Secure Your Lunch (Not Just Your Bike)

This public service announcement bears no relation to any of the most typical topics covered on this blog (although my post about a highly effective and inexpensive squirrel baffle remains one of the most popular of all time). But my wife took the photo above in front of Central Library in downtown Indianapolis, and I [Read More...]

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Online Sources in the Classroom

In my current teaching, I focus increasing amounts of attention on the discerning use of online sources of information. People no longer rack their brains to recall facts learned in school. They will pull out a device and look up what they want to know. And so, while some factual information is crucial in order [Read More...]

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If You Don’t Talk To Your Kids About Philosophy, Who Will?

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Let’s Kill Hitler – Drive Recklessly

Marc Cortez shared this brilliant PSA on driving at an appropriate speed, the ending of which sci-fi fans will appreciate more than anyone. [Read more...]

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Zombies: Educational Resources

Thanks for my friend and colleague Brad Matthies for drawing attention to some online sources that address zombies, but which I think could be used to good humorous effect in a class explaining research skills and the need to find reliable sources of information. First, there’s an online comic which uses the scenario of a [Read More...]

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