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Kansas House Rejects Koch-Backed Push To Kill Clean Energy Law

A bipartisan group of Kansas state representatives voted on Wednesday to reject a bill that sought to repeal the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard …

Oil Company’s Restraining Order Bars Anti-Fracking Protestor From Grocery Store, Friends’ Houses

In October of 2013, Cabot Oil & Gas secured a court order that effectively banned an anti-fracking activist from entering any land owned or leased by …

Down the Garden Path: Faulty Thinking and Self-Delusion - CSI

A Navy neurologist’s credulous venture into acupuncture advocacy serves as a useful case study. Here are twelve mistakes he made rambling down the …

Teaching Critical Thinking (with Dog Food)

Next, switch gears like so: "Really? This is a box of Mini-Wheats? How sure are you?" Get students to tell you, on a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 is …

Say no to groupthink: how philosophy can transform learning

Around the world, children who learn philosophy also learn how to solve problems and think critically. Why is there such resistance to teaching it in …

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational

The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't …

My Playlist of Animated Shorts to Teach Philosophy, Critical Thinking and Controversial Issues

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

Evolution

11 Rules for Critical Thinking

• All beliefs in whatever realm are theories at some level. (Stephen Schneider)<br>• Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. …

How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition

Every year, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> summons some of our era’s greatest thinkers and unleashes them on one provocative question, whether it’s the single most elegant theory of how the world works or the best way to enhance our cognitive toolkit. This year, he sets out on …

How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions

"Critical Thinking" may sound like an obnoxious buzzword from liberal arts schools, but it's actually a useful skill. Critical thinking just means …

Fallacies

In order to understand what a fallacy is, one must understand what an argument is. Very briefly, an argument consists of one or more premises and one …

Critical Thinking

The Paracas Skulls – An Object Lesson in Critical Thinking

I’ve gone and got my panties in a twist again (What? They feel nice against my skin…). I’m just really bloody tired of having to do other peoples’ …

15 Styles of Distorted Thinking

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14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936

The quest for intellectual growth and self-improvement through education has occupied yesteryear’s luminaries like Bertrand Russell and modern-day thinkers like Sir Ken Robinson and Noam Chomsky. In 1936, at the zenith of the Great Depression, the prolific self-help guru and famous eccentric <b>James</b> …

iTranslate Voice 2 Review

Reminiscent of the kind of technology that was once only seen on Star Trek, <i>iTranslate Voice 2</i> is a very convenient tool for those who need to convert …

Apps

TheiPhoneAppReview.com

We’ve all been there: That old Samsung device that’s been hiding in the cabinet isn’t getting any younger, or snappier. You’ve long since given up on …

TheiPhoneAppReview.com

<b>Price: Free<br>Rating: <br>DU Speed Booster<br>Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com</b><p>Reviewed by Luke Patrick<p>If you’ve had an Android phone long, you’re …

Your iPhone uses more electricity than your fridge

The global digital economy, also known as the ICT system (information-communications-technologies), sucks up as much electricity today as it took to …

Chris Hayes: Fix climate change now

Exclusive interview: The MSNBC star on his new documentary, which argues climate change policy is “get-right-able.”<p>Even among left-leaning pundits, MSNBC correspondent Chris Hayes stands out for his interest in climate change, first on his Sunday show, and now on the weeknights' "All In." Most of …

Khao Soi - Thai Curry Noodles from Chiang Mai

FOR THE CURRY PASTE<p>5 large, whole dried red chiles (such as pasilla, ancho, or New Mexico), stemmed but not seeded<p>1/2 cup diced shallot<p>2 teaspoons …

Ginger Coconut Milk Soup Recipe

The other day I posted a quick snapshot of my lunch on instagram (if you're there, I'm @heidijswanson). It was a soup I make quite often this time of …

Recipes

3-Minute Chickpea Salad

For how to make Chickpea Salad Rolls, see the video after the recipe.<p>A quick search of this blog will prove that I adore chickpea salad. As of today, …

Vietnamese Salad Rolls (Gỏi cuốn) - Recipe

For the dipping sauce<p>Whisk all ingredients together. Taste and adjust seasoning. Reserve.<p>For the salad rolls<p>Arrange all of the ingredients near your …

5-Minute Vegan: Muesli for Beginners

8<p>SHARES<p>I like my breakfast cereal nutty—just like everything else. I’m the type to put nuts on my nuts; too much is never enough. A breakfast cereal …

Chipotle Mac & Cheese With Roasted Brussel Sprouts | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

~ If you forgot to soak the cashews, have no fear. You can boil them for the same creamy effect, and still have this on the table in 30 minutes. Just …

Chickpea and Saffron Pilaf with Crispy Onions - Recipe

Chickpea and Saffron Pilaf with Crispy Onions – Recipe<p>Prep Time: 30 minutes<p>Cook Time: 1 hour<p>Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and kosher<p>1 medium white …

Classic Vegan Caesar With Avocado & Chickpeas | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 15 minutes<p>I rarely put the word “vegan” into a recipe because that would get tedious. But the reason I’m using it now is that I …