Various quotations | #222 In From up North’s inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design. Amazing high quality artworks in various categories from great designers all over the globe. Quote by George Bernard Being happy… Sometimes I pretend to be normal… 5 Ways To Hack Your Brain Into Awesomeness Much of the brain is still mysterious to modern science, possibly because modern science itself is using brains to analyze it. There are probably secrets the brain simply doesn't want us to know. But by no means should that stop us from tinkering around in there, using somewhat questionable and possibly dangerous techniques to make our brains do what we want. We can't vouch for any of these, either their effectiveness or safety. #5. So you just picked up the night shift at your local McDonald's, you have class every morning at 8am and you have no idea how you're going to make it through the day without looking like a guy straight out of Dawn of the Dead, minus the blood... hopefully. "SLEEEEEEEEEP... uh... What if we told you there was a way to sleep for little more than two hours a day, and still feel more refreshed than taking a 12-hour siesta on a bed made entirely out of baby kitten fur? Holy Shit! We're pretty sure Kramer did this once on Seinfeld. How Does It Work? #4. #3. 1. 2. 3.
88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life | Raptitude.com Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your skull, and other times one powerful experience drives the point home once forever. Here are 88 things I’ve discovered about life, the world, and its inhabitants by this point in my short time on earth. 1. 2. 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. 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. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. Photo by Philgarlic Have a lot on your mind? Everyday mindfulness has transformed my life, and the lives of many others.
Useful and Handy Info You Must Know | Salt, Water, Soak, Before, Egg Useful and handy information that you probably don't know Ants Problem : Ants hate cucumbers. Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place or ant hole. To get pure and clean ice : Boil water first before freezing. To make the mirror shine : Clean with spirit To remove chewing gum from clothes : Keep the cloth in the freezer for an hour. To whiten white clothes : Soak white clothes in hot water with a slice of lemon for 10 minutes To give a shine to hair : Add one teaspoon of vinegar to hair, then wash hair. To get maximum juice out of lemons : Soak lemons in hot water for one hour, and then juice them. To avoid smell of cabbage while cooking : Keep a piece of bread on the cabbage in the vessel while cooking. To rid the smell of fish from your hands : Wash your hands with a little apple vinegar. To avoid tears while cutting onions : Chew gum. To boil potatoes quickly : Skin one potato from one side only before boiling. To boil eggs quickly : Add salt to the water and boil. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Kids See Things Differently Than Adults Added on Mar 31, 2011 / Category : Misc / 25 Comments If you are a parent, you have most likely smiled more than once while thinking about how your child views the world. I think it's safe to say that kids look at things a lot differently than us grown-ups. Jeff Wysaski knows all about how kids view things differently than adults. If you like this article, Share it with the world: 4 simple steps to cheaper hotel rates, with TravelPony By Paul Johnson on Oct 23, 2013 in Accommodation, Europe, France, Hotels, Nevada, North America, Regions, Spain, Special Offers & Packages, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, USA, Websites, Western Europe - Read 1329630 times There’s a new social hotel booking site on the scene that’s well worth a look. TravelPony was launched just a few months ago and offers a new way to search for hotel deals. The concept is quite simple, but effective at the same time. The process of booking is equally straightforward but here it is in 4 easy-to-follow steps (if you prefer to watch, rather than read, skip to the video below): Step 1 Go to www.travelpony.com and search for your destination city. Step 2 Login to the site in order to view the prices. Step 3 Look at the hotels that interest you. Step 4 Book and share. The focus of the site so far is currently on the United States, with all the major cities covered.
10 More Common Faults in Human Thought Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought. Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! It is amazing that with all these biases, people are able to actually have a rational thought every now and then. There is no end to the mistakes we make when we process information, so here are 10 more common errors to be aware of. The confirmation bias is the tendency to look for or interpret information in a way that confirms beliefs. The Availability heuristic is gauging what is more likely based on vivid memories. Illusion of Control is the tendency for individuals to believe they can control or at least influence outcomes that they clearly have no influence on. Interesting Fact: when playing craps in a casino, people will throw the dice hard when they need a high number and soft when they need a low number. The Planning fallacy is the tendency to underestimate the time needed to complete tasks. Bonus Attribute Substitution
Life, yo! 25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions 405 Flares Facebook 137 Twitter 5 Google+ 194 StumbleUpon 1 Pin It Share 68 68 405 Flares × A question that makes you think is worth asking… At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future. We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers. Here’s a sample of 25 recent thought questions posted on the site: Few extra questions Thank you for visiting, we hope you find our site, enjoyable, informative and educational.
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Best Teacher I Ever Had Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48. Mr. When he returned my paper, I was shocked. Very simple, Mr. Needless to say, we were outraged. We should have figured it out, Mr. Mr. Every class was an adventure with Mr. We carried our brand-new skepticism into all our classes. If I'm ever asked to propose a solution to the problems in our schools, it will be Mr. Not everyone sees the value in this. 43 Ways to Start Making Money Right Now I often hear people saying that they’d like to start making some extra money to complement their full time job, but they don’t know what to do. I know there are a lot of things one can do, especially with basic computer skills, so I sat down and wrote a list of activities I could do to make some money right now. Many of these tips will certainly not make you rich, while other have some great potential. The goal of this list is to inspire you to act and do something right now. It’s better to start with something small than to not start at all. Sell used stuff on ebay. Image courtesy
50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.
Elixir mágico para fumadores: Como limpiar sus pulmones Lo mejor que se puede hacer es dejar de fumar, y aunque no este dispuesto a intentarlo entonces debe hacer algo para beneficiar a sus pulmones, como es una limpieza. Este zumo que se detalla a continuación hará exactamente eso, limpiar los pulmones. La cúrcuma tiene propiedades antivirales, antibacterianas y propiedades contra el cáncer. La raíz de jengibre promueve una sana salud respiratoria eliminando los contaminantes del aire y del humo del tabaco antes de que tengan tiempo de irritar los pulmones. Ingredientes: -½ kilo de cebollas. -½ litro de agua. -200 gramos de azúcar moreno. -1 cucharadita de cúrcuma. -2.5 centímetros de raíz de jengibre. Modo de preparación: Poner el agua y el azúcar a hervir a fuego medio. visto en Medicinas Naturales