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Acapulco70 - Por Yael Farache How to Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From a Clinical Psychologist Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so hard you can barely understand what they’re saying. We’ve all been there. Problem is, these moments are often critical because they’re usually with people we care about. What’s the best way to handle these difficult conversations? I called someone who knows: Dr. Dinosaur Brains: Dealing with All Those Impossible People at Work Am I The Only Sane One Working Here? Emotional Vampires: Dealing With People Who Drain You Dry Here’s what you’ll learn in this post: The magic phrase that gets people to stop yelling.How to stop making the most common mistake in these kind of discussions.How to switch people from being emotional to being rational.The mindset that makes dealing with hysterical people easy.And a lot more. Okay, time to wage war with the crazy. 1) First, You Need To Keep Calm You already have one person overreacting. What to do here? Sum Up Tags:

Marcianos — Entretenimiento, Humor, Ocio, Videos, Imágenes, Famosas, Revista H, Juegos 123 Inspiration Blue is in Fashion this Year After having already posted a not-that-fashion related post a few days ago [here] and since non-fashion posts are always such a big success on fashion blogs [irony] I decided to go extreme this time [irony]. With a... botanical post. And since floral prints are always an evergreen in fashion, so you know this could be some real life inspiration [ahem...]. Ho già pubblicato qualche giorno fa [questo] post non proprio a tema moda. Photos: BlueisinFashionthisYear.com P.S. Aquaculture Solaiman Sheik shows off the harvest from his father’s small pond near Khulna, Bangladesh: freshwater prawns, a profitable export. The family also raises fish in the pond and, in the dry season, rice fertilized by fish waste—a polyculture that has tripled output with little environmental downside. Photograph by Jim Richardson In a dark, dank warehouse in the Blue Ridge foothills of Virginia, Bill Martin picks up a bucket of brown pellets and slings them into a long concrete tank. Fat, white tilapia the size of dinner plates boil to the surface. By Joel K. Photographs by Brian Skerry “This is St. “How do you know they’re happy?” “Generally they show they’re not happy by dying,” Martin says. An industrial park in Appalachia may seem an odd place to grow a few million natives of the Nile. “There is no way we are going to get all of the protein we need out of wild fish,” says Rosamond Naylor, a food-policy expert at Stanford University who has researched aquaculture systems. Pounds for Pound

ZergNet - Discover Interesting Articles Colossal | Art, design and visual ingenuity. Ann Street Studio | Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, Photography, Motion, Cinemagraphs, New York CityAnn Street Studio | Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, Photography, Motion, Cinemagraphs, New York City Cão sobrevive e torna-se cão do ano de 2013 | Doglink A American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), atribuiu a Xena, uma cadela do estado de Georgia, o prémio nacional mais honroso: o cão do ano. A história de Xena já está a inspirar o mundo não só por ter sido uma sobrevivente, mas por ter sido uma salvadora. Em 15 de Setembro de 2012, um funcionário do controlo animal de DeKalb, na Georgia, respondeu a uma chamada telefónica acerca de uma cachorra pit bull extremamente desnutrida que tinha sido abandonada num quintal. O funcionário foi buscar a cadela que se encontrava à beira da morte e levou-a para a associação Friends of Animals DeKalb. Como a probabilidade de sobreviver era mínima, uma das fundadoras da associação decidiu levá-la para a sua casa de modo a proporcionar-lhe um final de vida mais descansado. Por milagre, a pequena cachorra conseguiu recuperar e foi-lhe dado o nome de Xena. Xena foi então posta para adopção e em Março de 2013 Linda Hickey tomou a decisão de ficar com ela.

30 Fabulous Ways To Tell A Person You Want To Have Sex Whether you’ve known your sex person for 10 minutes or 10 years, it’s always a little bit awkward to bring sex up and get the lube flowing. It’s like, how do you transition from a nice, cozy dinner or a stimulating conversation about architecture to a ribald horizontal romp? Sometimes it’s as easy as sending a text message like “sex” on your way home from work or inviting him over to “watch a movie.” But at some point, we have all had to prod our sex people into taking those pants off. I went over to r/askreddit to see what other people do to get in bed with their sex friends and SOs. 1. shenanigan My Ex and I used to refer to it as “Stir-fry”, as in “hey honey, do you want to come over tonight for some stir-fry?” 2. gravey727 Ill give myself an erection, get under the covers and then make a ‘tent’ with my hard on. 3. “Hold my dick.” 4. “Are you also not so tired?” 5. My ex and I used “laundry” as our code word for sex. 6. restless2298 “You wanna go get weird?” 7. 8. 9. 10. hasitcum2this

The Best Ways to Guess on Multiple Choice Tests No matter how hard you studied and how prepared you feel, there are times during a test when you just have to wing it. It doesn’t matter how long you look at the question, you know that you have no idea what the answer is. Maybe you overlooked that section while you were studying or you might have just completely blanked out for a minute. Whatever the reason is, there’s only one thing left to do: GUESS! Guessing might seem like a random action, but there’s actually some logic and skill involved. The Hail Mary: Randomly choose an answer and hope that you’re right.Meta-Guessing: Don’t look at the question/problem, just the answers.Educated Guessing: Choosing the best possible answer based on all the information available. I’m going to be focusing on educated guessing here because it’s usually the best way to find the right answer when you’re really not sure which choice is right. Hopefully you never have to use the Hail Mary because it’s basically a last resort. A. Eliminate Extreme Answers

How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse Using Science | Underwire In the event of a zombie apocalypse it will probably help to have: a baseball bat, a gun, a chainsaw and a plethora of blunt objects. Also, it helps to possess a strong grasp of neuroscience. The quick, handy guide above (not to be confused with the one from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) shows many of the neurological problems zombies have and how the non-undead can exploit those weaknesses. It includes every malady, from ghouls’ slow motor skills to terrible amnesia. Believe it or not, the guide to surviving the zombie apocalypse is actually derived from real neuroscience. Based on that map of the zombie brain, Voytek and a fellow neuroscientist Timothy Verstynen established that the walking dead suffered from a condition they called Consciousness Deficit Hypoactivity Disorder. Yeah, zombies. “When Tim and I were working on our neuroscience Ph.D.s at Berkeley we discovered a mutual love for the zombie genre,” Voytek said in an e-mail to Wired.com.

Fotografar Paisagens: técnica do cartão preto - Blog Olhares A técnica do cartão preto é utilizada para conseguir fotografias bem expostas em situações de grande contraste (onde uma área da imagem está mais clara que a outra, o que acontece ao fotografar paisagens). Esta técnica pode ser utilizada principalmente em momentos como o nascer do sol ou o pôr do sol, quando a exposição do céu está muito diferente da exposição da paisagem. Usar o cartão preto é uma forma fácil de realizar uma fotografia bem exposta sem ser necessário grande edição posterior. Vamos ver um exemplo? Para conseguir os detalhes da paisagem, no entanto, foi necessário aumentar o tempo de exposição. Usando a técnica do cartão preto foi possível obter uma fotografia com uma exposição correta tanto no céu como no primeiro plano: Como funciona a técnica na prática? A técnica é muito simples: com a câmara num tripé, com a ajuda de um objeto preto, cobre-se a lente na parte mais clara da fotografia. Segue um passo a passo mais detalhado: 1. 2. 3. 4. Dicas importantes Outras técnicas

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