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Introducing Paper, A Simply Beautiful Sketchbook App [iPad]

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Introducing Paper, A Simply Beautiful Sketchbook App [iPad]

Paper by Studio Fifty Three (iTunes link), which is admittedly a rather un-Googleable name for an app, is the ultimate in distraction-free simplified idea sketching. Your options are ridiculously limited – but that’s part of the beauty. The brushes, available via in-app purchases with only the basic fountain pen free, feel wonderful.

11-04-2012
Introducing Paper, A Simply Beautiful Sketchbook App [iPad]
The Top 10 Free Or Very Cheap eBook Thrillers [MUO Book Club]

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The Top 10 Free Or Very Cheap eBook Thrillers [MUO Book Club]

You’ll be hard pressed to find any long distance journey where none of the passengers are reading a thriller. This type of novel – packed with suspense, tension and excitement – has become a staple of literature over the past 100 years, with crime thrillers, political thrillers, mystery, psychological and paranoid thrillers all vying for attention on bookstore shelves.

11-04-2012
The Top 10 Free Or Very Cheap eBook Thrillers [MUO Book Club]
How To Use VirtualBoxes Free Images To Test & Run Open Source Operating Systems [Linux]

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How To Use VirtualBoxes Free Images To Test & Run Open Source Operating Systems [Linux]

Quickly try out a wide variety of open source operating systems, some you’re familiar with and some you aren’t. You can start browsing now at Virtualboxes, a website that takes almost all the work out of trying out operating systems in Virtualbox. VirtualBox, in case you’re not familiar with it, is free virtualization software. It lets you run any operating system in a window, meaning you don’t need to worry about partitioning or dual-booting.

11-04-2012
How To Use VirtualBoxes Free Images To Test & Run Open Source Operating Systems [Linux]
7 Ways To Learn More About The Books We Read & Get The Most Out Of Them

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7 Ways To Learn More About The Books We Read & Get The Most Out Of Them

I hope, the reader will look upon these ideas as another reminder that books or their authors are just the beginning. You can take both as keywords and launch a search to deepen your learning not only about the books in general, but also everything else they touch upon. There are some other obvious ways we can deepen our learning by following a few web trails left by the author and his book.

11-04-2012
7 Ways To Learn More About The Books We Read & Get The Most Out Of Them
7 Awesome Google Chrome Promo Videos

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7 Awesome Google Chrome Promo Videos

Google Chrome has come from nowhere to be the third most-popular web browser in the world. It’s rapidly catching up to Firefox, which is currently sitting in second place behind the omnipresent Internet Explorer from Microsoft. How on earth has it achieved such a feat? By being new and different, and offering speed and efficiency above all else. At least in its early days.

11-04-2012
7 Awesome Google Chrome Promo Videos
Make Better Use of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools

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Make Better Use of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools

Whether you’ve already fallen for Pinterest or not, no one can deny the new network’s popularity. Instead of sharing your thoughts or actions, you get to share beautiful images. Not only that, those images don’t have to be hand made, only hand picked – all you have to do is find them on the Web, and you’re all set.

10-04-2012
Make Better Use of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools
5 Top Sites To Download Free Kids Music That You’ll Love

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5 Top Sites To Download Free Kids Music That You’ll Love

If you’ve got kids, you’ve no doubt thought about how you might be able to increase the size of their music collection for free. I mean, who wants to listen to the same CD of nursery rhymes over and over again, right? So in order to keep your sanity while your kids listen to their favourite songs, the best trick is to have more of them – and the higher quality you can manage to find the better.

10-04-2012
5 Top Sites To Download Free Kids Music That You’ll Love
4 Must-See TED Talks On Creativity, Inspiration & Passion

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4 Must-See TED Talks On Creativity, Inspiration & Passion

Creativity. Inspiration. Passion. These are all concepts of which we are very much aware, but not many of us can precisely pinpoint their source. Where does creativity come from? What is it that causes a moment of inspiration? How can you cultivate passion? Thanks to a number of TED Talks related to these subjects, ordinary laymen like me and you can better understand these concepts.

10-04-2012
4 Must-See TED Talks On Creativity, Inspiration & Passion
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