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Superheroes and Mathematics: Playing and Programming for the Future, Part 2 - KCET

Superheroes and Mathematics: Playing and Programming for the Future, Part 2
KCET
… provide fodder for student investigations. “Pseudo-science is a way to extract the science too,” said Vattel, acknowledging that comic books sometimes misrepresent fiction as fact. Still, these action-packed stories introduce scientific language …

Hulk Hogan Q&A: Steve Austin only a bigger legend than me ‘in his own mind’ - Yahoo Sports (blog)

Hulk Hogan Q&A: Steve Austin only a bigger legend than me ‘in his own mind’
Yahoo Sports (blog)
It’s amazing what you can find when you go through the archives. … Prior to his SummerSlam Confidential panel on Friday night in Los Angeles, Hogan chatted with Yahoo Sports about his emotional birthday tribute on Monday Night Raw, whether he’s a …

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Superheroes and Mathematics: Playing and Programming for the Future, Part 2 - KCET

Superheroes and Mathematics: Playing and Programming for the Future, Part 2
KCET
… provide fodder for student investigations. “Pseudo-science is a way to extract the science too,” said Vattel, acknowledging that comic books sometimes misrepresent fiction as fact. Still, these action-packed stories introduce scientific language …

Dead On: How the Original Resident Evil Did Right By Zombies - Paste Magazine

Dead On: How the Original Resident Evil Did Right By Zombies
Paste Magazine
By 1999, the first three games were out and I was 13, old enough to understand the concept and be properly terrified of the implications. The first three games—but, … The interpretation of zombie stories as individualist, anti-Communist manifestos …

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Train Your Brain to Operate at Its Peak With Beyond IQ - GeekDad (blog)

Train Your Brain to Operate at Its Peak With Beyond IQ
GeekDad (blog)
… other mental areas covered in the book, you can stretch your mind, improve your life, and have a lot of fun while you’re doing it. Beyond IQ releases today and is available in paperback or e-book formats. Disclosure: GeekDad was sent a sample of …

Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors
Daily Beast
And while these writer-physicians have often chosen poetry or drama over fiction as their preferred form, there are also enough examples of physicians who have written novels that, when I decided to take this leap myself, I knew there was an honorable …

How TV Can Solve the Music Crisis - Daily Beast

How TV Can Solve the Music Crisis
Daily Beast
Every one of the old shows suffered from the same obvious problem: you could predict how the story would end even before it started, so why watch at all? But the beauty of the … At every step in the process, the masterminds behind the award-winning …

How America Started The Border Crisis - Daily Beast

How America Started The Border Crisis
Daily Beast
“Our house became a kind of community center for deported gang members from L.A.,” said Rose-Avila, picking up the story. “We would go to the airport and pick them up.” Flights carrying the deportees from the U.S. arrived about once a week. Rose-Aviva …

An Anthropologist on Mars - The New Yorker


The New Yorker

An Anthropologist on Mars
The New Yorker
I had driven up to Massachusetts to visit another autistic artist, Jessy Park (whose mother describes her in a most beautiful and intelligent personal narrative, “The Siege”), and seen her intensely colored, star-studded drawings (very different from …

Cheap Trick: Most Magicians Are Lazy Hacks - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Cheap Trick: Most Magicians Are Lazy Hacks
Daily Beast
In Syria, he was picked up by gunmen from what the Federal Bureau of Investigation called an “organized gang” shortly after he left an Internet café on November 22, 2012. In May 2013, GlobalPost … Wuthnow extensively covers the institutionalization …

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