Cult Help and Information - Home 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.
Recovered focus booster - what is the pomodoro technique?; try t The pomodoro technique is a time management technique which was created by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980's. This method of time management allows you to work with time (by way of a tomato pomodoro timer), using time to your advantage to stay fresh, remove distractions and create a better work life balance. The pomodoro technique uses a timer to break down periods of work into 25-minute intervals (referred to as ‘pomodoros’ or ‘pomodoro sessions’). These intervals are separated by breaks (the standard is 5 minutes). How do you implement the pomodoro technique? Here are the five basic steps to implementing pomodoro time management; - decide on the focus task.- set the pomodoro timer to 25 minutes.- work on the task until the timer rings.- take a short break (5 minutes), keep note of the number of session you complete.- every 4 sessions take a longer break, perhaps 15 or 20 minutes. Benefits of a digital pomodoro timer Who is the pomodoro technique best for?
- StumbleUpon Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. Let the Right One In The best vampire movie ever made in my opinion. Watch Let the Right One In for FREE on Amazon Instant Video The Man From Earth Holy &#%@ this film’s plot is fascinating! Garden State This is my absolute favorite film. Waking Life It’s impossible for you to grasp Waking Life without actually watching it, but I’ll do my best to explain it. Watch Waking Life for FREE on Amazon Instant Video Closer This film is a rather dark, yet comedic story about the twisted relationships between Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphendre et le Papillon) Sin Nombre Snatch Spirited Away The Descent Once
Fight Club Art Print by Lee Crutchley | Society6 - Pentadactyl New All « PrevNext » « Prev1234 ... 80Next » Video Transcript What is art? From the materials we use to the hands that ply them, we match the care that goes into everything we make to that of the artist that designed it. It begins with those thousands of artists entrusting their original work to another. It's the paper that isn't just paper, but pressed European cotton. It's the archival quality inks that mean your print outlives you. It's the craftsmen that print, cut, check and pack your art. All together, thousands of steps were taken to make your Art Print. This is our process. This is our art. Celtic Symbols and Celtic Signs Celtic Symbols and Signs (portal page) For centuries, Celtic symbols and signs held incredible power for the ancient Celts in every way of life. Today, we can learn about this power and utilize it by learning the language of Celtic symbols. The word "Celtic" refers to people who lived in Britain and Western Europe from 500 BC and 400 AD. Celts were of the Iron Age and lived in small villages which were led by warrior chiefs. The written records remaining from the Celts of Europe are scant, therefore signs and symbols can be hard to determine and trace. Regardless, thanks to time-honored traditions, (like story-telling) enough history was salvaged, and the Celtic heritage remains strong. In honor of the bravery and magic of the Celts, and to celebrate their rich history, I now provide you with a wealth of information. Note: Whenever possible, I have cited my sources of information (even when it's just my own observations or from my personal sources such as family and friends).
The Most Brilliantly Pointless Street Flyers The hand-posted flyer is perhaps the cheapest way to spread the word about lost dogs, found cats, and creepy looking men offering low-cost guitar lessons. But most of the time, those flyers serve as nothing more than reading material for people waiting to get into a bathroom or on a bus. The flyers collected here acknowledge this reality, and they respond by trying to do nothing more than entertain whatever pair of eyes happen to be aimed in their direction. You now have no excuse for wasting all your time on the Internet when it's perfectly clear you could be wasting paper out in the real world.
Wizard of Oz / Pink Floyd synchronization now on YouTube July 25, 2012, 1:44 PM — This urban legend has been around for almost 20 years now - the idea that if you watch the movie "The Wizard of Oz" with the audio off, and then play Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" as the soundtrack, that the music and visuals from the movie magically synchronize. Rather than trying to time this perfectly with your home theater system, you can now watch this effect on YouTube, in its entirety. It's tough to pinpoint some exact moments where the synchronization appears, but I suppose with enough alcohol or other substances (kids, don't do drugs!), you can fill in a lot of the gaps. [Via the fine folks at Reddit]
15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke. Oktapodi (2007) In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes. Oxygen Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. “Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Alma
The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years by Jennifer Drapkin, Kevin O'Donnell and Ky Henderson They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes—some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyonce? 25. Music That Makes Sewage Disappear For all the chatter about how Mozart makes your kids smarter (false!) 24. "867-5309/Jenny" (Tommy Tutone) The Drunk-Dialing Song For nearly three decades, this single has been a gift to smashed college kids everywhere. A few people have managed to turn the digits to their advantage. 23. The Song That Showed Saddam's Softer Side © INA/Handout/Reuters/Corbis You might think winning elections is easy for dictators—after all, they aren’t running against anyone. 22. The Tune That Revolutionized the Underarm Industry Kurt Cobain claimed he didn’t know Teen Spirit was a brand of deodorant when he wrote Nirvana’s 1991 grunge anthem. 21. 20. The Song That Toppled a Dictator Sometimes music moves people. 19. 18. 17.
8 math talks to blow your mind Mathematics gets down to work in these talks, breathing life and logic into everyday problems. Prepare for math puzzlers both solved and unsolvable, and even some still waiting for solutions. Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs When Ron Eglash first saw an aerial photo of an African village, he couldn’t rest until he knew — were the fractals in the layout of the village a coincidence, or were the forces of mathematics and culture colliding in unexpected ways? How big is infinity? Arthur Benjamin does “Mathemagic” A whole team of calculators is no match for Arthur Benjamin, as he does astounding mental math in the blink of an eye. Scott Rickard: The beautiful math behind the ugliest music What makes a piece of music beautiful? Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coralThe intricate forms of a coral reef can only be expressed through hyperbolic geometry — and the only way humans can model it is by crocheting!
deathray Lost Tesla Papers about the "Death Rays" Click here for Nikola Tesla interview in the New York Time about the "Death Rays" Nikola Tesla died on January 7th, 1943 in Hotel New Yorker, in Manhattan, in room 3327 on the 33rd floor of the hotel. Immediately after Tesla’s death, Tesla scientific papers vanished from his hotel room in Hotel New Yorker. Tesla papers were never found. Tesla papers contained scientific data and information about “Death Rays”, which could be used for military purposes. In 1947 the Military Intelligence service identified the writings about the particle-beam contained in Tesla’s scientific papers as “extremely important.” The current beam-weapon program is originated from Tesla’s “Death Rays” idea. Tesla claimed of having invented a “death ray” capable of destroying 10,000 enemy airplanes at a distance of 250 miles (400 kilometers). On July 23, 1934 Time Magazine wrote an article about Tesla’s Ray: “Last week Dr. Tesla “Death Rays” are Particle Beams