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El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz | KD Name Changes

On the eve of Black History Month, I thought it would be appropriate to include the complex civil rights leader El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz–otherwise known as Malcolm X. Malcolm Little He was born to a family who were already well-immersed in black self-determination, specifically with the teachings of Marcus Garvey. His father, Earl Little, was aContinue reading “El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz | KD Name Changes”

Born On A Blue Day, by Daniel Tammet | Quintillion Ripenings

I read this a while ago and am reading it again for this site. Daniel Tammet He is an autistic savant from England who has synesthesia, which is a medical condition that lets him visualize different shapes based on any auditory imput. In his case, he was able to visualize shapes from numbers, which wasContinue reading “Born On A Blue Day, by Daniel Tammet | Quintillion Ripenings”

“Shaq Uncut,” by Shaquille O’Neal | Quintillion Ripenings

I just might write an entire series of articles dedicated to Shaq and his numerous extracurricular pursuits. Shaquille O’Neal He is a famous NBA player who played from the Lakers to the Celtics. Amidst all of the injuries and the backlash from the audience and the media, he managed to continue maintaining a million-dollar careerContinue reading ““Shaq Uncut,” by Shaquille O’Neal | Quintillion Ripenings”

“Raise A Genius!” by Laszlo Polgar | Quintillion Ripenings

I could not find a physical copy of this book, so I could only find PDF files for it. I originally came across Laszlo Polgar’s lifelong experiment through Matthew Syed‘s book about geniuses and the myth of inheritable talent. Plot Hungarian psychologist Laszlo Polgar explains to an interviewer how he raised his daughters, their achievements,Continue reading ““Raise A Genius!” by Laszlo Polgar | Quintillion Ripenings”

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