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QuiltCon 2017 Recap, Part 3: Quilt Show

<i>This is Part 3 of 3 of my QuiltCon 2017 Recap.</i> <i>Read "Part 1: People and Places" here.</i><i>Read "Part 2: Lectures" here.</i> <br>So, let's talk about this quilt …

Quilting

2017 Finish-A-Long ~ Meet the Global Host Team ~ Jess

Each month we are going to be introducing the hosts of this years Finish-A-Long so you can get to know a bit more about us! This time it's wonderful …

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

Dearborn schools stop teaching Holocaust history

<i>We started having problems teaching about the Holocaust back in 2001. Almost every parent-teacher conference ended in explosive arguments at the</i> …

How this Bay Area charter school network is reinventing education

Diane Tavenner scanned the list of names a staffer at Summit Preparatory Charter High School had just handed her. She began to cry. They weren't happy tears.<p>Where many would see signs of success, Tavenner saw failure.<p>"I taught those kids," Tavenner said of that moment in 2011. "I was their …

Education

“Will this be on the test?”

<b>Rethinking online education</b><p><b>by</b> <b>Seth Godin</b><p><i>The first generation of online learning came with a lot of hype but didn’t fully deliver on its promise. What</i> …

Five Plots From The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Books We May See In Season Six Of The Show

Much has been made of the fact that HBO’s massive hit show <i>Game of Thrones</i> has outpaced the George R.R. Martin book series on which it’s based. Season six is set to be the first season where the writers are working largely without source material, something that has many fans both excited and …

The Most Outrageous Fashion Hits And Misses From The 2016 Grammys

Monday evening’s Grammys ceremony met plenty of shady moments, laidback cats, technical difficulties, and blazing tributes as music celebrated its finest annual accomplishments. Beyond the music and the general spectacle of the evening, fashion fans and critics will enjoy picking apart the dresses. …

10 Ways to Get Better Sleep

You’re so tired, and all you want is a restful night of sleep. So what's stopping you? We asked a couple of sleep experts: Sam Sugar, MD, director of …

7 Vegetables That Stay Fresh for Months

If you’ve ever opened your refrigerator’s vegetable drawer and noticed mushy, moldy produce, you’re not alone. About 40 percent of the food that’s …

The Real Reasons Why You've Hit the Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau

It's February, and for many people, that means halfway through winter, and most likely all the way through the cessation of your well thought out New Year's weight loss plan. Yes, it happened again. You promised yourself that <i>this year</i>, you'd finally lose the weight. That <i>this year</i>, you'd improve …

5 Treadmill Hacks That Can Help Shave More Pounds

Burn more calories on the hamster wheel every time.<p>If you're trying to lose weight but you run at the same speed and incline every time you hit the treadmill, you can run right into a rut—which is a) boring and b) lacking in calorie-torching power.<p>The good news: Jogging on the dreadmill <i>can</i> go from …

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Nutrition

The Math Revolution

The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. Why?<p>On a sultry evening last July, a tall, soft-spoken 17-year-old named David Stoner and nearly 600 other math whizzes from all over the world sat huddled in small groups around wicker bistro tables, talking in low voices and …