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Schools around the world are now teaching kids to spot fake news

Do students need to learn about fake news? And more generally, should they learn how news is created and how to evaluate its credibility?<p>Thousands of schools all over the world believe the answer is yes.<p>Over 3,300 educators from all 50 states in the US and 69 countries outside the US have adopted a …

Inside the tweet that broke Trump's day, again

The White House played the president's online taunts of Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer as a strategic effort to reassure his base — at risk of a government shutdown.<p>The days of bipartisan dealmaking over plates of sesame crispy beef are over, for now at least, at the White House.<p>Nearly three …

Donald Trump

The Best Resources On Class Instruction In 2017 – Part Two

Here’s another end-of-year “Best” list…<p>I’m adding this list to All 2017 “Best” Lists – In One Place!<p>Three years ago I began publishing a regular …

Teaching

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29 | Inc.com

It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on what worked well and what …

Motivation

What are the seven houses in Game of Thrones and who rules them?

In the world of HBO's Game of Thrones, the continent of Westeros is historically split into several different regions, each of them ruled over by a different family.<p>While the term "The Seven Kingdoms" is used in both the show and in creator George RR Martin's books, at the time the series is set …

TV Series

Don't Forget Your Ex-Spouse's Social Security Benefits | Investopedia

Through a little-known Social Security benefit, our government recognizes the financial value of the work that stay-at-home spouses do to support …

7 can't-miss apps: Duobook, Forest, AlarmMon and more

With the tech world recovering from a CES hangover, you may have missed some of this week's best apps.<p>Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite …

Vicky Creasy- Constructivist Learning Theory

Adult Learning Theory and PD

Human-Neanderthal Gene Variance is Involved in Autism

<i>Summary: Researchers report a specific gene structure emerged recently and with unprecedented speed.</i><p><i>Source: University of Washington.</i><p><b>Specific genetic</b> …

Court Of Appeal Rules Against Adrian Peterson In Case Versus NFL

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was perturbed by the National Football League imposing punishment on him for pleading nolo contendere to a charge of misdemeanor reckless assault on one of his children. Much like Tom Brady, Peterson did not believe the process was fair and took his …

Sports Law

The Exact Reason Why Exercise Clears Your Mind

<i>By: Elinor Fish</i><p>A runner's high and burned calories aren't the only perks of your workout. New science says that jog in the park might also be improving your overall mental clarity. Here's how.<p>Do you find it easier to work through an issue while on the run? Does inspiration most often strike after a …

55 Inspiring Quotes That Show the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a major factor in our success.<p>Emotional intelligence can be the most potent weapon in our armory. It helps boost our self-awareness, self-control, motivation, empathy, and social skills, all of which help us become much better leaders.<p>Here are 55 quotes to remind us of the …

Distressing

Simple ways to improve your mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

18 apps you should use daily to be more productive

<i>Pocket lets you save articles to read offline later — on any device.</i><p>It's easy to forget to come back to an article you want to read when you're …

Apps

How To Start Investing With $100 Or Less

It may not seem like much, but <b>$100 invested now could be what allows you to retire.</b> That's right, it's that important.<p>Why? Because the most important …

This addiction calculator is the easiest way to see when you'll die

Drinking is super fun.<p>But it’s not just that. It’s also unhealthy, addictive and — depending on where you live — pretty expensive. However, because of its place in society as a widely-accepted, mainstream drug we’ve all become detached from the effects it has on our bodies.<p>I’m not going to be the …

An expert reveals the 3 traits of every successful relationship

What's the secret to making a relationship last for years? It all comes down to things you do every day.<p>Psychologist and life coach Nikki Martinez, Psy.D, LCPC, told INSIDER that building successful relationships takes three key traits — and each one of them requires small but meaningful daily …

Relationships

These 3 Simple Strategies Will Better Your Odds of Becoming a Self-Made Millionaire

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>It's certainly possible that your company could become a resounding success and net you several million in a sale. But that's not likely to be the case, even if your business is a consistent earner. So if your dream is to …

Personal Finance

How to completely transform your psyche - Part 1

Encountering the work of Jiddu Krishnamurti and David Bohm for the first time changed my life. It’s tempting to say that “my world came crashing …

4 tricks that super successful people use to focus when they're sleep deprived

But not everyone has the luxury of being able to sleep soundly through the night.<p>Take the president of the United States, says Michael Jaffee, the vice chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida<i>.</i><p>It's not a position where crises can wait until morning.<p>Campaigning for the …

Sleep

50 must-have Google Chrome extensions (and they're all free) | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Software

6 sources of plant-based protein

What can vegetarians eat for protein? These six food items are sources of plant protein.

Nutrition

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), but that …

Self-improvement

The Future Of American Cities May Be In Our Backyards

Forget tiny houses–meet the ADU.<p>We tend to think of housing as fitting into a few generic typologies: Single-family home. Apartment. Condo building. But in reality, the fabric of neighborhoods is made up of plenty of interstitial spaces that are neither here nor there–from the odd backyard shed to …

Housing

Large DNA study using 23andMe data finds 15 sites linked to depression

Scientists announced on Monday that they had pinpointed 15 locations in our DNA that are associated with depression, one of the most common mental health conditions and one that is estimated to cost the world billions in health-care costs and lost productivity.<p>Although gene association studies — …

Genetics

Plant proteins link to longer life

<b>People should aim get more protein from vegetable sources rather than meat, to boost life expectancy, a study has suggested.</b><p>US researchers writing in JAMA Internal Medicine looked at 30 years' of diet data for 130,000 people.<p>They found a reduced risk of early death in people who ate more …

Nutrition

Ten books to read in August

Novels, short stories and a biography of the Kennedy who became a British aristocrat – these are the ten titles that should sit on your shelf this month.

Books