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The Russian Sleep Experiment

The Russian Sleep Experiment
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Need Some Motivation Right Now? Read This IMMEDIATELY If you’re in desperate need of some motivation, we’re going to fix that problem, right here, right now. Prepare yourself. WARNING: I’m going to swear and yell a little in this post. Desperate times call for desperate measures. You said you needed motivation. If this isn’t the kind of motivation you need, leave now. Alright. Here goes. Do you want some motherfucking motivation right now? I SAID, do you want some MOTHERFUCKING MOTIVATION RIGHT NOW? Do you want to get some seriously useful shit done today? Do you want to get off your ass and start producing instead of wallowing in despair, depression, self pity, fear, doubt or whatever is holding you back? Are you sick of not getting anything done? Let’s DO THIS. The point of this exercise is to give you motivation to do something right now. Follow the steps below carefully. 1. The world doesn’t care. And if you’re feeling depressed or down, stop feeling sorry for yourself while you’re at it. We all face obstacles. Did you catch that? Period. 2. 3. 4.

The Getting Things Done (GTD) FAQ | zen habits Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. I get a lot of email about Getting Things Done (GTD), mostly from people just starting out who have various questions about implementation, starting out, or sticking to the system. I thought I’d start a FAQ to help those with similar questions. Now, let me first say that this is not a complete FAQ, but I’ve taken some of the most common questions. I’d like you guys to help out by submitting other questions that I can add to the list when I update it. Let me also say that I am not the absolute authority on GTD — I am but one blogger, one practitioner, and I am just sharing what I’ve learned from experience and reading other sites. Overview What is GTD? GTD embodies an easy, step-by-step and highly efficient method for achieving this relaxed , productive state. Also see the Wikipedia entry on GTD. How do I start? How long will it take to start? Now, although this sounds like a big commitment (and it is), I have to say that it is worth it.

Freud's *The Interpretation of Dreams* Chapter 1, Section D Back to Psych Web Home Page Back to The Interpretation of Dreams Table of Contents D. Why Dreams Are Forgotten After Waking That a dream fades away in the morning is proverbial. It is, indeed, possible to recall it. The forgetting of dreams is treated in the most detailed manner by Strumpell. In the first place, all those factors which induce forgetfulness in the waking state determine also the forgetting of dreams. * Periodically recurrent dreams have been observed repeatedly. According to Strumpell, other factors, deriving from the relation of the dream to the waking state, are even more effective in causing us to forget our dreams. Finally, we should remember that the fact that most people take but little interest in their dreams is conducive to the forgetting of dreams. It is therefore all the more remarkable, as Strumpell himself observes, that, in spite of all these reasons for forgetting the dream, so many dreams are retained in the memory. The observations of V. Write to Dr.

MakeMyTrip partners with OneAssist to offer theft and data-security to travellers MakeMyTrip, India’s leading OTA, has partnered with OneAssist Consumer Solution to offer assistance and protection products to customers. OneAssist’s EverydayAssist and TripAssist products are designed for travellers to secure their wallet and smartphone data against loss or theft and protect them from worries related with such incidents. In the event of theft or loss of credit or debit card or smartphone, MakeMyTrip customers can make a call from anywhere in the world and OneAssist will block the customers’ lost cards and smartphone, protecting their phone data against misuse and cards against financial loss. As part of the product package, OneAssist will also facilitate settling customer’s hotel bills & arrange for a return ticket in case the customer is unable to do so. Also, in case of lost passport while on travel, OneAssist will help in necessary documentation alongside providing for foreign language translation assistance. OneAssist co-founder Gagan Maini says: Simple?

Top 20 Unsolved Mysteries Unsolved Mysteries 1. The Creation of Man [ Wikipedia ] This is probably one of the most well known and controversial of mysteries known to man at the moment. The basic mystery is where did we come from? Many people believe we were created by some kind of God, others believe were naturally came into being through the process of evolution, and some even believe we were put onto earth by aliens. Because there is no conclusive evidence for either argument, this subject remains our greatest mystery. The concept of evolution states that through a series of adaptations and mutations from generation to generation, a creature can change dramatically over time. There are many arguments against evolution, mostly (in the West) from fundamentalist Christian bodies. The concept of creationism states that God made the Universe in the form in which it exists today. It attempts to explain away potential theological problems like dinosaurs, carbon dating, and the fossil record in general. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

60 of the world's happiest facts 1. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance. 2. If you fake laugh long enough you’ll start to really laugh, really, really hard. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32.The kingdom of Bhutan use ‘gross national happiness’ as a key national indicator. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 2013 is the first year since 1987 that consists for four different digits. 59. 60.

