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Creating an Online Education Network Through Flipboard Magazines

As Technology for Learning Coordinator at International School of Geneva – Campus des Nations, Richard Allaway is part of a group of 4,000 schools around the world that teach the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.<p>Allaway says educators teaching the IB, particularly in his field of …

Rihanna Talks Instagram, Being Single and What Turns Her On

The popstar had "a very revealing conversation" with T Magazine.<p><i>T Magazine—</i>The New York Times' style periodical—chose six cover stars for its "The Greats" issue. Rihanna is one of them, along with Karl Lagerfeld, Quentin Tarantino, and other trailblazers. In her feature, the singer talks to writer …

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How to Make Fall 2015 Runway Trends Work in a Corporate Office Environment

Even though we've already broken down runway trends into what's really wearable, it's time we take things a step further. Fall 2015 had lots of looks that might be easy enough to translate to date night or hanging with friends on the weekend, but for your super buttoned-up, tailoring-required …

How fintech is transforming finance

Financial technology, better known as fintech, has exploded over the last 5 years.<p>The rate of investment is growing by 45% annually and $13.7 billion was ploughed into startups in the space in the last year alone, according to CB Insights.<p>As investment booms, finance and banking are being …

Peer-to-peer

Hugh Jackman on Pan, Wolverine and his ‘hammy side’

His new film Pan has been panned but the star says he had ‘maybe too much’ fun playing the villain Blackbeard. He talks about reaching peak superhero and why it’s time to hang up his X-Men claws<p>Hugh Jackman certainly puts himself about these days. Luckily, there’s enough of him to go round. A …

The Neverending Workday

A pervasive cultural norm of work devotion leaves many employees with little time for family, friends, or sleep.<p>A spate of suicides among employees of Wall Street firms has focused attention on the pact between white-collar ambition and endurance. Young male bankers, seemingly with very successful …

The Workplace

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

Why ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’ Sound So Similar in So Many Languages

The story of a strange linguistic coincidence<p>Is there anything inherently “doggy” about the word “dog”? Obviously not—to the French, a dog is a <i>chien</i>, to Russians a <i>sobaka</i>, to Mandarin Chinese-speakers a <i>gǒu</i>. These words have nothing in common, and none seem any more connected to the canine essence …

Linguistics

Jurgen Klopp Details 'Emotional' Playing Philosophy in 1st Liverpool Interview

Jurgen Klopp has given his first interview since being officially announced as the Liverpool manager, revealing he intends to bring an “emotional” and “very fast, very direct” playing philosophy to Anfield.<p>The German spoke to the club’s official website about his appointment, saying he was hugely …

Oscar Pistorius

The Cyber Activists Who Want to Shut Down ISIS

Somewhere in Europe, a man who goes by the name “Mikro” spends his days and nights targeting Islamic State supporters on Twitter.<p>In August 2014, a Twitter account affiliated with Anonymous, the hacker-crusader collective, declared “full-scale cyber war” against ISIS: “Welcome to Operation Ice …

Internet

Android Marshmallow will let you translate text right within apps

Along with improved battery life and Google Now on Tap, Android Marshmallow will bring users another useful feature: the ability to translate text they come across in a range of apps.<p>Devices running Marshmallow who have Google’s Translate app installed will be able to translate text in 90 languages …

Apps

Tesco profits tumble by more than half

Profits at Britain’s largest retailer fall from £779m to £354m following accounting scandal and amid supermarket price war<p>Tesco is planning further rounds of price cuts after profits more than halved in the first six months of its financial year. The UK’s biggest retailer made operating profits of …

Texas executes inmate for killing man in $8 robbery

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted killer in Texas was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting another man in a robbery that yielded just $8.<p>No late appeals were filed for Juan Martin Garcia, who was lethally injected for the September 1998 killing and robbery of Hugo Solano in Houston. Solano, a …

Crime
Latin America

Christian Siriano's New Red Carpet-Inspired Wedding Dresses: Come See Exclusive Photos

Red carpet darling Christian Siriano just launch a super-exclusive collection of wedding dresses inspired by gowns he designed for your favorite A-listers, and you <b>have</b> to see them. (He was behind Taylor Swift's pinkish golden gown in "Wildest Dreams," Willow Shields' high-low frock from * The …

Crime

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 announced with new Surface Pen, starts at $899

<b>Read next:</b> The Surface Pro 4 review.<p>This year, Microsoft's Surface Pro has been flattered by the introduction of similar devices like Apple's iPad Pro and Google's Pixel C, but today the original tablet-laptop hybrid gets its own update. The Surface Pro 4 is now official, and it's thinner, lighter, …

The genius of The Great British Bake Off

How it became something much larger than television – a global cultural phenomenon and the perfect show for Britain now<p>The season finale of The Great British Bake Off was the third most popular programme on television last year – outflanked only by two World Cup football matches. The final episode …

Microsoft Unveils New Products: Pictures

Tablets

All About Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

Unless you live way out in the country, the art of architecture can be found everywhere. From big cities to small suburbs, beautiful buildings and modern marvels have become an intrinsic part of contemporary life.<p>But for architects—you know, the people responsible for making buildings come …

Whitney Port’s New Beauty Hashtag Is the Perfect Response to Haters

The Taylor Swift song goes, “Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate” but honestly, no one needs to sit down and take it. Female celebs who live in the limelight often find that commenters have a lot to say about their skin, their size and just about everything else. Recently, Whitney Port has …

Skin Care

What the golden age of travel was really like

This #tbt, we’re kicking it back to the golden age of air travel, when flying coach was all glamour. Passengers wore their finest threads, the meals …

Size-16 Model Ashley Graham: Always Start With the Bra

On being a role model, her first NYFW show, and how her TED Talk changed one girl's life.<p>Ashley Graham, a size-16 model from Lincoln, Nebraska, is all but redefining what it means to be over a size 12 in the fashion industry. Earlier this week, she presented her Addition Elle lingerie collection …

Ashley Graham

The Truth Behind Instagram Photos

Every day, thousands of people on Instagram snap pictures meant to invent a new identity for themselves. That is the message behind this wonderful …

On The Run Tour Paris (Full Audio) by Beyoncé Chile - Listen to music

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