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Colbert's Graduation Speech Rips On Everything From Immigration To Safety. The Students Loved It.

Stephen Colbert's commencement address is both hilarious and touching as he discusses the Bible (video #1 — 2:12), why he can speak for all of Iran (video #1 — 6:53), the tribulations of the real world (video #2 — 1:02), the reason he hates and fears the graduates (video #2 — 7:02), and why cynicism is bad for you (video #3 — 2:02). Check this speech out if you want a good laugh and a good think.

Colbert's Graduation Speech Rips On Everything From Immigration To Safety. The Students Loved It.
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One little girl took pictures of her school lunches. The Internet responded — and so did the school.

If you listened to traditional news media (and sometimes social media), you'd begin to think the Internet and technology are bad for kids. Or kids are bad for technology. Here's a fascinating alternative idea.

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This article originally appeared on 03.31.15

Kids can innovate, create, and imagine in ways that are fresh and inspiring — when we "allow" them to do so, anyway. Despite the tendency for parents to freak out because their kids are spending more and more time with technology in schools, and the tendency for schools themselves to set extremely restrictive limits on the usage of such technology, there's a solid argument for letting them be free to imagine and then make it happen.

It's not a stretch to say the kids in this video are on the cutting edge. Some of the results he talks about in the video at the bottom are quite impressive.

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