Category:
Education

English for Dirty Houses



I'm never inviting this woman to my house again!

Posted By: Paul - Mon Apr 07, 2014 - Comments (5)
Category: Domestic, Education, Languages

That’s One Way To Do It

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With just a little ingenuity and knowledge about the kids it is still possible to keep order in the classroom. One well read math teacher in France came up with a real gem that seems to be working for him. Having read all the books in the series he informed the class that he would post 'Game of Thrones' spoilers if order was not maintained. Afterwards there was what one student described as a "religious silence". Well done sir, well done!

Posted By: Alex - Wed Mar 26, 2014 - Comments (4)
Category: Education

Malibu High



Trailer is safe for work. Whole film assuredly not.



Posted By: Paul - Sat Sep 14, 2013 - Comments (2)
Category: Education, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Sexuality, Teenagers, 1970s

Anti-Cheating Hats

What desperate Chinese teachers are resorting to nowadays. The hats would also make a great fashion statement outside school. [via ryot.org]



And here's what seems to be an American version of these hats (though the picture looks a little photoshopped):

Posted By: Alex - Mon Aug 26, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Education, Headgear

Baths, and How to Take Them

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Entire small pamphlet here. Learn what you've been doing wrong.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Jun 02, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Body, Education, Hygiene, Baths, Showers and Other Cleansing Methods, Nineteenth Century

McGyver Emergency Power plus two bonus hacks!!

When you need power and can't get it -- remember this hack.



Some other cool stuff at the website:

Fire-starting


pee

There are even instructions (in two parts) on how to build your own AC stick-welder from an old microwave.



Let's Weld!! (Horseshoe puzzle at the end)



I love what you can learn on the internet!!

Posted By: gdanea - Tue Apr 30, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Education

Interstate Poultry School

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"Interstate poultry husbandry?" That could get you ten to twenty years in prison nowadays!

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Mar 17, 2013 - Comments (6)
Category: Agriculture, Animals, Education, 1920s

Pistol-packing Teacher

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I'm very proud this incident is part of my home state's history.

From The New York Times for January 12, 1923.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Nov 15, 2012 - Comments (5)
Category: Confusion, Misunderstanding, and Incomprehension, Education, 1920s, Alcohol

1970s Youth Documentary



If the clothes and talk and scenes in this film do not send you on a magical mystery tour, your next hit of acid is free!

PS: that guy in the first few minutes with the WASP fro and beard-no-stache and glasses--I have pictures of myself looking exactly like that!

Posted By: Paul - Sat Nov 10, 2012 - Comments (10)
Category: Education, Fads, Fashion, Juvenile Delinquency, Teenagers, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, 1970s

The Brick Testament

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The Bible as a series of Lego dioramas.

Home page.

Further info.

Thanks to pal Denny Lien.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Aug 17, 2012 - Comments (5)
Category: Eccentrics, Education, Religion, Toys, Outsider Art

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