Monthly Archives: November 2013

Mathematics || Spoken Word by Hollie McNish

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Limited number of pay-what-you-can downloads of Mathematics now online at http://holliemcnish.bandcamp.com/ http://www.holliemcnish.com Hollie’s other albums… Kevin Friery‘s insight: Thanks to Sue Wilson for pointing me towards this poet See on http://www.youtube.com

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A British National Breakfast || Spoken Word by Hollie McNish

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Buy the book: http://www.greenex.co.uk/ge_record_detail.asp?ID=135 Download the album: http://holliemcnish.bandcamp.com/ http://www.holliemcnish.com I’m tire… Kevin Friery‘s insight: Excellent See on http://www.youtube.com

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Woman ‘held captive for ten years’

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: Awful See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Study links synaesthesia to autism

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: Research suggests synaesthesia is nearly three times as common in adults with autism spectrum disorder than in the general population. The two conditions may share common features such as unusual wiring … Continue reading

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Autistic drummers get masterclass

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Drumming and mental wellbeing – great project.  The autistic kids seem to go full-on for it… See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Why scarcity leads to bad decisions

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Poor people are disproportionately likely to make bad decisions, such as taking out loans they cannot repay, eating unhealthfully and dropping out of class. It is sometimes said that such people are authors … Continue reading

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Are some toys just for girls or boys?

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village All this week Leah is exploring how boys and girls are treated differently; today she’s looking at how some toys are for boys and some are for girls. Kevin Friery‘s insight: This is … Continue reading

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11 weird rules for being a teacher in 1915

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village 11 weird rules for being a teacher in 1915 Here’s a set of rules put in place by the Cabell County, West Virginia Board of Education in 1915, to ensure that all teachers … Continue reading

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Hans Rosling: The best stats you’ve ever seen | Video on TED.com

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village “I have shown that Swedish top students know statistically significantly less about the world than the chimpanzees.” — Hans Rosling Kevin Friery‘s insight: The Developing World? See on http://www.ted.com

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Taiwan’s knife-wielding masseurs

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Would you let a woman loose on your back with two meat cleavers? See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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