The natural world is an amazing thing, and despite the volumes upon volumes that we know about it, we've barely scratched the surface when it comes to truly understanding our universe and the things within it. Yet just because there's so much information out there doesn't mean you shouldn't try to learn as much as you can about science. These lectures reflect information that's at the cutting edge, from medical discoveries that could change lives to astrophysical research that's expanding our knowledge of the worlds that lie beyond our own galaxy, and they can help you get an education in some of the greatest wonders the scientific fields have to offer. Humans These lectures address the science of human life, from how our brains work to how we interact with one another. Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions : In this talk, you'll hear how science can play a role in the establishment of right, wrong, good and evil — even if that seems against all common logic on the subject.
1. Choose a sound In order for nature sounds to start playing choose a sound from drop-down box for one channel and drag the volume slider up. 2. Add more sounds
2011 is going to be another big year at the movie theater. If you call yourself a geek, then this is the ultimate list of movies you need to know about in 2011. We’ve got all the biggies and lots of others you’ve never heard of — but need to. You’ll find no comedic chick-flicks, moody dramas, or “important documentaries” on this list. This is pure popcorn movie magic, baby. If it’s not listed here, then you don’t need to care about it.
With several people requesting a Self Improvement Saga blog post on positive affirmations, I decided to post a new and improved version of last year’s list of affirmations. Positive affirmations work as a wonderful for self esteem, finances, daily living, relationships and much more. Just find 5 or 10 affirming statements from the list below that you would like to truly believe. The negative beliefs of your inner critic will not change overnight; however, if you continue using positive affirmations multiple times per day, you will begin to see manifestations of their reality in your life. 1.
Psychological research on how a simple (nonsexual) touch can increase compliance, helping behaviour, attraction, and signal power. To get around in the world, we mainly rely on our eyes and ears. Touch is a sense that's often forgotten.
If you’re a consummate procrastinator–despite your best efforts to be otherwise–then you’ve undoubtedly waited until the last minute to start that research paper or read that book more than once. Here you’ll find a collection of resources that can help you cram for tests, understand the main ideas of a work of literature, do your math homework and a whole lot more so your procrastination won’t send your college career down the tubes. Study Guides These study guides can help you understand literary metaphors, summarize readings and give you the tools necessary to muddle through the densest of texts. SparkNotes : Whether you’re reading Shakespeare or something a little more modern, you’ll find helpful study guides and notes on this site. PinkMonkey : Here you’ll find over 460 study guides you can use for free to better understand just about any work of classic literature.
These are the 100 most beautiful words in the English language, apparently. Ailurophile A cat-lover. Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone.
Physicist : Nopers! The Heisenberg uncertainty principle, while normally presented in physics circles, is actually a mathematical absolute. So overcoming the uncertainty principle is exactly as hard as overcoming that whole “1+1=2″ thing.
Existentialism is a term applied to the work of a number of late 19th- and 20th-century philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences, [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] shared the belief that philosophical thinking begins with the human subject—not merely the thinking subject, but the acting, feeling, living human individual. [ 4 ] In existentialism, the individual's starting point is characterized by what has been called "the existential attitude", or a sense of disorientation and confusion in the face of an apparently meaningless or absurd world. [ 5 ] Many existentialists have also regarded traditional systematic or academic philosophies, in both style and content, as too abstract and remote from concrete human experience. [ 6 ] [ 7 ] Søren Kierkegaard is generally considered to have been the first existentialist philosopher, [ 8 ] [ 9 ] [ 10 ] though he himself did not use the term Existentialism.
Simply start by clicking on the Play button on the left. Reading is that one activity that we do every day but we don't really practice. Most people learn the basics of reading in kindergarten and never graduate to the next levels. You are probably using the same basic rudimental tools and techniques that you learned when you were 6. The average American person reads at an average speed of 180 to 240 words per minute and has done so since he was 16 years old. Does it make sense that we hit our best performance at age 16 and that we don't improve much after that?