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Stop asking me ‘what about men?’ (h/t Zuzine za linku) Women do not read a campaign about male mental health or male abuse or male cancers and furiously tweet back ‘what about women, you cunt?!’ because they didn’t think about themselves when they read it. They didn’t see the campaign as two fingers up to women. … ‘Whataboutery’ comes from a…

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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too Finally, after nearly four years of dialogue, the elders in her village changed hundreds of years of culture and abandoned cutting. She had persuaded the men, and with them the village, that everyone would be healthier and wealthier if girls stayed in school, married later and gave…

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The Math Revolution (vďaka Ondrovi za linku) The new outside-of-school math programs like the Russian School vary in their curricula and teaching methods, but they have key elements in common. Perhaps the most salient is the emphasis on teaching students to think about math conceptually and then use that conceptual knowledge as a tool to predict, explore, and explain the world…

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Adele: Hello – trochu inak CRISPR – The gene hackers (toto znie aspoň tak scary ako to, že sa do 50 rokov “prebudí” umelá inteligencia) na začiatku decembra NY Times uverejnili editoriál na prvej strane (prvý od roku 1920), kvôli ďalšej streľbe na verejnosti. It is a moral outrage and a national disgrace that civilians can legally purchase weapons designed specifically…

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