Existential Crisis and How to Overcome it An existential crises is that point in our lives where we encounter the absurd as a formidable opponent. It has crept into our lives, uninvited, and challenging the very meaning of existence. The crisis is strong: it can take away the colors of the world around us making it dull. Create a Q&A Website in a Snap with Qhub When your visitors or customers have questions, they typically contact you directly or ask their question(s) in your site forum—assuming you have one. In most situations, a forum isn’t available either. Qhub provides a fast way to setup a customizable Q&A website in a matter of minutes. With Qhub you can eliminate repetitive questions, save your inbox and make it easier for your visitors or customers to get the answers they’re looking for. Here’s a quick how-to covering this already popular web app.
Medical Tales Medical Tales These are true tales from the medical profession. A man comes into the ER and yells, "My wife's going to have her baby in the cab!" I grabbed my stuff, rushed out to the cab, lifted the lady's dress, and began to take off her underwear. Suddenly I noticed that there were several cabs, and I was in the wrong one. Propaganda 2.0 and the rise of 'narrative networks' DARPA, the Pentagon's advanced concepts think-tank, is looking to take propaganda to the next level and they're hoping to do so by controlling the very way their targets perceive and interpret the flow of incoming information. The Pentagon believes that by engaging in 'narrative control' they can alter an individual's grasp on reality and the way in which they evaluate current events. Simply put, DARPA is looking to shape minds with stories.
Open science, Freedom of Information and the Big Journal monopoly The conflict between tobacco behemoth Philip Morris International and the University of Stirling (and I agree with Heather Brooke that information should be free for businesses too) is the latest in a string of clashes over access to research and the Freedom of Information Act. Professor Mike Baillie, a dendrochronologist, was ordered to hand over data to a city banker and climate crank, while UEA staff were caught out dealing rather unprofessionally with requests from conspiracy theorists. There's a clear link between these incidents and the complaints in recent days from George Monbiot and Ben Goldacre regarding the lack of open access to research papers. How to Build Self-Discipline Discipline is freedom. You may disagree with this statement, and if you do you are certainly not alone. For many people discipline is a dirty word that is equated with the absence of freedom.
5min - Find the best how to, instructional and DIY videos – Life Videopedia Up next 0:26 0:38 0:41 2:41 0:56 0:46 1:01 1:14 0:56 Caption Languages Top 10 Most Important Historical Finds For as long as there have been civilizations on earth, man has been curious about his ancestors. Our need to connect to our past fuels the study of anthropology and the many important sites and artifacts uncovered through archaeology have opened our eyes to the lives of those that came before us. 10. Qin Shi Huang’s Terracotta Army