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These 29 Clever Drawings Will Make You Question Everything Wrong With The World. 12 Enjoyable Names for Relatively Common Things. Fancy yourself a logophile ... and didn't have to look up "logophile"? See if you know these 12 words for common things. 1. The plastic table-like item found in pizza boxes is called a box tent and was patented in 1983. Most people in the biz now call it a pizza saver. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Getty Images 9. 10. 11. 12. What are some of your favorite extra ordinary/extraordinary words?

For 12-12-12, we’ll be posting twenty-four '12 lists' throughout the day. Emergency and Disaster Information Service. Flood in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday, 15 May, 2014 at 12:29 (12:29 PM) UTC. EDIS CODE: FL-20140515-43756-BIH. 35 Clever Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life.

Community Post: 35 Clever Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life. 54 Reasons to Love Photography in 2013. As a self-appointed pundit, I spend a fair amount of time criticizing the photography industry, but I have a little secret … I love photography! And 2013 brought yet another year full of strange, interesting and inspiring moments in photography. Let’s go on a little journey … in no particular order. 1.

Haley Morris-Cafiero Examined Our Reaction to Her Weight We’ve all done it. Stared at the fat guy/girl on the street or in a store. Haley Morris-Cafiero’s Wait Watchers documents people reacting to her weight, the result of her hypothyroidism, and makes a strong cultural statement on how we judge people in our daily lives. Photo by Haley Morris-Cafiero 2. What was that special toy or item you had as a child that meant everything to you? Photo by Gabriele Galimberti 3. James Mollison’s revealing essay looks at the diversity of where children sleep along with a portrait of a child.

Photos by James Mollison 4. Photo by Sara Naomi Lewkowicz 5. Photo by Annie Ling 6. Photo by Brad Harris 7. 8. 9. 24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing. Popular Superheroes get Corporate Sponsor Makeovers - Art Series. Check out this amazingly awesome series of illustrations and photos that features many of our favorite superheroes reimagined as if they were sponsored by corporations. Most superheroes don't need sponsors because they're super rich or government funded.

I guess if they didn't have those things they might have to get sponsors to fund their heroics! If they did, this is what artist Roberto Vergati Santos' vision of what those sponsored superheroes might look like. He's assigned each one a certain brand that represents that particular hero. So you've got Captain America with Coke, Iron Man with McDonald's, Wolverine with Adidas, Flash with Red Bull, Hulk with Monster, and more. Most Creative People 2013. Free Online Comic Books. Two of the greatest obstacles that comics have in reaching readers are exposure and cost. Fortunately, the internet has provided remedies for both. Many comic book creators and publishers have put their comics online, available as full issues and at absolutely no cost to the reader. And unlike torrents or scanned files, these comics are completely legal. Here I have endeavored to collect as many of these as possible, now totalling over 300 full issues and stories, in one place.

Whether you have been meaning to try a new title, or if you've never read a comic in your life, there's still something here for everyone. Follow a link or two or three. If you know of more online comics I could add to the list, or discover that any of these links have gone bad, please e-mail me. And if you find yourself wanting more, click on the button adjacent to an issue to view or purchase a collected edition of that comic. DC | Marvel | Image | Dark Horse | Oni | BOOM! Non-Fiction Independents Kitjutsu Aw Nuts! Tight Squeeze - Sex Position.

How Things Work | Bozgo. Posted by admin on Dec 28, 2012 in Entertainment | 27 comments For many thing that we all day see in our lives, we don’t know how some of that things work. Here you can see how things really work. How a Zipper Works Illustrating Pi: Unrolling a Circle’s Circumference How a Pill Press Works How Walschaerts Valve Gear in Steam Locomotives Works How a Caliper Works How a Radial Engine Works How the Geneva Drive Works How a Hypotrochoid is Made How an Alpha Stirling Engine Works How a Sewing Machine Works How to Draw a Yin Yang Symbol Using Circles.

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work. A reader recently pointed me to some "rules for a happier life" that various folks have posted in various forms. Here's my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace: 1. Don't compare yourself to others. Everybody, and I mean everybody, starts out in a different place and is headed on their own journey. 2. While it's often important to know about other things--like the economy, the markets that you sell to, the actions that others might take, your focus should remain on what you actually control, which is 1) your own thoughts and 2) your own actions. 3.

While your job might sometimes seem like the most important thing in your world, you're killing a part of yourself if you let work situations push you into places that violate your privacy and your integrity. 4. It's great to be enthusiastic and willing to go the "extra mile," but making promises that you (or your team) can't reasonably keep is simply a way to create failure and disappointment. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills | This and That... The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time.

Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips.

Browse through hundreds how-to articles and then add to them, or start a new one.MAKE Magazine - Brings the do-it-yourself (DIY) mindset to all of the technology in your life. 21 Incredibly Important Diagrams To Help You Get Through Life. Bullies Called Him Pork Chop. He Took That Pain With Him And Then Cooked It Into This. Learn something new every day. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body – Global One TV: Multimedia for Mystics. The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered.

Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? It’s due to the super-speedy movement of nerve impulses from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, bringing reactions at the speed of a high powered luxury sports car.The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. The cartoon image of a light bulb over your head when a great thought occurs isn’t too far off the mark.

Your brain generates as much energy as a small light bulb even when you’re sleeping.The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britannica. Hair and Nails Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. Internal Organs Bodily Functions. Wise Thoughts. 11 Ways to Build an Extraordinary Life. 17 Jul Posted by Steve as Success How can you build the life you want? The answer to that question is different for each of us. But it’s critical that you answer it, because in the answer you will find purpose and meaning. Many of us look for happiness in things, but happiness doesn’t come from things, it comes from how we relate to ourselves and our world. Be True to Yourself – This doesn’t mean a life without compromise.

It means that you don’t lie to yourself. For more on living an extraordinary life, read this. 6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day. It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d both agree that this is one of the most important days of their lives. This is the story of Jane and Joe... Jane was up until 4 a.m. putting the final touches on her deck. Joe, on the other hand, went to sleep last night at 11 p.m., as he does most nights of the week. Which entrepreneur would you bet on? And, which entrepreneur most closely resembles you? Jane and Joe are fictional characters but having been immersed in the world of startups in both New York and San Francisco, I see a lot of Janes. This past weekend I had the opportunity to speak with my friend Mike Del Ponte, who resembles the character of Joe.

"Every day I need physical energy, mental clarity, and emotional balance to tackle everything that comes my way," Mike said. Here are the six simple rituals he uses to perform at his highest, which you too can begin implementing right away: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Bruce Lee’s Top 7 Fundamentals for Getting Your Life in Shape. If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last 30 years I’m pretty sure you know who Bruce Lee was. If you have, then you may be interested to know that Lee was a very famous martial artist and actor who sparked the first big interest of Chinese martial arts in the West in the 60’s and 70’s.

But besides being an awesome fighter and iconic figure Lee also had some very useful things to say about life. Here are 7 of my favourite fundamentals from Bruce Lee. 1. What are you really thinking about today? “As you think, so shall you become.” Perhaps the most basic statement of how we work. It’s easy to forget about this simple statement in everyday life. 2. “It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” If you want to improve your life then it’s tempting to want to add more.

Adding more and more just creates more stress and anxiety. Thinking has its place. 3. 4. This is a very useful and powerful thought. 5. 6. 40 Ways to Feel More Alive. “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” ~Joseph Campbell As I write this, I am two hours away from my first weekly acting class in Los Angeles.

I’ve been here for almost two years now, and though I loved Community Theater as a kid, I never so much as researched acting classes until a couple weeks back. I frequently said I wanted to do it, along with painting classes, which I’m starting next week, but I always made excuses not to start either. I was too busy. I didn’t have enough money. The list went on and on, but I realized the last two were the big ones for me. Also, I hesitate to give large amounts of time to hobbies I have no intention of pursuing professionally. I realized last month, however, that I want to prioritize more of the things that make me feel passionate and excited—and not just occasionally, but regularly. I don’t know if these classes are “leading” anywhere. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 60 of the world's happiest facts.

1. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance. 2. If you fake laugh long enough you’ll start to really laugh, really, really hard. 3. The book cover to the prize winning short story collection, Spellbound, was chosen because author, Joel Willans, bought his wife’s engagement ring with poker winnings. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32.The kingdom of Bhutan use ‘gross national happiness’ as a key national indicator. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 2013 is the first year since 1987 that consists for four different digits. 59. 60.

40 Random Astonishing Facts To Increase Your Trivia. 10 Body Language Techniques to Make You Succeed in Business. Every good businessperson knows that what you say has never been as important as how you say it. Even when you are not speaking, you are still communicating, even if you are not aware of it. By becoming aware of your body language and what you are saying with it, you can begin to control it and put forward the impression that will most help you in your business.

By using these techniques you will save yourself time – and ensure that you succeed. 10. Use Eye Contact Meeting someone’s eyes has long been seen as a mark of honesty and good faith. 9. Hunching your shoulders forward or holding your arms in across your chest can make you seem defensive and intimidated. 8. Entire books have been written about the importance of a good handshake. 7. Looking upwards or to the side before you speak or as you’re speaking can make people suspicious of your integrity. 6. When you have established a position in the room, consider it to be your territory. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. More Popular Stories: 25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions. A question that makes you think is worth asking… At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future.

We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. This process of self reflection helps us maintain a conscious awareness of where we’ve been and where we intend to go. It is pertinent to the organization and preservation of our dreams, goals and desires. If you would like to maximize the benefits of self reflection, our new sister site, Thought Questions, is for you. A new illustrated thought question is posted daily. We recommend that you read and reread these questions regularly when you have some quiet time to think. Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers. Here’s a sample of 25 recent thought questions posted on the site: Thought Questions is updated daily.

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