38 Life Lessons from 38 Years on the Planet — Life Learning 38 Life Lessons from 38 Years on the Planet Every year I write a list of lessons learned for every year I’ve been on the planet. These are the ones that have stood out to me over the last year. 1. Write Every Day Watching the detectorists – About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another in their enthusiasms. This has generated a crop of new words, some of which are now making their first appearance in the Cambridge dictionary. One new general word that has recently arrived in Britain from the US is hobbyist.
Why and How I Get Up At 4:30 – Greg Baugues The moment the alarm goes off is the first test; it sets the tone for the rest of the day. The test is not a complex one: when the alarm goes off, do you get up out of bed, or do you lie there in comfort and fall back asleep? -Jocko Willink in Extreme Ownership I’ve never been a morning person. About Words - Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog by Colin McIntosh Footballers have a lot to answer for when it comes to men’s hairstyles. That’s soccer players, not American football players, who at least have the advantage of wearing a helmet. 7 Habits I Wish Every (Junior) Programmer Should Have 7 Habits I Wish Every (Junior) Programmer Should Have Over the last 11 years as a programmer, I have made some habits that have helped me in my day to day work. In the process, these habits have successfully translated into productivity and they have made me more organized.I consider these as essential habits that every programmer should have, but I find them missing especially in junior developers.
Hot under the collar: idioms to describe emotions by Liz Walter Idioms stand out from ordinary language because of their colourful imagery, and they often express concepts in a strong way. However, these characteristics also make them rather conspicuous and difficult to use naturally. In addition, many of them have a slightly old-fashioned feel. This post will therefore offer a selection of emotion-related idioms that are in common current use and which you can feel confident using in everyday speech.
Inside the Fall of SunEdison, Once a Darling of the Clean-Energy World Last June, two dozen SunEdison Inc. SUNE -36.76 % senior managers gathered at the Park Hyatt near Paris’s Place Vendôme to hear a forecast from Chief Executive Ahmad Chatila. By 2020, he said, the renewable-energy startup would be worth more than $350 billion. Some day it would be as big as Apple or Google. About Words - Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog by Colin McIntosh The pressure to achieve the perfect body shape is greater than ever before, for men no less than women. At the same time, rates of obesity are at their highest level ever. These two related facts are reflected in some new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary.
Rebuilding downtrodden neighborhoods Delaware real estate advisor and Carey School of Business student David Wilk hopes to bring the CityLab program to Wilmington. The program is currently working to reimagine the Jonestown area of Baltimore. Daniel Sato/The News Journal Redevelopment strategies often lack the vision to turn dilapidated neighborhoods into desirable places where people of all income levels can and want to live together. The motivation to redevelop rundown, crumbling neighborhoods is usually driven by a financial incentive and usually at the expense of poor residents who are priced out of their community and displaced.
We don’t really get on. (Phrasal verbs for describing relationships) by Kate Woodford Two people who have a good relationship are often said to get on (well): I get on really well with both of my brothers. Meanwhile, people who stop being friends after an argument are frequently said to fall out: The brothers fell out over money. Our relationships are very important to us so we talk about them a lot. Often, to describe the way we feel about a person, or something that has happened to a relationship, we use phrasal verbs such as these. This week, we are looking at the most important phrasal verbs in this area. SingleStep Heat Transfer Laser Paper SingleStep Weed-Less, heat transfer laser paper transfers the toner, not the background film! Use it for full color transfers on white and pastel colored fabrics that are cotton, poly-cotton and/or polyester. Can also be used with foils to decorate dark fabrics that adds value and designs that pop! Wash tests reveal its staying power, the durability of the print/paper, the retention of the brilliant color or vivid black/white, the softness of the design/shirt that continues after each laundering.