Anything, really

This tumblr is anything worth sharing that I come across online. Mostly news links, I suppose (I admit, I'm a news junkie). It varies.

Impressing people can be great but it can also devolve into status jockeying, one-upmanship, and envy. People love to talk about themselves and there are a dearth of good listeners. Let the other person talk. It gives their brain as much pleasure as food or money.

Education reform and the corrosion of community responsibility ›

"Americans aren't the world" ›

It turns it that the way Americans behave don’t reflect the rest of the world after all— but Americans are among the most studied. The implications for research and the future of behavioral sciences.

"Does reading actually change the brain?" ›

Honors/transfer program in community colleges backed by alliance of four-year schools, for-profit ›

"Even gifted students can't keep up" ›

"Against long-form journalism" ›

The term, that is
And musings on how the internet has changed writing

"The selling of attention deficit disorder" ›

"Jesus raves" ›

On an unexpected church plant in New York

Behind the logic of the "stupid poor" ›