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Why the Growth Mindset is the Only Way to Learn

“You’re too old to learn a foreign language.”<p>“I couldn’t work on computers. I’m just not good with them.”<p>“I’m not smart enough to run my own …

How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …

A giant security gap at U.S. airports? Most workers not screened daily

<b>(CNN) —</b> The vast majority of airport employees with direct access to the tarmac and airplanes do not go through any daily security screening, and only two of the country's major airports have systems in place that require all employees with secure access to pass through metal detectors, a CNN …

Meet Israel's First Out Transgender Military Officer

“When you feel accepted and happy as who you are, you want to do your best as a soldier – as a person.”<p>For army officer Shachar, serving in the IDF was the first time he felt like a real man.<p>The 21-year-old is the Israeli army's first out transgender officer, after completing a training course last …

Ancient tablets reveal daily life of exiled Jews in Babylon 2,500 years ago

"It was like hitting the jackpot," says Filip Vukosavovic, an expert in ancient Babylonia, Sumeria and Assyria after reading the tablets.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>Cuneiform …

Democrats learn to love the filibuster

Party leaders change tune now that they are in minority.<p>Senate Democrats are falling back in love with the filibuster.<p>After eight years of complaining about obstructionism, the Senate’s new Democratic minority is embracing some of the same tools Republicans had wielded so skillfully to jam the …

Seven big myths about top-performing school systems

<b>Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says she wants England to get into the top five of the international Pisa tests for English and maths by 2020.</b><p>The man in charge of the Pisa tests, Andreas Schleicher, says the evidence from around the world reveals some big myths about what makes for a successful …

Education

Math and the brain: Memorization is overrated, says education expert - Scope

Remember being drilled multiplication tables? Or taking a timed math exam? These have been common activities in school, but Stanford experts say …

Harper Lee: fact or fiction?

As the author breaks 55 years of silence to announce the publication of a second novel, we take a look at some of truths and conspiracy theories<p>It is one of the great literary mysteries of the 20th century which has led to endless speculation and conspiracy theories.<p>Why is it that Harper Lee, after …

Teen health levels linked to income inequality

The gap in physical and mental health between rich and poor teens has widened across North America and Europe, a Canadian researcher has found.<p>McGill …

10 Ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder

Work gets done faster when you aren't fighting yourself in the process.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: In what ways do you work smarter, rather than harder?</i><p><i>Answer by Nicolas Cole on Quora,</i><p>My bosses say all the time: "We don't want you to work hard, we want you to work smart." (I work at …

10 lost literary works to rival Harper Lee's 'Mockingbird' sequel

LOS ANGELES — Wherever Harper Lee's <i>Go Set a Watchman</i> has been hiding all these years, her publisher certainly sent a ripple through the literary …

Should Economists Perform Surgery And Doctors Conduct Economic Policy?

<i>Finding buyers arguing for higher prices is as rare as finding sellers arguing for lower. The recent debate on the pricing of innovative new medicines is a great illustration. On the one hand, buyers such as Memorial Sloan Kettering think they should pay less, while on the other hand manufacturers</i> …

How To Get Serious About Reaching Your Goals This Year

Did you make a New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of January? Did you resolve to go to the gym, lose weight, make more money, save more money, or be less stressed? So how are you doing?<p>Don’t worry if your resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. You’re not alone. A FranklinCovey survey …

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …

A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math

<b>A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>This is part 1 in a 3 part “Return To The Classroom” series, so-named because</i> …

Teaching

NASA May Soon Send This Spacecraft to Jupiter's Moon Europa

With massive oceans buried under six kilometers of ice, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been a dream destination for astronomers. It's possible that …

The Political Battle Over Red Meat

There’s a real food fight happening in Washington.<p>Green groups want the government to tell Americans that eating less meat benefits the earth<b>.</b>And …

15 Ways to Live Authentically & Amazingly

<b>Anxiety, depression and unhappiness occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves.</b> This is what …

Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre': 2,000 feared dead in Nigeria

Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies<p>Boko Haram escapee: ‘I kept stepping on dead bodies’<br>• Latest: Two suspected child suicide bombers attack Nigerian market<p>Hundreds of bodies …

Sets and costumes: designing a Disney fantasy land

From the enormous Shepperton Studios set that grew real trees to the zoot suit beloved by Johnny Depp, Into the Woods' designers have cast a wholly creative spell<p>The cast is stellar, the music glorious, but let us not forget <i>Into The Woods’</i> extraordinary sets and stunning costumes which help to make …