Rubik’ s Cube: The Most Popular Toy of All Time

Unless you are a cubaholic, solving a Rubik’s Cube in twenty moves or less probably seems like a pretty daunting task. Wait – make that solving a Rubik’s Cube in any number of moves. While many people still have trouble solving even just one side of the cube, experts have finally agreed that twenty is the magic number of moves that it takes to complete the puzzle. Any Rubik’s Cube, no matter how it is mixed up, can be solved in less than twenty moves! Kind of makes you want to pull yours out and give it another shot, doesn’t it? Continue reading

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What Is Social Bookmarking

If you use the internet, you will be aware that you can save your favourite websites in a folder, or collection of folders, called favourites or bookmarks. You can then go back to the web page next time you are online, just by clicking on to the page title. Social bookmarking works on a similar basis. Rather than storing the links on your browser, you visit a bookmarking website, where your favourite links are collected. Continue reading

The Debate around the Value of Dreams

Human beings have been dreaming for as long as they’ve been speaking, perhaps longer. Our conscious minds – or at least, some part of them – operate within a different world from the waking one every time we are in deep sleep. What we bring back from that journey, even if it’s only a vague recollection, can leave us with an array of lingering feelings: wonder, frustration, dread, sadness, joy. Continue reading

4 Ways the Kindle Fire Hurts Apple

While Steve Jobs can lay claim to single-handedly taking a company on the verge of total destruction and turning it around, Jeff Bezos can boast that he made it possible for the dying publishing industry to stay afloat – and also allowed previously unpublished authors to introduce their words to the world, making some of them extremely rich in the process. Continue reading

Dreams: Messages from the Unconscious

Generally speaking, the time that we all spend dreaming is probably the least-examined portion of normal everyday life. Many people are intrigued by these nightly excursions, but oftentimes go no further in their reflections than to say, “Wow. I had the strangest dream last night!” Some people are of the opinion that dreams are meaningless. Others think that they do indeed mean something, but they’re afraid to know what the message may be. And so dreams remain little more than curiosities to the majority of us.
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The Benefits of E-Learning Over Instructor-Led Training

The traditional method of learning in a classroom environment led by an instructor may have come to be viewed as the norm, but it’s not necessarily the most effective method of education. A growing number of students have taken their educational career into their own hands by studying through e-learning. Continue reading

Attracting traffic to your site

Attracting traffic to your site is an extremely important task when creating a website. Regardless of whether your site is designed to make money, make you famous, make people laugh, or get a message out, without traffic your site may as well not be online. If no-one is visiting your site, you get no benefit from it. While optimising the site to attract traffic from search engines is the most efficient way to generate consistent traffic, some sites may not be able to move up the rankings, even though they have high quality content. Continue reading