Sunday, March 30, 2014

This is your brain on knitting March 30, 2014 at 03:07AM

"Crafting is also unique, Levisay says, in its ability to involve many different areas of your brain. It can work your memory and attention span while involving your visuospatial processing, creative side and problem-solving abilities."

via Facebook Experts say crafting can benefit your brain, especially for those suffering from anxiety or depression.

Billy Joel, Jimmy Fallon, And The Video That Went Viral Overnight. This Is Truly Amazing! March 29, 2014 at 06:03PM

Jimmy Fallon makes my day again!

via Facebook Guest star Billy Joel and host Jimmy Fallon, totally ROCK the The Tonight Showing by creating a do-wop duet using an iPad and the Loopy App. Listen to their renditon of ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’. These 2 guys need to hit the road with this performance. :)

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Red Velvet (Beet!) Brownies March 29, 2014 at 06:07AM

via Facebook Skip the red food dye and add some detox-friendly beets to your brownies! A healthy take on the classic dessert, with a rich and creamy cashew frosting.

Update [BBC|CNN] > Flight 370 finally f0und in deeþ Sea: Dead Bodies Still Missing! March 28, 2014 at 11:24PM

via Facebook 8,235,302 views 25 minutes ago.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Dog Shows Touching Gratitude After Icy Water Rescue March 28, 2014 at 08:22AM


via Facebook A dog shows his appreciation to the man who rescued him.

It's the Eiffel Tower's 125th Birthday! Here's 10 Things You Didn't Know About It March 28, 2014 at 08:15AM

via Facebook Think you've heard everything there is to know about Le Tour Eiffel? You'd be surprised.

Forget the Funny Sweater – Here are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting March 28, 2014 at 06:46AM

via Facebook My mother was a brilliant knitter. I used to sit in awe watching her fingers fly over colored threads weaving intricate patterns. As she chatted with me while knitting, I would have the honor of helpi

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have March 28, 2014 at 03:28AM

via Facebook "Between the wolf in the tall grass and the wolf in the tall story there is a shimmering go-between. That go-between, that prism, is the art

Free online speed reading software | March 28, 2014 at 03:20AM

via Facebook Spreeder is a free service provided by 7-Speed-ReadingTM. If you like this site, please have a look at our powerful 7 Speed Reading Software.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Fantasy That Puts All Relationships at Risk March 26, 2014 at 08:42PM

'It means that couples who maintain “intensity, engagement and sexual interest” without that extra layer of anxiety associated with “obsessive love” can, in fact, sustain the sparkly, cloud-nine, butterflies-in-your-stomach feeling of being in love.'

via Facebook There is a way to keep love alive.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

7 Books Every Leader Should Read, According To A Harvard Business School Professor | Business... March 25, 2014 at 09:32AM

via Facebook rachel sian, flickrMax Bazerman, a business psychology professor at Harvard Business School and the author of the best book on general decision making that...

Monday, March 24, 2014

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s March 24, 2014 at 05:45AM

Well said.

via Facebook Over 600 people, age 40 and older, weigh in on what they wish they knew when they were 30. A few of them might surprise you.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

24 Invaluable Skills To Learn For Free Online This Year March 23, 2014 at 07:13AM

via Facebook Here's an easy resolution: This stuff is all free as long as you have access to a computer, and the skills you learn will be invaluable in your career, and/or life in general.

Salvador Dalí Illustrates Don Quixote March 23, 2014 at 07:01AM

Quddus Chong, one of the earliest comic books :)

via Facebook The art of fighting surrealist windmills. Salvador Dalí was no stranger to literary illustration, from his heliogravures for Alice in Wo

Shopping in London March 23, 2014 at 02:44AM

via Facebook From Spitalfields Markets to Covent Garden, photos of the best retail experiences in the city.

The world's most haunting landscapes March 23, 2014 at 01:32AM

via Facebook Photographer Kilian Schönberger explores Middle European region in search for the magic that inspired Tolkien and The Grimm Brothers.

Top 10 Ways to Beat a Bad Mood March 23, 2014 at 01:27AM

And no. 11 - Engross yourself in your favorite hobby!

via Facebook Feeling grumpy? It happens to the best of us. Stress is one thing, but some days, your brain just decides it's in a bad mood and it feels impossible to beat it. Don't give in. Here are 10 simple ways to kill that bad mood.

