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9 Politicians Who Give to Charity

9 Politicians Who Give to Charity Despite the prevalence of “stingy government” jokes in the media, the truth is that many politicians are frequent contributors to charity. From anti-poverty foundations to refugee assistance, here are nine politicians and the charities they help. 1. Al Gore Al Gore is known for speaking out about global warming, but were you aware that he also puts his money where his mouth is? When he won the Nobel Prize for his climate change awareness efforts in 2007, he donated all $800,000 of the reward to the Alliance for Climate Protection. 2. Barack Obama The POTUS has used his platform to help a wide variety of causes. According to his tax returns, he gives anywhere from 10-20 percent of his annual income to charitable organizations every year. These range from the Fisher House Foundation to the United Negro College Fund. 3. Eliot Spitzer Most of…

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For many people, the highlight of their weekend is being able to get together with a group of friends and see a movie. It seems like in recent years movie producers have gone the extra mile in making movies that are full of stunning visual effects and that tell a story that really captivates an audience. The whole idea of going to a movie theater, being able to sit down in a dark place, and totally get lost in the story is appealing. Everything from the design of the theater to the design of the seats is made to accomplish that goal. There are a lot of things that happen behind the scenes at a movie theater that most people know nothing about. For example, when you walk into a movie theater, what is the first thing that hits you? Isn’t it the unbelievably powerful smell of the popcorn? But…

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Using Call Centers To Reduce Your Work Load

How To Outsource Your Calls In Order To Reduce Your Work Load Starting your own small business can certainly be an exhilarating experience. However, if you don’t reckon correctly on the amount of work that you will soon be shouldering, you can sometimes quickly find yourself drowning under the intense load of orders, calls, and other necessary activities. Even if you aren’t working alone, the few employees you have hired may not be equal to the crushing burden of work that suddenly falls on your business. If this is happening to you, it’s an excellent idea to look for quick solutions. You Can’t Do Everything And Be Everywhere All At Once It’s a simple truth that you can’t do everything and be everywhere all at the same time. There are times when you need to break for lunch, or take a much needed break. During that time, if important calls…

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Things To Check Before Going Live With Your Website

Designing a site takes a large amount of time and hard work. You do not want to see all of your time and hard work get wasted by allowing your website to go live when it still has many problems. Therefore, you must make sure that your site is truly ready to be used by the masses. There are a number of things that need to be done before you officially put your site online. Launching your site when it still has a few problems could be a disaster for your brand. Basically, you will develop the reputation of being incompetent. Unfortunately, reputations on the Internet are very difficult to get rid of once you get them. This is why you must avoid a situation like that from occurring in the first place. Here are some of the most essential tasks to complete before your site goes live. 1. Check…

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I’m A Proud Aussie

I have to say that I’m a proud Aussie. This is because as a rule Aussies are a pretty good bunch. Sure there are some wankers out there but they’re a minority. Generally we’re pretty generous and try to help whenever we can. We haven’t always been that way. Historically we’ve made mistakes but there are dark historical spots in all countries. I actually came across one of those dark spots in history in a FaceBook post. The darkness was the way we treated one of our own, Peter Norman, when he stood up to do the right thing and was pretty well crucified for it. I was only 10 at the time and don’t remember it but am very proud of Peter Norman although shameful of the way we treated him. There are many reasons I’m a proud Aussie. I live in a beautiful country full of Aussies who…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Domain Names

Most people today are pretty web savvy, but there are still some things that, although we see the words every day, we still aren’t quite sure what they are, how they work and what we need them for. One of those everyday mystery terms is domain names. Back in the early days of the Internet, there were big stories in the news about insightful go-getters who foresaw the potential of certain major brands and the names of well-known persons in history or celebrities, and snapped them up, registered them, and then made a fortune selling them.Those heady days of get-rich-quick on the Internet are over fo the most part, but anyone who plans a website needs to have a domain registered. What is A Domain? Your domain name is your handle, so to speak, and it’s used to tell the Internet your location in cyberspace. It’s similar to a physical…

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I know there are times when an employee gets injured in the workplace. Usually their employer does the right thing and does all they can to look after the injured employee. Unfortunately that is not always the case. When employers try to get out of fulfilling their obligation the employee has no other recourse except to seek legal advice. Finding the right lawyer to handle the case can always be a chore. Before making a decision you should always have a private chat with a prospective solicitor to find out how they can help you. Checking their past performance and qualifications is also a great idea. If you live in the Iowa area I’ve come across this spiel by James P Hoffman that sounds pretty good, even though it does sound a tad like a commercial. When You’ve Been Sidelined By An Injury At Work You’re a dedicated employee that…

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When Online Translation Services Don’t Cut It

Have you ever used those online translation services? You know, the ones you write in a box, select the language and then hit the translate button. I know I’ve used then on countless occasions. I’ve even got a plugin on a couple of my sites that will translate it for those who need the service. The problem with that type of translation service is that it just isn’t accurate enough. Sure it may give you the gist of what it’s translating but you sure wouldn’t want to rely on it for important stuff, like legal documents and the like. Professional Translation Services May Be Necessary Sometimes you just have to rely on a professional translation service. I’ve already mentioned having legal documents professionally translated but I can think of other times when you should use a professional translation service. have you ever bought something that you had to put together…

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