Saturday, March 31, 2007

TFATD 10: Homework, Mind-Reading, and Gitmo

The Falcon and the Dove 10: Homework, Mind-Reading, and Gitmo is NOW LIVE! The Falcon and the Dove is ten today!

Episode 10 of The Falcon and the Dove: Homework, Mind-Reading, and Gitmo. In this shorter episode, we discuss overworked students, the Atlantic Current, tax breaks for kids, mind-reading machines, and more! Enjoy!

- Overview.
- FOLLOWUP: Cat kibble added to the list of recalled pet food. Dry food is now contaminated.
- Is too much homework bad for students? Is homework alone bad for students? One author, Alfie Kohn, thinks so...
- Could the Atlantic Current shut off and throw us into another ice age? It's happened before, so we should be prepared.
- When could you give your kid a tax break? College-age, perhaps!
- Could machines soon read our minds? They may be closer than we think! But could they really be useful?
- A tiny rare owl not seen since 1976 was spotted in a Peru reserve, and he's adorable! But these owls are endangered...
- Guantanamo Bay inmates are eagerly anticipating the final Harry Potter book, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.
- On a related note, the 'Deathly Hallows' book covers were released, and they are beautiful! See the U.S. and U.K. covers!
- The Quote of the Week. Books and ideas.

Download Episode 10 Here! (Length: 55 minutes; File Size: 50.6 MB)


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