Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Deadly Wildfires Ravage Northern California – reports + videos

‘An Inferno Like You’ve Never Seen’: Deadly Wildfires Ravage California

The “unprecedented” fires, fulfilling predictions of climate scientists, have forced tens of thousands from their homes

A firefighter walks near a pool as a home burns in the Napa wine region in California 

Common Dreams – by Jake Johnson, staff writer – Tuesday, October 10, 2017

More than ten people have been killed, thousands have been left without power, and tens of thousands have been forced to evacuate as more than a dozen wildfires tore through Northern California overnight Monday, forcing Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency in eight counties.   MORE

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Truth) about American Schools

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Truth) about American Schools.

And why aren’t we listening to one of the smartest men in history?

Einstein and Education.’ ..“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

That’s what he said, this Albert Einstein. And he said it a long time ago. So if our obsession as parents is to make our kids smarter, why aren’t we listening to this sage? This beacon of mathematical and scientific innovation? Why are we still languishing in this bell-ridden desk line up that favors tests and homework over creative thought?  … MORE

From EVOLUTION to DEVOLUTION….and believe it or not…IT’S TRUE!!! 

DEVOLUTION….and believe it or not…IT’S TRUE!!! 
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Guyanese author unveils ‘The Guyana Contract’ at home in Guyana

Guyanese author unveils ‘The Guyana Contract’ at home in Guyana

By Tangerine Clarke- Caribbean Life News – 10 October 2017

Journalist and author, Rosalind Kilkenny McClymont, chose her homeland of Guyana, on Oct. 4, to launch her latest book “The Guyana Contract”.

The book is a suspense / international thriller, set against the backdrop of power, influence, greed and a developing country’s economic plight, where people clash while discovering their true selves, and some find love.   MORE

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