s on Netflix Instant Queue right now about Tesla: The Secret of Nikola Tesla. It's corny and full of bad acting, but it paints a fairly accurate depiction of his life.

Can Going Without Money Hurt the Economy? One Man's Quest to Be Penniless Daniel Suelo is 51 years old and broke. Happily broke. Consciously, deliberately, blessedly broke. Not only does he not have debt, a mortgage or rent, he does not earn a salary. Nor does he buy food or clothes, or own any product with a lower case "i" before it. hope you’re not too tired to read this… Check this out! As many curbs as I’ve hit, I might just need these tires! Resilient Tech has been testing these out for some time now, developing them for the military.

PET - CyberWiki Thanks for visiting the CIS PET wiki. This is meant to be a list of free technologies aimed at empowering Internet users to gain better control over their data. It's very simple to add an entry---just click the "edit" tab, copy and paste the previous entry, and substitute the name, description, and address. Abine - A Firefox / Internet Explorer plugin that blocks third party advertising networks, manages HTTP, DOM, and Flash cookies, and securely manages site logins.

How Do You Create A Culture Of Innovation? This is the third part in a series by Scott Anthony, author of The Little Black Book Of Innovation. It sounds so seductive: a “culture of innovation.” The three words immediately conjure up images of innovation savants like 3M, Pixar, Apple, and Google--the sorts of places where innovation isn’t an unnatural act, but part of the very fabric of a company. It seems a panacea to many companies that struggle with innovation. But what exactly is a culture of innovation, and how does a company build it?

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