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10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump)

Change your approach to productivity and let the results speak for themselves.<p>By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting …

Freezing fog blankets southern England – in pictures

As Big Ben twinkles through the fog and deer graze in a frosty Richmond Park, the weather brings less pretty scenes at England’s disrupted airports

Snow in the Sahara – in pictures

Red dunes turn white as record snowfall blankets desert near town of Aïn Séfra in Algeria

Snowfall

The Serious Eats Guide to Beans

Sure, beans may be the stuff of crass rhymes and penny-pinching diets, but they're also one of our oldest, most reliable, and most diverse forms of sustenance. In part, that's because there are more than 18,000 species of legume plants, growing on every continent save Antarctica, a vast number of …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Mathematics

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Apps

Gardens: how to keep basil alive | James Wong

Supermarket basil is notoriously shortlived. But there are ways to make it last<p>A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem …

Gardening

I'm Right and You're an Idiot

• <b>Author:</b> James Hoggan & Grania Litwin<p>The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda, and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and thwarting our …

The Real Crash

• <b>Author:</b> Peter D. Schiff<p>You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.<p>You'd be wrong.<p>In <i>The Real Crash</i>, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues that America is enjoying a government-inflated bubble, one that reality …

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Want to improve a child’s health? Sometimes that may mean giving their parents a raise

Challenger Patrick Brown has 'unfinished business' with Ontario Premier Doug Ford, says Brampton incumbent mayor Linda Jeffrey, whom Mr. Brown …

Canada

China strikes back at U.S., pointing out American human-rights abuses

The country that tortures political prisoners, censors speech, holds secret trials and forces Muslims to violate Ramadan rules is once again criticizing the human-rights record of its rival, the United States.<p>China on Friday accused the U.S. of discriminating against minorities and said its …

10 Simple Tips For Better Teaching With Tablets

<b>10 Simple Tips For Better Teaching With Tablets</b><p>by <b>Ravi Bhatt</b>, iAnnotate Software Developer<p>Teachers can’t escape the growing trend of technology in the …

Union disclosure bill amended by Senate

OTTAWA<p>A Tory backbencher’s bill to force unions to open their books was called "the bastard child of government" Wednesday and is returning to the …

TDSB's finances to be probed amid 'irregularities'

Ontario's education minister has called for an independent accounting firm to probe how the Toronto District School Board managed its finances during …

Leadership Qualities Teachers Want in a Principal

Every year in the United States, an estimated 500,000 teachers leave their schools, with only 16% of the departures the result of retirement. The …

Teaching

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