Fun, Free Online Courses: The Best Skills to Learn in

The course is designed to take six weeks, with three to five hours of effort per week, but you can technically cherry-pick which lessons you wish to listen to and learn as little or as much as you like. If you listen to the course

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Is Learning to Code Worth It

(4 days ago) Online coding academies say it’s possible to complete their courses and pursue jobs after three to six months of full-time study. One online academy, Thinkful , offers a five-month immersion program for $17,600 under the promise that students don’t have to begin paying for the program until they’re employed with a salary of at least

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Apple Fitness+ vs. Peloton vs. YouTube: Best Online

(1 days ago) And of course an Apple Watch requires an iPhone (but you can also stream workouts on an iPad or through Apple TV… you get the idea). You’ll also need your own fitness equipment — bike, treadmill, rowing machine, weights, mat, etc. What It’s Like: There was no way Apple was gonna sit back and watch Peloton gobble up the workout-from-home

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Why You Should Take a Course That Helps You Identify

(Just Now) To use another analogy, Susman-Peña wants those who take her course to think about online information in terms of pollution. “Maybe you can’t be the one person who’s going to solve the environmental problem, but you can take the step of putting trash in the trash can and stopping that garbage from circulating and doing more damage

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Esperanto Superfans Won't Rest Until They've Achieved

(Just Now) “Teaching is not a problem anymore because there are several online courses where the students can learn alone and for free,” Cid explains. “For an English speaker, learning Esperanto is about 10 times easier than learning Spanish. It is very fast and easy, and so it is totally possible to learn Esperanto by internet.”

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My Weekend at ‘Nice Guy’ Bootcamp

(7 days ago) Not to mention, the plethora of online courses, websites, subreddits and Facebook groups related to the Nice Guy Syndrome. Back on the golf course, Heijligers explains why Nice Guys have an unhealthy relationship with anger.

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Three Former Cult Members on What It Took for Them to

(8 days ago) Nowadays I’m a life coach. I work on personal development, I have online courses — because of my OneTaste background, a lot of my coursework has to do with sexuality. I primarily work with men who want help with dating, sexual problems, sexual performance, intimacy, things like that. Or embodying masculinity on the more spiritual side of

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My Dog Hates the Vet! How to Keep Your Dog Calm at the Vet

(2 days ago) “There are also online courses in cooperative care, such as the tooth-brushing course from Doggy Geeks University or Ready, Set for Groomer and Vet from Animal Behavior Training Concepts.” If All Else Fails, a Muzzle May Be Needed. If your dog freaks out like no other when taken to the vet, you may need to strap them up with a muzzle.

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The Bitcoin Moms Have Gone Bust

(7 days ago) After being told about Bitcoin by a friend, Roberts signed up for online courses on the basics of trading, a Bitrex account to monitor fluctuations and learned how to use Coinbase, a popular Bitcoin wallet where traders keep their earnings.

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Is It Really Unethical for Professors to Sell Students

(4 days ago) Of course, professors view things differently. In a 2015 article for Psychology Today, Mitchell M. Handelsman, a professor of psychology at Colorado University and author of multiple texts, argued that if doctors accept money for performing a procedure, professors should feel free to charge if their work helps students learn:

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Can You Sell Your Penis, and How Much Does a Penis Sell For

(9 days ago) Although, the body broker business is highly questionable in the U.S., “in almost every state, it’s legal to sell the human remains of adults,” reads a 2019 press release from the National Funeral Directors Association. “Generally, a broker can sell a donated human body for about $5,000, though prices sometimes top $10,000.

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On a Bender in the Grecian Isle Where Himbos Reign Supreme

(4 days ago) The Green Bus boomed down Corfu’s major north-south artery, the Ionian Sea on one side and the mountains on the other, whipping past now-clichèd scenes of COVID-era desolation: lounge bars with no patrons, lone swimmers in otherwise deserted pools, white terra-cotta holiday homes left unbooked, shutters closed.. The coach finally swerved into Kavos, and I stepped through the evening …

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The Best Free Online Games to Play With Friends in Quarantine

(7 days ago) If Nintendo is off the table, what are the best video games or online games to play with friends? (Especially, of course, if they’re free to play.) Personally, I’ve focused on a new game, one that’s far more low-tech. In fact, all I need is a pad of paper, a pencil, two to four friends and a video chat. I’m talking, of course, about…

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I Started An Online Support Group for Men Who Can’t Get

(2 days ago) I Started An Online Support Group for Men Who Can’t Get Rid of Their T-Shirts. First the T-shirts were bagged up for transport to Goodwill, then the tears came, then the rest of the move happened. That’s how it went down for me, after my wife and I bought a spiffier, but smaller, house and were forced to downsize our respective hoards.

