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Quem quiser vencer na vida deve fazer como os seus sábios: mesmo com a alma partida, ter um sorriso nos lábios. Dinamor

02.22.2010 - An afternoon nap markedly boosts the brain’s learning capacity. If you see a student dozing in the library or a co-worker catching 40 winks in her cubicle, don’t roll your eyes.

02.22.2010 - An afternoon nap markedly boosts the brain’s learning capacity

New research from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that an hour’s nap can dramatically boost and restore your brain power. Indeed, the findings suggest that a biphasic sleep schedule not only refreshes the mind, but can make you smarter. Students who napped (green column) did markedly better in memorizing tests than their no-nap counterparts. (Courtesy of Matthew Walker) Conversely, the more hours we spend awake, the more sluggish our minds become, according to the findings. “Sleep not only rights the wrong of prolonged wakefulness but, at a neurocognitive level, it moves you beyond where you were before you took a nap,” said Matthew Walker, an assistant professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and the lead investigator of these studies.

In the recent UC Berkeley sleep study, 39 healthy young adults were divided into two groups — nap and no-nap. Discover What Dreams Mean. 15 Interesting Facts about Dreams. Dreaming is one of the most mysterious and interesting experiences in our lives.

15 Interesting Facts about Dreams

During the Roman Era some dreams were even submitted to the Roman Senate for analysis and dream interpretation. They were thought to be messages from the gods. Dream interpreters even accompanied military leaders into battles and campaigns! In addition to this, it is also known that many artists have received their creative ideas from their dreams. But what do we actually know about dreams?

Here are 15 interesting facts about dreams – enjoy and what’s most important, don’t forget to share your dream stories in the comment section! 1. Within 5 minutes of waking half of your dream is forgotten. 2. Chico Xavier. Francisco Cândido Xavier, conhecido como Chico Xavier (1910 - 2002).

Chico Xavier

Espírita brasileiro. Cerca de 265 frases e pensamentos: Chico Xavier. The Hunger Games - March 23, 2012 - May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor. Best Source for Hunger Games News. – A Tribute to The Hunger Games. Entertainment News For Fans, By Fans. The Hunger Games. Environment. Animal Photography.

Dogs. Alaskan Malamute. You are here: Home / Dogs / Alaskan Malamute – Gracious Dog The Alaskan Malamute is a generally large breed of domestic dog originally bred for use as an Alaskan sled dog.

Alaskan Malamute

It is sometimes mistaken for a Siberian Husky, but in fact is quite different in many ways. The American Kennel Club (AKC) breed standard calls for a natural range of size, with a desired freighting size of 23 inches and 75 pounds for females, 25 inches and 85 pounds for males. Heavier individuals and dogs smaller than 75 pounds are commonly seen. There is often a marked size difference between males and females. A few Malamutes are still in use as sled dogs for personal travel, hauling freight, or helping move heavy objects, some however are used for the recreational pursuit of sledding also known as mushing, also skijoring, bikejoring, and canicross.

Huskies & Malamutes. Cutest Puppies In The Whole Planet. 40 Pictures of Puppy Dogs. Baby Animals. Wild Cats. Animals. Human Rights. News. Family Guy. Family Guy. Politics. Foreign Policy - the global magazine of economics, politics, and ideas.

United States: The limits of power. The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance. Foreign Policy - the global magazine of economics, politics, and ideas. Politics, Political News. Superpower. A superpower is a state with a dominant position in international relations and is characterised by its unparalleled ability to exert influence or project power on a global scale.


This is done through the means of both military and economic strength, as well as diplomatic and soft power influence. Traditionally superpowers are preeminent among the great powers (i.e as the USA is today). The term first applied to the British Empire, the United States of America and the Soviet Union. However, following World War II and the Suez Crisis in 1956, the British Empire's status as a superpower was greatly diminished; for the duration of the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union came to be generally regarded as the two remaining superpowers, dominating world affairs. International Relations Theory. International Relations. Polarity in international relations. Polarity in international relations is any of the various ways in which power is distributed within the international system.

Polarity in international relations

It describes the nature of the international system at any given period of time. One generally distinguishes four types of systems: unipolarity, bipolarity, tripolarity, and multipolarity for four or more centers of power. The type of system is completely dependent on the distribution of power and influence of states in a region or globally. NATO and countries with which it is supposed to be at peace account for over 70% of global military expenditure,[2] with the United States alone accounting for 43% of global military expenditure[3] in 2009 and more than the next 17 combined in 2010[4] with NATO then taking about half of the global $1.6 trillion.[5]

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