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Why teachers are walking out of the classroom

Teachers in Oklahoma are planning to walk out of the classroom next week to demand a salary increase, part of a wave of teacher activism across the …

Education

3 Different Ways to Use a Shipping Container on Your Next Project

Recycling material in architecture is becoming increasingly valued in order to enable the creation of sustainable projects. Certainly, naval …

Sleep Under the Northern Lights in a Cabin in the Finnish Wilderness

The Best Places to Learn an Adventure Sport

Head to class in one of these stunning destinations for the world’s best adventure lessons.<p>Our favorite outdoor obsessions can take years to master, but everybody has to start somewhere. If you've always wanted to surf, dive, or climb and aren’t sure how to start, try going back to school. A week …

Costa Rica

How to visit the Fairy Pools in Scotland

THE FAIRY POOLS on the Isle of Skye in Scotland lure visitors from all over the world. Set at the foot of the Black Cuillin, fed by the River …

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

10 Destinations That Prove Water Makes You Happy

Tropical getaways are great, but if it’s water you’re craving, plans shouldn’t begin and end at the shoreline. Urban fountains, wide-open lakes, and city rivers can rejuvenate and relax us, too. Enter what Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D., a marine biologist and the author of Blue Mind, calls "extreme …

Sea Level

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next

Researchers showed off new tools to augment human creativity at Siggraph, the year’s biggest computer graphics conference.<p>Every year, the Association for Computing Machinery hosts a conference called Siggraph where artists, researchers, designers, and developers show off their work on computer …

Oh, Snap! Scientists Are Turning People's Food Photos Into Recipes

When someone posts a photo of food on social media, do you get cranky? Is it because you just don't care what other people are eating? Or is it because they're enjoying an herb-and-garlic crusted halibut at a seaside restaurant while you sit at your computer with a slice of two-day-old pizza?<p>Maybe …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft may be making a Surface-like keyboard for... the iPad?

Here’s your unexpected tech news of the day: Microsoft might be working on an iPad keyboard cover. Or it was. We’re not sure.<p><i>WinFuture</i> spotted some documentation on Microsoft’s website mentioning a product called an iPad Touch Cover, which sounds a whole lot like a keyboard. And that would be …

Blake Lively Is ‘Awakened': The Actress Talks Sexism in Hollywood and Raising Fearless Daughters

Blake Lively is midsentence in the dining room of a chic Vancouver hotel when her hand darts inside her shirt. “Why is my bra so lumpy?” she asks, rummaging around. “Ah, there’s a big fold. I’m going to unfold it.” She grins at me. “I’m gonna look like I’m feeling myself up.”<p>Turns out the lumpy bra …

Inside Kathryn Bigelow’s Journey to Tell ‘Detroit’s’ Harrowing Story

Kathryn Bigelow worried she was the wrong person to direct “Detroit.”<p>The Oscar winner’s ripped-from-the-headlines drama, which opens nationwide on …

What’s Really Behind the Civil War to End Harvard’s Fraternities?

Breaking with centuries-old tradition, Harvard is moving to eliminate its all-male final clubs, charging that the Porcellian, A.D., Fox, Fly, and other high-end frats are bastions of patriarchal privilege, fomenters of sexual misconduct, and antithetical to its values. Is any of that true? An …

Computer Science

70 years after independence, the India I know is losing its way

As the country celebrates 70 years of independence, it seems to be turning its back on the secular, tolerant society I remember growing up in Mumbai<p>In 1960, 13 years after India won freedom, the American writer Selig Harrison published India: The Most Dangerous Decades. He feared “the collapse of …

India

What businesses can learn about innovation from designers

Lecturer and design expert at Central Saint Martins, Dr Matt Malpass, reveals how businesses can benefit from ditching the Post-its and taking a design-led approach to innovation.<p>Dr Matt Malpass, senior lecturer in industrial design and researcher in critical design at Central Saint Martins, …

Design

India's Tech Revolution Has Already Left The West Behind -- It's The Best Investment Opportunity Now

My friend Raoul Pal, mastermind of Global Macro Investor, writes one of the most expensive macroeconomic letters in the world. His subscriber list is short and extremely exclusive.<p>Raul comes up with more unique ideas per year than any man I know. What’s fascinating is that once he comes up with an …

India

Three exercises to unlock your creativity (whatever kind of organisation you work in)

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in print.<p>Access our full archive<p>This …