Thursday, March 25, 2010

Good Reads

25 Historical Photographs. A quick run through of the history of photography, as it were, from 1925 to 1972.

Suspending a student from school seems counterproductive to the mission of education at the least. It gets rid of troublemakers, but denies them the opportunity to become something else. (via Metafilter)

The 5 Creepiest Unsolved Crimes Nobody Can Explain. If this didn't have source links, you'd think these cases were urban legends.

The Most Depressing Children’s Books Ever Written. Some of these seem more like therapy for the authors than teaching aids for children.

KISS (Keep it simple, Stupid!) is more than just a political campaign strategy. Here are 8 Studies Demonstrating the Power of Simplicity covering different things we do every day.

An unemployed D.C. man is giving $10 a day away to different strangers to help foster kindness. Then he writes about the people he meets every day.

A strangely close look at the beep. Not a censored sound, but the beep sound itself.

NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines is a newsfeed that looks at medical science with no hype or agenda. Find out how the research was done and what the actual findings were before they were blown out of proportion. (via Metafilter)

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