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How to End a Phone Call Without Being Rude

If you get a phone call from a rude telemarketer, you can simply say that you are not interested and hang up the phone in case they are not willing to finish the conversation on their own. But how do you end a call with a boring friend or a relative?

How We Prioritize Online Distractions Without Knowing

Whether you are at the computer or using a smartphone, there are plenty of things happening around you simultaneously that can distract you from the task at hand. But that switch from one thing to another is not always random because some distractions are often more important than others.

Shifted to a New Office

Digital Inspiration moved to a new office this week and here are some pictures of the new workspace.

A New Member In Our Family

We have a new member in our family – a baby boy. It’s a joyous moment and blogging will remain light for a few days.

How to Decide a Color Scheme for Your Home

Deciding a color scheme for your home? The process can be both exciting and daunting. There are so many choices to choose from that it becomes hard to decide what colors to paint.

World Map Turned Into Animal Shapes

The Japanese zodiac has the names of 12 animals. The zodiac originated in China. Since making its way to Japan, it has been used widely as the measure for times, directions, and years.

Best Money Saving Tips from Google Tip Jar

Google Tip Jar is a community project with free money saving tips. These simple ideas will help you save money on electricity bills, cable TV, postage, restaurants, travel, fuel and more.

Listen to Classic Nursery Rhymes and Children Songs

Here’s a collection of Classic Nursery Rhymes Videos for Kids on YouTube. Includes all the popular rhymes including Mary Lamb, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Jack-n-Jill, Twinkle Little Star, Johny Johny, Humpty Dumpty, Cobbler, Teddy Bear, Two Little Ducks, Old McDonald and Incy Wincy Spider.

Download Free PDF Book from Amazon – Blue Planet Run

The hardcover verion of the book sells for around $45 on the Amazon store but they now provide a PDF version that anyone can download for free. You don’t need an Amazon account to download the photo book in PDF format from amazon.com.

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture Now Available

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture that he gave at the Carnegie Mellon University has now been viewed more than 6 million times and is probably one of those rare videos on YouTube that got a perfect 5 by everyone who rated for that video so far.