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9 Things That Happen When You Carry A Sketchbook With You Nonstop

Go ahead, give your inner artist some space to grow.<p>"Draw everywhere and all the time. An artist is a sketchbook with a person attached," artist Irwin Greenberg said.<p>OK, but what if you're not an artist? Or, at least, not yet. Can you still gain something from incorporating a sketchbook into your …

Pablo Picasso

Schools Are Good for Showing Off, Not for Learning

Suppose you are a student in a high school or college course and a magic fairy offers you the following choice: (1) You will learn the material in …

Education

The Italian Way To Identify Good Coffee

<i>Image by David Joyce via Flickr</i><p>Coffee to Italy is what wine is to France or what a good cup of tea is to England. It's a drink that's taken seriously and you'll find it almost anywhere in Italy, whether in a busy café or in your sweet and delicious tiramisu. Basically, the Italians know coffee and …

The Key To Running Faster That Has Nothing To Do With Running

Time to put the pedal to the metal, jogging junkies.<p>If you're a runner working toward your next personal record, you might want to include some time on a stationary bike.<p>A new study published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research suggests that doing 15 minutes or more of high-intensity …

Exercise

Chemistry explains why cold brew coffee tastes better than hot

Abi Porter/Flickr<p>Smooth and sweet versus floral and acidic: Any coffee aficionado can note the distinctive taste profiles that distinguish cold brew …

Coffee

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The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

<b>(AP/Jose F. Moreno)</b><p>How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>Alfie Kohn<p>August 16, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its …

Netflix Eases Up on Its Binge-Watch Reign of Terror

Good news, binge-watchers, you can have your weekends back . . . for now.<p>When Netflix announced its ambitious slate for the beginning of 2015, even the hardiest binge watcher quaked at the thought of how many more shows they would have to watch. Since then, the streaming service has released eight …

Key & Peele Sketch Imagines A World Where Teachers Are Paid Like Athletes And It's Awesome

The comedy duo eviscerate sports culture in support of the people who really deserve a signing bonus: public school teachers.

15 Brilliant Coffee Gadgets You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Your a.m. will never be the same again.

Here's One Thing You Didn't Realize About 'Star Wars'

In a way, you could have seen a version of the iconic battle many decades before the movie came out.<p>"We matched frame to frame," explained visual effects artist Ken Ralston in the 2004 documentary "Empire of Dreams," talking about how the intergalactic fight scenes in the original 1977 "Star Wars" …

How the world’s greatest artists broke through their creative block

In 1951, Jackson Pollock was at his peak. A landmark 1949 article in Life <i></i>magazine had asked whether he was “the greatest living painter in the United States”—yet he was struggling with his fame and sank into alcoholism and depression. The resulting paintings from that period, the “Black Pourings,” …

Jackson Pollock

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Meditation

7 Things All Unhappy Couples Do (And What You Should Do Instead)

Learn from their mistakes.<p>We all know <i>that c</i>ouple: The one that bickers at dinner parties and makes snide remarks behind each others' backs. The one that prompts the question: <i>Why are they still together?</i><p>But contemptuous couples don't get that way overnight. To help you and your partner avoid the …

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Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015

July 16, 2015<br>Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled …

Marathon Training | Runner's World

Jun 28, 2018<p>Considering your first half marathon? Go ahead and sign up. These running tips will guide you straight to the finish line.<p>Mar 12, 2018<p>How to get faster without hurting your performance, and all of your other deep-burning training qualms, solved by experts.<p>Nov 13, 2017<p>Make sure you’re …

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Detroit won't have street artist Shepard Fairey extradited from L.A. after arrest

Best known for the iconic "Hope" poster used in Barack Obama's first presidential campaign, street artist Shepard Fairey was recently detained by police as he passed through customs at Los Angeles International Airport.<p>Fairey was wanted by authorities in Detroit, where he was being sought on two …

Here's One Thing You've Never Noticed About Disney Parks

This should have been pointed out a long time ago.<p>If you've ever been to a Disney park, you've probably missed a strange homage to smoking cigarettes that just about all the employees are doing.<p>In a conversation The Huffington Post had with a current Disney employee, the employee claimed that the …

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Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

5 Things You Should Know About Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will announce his long-expected campaign for president on Monday in Waukesha.<p>The Republican begins as the favorite in early primary state Iowa, a post he's kept since his rousing speech there in January. He benefits from being the neighboring governor and will look now …

This Is How Many Calories You're Actually Burning When You Work Out

Because the treadmill lies.

Ben Affleck will write and direct Batman movie

Fanboys who weren't best pleased at Ben Affleck's casting as the Dark Knight are about to get outraged all over again, as Deadline is reporting that …

Ben Affleck

The latest running kit and gadgets - put through its paces

HOKA ONEONE WOMEN’S CONQUEST 2<p>The most comfy shoes I have ever worn, these were also among the most startling looking - think early Baby Spice in her Buffalo platforms. Promising “the perfect blend of underfoot support and a responsive ride”, the Hokas have a great fit and a, frankly, huge sole. …

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20 misused English words that make smart people look silly

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Why Hamilton is the Broadway musical to see now

What’s so great about <i>Hamilton</i>? That’s something you might well wonder if you’ve heard the deafening buzz around Lin‑Manuel Miranda’s musical, which …

The 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world hunts down art looted by the Nazis

The return of "Seated Woman" by Henri Matisse to the Rosenberg family was his work.<p>So was the restoration of "A Portrait of a Gentleman", by 16th-century artist El Greco, to the descendents of Jewish banker and art collector Julius Priester.<p>Two years after founding Art Recovery Group, a private …

Museums

3 Ways You're Making Running Harder Than it Is

<i>By Markham Heid, Prevention.com</i><p>Always stretch before you run—you've heard it a thousand times. While the advice makes intuitive sense, you might be shocked to learn there's no research to support this wisdom. And now a study from Texas A&M University suggests that stretching can actually slow you …

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