Noam Chomsky On Free Markets

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The United States has a mixture of policies. It’s calling for liberalization and free trade in many areas. On the other hand, it’s also calling for enhanced protection in areas where the U.S. is strong. Take so-called services like banking…

Bradley Manning: Is Whistle Blowing a Crime?

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On March 19, as Americans observed the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War, Manning remained behind bars, facing the prospect of twenty years in prison—and possibly much more—for taking actions that were motivated by concerns about the effects of the US invasion.

30 NBA Players Drafted Out Of High school

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The below are a list of 30 NBA Players Drafted Out Of High School. The are in chronological order.   2000 1.  Darius Miles Position: F Drafted to: The Los Angeles Clippers Alma mater: East St. Louis High School (East St. Louis, Illinois)   2. DeShawn Stevenson Position: G Drafted to: The Utah Jazz Alma mater: Washington Union High School (Fresno, California) 2001 3. Kwame Brown Position: F Drafted to: The Washington Wizards… Read More

What Your Smartphone Says About You: Infographic

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Below is an infographic about What Your Smartphone Says About You What Your Smartphone Says About You: Infographic was created by the team at CouponAudit Maximillian Garland | Bright Futura Columnist Remember to follow Bright Futura on Facebook, Twitter, or you can subscribe to our RSS feed.  

5 Simple Ways To Start Packing for Winter Break

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Winter break is approaching and finals week is days away. In fact it may have already begun for some of us. Either way both worrisome events are worthy of focus.   As you cram all the knowledge you’ve learned throughout the semester into your tiny little head, you are also expected to cram all of your belongings into trash bags and plastic bins. Sounds dreadful doesn’t it? There there now young one…… Read More

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

11 Ways To Be Unremarkably Average

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Below are 11 ways to be unremarkably average. A guide to living and dying a very very boring unadventurous standard life. Please be adviced that following the instructions below will lead you having a C life rather than an A+ life. BTW the illustrations in this post are by Gavin Aung Than @ ZenPencils.com <—— Show him some love   1. Accept what people tell you at face value Don’t explore your spirituality,… Read More

To Do List Before You Commit Suicide

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Before anyone commits suicide they should do all of the following.   1. Clean your living space: Clutter is gross and a clean house always makes things better. Plus when they find your rotting carcass you don’t want people to think you were a slob.   2. Do the above while listening to extremely uplifting music (Israel kamakawiwo’ole- over the rainbow, U2- beautiful day, A Tribe Called Quest- Can I Kick It,… Read More