The constant, willful ignorance [to learn from history] on daily display...– The Mad Monarchist. Mad Rant: Learning From History (via onthesocialcosmos)
What grades determine:
Your ability to memorize mostly useless things Your ability to regurgitate information in the way others want you to Your ability to understand what adults want from you and give it to them Your tolerance for working on tasks you don’t find useful because others want you to do them or believe them to be helpful/socially acceptable What grades do NOT determine: Your intelligence Your...
Scientists stumped by prehistoric human whose face... →
phreddy: THEY have been dubbed the Red Deer Cave people and they are a big mystery. Fossils of this previously unknown group of prehistoric humans, who lived as recently as 11,500 years ago, have been discovered in south-west China by a team including Melbourne researchers. Their highly unusual mix of archaic and modern features raises the possibility they represent a new species of human. Team...
Today, Missouri Republicans announced that talk show host Rush Limbaugh will be placed in the Hall of Famous Missourians in the Missouri House of Representatives next to Gen. Omar Bradley, Walt Disney, Stan Musial, Mark Twain, and Harry Truman.” Recent embarrassments aside, I just don’t see him on the same plane with the others on this list.