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“The Tipping Point” Book Review

We are taking another break from talking University of Florida Gator football this week. I needed to distract myself from the Gators’ 23-20 loss at home in The Swamp to the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, November 15, 2014 and… 742 more words

Blue's Clues

Kelly Jo Peissner - Blog It! Social Software and Revolution

Just think, with a push of a button, one message can be viewed by thousands of people due to social media.  With a push of a button there can be thousands of “likes” on an event page or on a poll on Change.org.  614 more words

Cognitive Surplus

Books: On David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Author Malcolm Gladwell has made a career out of taking conventional wisdom and turning it on its head. Whether he’s explaining how seemingly small events transform themselves into trends ( 410 more words

Books

TV Review | Gotham 1.04 'Arkham'

Original UK Air Date: 3rd October 2014

** Spoilers Contained Below **

This week on Gotham…

On the eve of an important political vote (regarding the redevelopment of Arkham), a freelance hitman is hired to take out Councillors on either side of the argument. 945 more words

TV

Inspiration, Ambition, and the Inverted U

What inspires you? A child refusing to live ordinarily and choosing to showcase a remarkable ability to sing or dance or express themselves, an elderly person refusing to accept ageing and displaying an undying desire to maintain their youth through physically strenuous activities, a disabled person refusing to accept their handicap as a hindrance to their dreams, an underdog who worked tirelessly and sacrificed everything to become successful, an athlete who outperforms millions, a romantic story that defies all odds, a famous performer, politician, artist, author, leader, someone who overcomes discrimination and racism, a brave soldier, a loving parent who lifts a car to save her child, a genius? 633 more words

Philosophy

Je to v hlave

“Či už si myslíš, že to dokážeš, alebo nie, máš v oboch prípadoch pravdu.” Henry Ford 554 more words

Motivácia

'Gotham' 1.04 or Lose Your Gun, Take the Cannoli or Not 'The Wire'

I think I figured out why it’s so difficult to take Gotham even semi-seriously: it’s like someone tried to make a PG-13 version of all five seasons of  1,232 more words

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