Professor Kristan Venegas recently wrote a post on 21st century scholar about the scare tactics used by media about student loan debt. She tries to point out both sides of the story and how one can read past the sensationalized headlines of the student loan debt stories.
‘Continuing to read, “You will have massive amounts of debt that will take you decades to pay back” feels to me like a scare tactic—I’m tired of reading “go to college; live in debt” messages—there have to be other ways. And I don’t think the answer is working three part time jobs, skipping meals, or other drastic measures like those. I’m really excited to be a part of a research project that is going to explore those other pathways. More on this in the months to come.’
Read more at http://21stcenturyscholar.org/2013/07/12/scare-tactics-and-student-loan-debt-a-lesson-in-reading-past-the-headlines/
NPR picks apart the Buzzfeed’s 8 Dangerous Foods Article
Check out this amazing superhydrophobic spray that keeps things dry. If anyone gets it let me know how it works for your.
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Fire with Fire – Ross Kauffman – GE FOCUS FORWARD
Though it sounds more like they are using HIV as a vector and not actually the virus. Anyone know more information about this?
Kickstarter removed the completed seduction guide campaign, that promised to teach men how to get women to sleep with them, from their website but have the page kept as records.
Kickstarter stated they could not take back the $16,000 that the guide raised because it already transferred from the backers to Amazon escrow account. (Which then goes to the account holder in 10-15 days according to the website)
Kickstarter has decided to ban future “seduction guides,” and donate $25,000 to an anti-sexual violence organization.
Just like massages help people feel better, more relaxed, and build bonds you can do the same thing for your infant, check out Rooted’s blog post on it:
Intuitive Infant massage – Bonding , Tuning into your baby’s signals and Trusting your instinct