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Van Gogh's famous bed may be hidden in a Dutch attic

Van Gogh's 1888 work 'The Bedroom' has always offered the art world a rare, intimate look at an artist's life; the simple dwellings of a creative …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Don't Tell Anxious Kids That Everything Will Be O.K.

Today’s kids are more worried than any kids in recent history. According to some long-term surveys of mental-health literature, the average kid today …

Here's How Much Power You'd Actually Get from Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

Renewable Energy

The long, steady decline of literary reading

The percentage of American adults who read literature — any novels, short stories, poetry or plays — fell to at least a three-decade low last year, according to a new report from the National Endowment for the Arts.<p>In 2015, 43 percent of adults read at least one work of literature in the previous …

High School

Annotation for Smarties – 5 Tips for Teaching Students Active Reading and Critical Thinking

“How many of you have ever gotten to the end of a page of assigned reading, and realized you have no idea what you just read?”<p>Every year, I pose this …

Teaching

ways to change unhealthy eating habits

Grabbing a bagel on your way to work might be as routine as brushing your teeth. Changing eating habits you’ve developed over the years — even …

These websites offer reliable answers to common financial questions

You have questions about investing, and the Internet has answers.<p>Finding them is the challenge. So much of what you find through online searches is dated, uninformed or presented by banks and investment firms trying to sell you stuff. For reliable answers to 20 common financial planning and …

How English gave birth to surprising new languages

English has morphed into several other languages all over the world. James Harbeck looks at the origins and possible future of these strange descendants.<p>Languages are ever changing, mixing and mutating, and sometimes they give birth to new ones. Sanskrit gave birth to Hindi and others; Latin is …

Linguistics

Have Better Conversations With the "Rule of Three"

The secret to being a good conversationalist—one people enjoy talking with, and whose company they seek—is very simple. It's talking with them, not …

Elon Musk: Solar Panels Will Be Your New Roof

Elon Musk has confirmed the next step in the evolution of sustainable energy: Rather than adding solar panels to an existing roof, the panels will BE …

Climate scientists make a bold prediction about sea level rise

John Fasullo and colleagues predict that satellites will detect accelerating sea level rise within the next decade<p>One of the great things about science is that it allows you to make predictions. Three top climate scientists just made a very bold prediction regarding sea level rise; we should know …

Climate Change

Indian activist ends 16-year hunger strike with a lick of honey

After 16 years, it was a lick of honey that did it. The world’s longest hunger strike ended on Tuesday when an Indian human rights campaigner gave up her protest against state violence but pledged to continue the fight in the political arena.<p>Crinkling her face at the taste of food, Irom Sharmila, …

India

Ann Hood: The Books We Love

More by Ann<p>The hardest question people ask me is, “What’s your favorite book?” My mind goes blank, then gets as busy as a New York City street. …

25 worst pieces of jargon

If you’ve recently spent time in a corporate communications environment, chances are you’ve heard your share of corporate-speak.<p>No one likes it. I …

Public Relations

Road to Rio is paved with poetry for runner Alexi Pappas​

Alexi Pappas says she was a serious poet before she became a serious runner. The 26-year-old athlete, who will compete in the women’s 10,000 meter at …

Summer Olympics

50 books to read in 2016: TED-Ed Educators and TED Speakers share their picks

What should you read next? From art history to science fiction, here are 50 fantastic books recommended by TED speakers and TED-Ed educators:<p>ART AND …

European wind energy is now cheaper than nuclear power

Wind energy has officially overtaken nuclear power as the most affordable energy option – at least in countries surrounding the North Sea. In nearby …

Renewable Energy

8 writing lessons from Michelle Obama's DNC speech

Great oratory magnifies the lessons of great writing. Written for the ear, memorable speeches tend to use certain rhetorical devices — such as …

Michelle Obama

The 6 Foods You Need To Clear Brain Fog & Boost Energy

What is your go-to pick-me-up when you are feeling tired and unfocused?<p>Coffee, tea, an energy drink?<p>As it turns out, your brain may be asking not for …

Wellness

4 Secrets To Success From The First Black Woman To Own A Billion-Dollar Business

Take notes.<p>Janice Bryant Howroyd left her North Carolina hometown in 1976 with $900 in her pocket to start a business that would help others find employment. Two years later, she launched Act1, an international talent firm.<p>Fast forward 40 years, and Howroyd holds the title of the first African …

North Carolina

Don't call me a prodigy: the rising stars of European mathematics

Scientists from 80 countries flocked to Berlin this week to attend the European Congress of Mathematics. One main takeaway: some of the continent's …

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17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

‘The most singular of all the things that we have found’: Clouds study alarms scientists

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Every week, there are many new scientific studies published relating to climate change. It is a big field, a multidisciplinary field and a hot field.<p>But according to leading climate scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan — credited with discovering that chlorofluorocarbons, …

Climate Change

28 Documentaries For People Who Just Want To Watch Netflix

You're welcome.<p>We’ve already given you recommendations for TV and film to stream when you’re <i>actually</i> watching Netflix and chilling. But if extreme weather is still forcing you inside with no content to devour, here are 28 documentaries you can watch from the comfort of your own Netflix account.<p>This …

Breast Cancer

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

The Brain

The Science-Backed Activity That Instantly Relieves Stress—and How to Start

Have you ever watched in pure wonder at artists in full creative mode? It's as though they're channeling another force through their physical body. …