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Heather Watson tells online trolls: sport isn't about looking perfect

Tennis player sends defiant message to critics of her appearance, saying women need to feel comfortable in their own skin<p>The British tennis player Heather Watson has spoken out against online abuse she has received over her weight and appearance and urged other women to “feel comfortable in their …

11 charming restaurants with a garden to eat at while in London

Head outside and find the heat. Tuck into tasty menus at our favourite places in bloom this summer.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Vogue.co.uk</i>

Cricket Australia drop Southern Stars title in boost for gender equality

The Australian women's cricket team will no longer be officially known as the Southern Stars in move to boost gender equality in the game.<p>Rather, …

Want to Train Yourself to Succeed? Science Says These 3 Things Matter Most

A National Science Foundation-funded review of 61 success studies found these three things cited over and over again.<p>Henry Ford once famously said: "Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."<p>It's a pithy quote (Ford was a quote machine), but now, just over 70 years …

Flannery O'Connor

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

Photography

Four sweet pie recipes, plus three seasonal variations on each

Cook asked four of our favourite chefs to give us the recipe for their favourite sweet pie for cold days, with three seasonal variations so you can now indulge in it all year round ...<p><b>Butterscotch pies (main picture)</b><p><b>Imen McDonnell,</b> <b>farmette.ie</b><p>For each and every celebration, my Grandma Ursula baked a …

Brazilian grilled crab shells

In Brazil, this bar snack (casquinha de siri) is served in scallop or crab shells – real or plastic – but you can just as easily use a ramekin.<p>SERVES<p>Four as a starter<p>INGREDIENTS<p>300-400g fresh white crabmeat (from an 800g-1.2kg cooked brown crab)<br>• 2 slices white bread, crusts removed<br>• 2 tbsp coconut …

Recipes

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

Teaching

6-Year-Old Girls Already Have Gendered Beliefs About Intelligence

They’re more likely to avoid games meant for “really, really smart” children.<p>“There are lots of people at the place where I work, but there is one person who is really special. This person is really, really smart,” said Lin Bian. “This person figures out how to do things quickly and comes up with …

Ada Lovelace

10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

You're reading 10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

UI Design

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Why would you pay a design agency upwards of $5,000 for one graphic design, when you can create your own visuals for next to nothing?<p>Many startups and new entrepreneurs understand the value of using visuals in their marketing strategy, but how many people are actually going to throw five grand at a …

England women wary of Canada's powerhouse brand of rugby

The England women’s head coach, Simon Middleton, has warned his side tomorrow's opponents Canada will play a “powerhouse brand of rugby – confrontational and highly competitive” and expects them to be one of the contenders for next year’s World Cup.<p>These are exciting times for England women’s …

Ilyin stripped of Beijing, London weightlifting golds

Gymnastics

Verse goes viral: how young feminist writers are reclaiming poetry for the digital age

Fusing writing, music, art and technology, a new generation is taking poetry beyond the bookstore<p>If you’re not an Instagrammer you may never have heard of Rupi Kaur. In fact, if you’re not a young female Instagrammer, then your chances are probably even slimmer.<p>And yet, with almost 750,000 …

Spiced avocado toast with black beans recipe

Pep up avocado toast with lime and chilli, black beans and feta for a snack that's packed with flavour<p>Avocado toast has almost become a cliché – I’ve lost count of the ways I’ve seen it prepared – but it’s also irresistible (and good for you). This makes a bit more of the avo-on-toast theme but you …

Recipes

Ads Featuring ‘Unrealistic Body Image’ Banned from London Transit Network

London’s new mayor Sadiq Khan was only elected last month, but he lost no time fulfilling a big campaign promise. Now that he’s in office, Kahn is …

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016 – So Far

As regular readers know, it’s time for me to begin posting my mid-year “The Best….” lists. There are nearly 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You …

Education Technology

How to Create Recordings of Your iPad's Screen

This week's Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week was about how to create screencast videos on an Android device. Shortly after posting that tip I had …

Prince Says Saudi Arabia Not Yet Ready to Allow Women to Drive

Saudi Arabia isn’t ready to end the world’s only ban on women driving, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said, arguing it’s not just a matter …

House of Saud

Pendleton, Cooke back Varnish in sexism row

Apr 26, 2016<p>Olympic champions Victoria Pendleton and Nicole Cooke have both criticised British Cycling following Jess Varnish's recent sexism …

British Cycling’s Shane Sutton suspended over alleged comments on Paralympians

• Technical director accused of calling athletes ‘gimps’ and ‘wobblies’ • Sutton, already under fire over Jess Varnish’s sexism claims, now suspended<p>British Cycling’s technical director, Shane Sutton, has been suspended pending a formal investigation into accusations that he called Paralympic …

Top 5 Best Screen Recording Software For Windows

For windows users, we are here with <b>Best Screen Recording Software For Windows</b>. As screen recording is the excellent way to capture anyone’s activity …

Female pro surfers want industry to get on board regarding sexism concerns

Australia's leading female surfers are calling for pay equality and for the industry to fix up its culture of sexism.<p>Seven-time world champion Layne …

The U.S. Women's Soccer Team May Ditch the Olympics Unless They Get Paid

Your move, dudes.<p>The Olympics are months away, but Becky Sauerbrunn just won a gold medal in wage negotiation.<p>Last month, the U.S. Women Soccer's Team filed a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in which the women accused U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination. And this …

The US women's football team earn £14m more in revenue than the men so should be paid more... it is old-fashioned sexism

• <b>Five of the US women's football team are taking action against US Soccer</b>• <b><br>They are unhappy about their pay compared to their male counterparts</b>• <b><br>Women's</b> …

Best iPhone tripods and mounts for photographers

In a few weeks, my partner and I are heading to London and Iceland for a two-week vacation. While London definitely isn’t a first for us, Iceland is. This trip also marks another important first for me: It’s the very first time I’m leaving my DSLR at home. I’ll be relying solely on my iPhone 6s …

Magnetism

Tour De Yorkshire: Race To Offer Bigger Prize To Women Amid Pay Gap Controversy

Well played<p>Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire are challenging the gender pay gap by offering the most lucrative prize to women at this years …

Hillary Got Swept in the New Hampshire Primary But Will Sweep Up the State's Superdelegates

The excellent campaign run so far by Bernie Sanders moves ever closer towards its greatest weakness: Sanders’ chances, or lack thereof, in the …

Government