Why You Should Keep Writing By Hand

 Why Should You Keep Writing By Hand?
Why is writing so important? How did it change the world forever?

 Related topics on TestTube:

Does Being Bilingual Make You Smarter?
What’s The Most Common Language in the World?

Language is a hallmark of human achievement. Archaeologists estimate that early proto-languages were used by Homo erectus and Homo habilis over a million years ago! The first traces of the true verbal language developed between 30,000 and 100,000 years ago. Writing evolved alongside language: a new study from a Canadian researcher believes this proto-written language may be 40,000 years old. The study examined the symbols in cave paintings across Southern Europe and found repeating symbols among them, indicating there was likely some kind of writing system in use and being shared among early humans. The study even points out that there were even early forms of memes, with proof of some symbols rising and falling in popularity. The ancient Sumerian language of Cuneiform is widely believed to be the first true form of writing, having first showing up around 3000 BCE.

But language does more than facilitate expression, storytelling and coordination: Learning to write makes your brain master the fine motor movements needed to write letters and words. Reading and comprehending are also hygelimportant for brain development.

Pensando em Estudar na Europa? – Vem comigo que eu te conto!

Esta é, com certeza, uma ótima ideia. Afinal, o Velho Continente abriga muitas das mais conceituadas universidades do planeta. Não há dúvida de que uma pós-graduação ou qualquer outro curso relacionado à sua área de atuação pode dar uma turbinada no seu currículo e abrir muitas portas na vida profissional.

Como funciona o visto para estudar na Europa

Para estudar na Europa é preciso ter um visto, porém as regras de emissão de vistos ou títulos de residência de longo prazo (como estudo, trabalho e residência) são diferentes em cada país. Os valores também podem variar. Portanto, assim que você definir a universidade onde quer estudar, procure o consulado daquele país antes de fazer sua matrícula.

  • O visto em Portugal varia de 300 à 700,00 euros 

    Já pensou na universidade para estudar na Europa?

    Universidade é o que não falta na Europa. Tanto nas metrópoles quanto em cidades nos arredores…

View original post 227 more words

21 Solid Barney Stinson Life Advice That Won’t Backfire In Any Way

“Think of me like Yoda but instead of being little and green I wear suits and I’m awesome. I’m your bro – I’m Broda!”
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother

1. “Okay, pep talk! You can do this, but to be more accurate, you probably can’t. You’re way out of practice and she’s way too hot for you. So, remember, it’s not about scoring. It’s about believing you can do it, even though you probably can’t.”

2. “In my body, where the shame gland should be, there is a second awesome gland. True story.”

3. “Suits are full of joy. They’re the sartorial equivalent of a baby’s smile.”

4. “Whatever you do in this life, it’s not legendary, unless your friends are there to see it.”

5. “Chicago? Is that even a real place?”

6. “Every hookup at a weekend wedding is decided at Friday Night Drinks. Get stuck with the wrong girl, the only action you’ll be getting all weekend is a self five and I don’t mean the cool kind.”

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother

7. “Cray Cray gotta go bye bye, before you get stabbed stabbed.”

8. “Wingmanship is a two way street.”

9. “A kid needs a pet cobra.”

10. “Never screw over a girl whose last name ends in a vowel, because she’s got brothers.”

11. “With great penis comes great responsibility.”

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother

12. “Golden Rule. I do not buy dinner to get the Yes. Dinner is a very intimate activity. It requires a level of connection and eye contact that sex just doesn’t.”

13. “Kids!? No! Don’t have kids! The rule is no kids until you’re at least 45. Don’t you EVER read my blog? It’s gotten a lot better.”

14.“People like being lied to. They just don’t like finding out they’ve been lied to.”

15. “You know what they say about relationships. Every waking moment’s a battle.”

16. “There are so many great things to do with the human mouth, why waste it on talking?”

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother

17. “Ahh tweed, the official fabric of the eunuch.”

18. “That’s what corporate America wants: people who seem like bold risk takers, but never actually do anything.”

19. “Let me tell you about a little thing I like to call ‘mind over body’ … You see, whenever I start feeling sick, I just stop being sick and be awesome instead. True story.”

20. “You’re different. Now I suppose you could learn to love yourself for the unique little snowflake you are or you could change your entire personality… which is just so much easier.”


Charge Your Phone Just by Walking Around or Working Out


Yesterday I noted a portable battery charger that needs only 5 minutes to get enough juice for a full iPhone 5 charge and today I found one that’s a polar opposite: It takes almost all day just to top off this battery, which only provides another 3 hours of run-time for a phone. There’s one more big difference,  though. This device, dubbed the Ampy, doesn’t need to be plugged into a wall charger at all. Instead, it uses your own kinetic energy.

ampy in use

You carry or wear the small battery pack throughout the day. Take around 10,000 steps and you’ll fill up the battery inside the Ampy, which can then be used to recharge a phone over USB. If you run or cycle, just a 30 to 60 minute workout will do the same. Phones aren’t the only devices that can benefit from Ampy. The battery can recharge a smartwatch to run…

View original post 164 more words