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Wardshelley_scifiSmaller.jpg (3400×1826) Western Philosophy. Ancient-Greece.org. MEGA. 40 websites that will make you cleverer right now. The indexed web contains an incredible 14 billion pages. But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here are 40 of the best. whizzpast.com – Learn about our awe inspiring past all in one wonderful place. khanacademy.org – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science. freerice.com – Help end world hunger by correctly answering multiple-choice quizzes on a wide variety of subjects. artofmanliness.com – Blog/site dedicated to all things manly, great for learning life skills and good insights. unplugthetv.com – Randomly selects an educational video for you to watch. coursera.org – An educational site that works with universities to get their courses on the Internet, free for you to use. mentalfloss.com – Interesting articles guaranteed to make you smile and get you thinking. feelgoodwardrobe.com – Find out how the world of fashion really works and what you can do to combat it. lifehacker.com – Learn to hack life!

Useful Life Hacks « The Bored Ninja - Fun, Interesting, and Cool Stuff on the Internet. 50 Amazing Lifehacks for Productivity. At Beatrix we love productivity. Perhaps even more than we love chocolate. Wait, that's just silly - chocolate rules all. That said, here's 50 tips you can use to enhance your productivity. Try some out and rock on! 1. Learn to say NO Deciding what is and isn't important is one skill. 2. Ditch the fancy car - take the bus or the train. 3. Or use that time to enhance your mind! 4. If you find yourself hanging out in a particular part of town often, try to live somewhere equidistant between there and work. 5. Figure out what tasks can be done at home and convince your boss it can be done. 6. Website blockers like StayFocusd can give you a virtual slap on the wrist every time you try to access Facebook or Reddit while working. 7.

Decide what is the most important thing you need to do that day and do it first. 8. Todo lists are useful but they can either become unwieldy or you can forget to update them with new tasks. 9. Know you need 30 mins in the morning to get ready? 10. 12. 13. 14. 15. Lateral Thinking Puzzles. Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions. 1. You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die. 2.

An old friend who once saved your life. 3. Knowing that there can only be one passenger in your car, whom would you choose? Hint: You can make everyone happy. Solution: The old lady of course! 2. Hint: The police only know two things, that the criminal's name is John and that he is in a particular house. Solution: The fireman is the only man in the room. 3. Hint: He is very proud, so refuses to ever ask for help. Solution: The man is a dwarf. 4. Hint: It does not matter what the baby lands on, and it has nothing to do with luck. Solution: The baby fell out of a ground floor window. 5. Hint: His mother was an odd woman. Solution: When Bad Boy Bubby opened the cellar door he saw the living room and, through its windows, the garden. 6. 7. 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World. Life hacks are little ways to make our lives easier. These low-budget tips and trick can help you organize and de-clutter space; prolong and preserve your products; or teach you something (e.g., tie a full Windsor) that you simply did not know before.

Most of these came from a great post on tumblr. There is also a great subreddit ‘r/lifehacks‘ with some fantastic tips as well. 20. Separate egg yolks like a boss 40. Sources – muxedo task: 99 Life Hacks to make your life easier! If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: True Activist | Alternative News. Inspiration Now | Collecting ideas since 2013.

25 Awesome Thoughts: Read It. 25 SIMPLE AND AMAZING GADGETS AND ACCESSORIES. 20 Things So Ridiculously Ironic That You'll Think It Must Be A Joke. This Is Hilarious. Irony is a part of life, sometimes a very unfortunate part of life. Other times, it’s just funny to laugh about. These are the most ironic things that have ever happened – and been posted online. 1.

Those fasteners must be terrible 2. 3.From the world’s most famous orphan 4.Oh, if they truly loved photography 5.He really should have seen this coming 6.Hopefully they got a refund 7.Well, that’s a bit on the nose 8. 9.If only this product knew the irony… 10.Now that’s some awesome city planning 11.… except this 12.If you are, don’t use this tutor 13.Hopefully the locks on the Ford Escape are solid 14.Ummmm, oops? 15.How does this even happen… 16.If you’ve read 1984, you’ll know how hilarious this is 17. 18.But, uh, don’t text this right away 19.If only they would follow their own rules 20.You’re an adult, speak English. 6 Insane Coincidences You Won't Believe Actually Happened. America's Freak Luck During the Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway may be remembered as one of the most spectacular naval battles in history and one of the huge turning points in the Pacific theater, but it started out as a pure clusterfuck for the Americans.

Despite going into battle with most of Japan's game plan in their pocket thanks to American codebreakers/Bothan spies, the U.S. Navy had little to show for it in the early hours of June 4, 1942. Just about every aircraft that took on the Japanese that day was destroyed, and all without delivering any serious damage. In short, the Battle of Midway started off like the Battle of Endor, only with every fighter in the Rebel Fleet crashing into the Death Star's deflector shield.

Where it Gets Weird: There was one squadron of American dive bombers lead by Lieutenant Commander C. His squadron started dropping like flies until, in an act of sheer luck that would make even J.K. Where it Gets Even Weirder: ...when he wasn't busy being a pimp. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills.

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. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips. Browse through hundreds how-to articles and then add to them, or start a new one.MAKE Magazine - Brings the do-it-yourself (DIY) mindset to all of the technology in your life.

Test color : free of charge personality test. TIME TRAVEL. TIME TRAVEL Posted on: 08/12/13 Category: HISTORY AT ODD Welcome to a small moment of time travel. We will not go into a Tardis, but we manage it the old fashioned way, via photographs. It seems to me that we are moving at warp speed in our lives. The time for simple pleasures seems to pass us by as we are so very busy in our lives these days. Tags: History, observe, Photography, think, thoughts This is the posts comments Flab December 11, 2013 at 4:31 am # Fantastic! Post your comment Back to the top | © 2014 ODDMAN.CA | Powered by WordPress. Expand next previous Close Previous Next Share on Tumblr. Social Skydiving: The Art of Talking to Strangers.

I’ve travelled all over the world, from New York to Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo. I’ve had the privilege of working with brilliant minds. A few years ago I learned French, and mastered the language well enough to speak in horrible slang with a fully authentic accent. I bought my first house not even 72 hours after my first ever house-shopping expedition, and only hours before I was due on a plane to Australia. But the single most exhilarating thing I’ve ever done was to make a habit of talking to strangers. Nothing has changed my world view, and my life, more than taking the risk of saying “Hi” to people I don’t know on a regular basis. Whether I’m walking down a busy shopping street, longboarding in the park, or out at a nightclub, I see every moment that I’m out in the world as a chance to meet new people. How to Become a Social Skydiver I can’t help but geek out on almost everything I do. Figure out what you want. How to Approach People That’s okay. People don’t bite.

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