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15 Amazing Animated Short films - StumbleUpon We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! Here we collected 15 dazzling animated short films for your inspiration. You can find different genres in these movies like heart-touching film One life, frightening film The Passenger. I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke. Oktapodi (2007) In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz Oxygen Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. “Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe Bunny Animation

Making Your Voice Heard as a Small Business Owner Politics has been on everyone’s mind lately due to the recent midterm elections. In California, where I live, there was much debate (as always) about whether certain propositions on the ballot would actually help citizens—or were simply smokescreens for big businesses to profit. And two of the candidates, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, touted their former experience as corporate CEOs as a good reason to vote for them as politicians, though neither one won. We all know the role that big business plays in politics and the influence large corporations have on government via lobbyists and donations. But did you ever consider that your small business could have the same kind of influence? Of course, one small company cannot hope to wield the influence of a massive global corporation. Making your voice heard can start as small as working to get a zoning variance so you can run a business from home. Recently on my blog SmallBizDaily, politician and marketing professor Amy H.

Arctique en danger ! - Greenpeace France There are seven billion of us on our planet. Each and every one of us is affected by the health of the Arctic: by reflecting the sun’s rays off its ice, the Arctic shapes our weather patterns and the food we grow and eat. But the Arctic is the frontline of our warming climate - heating up twice as fast as anywhere else. By stopping the new oil rush in the Arctic we are creating the conditions for a radical change in how we power our lives, accelerating the clean energy revolution that will fuel the future for our children. We know we’re going up against the most powerful countries and companies in the world. But together we have something stronger than any country’s military or any company’s budget. 30 years ago we launched a similar campaign to protect the Antarctic. Now the Arctic is calling.

בלוג | גוף בריא s 100 YEARS...100 LAUGHS AFI Announces The 100 Funniest American Movies Of All Time. TOOTSIE, DR. STRANGELOVE, ANNIE HALL and DUCK SOUP Complete The Top Five Movies LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2000 — The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the 100 funniest American films, as selected by a blue-ribbon panel of leaders from across the film community, last evening during a three-hour special television event. SOME LIKE IT HOT, the 1959 classic starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon which was written, directed and produced by Billy Wilder was ranked #1. Interesting facts about AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs include: Cary Grant is the most celebrated actor with eight films in the top 100; The Marx Brothers and Woody Allen star in five; Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Bill Murray each appear in four films. AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies and AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars were each viewed by more than 11 million people, winning their respective time periods.

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FranNet Offers “Entrepreneur’s Checklist” to Reveal Aptitude for Small Business Ownership Louisville, Kentucky (PRESS RELEASE – January 11, 2011) - As the economy continues to struggle toward recovery, the opportunity presented by franchise ownership continues to grow in appeal for many with an entrepreneurial spirit, according to the franchise experts at FranNet. “Small business ownership isn’t for everyone,” said Jania Bailey, President and COO at FranNet. “But, for the right type of person, in the right circumstances, owning a business can bring financial and personal rewards far exceeding those offered by more traditional job paths.” For individuals interested in exploring the idea of small business ownership, Bailey offers this short “Entrepreneur’s Checklist” to help evaluate their readiness and aptitude for taking on this challenge. Understand your own motives. Make a list of the positive things you expect to gain from small business ownership, and then make a list of the disadvantages of being in business for yourself. About FranNet