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4 Reasons I Feel Terribly Awkward When Sending Emails [Opinion]

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4 Reasons I Feel Terribly Awkward When Sending Emails [Opinion]

Social anxiety often seeps into my virtual life, and it causes me issues with sending email. You might have some of them yourself. After reading this, ask yourself – what other reasons make you feel awkward when sending emails? What’s the worst email encounter you’ve ever had?

Joshua Lockhart May 8, 2012 08-05-2012
4 Reasons I Feel Terribly Awkward When Sending Emails [Opinion]
7 Tips & Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Google Drive

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7 Tips & Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Google Drive

Google Drive is a great service, but installing the Google Drive application and synchronizing some files is just the first step. These tricks will help you take advantage of Google Drive, both on the desktop and on the web – whether you’re looking to easily synchronize other folders with your Drive or take advantage of the features only available on Google Drive’s website.

Chris Hoffman May 7, 2012 07-05-2012
7 Tips & Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Google Drive
The Absolute Best North Korea Documentaries On The Web [Stuff to Watch]

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The Absolute Best North Korea Documentaries On The Web [Stuff to Watch]

If, like me, you’re fascinated by North Korea then you’ve just hit the jackpot. This week’s Stuff to Watch features hours of video exploring what is often referred to as the hermit kingdom, an isolated socialist state that follows Kim Il Sung’s “Juche” political ideology.

Tim Brookes May 7, 2012 07-05-2012
The Absolute Best North Korea Documentaries On The Web [Stuff to Watch]
Share Your Stories On Cowbird—The Public Library of Human Experience

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Share Your Stories On Cowbird—The Public Library of Human Experience

In the age of social networks, Netflix videos, and YouTube, traditional story telling may be a dying art form, especially for younger generations of Internet users. But a site called Cowbirds, begun last year by Jonathan Harris, seeks to be a platform for storytellers that is designed to be the “public library of human the experience.”

Bakari Chavanu May 7, 2012 07-05-2012
Share Your Stories On Cowbird—The Public Library of Human Experience
Recycle For A Cause: 5 Ways You Can Donate Your Old Cellphone & Help Make The World A Better Place

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Recycle For A Cause: 5 Ways You Can Donate Your Old Cellphone & Help Make The World A Better Place

We can help by donating our old cellphones (and other electronics), so that the recycling industry can reclaim some more percentage from the precious metals that gets mined. But that is not the only way we can help. Here are five more ways to donate old cellphones and help a local or global cause.

Saikat Basu May 7, 2012 07-05-2012
Recycle For A Cause: 5 Ways You Can Donate Your Old Cellphone & Help Make The World A Better Place
The Strengths Of Google Project Glass [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Strengths Of Google Project Glass [INFOGRAPHIC]

Among the legendary lengthy staff email conversations that we have here at MakeUseOf, the one that became really long and really heated was on the subject of the Google glasses. The staff quickly split up into two camps – the pro’s and the anti’s – and battle commenced. I personally think the glasses are going to kick ass and when they come out for sale, I am probably going to quickly give in to temptation and buy myself a pair.

Mark O'Neill May 7, 2012 07-05-2012
The Strengths Of Google Project Glass [INFOGRAPHIC]
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