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The root of educational failure

Posted on Nov 17, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The reason public education suffers is because the primary participants (students and parents), do not share a love for learning.

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why schools fail, educational problems, education, curriculum

Obama's Health Care Reform

Posted on Oct 1, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A skeptical view on the political debate on health care reform in America. This article questions the entire premise of forcing health care insurance on the public.

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health care, reform, insurance

Houdini & Thurston

A short contrast of Howard Thurston and Harry Houdini
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Comparing America magicians Harry Houdini and Howard Thurston.

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harry houdini, ehrich weiss, howard thurston, magicians, skepticism

Cringe at SIN 2K3

Posted on Mar 15, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
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Cringe finishes the night on March 14, 2003 at the Factory, night one of two for SIN 2k3.

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cringe plays strength in numbers, factory, columbus rock music

Thanks for Support

Posted on Aug 15, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

The Olson family appreciates all the support from our friends and family.

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family friend support, personal hardship, site updates

Farewell

Posted on Aug 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem to say Goodbye to my dear Mom.

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farewell, loss, death, mom, family, sadness

Understanding Statistics

Posted on Aug 7, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

New tool to demonstrate how the range of answers affects the probability that a correct answer will be randomly guessed.

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statistics, probability

Something Got Lost

Posted on Aug 4, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

A poem remembering my dear mother.

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loss, family, death, time, poetry, mom

Steam and Internet Explorer 7

Posted on Jul 3, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

There is a bug in IE7 that sometimes won't let you connect to your favorite servers in Steam games like Counter-Strike.

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cs server, steam, IE7 bug, Internet Explorer 7 beta

A Yahoo Speaks Out

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An unpublished editorial where Shawn Olson responds to a crankpot reader.

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yahooism, censorship, prudish critics
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