Month: March 2016

Last week (Mar.21-Mar.27)

4 reasons to start class with a poem each day from Edutopia.org

Google maps moves the world’s borders depending on who’s looking from Popular Science

Cities around the world light their landmarks in Belgian national colors from Mashable

Top 10 Design Flaws in the Human Body from Nautilus

The Fewer Friends You Have, The Smarter You Are (Says Science) from Your Tango

For every sexist email she gets, this college student will write a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist from Huffington Post

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The mythological phoenix and its resurrecting life lessons

If I die it’s only to be reborn hopefully better and brighter than before. -“Phoenix” in Excalibur: The Sword is Drawn by Chris Claremont This month’s theme is new beginnings. I thought it would be fun to look at a symbol of this phenomenon, the phoenix. You know, the bird that rises from the ashes. We are all a little familiar with the phoenix, but what we know may differ because of the abundance of stories surrounding this fabled beast. Each culture has its own adaptation. Its appearance varies broadly. With its size ranging from similar to an eagle up to an ostrich. Coloration also...

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