Nadia Azizan

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The 15 Elements of True Compatibility

These 15 elements of authentic chemistry establish not only attraction between two people, they form a deep and durable bond that defends any relationship through the test of time.<p>Chemistry is often described as inner fireworks that go off when two people connect effortlessly. I hear people say, "I …

Luxury Lifestyle

These companies have the best employee perks in the world

When it comes to finding a job, most of us are willing to take the first thing that comes our way. After all, we have bills to pay and student loans …

World Wildlife Fund

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The future of UX design

User experience design is often thought of as a new or emerging concept in Web design and app design. However, it has been around long before it was ever given the name “user experience.”<p>While the birth of the Internet didn’t focus at all on user experience or even design for that matter, as the …

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

Temple University

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

Help Name This Mystery Fish

Submit a name for this colorful fish, and you could win a National Geographic Expeditions trip to the Galápagos.<p><b>What's in a name? Whether you're star-crossed lovers in a Shakespeare play or researchers exploring the ends of the Earth, names can be everything. A proper name can transcend languages</b> …

'Burka Avenger' Cartoon Aimed at Empowering Pakistani Girls

She's mild-mannered teacher by day, who wields super weapons by night. Meet the "Burka Avenger." It's a new superhero cartoon debuting next month in …

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Turkish protesters’ war on bad architecture | Salon.com

Protesters primarily tried to block the construction, which is when the police showed up. The Parliament Member Sirri Surreya Onder ran under the backhoe and announced to the construction workers and police that the construction was illegal and that they could themselves be held responsible for …

Squirt Guns Predate the Civil War

Summer's here, and for many of us that means the season of squirt guns and Super Soakers is upon us. But this American pastime goes back much further …

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

How To Talk About Books You Haven’t Read

At first blush, a book titled <b>How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read</b> (<i>public library</i>) sounds at once sacrilegious in its proposition and wildly meta-ironic. Then again, it gets to the heart of a painfully familiar literary bind — that book about a fascinating sliver of science, written by a …

Maurice Sendak, Teacher: Lessons on Art, Storytelling, and Life from the Beloved Artist’s 1971 Yale Course

In the fall of 1971, <b>Paul O. Zelinsky</b>, who would go on to become a celebrated children’s book writer and illustrator, signed up for a picture-book class at Yale taught by none other than Maurice Sendak. The course was the brainchild of an aspiring writer named Helen Kivnick. In 1970, while a junior …

Recap: SCAE’s World of Coffee 2013 in Nice – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Last week I returned home from attending the annual Specialty Coffee Association of Europe’s World of Coffee event in Nice, France. The 3-day event …

Adventures in a Mexican Market: When Vegetarians & Pig Heads Collide

Whether I speak the language, or have the opportunity to use anything I might find at the market, I just love to go and wander, see what's available, watch the locals bargaining and commenting on the day's offerings.<p>Do you feel a trip to a new destination isn't complete without a cruise through a …

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