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LIFE Magazine Launched 80 Years Ago. Here's How It Covered History

The first cover of LIFE magazine, Nov. 11, 1936.<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 37<p>The story that made the cover of the very first issue of LIFE Magazine—published …

Queen Elizabeth II

Google Forms in the Classroom on Flipboard

By techtools101 | techtools101 created a magazine on Flipboard. “Google Forms in the Classroom on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

5 MORE Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

5 MORE Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom<p>By Nicole Long<p>When most teachers begin using Google Drive, they start with the basics: Google Docs, …

Education Technology

A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Important New Google Forms Tips for Teachers

June 21, 2016<br>For those of you who haven’t tried the new Google Forms yet, the visual guide below will help you get started. It features 10 important …

10 Google Forms Tricks!

Google Forms is great! You can use it to create a survey or a quiz, or collect registrations. But there is more to it than you might think. Here are …

The Impossible to Fail Quiz in the New Google Forms

<i>After Chris Aviles introduced me to the Impossible to Fail Quiz at EdCamp New Jersey, I liked it so much I used it with my students and created a</i> …

Education Technology

10 Advanced Tips & Tricks For Google Forms

Advertisement<p>If Google Forms Use Google Forms To Collect Contact Info On A Mobile Device Use Google Forms To Collect Contact Info On A Mobile Device …

7 Bad Habits That Will Severely Jeopardize Your Career in Business

Most employees find it easy to recognize leadership, or lack of it, in others. Yet they often are oblivious to the same traits in themselves. It's time to take a hard look in the mirror.<p>Are you a career-minded business professional waiting impatiently for that appointment to a leadership position, …

Leadership

The 15 most expensive cities for tourists to visit

The report compares purchasing power in 71 cities around the world.<p>One part of the study looked at what one night costs in various cities across the globe.<p>In order to come up with these costs, UBS looked at an overnight stay in a first-class hotel for two people, along with two restaurant dinners …

European Travel

Controversial Railway Splits Kenya’s Parks, Threatens Wildlife

The line under construction in the modernizing nation will run through two national parks and has already disrupted elephant movements.<p>TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK, Kenya—When it comes to darting elephants from helicopters and fitting heavy GPS tracking collars around their massive necks, “a lot of …

Feeling Overtaxed? The Romans Would Tax Your Urine

Governments have always found creative ways to collect cash.<p>Taxes may be as certain as death, but they've changed a lot. Over the centuries, governments have levied taxes on everything from facial hair to the right to cover up—and officials accepted payments of beers, beds, and even …

10 Facts About Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë was born in England to an Irish father and Cornish mother on April 21, 1816. And though much of her life was marked by tragedy, she …

Literature

Amazing images of the world's greatest cities before they were cities

Some, like Paris, are ancient — over 2,000 years old. Others are adolescent in comparison, like Sydney, at just over 200 years old.<p>Here are the maps, paintings, and old-time photographs that show the journeys of our greatest cities.

Wikimedia

Unseen photos of Europe after World War II

These color images, taken by photographer David Seymour in 1947, trace the route that the Allied forces took as they drove toward Berlin during World War II.

Europe

The hidden world of the Knights Templar

Tucked behind London’s Fleet Street, a patchwork of gardens and graceful buildings tell the story of the most famous knights of the Crusades.<p>It was rush hour on a weekday and I was weaving my way down the Strand, one of central London’s most famous thoroughfares. The street hummed with tourists, …

Ancient History

Los Angeles’ 1850s Slave Market Is Now the Site of a Federal Courthouse

Auctioning off human beings is a practice many would think confined to the pre-Civil War American South. Here in California, slavery was purportedly …

Before and After the Worst Nuclear Disasters in History

There are few sources of energy as fickle and destructive as nuclear power.<p>When contained and kept under control, it can be a relatively clean way of …

The American Monarchy

The pride, the glory of Britain, and the direct end of its constitution is political liberty ... Thus have we created the noblest constitution the …

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Death of Christopher Columbus

The discoverer of the Americas had a strong sense of divine intervention in his life. In his thirties, when his ship was wrecked and he managed to …

World History

The Crusades: A Complete History

Jonathan Phillips offers a comprehensive account of a compelling and controversial topic, whose bitter legacy resonates to this day.

These Photos From The Past Are Shocking, Crazy, Or Both. I Still Can't Believe Some Of Them.

Throughout history, things have changed, but people stay the same. And by that, I mean they're weird. There are so many unbelievable moments that …

Unique historic color video shows Berlin in July 1945

New footage has emerged of Berlin in the aftermath of World War II. The video, filmed in July 1945, shows famous landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate …

La reine Élisabeth II, monarque britannique au règne le plus long

Après 63 années sur le Trône britannique, Élisabeth II, devenue reine à 25 ans quand une Grande-Bretagne à bout de souffle peinait à se remettre des …

Familles Royales

Colorized Photos of WWII Refugees Offer New Perspective on the Migrant Crisis

Displaced persons cross a bridge on the River Elbe at Tangermunde, which was blown up by the Germans, to escape the chao<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Fred …

North Africa

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.

These Before and After Photos Show How Glaciers in the US Are Melting

Over the past several years, the U.S. Geological Survey has been shooting a “Repeat Photography” project in various locations to show how glacier ice …

National Parks

Rosie the Riveter IRL: Meet the women who built WWII planes

Women workers of World War II<p>Rosie the Riveters in living color<p>October 1942<p>During World War II, the drafting of millions of men for combat left …