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Learn Speed Reading

Speed reading requires a lot of practice (of course) but it’s worth it. Change your 150-200 WPM to 500 WPM (WPM- words per minute). Principles of speed reading and a few exercises to try. Did you know? The World Championship Speed Reading Competition stresses reading comprehension as critical, and that the top contestants typically read around 1,000 to 2,000 words… Read more →

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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology or “Nanotech” is the study of manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally nanotechnology deals with structures 100 nanometers or smaller, and involves developing materials or devices within that size. Dr. Ralph Merkle explains the Basics of Nanotechnology There is much debate on the future implications of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology may be able to create many new materials… Read more →

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Best Documentary About Area 51

Annie Jacobsen is an American journalist who writes about business, finance and terrorism for a variety of national and international magazines and webzines and in particular WomensWallStreet. She is a consulting producer of this amazing documentary. Although she repeats much of this in her AREA 51 book with more details, it’s worth to look at this documentary, maybe you’ll but… Read more →

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How Ant Queen Starts A Colony

Ants live in highly structured colonies, and are the ultimate social insects. With almost 20,000 species, ants can be found in virtually any terrestrial ecosystem. Ants have played a crucial role in the evolution of numerous other organisms. Through symbiotic relationships, ants have helped in shaping many of the ecosystems we know today. This video shows how the ant queens… Read more →

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Hermann Hesse’s Best Novels

Hermann Hesse was Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. In 1946, he received the nobel prize in literature. His best works include: novel named Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game (also known as Magister Ludi), of which explores an individual’s search for authenticity, self knowledge and spirituality. Steppenwolf is his tenth novel. Originally published in Germany in 1927, two years… Read more →

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Human Behavioral Biology

Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky gave the lecture of the course entitled “Human Behavioral Biology” and explains the basic premise of the course and how he aims to avoid categorical thinking.This is a great example of how science should be taught in schools. More lectures with Professor Sapolsky are available on YouTube. Robert Maurice Sapolsky (born 1957) is an American scientist… Read more →

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