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Poetry Minute Fallacies Dr. Michael C. Labossiere, the author of a Macintosh tutorial named Fallacy Tutorial Pro 3.0, has kindly agreed to allow the text of his work to appear on the Nizkor site, as a Nizkor Feature. Other sites that list and explain fallacies include: Constructing a Logical Argument Description of Fallacies In order to understand what a fallacy is, one must understand what an argument is. There are two main types of arguments: deductive and inductive. A fallacy is, very generally, an error in reasoning.

A List of Books | 623 of the Best Books ever Written Pharrell Williams - Happy Common Core State Standards Text Exemplars by The Editors From literacymathideas.blogspot.com One of the key requirements of the Common Core State Standards for Reading is that all students must be able to comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity as they progress through school. To better serve teachers who are looking for text exemplars, we've collected the poems on our site that are listed in CCSS for ELA: Appendix B. Kindergarten - 1st Grade "As I Was Going to St. "Mix a Pancake" by Christina Rossetti "Singing-Time" by Rose Fyleman "The Fox's Foray" by Anonymous "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat" by Edward Lear 2nd & 3rd Grades "[The morns are meeker than they were]" by Emily Dickinson "Who has Seen the Wind" by Christina Rossetti "Afternoon on a Hill" by Edna St. "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" by Robert Browning "Your World" by Georgia Douglas Johnson 4th & 5th Grades "[A Bird came down the Walk]" by Emily Dickinson "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

Mike Hastie Gallery Mike Hastie Gallery An Exhibition of Images and Prose,intimately detailing the cost of war on those who've served. Mike HastieTaken March 2008 at the "Winter Soldier Iraq andAfghanistan" testimonies in Silver Spring, Maryland. in descending chronological order: The Ditch at My LaiMarch 16, 2010 InsanityFebruary 3, 2010 ApocalypseFebruary 3, 2010

Sculptures Popping Out of Paintings Oh, to have been in Tokyo in June! Shintaro Ohata just finished up a solo exhibition at the Yukari Art Contemprary in Tokyo, Japan. This Hiroshima, Japan-born artist is known for his ability to show us everyday life in a cinematic way. He captures light in his paintings, showering the world, as we know it, with carefully placed strokes of it. "Every ordinary scenery in our daily lives, such as the rising sun, the beauty of a sunset or a glittering road paved with asphalt on a rainy night, becomes something irreplaceable if we think we wouldn’t be able to see them anymore," he told Yukari gallery. "I am creating works to capture lights in our everyday life and record them in the painting.” More than that, this artist has a unique style. Straight from the Yukari gallery, here's a sample of his stellar work. ' Photos courtesy of Yukari Art Contemporary.

Poem Flow App for iPhones Poets.org is proud to present the Poem Flow app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, developed in creative collaboration with TextTelevision. A veritable box of light with words and thought in fluid motion, Poem Flow is an entirely new way to experience poetry on a handheld screen. In Portrait view, each poem is presented in its traditional format; turned to Landscape, the poem literally flows over the screen. Each day, a new poem becomes available to app subscribers, while those from previous days remain on the device, building the equivalent of an ever-expanding anthology of the best-loved poems in the English language. Leveraging geolocation detection and various sharing options, Poem Flow creates an instant community of simultaneous readers, noting when and where each poem was last read. Unlike other poetry-specific apps for mobile devices, poems are presented on an elegant, clutter-free screen, in a readable font size, and once downloaded are available without an internet connection.

This is how far human radio broadcasts have reached into the galaxy Posted By Emily Lakdawalla Topics: fun, scale comparisons, stars and galaxies The other day, I was playing around with stumbleupon and came across this photo, which -- well, it speaks for itself. Wow. Adam Grossman / Nick Risinger Extent of human radio broadcasts Humans have been broadcasting radio waves into deep space for about a hundred years now, since the days of Marconi. Gives you perspective, doesn't it? I tweeted a link to it, and while I expected some retweets, I was surprised to see its spread -- I think it's probably the single most retweeted tweet I have ever written. The one thing I feel bad about is that stumbleupon sent me directly to the photo on somebody else's website, and I didn't bother looking up its origin before I tweeted the link. A special note to the pedants: yes, I do realize that the signal from our radio and TV broadcasts is so attenuated by that 100-light-year boundary as to be undetectable except by some kind of magical alien technology. Connect With Us

Incredible Strange Worlds Project by Matthew Albanese Creativity has no limits, but pro skills are need to accomplish great things. When you were kids in school you probably used to see those awful looking dioramas in science fare made by some kids that were really trying, but probably didn't have the skills of Matthew Albanese. Matthew Albanese has made some astonishing dioramas for a project he called Strange Worlds, in which he shows us some incredible landscapes. My work involves the construction of small-scale meticulously detailed models using various materials and objects to create emotive landscapes. New Life Diorama made using painted parchment paper, thread, hand dyed ostrich feathers, carved chocolate, wire, raffia, masking tape, coffee, synthetic potting moss and cotton. Wildfire DIY Paradise Cotton, salt, cooked sugar, tin foil, feathers & canvas. Tornado Tornado made of steel wool, cotton, ground parsley and moss. Fields, After the Storm Paprika Mars Made out of 12 pounds paprika, cinnamon, nutmeg, chili powder and charcoal.

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