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Sewing Hope

By on Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Our People Skills vs STEM Skills article People Skills vs STEM Skills talked about acquiring new skills and becoming an entrepreneur. Now a 12 year old boy in Tasmania is showing the way. Watch the short video, Sewing Hope, to the end to learn about his motivation.


The female code-breakers who were left out of history books

By on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Over the last 100 years, women have had significant, high-level roles in breaking secret codes – from Nazi ciphers to the secret messages of Al Capone’s gang – but their contribution is only just emerging


Climate Change Meme

By on Friday, September 29th, 2017

I see hundreds of great comics, images, memes etc about climate change every year and still nothing has surpassed this. It’s perfect


23 Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today

By on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

If you thought Trump was bad, check out those vintage ads from boredpanda: 23 Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today


We didn’t have the “green thing” back then

By on Sunday, July 30th, 2017

This month Terry Rout shared Debbie Donivan‘s post, which brought back some memories. A worthwhile read for young and old: Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older lady that she should bring her own grocery bags, because plastic bags are not good for the environment. The woman apologized to […]


Seeing things that others miss

By on Monday, June 26th, 2017

Here is your chance to check whether you have a creative personality. A May 29, 2017 article in The Conversation,  People with creative personalities really do see the world differently,  includes the following test: “Another well-known perceptual phenomenon is called inattentional blindness. People experience this when they are so focused on one thing that they […]


Seeing things that others miss

By on Monday, June 26th, 2017

Here is your chance to check whether you have a creative personality. A May 29, 2017 article in The Conversation,  People with creative personalities really do see the world differently,  includes the following test: “Another well-known perceptual phenomenon is called inattentional blindness. People experience this when they are so focused on one thing that they […]


A Delicate Balance

By on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New skills or more in-depth experience? This question comes to a head in our latest blog, a thought provoking one minute video which went viral on social media.


Thanks for the memery

By on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

The recent United Airlines fiasco is an example of the power of memes to sway public opinion and get results.  When a Kentucky doctor  was dragged off a United Airlines flight, his home town paper Louisville Courier-Journal had the headline: “Passenger removed from United flight has troubled past.” It was a cliche that deserved to […]


Wheelz in the Air

By on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

A mind- blowing short YouTube video which was part of the Briometrix presentation, illustrating how Briometrix “ generates data that creates motivation, social and peer engagement, establishes benchmarks for skills, and generates knowledge that can be shared across the wheelchair community (healthcare, insurance, wheelchair manufactures, and retailers). The technology assists wheelchair users to have fewer acute and overuse injuries, an improved sense of wellbeing (through self-esteem, self-efficacy, confidence and personal control, the sense of becoming newly ‘abled’, empowerment and having accomplished something of worth) and having fun.”