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The Labyrinth Society: The Labyrinth Society. Welcome to the Labyrinthos Homepage. E A R T H . C L I N I C - Holistic Health and Alternative Medicine. Free Printable Posters and Artwork Download - Free Vintage Posters. The British Library's Photostream. Lackadaisy. How to Rewire Your Brain for Success.

The most recent edition of The New Yorker magazine contains an article about neuroscientists who study the way the brain retrieves memories.

How to Rewire Your Brain for Success

Joseph Campbell - A Scholar's Life. For Joseph Campbell, the study of myth was the exploration of the possibilities of consciousness.

Joseph Campbell - A Scholar's Life

His lifetime of scholarship was nothing less than the search for the Holy Grail of radiant living. The dialog between Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers that became The Power of Myth was an event that changed many lives. GOOD Home Page. Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome. 5 examples of how the languages we speak can affect the way we think. Keith Chen (TED Talk: Could your language affect your ability to save money?)

5 examples of how the languages we speak can affect the way we think

Might be an economist, but he wants to talk about language. FOODMATTERS. I’m coming out of this. Eventually. Strange and beautiful. The Suburban Jungle: Jenny from the Blog is like comedy crack, only more addictive and less, um, whack?

Strange and beautiful.

All Fooked Up: I suggest you start drinking before you read this blog. This Is Mommyhood: A Mama To A Toddler Who's Like A Hummingbird On Crack. Flourish in Progress: (T)hug Life: Part hood. 25 cocktails to make this fall. The Klingon Language Institute. Pig Latin Rules. What is pig latin?

Pig Latin Rules

Pig Latin is a language game of alterations played in English. To form the Pig Latin form of an English word the onset of the first syllable is transposed to the end of the word and an ay is affixed (for example, trash yields ash-tray and plunder yields under-play and computer yields omputer-cay). The purpose of the alteration is to both obfuscate the encoding and to indicate for the intended recipient the encoding as 'Pig Latin'. The reference to Latin is a deliberate misnomer, as it is simply a form of jargon, used only for its English connotations as a 'strange and foreign-sounding language. Whedonology: An Academic Whedon Studies Bibliography. Welcome to the Whedon Studies Bibliography!

Whedonology: An Academic Whedon Studies Bibliography

This always-evolving listing of academic articles and essays (and some pseudo-academic)* is broken down into two sections: The first includes published materials such as essays in print and online journals and collections, theses and dissertations, books on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly/Serenity, Dollhouse, and other Joss Whedon works such as Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and Fray, and also some unpublished conference papers otherwise made available on websites such as the Slayage conference archive. The second includes unpublished materials such as papers given at conferences, such as the Slayage Conferences, the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conferences, or Blood, Text and Fears.

S Curiosities. Love letters. SiteMap. What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It Wrong? The United States has long been known as a melting pot and, more recently, as a salad bowl.

What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It Wrong?

Because people from hundreds of different ethnic backgrounds make up the nation’s population, it’s not surprising that at times cultural groups rub off on each other. Americans who grow up in diverse communities may pick up the dialect, customs and religious traditions of the cultural groups that surround them. Feminist Intersection: On hipsters/hippies and Native culture. Lately I've had my fair share of run-ins with the hipsters and hippies, as well as the hippie/hipster "culture" at large, and have become increasingly annoyed at their depiction/co-option of my ethnicity as a First Nations person. by Jen Musari, on the Native Appropriations website.

Feminist Intersection: On hipsters/hippies and Native culture

20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World. Ten games that make you think about life. At the start of this year, we decided to come up with a list of Flash casual games with a philosophical bent.

Ten games that make you think about life

To be honest, we struggled. The Weirdest Dog Ever. Making Sense Of Suicide With Sylvia Plath. Star Trek Women. I couldn't call myself a Star Trek fan and not mention these women.

Star Trek Women

There are a lot of Women who have a place within the Star Trek Universe. These are my favorites...in no particular order. I've also included one of my favorite links with each picture. [ Nichelle Nichols | Whoopi Goldberg | Marina Sirtis | Terry Farrell | Nana Visitor ] [ Kate Mulgrew | Roxann Dawson | Jennifer Lien ] [ Nichelle Nichols | Whoopi Goldberg | Marina Sirtis | Terry Farrell | Nana Visitor ] [ Kate Mulgrew | Roxann Dawson | Jennifer Lien ] Other Websites about Star Trek Women Star Trek: Voyager Women Trek Ladies Content copyright © 1999-2001 by Saffron, All Rights ReservedGraphic designs on this page © 1999-2001 Saffron (except for Whoopi.com)Photographic images property of respective owners.

25 Best Movies About Education Ever Made. When it comes to education, it seems as though there are always interesting issues to discuss. Issues of inequality, teacher pay, and other hot button subjects are always being tackled. Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum. Digital Tools Skyrim Elder Scrolls trailer Educators typically think of using digital and video games as the actual learning tool, but one teacher is using video games for something else entirely — as a replacement for the textbook. Jeff Mummert, a social studies teacher and department chair at Hershey High School in Pennsylvania, uses games in his class to get students thinking critically about the subject matter the games address, even if they’re completely imaginary, he said.

