Monthly Archives: April 2014

What Is Nothing? A Mind-Bending Debate about the Universe Moderated by Neil deGrasse Tyson | Brain Pickings

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/04/25/2013-isaac-asimov-memorial-debate/?utm_content=buffer0f639&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer From Al Smith – @literateowl

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I know bull when I hear it…

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/mcdonald-s-canada-ceo-calls-foreign-worker-controversy-bullshit-1.2621151 I know what is bullshit… Huge McDonalds Corp needing giant Canada’s New Government to resist hiring little unemployed Canadians and hire Filipinos, with a taxpayer subsidy, then essentially circumvent their human rights like it’s ok. BULLSHIT is hiring 4000 … Continue reading

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Joey Votto opens up about the death of his father and the depression that ensued | Big League Stew – Yahoo Sports

Cheers to Joey Votto! discussing his depression and sharing journey to management. People suffering mental health problems witness successful people on television and in the media and often it underscores how bad or broken they feel. It’s valuable to know … Continue reading

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When ‘Liking’ a Brand Online Voids the Right to Sue – NYTimes.com

These huge corporations have no ethics. They use a lousy 50cent coupon or a Facebook LIKE to exempt them from legal liability after they poison your body with chemical additives, sugar, salt and Lord knows what else! They then convince … Continue reading

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Educat@edrethink: Ten Myths About Technology

http://www.educationrethink.com/2013/04/ten-myths-about-technology.html?m=1 “some of the best moments are low-tech” Sometimes my view on technology seems paradoxical and messy. Sometimes it feels like cognitive dissonance. I hang with Luddites and Technophiles. I join #chats and write blogs and yet I frequently criticize … Continue reading

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Men Simply Don’t Read Books Anymore

A GENERATIONAL TREND THAT WORRIES THIS READER “The study also drew the interesting conclusion that men are not visiting libraries or bookstores anymore.” http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/men-simply-dont-read-books-anymore?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=men-simply-dont-read-books-anymore From Al Smith – @literateowl

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Beyond Five-Paragraphs

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