High School Kids Stage Alien: The Play and You Can Now Watch It Online

Several weeks back, Colin Marshall told you about an enterprising group of high school students in North Bergen, New Jersey who staged a dramatic production of Ridley Scott’s 1979 film Alien. And they did it on the cheap, creating costumes and props with donated and recycled materials. The production was praised by Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver alike. […]

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Herbie Hancock’s Joyous Soundtrack for the Original Fat Albert TV Special (1969)

Millions of kids grew up with the groovy yet educational cartoon comedy of Fat Albert, and millions of adults may find it difficult or impossible now to watch the show without thinking of the crimes of its creator. Such is life in the 21st century, but so it was too at the end of the […]

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How to Find an Introvert-Friendly Work Culture

Finding a job that fits your life can also mean finding a company that suits your work style and personality. “Office environments put employees in group situations fairly often, whether that’s official meetings or even just in the break room at lunch time,” says career strategist Heather Huhman, explaining why sharing anything from a cubicle […]

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Missing Link

It’s rare that a studio puts as much love and care into each film they make as Laika. In ten years they’ve released five films, each lovingly crafted and infused with an oddball charm that distinguishes them from other family friendly films. Yet their particular brand of quirkiness can sometimes be a bit off-putting, making […]

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Episode 22: National Security Professional Reveals Personal FedLoan Trainwreck

Alan is a national security specialist living in the D.C. area. He graduated with $120,000 of student loan debt, which had now climbed to $160,000 with interest. His wife is a vice principal with about $40,000 of student loan debt herself. Both are working toward student loan forgiveness — Alan with Public Service Loan Forgiveness […]

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A Dictionary of Words Invented to Name Emotions We All Feel, But Don’t Yet Have a Name For: Vemödalen, Sonder, Chrysalism & Much More

Philosophers have always distrusted language for its slipperiness, its overuse, its propensity to deceive. Yet many of those same critics have devised the most inventive terms to describe things no one had ever seen. The Philosopher’s Stone, the aether, miasmas—images that made the ineffable concrete, if still invisibly gaseous. It’s important for us to see […]

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Reading is what?

It’s no secret that university involves a lot of reading. My human geography course requires me to read seemingly endless articles on a massive range of subjects, including but not limited to war memorials, the 2008 financial crisis and voting patterns. When I applied for university, I wasn’t put off by the amount of reading … Continue reading Reading is what?

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The Cast of Avengers: Endgame Rendered in Traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e Style

Wherever in the world you live, you’ve heard of Avengers: Endgame, and may well have seen it already — or, depending on your enthusiasm for superheroes, may well have seen it more than a few times. It comes, as fans need not be reminded, as the culmination of a 22-film series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe […]

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The Faces of Depression

I work in a suburban hospital emergency room and each and every day, we care for at least two (oftentimes more) individuals who have attempted or are contemplating suicide, what we call “suicidal ideations”. Sometimes these patients come in on … Continue reading

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Jupyter Notebooks: High Interaction/High Scale Learning – by Bill Brandon

Learn what Jupyter Notebooks are, why you should use them to support learning, and how to build them.

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