Zentips 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 / Shutterstock.com 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.
10 Sages With 10 Inspiring Messages Throughout the ages there have been a few notable luminaries of humanity that have experienced a transformational harmonization initiated by the vectors of human becoming: love, beauty, and truth. We can look up to these sages for inspiration that cultivates courage, will, and determination to experience an inner transformation as well. Although there are quite a few individuals that we can look to for sage-like guidance, 10 will be focused on here, each with a message they streamed into the global mind in their own unique way. Let these words spark a shift within that will change the very way to see Reality. Thich Nhat Hanh When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don’t blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or family, we blame the other person. That is my experience. No blame, no reasoning, no argument, just understanding. If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change. Huang Po Bodhidharma Heraclitus Lao Tzu
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.
How to See Yourself As Others See You: 6 steps (with pictures) Edit Article Edited by bbyrd009, IngeborgK, Teresa, Flickety and 18 others It is common, and commendable, to be curious about how others see you in general, or in specific situations. The more insight you have in this area, the less time you are apt to lie awake at night, wondering. It is quite possible to see yourself exactly as other people see you; however, this takes courage, and the development of some insight. "Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." Ad Steps 1Understand that other people are your mirror. 6Continue seeing yourself as others see you throughout life. Tips You don't need to assume that you are completely smothered by the negative trait that you dislike in another. Warnings Much unconscious mirroring is happening all the time; it is more pronounced in our close relationships and we are mirroring others just as they mirror us.
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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.