Journal of Applied Research on Learning

August 31, 2007

The Journal of Applied Research on Learning is a “biannual research publication for the Canadian Council on Learning that addresses specific, practical problems affecting learning in Canada and applied research of significance to learning in Canada.”

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‘Put CCTV in addicts’ homes to protect children’

August 31, 2007

‘Put CCTV in addicts’ homes to protect children’ A controversial plan for CCTV to be used to protect children in the homes of chaotic drug-abusing parents has been proposed by one of Scotland’s most eminent drugs experts. Professor Neil McKeganey, head of the centre for Drug Misuse Research at Glasgow University, believes radical measures are […]

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7-month-old dies in hot, parked car

August 30, 2007

7-month-old dies in hot, parked car talks about the tragedy of “multitasking parents breaking routine and losing track of who had the baby”. This is always a tragedy. No parent or anyone involved feels anything more than horror and sadness, and no matter what the outcome of responsiblity, I feel for the parent’s loss and […]

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Does Google Own Your Content?

August 29, 2007

Slashdot | Does Google Own Your Content? talks about The Content in Google Apps Belongs to Google that quotes from the google TOS: “…you grant Google a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, adapt, modify, publish and distribute such Content on Google services for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting Google services…” Also noted […]

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Mind Hacks: Girls with autism

August 28, 2007

Mind Hacks: Girls with autism talks about “Autism – Mental Health and Disorders – Brain Development – Genetics – Girls – New York Times What Autistic Girls Are Made Of” with some of the latest research on girls with autism, but also has some wonderful illustrations of how girls with autism experience the complex world […]

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9/11 Anniversary Coin

August 27, 2007

5th Anniversary World Trade Center Commerative Proof – Official Website 9/11 Anniversary Coin is the coolest bit of language in advertising I’ve seen in a long time. They take all the negatives and turn them into positives. You should see it. For example, each coin is CLAD in 15mg of gold. Sounds great. That’s like […]

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New wall unit

August 26, 2007

I carried this home by myself on a hand-truck.It is 6′ x 6′ but broke into 3 pieces, and it was only a 600m walk home. Note the 3 slots in the middle for olding laptops.

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English Feudal Titles, Lord, Lady, Duke, Lordship, Become a Lord.

August 26, 2007

English Feudal Titles, Lord, Lady, Duke, Lordship, Become a Lord. Acquire your own VIP Title and become a Lord, Lady, Sir, Earl, Countess, Lord of the Manor etc – and enjoy the many potential benefits such a Noble & Honourable Title might bring. Who said foolishness was gone from the face of the earth. That […]

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Blog Ratings

August 25, 2007

Alex in his Not X? post laments his PG rating. Mingle2 – Austin Singles Not that I’d trust that.

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Google Earth Goes High Rez

August 25, 2007

I found some info on PBS about Google and Google Earth: The rest of the universe got a little closer to your classroom this week when Google announced the addition of high-resolution space images to its Google Earth tool. And if the real universe isn’t good enough for you, there’s even a wiki galaxy you […]

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