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"Is this the best you can do?": Henry Kissinger on work ethic. 12 Struggles Only People Who Work From Home Truly Understand. Working from home may sound like a dream, and it definitely has its perks, but if you’re not careful you can slowly go insane from it.

12 Struggles Only People Who Work From Home Truly Understand

As many advantages as it has, there are things you never considered that can end up eating away at your soul. Here are 13 almost daily struggles you probably never experienced unless you worked from home. 1. Putting on pants feels like dressing up If your office has a dress code it may seem like a pain to get into those outfits every morning, but there’s nothing better than, at the end of the day, popping off your dress clothes and getting into something comfy.

Metaphor Lesson Series - Creative Writing Guild. This hub page will direct you to the lessons, exercises, and games in my metaphor lesson series.

Metaphor Lesson Series - Creative Writing Guild

For more detailed descriptions of the exercises below, check out the metaphor exercise page. Lesson 1: The Basics of Metaphors Explaining the basic definition of metaphors, the typical structures of metaphoric language, and shows off some famous metaphors. Exercise 1: Metaphor Madlibs This exercise is designed to help writers people recognize and understand metaphors. Lesson 2: Metaphors Will Blow Your Readers’ Minds. This lesson explains, in detail, the difference between literal and figurative language. Exercise 2: The Literally Game Helping people understand the difference between literal and figurative language. Interesting. Q-files - Free Children's Online Encyclopedia. British Museum - Welcome to the British Museum. Value & The Brain.

Dictionaries. Manage Your Energy. PYRAMID GRID. The European Pyramid grid an unsuspected synchronicity Ever since my discovery of the fact that there are indeed ancient pyramids in Europe – long known ones as well as recently discovered ones – I tried to find a pattern or template for their positions within the so-called world energy grids.

PYRAMID GRID

Neither one of those energy grids seemed to fit for all of the European pyramids. Some pyramid locations would fit into the Hartmann and Curry grids, others into the Flower of Life template and none of them of course into the so called “pyramid belt" of the 23rd latitude. After I checked all the above mentioned theories, I stumbled over a rather strange map of energy lines: the “Synchronic Lines" discovered by the Damanhur society of Valchiusella in Italy. “The Synchronic Lines" Map The "Dragon Lines" lines discovered by the Damanhur Society This map shows no straight lines, but lines with crooked bends, 90° turns and even extensions to either side. 20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Superb Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life. As a hopeless lover of both letters and famous advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old Hunter S.

20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Superb Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life

Thompson — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (public library | IndieBound) — the aptly titled, superb collection based on Shaun Usher’s indispensable website of the same name — the letter is an exquisite addition to luminaries’ reflections on the meaning of life, speaking to what it really means to find your purpose. The Big List Of Free Kindle Tools. There are quite a few programs and web services that can be really useful to Kindle owners.

The Big List Of Free Kindle Tools

This post compiles 17 of these that every Kindle user should know about, ranging from eBook conversion programs to services that can broadcast your favorite websites to your Kindle. Note that many of the tools listed here aren’t strictly Kindle specific, but can be very useful to anyone who has a Kindle or any other eBook reading device, such as PDF cropping tools and eBook conversion apps, etc. Areas covered include ‘eBook Reading Tools’, ‘General eBook Conversion’ , ‘PDF to Kindle Conversion’, ‘Organizing files on your Kindle’, and ‘Sending web content to your Kindle’. eBook Reading Tools: 1. 2. General EBook Conversion:4. PDF to Kindle conversion:8. Organizing files on your Kindle:10. List of fallacies. A fallacy is incorrect argument in logic and rhetoric resulting in a lack of validity, or more generally, a lack of soundness.

List of fallacies

Fallacies are either formal fallacies or informal fallacies. Formal fallacies[edit] Main article: Formal fallacy. 24 Hilarious Puns That Only English Nerds Will Understand. Ebooks eng. YES! Magazine. 10 Movies That Could Change Your Understanding Of Life. Every movie has the ability to affect its viewer differently.

10 Movies That Could Change Your Understanding Of Life

Some films evoke wonder and excitement, while others provoke fear or sorrow, but a commonality among all films is a prevailing message or theme. 100 Incredibly Useful and Interesting Web Sites. Even as the Web has become more entertaining--and certainly better looking--over the past 15 years, it has also become much more useful and practical, as the 100 sites in this feature will demonstrate.

100 Incredibly Useful and Interesting Web Sites

I've organized the sites in the list by the type of task they help you with. It is not a ranking; in each category I recommend sites that specialize in a different area than the others. Theagenda.tvo. Herbs, Flowers and Growing from seeds.. Free Woodworking Plans.