It’s been repeated over and over that 2016 has been a shitty year, mostly because of all the celebrities that have died and the major political events.
Not wanting to leave without a bang, 2016 gave us another sick twist on a popular Christmas song. Continue reading
Did you know about the Bystander Effect? Below is a nice definition that I found on Wikipedia (where else):
The bystander effect or Genovese syndrome is a social psychological phenomenon that refers to cases where individuals do not offer any means of help in an emergency situation to the victim when other people are present. The probability of help has in the past been thought to be inversely related to the number of bystanders; in other words, the greater the number of bystanders, the less likely it is that any one of them will help. The mere presence of other bystanders greatly decreases intervention. This happens because as the number of bystanders increases, any given bystander is less likely to notice the incident, less likely to interpret the incident as a problem, and less likely to assume responsibility for taking action.
Research shows (I found the references in a Psychology book titled “Introduction to Psychology” by Atkinson & Hilgard) that the more people witnessing an event, the less likely they are to help. This happens for two reasons:
You might, you might not have noticed that I officially have a Ticker now!
(Look to the right side of the blog and you will see it).
A way to better visualize my goal and current progress. 🙂
Happy 164th Birthday Thomas Edison!
Many people may not realize it (whether it’s from lack of education, or not paying attention in school, or not having the proper education), but the world owes you an INCREDIBLE amount of gratitude for what you have done!!!
Keeping up a blog is tough, especially if you are consistent with it and writing good quality posts often.
What happens if oh-god-forbid you lose a few precious posts by some accident? (e.g. server error, anything)
Today is Jules Verne‘s 183rd birthday. What a young fellow!
… and you’re having difficulties? Some things may help 🙂 A change of attitude, and a few adjustments to the way you learn could help. I found this blog yesterday, it looks nice so far. Fluent in 3 months
This program is for using flash cards and help you learn a language faster… I think it’s great 😀 I already learned a few Finnish words yesterday. Anki