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How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits

How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits
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Where to Find Serious Coffee in New York? Everywhere Photo If you want to see just how much has changed in New York’s coffee scene in the last few years, stop by Gregorys Coffee. The company, which has eight locations in Manhattan and three more on the way, has the familiar feel of a chain store: cheerful cashiers, enormous lattes, flavored syrups. But look carefully and you’ll also see a short menu of exceptional coffees from cult roasters, prepared to order on an AeroPress, a syringe-like brewer that produces coffee with unusual clarity. Until recently, this was the kind of coffee and equipment you saw only at the hard-core coffee shops, the ones that felt like underground clubs: judgmental staff, coded language, obscure locations. You can also find it nearly anywhere, at prices comparable to the drinks at the bigger coffee chains. It’s not just that the coffee scene is growing; it’s also growing up. That the audience has grown is in no small part because of the changing geography of good coffee.

Genius Realms In the past, science was practiced by renaissance-type intellectuals who had a strong interest in philosophy. While the likes of Copernicus, Newton, Darwin and Einstein were no philosophic sages, they at least possessed an awareness of the limitations of science and understood that it had a context within the larger realm of philosophic thought. But this all changed when Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg came onto the scene and instigated the Copenhagen movement for interpreting quantum theory, an interpretation which gained an early foothold in the classrooms and has subsequently become the dominant paradigm ever since. As a result of this disconnection, physicists have lost their philosophic perspective and become entirely trapped within the scientific mentality, causing them to vastly overrate the philosophic importance of their work. Lawrence Krauss, a cosmologist and author of popular scientific works, is the latest to be caught up in the hysteria.

Background Burner - Instantly Remove Backgrounds from Images and Photos - Bonanza How to Write 300,000 Words In 1 Year For the past three years, I’ve written at least 300,000 words for publication. It’s not that difficult, and you can do it too—it mostly requires an ability to focus. If you don’t have this ability at first, fear not: it’s a learned process. Why Write? Someone once said, “I hate writing, but I love having written.” If you want to write consistently and thoroughly, you must learn to make writing your job, regardless of whether it has anything to do with your income. You may have heard the advice about carrying a notebook everywhere and writing things down as you think of them. Once you start recording information, you’ll likely find that ideas are not the problem. “We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret and disappointment.” In choosing to write, you must choose the pain of discipline. Make your art your obsession. Say no to other things so you can make art. Do not worry about quality, especially when you’re getting started. Why 300,000 Words?

Five Best Desktop Search Applications I completely agree. I could not live with out X1. Worth every penny I paid for it many times over. Every six months I google "Desktop Search Engine" and try and install either a newer version (?) However, I did need to adjust the indexing to "least aggressive", "not while on battery", "disable real-time indexing of Outlook and Files", and setting the intervals to 180-600 minutes (do I really need to scan my 8,000+ contacts every 30 minutes? Tynan 12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing by Johnny Webber 1. Words-to-Use.com – A different kind of thesaurus. 2. 3. 4. 5. 750words.com – Write three new pages every day. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. The Practice Pit | Insights from the mind of a musician

Basic HTML That Everyone Should Know For some of you, HTML (hyper-text markup language) is as foreign a language as when you first learned to read and write. This article is for you. For those of us who have been working with HTML for over 10 years, this article will not apply. These days though, if you’re a freelance writer, you are probably being asked to submit your articles through some kind of CMS (content management system), whether it be WordPress, Joomla! Some of the main issues come into play when a writer starts off in Word or another type of word processing tool. In my experience, I have seen all sorts of strange code appearing when a writer submits an article into the Joomla! Hopefully, this article will help you move past the Rookie mistakes and you can reach the rank of Beginning HTML expert. In the majority of CMS’, there is most likely an icon in the WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) text editor. The Paragraph Tag Let’s start with the absolute basics. <p>This will be the beginning of a new paragraph.

Top apps and tips to get free Wi-Fi anywhere October 09, 2013, 2:52 PM — Need Wi-Fi but aren't willing to pay? No problem. Hotspotio If you've got an Android device and you're looking for free WiFi, this free app is well worth a try. WeFi and WeFi Pro WeFi is a massive database of WiFi networks, so visit it with your Web browser and you'll find any near you. FreeZone for Android and FreeZone for iOS This app, for iOS and Android devices, works much like WeFi, and automaticaly finds and connects you to a nearby free WiFi network. WiFinder This Android app won't automatically connect you to nearby networks automatically, but it will show you all nearby WiFi networks, including not just open ones, but those that are encrypted as well. Check with your cable company As a way to compete, cable companies are increasingly providing free wireless networks for their subscribers.

ABOUT — GRAVTAS GRAVTAS Magazine is a twice monthly publication in search of the human experience. From the arts and culture to the news and sports, GRAVTAS -- pronounced \ 'gra-və-,täs \ -- offers a fresh perspective on the world we live in, creating unique content that engages and informs our readers. We're committed to challenging the conventional wisdom that drives today's media and embracing the ambiguities, hypocrisies and uncertainties that govern our lives. We're curious -- about our world, our future, and our role in the theater of life. Our mission is to take these curiosities and interests and turn them into high-quality content that helps shape your understanding of the world. We hope our content will leave you hungering for more, stoking new ideas and inspiring fresh questions. Media is changing. What days will we finalize GRAVTAS Magazine each month? To ensure the quality of our content, we're starting out small. Share GRAVTAS with your friends and family! Will Lent - Music Contributor

Interpreting Copyright Law (for Digital Storytelling) Issues of ownership, copyright, permission, and educational fair use invariably come up in any discussion involving the use of digital content created by someone else. The use of copyrighted material is indeed a serious concern and one that many educators and policy makers study and discuss. Unfortunately, there is no definitive answer to the question of what materials may or may not be freely used in educational projects. But other educators have a different opinion and do not want their students to use any materials that were created by someone else. The philosophy we use in our courses, reflected in the digital stories included on this website and in projects created by students in our courses, is that the use of some commonly available media may fall under the doctrine of Educational Fair Use in some countries, such as the United States. The digital stories are created by students and educators for non-profit, educational purposes.

Lasting Relationships Rely On 2 Traits Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth. Except, of course, it doesn’t work out that way for most people. The majority of marriages fail, either ending in divorce and separation or devolving into bitterness and dysfunction. Of all the people who get married, only three in ten remain in healthy, happy marriages, as psychologist Ty Tashiro points out in his book The Science of Happily Ever After, which was published earlier this year. Social scientists first started studying marriages by observing them in action in the 1970s in response to a crisis: Married couples were divorcing at unprecedented rates. Psychologist John Gottman was one of those researchers. From the data they gathered, Gottman separated the couples into two major groups: the masters and the disasters.

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