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Many of us have been there, that awful moment when it dawns on you that you have a paper due in the coming days, and in our wisdom we opted to go out for those parties and paid no mind at all to our studies. Then after the fun comes the cold hard shock and the realization that within just a few short days you must lash together something passable like perhaps, a research paper. In times like these it’s important to stay calm and get focussed, if this awful fate befalls you then here are some tips to getting that…

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Since the rise of the Smartphone you are now able to essential control your life from your pocket, you can manage your bank account, search for things on the internet, find directions, take photos, create projects or video call your international friends and you can do it all on the move. More importantly however is that your smartphone or tablet has become a gaming device that allows you to play games whenever you want, wherever you are. The range of games available is enormous and the best games that have been created for these devices are the ones that you…

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One of the best ways to make yourself invaluable at work is to enhance your efficiency. Co-workers and bosses know which employees stand out in terms of getting things done quickly and capably. To excel in your field, your goal is simple: Become the best version of yourself. Fortunately, there are many life hacks that can aid in your endeavor to boost your productivity at work. Start with these five basics. Just Say No Image via Flickr by TechStage The act of declining invitations is a skill that’s important to develop. One of the worst situations you can face as…

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Photo by US State Department courtesy CC user Liftarn on Wikimedia Commons Family holidays can be a lot of fun. There’s the anticipation and excitement of going to a new place and exploring sights and sounds that you’ve never experienced before. To make it even better, you get to take your children with you, and you can have fun discovering all the hidden treasures a new location has to offer. Unfortunately, some children do not travel well. The thought of traveling, either by plane or by road, for a long period of time, simply terrifies them. Flying can be especially scary…

An outdoor wedding can be one of the most beautiful ways to get hitched, that is providing that the weather is fair to you of course. Many people opt for this type of wedding or at least an outdoor party to celebrate tying the knot, very often an outdoor wedding can also prove to be less expensive that having one in a hotel or venue as you may only need to pay a small charge for rental of land, the current prices that venues charge can be eye-watering. In order to have your perfect day outdoors there are several things…

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A strong brand can be the secret to firms’ long-term success and it’s something that virtually all businesses strive for. However, succeeding in cultivating a positive image can prove tricky. To help you achieve this, here are three tips that should make building your brand easier.    1. Create the perfect persona for your business Firstly, think carefully about what exactly you want your brand to say. The process of creating a persona for your company shouldn’t be rushed. By taking your time and really analysing your options, you can ensure you put in place robust foundations for your firm’s image…

There’s no sign of lofts losing popularity any time soon, with more and more house-owners choosing to “move up” rather than move house. This is especially the case around London and the South East of England, where property prices often make a move to a bigger house impossible. Property prices in the fashionable parts of London are stable right now, it’s outer London and the commuter belt where values are rising. People in these areas want good transport links, good schools and a good return on their investment. It’s this last reason that makes loft conversions so popular – they…

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Malta is a fantastically diverse and unique set of islands located off the coast of Sicily. Over the years, the numerous cultures, ethnicities and people who have called the island home and left their mark on the way of life there, have meant there’s no shortage of variety for things to do and see. The Historical  Due to its strategic location, just off the coast of mainland Europe, Malta has seen many different invaders set foot upon its shores, and the ruins of these many individual civilizations has made the country an ideal stop for all history buffs. The famed…

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Looking for a truly unique vacation destination? Jakarta can provide a once in a lifetime place for a perfect holiday. Whether you are turning a business trip into a vacation, passing through on your tour of Java, or heading specifically for a good time in Jakarta. Here are some tips for vacationing in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capitol city. Stay Cool Jakarta is well known for its oppressive heat.  The vacationer in the know, has many tools at their disposal to beat the heat. One good way is to plan your day around temperatures. This means heading out to do your shopping…

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Photo by CC user zooboing on Flickr Smartphones have become so popular over the past decade that it can seem impossible to go without one. You can use a smartphone for many things, from basic communication purposes to helping your business run smoothly when you are out of the office. Dropping a phone and cracking a screen is an unfortunate event that many people have experienced. Other than ruining your day, a cracked phone screen can be a hassle to deal with and may cause your phone to no longer work correctly. An Ounce of Prevention…. Learn how to protect your…