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13 Tricks for Organizing Your Chaotic Linen Closet

The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).<p>The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).

British tourist paid £20 to avoid waiting for baggage checks at Sharm el-sheik airport

A British tourist has said security was so lax at Sharm el-Sheikh airport during his visit that he was able to pay to avoid proper security procedures<p>Dale Parkyn has described to Sky News how he and his partner were waved through huge queues and the security gates after paying a small fee.<p>He said: …

Two guys wearing jetpacks fly alongside an Airbus A380

We've already seen ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy — a.k.a. Jetman — fly his jet-propelled wing in formation with another pilot, and we've seen him whizz …

Millionaire businessman causes hours of disruption at Heathrow by flying helicopter into airspace

Air traffic control halted international flights as Christopher Kiley flew just eight miles from Wycombe Air Park to Cliveden House<p>A millionaire businessman running late for lunch at a country manor caused hours of disruption for holidaymakers by flying through Heathrow airspace in his …

When Schools Overlook Introverts

As the focus on group work and collaboration increases, classrooms are neglecting the needs of students who work better in quiet settings.<p>When Susan Cain published <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking</i> nearly four years ago, it was immediately met with acclaim. The book …

Pedagogy

The American Pope

Francis may be the first pontiff from the New World, but heirs to St. Peter’s throne have long loomed large in the American imagination.<p>When the chartered Alitalia jet known as “Shepherd One” touches down in Maryland this week, Pope Francis will become just the fourth leader of the Roman Catholic …

Christianity

5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education

There are few household names in education research. Maybe that in itself constitutes a problem. But if there was an Education Researcher Hall Of Fame, one member would be a silver-haired, plainspoken Kiwi named John Hattie.<p>Hattie directs the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University …

Pedagogy

Investigators hope debris will shed light on Malaysian jet's disappearance

Investigators in France are preparing to examine a barnacle-encrusted piece of a Boeing 777 found this week on a remote Indian Ocean island, hoping to resolve at least some of the mystery surrounding the long-vanished<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>Aviation experts professed near certainty that the …

Airplanes

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Demographics

Injured tortoise given 3D printed shell

Cleopatra the leopard tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her from injury<p>A tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her own, as she suffers from a painful disease which has caused it to wear away.<p>Cleopatra, a leopard tortoise who was taken in by …

3D Printing

German airline crash: 'You can hear he is trying to smash the door down'

The mystery surrounding this week's crash of a German airliner into the French Alps deepened Wednesday with a report suggesting the pilot may have been locked out of the cockpit before the crash.<p><b>UPDATE: French prosecutor says Germanwings copilot appeared to want to destroy the plane</b><p>The New York …

Airplanes
Airplanes

To improve schools, let teachers take over

Walk through a typical public school, and you see students, sitting in rows of identical desks, listening to teachers talk.<p>Unless the teacher is particularly inspiring, half of the students are zoning out. This isn't just a problem for teachers, half of whom leave the profession within their first …

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …