Daily Archives: December 24, 2012

Mindfulness

http://nyti.ms/QZ49Sl NYTimes: The Power of Concentration We can learn a lot from the way Sherlock Holmes trains his mind.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
The results of a new study on the prevalence of world religion were summarized in the New York Times last week, and I’ve now read the full report. The survey, “The global religious landscape”…

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
It has come to this: bulletproof backpacks to keep your kid from being shot. There are many makers; here’s one example: The Washington Post describes how sales of these items are booming since the…

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
This just happened within the last few hours: according to The New York Times, four volunteer firefighters, responding to a blazing house and car in Rochester, New York, were fired upon. The unknown…

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Chicago Tribune – Document shows Emanuel administration had detailed school closing plans

http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-73748664/

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Radiation-loving Fungus & Veritasium Update

Check out this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/WMXhk_SATTc

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Originally posted on Fair For All:
We Can Do It! (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey) Continues from this post. The last of Hofstede’s four cultural spectrums is masculinity-femininity. Without pausing to get into a debate about gender stereotypes, Hofstede straighforwardly asserts that…

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