June 29, 2013

Weekly Finds: June 29, 2013

A Man With Magnifying Glass by digitalart
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Every week, we’ll be sharing a list of posts, stories, news, or opinions that we've run across the Internet during the past week or two. We won't be discussing them in detail here, but we do encourage you to check them out as they could contain valuable ideas and insights for your IELTS exam.

If you're ready, here we go...


The Funniest Jokes in the World

Here's the story of the group of scientists and psychologists who decided to try and find out what the funniest joke in the world was.


Five facts about the esophagus

Learn some interesting facts about the esphophagus from Stephen Hauser’s Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review.


Why Writing With Our Hands Is Still Important

Life wasn't meant to be lived entirely in some company's cloud.


Kids Explaining Computers in 1984

So what is a computer? Find out how the kids on Sesame Street in 1984 did it.


Comparative and superlative adjectives

These could be useful for your Academic Writing Task 1.


Phrasal Verbs for Romantic Relationships

Add these to your list of phrasal verbs.


The most dangerous word to use at work

After fraud, theft, flood, and fire, the most precarious office word is short, deceptively sweet, and open-ended: try.