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The Matrix Revealed: Why Logic Disappeared

From No More Fake News<p>Mind Control Techniques<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: elicia clegg) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Over the past year, …

Education

3 things from the book '1984' that seem especially chilling today

Even the literary critic Irving Howe, a longtime supporter of Orwell, had thought it possible that <i>1984</i> would have "little more than 'historic interest" for future generations.<p>Yet instead of fading away, Orwell has enjoyed a new surge of global popularity. The passing of the historical context of …

I Missed Out on Decades of Fitness Because I Hated Sports

After about 24 years of avoiding exercise of all kinds due to an aversion to sports, it finally dawned on me that I don't have to be a soccer captain, track star, or gymnastics prodigy to get healthy and start setting fitness goals.<p>Does that sound familiar to you? Are you nodding your head …

Sorry, kids: schools need more testing, not less

In education circles, testing has become the villain of the day. Kids declare exams to be a waste of time while educators argue that the anxiety around tests produces a “toxic environment.” Families loathe exams, too, as I learned when doing some research on assessments, with parents often viewing …

Pedagogy

Study Suggests You're More Likely to Be a Disrupter If You Got Lower Grades in School | Inc.com

We hear it all the time: Get good grades in school and you'll go places. But how does hard work in high school translate to success in innovation? Are the students at the top of the class the people who drive disruption through the industries that support our lives?<p>Not even close.<p>That's according …

Students

Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken | Inc.com

Malcolm Gladwell couldn't be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some as the number one liberal arts college:<p>There's only one solution. If you're looking at liberal arts colleges, don't go to Bowdoin. Don't let your kids go to Bowdoin. Don't let your friends go to Bowdoin.<p>Gladwell's …

Self-improvement

Robert Reich Pleads With Trump To Quit It With The 'Petty' And 'Vindictive' Tweets

"This isn’t lifting people up. This is actually penalizing people for speaking their minds,” the former Labor secretary says.<p>Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich pleaded with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop the “petty, thin-skinned and vindictive” tweets against anyone who …

Computer simulations point to the source of gravitational waves

Since the first gravitational waves were successfully detected last September by the earthbound Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), scientists have wondered what made them. Today, researchers from the University of Warsaw published a theory suggesting that they were likely …

Gravitational Waves