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The School Supplies List You NEED to Have

I swear, I’m going to scream at the next person who asks me to borrow a pencil in my accounting class! Okay, maybe not because I’m not that kind of person- and that’s an overreaction. But I distinctly remember the teacher telling us on the second day of class that we were not allowed to use pens in accounting, as we need to be able to erase our mistakes. In fact, she takes marks off our tests and quizzes if...

The Big Secret Key to High School Success

Image courtesy of Ul Marga I am currently in my second semester of my second last year of high school, and looking back on all that I’ve learned, I realised that there was something I really wish someone had told me on my very first day of the ninth grade. If I knew then what I knew now, I would have payed much closer attention and been a lot more successful. I wouldn’t have gotten that blasted 64% in math last...

12 Minute Pulse Raiser

Image source gregorrohrig Firstly, I would like to thank those who took time to comment on my first post here at GearFire and provide me with some topical ideas for future posts. There were various suggestions ranging from 15 minute exercise routines to stretching to preventing illness prior to exam week, all of which I will gladly write about. This post is centred upon the 12 minute exercise routine as requested by Martin...

Fitness Advice Arrives at GearFire

Image credit AlbySpace Mens sana in corpore sano is Latin and loosely translates as “A sound mind in a sound body”. The phrase can be used to promote a healthy balance between a persons mental and physical energy expenditure so that one does not outbalance the other and manifest itself in the form stress, illness, insomnia, or any other form of mental or physical inhibitor.   My name is Daniel, i recently...

WikiSummary

Summaries can be really useful as a quick reminder of an article’s main points to use when revising for an exam or to bring to class. They are also helpful before delving into the original as a road map. WikiSummary is a free database containing over 600 summaries of scholarly research in the social sciences. At the moment, the categories seem limited to political science but there are also some classic economics and...