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A palliative nurse has recorded the top five regrets of the dying. Photograph: Montgomery Martin/Alamy
Forget the puzzles, games, and mental exercises. There's an easier way to boost your brain power.
Thiel lost that one.
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Editor’s note: Dick Talens is one of the founders of Fitocracy and an amateur competitive bodybuilder.
by Oliver Segovia | 12:05 PM January 13, 2012 Several years ago, a friend decided she wanted to follow her passion. She loved the liberal arts and academe.
Mar 18th 2012 2:47PM I hear it all the time from people. “I’m passionate about it.”
There’s a history here, and it’s a surprisingly political one. Friendship between the sexes was more or less unknown in traditional society. Men and women occupied different spheres, and women were regarded as inferior in any case.
On Wednesday, Dr Leanne ten Brinke, who led the study, said the findings suggested attempts to mask our emotions are likely to fail when engaging in a "consequential act of deception”.
In the late summer of 2007, a fifty-year-old former barber named Siu Yun Ping began making regular visits from his village, in Hong Kong, to the city of Macau, the only Chinese territory where it is legal to gamble in a casino. Macau sits on a horn of rocky coastline, where the Pearl River washes into the South China Sea. It’s about a third the size of Manhattan, covering a tropical peninsula and a pair of islands that look, on a map, like crumbs flaking off the mainland.
Everyone has scratched their brain after a fresh OS install, trying to remember all their favorite applications and where, exactly, to download them. You can use services like Ninite to some extent, but wouldn’t it be nice to have every awesome Windows app, new and old, in one spot?
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What's the first thing you do when you get to your computer in the morning? Check your favorite Intertainment?
While the majority of the restaurant waitstaff you encounter will probably not spit or pee in your food if you send it back, it's a common joke or paranoid concern that enters the conversation the moment someone decides to send their plate back to the kitchen.