Sunday, February 5, 2012

Inspired to Link


More intelligent children may be more likely to grow up to be liberals, a researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science suggests.

Does helping Palestinians beautify the occupation?

There is a thorn in the side of the Israeli prohibitions industry, in the guise of several stubborn and persistent women of retirement age. In a word: nudniks. They are the MachsomWatch volunteers, who during the past seven years have been offering their persistence in order to appeal the travel ban…

Kristin @ Rage Against the MiniVan posted
should kids be punished at home for bad behavior at school?
Recently, we were talking about this with a friend who is a teacher, and she suggested that it wasn’t a good idea to give a consequence at home for something that happened at school. She felt like we were undermining the classroom consequence and the student-teacher trust, and that whatever punishment was received at school should be sufficient.

Layla @ Images of Saudi posted The Saudi IKEA Experience.
Though she is speaking of the IKEA in Riyadh, our experiences at the Jeddah IKEA are very similar (and I don't have a cool phone to be able to sneak pictures).

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