Friday, November 22, 2013

Georges Méliès - The Master Of Special Effects

by Rita Novaes

In the cinema history, there are few men who are so important and so unfairly forgotten as Georges Méliès. Excepting the shooting and projecting equipment, it would be no exaggeration to say that Méliès invented absolutely everything on cinema: the filming studios, the cinematographic genres, the screenplays, the mechanical and chemical techniques, the special effects. He was the pioneer in everything he did - and he did it with such an imagination and mastery that great filmmakers like Chaplin or Griffith recognized his influence and inspiration.

Old Man Of The Lake

Crater Lake is a caldera lake located in the south-central region of the U.S. state of Oregon. It is the main feature of Crater Lake National Park and famous for its deep blue color and water clarity. The lake partly fills a nearly 2,148 foot (655 m) deep caldera that was formed around 7,700 (± 150) years ago by the collapse of the volcano Mount Mazama.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

7 Dos And Don'ts In Negotiating

by Linda Descano

Each and every day, we negotiate when we want something - be it help, advice, money, or better behavior - from someone else - our partner, our nanny, our employees, and our children. The easiest way to become comfortable in these less risky negotiations, says negotiation guru, Linda Swindling, is to watch powerful negotiators in action. She explains, "Influencers and decision makers ask questions and make decisions no matter how big or small the encounter. The best negotiators are professional and comfortable with everyone they meet from the front line to CEOs." As with many things, preparation also is key. Here are seven dos and don'ts for preparing to tackle negotiations, whether of the low-stakes, "little n," or high-stakes, "big N," variety:

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

World's Biggest Human Body Parts

The human body is the entire structure of a human organism, and consists of a head, neck, torso, two arms and two legs. By the time the human reaches adulthood, the body consists of close to 100 trillion cells, the basic unit of life. These cells are organised biologically to eventually form the whole body.
Below is a list of the world's biggest human body parts…

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Top 10 Most Expensive Clothing Brands

To dress up in an elegant and adorable manner has always remained a prime concern of human beings. They do not only spend a lot of time in selecting their cloths, but also spend a huge sum of money over clothing to look different from other people. The instinct of being different from others often leads them not to hesitate from paying high prices over selection of clothes. Following is the list of top 10 most expensive clothing brands of 2013 which are highly popular among the innumerable fashion lovers around the globe.

Monday, November 18, 2013

10 Astonishing Viewing Platforms And Skywalks

This is a collection of the most spectacular lookouts, observation decks, and viewing platforms from all over the world. You’ll find the world’s most scary, breathtaking, and awesome, the 10 astonishing viewing platforms and skywalks.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Concept Lamp - The RIMA Lamp

It’s a desk lamp that combines smart design and state-of-the art technology, inspired by the idea of tangible interaction. This concept lamp provides the  individual and flexible lighting, there’s no need for conventional on-off switch. You can adjust the position and dimension of the illuminated areas by moving 4 rings stringed to the 90cm long fixtures in horizontal direction.

10 Serial-Killing Nurses

By Simon Griffin 

We’re all aware of how simple mistakes in hospitals can have disastrous consequences. But, as horrible as some of the stories can be, most of them do not involve malicious intent. And we would like to think that the people we’re entrusting our health to will always have our best interests at heart. But the frightening reality is that, on some rare occasions, this has not always been the case.

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