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Keanu Reeves Shows You How to Wear a Blazer Everywhere and with Everything

Keanu Reeves is not known for being the most well-tailored or inventive dresser on the planet, but the man deserves a medal for his commitment to suiting through the years. Every famous actor puts on some tailoring for a red carpet event or appearance on a late-night show, but Keanu wears suits …

Share research

Join 61,873,166 Academics<p>Academia is the easiest way to share papers with millions of people across the world for free. A study published in <i>PLOS ONE</i> …

9 tricks for remembering everything you read

Tons of people weighed in with answers based on their personal experiences and research.<p>We rounded up some of the best insights from that Quora thread and scoured the web for expert advice on retaining more of what you consume — whether that's science textbooks, novels, or news articles.<p>Below are …

“FoxType” Looks Like A Very Versatile Writing Site

Daniel Willingham sent a tweet this morning about a site called FoxType Sentence Tree that would automatically diagram sentences.<p>I guess if you’re …

High School

The Benefits of Writing by Hand Versus Typing

The debate over hand writing important notes versus typing them is one we’ve hit on before, but this graphic lays out all of the data clearly, and …

Productivity

At a time of zealotry, Spinoza matters more than ever – Steven Nadler

In July 1656, the 23-year-old Bento de Spinoza was excommunicated from the Portuguese-Jewish congregation of Amsterdam. It was the harshest …

Mark Twain

5 Undeniable Ways Fasting Will Improve Your Life

You're reading 5 Undeniable Ways Fasting Will Improve Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Writing

English and composition were never my favorite classes. I usually did pretty well but it was always incredibly boring. Every few weeks the routine …

Creative Writing

What can we learn from translations of the Bible?

An interview with Aviya Kushner, author of “The Grammar of God: A Journey Into the Words and Worlds of the Bible”<p>Aviya Kushner’s book <i>The Grammar of God: A Journey Into the Words and Worlds of the Bible</i>is profoundly personal. Kushner grew up in a Hebrew-speaking, scholarly household in which the …

6 Secrets That Help My Clients Lose Weight

In any profession, there is knowledge that you can learn through books, classes, or research, and there is knowledge that you can only see through …

The Definitive Guide to Winning an Argument

Winning isn’t everything, but it sure is nice. When you don’t see eye to eye with someone, here are the best tricks for winning that …

Things We Can Learn From Banksy

<b>Life is Beautiful</b><p>Banksy has often displayed an artist’s vision that puts a mirror to society. His “graffiti” or murals are on buildings all over the …

Get to Know Socrates, Camus, Kierkegaard & Other Great Philosophers with the BBC’s Intelligent Radio Show, In Our Time

When writer, politician, and BBC radio and television personality Melvyn Bragg began his long-running radio program <i>In Our Time</i>, which brings …

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Nihilism and Meaning

You Want to Upgrade Your Writing Skills? Use These 10 Online Tools by Julie Petersen

<i>Whether you’re banging out pages on a manuscript, penning a letter to a friend (yes, there are those of us who still do), or working on a resumé or</i> …

Take a Wittgenstein class: He explains the problems of translating language, computer science, and artificial intelligence.

The best class I took in college was on the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. Until that point, I had avoided philosophy of language as simply being …