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6 Must-Read Dystopian Novels That Predicted the Society We Live in Today

By |2019-01-13T20:30:17+00:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Education & Technology, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

In the past, we only dreamed of fantastic things. Through various dystopian novels, we imagined ideas and technologies…some technologies that exist in our world today. Do you remember the 70s or the 80s? What about the times before? Maybe you’ve been on this earth long enough to remember as far back as the 30s and [...]

Generations of Bored Kids: Why Today’s Children Struggle to Have Fun

By |2018-12-10T21:59:21+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In the past, there were not so many bored kids. Children were able to create fun and not depend on the fun to be catered to them. I am a child of the 70s, and for me, fun was utilizing my imagination. Although I did go through troubles and trauma, I found moments of goodness [...]

5 Science-Backed Memory Hacks That Will Help You Remember Anything

By |2018-12-15T21:22:23+00:00December 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s been a long time since I had to study for an exam. But can science improve the way we study? A recent study suggests that by using certain memory hacks, we can remember more. We have all at some time had to study for an important exam. So it is fair to say that [...]

Will Business Process Automation Lead to Workers Being Replaced by Robots?

By |2018-11-23T21:14:21+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Business process automation (BPA) is an unstoppable process in today’s society, which relies on technology so heavily. But could it lead to human workers being totally replaced by robots? I’ve never felt threatened by a computer program. I have had my backside handed to me by Scrabble apps, raid bosses have killed my avatar [...]

How to Achieve an Effective Critical Thinking Process in 6 Steps

By |2018-11-13T17:33:57+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , |

The critical thinking process is a phrase that we hear a lot these days, but what actually is it? The critical thinking process is about analysing and evaluating information from what we observe, read or experience. It guides further action and study, allowing us to progress further in our fields of expertise. Work and academics [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]

Having Trouble Focusing? What Causes It and Ways to Improve Your Concentration

By |2018-11-27T14:42:57+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re having trouble focusing, I bet you wonder why. There are many culprits and just as many ways to regain concentration. You may be motivated and filled with the excitement of completing a project, but if you’re having trouble focusing, the job still might not get done. This happens to me quite often, and [...]

12 School Subjects That Should Be Introduced Today to Change the World Tomorrow

By |2018-11-23T21:23:39+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our world is one filled with knowledge and talent. Everyone has skills to contribute, owing to school subjects. But school subjects may not be enough for a person to succeed at spinning the wheel of life. Though they give the world a pulse, its beat is faint. Life skills will strengthen it, and our [...]