The Teacher of the Future
lareviewofbooks: XUJUN EBERLEIN on two accounts of the great Chinese famine. Image: Murri via Ralph Magazine Yang Jisheng Tombstone Cosmos Books, 2008. 950 pp. Frank Dikötter Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962 Walker & Company, September 2010. 448 pp. 1. In July 2011, Frank Dikötter’s Mao’s Great Famine won the BBC’s Samuel Johnson...
Speak or forever: QuoteTaken: January 31, 2012 →
Each one of the words [stands] out as though it had been carved, as though it were a talisman. For that reason the poems of a foreign language have a prestige they do not enjoy in their own language, for one hears, one sees, each one of the words individually. We think of the beauty, of the…
carnavaltachegando: FALTAM 23 DIAS! ...
tributoamiser: Alucinante!! I like it so much!!!
bigorneau: Bal du chat noir 2012, ouverture des festivités et premier bal de la saison carnavalesque <3. via ma copine @Ad_rans
mykissesarelikehyphe: So relaxing
Race in Brazil: Affirming a divide →
magicacid: Interesting article about race relations in Brazil and the social, education, and economic divide that has resulted from years of prejudice and discrimination. Don’t think Affirmative Action is necessary? There is a chance that this article may change your mind.
Don't Panic: Into the jungle, part 2*** →
trilliantyler: Our first introduction to a FLONA family was a couple who served us lunch outside under a palm roof. The conversation was fairly limited as Jill and Olivier had a bit of trouble with their accents but they showed us hand made jewellery and pulled out a skin from an anaconda who had made his way…
The five regrets →
Take Your Placebos, Or Die →
jtotheizzoe: In a trail of drugs for heart disease, one group who took their drugs regularly, as directed were 40% likely to die than those who did not. The catch? Both of those groups were taking placebos. From NeuroSkeptic What the placebo adherence effect demonstrates is that there may be confounds no-one has thought of. They might even be impossible to measure. And if these mystery...
The ACTA signing by the EU is not the end →
therapyfortravesty: We’ve still got work to do, folks! READ MORE
Love All, Trust Few: Philippines To Allow U.S... →
ayomanner: Two decades after evicting U.S. forces from their biggest base in the Pacific, the Philippines is in talks with the Obama administration about expanding the American military presence in the island nation, the latest in a series of strategic moves aimed at China. Although negotiations are in the…