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Text Messages in China to Be Scanned for ‘Illegal Content’ A Win for Free Speech Online. I'm a 19 year old college student going through some sort of quarter-life-crisis type thing, does anyone have advice? : AskReddit. Why Chatroulette Is More Than Just Penises. Why teaching is 'not like making motorcars' Teacher: Education is broken Educator says the school system is broken and must focus on individualsSir Ken Robinson: Schools today work like factoriesRobinson: "The problem is that educating young people is not like making motorcars"Comments came in an interview after the recent TED Conference (CNN) -- Sir Ken Robinson says our education system works like a factory.

Why teaching is 'not like making motorcars'

It's based on models of mass production and conformity that actually prevent kids from finding their passions and succeeding, he said. "The problem is that educating young people is not like making motorcars -- at all," the author and educator said in a recent interview. "And one key difference is that motorcars have no interest in how they're made, and young people do. " Robinson, author of "The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything," spoke to CNN after a recent lecture at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California. Watch a 2006 "TED talk" with Ken Robinson. Why Is There Peace? Over the past century, violent images from World War II concentration camps, Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, Iraq, and many other times and places have been seared into our collective consciousness.

Why Is There Peace?

These images have led to a common belief that technology, centralized nation-states, and modern values have brought about unprecedented violence. Our seemingly troubled times are routinely contrasted with idyllic images of hunter-gatherer societies, which allegedly lived in a state of harmony with nature and each other. The doctrine of the noble savage—the idea that humans are peaceable by nature and corrupted by modern institutions—pops up frequently in the writing of public intellectuals like, for example, Spanish philosopher José Ortega y Gasset, who argued that “war is not an instinct but an invention.”

A history of violence. At-Risk Youth. Seneca: Stoic, Satirical, and Stereotypically Roman. Seneca: Stoic, Satirical, and Stereotypically Roman Although know primarily for his plays and stoicism, Seneca the younger was also a believer of Epicureanism.

Seneca: Stoic, Satirical, and Stereotypically Roman

The contradictions in his life, actions, and beliefs made him a stereotypical first century Roman. He led two separate lives, one in public, and the other in private. The gasmask in street art - graffiti Banksy Iconography. Top Ten Reasons You Should Quit Facebook. More Reasons Why You Should Still Quit Facebook. Watch Full Episodes Online of This Emotional Life on PBS. AmeriCorps to Help Fight Youth Violence. CNCS, Points of Light Announce Partnership with National Forum on Youth Violence Washington, D.C. -- Today, the Corporation for National and Community Service, in collaboration with Points of Light, announced the expansion of an AmeriCorps VISTA project to support the efforts of the National Forum on Youth Violence to promote pathways to opportunity for at-risk youth, while working to eliminate youth violence.

AmeriCorps to Help Fight Youth Violence

Building on the pilot project in Detroit, five cities including Boston; Chicago; Memphis, Tennessee; Salinas and San Jose, California will be able to sponsor up to two AmeriCorps VISTA members through the Points of Light VISTA program. These members will be dedicated to supporting the city's efforts around preventing youth violence – mobilizing and engaging volunteers, developing partnerships, and building public awareness.

“Points of Light believes in the power of mobilizing communities to drive positive change. Engaging youths in the community pays off in youth wellness and reduced violence. Decentralize the web with Diaspora by Maxwell Salzberg. China scientists find use for cigarette butts. DEA Investigating Ledger Overdose. Actor Heath Ledger died after overdosing on a cocktail of six prescription drugs that included painkillers and anti-anxiety medication, the New York City medical examiner's office ruled today.

DEA Investigating Ledger Overdose

"Mr. Heath Ledger died as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine," medical examiner's spokeswoman Ellen Borakove said in a statement. According to the medical examiner's office, Ledger took "prescribed therapeutic doses ... or less" of each medication he ingested. However, the medications were not meant to be taken together. The cumulative effect was that the actor's brain stem function that controls breathing was impaired and Ledger "fell asleep and never woke up. " The Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed to ABC News that they have launched an investigation into how Ledger obtained the six drugs found in his body. Welcome to the Weird Picture Archive - Weird Picture Archive. Eye Magic: Getting High from the Eye. Inducing altered states of mind without drugs The methods of altering states of consciousness are vast, and now to add to that list a psychologist in Italy has devised a technique to induce a drug-free trippy frame of mind.

Eye Magic: Getting High from the Eye

Although, we can’t really say devised because he didn’t really create it, rather discovered is a better word to use, and so we shall use it. He made a trusty bunch of volunteers sit in a dimly lit room, then he placed them in pairs about 1 meter from each other, and made them stare into each other’s eyes for about ten minutes. It wasn’t long before the volunteers started seeing hallucinations, some of which included the perception of monsters, their relatives in the faces of their partners.

Some volunteers even reported out of body experiences. Giovanni Caputo, (the psychologist mentioned above) stated that staring into another person’s eyes has a profound effect on the visual and mental state of the participants. The Sad Truth: Nauseatingly profound illustrations of what the world is turning into. Report: 'The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep' By Carl- Johan Forssen Ehrlin. Every so often, a genuine publishing phenomenon emerges.

Report: 'The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep' By Carl- Johan Forssen Ehrlin

The latest one is no Harry Potter, but the reason for its meteoric rise to the top of Amazon's best-seller list is self-evident. On the cover of Carl- Johan Forssen Ehrlin's self-published The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep there's a sign that reads, "I can make anyone fall asleep" — and that's a promise sleep-deprived parents can't resist. "They will go to anyone or anything that promises them heaven — your baby sleeping," says sleep expert Suzy Giordano. Hilarious Black Dude Answers White People's Most Burning Questions. Would You Send Your Kids To A (GASP) ... Witch Camp? Fun summer camp or place of evil?

Would You Send Your Kids To A (GASP) ... Witch Camp?

I read all the Harry Potter books, except the last one. When You Laugh at Old Movies, the Joke Is On You. By Sam Adams | Criticwire April 28, 2015 at 2:44PM Keep your mouth shut, and let others have the experience you're too shallow to enjoy. 0000014d-0120-d703-affd-6d25191a0000.

When You Laugh at Old Movies, the Joke Is On You

Crust Punk Porn Is as Grimy as You Think It Is. Myers and Alms.

Crust Punk Porn Is as Grimy as You Think It Is

Photos via their Tumblr It all started with Tumblr (because that's how things start these days). Look At This Fucking Oogle: Pornography For Homeless People is a Tumblr devoted to throwing up photos of crust punk kids, train-hopping vagrants in ripped fish nets—sometimes naked and sporting butt plugs—white people with dreads, and so, so many street dogs. Spawned as a face-tatted, studded denim-vested version of that popular website Look at This Fucking Hipster, some people viewed it with noses turned up, others were looking for their friends, and a few squares got secretly turned on.

Byron Myers, a crust punk welder living in Philadelphia, decided with his friends that it would be fun to make a sexy calendar devoted to the same thing, and to raise money to start an independent porn website featuring porn they'd want to watch. 10 Stunning Portraits Show Redheads Come in More Skin Colors Than White. There's a lot of mythology surrounding redheaded people, but one ignorant assumption trumps them all: Redheads are white.

The reality? They're not. Photographer Michelle Marshall is raising awareness of this fact through her photo series "MC1R. " The series, named after the gene variant responsible for red hair and freckles, features individuals of Afro-Carribbean descent who carry this gene and, therefore, embody certain aesthetic traits associated with redheads. 27 Badass Kids Who Cannot Be Stopped. McDonald's Server's "Porcelain Doll" Look Has Diners Lovin' It. Meet Shrek - The Renegade Sheep That Avoided Shearing For Six Years By Hiding In A Cave. August 20, 2015 This is Shrek, the appropriately-named renegade sheep that escaped and avoided shearing for SIX long years. modern farmer Shrek really, really, really did not like getting his hair cut. So for six years, this New Zealand libertarian managed to avoid spring shearings by hiding in a cave.

By the time he was found in 2004, his owners couldn't even tell he was a sheep. According to modern farmer, when Shrek was eventually sheared, there was enough wool to produce 20 men's suits. Biologists Are Tweeting Photos Of Animal Genitalia With The Hashtag #JunkOff. This Is Your Body in an Office Job vs. Your Body in a Physical Job. Centuries in the future, when our present-day selves are depicted as wax statues in museums, they'll probably come with little wax desks and little wax monitors. Our spines will be curled forward like macaroni noodles, our torsos will be paunchy, and though it would be hard to depict in wax, our brains would be cloudy and glum. That's because we're a nation on its rear: According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, six of the seven most common well-paying jobs in the United States involve working in an office.

After the deluge of studies showing sitting's ill effects, these health risks shouldn't come as a surprise. Designing the Future at SUNY Purchase. PURCHASE— THE fragrant aroma in Bill Lacy's office could be traced to a bowl of oranges, a distinctly personal touch for the new president of the State University's college here. Although boxes of books remained unshelved in the spacious room recently vacated by his predecessor, Dr. Sheldon N. Mobile. Requiem for a Dream (Literature) Home Page. UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com - 40 year old emo. F U C K: menu. Erowid Experience Vaults: Lorazepam - Feeling Good - 24671.

