Brennan Caverhill

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How Fortnite Captured Teens’ Hearts and Minds

The craze for the third-person shooter game has elements of Beatlemania, the opioid crisis, and eating Tide Pods.<p>It was getting late in Tomato Town. The storm was closing in, and meteors pelted the ground. Gizzard Lizard had made his way there after plundering the sparsely populated barns and …

Grand Theft Auto

The quality of teaching will suffer if we keep losing experienced educators who help younger teachers like me to develop our practice<p>There is a teacher at my school who is adored by students and staff. He’s a dedicated and efficient educator with years of experience who once taught some of our …

Teaching

How to Cultivate Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride on Your Team

As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful future are essential for the members of any team. But I believe there’s another component that …

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

Psychology

How Deep Cold Affects Your Car (And What to Do About It)

In much of the eastern and midwestern United States, it’s that time of year when it is so bitterly freezing that even a 30-degree day can feel like a balmy respite. Temperatures plummet into the single digits, wind chills are painful and dangerous, and talk of polar vortexes and bomb cyclones fills …

The Consumerist Church of Fitness Classes

Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.<p>You pay a regular tithe to support the community. In public, you wear symbols that identify you as one of the faithful. When you gather with other …

Los Angeles

The best photographs of 2017 – by the people who shot them

<b>A seahorse grabs on to rubbish in Indonesia</b><br>Justin Hofman<p><b>17 September</b> I’m an expedition guide and I had taken clients snorkelling. It was good at first, but then the tide changed and all this debris and trash started drifting over the reef. What started out as a pleasant afternoon turned into …

Denver Broncos

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Smartphones aren't a smart choice in middle school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not too long ago, one of my daughter's middle-school teachers told me that my daughter was spending a lot of time on her phone during class. As a mother, this was concerning. But I was not surprised. I am a physician and filmmaker who dedicated my time to make the documentary "Screenagers: …

Middle School

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

The Comparison Trap

Judging from her Facebook page, Lisa appears to lead a charmed life. A middle-aged advertising executive, she takes pictures while strolling through …

Meet Angel Rich, the entrepreneur whose app tackles financial literacy for youth

She’s being called the black Steve Jobs despite the challenges of being a woman in the tech biz<p>Financial literacy among youth is a necessity in …

The Smartphone’s Future: It’s All About the Camera

SAN FRANCISCO — We all know the drill. For the last decade, smartphones have gotten thinner and faster and thinner and faster and, well, you get the picture.<p>But it’s too soon to write off our smartphones as boring. The gadgets are still evolving with new technologies. And for a clue as to what the …

Augmented Reality

We See You, Fake Service Dog Owners

You're ruining it for people who actually need them.<p>I get it: You want to fly with your dog. You want to overrule your landlord's anti-pet policy, and it would be nice to bring your fur-baby into a restaurant with you. I have a dog too, and I certainly don't want her flying in the belly of a plane, …

The real issue in Ontario’s schools

<i>Catherine Little is a Toronto-based educator, consultant and writer.</i><p>The school year hasn't even started, and the news isn't good. Ontario's Education Quality and Accountability Office has announced that half of Grade 6 students failed to meet the provincial standard in mathematics.<p>Results have been …

Learn anything easily with this simple trick

Dear Jacob and Maya,<p>I’m writing to share a secret. Now that you’re both teens, almost, you’re old enough to receive it.<p>Over the years, I’ve sent you many notebooks and pens ahead of this moment. Here’s why. The reason your aunt has always provided apparently antiquated supplies was to hook you on …

How to spot a fake viral video

“Lightning almost strikes girl in Sydney!!!” “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” “Worst Twerk Fail EVER - Girl Catches Fire!“<p>Viral videos like these are the internet’s junk food, a guilty pleasure you should probably ignore, but reach for anyway. Just this once. More often than not, you’re left exclaiming, …

Notes from a Baby-Names Obsessive

Opinion: The future of photography and the value of a free photo

<i>Mikael Cho is the founder and CEO of Unsplash, a community where photographers can share their high-resolution photos for anyone to use for free—no</i> …

An Open Letter to Nikon from a Time-Lapse Photographer

Dear Nikon,<p>I am writing as a longtime Nikon photographer and someone who has been working extensively with your cameras and who has written many …

Videography

Recreating Brandon Woelfel’s Editing Style in Lightroom and Photoshop

Photographer Brandon Woelfel has a distinctive editing style that has netted him over 1.2 million followers on Instagram. This 15-minute crash course …

Tutorials

The Algorithm That Makes Preschoolers Obsessed With YouTube

Surprise eggs and slime are at the center of an online realm that’s changing the way the experts think about human development.<p>Toddlers crave power. Too bad for them, they have none. Hence the tantrums and absurd demands. <i>(No, I want</i> this <i>banana, not that one, which looks identical in every way but</i> …

Kids

How to Make a Living as a Wildlife Photographer: Tips from 4 Top Pros

Photographing wildlife in their natural habitat has always been both challenging and rewarding. Whether you develop a business selling the use of the …

How Did Google Map The Whole Country?

<i>How did Google map the whole country? Did they drive every road? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Travis Addair, former Software Engineer at Google, on Quora:</b><p><i>How did Google map the</i> …

Updates to Learning Spaces Make Schools Future-Ready

“People think physical space is an innocent bystander,” says Larry Kearns, a principal of Wheeler Kearns Architects in Chicago. “But physical space …

Coding is the new cursive writing – and we have to embrace it

<i>Kelly Lovell is a G20 Youth Entrepreneurship Alliance delegate.</i><p>The third grade was an exciting time for me. I remember the dedicated class time learning how to cursive write and when my homework was to fill up an entire page with the same letters over and over. I know this may seemingly date me, …

Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom

Last September, the day before students returned, I looked around my classroom and panicked. Bulletin boards were bare, and there was no furniture. I …

Teaching

Elite 'Glue Guys' 101 | by David Ross

I n 2008, after we had lost to the Rays in the ALCS, I was in the Red Sox clubhouse cleaning out my locker when Theo Epstein walked in and asked to …

No One Would Buy My Photos, So Here They Are For Free: Mosul 2017

My name is Kainoa Little, and I am a Shoreline, Washington-based photographer. I was in Mosul in April and May 2017, documenting Iraqi forces as they …

Mosul

History’s Most Misleading Maps

Last spring, a 23-year-old woman was driving her car through the Ontario town of Tobermory. It was unfamiliar territory for her, so she was dutifully …