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BBC World Service - Assignment - Available now. This Is What It's Like Growing Up Surrounded by English Hippies - VICE. Photo of the author This article originally appeared on VICE UK.

This Is What It's Like Growing Up Surrounded by English Hippies - VICE

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person. Unfiltered Photo Series Shows What 'Progressive Parenting' Looks Like. What is the Reggio Emilia Approach? The Reggio Emilia Approach is an innovative and inspiring approach to early childhood education which values the child as strong, capable and resilient; rich with wonder and knowledge.

What is the Reggio Emilia Approach?

Every child brings with them deep curiosity and potential and this innate curiosity drives their interest to understand their world and their place within it. The Reggio Emilia Approach originated in the town (and surrounding areas) of Reggio Emilia in Italy out of a movement towards progressive and cooperative early childhood education. It is unique to Reggio Emilia. It is not a method. There are no international training colleges to train to be a Reggio Emilia teacher. This is important, as each student, teacher, parent, community, and town are different. Typically the Reggio Approach is applied to preschools and early childhood settings but I think, with an understanding of the general principles, this inspiring child-led approach can be adapted to the home as well.

Am I Introverted, or Just Rude? 15 Ways to Tell if Someone is the Right Match for You. The Impostor Syndrome. Daily Telegraph. To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. This appears to be a defect in the browser which should be addressed soon. The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser.

Open the settings menu by clicking the hamburger menu in the top right Choose "App Settings" from the menu Turn on the option "Links Open Externally" (This will use the device's default browser) Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9 Open the Internet Browser Click Tools> Internet Options>Privacy>Advanced Check Override automatic cookie handling For First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click Accept Click OK and OK Enabling Cookies in Firefox Enabling Cookies in Google Chrome. Think about this if you’re worried that you might never find ’The One’ We came across this provocative, but very interesting and insightful article.

Think about this if you’re worried that you might never find ’The One’

Alain de Botton questions what we think we know about love - ABC Conversations with Richard Fidler. Philosopher Alain de Botton confronts some romantic notions about falling in love and living happily ever after.

Alain de Botton questions what we think we know about love - ABC Conversations with Richard Fidler

Philosopher Alain de Botton wrote his Essays on Love in his early 20s. The Wizard of Oz as a Parable, by Lillian Firestone. Taylor Swift's Fourth of July Instagram feed is ruining friendship for normal people — Quartz. “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun,” National Rifle Association (NRA) executive vice president Wayne LaPierre infamously declared following the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings in 2012.

Taylor Swift's Fourth of July Instagram feed is ruining friendship for normal people — Quartz

The vision of armed heroes killing armed villains and preventing loss of life is a staple of the NRA narrative, as well as of Hollywood films. In Dallas, though, it didn’t work that way. Following a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest, at least one sniper opened fire on police. Despite the presence of armed law enforcement, the shooter did great harm before he could be stopped. As of reports this morning, five officers have been killed, seven more were injured, and two civilians were also injured. SAS documentary gives rare glimpse inside Australia's secretive and elite military unit. Updated Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek.

SAS documentary gives rare glimpse inside Australia's secretive and elite military unit

Video: Documentary gives rare glimpse inside elite SAS (ABC News) An official documentary on Australia's elite Special Air Service regiment will be launched today, offering a rare glimpse inside the secretive military unit. The DVD features interviews with former and serving SAS members giving new insights into their dangerous and clandestine operations. The 11-part series, named The Australian SAS: The Untold History, has been produced by documentary maker Doctor Bruce Horsfield. FP Holidays Across the Globe: Philadelphia. This is a time for celebration.

FP Holidays Across the Globe: Philadelphia

A time to look back at the year and take stock, to gather together the ones you hold dear to revel in the magic of a season filled with light, love and happiness. Across the globe, everyone has their own festivities and traditions, and this week we’re paying homage to that with party ideas, recipes and DIYs brought straight from the source. From a low-key gathering with food and a photobooth in Philadelphia, to a modern take on timeless tradition in the UK, each city has it’s own way of ringing in the holidays.

