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Exercise your brain. Brains, like bodies, need exercise to keep fit. If you don't exercise your brain, it will get flabby and useless. Exercise your brain by reading a lot (see above), talking to clever people and disagreeing with people - arguing can be a terrific way to give your brain cells a workout. But note, arguing about politics or film directors is good for you; bickering over who should clean the dishes is not.
Web video is one of those revolutionary inventions that has really opened up the world in dramatic ways. For example, 2011 YouTube statistics show that over 48 hours of video are now uploaded per minute, and YouTube has surpassed 3 billion views per day. TED’s Chris Anderson made the assertion that web video is powering global innovation in this 2010 TED talk:
By Gina Barreca, Ph.D. It's a dreary day, so I thought I'd indulge myself and come up with a list of my favorite comedies. A caveat, however: this is not a fancy English-professor-y list of the finest, most exquisitely crafted, most erudite or intellectually sophisticated works on paper in the language. This is a list of the books that make me laugh until my mascara starts to run.
Posted at Nov 28, 2011 | by Nancy | Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find bits and pieces of wisdom learned from cycling 17,000 miles together as a family. Hope it inspires you to live your dream! Now that I’m old and gray (but not quite in my rocker yet!)
Email Share 50 Email Share Once a year, the greatest minds in the world gather at TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) to share “ideas worth spreading”. I’ve watched hundreds of talks over the last few years, which always leave me inspired.
Every year, today’s greatest thinkers gather at various TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) conferences around the world. Their talks, which you can find on TED’s website , are often insightful, educational, and fascinating. As a TED junkie, I decided to compile 20 of the best business talks in the conference’s history. Each talk offers insights either into a business leader’s mind, or into concepts that will change the way you think about business and the economy. (If you have any favorites not included on this list, please mention them in the comments below.)
There are thousands of websites which were released in 2010. Some are very useful to day to day life. The websites which I am going to give now are very useful sites as per my knowledge. But these sites are not very well known. This is my own websites collection which you will like for sure. I may miss some very useful sites which are not famous enough.
One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize bullshit and to avoid being taken in by it. So the phenomenon has not aroused much deliberate concern, or attracted much sustained inquiry.
Does the concept of family photos make you cringe? You know, the matchy-matchy clothes and forced smiles amidst toddler meltdowns and rising tempers? Yes, family photos get a bad rep, but there are so many creative family picture ideas that really capture the spirit and style of an individual family. Here are 12 unique ideas to spark some family photo inspiration :
If you’re looking for information on How to repair a hard drive, How to Clean PC, How to Design Website or any other questions, you’ll find it in my picks for the best how to sites on the Web. Yes you can can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search how to articles, but with these list you can find the tutorial easily. These are some of the best How to websites which will really help you a lot.
In The Importance of Being Smart , I wrote how smart people can achieve much more – with much less effort – than those who just work hard. There’s a comment there by Frode that I’d like to discuss: … lazy people seem to be smarter, as they use a lot of brain energy on finding an easier way to do stuff. Interesting, isn’t it? people seem to be But I agree that thinking like lazy people is a good way to work smart. Here are two reasons: