30.4.13

Things You Can Learn On YouTube

















Religions of the World

Taoism:                                         Shit happens

Hinduism:                                    This shit happened before

Islam:                                            If shit happens, take a hostage

Buddhism:                                   When shit happens, is it really shit?

7th Day Adventist:                      Shit happens on Saturday

Protestantism:                            Shit won`t happen if I work hard

Catholicism:                                If shit happens, I deserve it

Jehovah's Witness:                   Knock, knock, shit happens

Judaism:                                     Why does shit always happen to me?

Hare Krishna:                             Shit happens, rama, rama, ding, dong

Atheism:                                      No shit

T.V. Evangelism:                         Send more shit

Rastafarianism:                          Let's smoke that shit 

28.4.13

40 websites that will make you cleverer



simplesciencefitness.com – Breaks down the science behind fitness into layman’s terms.

livemocha.com – Community dedicated to the idea of everyone being fluent in multiple languages, teach or be taught another language with the goal of conversational fluency.

aldaily.com – Aggregation of articles from various higher education journals and publications.

thenewboston.org – A fascinating collection of videos and tutorials related to maths and computer science.

quora.com – Ask questions you’re curious about, answer those you’re knowledgeable about. Tailor your own feed to fit what interests you.

zooniverse.org – Take part in a huge variety of interesting studies of nature, science, and culture.

engineerguy.com – Collection of videos in which Bill breaks down various feats of engineering in layman’s terms.

ureddit.com – Reddit’s very own University. Learn from redditors, or try to teach them.

careerbuilder.com – Job hunting site to help you find a new career.

lang-8.com – Write posts in a language you’re trying to learn, get them critiqued by a native speaker (and in turn help that native speaker learn your language)!

udacity.com – Free courses mainly focused around mathematics and programming. Aimed at people of all skill levels.

investopedia.com – Learn about the world of finance, from basic terminology to in depth analysis of various areas of investing.

 codecademy.com – Website packed with introductory courses for various programming languages and web technologies.


khanacademy.org – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science.

freerice.com – Help end world hunger by correctly answering multiple-choice quizzes on a wide variety of subjects.

artofmanliness.com – Blog/site dedicated to all things manly, great for learning life skills and good insights.


Inktank.fi – Awesome and awe inspiring articles all in one wonderful place.

unplugthetv.com – Randomly selects an educational video for you to watch.

coursera.org – Educational site that works with universities to get their courses on the Internet, free for you to use.

lizardpoint.com – A collection of browser-based games and the like to improve knowledge of geography, math, and such.

Litro.co.uk – All you need to know about the wonderful world of books and writing.

ted.com – Collection of TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talks in which knowledgeable speakers address a variety of topics in short videos (< 18 minutes)

lifehacker.com – Learn to hack life! Tips and tricks for improving all areas of your life.

lifehackninja.com – Recently started life hack site that offers lists of useful knowledge

good.is/infographics – Collection of infographics which showcase useful information in an easy to digest visual format.

mathrun.net – Practice your basic maths skills with a simple game.

justinguitar.com – Hundreds of free guitar lessons as well as some basic music theory.

duolingo.com – Learn a new language for free while helping to translate the web.

memrise.com – Learn things quickly and efficiently with flashcards that are spaced based on the spacing effect

cookingforengineers.com – A site containing one man’s explorations in food, with step by step instructions for making a wide variety of dishes.

thedatingspecialist.com – A weekly blog run by a professional dating coach, offers advice on a wide variety of relationship topics.

conversations.nokia.com – Learn about the world’s most innovative smartphones and future mobile tech.

zenhabits.net – Blog about improving your life by making it simpler.

nerdfitness.com – Fitness resource for the average person.

mentalfloss.com – Interesting articles guaranteed to make you smile and get you thinking.

openculture.com – Compendium of free learning resources, including courses, textbooks, and videos/films.

charitynavigator.org – Site dedicated to reviewing charities so you can easily research any you’re interested in.

lettersofnote.com – Their tagline says it all: “Correspondence deserving of a wider audience”

thedailymiscellany.com – A daily dose of useful knowledge, quotes, and other random things.

MIT Open Courseware – Free access to quite a few MIT courses that are on par with what you’d expect from MIT.



26.4.13

Another bunch of absolutely useless facts



It is impossible to lick your elbow.

A crocodile can't stick its tongue out.

A shrimp's heart is in its head.

In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

Horses can't vomit.

The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister
in the English language.

If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze,
you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. If you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.

Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700
times.


If the government has no knowledge of aliens, then why does Title 14, Section 1211
of the Code of Federal Regulations, implemented on July 16, 1969, make it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their vehicles?

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them
and photocopying their butts.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.


25.4.13

Awesome Quotes On Character



The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity. – Roy L Smith

Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.  - Kurt Vonnegut Jr

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.  - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. – Bruce Lee

How true Daddy’s words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.   John Wooden

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character! – Theodore Roosevelt

Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming. – Jim Rohn

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character. – Stephen Covey

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power – Abraham Lincoln 

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character – Albert Einstein

Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time.  - Elbert Hubbard

Most people say that it’s the intellect which makes a great scientist.  They are wrong: it is character. – Albert Einstein.

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.  James D. Miles

The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. – Thomas B Macaulay

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

24.4.13

Quotes For Getting You Through Tough Times



Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. – Publilius Syrus

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. – Lee Iacocca

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity. – William Samuel Johnson

The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is. – Charles M Schwab

The true test of a person character is how they stand during test of adversity - Unknown

Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.  – Unknown

The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.  Seneca

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity. - Ulysses S. Grant

If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?  - Unknown

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.  - Thomas Paine

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. – Lou Holtz

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.  William Hazlitt

When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better. – Malcolm S Forbes

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. – Jewish Proverb

A problem is a chance for you to do your best. – Duke Ellington

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.  -Leroy Satchel Paige

The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. – Unknown

Tough times never last, but tough people do.  - Robert H Schuller