You Put in Good Work, Now Read Some Good Work

Finals are officially winding down and this blogger couldn’t be happier. Looking around the library the past two weeks it’s been hard not to draw certain parallels. For instance, a lot of people (myself included) looked like extras from the Walking Dead. More disturbing still, I haven’t seen anyone work so hard to keep a [...]

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Exercising in Cold Weather

When winter arrives in Oklahoma, most people try to avoid exercising outdoors because of the temperature, but exercising in cold weather actually has some benefits. It may help burn more calories, gives you more energy, and even can enhance your mood. Most peoploe who exercise do know that exercise releases endorphins that make you feel [...]

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Marian Seldes, 1928-2014

The theatre world lost one of its greats yesterday. The multitalented actor Marian Seldes died in New York on Monday, October 6, 2014 at age 86.
Television and film audiences would recognize her from her work in various films such as 1995’s Truman, with Gary Sinise in the title role, Leatherheads (2008, with George Clooney and [...]

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Proper Static Stretching

By Garrett Dunagan
What is static stretching?
Static stretching involves stretching muscles while the body is at rest. It is considered the most common used method to increase flexibility. It consists of slow movements into positions that cause slight to moderate discomfort (peak tension), and holding the position anywhere from 10 to 30 seconds. Static stretching has [...]

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From The Economist Espresso: War in Yemen: enter the Saudis econ.st/1CQWLzH

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Tweet via @DonBetz: The Economist | The war against Islamic State: The…

The Economist | The war against Islamic State: The caliphate cracks economist.com/news/leaders/2…

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Keeping your Motivation to Exercise

By Alex Myers
As someone in the fitness professional field, one of the biggest problems I see with clients in keeping their motivation to exercise. It’s easy to stick with a workout routine in the beginning, but a lot of the times it will end becoming boring or just not fun anymore to the client. Here [...]

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“Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.” John Dewey

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Three minutes of exercise?

By Garrett Dunagan
Not everyone likes to spend an hour or more each day working out; running, jogging, swimming, lifting, etc. What if I told you there was another way? There has been a recent surge in popularity in a type of exercise called high-intensity interval training (HIIT), but why has it become so popular in [...]

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Tweet via @DonBetz: Go Ahead, Ruin My Day, via @nytimes http://t.co/yz…

Go Ahead, Ruin My Day, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2015/03/18/opi…

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Q&A

The Tinkering Garage
Playing is learning, not being told what to do and coming to your own conclusions. Showing children the beauty of making/building/designing for them selves. Kids can learn on their own without rules. Simply start doing what it is you want to do (as long as its productive) and you will learn from just [...]

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Q&A: Thomas Young

 
Thomas Young is a Oklahoman musician, currently teaching at McMichael Music in Norman, and playing drums in The Damn Quails. They recently raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter for their new album which they are in the process of recording. He is also a new father, he has a seven month old son with his wife [...]

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Vinace Interview

 
Krystal Cavallo, singer for the band known as “Vinace” somehow found time in her super busy life to answer a few questions so we could further dig into the mind of the incredibly interesting person that she is and what makes her tick.
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