The United States of GOOD Beer More Infographics on Good 5 very useful internet tools to improve online efficiency. Here are 5 very useful internet tools which I use regularly to improve my effiency of internet usage.They do not fall in any particular category, but each of them is a Free service which does not require any logins or registrations. Each of them saves time for online activities in its own unique way.Check and try out these tools and see if any of them is useful for you. I am sure that you will find at least one of them to be useful. Do not forget to mention in the comments if you are using some other tools to improve efficiency. Kukuklok : Kukuklok: For those who sit on their PCs/Laptops for a long time and surf a lot, this is a useful tool. Bit.ly Bity.ly: There are umpteen url shortners, but this one is my favourite. Pipl : Pipl:This is a search engine with a difference. Short Text : Short Text: A cool way to keep some of the text I need regularly. Bug me not : Did you enjoy this post?
Compare Mobile Phones using Recombus Mobiles Comparison Engine Like this page? Android 71 x 137 x 9 133 g 22 hours 800 hours Quad iOS 59 x 124 x 8 112 g 8 hours 225 hours With dozens of smartphones available from a range of manufacturers, many running different operating systems, it can be confusing to know which phone to buy. Use the drop-down menu to select a phone and brand. At Recombu Mobile, each handset has been examined closely by our reviews team, we spend time living with each phone, using it throughout the day and trying out all the features thoroughly, to give you an impartial verdict. Our online tool enables you to perform a simple stats comparison for up to three handsets, so if you’re torn between two or three smartphones, here you can check the details including: dimensions, operating system, memory, camera specs and talk time. Once you’ve chosen a handset, go through to find the latest offers by clicking ‘Find a deal.’
How to Disagree March 2008 The web is turning writing into a conversation. Twenty years ago, writers wrote and readers read. Many who respond to something disagree with it. The result is there's a lot more disagreeing going on, especially measured by the word. If we're all going to be disagreeing more, we should be careful to do it well. DH0. This is the lowest form of disagreement, and probably also the most common. u r a fag!!!!!!!!!! But it's important to realize that more articulate name-calling has just as little weight. The author is a self-important dilettante. is really nothing more than a pretentious version of "u r a fag." DH1. An ad hominem attack is not quite as weak as mere name-calling. Of course he would say that. This wouldn't refute the author's argument, but it may at least be relevant to the case. Saying that an author lacks the authority to write about a topic is a variant of ad hominem—and a particularly useless sort, because good ideas often come from outsiders. DH2. DH3. DH4. DH5.
Top 5 Websites To Learn How To Hack Like A Pro You might be surprised to learn just how many people want to learn how to hack. The stereotype is that of the young college guy – a computer science major for sure – who spends his evenings and weekends writing up intricate hacking scripts to break into whatever computer system he can get his hands on. The truth is that what was once a male-dominated community is fast changing into one that includes folks – men and women – from many walks of life, from many countries and with many backgrounds. A recent CNET article about DEFCON makes note of the fact that claims of sexual harassment and unwanted advances are increasing. This is the natural evolution of such communities, and in time the scales will balance and men and women will hack side by side – but when searching for places to go online to learn how to hack, it’s important to remember that because demographics and the world itself is changing, what you’ll find at most of the hacker websites are also changing significantly as well.
Dr. Benzion Sorotzkin, Psy.D. - Understanding and Treating Perfectionism Understanding and Treating Perfectionism in Frum Adolescents* Benzion Sorotzkin, Psy.D. (July 2005) This article will examine issues unique to the treatment of frum adolescents, with a focus on a problem prevalent in this population, namely perfectionism, which often leads to anxiety, depression and other emotional disorders (Blatt, 1995). Perfectionism is also associated with obsessive-compulsive individuals who seek perfection with regard to self-control and self-restraint, and with narcissistic individuals who need to see themselves as perfect (Miller, 1996). Chronic back pain and other somatic conditions have also been attributed to the stress associated with perfectionistic tendencies (Sarno, 1998). Perfection vs. A perfectionist can be defined as someone who is driven by fear of failure to strive compulsively toward goals beyond reach and reason. Parental Influence Disapproving and Critical Parents Parents of perfectionists tend to be nonapproving or inconsistently approving. Shame
How to find true friends (and love) in 45 minutes David Rowan Editor of Wired magazine This article was featured in Times Magazine, 5 November. There's a shorter version in the Ideas Bank section on the current Wired magazine. Can you make someone become intimately close to you -- even fall in love with you -- in less than an hour? Dr Aron -- known to friends as Art -- runs the Interpersonal Relationships Lab at Stony Brook University on the north shore of Long Island, east of New York City, and he has love on his mind. Back in 1997, Aron and colleagues published a paper in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin on "The Experimental Generation of Interpersonal Closeness". They arranged volunteers in pairs, and gave them a list of 36 questions that, one by one, they were both asked to answer openly over an hour "in a kind of sharing game". But would the "fast friends" experiment also work with more worldly senior executives and entrepreneurs?
Beyond CliffsNotes: 100 Free & Useful Tools for When Time's Running Out If you’re a consummate procrastinator–despite your best efforts to be otherwise–then you’ve undoubtedly waited until the last minute to start that research paper or read that book more than once. Here you’ll find a collection of resources that can help you cram for tests, understand the main ideas of a work of literature, do your math homework and a whole lot more so your procrastination won’t send your college career down the tubes. Study Guides These study guides can help you understand literary metaphors, summarize readings and give you the tools necessary to muddle through the densest of texts. Study Tools Use these study tools to quiz yourself, solve math problems and cram at the last minute. Sharing Notes On these sites you’ll be able to share your notes and get notes from others from classes you might have missed. Reference If you need to look up any kind of basic information from word translations to a more intelligent sounding word, these tools will help. Research Writing Presentation
The Journal of Joe The Peacock. Yay.: How To Actually Win A Fist Fight Ok, well, with the response from yesterday's post, I felt compelled to go ahead and do this. Without further ado: You know it has to be said, first sentence, first paragraph: the best way to win a fist fight is not to get into one in the first place. No shit, sherlock. Every single mens magazine who has ever attempted to publish an article like this has started (and ended) exactly that way and is usually devoid of any real information - sometimes because someone on the editorial staff wanted to avoid putting the periodical at risk for a lawsuit; other times because the author has absolutely no clue what they’re talking about, so they cop out with this “Verbal Judo Wins The Day!” It’s common sense - avoid fighting if at all possible. So... The Basics First, you need to know a few things: You are going to get hit.When you get hit, it does not feel good. Confidence CANNOT be overvalued in a fight situation. Your Stance Your stance is the way you stand and position yourself during a fight.
50 Things Everyone Should Know by Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive , here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Read the rest of the article
Bob Farrell’s 10 Rules For Investing (By Prieur du Plessis) Wall Street "gurus" come and go, but in the case of Bob Farrell legend status was achieved. He spent several decades as chief stock market analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co. and had a front-row seat at the go-go markets of the late 1960s, mid-1980s and late 1990s, the brutal bear market of 1973-74, and October 1987 crash. Farrell retired in 1992, but his famous "10 Market Rules to Remember" have lived on and are summarized below, courtesy of The Big Picture and MarketWatch (June 2008). The words of wisdom are timeless and are especially appropriate at the start of a new year as investors grapple with the difficult juncture at which stock markets find themselves at this stage. [Related -Ford Motor Company (F): A long Road to Deutsche Bank’s $19 Target] 1.Markets tend to return to the mean over time When stocks go too far in one direction, they come back. [Related -Renewed Pressure on the ECB] 10.