Phil Orr

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How Honda's VTEC Variable-Timing System Works – Feature

From the August 2015 issue<p>Trademark erosion may not impact the environment, but marketers have noted the lexicographical slide of some brand names into generic labels. Kleenex, Band-Aid, Xerox, and Zamboni (yes, other companies make ice-resurfacing equipment) all underwent the transformation, and …

Here Is A Collection of Some New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

August 4, 2015<br>An important part of an effective integration of technology in your instruction besides knowing the ‘pedagogical whys’ behind the tech …

Rapid quiz creation for Moodle - Technology Enhanced Learning

flickr photo by sea turtle shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license<p>Online quizzes can be used as an effective tool to help assess student …

The 6 Most Popular Google Docs Templates for Teachers

July 23, 2015<br>In today’s post we are sharing with you a set of handy document templates created and provided for free download by the folks in Google …

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

Ginger and Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta Stir Fry

Hi guys, thing is I really suck at introductions. Good thing I got that out of the way. (That’s my idea of an introduction)<p>I received a lot of visits …

Barbecue sauce

Tomato ketchup is mixed with cayenne, paprika, mustard and molasses to create sweet and smoky barbecue sauce<p>SERVES<p>Makes approx. 1 litre<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 tsp cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp cracked black peppercorns<br>• 1 tsp onion powder<br>• 1 tbsp garlic powder<br>• 60g smoked paprika<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 500g ketchup<br>• 100g yellow American …

The big chilli sauce guide: how to tell your sriracha from adobo

Ever since I can remember there has been a bottle of Encona West Indian Hot Sauce in my fridge. I like its no-nonsense shape - those sturdy shoulders – and the fact that you can pour out large dollops (there’s no little spout that restricts it to drips). My Encona love started in my student days. …

Chef Tips On Korean, Mexican And Thai Grilling At Home

When we think about grilling, we most often think in terms of burgers, sausages, steaks, vegetables and possibly the occasional fruit. It’s time to …

Thai sweet chilli sauce

This classic Thai sauce is fabulous for dipping, or try it in a dressing<p>I nearly always have a jar of this in the fridge. It isn’t just good as a dipping sauce for Eastern dishes but for anything where you want sweetness and heat (try it with a veggie breakfast of roast mushrooms and tomatoes, …

Advanced Instructional Design & E-Learning Course available on the Hub

Here’s a masters-level course shared by Doug Holton of Utah State University titled “Advanced Instructional Design & E-Learning” (something every …

A lot like it hot: Our relationship with hot sauce is on fire

Noah Chaimberg says that fruit-based blends are what's hot in hot sauce at the moment: blueberry and ghost pepper, green apple and jalapeno, key lime and pear. That last one, he notes, pairs nicely with fish tacos: "It's the sharp sweetness with the delicate fish," which might sound a little …

10 Useful Educational Apps and Tools for 1:1 Classroom

This is a very good that students can use to create, share and collaboratively edit their mind maps. MindMeister is deeply integrated into Google …

21 Tantalizing Turkish Foods You'll Want Immediately

Get ready for some sweet, some spicy, and a lot of meat.

7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Unlike any other financial book you may have picked up and summarily stopped reading, Tony Robbins's book is actually fun to read. It's not homework. It's masterful storytelling with a directed purpose: financial freedom.<p>For anyone who not only bought but also made the long and difficult slog …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

GE fires up fully 3D-printed jet engine

The 1-foot long by 8-inch tall (30 by 20 cm) engine was built at GE Aviation’s Additive Development Center outside Cincinnati as a side project. The …

Easy Peanut Sauce Recipe

Nothing gets my culinary self as <b>excited</b> as finding a recipe that’s versatile, effortless, and uses ingredients I usually keep on hand at all times. …

Recipes

7 Foods That Fight Cancer

Thank god Merck can't patent the tomato. Just imagine if drugmakers discovered some legal loophole that allowed them to move foods that function like pharmaceuticals from the produce stand to the prescription counter. We'd all end up needing a doctor's note (and a hefty co-pay) to give our …

Mughlai Karahi Gosht | Indian Recipes

I am currently travelling through north India for work. You can see the pictures from my trip so far over on Instagram. And as many times as I visit …

Indian Recipes

Think chicken is boring? Just add anchovies, sherry or garlic

While there’s always room for a roast chicken, these delicious recipes add a little kick to our beloved bird<p>I honestly can’t imagine that any meat-eater in the world doesn’t like chicken. Apparently, chicken recipes are the most frequently Googled of all, yet I’d bet money that most people stick to …

The Ultimate Bolognese Sauce

Makes 6 cups<p>This makes enough sauce for three 12-oz. portions of pasta, but leftover sauce is a good thing. Freeze it for next time. Learn more here.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>2 bay leaves<p>3 whole cloves<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>1½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ teaspoon black peppercorns, …

Recipes

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

The cool beyond the castle: Edinburgh's top local experiences

The glories of history – think the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia – are an undeniable part of Edinburgh's appeal. But Scotland's capital is something else too: cool. There's an array of excellent bars, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants and contemporary galleries, and …

8 Recipes to Help You Get Through the Cruelest Month (March, Not April)

When it’s chilly, gray, and stormy outside, there’s no better time to hunker down in your kitchen and cook up these comfort food favorites.<p><b>Let’s call March like it is: the cruelest of months.</b> (You’re welcome, April.) But, hey, when it’s chilly, gray, and stormy outside, there’s no better time to …

Toast recipes to turn a slice of bread into a feast

To celebrate National Toast Day - yes, there is such a thing - some delicious and inventive ideas from Diana Henry<p>Toast is essentially a private pleasure, not something we serve to others (except at breakfast). It is also my “go to” emotional <b>food</b>.<p>If I’m unhappy, I think I deserve toast. If I get …