100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything | Rated Colleges Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos. Around the House Want to know how to fix that broken cabinet or hang up some great wallpaper? Business and Management If you feel like you’re seriously lacking on business and management skills at work, no need to worry. KnowThis? Language and Writing Those who want to learn a new language, improve their writing skills or just learn more about literature will be well-served by these instructional sites. Technology Math S.O.S. Science Creativity
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen: 7 Simple Life Tips -- From Mexico's Huichol People Adapted from "Fit Soul, Fit Body: 9 Keys to a Healthier, Happier You" Whenever we teach seminars, a common theme among participants is their desire to find more balance in their lives. They work too much, eat too much, and spend too much time obsessing about things that aren't important. Most complaints of this sort can be traced back to one culprit: a life out of balance. During the 12 years he lived with the Huichol people and apprenticed with their 110-year-old shaman, Brant observed that these beautiful people laugh all day long, rest and relax while they work, are exceptionally healthy and happy, and live to unbelievably old ages. Unlike us, the Huichol people don't wake up each day bummed out that they have to go to work, or worried that they're overeating, or exhausted because they couldn't sleep. We have adapted some of their beliefs and practices into seven simple strategies you can try right away. 1. ) Bring balance to your life with exercise. 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.)
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Blandito Is A Giant Pillow/Mattress Burrito We can't tell how comfortable (or uncomfortable) the Blandito is, but I have to say: it looks awesome. Not only will it make for a sweet wraparound pillow/mattress/blanket -- it can be repurposed for a whole lot of uses while chilling around the house, too. Created by Oradaria Design, it's billed as a "transformable pad for lazy living." The Blandito starts out life as a round and cushy mat that lies flat on the floor. Unfortunately, the Blandito is only listed as "coming soon" on the Italian outfit's website, without much details and specifics. Check It Out
Michael Davis Publishing - Mike's World. 50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-08-13 Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies. Those with a lust for learning who happen to also enjoy testing the limits of what the iPad offers definitely don’t have to worry about finding resources to pique their fancy. History and Geography World Atlas HD : iPad users can download this stunning, popular digital atlas by the National Geographic Society and educate themselves about the planet’s physical and cultural properties and relationships. Language, Reading, and Writing Open Source and General Learning TED : Venerable open source institution TED makes its impressive suite of video lectures on every subject imaginable available on the iPad for maximum infotainment. Reference Science and Math Comments are closed.
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