How Do Schools Kill Creativity?

How Do Schools Kill Creativity?

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Watch, then judge! Do Schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

7 Secret Places Hidden in Plain Sight

7 Secret Places Hidden in Plain Sight

7 Secret Places Hidden in Plain Sight

When you wait for hours in line to get a new Facebook profile picture with some famous painting or monument, you can’t help but wondering if it’s worth the effort.

After all, these are the most photographed places on Earth.

Even if you’ve never been there, you still know them better than your grandma’s living room…. Or at least you think you do.

Here are some secret, hidden places that are by-passed by tourists everyday, without being noticed, nor talked about.

On this day in History

On this day in History

On this day in History

If you thought that the Pony Express – the original Wild West postal service, lasted for a long time, then you may be surprised to hear that it’s existence was pretty short.

What did they do on April 3 1860?

How far did the Pony Express riders travel in 10 days?

How about Martin Luther King – what did he do on this day in history in 1968 and then what happened a day later, on Aril 4 1968?

And wht about Jesse James, the famous cowboy outlaw – what happened to him on April 3 1882?

Spaghetti-Harvest in Ticino

Spaghetti-Harvest in Ticino

Spaghetti-Harvest in Ticino

This is an old film of the world famous spaghetti harvest in action in Ticina, Switzerland.

The spaghetti tree film is a famous 3-minute report broadcast on 1 April 1957 by the BBC current affairs programme Panorama.

It told a tale of a family in southern Switzerland harvesting spaghetti from the famous spaghetti tree,

There are specialist plant breeders who have worked for decades on refining the spaghetti trees, so that all of the spaghetti remains in a uniform shape and size.

Most spaghetti trees start life as a cutting that sprouts a root system after being immersed in a small quantity of tomato sauce and then transplanted to the spaghetti grove, where it thrives and grows into a fully grown spaghetti tree.