Education, inspiration and other cool stuff

Posted: October 5, 2012 in Blog round up
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It’s web round-up time…

Here in Australia, the education system doesn’t have it as hard as they do in the US.  But it’s still hard. Like Brandi Martin says at the end of this post, get yourself into a classroom and see the reality of it before you mouth off about teacher slackness.
http://slschmitz.com/2012/09/24/upset-about-the-chicago-teacher-strike-than-this-will-really-make-you-mad/

SFX brings us the Top 10 Inspirational Disabled Characters From Sci-Fi And Fantasy. If we’re including villains (and SFX is – see number 6), I’d add Samuel L. Jackson’s Elijah Price, a.k.a. Mr Glass, from the movie “Unbreakable”.
http://www.sfx.co.uk/2012/09/06/10-inspirational-disabled-characters-from-sci-fi-and-fantasy/

Joe Konrath posts fake Amazon reviews! Really, really funny fake Amazon reviews.  Be sure to click on the “I wrote some fake reviews myself” link.  Soon, before the Amazon fun police make them gone.
http://jakonrath.blogspot.com.au/2012/09/konrath-posts-fake-amazon-reviews.html

Something else funny – and educational too!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILxjxfB4zNk

My response to hate mail is to apologize for living. Maybe I need to harden up and be more like F. Scott Fitzgerald.
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/09/24/f-scott-fitzgerald-responds-to-hate-mail/

You had me at “Firefly”.
http://thelegalgeeks.com/blog/2012/09/27/firefly-lessons-in-contract-law/

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