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The Power of Making Connections

We have all tried to teach students to make connections between things that have obvious connections. But what about between things that don’t have obvious connections? 80 more words

Critical Thinking

Why We Can't Let Go of Magic

True confession here. I don’t believe in fairies (sorry Tinkerbell), I don’t really believe in ghosts (sorry Dad), I don’t believe people can fly (sorry superman), and I think psychics are just very good intuitionists…so why do I love magic realism and fantasy? 613 more words


Co czytać, gdy (w) ciąży

Dziś o tym, co sprawiło, że wiem więcej niż położna, a przynajmniej tak mi się wydaje. Zartuję – nie z tym, że wiem więcej, bo wiem i tylko spróbujcie zaprzeczyć, ale ciążową literaturę faktu, tę fachową i zupełnie poważną, odpuszczę drogim czytelnikom, bo to nudne. 711 more words


Quote of the Day: The Brain Rules

“Most of us have no idea how our brain works. This has strange consequences. We try to talk on our cell phones and drive at the same time, even though it is literally impossible for our brains to multitask when it comes to paying attention.

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The Ultimate Running Tips For Busy People

Life is short, running makes it seem longer-Unknown

We all know exercise is great for our mental and physical fitness. However, that alone doesn’t seem to be able to get us moving more frequently. 1,800 more words

Healthy Living

Required Reading: Empathy

I’ve been thinking a lot about empathy. Three books that I’ve read recently have touched on the subject but in the separate contexts of: motivation… 1,071 more words


Dad Dead In River, Daughter's Body Found In Home

FORT MYERS (CBSMIAMI/AP) – Lee County authorities are investigating the death of a little girl and her father in southwest Florida.

Monday morning, the sheriff’s deputies found a car with its hazard lights flashing, blocking a road near a river.  180 more words