homepage CoolReader 3.X is free open-source (GPL) multiplatform version under active development. Supported platforms Windows (Qt based GUI) Linux (Qt based GUI) Android Embedded versions: for e-Ink based devices. Common features, for all platforms epub (non-DRM), fb2, txt, rtf, html, chm, tcr, doc, pdb formats supported Pages or scroll view Table of contents Bookmarks Text search Hyphenation dictionaries Most complete FB2 format support: styles, tables, footnotes Additional fonts support (.ttf) Can read books from zip archives Automatic reformatting of .txt files (autodetect headings etc.) Android specific Page flipping animation. CoolReader 3 Links Project page on SourceForgeProject Downloads page on SourceForge CoolReader3.0.51 for Win32: cr3-qt-win32-3.0.51-2.zipCoolReader3.0.45 for Android: cr3-0-45-07.apkCoolReader3.0.43 for Ubuntu Linux: cr3_3.0.43-2_i386.debForum thread on MobileRead CoolReader 2.X is stable version with skinning and text-to-speech support. Description Features
100 Amazing Memory Hacks to Maximize Your Brain March 4th, 2010 Students, business professionals, and average Janes and Joes–just about everyone would love to have a fool-proof memory, and with these amazing memory hacks, you can. These suggestions, tools, and tricks are sure to have you using your brain to the best of its abilities, whether you need to remember a semester’s worth of Biology 101, keep finding yourself in the awkward spot of not remembering names, or anywhere in between. Remembering Names Never forget another name when you use these awesome memory hacks. Draw a map. Remembering Lists Keeping all the items from a list in your head no longer has to be a challenge when you use these great tips and techniques. Write things down. Learning New Things When learning new things, try these hacks to keep all that new information in your head. Switch to a different task. Remembering What You Read These hacks will help you remember what you are reading, whether for school, work, or pleasure. Make notes. General Memory Tips Nap. Brain Games
Visual-Spatial Board Games That Increase Brain Power Bingo This is another game that can be tailored to preschoolers who don’t yet know their letters or numbers, says Eis. You can buy versions that are just shapes, colors or everyday objects (Zingo), or you can just cut out photos of things that fascinate your little one (cars, say, or animals) from catalogs. Kindergarteners on up can play the classic version with letters and numbers. How to play: Each player gets a pile of tokens and a card divided into a 25-square grid with 24 numbers and a blank space in the middle and a row on top that spell out “BINGO.” What it teaches kids: No matter which version you’re playing, your cutie’s listening and memory skills will get a workout. Bingo, $5.32, from amazon.com
experimental essay "Generation Y" BrainStuff with Marshall Brain - The Blogs at HowStuffWorks We wanted to let you know that Marshall Brain will be leaving Discovery and HowStuffWorks to pursue new ventures and opportunities. Over the past 13 years, Marshall created HowStuffWorks from scratch and then helped grow it into the company that it has become today – a site with almost 20 million unique visitors a month. […] If you go to 300house.com you can learn about a fascinating project/contest whose goal is to design a $300 house for the world’s two billion poorest inhabitants: We started with five simple questions: * How can organic, self-built slums be turned into livable housing? Tags: $300 house, a different way to build a house, developing world, Houses, poverty, Shanty Towns, Slums This quick video offers a perspective on where the philtrum (the two bumps under your nose and above your lips) comes from: According to the video: “This whole amazing process – the bits coming together to produce a recognizable human face – happens in the womb between two and three months.”
Attention Process Training Ideas for keeping disabled kids active | Change4Life For kids to lead a healthy lifestyle they need to move about as much as they can. They need to be active for at least 60 minutes each day to make sure they're looking after their hearts and bones - but if they have an impairment, this may be more difficult. So we've come up with this range of ideas to help disabled kids be more active every day. Fun ways to get going at home Badmin-cricket You can play this one indoors or outside. Obstacle race This is a seated version of a classic obstacle race. Treasure hunt Hide objects about the room, and try to make them as inconspicuous as possible. Potato golf Lay out dishes and saucers of different sizes around 30-60cm apart on a table within the reach of participants. Water balloon relay races Fill a few balloons with water and hand them out to the participants. Why not try these as a family? Ten-pin bowling Bowling is great for playing family and friends, and it’s usually easy to find bowling alley nearby. Swimming Get active at school! Boccia
BYZANTIUM NOVUM 10 Ways to Enrich Your Life by Learning Something New “When I learn something new – and it happens every day – I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.” – Bill Moyers We often get so entrenched in our daily routines that we forget to learn on a daily basis. Lifehacks, GTD, family, work, and social networking are all great ways to grow and enjoy life. They provide new experience and insight while offering endless opportunites for daily learning. But learning is best when it’s gained through concerted effort. Ask. About the Author: Ryan Stewart is a web geek, non-profit junkie, and future medical student living in east Tennessee with his wife and two chihuahuas, Pedro & Gabby.