25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 1. This isn’t the first time I’ve recommended this language-teaching website (and app), and it certainly won’t be the last. 2. Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course? 3. Guitar is one of the few instruments out there that’s actually pretty easy to learn if you’re a little older, making it one of the most accessible instruments. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23.
Gibbon.co verzamelt interessante teksten en video's om van te leren Massive Open Online Courses zijn het helemaal, zelfs de grote universiteiten zoals MIT en Harvard hebben ze. Maar er is al zo veel materiaal beschikbaar op het web… Waarom doen we daar niets mee en verzamelen we het niet in een lijst per onderwerp? Dat moet de startup Gibbon.co hebben gedacht, want zij hebben een tool ontwikkeld waarmee dat kan. Gibbon bevat afspeellijsten met gecureerd materiaal over onderwerpen. Je kunt als gebruiker inloggen en playlists selecteren over onderwerpen waarover jij wilt leren. Bij elke playlist kan je ook aangeven of je dit per week of dag wilt leren, en hoeveel minuten je elke keer wilt besteden. Ik heb Gibbon zo ingesteld dat ik elke week een mailtje krijg met daarin 20 minuten lesmateriaal van de afspeellijsten. Naast Gibbon is er ook Learni.st als je niet genoeg kan leren!
Codex Seraphinianus: A new edition of the strangest book in the world Codex Seraphinianus: A new edition of the strangest book in the world In October Rizzoli will be republishing what is regarded by many to be the strangest book in the world, the Codex Seraphinianus. The Codex is unlike other historically well-known strange books (such as the Voynich Manuscript), in that the author of the book is not only known (Luigi Serafini is his name), he’s still alive. But the book is just so damned strange that it has accumulated a veritable industry of speculation about its meaning, deeper origins, and whether the language in which it is written actually has any syntax or not. My fascination with the Codex Seraphinianus dates back to the early 1980s when it was published and when I was working in a Waldenbooks store on Montague Street in Brooklyn, known to other stores as “The Zoo” because of the cast of characters who worked there. Over the years a whole cult has grown up on the Internet devoted to the Codex Seraphinianus.
100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo! News. But for every participant liberally dishing out misspelled racist, sexist and homophobic talking points, there is at least one whose channel genuinely offers something provocative and educational. Multidisciplinary and General Education Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Technology Social Sciences, History and World Issues BarackObama.com: Love him or hate him, Barack Obama is still America’s president. Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts
Máscaras caseiras para cabelos volumosos - Tratamento - Cabelos Controle o volume sem sair de casaFoto: Getty Images Se a genética fosse a única responsável por fios volumosos, você não teria muito o que fazer para controlá-los. Poderia, no máximo, alisá-los ou usar o corte certo. Mas há outras causas para o excesso de volume, como falta de hidratação e abuso de química. A boa notícia? Detalhe: elas tiram o aspecto armado sem tirar o visual natural! Cabelos normais Opção 1 Ingredientes - 1 colher (sopa) de babosa - 100 ml de água mineral Modo de fazer Retire o conteúdo da folha de babosa e coloque a quantidade indicada no liquidificador. Aplicação Coloque a mistura no cabelo úmido e deixe agir por dez minutos. Opção 2 Ingredientes - 1 copo (200 ml) de iogurte natural - 2 colheres (sopa) de azeite de oliva Modo de fazer Bata no liquidificador para o óleo se unir com as proteínas do leite. Aplicação Passe nos fios úmidos e espere 20 minutos. Cabelos cacheados Cabelos cacheados costumam ser volumosos, controle-os! Modo de fazer Bata tudo no liquidificador.
Mind Tools - Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training 29 Semi-Productive Things I Do Online When I’m Trying to Avoid Real Work You don’t always have to work hard to be productive. Productivity can simply be the side effect of doing the right things. So here’s a list of 29 semi-productive things I do online when my mind is set on avoiding ‘real work.’ Check delicious popular tags like ‘useful,’ ‘tutorials,’ ‘tips,’ ‘howto,’ ‘advice,’ ‘entrepreneurship,’ etc. for interesting, educational articles to read.Watch one of the thousands of educational videos streaming at TED.com, Academic Earth and Teacher Tube.Read an online book list and find a new book to grab next time I’m at the library. Oh, and ever since I bought my new (super sexy) Apple iPad , I’ve been enjoying all of these sites on the go and catching looks from almost everyone who passes me while I browse. So what kind of semi-productive things do you do online in your off-time? Photo by: Colorblind Picaso Party Casino Related 30 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in 30 Minutes or Less April 19, 2012 In "Happiness" 30 Ways to Save 30 Minutes a Day October 4, 2010
Seven Tips to Deal With Anger Anger is an unpredictable thing. It can rise out of nowhere or be the result of a long line of un-addressed annoyances. Everyone feels anger. From a raging teenager to an elderly monk, there’s no escaping the fact that humans get angry. However, as you may know, anger is not always a fantastic emotion to have. Anger sometimes makes you less appealing as a person; it affects your work, your private life and your sense of well-being. Here are seven steps that you can implement to help you rein in your anger demons. Step 1: Just breathe When you’re angry beyond belief, there’s nothing more that you can do than just breathe and take back control of your body. Yoga practitioners use a technique called “the cooling breath.” Step 2: Take a break If it’s your boss, your co-worker or even a friend who is causing your anger, just go take a break. Is it a long term solution? Step 3: Visualize your way to calmness Step 4: Count to 10 This tried-and-tested technique actually works.
The 7 best ways to learn how to code It’s never been a better time to pick up programming. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools are available to get you started or to help you refine your programming chops. Best of all, many of those resources are free. You no longer have to spend countless hours trying to deconstruct new programming languages with no help beyond sparsely updated message boards and the good graces of patient IRC chat buddies. (In my day…) Now there are expertly written tutorials, helpful videos, and a wealth of other resources online. Maybe you’re just curious about what all this programming stuff is about. And, if you’ll forgive us for tooting our own horn, you should also check out an eighth resource: our upcoming DevBeat conference, Nov. 12-13 in San Francisco. Codecademy Perhaps the most renowned online training resource — and for good reason, Codecademy offers easy-to-understand interactive tutorials for popular languages like Python and Ruby. You won’t be going it alone either. Coursera
Receitas caseiras para deixar os cabelos lisos - Blog da Karlinha - Bem-estar - MdeMulher - O portal da Mulher brasileira - Editora Abril Por Karla Precioso postado em 01/07/2011 às 17h00 Comentários (311) Foto Getty Images Uma coisa é certa: para efeitos duradouros e casos em que os cabelos são muito encaracolados, só mesmo produtos químicos podem dar jeito. Alise seus cabelos naturalmente Coloque meio copo de leite em um frasco borrifador. Tire o frizz e hidrate os fios Misture 1 copo de condicionador com 3 colheres (sopa) de mel e 1 colher (sopa) de óleo de amêndoas. Hidratação intensiva Amasse um abacate e misture com meio copo de azeite morno.