Beth Knight

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TED 2015: Eighteen minutes to change the world

Patience Mthunzi is off to the TED conference in the Canadian city of Vancouver this week hoping, among other things, to raise money for a project that could lead to medicines being delivered via laser rather than pills.<p>As a laser physicist, she and her team at the Scientific and Industrial …

Bill Clinton

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday

It's now past midnight in Japan, meaning that Misao Okawa, the world's oldest human being, has officially turned 117. She was born on March 5, 1898, and lives in a retirement home in Osaka.<p>Okawa has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that …

The Decreasing Relevance of the Campaign Speech

In his first big address of the 2016 cycle in Detroit last month, Jeb Bush used a teleprompter. He wanted to get it over with, it seemed, resulting …

France’s SEAL Team Six

The famed French paramilitary hostage-rescue unit took down the Charlie Hebdo killers. But there are fears it’ll be overwhelmed by a wave of new …

Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) on Twitter

The Personal Learning Network (PLN) that I've built on Twitter over the past couple of months has become an amazing resource for learning about …

Moving at the Speed of Creativity

Creativity

Learnist – a ‘Pinterest for Education’ – releases apps for iPhone, iPad

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Learnist, a Pinterest-like social learning platform from ed tech company Grockit, launched in May to let teachers and students …