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I Do Not Have It All, But I Hope to Someday

I Do Not Have It All, But I Hope to Someday | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
I’m saying no to a lot of things. In the last two weeks alone I have said no to: drinks with friends, free theater ticke…
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Canada to adopt U.S. vehicle emissions standards, 80% cleaner than current ones

Canada to adopt U.S. vehicle emissions standards, 80% cleaner than current ones | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Canada has decided to adopt the upcoming EPA Tier 3 vehicle emission standard from the US.
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What? This is awesome!

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Facebook's user exodus: our readers tell us what's wrong

Facebook's user exodus: our readers tell us what's wrong | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
A new study suggests Facebook users are leaving for other social networks – so we asked you where you're going instead
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In the last month, Facebook has lost 6 million US visitors, a 4% drop,

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What causes sinkholes?

What causes sinkholes? | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
It's the stuff of nightmares: last week, the ground opened up and swallowed a Florida man as he lay sleeping in his home. But why do these sinkholes occur and how widespread are they?
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Wanna Beat Hugo Chavez? Learn How to Fight Mike Tyson.

Wanna Beat Hugo Chavez? Learn How to Fight Mike Tyson. | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
This article is excerpted from William J. Dobson’s book, The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy.
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Why the free market fundamentalists think 2013 will be the best year ever

Why the free market fundamentalists think 2013 will be the best year ever | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Slavoj Žižek: As communists once did, today's capitalists blame any failures on their system being 'impurely' applied
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One Billion Rising: 'It's like a feminist tsunami'

One Billion Rising: 'It's like a feminist tsunami' | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Flashmobs in Mogadishu, marches in Bute and mass rallies in India: Eve Ensler on the global response to her One Billion Rising campaign to end violence against women
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Recipes

Recipes | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
These are the top 2 Aeropress methods from the 2012 World Aeropress Championships… Charlene’s Method - wet the filter thoroughly - put it on the Aeropress filter - 18.30 grams of coffee...
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At our office we have a proper espresso machine, a nespresso one, the pour-over gear, all we're missing is a serious grinder and an Aeropress.

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N.Y.C. Nomad, Ed Casabian, Finds New Place Every Week

N.Y.C. Nomad, Ed Casabian, Finds New Place Every Week | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
A New Yorker is recovering from a failed romance by offering himself up as a weeklong roommate, and only a week, for a full year.
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The TED talk TED doesn’t want you to hear

Some ideas are too controversial to be worth spreading.
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Sex really does make men fall asleep - Telegraph

Sex really does make men fall asleep  - Telegraph | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Men automatically fall asleep after having sex because their brains are programmed to shut down, scientists claim.
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Biology and ideology: The anatomy of politics

Biology and ideology: The anatomy of politics | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
From genes to hormone levels, biology may help to shape political behaviour.
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From Tom Paine to Glenn Greenwald, we need partisan journalism

From Tom Paine to Glenn Greenwald, we need partisan journalism | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
I’d rather judge a work of journalism directly than run the author's mental drippings through a gas chromatograph to detect whether his molecules hang left or right or cling to the center.
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Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix

Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Charles Arthur: Trying to analyse the amount of activity on Google+ in comparison to Facebook or Twitter yields little useful information - because it doesn't have the same purpose as them
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This is a sensational overview of what Google + but a good read nevertheless.

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Finland's School System - Infographic

Finland's School System - Infographic | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it

Via Ilana Ben-Ari
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AnnC's curator insight, April 12, 2013 3:56 AM

What keeps us from learning from those who have better results?

Jordi Castells's curator insight, April 28, 2013 7:43 PM

Christal clear ! They're ahead !

Julia_Ryu's curator insight, May 15, 2013 10:10 AM

Finland has a good school system! I want to share this information with you if you interesting about education or Finland look more seriously.

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Shaking up the Salt Myth: The Dangers of Salt Restriction

Shaking up the Salt Myth: The Dangers of Salt Restriction | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
A low-salt diet may cause serious health consequences and higher mortality, especially in the presence of chronic health conditions.
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Italy's web guru tastes power as new political movement goes viral

Italy's web guru tastes power as new political movement goes viral | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Roberto Casaleggio's Five Star Movement aims to pioneer 'new, direct democracy' and annihilate traditional party politics
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There will be more of these!

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NYTimes: The Year In Illustrations | HUH.

NYTimes: The Year In Illustrations | HUH. | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
Now that 2012 is well and truly done with, The New York Times have put together a gallery entitled The Year In Illustrations featuring the best artwork created for their various sections (such as Op-Ed and Sunday Review) over those twelve months.
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Barack Obama and the 'empathy deficit'

Barack Obama and the 'empathy deficit' | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
The US president claims the 'empathy deficit' is a more pressing problem than the federal deficit, but, says Mark Honigsbaum, empathy may be merely a product of changing scientific fashions
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Dying rock stars' famous last words

Dying rock stars' famous last words | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it
From the profound to the prosaic, a recent book reveals the last words of dying rock stars.
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Medical Xpress: Meditation produces enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain, study shows

Medical Xpress: Meditation produces enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain, study shows | BOLD IDEAS TO SURVIVE THE NOW | Scoop.it

A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. In their report in the November issue of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University (BU), and several other research centers also found differences in those effects based on the specific type of meditation practiced.

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How Psychedelics Helped Invent The Internet? REASON TV interviews Jason Silva

REASON TV interview: "Taking a page from Timothy Leary, the folks behind the Whole Earth Catalog, Ray Kurzweil, and other visionaries, Silva's work looks at the…...
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