Practicing, Not YouTubing, Makes Perfect

This post may seem a bit odd coming just one day after I wrote about the controversy surrounding behavioral economist, Dan Ariely. While I personally don't think it looks good for Dan, I'm hoping it's an isolated incident and it doesn't negate all the other research he has done. Plus, people are supposed to be … Continue reading Practicing, Not YouTubing, Makes Perfect

Music Monday: A Potato Factory Worker, a Skateboard, Some Ocean Spray Juice, and Fleetwood Mac

Nathan Apodaca's truck had already logged some 320,000 miles. One morning last month, it couldn't go a mile more. The truck broke down on a highway in Idaho Falls, Idaho, about 2 miles from the potato warehouse where Apodaca has worked for nearly two decades. Luckily, he had a skateboard in his truck, along with … Continue reading Music Monday: A Potato Factory Worker, a Skateboard, Some Ocean Spray Juice, and Fleetwood Mac

Hickory Dickory Dock, I Just Discovered Tik Tok

I'd heard about and read about Tik Tok, but it wasn't until this past week that I actually went to the site to check out what it was all about. I know I'm late to the game, but I figured if I'm going to be teaching college students (according to Global Web Index, 41% of … Continue reading Hickory Dickory Dock, I Just Discovered Tik Tok