( education / news / rss / ) Its that time of year and flu shot programs are rolling out across the globe. The number of South Koreans who have died after getting the flu shot has now risen to 48 and some South Korean doctors and politicians have called to stop flu shots ... read more
( life / people / ) Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this That a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to swallow -- but it does exp ... read more
( education / news / rss / ) Comment: And that may be a conservative estimate... The World Bank said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 150 million people into extreme poverty by the end of 2021, wiping out more than three years of progress in poverty reduction. ... read more
( education / news / rss / ) A Centers for Disease Control report released in September shows that masks and face coverings are not effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19, even for those people who consistently wear them. A study conducted in the United States in July found that when ... read more
( education / news / rss / ) The convergence of the coronavirus, combined with global conflict and climate change has put the goal of ending global poverty by 2030 virtually out of sight.
appeared first ... read more
( education / news / rss / ) From children at risk of exclusion to adults with dementia, people are mucking in on care farms as a form of therapy
A shining light: the care farms supporting people with mental health challengesPositive ... read more
( education / news / rss / ) John Vibes - With legal recreational and medical cannabis now available in so many different US states, it is easy to get the impression that the war on cannabis users is over. ... read more
( education / news / rss / ) People around theworldarewatchingas U.K. Judge Vanessa Baraitser hears arguments anddecideswhether or not to extradite Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange to the U.S. While the Obama administration chose not to charge Assange, wary of theprecedentit ... read more
( culture / quotes / people ) People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to improve life instead of doing the simplest, easiest thing -- refusing to participate in activities that make life bad. -- Leo Tolstoy... read more
( education / news / rss ) September 8th, 2020 By Paul Lenda Do you care about what other people think of you? If so, youre destined to be unhappy. The unhappiest people in this world are those who care the most about what others think of them. Its not ... read more
( life / people ) via timesofisrael.com
Israeli virologist urges world leaders to calm public, slams unnecessary panic. 'People think this virus is going to attack them all, and then they're all going t... read more
( life / people ) I've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 years, grew up in northern California, spent most of my 20s in L.A., but according to this site I should move to New England. They say...
You would fit in well in New Engl ... read more
( education / research / people ) Copied from somewhere, maybe one of these.
You start with a cage containing four monkeys, and inside the cage you hang a banana on a string, and then you place a set of stairs under the banana.
Before long a monkey will go to the stairs... read more
( life / people / internet ) The Friends of Humanity website. Don't know anything about it, but like the sound of it. :)
"Friends of Humanity is active in the defense of human rights, education, health care, and environmental protection. Our projects are currently underway in Asia, Europe, Africa ... read more
( life / people ) It was horrible! I was at Walmart again, but that's not the worst part. There was a teenage/early-20's girl with boobs out to here, wearing the most form-fitting outfit you ever saw. I tried to ignore her because she REALLY wanted to be looked at, and I always try to disappoint people like th... read more
( life / people ) From somewhere on the Internet ...
Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five Heisman Trophy winners.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor ... read more
( life / people / internet ) If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be?(BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!)
Facebook - 3 votes
Google - 2 votes
Kindle - 1 votes
Twitter - 1 votes
Your webmail - 1 votes
Other - 1 votes
Pinterest - 0 votes
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( life / people ) Great article.
via Greed is Not a Virtue, by David Korten — Agenda for a New Economy.
"By capitalism's perverse moral logic, if a person sells toxic assets by knowingly misrepresenting them as sound, the fault lies not with t... read more
( life / people ) I had a run-in yesterday with the neighbor formerly known as ahole motorcycle guy. I had just gotten back from a customer's office when I get a knock on the door. It's motorcycle guy saying Can we talk a minute? I know you've got a problem with me. About a year ago I had gotten in his face about him riding his motorcycle (a dirt bike) on th ... read more
( life / money / employment / people ) First time I've ever seen this. Filling out an online job application, the EEOC stuff at the bottom gave me a choice of:
Decline to Answer
I can understand sexually confused, but gender unknown? Really?... read more