Quote of the Day — Alec Nevala-Lee

The scholar is always studying, always ready and eager to learn. The scholar knows the connections of this specialty with the subject as a whole; he knows not only the technical details of his specialty, but its history and its present standing; he knows about the others who are working on it and how far […]…

10 Ways To Improve Your Memory

10 Suggestions for Maintaining Your Memory Try the following 10 strategies to protect your memory and keep it strong. 1) Focus on Attending If you are listening to someone, repeat or paraphrase what they have said along with writing it down, if possible. Try different ways of attending, this helps make new neural connections. In…

Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques

Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Play this video to learn and practice techniques that can help you speak spontaneously with greater…

Top 10 Most Badass Anime Characters

Originally posted on Pendanime:
***UPDATE*** I wrote this post back in 2012, so obviously there are new anime that came out since then hence there are now much more badass anime characters than the ones listed below. ****** So, I’ve been thinking about who the most badass characters in (mainstream) anime history are. These could…

10 Popular Anime Character Types [Video]

Some of the anime mentioned: Urusei Yatsura, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Love Hina, Ore no Imouto, Nisekoi, Zero no Tsukaima, Shakugan no Shana, Toradora, Suzumiya Haruhi, Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan), Azumanga Daioh, K-On, Kimi ni Todoke, Naruto, Mirai Nikki, School Days, Monogatari, Shimoneta, Saber Marionette J, Sailor Moon, Ranma 1/2, Magic Knight Rayearth, The…

Many Diabetics Might Not Need To Prick Their Fingers

Finger-prick blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar control or quality of life for patients with type 2 diabetes who do not take insulin for the condition, a new study suggests. “There has been a lack of consensus, not just in the United States, but worldwide…” TesaPhotography / Pixabay Type…

La La Land Leads Bafta Film Nominations

La La Land has received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards with 11 nods. The Hollywood musical, out in the UK on Friday, is up for best film, while stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are up for best actor and actress. British actors Emily Blunt, Andrew Garfield and Hugh Grant are…