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AASL announces 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning | Knowledge Quest

Home <b>›</b> News <b>›</b> Association News <b>›</b> <b>AASL announces 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning</b><p><i>on</i> 06/25/2016 • ( 0 )<p>AASL announced its 2016 Best Websites for …

Education Technology

Revolutionising Languages learning with edtech resources

You’ve just been gifted 120 iPads by a very kind benefactor. Which department would you give them to? For me,…Since the inception of GCSE way back in …

Language Learning

Moving? Students Devise A Smarter Way To Pack Boxes

Carnegie Mellon students partner with Ford on a conceptual scanner that catalogs your stuff, making packing–and unpacking–a cinch.<p>Moving is the worst. Even if you’ve got the cash to pay for professional help, you’re still left with that sinking feeling six months later that some heirloom was lost …

Climb of the Century: Two Men Attempt Historic Free Ascent of El Capitan

Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are midway through the adventure of a lifetime as they attempt to make history by using only their hands and feet to complete what's said to be the hardest rock climb in the world. Just after Christmas, Caldwell, 36, and Jorgeson, 30, began …

Climbing

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

Build Mobile App Services with Google Cloud Tools for Android…

<b>Build Mobile App Services with Google Cloud Tools for Android Studio v1.0</b><p>Cloud Tools for Android Studio allows you to simultaneously build the service- and client-side of your mobile app. Earlier this month, we announced the release of Android Studio 1.0 that showed just how much raw functionality there is available for Android app developers. However, the client isn’t the whole picture, as most mobile apps also need one or more web services. It was for this reason that the Cloud Tools for …

Pool, deck, eco-friendly: This is the typical Australian home

Australians are a society of fixers, builders, painters, remodellers. We are obsessed with home renovation and our pads.<p>In case you couldn't tell …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Fitbit Charge review: An improved band, but lacking heart rate - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Fitbit Charge has a comfortable design and a display for time and step-tracking. It gets call notifications and syncs automatically to a variety of phone platforms.<p><b>The Bad</b> The forthcoming Charge HR adds heart-rate tracking and a better clasp for just $20 more; the Fitbit app is well …

Fitness Technology

Success at Work and Happiness at Home: Mutually Exclusive?

Many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to balance grueling, but necessary, work schedules with family time.<p>It's a question that has fixated philosophers for generations: What are the ingredients of a successful life? It's also a question that Patrice H. wrestles with in far grittier …

Graphene-Based Supercapacitors Could Lead To Battery-Free Electric Cars Within 5 Years

Batteries seem to be the limiting factor in the popularity of electric cars. They are one of the most expensive components of the vehicle, and have …

Everything You Need to Know to Run Better, Faster, Stronger, Longer

Rain or shine, indoors or out, you are piling up the miles, getting ready for next month’s 10K. But your performance doesn't seem to be improving, …

Harnessing Children’s Natural Ways of Learning

“The school totally violates our cultural beliefs about what children need to do to become educated,” he says. “They’re free to play and explore. Yet …

Lessons From The Last Time Civilization Collapsed

Consider this, if you would: a network of far-flung, powerful, high-tech civilizations closely tied by trade and diplomatic embassies; an accelerating threat of climate change and its pressure on food production; a rising wave of displaced populations ready to sweep across and overwhelm developed …

This Home Office Is A Backyard Hideaway

The home office can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, you never have to leave home. On the other hand, you never leave home.<p>London-based architects Platform 5 has a solution for those who want to work from home without going crazy around the house: a backyard office. Built for a …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

The best view of the Perseid meteor shower is from space

This week is a doozy for night sky watchers, with arguably the best meteor shower of the year in the Perseids (peaking tonight) and a concurrent supermoon to boot. While there's plenty of opportunity to play the role of bug-eyed meteor paparazzo here on Earth, some of the best views of the …

CoeLux Simulates Tropical, Nordic and Mediterranean Sunlight

Our recent post about a windowless 100 sq. ft. living apartment with three walls of simulated immersive virtual displays mimicking an array of …

Beach 3D Art by James Harkins

New Zealand artist James Harkins creates some pretty cool 3d artworks that interacts with people at the beach, from a distance everything makes sense …

Skylights for Everyone: Productivity-Boosting Optical Illusions for the Office (and Beyond)

For those of us who live on the top floors of the pre-war walk-up buildings that line the streets of certain New York neighborhoods, a skylight can …

The Rise of Run Commuters

Pam Walker doesn’t take the easy way to work.<p>Two days a week, the 46-year-old clinical emergency medicine pharmacist runs 15.6 miles over hilly dirt roads to her job at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After work, she laces up her shoes again and spends another 2.5 hours running home to …

Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Engine Will Get You Off The Grid For Under $10K

For the new issue of Forbes Magazine I wrote an article about David Crane, the visionary CEO of NRG Energy. When I met Crane for lunch a couple weeks ago, no sooner had we sat down than he began singing the praises of this new contraption he had in his basement. The machine — which can generate 10 …