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Back to school: What kids are most anxious about is ...

<b>(CNN) —</b> I'll admit, I was one of those kids who loved school (no eyeroll please!) but still, I remember the butterflies-in-the-belly feeling as summer wound down and that first day of class loomed ahead.<p>Nearly all kids -- of all ages -- likely feel somewhat anxious about the end of two or more …

10 beliefs highly successful people share

Incredibly successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs.<p>Here are some of those beliefs ... no. Wait. Before you comment that my point of view is shallow and materialistic, read this to see why I feel <i>this</i> is the only definition of success that matters. (Hint: success has nothing to …

17 wild facts about the Vietnam War

For those against the war, it appeared to be a meat grinder for draftees, unfairly targeting the poor, the uneducated, and minorities.<p>For those in favor of the war and those who served in the military at the time, the American public and media were (and still are) misled about what happened during …

The Surprising Myths About Happiness at Work

A body of research has found that a happy workforce doesn't necessarily equate to a productive one.<p>Ever since the founding fathers wrote "and the pursuit of happiness" into the Declaration of Independence, the elusive emotion has become a holy grail of sorts for Americans. We expect to be happy, …

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How to make $140,000 a year farming on 1.5 acres

Jean-Martin Fortier explains how it's easier to make a living at a smaller operation.<p>Don't think you can make a living as a farmer on just an acre or …

14 things Bernie Sanders has said about socialism

Socialist has never been a complimentary term in American political discourse, but it has reached a particularly high level of toxicity during the past six years of President Barack Obama’s administration.<p>While the president and his defenders have spent a great deal of time parrying that attack, …

Brilliant Meme Explains Six Amazing "Miracles" of Socialism

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders “shunned” some of his closest personal friends as he moved away from Vermont socialist circles …

H.R. 1599, the "DARK" Act, Sets Out to Put the Final Nail in the Organic Industry's Coffin

Washington, D.C. – Congress is considering a bill that would make it illegal for states to require GMO labeling. It would negate the ability of the …

America's Best Doughnuts

While some doughnut shops keep it strictly traditional, for others the sky's the limit.<p>There are few treats more delicious than a doughnut fresh out of the fryer. And from a Nashville institution to a California bakery helmed by one of the country's most renowned chefs, we've tracked down America's …

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1,400-year-old medicinal treatise of Galen found hidden under hymns in ancient manuscript

A 6th century translation of a work of one of the most important ancient Greek doctors has been discovered in an animal-hide manuscript, hidden …

How should we teach critical thinking?

One of the most desirable characteristics of school graduates is that they can think critically. This helps them individually and also helps the …

Pedagogy

Why Is The University Still Here?

Universities are supposed to be dead. These bastions of higher learning have been on Silicon Valley’s hit list for much of the past decade, and disruption phasers targeting the industry have certainly been set to kill in the years since the global financial crisis.<p>And yet after years of efforts, we …

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Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

“Mad Men’s” ambiguous finale earns ambiguous reviews: What the web’s smartest voices are saying

Updated: A quick spin through the “Mad Men” finale recaps online this morning<p>Salon's Sonia Saraiya weighs in on the "Mad Men" finale here. She gives it a hesitant thumbs-up: mixed, ambiguous, bittersweet. Go read her great piece, then come back here, where we've collected some of the other smart …

The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

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Wood clock. Farmhouse style. Rustic meets modern. Reclaimed, natural look. Wall Clock. Farmhouse decor. Cottage Chic<p>Thank you for considering our …

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50 Clever New Uses for Old Things in Your Kitchen<p>Homemade Dessert Pan Clock diy crafts craft ideas diy crafts do it yourself diy projects crafty do …

DIY Barn Door Wall Cabinet via KnickofTime.net

I’m not a super “wanty” person (is that a word?) but I want a <b>barn door</b> in my house<p><i>…and I want one bad.</i><p>What does it matter that we really don’t have …