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You Can Blend That?

You Can Blend That? | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Only On The Web: Tom Dickson, founder of Blendtec, shows Daniel Sieberg that blenders can do a lot more than make smoothies.
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“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” Warren Buffet
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Robin Williams: Good Will Hunting bench in Boston gets quote tributes from fans

Robin Williams: Good Will Hunting bench in Boston gets quote tributes from fans | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Robin Williams has been honoured at the spot where he touched the most hearts during his rich and eccentric career, with fans scrawling Good Will Hunting quotes by the bench in Boston where his character so articulately conveyed the beauty of worldly experience and the simple magnificence of love.
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New Orleans grocery store serves struggling neighborhood

Burnell Cotlon is "just an average guy with above-average dreams." When New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward was decimated by Katrina, without even a grocery store left standing, he opened a market - the first (and still only) business in the immediate neighborhood. Steve Hartman reports.
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"Sunday Morning" theme goes to the dogs

"Sunday Morning" theme goes to the dogs | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
In honor of National Dog Day this past week, "Sunday Morning" celebrates all the dogs that have been caught in the act of tuning in each Sunday morning. Thanks to Cappi, Charlie, Chiquita, Fred, Harley Harr, Little John, Loki, Ricco and Schnapps!
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Privacy Is Dead: What You Can Still Do to Protect Yourself

Privacy Is Dead: What You Can Still Do to Protect Yourself | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
When it comes to cybersecurity, we are all in a state of emergency, but the real question is: Is anyone listening?
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Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain's Quirks - New York Times

Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain's Quirks - New York Times | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown rare among scientists.
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The New Rules of Smartphone Etiquette

The New Rules of Smartphone Etiquette | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Robert Kneschke / Shutterstock.com If you’re like most Americans, you treat your phone like another appendage. It’s always in reach, and it’s always on, beaming messages, photos, and notifications to you in real time.
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Google Maps code transformed into infinite series of abstract art - Mashable

Google Maps code transformed into infinite series of abstract art - Mashable | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Google Maps code transformed into infinite series of abstract art
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Scientists Replicated 100 Psychology Studies, and Fewer Than Half Got the Same ... - Smithsonian

Scientists Replicated 100 Psychology Studies, and Fewer Than Half Got the Same ...
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Academic journals and the press regularly serve up fresh helpings of fascinating psychological research findings.
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Remembering When Driverless Elevators Drew Skepticism

Remembering When Driverless Elevators Drew Skepticism | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
These days, the idea of a driverless car makes a lot of people nervous. Our Planet Money team goes back in time when automatic elevators made people just as worried.
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Texas Entrepreneur Makes $10,000 a Month Sending People Potatoes

Texas Entrepreneur Makes $10,000 a Month Sending People Potatoes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Potato Parcel has got to be the most ridiculous business idea since the Read More

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The Life and Death of the American Lawn

The Life and Death of the American Lawn | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Robert Couse-Baker / Flickr The hashtag #droughtshaming—which primarily exists, as its name suggests, to publicly decry people who have failed to do their part to conserve water during California’s water crisis—has claimed many victims.
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Conquering 100 fears in 100 days

Conquering 100 fears in 100 days | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
As part of a class assignment, Michelle Poler, a student at New York City's School of Visual Arts, decided to spend 100 days exploring and conquering her fears, one at a time. From touching tarantulas and swinging on a trapeze to frying foods in oil, she's documented her triumphs online, and demonstrated the confidence to approach her fears and defeat them.
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​Artistry on the water: Wooden motorboats

​Artistry on the water: Wooden motorboats | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Take a ride aboard some classic, sleek vessels that hark back to a more elegant (mari)time
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Inside the brain of Oliver Sacks

Inside the brain of Oliver Sacks | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The renowned neurologist, who died today, sat down with Morley Safer in 1996 for one of 60 Minutes' most unforgettable profiles
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Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks

Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown rare among scientists.
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Building Better Nursing Homes

Building Better Nursing Homes | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The question isn't what good nursing homes look like, but how to transform existing facilities into places that look like them.
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What Customers Can Eat With McDonald's Customized Menu

What Customers Can Eat With McDonald's Customized Menu | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
McDonald's customized, fast-casual concept may be coming to a location near you.
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13 bizarre dishes from around the globe that even extreme eaters wouldn't dare

13 bizarre dishes from around the globe that even extreme eaters wouldn't dare | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Odd foods from around the world including cobra meat, various insects, frozen blood, lizards, and dogs.

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Scientific Findings Often Fail To Be Replicated, Researchers Say - NPR

Scientific Findings Often Fail To Be Replicated, Researchers Say - NPR | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A massive effort to test the validity of 100 psychology experiments finds that more than 50 percent of the studies fail to replicate. This is based on a new study published in the journal "Science."
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The Secret To Japan's Little League Success: 10-Hour Practices - NPR

The Secret To Japan's Little League Success: 10-Hour Practices - NPR | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A Japanese team has again reached the final four of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Its training involves strict discipline, relentless drilling and group responsibility.
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A Language of Whistles

A Language of Whistles | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
In the northeastern mountains of Turkey, residents separated by tree-packed slopes turned to an unusual communication method: whistling.
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How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive

How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Thicker ink meant it didn't smudge as easily as its predecessor, the fountain pen—but it also made writing by hand more physically demanding.

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5 Digital Mapping Projects That Visualize History - PC Magazine

5 Digital Mapping Projects That Visualize History - PC Magazine | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Here are some of my favorite digital mapping projects for teaching and studying American history
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