Category Archives: educational

Video: Here’s what to do if you get scratched by a cat

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Info for cat parents!

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More than book smarts: 9 types of intelligence everyone should know

Here’s a thought-provoking article from Lim Kairen (at Lifehack.org) about the nature of intelligence. (See link below.)

“Nine Types of Intelligence That Would Change The Way You Perceive Intelligence Forever” – Lim Kairen

Source: Everyone Is Talented In Their Own Way: The 9 Types Of Intelligence You Should Know

Amazing Places: 23 holy sites to visit in a lifetime

If you’re looking to fill up your bucket list you might find inspiration in this wonderful slideshow. See link below for images.

“Pura Tanah Lot, which translates to “Land in the Sea,” is one of the seven sea temples off the coast of Bali, Indonesia. Local legend says that a traveling monk stopped to rest on the island and told fishermen to build a shrine there in order to worship the Balinese sea gods.” – Anna Norris

Source: Tanah Lot Temple | 23 holy places that promise a connection with nature | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Video: These Japanese Minimalists Own Almost Nothing

Watch the 90 second video at the link below.

Thanks to Quartz.

Contemporary trends in minimalist environments are catching on in Japan. In fact, some core tenets of minimalism fuse seamlessly with traditional Japanese culture. Check out the video above to meet some hard-core minimalists in Japan and learn why they choose to live a pared-down life.

via These Japanese minimalists own just a few material objects and have never felt freer — Quartz

Are You Mispronouncing These 24 Place Names?

Last week I shared a post about how to correctly pronounce unusual foods, and now today’s lesson focuses on places with tricky names.

The Mind Circle has collected 24 hard-to-pronounce cities, countries, and locations from around the world everyone should be able to say correctly.

Some of the places include:

Bangkok

Melbourne

Dubai

Budapest

Phuket

Iraq

See if you’re saying these names correctly via the link below.

Source: 24 Place Names You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing Your Whole Life