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5 So-Called Signs of Genius That Any Idiot Can Learn

5 So-Called Signs of Genius That Any Idiot Can Learn
You know what would be cool? Superhuman intelligence. To walk into a room like Dr. House or Sherlock Holmes and show everyone your brain works twice as fast as theirs. Because with very little practice, you can ... #5. Getty When pop culture is tasked with presenting us characters who speak 17 languages, know way too much about far too many subjects, and/or are insufferably intelligent in general, speed reading tends to be the go-to skill to display their talent. Or the text is just really large. Well, here's good news for the vast majority of people who aren't Mensa-brained but want to appear to be: An ability to read quickly doesn't require a genius IQ, even if it will fool people at parties into thinking you have one. Provided you already know how to read (in which case, hi!) Getty"OK, now read the entire Harry Potter series in eight minutes ... go!" Keep doing it -- you'll be amazed at how fast you pick it up. #4. That is, unless you read the manual. Rubiks.com"Hacks!" #3. Related:  Digital Junk FoodPeople Stuff

How to Create Your Own Podcast - A Step-by-Step Tutorial - Make Your Own Talk Show, Music Program or Audio Stream I'm often asked by visitors to this site how to start an Internet radio station. But, often they are over-thinking it. Offering audio on the Internet can be done in many ways and it just keeps getting easier. Podcasts Come in Various Flavors Podcasts are easy to do whether you DIY with an audio editor and your own website or use a third-party to create it and host it. But, now, just placing an audio file online at your website and informing users to "click to listen" to your "Podcast on-demand" is sufficient in many cases, especially if you know ahead of time that you are doing a limited amount of podcasts. Thanks to broadband, the moment your audio file begins playing uninterrupted through the end-users player, you have achieved the same effect as Internet Radio. If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck - it's a duck. How Complicated Do You Want This?

How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector (Part 1) Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss. Introduction to Detecting Lies: This knowledge is also useful for managers, employers, and for anyone to use in everyday situations where telling the truth from a lie can help prevent you from being a victim of fraud/scams and other deceptions. This is just a basic run down of physical (body language) gestures and verbal cues that may indicate someone is being untruthful. If you got here from somewhere else, be sure to check out our Lie Detection index page for more info including new research in the field of forensic psychology. Signs of Deception: Body Language of Lies: • Physical expression will be limited and stiff, with few arm and hand movements. • A person who is lying to you will avoid making eye contact. • Hands touching their face, throat & mouth. Emotional Gestures & Contradiction • Timing is off between emotions gestures/expressions and words. Bored?

5 Personal Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Someone They say you should never judge a book by its cover. But when it comes to people, covers are the shit. As we've discussed before, certain personality quirks and intimate details are totally given away by our appearance. All you need to know is how to interpret them. #5. We're not talking about the obvious here, the way goths and metalheads deal in black boots, hippies have their sandals, and hipsters will tie their grandmother's old curtains around their feet if it gives them an excuse to look down on someone. GettyWe're calling it: date rapist. How It Works A study by a pair of colleges found some peculiar trends in our choice of shoes, but not what you might think. -Anxious, clingy people prefer new and well-maintained footwear to ease their bundle of nerves. Getty"Ah, better than a Xanax." -People who wear practical shoes tend to be relatively agreeable. Getty"Oh yeah, that's a pair of Class 5 Coccyx Breakers." #4. Imagine a likeable person. Sweet. Getty"Very well, cotton candy. #3.

10 oddball skills that could save your ass 1. Odd manipulation skills: Learn how to use your “off hand” for various tasks. Learn how to use your feet to pick things up or manipulate door knobs, light switches etc. You never know if you will be forced to operate minus your “strong hand” or any hands. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Like this: Like Loading...

What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Body language is truly a language of its own. We all have quirks and habits that are uniquely our own. 10% from what the person actually says40% from the tone and speed of voice50% is from their body language. Lowering one's head can signal a lack of confidence. Pushing back one's shoulders can demonstrate power and courageOpen arms means one is comfortable with being approached and willing to talk/communicate

6 Insane Disney Comics You Won't Believe Are Real Is it unfair to judge old cartoons by the standards of the 21st century? Probably. Is it still amazing to see that there was a time when Disney had no problem depicting Mickey Mouse getting venereal diseases and attempting shotgun suicide? All of the below comics are real and unaltered. #6. Photos.com Comics can be a great educational tool, but we'd like to think there's a spectrum of possibilities that lie between "Let's make a public service announcement about disease" and "Let's give Mickey Mouse an STD." Via Cartoonbrew.com"I can help you with the clap, Mickey, but I'm afraid the herpes is here to stay." We get that they wanted to teach as many people as possible about the new drugs, but perhaps Popeye would have been a better fit for this sort of thing. Via Cartoonbrew.comIs it Judas? Via Cartoonbrew.comYes, "blitzkrieg" was absolutely the best word to use in this context and period in time. Via Cartoonbrew.com"Oh God, mops! So, why did Mickey need to take the gonorrhea drug, again?

81 Topic Ideas for Starting a Blog that Matters We recently launched our new course How to Start a Blog That Matters . To coincide with the launch, we’ve compiled a huge list of the blog topics suggested by all of you for our Million Dollar Blog Project . We used one of these to create our new blog Expert Enough , but there are tons of great ideas left on the list. There are websites about nearly everything imaginable, but that doesn’t mean that they are all good. At Think Traffic, we believe that anyone that puts in the right amount of focused effort can build an audience online, even if it is about an obscure topic. Don’t know what topic to start your blog on? (Some of the most creative ideas people came up with are in bold.) Self improvement/Self-Hypnosis Health & Fitness for Busy People Language Learning Blogs How to Travel on a Budget (Best hotel deals. Now its your turn. We’d love to hear any ideas you have for a blog you are creating yourself or one you’d love to read. Starting a blog is actually easy. Learn anything?

How to Read Someone’s Mind | Reading someone's mind Reading someone’s mind through telepathy has a long and legendary history. But if you want to have this ability too, you may have to rethink what mind reading is. Cold Reading is actually a set of techniques developed to give the appearance of reading someone’s mind. Sounds pretty cool, huh? The next step is to profile your subject. You may know next to nothing about the person in front of you, and you don’t need to—they will give you the secrets about themselves without realizing they are, if you ask questions about them in such a way that they appear to be statements. telepathy Most of the time, your subjects will supply more information than necessary from these question-statements. Another technique is to use Barnum statements, which are named after P.T.

8 Historic Symbols That Mean The Opposite of What You Think Misunderstood By: Libertarians, Glenn Beck. Glenn Beck has recently found a soul mate in Thomas Paine, the Founding Father known for his Revolutionary War tract Common Sense. So much so that he's gone so far as to rewrite Common Sense for the modern era, essentially stuffing words hand over fist into the mouth of a centuries-dead political philosopher for the soul-shriveling disgust Beck knows Paine would feel about Barack Obama. Libertarians and tea partiers are so enamored by their new ideological BFF that they've taken to dressing up like him on YouTube and spouting off about the evils of taxation, weak foreign policy and too many brown people. But Beck and his minions could probably benefit from actually reading some Thomas Paine. "Pay as a remission of taxes to every poor family, out of the surplus taxes, and in room of poor-rates, four pounds a year for every child under fourteen years of age." An entitlement paying old people to support them for not working?

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