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Top 10 Ways to Find Better Answers Online (that Arent Google)

Top 10 Ways to Find Better Answers Online (that Arent Google)
A warning about Quora: parts of it are pretty much taken over by Paleo diet... not sure what to call them, maybe 'missionaries' fits best. Expect it in any area involving diet, exercise, health, and even some history ("Why did people in the OT live so long?"). Wikipedia's got issues, too. It seems fine in the hard sciences, but beware in history, biography, and investing - probably others. Check out [www.wikipedia-watch.org] (clunky site design but some good points).

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The 10 Most Important Secrets of Powerful Presenters I am one of those people who loves giving speeches and presentations. From what I have heard, I’m in a minority. Many people dislike giving speeches, but I’ve always had a hard time understanding that. My delight in giving talks is probably tied up with my love of theatre, my desire to be the center of attention (although I am actually an introvert), and my need for approval (and hence applause). People often tell me that I’m a great presenter, or that they loved my talk, or that my talk was the best one at the conference etc etc. so my love for speaking seems to work.

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Become a Google Pro. Sick of the hot weather? The Beard Attractiveness Graph. Did you know they did this?! Watson Semantic Web Search This is the Watson Web interface for searching ontologies and semantic documents using keywords. This interface is subject to frequent evolutions and improvements. If you want to share your opinion, suggest improvement or comment on the results, don't hesitate to contact us ... 99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips So, there you are staring at that black sheet of paper again. Or perhaps it's a black Word document on your computer screen. Whichever it may be, it's obvious you're about to take notes for that big essay assignment or group project, and you're not too excited about getting started! That's where a different kind of note taking comes in to play, one that is actually fun to do and will also help you to understand your notes better. It's a technique called mind mapping, and is based around a strong visual method of taking notes.

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