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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. Efforts are under way to understand the vital regulatory and other functions of the non-coding regions of the genome, once dismissed wrongly as “junk DNA”.

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.

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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.


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. 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? If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do? When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. And check out these books for more thought-provoking questions: Photo by: Sanctuary Related 365 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself This Year “Asking the right questions is the answer.” March 14, 2011. 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

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. 5 Lessons We Can Learn From Children. Children possess brilliance in their simplicity.

5 Lessons We Can Learn From Children

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. Bonus Reader-Suggested Ways. 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. 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. Concerning one of my favorite live-with’s: ‘Ask Dumb Questions‘, Michael explains, “The word ‘dumb’ can allow you to get beyond the fears and nattering of your Inner Voice of Judgment (VOJ) that tells you not to ask questions when they actually should be asked. 10 Reasons Why You Might Be Failing (& How to Change That) There is loads of information out there that focus on matters of success and achievement along with the techniques to get you there. But while there is much information about what leads to success there isn’t much about the major causes of failure.

One of the most influential writers on success and achievement, Napoleon Hill, made note of these 30 major causes of failure in his most influential book of all time -“Think and Grow Rich.” While it is important to remember that there is a solution to every problem, we find that there are other causes of failure that derive from our own self. 18 Thought-Provoking Questions. If you could make a 30 second speech to the entire world, what would you say?

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. My new career, Organ Donation Coordinator in a hospital makes me question so many things in my life. 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. What It Means to Really Take Care of Yourself. “Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” ~Max Ehrmann Last year, I realized that I lived 28 years without knowing what it really means to love and take care of myself. In 2010, I took some wonderful, worldly trips—Costa Rica, Bangkok, Taipei—trekking and exploring. My husband and I bought a second home. I ran several races, including a half-marathon, and finished well. 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.