Five hundred Paraguayans meet in groups of ten. They exchange opinions, discuss, intervene and conclude that the low quality of education and corruption are the issues that most affect their environment. And they do not stay there. They propose solutions, they talk with the community, they inform, they investigate, they look for alliances. This dynamic might sound similar to … [Lee más...] about Who said that young people don’t like school?
Have you ever wondered what would happen if, for a moment, we stopped seeing the world in pink and blue? Without limits or stereotypes? Many of us believe that we can all develop our full potential doing just that we love. … [Lee más...] about Glasses Off!
The “Coffee-Stain Puzzle”
I have always found it fascinating to learn about how scientific “discoveries” are made. Scientists have the power of observing the ordinary and seeing the extraordinary. One of my favorite cases comes from an episode I watched some years ago on the Discovery Channel where a Physics professor from the University of Chicago, Sidney Nagel, one morning, as he was pouring … [Lee más...] about The “Coffee-Stain Puzzle”
Young People get a second chance “I was into drugs, vices… All of it, I did. I was trapped in that world for 18 years and wasted my entire life. I lost my family, my job, my time. I had a second chance in 2009 when I spent nearly two years in rehab. Now, I want to become a role model for my family and my children. I am proud to belong to the Instituto Hondureño de Educación por … [Lee más...] about Overcoming Hardships
When a Flat Line is Interesting
Lines can tell a lot about the relationship between different things. The most interesting lines tend to be steep and diagonal, suggesting a direct and strong relationship. Like the line between family wealth and education. The richer the family, the better its children do in school. Or U-shaped lines that map happiness. After an all-time high in our youth, happiness declines … [Lee más...] about When a Flat Line is Interesting