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PowerPoint vs Keynote vs Google Slides: What is the Best Presentation Software?

Choosing the best presentation software is a big decision. Your presentation needs to look good, and to make it look good you need the right tool. The presentation software you choose makes a difference. Presentation software allows you to create professional slide presentations.

A Quest to Visit (and Illustrate!) Every U.S. National Park

This is a reader story. (Read others or nominate someone to be featured.) Technical mapper turned visual storyteller Karla Sanders met restless Colombian web designer Andres in Italy and fell in love. Now, they’re back in America and on a quest to visit all 59 national parks in the U.S.—with a twist.

Hackers Help: IKEA Kitchen Fixtures in Bathroom?

Items: Domsjo Sink, Karlby counter The bathroom contains a washing machine and it is important to have a continuous counter across the sink to the washer for cohesiveness. The problem is the space, we have about 56 cm between the shower wall and the washing machine. Also, the depth of the washing machine (63 cm) makes a stock vanity pretty hard to use since it will be large.

Hope Is In The Air

How does one find hope? Where does hope come from? My head? My heart? My faulty logic? Some survival strategy? I am not sure how hope manifests but I am sure that as I observe it, it becomes infectious, viral and creative .

Photography Business to Business: The Outsourcer

In this series, we consider the three main types of business clients who hire photo-video services and how best to help them: The Outsourcer, The Doer and The Designer. Today, in our first installment, we take a look at the relationship between Outscourcers and photographers.

5 Ways to Build Your Personal Magnetism

Editor’s note: The following selection comes from The Technique of Building Personal Leadership (1944) by Donald A. Laird. It has been condensed from the original chapter. A group of ambitious management executives attended a conference in the Societies’ Engineering Building in New York City. Almost all the men were college graduates. They were well dressed, well fed, polished.

Do You Love a Conference as Much as I Do? Plus, We Won an Award!

I just got back from Chicago, where I went to the Podcast Movement conference for podcasters. (Have I mentioned that I have a podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin?

A Mindful Shift of Focus

By Leo Babauta Throughout the day, we get frustrated, irritated, angry. We are frustrated in traffic, when a loved one doesn’t behave the way we like, when someone tells us we’re wrong, when technology doesn’t work the way we want, when dinner is ruined, among many other daily stresses. These frustrations can build up into unhappiness, relationship problems, work problems, built

Podcast #216: How Men Evolved for Fighting

One of the things that makes humans, well, human is the ability to make a fist.

Integrated, paneled kitchen appliances

This space was designed using the older line of cabinets, but the overall concept can be achieved with the new line of SEKTION cabinets. When designing the wall of high cabinets for the pantry and refrigerator, I made note of the Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator design requirements – rough opening width, cleat sizing, water supply and electrical placements, etc. We purchased a panel-ready 36&#

Organize digital lists with Google Keep

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Google Keep is the company’s note-taking app and to-do manager that works on nearly every device you throw at it: computer, iPhone, Andriod phone, or tablet. It gets the job done and is quite pleasant to use.

How to Get Your Small Business Out of Debt

As I mentioned in my earlier tutorial on borrowing money to fund a business, debt can be a powerful way to raise money to finance growth and expansion.

Floor to Ceiling Kids Playhouse under IKEA Loft Bed

IKEA items used: IKEA Tromso Loft Bed, IKEA Trofast Storage Stair shaped frame We started with a Tromso loft bed because it was the tallest I could find at 64 5/8” from floor to bottom of bed.

4 Habits That Will Improve Your Focus And Destroy Procrastination

Admit it. You’re frustrated. You’ve got this great new idea that you’ve been dying to work on, but your progress has been stop and go at best. Every time you sit down to work on it something comes up. You just need to look this one thing up so you know how to do it. Then you’ll get to work. And how annoying is that fan blowing your hair around?

Lessons from Geniuses, Billionaires, and Tinkerers

“The interesting jobs are the ones that you make up.” – Chris Young Chris Young is an obsessive tinkerer, inventor, and innovator. His areas of expertise range from extreme aviation (world-record goals) to mathematics and apocalyptic-scale BBQs.