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13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Teaching

How To Make Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I don't think it's <i>too</i> extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …

Amazon unveils free educational tools for teachers

Amazon wants to give teachers a leg up.<p>The online giant on Monday unveiled Amazon Inspire, a program that provides educators with the ability to upload, categorize and share resources, peer-review the content and create collections of those files to streamline and improve lesson planning. Amazon is …

You Won’t Believe These 25 Recipes are Gluten-Free, Grain-Free … and Vegan!

Gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan desserts? If you’re looking for some mind-blowingly delicious desserts, then you’ve come to the right place. …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Newbie to natural: My education in wine tasting

Up until a couple weeks ago, I had never been to a wine tasting. As a relatively new wine drinker — 7&7s, margaritas, and martinis my longtime cocktails of choice — the idea of stepping up to the counter of a cellar and sipping sirahs and sauvignons and such intimidated me to no end.<p>A …

You Think You Know Wine Tasting? Sonoma Is Redefining The Game With New Tasting Experiences

Wine tasting trips are a treat; what’s not to love about sipping wines in their natural settings? Even if you know nothing about wine, you can appreciate the tastes, the views, the cheese plates and bread sticks. But as the days go on, and the wine starts working, the process can be slightly …

The scientific secrets to cooking a perfect American breakfast

I am not an outstanding cook, but I can make a decent meal, which is my birth right as an Italian.<p>So you can imagine my shock when I discovered that my lunch and dinner skills were passable, but my breakfast game was really weak. And worse, <i>Americans</i> were much better than Italians at <i>making</i> their …

Breakfast

11 ridiculous ‘smart’ gadgets that totally exist

1/<p>Quirky Egg Minder<p>Quirky<p>The Quirky Egg Minder solves a question as old as time itself: "Why can't I connect my <i>egg tray</i> to the internet?"<p>Made in …

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

How to Poach an Egg All the Ways (Okay, Three)

Master these how to poach an egg 3 different ways: for one, Australian style, and for a crowd.<p>For many of you brunch lovers out there, <b>eggs are best when poached</b>. You can stop arguing about the best method; everyone's a winner here. <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>, food director at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, demonstrates <i>three</i> to …

The Danger of Teacher Nostalgia

<b>“This is the worst group we’ve ever had.”</b><p>When I hear a teacher say this, I know those students are in trouble: The person in charge of their …

Sweet Potato “Pasta” Salad with Garlic-Basil Dressing

Summer weather is knocking at our doorstep and it is FINALLY time to relax and take in the suns rays! Have you been thinking about what easy dish you …

12 Dinner Recipes You Need If You Are Completely Afraid of Cooking Meat

Does your idea of cooking start with boiling pasta and end with sauteéing veggies because you're not entirely sure how to cook meat? I feel you. Getting perfectly cooked steak or chicken isn't exactly the easiest task, and it can be overwhelming to take on complicated recipes. But rest assured — …

Cooking

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Cooking

How to make Cake Monkey's sticky toffee blondies

Blondies, or blonde brownies, are one of those things that tend to get forgotten, ignored at the bottom of your mother's '70s-era recipe box (in my case), or at the recesses of pastry cases, in favor of flashier desserts, mostly those with more chocolate. Blondies are brownies without the chocolate …

9 perfect "Harry Potter" quotes for stressful times

We’ve all had that terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. But sometimes, it’s more complicated than feeling like nothing is going right. …

New ‘Coding With Chrome’ App Helps Students Learn to Code

<b></b><b>A new Google app helps students learn more about programming with using web technologies.</b>The search giant’s ‘Coding with Chrome’ app is billed in the …

40 Of The Best Learning Apps For Elementary Students

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Doctors claim 'heaviest newborn baby girl ever' born in India

A mother in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl, believed to be the heaviest female infant ever born.<p>The child weighs the same amount as the average six-month-old and is reportedly twice the size of the average baby.<p>The baby, who is unnamed, was delivered by cesarean section to her …

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

It's only Tuesday, and you're likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to bring. But when it comes to to-do list, nothing is less empowering than getting down on yourself. Acting with fear, trepidation, and worry wastes valuable time not just in the workplace, …

Every Cent Of The Sale For This $39 Million Mansion Will Go Toward Saving Homeless Animals

This mansion is listed for $39 million and we’re hoping it goes for twice that, since its sale will help homeless animals. A <i>lot</i>.<p>The California home …

Pets

Should I invest my $100,000 inheritance or pay off debt?

<b>My wife and I are in our 30s and we have about $130,000 in cash – $100,000 from an inheritance and $30,000 of savings. We also own about $30,000 of stocks (Celgene, Alphabet, Facebook, Polaris Infrastructure, Bombardier and three medical marijuana companies – Aphria, Mettrum Health and Canopy</b> …

21 Unexpected Ways To Eat Fewer Carbs Without Even Noticing

Healthy carbs are an essential part of a balanced diet. While fiber-rich, unprocessed foods like quinoa and sweet potatoes are much better choices …

Healthy Eating

Natalie's Baked Chicken Parmesan w/Veggies and Mozzarella

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Sauce<p>1-2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 28 ounces diced tomatoes<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano or 1 tablespoon fresh<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• ½ medium onion, diced<br>• 1 eggplant, chopped<br>• 1 cup mushrooms chopped<br>• 1 – 2 tablespoons flour<br>• Salt, to taste<br>• Red pepper flakes, to …

Recipes

Larry Ellison shares what dropping out of college and getting divorced taught him about success

If self-made billionaire Larry Ellison hadn't trusted his instincts and dropped out of college, he may have never founded Oracle, one of the largest technology companies in the world.<p>Speaking Friday at the University of Southern California's commencement ceremony, Ellison said his plan growing up …

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

This Deaf Pit Bull Is Learning Sign Language To Help Herself Get Adopted

Shirley “Cha Cha” is more than just a gorgeous special needs Pit Bull, she’s also an academic! She’s two years old, fully deaf and she has started to …

Language