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The Fifty Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016

As regular readers know, I’ve begun posting my end-of-year “The Best….” lists. There are over 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You can see them all …

The Moka Express coffee maker will last forever

Kitchen appliances wear out. When they do, it usually means it's time to toss it and buy a new one. But in recent years, it's become easier to buy …

Coffee

Study reveals role of spleen in prolonged anxiety after stress

SAN DIEGO – Scientists are uncovering clues to what might be unfolding in the relationship between the brain and immune system in those who suffer …

Tube map for A-level maths aims to drive smart thinking

All aboard the Number line!<p>Mathematics is the most popular A-level in the UK. But it’s not turning out the right kind of mathematician.<p>“There is a frustration in maths faculties that students are arriving with top marks and yet they can’t bring together different ideas. They are so very fluent but …

Mathematics

14 DIY Espresso Drinks That Will Perk You Up

If you're not fully awake until you've had at least one shot of espresso, you'll want to make these recipes part of your morning routine. You can skip the coffee-shop lines and make homemade versions of espresso-based drinks, from cappuccinos to pumpkin spice lattes and more. Prepare to become your …

Coffee

Jazz Guitar for Beginners - Bruce Arnold

Learning how to play jazz guitar is no cakewalk but then that's what attracts most of us to the style to begin with. Jazz guitar is indeed …

“Like the plot of a summer horror flick”: All along Canada’s Pacific coast, mussels are dying… Bodies are swollen by cancerous tumors — Unprecedented mutations allowing cancer to spread from one species to another like a virus — Scientists: “It’s beyond surprising” (VIDEO)

. . . → Read More: “Like the plot of a summer horror flick”: All along Canada’s Pacific coast, mussels are dying… Bodies are swollen by cancerous …

Mussels

How Men Experience Depression Differently Than Everyone Else

The condition isn't one size fits all.<p>Depression can be a real monster.<p>The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 350 million people worldwide, can include a range of emotional symptoms such as extreme sadness, loss of motivation and displeasure in activities and physical ailments like …

Depression

Not So Fast: 3 Ways To Slow Aging

If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.<p>George Burns<p>Americans are getting old.<p>In 1900, life expectancy at birth was 47. Only 13% of the population was 50 or older. 100 years later, life expectancy had climbed to 77. In 2020, 35% of Americans will be 50 …

Medicine

Drones Could Become Law Enforcement's New Best Friend

Rick Smith, a stun gun and body camera manufacturer, says his clients are asking about drones equipped with the company's conductive electrical weapons.<p>In July, Dallas police used a robot to deliver a pound of C-4, a plastic explosive, to kill sniper Micah Johnson, who had killed five police …

CMHC plays catch-up with vaguely alarming house price warning

Warnings about the Canadian property market are nothing new. International business publications and global banks have been calling it a bubble for …

Tuning Guitar By Ear [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: In this tutorial I'll teach you an easy technique of how to tune your guitar by ear. It will also help you to improve your recognition …

The 4 secrets to remarkable focus

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i><p><i>I make plans but I don't follow through on them.</i><p><i>I get things done… but not the</i> …

10 Honest News Sites Way Better Than Anything in the Mainstream Media

By Chere Di Boscio GMOs are bad for you and the planet. Chemicals in cosmetics cause cancer. Fast fashion is seriously contributing to climate …

Mainstream Media

How To Use Honey To Fade Scars, Delay Skin Aging, And Stop Hair Loss

Whether you’re looking for an inexpensive and easy fix for tanning, dry hair, acne or dandruff,raw organic honey is an excellent natural solution for …

Absolute Beginner's Guide To Chord Progressions | Guitar Lesson

This lesson introduces the basics of scale and chord progression theory, starting with a description of the major scale, scale degree identities and …

Electric Guitar

8 Great Sites to Help Your Kids Learn About Money

Fun interactive games offer valuable lessons for young savers and spenders.<p>Teaching your children about money is an important, yet often overlooked …

Canadian Housing Bubble, Debt Stir Financial Crisis Fears

<b>Their bone-chilling chart.</b><p>Everyone is fretting about the Canadian house price bubble and the mountain of debt it generates – from the IMF on down to …

My name is Joshua Burt, and I have manxiety

Have you heard of 'manxiety'? It's in vogue at the moment – there’s an interesting book by GQ editor Dylan Jones of that name – although it appears quickly to have taken on two meanings.<p>In the broader sense, manxiety is the result of the aspects of life that modern men worry about – ie. their …

Common Drugs, Including Benadryl And Xanax, Cause Brain Atrophy And Increase The Risk Of Alzheimers And Dementia

A group of common drugs used to treat allergies and other chronic health issues increase the risk of Alzheimers and dementia, according to a new …

Dementia

A look at how emotions and cognition interact during the aging process - Scope

The ability to automatically control emotions — something that most of us don’t even realize we have — gets disrupted in older adults with poor …

You think global warming is a sham because ‘climate has changed before?’ Read this comic.

Randall Munroe posted an XKCD comic on Monday that so perfectly sums up the illogical nature of the most pervasive argument against the existence of man-made global warming: “The climate has changed before.”<p>Let me complete that fallacy with its obvious conclusion: <i>The climate has changed before,</i> …