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Top 10 Ways to Make Yourself Look (and Be) Smarter

Top 10 Ways to Make Yourself Look (and Be) Smarter
How terribly obnoxious of you. Thanks for sharing. Well, it is probably not the smartest move ever to call monolingual people dumb. But here in Europe (or at least in most countries) learning a second language is compulsory in secondary school. People in Europe need only travel a few hours to encounter another language, and bi- and tri-linguality is essential to business and communication there. Also, way to be a dick. Yes, I realize that's the norm in Europe, where there's an international border every 50 miles. LH is an American-run site, with a largely American audience and authors who (I believe) are all American, so let's not pretend like suddenly the cultural norms around here are based on what happens in Europe or Canada. Related:  MoreΆρθρα

Find Your Ideal Bedtime with The Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire Thanks for getting it rebooted! Thank you for getting it rebooted! My score is a 43. I'm "intermediate". This is actually an improvement over what I used to be until I was about 28. Right after my experiment, I was definitely a morning person.

Want to Read Faster? Stop Saying The Words in Your Head As You Read I'm like you. I naturally read without subvocalization and I read absurdly fast as a result. Any novel that's not horribly complex in terms of plot that is written at about a high-school level of reading is done in less than a day. More advanced stuff takes longer. A Dance with Dragons was a two day read, I think. I was also, like you, reading at a Grade 10 level in Grade 4 and at a college level shortly after that. All that being said, I cannot remember things people tell me. Yeah, I find it to be very useful when my ADD kicks in, and I start thinking while reading, and then later realize I have no clue what the past five pages were about. I'm the exact same way, on all counts. Story of my time in elementary school.

How To Master Your Time The secret to time management is simple: Jedi time tricks. Imagine you were a Jedi master called Bob (your parents, whilst skilled in the ways of the force weren’t the best at choosing names). The love of your life – Princess Lucia – is trapped in a burning building as you hurry to save her. You might think of Lucia as the embodiment of your dreams, your aspirations – she is your most important thing. Unfortunately, before you can reach her an army of stormtroopers open fire. We all know how a hero resolves this dilemma. And so it is with your life. The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency. Look at what you spend your day doing. Say no. Schedule your priorities. One final lesson from the Jedi: they’re heroes. Heroes inspire us for many reasons: they make tough decisions, they keep going and they get done what matters.

20 Practical Soft Skills Everyone Should Learn Every office, every building, everywhere you go, you see people who are just difficult to get on with. They can be obnoxious, rude, inconsiderate, or just plain clumsy. They may even be brilliant at what they do, but you just know that when it comes to socializing and interacting with people. They are terrible at it and you usually avoid these people whenever possible. Emotional intelligence, social graces, friendliness are just some of the things these people lack. These things are known as “soft skills” and we all need them, otherwise we could end up as social outcasts or as ‘that weird guy’ who nobody wants to deal with. To better improve your “soft skills”, here are 20 tips you can follow: How to remember people’s names, faces, or places. Learning good social skills can make you more approachable, and people will see you in a better, more positive light.

When you interact with others, design your talk in such a way that the other person just 'Glides' along. I'm Felicia Day, and This Is How I Work NO! Felicia Day! This makes me sad.. I read that she uses an iMac, Okay. Macbook air. Okay. I couldn't read any more. So I didn't read much farther, out of fear of reading anything else that would take her off the geeky pedestal I put her on.. and I can only try to forget this one transgression.

Extend Free Trials Indefinitely to Try Out Services for as Long as You Need "May I suggest that instead of trashing Adam or this site, you save that anger and direct toward sites that explain how to make pipe bombs or dirty bombs. They have to be higher on your list, right?" Not really. I don't frequent those kind of sites. Do you know many people that do? "How about writing constructive opinion pieces on things like the EU debt crisis, or US foreign policy, or hell go learn about neurology or the mating habits of earthworms. Thanks, I think I'll continue to be the best judge of how to spend my time. "Whatever floats your boat." Except it it is taking issue with the obvious immorality at play in this article? "Especially when 100 others have beaten you to the punch." My voice is just as important as anyone else's, and I have every right to express myself as I see fit. "So, I'm going to try and avoid passing judgment based on my disagreement on this moral point." I chose not to avoid the issue and speak out against what is obviously wrong. Only before bedtime.

