Kim Becker

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The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Black History

To find alleged Golden State Killer, investigators first found his great-great-great-grandparents

SACRAMENTO — Detectives had searched for four decades for the clue that would unlock the identity of the Golden State Killer, the predator who terrorized California top to bottom with a string of horrific rapes and homicides in the 1970s and ’80s.<p>Criminal DNA databases produced no hits, sweeps of …

Crime

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Three apps teachers should use in 2017

<b>1. The Google Expeditions app</b><p>Thanks to free 360-degree view apps and cheap headsets, I reckon VR in the classroom will become more common over the …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

MyIntent Project

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A Bright Red Flag for Democracy

Survivors of the Parkland massacre are getting a crash course in civics, and learning that corporations are more responsive to customer concerns than lawmakers are to their constituents.<p>A week after the fatal shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, some of the high …

Gun Control

Quick Core Workout Routine

For a quick workout that strengthens your core, try a simple routine of eight basic exercises. These are classic moves that have been used by …

Workouts

Best Apps for Teachers and Educators

Notability (iOS)<p>As one of the best note-taking apps, Notability is extremely comprehensive in what it is able to offer. Users of the app are able to …

Education Technology

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Education Technology

2018 Winter Olympics: Full TV schedule, channels, stream, USA medal count, Closing Ceremony

Find out everything you need to know about watching the Winter Olympics<p>The 2018 Winter Olympics are almost over, and Team USA has certainly closed …

Nautilus Exercise Routines

Nautilus machines are a popular alternative for those who, for whatever reason, choose not to venture into the world of free weights. The equipment …

Slow Cooker Shredded Jalapeno Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

"This is quite spicy."<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound chicken breasts<p>1 cup chicken broth<p>1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeno peppers<p>1/2 teaspoon jalapeno pepper …

Oprah Winfrey’s 5 Rules to a Better Life

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, the world listens. And with health and wellness top of mind, who better than the woman who has always been transparent about her journey to a healthier lifestyle—struggles, triumphs, et al.—to inspire change. Overcoming a decades-long struggle to control her weight …

Oprah Winfrey

Tasty

These crepe cakes are sooo mesmerizing... ✨<p>Here are the BEST kitchen items from Tasty in 2017: http://bzfd.it/2EsdjSj

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

Exercise

How to Humanize the Education Machine

Professionally and personally, I place a tremendous value on education. I see it as fundamental to individual success. A love of learning should be …

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

It was sex all the time at this 1800s commune, with anyone you wanted and none of the guilt

<b>Life at the Oneida Colony was kind of a like a key party, but no one had cars and everyone was doin’ it for Jesus.</b><p><b>(This article is the first in a</b></b> …

9 Favorite New Podcasts Of 2017 (That Aren't 'S-Town')

Oooh boy, 2017 has been quite a year. Donald Trump was inaugurated as the United States' 45th president, devastating hurricanes hit Texas and Puerto Rico, and there's been a massive uprising around sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.<p>For anyone looking to take a break from the news, …

Books

These Gmail searches can clean up even the messiest inbox

Anyone can let their inbox get away from them. Depending on how many things you have tied a particular Gmail address, one or two days of not checking could be all it takes for you to be swamped in mail you don’t really care about.<p>Luckily, Gmail has appropriately powerful search functions to help …

Apps

7 steps to declutter your home, life and finances before 2018

Like a lot of people, I entered into this year with a lot of goals in mind. I was going to save more money, eat better, actually exercise, etc. — and for the most part, I made the changes I wanted to make. I started doing regular workouts at home when I had time during the day (albeit some weeks …

This 45-Minute Treadmill Workout Is the Cardio Your Body Is Begging For

Too cold outside to run? Lace up your shoes and get yourself to the gym, because this treadmill workout is all you need to gain more energy, burn fat, and build your endurance. Michael Olzinski, MSc, Purplepatch endurance coach and Equinox run coach, created this exclusive session for POPSUGAR, and …

Exercise

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

Top Apps Charts : App Store Story

Inside The Trial That Could Determine The Future Of Free Speech In America's Capital

Trump inauguration demonstrators are facing severe felony charges that critics say threaten to chill future protests in Washington, D.C.<p>WASHINGTON ― Justice Department prosecutor Jennifer Kerkhoff carried the cardboard evidence box past the jury and placed it next to Officer Andre Reid, the 14-year …

This Seventh-Grader Made A Meme Go Viral At Her School And It Spun Out Of Control In The Best Way

This is the story of a girl named Max and how she really creeped out her math teacher.

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …