Indian tea workers' conditions remain very poor Image copyright Getty Images If you are drinking tea, I suggest you put down the cup right now because I've got bad news for you. You can forget those pretty pictures of happy women in saris on rolling green hillsides that you see on some tea packets.
Sketchnotes I've been hired by conference and event organizers to capture sketchnotes, live and in real-time, including GE, Summit Series, Leadercast, SXSW Interactive, An Event Apart, JESS3 and SEED Conference. I'd love to capture your next event with live sketchnotes or from recorded audio or video. Send a note and let's talk. The Sketchnote Handbook I wrote The Sketchnote Handbook with Peachpit Press (November 2012). The book teaches ways regular people can use sketchnoting techniques to make note-taking more memorable and more fun. This Easy Morning Stretch Will Revitalize Your Body, And Give You A Boost Of Energy! The Sun Salutation: (Surya Namaskara) is a sequence of twelve positions performed in a continuous flow. Each position counteracts the one before, stretching the entire body, while alternately expanding and contracting the chest to regulate the breathing.
How to get 50 TB (51200 GB) Cloud Storage For free Yes, I’m not talking about GB’s I’m talking about 50 TB’s of free online cloud storage. 50 TB’s of online storage may cost you a fortune, why paying a fortune when it is available for free. Yes, there are american giants I accept but none of them offers free 1TB storage except Flickr and Shutterfly (unlimited Image Storage) but it is only for storing your images. What if the Chinese can offer you free 50 TB storage?
5 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the year. This was the second most popular post in April, 2014. As the end of the school year approaches you may be looking for a good way for students to organize and share examples of their best work of the school year. If your students have blogs or wikis that they have maintained all year then all they need to do is move their best examples to the front page. Calling all map nerds: Funky 'Atlas of Design' is back with Vol. 3 In creating 'UFO Sightings,' designer John Nelson used data from reports spanning more than 100 years. (Photo: John Nelson/Atlas of Design, Vol. 3) Every two years, experts at the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) gather to choose the best examples of contemporary cartography. The winning designs — from students, professors, designers and professional cartographers — are collected into a beautifully published volume titled the "Atlas of Design." Volume III is now available for preorder, and it includes 32 illustrated maps featuring everything from elk migrations in Yellowstone National Park to Mars cartography and New Orleans' losing battle against rising sea levels. You can spy a few of the winning maps, as well as some thoughts from their designers, below.
5 Free Tools For Making Digital Portfolios Students create a truly outstanding amount of work over the course of a year. Back when everything was done on paper, most of that work was either thrown in the trash, stuffed in a drawer somewhere, or stuck in a box in the garage. How many essays, stories, you labor over during your years as a student that you’ll never see again?
CQ-DATV Issues 1 to 7 are now available in pdf format. Please note that these are not 'proper' pdf files as they have been converted from the ePub files. Thus there is a lot of 'white space' on many of the pages, but all the information is there - enjoy. ePub: The 'standard' open format suitable for just about everything except the Kindle range. mobi: Propitiatory format for the Amazon Kindle range (optimised for the paperwhite/voyage screen size). azw3: The new multi-media format for the newer Amazon Kindle devices (fire etc). pdf: The old, fixed layout format, for viewing on a PC. Click/touch on a cover image to be taken to that issues information/downloads page
How To Get 36 TB Free Cloud Storage From Qihoo 360 Yunpan (Cloud Drive)? Qihoo 360 is a Chinese company best known for its antivirus software. Besides antivirus software, the company also offers a web browser, mobile app store and cloud storage services. The company has set the cloud storage wars on fire with its 36 TB (36864 GB) free cloud storage on Qihoo 360 Cloud Drive. Previously, we have written about the top 10 free cloud storage services, but all those services pale in comparison to the humongous 36 TB of free cloud space the Qihoo 360 Cloud Drive offers. The only real limitation that Qihoo 360 Cloud Drive has is that it is not in English. But, who really cares about the language when you can get 36 TB cloud storage for free.
Scribus.net The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of Scribus 1.4.6. Scribus 1.4.6 is almost exclusively a bugfixing and update release, including many corrections backported from the development candidate 1.5.x, whose next iteration 1.5.1 is supposed to be released soon after 1.4.6 with some exciting new features. Scribus 1.4.6 finally supports SVG blend modes.Improvements to Scribus’s PDF export.Improvements to hyphenation.Translation and documentation updates.As of version 1.4.6, Scribus includes four new color palettes, namely CIE LAB and CIE HLC, both of which are available in a CMYK and an sRGB version. They refer to affordable color fans that use an open and non-proprietary color model. The complete changelog is available on bugs.scribus.net The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement Here at Mr. Money Mustache, we talk about all sorts of fancy stuff like investment fundamentals, lifestyle changes that save money, entrepreneurial ideas that help you make money, and philosophy that allows you to make these changes a positive thing instead of a sacrifice. In addition, the Internet presents us with retirement calculators, competing opinions from the mainstream media, financial doomsayers, unpredictable inflation, and a wide distribution of income and spending patterns between readers. I reviewed my own path to age-30 retirement in “A brief history of the ‘Stash“, then I did a hypothetical calculation using two average teacher salaries to show how long it would take them to retire in “The Race to Retirement – Revisited“. Because of this torrent of information, people tend to become overwhelmed and say things like, “Yeah, good for you Mr.
20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic. What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer.
Placemeter Sensor offers a window into activity outside your window Have you ever wondered how many people walk past your shop? Or drive past your adverts? A new device is aimed at giving people that information, which might otherwise remain inaccessible. The Placemeter Sensor sticks to the inside of a window and counts people, vehicles, bicycles and more. Placemeter calls its sensor an "urban measurement tool" and says it can reveal hidden patterns and opportunities in the movement around towns and cities. The device itself is a discrete 2.25 x 5.5 x 0.75-in (57 x 140 x 19-mm) unit, and requires only power and Wi-Fi to begin measuring.