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Top EdTech Update OER Education Content for Thu.Dec 28, 2017

Teacher Tech<p>4pm CoffeeEDU in San Diego January 9th I will be in San Diego January 9th hosting a coffeeEDU. This is a one-hour unconference meetup. We …

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Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

Behavioral economics has a plan to fight poverty—and it’s all about redesigning the “cockpit”

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe was just trying to keep up. The ER at the small rural hospital was always packed and the top brass had urged him to move patients through more quickly, so when a woman in her sixties came in complaining of head and neck pain, he briskly examined her, hustled her off for an x-ray, …

This is the Biggest Cancer Causing Food, After Reading This You Will Never Eat It Anymore

Numerous people, and especially children, simply like to eat hot dogs, despite the fact that it’s nutritiously beggared processed nourishment. Hot …

The surprising reason your skin is breaking out and irritated all the time

During my rounds as a resident doctor in New York City, I saw many patients with a diverse array of problems. When a patient had a heart problem, …

Wellness

20 Types Of Learning Journals That Help Students Think

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Teaching

Smoothie To Fight Inflammation | Women's Health

OSTEOARTHRITIS is the "wear-and-tear" arthritis that happens with age or injury. There is a wearing down of the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones. Swelling occurs in joints that support weight over a lifetime, such as knees, hips, feet, and the spine.<p>RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS is an …

Vegetarianism May Be Linked To Depression, Study Suggests

There’s little debate about the fact that a plant-based diet is the healthiest around, both in terms of physical health and brain health. But a new study suggests that a vegetarian diet may, counterintuitively, be linked to depression. Though there are some limitations to the new research (namely, …

Vegetarianism

The Compelling Memoirs You Have To Read

Some call it navel-gazing. We call it too good to put down.<p>As much as we adore fiction, a good memoir really has a huge emotional impact on the …

The Best Grown-Up Reads of September 2017

There are so many books coming out this month that it’s pretty much guaranteed you’ll find one to love! From literary fiction to political memoir to …

Books

Top Massive Open Online Courses to Visit

August 13, 2017<p>Most people know the value of a college degree. Studies have traditionally shown that college-educated people tend to earn more money …

Online Education

Here are 7 essential criteria to identify undervalued stocks

<b>WHAT IS VALUE INVESTING?</b><p>Value investing identifies undervalued stocks. The Motley Fool defines value investing in this way:<p>Value investors understand the market often undervalues stocks based on news and events which have little if anything to do with the long-term fundamentals of those stocks. …

Investing

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Magic Mushrooms

A new kind of parent-teacher conference might be coming to your school | NOLA.com

The conferences most parents had with their children's teachers this school year probably went something like this: They occurred twice, in the fall …

Teaching

3 Portable Breakfast Recipes For Weight Loss

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make it your healthiest one, too! Sometimes when we're in a rush to make our morning commute, we …

Rebooting Industrial Era Seating

My heart sank when I thought about how this space—a cemetery—resembled the classroom space I designed for my very first class of fourth graders. The …

Doomed to relive high school? Science that says who we were at 16 still defines us

Salon talks to a clinical psychologist about status, likability and Donald Trump’s “desperate quest to be popular”<p>If painful memories of what cafeteria table we ate lunch at can potentially stick with us well into adulthood, what does that say about our culture's relationship to this thing called …

Psychology

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

1. Start Slow<p>Experiencing comprehensive student-centered instruction for the first time makes some kids uneasy. I’ll never forget the high school …

Cauliflower Tater Tots

<i>These cauliflower tater tots are a lower carb version of the classic comfort food that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. You’ll never</i> …

Food
Psychology

Should You Eat Red Meat? And How Much?

<i>Welcome to the Great Debates, where we consider the greatest nutritional controversies of our time. Our goal isn't to tell you what to think or do,</i> …

Holistic Medicine

5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

Personal Finance

Researchers figured out what's special about the brains of super-memorizers

We often think of prodigious memory as an arcane skill — almost indistinguishable from magic to those of us who no longer remember more than a few key phone numbers. But the ability to recall an epic poem or the full sequence of a deck of cards may be less mysterious than it seems.<p>According to a …

The Brain

Can You Beat the Credit-Card Rewards Programs at Their Own Game?

Shortly before Thanksgiving, Nathan Lundquist, a 22-year-old senior at Auburn University, was sitting in the Delta Air Lines lounge in the Atlanta …

Personal Finance

20 Travel Hacks I Learned While Flying Around the World in 8 Days | Inc.com

My most recent business trip took me around the world in just eight days. I traveled nearly 35,000 miles, visited three continents and spent over 88 hours on airplanes. Needless to say, I picked up a few tips and tricks along the way.<p>Knowing top travel hacks can help you stay healthy, productive …

Hacking

29 Restaurants Around The World That You Must Try Before You Die

I have a confession: My main food gal Zoe Bain and I are quite competitive. So when we saw the R29 Fashion Team’s truly impressive 29 Big (Fashion) …

Travel

8 Classics Every Christian Should Read

Aside from the Holy Bible, there are certain books that all Christians should read. The following list of books is not comprehensive but should give …

The 12 best podcasts of 2016, according to Apple

This year's list includes Malcolm Gladwell, a retired Navy SEAL, and shows about mystery and murder. In its list, Apple said true-crime shows, politics, and radio dramas were particularly hot in 2016.<p>Here are the top 12 podcasts Apple said were the best in 2016, along with the company's comment:

Self-improvement

How to Start Investing With Just a Little Bit of Savings | Investopedia

How does a person start investing? Most people invest by using mutual funds. A mutual fund is a portfolio (or collection) of stocks, bonds, real …