Category Archives: Culture

5 Interesting Links for 09-08-2017

Technique (Writing) The importance of grounding the reader shown through examples from judging Writers of the Future. http://www.writersofthefuture.com/grounding-your-reader/ Diversity (History) A look at race relations in the classical world along with why evidence is hard to accept for some people.

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5 Interesting Links for 09-01-2017

Clothing (Society) Mom started an ethical t-shirt company when all of the boy shirts available had messages promoting aggression and poor behavior. It’s taking off because there are many who feel the same about gendered clothing. http://www.scarymommy.com/clothing-company-against-boys-will-be-boys-stereotype/ Language (Artificial Intelligence) … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-25-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Wealth (Society) A well-written essay on the historical beliefs regarding extreme wealth compared to the current ones, and the costs related to that change. I quibble only on the misunderstanding … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.128: Street Theater

Giant marionettes to amaze and entertain. Pay attention to the extent of articulation in the dog especially. There are many more videos of this and previous performances to be found by searching for giant marionettes created by the French street … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-18-2017

Tips (Parenting) Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers seven tips for raising daughters that apply to sons as well to foster thinking and encourage the success of a life well lived. https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/7-things-successful-people-need-to-do-courtesy-of-ruth-bader-ginsburg.html Creativity (Exercise) A study by Stanford University found that the … Continue reading

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