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What part of you is only 1% to 3% of your body’s mass, yet uses 20% of all the oxygen you breathe? Your brain! Here are ten more brain facts. – Your brain needs a continuous supply of oxygen. A 10 minute loss of oxygen will usually cause significant neural damage. Cold can lengthen this… Read Article →

A. We do not use will to say what somebody has already arranged or decided to do in the future: * Ann is working next week. (not ‘Ann will work’) * Are you going to watch television this evening? (not ‘will you watch’) For ‘I’m working…’ and ‘Are you going to…?, see Units 19-20. But… Read Article →

INTRODUCTION On Saturday, May 22, 1971, I went to Sonora, Mexico, to see don Juan Matus, a Yaqui Indian sorcerer, with whom I had been associated since 1961. I thought that my visit on that day was going to be in no way different from the scores of times I had gone to see him… Read Article →

Human beings venture into the highest parts of our planet at their peril. Some might think that by climbing a great mountain they have somehow conquered it, but we can only be visitors here. This is a frozen alien world. This is the other extreme – one of the lowest hottest places on Earth. It’s… Read Article →

Automatic Modes Automatic Mode I suspect no one will need any introduction to this mode (as it seems most digital camera owners use it). Auto mode tells your camera to use it’s best judgement to select shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, focus and flash to take the best shot that it can. With some… Read Article →

“Don’t tell me what I can’t have” (unraveling a paradox) In the USA, it’s quite alright for media to talk endlessly about all the things the typical person can’t possibly afford. Cribs, jets, jewels, dinners with Jennifer Aniston. At the same time, you’re guaranteed to get negative feedback when you talk about things people have… Read Article →

Somebody said that it couldn’t be done, But he with a chuckle replied That maybe it couldn’t, but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so “till he tried.” So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried, he hid it. He started to sing as he… Read Article →

Once there were three sisters named Fell-in-bone, Fell-in-bitania, and Quak-wah-tania. Everyone was in love with Fell-in-bone, the oldest. Her skin was smooth as porcelain, and her eyes flashed green meadows of delight. Fell-in-bitania, too, was beautiful. She had silky black braids that danced in the wind, and left behind a perfume of wildflowers. But the… Read Article →

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries. Jules Renard Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. Woody Allen Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells. John Paul Getty The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and… Read Article →

If something ‘gets you down’, it makes you feel unhappy. This uncertainty is beginning to get me down. The way everybody keeps complaining really gets me down If somebody or something makes you feel upset or unhappy, they ‘get to’ you. This is an informal expression. The way he whistles all the time when we… Read Article →

This German physicist is considered one of the world’s greatest thinkers in history. Not only did he shape the way people think of time, space, matter, energy, and gravity but he also was a supporter of Zionism and peaceful living. Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany, and spent most of his… Read Article →

Vincent Van Gogh was born in Brabant in the Netherlands in 1853. As a young man he worked as an art dealer in London and Paris. He was dismissed from this job because he had argued with customers about art. In 1881 he tried to commit suicide. He was depressed because he had fallen in… Read Article →

Dear Friend & Faithful Reader of The Gary Halbert Letter, Who is the most arrogant, rude and funny son of a bitch I’ve ever encountered in my life? A guy I liked from the first moment I met him. A guy that not only changed my life, but through what I share below, will change… Read Article →

My wife and I bought a vacation package and we thought that it included everything. We should have double – checked that it included airport transfer to our hotel as well. Hindsight is 20/20, they say. My wife wanted to take a taxi, but I nixed that idea. It would cost an arm and a… Read Article →

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