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‘Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons,’ and More

‘Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons,’ and More | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
Decades after the cold war, nuclear weapons are an established fact of regional and global strategy.
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The Future Of Marketing: You Connected To Your Toaster

The Future Of Marketing: You Connected To Your Toaster | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
What can media do? I was driving on the highway and spotted a billboard. It was your average, run of the mills, type of billboard. It could have been for a local restaurant, something from the tourism council, a car...
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Student Suspended for Refusing to Wear RFID Tracker Loses Lawsuit | Threat Level | Wired.com

Student Suspended for Refusing to Wear RFID Tracker Loses Lawsuit | Threat Level | Wired.com | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
A Texas high school student who claimed her student identification was the "Mark of the Beast" because it was implanted with a radio-frequency identification chip has lost her federal court bid Tuesday challenging her suspension for refusing to...
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Henry Jenkins - The Transmedia Generation: Spreadable Media, Fan Activism & Participatory Learning

Henry Jenkins - The Transmedia Generation: Spreadable Media, Fan Activism & Participatory Learningon Connected Learning on Livestream - Watch live streaming Internet TV.
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Adam Savage: How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries

View full lesson on TED-Ed BETA: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-simple-ideas-lead-to-scientific-discoveries Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples...
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TED Blog | 10 TED Talks on predicting the future

TED Blog | 10 TED Talks on predicting the future | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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The Business Case for Buying Facebook Likes

The Business Case for Buying Facebook Likes | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
While social media purists want to avoid buying Facebook Likes, is there any way to avoid it? And should we? The case for faking it.
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The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps

The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
From Ptolemy to Richard Dawkins, or how customization in Renaissance Venice sparked a cartographic craze.

Throughout history, we've used
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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how "power posing" -- standing in a...
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New Left Project | Articles | Work, Learning and Freedom

In this often personal interview, renowned linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky outlines a libertarian perspective on work and education, arguing that freedom is the root of creativity and fulfilment.  

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What Is The Purpose Of Life? Ask Deepak!

Find out more at: http://www.deepakchopra.com/video/view/205/ask_deepak__what_is_the_purpose_of_life_ What is the purpose of life? What is Dharma? Dharma mea...
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Is there scientific evidence that handwriting is better for learning than typing?

Is there scientific evidence that handwriting is better for learning than typing? | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
“Children who write by hand ‘learn better than those who type’,” reported the Daily Mail. The newspaper is referring to a scientific paper discussing the theory that the physical action of forming letters while handwriting...
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Tomorrow’s world: A guide to the next 150 years

Tomorrow’s world: A guide to the next 150 years | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
Explore our graphical guide to the advances of the future, from 2013 to 2150.
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Creative Commons Infographic: Licenses Explained – Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Creative Commons Infographic: Licenses Explained – Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
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TED Blog | New TED Book: In Mistrust We Trust

TED Blog | New TED Book: In Mistrust We Trust | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
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Just because something has value doesn't mean it has a price

Just because something has value doesn't mean it has a price | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
Cory Doctorow: If every last shred of incidental online value is given a price tag, we'll never harvest the full fruits of our ingenuity
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Education Quotes

Education Quotes | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
Education Quotes, Quotes for Teachers, Quotes for Students, Quotes about Teaching and Learning, Quotes to inspire
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » When Prisons Become Illegal

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » When Prisons Become Illegal | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
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Official SCIENCE*: HIGH HEELS make you SEXY (Ladies) • The Register

There is a strong contemporary association between high heels and female sexuality. We investigated the hypothesis that one motivation for women wearing high heels is that it artificially increases the femininity of gait.

 

Biomechanical analyses revealed that wearing high heels led to increased femininity of gait including reduced stride length and increased rotation and tilt of the hips.

 

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090513812001225

 

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75 Scientific Mysteries, Illustrated by Some of Today’s Hottest Artists

75 Scientific Mysteries, Illustrated by Some of Today’s Hottest Artists | Philosophy, Thoughts and Society | Scoop.it
A beautiful celebration of the unknown at the intersection of art and science.

As a lover of the intersection of art and science, I find
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