Together, we have all the inspiration you need to host a fresh, fun holiday gathering or New Year’s Eve party. This past weekend, our team here in Philadelphia descended upon the Fishtown loft of FPChrissy for a relaxed night filled with incredible food, music, and — of course — a photobooth. Holiday Macrame Backdrop Materials: 20-Nothings. Educate Yourself Without School. How To Learn On Your Own: Make A Personal Scholar Resource Plan. To All of the Wild Women. Via Antonia Rothschildon May 17, 2015 Can this really be?

To All of the Wild Women.

For centuries and more they hunted you down, used you and punished you for your beauty, truth and your magical mystery. Suddenly, they seem to simply ask for it. Why Sex Work Is A Terrible Analogy, And “Pr*stitute” Is A Slur. Seduction in Ancient Rome. A look at relationships, seduction, and flirtation then and now, through the lens of one of the most salacious (and hilarious) love books of ancient times Though 21st-century flirting advice can seem plenty risqué, the ancient Ars Amatoria (Art of Love) by Roman poet Ovid is just as bawdy as love advice written today—maybe even more so.

Seduction in Ancient Rome

In fact, at times the book reads more like a seduction guide than a dating manual. Men are the primary audience of the Ars Amatoria, and Ovid’s suggestions are helpful for that gender regardless of century: be physically presentable, use flattery, don’t forget her birthday, and don’t ask about her age. For women, Ovid’s advice covers flirting techniques and tips for one’s daily beauty routine, from hairstyles and clothes to make-up and face scrubs, all helpful for his large readership of young women with no access to Vogue.

Everyone loves a dancer. Why Is The Beautiful Female Hourglass Figure Being Attacked? Sister God, by Betsy Cornwell. Snow White.

Sister God, by Betsy Cornwell

Aldous Huxley on Drugs, Democracy, and Religion. By Maria Popova “Generalized intelligence and mental alertness are the most powerful enemies of dictatorship and at the same time the basic conditions of effective democracy.” In 1958, five years after his transcendent experience induced by taking four-tenths of a gram of mescalin, Aldous Huxley — legendary author of Brave New World, lesser-known but no less compelling writer of children’s books, modern prophet — penned an essay titled “Drugs That Shape Men’s Minds.”

It was originally published in the Saturday Evening Post and eventually included in Moksha: Aldous Huxley’s Classic Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (public library) — a selection of Huxley’s fiction, essays, and letters titled after the Sanskrit word for “liberation.” In the essay, Huxley considers the gifts and limitations of our wakeful consciousness, our universal quest for transcendence, and the interplay of drugs and democracy. He once again peers into the future: HT Open Culture Donating = Loving. Amazons: Warrior Women of History, Mythology and Fantasy by Howard David Johnson.

Warrior Women of History, Mythology and Fantasy The warrior woman has emerged in recent times in our popular culture as ferocious and deadly as the mightiest male warriors of myth and history. In this art gallery we examine the truths of history, the marvels of mythology and the delights of fantasy for women and men alike in a presentation of artwork and word paintings. The Definitive Guide to Enlightening Information. The Art of Manliness. Football, Games, Sex, TV, Movies, Film, Music, Sport, Work, Life. Vocativ - The Global Social News Network. Welcome to – Coming Soon. CHAOS BEGETS FREEDOM. PolicyMic. Academic Earth. Quora - Your Best Source for Knowledge. Random, Interesting, Amazing Facts - Fun Quizzes and Trivia.

Instead of TV, you should watch... This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. The School of Life - Developing Emotional Intelligence. Know Yourself Prompt Cards These cards are designed to assist us in a journey of self-knowledge; they present us with a range of ideas and questions that can help us to understand ourselves better. £10 Gift E-Voucher An original gift, delivered instantly by email.

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