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tree.pdf (application/pdf Object) 19 Outstanding Words You Should Be Working Into Conversation There are some of our favorite words that appeared in mental_floss stories in 2011. Some are foreign words. Others come from medical dictionaries. And there's a surprising amount of hobo slang. Have fun working these into conversation this holiday season! Gene Lee / 1. 2. 3. 4. milliHelen: The quantity of beauty required to launch just one ship. 5. 6. 7. 8. © Joe Giron/Corbis 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. Thanks to Stacy Conradt, Adrienne Crezo, Bill DeMain, Haley Sweetland Edwards, Jamie Spatola, Ethan Trex and a reader named John .

Gamemaster Howard's Know-It-All by Howard Phillips Click Here==> Retro-Gamers Teachers Therapist/Counselors Academics ...............................................Parents Special Needs Community Researchers Have you ever just wanted to just know stuff, but didn't want to torture yourself with traditional flashcard-style learning? Did you know that there is a better science-based way to develop fluency that is almost effortless? Gamemaster Howard's Know-It-All is a fresh and innovative memory and trivia game for iPhones, iPads & iPod Touches (with Android mobile not far behind! - see the Updates section). Know-It All is being developed by videogame veteran Howard Phillips along with a select team of industry friends. Howard and the Know-It-All team have created a prototype that demonstrates the core mechanic and provides a solid foundation for moving forward. With real-world testing and refinements underway we are now seeking additional funds to complete the development cycle and ship Know-It-All. ---- Dr. "Know-It-All actually does work.

The Last Question | Thrivenotes The Last Question by Isaac Asimov — © 1956 The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first stepped into the light. The question came about as a result of a five dollar bet over highballs, and it happened this way: Alexander Adell and Bertram Lupov were two of the faithful attendants of Multivac. Multivac was self-adjusting and self-correcting. For decades, Multivac had helped design the ships and plot the trajectories that enabled man to reach the Moon, Mars, and Venus, but past that, Earth’s poor resources could not support the ships. But slowly Multivac learned enough to answer deeper questions more fundamentally, and on May 14, 2061, what had been theory, became fact. The energy of the sun was stored, converted, and utilized directly on a planet-wide scale. They had brought a bottle with them, and their only concern at the moment was to relax in the company of each other and the bottle. Lupov cocked his head sideways. “Never.”

AfriGadget 11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1. Aerogel Also known as frozen smoke, Aerogel is the world's lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air. Aerogel isn't just neat, it's useful. Price: $35 2. Inside these sealed glass balls live shrimp, algae, and bacteria, all swimming around in filtered seawater. EcoSpheres came out of research looking at ways to develop self-contained ecosystems for long duration space travel. Price: $80 3. NASA has been trying to figure out how to get a sample of rock back from Mars for a while now. Every once in a while, a meteorite smashes into Mars hard enough to eject some rocks out into orbit around the sun. Price: $70+ 4. Price: $150 5. Price: $110 6. Price: $80 7. Price: $15 8.

Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo The sentence's meaning becomes clearer when it's understood that it uses three meanings of the word buffalo: the city of Buffalo, New York, the somewhat uncommon verb "to buffalo" (meaning "to bully or intimidate"), as well as the animal buffalo. When the punctuation and grammar are expanded, the sentence could read as follows: "Buffalo buffalo that Buffalo buffalo buffalo, buffalo Buffalo buffalo." The meaning becomes even clearer when synonyms are used: "Buffalo bison that other Buffalo bison bully, themselves bully Buffalo bison." Sentence construction Bison engaged in a contest of dominance. A comic explaining the concept The sentence is unpunctuated and uses three different readings of the word "buffalo". Marking each "buffalo" with its use as shown above gives: Buffaloa buffalon Buffaloa buffalon buffalov buffalov Buffaloa buffalon. "New York bison New York bison bully, bully New York bison", or:"New York bison whom other New York bison bully, themselves bully New York bison". Usage

Muriel Siebert // Muriel Siebert passed away at the age of 80 on August 24, 2013. Prior to her passing, she spoke with MAKERS about her groundbreaking career as a true trailblazer on Wall Street. Cause of Choice: Personal Finance Program at the Muriel Siebert Foundation. First job: Accountant in Cleveland. Proudest moment: Becoming the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Advice for young women: “If you find that you don't like what you're doing you can change it. Muriel Siebert was the founder and president of the nationally renowned stock brokerage firm Muriel Siebert & Co. Siebert—known as “Mickie” to her friends and family—was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1932.

Confessions 2012 Las Vegas, NV Interactive gallery installation in The Cosmopolitan that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip. Amidst casinos, restaurants and bars, Chang invited passersby to write confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. Some of the 1500+ confessions: I still love her two girlfriends and five years later, I’m scared I’ll die alone, I eat too much cheese, Came here married to one girl and left married to two girls, I sold heroin to my friend and it ruined his life, I stole over 15,000 from the company I work for, I like porn more than my husband does, I don’t know what I am doing and I’m running out of time. 2012, Las Vegas, NV.

6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. But we have to give them credit: They left behind some artifacts that have left the smartest of modern scientists scratching their heads. For instance, you have the following enigmas that we believe were created for no other purpose than to fuck with future generations. The Voynich Manuscript The Mystery: The Voynich manuscript is an ancient book that has thwarted all attempts at deciphering its contents. It appears to be a real language--just one that nobody has seen before. Translation: "...and when you get her to put the tennis racket in her mouth, have her stand in a fountain for a while. There is not even a consensus on who wrote it, or even when it was written. Why Can't They Solve It? Could you? Don't even try. As you can imagine, proposed solutions have been all over the board, from reasonable to completely clownshit. Our Guess:

14 Dangerous Ways to be More Productive at Work What extremes do you go to in your workplace to be more productive? Do you bend the rules? Maybe break them every once in a while? Sometimes you have to go against the grain. Sometimes you have to take risks. Sometimes you need to be a little… dangerous. A Little Bit Dangerous Recently, while talking with a small group of corporate workers, I heard their stories of how they sometimes take it to the extreme to get their work done. They talked about the distractions, the red tape, and the politics of their workplace that kept them from getting their work done. Consider your company’s workplace. Or does it present conditions, noise, rules, politics, and more, that actually hinder your workers productivity? This results in workers trying to get around the system. They develop alternate ways to work. And they feel like they are being dangerous. After all, what would happen if management knew what they were doing? Use at Your Own Risk You may need to go to extremes to get your work done. So…Be brave.

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