Breaking the language barrier
A ten minute demonstration on how smart you really are…When you have a good teacher.
A very “hard” subject made very easy.
When is Unplugging from the Net Rational?
The Pointlessness of Unplugging
‘…the Pope argued, “The digital environment is not a parallel or purely virtual world but is part of the daily experience of many people, especially the young.”
‘In that way, the unplugging movement is the latest incarnation of an ageless effort to escape the everyday, to retreat from the hustle and bustle of life in search of its still core. Like Thoreau ignoring the locomotive that passed by his cabin at Walden Pond or the Anabaptists rejecting electricity, members of the unplugging movement scorn technology in the hope of finding the authenticity and the community that they think it obscures.
‘Unplugging from devices doesn’t stop us from experiencing our lives through their lenses, frames, and formats. We are only ever tourists in the land of no technology, our visas valid for a day or a week or a year, and we travel there with the same eyes and ears that we use in our digital homeland. That is why so many of those who unplug return so quickly to speak about their sojourns…’
Surprisingly, studies have shown that just by encountering nature on a screen can be as beneficial as the real thing.
Famous Landmarks Around the World Aren’t As Majestic As We Thought
‘Ever dreamed of visiting a famous world landmark like the Great Pyramids or Stonehenge? Perhaps you want to visit Mount Rushmore or the Hollywood Sign right here in the U.S. Or maybe you want to visit them all. Well, you won’t be able to look at these landmarks the same after seeing these photos posted on Reddit. When we’re used to seeing magnificent close-ups of these places, it’s a bit of a shock to see that they have some not-so-magnificent surroundings…’
Duct Tape: 19 Uses For The Ultimate Survival Tool
‘Duct tape has long been heralded for its many uses around the house, on a boat, and in the car. The inexpensive yet durable bonding item also boasts a multitude of survival uses as well…’
Here are 19 survival uses for duct tape