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How to Disagree

March 2008 The web is turning writing into a conversation. Twenty years ago, writers wrote and readers read. The web lets readers respond, and increasingly they do—in comment threads, on forums, and in their own blog posts. Many who respond to something disagree with it. How to Disagree
By William J. Cromie , Harvard News Office Kris Snibbe/Harvard News Office Sara Lazar (center) talks to research assistant Michael Treadway and technologist Shruthi Chakrapami about the results of experiments showing that meditation can increase brain size. People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don’t.

Meditation found to increase brain size | Harvard Gazette

Meditation found to increase brain size | Harvard Gazette
Effective Ways To Get Out of a Negative Mindset - Sri Chinmoy Inspiration - StumbleUpon Effective Ways To Get Out of a Negative Mindset - Sri Chinmoy Inspiration - StumbleUpon It is too easy to get into a negative mindset which invariably leads to unhappiness and depression. To avoid being overwhelmed by negativity we need to make a conscious effort to avoid the experience. When life seems like a perpetual dark tunnel these are some suggestions to change your outlook on life. Don’t Cherish Destructive Thoughts. Often we don’t realise how much we subconsciously cherish negative thoughts.

Mental Heuristics Page - StumbleUpon

A heuristic is a "rule-of-thumb", advice that helps an AI program or human think and act more efficiently by directing thinking in an useful direction. Some of these heuristics are age-old wisdom, bordering on cliche, but most are actually helpful. If you want something done, do it yourself Mental Heuristics Page - StumbleUpon

391 Places for Free Books Online - StumbleUpon

Introduction This is the launch page for the pages here at Gizmo's Tech Support Alert that list sites with free ebooks and audiobooks. There are well over a million free ebooks and audiobooks at the sites listed within these pages. There are 3 pages that separate sites on the format of the ebooks, Kindle, ePub and Online Reading. 391 Places for Free Books Online - StumbleUpon
Authorama - Public Domain Books - StumbleUpon Welcome to Authorama.com, featuring completely free books from a variety of different authors, collected here for you to read online or offline. The books may have been published before, but not in this form, which I hope you find enjoyable to read and print. Feedback is welcome – enjoy the reading. “The site was something I would never have thought to look for but as I’ve seen it now it has been a wee surprise. I work offshore on a pipe-laying vessel and spend six weeks at a time at sea, now I have a little library of works to read that I print off and use in my off shift. The other guys on-board are using it too and it’s thanks to yourself we’ve got some interesting reading.”– Brian McGuire

Authorama - Public Domain Books - StumbleUpon