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HAHN (German)

Translation by: Mofoluwawo Favour

Wie fuehlen Sie sich, wenn Sie versuchen, jemanden von einer drohenden Gefahr zu retten oder von einer wahrgenommenen Unwissenheit? Aber dann wurden Sie ploetzlich die unwissende Person. 214 more words

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What I Learnt from Music

I remember vividly, the frustration and confusion I felt as a 17-year-old when I was told by my parents to forget about my beloved music scholarship, one that I won after 7 grueling rounds of competition and 2 years of preparation. 1,011 more words

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Mind in the Makin: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs by Ellen Galinsky

“Ellen Galinsky—already the go-to person on interaction between families and the workplace—draws on fresh research to explain what we ought to be teaching our children. This is must-reading for everyone who cares about America’s fate in the 21st century.” 122 more words

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Listopia: Best Dystopian Novels and Books

“You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension.”
~Nikola Tesla

With The Handmaid’s Tale based on Margaret Atwood‘s novel of the same name hitting the screens, it is time to consider what other dystopian novels and stories one should read.

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

By Susan Cain

“Our lives are shaped as profoundly by personality as by gender or race. And the single most important aspect of personality – ‘the north and south of temperament’,  as one scientist puts it -is where we fall on the introvert/extrovert spectrum.” 313 more words

Book Reviews

Musings Of A Heartbroken Girl 2

It’s almost a year since we broke up but for some reason everything still reminds me of you; my playlist, my lipsticks, my clothes and certain locations. 307 more words

Penastory

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

Consider Facebook—it’s human contact, only easier to engage with and easier to avoid. Developing technology promises closeness. Sometimes it delivers, but much of our modern life leaves us less connected with people and more connected to simulations of them. 78 more words

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