Archive | September, 2013

My Daughter’s Homework is Killing Me

23 Sep

My Daughter’s Homework is Killing Me

Teaching: you’re doing it wrong (in my opinion). When I was in grade school, I was fortunate enough to have teachers that made sure we were understanding the material and not just memorizing facts. 

Here’s my stance on homework: Homework is beneficial in small amounts, especially for subjects with complex concepts, like math and foreign languages. Teachers should give a small amount of homework to aid in their students’ understanding of the concepts (and for “free points”). Subjects like math take a lot of practice before they become easy.


Would You Take A Bad Amazon Marketplace Review Down For A Refund?

11 Sep

I had someone offer me a discount to take down my neutral review. If I do, I feel like it kind of defeats the purpose of the feedback feature, but I’m kind of a goody-goody.

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

2 Sep

Way cool.



One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the Sifter’s personal favourites is r/ColorizedHistory. The major contributors are a mix of professional and amateur colorizers that bring historic photos to life through color. All of them are highly skilled digital artists that use a combination of historical reference material and a natural eye for colour.

When we see old photos in black and white, we sometimes forget that life back then was experienced in the same vibrant colours that surround us today. This gallery of talented artists helps us remember that 🙂

Below you will find a collection of some of the highest rated colorized images to date on r/ColorizedHistory.

I’ve also provide a list of some of the top contributors (in no particular order):

zuzahin aka Mads…

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