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Stacking Shelf Container | By Snow Peak

The Stacking Shelf Container by Snow Peak is a rugged, versatile container that can store just about anything. The containers feature a heavy duty …

Mapping New Makers’ Learning Paths

A few years ago I was at an Open Make at the Lawrence Hall of Science, and as I listened to Garratt Gallagher of what was then called Hacker Scouts (since renamed Curiosity Hacked), a slide popped up of something I’d been imagining in my own head for months: a map of the terrain of making. He …

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Satisfaction score: 73%<p>Apparently customers are not lovin' it -- McDonald's is historically the lowest-ranked for customer satisfaction in this survey, and this year was no exception. Though it gained a point and won over 73 percent of customers, that still brought it in dead last of any of the big …

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• <b>Auteur:</b> Rients Ritskes<p>Rients Ritskes beschrijft in dit boek op systematische wijze de achtergronden die elke serieuze geïnteresseerde in zen moet kennen. De helderheid van dit boek doet recht aan zowel de complexiteit van de filosofie als de eenvoud van zen. Traditionele begrippen zoals verlichting …

De wereld van Sofie

• <b>Auteur:</b> Jostein Gaarder<p>Deze roman over de geschiedenis van de westerse filosofie is een spannend verhaal, een detective én een naslagwerk in één: een intrigerende roman die iedereen zal aanspreken die iets over zichzelf en de wereld om zich heen wil leren. We volgen twee ondernemende tienermeisjes …

The Complete Aristotle

• <b>Auteur:</b> Aristotle<p>Aristotle (384–322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and student of Plato who stunningly changed the course of Western philosophy. He has gone down in history as one of the greatest philosophers of all time. Cicero, the Roman statesman and philosopher, once called his writing style "a …

This Video Game Blurs The Line Between Education And Entertainment

When I speak and consult about games and education, I regularly use Amplify Learning’s games as examples. The games are fantastic. Often with one glance, teachers, administrators, policy makers, curriculum designers, and parents understand why I advocate for game based learning.<p>One of my favorites …

The big problem with the Apple Watch is that time is an illusion

There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical of the Apple Watch. Who wants to use a touchscreen that tiny? Why would I want to send my heartbeat to my friends? Why should people who aren't titans of finance spend $349 (the cost of the cheapest model) on a watch?<p>But the best reason for skepticism is …

Scientists Develop Printable Solar Cells

Scientists in Australia say they are close to bringing a new form of solar power to the market. The Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC) has developed a way to print solar cells directly onto plastic or other materials.<p>VICOSC is composed of scientists from Australia’s national science …

Google Hangouts Gets Google Voice Integration And Free VoIP Calls

For the last few years, it has always felt like Google Voice, the company’s VoIP calling solution, was on its way out. Instead, the video-centric Hangouts was getting all of the attention. But fret not, Google tells me that it is “growing its investment in Google Voice” and starting today, it will …

The Apple Watch Will Be the Most Viral Apple Product Ever

In economics and business, a network effect (also called network externality or demand-side economies of scale) is the effect that one user of a good or service has on the value of that product to other people. When a network effect is present, the value of a product or service is dependent on the …

See-through solar cells could turn your windows into power stations

And now for the latest in whizzbang solar technology: <i>It’s invisible</i>. Researchers at Michigan State University just developed a new kind of solar cell …

Apple unveils new iPhone 6

Apple Watch: 10 Things to Know

The rumors were true—Apple is indeed releasing a smartwatch. The Apple Watch (sorry, “iWatch” fans) will be the first big new product line Apple has …

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What Apple's New Products Say About the Future

Along with new software and hardware, the company revealed their vision for an entirely new way of interacting with devices.<p>Apple piled on new product announcements today, unveiling two larger, thinner iPhones, a new payments service, and a long-awaited watch.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook was giddy on stage, …