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Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

20 YouTube Channels Every Math Teacher Should Know About

July 18, 2017 YouTube remains one of the best resources for educational video content to use with students in class. Over the past few years we …

YouTube

The Best Resources For Writing In Math Class

<b>‘Writing in Math Class is a win-win for Students & Teachers’ is the headline of one of my Education Week Teacher columns.</b><p>Regular readers know that, …

Books That Speak the Truth to Boys

“Spurt,” a book for boys 11 to 14, is filled with frank talk about exactly what’s happening to the main character’s young body. The reverse side of its eye-grabbing, pimples-and-all jacket features a dark blue cover for a different, fake book, a nod to the notion a young reader may prefer his …

Books

Father knows best: Valuable money advice from dad | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Every Father’s Day, we honor the fathers who helped and guided us. Learning to handle money wisely is sometimes the greatest gift they give us along the way.<p>A man plays with his child against the backdrop of monsoon clouds on a beach in Mumbai July 23, 2010. REUTERS/Danish …

Debt Management

26 Pictures Literally Every Parent Will Relate To

Stop trying to make “sleep” happen. It’s not going to happen.<p>Note: Not all images were submitted by Community members.

Parenting

The scientific case for doodling while taking notes

When I was in grade school, I doodled in class. I got in trouble for it sometimes, because drawing in class can look a lot like goofing off and daydreaming. What I never managed to explain to my teachers is that my abstract swirls and shapes helped me repeat almost word-for-word the lesson I’d …

Teaching

German inflation turns positive in March | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - German annual inflation turned positive in March, preliminary data showed on Wednesday, suggesting that the European Central Bank’s expansionary monetary policy is helping buoy prices in the euro zone.<p>A customer fills up a bag with nuts at the Original Unverpackt (Original …

Economics

Develop children’s critical thinking skills

It is often said that as parents we sometimes underestimate how much our children are able to internalize, especially on issues we believe should be …

7 Times Mathematics Became Art And Blew Our Minds

So pretty.<p>While maths might seem like a purely formulaic pursuit, the patterns and ratios it produces can help create some of history's most striking …

This Simple Balloon Experiment Will Blow Your Mind

It seems to defy logic.<p>It may not look like much, but this simple 2014 experiment involving a helium-filled balloon and a minivan created by Destin …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Human Body Ratio Lengths

To arouse curiosity, we started by investigating for 5 mins with a partner what this saying means using tape measures:<p>We then grouped together and …

Polygons with the Same Area, but Different Shape

Returning back to one of our student questions placed on our maths wonder wall: "Is the area and the perimeter answer the same?" we chose a number …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Parenting: A Letter to My Son

To my little prince,<p>It's hard to believe you came into our lives one year ago. At times it feels like I have known you a lifetime and at others it seems you just arrived. Having a son -- where to even begin? People warned me it would be different but before you were here I laughed off their …

50 Sites That Pay You to Write or Blog

If you love to write and have always had a dream to see your work published, but don’t want to start or manage a blog to feature all your writings, …

Web Design

This Is Your Brain and Body on Yoga and Meditation: 4 Powerful Scientific Findings

The many benefits of yoga, a 5,000-year-old discipline, are finally getting support from modern science.<p>If you've ever taken a vinyasa class or spent time meditating, you may be familiar with the even-keeled buzz often referred to in the yoga world as "yoga bliss" or "yoga high." As it turns out, …

Counter-Strike China-style: Kids sent to military rehab to kick computer game addiction

Don't know what to do with your kids who sit glued to their computer screens and other gadgets all day, killing everything that moves in those nasty …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Fibonacci Art Project

Around here we like projects that combine math and art. Math art projects have been a key way for me to get my art-resistant kids to get creative. …

Here’s what happened when a group of friends built a scale model of the solar system in the desert

But in reality, the solar system is extremely vast.<p>To get an idea of just how far that is, it would take about 4 hours to reach the furthest planet from the sun at the speed of light.<p>In the words of James Irwin, an astronaut on Apollo 15:<p>As we got farther and farther away, the Earth diminished in …

A New Genre of Super-Strong Origami Is Being Invented By These Engineers

A new generation of meta-materials are emerging from a 17th century source.<p>That’s the gist of a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy …

General Theory of Relativity explained: The beautiful simplicity (and weird time sags) of Einstein's 100-year-old masterpiece

In his youth, Albert Einstein spent a year loafing aimlessly. You don't get anywhere by not "wasting" time – something, unfortunately, which the …

Physics

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve | Inc.com

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future.<p>1. Curious<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future …

London School of Economics

5 Subtle Ways Advertisers Use Psychology (and What You Can Learn From Them) | Inc.com

Social proof, prices ending in 9 or 7, and happy, smiling people that we all want to be like. We think we know every advertising trick in the book right now.<p>But we are not even close.<p>Advertisers are masters of applied psychology, always on the look out for new ways to capture your interest and get …

Selling

9 Signs You Might Be A People Pleaser

What would happen if you said yes to everything? This is the premise of a Jim Carrey movie, but it's also a character type.<p>People pleasers thrive off making other people happy. Is it admirable? Yes. Healthy? Not necessarily. It's one thing to value bringing joy to others, but those with the …