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11 logical fallacies to avoid

In a time of fake news, “alternative facts,” Newspeak and attacks on credible journalism, I’ve focused on teaching my kids how to recognize logical …

Facebook forced to disclose more information about its ad targeting

<i>Facebook now tells each of its users which advertisers are tracking them individually through so-called</i> <i>Custom Audiences</i><i>. This change was most likely</i> …

The Fifty Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016

As regular readers know, I’ve begun posting my end-of-year “The Best….” lists. There are over 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You can see them all …

Education

Students have trouble judging the credibility of information online, researchers find

Education scholars say youth are duped by sponsored content and don't always recognize political bias of social messages.

“Learning Apps” Is One Of The Top Educational Websites Of The Year!

Reader Gabrielle Klingelhöfer shared the site Learning Apps with me, and I’m sure glad she did!<p>It’s a free site that lets teachers create virtual …

19 Completely Awesome Things Canadians Did In 2014

Just another year being eh-plus people.

For many geeks, Anonymous is the gateway drug to political and social activism

You almost certainly know the group "Anonymous." They're the online hacker-activists — hacktivists for short — that operate all over the globe.<p>"The great majority of individuals who are attracted, who join, are geeks or hackers," says Gabriella Coleman, author of the new book, "Hacker, Hoaxer, …

6 Tips to Help You Become a Better Activist on Social Media - One Green Planet

If you’re an activist who also spends time on Facebook or other online venues, you’ve undoubtedly seen posts consisting of swear words, flaming …

How 350.org Is (Still) Changing the Climate Justice Movement

Bill McKibben, the writer and activist who has done more than anyone to call forth a grassroots climate change movement in the United States, is …

Rinelle Harper makes her debut as an activist and advocate for indigenous women

WINNIPEG — With one short sentence, spoken haltingly before one of the biggest native gatherings in the country, teenager Rinelle Harper made her …

See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

Space

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

Will and Kate Visit the US: In Pictures

Obama fills in for Stephen Colbert

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Barack Obama may be the President of the United States, but for a few minutes on Monday, he was also Stephen Colbert, outgoing host of "The Colbert Report."<p>Obama sat down for an interview with Colbert in Washington -- his third appearance on the show -- and surprised the host by …

Battle of Britain

<b>10 Jul 1940 - 31 Oct 1940</b><p>Contributor: C. Peter Chen<p>ww2dbaseOn 18 Jun, seeing the turn of events in Europe, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill …

The True Glory: From D-Day to the Elbe (Digitally Restored)

World War II Propaganda Films and IU: Audio-Visual Production, Distribution, and Education

In the face of unprecedented demands for training millions of men and women to win a war in the most effective way in the shortest possible time, the …

Unseen Alfred Hitchcock Holocaust documentary 'Memory of the Camps' to be released

<i>The ‘disturbing’ film, made in 1945 and withheld, was restored by the Imperial War Museum</i><p>An Alfred Hitchcock documentary about the Holocaust which …

No Surrender

• <b>Author:</b> Hiroo Onoda<p>In the spring of 1974, Second Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese army made world headlines when he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year ordeal. Hunted in turn by American troops, the Philippine police, hostile islanders, and successive Japanese search …

Exhibit brings to light Italian Canadian strife during WWII Video

<b>North Bay resident Sandra O'Grady stands beside a picture and bio of her grandfather Leopoldo (Leo) Mascioli, who was sent to a Internment Camp in</b> …

Douglas Slocombe: The cameraman who escaped the Nazi invasion of Poland

<b>For more than 40 years Douglas Slocombe, who turns 101 this week, was one of British cinema's most acclaimed cinematographers. But in 1939 his efforts to film the German invasion of Poland forced him to make a dramatic escape.</b><p>Recently a widower, Douglas Slocombe now lives by the Thames in London …

Steven Spielberg

Dramatic footage of WW2 bomb raid emerges

Dramatic footage taken from an RAF Lancaster bomber as it swoops over a factory during a Second World War raid is discovered<p>Footage taken from a "Dambusters" Lancaster as it conducts a low level flypast of a Second World War bombing target has emerged.<p>The film shows the aircraft flying just feet …

Remembrance Day

New Film Honors WWII Muslim Heroine

Add the name Noor Inayat Khan to the honor roll of women who fought against Nazi Germany. A new docudrama, “Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan …

the last surviving female British spy who infiltrated the Nazis during Second World War after parachuting into northern France

• <b>Sonya Butt aka Agent Blanche parachuted into France when she was 19</b>• <b><br>An expert in explosives, she sabotaged bridges for French Resistance</b>• <b><br>Narrowly</b> …

Seventy years later, a former POW remembers the very Canadian reality of The Great Escape

Albert Wallace is 93, lives on his own, works out, volunteers, invariably keeps himself busy and occasionally stays up way past his bedtime to catch …

First Excavation Of Nazi Death Camp Treblinka Reveals New Horrors

The first-ever archaeological excavations at the Nazi death camp Treblinka have revealed new mass graves, as well as the first physical evidence that this camp held gas chambers, where thousands of Jews died.<p>Presented in a new documentary, "Treblinka: Hitler's Killing Machine," which will air …

How French secretly filmed prison camp life in WWII

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/997000/997673_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522219874_62423c11641f9b1fa7d1755081c977cf<p><b>One of the most extraordinary episodes involving Allied prisoners during World War II was recently remembered in Paris.</b><p>They had been defeated in the …

To This Day

Rosie The Riveter's World War II-Era Plant Saved

In the end, it was a riveting finish: A campaign to save part of the Michigan factory where Rosie the Riveter and thousands of other women built B-24 bombers during World War II has raised the money needed to turn it into a museum.<p>The site's manager had given organizers of the Save the Willow Run …