Erowid Experience Vaults: Lorazepam - The Worst Evening - 10313. Erowid Experience Vaults: Lorazepam (Ativan) - Bipolar Mania - 62844. Erowid Experience Vaults: Pharms - Lorazepam (also Ativan) Main Index. Erowid Experience Vaults: Zolpidem - Eight Years of Daily Use - 39417. Yes, You Can Teach Yourself Synesthesia (And Here's Why You Should) Can This Tool Tell You Everything About Yourself From Just Your Digital Footprint? According to my Facebook likes, I'm a competitive and contemplative 29-year-old man. 5 Phrases The Happiest Couples Use To Stay Crazy In Love.

We Asked Three Experts How to Deal with Daddy Issues. Photo via Flickr user spirit-fire. Isabel magowan photographs the dark side of american gilded youth. Losing My Shit: What It Feels Like to Deal with IBS. What This Tattoo Artist Does for Domestic Violence Survivors is Absolutely Amazing. 35 Times Art History Totally Got You. 14 Sex-Positive Anthems That Will Teach You What You Need to Know About Lesbian Sex. Silver Linings Playbook: Julia Stiles. A Skin Too Few - The Days of Nick Drake [2000]

Simone de Beauvoir & Sartre - 1967. Simone de Beauvoir - Why I Am A Feminist. David Bowie and the Story of Ziggy Stardust [2012] [Subtítulos en español] 50 Shades of Sasha Grey: How She Got into Porn & More. 10 Geniuses Who Were Shockingly Horrible People. You Don't Have to 'Imagine' John Lennon Beat Women and Children—It's Just a Fact. There's a Scientific Reason Why It Feels So Damn Good to Cuddle. The Most Violent Prisoner in Britain. Vfiles pushes punk populism to the max for spring/summer 16.

Givenchy and marina abramovic take new york with a stunning spectacle. A Child That Never Showed Affection Is Transformed By A Pit Bull. Undergrads Today Are the Worst: A TA's Confession. How Do You Know if Your Pet Is a Pervert? Leslie Knope's 33 Best Lines On "Parks And Recreation" Jeremy scott’s cyborg club girls were a 60s sci-fi dream. Hard Science: Is jerking off the male equivalent of a woman getting her period? If You're White, Married, or College Educated, There's a Good Chance You Just Got Poorer. Cat-Shaped Egg Mold Lets You Make Breakfast Kitty-Side Up. Unicorn Tears Gin Is The Most Magical Booze In All The Land. Earthegy - 12 Ways to Use Crystals in the Garden... 1.... 33 Healthy Eating Habits Lazy College Students Will Appreciate. These Magical Bananas Taste Exactly Like Ice Cream.

Back in the Day, Lesbian Drag Kings Worked for the Mafia. Earth - Chicken grows face of dinosaur. White People Explain Why They Feel Oppressed. White Americans Are Biggest Terror Threat in U.S.: Study. I Regret Reporting My Female Boss for Sexual Harassment. 22 Animals Having The Best Moments Of Their Entire Lives. Your Cheeks Will Hurt From Smiling So Much. Take a Sneak Peek Inside the Abandoned House That's Being Filled with Flowers.

Tiny stud earrings of Steve Buscemi, Bernie Sanders, Jack Torrance & other oddballs. Rare photos of the old and the dead. Pizza Rat Is the Only Real New Yorker. To Curb Pain Without Opioids, Oregon Looks To Alternative Treatments. Brain-Dead Teen, Only Capable Of Rolling Eyes And Texting, To Be Euthanized. Decor8 - decorate. design. lifestyle. These photographs absolutely nail depression. Noam Chomsky: The United States, Not Iran, Poses Greatest Threat to World Peace. NEW Urgent Warning to All Cell Phone Users. The WORST Place to Store Your Cell Phone. A Professional Orgasm Whisperer Told Us How to Work a Sex Machine. Does The Age You Get Your First Period Impact Your Fertility?

Fall bucket list for Upstate NY: 21 fun things you must do before winter. Bill Nye: Can We Stop Telling Women What to Do With Their Bodies? Netflix Data Reveals the Effect of Binge-Watching Shows and When Audiences Get Hooked. The 'Cheapest Property in San Francisco' Is a Dilapidated Shack Selling for $350,000. Apple Cookies Make The Perfect Snack! The Death of the Party.