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Little Leaguer Haunted By 386 Errors He Made Last Season

Little Leaguer Haunted By 386 Errors He Made Last Season | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
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Possible PIP Themes

* Attitudes to children's sport ( amongst kids ? amongst parents? )

* Pressures faced by children who participate in children's sport.

* The learning of culture through children's sport)

 

Relevant Depth Study - Popular Culture

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/11745398.2011.616483

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http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2015/nov/27/angry-shouting-men-junior-football-barney-ronay

   

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/the-culture-of-narcissism/5847914

 

 

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Hope in the face of horror: The people tending to gardens against a backdrop of war - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Hope in the face of horror: The people tending to gardens against a backdrop of war - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
What makes someone want to nurture plant life amid the destruction of war? Photographer Lalage Snow travels the world meeting ordinary people tending to tiny patches of hope.
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Your food may be sustainably grown, but what about your flowers? - Science News

Your food may be sustainably grown, but what about your flowers? - Science News | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Demand for environmentally friendly flowers is on the rise thanks to a greater awareness of the effects chemicals and long-haul transport can have on the environment.
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‘The first cut I saw, I puked’: the story of MIA’s turbulent new documentary | Music | The Guardian

‘The first cut I saw, I puked’: the story of MIA’s turbulent new documentary | Music | The Guardian | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
From footage of a fragmented immigrant upbringing to arguing with Elastica and upstaging Madonna, director Steve Loveridge and MIA discuss 2018’s most illuminating pop doc
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More single women are choosing solo parenting, but IVF clinics are still leaving them out of the picture - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

More single women are choosing solo parenting, but IVF clinics are still leaving them out of the picture - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Single women can still feel like they're doing something dodgy when they exercise their right to access fertility treatment in Australia, despite legal barriers being removed in 2010.
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'There are a lot of myths': The misconceptions around religion and organ donation - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

'There are a lot of myths': The misconceptions around religion and organ donation - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
When Monia's father was dying, her family hesitated to donate his organs, unsure of how it sat with their strong Hindu faith. So she went to her priest to find out.
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'We will really miss home': China's Moon Festival can be lonely for international students - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

'We will really miss home': China's Moon Festival can be lonely for international students - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
For Chinese people worldwide the Moon Festival is a time of family reunion. But many Chinese international students can't return home, and as children of the One-Child policy, it can be a lonely time for both them and their parents.
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Barack Obama read 10 letters every day of his presidency. This is what they said - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Barack Obama read 10 letters every day of his presidency. This is what they said - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Barack Obama received 10,000 letters a day while he was president. Every day, he read 10 — and he often wrote personal replies. These are some of them.
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Ten photos that changed how we see human rights

From depictions of slavery to colonial massacres to contemporary portraits of refugees, photography is a powerful tool in evoking ideas of shared humanity.
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Equality: our secret weapon to fight corruption

Beneath conflicting trends in corruption surveys is a clear truth: addressing inequality makes good economic sense.
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Sexist abuse has a long history in Australian politics – and takes us all to a dark place

Many female politicians have had to endure sexist abuse, from Cheryl Kernot to Julia Gillard to Sarah Hanson-Young. And it is not a matter that should simply be brushed aside.
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Victoria's puppy farms and pet shop laws a world first - but questions about 'ethical' breeding remain

Victoria's puppy farms and pet shop laws are being rolled out, sparking controversy. The state is the first in the world to limit the number of fertile females allowed by commercial breeders.
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Feeding frenzy: public accuse the media of deliberately fuelling shark fear

The news media routinely 'beats up' shark stories in search of clicks and profits, according to focus groups and surveys of social media posts.
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Why R2D2 could be your child's teacher sooner than you think

Robots in the classroom are highly engaging and motivating for students, and can have a cascading effect on learning across an entire school.
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Are your kids picky eaters? Looking back in history might explain why - ABC Life

Are your kids picky eaters? Looking back in history might explain why - ABC Life | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Before the 20th century, children didn't have a chance to be picky eaters. So where did the trend come from, and what can we learn from generations past?
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Disinformation: Moscow style - Late Night Live - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Disinformation: Moscow style - Late Night Live - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Disinformation, Moscow style and why it’s causing so much political angst  around the world.
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Qantas 'women of influence' protest against airline's role in deportations | Australia news | The Guardian

Qantas 'women of influence' protest against airline's role in deportations | Australia news | The Guardian | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Nine recipients of a Qantas-sponsored award ask the airline to stop deporting asylum seekers
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Muriel Matters: The daring Australian suffragist who spurred a 'MeToo moment in British history' - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Muriel Matters: The daring Australian suffragist who spurred a 'MeToo moment in British history' - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
In the early 1900s, young Australian actress Muriel Matters achieved notoriety in Britain after pulling off a series of brave and quirky stunts in the name of women's rights.
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Meet the Jains of Melbourne, who are doing no harm - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Meet the Jains of Melbourne, who are doing no harm - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Nimita doesn't eat after dark in case she accidentally swallows an insect — and doesn't play cricket, so as not to hurt the grass. She's one of Australia's 4,000 followers of Jainism.
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'The new religion': Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty pokes fun at the wellness industry - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

'The new religion': Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty pokes fun at the wellness industry - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
She's sold more than 14 million books worldwide, but Liane Moriarty still can't help reading online articles that promise to transform her life.
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Explainer: what is Pentecostalism, and how might it influence Scott Morrison's politics?

The new prime minister has said he believes 'the Bible is not a policy handbook'. However, his faith has certainly had an influence on his worldview.
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50 years of the Boeing 747: How the 'queen of the skies' reigned over air travel

50 years of the Boeing 747: How the 'queen of the skies' reigned over air travel | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
On Sept. 30, 1968, the first Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line, ready to hit the skies as the bigger commercial jet at the time. Today, as its days as a civilian carrier come to a close, the first jumbo jet remains an icon of aviation.
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Immunisation in Islamic countries – in pictures

Immunisation in Islamic countries – in pictures | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Delivering immunisation in Yemen, Zanzibar-Tanzania, Pakistan and Sudan
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Liverpool judge's decision recognises that 'home' still exists for the homeless

Judge acknowledges attack on rough sleeper's home, after he and his belongings were urinated on by a drunk passer-by.
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Doomsaying about new technology helps make it better

Doomsaying about new technologies is as old as technology, and it's a vital part of how we figure out when and where something should be used.
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Letting Teachers Be Free

Letting Teachers Be Free | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Educators must remain engaged and autonomous in order to do their jobs well and avoid burnout.
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