InfolificInfolific http://infolific.com We write. You learn. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:45:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 16 of the Best Animal Photo Captions You'll Ever Read http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/best-animal-photo-captions/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:45:22 +0000 Clayton Schug http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/best-animal-photo-captions/ I love it when I come across things that appeals to me on multiple levels. Such is the case with Despair Inc.'s Demotivational posters. They combine animal photography with cynical, anti-establishment one-liners that make me laugh.

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Duba Plains Safari Camp Review http://infolific.com/travel/africa/duba-plains-safari-camp-review/ Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:43:55 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/travel/africa/duba-plains-safari-camp-review/ View Inside Tent at Duba Plains Duba Plains is a safari camp in Botswana. It's accessible only by chartered plane. Located in the Okavango Delta, you're be smack in the middle of a wilderness full of more types of animals than you're likely to see [...]

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Juvenile Reef Fish: The Third Stage In a Fish's Lifecyle http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/juvenile-reef-fish/ Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:41:15 +0000 Travis Burke http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/juvenile-reef-fish/ Less than 1% of the fish that started their journey through life inside the egg survive to settle on a coral reef as a juvenile. These larvae come inshore to the reef, guided by its smells and sounds, often borne on incoming tides and under [...]

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Software Isn't a House http://infolific.com/technology/methodologies/software-isnt-a-house/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:39:44 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/methodologies/software-isnt-a-house/ I came across a discussion recently (I can't remember where) about how the typical comparison between writing software and building a house is flawed. The article was pretty compelling, pointing out that because a building is something very tangible and physical, it doesn't actually compare [...]

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Sapelo Island, Georgia: More To See Than You'd Expect http://infolific.com/travel/usa/sapelo-island/ Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:38:52 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/sapelo-island/ Folks who whiz through southern Georgia's McIntosh County on I-95 don't realize they're just minutes away from a fascinating destination: Sapelo Island. One of my all-time favorite places, Sapelo is the fourth-largest link in Georgia's chain of beautiful barrier islands, separated from the mainland by [...]

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How Fish Produce and Detect Sound http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/detecting-sounds/ Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:38:08 +0000 Travis Burke http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/detecting-sounds/ It is ironic that one of the early heroes of coral reef research — Jacques Cousteau — chose to call his most famous book, The Silent World. In fact, it is far from silent; these waters are a constant lively hubbub of noise. Recent research [...]

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Johnstown Flood Museum, Pennsylvania: Memories of a Man-Made Disaster http://infolific.com/travel/usa/johnstown-flood-museum/ Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:36:28 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/johnstown-flood-museum/ The Johnstown Flood Museum brings to life one of the worst man-made disasters in U.S. history — the tragic flood that devastated this industrial town on May 31, 1889. After the South Fork Dam 14 miles north of town failed during an intense rainstorm, a [...]

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Aquarium Plant Database (222 Plants and Counting) http://infolific.com/pets/freshwater-aquariums/plant-database/ Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:36:03 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/pets/freshwater-aquariums/plant-database/ The folks at Aquatic Plant Central have compiled a lot of information about freshwater aquarium plants. I've seen no other source of information that is as useful as what they've written. Unfortunately, the interface isn't useful as I'd like. So, I went ahead and re-compiled [...]

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Turtle Pictures http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/turtle-pictures/ Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:35:55 +0000 Clayton Schug http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/turtle-pictures/ I had pet turtles as a kid. I think I still like them although I don't have them as pets any more. The biggest obstacle to having turtles for pets is that they live a long time. And if given enough room, they can grow [...]

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Five Ways that Decisions are Made http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/five-ways-that-decisions-are-made/ Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:35:53 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/five-ways-that-decisions-are-made/ There are 5 ways in which a particular action is decided upon. This is pretty obvious stuff, but as with many obvious things, it sometimes bears repeating. And I also think it helps to recognize how things get done around you and perhaps to examine [...]

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Fish Fights: Weighing Up the Opposition http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/weighing-up-the-opposition/ Sat, 18 Mar 2017 22:34:00 +0000 Travis Burke http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/weighing-up-the-opposition/ When rival fish size each other up from afar, the most common outcome is that one of them will recognize the other's superiority and keep its distance, or be chased off without putting up any resistance. But when fish are fairly closely matched in terms [...]

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Where to Buy a Chinchilla http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/where-to-get-a-chinchilla/ Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:32:19 +0000 Chris Celnar http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/where-to-get-a-chinchilla/ The healthiest chinchillas will come from professional breeders that are involved in shows. This stands to reason since these people are aiming to win prizes. Even their castaways are going to be strong and healthy. However, there may not be any professional chinchilla breeders in [...]

