Friday, April 20, 2012

8 Gorgeous Nature Blogs for Earth Day

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8 Gorgeous Nature Blogs for Earth Day

by Erica
This Sunday, April 22nd will mark the 42nd observance of Earth Day. According to Earth Day Network, “More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.”
To inspire you to get in on this year’s celebration, here are eight amazing nature-related blogs on

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

This Week in the Future, April 9-13, 2012

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There's already Angry Birds in space--why not Fruit Ninja in space? At least, that's the thesis put forth (probably; I'm not an art critic) by Baarbarian in this week's This Week in the Future illustration. While you ponder the significance of the precise arrangement and variety of sliced fruit, we'll take this opportunity to wish you a good weekend.
Want to win this sliced Baarbarian illustration on a T-shirt? It's easy! The rules: Follow us on Twitter (we're @PopSci) and retweet our This Week in the Future tweet. One of those lucky retweeters will be chosen to receive a custom T-shirt with this week's -

Week in Review: Doo Dah Parade, Council Candidates

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Pictures from our staycation so far... Very relaxing and a couple of decent photos!  

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Excuses for Calling in Sick

Dawn Rosenberg McKay

Excuses for Calling in Sick

By , Guide   March 12, 2012
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Do you find it easier to go to work when it's cold out? I do. I don't have a problem being indoors for eight hours at a time when the weather isn't good, but when it gets warmer, I dream of being outdoors. I don't have the statistics to back this up, but I bet more people falsely call in sick when the weather is good than when it's bad. Who among us isn't tempted to "play" outside in the warmth and sunshine?
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JobStar Resume Guide -- Two Dozen Hot Resume Tips

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Two Dozen Hot Resume Tips from Yana Parker

Yana Parker, master of the resume and author of Damn Good Resume Guide, Resume Catalog, Ready to Go Resumes andBlue Collar & Beyond, has given JobStar permission to share 24 of her best resume tips!
Visit Yana's Damn Good Resume Site for more!

10 Ways to Find More Hours in Your Day

We all wish we had just a bit more time.

Just think what you could do with an extra hour or two each day: you could finally stick to an exercise routine, or spring-clean the house, or write your novel, or learn the guitar, or get a new qualification.

I can’t magically make all your days 25 hours long. But I can help you find more hours in your day for the things that really matter.
  1. Get Out of Bed Earlier
    If you normally get up at 7.30am, try getting up at 7am. That half-hour might not sound like much -- but it could be time that you use to meditateto exerciseto read that book you’ve been meaning to finish, or simply to get your day off to a calm and organized start.

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