7 surprising benefits of running Improve your career Want to improve your career prospects? Running is the answer. Research carried out at Rhode Island College found that exercise such as running boosts creativity and concentration by increasing brain activity for up to two hours after a workout. This means going out for a run in the morning really is the perfect start to the working day. 7 surprising benefits of running
The Top 18 High Tech Excuses July 22, 2009 The Top 18 High Tech Excuses A few months ago we asked our readers to tell us what they thought the most common high tech excuses were -- the modern day, techno-centric equivalents to "The dog ate my homework." We primed the pump with seven of our own. Here are the results: 1.
We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source. This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books. It would be nice if we’re able to download free e-book and take it with us. That’s why we’ve again crawled deep into the Internet to compile this list of 20 places to download free e-books for your use. Full list after jump.
Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:" 01. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 02. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 03.
The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and tells whether you are qualified to be a “manager.” The questions are not that difficult. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator? The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the door. This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
The Look" by Rodney Boles
Rating: 8.2/ 10 (180 votes cast) We have all read about people who are successful briefly. They win a gold medal, make a fortune, or star in one great movie and then disappear.…These examples do not inspire me! My focus and fascination is with people who seem to do well in many areas of life, and do it over and over through a lifetime.
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: 3 'viral' Local YouTube Music Videos from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa
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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. 8 Ted Talks Members of Gen Y Must Watch | The Best TED Talks Ever | Gen Y Wealth
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. Most Unpopular Useful Websites Of 2010
Unhear it - get that damn song out of your head!
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 : 12 Coolest Family Photo Ideas | Family Style
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