Memorization techniques for non-linear minds MEMORIZATION TECHNIQUES for NON-LINEAR MINDS (c) 1995,96 by Robert E. Frazier - all rights reserved This may be reproduced, reprinted, and/or distributed so long as it is not altered in any fashion, and contains the above copyright notice. For me, the task of memorizing detail has always been a chore. Utah Magician Uses Cool 'Trick' To Help People In Need While most magicians who do money tricks make coins or bills vanish, Stuart Edge does the opposite. He 'magically' transforms $1 USD bills into $100 USD. The icing on the cake? The lucky recipients get to keep the money, which does not change back to its original value!
On being wrong: Kathryn Schulz on TED Culture The upside of losing an argument and/or being wrong My last fight came after, of all things, the movie Pacific Rim. As my moviegoing companion and I walked out of the theater, he said of Guillermo del Toro’s latest, “That was awesome.” I, on the other hand, thought it was just okay, managing to slightly elevate its robots-versus-aliens premise.
Harness the Power of a Healthy Attitude “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” ~Winston Churchill Have you ever had someone say to you, “Change your attitude?” I find myself saying it frequently to my teenagers, and they look at me like I’ve asked them to morph into an alien. Adults That Make A Living 'Playing' With Lego Bricks Despite the influx of a myriad of electronic toys, the iconic Lego brick remains a steadfast favorite in most households. While most kids lose interest as they grow, there are a select few that become so attached, that they make a career building objects from the colorful bricks, becoming part of the elite group of individuals with the coveted title of certified Lego Professional! However, if you think this is an easy way to make a living, think again - There are currently only 13 men and women in the world that have been granted this designation, which requires amongst other things, building proficiency, enthusiasm for the Lego brick and building system and most important of all, a professional approach toward other LEGO fans and the broader public. Here are some of the adults that have made the cut. Nathan Sawaya This contemporary US artist is the only person in the world that has the honor of being both a Lego Master Model builder and a Lego Certified Professional.
9-year-old's DIY cardboard arcade gets flashmobbed Nirvan says: "I just finished this short film about a 9-year-old boy's elaborate DIY cardboard arcade. Caine made his arcade using boxes from his dad's used auto parts store. He hadn't had many customers, so we set up a fun flashmob to make his day, and filmed his response. TED Quotes: Facts, insight and humor from TEDTalks — in shareable bites TED Quotes are made possible by Allianz SE Facts, insight and humor —in shareable bites TED Quotes brings you salient bits of TEDTalks, on everything from activism to storytelling, from chemistry to curiosity. Have thoughts about TED Quotes?
Yue Yue dead: Chinese girl Wang Yue, 2, run over as bystanders watch, dies Announcement of her death quickly became the most talked about topic on China's version of TwitterLawmakers set to meet to discuss introduction of 'Good Samaritan' legislationCountry's economic boom and disparity between rich and poor have made changing social values a contentious topic By Richard Hartley-parkinson Updated: 13:25 GMT, 5 November 2011 The Chinese girl left bleeding in a road after being run over by two different vehicles and then ignored by 18 passersby has finally died. Horrific video footage emerged earlier this week of two-year-old Wang Yue - known as Yue Yue - being knocked down by a van in Foshan, a city in the southern province of Guandong. As she bleeds on the narrow street more than a dozen people walk or cycle past her for the next seven minutes before a second truck runs over her.
80 Success Quotes that Will Bring You Motivation Hi, you seem to be new here, I suggest by checking our guide to new readers New to Looking to Business or Join Our Free Email Course. Thanks for visiting! Since today is Friday I want to share some of the most brilliant quotes on success I have ever read. The World's Happiest Nations Are . . . Just like beauty, happiness is very subjective - What makes one person happy does not necessarily work for another. Yet there are various agencies that attempt to gauge the happiness of entire nations using disparate criteria. The most recent 'World Happiness Report' was released by the United Nations on September 9th and without further ado, here are the results . . . The good news is that between 2010-2012, the 156 nations surveyed for this report have overall become slightly (by 0.5%) happier then they were when the 2012 report which used data from 2005-2007, was published. As to who is the happiest of all? Following closely behind were Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Sweden.
The camera that can take a TRILLION pictures in a second - making it fast enough to watch beams of light travelling in slow-motion Even 'travelling at the speed of light' cannot defeat the 'world's fastest camera'MIT researchers film a beam of light hitting Coke bottle and tomato, and slow the footage down for a slow-motion replay By Eddie Wrenn Published: 12:32 GMT, 21 August 2012 | Updated: 17:41 GMT, 21 August 2012 MIT researchers have created a camera which can take images so fast - one trillion of them in just a second - that it can capture light as it travels across objects.