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Weekly Zeitgeist 37 (Best of 8/13/18-8/17/18)
on August 19, 2018 at 7:00 am
The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 44 (8/13/18-8/17/18.) […]
SMNTY Classics: Women and White Supremacy
on August 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm
A year after Charlottesvile, A & B revisit this episode looking into the women of white supremacy with the help of journalist Laura Smith and entrepreneur/activist Marissa Jenae Johnson. […]
SYMHC Classics: Bessie Coleman, Daredevil Aviatrix
on August 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Today revisits an episode from Sarah and Deblina about Bessie Coleman, who dreamed of becoming a pilot. Because she was a black woman, no American flight schools would admit her. Despite the obstacles, Bessie managed to become the first African-American woman in the world to earn a pilot's license. […]
From the Vault: The Cobra Effect
on August 18, 2018 at 10:00 am
In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore the perverse world of unintended consequences and the cobra effect. (Originally published Sept. 13, 2016) […]
BrainStuff Classics: What Causes Red Eye in Photos?
on August 18, 2018 at 9:00 am
How can a camera's flash make your eyes glow red? Tune in to learn how it works -- and how to prevent it -- in this classic episode of BrainStuff. […]
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Discover New Recipies by Snapping a Pic of an Ingredient With This App
by Emily Price on August 19, 2018 at 12:10 am
An ongoing discussion at our house is what exactly we’re going to cook for dinner. While there’s definitely some meal planning that happens before we hit the grocery store, sometimes we come across a deal on something that’s too good to pass up, but also doesn’t fit into what the “plan” was for food for the week. Or…Read more... […]
Use Alexa as a '7-Minute Workout' Coach With This Skill
by Emily Price on August 18, 2018 at 11:00 pm
Finding the time to work out during the day can sometimes be a bit… complicated. If you’re running short on time but still want to get a little bit of a workout in, Alexa can actually help make that happen through the Alexa skill for the 7-Minute Workout.Read more... […]
Use This Trick to Close a Hotel Door Quietly
by Emily Price on August 18, 2018 at 5:37 pm
When I travel, I typically like to stay out late and sleep in as long as possible in the mornings. My boyfriend, on the other hand, likes to get up at 7am and get a start on the day. By the time my real wake up time has happened he’s had time to get breakfast, explore the area around the hotel, and is comfortably…Read more... […]
Saturday's Best Deals: Color Laser Printer, Portable Projectors, 4K Fire TV, and More
by Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Lifehacker on August 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm
$30 off Amazon’s 4K Fire TV, a Brother color laser printer, and Anker’s best portable projectors lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Read more... […]
No, Your Cereal Is Not Full of Weedkiller
by Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker on August 17, 2018 at 10:30 pm
The Environmental Working Group knows how to play the media like a goddamn piano. They take a category of healthy things we all use—sunscreen, makeup, vegetables, now cereal—and divide them into “safe” and “toxic” categories. You better know the difference, they imply. Read more... […]
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Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Best Amazon Deals
by Smart Shopping Team on August 18, 2018 at 3:15 pm
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Initially Yours: Television
on August 18, 2018 at 1:40 pm
Can you name the TV characters from their initials? […]
Why Jerk Drivers Who Merge at the Last Minute Are Actually More Efficient
by Shaunacy Ferro on August 18, 2018 at 10:00 am
Politeness is overrated. […]
WWI Centennial: Germany Must End War, Generals Admit
by Erik Sass on August 18, 2018 at 3:00 am
Even German children knew the end of the war was near. […]
Orson Welles's Former Hollywood Hills Estate Is Taking Vacation Reservations
by Madeline Raynor on August 17, 2018 at 11:00 pm
Aspiring Oscar winners, take note: it's where he wrote the script for 'Citizen Kane.' […]
- Archetype Family: Thinking
- Other Expressions: Professional, Student, Scholar, Judge
- Life Journey: To pursue knowledge for the sake of discovering thruth in all areas of life.
- Unique Challenge: To recognize when I’ve locked myself into a line of thinking
based on my education or experience; to remain open to new ideas.
- Lesson To Learn: To learn to listen to my gut, and to discern the differences between reason and truth.
- Defining Grace: Wisdom
- Challenge To Self: I will avoid paralysis by analysis.
THE CRONE: The wise woman who hands down information to younger women on the path to womanhood. You can also become bitter, cranky and intolerant with age.
THE SEEKER: You are on a search for truth and wisdom wherever it can be found. You can also be a lost soul.
THE PHILOSOPHER: You are on a pursuit to better understand the meaning of life . You can also become too opinionated and “certain”.
THE THEOLOGIAN: You are passionate about the study of a particular religion. You can also be dogmatic.
THE JUDGE: You excel at mediation, arbitration and cutting through to the heart of the matter with compassion , fairness and balance. You can also be prone to excessive criticism, profiling, lack of compassion, misuse of laws.
THE INVENTOR: You are a modern day alchemist that converts matter into energy or energy into matter. You can apply your skills between the spiritual , entertainment or visionary realms. You can also use your knowledge to trick , manipulate, or alter facts or systems with criminal implications.
THE SCHOLAR/STUDENT: Scholars and students bring a lively curiosity with them wherever they go.
THE GEEK: Geeks and nerds are true to themselves, and because of this they can be inspiring as friends who don’t judge books by their covers or people by their shoes.
THE SCIENTIST: Scientists are able to keep several ideas in their heads at the same time. They are as happy listening as talking and are always up for an intelligent conversation.
THE LIAR: When individuals whose stock and trade is their wisdom and knowledge cannot deliver the goods, they resort to fabrication, hiding behind their authority.
THE MISANTHROPE: While many Intellectuals are humanists, drawing information from all kinds of people and delighting in imparting wisdom to just as many, some are misanthropic.