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Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glasses

AP Photo/Brady McCombs SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years. Lines are forming, prices are rising and shelves are emptying as people scurry to obtain special eyewear to view the sun Monday as it is obscured by the passing moon. Complicating the rising demand from last-minute shoppers was a recent recall by Amazon that forced libraries and … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Eclipse…

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How to find your lost Android phone

How do I track my Android phone? There are quite a few tools at your disposal. Worried about misplacing your phone or (worse yet) having it stolen? Ease your fears and set up a tracking system before your worst case scenario strikes. For best locating results, your phone should be connected to a Wi-Fi signal, but GPS and mobile networks will still manage to pinpoint a fairly accurate location. You must also have a Google account for virtually all of the tracking services available, whether they are built in or…

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From an Engineer to an Author, I Find These Writing Tips Really Helpful

Writing well is one of those things that’s seen to be hard to do or only a skill possessed by people with a natural talent. Trying to convey stories and thoughts in a constructive and flowing manner can leave many people feeling frustration and lack of real ability. But I’m here to tell you that, as a fan of life hacks, I believe anyone can become a great writer with the right knowledge. Making the transition from engineer to writer over the past 10 years, I’ve come across many of…

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Being a Leader Is Overrated: Find Your Unique Superpower

Having interviewed hundreds of candidates, I heard similar patterns when it came to career goals. Many people talked about wanting to be leaders or managers when talking about future aspirations, yet when asked why, the answers were pretty disappointing. Most people responded with a general view that they’d just like to be some kind of leader or even that they should become a leader because that is seen as the epitome of success in some way. Leadership roles are mistakenly seen as superior to others Leadership doesn’t automatically mean you’re…

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Find the Best Quote of the Day That Boost up Your Life

Fulfill you day with the most uplifting quote of the day! You will see how powerful the quotes can be. Make yourself a priority. At the end of the day, you’re your longest commitment. Credit: (via xxbimmer I try not to make the same mistakes today that I made yesterday. Credit: Darrell Royal Also, I’m always learning better and better how to prioritize and how to leave certain things for the next day. Credit: Lisa Loeb Today I will do what others won’t… So tomorrow can do what others can’t….

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