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M.I.A. Dropped from Music Festival After Controversial Comments About Black Lives Matter

M.I.A. may own the fact that she’s one of music’s "Bad Girls", but it appears not everyone is a fan of her outspoken behavior.<p>The British rapper has …

Five chemistry inventions that enabled the modern world

What do pencillin, polythene and Mexican yam have in common?<p><i>This article was first published on The Conversation.</i><p>Did you know that the discovery of a way to make ammonia was the single most important reason for the world’s population explosion from 1.6 billion in 1900 to 7 billion today? Or that …


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33 Of Your Favorite Bands Recreated With LEGOS

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How One Bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar Will Totally Transform Your Skin & Hair

If you’re still only using apple cider vinegar in your salad dressings, you’re missing out. As odd as it might sound, the all-natural, all-purpose …

10 Steps to Be a Better Father

After all the emotion, all the yelling, all the laughter, I have distilled the duties and demands down to a decade of Daddy dicta.<p>Herewith, on behalf of all God’s children and the men who love them, the Ten Commandments of Dad.<p><b>Be Big</b><br>In spirit, that is.<p>Consider some of the guys who have gone before …

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Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p>The Icehotel …

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15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

1. Use What You Are Teaching<p>If a method of teaching <i>works</i>, that method should be used for teaching the teachers in your PD sessions. For example, if …

The World’s Weirdest Libraries (Photos)

Camels, manta rays, and tree boxes—people have been getting creative to get folks to take out a book.

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

It's a question that bedevils dog owners the world over: "Is she staring at me because she loves me? Or because she wants another biscuit?"<p>Research published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> suggests that love (or something close) could be behind that stare. The work shows that when dogs and their …


Ever seen a man dressed as a devil jumping over babies? It's one of the world's most bizarre and dangerous traditions you might come across on your travels. The unusual ritual takes place in the village of Castrillo de Murcia, but it's

Ever seen a man dressed as a devil jumping over babies? It's one of the world's most bizarre and dangerous traditions you might come across on your …


UConn men and women go to D.C.

WASHINGTON -- It was double the celebration at the White House for the University of Connecticut.<p>President Barack Obama welcomed the school's men's …