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Birds Don't Need Calculus (Part 2 of the "Things I Learned from Animals" mini-series)

Note: I originally wrote this blog in April 2008, for an online magazine I was running at the time.   

Things I Learned from Animals – Part 2… 745 more words


How to Improve Your Relationship with Money

“This talk provides practical ways to create prosperity in your life, no matter where you are in the money game. I provide a Prescription that needs to be followed, with checkpoints along the way.” -Charles Martin… 260 more words

Choosing the Right Gift?

Buying presents can be one of the hardest things to do. As such, we generally descend to the rationale of the more expensive the better. Yes most girls would love the… 897 more words



Book: A Spy’s Guide to Thinking (John Braddock)

The book started off with advocating a 4-step process for thinking: data, analysis, decision, action (D-A-D-A). It is apparently derived from an air force flight instructor, John Boyd’s methodology, who uses ‘observe’ and ‘orient’ instead, in the first 2 steps. 268 more words



“When a tree fell in the forest of Nessy’s imagination, she didn’t ponder what sounds it might or might not make. She just set about chopping it into firewood.” 6 more words


Engaging students in learning statistics using The Islands.

Three Problems and a Solution

Modern teaching methods for statistics have gone beyond the mathematical calculation of trivial problems. Computers can enable large size studies, bringing reality to the subject, but this is not without its own problems. 1,109 more words


Avoiding Get-Rich-Quick Schemes Can Make You Truly Rich

Hooray for the pay day!

Rewarding yourself from those stressful work days is the best way you can have, for the least, a time to relax and enjoy sometime— the clothes you really wanted to buy since the first glimpse at the department store; a spa treatment together with your friends; and a pizza fest weekend in a well-known pizzeria with your co-workers. 514 more words