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Are We Getting Smarter?: Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Dec. 1, 2016
Are We Getting Smarter?: Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century (Repost)

James R. Flynn, "Are We Getting Smarter?: Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1107028094, 1107609178 | 321 pages | PDF | 5,5 MB
Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids---and What We Can Do About It (Repost)

Andrew Hacker, Claudia Dreifus, "Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids–-and What We Can Do About It"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 031257343X | 304 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 1 MB

ITV Tonight - Floods: Are We Ready for the Future? (2016)  

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 16, 2016
ITV Tonight - Floods: Are We Ready for the Future? (2016)

ITV Tonight - Floods: Are We Ready for the Future? (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3155 Kbps | 24mn 32s | Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 554 MiB
Genre: Documentary

This winter has seen some of the worst flooding in living memory, particularly in the North. With predictions of more rain sodden winters to come, Tonight tells some of the untold stories from this winter’s storms and examines how Britain might have to radically change to adapt to a far wetter future. Tonight reporter and ITV weatherman Alex Beresford discovers what’s happening to our weather and finds out how we can protect ourselves and our homes in the event of a flood. We travel to the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire and meet people whose lives have been devastated by the floods.
Failing Our Fathers: Confronting the Crisis of Economically Vulnerable Nonresident Fathers

Failing Our Fathers: Confronting the Crisis of Economically Vulnerable Nonresident Fathers by Ronald B. Mincy and Monique Jethwani
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0199371148 | 208 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB
Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman: S06E01 - Are We All Bigots? (2015)

Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman: S06E01 - Are We All Bigots?
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .TS/MPEG @ 7854 Kbps | 43mn 04s | Audio: English AC-3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: English | 2.61 GB
Genre: Documentary

Morgan Freeman explore the effects of negative cultural stereotypes on our subconscious and how they may be changed.
Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind and the Proof That Will Change the Way We Live Our Lives

Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind and the Proof That Will Change the Way We Live Our Lives by Mario Beauregard
HarperOne | April 24, 2012 | English | ISBN: 0062071564 | 256 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

In Brain Wars, acclaimed neuroscientist Mario Beauregard reveals compelling new evidence set to provoke a major shift in our understanding of the mind-body debate: research showing that the mind and consciousness are transmitted and filtered through the brain—but are not generated by it.
Are We Spiritual Machines?: Ray Kurzweil vs. the Critics of Strong A.I.

Are We Spiritual Machines?: Ray Kurzweil vs. the Critics of Strong A.I. by George F. Gilder
Discovery Institute | June 6, 2001 | English | ISBN: 0963865439 | 228 pages | PDF | 276 KB

Computers are becoming more powerful at an ever-increasing rate, but will they ever become conscious? Artificial intelligence guru Ray Kurzweil thinks so and explains how we will "download" our software (our minds) and "upgrade" our hardware (our bodies) to become immortal – before the dawn of the 22nd century. In this debate with his critics, including several Discovery Institute Fellows, Kurzweil defends his views and sets the stage for the central question: "What does it mean to be human?"
Corporation Nation: How Corporations are Taking Over Our Lives -- and What We Can Do About It

Ralph Nader, Charles Derber, "Corporation Nation: How Corporations are Taking Over Our Lives – and What We Can Do About It"
ISBN: 0312192886, 031225461X | 1998 | EPUB/MOBI | 384 pages | 439 KB/718 KB
Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids---and What We Can Do About It (Repost)

Andrew Hacker, Claudia Dreifus, "Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids–-and What We Can Do About It"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 031257343X | 304 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 1 MB
Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids---and What We Can Do About It (Repost)

Andrew Hacker, Claudia Dreifus, "Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids–-and What We Can Do About It"
English | ISBN: 031257343X | 2011 | EPUB/MOBI | 304 pages | 1 MB