Charles McCourt

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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

Take a Luxury Train Ride Through Ireland

Liz Sheldon shares why Belmond's new Grand Hibernian Train is the ultimate luxury for experiencing Ireland.<p>If you’ve ever wished you could travel …

Luxury Lifestyle

6 Exercises That Will Get You In Shape For Sex After 60

Recently I came across an article in The New York Times reporting that successful hip and knee replacement surgeries can increase sexual activity and improve the quality of one's love life: "Surprise Path to Better Sex: Hip Surgery."<p>Excited by the possibilities, I announced this finding to my …

Yoga

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

Cooking

Here is A Great App to Explore The Human Body in 4D

June 19, 2015<br>Anatomy 4D is an excellent iPad app for science teachers and students. It provides an interactive 4D experience of the human anatomy …

Goodreads Picks the Hottest Books of the 2015 Summer

Just in time for the official start to summer, Goodreads, the popular book recommendations site, has crunched the numbers on the titles filling beach …

How to Kill Your To-Do List

Have you gotten good at organizing your tasks in a to-do list, but have trouble actually executing them? You’re not alone.<p>Getting things on your …

Productivity

Two Excellent Apps for Creative Writers

June 13, 2015<br>For serious writers looking for some very good apps to help them with their everyday writing, the two apps below are definitely what you …

Apps

The Toughest Short Workouts

<b>Row the Distance</b><br>Time: 20 minutes<p>Do it: Row or run for 20 minutes straight. Your goal: Go the greatest distance possible.<p>Try to increase your distance every time you do this workout. Eventually you’ll reach your mental and physical limit—and that’s where true fitness breakthroughs happen.<p><b>Bodyweight</b> …

9 Apple announcements you may have missed (pictures)

Apps

MacTrast Deals: Make Your iPhone Run Like New with PhoneClean iOS Cleaner

Are you running out of space on your iPhone? <i>PhoneClean iOS Cleaner</i> can help you reclaim space on your device, giving you more room for music, photos, …

iPod
Exercise

Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning

<i>Pam Robbins</i><p>About This Book<p>How can educators work together more effectively to improve professional practice in a way that enhances student …

Pedagogy

Flipboard Sharing Assignment | Curious Classroom

<b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Read through some articles in your areas of interest on Flipboard.<p>2. Select an article that you find interesting, relevant, and timely.<p>…

Teaching
Sleep

5 Secrets to Happiness

Source: Dimedrol68/Shutterstock<p>Like love, happiness is often spoken of like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, …

Happiness

Reflective Teachers Are More Effective

Teachers that are more reflective are more effective in the classroom. The difference between learning a skill and being able to implement it …

Teaching

How-To: Safely shrink your Mac’s giant photo library, deleting duplicate images to save space

I’ve focused a lot over the last few months on helping readers to speed up and optimize Apple’s Macs — everything from adding RAM to recovering hard drive space and upgrading old hard drives to faster SSDs. Today’s How-To is focused on something very specific but with a lot of optimization …

Just Promoted To Manager? Here Are 5 Strategies For Success

It’s a quiet afternoon at work when you get a phone call from your boss, asking you to come up to her office for a quick chat.<p><i>Could it be?</i> You ask yourself… <i>Am I finally getting a promotion??</i><p>You’ve been waiting for this. You’ve put in hours of work, smiled through thousands of late nights, and taken …

Leadership

The Math Question That Went Viral

One word problem from a Singaporean school exam briefly became the talk of the Internet last weekend.<p>It didn't rise quite to the level of "The Dress"—the recent quandary that resulted in accusations of color-blindness across the Internet—but it still gave the education world its own viral moment …

Education

The best place to put your router, according to physics

Electromagnetic radiation — it might sound like something that you'd be better off avoiding, but electromagnetic waves of various kinds underpin our …

Physics

10 Reasons You're Tired That Have Nothing To Do With How Much You're Sleeping

By now, we’ve all heard the secrets to good sleep: Avoid caffeine and TV too close to bedtime, keep the room cool and dark, sleep at least seven …

5 can't-miss apps: LinkedIn Job Search, Launcher, 'Mr. Jump' and more

With Meerkat still taking Twitter by storm (despite Twitter's efforts to limit the app's reach) and news of Facebook's big plans for its upcoming F8 …

How to Get Ripped Muscles Fast at Home in Minutes

These days, almost everybody wants to have a nice muscle definition but many of us are not aware of the ways as to how to get ripped muscles fast. …

Happy Pi Day: 10 YouTube Videos for Math Geeks

Happy Pi Day! Math nerds chose March 14 (3.14) to celebrate their passion for pi, but it also happens to be Albert Einstein's birthday, so all the …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed | Inc.com

When the concept of emotional intelligence was introduced to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the …

Emotional Intelligence