Katherine Hobbs

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More Colleges Go Test-Optional; Google Launches College Search Tool

<i>You're reading NPR's weekly roundup of education news.</i><p><b>Curriculum changes for AP World History</b><p>This week, educators and students expressed their opposition to the College Board's decision to cut out parts of the Advanced Placement World History curriculum.<p>The College Board announced in May that it …

College & University

26 Innovations That'll Change Your Mind About Self-Tanners

Since we’re all well aware of the dangers of tanning beds — and too much time in natural sunlight sans SPF — self-tanners are the perfect solution …

Beauty

14 techniques for more thorough proofreading

PR pros put great effort into crafting press releases, building a targeted media list and developing relationships with journalists. Yet even a minor …

Public Relations

Take a ‘simple’ approach to teaching grammar

Grammar terms can be a real pain. For one, there are different models of grammar, different frameworks for describing language, each coming with its …

Linguistics

Indian Vegetarian Foods That Can Lower Blood Pressure

Indian is considered one of the healthier cuisines, according to a 2010 report from CNN. If you're trying to improve your blood pressure by eating …

Nutrition

5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts

The One Small Change That Helped This Woman See Major Ab Results

While eating and enjoying all of her favorite foods, too.<p>When it comes to reaching a healthy weight, most of us think it can't be done without …

Fitness

Yoga for Anxiety: 11 Poses to Try

Many people turn to yoga when feelings of anxiety start to creep in or during times of stress. You may find that focusing on both your breath and …

Yoga

Give your whole self to God with this simple prayer from St. Ignatius

Your love and your grace are enough for me ...<p>St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) is the founder of the Society of Jesus, commonly known as the …

Faith

Soil Improvement Tips for Healthy Garden Soil

Have you given due consideration to building your garden soil this season? What soil improvement techniques were you planning to use? Whether you’re …

Gardening

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

Yoga

23 Products You Can Get At Target That People Actually Swear By

Face washes, bandeau bikini tops, stemless wine glasses, cotton sheets, and more products that Target shoppers absolutely love.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices</i> …

Shopping

Shade-Loving Perennial Flowers: 15 Beautiful Choices for Your Garden

While shade may feel like a limiting factor when it comes to colorful garden plants, it simply isn’t. Yes, your plant palette may not be quite as …

Extreme Sports

Tools That Help Give Every Student a Voice in Class

We’ve all had students who have great ideas but don’t share them aloud in class for one reason or another. You can probably picture those students in …

Education Technology

15 Juicy Vegan Stews From Around the World! - One Green Planet

Stew is comforting, hearty, and healthy! It’s no wonder that so many different cultures have adapted it and made it their own! Check out these 15 …

Antioxidants

The 13 Best Tinted Sunscreens for Your Face

If you're someone who prefers to wear some form of a base on a daily basis — whether it be foundation, powder, or even just a few dots of concealer — chances are that tinted sunscreens are your jam. If they're not yet, here's a quick primer: These magical little base-product miracles come in …

Skin Care

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Yoga

The 35 Easiest Container and Pot Friendly Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

With spring and summer often comes the desire to plant things. If you are someone who enjoys growing and preserving your own food but you’re also …

Gardening

‘The Great Gatsby’ Might Have Been Inspired By Connecticut And Not The Hamptons

There is convincing evidence that F. Scott Fitzgerald's most popular novel was inspired by Westport, Connecticut.<p>For hardcore F. Scott Fitzgerald …

Literature

13 Non-Toxic Sunscreens Under £20 Available In The UK So You Can Glow Responsibly

Both medical experts and beauty brands have been promoting the importance of protecting your skin against the sun for some time. As much as you’d …

Skin Care

Red Miso Makes This Shrimp Bisque Taste Super Decadent—But It Has Less Than 300 Calories

This sophisticated bisque is worthy of a special occasion, but you could also make it on a weeknight and simply freeze half of it for a later meal. …

Food

18 Of The Fastest Growing Veggies You Can Harvest In No Time

Just because vegetable gardening is usually an exercise in patience doesn’t mean you can’t grow fast food. For all the keen and restless gardeners …

Gardening

Google Unveils Largest Frida Kahlo Collection For Free Viewing And Inspiration

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Guillermo Kahlo / Wikimedia Commons (public domain)<br>Frida Kahlo, famed for her unique art …

Art

A homemade hummingbird nectar recipe guaranteed to please

There are several reasons to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Hummingbirds are super pollinators in the garden, and they're efficient at ridding a …

Birds

13 Bestselling Beauty Products That Will Change Your Routine Forever — All on Amazon

We are eternally on the hunt for products that will take our beauty routine to new heights. That's why we love trying new things from Amazon, because they often come with hundreds of customer reviews. You know it's a purchase you can feel good about after doing your research. We've rounded up the …

Skin Care

Consumer Reports Tested 73 Sunscreens, and This Formula Got a Perfect Score

When we recently asked dermatologists about the best thing to do for better skin in the future, their answer was unanimous: sunscreen. Says Tara Rao, …

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

12 Colonoscopy Prep Tips From Gastroenterologists to Make the Whole Thing Less Hellish

Welcome to Colonoscopy Prep 101: a Class No One Actually Takes But We’ll All Definitely Need. Look, a colonoscopy—which is when a medical …

Cancer

Save Your Money: Dermatologists Say These Are the 10 Best Drugstore Moisturizers

I love Sephora as much as the next woman. And those pink Glossier bags? I reuse them, too. But as high-end and brand-forward as these two outposts …

Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There's a lot going on: social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period.<p>Until relatively recently, it was thought that the brain was only actively developing during childhood, but in the last two decades, …

Social Media