How to Teach a Child to Argue →
Why would any sane parent teach his kids to talk back? Because, this father found, it actually increased family harmony. - By Jay Heinrichs Those of you who don’t have perfect children will find this familiar: Just as I was withdrawing money in a bank lobby, my 5-year-old daughter chose to throw a temper tantrum, screaming and writhing on the floor while a couple of elderly ladies looked on in...
Data Visualization →
Data presentation can be beautiful, elegant and descriptive. There is a variety of conventional ways to visualize data – tables, histograms, pie charts and bar graphs are being used every day, in every project and on every possible occasion. However, to convey a message to your readers effectively, sometimes you need more than just a simple pie chart of your results. In fact, there are much...
Chase Whiteside: Chocolate: Mexico's Gift to the... →
chasewhiteside: thinkmexican (via svpmonsieur, adjusted to include full post): Ask friends who received chocolate as a Valentine’s Day gift today where it’s originally from and you’re likely to hear Germany or Switzerland. It may take a friend who is especially learned to give you the correct…
How To Build Your Own Mind Palace
anotherboywholived: I’ve been using a mind palace since my teens and never thought it odd until I saw tumblr’s reaction to Sherlock’s use of the technique. A couple days ago I found myself building an extension in order to cram for my philosophy exam the following day and I figured I’d use this as an example and get you all exploiting the genius of this method. Because, frankly, that one on...