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The sciences have not always been my strong suit, but I’ve found mastering chemistry a breeze thanks to studying the dynamic periodic table of elements using apps! Is mastering chemistry just for science majors? Heck no! At least, not according to these easy-to-use reference tables! Whether I wanted to download a printable periodic table of the elements with names or study chemistry regents with an interactive periodic table online, these organic apps helped me do it.

I’ve been amazed at the improvement of my understanding, and I wanted to be able to share the secret to my success with you! As I was exploring potential apps online (I wanted something that I could have with me at all times and my phone never leaves my side, so apps made perfect sense), I discovered a website that produces a list of the top 10 apps in a bunch of categories.

Best Apps for Learning Chemistry by AppGrooves

In order to make this easier for you, I’ve listed my favourite three apps below!

Improve Your Understanding and Speed with Socratic

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Something that used to happen to me all the time: I’m stuck on a single chemistry homework question for hours – ugh – only to realize I still have 30 more questions to go. This is when Socratic becomes a real life-saver. You can get homework help – yes, the one right in front of you – on your phone! How? Snap a picture of your homework using Socrates, and their AI (Artificial Intelligence) system will find the correct answer. And, if that’s not helpful enough (believe it or not), the app then figures out which concepts you need the most help with in order to learn the answer next time.

Navigation is completely intuitive and easy to use! I never once questioned if I was going to be pressing the wrong button or where the answers would be displayed. Are you having trouble finding the exact answer to the problem you’re working on? I had this issue a time or two. Turns out, Socratic may not always be able to find your exact question in its database.

However, the developers are pulling questions and solutions from so many different sources, Socratic is actually really good at finding similar problems for you to use as examples. Then all you have to do is take what you learn and apply it to your problem. In my experience, this is not the most efficient approach, but it really helps solidify different equation types in your mind.

Control the Data You See with Periodic Table

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If you’re looking for an interactive and customizable periodic table, Periodic Table would be my top recommendation. What’s really nice about it is that it allows you to have control over what you see in the app and what you use it for primarily. In my opinion, nothing is quite as frustrating or exhausting as being overwhelmed with tons of information you don’t need while trying to pick out that one piece of info you do. With Periodic Table, you get to choose the data you want to see.

Not to mention, you can also find individual videos and podcasts that relate the elements to real-world applications. So convenient! Periodic Table by Royal Society of Chemistry goes above and beyond; there really is not another app out there quite like it. If Periodic Table’s biggest pro is that it contains tons and tons of useful information, then its biggest con is that it can sometimes run a tad slow because of all this data.

Generally speaking, once the app has fully loaded, it tends to run smoothly; you just might have to wait a minute for the loading to be complete. That being said, in my personal opinion, the wait is totally worth it because of all the information you get in one place.

Solve Chemical Equations with the Help of Chemistry

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If it were up to me, this chemistry companion would be in the hands of every chemistry student or proud, a self-proclaimed nerd. If you are looking for a chemistry reference table, this periodic table of elements and its solubility chart will always be at your fingertips. What’s nice about it is that you can quickly and easily look up chemical reactions, calculate molar masses, and get help solving chemical equations with one or several unknown variables.

Chemistry even helps with both organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry. Just like me, you’ll be shocked at how useful and user-friendly it is. Now, something you might want to keep in mind: if you have a younger generation of the app, the graphic design and layout of Chemistry may not be up to par with what you’re used to on your mobile device.

Its simple, functional design looks just like a mini-textbook, which makes sense as its intended use is to help you with your studies, not to keep you entertained.

Conclusion

I have honestly been astounded at how helpful apps are in the field of Chemistry. As it turns out, the subject can be tons of fun as long as you have the right resources! It takes concentration and understanding to achieve your desired outcome in the lab, so you need to make sure you’ve got the right tools to help you out.

Even if you never plan to wear a white lab coat to work, you might, at the very least, do some baking in your lifetime. Yes, you read that right. Baking a cake is pure chemistry! I’m confident that these three apps – my personal favourites and number-one recommendations – will make all of your attempts at chemistry a success!

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Blogging 101: A Fool-Proof Guide To Writing A Short Story Worth Sharing

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To be a top-tier blogger means that you are a great storyteller. Sharing your stories with your fanbase or the world doesn’t require all the fancy writing tools like a word counter or a fancy thesaurus. You’ll need a rich imagination and the writing skills to match with it so that your story will always strike a chord within your reader’s heart. 

Now just because they are called short stories, it doesn’t mean that they are easy to write. The length of the stories you write does not correlate with how well you’ve written them – as the saying goes, quality over quantity. When you’ve never written one before, it may seem complicated. Once you’ve gotten used to it, you’ll be pumping them out one after the other. 

Short stories typically have don’t have a long timespan – well, because they’re short, this then always keeps their climaxes as near as possible. This gives you the need to get to the end of the story to get that satisfying ending.

This article will help you by taking you from your basic introduction and opening to the intricate conclusion and climax.

1. Know What You’re Writing

Know What You’re Writing

You’re going to write a story that can go up to a maximum of about 5000 words to a minimum of 5 words. Within that limit, the short stories can express a key emotion, a dramatic plot, good character development, and as all stories have a satisfying ending. Make sure you maintain the proper structure for your story to avoid confusion.

2. Read As Much As You Can

Devote yourself to reading as many as you can – especially the classics, so that you can emulate your favorite experts. In a way, you can treat them as your mentors, and you’re merely an apprentice. Follow, watch, analyze, evaluate all of their works. This way, you can start with a basis and soon start to develop your style.

 Reading up on the works of your role models in the literary world can inspire your story style and structure. Reading a couple of dozen stories while developing your own is a great way to urge you to keep writing. Keep in mind that your story won’t necessarily leave a strong impression, but remember to stay confident and keep writing.

3. Find A Key Emotion Then Aim For The Heart

The whole feeling of the story is dependent on the key emotion that you choose. This key emotion will determine the impression that the readers get when they read your story. Although the concept of using a key emotion seems pretty simple, it’s more than that.

Spawning an emotion out of thin air from simple adjectives doesn’t cut it. 

You’ll need to contextualize the feelings and voice it out so that your concept and delivery has a strong impact. Choosing a key emotion isn’t all the difficult. Although, you need to select a theme or feeling that resonates with a lot of people. Themes like love, self-sacrifice, a heroic redemption, and freedom – try to avoid using cliches because it’ll bore your readers.

4. Hook Your Audience

Hook Your Audience

Having already planned out the general emotion of your story along with you being knowledgeable of the flow of short stories, you’re ready to begin your adventure. Writing a short story. Starting it off right isn’t simple. You’d have to open with strong lines, introduce all of the characters, and, more importantly, get your readers hooked unto your story. 

An effective way of hooking your audience is to use a sentence that immediately begs for the reader’s attention. Do this to get your readers to become curious about what you’re referring to — urging them to keep reading. You can also open it halfway through the story, which makes the reader intrigued about how the protagonist has gotten into that situation.

5. Write The Body

Remember the key emotion we mentioned earlier? Well, now is the time to put that into action. Make sure that each sentence that you write not only develops the story further, but it also has to participate in creating the mood you want. The main body is where you’ll give explanations to the factors you’ve said in the introduction. 

Also, since we’re writing a short story, you have to remember that you’ll have a limit to the number of words you’ll use. Thus, each sentence has more significance compared to when in a long story/novel. Use each sentence to add to the story, or else you’re just going to waste valuable space.

6. Finish Strong

There is nothing else in this world that would let a reader down than reading an exquisitely written story with a weak and disappointing ending. Once you’ve reached the final moments of your story, don’t give in to temptation and use a cliche to get your story over and done with. Take your time with it; make sure everything gets resolved. 

Combine a realistic situation that would happen to all of your characters with an impactful one — allowing you to write an ending that every reader would want and be satisfied with. A strong finish is what wraps up the whole story, and it could make or break the entire narrative.

7. Reread, Edit and Publish

Reread, Edit and Publish

Just because you were the one to write the entire story, that doesn’t mean that you’re Scott-free from all of the editings. Go back to your story with different perspectives. So you can spot all the little mistakes you had, then you’ll know exactly where to edit them later. Reread it a few times to see if the flow, delivery, and consistency need any changing. 

You can also send it to some esteemed editors and well-trusted friends, and they can highlight significant issues with the story or something small like punctuation issues. Fresher pairs of eyes don’t have any biases, so the corrections made would be constructive. After the edits are made, post your first story to your blog and wait for its popularity to rise.

8. Takeaway

After following this guide, you’ve written your very first short story. However, don’t just stop there; you can keep writing to hone your writing skills. Keep publishing them online so that your fanbase grows, and you might even get some devoted fans. Use them as a motivation to keep on writing, and you might also get your story published in a book!

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Indian News Platform Reaches The Western World

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Indian News Platform TNBC Live Reaches The Western World

TNBC Live, a publication of The News Plc., is making rounds as the leading Indian news platform catering to the populace of the western world.

TNBC Live provides the latest updates and in-depth analysis of various genres, such as politics, world affairs, entertainment, sports, business, and technology. Founded in 2010, TNBC Live is headed by the chief editor Chandrani Sarkar. The Indian news platform serves as a forum for diversity, providing international perspectives on world politics and entertainment.

According to TNBC Live, the website is accumulating a stable 45 million readers from across the globe, accomplishing this through their assorted website and mobile interface, allowing its readers to consume daily content whenever and from wherever they like.

Aninda Bhowmik, CEO of The News (Plc) said, “I have been planning to make TNBC a global news platform to improve the image of journalists everywhere. I have many other things up my sleeve that you will find out soon.”

Indian News Platform  TNBC Live

Addressing the question about starting a news channel, Aninda Bhowmik said, “For now, I just want to focus on the news website and bring new things to the table. The channel is not of my slightest concern. I want to perfect the website and increase my readership so that the world can see responsible news reporting. I will think about the channel after 3-4 years when my website is stable and I can pay attention to other things.”

Moreover, The News Plc, the parent company of TNBC Live, recently joined the prominent Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB UK), an advertising corporation with Facebook, Google, and The Guardian as its board members. According to IAB, “News Broadcasting Corporation Plc.

(News Plc.) is a global news and media conglomerate that offers up to the minute news and latest happenings around the world to operate an extensive diversified portfolio of media brands making it one of the leading media companies in Europe.”

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Bill Gates Announces To Offer Whopping Prize Money of Rs. 70 Lakhs For Developing A Payment App for Dumb Feature Phones

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Bill Gates Offers Prize Money of Rs. 70 Lakhs For Developing A Payment App for Dumb Feature Phones

In India, we have lots of variety when it comes to smartphones. We are one of the leading producers of them. Whether you belong from today’s era of from old generation, everyone likes to use such a phone that has trusted features and safe to use. Do you know recently Bill gates has announced really something very nice in which he has committed to offering prize money of Rs. 70 lakh to those who will build a payment app for dumb feature phones? This looks like a good opportunity for all those developers who can try their luck and win this whopping amount.

NPCI partners with CIIE.Co and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the app development

NPCI which is popularly known as (National Payments Corporation of India) has collaborated with CIIE.Co and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for creating such an app that will help people to make hassle-free transactions through a dumb feature phone. They have announced a competition in which they have called all the developers to provide their innovative solutions and the winner would be taking home Rs. 70 lakhs.

Both the entities have announced a competition together

They have come together and announced a competition, calling developers to provide innovative solutions to make this happen — with the winner taking home $100,000 or Rs 70 lakhs.

Chief of Innovation at NPCI, Vishal Anand Kanvaty says,  “Feature phones hold a significant share of the mobile user base in rural and semi-urban population to anchor India’s move to a cashless economy rapidly. With the help of the government and the payments ecosystem, it is crucial that we should focus on providing smart and simple payments solution to feature phone users. Our aim is to help reach the digital payments system in tier 2 and 3 cities where feature phones are still in demand.”

Payment App for Dumb Feature Phone

He further added, “Understanding usage pattern of feature phone users will help us to ideate a better strategy for them to educate and empower them on digital payments even without smartphones. This will also boost the government’s agenda of less-cash societies in a cost-effective manner”.

Winners will not only receive prize money of Rs. 70 lakhs, they will also get support from CIIE.CO’s Bharat Inclusion Initiative provides support to startups to grow further.

Applications will be accepted till 12th January 2020

All the willing participants can take part in this challenge. The applications will be accepted till 12th January 2020.

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