There is no single jurisdiction in the U.S. where a minimum wage worker can...– National Low Income Housing Coalition (via presidentjonesco)
oliviarrrr: so about an hour ago my mum came running into my bedroom and told me to look at my window. naturally, i tweeted the scene: Read More
Cheating or collaboration? Do students really not... →
world-shaker: Such a fascinating article. Share this with your colleagues-it’ll start a conversation. Here was one of my favorite parts: Cheating and defenses of it appear to be rampant, even in the best schools in America. Harvard recently experienced its largest cheating scandal ever; half of the nearly 300 students in an Introduction to Congress class were suspected of cheating on a...
alltimeboners: things that are enjoyable: showers things that are not enjoyable: getting in the shower getting out of the shower
How I Write Essays
laugh-addict: Introduction: Body Paragraph #1: Most of the Body: The Final Body Paragraph: Conclusion:
We short-circuit this process of subconscious learning when we rush in too soon...– Why Confusion Can Be a Good Thing (via world-shaker)
What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with...– Carl Sagan (via olanthanide)
I can confirm to you that we measured an unexplained, elevated amount of...– Francois Bochud, director of the Institut de Radiophysique in Switzerland • Reporting on the condition of personal belongings of the late Yasser Arafat, the former Palestinian president. Bochud’s institute found that some of Arafat’s effects had an elevated level of polonium, a poisonous element....
Advocating Progress: I'm posting more... →
omnivorousstegosaurus: dewognatos: annabritannia: Here is a documentary about the ancient Arab trade-routes. Here is one titled “Weapons That Made Britain”. Here is one that is a re-enactment of life on a British farm in the 1700s. Here is one about Genghis…
Watching Spain vs France.
starfishlovescollins: When it started : When this happened : When THIS happened : The 15 minute breaks is always so goddamn long : The whole 2nd period ALL the players were so freaking me out : but then THIS SHIT HAPPENED : Some more time stressing out : Little Xavi & Iniesta genius moment as always When the penalty was...
Saudi Crown Prince Nayef Has Died →
shortformblog: Crown Prince Nayef, the hard-line interior minister who spearheaded Saudi Arabia’s fierce crackdown crushing al-Qaida’s branch in the country after the 9/11 attacks in the United States and then rose to become next in line to the throne, has died. He was in his late 70s. Nayef’s death unexpectedly reopens the question of succession in this crucial U.S. ally and oil powerhouse...
Learn to teach with your mouth shut.– My favorite faculty quote of the day (via world-shaker)
What's Up With "Well, What Do You Know!"?
What's Up With "Assume" and "Presume"?
Videogamers can control their dreams
theweekmagazine: Canadian psychologist Jayne Gackenbach says avid gamers are more likely to have lucid dreams, and are better able to turn bad dreams into more positive experiences. Gackenbach hopes her theories can help sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder overcome their symptoms. 5 startling facts about sleep
How often does a word occur in the Bible or the... →
Use this interactive tool to search both holy books and find out. The tool allows you to include or exclude various words related to your target term. You can also read the verses in which your words appear. (In fact, you can read all the verses of both books. Each tiny color-coded rectangle represents one verse. Dark rectangles are the verses that contain your search term; light rectangles are...
The idea that intelligence is linked to English pronunciation is a legacy from...– Delalorm Semabia, 25, a Ghanaian blogger (via varys)
Frivolessismore: 'Draw Something' showing no signs... →
shortformblog: 50 million people have downloaded OMGPOP’s Draw Something source » That’s about a million a day since its launch in February, keeping the ultra-popular game number one among paid apps in the App Store. The press release also noted that over 6 billion drawings have… I’ve been playing with a few of my ESL students. Lots of fun.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is...– Ernest Hemingway (via sirmitchell)