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Smithsonian Institute Educator Resources
https://www.si.edu/educators The Smithsonian offers many resources to support educators, caregivers, and students in the classroom, at home, and at our museums, research centers, and zoo. Education is at the core of our mission—the increase and diffusion of knowledge—from informal education for students to lesson plans and professional development for teachers. […]

Smithsonian Institute Educator Resources



HowMuch.net Understanding Money in Visualizations and Infographics
https://howmuch.net/ HowMuch.net was born with one mission: “Understanding Money.” We create unique, beautiful, compelling, and easy-to-understand guides and visualizations to help people make better financial decisions. By turning complicated economic & financial matters into digestible visuals accompanied by insightful articles, we help people become better informed about financial facts that […]

HowMuch.net Understanding Money in Infographics and Visualizations



United States Constitution
https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=United_States_Constitution We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United […]

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Source: ‘Ring the Alarm: Laura Poitras Discusses Suing the US Government’ by Marlow Stern for The Daily Beast The Oscar-winning director of Citizenfour opens up about NSA spying, Chelsea Manning, Obama’s ‘terrible legacy,’ and more. Let’s talk about your blockbuster AT&T/NSA story in the Times. Since it came from the […]

Laura Poitras Print Interview 8-18-15




Just the News
https://justthenews.com/ JusttheNews.com is committed to just reporting facts from journalists with a long record of public trust and excellence. In an era where opinion and supposition are too often substituted for fact and where journalists rush to get things first and hope their stories are correct, JusttheNews.com tries to stand […]

Just the News













History.gov History Hub Archive
https://historyhub.history.gov/welcome A support community managed by the National Archives for researchers, citizen historians, archival professionals, and open government advocates What is History Hub? History Hub is a crowdsourcing platform sponsored by the National Archives. It is a place to ask questions, share information, work together, and find people based on […]

History.gov History Hub Archive


Information is Beautiful Infographics
https://informationisbeautiful.net/ Data, information, knowledge: we distill it into beautiful, useful graphics & diagrams. Founded by David McCandless, author of two bestselling infographics books, Information is Beautiful is dedicated to helping you make clearer, more informed decisions about the world. All our visualizations are based on facts & data: constantly updated, […]

Information is Beautiful Infographics






Source: https://mises.org/ The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition.   For over 30 years the Mises Institute has provided both scholars and laymen with resources to broaden their understanding of the economic school of thought […]

Ludwig Von Mises Institute



Mount Fuji Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Fuji Mount Fuji (富士山, Fujisan, IPA: [ɸɯꜜ(d)ʑisaɴ] (About this soundlisten)), located on the island of Honshū, is the highest mountain in Japan, standing 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft). It is also the second-highest volcano located on an island in Asia (after Mount Kerinci in Sumatra), and seventh-highest peak of an island […]

Mount Fuji Japan



Sacsayhuaman
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacsayhuam%C3%A1n Saqsaywaman,[1][2] which can be spelled many different ways [3] (possibly from Quechua language, waman falcon[4] or variable hawk)[5], is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built by the Killke culture about 1100; they […]

Sacsayhuaman Peru








Wikibooks Wikijunior
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikijunior The aim of this project is to produce age-appropriate non-fiction books for children from birth to age 12. These books are richly illustrated with photographs, diagrams, sketches, and original drawings. Wikijunior books are produced by a worldwide community of writers, teachers, students, and young people all working together. The […]

WikiBooks WikiJunior


Major General Smedley Butler War is a Racket
https://ratical.org/ratville/CAH/warisaracket.html War is a Racket by Major General Smedley Butler Full Text with PDF and ASCII text formats War Is A Racket WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in […]

War is a Racket by Major General Smedley Butler Full Text and PDF







Journalist Suzanna Andrews
Source: SuzannaAndrews.com Suzanna Andrews is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, where she writes features and investigative articles on business, politics, culture and crime. As a freelance journalist, she has written for New York Magazine, MORE, Bloomberg Businessweek, Reader’s Digest, The New York Times, GQ, Rolling Stone, and other publications. […]

Journalist Suzanna Andrews










Nassim Taleb's Fooled By Randomness
https://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/ Author of the INCERTO a philosophical and practical essay on uncertainty (Skin In the Game, Antifragile, The Black Swan, Fooled by Randomness, and The Bed of Procrustes), a (so far) 5-volume”investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk,and decision making when we don’t understand the world, expressed in […]

Nassim Taleb’s Fooled By Randomness








Prager U
https://www.prageru.com/ Our Vision A world committed to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Our Mission To promote what is true, what is excellent, and what is noble through digital media. What We Do We make exceptional video content that advances Judeo-Christian values. We distribute that content through a sophisticated […]

Prager U





Seowon Korea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seowon Seowon (Korean: 서원; Hanja: 書院) were the most common educational institutions of Korea during the mid- to late Joseon Dynasty. They were private institutions, and combined the functions of a Confucian shrine and a preparatory school. In educational terms, the seowon were primarily occupied with preparing students for the […]

Seowon Korea


We Are Change
https://wearechange.org/blog/ We Are Change is a nonpartisan, independent media organization comprised of individuals and groups working to expose corruption worldwide. Founded by Luke Rudkowski, We Are Change is comprised of independent journalists, concerned citizens, activists, and anyone who wants to shape the direction our world is going in. We seek […]

We Are Change




Tulsi Gabbard at Trump Tower 2016
http://www.ronpaullibertyreport.com/archives/sanity-walked-through-the-trump-tower-doors-today “As Daniel McAdams reported at the time for The Ron Paul Institute: ‘Gabbard first raised eyebrows several weeks ago when she began to openly question President Obama’s Middle East policies, and particularly his “Assad must go” policy in Syria. It is unusual for a first-term Member of Congress to […]

Sanity in Trump Tower


Know Your Meme History
https://knowyourmeme.com/ Know Your Meme is a site that researches and documents Internet memes and viral phenomena. Founded in December of 2008, Know Your Meme’s research is handled by an independent professional editorial and research staff and community members. In three years of its existence, the site grew to reach more […]

Know Your Meme History


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodhart%27s_law Goodhart’s law is an adage named after economist Charles Goodhart, which has been phrased by Marilyn Strathern as “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” One way in which this can occur is individuals trying to anticipate the effect of a policy and […]

Goodhart’s Law




Karbala City Iraq
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karbala Karbala or Kerbala (Arabic: كَرْبَلَاء‎, romanized: Karbalāʾ [karbaˈlaːʔ], /ˈkɑːrbələ/ KAR-bə-lə,[2][3] also US: /ˌkɑːrbəˈlɑː/ KAR-bə-LAH;[4][5]) is a city in central Iraq, located about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of Baghdad, and a few dozen miles east of Lake Milh.[6][7] Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated […]

Karbala City Iraq


Surveillance Self-Defense Security Starter Pack
“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or […]

Surveillance Self-Defense Security Starter Pack







https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mausoleum_of_the_First_Qin_Emperor The first fragments of warriors and bronze arrowheads were discovered by Yang Zhifa, his five brothers, and Wang Puzhi who were digging a well in March 1974 in Xiyang, a village of the Lintong county.[15][16] At a depth of around two meters, they found hardened dirt, then red earthenware, […]

Terracotta Warriors














PACER Electronic Court Records
https://www.pacer.gov/ Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator. PACER is provided by the Federal Judiciary in keeping with its commitment to providing […]

PACER Electronic Court Records