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Critical thinking is where social studies and science teachers hang their hats.

* Here Be Dragons - Brian Dunning - pseudoscience, critical thinking and cognitive biases

Dutch linguists have developed a new method using Bayesian phylogenetic approaches to analyze the evolution of structural features in more than 50 language families.

Linguists Reveal Ancient Relations Between Language Families

NPR News: Robb Willer: How Do We Bridge The Political Divide? | Visit http://www.omnipopmag.com/main For More!!! #Omnipop #Omnipopmag

Robb Willer: How Do We Bridge The Political Divide?

NPR News: Robb Willer: How Do We Bridge The Political Divide? | Visit http://www.omnipopmag.com/main For More!!! #Omnipop #Omnipopmag

The Negative Effects Of Positive Thinking — Thanks, Science

The Negative Effects Of Positive Thinking — Thanks, Science

from the now defunct Google Video and uploaded here so its archived and isnt lost after Google Video deletes all its content. Original description bellow: This is a presentation on science, religion, and how poorly-designed humans, the Earth, and the universe really are. The presenter, Neil deGrasse Tyson, is the new host of the PBS-TV program "NOVA scienceNOW", director of the Hayden Planetarium in the Rose Center For Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, an American astrophysicist and Director of the Hayden Planetarium, discusses how Islamic fundamentalist destroyed the enlightenment era of the Middle East and why we should be concerned today.

“Science” of the Gaps

"Science" of the Gaps is made by the author of There Are No Gods (TheraminTrees) in which he speaks about the psychological manipulation behind the.

Chisel a Teaching Masterpiece Using UDL

Chisel a Teaching Masterpiece Using UDL

With Universal Design for Learning as their chisel, says Elizabeth Stein, teachers can sculpt super learning environments to meet every student's needs.

Wisdom in the Age of Information and the Importance of Storytelling in Making Sense of the World: An Animated Essay by Maria Popova Thoughts on navigating the open sea of knowledge.

Wisdom in the Age of Information and the Importance of Storytelling in Making Sense of the World: An Animated Essay

In this stunning animated essay, Brain Pickings writer Maria Popova parses the difference between wisdom and knowledge and ends with a question we should all be asking ourselves.

Moonshot Thinking - YouTube

At X, we pride ourselves on moonshot thinking. Moonshots live in the gray area between audacious technology and pure science fiction.

How the Universe works - Birth of the Earth

How the Universe works - Birth of the Earth How the earth formed? How the earth like planets formed? What are the odds to find earth like conditions elsewher.

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