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#204382 - 01/26/12 09:23 PM Writing Worth Reading
Jackie Offline

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Technically, I suppose, this isn't strictly about language; but Simon Winchester posted praise about it, and that's good enough for me. The site lists different kinds of articles (and maybe more--I've not really explored the place yet). Click on the title of any article you want to read; if you want more in that category (ex. Society), click on the category name in the same box as your article. I love the internet!

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#204387 - 01/26/12 11:33 PM Re: Writing Worth Reading [Re: Jackie]
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It is worth reading!

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#204392 - 01/27/12 11:21 AM Re: Writing Worth Reading [Re: Jackie]
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I've already perused a half dozen. Thanks Jackie.
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#204395 - 01/27/12 01:22 PM Re: Writing Worth Reading [Re: Jackie]
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The following was a link under the philosophy section:
http://www.bostonreview.net/BR37.1/carlos_fraenkel_brazil_teaching_philosophy.php

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#204400 - 01/27/12 06:18 PM Re: Writing Worth Reading [Re: Jackie]
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I had a quick preview, Jackie and will get back to it later.
The first article I saw was about MegaMan and I'm interested in that because his big profile arrest happened in NZ.

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#204482 - 02/03/12 06:44 AM Re: Writing Worth Reading [Re: Jackie]
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Kinda disturbing, but they posted a link to a GQ article titled "Burning Man."

http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmake...?printable=true

It reminds me a bit of the "Words with Friends" post down below. It's not related to education so much as training the brain or tricking the brain in useful ways.

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