The Specification is Dead; Long Live the Specification In the olden days, most people followed a waterfall method. It involved writing “complete” specifications on exactly what had to be built, how it would be built, how it would work, look, etc. You’d have the “complete” package of documentation up-front and then you’d start coding. Seems like eons ago… Then we were introduced to agile development, which encouraged us to throw away big specifications and go with user stories, or to eliminate documentation entirely and just start coding, building things iteratively. I’m greatly simplifying the evolution of software development into a couple paragraphs, but you know the drill — specifications went from being necessities to being outlawed. I’d say the same holds true for specifications. I like to write. My specifications often include descriptions of things we may (or will likely) build in the future. I don’t see specifications as ultra-descriptive product roadmaps. Specifications aren’t writ in stone.

Resilient people more satisfied with life Public release date: 23-May-2012 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Joaquín T LimoneroJoaquin.limonero@uab.cat Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona When confronted with adverse situations such as the loss of a loved one, some people never fully recover from the pain. Researchers at the Basic Psychology Unit at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona analysed the responses of 254 students from the Faculty of Psychology in different questionnaires. Research data shows that students who are more resilient, 20% of those surveyed, are more satisfied with their lives and are also those who believe they have control over their emotions and their state of mind. "Some of the characteristics of being resilient can be worked on and improved, such as self-esteem and being able to regulate one's emotions. [ Print | E-mail AAAS and EurekAlert!

Pearl Jam guitarist confirms 2013 release of 'experimental' album February 22, 2013 19:42 Mike McCready said that the follow-up to 'Backspacer' is influenced by Pink Floyd and punk rock Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has said that the band will definitely be releasing a new album this year. Speaking to Rolling Stone, McCready said that the follow-up to 2009's 'Backspacer' will be coming out "this year, for sure". Of the content of the album, which will again be produced by Brendan O'Brien, McCready said inspiration was taken from Pink Floyd and punk rock, adding that the record is 'experimental'. He said: I would say as a cliché answer it's kind of a logical extension of what 'Backspacer' was. McCready said that seven songs are 'relatively completed' and there are an additional 15 'ready to go'. In turn, The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon recently revealed that Pearl Jam have inspired his own band's plans for their next album. "I want to do the 'No Code' record [Pearl Jam's fourth album], that one.

Life of a nomad I’m confused. I’m simply confused as to how it’s possible that I have so far failed to properly explain how I’ve managed to travel/live/work abroad nonstop for 12 years straight (and counting). The questions are still pouring in every single day: How do you do it? How is it possible to travel for so long? Where does the money come from? And while I thoroughly enjoy communicating with readers (I’m being completely serious and encourage you all to continue sending your emails to me as often as you wish), the fact that these very questions are on the minds of so many of you out there has led me to believe that I need to do a better job at providing the answers. While it’s true that I’ve already written plenty of posts on the matter, clearly all of these posts, even as one collective entity, still fall well short of proving that a life of travel is not some crazy fantasy but a perfectly reasonable and easily attainable lifestyle option instead. So what am I to do? December 25, 1999: March 2000

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. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) This one gets harder nearing the end of the challenge because at one point you will run out of the easy shots. #4 Re-evaluate one long-held belief each day (Intermediate) #5 Take a 30 minute walk each day (Easy) We recommend:

The Web’s third frontier Everyone realizes that the web is entering a new phase in its development. One indication of this transition is the proliferation of attempts to explain the changes that are occurring. Functional explanations emphasize the real time web, collaborative systems and location-based services. Technical explanations argue that the interconnectivity of data is the most significant current development. They consider the web’s new frontiers to be closely related to the semantic web or the “web of things”. Although these explanations are both pertinent and intriguing, none of them offers an analytical matrix for assessing the developments that are now underway. In contrast, other explanations are far too broad to serve any useful purpose. How can the web’s development be understood? The web represents a compendium of technical resources, functionalities and usage practices, and it cannot be reduced to just one of these dimensions. The founding principles The two initial phases of growth

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