Below is the timeless protest song from the 60's "For What Its Worth" by Buffalo Springfield. The song is listed as one of the top ten protest songs of all time in a survey done by Rolling Stone. The lyrics are just as relevant today as they were in 1967. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp5JCrSXkJY The story behind the song: … Continue reading For What Its Worth
Imagine walking in the grocery store and in front of you are two people. One of them has observable love handles, has a gut that comes over the belt, and appears to be obese.The person next to them is thin and appears to be of a healthy weight. Which one is healthy and which one isn't? … Continue reading Sweet Revenge
Can you really tell if a kid is lying? In a TedTalk filmed in February 2016 researcher Kang Lee discussed: Are children poor liars? Do you think you can easily detect their lies? Developmental researcher Kang Lee studies what happens physiologically to children when they lie. They do it a lot, starting as young as two … Continue reading Kang Lee: Can you really tell if a kid is lying?
Tonight is the second, of three, supermoons that are occurring this year. Below is a video by NASA that discusses the supermoon: https://youtu.be/sWAN0FwfD5M The supermoon on November 14th will be an extra supermoon; and the closest supermoon in the 21st century. The next extra supermoon won't be until November 25, 2034. Links: Novembers Spectacular Supermoon: (http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/novembers-spectacular-supermoon) … Continue reading Supermoon
Here is a Ted-Ed talk on how the Electoral College works: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9H3gvnN468) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9H3gvnN468 Question: How many presidents were elected without winning the popular vote? And which ones were they? Answer: Five presidents took office without winning the popular vote. In other words they won the electoral college vote; not the popular vote. They were: John Quincy Adams … Continue reading Electoral Voted Presidents
Tomorrow it will finally be election day. This election has been irksome to many people and I for one will relish when it is over. Here is another Saturday Night Live skit from Nov 6 about this election: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxH6bKNPBIA From Save The Day a humorous video showing what it would be like to have our current … Continue reading Election Day