Category Archives: Purposeful Summaries

purposeful summary- wafflesrgud

The Hair Part Theory (True Mirrors)  https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1999/06/the-mirror-of-dorian-gray/377630/ It seems counterintuitive that we should know what our reflection looks like, but yet our own reflection in the mirror isn’t what the whole world sees. Our regular mirrors in our bedrooms, bathrooms … Continue reading

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purposeful summary – corinnebuck1219

It seems counterintuitive that Apple had people eavesdropping on their friends’ phones while facetiming. Apple allowed that by having a design flaw or “Face Palm” bug that allowed callers to listen in before the person even answers the facetime call. … Continue reading

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Purposeful Summaries- gabythefujoshi

“Is PTSD Contagious?” It seems counterintuitive that someone who has not experienced any traumatic experience suffers through PTSD as much or more than someone who has. Caleb Vines was sent to Iraq twice, came back with PTSD and traumatic brain … Continue reading

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Summaries—Aquarela

There Is More to Life Than Being Happy It seems counterintuitive that happiness is not something that brings meaning to our lives. But according to Gallup, it’s not possible to be happy looking for happines instead of meaning and gives … Continue reading

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Summaries- clementine102

It seems counterintuitive that babies are first learning when they are in the womb and not when they are birthed. Annie Murphy explains that fetal learning prepares the baby for the world they will be entering once they are born. … Continue reading

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Summaries – akidfromakron

KFC, Pizza Hut, and the Sphinx It is counterintuitive that the globalization of fast food is starting to make its way to historical landmarks. When most people think of the Great Pyramids of Giza or the Great Sphinx, I would … Continue reading

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Summaries- PardonMyFrench

Unemployment Falls It seems counterintuitive that when someone who is unemployed stops looking for a job, they are no longer counted as unemployed. The Labor Department has reported that the unemployment rate recently declined to a record-breaking low for the … Continue reading

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Summaries – mhmokaysure

It seems counterintuitive that a major cities solution to a drug problem involves safe injection sites, as well as the highest quality drugs for free, however that is exactly what is happening in Vancouver. Instead of trying to rid the … Continue reading

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Summaries – gooferious

It seems counterintuitive that a patient who is aware that they are being given a placebo pill would think that it actually would relief them of pain. 80 volunteers were split into two groups. One group would receive regular treatment … Continue reading

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Summaries – ComicDub

1) It seems counterintuitive that the best solution a city belonging to a first world country could come up with for the fight against drug addiction would be to directly supply the addicts with the drugs. Vancouver Canada, rated one … Continue reading

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