Game designers put a lot of time and thought into developing aesthetically appealing games that they think will draw players into an imaginary world. Mummert says his interest in games in the classroom focuses entirely on asking students to think critically about the game in the same way they would analyze a text or work of art. Since many of his students already play video games at home, Mummert prefers to use those games as discussion points. Related Explore: social studies, video games. The top 20 essential science fiction TV shows. Eleven Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures, by Ella Frances Sanders. The relationship between words and their meaning is a fascinating one, and linguists have spent countless years deconstructing it, taking it apart letter by letter, and trying to figure out why there are so many feelings and ideas that we cannot even put words to, and that our languages cannot identify.

The idea that words cannot always say everything has been written about extensively -- as Friedrich Nietzsche said, "Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon the absolute truth. " A Shipping Container Costs About $2,000. What These 15 People Did With That Is Beyond Epic. A luxury home doesn’t always necessarily mean thousands of square footage, towering great. Tiny Home Built for Less Than $3,500. Ancient Celtic Women. “A whole troop of foreigners would not be able to withstand a single Celt if he called his wife to his assistance!” ~ Amicus Marcelling The women in Ancient Celtic society enjoyed rights that women in Greek and Roman societies did not have. A woman could own property, get a divorce, be a priest, a judge, a doctor, a poet, fight in battle and even own her own fighting school. As Moyra Caldicott says in ‘Women in Celtic Myth’ . . .”one of the things I find so refreshing in the Celtic myths is that the women are honoured as much for their minds as for their bodies.

The dumb blond would not stand much of a chance in ancient Celtic society.” My Love Affair with Dirt. ~ Ruby Claire. Via Ruby Claireon Jun 29, 2014 Dirt… dirty… mud… blood… wine… soil… soil… Soul. 10 Apps to Propel Your Spiritual Practice. The 25 Most Perfect Napping Spots In The History Of Napping. Don’t You Realize Fat Is Unhealthy? Here’s the thing: I blog about fat acceptance. WHAT'S MY EXCUSE? I'M GLAD YOU ASKED. 7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition. Poorly drawn lines. 20 fantastic ways to find new music that you like (no Last.fm & Pandora inside)

Webcomics. Doghousediaries. Completely Serious Comics - Where funny comes to die! What to Do With Too Many Ideas? Honestly WTF. The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth v3.0 - the-formula-chart-v3.0-twopages.pdf. Res Obscura.

Moonbot Studios: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, v 3.0. 50 Visually Appealing CSS Tutorials & Techniques. If you are looking for in-depth articles on the inner workings of flexbox, or a comprehensive explanation for using CSS regions, then this is definitely not the post for you. Instead, we have squarely put our focus on those CSS tutorials that not only make the smaller details of the web visually appealing, but are also really useful.

You know what we mean… fantastic text effects, innovative button styles, space-saving navigation systems, subtly animated form elements… that kind of thing. We have organised the tutorials and techniques into the following categories: Typography Techniques; Button Tutorials, Menu &amp, Navigation Techniques, Form Element Tutorials, SVG &amp, CSS Styling Techniques, Styling Anchor Links, Web Page Components Tutorials, CSS Layout Techniques, and finally a mixed bag of cool miscellaneous tutorials. Here you go… Typography Techniques & Styles Noah Blon has created and shared a beautiful example of 3D CSS typography on CodePen. CSS Button Tutorials & Techniques. The Expert Enough Manifesto.

The Expert Enough Manifesto is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Feel free to share the work anywhere, please just link back here if you don’t mind. Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence. Karla gerard. Ferrara Roger - Artiste peintre au pinceau caressant et dessinateur à la plume acérée. 8 Steps...(T.G) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A visual exploration on mapping complex networks. 50 Great Examples of Data Visualization. 3 things that are interfering with your periods, fertility and libido - FLO LivingFLO Living. What are promise cards? Men’s Interests and Lifestyle. Cute Overload :D.

Fairy Goth Mother. Saved by fire: breads in archeology. Expressions & Sayings Index. Cities of the ancient Near East. 9,000 B.C. - 3,000 B.C. Ancient Scripts: Home. Words that stick. Greenbutts Filters Turn Cigarette Butts into Flowers - News - Concrete Playground Sydney.

Online Etymology Dictionary. Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history. TOP 100 funniest one-liners, quotes and jokes on the internet! P. Quote Lady's Quotes by Subject, Solitude. Learning about the world through photography.

Samurai Sudoku. Save The Words. Online tools and applications - Go2web20. Exciting Links for Boring Days. Greg Rutter's Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something. Defending Against ‘I’m Just Saying’ and Other Verbal Annoyances.

I hate Strong Female Characters. An Attempt at Cognitive Restructuring. THE LAST DAYS OF THE POLYMATH. Deep Spirits: Quest for Truth, Exploration of Beauty & Magic of Life. The Buckminster Fuller Institute. Stardust, Smoke, and Mirrors: The Myth of the Mad Genius. The Labyrinth Society: The Labyrinth Society.

Top 100. Daily Zen List — 70 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet. What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades. Welcome to the Labyrinthos Homepage. A Gentleman's Take On Why Women Should Never Settle For Less Than They Deserve. 15 examples. Ephemera. By the Numbers: An Interview with William L. Bird, Jr. Mundaneum.