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The 10 Most Disturbing Books Of All Time In my younger days if I heard a book or movie was disturbing or hard to handle I generally took that as a challenge. Most books generally turned out to not be too bad, but occasionally I’d come across something that would leave me with a sick feeling in my stomach for weeks. I’ve largely outgrown this “genre” of late, but here are my picks for the ten most disturbing books of all time. Any one of these books is capable of leaving you feeling a little depressed at the least, and permanently scarred at the worst. I’d say enjoy, but that doesn’t really seem appropriate … 10. Blindness is a book with a truly horrifying scenario at it’s heart: what if everyone in the world were to lose their sight to disease in a short period of time? 9. Anti drug crusaders should stop airing goofy commercials that nobody takes seriously and start pushing to have Requiem For A Dream made required reading for every high schooler in the country. 8. Naked Lunc is another ode to drug addiction. 7. 6. Bleak. 5.

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do. Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger. Think of your words as reps, your paragraphs as sets, your pages as daily workouts. Think of your laptop as a machine like the one at the gym where you open and close your inner thighs in front of everyone, exposing both your insecurities and your genitals. Because that is what writing is all about. Procrastination is an alluring siren taunting you to google the country where Balki from Perfect Strangers was from, and to arrange sticky notes on your dog in the shape of hilarious dog shorts. The blank white page. Mark Twain once said, “Show, don’t tell.” Finding a really good muse these days isn’t easy, so plan on going through quite a few before landing on a winner. There are two things more difficult than writing. It’s no secret that great writers are great readers, and that if you can’t read, your writing will often suffer.

100 libros que debes leer antes de morir (Primera parte) Twitter2575 2575facebook35.4K 35.4Kpinterest41 41google plus324Share324linked in22 22email13 13stumbleupon7998Share7998meneame52Share52 Dice el escritor argentino Jorge Luis Borges, que de todos los instrumentos del hombre el más asombroso es, sin duda, el libro. Los demás son extensiones de su cuerpo. El microscopio, el telescopio, son extensiones de su vista; el teléfono es extensión de la voz; luego tenemos el arado y la espada, extensiones del brazo. Pero el libro es otra cosa: el libro es una extensión de la memoria y la imaginación. Por eso no resulta extraño que los mundos empastados lleven a otras realidades y que sus ríos de palabras ahoguen en emociones. Siguiendo con Borges, “la literatura es un sueño guiado”, y es que quién más nos enseña a querer, odiar, amar y soñar que los escritores. Matar a un ruiseñor (1960), Harper Lee: Este libro aborda temas de discriminación racial. Orgullo y prejuicio (1813), Jane Austen: El diario de Ana Frank 1984 (1947-1948), George Orwell

25 Websites that will make you look like a Genius 1. Khan Academy Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course? Khan Academy aims to provide education at the collegiate level for anyone who wants it. 2. This isn’t the first time I’ve recommended this language-teaching website (and app), and it certainly won’t be the last. 3. Guitar is one of the few instruments out there that’s actually pretty easy to learn if you’re a little older, making it one of the most accessible instruments. 4. Founded by Michael Chu, Cooking for Engineers goes further than just providing recipes. 5. Or Nick the Dating Specialist is a website that wants to help guys be better dates. 6. When we think of exercising and gym techniques, we typically think of bodybuilders and jocks from high school. 7. As much as I would love an education at MIT, that isn’t really in the cards. 8. 9. Have you ever wanted to ask someone famous a question, but you suffer from never having the chance?

Rainy Day in Animal Kingdom Weather plays a major part in the Animal Kingdom, changing daily and reflecting the seasons. You can never predict the weather , because it can start raining at the drop of a hat. However, you can’t let rain ruin your day at Animal Kingdom. Allen Ginsberg on Jack Kerouac part 2 June 1977 : Ginsberg, Allen <div style="padding:5px; font-size:80%; width:300px; background-color:white; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto; border:1px dashed gray;"> Internet Archive's<!--'--> in-browser audio player requires JavaScript to be enabled. It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Please see your browser settings for this feature. </div> Allen Ginsberg on Jack Kerouac part 2 June 1977 Part two of a two part series in which Allen Ginsberg discusses the life and work of Jack Kerouac in relation to himself and other figures of the literary scene. This audio is part of the collection: Naropa Poetics Audio ArchivesIt also belongs to collection: Audio Books & Poetry Artist/Composer: Ginsberg, AllenDate: 1977-06-16 Creative Commons license: Attribution-NoDerivs-NonCommercial Individual Files Be the first to write a review Downloaded 729 times Reviews

