Amy Beth

257 Flips | 28 Magazines | 76 Likes | 23 Following | 1,201 Followers | @AmyBeth2015 | Interested in exploring how to use Technology most productively in the classroom. I love to guide and teach educators about what technology is available and how to use it effectively. I am passionate about fighting stigma surrounding mental illness. 

When Big Ideas Go Bad

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

How to ride a bicycle like a pro, according to physics

Humans have been riding bicycle-like machines for close to 200 years, beginning with the draisine or “velocipede” in 1817.<p>While riding and balancing a bicycle can seem simple and effortless, the actual control process used by a human rider is still somewhat of a mystery. Using mathematical …

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You Can Heal Yourself With Your Mind (For Real)

From multiple sclerosis to chronic pain to HIV, science is increasingly showing us that what’s in a patient’s head affects how the body heals.<p>I met …

Immune System

The ugly truth about body dysmorphia

Some children see only things to hate about the way they look. Their condition can lead to depression, anxiety, self-surgery and even suicide<p>A man took a razor blade and very carefully cut open his nose lengthways. His aim was to remove the cartilage and replace it with that of a chicken. Finally, …

Mental Health

$21M jackpot ‘means freedom,’ says B.C.’s newest 6/49 winner

A Kelowna, B.C. man who won a whopping $21.9 million in Saturday’s Lotto 6/49 draw is ready to wave goodbye to his debt and say hello to the good …

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Rumors of a massive physics discovery swirl

Rarely does a tweet not involving a Kardashian or a cat stir up such a swell of excitement. On Monday, physicist Lawrence Krauss tweeted that scientists may have discovered gravitational waves, phenomena first predicted by Albert Einstein more than 100 years ago but never observed, Gizmodo …

Eight Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive In 2016

The mix of hard and soft skills it takes to get hired change as quickly as business does. Here’s what it will take this year.<p>Good help is hard to find. At least that’s what one-third of hiring managers say, and the talent shortage isn’t just in technical fields. Good sales reps, managers, …

Human Resources

Candy Camera - selfie, beauty camera, photo editor

Let’s take a selfie!<br>With Candy Camera’s beautifying filters and silent mode,<br>You can take beautiful selfies anywhere and anytime!<p>Don’t miss out on …

Why You’re a Jerk When You Drink Alcohol

Can your wiring really be responsible for your booze-fueled bad behavior?<p>It’s the excuse all rude drunks have been waiting for: You might just be wired to be a jerk when you drink alcohol.<p>At least, that’s what the findings of a new Finnish study suggest. When researchers interviewed 156 peoples on …

Electoral Anarchy

The Republican presidential primary spectacle is the beginning of a brave new world of electoral anarchy. The same disruptive conditions and forces that are bedeviling Republicans this primary season are likely to discombobulate future Democratic presidential primaries and to morph inevitably into …

The Politics of Intolerance

<i>Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the most intolerant of them all?</i><p>Me, says Donald Trump -- I will build a wall to keep Mexican bandits and rapists away from our homeland.<p>Me, says Scott Walker -- I will see your wall in Mexico and raise you one in Canada.<p>Me, says Jeb Bush -- I have no beef with the …

This is what 365 days without a vacation does to your health

If you live in the US, the odds are high that you haven’t taken a vacation this year (or last year, for that matter).<p>Before enduring another year without an official getaway, either because of work commitments or an otherwise hectic routine, consider the following: A growing body of literature …

Mental Health

10 Biggest Organizing Mistakes We All Make

Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.<p>Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.

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15 Smart Psychology Hacks for Everyday<p>15 Smart Psychology Hacks for Everyday. (I feel kinda iffy about calling them "psychology hacks".<p>See more<p>handy …

BREAKING NEWS ! Greece to shut all banks & stock exchange this Monday !! The beginning of the end ?

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 1

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>June 25, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT<p>Above video by Sinelab<p><b>A cyber-invasion brought Sony Pictures to its knees and terrified corporate America.</b> …

Sail Away: The Oral History of ‘Yacht Rock’

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, musical artists like Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Steely Dan, Toto, Hall and Oates, and dozens of others …

Music

The Little-Known Story of the Night Witches, an All-Female Force in WWII

In the Nazi-occupied Soviet Union, German soldiers had a very real fear of witches.<p>Namely, the “Night Witches,” an all-female squadron of bomber pilots who ran thousands of daring bombing raids with little more than wooden planes and the cover of night—and should be as celebrated as their male …

World War II

The best lines from Scalia's marriage dissent and Kennedy's decision

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a historic 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down same-sex marriage bans across the country.<p>Justice Anthony Kennedy voted to affirm that same-sex marriage is a right along with the other four liberal justices and read the Court's opinion.<p>Chief Justice …

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Best of Richard Dawkins Amazing Arguments And Clever Comebacks Part 3

Facebook Hello shows who's calling your Android phone

As helpful as it is, caller ID doesn't really tell you everything about who's ringing your phone or why. Is it an acquaintance? A best friend's birthday? Or a robocaller? Facebook might have a better solution. It's rolling out Hello, the previously leaked Android caller ID app. The software shows …

Best of Christopher Hitchens Amazing Arguments And Clever Comebacks Part 6

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