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‘Teachers email me in tears about the pressure they are under. It is not scaremongering’

"Scaremongering" is the "in" word at the Department for Education (DfE). It is the catch-all term used to describe anyone, and any organisation, who …

Education

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Why should educators across all grade levels and subjects integrate coding computer sciences into the curriculum? That was the theme of my last blog. …

Education Technology

Scientists have found that shampoo is a source of the same dangerous form of air pollution made by cars

We've known for a long time that traffic fumes are very bad for our health. But according to new research, there are other sources of pollution that should also be a concern.<p>A new study, published in the journal Science, has found that household products such as shampoo, oven cleaner, and deodorant …

Pollution

Amazon's Jeff Bezos ends 2017 as the world's richest person, worth $99 billion, despite Donald Trump

Jeff Bezos is ending the year as the world's richest person, and despite Trump's numerous attacks - the latest was on US Postal Service pricing - he …

The top 10 cryptoassets of 2017

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.<p>In a breakout year for cryptocurrency trading, the biggest winners were Ripple, which is touted as a new kind of payment system for banks, along with less …

Cryptocurrency

12 Get Rich Tips To Make Money For Personal Finance

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by James Altucher.<p><b>B) Don't invest any of your money. Investing is for wealth preservation, not</b> …

New Epic Route Will Connect 17 National Parks

Adventure<p>This “Route of Parks” in Chile will ultimately be 1,500 miles long.<p>In 1976, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet ordered the construction of Route 7, an ambitious new roadway that would stretch some 770 miles through Patagonia’s relatively unpopulated lands of southern Chile. This remarkable …

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement

Something wonderful to do for Canada's 150th birthday: Ride the rails, from Montreal to Vancouver

Ride the rails from Montreal to Vancouver on a 10-day trans-Canada trip that celebrates the nation's 150th anniversary. It's a year-long nationwide party marking the date when the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick agreed to form the Canadian Confederation.<p>Kick off your celebration …

14 Emerging Destinations Around the World

“Emerging” can be a tricky word, especially when it comes to describing destinations. One American traveler may say, “Montenegro is the next Italy—everyone should go!” and a European may reply that they’ve been visiting Montenegro for years. But whether a city or region is just hitting its …

European Travel

12 Parenting Apps You Didn't Know You Needed (But You Do)

If you ask a parent about their favorite apps for kids, they are bound to rattle off a handful of apps their kids just can’t live without. And we’re …

Apps

These Are The 50 Best Restaurants In The World For 2017

Spoiler alert: An American restaurant actually came out on top!<p>The world’s 50 best restaurants were announced Wednesday via live stream from Melbourne, Australia.<p>Eleven Madison Park in New York City is the first U.S. restaurant to top the list since 2004, Bloomberg reports. The high-end spot ― …

New York City

10 Spectacular Places In Canada To Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

These 5 Brilliant TED Talks Will Teach You How to Be a Great Leader

Companies spend a crazy amount of money each year training their employees — on average, $1,208 per employee, as of 2013. A lot of time and resources …

National park tips: Loneliest beach in America's most remote park?

National Park of American Samoa, the most remote of the 59 full-fledged national parks, has one of the most lonely and gorgeous tropical beaches in the U.S. -- Ofu Beach, which is 2 miles long, with white sand, black boulders, coconut palms and great snorkeling. (Also blue skies, on most days.)<p>So …

National Parks

Nine dementia symptoms most people ignore

As the number of people suffering from dementia continues to rise - the World Health Organisation estimates 65.7 million patients by 2030 and 115.4 …

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This Guy Determined the Optimal Map for Visiting National Parks

Visit some of the most beautiful scenes in the United States.<p>Summer is here, and with it, talk begins of going on a giant road trip around the United …

This Interactive Map Of Music Genres Will Take Up The Rest Of Your Day

A Belgian architect has created a map that could be the Internet’s next great music source.<p>The word ‘map’ doesn’t quite do Musicmap justice. If it were merely a map, that would just be a chance to jokingly present Dubstep as the Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea of the music world. Instead, the new …

John Paul White: Beulah review – spectacularly gloomy and bitter

Following the very public disintegration of the Civil Wars in 2012, John Paul White returns with a set of beautifully composed, utterly self-absorbed modern country songs<p>Few bands have imploded in public in recent years quite as unexpectedly as the Civil Wars. There was a moment, around five years …

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