I'm Terrified of Public Speaking: Here's How I Cope

by Bruno Bornsztein

public speaking tips for nervous people

Here's the first thing I want to know: how am I going to keep my teeth from chattering once I get up on stage? Later this month, Alicia and I will be flying to sunny Palm Springs, California, for Altitude Summit (a conference for lifestyle and design bloggers). And on the morning of the first day I'll be giving a talk about how Curbly runs a blogging business.

The question I get most often about my job is, "Yeah, but how do you make any...

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How To: DIY Speaker Wall Mounts

by Chris Gardner

How To: DIY Speaker Wall Mounts

Whether for your new 5.1 surround sound system, your cramped media room, or when just wiring your home to fill it with music, it's best to get speakers off the ground, furniture, and other resonant surfaces, and up to ear level. And since non-powered speakers are actually not heavy at all, with less than $2.00 in materials and an hour of work, it's surprisingly simple to create custom brackets for mounting them on walls and ceilings.

created on: 01/10/09

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The world’s tiniest speaker.

by DIY Maven

The world’s tiniest speaker.

New to USB fever is their Fingertip Mini Cube Speaker. About the size of dice, the speakers are said to provide ‘superior sound output’ at 0.8W. Compatible with just about everything that begins with iPod, one of these little guys will set you back $9.99. Hey, and even if it doesn’t live up to it’s ‘superior’ description, at least you’ll have the privilege of saying you own the tiniest speaker in the world–and that’s priceless.

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