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'Elitists, crybabies and junky degrees': Educators see growing disdain for universities

Frank Antenori shot the head off a rattlesnake at his back door last summer - a deadeye pistol blast from 20 feet. No college professor taught him that. The U.S. Army trained him, as a marksman and a medic, on the "two-way rifle range" of Afghanistan and Iraq.<p>Useful skills. Smart return on …

How tap dancing was made in America

Imported from immigrants but assembled in America.<p>The Nicholas Brothers, Savion Glover, Fred Astaire, and many others are known for the magic they created with their feet — and it wasn’t wine.<p>Tap dancing is an easily recognizable form of music. Similar to the improvisation in jazz, tap dancers also …

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They have dreams, and they’re inspired to be better. But when it …

Journalism

Chuck Berry: A Life in Pictures

Rock Music

The web of relationships between Team Trump and Russia

In the most abstract sense, there is nothing noteworthy about a government official meeting with an ambassador from a foreign country. When such an interaction becomes important is when that official is an ally of a presidential campaign that’s got a complex set of possibly inappropriate …

Donald Trump

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

12 Embroidery Hoop Crafts That Don’t Involve a Needle and Thread

From wall art to practical pockets, embroidery hoops can basically do it all. But the best part is that you don’t need to know the difference between an applique and an emblem to get down with these ideas. Whether you’re the master of crafts or the mere idea of DIY gives you anxiety, plenty of the …

Crafting

12 DIY Projects to Try in November

As the weather gets colder and days get shorter, we’re hunkering down in our homes. For me and many of my friends, I’ll admit that means cozying up …

8 Ways Tupac Shakur Changed the World

Twenty years after his death, the rapper's legacy is still felt<p>Two decades after his death on September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur endures as one of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The dark side of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was an unpleasant man who wrote macabre books – and yet children around the world adore them. Perhaps this shouldn’t surprise us, writes Hephzibah Anderson.<p>Once upon a time a small orphan was packed off to live with his aunts. They were a sadistic pair, these sisters, and rather than …

Books

The Geography of the World's Billionaires

New York, San Francisco, Moscow, Hong Kong, and London top the list, but some smaller cities have more billionaires than their size might suggest.<p>Over the past couple of decades, the growth of the world’s super-rich has brought about levels of global inequality not seen since the Gilded Age. …

7 Essential Steps To Home Canning

Learn to preserve your harvest safely and easily.<p>Think of canning as a precision form of cooking. You will use ordinary kitchen skills but must …

Gardening

Inside the Online School That Could Radically Change How Kids Learn Everywhere

Emily Duggan, 16, spends most afternoons at a dance studio tucked behind a shopping plaza near her home in Exeter, New Hampshire. Blond and doe-eyed, …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading-- a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Succes med kokosflødeskum

Shares 2,82K<p>Jeg har hørt fra flere som ikke kan få det der kokoflødeskum til at fungere. Selv brugte jeg lang tid på at samle mod til at prøve det …

How Gaming Is Shaping the Future of Work

It’s Friday morning just before 10 AM, and I’m packed in a queuing area with over a thousand fans, all eagerly awaiting the rope drop, and the start of day one of the conference. To my left is a teenager dressed as a leafy sprite complete with vines growing out of her head. To my right is Batman. …

Den globale pressefrihed er under pres

Kun hver syvende borger i verden bor i et land, hvor journalister er i sikkerhed, hvor statsmagten blander sig minimalt, pressen ikke presses i knæ …

New Documents Show Oil Industry Even More Evil Than We Thought

Oil companies' coordinated cover-up of climate risks stretches back decades and rivals that of big tobacco companies.<p>In 1968, a pair of scientists from Stanford Research Institute wrote a report for the American Petroleum Institute, a trade association for America's oil and natural gas industry. …

The oil industry knew about climate change before we landed on the moon

The year before we landed Neil Armstrong on the moon, the largest oil industry trade group was aware of the consequences burning fossil fuels had on …

American Petroleum Institute

Do Easter Island's Statues Really Have Bodies?

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Filipe Frazao/ShutterstockThe monolithic rock statues of Easter Island have mystified us for centuries. More recently, …

Archaeology

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People pass by a giant bubble made by a street performer in Old Town of Prague in Czech. Photo by @moe_zoyari Hello all! This is @Moe_Zoyari taking over the @LensCulture account for a few days this week, and a few days during the week that follows. A year ago, I decided to sell my car and my place of living. I sold everything I had except a backpack full of photography gear and a carry-on bag packed with the personal needs to travel the world. I have traveled and photographed 42 countries so far. Let's walk together through the places I have been. I hope to see you on the way or you can tag along if/when we have been at the same destination. #Moe_Zoyari_LC #kheirkhah #Prague