Month: April 2016

April 29, 2016 is Arbor Day.

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” -Chinese Proverb from Psychology Today   For more information visit...

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Mikhail Baryshnikov: Wisdom from the master of turns

Dancers turning, their bodies become a blur. Fouetté. Pirouette. Spinning while raised up high on their toes in demi-pointe or full pointe. It is dizzying just to watch. If you want to see what I am talking about, check out a clip of 11 pirouettes from the movie White Nights. Luckily, if you are trained to the point where you can do multiple turns then you have been trained to spot. Spotting involves keeping your gaze fixed on one spot as much as possible which helps with the dizziness. You can identify it by the snap of the head during rotation....

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Last week (Apr.18-Apr.24)

Artificial intelligence helps diagnose cancer from Popular Science

How the FBI uses facial recognition technology to fight crime from Newsweek

5 ways to experience flow and get crazy productive from Forbes

Happy couples accentuate the positive from Scientific American

Can physicists ever prove the multiverse is real? from Smithsonian Magazine

A model for higher education where all learning counts from Marketplace

Hubble catches a star blowing a bubble from Popular Science

8 stunning photo galleries of our precious planet from Wired

Possible light flash from black hole collision spotted from Scientific American

Don’t heed the haters: Albert Einstein’s wonderful letter of support to Marie Curie in the midst of scandal from Brain Pickings

How to identify any language at a glance from This Week

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