The Only Way to Make Positive Change in Your Life March 22, 2014 at 10:28PM

via Facebook A simple truth on which we can all agree.

Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People March 22, 2014 at 08:42PM

Do you meet all these qualities?

via Facebook "In order to feel comfortable among educated people, to be at home and happy with them, one must be cultured to a certain extent." What d

Friday, March 21, 2014

Lost sleep may mean lost brain cells March 20, 2014 at 07:55PM

via Facebook Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests.

A Visual Guide To Matching Suits And Dress Shoes March 20, 2014 at 07:39PM

Tze-Win Lai, FYI

via Facebook A handy chart to look at next time you need to suit up.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Friendship: The Laws of Attraction March 20, 2014 at 06:10AM

'Interaction is the third essential in tending to a friendship. You've got to write, you've got to call, you've got to visit. Find the nearest Starbucks and take time to catch up. "The specific activity doesn't matter," says Oswald. "The important thing is to interact."'

via Facebook The conventional wisdom is that we choose friends because of who they are. But it turns out that we actually love them because of the way they support who we are.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

World of Stereotypes March 18, 2014 at 07:49PM


via Facebook Click to see the pic and write a comment...

How to Diagnose an Unhealthy Relationship March 18, 2014 at 06:32PM

via Facebook You need a partner who's sincere, not manipulative.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Life Changers: 15 of the Most Inspirational Books For Entrepreneurs March 18, 2014 at 08:49AM

via Facebook Our expert contributors share the books that inspired and jump-started their careers.

Planet Plutocrat March 18, 2014 at 08:38AM

The crony-capitalism index - Malaysia is ranked no. 3.

via Facebook AMERICA’S Gilded Age, in the late 19th century, saw tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller industrialise the country—and accumulate vast fortunes, build palatial...

Monday, March 17, 2014

Watch this impersonator sing "Let it Go" in TWENTY-ONE Disney voices March 17, 2014 at 03:36AM

This makes my day :)

via Facebook We know, we know. There've been enough covers of Frozen's "Let it Go" by this point to play out from now until eternity. But voice-impersonator Brian Hull's may just be the most impressive of them all. Watch him sing Frozen's theme song in the voices of 21 Disney and Pixar characters. He totally nai...

Sunday, March 16, 2014

A TV Binge-Watching Guide Based on Your Personality March 16, 2014 at 08:36AM

via Facebook You're a loner? 'Man vs. Wild' it is.

The Weird Thing That Lowers Your Divorce Risk March 15, 2014 at 09:55PM

via Facebook Research shows it's just as effective as couples therapy (seriously!)

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Malaysiakini March 14, 2014 at 10:15PM

via Facebook Report: Plane confirmed hijacked Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 has been hijacked, according to a news report. According to AP, a Malaysian government official said that hijacking was no longer just a theory: “It is conclusive.”

Malaysiakini March 14, 2014 at 10:15PM

via Facebook Report: Plane confirmed hijacked Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 has been hijacked, according to a news report. According to AP, a Malaysian government official said that hijacking was no longer just a theory: “It is conclusive.”

4 Questions To Ask Before Updating Your Facebook Status March 14, 2014 at 08:32PM

via Facebook Because they have the ability to reach so many people, our Facebook statuses can reveal how we feel about ourselves and the world. But what are the intentions behind our status updates?

Thursday, March 13, 2014

This Simpsons couch gag making fun of the French is hilarious fine art March 12, 2014 at 10:45PM

via Facebook I would so watch a French version of The Simpsons that makes fun of itself as much as this couch gag. Hopefully, it could be just as beautifully animated as this too. This couch gag was made by French director Sylvain Chomet and it has Homer eating snails, Bart brutally making his own foie gras and…

Malaysian officials are either poor communicators or just incompetent, says expert March 12, 2014 at 10:00PM

"The credibility of Malaysia's leaders took a further battering today when CNN reported that a top American transport official had described local officials as being either “poor communicators or at worst, plain incompetent...” Should I feel embarrassed being a Malaysian?

via Facebook The credibility of Malaysia's leaders took a further battering today when CNN reported that a top American transport official had described local officials as being

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Military tracked missing plane for at least 100 miles March 12, 2014 at 02:28AM

