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Women in War. This is What Happens When Americans are Asked to Label Europe and Brits are Asked to Label the US. Jan 8, 2014 At the end of last year, the BuzzFeed team asked students and co-workers to label a map. Those in the UK were asked to label a map of the United States, while those in the US were tasked to label a map of Europe. Yes there is a difference between labelling states of one particular country versus labelling countries in a continent. Sure some people were probably goofing around and not taking the request too seriously. And while many of the attempts will make you chuckle, some of the maps are quite commendable! If you’d like to test yourself, I’ve included blank maps at the bottom of the post. Click here for a blank map of the United StatesClick here for a blank map of Europe To see all submissions, see the original BuzzFeed posts HERE and HERE Brits Were Asked to Label a Map of the United States Americans Were Asked to Label a Map of Europe.

Video Archives. 1000 Life Hacks. 32 People Reveal The One Book That Blew Their Minds. There are probably a handful of books out there that have changed the way you see everything — fiction and non-fiction.

32 People Reveal The One Book That Blew Their Minds

Some of them you read in high school or earlier, and others you discovered or rediscovered in your adult life. I went to AskReddit to learn what books have changed people’s lives. Consider this your Spring reading list. 1. One full of intellectual surprises Thinking Fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman. 100 Amazing Books to Read in a Lifetime. Hi Cora- Yikes!

100 Amazing Books to Read in a Lifetime

I am sorry you are so upset. I don’t think I was disrespectful or had guns blazing or attacking you. I hope you aren’t suggesting I am closed minded and ignorant? Learn How To Play The Hang Drum / HandPan. In many ways the Hang, and HandPan are generally thought of as being quite intuitive instruments.

Learn How To Play The Hang Drum / HandPan

And at least part of their popularity stems from the fact that even those with no musical experience, or training, can pick one up, and start making some pretty nice sounds, with little to no guidance whatsoever. And in my own personal experience, this tends to become true, just as soon as the novice player has mastered ‘the touch’ – a strike that is often described as being like ‘checking a stove to see if it is hot’, i.e. fast, and gentle. However, with this said, my own playing has improved massively, from watching and paying closer than usual attention to others playing HandPan on YouTube and the like, and especially, from watching videos specifically intended to tutor in HandPan playing technique. There are now a growing number of HandPan tutorial videos to be found online. Instructing in everything from building, and combining simple rhythms, and melodies.

How to Build a Memory Palace (with Sample. <img alt="Image titled Build a Memory Palace Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">1Edit step1Decide on a blueprint for your palace.

How to Build a Memory Palace (with Sample

A criticism of CouchSurfing and review of alternatives. Table of Contents Introduction Free Accommodation The “CouchSurfing Spirit” and Super-Hippies Problems with CouchSurfing ……..Fraud and illegal behavior ……..The Verification Scam ……..Privacy Concerns ……..References and the lack of a dispute resolution process ……..Censorship Alternatives ……..Hospitality Club ……..GlobalFreeloaders ……..BeWelcome ……..Tripping ……..Crashatmine Conclusion References Introduction For the last six years I have been traveling a lot, being in a different place every few months.

A criticism of CouchSurfing and review of alternatives

Early on when I started my travels I was made aware of GlobalFreeloaders, and at a later stage CouchSurfing and Hospitality Club. The concept behind these sites has is referred to as hospitality exchange. Before the internet was as popular as it is, there were other sites that offered hospitality exchange although it was arguably not the main focus. The Greatest Speech Ever Made. “We Are Living In The Most Important Time In The History Of The Universe” Dolores Cannon Discusses Our Current Paradigm.

10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm. The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.

10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm

TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control. If you’ve followed my work, you’ve read some startling research summaries that explore the havoc stress can wreak on one’s physical and mental health (such as the Yale study, which found that prolonged stress causes degeneration in the area of the brain responsible for self-control). The tricky thing about stress (and the anxiety that comes with it) is that it’s an absolutely necessary emotion. Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel at least some level of this emotional state.

In fact, performance peaks under the heightened activation that comes with moderate levels of stress. The Best 10 Motivational Videos For 2013. Once in a while a video comes along that is powerful enough to transcend language barriers and speak directly to our soul.

The Best 10 Motivational Videos For 2013

That’s why today I’ve decided to do a list with the motivational videos that had great impact on me and have served me as a motivational source almost on a daily basis. Dream – Mateusz M Key Quote: Most people they raise a family, they earn a living and then they die. They stop growing, they stop working on themselves, they stop stretching, they stop pushing themselves. Bill Weinman · Ten Reasons Gay Marriage Is Un-American. 20+ awesome travel jobs and how to get them. 1.

20+ awesome travel jobs and how to get them

Freelance writer / photographer This may mean travel writer, but it doesn’t have to. Drawings vs LSD, It’s Like a Graph but Better! These drawings were done as part of a CIA experiment aimed at determining the effects of LSD on the human body.

Drawings vs LSD, It’s Like a Graph but Better!

The drawings are incredibly fascinating, particularly due to the progression of style that occurs throughout the experiment. They administered 100ul of LSD to the artist and gave the artist free access to an activity box full of crayons. His subject was the medical assistant who administered the LSD. SOCIAL FACTORS SHAPING PERCEPTION AND DECISION-MAKING. Elsewhere we examined several great tensions shaping the human condition: the role of nature versus nurture in shaping humans' social fates and the tensions between the needs of individuals' and the needs of their social systems.


The relative importance of these tensions--and relative potency of one force versus the other--has produced great divides in social psychological theories. Another issue generating a major schism involves the workings of the human psyche, whether individuals' decision-makings are more-or-less rational (or, perhaps are determined by some universally uniform neural brain design) or whether they are shaped by uncontrollable sociocultural (external) or emotional (internal) forces. The Creative Personality: Ten paradoxical traits of the. The Creative Personality: Ten paradoxical traits of the creative personality By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Of all human activities, creativity comes closest to providing the fulfillment we all hope to get in our lives.

Call it full-blast living. Creativity is a central source of meaning in our lives. It Happened to Me: My Boyfriend Died. He drank Mountain Dew Code Red. His favorite piece of clothing was a Dallas Cowboys T-shirt, because he was born in Texas. He used American Crew hair gel. How Police Interrogation Works". There are "Law & Order" addicts everywhere who think they could get a perp to confess.

A little glaring, some getting in the guy's face, a revelation that his fingerprints are all over the murder weapon and voilà! He's recounting his crime. In real life, police interrogation requires more than confidence and creativity (although those qualities do help) -- interrogators are highly trained in the psychological tactics of social influence. Getting someone to confess to a crime is not a simple task, and the fact that detectives sometimes end up with confessions from the innocent testifies to their expertise in psychological manipulation. WE MISS YOU. Anti bullying guide from a 6 year old. Apparently, Korax, the class bully, had finally gotten around to Zuna. It's a Montessori classroom and quite often the children work sitting on mats on the floor.

Zuna was sitting on the floor when Korax came over and stomped on her leg. In response, Zuna looked him in the eye and demanded to know, "Why did you do that?! " She wouldn't let him walk away without answering her question. The high energy conversation caught the attention of the teacher and they were taken to a room for reconciliation. Born to Learn ~ You are Born to Learn. 15 Books You Should Have Read in 2010 - Culture. Image by Jane Mount, Courtesy 20x200. 20 Quotes on Character. A quote by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. For-those-who-says-I-hate-Politics.jpg (JPEG Image, 720 × 540 pixels) Christian the Lion. Those who love you are not fooled... “What Teachers Make. Thought Questions - Asking the right questions is the answer.

World and our Highest Potential Video. Albert Einstein.