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Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

The best optical illusions to bend your eyes and blow your mind – in pictures

Clive Gifford’s book Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing has just been crowned winner of the Royal Society Young People’s book prize 2014, which is judged by young people<p>Here Clive shares some his favourite optical illusions from the book

Children with Autism May Have Inherited Abnormal "Micro-Movement" Patterns — NOVA Next | PBS

Autism may be a neurodevelopmental disorder, but some scientists are turning to physics to understand the subtleties of its symptoms.<p>According to …

Autism

15 Unique and Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom

Here are some great new ideas to use your iPad in your classroom, K-12 and beyond! The iPad, as we all know, is a great tool for education. We are …

2nd Graders Had It Right: Kissing Is Gross, Science Proves

A new study published in <i>Microbiome</i> journal says that 80 million bacteria can be transferred in a 10-second kiss.<p>Ew.<p>Researchers at the Netherlands …

First Grade Activities & Games . First Grader Language Development Milestones . Education | PBS Parents

These activities from PBS KIDS help first graders learn new words and practice letter-sound relationships, reading easy text, and writing for …

Kids

Crock-Pot Recipes: 10 Surprising Things You Can Make In Your Slow-Cooker

Once you try this Crock-Pot version of the classic BLT sandwich, you’ll never go back. We also love the melted tomatoes on crackers with soft goat …

A revolution in higher education

"Michelangelo didn’t attend a semester of lectures,” says Sanjay Sarma, “he learned in the studio with a master looking over his shoulder.” And the …

Rest your cow to ease tight hips: five-minute yoga challenge - Five-Minute Yoga

In general, cows like to be upright. Cow-faced pose, not so much.<p><b>Wouldn’t it be great if all of life’s problems could be solved by lying down and</b> …

Yoga

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

Exercise 1 Hand-Release Pushup<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position, your body elevated between your hands and toes. Line up your hands directly under your shoulders, just wider than your ribcage <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core stiff and squeezing your glutes, lower your chest completely down to the floor …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …