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Caring for Crohn’s and UC

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The following is a guest post from Rebecca Kaplan.   Rebecca’s husband has Crohn’s disease and Rebecca writes a very informative blog: Caring for Crohn’s & UC which can be found here:   caringforcrohns.com     Clearing the Air…

Dr. Seuss’s First Book Was Rejected 27 Times

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If there was ever an example of why you should never give up, this would have to be it. Dr. Seuss is one of the best known authors to have ever lived. His fame among children is renowned the world…

5 Reasons Homework Destroys Learning

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By Mark Barnes I have blasted homework for many years in many places, yet this awful practice continues in schools worldwide, stirring a hatred of learning in many children. This article explains  why I stopped assigning homework . Meanwhile, here…

Smart is the new dumb

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Note: This essay was first published in Paleo Magazine “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.” Pablo Picasso “The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.” Karl Marx       This will…

F.E.A.R. :False Evidence Appears Real

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In a 2011 article published in the Harvard Business Review, Peter Guber, former Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, tells the story of how he made the case to Loews theater group (owned by Sony) to build a 16 or…

5 Communication Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

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“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.” Martin Luther King Jr. left us a legacy. On this day we celebrate his life as one of he greatest leaders the United States (and the world) has…

15. How to Answer Questions You Don’t Know the Answer To

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This article is Part of  Business 101: The Career Crucials  series . Years ago I was teasing a briliant friend of mine because she didn’t know the answer to a question I had and I said:  ” How did you…

Famous Failures Who Didn’t Quit

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Of course, labeling them ” famous failures ” is tongue-in-cheek.  I’m fascinated with this side of life, and exposing it for the hope it gives those of us working toward great things.  Are you one of us? Here are some…

3 Things I Learned from Thomas Edison

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Sometimes you are never quite sure where your next lesion in life will come from.  The important part is to always have an open mind and the desire to learn from all of life’s experiences. Learning from Thomas Edison’s Spirit…

A 500 mph Helicopter?

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The designer of the unusual CarterCopter made history last week during a test flight of a prototype slowed-rotor compound helicopter by breaking a barrier considered crucial to high-speed rotorcraft flight. Carter Aviation Technologies of Wichita Falls,…