How to Get Yourself to Practice When You Don’t Feel Like It 46 4Share Synopsis Not in the mood to practice or study? Here's a technique to try when your inner drive is nowhere to be found. You know those days when you soooo do not want to practice (or study, work, or do anything remotely productive)? Where you sort of putz around the house looking for an excuse to do almost anything else? On the plus side, I suppose those are the days when the refrigerator gets cleaned out and the bathroom cabinets get organized, but those things don’t leave us feeling especially great about ourselves at the end of the day. Yes, that inner drive sure is nice when it’s there, on those days when we feel the motivation to develop our skills, learn new repertoire, or prepare for an upcoming performance or exam. And sure, there is something to be said for having a non-negotiable daily routine. It’s called the “resumptive drive.” What’s this all about? Waiters and memory The resumptive drive Then they were given five minutes to solve the last three puzzles. But wait!
10 Badass Girl Team Movies First, we have new videos from The Runaways! More anticipation! Firstly, about the Cherry Bomb music video, Vulture says that “while [Dakota Fanning] doesn’t seem uncomfortable in her skin, exactly, there’s a vulnerability to her red-lit motions toward brazenness — especially during the “Hello, Dad; hello, Mom” parts — that gives us a pang of parental panic. A pang of “Hannah Dakota Fanning! Also, E! So here we have a new featurette and seven clips from The Runaways. Although the promise of girl-on-girl action draws us to this flick like bees to honey (you know all about that right, like the circle of life or whatever) it’s also ’cause we like to see girls IN ACTION. We’re not speaking of the shopping/romance flicks where the woman wins for standing up to her philandering husband after Eva Mendes stole him at Bloomingdales. See there are always movies about groups of guys getting together and changing the world. 10 Badass Girl Power Films 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.
Q&A with Cindy Gallop: Tackling porn, feminism and big dreams Advertising whiz Cindy Gallop delivered one of the most talked-about talks at TED2009, so before it was posted the TED Blog had to snag her for an interview. Spirited as usual, she did not disappoint. Keep reading for answers on what people thought of MakeLoveNotPorn.com, Gallop’s bold position on feminism, her new project IfWeRanTheWorld and the story of her success. What sort of feedback have you gotten on MakeLoveNotPorn.com? What do people think of it? What MakeLoveNotPorn has in common with my other ventures is that when I encounter something that I feel very strongly about, I do something about it. As I make clear in my talk, MakeLoveNotPorn is designed to address an issue that would never have crossed my mind if I had not encountered it within my personal life and specifically, because I date younger men who tend to be in their twenties, who are part of Generation Y. I will say that I was extremely nervous before I gave my TEDTalk, and I was nervous for two reasons. So I did.
Revolution OS: un documental imprescindible sobre software libre A lo largo de las dos últimas semanas hemos dedicado gran parte de esta sección de "Imágenes del día" al mundo del software libre con la idea de conocer, en mayor profundidad, lo que significa el movimiento GNU o conocer un poco mejor a referentes como Richard Stallman o Linus Torvalds. Si hace unos días hablábamos de "La comunidad sin amos" como un documental clave para conocer qué es el software libre y también hablamos de The Code como referencia para conocer la historia del software libre; este fin de semana queremos que te reserves una hora y veinte minutos para seguir profundizando en la historia del software libre y en el movimiento GNU. Revolution OS es el nombre de un documental filmado en el año 2001 por J. T. S. Revolution OS es uno de esos documentales que son una inversión de tiempo, poco más de una hora de inmersión el apasionante mundo del software libre.
Critically and commercially successful postmodernist novels such as Slaughterhouse Five and The Book of Daniel present themsel The combined silence Critically and commercially successful postmodernist novels such as Slaughterhouse Five and The Book of Daniel present themselves, ironically, as ‘failures’ - as evidence of the inability the narrator/author to compose a coherent narrative or text, to ‘make sense’ of experience or interpret history intelligibly. Discuss the functions and effects of the trope of ‘failure’ and authorial ‘impotence’ in any set text(s). By the time Roland Barthes announced the death of the author more writers were engaged with the idea their novels should not formulate meaning for the reader. If a coherent narrative is one which layers a possible history over the reader’s world view and attempts to stretch the spaces between images so that they correlate inconspicuously then it hands responsibility of interpretation with the reader. The differend is the unstable state and instant of language wherein something which must be able to be put into phrases cannot yet be. bibliography
The Series Project: Puppet Master | Three Cheers for Darkened Years! The Series Project: Puppet Master Film article by: Witney Seibold Charles Band, the head honcho of Full Moon Entertainment – that once-ubiquitous straight-to-video entity that reigned supreme during the VHS era, and still has considerable cultural clout in my own fevered brain – I suspect, used to have childhood nightmares about toys, dolls, or other diminutive monsters. How else to explain his habit of producing, or otherwise being involved in the production of, literally dozens of horror films featuring toys, dolls and other wicked homunculi? Amongst his repertoire are such classics as “Dolls,” “Blood Dolls,” “Dollman,” “Demonic Toys,” “Dollman vs. Demonic Toys,” “Shrunken Heads,” the first two “Ghoulies” movies, “Hideous!” A slight aside: Looking over Charles Band’s filmography on the Internet Movie Database proves that Band is largely responsible for most of the wonderful, trashy genre films I saw growing up. Without further ado, here is a rundown on “Puppet Master.” Series Overview
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Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Watching documentaries is one of my favorite methods of self-education. I hope you find these mind expanding documentaries as enlightening as I did!  Life In The Biosphere Explore the wonder and interconnectedness of the biosphere through the magic of technology. 1.  Creativity and Design: Learn about all the amazing things that people dream up and create with their imagination. 1.  The Education Industrial Complex: The modern school where young minds are moulded into standardized citizens by the state. 1.  The Digital Revolution: 1.  A New Civilization: 1.  Politics: 1. 1.  War: 1. 1.
Why teaching is 'not like making motorcars' Teacher: Education is broken Educator says the school system is broken and must focus on individualsSir Ken Robinson: Schools today work like factoriesRobinson: "The problem is that educating young people is not like making motorcars"Comments came in an interview after the recent TED Conference (CNN) -- Sir Ken Robinson says our education system works like a factory. It's based on models of mass production and conformity that actually prevent kids from finding their passions and succeeding, he said. "The problem is that educating young people is not like making motorcars -- at all," the author and educator said in a recent interview. "And one key difference is that motorcars have no interest in how they're made, and young people do." Robinson, author of "The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything," spoke to CNN after a recent lecture at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California. Watch a 2006 "TED talk" with Ken Robinson "We can't just improve [schools]," he said.
Wild Realm Reviews: Puppet Master 1 The primary puppets of the Puppetmaster film series are Blade the slasher, Jester the evil medieval clown, Pinhead the tiny-headed thug, Tunneler with his drill head, & Leech Woman who vomits leeches, plus Six Shooter who became an important addition as of the third film.More puppets are added throughout the series, most appearing only once each, not counting the lamentable "clips" episode Puppet Master 8: The Legacy (2003). Additional puppets who had two appearances each were the Egyptian Goblin, Decapitron, Torch, & Mephisto.As an ad hoc series that seems never to have had an overriding vision behind it, Full Moon Productions couldn't even decide on one word or two for Puppet Master or Puppetmaster, their own promotions going back & forth.So too some later films had subtitles, some had only numbers, & some had subtitles once or twice but not religiously used on the great variety of packages & formats in multiple releases over the years.
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