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66% of 4th grade girls love science and math but only 18% of engineering majors in college are female

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66% de las niñas en 4º básico dicen gustarle la ciencia y matemática, pero sólo el 18% de los estudiantes de ingeniería son mujeres

The ending is a nicely executed bit of metaphysical farce, in which all the strands of Harold’s fate converge, but the final notes are more than a little false. Rather than jarring or deepening your perceptions of the world, “Stranger Than Fiction” settles into a cozy, comforting realm that really isn’t very strange at all. (vía Stranger Than Fiction - Movie - Review - NYTimes.com)

The ending is a nicely executed bit of metaphysical farce, in which all the strands of Harold’s fate converge, but the final notes are more than a little false. Rather than jarring or deepening your perceptions of the world, “Stranger Than Fiction” settles into a cozy, comforting realm that really isn’t very strange at all. (vía Stranger Than Fiction - Movie - Review - NYTimes.com)

Fuente The New York Times

El hombre imaginario
vive en una mansión imaginaria
rodeada de árboles imaginarios
a la orilla de un río imaginario

Nicanor Parra

99.999% de certeza de que los humanos están impulsando el calentamiento global

alexiustoday:

Hay menos de 1 posibilidad entre 100.000 de que la temperatura media global durante los últimos 60 años hubiera sido tan alta sin las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero de origen humano.

Publicado en la revista Climate Risk Management de hoy, esta investigación es la primera en cuantificar la probabilidad de cambios históricos en las temperaturas globales y examinar los vínculos a las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero utilizando técnicas estadísticas rigurosas.

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The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas, are always the people who are most certain of them

Bill Maher

La educación es el arma más poderosa que puedes usar para cambiar el mundo

Nelson Mandela
13th of July, 4:50 pm.
I’m sorry. I know that means little at this point. But I am. I tried. I think you could all agree that I tried. To be true. To be strong. To be kind. To love. To be right. But I wasn’t and I know you knew this, in each of your ways. And I am sorry. All is lost here, except for soul and body. That is, what’s left of them. And a half day’s rations. It’s inexcusable, really. I know that now. How it could have taken that long to admit that, I’m not sure. But it did. I fought to the end. I am not sure what that is worth, but know that I did. I have always hoped for more for you all. I will miss you. I’m sorry.

 (vía All Is Lost, film review: Five stars for stunning new Robert Redford movie - Reviews - Films - The Independent)
13th of July, 4:50 pm.

I’m sorry. I know that means little at this point. But I am. I tried. I think you could all agree that I tried. To be true. To be strong. To be kind. To love. To be right. But I wasn’t and I know you knew this, in each of your ways. And I am sorry. All is lost here, except for soul and body. That is, what’s left of them. And a half day’s rations. It’s inexcusable, really. I know that now. How it could have taken that long to admit that, I’m not sure. But it did. I fought to the end. I am not sure what that is worth, but know that I did. I have always hoped for more for you all. I will miss you. I’m sorry.
(vía All Is Lost, film review: Five stars for stunning new Robert Redford movie - Reviews - Films - The Independent)
“Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered,” the opening titles menacingly state before the movie emerges from black and then burrows down into the dark subconscious. A faithful yet distinctive adaptation of José Saramago’s “The Double,” Villeneuve’s second festival drama stars Jake Gyllenhaal in a bewitching dual role as an increasingly paranoid teacher who believes he’s found his exact doppelganger. (vía TIFF Review: Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Enemy’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal Is A Haunting Look At Our Dark Desires|The Playlist)

“Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered,” the opening titles menacingly state before the movie emerges from black and then burrows down into the dark subconscious. A faithful yet distinctive adaptation of José Saramago’s “The Double,” Villeneuve’s second festival drama stars Jake Gyllenhaal in a bewitching dual role as an increasingly paranoid teacher who believes he’s found his exact doppelganger. (vía TIFF Review: Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Enemy’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal Is A Haunting Look At Our Dark Desires|The Playlist)