Monthly Archives: November 2010

Post Thanksgiving Reflections

Like the United States, Canada gives thanks for its good fortune once a year and eats itself silly with turkey and mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. In Canada, Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October, which is … Continue reading

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Pet ownership and career path

Ever wonder what your preference for cats or dogs says about you? Are you both or neither? Or a preference for any other pet? And what does that mean for your career path? In this video, Dr. Sam Gosling talks … Continue reading

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The experience of coffee

Why do we like coffee so much? What is it about this brew? And, how do we perceive it? What’s your first coffee memory? And if you consider yourself an addict, how did you get there? Dan Ariely asks, “How … Continue reading

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Crank Dat Calculus

Do teachers need or have others write songs for teaching difficult math concepts? Here’s an award-winning video called “Crank Dat Calculus” that a Virginia high school student designed to show how math can be fun : Experts disagree about whether … Continue reading

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