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10 Awesome Websites to Make You Think. Intelligence is something that must compensate the lack of reflexes and a poor adaptation to the live world.

10 Awesome Websites to Make You Think

We’re talking here about the humankind. If you look back in history, we’ve had many geniuses. We still have geniuses today. They are big thinkers and they can move the world with a single finger. They fascinate us, and we fascinate others, because we are not equal. Check out these awesome websites that make you think: HowStuffWorks How Stuff Works is a magnificent place where everything, from electronics to chemistry, is explained. NewScientist New Scientist is an information heaven. TED started as a conference website which posts some nice high quality videos with smart people from all around the world. BreathingEarth This is a website that really makes you think about this planet, about the CO2 levels and many other parameters, like world population growth in real time. BigThink.

Introverts are Not Retarded or Anti-Social - Understanding The Introverted Child. Summary: The world is full of extroverts and reflects their extroverted ways.

Introverts are Not Retarded or Anti-Social - Understanding The Introverted Child

This is hard on introverts. The Dos and Don’ts of working with an introverted child. My daughter making a pet store in her room. But don't bother her while she's working on it. Thought Questions - Asking the right questions is the answer. The 50 Best Mind Hacks on the Web.

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Advice. 4 Things That Sad People Are Doing Right Now. The Sagittarius Woman. #40 – Why smart people defend bad ideas. By Scott Berkun, April, 2005 We all know someone who’s intelligent, but who occasionally defends obviously bad ideas.

#40 – Why smart people defend bad ideas

Why does this happen? How can smart people take up positions that defy any reasonable logic? Having spent many years working with smart people I’ve cataloged many of the ways this happens, and I have advice on what to do about it. I feel qualified to write this essay as I’m a recovering smart person myself and I’ve defended several very bad ideas. Success at defending bad ideas I’m not proud to admit that I have a degree in Logic and Computation from Carnegie Mellon University. The problem with smart people is that they like to be right and sometimes will defend ideas to the death rather than admit they’re wrong.

Until they come face to face with someone who is tenacious enough to dissect their logic, and resilient enough to endure the thinly veiled intellectual abuse they dish out during debate (e.g. Death by homogeny Thinking at the wrong level First, nothing is obvious. 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: The Awakening. A time comes in your life when you finally get it...when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out...ENOUGH!

The Awakening

Enough fighting and crying and blaming and struggling to hold on. Then, like a child quieting down after a tantrum, you blink back your tears and begin to look at the world through new eyes. This is your awakening. You realize it's time to stop hoping and waiting for something to change, or for happiness, safety and security to magically appear over the next horizon. You realize that in the real world there aren't always fairy tale endings, and that any guarantee of "happily ever after" must begin with you... and in the process a sense of serenity is born of acceptance. You awaken to the fact that you are not perfect and that not everyone will always love, appreciate or approve of who or what you are... and that's OK.

*bellaMUMMA {life is beauty-full}: 100 ways to UNCOMPLICATE YOUR LIFE. I 'STUMBLED UPON' THIS POST AT 'LIVE THE CHARMED LIFE' AND I LOVED IT SO MUCH, I JUST HAD TO SHARE IT!

*bellaMUMMA {life is beauty-full}: 100 ways to UNCOMPLICATE YOUR LIFE

It begins... You see, when we’re born we see the world in an uncomplicated way. We know what we need, and we ask for it. We like nice people, and we don’t like mean people. We sleep when we’re tired, we eat when we’re hungry, and we stop eating when we’re full. As we grow older, we eat and drink to console ourselves, rather than addressing what’s bothering us. Here are 100 ways to uncomplicate it... 15 Styles of Distorted Thinking. This I Want. Dear Mom and Dad, You always talk about the future you want from me.

This I Want

I’m 17. You want me to grow up, go to college, get married, have nice little babies and have a perfect life. Where Do You Live? No, I Mean Truly LIVE. You can do a lot of things at home.

Where Do You Live? No, I Mean Truly LIVE

Thought Questions - Asking the right questions is the answer.