Yara Tropea

33 Added | 8 Magazines | 17 Likes | 6 Following | @YaraTropea2015 | Keep up with Yara Tropea on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Yara Tropea”

This cartoon explains how the rich got rich and the poor got poor

Something massive and important has happened in the United States over the past 50 years: Economic wealth has become increasingly concentrated among a small group of ultra-wealthy Americans.<p>You can read lengthy books on this subject, like economist Thomas Piketty's recent best-seller, <i>Capital in the</i> …

Income Inequality

The Startup Teaching Languages That Have Almost No Teachers

After failing to find a Buryat instructor, Inky Gibbens launched Tribalingual to offer e-courses in endangered languages spoken only by thousands of people.<p>Inky Gibbens learns languages pretty easily and speaks four–English, Russian, Mandarin, and Mongolian–but was having trouble learning Buryat. …

Language Learning

How to Prepare Preschoolers for an Automated Economy

By Claire Cain Miller and Jess Bidgood<p>MEDFORD, Mass. — Amory Kahan, 7, wanted to know when it would be snack time. Harvey Borisy, 5, complained about a scrape on his elbow. And Declan Lewis, 8, was wondering why the two-wheeled wooden robot he was programming to do the Hokey Pokey wasn’t working. …

Artificial Intelligence

8 melhores filmes já produzidos, segundo grandes diretores do cinema

No cinema, assim como na literatura, um diretor não desenvolve seu estilo original do nada. Por trás de um filme de estilo único residem influências …

O primeiro shopping do mundo dedicado a produtos reciclados

Publicidade Anuncie<p>A Suécia acaba de inaugurar o primeiro <b>shopping 100% dedicado a produtos reciclados.</b> O ReTuna Återbruksgalleria, ou ReTuna …

Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves

If you ask most parents, we’ll probably tell you that we want our kids to know who they are and to love themselves. Because it’s both, right? We want …

Kids

Eight words that changed the way we think

The exact origins of words are often difficult to place. But sometimes they are the inventions of ground-breaking pioneers – from Chaucer to JK Rowling.<p>Every word conceals a story, a secret history. Behind the syllables we use every day lurk countless forgotten tales. “If you know the origin of a …

Two College Degrees Later, I Was Still Picking Kale For Rich People

While buying groceries for rich people, I realized upward mobility in America is largely a myth.<p><b>The customer laughing at me</b> over the phone had a voice that sounded green. Green like overpriced avocado toast, bottled chlorophyll, spirulina, eco-friendly laundry detergent, and other “clean” …

Quem precisa da Barbie, tenha o corpo que tiver?

Se a pressão dos protestos contra a Barbie e o crescente protagonismo das minorias na afirmação da diversidade conseguiram fazer as vendas do produto …

Brazil

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …

Creativity

Is free speech in British universities under threat?

Universities are meant to be guardians of debate and challenging ideas. Yet as campuses become ‘safe spaces’, the right of students not to be offended is taking priority, and voices are being silenced<p>Until less than a year ago, only pigeons took much notice of the statue that sits in an alcove on …

Higher Education
User Generated Content

3 dicas para administrar a página da sua empresa no Facebook

A especialista em marketing digital Camila Porto desconstrói mitos sobre a plataforma<p>Para a especialista em <b>marketing</b> digital, Camila Porto, de 27 …

Architecture

The nerd's guide to learning everything online

Some of us learn best in the classroom, and some of us ... well, we don't. But we still love to learn -- we just need to find the way that works for …

10 canais do Youtube (para estudar inglês) que amamos e indicamos

Já dissemos em outra oportunidade, mas precisamos ressaltar: se uma lista com as melhores invenções da década fosse criada, o YouTube certamente …

Bia Valle’s Flipboard Magazines Marry English Skills and Business News

Bia Valle is an English teacher (who also helps us curate the Brazilian edition of The Daily Edition). But her pupils aren’t kids learning grammar; they’re top executives from large, global companies learning English as a second language in São Paulo. This, she says, makes things a bit more …

O YouTube dos Mirins

A nova geração de vlogueiros vai dos três aos dez anos.<p>Quando éramos crianças, eu e minha irmã curtíamos usar a filmadora VHS da nossa mãe. A gente criava nomes, desenhava cenários no sulfite e fazia coisas como imitar paquitas na frente da câmera. A íntegra dos programas ia ao ar nos almoços de …

Os irmãos mais velhos se acham mais espertos. E são

A primeira pessoa a colocar seriamente a questão de saber se os primogênitos são mais bem preparados foi o antropólogo Francis Galton, primo de …

Maria Herodt

❤ ❤ ❤ 😊 🙏 bisous<p>Oct 11, 2015<p>Good morning Dear Maria beautiful Monday for you<p>Oct 11, 2015<p>+Maria Herodt ha ha hang on ..! Thank u beautiful n good …

Oito capítulos para entender a crise na Síria, que dura mais de 4 anos

Ao longo dos últimos quatro anos e meio, mais de 200 mil sírios perderam suas vidas no conflito entre tropas leais ao presidente Bashar al-Assad e as forças de oposição. A violenta guerra já destruiu bairros inteiros e deixou 11 milhões de desabrigados.<p>O combate entre o governo e a oposição não …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

The Brain

Sonho de criança vira realidade: EverBlock é um bloco de montar gigante que pode ser usado na construção!

Se você já brincou alguma vez com Lego quando era criança, com certeza inevitavelmente já construiu muitas coisas com os blocos: casas, carros, …