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29 Unapologetically Adorable Feminist Tattoos

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Frida Kahlo

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

3D Printing

This cutting-edge research is a huge step in the war against the dangerous mysteries of the brain

That's a major stumbling block for scientists attempting to develop treatments for brain disorders such as autism, depression, dementia, and more that will affect an estimated 100 million Americans at some point in their lives.<p>But cutting-edge scientific research is <b>"providing a new view of brain</b> …

Doctor Whose Drug Killed Teen Returns as Gene Tech Booms Again

The evidence is clear: Jesse Gelsinger died from a medical experiment led by James Wilson.<p>At 18, Gelsinger was confronting a rare metabolic disorder, …

A New Exercise Method Proven to Make Workouts Fun

If somebody told you that there was a workout that didn't require much effort but was fun and yielded awesome results, you'd <i>probably</i> have some doubts . . . and understandably so, because it sounds way too good to be true! But according to <b>The New York Times</b>, there's a new exercise method that is …

The Smart Way to Increase Mileage

Follow these steps to avoid injury as you start adding in longer runs.<p><i>Alex asks: I'd like to increase my weekly mileage, but I'm concerned about getting hurt. Unfortunately, I have had several running related injuries already. Right now I'm running between 12 to 15 miles a week but would like to</i> …

17 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, "What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?" and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms of …

Here's what your college degree says about your drinking habits

Your college degree says more about your drinking habits than you think.<p>People who have graduated from college and make at least $75,000 a year not only drink more than those who haven't, but also prefer wine, a new Gallup poll finds. While eight in 10 adults in these socioeconomic status groups …

High Literature: 24 Mind-Expanding Drug Novels

Truth be told, most of our best-known drug literature comes in the form of memoir. This is fine, I suppose, if we’re talking <i>Confessions of an English</i> …

14 Must-Read Novels About Books

Learning Physics on YouTube Can Be Very Entertaining - Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal

Derek Muller<p>UPDATE:<p>Hours after finishing this piece about physics online, I see a TED talk by John Green covering exactly the same subject with some …

Learning to Code in School vs. Learning to Code Online

Sometimes, when I’m doing homework that requires me to use the internet, I marvel at the fact that people in the past only had books to rely on. If …

Learn French in France, French language courses in France

With a fabulous range of French locations to choose from and courses appropriate for all levels, from Beginner to Advanced abilities we have some …

DeepPy: Deep learning in Python — DeepPy 0.1.dev documentation

DeepPy: Deep learning in Python¶<p>DeepPy is a MIT licensed deep learning framework. DeepPy tries to add a touch of <i>zen</i> to deep learning as it<p>Allows for</i> …

Study Shows How Poverty Limits Brain Growth, Learning

It’s well-known that children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds tend to lag behind their better-off peers in academic readiness and school …

How long does it take to learn a language? – Learning in the Modern Workplace

Well it depends on a lot of factors, but if you are an English speaker, this infographic (from Voxy) shows the easiest and most difficult languages …

Learning How The Inside Of Your Head Works

A recent re-discovery – Radio Aporee. (link). Which is a constant stream of field recordings from all over the world. Which I will sometimes leave on …

Cartels

How to Win a Nobel Prize, According To a Nobel Prize Winner – And What It Has To Do With Learning

Not everyone is destined to win a Nobel Prize, but a close examination of past winners’ practices suggests we all have control over the way we …

Nobel Prize

Habits Protect Students Against Decision Fatigue

In my habits class, we watched my very favorite TED talk, <i>The Paradox of Choice</i>. Barry Schwartz explains that much of the stress, anxiety and …

Where Maths is at your Fingertips!

It’s time to boost your maths skills. Ultimate maths helps you<p>to develop your understanding of mathematics in all areas as<p>well as providing a wide …

Mathematics

5 Ways to Support Faculty who Teach with Emerging Technologies

<i>"We must support both sides of the chasm." -Phil Hill</i>As online and blended learning reshapes the landscape of teaching and learning in higher …

Education Technology

Love of learning is the key to success in the jobless future

Not long ago, schoolchildren chose what they wanted to be when they grew up, and later selected the best college they could gain admission to, spent years gaining proficiency in their fields, and joined a company that had a need for their skills. Careers lasted lifetimes.<p>Now, by my estimates, the …

Education

6 Study Habits to Teach Homeschool Children

Homeschooled children have huge advantages in many areas of their education, but a lot of children find themselves in shock when they are studying in …

Teaching

How Learning a Foreign Language Is Like Learning to Order at Starbucks

"Just like some people love languages or beautiful landscapes, others exist who hold a deep passion for coffee." - Starbucks UK<p>As a self-proclaimed Starbucks addict, I could order a Venti skinny vanilla latte in my sleep -- but it was not always this way. Starbucks essentially operates with its own …

Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started)

Creative Commons Licensed Image Source “More important than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value …

Creative Commons

‘Nothing you learn at university has any relevance in a classroom’

Reading professional experience reports, written by teachers about the student teachers practising in their classrooms, is a disturbing part of my …

Education

Asia’s classrooms have so much to teach us

David Cameron should use his foreign trip to learn why we are being bested by countries where parents were barely educated<p>David Cameron has packed a plane with business people in an attempt to conquer Asia – thankfully in an entrepreneurial sense, rather than in a reverse Genghis Khan outing.<p>But …

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