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FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature. A one-of-a-kind marketplace from Steven Soderbergh. - Extension 765. Curator's ǝpoɔ. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty: Failing Fast. Author: Steven Zolman.

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty: Failing Fast

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9 beliefs of remarkably successful people - Yahoo Finance Canada

Regardless of industry or profession, they all share the same perspectives and beliefs. And they act on those beliefs: 1. How to Clean and Sanitize Wet Books. How to Clean Shimano STI Shifters and Brake Levers. Neil asked: How do I clean the Shimano STI shifters and brake levers on my bicycle?

How to Clean Shimano STI Shifters and Brake Levers

My road bike STI shifters and brake levers get gunked up with road grime and sweat and eventually the up-shift won’t work because the ratchet is stuck. Cleaning with degreaser seems to just wash the gunk further into the shifter, plus it coats the contacts of the gear position sensors so the flight-deck computer no longer works because it doesn’t see the correct gear setting.

Shimano STI systems require regular maintenance to function properly. How to Clean and Sanitize Wet Books. Save a Pile of Cash Every Year with These Five Phone Calls. 18 obsolete words, which never should have gone out of style. Wait but why: Putting Time In Perspective. Humans are good at a lot of things, but putting time in perspective is not one of them.

wait but why: Putting Time In Perspective

It’s not our fault—the spans of time in human history, and even more so in natural history, are so vast compared to the span of our life and recent history that it’s almost impossible to get a handle on it. If the Earth formed at midnight and the present moment is the next midnight, 24 hours later, modern humans have been around since 11:59:59pm—1 second. And if human history itself spans 24 hours from one midnight to the next, 14 minutes represents the time since Christ. William James on Habit. By Maria Popova “We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone.

William James on Habit

Microsoft Word - Open Letter 4 - letter.pdf. World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease. We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong.

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease

So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries,today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific fact. I trained for many years with other prominent physicians labelled “opinion makers.” Bombarded with scientific literature, continually attending education seminars, we opinion makers insisted heart disease resulted from the simple fact of elevated blood cholesterol. The only accepted therapy was prescribing medications to lower cholesterol and a diet that severely restricted fat intake. Do we need to be a lot more careful about publicly lauding doctors who support paleo principles.

There's been a lot of press recently around Dwight Lundell, MD - a retired heart surgeon who is cited in at least one traditional food blog as "an accomplished surgeon".

Do we need to be a lot more careful about publicly lauding doctors who support paleo principles

He had a article in which he sounded reasonably in line with paleo principles. He's even had a recent March 17 Fox News appearance. Like others, I had the impulse to trumpet this, "Heart Surgeon says yadayadagrassfedsaturatedfatisgoodyadayada. The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors. “Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said.

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. Maps. No, you're not entitled to your opinion. Every year, I try to do at least two things with my students at least once.

No, you're not entitled to your opinion

First, I make a point of addressing them as “philosophers” – a bit cheesy, but hopefully it encourages active learning. Secondly, I say something like this: “I’m sure you’ve heard the expression ‘everyone is entitled to their opinion.’ Perhaps you’ve even said it yourself, maybe to head off an argument or bring one to a close. Well, as soon as you walk into this room, it’s no longer true. List of Free Science Books. Sending your Smart Phone to Med School. Is alcohol more dangerous than ecstasy?" Scientists in Britain are proposing a complete revamping of drug classifications in the wake of findings that reveal some major discrepancies between a drug's legality and its safeness.

Is alcohol more dangerous than ecstasy?"

A study surveying health, crime and science professionals regarding the dangers of a set of 20 legal and illegal drugs, published in The Lancet in March 2007, found that alcohol and tobacco, which are legal in Britain and the United States, are considered by experts to be more dangerous than ecstasy and marijuana, which are illegal in both countries.

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