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AI Is Making It Extremely Easy for Students to Cheat

<b>Denise Garcia knows that her students</b> sometimes cheat, but the situation she unearthed in February seemed different. A math teacher in West Hartford, …

7 Great Podcasts That Will Teach You Something About Money

On-demand financial advice that's smart and entertaining.<p>How well do you know your own money? According to a 2017 survey from finance site …

Terrified of public speaking? Orai uses machine learning to turn your phone into a speaking coach

Public speaking isn't easy. It's actually, like, kind of a problem that affects, um, roughly 74 per cent of people.<p>How to speak confidently in …

Language

Home improvement: 10 garden and terrace ideas to copy

Getting out into the garden and improving the space can make all the difference, especially for the warmer months!<p>South Africa is known for its …

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Adding a real window is costly and not always an option, especially if you’re renting a home. But often a room needs another window for balance. Sometimes a space lacks sufficient light even with a lamp or two already inhabiting the area. Electroluminescent sheets can add a sunny glow. And with a …

11 amazing garden rooms (that'll make you want one)

Is it just us or has the dawning of spring made you also start thinking more about your garden and how you can enjoy it? We all know that the UK …

One Year Living On A Sailboat – Q&A

We’ve hit a milestone this month; one year of living on a sailboat. There’s a whole slew of people are out...The post One Year Living On A Sailboat – …

Sailboats

700 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in May: Enroll Free Today

FYI: This month, 700 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway, giving you the chance to take courses from top flight …

University of Pennsylvania

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Try These 30-Day Challenges to Unlock Your Inner Greatness

Every system, including you and your life, has a limiting factor—one resource or trait that most limits how much the system can grow. If you want to …

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new …

12 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make Your Yard Look Professionally Landscaped

Warning: Your lawn is about to become the envy of the neighborhood.

DIY: 9 steps to build your own pergola

Pergolas… we all want them, but we usually don't know how to build them. The good news? It's pretty easy.<p>The construction of a garden gazebo can be a …

How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard

An unorthodox way to memorize scales using the common three-note-per-string shapes we often employ during runs.<p>1.3K<p>SHARES<p>Here's is an unorthodox …

I Spent Two Years Botting on Instagram — Here’s What I Learned

In the world of Instagram, there is a practice known as <i>botting</i> — and I hate it. For the uninitiated, botting is the process of tying your Instagram …

Social Media

5 websites where you can learn in-demand skills for free

Employees must up-level their skills and seek new challenges at work and outside of work. One of the best ways to do that is to take a class on an in-demand topic.<p>From Mandarin language classes to computer programming bootcamps and digital marketing workshops, there's a course for almost anything. …

Cannabis Guides

By Tim Kohut10/23/2017<p>Do you love hot wings? Are you also a cannabis connoisseur. Well, we have quite the...<p>By Ab Hanna10/09/2017<p>What are the best …

Cannabis

20 pictures of small gardens under the stairs

Plants and indoor gardens give a special value to a home. Everything looks more pleasant, fresh and makes us feel happier. Believe it or not, they …

Landscaping

Y Combinator opens registration for its free Startup School online course

Y Combinator is making its Startup School event available to more people in the form of a massively open online course (MOOC). Starting today, you can register for a spot to watch the various industry leaders and entrepreneurs that the startup program has lined up to guest lecture during this …

Startups

A Great Resource of Writing Prompts to Use with Students in Class

March 4, 2017 Here is a great resource from Learning Network section in The Times especially helpful for engaging students in creative writing tasks. …

Creative Writing

I tracked my happiness for a year to get data on how to build a more joyful life

One of the best pieces of advice I got in graduate school was from journalist and entrepreneur Christie Nicholson, who taught a class on business entrepreneurship. Whenever you feel sad or upset or uncomfortable, she told me, lean into that feeling, and try to figure out what’s making you react …

Happiness

Listen Up! These 6 Podcasts Will Make You Smarter About Money, Startups, Tech and More | Inc.com

Credit the mass proliferation of smartphones, the breakaway success of shows like Serial and NPR's Fresh Air, or the retro radio quality of the format , but Americans are now more obsessed with podcasts than ever. More than 57 million Americans now listen to at least one podcast per month, …

Self-improvement

Tesla's Powerwall 2 can pay for itself in six years, then its electricity is free

Michael Vorstermans ran the numbers on Tesla's Powerwall home battery when it hit the market last year, and it didn't add up.<p>The 6kWh battery could …

Clean Energy

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

The Brain

Make Complex Cuts With This Dirt-Cheap CNC Router

This sub-$500 CNC machine can cut complex shapes out of wood, a great addition to any workshop.<p>We feature a lot of how-to and diy projects here at <i>Popular Mechanics</i>, but many of them require an expensive piece of equipment: a CNC router. These computer-controlled cutting machines can create highly …

How to Start a Luxury Brand with Just $300

What does $300 buy you these days? A couple of weeks' food shopping? A stylish pair of shoes? A multi-million-dollar skincare brand? That's what Susan Ciminelli did the first time she had some spare cash: "I started my company with $300 and built it into a multi-million business that keeps growing."<p>…

Tesla’s solar roof rollout was ... meh. These other new solar power gadgets are cooler.

Last Friday evening, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled three new products. The rollout — scheduled, oddly, for 8:30 pm Eastern — had been hyped for weeks, but the actual event turned out to be a bit [sad trombone]. It was a fairly transparent bid to justify the proposed merger of Tesla and …

15 Stylish Kitchen Designs With Concrete Counter Highlights

There’s a lot of to be inspired by when it comes to concrete countertops. The material has a bunch of great properties that make it a really good …

Architecture

10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

Machine Learning