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New School In Vietnam Has Massive Garden On Its Roof And Teaches Sustainability

New School In Vietnam Has Massive Garden On Its Roof And Teaches Sustainability

The school also offers special classes on gardening and sustainability in which the students are able to use the gardens available on the property. “Architectural and mechanical energy-saving methods are comprehensively applied including: Green roof, PC-concrete louver for shading, using recycle materials, water recycling, solar water heating and more. These devices are designed visibly in […]

Starving And Alone, This Veteran Called 9-11 For Help. What Happened Next Will Change Your Day.

Starving And Alone, This Veteran Called 9-11 For Help. What Happened Next Will Change Your Day.

Imagine being 81-years-old, alone, and too weak to acquire food after recently undergoing treatment for cancer. What would you do?  This retired veteran, named Clarence Blackmon, didn’t have any other choice except to reply on the extension he hoped might help him – the emergency line at the local police station. And thankfully, instead of telling […]

This Is What Happens When We Stare Too Much At Our Phones

This Is What Happens When We Stare Too Much At Our Phones

Technology has done wonders for our world. Now within seconds, an individual in Pakistan can connect to a friend in Australia – or the US, or even Antarctica! But in our species’ quest to keep ‘connected’ through social media, have we lost realization of what it means to actively participate in life? Are our relationships strengthened or weakened by the onslaught […]

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education

By Peter Gray, Ph.D. / psychologytoday.com Sometimes I find, no matter how uncomfortable it makes me and others feel, I have to speak the truth. We can use all the euphemisms we want, but the literal truth is that schools, as they generally exist in the United States and other modern countries, are prisons. Human […]