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You’ve Never Seen Anything Like These Stunning Shoes

I only wish I could approximate in words the actual noise I made when I first laid eyes on a pair of Liudmila shoes. Blue-green velvet with delicate bows nestled among leopard-spotted fur trim, they looked like something out of a fairy tale or Marie Antoinette’s closet (and if you’re lucky enough …

Hate Crunches but Want Abs? Try These 10 Moves!

Hello, NY Rez keepers! As I told you guys in my last post on easy butt exercises, I’ve been playing soccer for the last 20+ years and know a thing or two about working out. Back in my college soccer days, we would have plank competitions to see who could hold it the longest. Being the super …

Workouts

In Defense of Simplicity: Let's Start With School Schedules

One of the things I like about being a teacher educator is the opportunity it gives me to visit all kinds of different schools. But I have to ask: Am …

Teaching

New draft education policy by December: Smriti Irani

Efforts are underway to prepare the draft of a new education policy by December with involvement of people at the district level, Union HRD Minister …

The industry that froze a 23-year-old woman's head is peddling 'snake oil,' says neuroscientist

Anyone who has experienced the devastating loss of a loved one can understand the impulse to latch on to anything that might bring that person back.<p>It's that very impulse that drives some people to pay to have the brains of loved ones frozen in the hopes that someday, technology of the future will …

The Brain

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Nutrition

Q&A with Google Classroom's Manager on App's First Anniversary

By D. Frank SmithGoogle's Zach Yeskel talks with EdTech about progress made since Classroom was first unveiled in 2014.

Who’s afraid of the activists?

IN Central Asia officials claim that non-governmental organisations are “battering-rams” that damage national sovereignty. In China a new law …

India

The 12 Insights Every Boss Needs | Inc.com

My favorite business authors are Guy Kawasaki and Bob Sutton, so I was really excited when I saw Bob Sutton quoted in Guy Kawasaki's newly published <i>The Art of the Start 2.0</i>. When two people as smart as those two agree on something important, it's worth taking notice.<p>The quote consisted of a set of …

Leadership

Bonfire of Britain's Foreign Aid Billions: Swanky new aid offices in India costing £442,000 are just one example of the disturbing way British taxpayers' money is wasted

Set inside the walls of the High Commission compound in the smartest part of New Delhi, Britain's aid offices are an oasis of calm amid the noisy …

4 Google Drive Tools Teachers Should Have

April 12, 2015<br>In today's post we are sharing with you four important Chrome apps to enhance your productivity on Google Drive. We have already …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

5 Enterprise Marketing Software Companies to End Your Spreadsheet Hell | Inc.com

If you're still using spreadsheets to manage your marketing projects, you're likely frustrated with the process. Marketing professionals are often tasked with coordinating tons of tasks with multiple staff members and clients. While a spreadsheet can keep you organized, the technology is limiting. …

Project Management

30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

<i>This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and email copywriter Hassan Ud-deen.</i><p>Ever feel like your writing could be better?<p>If you’re a …

Eleven teachers face prison for 'worst cheating scandal in US history'

The Atlanta teachers were convicted of letting students correct answers to raise test scores<p>Eleven former teachers and administrators from the US city of Atlanta are facing up to 20 years in jail after being convicted in the biggest school cheating scandal in US history.<p>The scandal, which first …

Education

30 Copy Editors Tell Us Their Pet Peeves

"Oxford comma or not ... can't we just get along?"<p>More than 500 copy editors (<i>over</i> 500 copy editors? does it really matter?) often attend the Society for Editing (ACES) annual conference, and we thought this would be a great place to find out what really grinds the gears of some self-professed word …

Language

4 Ways Technology Can Help Empower Teachers And Students

Ed tech should be a means, not an end, to improving our education system.<p>All too often, technology is treated as a silver bullet for perceived problems in education. This sometimes leads to knee-jerk investments, using scarce resources to invest in software or hardware without a clear notion of how …

Busting the foreign aid myths: Man on the Street

ONE hit the streets to ask everyday Americans what they thought about US foreign aid. Did you know that <b>less than 1% of the US federal budget goes to</b> …

31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."<p>2. "You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong</i> …

3 Types of Procrastinators and What Motivates Them (infographic) | Inc.com

You know you work better under pressure, preferring to put things off until it's really crunch time.<p>After all, why do right now what you could put off for just another few hours?<p>There are those people who jump on each task the minute it comes up, ritually crossing to-do items off their list one by …

Procrastination

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Flaviar Top-Shelf Liquor Tasting Packs

Is this what Grandma meant when she asked for a nip of whiskey? And then asked again four more times? Flaviar is a private, members-only tasting club …

University of California Considering Coffee Degree – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The University of California, Davis is considering the potential of a degree in coffee sometime in the near future. The university recently opened …

Daily Inspiration #2012

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design