Intent Video of the Day: Disabled Vet Heals Himself Through Yoga (Inspiring) “For fifteen years, doctors told me I would never walk again.
They were wrong. It was possible. 11 Ways to Become the Person You Love. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email You are powerful when you believe in yourself – when you know that you are capable of anything you put your mind to.
You are beautiful when your strength and determination shines as you follow your own path – when you aren’t disheveled by the obstacles along the way. You are unstoppable when you let your mistakes educate you, as your confidence builds from experiences – when you know you can fall down, pick yourself up, and move forward. To Live Without Dead Time. To live without dead time means to embody a great refusal, to find pleasure in struggle, to transform every moment of existence into a repudiation of the consumerist nightmare and an affirmation of revolutionary possibility.
A semester, a year, a decade without Big Macs, Frappucinos and World of Warcraft but overflowing with midnight adventures of blackspotted billboards, guerrilla gardening and spectacular synchronized global memewar actions. Imagine if a huge number of us start living in this way, turning daily life itself into a form of resistance that re-enchants the city and reawakens the promise of a people’s insurrection. The way forward is through this kind of radical play. Jill Di Donato: 'Comfort Sex': Is It A Bad Thing? Have you ever gotten that craving for sex, but not for the usual reasons?
After a particularly rotten date, a silly fight with one of my best friends, or maybe just one of those days when nothing seems to go my way, I tend to call a certain "acquaintance" who is more than happy to have me over for a few hours between the sheets. This guy isn't someone I'd date, or even consider a friend, but he does have a knack for taking me from forlorn to very content faster than any other remedy I've tried. 5 Terrible Ideas That Solved Huge Global Problems. The ability to think outside the box is a valuable skill that tends to bring its possessor fame and fortune.
But there's a fine line to be balanced -- if you think too far outside the box, the best you can hope for is that your padded cell is somewhat clean. Yet sometimes, the most far-fetched, cartoonish ideas are the ones that work best. All it takes is the right idea and the ability to convince somebody to spend lots of money trying it. Dear Photograph. Comics. The Last Lecture. An Atheist Manifesto. Update: (2/08/2006 1:35 p.m.
EST) Read Sam Harris’ additional arguments about The Reality of Islam Editor’s Note: At a time when fundamentalist religion has an unparalleled influence in the highest government levels in the United States, and religion-based terror dominates the world stage, Sam Harris argues that progressive tolerance of faith-based unreason is as great a menace as religion itself. Harris, a philosophy graduate of Stanford who has studied eastern and western religions, won the 2005 PEN Award for nonfiction for The End of Faith, which powerfully examines and explodes the absurdities of organized religion. Truthdig asked Harris to write a charter document for his thesis that belief in God, and appeasement of religious extremists of all faiths by moderates, has been and continues to be the greatest threat to world peace and a sustained assault on reason. An Atheist Manifesto. Mind = Blown. Gotes.jpg (1324×1101)
Extraordinary. Comics » Give Up Internet! The Day they got Engaged -April 7th. Books.Blog - Guests - Skip Graduate School, Save $32,000, Do This... Three years ago, I invested $32,000 and the better part of two years at the University of Washington for a master's degree in International Studies.
The verdict? It wasn't a complete waste of time and money. Once I accepted that 80% of the course requirements were designed to keep people busy, I enjoyed the other 20% of the work. If you're strictly interested in learning, however, you may want to get a better return-on-investment than I did. s640x480 (358×480) Other halves. Advice from Somewhere. Mathy-nerd-love.jpg (450×391) 80 Journal Writing Prompts. Moogaloop.swf?clip_id=17150524&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1&autoplay=1&loop=0. 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email These questions have no right or wrong answers.
Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? Which is worse, failing or never trying? 31 Things I've Learned in 31 Years. If you think he likes you, you're probably right.
If you think he's cheating, you're probably right. If you think she's going to be your new BFF, (this time with feeling!) You're probably right. The Egg. The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died.
It was a car accident. SO MUCH TO TELL YOU: the 100 club. Life,quote,words,funny,best-084d6049406577b79e70da461227e997_h.jpg (400×274) Top 50 Atheism Quotes « Zen. George Carlin Quotes 1. Religion easily has the best bullshit story of all time. Think about it. Religion has convinced people that there’s an invisible man…living in the sky. Who watches everything you do every minute of every day. Morning Routine. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. How A Blind Man Plays Video Games. It gets even better than that; with present levels of technology [at tremendous expense and limited FDA approval, however] Medical Science has actually been able to connect digital cameras [color most recently] directly into the ocular nerve of the brain. Additionally, using technologies such as BrainGate they are able to implement things like this and essentially, grant sight to the blind or hearing to the deaf. These procedures are, after all, still highly rare and experimental - but the fact remains that a few select blind people now have a 1024x768. 32-bit color vision spectrum thanks to this tech - and it can only expand in the next 20-30 years.
The only barriers are really cost and feasibility with an individual's central nervous system. @igloochan: If I could replace my stupid retinal schismed, near sighted, astigmitismed eyes with sweet robot eyes that also made me a cyborg I would be so happy. Well yeah. Makes Me Think - MMT - Today's Thought-Provoking Life Stories. How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author. Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1. First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady" During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz.
I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school? " Surely this was some kind of joke.