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nacionrotonda:Plaza de toros de Palma vs Rotonda de Son Sardina

Plaza de toros de Palma vs Rotonda de Son Sardina<p>Roundabout Nation is a website that documents the massive building that Spain has undertaken in recent years, with dramatic before-and-after aerial photos.

Innovation Alone Won't Lead to Prosperity

There's a great Chris Rock standup bit from the 90s in which he talks about failing a Black History course because he doesn't really know anything …

Teaching Questioning Skills to Arm Students for Learning

In the earliest part of my career, I wrote full procedural lesson plans that spelled out to the letter the questions I would ask AND the answers I …

Putting Power Tools In The Hands Of 5-Year-Olds

Seven-year-old Penelope Day needs both hands to pick up the power drill.<p>"Go ahead, turn it on," says Deb Winsor, who's working with Penelope on this project. "You might want to make it go faster."<p>As she does, Penelope feels the rush of air from the motor. "The wind is blowing right on you," she …

The 7 Steps To Delivering A Mind-Blowing TED Talk

Transform your run-of-the-mill presentation ideas by applying the “seven Cs of original messaging.”<p>It’s been said that there are no original ideas. But what may seem like old hat to you could become the next compelling TED talk.<p>You can transform your presentations by mining your expertise, …

From Ideo, A Bike Seat That Won’t Make Your Butt Hurt

How Ideo helped a 126-year-old bike company build something cushy for your tushy.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>A Brooks England bicycle saddle, like a baseball glove, or a pair of Frye …

Design Thinking, Deconstructed

At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach …

What It Takes to Get a Standing Ovation at Your TED Talk

We've all seen our share of TED Talks, and when the camera pans over the audience, most people are paying attention; maybe one or two have their …

4 Keys to Creating the Ultimate Presentation Deck

LinkedIn, SlideShare's parent company, recently asked me to share on their blog the key fundamentals to a powerful presentation. Many of you may know these tips already, but it's always good to review the basics now and then, and ensure you're still on track. Here are my tips for creating the …

Wearable Air Conditioners : Wristify Bracelet

If you're someone who's constantly unsatisfied or uncomfortable with the temperature in your home or office, the wristify bracelet is for you.<p>This …

How the Power of Interest Drives Learning

Interest is at once a cognitive state and an affective state, what Silvia calls a “knowledge emotion.” The feelings that characterize interest are …

10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reigning theory in business has long been that "alpha" leaders make the best entrepreneurs. These are aggressive, results-driven achievers who assert control and insist on a hierarchical organizational model. Yet I am seeing …

Leadership

IDEO's David Webster on Healthcare Design

<b>One of the keynote speakers at IIDEX Canada, David Webster explains why innovating for health and wellness is the defining design challenge of our</b> …

Design

Intuos Creative Stylus by Wacom

In an effort to bring designers and illustrators even closer to the tech design interface, Wacom has introduced a new, professional-grade stylus to make the on-the-go connection all the more natural. Wacom's Intuos Creative Stylus connects via Bluetooth with a range of your favorite iPad creative …

Sketching

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

"I realized that I was sitting there starting to perspire," he says, "because I was really empathizing with this kid. I thought, 'This kid is going …

Reflecting on mirror neurons

<i>Chapter 11 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: Mirror neurons are cells that fire during both the execution and observation of a specific action. They have been linked to …

Alice on a ladder, reaching for a book tattoo

No idea where this Tennielesque back tattoo featuring Alice on a ladder confronting a higgeldy-piggeldy tower of books came from (do you know?) but …

Behance

Trust Among Thieves

(Photo: .v1ctor Casale.)<p>A new paper by <b>Federico Varese</b> and <b>Paolo Campana</b> looks at police-intercepted phone data on the Italian and Russian mafia to …

Three Cheers for the Social Innovation Summit

A punk rocker, an economist, a beautiful model and an engineer with a funny job title came to the United Nations one day to try to change the world. What could possibly go wrong?<p>What sounds like the prelude to a good joke is actually the beginning of a massive, global peace project involving 13 …

How Do I Assess Individual Learning When Students Work Together?ASCD Inservice

Susan Brookhart’s forthcoming short-format publication, <i>Grading and Group Work</i>, will connect you with strategies that increase student collaboration, …

Car Window Sticker Scene

Have you ever spent an afternoon scraping stickers off your car window? If you have kids you have probably done this (and cursed those stickers all …

Get Outside: Sidewalk Chalk Ideas!

color a tree with chalk<br>Dilly-Dali Art<p>painting with water on top of chalk <br>The Imagination Tree<p>fizzy chalk painting <br>Quirky Momma<p>funny chalk and shadow …

Sensory Activities : Sudsy Goop

Sensory activities using sudsy goop<p>You all know how to make oobleck/goop. Just in case you are not aware of this wonderful play compound, goop is a …

Stage Three: Behind the Scenes - Brand New IDEO

#WTF Is a Vision Board?

Photo by bmevans<p>Remember when homework consisted of cutting out pictures we liked from magazines and pasting them on poster board, collage style? It …

Boys: U2 performing on Irish TV when they were still in high school

U2 originally had a fifth member, Dik Evans (The Edge’s brother) and were called The Hype. In the group’s formative years, Bono was also playing …