Virginia Insight

Virginia Insight
3:53 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

The Energy Economy

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Ever notice how our adherence to good intentions goes down as the price of maintaining those intentions goes up?

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Virginia Insight
4:34 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Flirting with the Divine

Eric was in a hospital wondering if he was dying. A nurse whispered a question in his ear, and set him on a worldwide journey.

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Virginia Insight
5:23 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Mistakes that Marketers Make

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Sale Sign by Peter Griffin

Ever seen an advertisement, sales pitch, or store policy that left you scratching your head and saying, “Why on earth would they do that?”

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Virginia Insight
4:43 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Cool Gardening

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Gourds And Pumpkin by David Wagner

Some people think Autumn is the perfect time of year for gardening. Less heat.  More rain.  Fewer pests.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

The Internet: World Impact Different Than Expected?

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Do you expect the Internet to be promoting freedom and democracy around the world?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Pretend Play

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Little Girl by Anna Langova

Playtime is important for kids... right?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

What Do Mormons Believe?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints... how much do you know about it?

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Virginia Insight
4:19 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

A Virginia Politics Update

Democrats say, "we cannot go back to the failed policies of the past." Republicans say, "we cannot continue the failed policies of the present." But what do Virginians say?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Hidden Prejudice... Of The Political Kind

Perhaps you have heard of Project Implicit. It is a Virginia-connected research operation that’s been making huge strides uncovering bias and prejudice. (Often of the type that most of us never knew we had.) 

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Virginia Insight
3:12 pm
Mon September 3, 2012

The Patent Economy

Perhaps you’ve noticed headlines about firms like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft paying hundreds of millions of dollars to buy up other companies’ patents.

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