Time for Scholars and Intellectuals to speak up for Freedom of Thought

October 29, 2016

Time for Scholars and Intellectuals to speak up for Freedom of Thought

by Kris Hartley

Kris Hartley is a Lecturer in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University, where he teaches quantitative methods and public sector economics. 1,302 more words

Politics

Middleschoolers design and build STEM carts for younger students

BY DEBORAH DEASY, THE PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW

October 28th, 2016

School cart competition put creativity to the test. Now, grant funding will get them built

Team by team, 50 Hampton seventh-graders recently pitched their competing blueprints for a rolling cupboard of educational aids. 347 more words

Creativity And Innovation

What does it mean to be "onto something"?

Say I’m at a conference, workshop, or seminar, and someone offers insights or ideas that appear to open a new door to understanding and solving challenges big or small. 283 more words

Workplace Bullying, Mobbing, And Abuse

Excellence: A Point of View

October 18, 2016

Excellence: A Point of View

COMMENT: Everyone in Malaysia talks about the pursuit of excellence and some pretend to know what it means, especially  our mediocre politicians in power and men in the public service who are tasked to implement our national education policy and Blue Ocean Strategy. 792 more words

Politics

NY Times Sunday Book Review: Anthony Doerr Reviews a New Book on Time Travel

October 3, 2016

NY Times Sunday Book Review: Anthony Doerr Reviews a New Book on Time Travel

 I was 10 years old when my brother handed me Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder” with the endorsement that it was “probably the raddest story ever.” The action opens in 2055, and the United States has just elected a moderate presidential candidate named Keith over a strongman named Deutscher, “an anti-everything man for you, a militarist, Antichrist, anti-human, anti-intellectual.” 1,202 more words

Book Review

Ten Quotes from Sprint by Jake Knapp

You might have read my book review of Sprint (you can read it here). I also curated one idea from the book which you can read… 288 more words

Quotes

Ancient Astronaut Theorists

AAT say yes, to the question:  “Have we been visited or currently visited by extraterrestrials”, and I have to say yes too. After all the evidence that human kind has collected throughout its history, it is more than evident that this is the case and that our civilization has been influenced by other worldly beings. 1,247 more words

Vision