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Explain Everything, the digital whiteboard, raises $3.7 million to bring learning to the iPad

Should you be interested in the lifecycle of the bee or the magic of clip art and equations then Explain Everything would like a world. This Wroclaw, Poland-based company offers a sort of iPad-powered whiteboard that lets you collaboratively display drawings and text, equations, and even stamp out …

Equations

8 Mindsets That Will Set You on the Path to Success

Open up to new ways of thinking and you'll achieve the positive mindset critical to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all met people who are full of negativity and skepticism, who always second-guess everything and criticize those around them.<p>Their negative …

Self-improvement

Educational Christmas gifts for children

Play time; it really is a crucial factor in the development of your child's cognitive ability. Not only does play time help develop good social skills through bonding with parents and friends, it can also improve decision-making skills and subject specific knowledge, depending on the toy or …

Good Rich vs Bad Rich

1. Much talk that deals with “the rich” and inequality ignores two key points. First, not all inequality is equally bad. Second, the rich are mostly …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

10 of the Most Beautiful Gardens You Will Ever See

The winning entries for Britain's International Garden Photographer of the Year are a true feast for the eyes.<p>There's little we love more than gazing over a lovely landscape — so the opportunity to view winning entries for Britain's International Garden Photographer of the Year is definitely one we …

24 Websites to Offer Coding at School

<i>This piece was co-authored with Rachel Paulter, marketer at Chalk.com.</i><p>Computer science (CS) education faces a crisis. The White House calls computer science "an economic and social imperative for the next generation of American students." Yet only 1 in 4 elementary and high schools teach …

High School

The Ultimate Guide to Walking Meditation [Infographic]

<i>Walking meditation is a form of meditation where you put your entire awareness on walking. In this article, we’ll explore the roots of walking</i> …

7 Health Apps That Will Actually Make Your Life Better

You can track so much more than your steps.<p>You probably already track your steps, but there's a growing variety of apps for your phone to stay on top of every aspect of your health, from your birth control to your skin regimen. The influx of wellness-related apps has become almost overwhelming, so …

35 Insanely Awesome Kids' Bedroom Ideas (They'll Love These!)

Remember being a kid and dreaming of adding a slide to your bunk bed or making a princess-worthy canopy? No one can appreciate fun bedroom features like a child, and these ones are some of the best out there. In other words, if you don't want to make every last one of these, you might not want to …

Workbenches

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

SEO Manager's Digital Marketing Tools

There are hundreds of digital marketing tools, but it can be hard to decide which to use. One expert breaks down his go-to tools.<p>There are many …

Toshiba's Robot Arms Will Help Clean the Most Dangerous Parts of Fukushima

The robot will complete jobs no human could hope to go near.<p>Nearly five years after the Fukushima disaster, there's plenty of clean up to be done. Over 500 spent fuel rod assemblies still sit in the spent fuel pool in reactor 3, throwing off so much radiation no human could hope to get close. …

Travel broadens the mind, but can it alter the brain?

Studies suggest that taking a gap year or studying abroad can positively influence your brain to make you more outgoing and open to new ideas<p>There are lots of opportunities for students to travel: be it to postpone your degree and travel the world after taking your A-levels; to take a placement …

Swift is quickly rising in popularity as a developer language … but how much is Apple using Swift?

The TIOBE index uses search engine rankings to track popularity of programming languages. In January, Swift overtook Objective-C to become the 14th most popular language in the TIOBE index. The surge in popularity was spurred by the release of Swift into open-source in December. With developer …

Apps

What are the Key Dispositions of Good Critical Thinkers?

As human beings, we make thousands of decisions every day. Every time we go to the shop to buy bread we must decide whether we would prefer white …

The 16 Rules of Modern Etiquette

Courtesy isn’t hard to display — it amounts to respect for both yourself and others. But there are several nuances which only a small number of …

Divorce

Apple now lets you delete annoying iPhone/iPad’s Default Apps! Here’s how to do it

We have to pinch ourselves before we tell you this, but yes, there is now an official way to hide Apple’s default iOS apps on your iPhone or iPad. …

7 Tricks for Never Forgetting Your Manners Anywhere in the World

As an etiquette expert, I am often called upon to give presentations to corporations and associations around the world. I’ve learned that each …

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

Psychology

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

Time Management

These 8 in-demand programming languages are the ones to have on your resume in 2016

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickrIn early 2015 Glassdoor.com made a list of the 25 highest paying in-demand jobs in the country. Of the 25 careers …

Programming

How This Scientist Discovered Coffee Was Reorganizing His Brain

His 18-month study uncovered a lot about how his brain -- and others -- works.<p>Stanford University neuroscientist Russell Poldrack is the proud owner of the most studied brain in the world.<p>During an 18-month period, Poldrack underwent a 10-minute fMRI scan every Tuesday and Thursday morning, and …

The Brain

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

The very important health reason you need to stop sleeping in on weekends

As someone who just woke up, let me tell you, this isn’t the greatest news. A new study found that sleeping in late on the weekends isn’t just a …

Researchers built an algorithm that will create diets that work for you

Your blood-sugar levels will both spike, but to different degrees depending on your genes, the bacteria in your gut, what you recently ate, how recently or intensely you exercised, and more.<p>The spikes, formally known as "postprandial glycemic responses" or PPGR, are hard to forecast since two …

Diabetes

See Into Other Universes Through The Eyes Of This Industrial Robot

Humans can’t see quantum mechanics at work–but what about a robot?<p>Some physicists believe that our universe is but one of infinite universes, so our world is only a single version of every conceivable possibility that could be. It’s scientific philosophy that will melt your mind, but a new project …

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