Some interesting Q&As about the mysteries of MH370.

via Facebook A military source has said the plane was tracked by radar far from where it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Six important facts you're not being told about lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 March 11, 2014 at 02:06AM

via Facebook Six important facts you're not being told about lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

The Worst Foods for Bad Moods March 10, 2014 at 09:10AM

via Facebook What to eat — and to skip — when you're down in the dumps

Monday, March 10, 2014

6 Yummy Takes on Avocado Toast March 10, 2014 at 03:17AM

via Facebook Check out the latest healthy breakfast obsession

How to Stop Being a Cynical Asshole March 10, 2014 at 12:54AM

It is true that a cynical asshole can be very annoying. You can be constructively critical, but not destructively cynical.

via Facebook Over the years, people have often accused me of being a cynical asshole. Whether it's a disgruntled view on a popular trend or just a grumpy disposition, I almost always gravitate toward a negative outlook before a positive one. Thankfully, I found my way out of this without resorting to Disney-esqu...

9 Things That Mess with Your Hormones | TIME March 10, 2014 at 12:19AM

via Facebook The seemingly innocent habits that throw your body for a loop

Malaysia's first ever submarine arrives to acclaim March 09, 2014 at 10:46PM

"Naval officials said the submarine would be based in Sabah state, on Borneo island, where it will undergo fine-tuning before it is deployed in search and rescue and military exercises..."

via Facebook PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia's first ever submarine was delivered Thursday to colourful fanfare and a royal visitor, in an acquisition that the government said "completes" the country's navy.

Sunday, March 09, 2014

How to Think Like a Wise Person March 09, 2014 at 07:21AM

This is helpful for all ages, especially for those who refuse to wise up.

via Facebook Age and intelligence don't always bring better judgment; this does.

This Story Of A Girl And Her Puppy "Maddie" May Make You Cry | March 09, 2014 at 06:46AM

via Facebook Click to watch this video [1:14]

5 Qualities That Women Find Irresistible In Men March 09, 2014 at 03:26AM

via Facebook There's a reason you're attracted to certain people. One of those reasons is whether or not that person is masculine or feminine.

Saturday, March 08, 2014

After Hours of Searching, No Sign of Malaysia Airlines Plane March 08, 2014 at 05:07AM

via Facebook Five Asian countries mounted a search for the jet, which disappeared Saturday with 239 people aboard, but by late afternoon they had reported no success.

Google March 08, 2014 at 02:29AM

Not a very happy International Women's Day. My prayers go to everyone on MH370.

via Facebook

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Women Can Win Oscars, But Only if They Play One of These Roles March 05, 2014 at 01:40AM

Some interesting analysis.

via Facebook The pickings are slim, ladies.

Watch Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel and The Roots Sing "Let It Go" March 05, 2014 at 12:54AM

This is so cool! (And I used to play with that tiny Casio keyboard :) )

via Facebook With instruments from a preschool classroom?

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

21 Surprising Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker March 04, 2014 at 03:52AM

via Facebook It's time you outsmarted the machine.

BBC News - Singapore named the world's most expensive city March 04, 2014 at 12:41AM

via Facebook Singapore is the world's most expensive city to live in, a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests.

Trees of life, in the midst of ruins and rubbles. March 03, 2014 at 10:04PM

via Instagram

The Hilarious Way Russia’s Official Propaganda Network Covers The Situation In Ukraine |... March 03, 2014 at 09:31AM

via Facebook The Hilarious Way Russia’s Official Propaganda Network Covers The Situation In UkraineJoe WeisenthalMilitary & DefenseMar. 3, 2014, 5:08 AMWant a different perspective on the crisis in Ukraine?Check out, the state Russian broadcaster that’s tasked with improving Russia’s image abroad (AKA: pr...

This Infographic Reveals the Secrets of the Happiest Couples March 03, 2014 at 08:44AM

via Facebook PSA: Valentine's Day is next week. Whether or not you celebrate the occasion, this infographic from happiness training app Happify could help you improve your romantic relationship. It sums up several important findings from studies on what makes couples happy.

Monday, March 03, 2014

How to Stop Giving a F*ck What People Think March 03, 2014 at 03:16AM

via Facebook We're all guilty. Every day from the moment we wake up, we live our lives caring what other people think of us.