Boat Care 101

You have invested a lot of money into your new boat, and you will want to protect that investment as best you can. This can easily happen by taking a few simple steps to ensure that your boat will function properly and be covered if anything were to happen to … Read More

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Do You Know These 4 Common American Architectural Styles?

While people are great at picking out Greek Revival, English Gothic, and Georgian architecture, many have trouble identifying some traditionally American architectural styles. Yet, these types surround us every day. Learning the characteristics of different styles will allow you to identify them. Here are four common architectural styles in America … Read More

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Hall of Fame: Scott H. Young

scott H. Young

Scott H. Young is the perfect example of what we espouse here at Smartenings: You can learn whatever you want to learn without spending a fortune or going into debt, or enrolling in a formal school. Who is Scott H. Young? Scott Young is a 29-year-old writer and business owner … Read More

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Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker was a largely self-educated mathematician, astronomer, compiler of almanacs, farmer, engineer, surveyor, city planner, inventor, author, and social critic. This is a man who didn’t let a lack of formal education stop him from achieving great things and helping society, as well as himself.

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How to Increase Your Attention Span

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You’ve probably heard that as of 2013, the average attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish. Those claims have no accurate studies to back them up. But fortunately, just like any other skill, you can improve your attention span.

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How to Love Learning Again

rekindle your love of learning

Have you ever said “I like learning I hate School?” As a kid, I bet you liked to learn. But life happens, and the passion dies. Here are actionable steps to rekindle your of learning. You’ll learn how to…

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Different Types of Learners Test

types of learners test - are you a visual auditory or kinesthetic learner

What Kind of Learner Are You? Find out so that you can do things that help you learn better and faster. This types of learners test will let you know if you are a visual learner, auditory learner, or kinesthetic learner. You’ll find out…

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