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10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking

<b>10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little …

Picasso on Intuition, How Creativity Works, and Where Ideas Come From

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> painter Chuck Close memorably scoffed. <i>“Show up, show up, show up,”</i> novelist Isabelle Allende echoed in her advice to aspiring writers, <i>“and after a while the muse shows up, too.”</i> Legendary composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky …

This won't hurt a bit: the cultural history of pain

Speculation about the degree to which human beings and animals experienced pain has a long history.<p><i>Jack the ripper: three plates from Jacques Fabien</i> …

Bohemians: A Graphic History of Creative Mavericks

Long before there were hipsters and squares, even before there were beatniks, there were Bohemians — named after Bohemia, a geographical area part of the modern Czech Republic, which mid-nineteenth-century French journalists mistakenly believed to be the source of Europe’s Roma population, the …

How to spot a sociopath - 10 red flags that could save you from being swept under the influence of a charismatic nut job

(NaturalNews) One of the more offensive duties of being an investigative journalist is <i>taking out the trash</i> -- exposing liars, fraudsters, con artists …

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

Psychology

9 classic movies about memory manipulation, and how they inspired real neuroscience

<i>Total Recall</i>, <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>, <i>Inception</i>. In today’s talk, MIT neuroscientists Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu admit that their latest …

Men and Women Think on Family Matters Equally, But Women Get More Stressed

As mothers balance work and family, they might feel more stress than fathers. Photo by Kate Mitchell via Corbis Images.<p>You’re at work, typing away at …

Maybe U.S. public schools don't stink

The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind.<p>The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and politicians and lobbyists and CEOs and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The deep dysfunction …

Syria: 'Assad regime ordered me to gas people - but I could not do it'

General Zaher al-Sakat tells Richard Spencer that he was ordered three times to use chemical weapons against his own people in Syria - but he could not go through with it.<p>Few thought that the <b>Syrian</b> regime's promise to destroy its chemical weapons would be the end of the story. Brigadier-General …

Middle East

Affordable Solar-Powered Floating Village Planned for Edinburgh

While floating homes have been the norm in the Netherlands for many years, they’re just starting to gain in popularity in the UK. Houseboats are …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

Colonies of wired microbes turn sewage into electricity - Futurity

A new way to generate electricity from sewage uses naturally occurring “wired microbes” as mini …