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Russia’s elites are buying into a black market for a strange commodity

Sergei Naryshkin, the former chief of staff in Vladimir Putin's administration and a prominent member of his United Russia party, stood accused of receiving the Russian equivalent of a doctoral degree on the strength of a dissertation in which more than half of the pages contained material lifted …

Woman Films Herself For 8 Years, Revealing Chilling Truth About Mental Illness

"That's the first time in ages my reflection has looked like Satan," Ida Storm muttered to herself as a tiny camera in her hand, held at chin-level, …

Raspberry Pi Home Automation - Control Lights, Computers, CCTV and More!

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Home Automation - Control Lights, Computers, CCTV and More!<p>Hey guys, first of all I'd like to introduce myself to …

Real Lives and White Lies in the Funding of Scientific Research: The granting system turns young scientists into bureaucrats and then betrays them

The granting system turns young scientists into bureaucrats and then betrays them<p><i>“O, how full of briers is this working-day world!”—William</i> …

With New iPhone Upgrade Program, Get A New iPhone Every Year For $32/Month

Today at Apple’s keynote, the company introduced a new program available in Apple Store in the U.S. The iPhone Upgrade Program is a 24-month payment plan with an option to upgrade for a new iPhone every year. It starts at $32 per month and includes AppleCare+.<p>These phones are unlocked, so you can …

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How to Get Free Wi-Fi on a Plane with Your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Though many airlines have recently taken steps to improve the overall flying experience, free Wi-Fi still remains elusive on most popular U.S.-based …

What I’m Reading: BBC News Reporter Laura Locke

<i>It’s hard to predict the future of tech. Overnight sensations can turn into tomorrow’s duds, and anyone claiming to know a thing about what’s next should have plenty of credibility.</i><p><i>One such person is Laura Locke, tech reporter for the BBC. Formerly at TIME, Locke focused her career on covering all</i> …

Terrific YouTube Channel for Arts Teachers

February, 2015<br>In today’s post, I am sharing with you this cool YouTube channel titled ShooRayner Drawing. This channel provides a variety of …

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Critically Examining What You Teach

by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ph.D, Authentic Education<p>In my 100th blog post I complained about the course called ‘algebra’. Some commenters misunderstood the …

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

FlyKly electric bike wheel makes riding a bike feel like the wind’s at your back

Jumping on the bicycle, I was told to watch out: As soon I started to pedal, it would feel like I’d been pushed forward by a big gust of wind. So don’t be surprised, they said.<p>Good advice. While it maybe wasn’t quite like the wind, it was true — the bike, powered by the new removable “smart” wheel …

What Great Data Visualization Looks Like: 12 Complex Concepts Made Easy

Learn why great data visualization makes complex concepts simple -- and get 12 examples of it in action.

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The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …

What's Best On Snow And Ice: Four-Wheel Drive Versus All-Wheel Drive

With shoppers flocking to new-car dealers’ at rates not seen since the onset of the Great Recession, and at the most bone-chilling and snow-ridden time of the year, we’d bet many of them are taking a closer look at cars and trucks that fare best under extreme climatic conditions. But what kind of …

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Power Plug Energy Meter - Now wireless!

This is the second post about my work on the cheap China-style energy meter hack.<br>My last post covered how I with a logic analyzer successfully (but …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Power Africa: Beyond the Grid

Congratulations to the 27 private-sector partners of “Beyond the Grid” – a new Power Africa initiative to unlock investment and growth specifically for off-grid and small-scale energy solutions – announced today by Secretary Moniz at the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial in Addis Ababa, …

Great Research Tools for Teachers and Students

April , 2014<br>Knowing how to research and find the information you seek is an important skill. Fortunately, the Internet is a vast font of knowledge. …

Two Must Have Resources for Every Academic and Student Researchers

Verbs are judgmental. The verb you use to describe someone else’s work indicates your feeling about the quality of the work. For instance, “Mewburn …

9 Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Scholar

Today, we will be walking you step by step through those important features that Google Scholar provides to its users. .<p><b>1- Use Keywords</b><br>The first …

3 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Students

October 29, 2014<br>Today, I am sharing with you three search engines I learned from Getting Smart designed specifically for students. These search …

Excellent Visual Search Engine for Students

November 7, 2014<br>InstaGrok is an interactive search engine that allows students to search for any topic in a visually engaging way. When students …

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So this is just a fun idea that I wanted to invite you all to be a part of: As most of you know, I love Twitter. I’ve been on the...<p>0 Comment<p>As some …

Audio-Technica releases its new SonicPro line of high resolution in-ear headphones

Audio-Technica, well known for making high quality pro and consumer audio gear, has now launched its new CKR in-ear headphones. Dubbed the SonicPro line, the new headphones are for “high-resolution” sound and are tailored towards “discerning music lovers who appreciate innovation, detailed audio …

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 17224<p>Get the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. See what the world is watching – from the hottest music …

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