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@nycework tweet digest: 04/21-26/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? How much for that sourpuss; because I’m awesome and can do anything; race matters; embracing your blind spot; SSN undercover; Saving Private Energy; and culling Mars invaders…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 21 and April 26, 2013:

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics
(Photo credit: epSos.de)

  • A quote by Henry David Thoreau about bartering your life;
  • an article discussing 6 principles to systematically build your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual capacity;
  • an article describing the result of Washington University‘s research to discover genetic differences between “races”;
  • an article about a space project that’s screening volunteers for a reality TV-style, one-way mission to Mars;
  • an article explaining why you’re blind for about 40 minutes every day;
  • an infographic energy-savings guide for homeowners;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about five scenarios where saying no to requests for your Social Security number is OK…and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/31 – 04/05/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Success on easy and doable terms; 3D printing powered by your mind; break old writing rules, get more responses to your e-mail; restoring self-confidence, naturally; a farewell to local and network HDTV; weird, WEIRD North Americans; toxic water supplies…

Posted by @nycework between March 31 and April 5, 2013, the noteworthy tweets include:

3D printed blue tree frogs in different layer thicknesses

3D-printed blue tree frogs in different layer thicknesses
(Photo credit: Creative Tools)

  • A quote by Maya Angelou defining ‘success’ in a clear and personally achievable way;
  • an article explaining why writing your e-mail’s conclusion first will get you more favorable responses;
  • an article about an FCC ruling that allows cable companies to scramble or encrypt local HDTV and network broadcasts. The ruling, which takes effect on April 10, 2013, means you’ll need a cable company-provided set-top box to watch HDTV broadcasts;
  • an infographic describing what 3D printing is, how it could forever change lives, and why big business might not want you anywhere near a 3D printer;
  • an article about North American culture and its weird effects on the way North Americans relate to self, other inhabitants of the planet, and the environment;
  • an article with pointers on how to rekindle self-confidence…naturally;
  • and, @nycework’s previous tweet digest with an article about a 2011 environmental study that found toxic water supplies in 43 US states…and more.

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