October 31, 2014

Lonesome George, the Last of His Kind, Strikes His Final Pose – Scientific American

Lonesome George, the Last of His Kind, Strikes His Final Pose – Scientific American.

October 28, 2014

Southeast Is the Most Unhealthy U.S. Region [Slide Show] – Scientific American

Southeast Is the Most Unhealthy U.S. Region [Slide Show] – Scientific American.

October 28, 2014

Evidence Builds for Dark Matter Explosions at the Milky Way’s Core – Scientific American

Evidence Builds for Dark Matter Explosions at the Milky Way’s Core – Scientific American.

October 28, 2014

Human or Hobbit? – Scientific American

Human or Hobbit? – Scientific American.

October 23, 2014

The Race to Nowhere In Youth Sports

Originally posted on Steve Nash Youth Basketball Blog:

By: John O’Sullivan

Source: http://changingthegameproject.com/the-race-to-nowhere-in-youth-sports/

“My 4th grader tried to play basketball and soccer last year,” a mom recently told me as we sat around the dinner table after one of my speaking engagements. “It was a nightmare. My son kept getting yelled at by both coaches as we left one game early to race to a game in the other sport. He hated it.”

“I know,” said another. “My 10 year old daughter’s soccer coach told her she had to pick one sport, and start doing additional private training on the side, or he would give away her spot on the team.”

So goes the all too common narrative for American youth these days, an adult driven, hyper competitive race to the top in both academics and athletics that serves the needs of the adults, but rarely the kids. As movies such as “The Race to Nowhere

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October 23, 2014

45,000-Year-Old Man’s Genome Sequenced – Scientific American

45,000-Year-Old Man’s Genome Sequenced – Scientific American.

October 19, 2014

The Toxic Secret of California’s Salad Bowl | Earthjustice

The Toxic Secret of California’s Salad Bowl | Earthjustice.

October 19, 2014

Did Jesus Save the Klingons? – Scientific American

Did Jesus Save the Klingons? – Scientific American.

October 19, 2014

U.S. Dust Bowl Conditions Not Rivaled in 1,000 Years – Scientific American

U.S. Dust Bowl Conditions Not Rivaled in 1,000 Years – Scientific American.

October 15, 2014

The Top 1% Own… Half | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

The Top 1% Own… Half | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.

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