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What’s Up Wednesdays: Happy Canada Day

July 1st, 2015

To all my fellow citizens in this land of maple syrup, ketchup chips and poutine, I’d like to wish a very happy Canada Day. To celebrate the 148th birthday of our humble little country, let’s kick off this week’s speedlink with a post from Chris Farley Ratcliffe. He recently took the time to visit the […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: The Next Step

June 24th, 2015

This week’s speedlink session has to do with moving forward and taking the next step. Starting things off, Ray Ebersole has made a decision about his approach to blogging moving forward. The education and technology blog is going to be focused more on — you guessed it — education and technology, as well as coding, […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Jurassic Behavior

June 17th, 2015

This past weekend, Star-Lord demonstrated his “raptor whisperer” skills to the tune of over half a billion dollars. To say that Jurassic World has generated some serious buzz would be an understatement. Celebrating our love for all things prehistoric, The Good Men Project collected up some great images of dads and their kids recreating classic […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Evolution

June 10th, 2015

As has become a tradition around these parts for the better part of eight years, it’s time for another speedlink here on Beyond the Rhetoric. We start off with Buzz Bishop describing how his 8-year-old son recently got into a heated debate over evolution and religion with one of his best friends. The conversation wasn’t […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Two Is Better Than One

June 3rd, 2015

More is always better, right? Jeff Maehre kicks off this week’s speedlink by explaining how a dual monitor configuration may not actually be helping your productivity at all. In fact, it could be hurting it. Splitting your attention across two monitors can give you a false sense of improved multitasking. That said, it can be […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Internal Dialogue

May 27th, 2015

We start this week’s speedlink on a rather serious note. Mike Reynolds offers us some insight into the negative self-talk that goes on in his head. When someone suffers from depression, even when they recognize something good about them or their lives, the internal dialogue can quickly turn to undermine their validity. I can completely […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Geeky Edition

May 20th, 2015

It’s true that Instagram is filled with #foodporn and selfies. It’s also true that you can find a pretty diverse group of people on the photo-centric social network, as Zach Rosenberg has unearthed some very geeky dads on Instagram who you should follow. James Estrada (@nerdyathomedad) is probably one of the best, featuring pictures of […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Conversational Strawberries

May 13th, 2015

Every Wednesday, I gather up some fun or informative blog posts from around the web to share with you here on Beyond the Rhetoric. For this week’s selection, we start with Joshua Wilner asserting that social media should be about conversation. How many times have you received dozens of birthday wishes on Facebook from people […]