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A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel — Medium

A Teenager's View on Social Media - Backchannel - Medium
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#socialmedia through the eyes of a teenager

 

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What's Inside the Millennium Time Capsule?

What's Inside the Millennium Time Capsule? | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
In 1999, the White House sealed these items in a time capsule that won't be opened until 2100. Can't wait that long? Here's what's inside.
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The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You

The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
In scientific research on what makes articles go viral, amusing stories were shared more frequently than less amusing ones.
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The surprising reason we have a 40-hour work week (and why we should rethink it)

The surprising reason we have a 40-hour work week (and why we should rethink it) | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
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“As long as you get your eight hours in.”

I used to hear this phrase a lot.

The thinking is that as long as you ...
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I’ll Never Ever Look At Books The Same Again After Seeing These Hidden Messages. Wow.

I’ll Never Ever Look At Books The Same Again After Seeing These Hidden Messages. Wow. | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
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Simply amazing :)

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Trees of Life: A Visual History of Evolution

Trees of Life: A Visual History of Evolution | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
Mapping 450 years of mankind's curiosity about the living world and the relationships between organisms.

Since the dawn of recorded histo
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100 Diagrams That Changed the World

100 Diagrams That Changed the World | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
A visual history of human sensemaking, from cave paintings to the world wide web.

Since the dawn of recorded history, we've been using vi
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The Culture, Causes, and Costs of Anxiety

The Culture, Causes, and Costs of Anxiety | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
"Few people today would dispute that chronic stress is a hallmark of our times or that anxiety has become a kind of cultural condition of mo
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How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First

How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
Hartmut Esslinger founder of frog and creator of Apple's Snow White design language recounts convincing Jobs to empower designers.
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9 Incredibly Important Things That Happened In 2013 That Most People Aren’t Talking About

9 Incredibly Important Things That Happened In 2013 That Most People Aren’t Talking About | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
In a media environment increasingly dominated by celebrity, scandal and the political horserace, many of the most important stories receive scant coverage.
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20 Jobs of the Future

In the past, careers were stable, linear and singular. People chose one path and pursued it over the course of their lives from college to retirement. In our mo
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Well...it used to tke a generation for the future to actually happen...i feel like the future is happening yesterday and i am totally left behind. I think we need to reshape completly the way we envison our life and future...

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Trends & Technologies for the World in 2020 | What's Next: Top Trends

Trends & Technologies for the World in 2020 | What's Next: Top Trends | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
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good thing 2020 is not that far :)

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FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature - i heart intelligence

FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature - i heart intelligence | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge variety of topics.
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Every Week, 2 Anonymous Students Sneak Into A Classroom And Blow Everyone’s Mind

Every Week, 2 Anonymous Students Sneak Into A Classroom And Blow Everyone’s Mind | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
According to CCAD every week two anonymous intruders have been sneaking into classrooms on campus, leaving some cool chalkboard messages with the signature, #dangerdust.  It captured the attention of the students and are now shared far and wide through social media.

One of the students w
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Simply wonderful!

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How Credit Card Numbers Work

How Credit Card Numbers Work | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
Most of us carry credit cards and ATM cards. These, typically, have sixteen digits on the front. These digits are the unique account number for the card. For obvious reasons, just any sixteen digits will not work, they follow pattern.
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How to Shop for Clothes Online and Get a Perfect Fit

How to Shop for Clothes Online and Get a Perfect Fit | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
Shopping for clothes online, whether you buy them from a big box store or a custom clothier, can get you great style at bargain prices.
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The History of the English Language, Animated

The History of the English Language, Animated | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
"The Sun never sets on the English language."

The history of language, that peculiar human faculty that Darwin believed was half art and
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How to Make Love: A 1936 Guide to the Art of Wooing

How to Make Love: A 1936 Guide to the Art of Wooing | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
"Although we live in a modern age, we seem unable to throw off the yoke of Puritanism."

“Part of the modern ideology of love is to assu
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Oh i laughed sooooo hard. ...probably, i wouldnt be laughing then, but now...:))))))))))

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Denis Dutton’s Provocative Darwinian Theory of Beauty

Denis Dutton’s Provocative Darwinian Theory of Beauty | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
Why the cultural conditioning of your eye has nothing on the evolutionary biology of it.

What, exactly, is beauty? This question has been
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Visualizing Every Country's Life Expectancy

Visualizing Every Country's Life Expectancy | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
What's the best nation in the world to live in if you enjoy, ya know, staying alive?
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I Noticed This Tiny Thing On Google Maps. When I Zoomed In... Well, Nothing Could Prepare Me.

I Noticed This Tiny Thing On Google Maps. When I Zoomed In... Well, Nothing Could Prepare Me. | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
This blew me away. I can't believe this exists.
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In 1964, Isaac Asimov Imagined the World in 2014

In 1964, Isaac Asimov Imagined the World in 2014 | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
But he couldn't have known the consequences of the development he predicted—a planet whose climate is badly destabilized, whose inhabitants face mass extinctions in the years ahead.
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The Best Photography Books of 2013

The Best Photography Books of 2013 | Interesting facts of life | Scoop.it
From Mongolia to Mars, by way of mesmerizing mines and Manhattan's characters.

"Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced
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All of them are amazing :)

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8 Exponential Trends That Will Shape Humanity: Century of the City ...

We live in a time of great abundance and unparalleled possibilities fueled by exponential growth from the impact of technology. Our job at sparks & honey is to
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This is the future!

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