Woland Menni

Woland Menni

Woland is a serious student of engineering and economics with inexhaustible energy and a fondness for fitness and vodka. Pilloried for daring to be an Objectivist, conventional wisdom is not his forte. He enjoys smacking people with reason and so writes with a rational bent.
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  • How I Aced Differential Equations Without Going to Class
    This is a first-person account of how I earned an A in differential equations despite having a bad professor.
  • Eight Ways College Students Can Get Ahead
    The purpose of this document is to show college students specific actions they can take to become exceptional and stand out from their peers. These tips for are for going beyond being a successful student and becoming a remarkable one.
  • First Person: I Destroyed My Credit Becoming a Champion
    I had no idea becomimg a cage-fighting champion would lead to the utter destruction of my credit. My failure to confirm the cancellation of my debt to a martial arts gym cost me tens of thousands in unattainable loans, scholarships, and credit lines.
  • Good Internships for Petroleum Engineering Students
    The purpose of this article is to act as a resource for petroleum engineering students as well as students studying geology who want to work in the petroleum industry during their search for internships and/or co-ops. It may also serve new graduates.
  • What is a Cyclotron?
    The Cyclotron revolutionized particle physics and is a perfect example of how high-energy physics can have exciting, important, and far-reaching applications in many areas of life.
  • Become a Top MMA Fighter
    Deliberate practice is a revolutionary yet little known technique that can heighten your MMA game dramatically -- you can be a top fighter.
  • What Should I Major In?
    This is the best advice you will ever get on choosing a college major. Don't listen to U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, or similar publications telling you to follow your heart or choose what you are good at. Take this real-deal advice.
  • Perfect Post-Workout Bulking Protein Shake
    This is a super tasty recipe for a quick bulking protein shake that adds a lot of calories and a lot of protein to your diet with very little effort or expense.
  • Socialism: The Deceitful Siren
    Socialism is incapable of creating the social utopia its sympathizers often envision. Explore why and how socialism is appealing to people so that we can reverse this trend and keep America from shipwrecking and reroute it toward prosperity.
  • What is Capitalism?
    The term "Capitalism" is often used incorrectly in economic debate. These are all the basic facts and everything you need to know about Capitalism in 1,000 words. This is Capitalism in a nutshell.
  • What is Socialism?
    The term "Socialism" is often misused in economic debate. This is a clarification of all the basics and everything you need to know about Socialism and what it is in 1,000 words. This is Socialism in a nutshell.
  • How and Why to Start Investing as a College Student
    A basic explanation of how to start investing and why college students (most of them) are in an advantageous position to begin investing and should start as soon as possible.
  • Good Mechanical Engineering Internships and Co-ops
    A descript list of companies that offer solid internships and co-ops for mechanical engineering students, as well as great companies for entry-level work immediately post-graduation.
  • Best Jobs for an Engineering Student While in School
    I've compiled a descriptive list of jobs that would be great for an engineering student to hold while in school that can put one ahead in the search for internships as well as a post-graduation job by allowing him or her to practice relevant skills.
  • Biscuits and Gravy Recipe Without Sausage
    This is the best biscuits and gravy recipe without sausage you will ever eat.
  • Homemade Chicken Nuggets
    This is a super delicious homemade chicken nugget recipe that is very versatile.
  • Homemade Shrimp Dip Recipe
    This is a quick and easy homemade shrimp dip recipe.
  • Best President Quotes
    The citizens of the the United States of America would do well to read and re-read this selection of quotes from past presidents while pondering what happened to the sincerity, integrity, and thoughtfulness of the American presidency.
  • Bulk Up in 6 Months
    Straight-forward and realistic weight lifting plan for putting on at least 20 pounds of muscle in 6 months. Proven to work for "hard gainers," as before following this program with this supplement I could hardly put any muscle on.
  • How to REALLY Succeed in College
    College is meant to be 4 years of job training. It is meant to allow you to engulf yourself in your interests and surround you with like-minded students.
  • How to Prepare an Artichoke for Cooking
    9 steps to quickly preparing and cooking delicious artichokes.
  • How to Get Six Pack Abs
    The 3 simple, effective, and virtually only ways to really earn a strong, showing 6-pack.
  • The Ultimate Workout for Explosive Strength
    An effective guide to building excellent explosive strength, especially effective for combat athletes. Centered around 3 primal workouts, you don't need to go to a gym with this program for building "functional" strength.
  • How to Cut Weight Properly for MMA
    Instruction on cutting weight for MMA and combat sports with reference to my expertise and to some information found at grapplearts.com, and with the provision of techniques for properly and effectively cutting weight for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Randy Couture
    Instruction on ground and pound in MMA and grappling with reference to Randy Couture, and with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing effective ground and pound for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Kazushi Sakuraba
    Instruction on the single-leg takedown in MMA and Grappling with reference to Sakuraba, and with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing an effective single-leg takedown for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Brock Lesnar
    Instruction on strength and size in MMA and with reference to Brock Lesnar, with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing effective strength and size for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Wanderlei Silva
    Instruction on MMA Footwork and Aggressiveness. MMA Technique described with reference to Wanderlei Silva and exercises.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Vitor Belfort
    Instruction on explosive punching and hand speed for MMA with reference to Vitor Belfort, with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing powerful punches and hand speed for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Nick Diaz
    Instruction on cardio for MMA with reference to Nick Diaz, with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing cardio for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Anderson Silva
    Instruction on accurate punching and striking for MMA with reference to Anderson Silva,with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing accurate striking for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Genki Sudo
    Instruction on the flying triangle choke and confidence in MMA with reference to Genki Sudo, with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing an effective flying triangle for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Dan Henderson
    Instruction on the overhand right as a punch in MMA with reference to Dan Henderson,with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing an effective overhand right punch for MMA.
  • MMA Techniques and Exercises: Eddie Bravo and BJ Penn
    Instruction on flexibility in MMA and Grappling with reference to Eddie Bravo and BJ Penn,with the provision of exercises and techniques for developing effective flexibility for MMA.
  • How to Build a Liquor Bottle Lamp (Cheap)
    A guide on how to take a used lamp from a thrift store and turn it into a cool, working lamp.
  • What the Rabies Vaccine is Really Like
    A precise walk-through of getting treated for rabies, from the bite to the end of treatment.
  • Shins in Martial Arts: How to Sharpen, Condition & Toughen Your Shins
    As an experienced and devout martial artist, I was taught by a very traditional "Shihan" to condition my shins. It is practiced by many eastern martial artists and described here is simply the method I was taught -- which worked wonderfully.
  • Throw a UFC, MMA, or Boxing Party
    This competitive activity will thrive in the fight night atmosphere and make your house the place to be on fight night, and allow for everyone to get involved!
  • Evil: A Recollection of Truth
    This is a true story told by my mom of her young adult experience with spirits.
  • Dealing with an Infected Sebaceuos Cyst
    I will simply give you insight into my journey with what my doctor said was, "the worst, most infected cyst I had ever seen."
  • Top 5 Amateur MMA Gyms in Missouri
    If you want to compete in amateur mixed martial arts and possibly move up to pro, then don't waste your money or time on sub-standard instruction. These gyms are the real deal.
  • How to Get Hired at Abercrombie & Fitch - Or Hollister Co. For that Matter
    Positions in these stores are highly sought after among college students and the like. The idea can be intimidating. This article will give you some insight on what to expect and how to prepare.
  • Balance MMA with College
    Success in MMA demands an extensive amount of training. What happens when you get to the not-so-time-friendly environment of college? Can you still train? What if there is no MMA gym? Well, here is some encouragement!

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