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The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer

<b>The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning is a …

Stephen Kaplitt: Cease and Desist Response Letter

Professional Audio/Music Recording Software

Excellent performance in recording music<p><b>No audio source could escape</b><br>No matter the source audio be Built-in audio (Built-in Microphone, Built-in Input …

We Asked For This

There is a certain jollity in the reactions of the webby class to news that the NSA has been, first, spying on Verizon communications for years, and second has approached multiple information-gathering startups, hat in hand, asking for access to their data stores. It is indeed funny: faceless …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Tea

The Latest in Happiness Research

• “A study of women in the United States found that homeowners were no happier than renters, on average. And even if you’re currently living in a …

10 Innovative Bike Gadgets

What’s the best way to get around this summer? Hint: It’s not a shamu-shaped submarine. Whether you love to ride your bike on the weekends at the beach or in the mountains, or commute on a daily basis, we’re all about serving up new an innovative ways to rock your ride. We’ve already shown you …

Black and White Underwater Photography by Hengki Koentjoro | Colossal

<p>Underwater photography of scuba divers, coral, or wildlife can sometimes seem commonplace regardless of the remote destination or subject, but …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

Atmosphere - Guarantees (Official Video)

Music Videos

How to improve security in Firefox, Chrome, and IE

Block third-party cookies, delete your history on exit, and restrict JavaScript in Firefox and Chrome, but don't bother enabling do-not-track until the feature actually works.<p>Like their counterparts in the real world, computer criminals are always looking for vulnerabilities they can exploit. …

IT security

Three essential security add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, and IE

The free extensions for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer thwart trackers, block ads (in Firefox and Chrome), and rate the safety of links before you click them: Ghostery, Adblock Plus, and Web of Trust, respectively.<p>If you ask people what they like least about the Internet, the …

Software

Free services make Gmail, Google Drive, Google search more private

Sendinc encrypts mail sent via a Gmail, Outlook, or other account; BoxCryptor encrypts Google Drive, SkyDrive, DropBox, and other cloud storage; and Startpage serves up Google search results without recording your IP address or otherwise tracking you.<p>It's no secret that any information you provide …

Google Drive

Home networking explained, part 7: Power line connections

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains home power line networking and answers frequently asked questions about the technology.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> This post is part of an ongoing series. For the other parts, check out the related stories section below.<p>Power line networking basically turns a building's existing …

Wi-Fi

Miss Netiquette’s Guide to romance on Social Networks

The Internet is a wonderful if confusing world – and that’s why you sometimes need to be pointed in the right direction. Lucky for you, some of us …

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Glowing plants could act as biological night lights

A Kickstarter project promises to deliver seeds and plants that glow in the dark, thanks to synthetic biology and designer DNA sequences.<p>Humans have a lot in common with magpies. We gravitate toward shiny things.<p>It's easy, then, to see why the Glowing Plants project on Kickstarter has more than …

Biology

How to Make Money on Your Lunch Break

How do you spend your lunch break? Taking a turn round the park? Checking Facebook? Catching up on the work you should've done in the morning? All of …

Butt-On With the Magical Machine That Finds the Perfect Pair of Jeans

Anyone with legs and a butt knows finding a pair of pants that fits just right is challenging. No two bodies—or jeans for that matter—are alike. But …