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Find The Perfect Word For Your Feelings With This Vocabulary Wheel

Sometimes, it’s hard to explain exactly how you feel. This handy vocabulary wheel helps you narrow down exactly what word best expresses your current emotional state.


Learn Unconventional Skills To Boost Your Value In The Career Market

You can’t make it far in your career without a set of skills that make you valuable to an employer. To stand out from the crowd, however, be sure to also learn some skills that may not be taught in the curriculum everyone else is following.


Five Science 'Facts' Taught At School That Are Just Plain Wrong

Let’s start with a quiz: How many senses do you have? Which of the following are magnetic: a tomato, you, paperclips? What are the primary colours of pigments and paints? What region of the tongue is responsible for sensing bitter tastes? What are the states of matter?


HiNative Helps You Learn A Language By Connecting With Native Speakers

iOS/web: Learning a new language is difficult. HiNative enables users to get feedback from folks who speak that language natively.


Learn About Music Theory With This Easy-To-Understand Online Book

If you’ve always wanted to learn more about song writing and the structure of music, this free online book is filled to the brim with pages that make understanding music theory easy. Toby W. Rush’s “Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People” covers a massive range of topics, including pitch, rhythm, scales, intervals and harmonics.


Isaac Asimov On Finding New Ideas: Embrace Your Alone Time

Isaac Asimov, the science-fiction author and essayist, had a pretty good grasp on creativity. Here’s one of his best tips on finding new ideas and nurturing creativity from one of his previously unreleased essays.


How Exercise Helps Your Kids At School

Children who do more physical activity are likely to improve their health and it might also help them improve their school grades. Those are the findings of recent research from Sweden which suggest that doubling the amount of time spent doing physical education at school has an impact on children’s academic achievement.


Why You Should Teach What You Know, Even If You Aren't An Expert

By teaching what you already know about your profession or hobby, you’ll learn more, potentially gain some notoriety as an up-and-coming expert, make new connections with people, and find new opportunities. And you’ll have some fun.


Learn The Basics Of Photography With This Interactive Chart

Even the best camera is only as good as the photographer’s skills. The “Where to Start” interactive chart guides beginners to learn about the basics of photography.


The Five Points Of Wisdom Philosophy Can Provide You

Philosophy is an important part of how the world is shaped. You might not think it’s worth your time learning about, but here are five things philosophy is good for, and why they should matter to you.