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Teaching Philosophy to Kids Makes Them Smarter, Study Finds

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

Teaching philosophy in schools has shown amazing results for children's cognitive and social skills. When one thinks of philosophy, children do not usually come to mind. After all, it’s a field of study that requires deep thinking and understanding of life. However, a “large, well-designed study” conducted by the Education Endowment Foundation has suggested positively amazing [...]

5 Insider Lucid Dreaming Techniques to Get You Started

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

In today's article, I’m going to have a look at an interesting subject: lucid dreaming techniques. What lucid dreaming means is that you know you're dreaming and that you can control what you're doing in the dream. It might seem hard at first, but with patience and practice, it can be done. Here are five lucid [...]

The Dark Side of Education: Former Teacher Reveals How Schools Create Empty Children

By | April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

A former teacher emphasizes the potential damage of the school system and reveals how it creates empty children. Over the years, the school education system has been colorfully criticized by many. From authors to activists, and philosophers to artists, more and more personalities are voicing concern over the potential damage being caused to children growing [...]

16 Powerful Ways to Use More of Your Brain

By | March 30th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If knowledge is power, then so is the brain. Brain power is not something that should decline over the years. You should exercise your brain daily to improve your cognitive abilities and gain knowledge about different things, ideas and experiences. Here are 16 ways to use more of your brain and boost its power. 1. [...]

4 Most Disturbing Artificial Intelligence Advances of the Recent Years

By | February 26th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Artificial Intelligence has been an endless source of fascination for decades, prompting moral and philosophical debate on what it means to sentient or self-aware, and what rights should come with those states of mind. We see potential quandaries fictionalized in popular TV and literature, from Data the loveable android in Star Trek: The Next Generation [...]

Top 10 Ways to Build Your Self-Confidence

By | January 15th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

We have all been in uncomfortable situations at one point or another. We’ve had difficulties expressing our opinions or speak in front of a great audience, and most of us vividly remember the first experience of such kind. However, a serious lack of self-confidence is much more than stage fright and nervousness that occur in [...]

10 Ways to Figure Out What You Really Want in Life

By | December 25th, 2015|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The more stuff you get, the less you understand what you really want. When you realize that all those things you bought don’t make you happy, there is one question that crosses your minds: “What do I really want?” Once you discover your true purpose in life, it will be easy for you to direct [...]

8 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

By | November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Survival of the fittest calls for growing, developing, learning, and adapting at a faster rate than like-species in your surroundings. Even if you’re not interested in competing with others, being able to “make a living” requires some tact and intellect that may be superior in some way or the other compared to others. This is [...]

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