Hisense have released their ‘Designer Collection’ TV range with Harvey Norman

Hisense have released their ‘Designer Collection’ TV range with Harvey Norman

As technology advances further and further we’re seeing significantly less of an emphasis on tech that is simply functional, but more so a push into tech that’s going to sit well in the home. The Designer Collection range from Hisense, made in partnership with Harvey Norman is one of the latter. A sleek, contemporary designed ‘all-white’ frame allows the the Designer Collection to blend nicely into your home. Hisense have said they worked “to create the range for design-conscious Australians looking to engage with form, aesthetics and quality while maintaining…

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How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

As we continue to look forward to the start of the NFL season in a few months, the Dallas Cowboys released a very cool video in which they asked several Dallas Cowboys draft picks how they would liked to be remembered for their time in Dallas before they even start their Cowboys careers. The team posted the video to their official Twitter account on Thursday. Watch below to see the responses from Leighton Vander Esch, Michael Gallup, Connor Williams and others. [“Source-foxsports”]

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India’s engineering graduates have loans to pay but no jobs – so who is clearing their debt?

India’s engineering graduates have loans to pay but no jobs – so who is clearing their debt?

  Four years after receiving his bachelor of technology degree in electronics and communication, B Jeyachandiran was forced to concede defeat. He had graduated in 2011 from the private Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. He applied for engineering jobs but with no success. Between 2012 and 2013, he sold insurance in Chennai. The following year, he became a data-entry operator with a construction company in Thanjavur. But this job did not satisfy him and his salary was not enough to repay his education loan….

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When A Trip Leads To Career Change: 4 Women Who Quit Their Jobs After A Vacation

When A Trip Leads To Career Change: 4 Women Who Quit Their Jobs After A Vacation

Anyone with a case of wanderlust knows the feeling of coming home from a vacation feeling refreshed and inspired. These four women took that feeling and turned it into a new career. Here, we hear the stories of the trips that changed their lives — and get some advice for how you can also transform your career through an amazing travel experience. Photo courtesy of Billy Huys Jala Smith-Huys, founder of Seek & Swoon, with one of her company’s signature throws in the background. WHO: Jala Smith-Huys, founder of Seek & Swoon, which designs eco-friendly knit throws inspired by beautiful places…

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These Agra youngsters follow their passion full-time

These Agra youngsters follow their passion full-time

Aviral Kaushik, 19, a resident of Paschim Puri, never enjoyed attending classes. He was more keen on singing and hosting events. And according to Aviral, this was no child’s indecision, he was sure about what he wanted to do in life. So when his friends began preparing, in the final years of school, for entrance exams to get enrolled in top colleges, Aviral chose to not follow them. Instead, after school, he enrolled himself for a BBA course and an event management course through distance learning. “I am doing the courses just…

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What Happens When Their School Doesn’t Offer Physics? Rural Students Head Online

What Happens When Their School Doesn’t Offer Physics? Rural Students Head Online

This story is part of the special series United And Divided, which explores the links and rifts between rural and urban America. Schools in rural school districts often don’t have the budget or the teachers to offer students all of the courses they would like to take. One rural district in a Missouri county decided to offer credit for online classes in an effort to give its students the educational opportunities it can’t otherwise afford. In Jefferson County in eastern Missouri, the high school, middle school and elementary school that make…

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Pupils at London school asked to clean their classroom as cuts bite

Pupils at London school asked to clean their classroom as cuts bite

A cash-strapped primary school is asking pupils to vacuum classrooms at the end of the day because it cannot afford to replace the cleaner, while the headteacher’s husband is doing the plumbing for free. In a stark example of how the government’s funding cuts are hitting schools across the country, Furzedown primary school, in the London borough of Wandsworth, has been forced to make cutbacks to try to balance the books. It is one of thousands of schools struggling to make ends meet during the funding crisis. Thousands of parents,…

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6 highly successful execs share their best career advice for 20-somethings

6 highly successful execs share their best career advice for 20-somethings

In honor of graduation season, CNBC Make It spoke exclusively to some of the nation’s top business leaders and personal finance gurus, career coaches, bestselling authors, CEOs, self-made millionaires and billionaires and Wharton’s No. 1 professor. For the next few weeks, we’ll be rolling out the speeches or bits of advice that they are most excited to share with the Class of 2017, using the hashtag #MakeItNewGrads. The Class of 2017 continues to don their caps and gowns as they graduate from school this month. In the coming weeks, many…

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Babies remember their birth language – scientists

Babies remember their birth language – scientists

Babies build knowledge about the language they hear even in the first few months of life, research shows. If you move countries and forget your birth language, you retain this hidden ability, according to a study. Dutch-speaking adults adopted from South Korea exceeded expectations at Korean pronunciation when retrained after losing their birth language. Scientists say parents should talk to babies as much as possible in early life. Dr Jiyoun Choi of Hanyang University in Seoul led the research. The study is the first to show that the early experience…

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Private CBSE schools cannot appoint their own principals

Private CBSE schools cannot appoint their own principals

Private schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) are set to lose their autonomy in appointing their principals, as each aspirant will have to pass an eligibility test conducted by the CBSE and representatives of the CBSE and State government will have a veto in the selection committee to pick a principal. Teachers aspiring to be principals will soon have to appear for a Principal Eligibility Test (PET), the CBSE has decided. Those who are already principals will also have to take the test. However, this amendment…

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