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Discuss Current Events in the Classroom with Flipboard

Many teachers use current events to bring perspective to history lessons, examine government systems at work, demonstrate science in action, or understand cultural and social issues. With a Flipboard magazine, students and teachers can easily collect articles and videos and instantly have a …

Teaching

A Massive Underwater Volcano Is Likely Erupting Off the Oregon Coast

But it's not dangerous.<p>This past week has seen the steady rumble of thousands of tiny earthquakes radiating from off the coast of Oregon. Coupled with a sudden 8 foot drop in the seafloor—indicative of magma being withdrawn from reservoirs deep underneath the seabed—it seems likely that a powerful …

Where does all the water go? Watch Oregon’s mysterious Lost Lake disappear down a lava tube

Deep in Oregon’s Willamette National Forest, there is a mysterious lake that is famous for disappearing.<p>Every winter, the appropriately named Lost …

We Asked 25 Experts for the One Piece of Advice That’s Changed Their Life the Most

Fitness, nutrition, and health pros dish out tips all the time on how to live better. And we appreciate all of it (and share it too!), but we wanted …

New York University

Director’s Cut Beauty: Tracing the Leading Lady Aesthetic of Wes Anderson, David Fincher, and More

Last week’s announcement of the 2015 Golden Globe nominees called award-season attention to <b>David Fincher</b> and <b>Wes Anderson,</b> who are both in the running for the honor of Best Director. A title bestowed for remarkable storytelling, the award recognizes a director’s signature style, from the building of …

The 10 Best Beauty Trends of 2014

From slick hair to statement lips, the beauty trends that shaped 2014 may have originated on the runways—but it was fashion’s favorite It Brits, exquisitely low-key <i>Parisiennes,</i> and off-duty Victoria’s Secret models who took them for a street-ready spin (and the occasional stroll down the red …

Reimagining Your Party Makeup: Why Fresh Skin, Brushed Brows, and Glossy Lids Are the New Glitter

For a certain kind of woman, holiday makeup presents a challenge: You’re not the type to go for glitter, you don’t do neon red lips, so how do you establish an appropriately festive look that doesn’t involve color? Does the slightly more glamorous equivalent of no-makeup-makeup <i>even really exist</i>? …

Surprising apps in 2014 you may have missed

At the end of every year, CNET gives you top lists for products such as the best cameras, the best phones, and the best televisions, but with smartphone apps it's a little more difficult to make those kinds of selections.<p>Take photo editors as an example. I've reviewed tons of iOS and Android photo …

Apps

The 10-Minute, Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout

Jumping rope can burn as many calories as running (and build some killer muscles), but perhaps the biggest benefit of double dutch is improving …

Compact fluorescent bulb recycling won't be mandatory, Ottawa says

The federal government has quietly backed away from a plan for mandatory recycling of compact fluorescent light bulbs, which contain the toxic …

Team Natural: Why Halle Berry’s Lawsuit over Her Daughter’s Hair Matters

When news broke yesterday that <b>Halle Berry</b> had again taken her former partner <b>Gabriel Aubry</b> to court over co-parenting issues, it seemed like easy celebrity tabloid fodder. The two have been in heated disputes over joint custody issues involving their six-year-old daughter, <b>Nahla,</b> before. But this …

Hair

The 6 mobile games that will help get you through Thanksgiving

Ignore your family with these helpful games<p>Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, a chance to spend a few days with family and friends and enjoy an amazing meal. But there's also a lot of downtime, whether it's due to travelling across the country or hiding to avoid your uncle droning on about …

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

Nutrition

How to Get the Body of a Victoria's Secret Angel

The fitness gurus at Ballet Beautiful, modelFIT, Brooklyn Body Burn and Barre Core on the moves to master.<p>Basic math says that if the four secrets to looking flawless in your underwear under bright lights are superhuman genetics, serious restraint when faced with fries, a really good self-tanner …

How To Stay Healthy—and Eat What You Want—This Holiday Season

With party season just around the corner, it goes without saying that a sudden spike in holiday cheer may be accompanied by a corresponding surge in caloric intake. Packing your own juice cleanse for the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, or the month-long flurry of parties that follows, isn’t exactly …

8 Beauty Products You Should Keep in Your Fridge

Make room next to the produce.<p>You’ve heard it before: A place for everything, and everything in its place. But even if you have immaculate organization skills, we bet you didn't know this: Some of your favorite products are better off being stored in the fridge.<p><b>MORE:</b> 14 Genius Ways to Store Your …

Canvas Painting Projects: DIY Ideas

Are you looking for some easy and fun projects to get your hands dirty with? Or maybe you’re looking for something to spruce up the walls of your new …

Pornography, kids and sex education: what to do?

More kids at ever younger ages are accessing pornography online, according to a range of international studies, but there's not much consensus about …

8 Strategies That Successful Leaders Apply to Get Good Results

In my life as a journalist I had the chance to interview all kinds of leaders. Presidents, ministers, celebrities, community leaders, scientists and specialists in all sorts of subjects, mothers, Olympic athletes, bomb attack survivors, project managers, creators and artists. I interviewed some in …

Creativity