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Don't know where to start? The essential novels of Ursula K Le Guin

From the fantasy of Earthsea to ambisexual planets, these masterpieces offer brilliant introductions to a dazzling writer who broke entirely new ground

Planets

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

Literacy, Multiple Intelligences, and the Brain

By now, you will have probably recognized that this story is a thinly disguised attempt to describe the history of literacy acquisition and the …

Response: Students Must 'Engage in Math Problem-Solving' Not Just 'Follow Procedures'

Response: Students Must 'Engage in Math Problem-Solving' & Not Just 'Follow Procedures'<p><b>(This is the final post in a two-part series. You can see Part</b> …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

The Languages That Take the Most (and Least) Time to Learn

So, you want to learn to speak and write a new language, huh? Not just “hello” and “thank you,” but really learn it well enough that you could live …

Ubisoft Giving Away Two PC Games For Free This Month

Looking for a gift this holiday? Ubisoft is giving away two PC games--and they're pretty good ones. Now through December 11, you can get the RTS World in Conflict (and its Soviet Assault expansion) for the low, low price of $0.00.<p>The game was developed by Ubisoft Massive (The Division), and it …

Ubisoft

Alley revolution: How Detroit rethought and repurposed its alleys

The alley has traditionally been a dingy place littered with trash and puddles. But several recent projects in Detroit have repurposed the typically …

Urban Design

Giving Pedestrians a Head Start Crossing Streets

Even when she has a walk signal, Jane Pachuta has been cut off by cars making left turns and barreling through the crosswalk near her home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.<p>“Numerous times, I’ve felt in danger,” said Ms. Pachuta, the owner of an advertising and graphic design business who has …

McGill aims to become carbon neutral by 2040

McGill University is planning to open an indoor bicycle centre with 350 parking spaces, showers and lockers as part of a plan to reduce its carbon …

Sustainability

Take a Literary Tour of the U.S. with These 50 State-Set Books

Harper Lee<p><b>Alabama</b><p>This Pulitzer Prize winner from Harper Lee is one of the great American novels. Fifty years after its publication, its ruminations on race, injustice, and morality remain as relevant as ever, and crusading attorney Atticus Finch is one of literature’s finest characters.<p>Jack</b> …

22 Recipes Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Garlic

If you believe that garlic makes anything savoury better, these recipes are for you. None of these pastas, soups, or main courses skimp on the garlic …

Cooking

A Complete List of Classic Poems Everyone Should Know

Poetry That Shapes English Through the Ages<p>Here’s a list of essential classics everyone should know. These old poems form the tradition of the …

The legs and intervals beginner workout to build muscle fast

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We get it. Getting started in the gym can be intimidating. But with the right set of approachable, muscle-building …

' Too many teaching methods are based on myths and assumptions – it's time to wake up to reality'

I always take pleasure in seeing teachers being celebrated for their hard work and contribution. Although I was travelling for much of World Teachers …

Pedagogy

10 essential supplements and why you should take them

I’m often asked by clients and readers of this column whether they should be taking supplements to help achieve their training goals. My answer is that for general training goals, supplements probably aren't necessary. With a practical training plan and careful diet, you should be able to achieve …

Kazuo Ishiguro just won the Nobel Prize. Here’s a brief guide to his bleak, beautiful world.

From Never Let Me Go to The Unconsoled.<p>The 2017 Nobel Prize in literature went to Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born English novelist who writes lovely, lyrical books about trauma, repression, and survival.<p>Ishiguro’s novels range from the polished and conventional to the sprawling and incoherent, so …

The 15 Shades of White Paint Top Designers Swear By

For many, plain white walls conjure thoughts of rental apartments, bland spaces, or primed canvases waiting for color. But the right white paint can be transformative—highlighting art, enhancing woodwork, reflecting light, setting the stage for a calm oasis, or providing a clean backdrop for …

My Growth Mindset Lessons Usually Go Well, But What I Did Today Was The Best Yet (Student Hand-Outs Included)

I’ve done a variety of different types of lessons over the years about a growth mindset, and you can see most of them at The Best Resources On …

Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You’re Not Using

Listen to my interview with Pooja Agarwal (transcript):<p>Sponsored by Raymond Geddes and Kids Discover<p><b>We’ve talked about retrieval practice two other</b> …

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

The Biggest and Best College Scholarships Available

Find money to pay for college.<p>The following scholarships are provided by GetSchooled and are grouped by topic. Check out MONEY’s Best Colleges finder …

How to prepare for your first bikepacking expedition

Among the many emerging trends in the outdoor and adventure sports world, one of the more interesting to witness is the growth in the number of …

Bikepacking

5 awesome sleep-away summer camps for grown-ups

When it comes to going away to camp whether that means traditional out-in-the-woods, Native American-named summer sleepover camp, basketball camp or …

Netflix’s Okja Is a Must-See Fable About a Super-Pig

The sublime new film from Bong Joon-ho, who directed Snowpiercer, follows a young Korean girl’s relationship with a genetically enhanced farm animal.<p><i>Okja</i> begins with a splendiferous introduction to its title character. Who is Okja? The ecstatic businesswoman Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) is thrilled …

Steven Spielberg

33 Storage Ideas for Your Entire Home

01 of 33<p>Get Organized Now<p>Limited on space or have too much stuff to know what to do with? These storage solutions will help you keep every room in …

How to Make a DIY Hanging Cabbage to Keep Your Chickens Entertained

Low-impact exercise + a healthy snack = happy chickens.<p>Do you have a bunch of bored, out-of-shape chickens on your hands? Then this could be the DIY solution you've been looking for. Chicken owners have been making their own hanging cabbages to place in their chicken coops or runs, which are …