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Market Timing Investing Strategy: Very Few Succeed http://infolific.com/money-management/investing/market-timing-investing-strategy/ Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:31:06 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/money-management/investing/market-timing-investing-strategy/ Since I pointed out one of my favorite strategies I thought it was only fair that I point out my two least favorite strategies. Market Timing is one of them. No investor has ever been able accurately time the market for long periods of time. [...]

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Need A Reason To Ride Your Bike? http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/biking/need-reason-ride/ Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:30:29 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/biking/need-reason-ride/ So you want to start riding, good for you! But in case you need just a little more motivation to get off of the couch, read on. Health Although improved health and fitness is not the only benefit, it is the one that comes to [...]

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5 Ways To Eat Frugally http://infolific.com/leisure/eat-frugally/ Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:30:28 +0000 Dylan Bennett http://infolific.com/leisure/eat-frugally/ Food can get to be an expensive part of our lives, especially if we choose to eat out a lot or if we only buy high-quality things. But lots of delicious, nutritious meals can be made without breaking the bank. All it takes is a [...]

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Manistee Michigan's Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend http://infolific.com/travel/usa/manistee/ Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:29:37 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/manistee/ I never expected to find a time warp on Michigan's western coast. But that's exactly what my husband and I found in Manistee several years ago during its Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend. Imagine street vendors selling roasted chestnuts… the sweet scent of [...]

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What Drives Organizational Success? http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/what-drives-organizational-success/ Mon, 13 Mar 2017 22:27:07 +0000 Special Contributor http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/what-drives-organizational-success/ Business is, at its heart, a rational beast. It operates according to rules, policies, logic and habit. The ability to think in a reasoned, logical and coherent manner is one that is highly prized up and down the org chart. Passion, for the most part, [...]

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Wiring Bonsai http://infolific.com/leisure/bonsai/wiring-bonsai/ Sun, 12 Mar 2017 22:25:06 +0000 Darcy Degroat http://infolific.com/leisure/bonsai/wiring-bonsai/ Mastering the skill of wiring will give you much more scope when creating or refining your bonsai. You can change the direction of the branches or trunk, wire an upward branch into the horizontal, turn a branch on a young tree downward to simulate age, [...]

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Bonaire Shore Dives (North End) http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/bonaire-shore-dives-north/ Sat, 11 Mar 2017 21:23:29 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/bonaire-shore-dives-north/ Bonaire's shore diving is what attracts legions of divers. This form of diving allows people to dive where they want and when they want without having to worry about boat schedules. The shore dives can be roughly grouped into those on the south end of [...]

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Scuba Divers, Pumpkins and Halloween! http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/divers-pumpkins-halloween/ Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:22:13 +0000 Douglas Bigler http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/divers-pumpkins-halloween/ Scuba divers are a wacky crowd. Don't believe me? Then why are they carving pumpkins underwater!? from the BBC from Time Inc. from Jaunted by EODMAN from DiveMatrix

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Azalea Garden Inn in Blowing Rock, North Carolina http://infolific.com/travel/usa/azalea-garden-inn/ Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:21:31 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/azalea-garden-inn/ I found this charming log cabin on the lushly landscaped grounds of the Azalea Garden Inn in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Among the state's oldest resorts, the town dates back to the 1800s and is full of small galleries, specialty shops and quaint restaurants. Most [...]

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Project Management Politics http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/project-management-politics/ Wed, 08 Mar 2017 21:20:52 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/project-management-politics/ An article in the June 2006 issue of PM Network discusses the political waters that a project manager must navigate regardless of company, project, or location. A sidebar in the article makes for a good summary. Follow-Up After informal and verbal communications, send a friendly [...]

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Bird Pictures http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/bird-pictures/ Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:20:00 +0000 Clayton Schug http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/bird-pictures/ Birds are fun picture subjects. And those in flight are a challenge for photographers. A lot of variables have to come together including enough light for a fast shutter; a lens and camera that can focus quickly and constantly; and the ability to pan the [...]

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Joining a Gym: Carefully Consider What You're Committing To http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/fitness/joining-a-gym/ Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:19:35 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/fitness/joining-a-gym/ Have you ever thought of joining a gym? Maybe you already did. Did you go? If you're like most people you probably got excited after New Year's, ran to the nearest gym on January 2nd, paid lots of money, and went religously for the first [...]

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Aggression and Stress in Freshwater Fish http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/aggression-and-stress/ Sun, 05 Mar 2017 21:18:42 +0000 Max Lepley http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/aggression-and-stress/ It is not only humans that can feel “stressed out.” As serene as an aquarium may look, its occupants can suffer from the pressures of day-to-day life. In fish, stress is usually a response to aggressive behavior and can occur whether the fish is the [...]

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