Whether you’re a student just starting the school year or you’re a lifelong learner like me, you’ll find resources, tools and a ton of fun stuff to stash in your virtual backpack. If you find these resources helpful, please share this post with your friends. I would greatly appreciate it. Before you begin, make sure you Grab Your Free Brain Training Power Pack.
If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times. However, with the advent of internet and web 2.0, a college student now has access to so many amazing tools that he could finish up his work as well as enjoy life to the fullest without the guilt.
If you’re a professional who likes to be intellectually stimulated and you enjoy keeping up with the latest news and breaking trends, the internet provides you with an endless choice of carefully curated sites to visit. Today, we bring you six of them that we believe are leaps and bounds above the rest. These sites will not only educate you on topics ranging from business and technology to art and design, they’ll motivate you to find your own, original ideas and see them through. They’re culturally relevant, they’re idea driven and most of all, they’re deeply inspirational. TED is short for three incredibly important subjects in our modern world; technology, entertainment and design.
aCalendar - makes your day, week and month! FEATURES● intuitive navigation with smooth transitions● day, week & month calendar● 48 colors per calendar, 12 per-event colors if supported by the calendar (Android 4.1+ with Google calendars only)● flexible recurrences (e.g., every 3 weeks)● birthdays & anniversaries with photos from your addressbook and editing● Fullscreen widgets● custom event font size● uses Android's native calendar backend and synchronization● no battery drain● moon phases and zodiac signs for birthdays● QR barcode sharing of events● NFC sharing (if supported by the device) NEW● free● no ads EXTRA FEATURES only in aCalendar+● Agenda view● Public holidays (AT,AU,BE,CA,CH,CZ,DE,DK,ES,FI,FR,IT,JP,NL,NO,RU,SE,UK,US)● Text and file sharing● Privacy and availibility settings● Create new local calendars (Android 4 only)● Manage attendees and invitations● Drag'n'Drop (Android 4 only)● Samsung S Pen / Stylus Support (AirView & Navigation, no painting!)
Happiness can be an elusive thing, especially when you're trying to balance nursing school with work, family and having a personal life. Yet, however hard it may be to attain, happiness is always in the end worth the effort. Not sure where or how to begin your journey to a happier life? That's where these blogs can come in handy, offering a wide range of tips, ideas and inspiration to help you change your life for the better.
Post written by Leo Babauta. Procrastination is one of those topics that, it seems, I can’t write enough about. There isn’t a person among us who doesn’t procrastinate, and that’s a fact of life. It’s deep within us. We think we’re going to do something later, or read that classic novel later, or learn French later. But we always overestimate how much we can do later, and we overestimate the ability of our later selves to beat procrastination.
So, there is a point at which giving someone more money won't make them perform better and another point at which it makes them perform worse . . . Some rough (US) data, keep in mind that these numbers are federal averages and should probably be adjusted by locality. Average household size: 2.5 Poverty Level (P) for a household of 2.5: $16,440
While burying yourself in the stacks at the library is one way to get some serious research done, with today’s technology you can do quite a bit of useful searching before you ever set foot inside a library. Undergraduates and grad students alike will appreciate the usefulness of these search engines that allow them to find books, journal articles and even primary source material for whatever kind of research they’re working on and that return only serious, academic results so time isn’t wasted on unprofessional resources. Note: Visit our updated list for the latest in academic search engines. General
Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hliziﬁkh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike. But you won’t find these words in George R. R.
May 16 2010 If you value your rapidly disappearing privacy while surfing the Internet you need to know about these tools. Whether you want to protect yourself from snoopers, want to spy on those out to get you, or want to be able to track trends that you know will lead to something big, then these tools will help you get the job done.
The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other. But there are some places where a spider cannot enter. Take library databases which need a password for access.
posted by Mark on June 18th, 2009 Just because you’re online doesn’t mean that you can’t experience the world first-hand — or as close to first-hand as possible. Here are websites that feature virtual learning experiences, exposing online visitors to everything from history to geography, astronomy to anatomy, literature to government.
As a serial entrepreneur, I’m addicted to ideas. I feed off of ‘em. And nothing makes me more upset than having a great idea… and losing it. Ideas never happen at opportune times, and having the proper idea capture tools can make sure that you’ll capture all your ideas for later processing. The problem with ideas is that they’re situational.
There are a number of companies providing audio and video lectures (TTC, TLC, some others). These are far from free. However, your local public library probably has some you can take out, and there are loads more available through the magic of inter-library loans.
01 Aug 2012 The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps. couch mode print story Presenting the 101 most useful websites of 2012.
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i intentionally find other peoples lists of things they do to avoid work, and i do at least half of them. extremely effective way to waste time, because there is no end to the lists people will put up. by Nov 2
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