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The Best New Books About Epic Expeditions

North America was not the land of milk and honey that early explorers sought. It was a rocky, cold, foreboding obstacle blocking the way to the riches of Asia. The Vikings, Hernán Cortés, Juan de Fuca, Martin Frobisher, Sir Francis Drake, and virtually every captain dispatched across the pond by a …

Pacific Ocean

11 books I love that I found through my students

There are few professions in which you can receive the deep satisfaction that comes from sparking a love of something that you are truly passionate …

Books

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

Creative Writing

GCSE ART. Last Minute support documents for students

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working On Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare's Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Creative Writing

Drowned in sound: how listening to music hinders learning

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: listening to music while studying<p>Read more Lessons from Research<p><i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to</i> …

Teaching

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners for 2018. This year's contest attracted nearly 320,000 entries from more than 200 countries. The organizers have again been kind enough to share some of …

National Parks

Top 13 wedding cake trends for 2018

<b>Decades ago most wedding cakes were made from dried fruit with white icing.</b><p>Designs have moved on a lot and now there are not only different types of …

5 Video Projects for Almost Every Classroom

Description<p>In this one hour live webinar you will learn how to create and complete five video projects that can be done in almost any classroom. …

14 Hacks to Improve Your Google Searches

In the 20 years since Google was founded, it’s grown into one of the biggest companies on earth—but its original purpose, search, is still as …

Photographer Captures the Diverse Beauty of New England Caterpillars

With more than 120,000 known species around the world, the beauty and variety of caterpillars is astounding. New Englander Samuel Jaffe has taken his lifelong love of caterpillars to a new level, dedicating the last several years to researching, photographing, and educating the public about these …

Rare photographs that changed lives

<b>Twenty-four photographs from the Lewis Hine archive have been auctioned in New York. The rare prints were from the collection of the late New York photographer Isador Sy Seidman.</b><p>American sociologist Hine was one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th Century. Because the notion …

Auctions

The best public high school in every state

College & University

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

These 9 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership withClinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again — …

21 intriguing books I want to read in 2018

Every year, I read advance copies of dozens of big idea and business books. So do other authors, but we all do it separately—and rarely get a chance to discuss, debate, and share our insights. My resolution this year is to change that.<p>I've started a book club with Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and …

Books

How to observe a lesson

Recently, I was asked by a school to give some feedback on their lesson observation pro forma. My advice was that they shouldn’t use it. They were a …

Teaching

45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

Trends

Accelerate your Happiness with these 14 Steps

You're reading Accelerate your Happiness with these 14 Steps, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Happiness

Don't Freak Out, But You Should Probably Read These 729 Books

Because sometimes one recommendation list isn't enough.

Books

Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

A psychological ailment called 'hikikomori' is imprisoning 500,000 Japanese people in their homes — and it's more of a threat than ever

Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about university entrance exams on the first day of school.<p>"The fun high-school life I was looking forward to transformed into nothing more than a period of test preparation," the Japanese native told the …

Japan

Facebook just became the ultimate dystopia

When constructing a dystopia, it takes some doing to be both Orwellian and Huxleyan at the same time. But with the changes he just announced to the …

Social Media

41 Insanely Innovative Products On Amazon Trending With Millennials

There’s nothing millennials love more than some instant gratification — think: full seasons of television shows always available, the answer to …

How Rural Students Define the American Dream

A photo essay highlights the perspectives of teens on politics, education, and hopes for the future.<p>The belief that if a person works hard enough she can become financially successful, regardless of existing barriers to opportunity, is integral to the American mythos of meritocracy. But a 2011 Pew …

Demographics

These online writing classes can help you finally write that novel

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Writing

13 YouTube Channels to Teach You How to Paint for Free

Always wanted to learn how to paint, but were afraid to enroll in a class? Free online painting tutorials may be right up your alley, helping you get comfortable with both basic and advanced techniques right from home. Whether you are interested in acrylic or oil painting or learning how to use …

Tutorials

34 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Twenty podcasts that will make you smarter

There are so many great podcasts out now that you're guaranteed to find some you'll get addicted to.<p>And though there are plenty of entertaining …

Self-improvement