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8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

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Where Was Buddha Born?

Photo: Buddha's Page<p>The word "Buddha" means a person who has personally been able to perceive the ultimate truth. Buddha was considered "Siddhartha Gautam" before being recognized as the enlightened being. Most of the historians agree that his lifetime was between 563B.C. to 483B.C. According to …

Intro Readings in Philosophy Series Starting Now(ish)!!!!

You're fired up, you are ready. To read some philosophy, and OHYEAH!, talk about it.<p>Well, you're ready for the Intro Readings in Philosophy Not …

'Finally, I decided to do it': How a TODAY staffer lost 50 pounds in 5 months

He's been called the "Magic Mike" of stage managers, and personally singled out for his charm by our very own Kathie Lee and Hoda.<p>But it wasn't overnight that TODAY's 31-year-old stage manager Yosef Herzog lost 50 pounds and turned into the fitness guru that he is today. It required a lot of hard …

How Jean-Paul Sartre’s Philosophy Can Empower You to Live the Life You Truly Want

The latest installment from The School of Life's animated video series introduces us to Jean-Paul Sartre's concept of bad faith, a concept integral …

Minute Physics: How to go to space.

I’m not going to lie to you: I have smart friends, and they are also crazy talented. They inspire me, and it’s no surprise that they inspire each …

STEM careers are analytical, practical—and oddly beautiful

Thousands of students are preparing to begin their job searches with newly earned STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degrees in hand, eagerly waiting to use the logical, analytical and practical skills they’ve acquired.<p>However, as qualified as they might be, they could be …

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Learning Physics Is Tough. Get Used to It

In recent courses, I have noticed two troubling practices of physics students. The first is the student response to homework problems. I hear the …

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If Philosophers Were Programmers

Although not obvious, <b>philosophy</b> actually has a strong relation with <b>programming</b>, at least for me. If you think about it, software code reflects much …

A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers

May 6, 2015<br>Here is an interesting resource we discovered through Tom D'Amico. T<i>he Ultimate Google Apps Training Guide</i> is a 15 pages Google document …

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with This Simple Strawberry Margarita

Cool off after a toasty ride with this slushy, refreshing recipe<p>Want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo without undoing the calorie burn from your training ride? Try making your margarita at home. This slushy version is lower in calories than the sugary drinks you’ll find at most Mexican joints and gets a …

How Dissecting a Pencil Can Ignite Curiosity and Wonderment

“I’m moving them in a direction to question things around them and be really curious about the world around them,” Aiello said. She sees the routines …

Recommended Science Books For Non-Scientists

Steven Weinberg is hawking a book about the history of science these days, and as part of the publicity effort for that, has produced a list of 13 books for non-scientists, with an accompanying essay on the history of science writing. I haven’t read Weinberg’s book, but my impression from the …

Philosopher Robert Stalnaker solves problems the MIT way

While working in a famously esoteric field, MIT philosopher Robert Stalnaker has focused his career on thinking about real-world concerns — including …

A Must Have Punctuation Guide for Every Student

February, 2015<br>When people speak face to face, they use several verbal and non verbal cues to convey meanings (e.g. grimaces, frowning, smiling, …

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

Champagne back on the menu as budget wine market dips

Premium sparkling wines are growing steadily as discerning diners look to trade up although the overall picture for the on-premises wine market is less upbeat<p>Spending on wine in restaurants and bars has dipped by almost a tenth in the past year but connoisseurs are increasingly willing to splash …

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

<b>1- Import and Insert any document, picture or video</b><p>Explain allows you to insert different multimedia documents into your project. These documents …