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This week on #Caturday, Hobbes gets tangled up in bed sheets, because he is Hobbes.

The videos are a bit long, but worth it, in my opinion.
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So cuute & yes woth it :))
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Kitties love USB.
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Saw #ManOfSteel. Wow. Visually incredible. The fight scenes were intricate, fast and ferocious. Really appreciated the lengthy treatment of the Krypton backstory.

Also, its theatrical trailer is one of the best I've ever seen (and I watch a lot of trailers).
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Watched it on IMAX Hyd, 3D. (Wikipedia calls it the largest 3D screen in the world, without references). Agree about visuals and backstory. Otherwise, Superman is always meh for me.
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New MacBook Airs are available today! All-day battery life, faster processor!
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yeah 12 hour battery life is killer! 
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There were three stages of line, and starting in the members-only line around 9am on Sat, it took us over 2 hours to finally go under the water. Not quite worth the wait, IMO.
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Kitties love jazz.

(Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Stars Fell on Alabama)
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No brainwashing, just reinforcement.
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It boggles my mind that reform math has achieved this kind of traction. You can't engage in exploratory thinking without knowing the fundamentals cold (see: Google interview questions), and you can't know them cold without working through them time and time again.

I understand that educators want to encourage independent and creative thinking and minimize precious class time spent on rote tasks, but creativity isn't worth a damn if it isn't guided by well-honed skills and raw knowledge.

We need to let the true math educators -- those who understand the pedagogical usefulness of the "mechanical algorithms" -- dictate policy and curricula.
The “reform” strategy for teaching math that has taken American schools by storm lacks a claim to the progressive values that are its chief selling point.
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Congratulations to +Jason Kidd, new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets!
The Brooklyn Nets hired Jason Kidd as their coach Wednesday, bringing the former star back to the franchise he led to its greatest NBA success.
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Wow, what a great piece.

"We often use technology to save time, but increasingly, it either takes the saved time along with it, or makes the saved time less present, intimate and rich. I worry that the closer the world gets to our fingertips, the further it gets from our hearts."
Technology may make it easier to communicate electronically, but more difficult to do so emotionally.
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I liked the quotation by Simone Weil: "Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity."
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