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20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

SEO

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

Feedback

I think that feedback is one of those constructs in education that seems both ‘common sensical’ yet elusive at the same time. It is absolutely …

Famous white wolf was shot; Yellowstone offers $5,000 reward

Yellowstone National Park is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and …

Birmingham Covington: Building a Student-Centered School

A group of middle school students in full beekeeping gear examines one of the hives their school keeps in the woods nearby. “Ooh, there’s honey!” …

Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Baking For Other People

It's not just about giving them something sweet.<p>People who bake use any excuse to heat up their ovens. They bake a cake to crown someone’s birthday, labor over cookies to celebrate a holiday, and whip up brownies because everyone loves chocolate. But it turns out that baking is about more than …

An artist uses water as his canvas to paint characters from the most successful Netflix series

Turkish artist Garip Ay paints on water using a traditional technique called Ebru - also known as paper marbling. He painted characters from Netflix series Narcos, Stranger Things, and The Crown.<p>He starts with droplets of paint which he then uses to create patterns and shapes on water's surface. …

Art

The painter who captured America

Famous for her flower close-ups, it’s Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings of the US landscape that reveal the most about her. Holly Williams pays the artist’s studio a visit to find out why.<p>To look at a Georgia O’Keeffe painting is to see America. Throughout her career, from her first show in 1916 to the …

Art History

Tepui's new roof-top tent carries gear and camps out

Tepui calls the Project White Lightning the first rack-ready, ultra-low-profile hard shell roof tent, and a look around the market shows a lot of …

'Teachers are flocking to teach overseas to escape a brutal accountability and inspection system'

Another teacher recruitment crisis looms – or, perhaps, the same one made worse. To be fair, chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw predicted it some …

Education

If You See Owls Often, This Is What It Means

<b>If you’ve been seeing owls frequently in your daily life, this means you’ve tapped into deeper knowledge and your intuitive wisdom.</b> Owls help us to …

Birds

What Does Your Birth Generation Reveal About Your Personality?

<b>Many things affect one’s personality, but did you know that your generation of birth says a lot about your characteristics and tendencies as well?</b> …

Positive Thinking

9 daily questions that could improve your life forever

In fact, many great thinkers embraced the idea of constantly questioning things.<p>As Albert Einstein reportedly said, "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."<p>Of course, getting into the habit of self-reflection is easier said than …

Self-improvement

Understanding Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) for Weight Loss

Frequently Asked Questions about CLA Side Effects and Other Facts<p>Conjugated Linoleic Acid -- known as CLA – is a slightly modified form of the …

Don’t call it a win for women: Hillary’s victory is a triumph for the women’s movement, and there’s a difference

The first female presidential candidate is long overdue, but Clinton isn’t worth celebrating any more than Thatcher<p>Tuesday was a historic day. For the first time in history, a woman will — barring some major shift — become the presidential nominee for a major American political party.<p>“Tonight’s …

Google Classroom: Quick Share and Peer Comment - Teacher Tech

Student Work in Google Drive<p>Student work is saved in your Google Drive when you use Google Classroom. This makes is super easy to have students …

Education Technology

How Giving Up TV For A Month Changed My Brain And My Life

Watching a couple hours of TV a day can have major effects on your brain. So what would happen if you quit cold turkey?<p>I’ve never seen <i>Game of Thrones</i>, I don’t know what the <i>Scandal</i> is, and I couldn’t name a single “real” housewife. I thought I didn’t watch much television and that taking a 30-day …

How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets in ONE Weekend

We talk a lot about kitchens here on Remodelaholic — from complete renovations to small updates and everything in between. As with everything in life …

House Design

Great Divide Bike Route

MONTANA<p>visitmt.com<p>Great Divide Mountain Bike Route<p>Between the Parks<p>TRIP DETAILS<p>Bike the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, an off-pavement route that …

Hiking

Vancouver Folk Music Festival set to rock the city's summer nights

The 39th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, the premiere folk and roots festival in the heart of the city, has announced its full slate of …

Western Canada

Not-So-Beaten Paths: 11 Lesser-Known Hikes in Popular National Parks

Hit the trail and avoid the crowds! NPCA staff selected 11 lesser-known hikes in some of the country’s most popular parks.<p><b>1. South Fork Skokomish</b> …

National Parks

8 incredible adventures you didn’t know were possible in South Dakota

1. Getting on the water at Lewis and Clark Recreation Area<p>This spot might just be the best way to spend $6 in South Dakota. Six miles west of Yankton …

National Parks

The First 5 Steps: What to Do if You Have Hypothyroidism - The Chalkboard

<i>WHETHER YOU HAVE no symptoms whatsoever or struggle with low energy and losing weight, more and more people are dealing with symptoms connected to</i> …

Wellness

Hypothyroidism - How to Heal the Thyroid

Thyroid conditions generally fall into two categories: hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. The most common thyroid problem is hypothyroidism, an …

Wellness

Mountain-Bike Hate? Nails Planted Point Up on Popular Biking Trail

Note reports that nail strips have been found planted along a popular trail in Pike National Forest in what appears to be a deliberate attempt to …

Cycling

'I couldn't find a way to continue living - so I cycled round the world'

Juliana Buhring is not your average 34-year-old; the author of two books, an ultra-endurance athlete, and a world-record holder, she has already accomplished more than most can dream of achieving in a lifetime.<p>But it’s not always been such an uplifting story. She has also experienced more trauma …

Cycling

How Art Therapy Tames Impulsivity, Distractibility, and Anxiety

Jacob Edward, 10, paints a clay plate he made in his past four art therapy sessions. He dips his brush into the cup of silvery black paint he has …

Quicken

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates

'Follow your passion' won't always cut it.<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes …

Self-improvement

50 years since Bob Dylan went electric: 5 performances that shook us up

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fifty years ago today, folk hero Bob Dylan caused an uproar when he took to the stage at Manchester's Free Trade Hall with -- wait for it -- an electric guitar.<p>"Judas!" yelled someone in the crowd, referencing a traitor of biblical proportions.<p>"I don't believe you," came Dylan's drawling, …

Sinead O'Connor