INTRODUCTION TO T...
Follow
Find
1.2K views | +0 today
 

From around the web

INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO
“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” Warren Buffet
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?)
Scoop.it!

Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm

Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play “rock, paper, scissors” by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.

Via KEpps
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from digital citizenship
Scoop.it!

Social Media Effect On Relationships


Via ICTPHMS, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Sociology of gender
Scoop.it!

Everyday Sociology Blog: Challenges in Naming Gender Identities: Cis and Trans

Everyday Sociology Blog: Challenges in Naming Gender Identities: Cis and Trans | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
By Sally Raskoff Issues of sex and gender are popular and common topics in sociology; we discuss the complexities of defining sex as physical (male, female) and gender as social (women, men). We assume that males take on the gender...

Via diane gusa
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Navigate
Scoop.it!

Vintage circus posters - in pictures

Vintage circus posters - in pictures | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Jaap Best devoted his life to collecting vintage circus posters. From creepy clowns to performing cats, here are the best of them

Via Suvi Salo
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Son makes mother’s prom dream come true

Son makes mother’s prom dream come true | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Belinda Smith never got a chance to go to prom when she was younger because she couldn't afford it. But as Steve Hartman reports, Belinda just got a second chance thanks to her son.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Christianity faces sharp decline as Americans are becoming even less affiliated with religion

Christianity faces sharp decline as Americans are becoming even less affiliated with religion | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
There are more religiously unaffiliated Americans than Catholic Americans or mainline Protestant Americans.

 

Christianity is on the decline in America, not just among younger generations or in certain regions of the country but across race, gender, education and geographic barriers. The percentage of adults who describe themselves as Christians dropped by nearly eight percentage points in just seven years to about 71 percent, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.

 

Tags: religion, culture, Christianity, USA.


Via Seth Dixon
more...
Robert Slone's curator insight, May 19, 8:58 AM

I have definitely witnessed this in my life time .

Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Stranded: How America's Failing Public Transportation Increases Inequality

Stranded: How America's Failing Public Transportation Increases Inequality | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Brian Snyder / Reuters Transportation is about more than just moving people from point A to point B. It’s also a system that can either limit or expand the opportunities available to people based on where they live.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

40 Quirky Q-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

40 Quirky Q-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
40 Quirky Q-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary http://t.co/kruZOF00o1
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from consumer psychology
Scoop.it!

Chili's tweaks its food to look better on Instagram

Chili's tweaks its food to look better on Instagram | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"chili's grill & bar, catering to the instagram crowd, revamped the look of its dishes to make them look better on social media ..."


Via Leona Ungerer
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Personal Learning Network
Scoop.it!

Kindergarteners Talk About Mindfulness in "Just Breathe" Short Film // Wavecrest Films

To view video on Youtube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=167&v=RVA2N6tX2cg

 

For related blogpost, please visit: http://www.mindful.org/news/kindergarteners-talk-about-mindfulness-in-just-breathe-short-film


Via Roxana Marachi, PhD, diane gusa
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Strange days indeed...
Scoop.it!

The 10 Weirdest Things That People Once Used As Status Symbols

The 10 Weirdest Things That People Once Used As Status Symbols | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A visitor from 100 years ago would be confused by our selfies and our strange toys — but they would understand the need to show off. Throughout history, people have had status symbols. Sometimes, these things have been gold and jewels.

Via F. Thunus
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from An Eye on New Media
Scoop.it!

The Dangers of Selfie Sticks PSA - YouTube

The Big Flavor Dipper Pizza: you're gonna need a bigger selfie stick. Order now at http://pizzahut.com Please Selfie Responsibly. These egotistical specimens...

Via Ken Morrison
more...
Ken Morrison's curator insight, May 23, 9:43 AM

Pizza Hut created this excellent fake PSA to protect selfie stick users

Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Developing a sociological imagination
Scoop.it!

Dr Phil's Home Page for Sociology

Sociology for the Beginner

Via diane gusa
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from SteveB's Politics & Economy Scoops
Scoop.it!

California accepts historic offer by farmers to cut water usage by 25%

California accepts historic offer by farmers to cut water usage by 25% | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
In a twist not even imagined in the film Chinatown, the drought-stricken state accepts a voluntary offer from farmers who hope to stave off mandatory cuts California’s drought has produced a plot twist too singular even for Chinatown: farmers...

Via steve batchelder
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Navigate
Scoop.it!

Mind your language! Swearing around the world

Mind your language! Swearing around the world | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

“What makes a word profane, and how does cursing vary from place to place? James Harbeck explains. Warning: contains very strong language.”


Via David Mainwood / EFL SMARTblog, Juergen Wagner, Ana Lara, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Suvi Salo
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Sustain Our Earth
Scoop.it!

Pope Francis: What's in the Name?

Pope Francis: What's in the Name? | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
One of the most loved Saints in the Catholic world, revered, in fact, by many traditions around the planet, is Saint Francis of Assisi.  In anticipating the Pontiff's upcoming message on environmen...

Via SustainOurEarth
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Oliver Sacks Knows What It Really Means to Live

Oliver Sacks Knows What It Really Means to Live | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Steve Jurvetson / Flickr When the celebrated neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks was a schoolboy, a teacher noted on his report card: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It was a perceptive comment, for as it turned out, “going too...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

15 Historic Terms for Crime and Punishment, Defined

15 Historic Terms for Crime and Punishment, Defined | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
15 Historic Terms for Crime and Punishment, Defined http://t.co/Qvb9Mwl1a3
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

These Photos Will Make You Want to Drop Everything and Explore the World

These Photos Will Make You Want to Drop Everything and Explore the World | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Nicholas Roemmelt’s photography is enough to make any person whose day job involves a computer and a desk question his or her life choices.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

McDonald's Surprising Start, 75 Years Ago - History

McDonald's Surprising Start, 75 Years Ago - History | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
On the 75th anniversary of the opening of the first McDonald’s, look back at the fast-food hamburger chain’s surprising origins as a barbecue joint.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Q and A with Haddonfield girls' track star Carly Bonnet - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Q and A with Haddonfield girls' track star Carly Bonnet - Cherry Hill Courier Post | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Q and A with Haddonfield girls’ track star Carly Bonnet
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Navigate
Scoop.it!

Map of the complexity sciences

Map of the complexity sciences | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Via Rui Guimarães Lima, Miloš Bajčetić, Suvi Salo
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

The End Of 'American Idol' - NPR (blog)

The End Of 'American Idol' - NPR (blog) | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.
more...
No comment yet.