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Kenneth Ronkowitz
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I read a lot of research findings. Sometimes, it is interesting because it makes sense. Sometimes, it is interesting because it doesn’t make sense. In Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, there is a study that seemed to find that people who use…
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Valentines Not Found on Greeting Cards
An early Valentine's Day greeting (in case you need some lines for that card) via poets.org .  Valentines and poets have a long history of being u sed as words of love to send to others. Some classical, some modern, some love, some passion and even strong ...
An early Valentine's Day greeting (in case you need some lines for that card) via poets.org. Valentines and poets have a long history of being used as words of love to send to others. Some classical, some modern, some love, ...
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Animated Bird Migration Map
This is a nice example of data visualization showing bird migration in motion on a map . The data is from millions of bird observations from participants in eBird and the Great Backyard Bird Count . That count is happening now (February 12-15). Scientists a...
This is a nice example of data visualization showing bird migration in motion on a map. The data is from millions of bird observations from participants in eBird and the Great Backyard Bird Count. That count is happening now ...
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open a season of fasting and prayer. This morning, a white dusting of snow. This afternoon, black dust that we are, and to which we will all return, for those who still need a reminder.  
open a season of fasting and prayer. This morning, a white dusting of snow. This afternoon, black dust that we are, and to which we will all return, for those who still need a reminder.
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Yesterday was a “holiday” invented by Facebook called “Friends Day.” If you use Facebook, you probably have seen some auto-generated slideshows in the news feed of random photos a person has uploaded the past year. It’s also interesting that Facebook’s…
Yesterday was a "holiday" invented by Facebook called "Friends Day." If you use Facebook, you probably have seen some auto-generated slideshows in the news feed of random photos a person has upload...
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A Deist Inventing Air
Joseph Priestly couldn't invent air. He couldn't invent oxygen. He discovered it, but in The Invention of Air : A Story Of Science, Faith, Revolution, And The Birth Of America by Steven Johnson, he has his reasons for that title. Actually, the book suggests...
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Follow the "I am Latino in America" Tour
Share your Fan Posts for the "I am Latino in America" national touron MOSH . The best post each week until the end of February will win some great prizes - like a signed copy of Soledad's book The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities .
Share your Fan Posts for the "I am Latino in America" national touron MOSH. The best post each week until the end of February will win some great prizes - like a signed copy of Soledad's book The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities . Labels: Latino in America, ...
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I am Latino in America National Tour with Soledad O'Brien
Soledad O'Brien is on the “I am Latino in America” national tour which stops in Chicago for a candid conversation with influencers, celebrities, national and local advocates, business leaders and academics. Topics will include the Latino influence on the na...
Soledad O'Brien is on the “I am Latino in America” national tour which stops in Chicago for a candid conversation with influencers, celebrities, national and local advocates, business leaders and academics. Topics will include the Latino influence on the nation's economy, education, wealth, ...
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Again, I see him as I turn on the stairs this darkening Ash Wednesday. Exhausted, I won’t last forty more days rooted in this terrace of fire. This fate because I do not hope.
Again, I see him as I turn on the stairs this darkening Ash Wednesday. Exhausted, I won't last forty more days rooted in this terrace of fire. This fate because I do not hope.
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Drinking Your Way Through Hemingway's Fiction
Ernest Hemingway at the Finca Vigia, Cuba 1946 Alcoholic drinks and Ernest Hemingway go together in his life and his writing. What did Papa actually drink in real life? You'd think with his tough guy image there would be a lot of whiskey and beer, but he ha...
Ernest Hemingway at the Finca Vigia, Cuba 1946 Alcoholic drinks and Ernest Hemingway go together in his life and his writing. What did Papa actually drink in real life? You'd think with his tough guy image there would be a lo...
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Insight into a Noctural and Engimatic New Jersey Raptor by Melanie Mason, Assistant Biologist Barn Owls (Tyto alba) are one of the most widespread avian species in the world, yet despite this impre…
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Prompt: Dark Places
The Angel Gabriel Appearing to Zacharias by William Blake The past two months, I have lost four people from my life. Two were old enough that people would say they had a good, long life. Two were old but still young enough that everyone felt their,lives had...
The Angel Gabriel Appearing to Zacharias by William Blake The past two months, I have lost four people from my life. Two were old enough that people would say they had a good, long life. Two were old but still young enough th...
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Random by design. Predictably irrational. It's turtles all the way down.
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I have spent all but 4 years of my life as either a student or teacher. Those were 4 great years...
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The only known person to have climbed Mount Everest in a dream and gotten altitude sickness (also known as acute mountain sickness).
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Poets Online - a site of inspiration since 1998
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A Wild Love For the World
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