Author: Leo

Seven Sites to Help Keep Your Resolutions

Setting New Year’s resolutions is easy; adhering to them is the difficult part. Sometimes, a little peer pressure, encouragement or assistance is all it takes to make a resolution a  reality. Here are seven of the best free resources to help you achieve your goals this year. Rescue Time Track how much time you waste on your computer. See exactly how many hours you spend on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, playing games and other non-productive websites and applications. You might be shocked by how little time you spend being productive…   StickK Put your money where you mouth is. Set a goal,...

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Inspirational & Motivational Videos

We all have those moments when we’re feeling lazy and we need something to help kick start our internal drive to work out, clean our room, finish our homework or start a new project. Here is a collection of some of the most inspirational videos I’ve found on the Internet. How Bad Do You Want It? Entrepreneurs Can Change The World Did You Know? How Bad Do You Want It? No Excuses Michael Jordan “Failure” Nike Commercial Michael Jordan “Maybe It’s My Fault” Nike Commercial The Last Lecture The Most Astounding Fact Que Sera Sera Extraordinary Pantene Commercial Silence of Love Improv Everywhere – Say Something Nice Do What You Love If you have any suggestions for this list, please let me...

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Why Apple Needs The iPad Mini: Windows 8

The prevailing consensus regarding the motivation for the creation of the iPad mini is that Apple needs to compete with the 7″ tablet market. The 7″ market is currently dominated by the Google/Asus Nexus 7 and the Amazon Kindle Fire series (in the US) and is the only category of tablets successfully taking market share away from the iPad. While this is one of the reasons, it is not the reason. The real reason why Apple needs to launch the iPad mini, is because the 10″+ tablet is going to go through a radical change in definition on October 26th....

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Five Depressing Facts About The Human Body

1. You are 99.999999999% empty The volume of the nuclei of an atom is about fifteen orders of magnitude smaller than the size of the atom. (source) 2. You are a container for bacteria There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than human cells. (source) 3. You have never actually “touched” anything On an atomic level, atoms basically never touch each other. (source) 4. You are full of  “useless” body parts Many parts of our body are merely remnants of our progenitors, but are now completely useless. These include: the appendix, wisdom teeth, third eyelid, body hair, tonsils,...

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Paradigm Shift: Fast Food Garbage

Paradigm: A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline. Trick Question What is wrong with this picture? There is nothing particularly odd about this picture. It’s not photoshopped and nothing is misplaced or added. In fact, it’s probably a scene you see quite regularly. Let me represent the information in the photo in another way. Take a look at the list below, then answer the question: What is wrong this picture? Food 1 x burger 1 x large fries 1 x medium...

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