How to Structure a Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Presentation The following Theory of Knowledge (TOK) presentation structure has been designed very carefully. (It’s taken about 2 years of conversations!) It’s easy for you to follow and ticks all the boxes. It tells you how many slides to have (eight), what text should go on each slide and what you should talk about while each slide is up. Actor John Cusack Goes On Anti-America Rant: ‘We Have No Leaders’ Actor John Cusack went on an anti-America rant Tuesday on Twitter. Cusack’s rant stemmed from an experience he had at a baseball game, according to his tweets. Cusack began by calling out Boeing.
The history of African-American social dance - Camille A. Brown Interested in some more of the history of social dance in the black community? This article has some great references and video clips showing the dances described and discussed in this lesson: From juba to jitterbug to jookin: Black dance in America. The educator of this lesson has a wonderful site that will further inspire you to learn more about social dance. Take a look here. History does really connect with culture through social dance.
Zack Snyder shares graphic image of Batman going down on Catwoman Zack Snyder has waded into the whole Batman giving head to Catwoman debate with a rather NSFW image that well and truly has us clutching our holy Oreos, Batman! Earlier this week fans were sent into a spin as conversation mounted (for lack of a better word) as to whether Batman would give oral sex to Catwoman. Those in the know suggested ‘heroes don’t do that’, after DC put a stop to a scene in which he did in the animated series Harley Quinn, as fans wondered why on Earth Batman didn’t have a full-face cowl if he wasn’t down for getting down. Now Justice League director Zack has shared his two cents and it seems that Bruce Wayne very much does, indeed, do the good stuff. The filmmaker shared an illustration depicting the act in question, simply captioning it: ‘Canon.’
The five major world religions - John Bellaimey HINDUISM Children in India are often given comic books describing the lives of the saints and gods. Take a look at one of these and think about the obstacle faced by the protagonist and what spiritual resources were required to overcome it.ISLAM Much of the beauty of the Qur'an comes in its poetry. To appreciate Arabic poetry is difficult for the non-speaker.
'Suicide machine' harnesses 3D printing technology The Sarco capsule (Exit International) A high-tech ‘suicide machine’ is being touted by a euthanasia advocacy group. It’s called the Sarco capsule, and it has a single, simple purpose: to help you commit suicide, painlessly and efficiently. “Sarco does not use any restricted drugs, or require any special expertise such as the insertion of an intravenous needle,” says Dr. Philip Nitschke, the controversial founder/director of Exit International, whose mission is “to inform members & support them in their end of life decision-making.” “Anyone who can pass the entry test can enter the machine and legally end their life,” said Nitschke, a former physician who assisted in four suicides in Australia in the late 1990s under the short-lived Rights of the Terminally Ill Act of 1995.
Science Isn’t Broken If you follow the headlines, your confidence in science may have taken a hit lately. Peer review? More like self-review. An investigation in November uncovered a scam in which researchers were rubber-stamping their own work, circumventing peer review at five high-profile publishers. Scientific journals? Not exactly a badge of legitimacy, given that the International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology recently accepted for publication a paper titled “Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List,” whose text was nothing more than those seven words, repeated over and over for 10 pages.
Toilets, Pits, Latrines: How People Use The Bathroom Around The World : Goats and Soda This toilet, says Jennifer Foster from PATH, looks like a pour-flush toilet. That means a user manually pours in water to flush down waste. It's from the Salhi family's two-bedroom home in Tunisia, where Mabrouk and his wife, Jamila, live with their four children and have a monthly income of $209. Zoriah Miller for Dollar Street hide caption toggle caption Can you solve the prisoner hat riddle? - Alex Gendler The ‘prisoners and hats puzzle’ is a classic logic problem with many variants, some of which are described and summarized here. Like other puzzles where each player has information about the other players but not about themselves, they rely on inductive logic and the hierarchy of beliefs to figure out the other players’ thought processes to deduce the missing information. Just remember – if you try to stump other people with this kind of puzzle, make sure you have the right answer yourself. Love the challenge of this riddle? Take a look at these other puzzling lessons from TED-Ed!
England riots: Timeline and map of violence Riots in London and around the country saw widespread looting and buildings set alight. Dozens were left homeless after a night of riots on the streets of Tottenham after a peaceful demonstration on 6 August over the death of a man who was shot by police turned violent. Here is a timeline of what happened, starting with most recent events. 00:22 BST - The Metropolitan Police say 1,103 people have now been arrested in connection with the riots and 654 people have been charged. Greater Manchester Police said they had so far made 147 arrests and more than 70 people had already gone through the courts. Merseyside Police said they had made 77 arrests and charged 45 people.
Why can't we trust what we see? Witnesses to a "murder" were tested on their powers of recollection The human memory can be impressive, but it is equally prone to letting us down. Now groundbreaking research has revealed the extent of just how fragile it can be - and how to use it better. You're in the pub and trouble starts.