Parenting A Prodigy, Part 1: Genes vs. Practice

prodigal parenting, parenting a prodigy seriesBefore I even jump into this thing I should probably point out that I don’t have any kids.  Wait, wait, wait – that doesn’t mean you should stop reading.  Because I know what I’m talking about here, people.  Just because I don’t have any kids (and I have the DNA tests to prove it) it doesn’t mean I haven’t read up on this, had experiences in it, and observed how parents have handled this very…

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Ten Amazing Facts About The Milky Way Galaxy

10 Facts about the milky way

 10 Facts about the milky way

If you think about it, it’s amazing enough that we reside in a solar system within a galaxy that is spinning around a black hole.  The sheer enormity of this galaxy is astonishing on its own.  But I bet there were some things about our galaxy that you didn’t know:  How many possible intelligent alien civilizations could be out there?  What is The Great Attractor?  And how about that raspberry…

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I’m pleased to announce that Prog-Sphere will have the Cea Serin song, “The Victim Cult,” as their second single off the upcoming Beyond Frontiers CD. 
This CD is a compilation of up-and-coming progressive metal bands.  Follow the link to check out the newest lyric video by Cea Serin.

Titanosaur: A Supermassive Dinosaur Discovered

Titansaur discovered

Titansaur discovered

Recently, in southern Argentina, the bones of one of the largest creatures to have ever walked the Earth was excavated.  Dreadnoughtus schrani, an enormous sub-group of the long-necked, plant eating sauropods is also known as a titanosaur and is believed to be so large that it was impervious to attack by predators.

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That Whole “10,000 Hours of Practice” Rule Might All Be Bull Sugar

10,000 hour rule

Anders Ericsson, a Swedish psychologist, first proposed that in order to become a master of something you have to put in 10,000 hours of focused practice.  This theory was later popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in his book, Outliers.  The idea is that anyone can achieve greatness if they just put in some solid time to perfect their skills.  However, there have been many detractors of this theory…

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