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Israeli government clashes with liberal Jewish streams

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's narrow coalition government, propped up by two ultra-religious parties, is butting heads with liberal streams of Judaism …

The Best Way to Make Espresso-Strong Coffee Without a Giant Machine

Love espresso but are intimidated by the idea of investing in a real-deal espresso machine? You might want to try the Aeropress ($30).<p>It's not espresso, but it may be the closest you'll come to drinking one at home without buying a fancy, cafe-caliber espresso machine: Get acquainted with the …

The man behind Trump's run

The highly paid, PR-savvy “bomb thrower” managing Donald’s campaign is a lot like his new boss.<p>The man behind Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has a knack for spectacle, an eye toward making money and a proven willingness to defy the Republican Party.<p>In other words, Trump campaign manager Corey …

The Powerful Computer in Your Pocket: Using Smartphones in the Classroom

Complete Coverage<p>We sat through a recent staff meeting with our smartphones in our hands. As the presenter went through her deck, we took pictures of …

LeVar Burton and the (Paper) Cut Threat

Back in November, we hosted our first-ever live DPD — witnessed by a sell-out crowd at public radio station KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum in Los …

Marvel and Netflix team up to fight the forces of not having superheroes everywhere with four new shows

Forming a super-team of the kind that media fanboys only dreamed of in their speculative fiction, Marvel and Netflix have joined forces to produce …

Red Sox Rise From Civic Embarrassment To World Champs

The Boston Red Sox won the World Series, but how did they come back from a terrible season in 2012? And which players and teams should you pay attention to in the NBA, beyond LeBron James and the Miami Heat? Howard Bryant of ESPN talks with host Scott Simon about the week in sports.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT …

The One Moment You Should Watch From The Red Sox Parade

The World Series Championship parade in Boston on Saturday was full of everything you might expect: Crowds, cheering and confetti.<p>But as the world champion Boston Red Sox made their way on Boylston Street toward the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the celebration gave way to a moment of …

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

New art book collects faux-retro posters for all 80 original Star Trek episodes 

J.J. Abrams may have revived the <i>Star Trek</i> film franchise, but the posters for his two films in the series haven’t been as inventive, mostly employing …

Star Trek

How Slavery Shaped America's Oldest And Most Elite Colleges

A few years ago, Brown University commissioned a study of its own historical connection to the Atlantic slave trade. The report found that the Brown family — the wealthy Rhode Island merchants for whom the university was named — were "not major slave traders, but they were not strangers to the …

Sir Ken Robinson: Fostering Creativity in Education is Not an Option

Esteemed education advocate Sir Ken Robinson explains in this short but compelling video why creativity is crucial for learning, and why it will …

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

"I realized that I was sitting there starting to perspire," he says, "because I was really empathizing with this kid. I thought, 'This kid is going …

20 Fundamentals: What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning

What makes a teacher successful?<p>Having an expertise in reading, writing, math or science is necessary, but the ability to transfer that knowledge …

Pedagogy

It's John.The top line on this chat is the RedSox payroll for the past 10 yrs.The less they pay the better they are! http://t.co/rUKpfVU5gN

Jewish Day Schools? Our Future Depends on Them

Jordana Horn’s recent article asks the singular question, Who Says You Need Day School? The question is simple and so is the answer.<p>Nothing less than …

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New 'Trek' Goes 'Into Darkness,' But Not Much Deeper

The opening sequence of J.J. Abram's new entry in the <i>Star Trek</i> universe has all the ingredients of the classic franchise.<p>There's Kirk and his crew bellowing on the bridge, everyone worrying about the prime directive and our favorite Vulcan trapped in a volcano.<p><b>Star Trek: Into Darkness</b><p>Director: J.J. …

Deke Sharon Makes A Cappella Cool Again

The movie <i>Pitch Perfect</i> has plans for a sequel in 2015; NBC's reality show <i>The Sing-Off</i> is coming back for its fourth season after being cancelled, and Pentatonix has millions of hits on YouTube for making awesome videos like "The Evolution of Music."<p>The a cappella group, Pentatonix, sings the entire …

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