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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.

Christian Cawley April 11, 2012
The Top 10 Free Or Very Cheap eBook Thrillers [MUO Book Club]
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.

Saikat Basu April 11, 2012
7 Ways To Learn More About The Books We Read & Get The Most Out Of Them
Which Gadget Is Or Would Be Worth Queuing For? [You Tell Us]

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Which Gadget Is Or Would Be Worth Queuing For? [You Tell Us]

Having detailed why I personally cannot see why anyone would wait in line or queue for a piece of consumer technology, no matter how great it might be, I thought it would be fun to see which gadget, if any, MakeUseOf readers have deemed, or would deem in the future, worth queuing for. This was the perfect opportunity for you to either nail your colors to a fanboy mast.

Dave Parrack April 11, 2012
Which Gadget Is Or Would Be Worth Queuing For? [You Tell Us]
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.

Dave Parrack April 11, 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.

Yaara Lancet April 10, 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.

Angela Alcorn April 10, 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.

Joel Lee April 10, 2012
4 Must-See TED Talks On Creativity, Inspiration & Passion
How To Learn A New Skill Systematically With Collaborative Learning Playlists

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How To Learn A New Skill Systematically With Collaborative Learning Playlists

Wouldn’t learning benefit from playlists? It could be a neat way to make sense of all the knowledge out there, by keeping the best learning bytes on a playlist. We can progress step by step through the playlist and pick up a new skill gradually. If “learning playlists” sounds like a cool concept, give MentorMob a visit.

Saikat Basu April 10, 2012
How To Learn A New Skill Systematically With Collaborative Learning Playlists
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