What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Body language is truly a language of its own. 10% from what the person actually says40% from the tone and speed of voice50% is from their body language. Lowering one's head can signal a lack of confidence. Pushing back one's shoulders can demonstrate power and courageOpen arms means one is comfortable with being approached and willing to talk/communicate
Paul Halsall/Fordham University: Internet History Sourcebooks Project Internet History Sourcebooks Project Paul Halsall, Editor Last Modified: Dec 11 | linked pages may have been updated more recently The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient. 2. 3. Feedback and Help While I encourage notes, comments and feedback in general, I am unable to reply to all of them. For guidance on homework, research, how people lived/ate/dressed in the past, see the various Help! I am unable to help locate details about your family, or give translations of your name or nickname into Chinese (a very common request)! I am always happy to hear from people who wish to submit copy permitted texts to the various sites below.
Consider, for example, the way the advancement of... Why Angry Birds is so successful and popular: a cognitive teardown of the user experience The usual question: Over the past 30+ years as a consultant in the field generally known as human factors engineering (aka usability engineering), I have been asked by hundreds of clients why users don’t find their company’s software engaging. The answer to this persistent question is complex but never truly elusive. This question yields to experience and professional usability analysis. The unusual question: Surprisingly, it is a rare client indeed who asks the opposing question: why is an interface so engaging that users cannot stop interacting with it? The interesting question: Recently clients have asked about the phenomenally successful casual computer game Angry Birds, designed for mobile phones, tablets and other platforms. Why is it that over 50 million individuals have downloaded this simple game? Simple yet engaging interaction concept: This seems an obvious point, but few realize that a simple interaction model need not be, and rarely is, procedurally simple.
5th gear swap on VW manual transmission 5th gear swap modification on a VW 5 speed transmissiondifficulty: 2/5 for mk4 and mk5 VWdifficulty: 4/5 for mk3 passat due to firewall clearance and the need for special toolsIntroductionThis article shows how to replace the 5th gear or swap it for a taller 5th gear on your VW transmission. A TDI is shown. The procedure is very similar for all mk3, mk4, and early mk5 VW or Audi with the 5 speed manual, 1996-2006 New Beetle, Golf, Jetta, and Passat. Note - the small gear should look similar to your old one but it's smaller. Drain the gear oil with the 17mm allen wrench. Below left is a picture of a mk3 Passat viewed from below. You should now see the 5th gear (outlined in green underneath the selector gear), the selector gear (outlined in red), the selector lever (outlined in blue), and the small gear you need to remove. Remove the 8mm triple square bolts circled in purple. Next, remove the T60 bolts that hold everything in (circled in purple below). Here is the selector gear.
Acronym and abbreviation dictionary: Find out what over 2,988,000 abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms stand for Darwin's Children Drew All Over the On The Origin of Species Manuscript (Updated)—Blog—The Appendix Yesterday was Darwin Day, marking the 205th anniversary of the great naturalist's birth on February 12, 1809. One of the great things about Darwin is that a huge amount of his work is digitized and freely available via sites like Darwin Online. Interested browsers can also check out the Darwin Manuscripts Project, a collaborative initiative based at the American Museum of Natural History. Here you can read through Darwin's personal notes, including gems like his scratched out book title ideas. There are also a number of nature drawings that Darwin prepared while writing his masterpiece, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859). Here, for example, is Darwin's rather skillful drawing of the stamen of a Strelitizia flower: Cambridge University Library DAR 49: 115r But there are other drawings in Darwin's papers that defy explanation - until we remember that Darwin and his wife Emma (who, famously, was also his cousin) had a huge family of ten children. Update:
In Which These Are The Hundred Greatest Novels The 100 Greatest Novels by ALEX CARNEVALE We can date back all of modern literature to Chekhov's novella My Life, which appeared in Russian in 1896. At about the same time the first translations of new novels by Dostoevsky were hitting American shores, and they too find a place on any compendium of the modern. Without the enduring brilliance of New Directions, the sustained efforts of Dalkey Archive, the phenomenal and immortal NYRB Classics series, and the efforts of so many others editors and writers, some of these novels would never have remained available in America. The comment thread spawned by our notation of the 100 Greatest Writers of All Time has now ascended past the post itself in prurient interest. 100. Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge. 99. I had a reason for coming back to this town, here instead of to Canelli, Barbaresco or Alba. 98. Grant lay on his high white cot and stared at the ceiling. 97. My father brought home a radio. 96. 95.
Low beam headlights don't work The problem is in the high beam switch assembly which also houses your turn signals and possibly cruise control, and yes, I'm sure. There are some electrical contacts in the assembly which dis-connect the low beams when you put the high beams on. Constant use of the high beam switch will create arcing on the low beam switch which makes the contacts not conduct electricity anymore. The daytime running lights send power to the low beams on a separate circuit. . The repair is to either replace the assembly, $300 at dealer, $100 or less do it yourself, or take the assembly apart and clean it for free. (2 hours or less) Instructions on taking your steering wheel off here: Instructions for fixing the switch here: P.S.
Jeff's Utilities Science & Environment - Timeline of the far future First, we brought you a prediction of the forthcoming year. Then we brought you a timeline of the near future, revealing what could happen up to around 100 years time. But here’s our most ambitious set of predictions yet – from what could happen in one thousand years time to one hundred quintillion years (that’s 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 years). As the song says, there may be trouble ahead... To see more of our infographics, click here. H.P. Lovecraft’s 10 Favorite Words and a Free Lovecraft eBook | Tor.com | Science fiction and fantasy | Blog posts H.P. Lovecraft’s 10 Favorite Words and a Free Lovecraft eBook Last December, I became frustrated when attempting to find an Nook-compatible eBook, free or otherwise, of the complete works of H.P. Lovecraft. Initially, I used a nearly-complete file from the Australian Project Gutenberg and turned it into a mildly useful but still incomplete and unstructured ebook. The Complete Works of H.P. If you’re interested in learning more about the eBook, the creation process, the indispensable websites, and the files in your eBook download, you can read about it here. Which Words did Lovecraft Use Most? In the process of creating the eBook, I realized I had the opportunity to discover Lovecraft’s most-used words. Oddly enough, “squamous” was only used once in an original work (“The Dunwich Horror”). Hideous – 260 Faint (ed/ing) – 189 Nameless – 157 Antiqu (e/arian) – 128 Singular (ly) – 115 Madness – 115 Abnormal – 94 Blasphem (y/ous) – 92 Accursed – 76 Loath (ing/some) – 71
Cleaning Carbon from TDI Intake Systems Volkwagen has been selling diesel-powered cars in the U.S. for almost 30 years. Turbocharged versions have been available for 25. That is a lot of experience and a testament to the development of a reliable, efficient and durable powerplant. The introduction and development of the TDI (turbocharged direct injection) brought the VW diesel into the new century with a big head start on any competition. With the exception of Mercedes-Benz, VW has been the only manufacturer to sell diesel passenger cars in this country in any great numbers. Diesel power may not be for everyone, but I would guess that many people would not even realize that a TDI was diesel powered unless they were told. Since there are no longer any adjustments to be made for valve clearance, timing or cold weather operation, maintenance is limited to oil changes and filter replacement. Photo 1: The EGR cooler (small flange below intake) appears to be where the problem starts. Caution! Note: Perform Steps 1 through 9.
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