Since he appeared on the national scene in 2010, Senator Rand Paul has been a favorite of libertarians in the United States. Libertarians assert “the right to life — accordingly we support the prohibition of the initiation of physical force against others,” and also emphasize “the right to property… and the prohibition of robbery, trespass, [...]
Chris Inglis clearly explains, “(I’m) often asked the question about, “How is NSA transparent?” Some might read that question to be, “Does NSA put all of its secrets in the public domain?” Of course we don’t.” [...]
Ten facts they don’t tell children about Halloween. [...]
I have been boarded up in the basement of my home for 4 days straight now. I’ve been eating nothing but Ramen noodles and Cheezits, and drinking condensation on the pipes in this dark hole. The advertisers await outside, moaning, looking for a way in.
One calls out to me, telling me that if I [...]
Michael Caulfield writes as one of many “connectivist” advocates in education who place a high priority on the formation of social bonds in the classrom — what are often called “personal learning networks.” The amount and duration of connection in a class is seen as the indicator of its success. Caulfield uses connectivist ideas to [...]
According to the Bacon Today web site, which promises readers daily news about bacon, yesterday was International Bacon Day. There were few observances of the holiday that were not directly coordinated by corporate bacon interests, however.
There was a Bacon Festival in San Jose, California, but the event was a disaster. Event organizers Moveable [...]
Reading through a journal article, looking for insights into the relationship between individual and social identity, I came across the following model:
Is this how you perform identity negotiation over time?
What I do is kinda different:
Step 1: I try to figure out who the heck I am, and how that compares to [...]
Dragons are not the flying reptiles people have long assumed them to be. [...]
Warning: Freshly cooked pasta is slippery!
Proposal: What most fascinates us most is not the open sea or inland territory, but the shore where the two of them meet.
These explanations are all too simple. They warn us not to lose track of the possibility that we may now have a President of the United States who was born in Connecticut. [...]