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15 Extraordinary Quotes From A Man Who Changed The World

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Alex

Benjamin Franklin

 

A founding father of America, you’d be hard-pressed to find something amazing that Benjamin Franklin didn’t do in his lifetime. Here’s 15 of his extraordinary quotes to live by:

 

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

 

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

 

“Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.”

 

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

 

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”

 

“Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to product happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.”

 

“With continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”

 

“Well done is better than well said.”

 

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.”

 

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”

 

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

 

“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”

 

“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.”

 

“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.”

 

“The constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”

 

 

A small peek into Franklins mind, here are 13 virtues of character he followed, listed from his autobiography:

 

  1. Temperance Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.
  2. Silence Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation.
  3. Order Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.
  4. Resolution Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
  5. Frugality Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; i.e., waste nothing.
  6. Industry Lose no time; be always employ’d in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions.
  7. Sincerity Use no hurtful deceit; think innocently and justly, and, if you speak, speak accordingly.
  8. Justice Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty.
  9. Moderation Avoid extremes; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
  10. Cleanliness Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, clothes, or habitation.
  11. Tranquility Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.
  12. Chastity Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or another’s peace or reputation.
  13. Humility Imitate Jesus and Socrates.

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15 Inspirational Quotes From A True Genius – Albert Einstein

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Alex

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a physicist and philosopher best known for his famous formula E = mc2. He was a genius by any standard and he definitely helped shape the way we look at things in the world. Here are some of our favourite inspirational quotes from the genius himself to fire you up for the week:

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

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We’ve Got ‘Em! The Top 5 Tech Accessories of 2015

Top 5 Tech Accessories

So now that we’ve got you up-to-speed with all the latest and greatest in technology this year, why don’t we add on some much needed accessories to complete the package? There have been some awesome tech accessories released this year that make your tech toys easier to use, faster to charge or just overall nicer to look at. We’ve put together our top 5 to make your cell phone, laptop or tablet work better for you in the New Year!

Make sure you didn’t miss any of our other tech gift guides: Part 1 (Wearables), Part 2 (Entertainment), Part 3 (Smart Home), Part 4 (Audio), Part 5 (Tablets & E-Readers) and Part 6 (Tech Toys). Also, this is your last chance to enter our Holiday Tech Giveaway! Enter at the end of this post using the Gleam widget to score a tech gift of your choice!

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Our Top 5 Tablets of 2015 Are Here, And You’re Going To Want Them All!

Top 5 Tablets of 2015

Looking to spend a little quiet alone time this Holiday season with nothing but a crackling fire, warm blanket and your favourite book? Well, why not upgrade that book to one of our top 5 Tablets of 2015 so you can have hundreds of books at your finger tips, or maybe take a little break and do some after-Christmas bargain hunting on your favourite websites?

We’ve rounded up our top 5 Tablets and E-Readers from the past year to bring you an easily shoppable list you can use yourself or leave out for Santa (or your family) this December, you know, to drop a subtle hint.

Make sure to check out our other Tech Gift Guides including Wearables, Entertainment, Smart Home and Audio. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list!

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Pump Up The Jams With Our 2015 Audio Gift Guide

Audio Gift Guide 2015

The holiday’s are upon us and what better time to start thinking about your big New Years Bash or the long, boring flight home? We’ve got you covered no matter what you’re up to this winter season with the best in Portable Speakers and Wireless or Wired headphones.

A couple of these you may have heard of like the legendary Beats by Dre but some are new kids on the block and deserve a little attention. So whether you prefer in-ear, on-ear, wireless or external speaker systems, this list of the top 5 Audio Gifts will pump up your holiday!

Did you miss out on the rest of our guide? See parts 1 (Wearables), 2 (Entertainment) and 3 (Smart Home) here or head right on over to our complete guide so you can be prepared for the holiday season!

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Home For The Holidays! Smart Home Gift Guide for 2015

Moving into to part 3 of our Tech Gift Guide for 2015, takes us into a more cozy area – the home.

Have you ever thought of your home as being “smart”? Probably not, right? Since most of us most likely don’t live in top of the line, tech-ready homes it’s safe to say the items below may be pretty new to you!

When it comes to tech for the home, the name of the game isn’t just cool gadgets that will make our friends jealous, it’s also creating a more energy-efficient, cost and environment friendly living space for you and your family. So whether you’re looking to be able to shut off all the lights from your smart phone when your kids leave them on or just want to know your home is safe and protected these home gadgets are a must for your home!

Don’t forget to check out Part 1 Wearables & Part 2 Entertainment and enter our giveaway for your chance to win a Tech gift of your choice (up to $65.00 Value)!

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The Top 5 Entertainment Gifts For 2015 – Nerd Approved!

That’s right everyone, there’s more!

Today we are sharing with you the second instalment in our Tech Gift Guide series which focuses solely on endless holiday entertainment gifts. If you’re like us, you probably cancelled your home cable TV quite some time ago and are now relying completely on streaming your favourite shows. While we’re all about spending the weekend catching up on our favourite series on Netflix, sometimes we don’t want to stare at our little laptops and crave seeing things on the big screen (we’re sure you can relate!). In this guide, we’ll run you through the best streaming options for your TV, plus some pretty epic Limited Edition gaming systems which are sure to make even the manliest of men squeal with excitement!

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Stripe Valuation now at $5 Billion Thanks to Visa

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Joshua

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to digital payment options, and the big shots like PayPal and Square better watch their backs! Stripe is a “payment infrastructure built for the internet” and  was started in 2011 by brothers John and Patrick Collison, when they realized there was a gap in the market of digital payments. Since then, Stripe has been one of the most mentioned payment on the web with top investors like Peter Thiel and Elon Musk on board and their valuation is going through the roof.

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The New Tesla P85D is Straight-up Ludicrous

Tesla Red Driving by Beach
Joshua

There’s a new super car on the market, and it’s not made by Ferrari, Bugatti or Lamborghini. It isn’t a low-profile coupe with scissor doors and it isn’t going to cost you $1M+. In fact, this new car doesn’t even run on gas. You may have guessed what it is by now, but for all our not so car-savvy friends, we’re talking about the new Tesla P85D.

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3 Ways You Can Avoid Getting Hacked, Like AshleyMadison.com

Ashley Madison Hacked
Joshua

Well, it happened. Ashley Madison, the worlds biggest dating site catering to married people looking to have an affair, has been hacked. We can only imagine the mass hysteria that is hitting Ashley Madison’s estimated 37 Million users. You’d be freaking out too if your identity, sexual fantasies and recent love affairs were going to soon become public knowledge! So, just how did this happen? Well, with the recent AdultFriendFinder.com hack, it wasn’t a long shot to say Ashley Madison might be next. Here’s a few tips on how to keep your information safe online and avoid getting hacked, so no one finds out what you’re up to.

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