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How to Play 'Club Penguin Online' and 'Rewritten' Right Now

(1 days ago) Now, of course, Club Penguin has changed. Back then, when Disney owned the game, you couldn’t so much as type “oh my god.” Now, Morgan says, the game seems to have embraced its adult audience. Or at least the mods are more forgiving: She was stunned when some penguin around her said “Justin Trudeau ate me out” and didn’t get banned.

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Is It Possible to Get Angry at Work Without Looking Like

(1 days ago) There are plenty of online programs, evening community college classes, college extension programs and volunteer opportunities that allow you to learn, develop and practice new skills. Expand your skill set for free or very low cost with MOOCs (massive open online courses), TED/TEDx talks or Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (for the over-50

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Google Sheets Fitness Trackers: An Easy Way to Log Your

(5 days ago) Of course, you could just use an old school pen and paper to log everything down, but that might mean you have to do math. And doing math for exercise is where I draw the line. Magdalene Taylor . Magdalene Taylor is a junior staff writer at MEL, where she began working two weeks after graduating college. Her work is a blend of cultural analysis

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Real People Money Diaries: Personal Trainer

(8 days ago) For online training, software can cost you about $100 a month. Career Goals. Lifestyle-wise, things are great. You can definitely make money in this profession, but the problem, again, is if you don’t have clients, you’re not making money. At most gyms where they’re handing you clients, you’re not going to make that much — you might

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What Happens If Your Kid Misses a Year of School

(1 days ago) Many high school students have experience already taking an online course, or they have enough of a foundation where they can keep up with their work and be more independent. For elementary kids however — especially from kindergarten to grade three — they’re just learning the foundations of literacy and they need that small group instruction.

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You Don’t Need Yale’s Course on Happiness to Learn the

(7 days ago) In 2014, UC Berkeley had just introduced a free online course called “The Science of Happiness,” which would teach students “science-based principles and practices for a happy, meaningful life.” In an instant, some 40,000 people registered for it, prompting Forbes to wonder if happiness would soon become the world’s most popular college course.

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Do Online Age Checkers Do Anything

(3 days ago) Nowadays, of course, many understand that this perception of online anonymity — especially the idea that online companies are unaware of their true user base — is both false and antiquated. The once-relatable 1993 New Yorker cartoon , which popularized the phrase, “On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog,” is now understood as

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Online Vintage Shopping Is Tough — Here’s How To Do It Right

(9 days ago) Of course, the issue with all online shopping, but especially vintage shopping, is figuring out the quality or feel of an item of clothing. To that point, Campbell suggests considering where the item was made. “These days, global production has come a long way and you can find well-made clothing made most anywhere, but the older an item of

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What’s Better—Working Out Alone, Working Out with a

(1 days ago) That kind of training can be the difference between a workout program and a fitness program.” So there you have it: All the pros and cons to consider when figuring out what’s right for you. And in a move that’s a little uncharacteristic for us, let’s end on a note of positivity: Remember that, at the end of the day, so long as you’re

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The Best Golf Video Games, According to Golf (And Other) Pros

(7 days ago) If I remember correctly, the Tiger Woods games have the same types of games you play with people on the golf course: Bingo Bango Bongo is a game we used to play a lot, so it was a good time. But I always enjoyed playing a little skins game with friends — I usually played against other people. That was before the online stuff was going on.

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Help! I’m Falling for My Online Quarantine Crush

(2 days ago) Help! I’m Falling for My Online Quarantine Crush. Every day, porn star and University of Southern California journalism grad student Tasha Reign wakes up to a curious string of emails from her fans, a devoted group of men and women she lovingly refers to as “Reigndeer.”. Said Reigndeer ask her questions — so many questions — about her

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Shopping Addiction and COVID: The Amazon Addicts of Quarantine

(Just Now) Of course, any number of life’s complications can trigger an addiction in normal times, but Shulman likens the pandemic to a “stressor on steroids,” evoking a multifaceted combination of fear, uncertainty and a loss of control. “COVID hit quickly and dramatically, and people’s shopping addiction ramped up much faster than it would

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Why Aren’t We Taught Personal Finance in School

(4 days ago) In 2016, 22 states required students take a stand-alone personal finance course, a roughly threefold increase from 2000. The gains, while modest, exhibit a growing effort to teach American children about the basics of personal finance and the importance of money management.

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Coronavirus Quarantine Gift Guide: What to Buy Your Loved Ones

(9 days ago) Rethink Online Shopping. Online shopping is nothing new: We’ve been doing it for years, and it’s become more and more convenient. But in the face of quarantine, your online gift-giving habits may need to adjust. Amazon has announced that it’s restricting what it’s stocking and sending, so your one-stop-shop may not be available.

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Administrative Fees Are Just a Bullshit Scam

(Just Now) They, of course, didn’t work for free, and thus, administrative fees covered the cost of this labor. But nowadays we seem to fill out everything online, or at least electronically. Your information is stored on an infinitesimal bit of real estate on a microchip inside a company’s server somewhere.

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How Student Loan Debt Is Destroying Marriages

(1 days ago) And so, he definitely ceded the point, signing up for a shared responsibility on $20,000 in loans at 11 percent interest to support her career aspirations. Then, she decided to cut her hours in half and participate in only online courses. “This hit our budget from two directions: more expenses and less income,” John explains.

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The Great ‘Lag’ Battle of Middle Eastern Gamers

(1 days ago) “Lag,” of course, refers to the delays a player experiences in an online game due to a high ping, or how a computer or console sends and receives data from a server. A ping rate is determined by a number of factors, ranging from how many people are playing at one time on the same server, to how close a console’s internet connection is to

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Inside the Big Business of Getting Your Girlfriend Back

(1 days ago) Inside the Big Business of Getting Your Girlfriend Back. The details of every relationship are as unique as a tented arch fingerprint, but being dumped is universal: the shock, the denial, the sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. Then the desperation hits. To dodge the excruciating pain, you can check out of life.

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How to Break a Curse or Hex With a Binding Spell MEL

(5 days ago) One of the most popular solutions is a mirror spell. Take an identifier of the person who cursed you, like a printed Instagram photo (witches are online now, of course), or even their name on a piece of paper, and place it into a box lined with mirrors. You can also tape the token to …

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Worst Job I Ever Had: Selling Shoes at a Mall Department Store

(7 days ago) The woman I interviewed with instructed me to spend the first half of my shifts completing the online training. But a few shifts in, my immediate manager got mad at me over it and told me to stop doing training and work the floor instead. I later realized she did it so she could take my commissions.

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This Viral Study Was So Convincing It Fooled a Bunch of

(8 days ago) This, of course, is how shit works its way into the academic plumbing. “Hoaxes can play at the edges of those insecurities,” Wetherell continues. “If you live at a time when your friends, who are wildly smart, are failing to get jobs because the market is historically bad, and you’re receiving a paper possibly written by a similarly

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Is Duty-Free Cheaper Than Buying Stuff in a Regular Store

(5 days ago) Yeah — just be sure you convert the currency the right way, pay for things with a credit card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees, and shop around at the different stores if you can (or check their prices online). Of course, it helps to know what that item costs where you’re going, or at least what it costs when served on an

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The Trucking Industry Is Doing Whatever It Takes to Get

(Just Now) The Trucking Industry Is Doing Whatever It Takes to Get Millennials Behind the Wheel. Thirty-two-year-old Allie Knight is the rarest of specimens: a female, millennial long-haul truck driver. “I always wanted to drive the biggest and best anything,” she tells me from a …

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Five Lies You’ve Been Told About Beer

(2 days ago) There are tutorials and stuff online — because, of course there are — and they all involve some element of cheating, subterfuge or magic, generally pressing your fingers into the side of the can to help it compress rather than knocking your brain out of the back of your skull. John Be-LIAR-shi, more like. Lie #4: It Just Isn’t As Classy

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How to Measure Sleeve Length and Inseam to Shop Men's

(Just Now) No, not in the domestic goddess Rachael Ray way. With just a few small measurements, you can upgrade your online-shopping game when you know how to measure sleeve length, chest and inseam — and learn what looks best on you. Get ready to serve, because you’re what’s on the menu tonight. Of course, it’s not as simple as it should be.

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What’s the Point of a Travel Agent in 2019 (and What Can

(5 days ago) And, of course, the likes of Expedia, then Travelocity, FareChase, Priceline and all the other variations on the theme mopped up. More than 20 years later, with the market share they now enjoy, the big metasearch businesses and online agencies “can work both with low margin per ticket, and have volume to negotiate better deals.” New Horizons

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Strippers Are Making Memes About What Kind of Customer You Are

(8 days ago) Strippers Are Making Memes About What Kind of Customer You Are. Like many identities pushed to the margins in public life, a digital subculture of sex workers thrives online — and of course, that means there are memes. In fact, a few different Instagram content creators have cornered this niche market, which is for dancers, by dancers.

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Contact Tracing Isn’t Going To Help You Plan a

(Just Now) Emily Gurley, an epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins University who teaches an online course on contact tracing, tells me as much, suggesting that “some of that language can be divisive,” and therefore worthless. “All of us are at some risk,” she says. “Some people …

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Is the Coronavirus Steering Us Toward Becoming a Cashless

(9 days ago) But, of course, before we can go cashless and reap such benefits, we as a society need to figure out how to hold banks accountable. So, for now, we find ourselves in an uncertain middle ground between cash and cashless. Today, having only cash is tough, but going cashless opens the world up to …

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