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Documentaries. Exciting Links for Boring Days. Robot For President. Popular Quotes. 174,203 Things You Can Do Instead of Watching TV. Definitions of Sciences and Studies. Sciences and Studies This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily).

Definitions of Sciences and Studies

Over the past century, the range and scope of scientific endeavours has expanded exponentially, so that practically any field of study has a name associated with it. How to Videos, Articles & More - Discover the expert in you. Science’s 10 hottest fields. Understanding the genome The sequencing of the 6 billion chemical “letters” of human DNA was completed in draft in 2000 and in final form in 2003.

Science’s 10 hottest fields

But clinical benefits have arrived more slowly than the initial hype suggested. This is mainly because the human genome actually works in a much more complex way than predicted by the late-20th-century model. Twenty-first-century research shows that we have only 21,000 genes, one-fifth of the number predicted when the project started, and that just 1.5 per cent of the genome consists of conventional protein-coding genes. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body. The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy.

100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body

There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Fairy's book - Page 1. Fairy's recent activities I haven't bookmarked any quotes at the moment.

Fairy's book - Page 1

Fairy's bookmarks The world itself is pregnant with failure, is the perfect manifestation of imperfection, of the consciousness of failure. Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil. Predictions. British forces withdraw from Afghanistan The British Armed Forces have played a major role in the Afghanistan War, second only to the U.S. in terms of troop numbers.

Predictions

Between 2001 and 2010, over 325 British forces personnel and MOD civilians were killed, exceeding the death toll of the Falklands War, with some 4,000 injured. Musicovery. The Music Time Machine. ListnPlay - makes online music & videos simple. 29 Semi-Productive Things I Do Online When I’m Trying to Avoid Real Work. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email You don’t always have to work hard to be productive. Productivity can simply be the side effect of doing the right things. 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind.

Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email These questions have no right or wrong answers.

50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind

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? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. And check out these books for more thought-provoking questions: Photo by: Sanctuary If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment.

50 Life Secrets and Tips

Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. CHILDHOOD BRAIN MODIFICATION: Do This Now. "There is another world, but it's inside this one" -Paul ? Uard Do the Celestial Crawl On a cloudless warm night, walk around until you can put a nearby building or tree very close to a bright star in the eastern sky. Now lay on the ground and move yourself until the corner of the building or the top of the tree just BARELY covers that star. Wait a moment. The star will reappear. Burst of flavor While reading, eat something. Finger of PAIN After getting out of the car, quickly touch one of your passengers. 5 Lessons We Can Learn From Children. Children possess brilliance in their simplicity.

5 Lessons We Can Learn From Children

They may not know much about the world, but in some ways this is their biggest strength. Growing up greatly expands our views of the world, but there are some basic and healthy values that we can forget with age. 20 Ways to Feel ALIVE!!!!!! Unless you are the second coming of Jesus Christ (if you are, please comment!)

20 Ways to Feel ALIVE!!!!!!

It’s impossible not to feel a bit down sometimes. Here are 20 quick ways to revive yourself and get back that “on top of the world” feeling. Stick your body out of a sunroof while the car is driving I can tell you first-hand this one is a lot of fun. If you don’t have a sunroof, a window works just as well. Speeds of 40 mph+ make the experience much more invigorating. 7-Day Thought Challenges (Live-With’s) In his book ‘The Highest Goal: The Secret That Sustains You in Every Moment ‘, author Michael Ray introduces the concept of something he calls ‘live-withs’ — short statements that can be used to challenge certain aspects of yourself.

7-Day Thought Challenges (Live-With’s)

Live-with’s are different from mantras in that you only use one at a time (unless you really like a challenge!) And you’re not repeating them to yourself over and over. Instead, you’re simply bringing the statement to mind as often as you can, and living it out to the best of your ability. 10 Reasons Why You Might Be Failing (& How to Change That) 18 Thought-Provoking Questions. 25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions « CHERYL & LESLIE'S MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURES.

Since I have embarked in to a new career after 13 years working as a Clinical Social Worker in an Intensive Care Unit, I am forced to think about things other than motorcycles. 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days. 31 Things I've Learned in 31 Years. Tips For A Better Life - Ham and Heroin. Take a 10-30 minutes walk every day. What It Means to Really Take Care of Yourself. “Be gentle with yourself.

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life (and Make Yourself Happier) 40 Tips for a Better Life. Reading tips from the Internet, I got this useful list where I personally follow some of it to help me sort of improve my day to day life.