The Most Influential Scientist You May Never Have Heard Of

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Alexander Von Humboldt is sometimes called the last Renaissance man—he embodied all that was known about the world in his day.

Black Male Educators Doing Great Things; The Ronnie Thomas Story

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Ronnie Thomas Discusses the Importance of STEM Programs

Annual Thanksgiving is Good, but Daily Gratitude is Better

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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.

Tearing Pages Out of Textbooks is Not Censorship?

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Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.

Teacher Gerald Conti Resigns “My profession…no longer exists”

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Education is the foundation of an enlightened and prosperous society. We need great teachers to get there.We need Gerald Conti Back

Science Reveals The Secret To Tinder’s Runaway Success – And It’s Kind Of Depressing

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At the end of the day, is dating as basic as we think it is? Amanda Lauren checks it out.

Cry If You Want To: Why Emotional Guys Are Healthier And Happier

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“Nobody likes a cry baby”, screams society. Dan Scotti on why that’s so, so wrong.

It’s Halloween. Is the Kaci Hickox Witch-Hunt Over?

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Ebola is deadly and highly contagious, but not easily transmitted. Fear and panic should not guide public health decisions. Science should.

Reclaiming Wonder From Above our Small Blue Home

Earth in Hand

We live on a fragile, small planet in a wondrous huge universe. We have to give it the care and respect it needs to sustain us.

Goodbye Tricky, Goodbye Pluto

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What happens when science and technology crash head-on into one man’s cherished beliefs?

Philadelphia’s Decriminalization of Marijuana is the Model to Follow.

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It is high time for a drug policy grounded in science, compassion, economics and health and human rights

The Science of Depression (Video)

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The best explanation of the Science of Depression we have ever seen.

Explainer: Why Chilli Burns, and Milk Helps Soothe the Pain

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Chilli might make it seem as though your face is on fire – so why is milk so soothing?

Why the Uncool Kids Ask All the Tough Questions and Do All the Important Work

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“If we all want to be one of the conformist cool kids, then nothing will ever get done because it is the uncool kids who do all the world’s innovative work,” writes seminarian N.C. Harrison.

Use Government to Save Lives and Minimize Destruction?

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One example where Government helps minimize the horrific results of Mother Nature’s awesome power, saves lives, limits destruction and supports recovery.

One Millennial’s Top Ten Ways to Improve Male Education

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It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.