10 Things to Do to Get the Most Out of Travelling

Travel broadens the mind and leaves you richer as a person, allowing you to understand different people and cultures better but sometimes the whole experience can become a bit overwhelming and our own reservations can get in the way. But it’s not all about sightseeing and cramming in as many photo opportunities as possible, there is so much more you can get out of travel when you take the time and get to know your surroundings. Here are a few, … Read More

5 Lessons on Chinese history by TED-Ed

Happy Chinese New Year! February 8, 2016 marks the first day of the Lunar New Year and the start of the Year of the Monkey. How will you celebrate and share this holiday? Expand your knowledge by watching the 5 TED-Ed Lessons below. 1. The incredible history of China’s terracotta warriors In 1974, farmers digging a well near their small village stumbled upon one of the most important finds in archaeological history — vast underground chambers surrounding a Chinese emperor’s … Read More

100 Trips To Take In Lifetime

From cigars in Cuba to pizza in Naples, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime. Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, was named the world’s best tourist attraction by Lonely Planet this year. The 700-year-old, 154-square-mile city sits deep in the jungle and is a must-see. Walk under the budding Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto, Japan, which was voted best city in the world by Travel + Leisure for the second year in a row. See the … Read More

42 Ways to Make Sure People Like You—and Respect You

We all want to be liked, yes. But—perhaps more importantly in the workplace—we all want to be respected. Respect is so important when it comes to your career development. It comes into play when the higher-ups are considering your ideas, when they’re choosing people to participate in projects, and—yes—when they’re thinking about who’s getting promotions or raises. But too often people associate earning respect with, well, not being very nice. We’re here to tell you that’s not often the right … Read More

Black Holes

A black hole is an object containing so much mass concentrated in a relatively small space that light can not escape.   Challenging the Unified Model of Black Holes in Galaxies This infographic explains a popular theory of active supermassive black holes, referred to as the unified model — and how new data from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is at conflict with the model. Astronomers say the model could still be correct but needs adjusting to account … Read More

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