Our increasing reliance on the Internet and the ease of access to the vast resources that are available online is affecting our thought processes for problem solving, recall and learning.
Competition has driven a wedge between people to the point that they rarely feel empathy while celebrating their team’s victories. Fortunately, a young Portuguese boy hasn’t lost touch with his humanity and exhibited the type of compassion our world needs more of earlier this year after Portugal beat France 0-1 during the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.
With an influx of well-designed educational websites in recent years that caters to the more interactive needs of modern students. The Internet has proved to be the ideal place for education, even better, they’re all free. Here are some of the best places on the Internet you can really educate yourself for free, so get your learn on!
Construction worker Jason Haney is a foreman at a construction site just across from Memorial Children’s Hospital in South Bend, Indiana where he is working on an expansion. Knowing the children were in need of entertainment and something to look forward to, he created an 8-foot tall Waldo to hide on the construction site somewhere new each day. The children were challenged to a life-sized game of Where’s Waldo every morning.
“The way you find peace is you spread love. That love touches people’s hearts.”
The term “meme” refers to a “self-replicating unit of information.” This includes ideas, information, or behaviors that spread across groups. The term seems rather fitting for the modern age given social media’s ability to spread information and ideas like wildfire.
Any attack on the cyber space of a country will now be treated as a military attack on that country – same as shooting down a plane, or sinking a ship or moving troops. The terms of agreement belonging to NATO indicate that an attack on one country is an attack on all the countries.
When people are angry, they want to take some control of a situation — get some revenge or retribution or win back the situation. That impulse is really strong. And in sending an email, they feel like they’ve done something.
“Oil based plastics are destroying the environment,” the meme — originally posted to Facebook — states, asking, “Why not hemp plastics? They are both biodegradable and non-toxic.” Pictured at the top are marine animals tangled in plastic waste, while the bottom image shows a time-lapsed progression of a hemp plastic bottle in states of decay — complete in just 80 days.