The Ultimate Note Taking Guide - StudentMonkey.com Ever wondered how to create the perfect notes from your lectures and textbooks? Well here’s how! Taking notes can often seem quite boring but for a university student, they are an essential part of everyday learning. When you come to write an assignment and you think to yourself, ‘What was the name of that key theorist from that lecture a few weeks back???’ So here goes... Top Tip no. 1: Highlight or annotate any handouts that you are given. Top Tip no. 2: Only write down the essentials. Top Tip no. 3: Create your own abbreviations. Top Tip no. 4: Be prepared. Top Tip no. 5: Make it as fun as possible. Top Tip no. 6: Keep yourself organised. Top Tip no. 7: Keep your notes until you’ve graduated. Top Tip no. 8: And finally, use whatever layout suits you best. Guest Author: Megan David

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Horrible Cards - Love and Valentine's Day Cards by The Oatmeal Horrible Cards are Copyright © 2014 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. The Oatmeal Animals' Eyes Up Close Husky Suren Manvelyan, is a bit of a jack of all trades. He has a PhD in Theoretical Physics specializing in Quantum Chaos but has recently turned his attention to photographing the amazing detailed landscapes of eyes. With such close photos, one is able to see details such as the irises' color gradients, textures, patterns and even tiny blood vessels, causing these eyes to look like alien landscapes. Black Rabbit Hyena Snail Caiman Nile Crocodile Iguana Siamese Cat Tiger Python Horse Albino Tiger Python Fish Suren Manvelyan's Website via [Lost At E Minor] Allen Ginsberg on Jack Kerouac part 1 June 1977 : Ginsberg, Allen; Ginsberg, Allen <div style="padding:5px; font-size:80%; width:300px; background-color:white; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto; border:1px dashed gray;"> Internet Archive's<!--'--> in-browser audio player requires JavaScript to be enabled. It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Allen Ginsberg on Jack Kerouac part 1 June 1977 The first tape in a two part series which is a class taught by Allen Ginsberg. This audio is part of the collection: Naropa Poetics Audio ArchivesIt also belongs to collection: Audio Books & Poetry Artist/Composer: Ginsberg, Allen; Ginsberg, AllenDate: 1977-06-16 Creative Commons license: Attribution-NoDerivs-NonCommercial Individual Files Be the first to write a review Downloaded 2,900 times Reviews

The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now UPDATED: To see all these talks at one click, check out our updated Playlist: The 20 Most Popular Talks of All Time. As 2013 draws to a close, TED is deeply humbled to have posted 1600+ talks, each representing an idea worth spreading. So which ideas have had the most widespread impact? Below, a look at the 20 most-watched talks as of December 2013. These viewership numbers include all the platforms we track: TED.com, YouTube, iTunes, embed and download, Hulu and more. Some fascinating things to notice on this list, if you’d like to compare and contrast it to the most popular talks in 2012, and to the list we shared back in 2011: Amy Cuddy, Susan Cain, David Blaine and Pamela Meyer are all newcomers to the list, with Cuddy’s talk storming to spot #5 thanks to you sharing it. But what really makes this list so incredible is the fact that it spans so many areas of interest, from education to happiness, statistics to creativity, tech demos to illusions.

Is The Moon An Artificial Alien Base? by UFO Disclosure Several strange phenomena have let some to believe that the eternal companion of... by UFO Disclosure Several strange phenomena have let some to believe that the eternal companion of the Earth, the Moon, is in fact some sort of a huge spaceship. Crazy theory? Not really! A curious video taken from a backyard telescope, which showed an alleged UFO fleet over the moon, caused a stir worldwide. This makes us wonder about what could possibly hide in that celestial body. Those who believe in the Alien Moon theory state that the moon had to be created by a highly developed civilization, much more than ours. If to all of the above we add the fact that there are some astronauts, those who went on NASA’s missions such as the “Apollo”,the now retired astronauts, have publicly said they have had contact with UFO’s and aliens, and that are even extraterrestrial beings living there having that said, for some, this does not sound so crazy after all.

Nikon D50 Review Review based on a production Nikon D50, firmware 1.00 Digital SLR's are quickly becoming the fastest moving segment of the digital camera market, this means more new digital SLR's, more competition and lower prices. The Nikon D50 is introduced as a more affordable and easier to use version of the D70 which was released just under fifteen months ago. Anyone who has seen or handled the D70 will immediately see a strong resemblance in the D50, it's only when you start to examine the camera in a little more detail that you notice the differences (we've detailed them below). Differences between D50 and D70/D70s Although quite similar in use and appearance there are some noteworthy differences between the D50 and D70, we have detailed all of the feature / specification differences in the table below. Two new AF-S DX lenses Show all listings (10) ...

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