Αναγνώστης: Με προστατεύει ο Δήμος από τα σκυλιά της γειτονιάς; | E-mail μας απέστειλε αναγνώστης, ρωτώντας για τις υποχρεώσεις του Δήμου, μετά την ψήφιση του νέου νόμου για τα κατοικίδια ζώα. Αναλυτικά το e-mail: Καλησπέρα, Τον Φεβρουάριο ψηφίστηκε Νόμος για τα αδέσποτα και τα ζώα συντροφιάς. Παράβαση είναι να βρίσκεται ένας σκύλος μόνιμα στο μπαλκόνι και να γαβγίζει, όλες τις ώρες της μέρας και όχι μόνο στην ώρα κοινής ησυχίας (300 ευρώ), να κάνει βόλτες ο σκύλος στο τετράγωνο του σπιτιού γαβγίζοντας και απειλώντας κόσμο (300 ευρώ), να μην καθαρίζει κανείς τα περιττώματα του σκύλου του (100), να μην του κάνει εμβόλια (300 ευρώ) και άλλα πολλά. Στην γειτονιά μου υπολογίζω ότι ο Δήμος μπορεί να εισπράξει γύρω στα 5000 ευρώ με αυτά που βλέπω, όπως και σε όλες τις γειτονιές. Ερωτήσεις: α. Περιμένω να απαντηθεί το e-mail μου από κάποιον μέσα από τον Δήμο.

Level Up your Brain Power with Sudoku Sudoku is one of the most popular numbers game that we can play everyday. For those who don’t know what Sudoku is, it is a numbers game which players have to fill each of the blank boxes in a puzzle based on specific rules (Learn to play Sudoku). Just like physical exercise, your mind need some exercise too. Playing sudoku actually exercises your brain extensively. Improves your memory. By playing Sudoku more often, you can solve the puzzle faster and eventually advance to a harder level. Featured photo credit: Man making his crossword via Shutterstock

Follow up a review with Face-to-Face meeting/webex. That's Why I'm Broke - Shut up and take my money! | The coolest gadgets, electronics, geeky stuff, and more! How to Block Annoying Political Posts on Facebook Add "i" to the end of "/Romney|Obama|republicans|Republicans|democrats|Democrats/" to make it case sensitive. Then you can just do this: /Romney|Obama|republicans|democrats/i Amazing! I'll add this to the post, thanks!! Do you know if this filters it on every device you use facebook on, or just the one you install social fixer in your browser? Just the one you install Social Fixer on. Seriously? I don't know about you, but there's no substance happening in my Facebook news feed. In your post so say to add the 'i' to make it NOT case sensitive, but TheChadd's comment says the 'i' DOES make it case sensitive. What about synced Chrome on multiple machines? Wow, this is what Lifehacker is for—making cynicism and division more convenient? Cynicism elects Republicans because old people vote more than young people. None of you seem ot be reading my comments here, or my notes in the post. I don't think so; but you can manualy export your Social Fixer options and import them on another computer.

Aφόρητη ηχορυπανση απο σκηλια και προτασεις για την διαβουλευση νεου νομου για κατοικιδια Είναι η μοναδική ανεξέλεγκτη και απρόβλεπτη πηγή θορύβου που απαντάται παντού σε πόλεις και επαρχίες μέχρι και την πιο απόμερη γειτονιά . Τα γενικά χαρακτηριστικά της ηχορύπανσης από γαυγίσματα είναι 1. υψηλή ένταση θορύβου της τάξεως 85db 2. συναντάται σε κάθε γειτονιά 3. συχνότητα εμφάνισης από λίγα λεπτά μέχρι και πολλές ώρες ανεξάρτητος ωρών κοινής ησυχίας 4. εκπέμπονται συχνότητες έως και 2- 5khz οι οπιες είναι οι ποιο ενοχλητικές και επικίνδυνες για την υγεία του ανθρώπου 5. σε ένα οικοδομικό τετράγωνο μπορεί να βρίσκεται πόλη μεγάλος αριθμός σκύλων και μόλις γαυγίζει ο ένας να ακολούθου και οι υπόλοιποι 6. λιγότερο από ένα λεπτό γαυγίσματος αρκεί μόνο για να προκληθεί ανεπιθύμητη αφύπνιση 7. και όλα αυτά κάθε μέρα. Συμφώνα με το παγκόσμιο οργανισμό υγείας αλλά και πολυάριθμες μελέτες σε μεγάλα πανεπιστήμια έχει τεκμηριωθεί επαρκώς η βλαπτική δράση του θορύβου στον άνθρωπο. 1. Ως ζώο συντροφιάς ο σκύλος να αποτελεί τελευταία επιλογή (τα αλλά κατοικίδια ζώα συντρόφια προσφέρουν) 2.

Communication Hacks: 5 Ways to Hone Your Global Skills Most people who work in the business world today regularly interface with colleagues and clients all over the globe. In an economy without borders, enabled by instantaneous technology, they must actively collaborate with people in unfamiliar nations, speaking unfamiliar languages. The key question is – do up-and-coming twenty-first century leaders have the diplomatic skills and cultural savvy to be successful in this new climate? In a recent study conducted by the Career Advisory Board established by DeVry University, hiring managers noted that global outlook was a skill that was considered most important but also most rare among current job candidates. 1. Get to know another culture intimately by observing variations in daily living and values. A great site to look for and learn about the logistics of overseas job opportunities is 2. More so than in other countries, American citizens lack an understanding of what’s occurring in the outside world. 3. 4. 5. In closing