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American Accents Aren't Disney's Fault

In a recent (and I would add “highly irresponsible”) piece of reporting from the New Zealand Herald, we are told that an explanation for children turning up at school with American accents is that children are watching too much Disney Channel. 902 more words

Autism

Music matters for the brain

The Power of Music in Transforming Lives:

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     I cannot overemphasize the importance of music in the lives of all of us. 140 more words

Sparisce per 30 anni e si fa vivo quando è nei guai

“Non potevamo credere alle nostre orecchie”.  Come stupirsi della reazione di Liz Simpson, madre del neozelandese Francis Edward Strange, quando ha ricevuto la telefonata del figlio, scomparso da trent’anni e dato per morto dalla famiglia. 230 more words

Exploiting Islamic religious divide (by Gwynne Dyer)

Last Thursday, there were 16 bomb blasts in Baghdad (72 people killed, 217 injured). On Friday, two big car bombs in Damascus killed 40 people and injured 150. 277 more words

I'm for Peace!

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11531684

Some interesting points and I see this opinion piece in the New Zealand Herald by Juliet Moses generated quite a bit of debate!

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