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Top 12 Soft Skills Employers Seek

The Top 12 Soft Skills Employers Seek<p>Updated March 15, 2018<p>Depending on the organization or business, employers are seeking key skills and experience …

Serena Williams’s Biggest Win

One of the greatest athletes of all time took a path to success that only she could devise.<p>Story by Elena Bergeron <br>Photography by Jody Rogac <br>Styling …

A History of Punctuation for the Internet Age

“People don’t know why they get so upset about language,” David Crystal told me recently, over Skype from his home in Wales. “ ‘Potato’s,’ with an apostrophe ‘S,’ ” he offered, as an example of the kind of thing that drives some people batty, “but you ask them, ‘Why are you so upset?’, and they …

Motivational Video Inspires Excellence

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

The Secret Art Life of E.E. Cummings

The great modernist poet had a sideline passion—creating a multitude of visual art: 1,600 sketches, drawings, watercolors, and oil paintings during …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 is “keep the memory alive”, and today we want to remember Annelies Marie Frank, better known as Anne Frank, who started her diary Diary of a Young Girl at the age of just 13, while hiding from the German occupation of Amsterdam during the second world war. …

Books

A Modern History of Free-Speech Martyrs

As the massacre at Charlie Hebdo reminds us, art and satire have long been targets of violent suppression. Here are nine famous books, films and …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Gear & Gadgets

20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites | CNN Travel

Hilarious Renaissance Art Animated .Gifs

James Kerr, AKA "Scorpion Daggger," is an artist who specializes in collages and animated .gifs. When he combines the two, the results are comical. …

Natalie Portman In 'Macbeth': Oscar Winner Joins Michael Fassbender In Shakespeare Tragedy

What's done is done -- and, in this case, we love it.<p>Natalie Portman is set to play Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender's Macbeth in a recently announced film adaptation of the classic Shakespeare tragedy. Scheduled to begin shooting later this year, the movie will be directed by Justin Kurzel …

Yes, Shakespeare coined words. But that's just the start of his contribution to the English language

You must have read or listened to tons of stories about William Shakespeare, and how he’s still relevant.<p>Stories about kids performing his plays. Prisoners performing them. Who knows, maybe even astronauts have recited bits from Hamlet on the International Space Station. If they haven’t yet, they …

Shakespeare: 10 Quotes That Will Make You a Better Leader

Just read a post here at Forbes from my friend Kevin Kruse, eulogizing the great Zig Ziglar, and offering 10 of his most true and pithy quotes. There are so many wise people, down through the years, who have said things that – if we took them seriously – would support us to be better leaders…and, …

Shakespeare, Sadness-Shaman: How Hamlet Can Help Us Through Our Grief and Despair

<i>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on grief. Our coping strategies can be among the most disorienting defiances of expectation — it’s a given that nothing gives comfort per se, but the things that bring even marginal …

If William Shakespeare Had Written Star Wars

Though <b>William Shakespeare</b> regularly dominates surveys of the greatest literature of all time, he remains a surprisingly controversial figure of literary history — while some believe The Bard profoundly changed modern life, others question whether he wrote anything at all. Doubts of authorship …

First 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites | CNN Travel

Hear Evernote CEO Phil Libin At IGNITION 2014

Phil Libin started Evernote with the simplest idea: Remember everything—or, more precisely, everything that matters. Today, the company's sleek suite of apps and services helps you capture thoughts and ideas, snap photos, grab audio, and clip information, then access it from anywhere. With more …

Becoming a Connected Educator - Presentation for #TL21Creboot Session

This was a presentation made for the TL21C Reboot Session held at Preston NMIT on the 22nd July 2014. It involved members of the 2013 TL21C groups coming back and sharing their journeys. It was made using Haiku Deck. I have also written a post on the matter which you can read here: …

Preparing Tomorrow's Global Education Teachers

I'm often asked how teacher educators -- those individuals who are preparing tomorrow's teachers -- can integrate global issues into their programs. The Global Teacher Education website is an excellent resource.<p>Teachers prepare the next generation of citizens to be able to effectively function in …

14 Free Apps for Higher Order Thinking

Apps for higher order thinking can be a great push for your students to explain their thinking and create their own digital portfolio items. Apps …

The periodic table of iPad Apps

I was recently inspired by Sean Junkins’ (@sjunkins) periodic table of iPad Apps. I thought it was a really useful too – being able to map Apps to …

iPad Apps

A Rubric to Grade Students iPad Projects

July, 2014<br>Today's post features a practical rubric to use in class to grade your students iPad projects. This rubric ,which I learned about through …

These Are the 10 Best-Selling Products of All Time

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247wallst.com.</i><p>Creating the most popular product of …

Star Wars

TED Talk Takeaways: 8 Ways to Hook Your Audience

“You will live 7.5 minutes longer than you would have otherwise, just because you watched this talk.”<p>This was the claim that video game designer Jane McGonigal presented to the crowd during her June 2012 TED talk. As the camera panned over the members of the audience, their faces showed universal …