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3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

4 important things you probably aren’t noticing on your T4 tax slip

A T4 is often a source of “tax envy.” Regardless of how much or how little you made during the year, having a T4 likely means your taxes will be …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Apps

Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

<b>Digital Organization and Content Curation</b><p>Organization is a critical academic skill and one that many students struggle with in both the physical and …

How To Get Your Point Across To These Five Personality Types

Not everyone thinks the same way. Here’s how to repurpose a three-decade-old management theory to tailor your message to just about anybody.<p>The VP of finance for a major multinational company recently came to me with a problem. “I’ve been trying to start a conversation with the VP of marketing, and …

Red Hat

This is how democracies die | Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Defending our constitution requires more than outrage<p>Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but …

Venezuela

The Jerusalem Issue, Explained

Why is President Trump’s announcement that the United States now considers Jerusalem to be Israel’s capital such a big deal? Why are some experts warning of violence or an end to the peace process? What’s the dispute over Jerusalem all about, anyway? Let’s review.<p><b>What Are the Basics?</b><p>Both Israelis …

The 20 best apps to improve your smartphone

Whether you want an alarm that syncs with your body clock or a to-do list you can speak to, these are the apps you’ll need to make your smartphone smarter<p>The latest generation of smartphones comes with a panoply of apps to get you started, from email and photography to navigation, weather and …

Apps

What every teacher should know about ... memory

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Teaching

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Fitness

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

How to download music from YouTube - and is it even legal?

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

Why today's teens are taking longer to grow up

Teens aren't what they used to be.<p>The teen pregnancy rate has reached an all-time low. Fewer teens are drinking alcohol, having sex or working part-time jobs.<p>And as I found in a newly released analysis of seven large surveys, teens are also now less likely to drive, date or go out without their …

Parenting

This Is the Single Best Cure for Insomnia That No One Is Talking About

In the frenzied, never-ending search for more sleep, you can’t say people aren’t getting creative. There are beanie-like sleep caps that claim to bring down brain activity, magnetized pillows to align the biological clock, and body creams that “rub out” insomnia, such as the pale purple Sleepy …

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These 5 Financial Apps Will Help You Save Thousands Of Dollars Every Year

Being from the 21st century and a part of the millennial era, virtually everything is going mobile. Whether it’s getting a lift on the countless ride sharing apps like Uber, making a late night dinner reservation or ordering lunch to be delivered straight to your door, and even booking a last …

Apps

This Quora Answer Is the Perfect Metaphor for White Privilege

<i>Answer by Omar Ismail, Stand Up Comedian, on Quora.</i><p><i>I am white. That’s all you know about me. Am I privileged based on that alone and assuming I am,</i> …

Comedians

Comment on From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines by Making Critical Thinking Visible | Inquiry Into Life

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20 best iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

Nokia HERE, Google Calendar, Stick Cricket 2, Snow White by Nosy Crow, Enlight, Angry Birds Stella POP!, Epic War TD 2 and more<p>Yes, it’s back. The weekly roundups of iOS and Android apps went on hiatus at the end of 2014 in favour of monthly collections.<p>However, after a number of comments on …

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom

January 21, 2015<br>Google Classroom is definitely one of the best platforms out there for enhancing teachers workflow. It provides a set of powerful …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …