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Right way to read PDFs on Kindle

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I have been hearing since eternity that how bad is Kindle for reading PDFs. The fact is everyone who says is has been doing it wrong. They transfer them directly via USB and grumble how bad PDFs look on Kindle.

As far as reading PDFs on Kindle is concerned, don't transfer them directly.  Instead, do the following: 1. Go to your respective Amazon website (http://www.amazon.in/ or http://www.amazon.com/ etc) 2. Sign-in with the e-mail id you have registered on Kindle 3. On the Top Nav, under Hello, drop-down, go to "Manage your content & devices". Quite, like this:
 2. In "Settings" tab, look for "Send-to-Kindle E-Mail Settings" - you will have an email id with @kindle.com

3. Send your desired pdf to this @kindle.com email id from your registered email id as an attachment, with subject of email as CONVERT, nothing else in the email 4. You will have the book in your kindle in few minutes automatically, if the wi-fi is on, on your kindle, and it wil…

Do what scares you

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Fear is actually a funny thing. The biochemical reaction of fear always prompts you to "fight or flight" while emotional response is very personal to everyone.

One of the my personal fear has always been cooking.

Yes I know it may sound silly to a lot of wonderful cooks out there, but phobias have no reasonings.

Now this is despite of me being a foodie and blessed in my life with wonderful cooks at home, from my mom to my wife now.

What's more I have role models in the form of my father and father-in-law to my brothers who all know to how to cook and cook wonderfully!

I don't remember now where it started. I don't know if it was because I have always had a extra sensitive skin towards heat. Or whether because I feel I won't be able to end up with the perfect dish.

So here is my 2016 to-do:

I will look my fear in its eyes. I will learn how to cook. And it starts today!

Together with Shweta, we have come up with a plan:

1. Do things that don't scale: Learn…