Chris Ortiz

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4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

Pedagogy

Why Energy Management Matters More Than Time Management

As we all try to squeeze more hours from the day, time management may not be the answer. Managing our energy will make us more productive.<p>In the quest for greater productivity, many of us seek out ways to squeeze more out of the 168 hours we have in each week. But we all know that some of those …

Time Management

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Poetry (Or At Least Sound Like You Do)

Allow me to set the scene (a luxury that can be afforded by novels and short stories, but is often skipped over in their weird and much more economical counterparts, poems):<p>You're at a bar! You notice some interest from the guy standing a few feet away, who is handsome, in a Michael Cera sort of …

Slow Down With These 13 Stunning Cloud Photos

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Slow Head-to-Toe Workout

Slow head-to-toe workout is a great way to hit every muscle group from head to toe, literally, while dragging out each repetition for a 4 count --1 count -- 4 count tempo. In less than 20 minutes, you can achieve a total body workout.<p>Perform as many repetitions of each exercise for one minute each. …

Workouts

John Legend On Marriage, Music And 'Genius' Kanye West

John Legend is already an R&B legend, even at a relatively young age. His buttery sound and sexy lyrics have earned him nine Grammy awards. But it's been awhile since he has delivered a solo album, and one with all of his own original material. But now he is back, with an album called <i>Love in the</i> …

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

A look back at the legendary rocker's best moments from the Velvet Underground and beyond<p>After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went …

Eating Breakfast with Giraffes in Kenya

Photograph by <b>Giraffe Manor/The Safari Collection</b> <br>Website | Flickr | Facebook<p>Dating back to the 1930s, Giraffe Manor is one of Nairobi’s iconic …

Cosmo Magazine 1902: What Men Like in Other Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in a 1902 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine (which started out as a quality family magazine before</i> …

The “Thriller” Diaries

Michael Jackson’s 1983 “Thriller” remains the most popular music video of all time: a 14-minute horror spoof that changed the business. Behind the scenes it gave its star a temporary home with director John Landis, sparked a near romance with actress Ola Ray, and revealed how damaged the young pop …

Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife's Battle with Breast Cancer

<i>The Battle We Didn't Choose</i> is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer's battle with breast cancer. Their story begins like your typical “boy meets girl” love story with Angelo mustering up the courage to reveal his feelings …

Cancer

Trial run of Twitter stock market flotation declared a success by NYSE

New York exchange seeks to ensure social networking site's IPO avoids technical problems that hit Facebook's market debut<p>The New York stock exchange has declared a test of Twitter's stock market debut a success as it tries to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook's flotation last …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

10 Things Women Notice About Men

We’ve noticed more young men reading D’Marge, which is fantastic. So it’s important that they have a strong male role model in the years they’re …