Mind-Blowing Origami Based on Comics, Manga, Anime and Video Games - ComicsAlliance As an origami admirer with extremely limited skills (and even more limited patience), I’m always impressed by the artists who pull off works of art from paper. In the case of Brian Chan, however, I’m beyond impressed – I’m absolutely floored. The artist accomplishes beautiful creatures from across the animal kingdom, but takes his work one step further by folding likeness of some of the most celebrated characters from the four corners of fandom.
50 (More) Life Secrets and Tips Investigate what is known about deathWhat do you know about death? You certainly have beliefs around it, but what do you know about the science of death, or of those who have died and been brought back to life? Death is not as big of a mystery as it is made out to be. Speak from day 1 You don’t have to be “gifted” to learn a new language, but you do have to be smart about how you learn it. Hi! When you’ve watched the video above and are ready to join the thousands of other language hackers who are using the Fluent in 3 Months PREMIUM package as an unconventional approach to learn languages quickly, click the button below. If you’ve got any questions after watching the video, check out the “Frequently Asked Questions” page. I’ve tried to answer every possible question you might have on that page, including ones I get a lot such as: “What if I’m not good at learning languages?”
The 7 Weirdest Drugs in World History Throughout history people have turned to some very weird sources to get high. From a 6050 BC cave painting in Algeria that depicts a “mushroom-man” to the 2009 phenomenon of getting high on mp3s, it appears that man has tried everything. Here are 7 of the weirdest: 1. Ayahuasca Crochet School Lesson 1: Welcome and Intro to Crochet - Craftyminx When I was little I hated crocheted afghans. There, I said it, I'm so glad I could get that off my chest! The problem I had with afghans was that they were rough and stiff and made out of the most garish colors -- Orange, Army Green, rust, and brown. They weren't something I ever wanted to snuggle up with, in fact I remember refusing to use the afghan that was draped on the back of our couch for as long as I can remember. My mom crocheted most of my life and later I learned that my grandmother and great-grandmother and so-on crocheted. And while I grew up around the craft, I never had an appreciation for it.
Any phonetic script can be learned in just a few hours If you liked my association technique mentioned below, you would also enjoy my tips on using imagination to memorize vocabulary, which are discussed in great detail with many other hacks in the Language Hacking Guide. See the most popular posts on the right below for other interesting topics. For those curious, this post discusses Thai, but the ideas can equally be applied to other phonetic scripts such as Japanese (but not as well for Chinese). Just one week into the challenge of reading/speaking Thai in 8 weeks (actually only about 5 hours total, since I’ve been quite busy since I arrived, but I’ve made time to learn on the skytrain/in restaurants/taxis etc.) and I’ve reached the first major milestone already. I can read Thai. The major thing still missing is tones, which admittedly are an extremely important part of this language that cannot be ignored and I will get to shortly (Edit: Done!
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The 20 Best Books for Language Lovers Seeing as how the entirety of organic history exists thanks to communication — even rudimentary chemical exchanges between cells qualify — it makes perfect sense that many find the concept utterly engaging. Language pervades everything, building and destroying as time marches ever forward. And while even the most learned scholars can't even begin to fully explain its physiology, origins, structures and pretty much every other component, they've certainly done a pretty lovely job scratching the surface. Maybe a subcutaneous layer or two. While far more illuminating reads beyond these sit on the shelves, crammed with gripping concepts, the following provide a fantastic introduction.
Top 10 Cool Places in New Zealand ~ Travelphant Travel Blog - StumbleUpon As scenic places go, New Zealand's has epic scenery in abundance! Lord of the Rings was filmed here and The Hobbit for this very reason. New Zealand has spectacularly diverse and beautiful landscape with vast mountain ranges, steaming volcanoes, stunning coastlines, deeply indented fiords and lush rainforests. Comparable in size or shape to Great Britain, Colorado or Japan, New Zealand has a population of only 4 million - making it one of the world's least crowded countries. New Zealand is a haven for those seeking peace and relaxation and also its a well known playground for thrill seekers and adventurers. A temperate climate with relatively small seasonal variation makes it an ideal year-round holiday destination.
Modern Drunkard Magazine 1. If you owe someone money, always pay them back in a bar. Preferably during happy hour. 2. Always toast before doing a shot. 3. Whoever buys the shot gets the first chance to offer a toast. 4. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body - Global One TV The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? It’s due to the super-speedy movement of nerve impulses from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, bringing reactions at the speed of a high powered luxury sports car.The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb.
30 Challenges for 30 Days Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. 11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1. Aerogel Also known as frozen smoke, Aerogel is the world's lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air.