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Four Benefits to Being Open-Minded to Learning New Languages

Learning new languages can be tough, especially when you want to learn some of the hardest languages in the world (i.e. Mandarin Chinese and Russian). However, challenging doesn’t mean impossible, and there are lots of benefits to learning a new language.

Read ahead for four benefits to being open-minded to learning new languages and growing your understanding of communications across multiple cultures.

Learning a New Language Can Help Battle Cognitive Diseases

Cognitive diseases, like Alzheimer’s or Dementia, attack the parts of the brain that deal in memories and understanding. There have been studies to suggest that keeping your mind keen and challenged are good ways of combating these cognitive illnesses. Ergo, learning a new language could be challenging enough to stimulate and exercise your brain in the right places.

New Languages = More Friends and Positive Cultural Experiences

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Behind Meteor Shower

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Meteor shower itself occurs because the earth passes through a passing celestial body and rock dust is carried into the Earth’s atmosphere. This celestial body runs into the earth because it also orbits into the sun.

Almost all of the comet’s dust was burned with a heat of 1,650 degrees Celsius when entering the atmosphere. The moment when this dust is burning is what we see as a meteor shower on Earth.

For meteor dust with a rather large size it will burn longer and look like a fireball is even strung to be accompanied by the sound of explosions from the land.

“Meteor shower is caused by the earth crossing with the dust of comet residues which also orbit the sun,” explained the Head of the Aviation and Space Agency (LAPAN) Thomas Djamaluddin when contacted by CNNIndonesia.com on Friday (10/8).

He also explained that when most of the dust … Read more

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