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10 Camping Air Bed Choices for You to Have a Comfortable Outdoor Sleep! | Air Bed Mattress

Outdoor adventure trips like camping, hiking, trailing, rock climbing, etc. can be tiring and make you need a lot of energy too. It is thus vital …

6 Important Skills of Self-Made Millionaires

There are ambitious individuals all over the world working hard to achieve <i>millionaire status</i>. It is a status that most would agree epitomizes …

Self-improvement

Who Decides What You’re Allowed to Learn? Our Knowledge Economy Sellout

Too much of what we read in the literature for educators is over-determined by the use knowledge has for our pocketbooks or for the nation-state or …

Education

Ennui for Two

South Carolina Father Stunned By Fifth-Grade Son’s Homework Assignment: ‘It Blowed My Mind’

A South Carolina father was left stunned by the social studies homework assignment his fifth-grade son brought home from school Wednesday.<p>“It blowed my mind,” Eric Robinson told WHNS-TV.<p>[sharequote align=”center”]”It blowed my mind.”[/sharequote]<p>Robinson’s teacher, who attends Clinton Elementary …

South Carolina

We Need 2 Talk: Most Teens Still Start, End Their Relationships Offline

The Pew Research Center released a new study Thursday that examines just how much technology is embedded in the romantic relationships of teenagers. Half of the more than 1,000 teens ages 13 to 17 said they have let someone know they have feelings for them on social media sites such as Facebook, …

Social Media

Here Is What We Know About John King, The Next Secretary Of Education

For one thing, he's a big fan of the Common Core.<p>U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is stepping down from his post in December to spend more time with his family, he announced Friday. President Barack Obama has already tapped John King Jr., former New York State education commissioner, to take …

Education

Another Christian Parent Complains About Islam Being Taught in World History Class

October 3, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>How badly do some Christian parents want their children to remain ignorant?<p>In Bakersfield, California, one parent …

Donald Trump recommends guns in classrooms. What do teachers say?

As more states extend open-carry laws to school campuses, educators debate the pros and cons of arming school security guards and teachers.<p>After …

Guns

These Photos Show How Hard Teachers Have Always Worked

Caption from LIFE. Reverent eyes of Darryl Johns follow Miss Winter as she asks the kindergarten children if she may joi<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Leonard …

Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day

<i>Watch a CNN Special Report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens</i><i>," on CNNgo</i><i>. Warning: This story contains explicit language.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> "I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."<p>"When I get …

Social Media

Boredom is not a problem to be solved. It's the last privilege of a free mind

Confessing to boredom is confessing to a character-flaw. Popular culture is littered with advice on how to shake it off: find like-minded people, take up a hobby, find a cause and work for it, take up an instrument, read a book, clean your house And certainly don’t let your kids be bored: enroll …

Creativity

Don’t Quit: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

It’s that moment when you want to say, “I quit!”<p>We don’t talk about those feelings because we’re supposed to be like those heroic teacher-as-savior …

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Engines

When should your kid get a phone?

Parenting is a tough gig. Every day is a struggle to make the right decisions, and no two days are the same.<p>It doesn’t help either that there are outside factors pulling us in different directions and complicating our decision-making process, like, determining if your child is ready for a cell …

Pew Research Center

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7

<i>I used to work</i> <b>a lot</b><i> — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week. I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge</i> …

Time Management

LeBron James wants Tristan Thompson and the Cavaliers to 'Get it done!!!! Straight up'

For the most part, LeBron James has stayed out of the contract stalemate between Tristan Thompson and the Cavaliers. He's opted to essentially no comment his way through the negotiations, despite the fact James and Thompson have the same agent. That changed late Saturday night when James made his …

Basketball

15 Ultimate Throwback Squad Goals We Wish We Were Part Of

SQUAD! *Waka Flocka voice*<p>A solid squad is essential.<p>Only recently, however, has the term "squad goals" become popular through social media. Urban dictionary defines squad goals as:<p>(skwäd/ɡōl) (noun) (plural noun: squad goals): an inspirational term for what you’d like your group of friends to be …

Rap & Hip-Hop

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Brockley stabbing and car crash: Man seriously injured after knife fight that ended in lamppost smash

A man is seriously injured and two others have stab wounds after a knife fight in south London this afternoon that ended in a car crash nearby.<p>The …

Extremism

Ranking The Biggest NBA Draft Busts

There are no sure things when it comes to a basketball player moving from college (or once upon a time, high school) to the pro ranks. The speed of the game and the level of competition may just prove to be too much. The same goes for the demands that the pursuit of excellence can put on a player’s …

Alien abduction of married couple 'proven' by star map they drew claims statistician

Alien abduction claims made by a married couple 54 years ago, have been given new credence after it emerged a sketch of a star map they made closely …

CAIR Muslim Who Wants US Under Islamic Law Condemns Ben Carson

If Ben Carson's campaign had picked a Muslim to respond to his statement that he would not advocate for a Muslim president because Islam is not …

Carson says he does not agree with a Muslim being elected president

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested Sunday that a Muslim should not be president, extending the new and unexpected religion debate on the 2016 campaign trail.<p>“I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” Carson, a Christian and retired neurosurgeon, said …

Government

Obama has vastly changed the face of the federal bureaucracy

Friday afternoon announcements in Washington are usually aimed at attracting as little attention as possible, but last Friday was different. President Obama’s decision to nominate Eric Fanning — an openly gay man — to head a branch of the military which only four years ago did not allow gays and …

George W. Bush

How to Get Things Done Sooner

If you ever thought of yourself as a chronic procrastinator, think again.<p>A lot of theories exist to explain procrastination. Some of them focus on …

MG12 Magnesium Oil | Healing Life from the Dead Sea

Championing the SEIU's 'Fight for $15' Wage Drive

The home care industry is quaking over the Service Employees International Union's (SEIU) relentless drive to increase caregiving wages to $15 an hour and the impressive traction they're gaining to improve compensation and benefits for those who provide much needed care, support, and assistance to …

Income Inequality

This Black Woman Is Turning The White Investing World On Its Head

Arlan Hamilton is investing in the brilliant startups traditional backers overlook.<p>Try to picture a prototypical tech investor. If you’re in the tech world already or if you watch “Silicon Valley” or read the business pages, you’re likely envisioning a genial-looking white guy. Maybe a little …

Venture Capital