Monthly Archives: October 2015

population fatness equivalent to an extra half a billion people

Homo sapiens – 287 million tonnes Domesticated Livestock – 700 million tonnes Wild animals – around 200,000 wolves vs 400 million domesticated dogs 250,000 chimps vs 7 billion humans Vaclav Smil website http://www.vaclavsmil.com/wp-content/uploads/docs/smil-article-2002-pdr2003.pdf . . . where he estimates that … Continue reading

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Reading

I Was Wrong About Speed Reading: Here are the Facts January, 2015 Reading Tip #1: Skim Before You Read One study found that skimming a text before going on to reading it, improved comprehension in the majority of cases. Reading … Continue reading

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Where did Russia come from?

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The Greatest Advice Ever Written…

Originally posted on JamesRadcliffe.com:
There are books I read that sing in my heart. Books I return to again and again; that I carry with me; that carry me.  Books that end their lives: beaten up, torn down, weather-worn,…

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Empathy is a Choice !!

Originally posted on Be Inspired..!!:
21st century is an age of Extrospection.  Merriam-Webster dictionary meaning of Extrospection is “examination or observation of what is outside oneself”. And the simplest way of practising Extrospection is showing Empathy. Now, we all understand empathy…

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Teens

Born with Asperger’s syndrome, Jacob Barnett was written off by experts who insisted he would grow up locked in a world of his own. They said the youngster would never be able to read, write or even tie his own … Continue reading

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debt and freedom

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Why do we ask questions?

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a spoon

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