We're not going to bullshit you. Look hard enough, and you can find "amazing" coincidences anywhere. With a whole universe to work with, sometimes the stars are going to align just right. But, even cynical types like us have to admit that sometimes this stuff can get downright creepy . A Terrifyingly Accurate Prediction by Edgar Allan Poe
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The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new.
Steve Jobs has something to teach small to midsize advertising, digital, media and PR agencies about pitching for new business. Every new business pitch should do three things: inform, educate and entertain. BusinessWeek.com columnist, Carmine Gallo, is a communications coach for some of the world’s most admired brands.
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Written By: Angelita Williams It's almost cruel the way adults ease children into life outside of the house. They got us on board with the whole going to school thing by letting us take naps in pre-school. But then, come kindergarten, no more naps!
January 13, 2011, 6:00 am by: MD Category: Miscellaneous I started reading the Art of Non-Conformity the other day and the idea of the life list/bucket list got me thinking again. I started thinking about my bucket list for what I want to accomplish before I turn 30 (in 7 years). Then I started to get more specific.
Even before the financial crisis, the Occupy movement and the new era of austerity , the Sunday Times Rich List was an odd kind of fixture in the media landscape. The annual roll call of the wealthiest 1,000 individuals or families in the UK has always triggered the full range of our ambivalent responses to people with staggering amounts of money: envy, admiration, disdain, awe, and that special flavour of inverse snobbery that stems from being convinced that you've spent your life more meaningfully than the head of the Tetra Pak food-packaging empire, whatever the impact on your bank balance. Now, though, for reasons we all understand, attitudes towards the super-rich are changing: disdain is hardening into anger; ambivalence has been replaced with hostility. The Not-So-Rich-Any-More List | Business
If you’ve never experienced it then you may find it hard to understand what lucid dreaming is all about. In fact you may be thoroughly sceptical and dismiss the whole thing as silly nonsense. But I can tell you from personal experience that lucid dreams are very real and something that many millions of people regularly enjoy. Note: Due to the huge amount of interest that this post has generated I am now seriously considering writing a book on the subject, and I would welcome input from anyone with an interest. If you have any anecdotes, suggestions, dreams or anything else you’d like to share with me for possible inclusion in the book, please email me .
The Tetrapharmakos (τετραφάρμακος), or, "The four-part cure," is the Greek philosopher Epicurus ' (341 BC, Samos – 270 BC, Athens ) recipe for leading the happiest possible life. The " tetrapharmakos " was originally a compound of four drugs ( wax , tallow , pitch and resin ); the word has been used metaphorically by Epicurus and his disciples to refer to the four remedies for healing the soul. [ 1 ] [ edit ] The four-part cure Don't fear god, Don't worry about death; What is good is easy to get, and What is terrible is easy to endure ( Philodemus , Herculaneum Papyrus, 1005, 4.9-14 ). [ 2 ] In the original Greek:
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Musical Minds PBS Airdate: June 30, 2009 NARRATOR: Some people have it, and others just don't... OLIVER SACKS (Author, Neurologist) : This has been argued for two and a half centuries and will probably continue to be argued. NARRATOR: ...music on the brain. Why are some of us hardwired to love music, to write music, to make music? NOVA | Musical Minds | Watch the Program
To date we have around seven conspiracy theory lists or lists containing entries related to such. This new list is a welcome addition as it has been some time since our last one and they are always extremely fascinating topics to read about. The world is full of conspiracy theories – many of which contain elements of mystery.
Perhaps the most notorious suppressed invention is the General Motors EV1, subject of the 2006 documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car? The EV1 was the world's first mass-produced electric car, with 800 of them up for lease from GM in the late '90s. GM ended the EV1 line in 1999, stating that consumers weren't happy with the limited driving range of the car's batteries, making it unprofitable to continue production. Many skeptics, however, believe GM killed the EV1 under pressure from oil companies, who stand to lose the most if high-efficiency vehicles conquer the market.
Cross section Cross section of a Pythagorean cup. A Pythagorean cup (also known as a Pythagoras cup , a Greedy Cup or a Tantalus cup ) is a form of drinking cup which forces its user to imbibe only in moderation. Credited to Pythagoras of Samos , it allows the user to fill the cup with wine up to a certain level.
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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970. . The Analysis of mind, by Bertrand Russell. Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library | Table of Contents for this work | The Analysis of mind, by Bertrand Russell.
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