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10 Things You Don't Know About - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

10 Things You Don't Know About

No. in series No. in season Title Original air date Secrets of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt are explored. FDR's mother wants him to dump Eleanor FDR loves his wife's secretary Eleanor's unconventional girlfriends turn her into a political activist FDR avoids assassination thanks to a rickety bench Eleanor wants FDR to become a dictator Eleanor falls in love...

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I've just started watching this show. It's amazing!

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We Fact-Checked Snapple's 'Real Facts'

We Fact-Checked Snapple's 'Real Facts' | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it

"Since 2002, the tea maker has been slinging bottle-cap factoids. Some are true, some are outright false, and plenty others are incomplete or ambiguous to the point of absurdity. But it’s easy to pluck out the spurious ones with a search engine and the right kind of bull**** detector...."

"With 30 seconds and a web connection, you can, too."

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This might be fun for secondary schoo students to explore what is passed on as facts. Students can learn first-hand why we can't believe everything we read. This would make a simple but powerful library/research skills activity. Other subjects can exploit this as well. 

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50 Science Misconceptions - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.18) - YouTube

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teachers can (and should) check these facts. Might lead to a good inquiry based lesson...

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The Problem With Facts

The Problem With Facts | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Good strategy is always becoming, never being. The mindless quest for absolute substantiation leads to false certainty, not greater rigor.
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