What a Non-Partisan Plan for U.S. Entrepeneurship Would Look Like - Derek Thompson The Republican National Convention praised small businesses and the Democratic response will praise the administration's role in helping job creators. But what would a non-partisan plan for entrepreneurs look like? The theme of the first day of the Republican National Convention was "We Built It," a rallying-cry from entrepreneurs who insisted that they didn't need government to start their businesses. This week, we can expect the Democratic response to highlight the ways Obama's administration has empowered job creators. But what would an entrepreneur-first platform, stripped of party politics, really look like? Here are your ideas... It all starts with consumers... Address the housing/household debt crisis. How health care costs pushed an entrepreneur into government work Six years into my law enforcement career, I was hospitalized with a major illness. 'Universal single payer would cause an explosion of entrepreneurship' 'The "pay raise" goes to [health] benefits' 'Abolish the payroll tax'
100 Exquisite Adjectives By Mark Nichol Adjectives — descriptive words that modify nouns — often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it’s quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find just the right word for the job, enrichment ensues. Practice precision when you select words. Here’s a list of adjectives: Subscribe to Receive our Articles and Exercises via Email You will improve your English in only 5 minutes per day, guaranteed! 21 Responses to “100 Exquisite Adjectives” Rebecca Fantastic list!
www.perfectphotoblog.com WebDAV Navigator 10 talks on making schools great With just over a month to go before the 2012 presidential election in the US, eyes around the world are on the contest between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The election may well come down to a few key issues. So what matters most to Americans? Among the most important questions in the upcoming election is, “How can we improve the nation’s public schools?” To get you thinking, talking and voting, here are 10 talks from speakers with some very big ideas about how to reshape our school environments. Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! Emily Pilloton: Teaching design for change Education challenges can be met with design solutions, says Emily Pilloton. Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx Inveterate educator Stephen Ritz saw his students getting more unhealthy by the year, so sprang into action and created The Green Bronx Machine. Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover No problem worth solving comes in a simple formula, says math teacher Dan Meyer.
College Fashion - Tips, trends and style for students. | Page 2 What to Wear to the Gym I had planned to write up a post on cute gym clothes next month, but since this is my most requested article ever, I couldn’t wait to show you! Usually I photograph three outfits per article, but since this is a special thank you for so many requests, I decided to unload my entire athletic drawer to show you guys what I wear to the gym. Sit back and enjoy. Why Dress Cute to the Gym? That’s a question that seems to come up a lot, so I thought I’d explain why I choose to do so: It’s motivating. But what is most important is to wear what you’re comfortable in and what you enjoy wearing, whether you’re in the gym or outside of it. Now, let’s get to the looks. 1. If there was one outfit I would suggest you buy, it’s the basics. These Nike capris are from a factory store sale. 2. CF reader Avery requested an outfit that was on the less revealing side because her TAs and professors work out at her gym (awkward). This outfit would be ideal for pumping iron. 3. 4. 5.
Ramon Bruin's 3D Drawings Jump Off The Page (PHOTOS) Artist Ramon Bruin is taking hyperrealistic drawings to another dimension. The third dimension to be exact. The Dutch illustrator is creating realistic 3D renderings of snakes, birds and bridges using a pencil, paper and what we imagine is a vivid imagination. From creeping insects to sprawling structures, Bruin draws impressive cartoons that seem to jump right off the paper. To create the pictures, Bruin uses a technique called anamorphosis, reports The New York Daily News. Scroll down for more of Bruin's cartoon creations in the slideshow below, and head to his web site for more work. Loading Slideshow Come out and PlayCaterpillarHold the CandleSpider and the ChickSnake and the PuppetThe Optical TowerBookshelf RatsSnakeFeather of a Raven Hide Thumbnails 100 Points
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