William Lee Miller

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How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And it's happening to about …

Deserts

Cortex: A Conceptual 3D-Printed Exoskeletal Cast by Jake Evill | Colossal

<p>One of the worst aspects of fracturing a bone, other than the excruciating pain and subsequent hospital bill, is the itchy, smelly, plaster cast. …

Old phone booths turned into mini- #libraries in Germany.

3D printer can build a house in 20 hours

A Test to Measure How Rational You Really Are

Standard IQ tests are problematic on many levels — not least, because they do very little to tell us about the quality of our thinking. Looking to …

Critical Thinking

This Is What It Feels Like to Pass Through A Singularity

The government has an automated system to track your movements and monitor who your friends are. Our news comes from remote-controlled "drone …

So...You Wanna Make Your Own Books and Texbooks

For many teachers the traditional textbook just doesn't cut it any more. Between the rapid pace at which information changes and rising cost, many …

Don’t go to art school

The traditional approach is failing us. It’s time for a change.<p>I’ve had it.<p>I will no longer encourage aspiring artists to attend art school. I just …

Art

May 2013

Online universities: it's time for teachers to join the revolution

The past few centuries have witnessed revolutions in virtually every area of our world – health, transport, communications and genomics, to name but …

Why the war on drugs has been made redundant

The term "designer drug" became popular with the acid house and ecstasy boom in the 1990s, but it was never really accurate. The main ingredient in …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …