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Science vs. Scripture and the Difference Between Curiosity and Wonder

Science vs. Scripture and the Difference Between Curiosity and Wonder | Welcome Interruptions | Scoop.it
From Aristotle to St. Paul, or how science and scripture battled over knowledge.
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How People Sit in Meetings and What it Really Means | boltron

How People Sit in Meetings and What it Really Means | boltron | Welcome Interruptions | Scoop.it
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This is fun.

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Cheating the Impossible: Wire-Walker Philippe Petit on Education, Creativity, and Patience

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The art of self-correction and the value of tenacity in a world obsessed with instant results.
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Ah-Ah-Ah-Ah-Ah: An Uncommon Portrait of Alan Turing, Godfather of Modern Computing

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"He might ask you … whether you think a computer could ever enjoy strawberries and cream or could make you fall in love with it."

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The Startup Slumber Party: How Living With Your Cofounders Can Save Your Company ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

The Startup Slumber Party: How Living With Your Cofounders Can Save Your Company ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community | Welcome Interruptions | Scoop.it
What happens when an 11person startup team decides to cohabitate
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Justin Bieber and Today’s Youth

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Hard-working under-age performers disrupt our sense of childhood as a period of all play and no work.
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How Firm Are Our Principles?

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We like to believe that our principles are rooted in conviction. But much research shows that they often prove to be finicky, inconsistent intuitions.
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Femke Becomes Funke: Celebrating mediocrity | Citizens Platform

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The Best Books of 2012: Your 10 Overall Favorites

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From children's existential questions to 100 ideas that changed graphic design, by way of Yayoi Kusama and illustrated scientific mysteries.
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Missives from Muggings and Asses: Letters of Audacious Requests Mark Twain Received

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Mark Twain gets fan mail. It is quite entertaining.
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Kosher-for-Passover Coke: It's Not Just for Jews Anymore

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Why is this cola different from all other colas? Because it is made without high-fructose corn syrup—which explains why foodies stock up on Coke every Passover.
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Scientists Resurrect Extinct Frog That Gives Birth Through Its Mouth

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In 1983, the world lost one of its weirdest frogs. The gastric-brooding frog, native to tiny portions of Queensland, Australia, gave birth through its

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surprising.  but interesting.

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Is science the last frontier of life or are we playing God without caring about the

consequences?

 

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So i thought!
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What Famous Authors Write to Each Other

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The best correspondences contain a story.
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Phys.Org Mobile: Ants follow Fermat's principle of least time

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Ants are even smarter than we thought
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Brands Facing Dot-Com Domain Identity Crisis

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Companies looking to protect their brand identity on the Internet from phishers and cybersquatters will soon be faced with a dot-com identity crisis.
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Redemption » 3:AM Magazine

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A short story
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What's the secret to a happy marriage?

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Adam Gopnik attempts to explain the secret to a happy marriage by reflecting on Charles Darwin, old comedy sketches and a Havanese dog.
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Africa’s Voice, Nigeria’s Conscience

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Chinua Achebe was a literary giant and a gentle rebel, who refused to shake the necrotic outstretched hands of corrupt leaders.
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How Ellen DeGeneres Helped Change The Conversation About Gays : NPR

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In 1997, DeGeneres chose a very public forum — her television sitcom — to announce, "I'm gay." The entertainer's career has tracked the seismic shift in public opinion on gays and same-sex marriage.
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Story of a Writer: Ray Bradbury on Storytelling and Human Nature in 1963 Documentary

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"Man has always been half monster, half dreamer"
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The Art of Observation and How to Master the Crucial Difference Between Observation and Intuition

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Why genius lies in the selection of what is worth observing.
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Anna Vodicka: There’s a Train a’Comin’

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As the Supreme Court prepares to conference on same-sex marriage, a phonebanker reflects on hip-hop lyrics, missionary work, and what a conversation has to do to change a mind.
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Pepsi Has a New Look. Again.

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Unlike Coke, Pepsi's design has to keep changing to keep up with its youthful branding. And a torpedo-shaped new bottle nails it.
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