There a great number of services, products and resources available to help us parent effectively. Some things are useful, and some are…well, a good source of clutter. A lot of them are aimed at parents of babies andLearn more!
Full Name: Simone Weil Born: 1909 Died: 1943 Hometown: Paris, France Fave Subjects: Power, Relationships, Truth, Reality, Beauty Career Highlights: did hunger strikes to protest poverty was a political activist, even as a child could speak ancient GreekLearn more!
Disagreement has got a bad rap lately, and maybe it’s not hard to see why. There’s a great deal of mudslinging on social media, and elsewhere, and we do have a tendency to give knee-jerk reactions when presentedLearn more!
Full Name: Anton Wilhelm Amo Born: 1703 Died: 1758 Hometown: Awukena, Ghana Fave Subjects: Minds and Bodies, The Universe, History, Law, Politics, Medicine Career Highlights: the first African person to go to university in Europe spoke six languagesLearn more!
Full Name: Pythagoras Born: 570 BCE Died: 495 BCE Hometown: Samos, Greece Fave Subjects: Math, Science, Music, Reality Career Highlights: created a theorem for measuring triangles revolutionized the study of music and connected it to math, and toLearn more!
Full Name: Thomas Hobbes Born: 1588 Died: 1679 Hometown: Wiltshire, England Fave Subjects: Power, How to Get Along With Others, How to Be Good, History, Science, Math Career Highlights: took a long time to finish school, but travelled allLearn more!
Yes, even philosophers have a special day, and this is it! Today, we celebrate the asking of big questions, the curiosity behind them, and the patient and creative stream of thought with which we work through them. AroundLearn more!
Full Name: Juana Ines de Asbaje y Ramirez de Santillana Born: 1651 Died: 1695 Hometown: San Miguel de Nepantla, New Spain Fave Subjects: Art and Beauty, Minds and Bodies, Freedom, Equality, Education Career Highlights: able to read, writeLearn more!
There is no better stocking stuffer or Hanukkah treat than a fun read! Little minds get a bit of a workout, and bigger minds get a little peace of mind (and peace and quiet). Over the next month or so,Learn more!
Full Name: Augustine Aurelius Born: 354 AD Died: 430 AD Hometown: Thagaste, Numidia Fave Subjects: Reality, Minds and Bodies, Right and Wrong, Freedom, Knowledge Career Highlights: named Bishop of Milan, and later, Hippo patron saint of brewers, printers,Learn more!