• How to Host a Party!
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    How to Host a Party!

    This episode is brought to you by Skillshare, an online learning community with more than 16,000 classes in design, photography, and more. [♪♩INTRO] [♪♩MUTED PARTY MUSIC] HI! HOW’S IT GOING? GREAT PARTY, RIGHT? In your younger years, throwing a party… it can be really easy. College-aged party-goers don’t often need more than cheap beer and loud music. I had sophisticated tastes, I also wanted some Super Smash Brothers. But as an adult, maybe you would like to step up your game and throw a soiree that’s memorable for the right reasons. Here are some completely unscientific but totally handy Party Pro Tips from a party pro. TIP 1: Schedule your…

  • Learning Domains
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    Learning Domains

    Much as the butcher conveniently divides a cute fluffy chicken into delicious pieces, academics divide the mechanisms of human learning into three domains: cognitive, psychomotor, and affective. The cognitive domain involves intellectual skills and organizes those skills in a hierarchy based on degree of complexity. Relatively simple skills such as the learning and recalling of, um, uh, what you call ’em – the facts! – are placed at the bottom of the hierarchy while more complex skills, such as analysis and synthesis, are placed on the top. Not surprisingly, this domain is most often the focus of the educational system. For example, a student of literature might first memorize facts…

  • Here’s What It Actually Takes to Be a NASA Astronaut
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    Here’s What It Actually Takes to Be a NASA Astronaut

    When NASA started recruiting for its first astronaut class in 1959, it had no idea what it was looking for because it didn’t know what was going to happen to the human body in space. Basically the agency needed people used to flying dangerous missions in untested vehicles while giving real-time feedback to engineers… which pretty much narrowed the pool to test pilots. President Eisenhower stipulated that due to the potential top-secret nature of this endeavour, they should be in the military. And this led to the basic qualifications for the first batch of astronauts. Military pilots who’d graduated from a test pilot school holding a bachelor’s of engineering with…

  • How to Start a Podcast (Equipment, Hosting on WordPress Tutorial, Getting on iTunes)
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    How to Start a Podcast (Equipment, Hosting on WordPress Tutorial, Getting on iTunes)

    What’s up guys? It’s Aileen. Today I’m going to talk about how to start a podcast, going from the beginning to the end: from recording it, editing it, and getting hosted online where it could get picked up by iTunes and Google Play, as well as post it on SoundCloud. If you don’t know already, I have a podcast called the Lavendaire Lifestyle that’s out now on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, and if you haven’t heard it, go out and listen to it right now. This video is part of my Q&A series for content creators. So if you haven’t watched it already, I have a video on advice that…