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How to Use Google in the Most Unusual Way to Make Your Self-Editing Faster, and Better. 7 Ways Doctor Who Makes You A Better Person. Doctor Who is one of my favorite shows, and has been since about a year ago (I barely knew anything about it until one of my obsessed friends told me to give it a chance).

7 Ways Doctor Who Makes You A Better Person

Though I haven’t yet had the pleasure of watching the entire classic series, I am very familiar with the modern continuation of it, having watched and re-watched all eight series multiple times. 5 Quotes From Bill Gates That Will Teach You Valuable Life Lessons. Bill Gates has accomplished more wealth and success than anyone of our generation.

5 Quotes From Bill Gates That Will Teach You Valuable Life Lessons

But even more importantly he has worked tirelessly to improve lives and prevent deaths through his generous charitable contribuitons. I have left out a couple of his more well-known quotes and instead tried to focus on those lesser known quotes. This Is How You Can Raise Confident kids And Keep Your Sanity. I am responsible for three children.

This Is How You Can Raise Confident kids And Keep Your Sanity

I have an 18 year old daughter who is a freshman in college, a six year old son, and my girlfriend has an eight year old son. Around the time my daughter was four years old I started studying characteristics of success. At first I was only concerned about my personal survival and success, but that quickly shifted to looking at how I could help the world around me with what I was learning. Shortly after I turned 24 I knew I wanted to spend my life teaching, training, coaching, counselling, or speaking. Science Has It: How You Eat Can Make Or Break Your Happiness. Despite the fact that many of us believe the holiday season will inevitably result in a family row if we spend too much time together, it’s actually been scientifically proven that eating together as a family makes us happier.

Science Has It: How You Eat Can Make Or Break Your Happiness

According to this infographic from Happify, studies show that 90% of people believe that eating together as a family is more important than the preparation of the meal or where the meal came from. There is also evidence to support the idea that traditions keep the family unit strong and calm. So turn off the TV and enjoy each others’ company this season! How Food and Family Meals Impact Our Happiness | Happify Featured photo credit: Christmas Table Decoration Close-Up via 5 Regrets From People On Their Deathbeds, Revealed By A Nurse. For many years I worked in palliative care.

5 Regrets From People On Their Deathbeds, Revealed By A Nurse

My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. Playing action video games can boost learning. Call of Duty 2 (credit: Activision) A new study shows for the first time that playing action video games improves learning capabilities more generally, not just the skills taught in the game.

Playing action video games can boost learning

According to Daphne Bavelier, a research professor in brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester, our brains keep predicting what will come next when listening to a conversation, driving, or even preforming surgery. How permanent stress may lead to mental disorders. Microglia cells from rat cortex before (left) and after (right) traumatic brain injury (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Activated through permanent stress, immune cells in the brain can cause changes to the brain, resulting in mental disorders, a research team headed by professor Georg Juckel, Medical Director of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) LWL university clinic, has found.

How permanent stress may lead to mental disorders

The research was based on psychoneuroimmunology, the study of the interaction between psychological processes and the nervous and immune systems of the human body. The team focused mainly on microglia, a type of glial cell that acts as the main immune defense in the central nervous system and comprise 10–15% of all cells found within the brain. Under normal circumstances, microglia repair synapses between nerves cells in the brain and stimulate their growth. Interactions between the brain and immune system “Direct neural connections from the brain to organs of the immune system, such as the spleen, do exist.


The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now. UPDATED: To see all these talks at one click, check out our updated Playlist: The 20 Most Popular Talks of All Time.

The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now

As 2013 draws to a close, TED is deeply humbled to have posted 1600+ talks, each representing an idea worth spreading. So which ideas have had the most widespread impact? Below, a look at the 20 most-watched talks as of December 2013. The top 50 foreign films of all time. Top 100 Documentary Movies. Rotten Tomatoes RT Login Log In Top Movies » Top 100 Documentary Movies All lists are sorted by Adjusted Score ?

Top 100 Documentary Movies

Best of Rotten Tomatoes Movies with 40 or more critic reviews vie for their place in history at Rotten Tomatoes. 20 Feet From Stardom. All Critics (109) | Top Critics (30) | Fresh (108) | Rotten (1) It's that versatility that defines these singers, the ability to make following seem as important as leading.

20 Feet From Stardom

The documentary tells similarly poignant stories in a fast-paced 91 minutes through interviews, contemporary concert footage and great archival stuff. As long as you're hearing the singing and stories of Lisa Fischer, Merry Clayton, and the great Darlene Love, you can bliss out on their passion.


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