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Using A Gates Grant to Sidestep Standardized Testing in University Admissions?

Billionaire Bill Gates believes in testing. However, it appears that he believes in “the market” even more. Consider Gates’ words to legislators in 2009: 1,113 more words

Common Core

The Importance of Racing

The Importance of Racing

By: Sara Mai-Conway

Competition. When we hear that word we immediately attach an emotional association. Competition. Our gut responds with fear, anxiety, excitement, curiosity, good and/or bad memories, sometimes all of it. 486 more words

Ski Racing

Praising God

Being a medical student, I have to be on call whenever my doctor is on call. Here, waiting at the hospital, this song “10,000 reasons (Bless The Lord O my soul) by Matt Redman couldn’t depart from my lips. 500 more words


Bill Gates Foundadtion Unveils Contraceptive  Microchip That Can Last For More Than a Decade

The Bill Gates foundation has unveiled a contraceptive chip that can last up to 16 years. The chip can be turned on and off via a secure remote access and saves women going to the doctors to remove the implant when they want to get pregnant.

16 Years

Machin Street

Machin Street in Tunstall runs across the heart of the terraces in Tunstall towards the old Loop Line which is now a walkway. Machin Street begins at what used to be called Bath Street close to the Library and after a slow incline drops steeply towards the old railway. 62 more words


Before You Speak...

Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates:
At the first gate, ask yourself, “Is it true?”
At the second, ask, “Is it necessary?” 8 more words

My Life's Journey

Scalloped in Cedar to Keep in a "Mouse"


This lucky family only needed two sections of fence to enclose their yard.  To match their neighbor’s fences, they chose a 4ft tall cedar, over-scalloped style of fence with pretty French Gothic cut posts.   35 more words