22. SLC. Finance, French, and Marketing Major @ the U of U. I've been fortunate enough to travel extensively and see the world. I'm obsessed with anything relating to travel, style, beauty, good food and pop culture. This is basically a conglomeration of things that peak my interest.
Spritz is a company that makes a speed-reading technology which allows you to get through a mass of text, reading every word, in a fraction of the time it would take if you were turning the pages of a book or swiping through a Kindle.
The basis of Spritz concept is that much of the time spend reading is “wasted” on moving your eyes from side to side, from one word to the next. By flashing the words quickly, one after the other, all in the same place, eye movement is reduced almost to zero. All that’s left is the time you take to process the word before the next one appears.
Would you take a dip in a swimming pool that once functioned as a subway station?
Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, a center-right candidate for mayor of Paris and former environment minister, has unveiled a series of plans to turn the legendary “ghost stations” of the Paris Metro into underground oases.
One of the so-called Nimrud Ivories, this openwork ivory panel of a lion is one of many found at the site during excavations carried out during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the excavators was Agatha Christie, who records in her autobiography that she cleaned the small plaques with a number of tools and products, including her face cream. The ivories are dated to the Neo-Assyrian period. (Source)