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Smart British Guy Thinks Schools Kill Creativity

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Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes — including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and… Read More

Amazing Speech By Sir Ken Robinson: The Learning Revolution

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  Why you should listen to him: Why don’t we get the best out of people? Sir Ken Robinson argues that it’s because we’ve been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. Students with restless minds and bodies — far from being cultivated for their energy and curiosity — are ignored or even stigmatized, with terrible consequences. “We are educating people out of their creativity,” Robinson says. It’s a message… Read More

Why I Hate School But Love Education

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As the cyclical and seemingly never ending debate about education rages on, the topic – somewhat ironically, often poses more questions than it provides answers. But what is the value of mainstream schooling? Why is it that some of the most high profile and successful figures within the Western world openly admit to never having completed any form of higher learning? Paying homage to Jefferson Bethke’s “Why I Hate Religion but Love… Read More

50 Ridiculous Luxuries Only Rich People Have

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If you are reading this than you probably aren’t rich. I mean hell, you’re probably in college which is almost the opposite of being rich. No offense! Furthermore you have probably realized that the cost of the “good life” is far from your reach. This is a sad pitiful truth my friend. However, if you embrace this reality early enough, you can begin to focus on what is really important… money! I… Read More

Young Zuckerberg: What Was Facebook Suppose To Be?

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In 2005, Young Zuckerberg had a narrow vision for Facebook. “I mean, I just really want to see everyone focus on college and make a really cool college directory product,” he told the interviewer. “There doesn’t necessarily have to be more…Part of making a difference and doing something cool is focusing intensely.” What do you think Facebook is? “I think Facebook is an online directory for colleges…If I want to get information… Read More

Adobedays and Bright Futura: The Beginning of Something New

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Bright Futura is now an emerging college entity, not to be trifled with, but only a few months ago it was just an idea in Max Futura’s (Maximillian Garland) dorm room.   With little to no coding experience, Max Futura took his idea to tumblr where a least he’d be able to set the ground work for what you see today.    As the audience for Bright Futura began to grow so did… Read More

President Delivers College Commencement Address

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President Obama delivers the commencement address at Barnard College, where he’ll share the stage with Evan Wolfson, the founder of the pro-gay group Freedom to Marry. Later on Monday, he’ll appear as a guest on The View. His remarks come after Gov. Mitt Romney briefly reaffirmed his opposition to gay marriage on Saturday while addressing Liberty University, considered a conservative and Christian university. via Huffingtontpost

What Did The Last 10 Presidents Look Like In College?

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Even the commander and chief was a freshman at one point. The leader and former leaders of our country did big things as presidents but there was a time when they were scrambling to make deadlines just like you. It is hard to get a sense of their youth when you look at pictures of them now, so I have assembled old school snapshots of the last 10 presidents of the USA…. Read More

Freshman At Berkeley Completely Tricks Out His Dorm [Vid]

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Ever wanted a “ridiculously automated” dorm room with mechanical curtains? You are in luck. Derek Low, a freshman at UC Berkeley, has tricked out his room in an epic fashion. His abode, which he nicknamed BRAD (short for Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm) has automatic curtains, light sensors and music befitted for every time of day or emotional experience possible. When his room is on “romantic mode,” for example, music plays and the… Read More