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Mondly Uses Speech Recognition to Help You Learn a New Language

Learning a new language on your own can be seriously tough — in part because when you’re learning on your own, you’re not getting feedback on how …

Language

8 new skills you can learn by watching YouTube

Let video be your guide.<p>It isn't all about cat videos. YouTube generates billions of views a day across news, music, movies, shows, live streams, and vlogs, covering just about every topic you can think of. What's more, all this content is free, as long as you don't mind sitting through a few …

This Is How Runners Make The Exercise Look So Easy

It's all in your form.<p>Calling all beginners!<p>Runners may make their strides look effortless, but there’s much more to the technique than you might notice.<p>“It’s all about form,” Ryan McCann, a personal trainer and instructor at the fitness class Mile High Run Club, told The Huffington Post.<p>If you’d …

Learn a New Lingo While Doing Something Else

Baffling grammar, strange vowels, quirky idioms and so many new words—all of this makes learning a new language hard work. Luckily, researchers have …

Language Learning

Describing Words Finds Adjectives For the Noun You're Writing About

When you’re writing, adjectives give you the most flexibility to create a vivid picture. It’s also easy to slip into a cliche series of mundane, …

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No Time to Meditate? Try This Instead

You've been breathing since birth, but learning to do it right can change your life.<p>From the moment you came into this world, you've been breathing. And chances are pretty good that, in all that time, you haven't given the matter much thought. Our brains are clearly competent at controlling our …

Yoga

Alzheimer's disease found to be a diabetic disorder of the brain

Researchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling …

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The startup that turned learning languages into a game is trying to disrupt a $5 billion industry

At some point, most nonnative speakers who want to cash in on their English—to go to university abroad or land a job with a multinational corporation—will have to take a test, probably one with a long acronym: the TOEFL, the IELTS, the TOEIC. These grueling exams can cost $200 or more, a small …

An executive coach explains how to learn in 2 days what normally takes 6 months

If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to do it,</i> so you don't  —  until either you have to or it's too late.<p>Can you relate?<p>Unfortunately, having a lack of …

Magic in Ancient Greece

For the Greeks magic (<i>mageia</i> or <i>goeteia</i>) was a wide-ranging topic which involved spells and evil prayers (<i>epoidai</i>), curse tablets (<i>katadesmoi</i>), …

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Eat This.

Researchers have known for years that it's a powerful weapon in the battle for good health, but a new study shows that it could also help you slow the clock on aging. Start stocking up.<p>If you've never downed some pomegranate juice or thrown some pomegranate seeds on top of a salad, you just might …

Nutrition

Eating Less Improves Mood, Sex Drive & Sleep In Healthy People. Study Finds

Eating less or low-calorie intake has benefits other than weight loss. In fact, it benefits you with improved sleep, mood, and sex drive in the …

Your Thoughts Can Change Your Reality – Says Scientist - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

What if someone told you your own thoughts possess the immense power to change your reality?<p>Is it really possible to alter the present and the future …

Learn a Foreign Language FAST With These Easy Tips

Learning a language is a huge accomplishment. Some say it takes patience to master a new language, but is that really true? You can actually establish your skills in no time; it all depends on how you go about it. We've put together some simple tips so that you can start your crash course on the …

DuoLingo updated with language training in Hebrew, Hungarian, and Vietnamese

"Hebrew, Hungarian, and Vietnamese" sounds like the setup for a rather tasteless "guys walk into a bar" joke. But don't worry, readers of delicate …

5 Places You Can Learn a New Language (For Free)

Whether your goal is expanding your vocabulary, expanding your circle of friends or just making sure you don't sound like an absolute oaf on your …

Why it's hard for adults to learn a second language

As a young adult in college, I decided to learn Japanese. My father’s family is from Japan, and I wanted to travel there someday.<p>However, many of my …

The Brain

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Employment

Learn Programming Languages Used In Hacking

Important Programming languages for Hackers<p>Many of our readers often send us queries about which programming language they should learn. Some want to …

Private language lessons: how to get your money's worth

A tutor can help you improve your language skills. But you need to keep your goals clear and measurable<p>I’ve subscribed to the YouTube channels and my phone is awash with language apps, but I’ve decided that a private tutor is the surest route to really getting to grips with Arabic.<p>Language-wise, …

Language Learning

Psychic powers have long been the realm of fantasy and science fiction. But today, researchers are getting closer to developing technology-aided telepathy. Learn how the process works, and if you will someday be able to talk to your honey using only your

100,000 viewers recently tuned in to see Mark Zuckerberg and Jerry Seinfeld chew the fat on the first ever Q&A session on Facebook Live. At one …

Mysterious earthen mounds discovered in ancient Cambodian cities

Using airborne laser-scanning equipment, archaeologists have discovered vast fields of dome-shaped earthen mounds, arranged into gridded patterns, in 1,000-year-old Cambodian cities.<p>The scientists are puzzled as to what these vast "dome fields" (as archaeologists sometimes call them) would have …

Alisha Williams Puts Corporate Career on Hold for Run as a Pro

Alisha Williams might have never pursued her running career in earnest if it hadn’t been for Jim Carrey.<p>“I never intended to become a professional …