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Evidence Shows Students Still Learn More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens

Print's not dead.<p>Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, …

Education Technology

James Damore is wrong. It’s fine to discriminate against bigots and bullies

The darling of the alt-right is suing Google – but intolerance on the basis of background is different to not accepting bad behaviour<p>Not all opinions are equal, but some people seem to wish they were. Former Google engineer James Damore, who you may remember as the author of an eye-poppingly sexist …

Feminism

Aaron Sorkin Q&A: Why He Directed ‘Molly’s Game’ and Refused to Let Jessica Chastain Change His Words

When Aaron Sorkin writes a script, his voice is instantly identifiable. He digs into his process as he directs his first film.<p>After years of letting …

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’: A Miracle of Deliverance, Within a Miracle of Delivery

When Christopher Nolan first announced <i>Dunkirk</i> as the title and subject of his next film after the grandiose yet intimate epic <i>Interstellar</i>, heads were …

Mockups

Barack Obama shares his 12 favorite books from 2017

On New Year's Eve, the 44th president listed 10 titles (and two bonus titles) that he thinks are worth picking up, including short stories, memoirs, and biographies.<p>Here's the full list.

Books

President Trump has made 1,950 false or misleading claims over 347 days

With just 18 days before President Trump completes his first year as president, he is now on track to exceed 2,000 false or misleading claims, according to our database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president.<p>As of Monday, the total stood at 1,950 …

Donald Trump

The definitive guide to focal length, perspective, and why “zooming with your feet” is nonsense

Perspective distortion seems to be one of the most confusing topics in photography. There are all kinds of erroneous “facts” about it. Like focal …

Cameras

Does the White Working Class Really Vote Against Its Own Interests?

Trump’s first year in office revived an age-old debate about why some people choose race over class—and how far they will go to protect the system.<p>As his first year in the White House draws to a close, Donald J. Trump remains in almost every respect a singular character. He exists well outside the …

Middle-class

The 5 Online Businesses That Anyone Can Start | Inc.com

<i>I want to start any kind of online business that generates a monthly cashflow. What's the correct way to start? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Noah Kagan, Chief Sumo at AppSumo, on</b> …

Small Business

‘Dunkirk’ Video Essay Compares Christopher Nolan’s Film to Real WWII Archival Footage — Watch

"Dunkirk" is all the more impressive when you watch it side-by-side with actual war footage.<p>Christopher Nolan is such a meticulous and detailed …

Fantasy Football 2017 Cheatsheet: Draft Rankings and Sleepers to Target

One of my favorite (and admittedly nerdy) pastimes as a fantasy football player is looking back at my league's draft results months afterward and finding any picks that stand out.<p>For example, someone drafted New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas at the end of the 11th round. All he did …

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

Personal finance expert: Do these 6 things to save an extra $700 per month

Compare two people trying to get an edge in life after starting with debt.<p>John focuses on small wins: removing little costs wherever possible. He …

Personal Finance

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of 'The Automatic Millionaire': Do this and 'you can't fail'

<i>In honor of graduation season, CNBC Make It is rolling out the speeches and pieces of advice that America's leaders are most excited to share with</i> …

Social Media

Here are the 2017 Hugo Award nominees

The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards were announced this morning, and the ballot includes a refreshing number of women and authors of color in what has been a historically white male-dominated field.<p>The Hugo Awards, named after <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo Gernsback, are awarded to recognize the …

Science Fiction

The Radiohead Prophesies: How OK Computer Predicted the Future

<i>This week, we are celebrating Radiohead’s</i> OK Computer <i>with essays, videos, interviews, visual artworks, and more. Check out all of the coverage here.</i><p>Though it’s technically Radiohead’s third record, <i>OK Computer</i> is really more like the first draft for a never-filmed pilot episode of “Black Mirror.” …

Indie Music

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Apps

What will happen if I take my child's phone away?

Every morning, Karly Tophill faced the same exhausting struggle to separate her 13-year-old son from his iPhone, and nag him to get dressed and ready for school. Those fraught hours were not the only flashpoints.<p>When Dylan came home at the end of the day, he didn’t want to let his phone out of his …

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

Millions more Americans can afford a doctor's visit under Obamacare, study shows

The<p>Affordable Care Act’s historic expansion of health insurance coverage has brought medical care within reach of millions of Americans who previously couldn’t afford it, new research shows.<p>The share of adults who skipped medical care because of costs dropped by nearly one-fifth between 2013 and …

Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers worst ever coral bleaching

<b>(CNN) —</b> Coral across Australia's Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most devastating die-off on record, a new report says.<p>In just nine months, bleaching caused by warmer water has killed around 67% of the coral in a previously pristine part of the reef, one of the natural wonders of the …

The Triple Monitor, Dual Desk Workspace

Redditor Chuckles17 just finished setting up his workspace, and the end result looks great. Check out this short video tour above, and some more …

MacBook Pro

The Ancient Connection Between Corgis and Fairies

When one thinks of corgis, the first thing to come to mind may very well be, “Isn’t that the breed of dog the Queen of England really likes?” That’s …

Driverless taxis could be the bullet train of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The next summer games could spark a slew of innovation in Japan, once again serving as an antidote to its slumping economy.<p>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe just tipped a red, cartoonish cap toward what the next summer games will look like in 2020.<p>As this year's Olympics closed Sunday, Abe …

Japan

Why Is College So Damn Expensive?

College is expensive. Students are in debt. Why? Wendover Productions analyzes what makes higher education so expensive in this country, and some of …

How To Install a Crown Molding - DIY Home Improvement Ideas - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Crown molding is one of the trickiest moldings to cut and install. One of the basics rules is that you measure the wall normally from end to end, but …

Home Improvement

Hey Technology, Could You Tackle The Breast Pump, Please?

Tech start-ups are <i>finally</i> working on better breast pumps for moms<p>Any mom who’s ever used a breast pump knows the process is less than glamorous. …

Five Simple Budgeting Strategies That Can Bring Real Results

Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve had an affinity for numbers. My father loves telling this story about how when I was seven, I corrected a guy’s …

Personal Finance

Baby Dory From Finding Dory Is So Cute It Hurts

Pixar just gave you one more reason to see <i>Finding Dory</i> when it released this seriously cute — and touching — clip of Dory as a baby Blue Tang.<p>In the …

Diane Keaton

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

High School