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This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

A Trainer Explains Why You Should Always Start Your Workout With Abs

You've probably been taught that before starting a workout, you should warm up by rolling out and doing a few dynamic exercises, and then jump into your workout. I hate to break it to you, but there's an important piece that's being left out of your warmup: activating your core.<p>You've probably …

Workouts

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

6 Key Principles That Make Finnish Education a Success

I’ve worked as an elementary and primary school teacher here in Finland for more than a decade, and spent five years as a vice principal as well. Our …

Pedagogy

A Remarkably Accurate Warning Indicator For Economic And Market Perils

Would you have appreciated a single number that could have given you a clear and unmistakable warning before the tech stock bubble collapsed? How …

She drank live viruses for two weeks. It worked

For five years, Patti Swearingen battled an infection that refused to go away. Doctors prescribed round after round of antibiotics, but the infection …

5 Tips Marketers Can Glean From Hemingway to Improve Their Storytelling Strategy – Adweek

Why do so many brands botch their storytelling? Stories are a powerful tool. By making us feel something—not just think something—they make …

Retiring? Here Are 3 ETFs to Keep Your Nest Egg Growing

You can't let up on the gas when you quit work.<p>Saving for retirement takes an entire career, but even after you retire, there's still more work to be …

The Beginner's Guide to the Keto Diet

<b>“Wait, so butter is good again? And cheese too? But now fruit is bad? What the hell!”</b><p>Keto is the hottest trend in health and fitness these days – …

Creative writing: Three quick fixes to help students write better opening sentences

When students are working on a piece of creative writing, they will often waste far too long agonising over the perfect opening sentence.<p>This can be …

This woman realized the sun’s potential long before the rest of the country

Mária Telkes lead the way in solar power development<p>In 1948, Mária Telkes, the “Sun Queen,” built a house in Dover, Massachusetts. From the outside, …

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world’s speediest supercomputer.<p>For five years, China had the world’s fastest computer, a symbolic achievement for a country trying to show that it is a tech powerhouse. But the United States retook the lead thanks to a machine, …

Artificial Intelligence

This Is What It Was Like to Be a Teenager in the Middle Ages

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>We have a tendency to associate youth …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Surprisingly, This 1 Weakness Makes You a Stronger Leader

Can impulsivity make you a better leader?<p>You're about to enter the board room to pitch your product. Your pitch is a test in leadership as you lead your investors along your entrepreneurial vision.<p>What kind of leader do your investors want you to be? Cautious and deliberative, so you'll be a safe …

Five Scientific Reasons You'll Always Be Biologically Attached to Mom

And why she's attached to you.<p>No two mothers are alike (except for the fact that they all love candles). But through the lens of science, some …

Write to learn, not just to communicate

Your writing process helps you learn — here’s how to do more of itSo much of our writing here on Medium and elsewhere is written to communicate …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Kids

7 Life Hacks to Be Productive Instead of Just Busy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your nose is constantly to the grindstone, sometimes it is hard to eat your meals on time, much less get perspective on anything else that is going on. As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to …

Time Management

Over 200 of Leonardo da Vinci's Popular Human Anatomy Drawings are Now Free

July 25, 2015<br>Leonardo da Vinci is a great iPad app that is free for a limited period. It’s regular price is $15,99. This is basically an interactive …

Improving Reading by Playing With Words: Four Classroom Activities

At the International Literacy Association conference here, renowned reading expert Timothy Rasinski shared some of his favorite ways for developing …

Teaching

The Nimrud Ivories: Their Discovery History

In 1845 CE, the archaeologist Austen Henry Layard began excavations at the ruins of the city of Nimrud in the region which is northern Iraq in the …

‘The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire’

A coming exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will offer an unusual glimpse of the more than 25,000 miles of crisscrossing pathways built by the Inca, alongside 200 rare objects and artifacts<p>At the height of its dominion, the Inca empire held sway over much of …

South America

Inca Road: The ancient highway that created an empire

<b>Do long-dead builders have the answer to more sustainable road development? A new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC shows why the Incan kingdom built a lasting infrastructure.</b><p>The Inca Road is one of the most extraordinary feats of engineering in the world. By the 16th Century …

South America

Some of The Best YouTube Channels for Physics and Chemistry Teachers

July 11, 2015<br>Science in general is all about understanding how the world around us functions. It investigates the laws governing the internal …

Flip Your Classroom with These Teacher-tested Tools

July 16 , 2015<br>Looking for more resources to help you flip your classroom? Here are a set of teacher-tested tools that can aid in video capture and …

Education Technology

The Maker Movement and the Classroom

The Maker Movement is a new trend based on old school traditions in which the philosophy of doing, building, and creating prevails over just simply …

Makerspaces

5 books that inspired billionaire CEO Elizabeth Holmes

Since dropping out of Stanford at age 19 to found her health-technology company in 2003, Holmes has raised $400 million in venture capital and become a billionaire in the process.<p>Theranos is founded on the idea that a single drop of blood can provide enough information for a complete, inexpensive …

Elizabeth Holmes