'Whodunnit' awareness test: How many changes can you spot? The clip initially appears to be a scene from a cliched murder mystery, with a trench coat–wearing detective interviewing the maid, butler and lady of the house over the death of Lord Smithe, who lies sprawled on the drawing room floor. But the sketch is merely the premise for a test designed to show just how bad we are at noticing things that we're not looking for – including on the roads. After the detective names the killer the scene is replayed, this time filmed from a camera that captures all the film crew's out-of-shot manoeuvrings. This angle reveals that the 50 second scene contained 21 glaring continuity errors; paintings, props and rugs were all switched half way through the shoot, and even the actor playing Lord Smithie's corpse was replaced.
Non-techie business models for aspiring digital nomads We have a copywriting and web design business, which sucks for the purpose of this post. Because that’s what almost every bloomin’ digital nomad does (unless they’re into SEO or affiliate schemes). Thankfully, there are plenty of other people who prove that you can be a teacher, or accountant, or shop owner, or psychologist, or a lot of other things, and make a decent income while travelling the world.
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Digital Nomad Jobs Note: Written for purely for selfish reasons: The more digital nomads are out there, the more new buddies we have to meet in every country! The bigger the community of nomads and the greater the movement becomes! So what do digital nomad jobs entail? Thinking about digital nomad jobs, you may be tempted to limit yourself to only considering roles based around web design and writing online content. This is the part where we have to remind you of something, we are in 2013!
What I learned living abroad as a digital nomad Computerworld - My wife and I have lived as digital nomads for the past 10 months in Greece, Turkey, Kenya, Morocco and Spain. During that time, I didn't take a single week off. I worked the entire time. 22 Things I've Learned as a Digital Nomad Digital Nomad: individuals that leverage digital technologies to perform their work duties and more generally conduct their lifestyle in a nomadic manner…. Over 2 years have passed since I quit my job. Despite the image of me sipping Mai-tais on the beach somewhere (which can happen), there’s a big discrepancy between what my friends think I’m doing and what I’m actually doing. I write this overlooking the stunning crystal-blue water of the bay in Kuta, Lombok, but there’s a difference between me and every other traveler here:
How I Broke my Body and Then Fixed It April 23, 2013 – San Francisco, CA My concentration broke long enough to see Kelly Starrett, owner of San Francisco CrossFit, grinning at me from across the room. He seemed pleased. I was crouched in a deep squat, arms locked out, precariously balancing a weighted barbell overhead—not the best position to lose focus. I tried not to laugh, ground my feet into the ground, and stood up. Service. Travel. Life Coaching. If you are enjoying clean air, be thankful today and everyday! Don’t take it for granted. One more item I add to my list of “things I am grateful for” is having clean air. Each year in the Northern Thailand, around this time of the year *late February to the month of March, the air pollution gets so bad that today Particulate Matters PM10 (bigger particles) measured 398.73 at Noon today near city hall which is the highest # recorded this year as of today. It was above 300 from 8am – 2pm.
The Joys of House Sitting After months of living out of a backpack in Central America, staying in cramped hostel rooms and getting sick of eating in restaurants, we unpacked in our new apartment in Jacksonville, Florida. There’s more space than we know what to do with, a ridiculously comfy bed, a well equipped kitchen, and even a terrace overlooking the river. Best of all we are staying here for four weeks without paying a penny. This is our second house sitting assignment, and we’ve just arranged another in Japan. It’s proving ideal for our nomadic lifestyle for a number of reasons. 1) A Home Without Going Home – Travel gets tiring and although we have no urge to settle down, it helps to have a rest from constant movement every now and again.
How We Fund Our Permanent Travels If a business was a car, Apple would be a Mercedes SLS in silver. Sleek, beautifully designed and carefully engineered, causing heads to turn as it cruised its way confidently down the highway of life. Our business would also cause heads to turn, just for different reasons. Picture, if you will, an old VW van. Boston Career Forum 2013 The event information is for 2013. Information for 2014 will be available soon. Nov. 8th~10th(Fri.~Sun.), 2013Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 TEL. (617) 954-2000 Website: 12 Tips For Moving to a Foreign Country 1. Do your research. The first few weeks of your trip are going to be the hardest. You’re going to experience culture shock. You’re going to feel lost. You’re going to feel alone and vulnerable.
How do I get started in Freelance Translation? Many people with knowledge of languages ask how they can get started in freelance translation. These steps can help guide you through the process of becoming a freelance translator. First things first - Why translation? Before becoming a translator it is a good idea to consider the pros and cons of the job.