Category: Do it-soon

All of Physics in one infographic

All of Physics in one infographic

INFOGRAPHIC/ VIDEO: A map of everything we know about physics and how it all relates to each other. It is accompanied by a brief but informative video that gives a chronological overview of each branch and explains the matters (and energies) it is concerned with. SOURCE: Dominic Walliman/ Flickr/ YouTube ...
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What makes something go viral?

What makes something go viral?

VIDEO: What's the secret to making content people love? Join BuzzFeed's Publisher Dao Nguyen for a glimpse at how her team creates their tempting quizzes, lists and videos -- and learn more about how they've developed a system to understand how people use content to connect and create culture. SOURCE: TED ...
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The power user guide to Gmail

The power user guide to Gmail

ARTICLE: Referring to Gmail simply as an “email client” doesn’t do it justice. You could use your smartphone exclusively to make phone calls or use a computer to only create documents. You could own a sports car you only drive a couple of blocks. You could, but there’s so much more these things could do for you, and you’d be wasting your money to only use them for one thing. The same can be said about Gmail. SOURCE: Make Use Of ...
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At what age(s) are you most likely to be happy with life

At what age(s) are you most likely to be happy with life

INFOGRAPHIC: If you define it as contentment with life, you may be surprised at what age(s) most people find it. There’s often more than one peak. According to a series of seven surveys recently digested and charted, most people are happiest around age 20. Happiness drops down from then on, reaching its lowest point in middle-age, only to rise again around retirement. SOURCE: National Bureau of Economic Research ...
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Collaboration kills creativity

Collaboration kills creativity

ARTICLE: The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. The singular genius who works alone is a myth of yesterday. Despite this kind of corporate-speak, there is substantial scientific evidence that collaboration, rather than sparking creativity, results in group-think and mediocrity. What does result in creativity? Simple: solitude. SOURCE: Inc/ Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour ...
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Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body?

Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body?

VIDEO: Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of us — and our minds — the thinking, conscious aspects — have a complicated, tangled relationship. Which one primarily defines you or your self? Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? SOURCE: TED-ED via YouTube ...
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Did you hurt someone? Are you unsure what to do next?

Did you hurt someone? Are you unsure what to do next?

UTILITY: The intent of this exercise is not forgiveness or empathy. Instead, it will give you understanding and next steps. This starkly plain website is intriguing. Try answering the situations and questions raised. You will be amazed by the wisdom within the responses and the gentle directioning that is provided. I got in with a lot of skepticism but came away chastened. Give it a whirl. SOURCE: Elizabethsampat ...
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Millions, billions, trillions: How to make sense of numbers in the news

Millions, billions, trillions: How to make sense of numbers in the news

ARTICLE: Those of us who are emotionally undeterred by billions and trillions are nonetheless likely to be ill-equipped for meaningful analysis because most people don’t correctly intuit large numbers. Innumeracy rules, often to the advantage of those who wish to cheat and defraud. Happily, anyone who can understand tens, hundreds and thousands can develop habits and skills to accurately navigate millions, billions and trillions. This article will show you how to use school arithmetic, common knowledge and a little imagination to train your emotional sense for the large numbers shaping our daily lives. SOURCE: The Conversation ...
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