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How to Teach “Boring” History to Teenagers

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

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I teach American history to high school seniors in the Ron Paul Curriculum. Teenagers have grown up in the digital age. They respond well to visual images. They are not comfortable with learning 100% through reading. This is nothing new. This is why documents from ancient Egypt show that priests taught young men by means […]

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3D Printers vs. Patents

Written by Gary North on September 10, 2016

We know about 3D printing. It is in its primitive phase. Think about this technology 30 years from now. Of course, your guess will look silly in retrospect — primitive. People invent things. They apply for patents. Governments issue them. They grant a monopoly of manufacture for about 15 years. The inventor can license his […]

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A Young Mother Whose Success Gives Me Hope

Written by Gary North on September 10, 2016

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Someone came across a review of the Ron Paul Curriculum. It got forwarded to me. This tool isn’t free, but it has been a life-saver for me over the past year and is really inexpensive compared to other programs available online. The Ron Paul Curriculum has online classes for all of the core subjects including […]

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Faster Web Searching

Written by Gary North on July 30, 2016

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Two weeks ago, I discovered something I did not know. I should have known it. If you want to do a search, there is no longer any need to go to a search engine. Just type in whatever you are looking for in the URL address box. You can use quotation marks to narrow your […]

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No Access! Old Browsers Are Almost Defunct

Written by Gary North on November 7, 2015

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Earlier this year, Web technicians determined that a common way to securely transmit data through websites wasn’t as secure as once thought. These methods (SSL 2.0, 3.0 and TLS 1.0) were commonly used throughout the Internet. Today’s secure sites are now blocking access to browsers that use these older methods. Browsers that are still set […]

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Why Matt Drudge Can Stop Worrying

Written by Gary North on October 10, 2015

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Matt Drudge appeared on Alex Jones’s Infowars. Here is how he has been quoted. On the future of digital copyright: “I had a Supreme Court justice tell me to my face it’s over for me. Said, ‘Matt, it’s over for you. They’ve got the votes now to enforce copyright law. You’re out of there. They’re […]

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$60 Smart Phone (No Contract)

Written by Gary North on September 5, 2015

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Price competition keeps pushing ahead. The market keeps getting larger. In Asia, Android is winning. Now, there is another Chinese invasion. What is this $60 phone? In AT&T stores it’s the ZTE Maven, which has a screen, speakers, and a processor with capabilities somewhere between the iPhone 5 and 6. As Tony Greco, ZTE’s head […]

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Shhhh! Password! 37 Million Adulterers Hacked

Written by Gary North on August 22, 2015

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The Ashley Madison site had over 37 million adulterers or wannabes signed up. That is a huge number of people to subscribe to any site. The hackers threatened the company with exposure of these accounts if the company did not shut down the site. The company didn’t. The hackers have now posted the account data […]

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Outsourcing Jobs to Asian Villages

Written by Gary North on March 28, 2015

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So, you thought you would not face the Asian hordes in your lifetime. No such luck. The hordes will soon be connected to the Web — for free. You won’t be. They will be. They will be able to say those powerful words: “I’ll do it a lot cheaper.” The price of Asian-made smart phones […]

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