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Tuesday July 29, 2014

Educational Stories

  • What Are Sustainable Foods and How Do They Benefit Us

    Friday, August 23, 2013 | An Educational story

    These days I hear a lot of talk about sustainable foods.  But what exactly does the term mean? I have talked to many health professionals including the gym where I have a club membership and I have learned that at the most basic level, sustainable foods are created through sustainable agriculture, which is the production of food and fiber from plants and animals using agricultural ...

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  • FINNISH SCHOOLS HAVE NO EXAMS until age 16, & start school at age 7//

    Thursday, October 3, 2013 | An Educational story

    "When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning." -Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist ► —
    Finnish schools have no uniforms, no entrance exams, no fees, no league tables and no Ofsted inspections (tests). 
    Students start school at age 7 ...

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  • Relgion in usa, New Thought

    Thursday, October 24, 2013 | An Educational story

    "The history of the United States is a "history of religious sects that have sanctified the power of self,"
    some of them "cultists breaking away from cultists who had themselves broken away from England," with New England as the "test tube."
    The 18th- and 19th-century periods of Protestant Christian revival known as the First and Second Great Awakening (1734–1740 and 1820–1860) crea...

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  • Depression can be a sensitive subject to talk about and can be even more difficult to handle. Admitting that you suffer from depression could be viewed as a sign of weakness from others which can lead to social isolation.  It can also lead to feelings that your life is out of control and that you can’t dig yourself out of any difficulties you may face in life. Depression is a serious i...

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  • THE MOST EDUCATED COUNTRIES ARE: Russia, Canada and Japan

    Friday, November 1, 2013 | An Educational story

    Japan teaches MANNERS the first 3 years of school and nothing else.
    Tertiary education means, "college/university education"
    3. Japan > Pct. population with tertiary  education: 46.4% > Average annual growth rate  (2000-2011): 3.0% (14th lowest) > Education expenditure  as pct. of GDP: 5.1% (6th lowest)
    Japan spent a smaller percentage of its GDP on education than the aver...

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    Thursday, November 7, 2013 | An Educational story

    "People with higher IQs are more likely to stay up late and they show a higher ‘level of cognitive complexity.’    
    Other studies also show that people who wake early fade in terms of cognitive ability at a faster rate than those who don’t.    This article summarizes the results of several scientific studies that suggest night people...

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  • PHOTO: DELPHINE BOEL is King Albert's daughter

    Friday, November 8, 2013 | An Educational story

    Delphine Boël  
    Delphine Boël Boël and her daughter at a book signing in 2008
    Born (1968-02-22) 22 February 1968 (age 45) Children Joséphine Boël O'Hare Oscar Boël O'Hare Jonkvrouw Delphine Michèle Anne Marie Ghislaine Boël (born on 22 February 1968) is a Belgian artist who makes multi-media artworks. She is alleged to be the il...

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    Saturday, November 9, 2013 | An Educational story

    3. The Netherlands > Health expenditure per capita: $5,099 > Expenditure as a pct. of GDP: 11.9% (2nd highest) > Pct. obese: 11.4% > Life expectancy: 81.3 years
    The Netherlands is one of just four nations to spend more than $5,000 per capita on health care. Health spending in the country accounted for 11.9% of GDP, a larger percentage than in any other developed nation except the U.S...

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  • RETIRE BY 40 - making the transition smoothly

    Thursday, November 14, 2013 | An Educational story

    a new purpose and new mission after retirement:
    Keep growing and don't stagnate. Make a list of big challenges you'd like to accomplish in retirement. Learning a new language, writing a book, picking up an instrument and learning photography are some popular challenges for retirees.
    Join a community. Volunteering and giving back gives you a chance to share your skills and experiences in a positiv...

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  • WATER THERAPY drink water in morning and disease goes away

    Sunday, November 17, 2013 | An Educational story

    It is popular in Japan today to drink water (or white wine?) immediately after waking up every morning.
    Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value.
    We publish below a description of use of water for our readers.
    For old and serious diseases as well as modern illnesses the water treatment had been found successful by a Japanese medical soc...

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