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Video: Teacher Goes Off On Student Who Claimed He Caught Him Watching Porn

Video: Teacher Goes Off On Student Who Claimed He Caught Him Watching Porn

Via WOWK-TV, a CBS affiliate out of Charleston, West Virginia:

 

A video that shows an East Bank Middle School teacher berating a student was emailed in to 13 News to be investigated.

WTH Happened to Argentina’s Economy? This Chart WIll Show You...

WTH Happened to Argentina’s Economy? This Chart WIll Show You...

In 1900 Americans and Argentinians had basically the same standard of living. Today it's not even close.  

The Reason Why Universities Don’t Give Their Students Challenging Texts

The Reason Why Universities Don’t Give Their Students Challenging Texts

By avoiding difficult texts in our colleges and universities, have we tossed out the opportunities to create many real “geniuses”?

Stanford Dean: 8 Basic Skills We’re Failing to Teach Young People

Stanford Dean: 8 Basic Skills We’re Failing to Teach Young People

The culture of coddling and protection which we have built is the culprit.

Failure Made Walt Disney Great

Failure Made Walt Disney Great

'You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.'

Why You Should Spend More Money on Experiences Than Things

Why You Should Spend More Money on Experiences Than Things

Scientific research suggests money spent on experiences offers more long-term happiness. 

Study: Architecture Affects Your Brain

Study: Architecture Affects Your Brain

A study has found that certain architecture promotes meditative states.

The Logical Fallacy of 'Hasty Counter-Example'

The Logical Fallacy of 'Hasty Counter-Example'

 It’s important to resist the temptation to commit the hasty counter-example.

Study: Literacy in Ancient Israel Was ‘Far More Widespread than Previously Known’

Study: Literacy in Ancient Israel Was ‘Far More Widespread than Previously Known’

Even the lowest soldier in the Judaic army was literate, it appears. 

Chesterton: Newspapers are 'the hobbies of a few rich men'

Chesterton: Newspapers are 'the hobbies of a few rich men'

100 years ago, G.K. Chesterton wrote about the dangers of the press.

Is America Ripe for a Dictator?

Is America Ripe for a Dictator?

Here are the conditions that have given rise to dictators in the past.

Why Do Religious People Tend to Be Happier?

Why Do Religious People Tend to Be Happier?

What’s the direction of causation? After all, correlation does not equal causation.

7 Relevant Quotes for Tax Day

7 Relevant Quotes for Tax Day

Words to ponder in the face of a lighter wallet...

Trump and Hillary: One and the Same?

Trump and Hillary: One and the Same?

Maybe America is really not as divided as we’ve been led to believe.

The Big Problem with Incest isn’t Genetic

The Big Problem with Incest isn’t Genetic

It's the sexual competition. 

Norway’s Children Are Being Taken from Their Homes

Norway’s Children Are Being Taken from Their Homes

For most parents the thought of Child Protective Services showing up on the doorstep is terrifying.

Are We the 'Last Men'?

Are We the 'Last Men'?

Nietzsche's fear was that Western man would reject the Superman in favor of the “Last Man.”

Scientists: Funny People are Smarter

Scientists: Funny People are Smarter

They tend to score particularly high on verbal intelligence examinations.

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

The Real Debate is over Human Nature

Is there evil in the heart of all men?

How Anne Sullivan Worked Her ‘Miracle’ with Helen Keller

How Anne Sullivan Worked Her ‘Miracle’ with Helen Keller

Take note, these 5 lessons still apply to us today.

C.S. Lewis on the Decline of Reasoning

C.S. Lewis on the Decline of Reasoning

Today the education system and news media fail to awaken this power of reasoning in most.

The Weakness of ‘Consent’ as a Moral Framework

The Weakness of ‘Consent’ as a Moral Framework

It’s not as bullet-proof as some would like to think.

The Limitations of 'Right' and 'Left'

The Limitations of 'Right' and 'Left'

A prudent person cannot be entirely comfortable with supporting those on either the so-called Right or the so-called Left.

Study: Vocational Classes Keep High School Students Interested

Study: Vocational Classes Keep High School Students Interested

Students who took a number of vocational courses in high school were more likely to graduate from high school.
 

Huxley in Letter to Orwell: My Book Was Right

Huxley in Letter to Orwell: My Book Was Right

Aldous Huxley penned a letter to George Orwell in 1949 praising '1984,' but he let it be known which book he believed was more prophetic.

The Virtues of Book Ownership

The Virtues of Book Ownership

Some books need to be read, and reread, and reread ... 

Research Shows Why You Should Start Spending More Time Alone

Research Shows Why You Should Start Spending More Time Alone

It's healthy to occassionally disconnect, today more than ever. ​

Psychologist: ‘Authoritative Parenting’ is Best for Children

Psychologist: ‘Authoritative Parenting’ is Best for Children

Is it time for parents to return to a position of loving but firm authority figures?

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