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The Very Best Learning Method Is Not Taught To Students Or Teachers

The one learning technique which works best is the one that students use the least.• Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook …

eBooks

Explore Electronics Basics and More in Collin’s Lab

Several weeks ago, I posted a piece about the <i>Make: Presents</i> video series that we did in 2010 with Collin Cunningham. In addition to those videos introducing electronics basics and tools, Collin also produced an equally excellent series called <i>Collin’s Lab</i>.<p>These “Lab” videos gave Collin an …

7 places to find porn that’s actually worth watching

<b>(Creativa Images via Shutterstock)</b><p>There’s no shortage of porn on the Internet, but good porn? That’s another story. Here are some places to look<p>Carrie Weisman<p>February 1, 2016 11:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It’s not hard to find porn online, but it is hard to find good …

Take a Video Crash Course in Beginner Electronics

In 2008 and 2009, <i>Make:</i> produced a wonderful series of videos, called <i>MAKE Presents</i>, done by the inimitable Collin Cunningham. The idea was to create a series of highly entertaining, user-friendly, and informative videos that would explain the rudiments of electronics — the basic components, tools, …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Scientists have figured out how the Earth looked a billion years ago

By the time Dietmar Mueller arrived at the University of Texas as a graduate student in the mid-1980s, scientists had already long embraced a once-astonishing idea: that the continents on which all human history has unfolded, rather than fixtures of constancy, were orphans of a former grand …

Earth Science

Get Ripped Quick with This Simple and Effective HIIT Workout

Staying fit on the road is always a challenge. We’re out of our routines, away from our gym and eating a diet that’s different from usual (let’s be …

Here's what this man learned from one year on a high-fat / low carb diet

The Effects of a Year in Ketosis by James McCarter from Quantified Self on Vimeo.<p>At the most recent Quantified Self conference, geneticist Jim …

10 Ways to Test Your Fitness

How do you measure up? (sponsored by Fitbit)<p>Evaluating your physical fitness should be your first step when starting a new workout regimen. When you have a good sense of how your stats and exercise patterns stack up, it will be easier for you to monitor your progress and set achievable fitness …

Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often

In a previous post, I shared eight things a successful educator should never say. Admittedly, that is a negative way to think about the impact of …

Teaching

What happened when a parent fought for his kid's privacy at an all-Chromebook school

Katherine W was seven when her third-grade teacher issued Chromebooks to her class. Her dad, Jeff, is a serious techie, but the school's tech choices …

The CIA's Simple Sabotage Field Manual is a guide to “purposeful stupidity”

After we realized that Merlin Mann had tricked us into adopting <i>Getting Things Done</i> as Boing Boing's operating manual, we started using the CIA's …

Bring the Fam Together on Thanksgiving with 8 Fun Projects

Last week, Donald Bell ran a piece here covering projects you can do on Turkey Day to duck out on any uncomfortable family dynamics. “Sorry to have to bow out of this <i>fascinating</i> discussion about how the Illuminati control the world, Uncle Pete, but I have <i>got</i> to finish building this solar-powered …

Crafting

Windows 10: The Best Hidden Features, Tips, and Tricks - ExtremeTech

By on April 13, 2017 at 7:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Microsoft marked a turning point …

Phazon One Size Fits All Bluetooth Earbuds

Forget those interchangeable buds. Using a simple twist motion, the Phazon one-size-fits-all Bluetooth earbuds provide every user comfortable and …

How To Burn Yourself Out As A Teacher

How To Burn Yourself Out As A Teacher by Terry Heick Several years ago, we published a post titled, Why Good Teachers Quit. Tens of thousands of …

50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

In L.A. Unified, restorative justice has been slow to take hold

Restorative justice is a wonderful concept; a way to make student discipline less punitive and more productive. But in Los Angeles Unified, it's little more than a slogan, generally misunderstood and rarely applied.<p>The district did a lot of chest thumping two years ago, when it became the first in …

L.A. schools swapped 'zero tolerance' for 'restorative justice.' Is it working?

Staff applaud the goals of 'restorative justice,' a community-minded alternative to schools' 'zero tolerance' policies, which have not proven to be …

Steve Martin & Robin Williams Riff on Math, Physics, Einstein & Picasso in a Heady Comedy Routine (2002)

Back in 2002, Stanford University mathematics professor Robert Osserman chatted with comedian and banjo player extraordinaire Steve Martin in San …

Robin Williams

Actual textbook physics problem

<i>You are kidnapped by political-science majors (who are upset<br>because you told them political science is not a real science).<br>Although blindfolded, you</i> …

How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

Perhaps your accessories collection is so vast it needs its own closet. Or perhaps you’re a one tie, one watch type who can barely remember if …

Men's Fashion

Washington Court Strikes Down Public Funding for Charter Schools

The state's high court rules that because charter schools are not public institutions, they don't qualify for taxpayer money.<p>One of the more grotesque attacks on the concept of an American political commonwealth has been the steady – and, sadly, bipartisan – assault on the concept of public …