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Here’s How to Say ‘Selfie,’ ‘Photobomb,’ and ‘Duckface’ in Sign Language

New Internet culture slang words such as “selfie,” “photobomb,” and “duckface” are being added to respected English dictionaries, so it makes sense …

Pollution Chic: China's Smog Prompts Face Masks on Fashion Week Runways

There's a new fashion statement hitting Chinese runways: the beautiful smog mask.<p>Fashion designers incorporated the pollution-blocking masks into …

Sen. Jim Inhofe embarrasses the GOP and the U.S.

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/CSPAN/20150226/54ef8fabe4b0c968349700af/54ef8fbae4b08ac7b658fc80_1413917562171-fstwsn_t_1424986057465_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>By Editorial Board<p>SEN. JIM Inhofe (R-Okla.) chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee — and he seems determined to make that …

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The Toaster Lets You Make Selfie Toasts

Want to make a special breakfast for your sweetie? Take a look at the selfie toaster, you may like to add her/ his portrait onto one side of …

Michael Jordan is now officially a billionaire, according to Forbes

Somebody prep LeBron James' Mirror of Somber Introspection — as it turns out, he won't accomplish his long-since-established goal of becoming the …

Michael Jordan

How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

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Men twice as likely to post a selfie

When it comes to selfies, it looks like men are the vanity champs. A survey in Britain by smartphone maker HTC found that young guys are twice as likely to post a selfie—figure three times a week, on average, versus 1.6 for women, reports the <i>Irish Examiner</i>.<p>And the vast majority of those shots (76%) …

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Yet iNK Think Tank’s efforts to increase children’s nonfiction diets are in sharp contrast to what kids are consuming: according to a 2010 study by …

Why Teachers Should Be Trained Like Actors

Those first workshops were a learning experience in building on skill sets. Lemov remembers in one of his first groups, teachers pretended to be …

ASCD EDge: A Professional Networking Community for Educators

Discontinuation Notice<p>The ASCD EDge® online community closed on July 1, 2018.<p>If you have arrived at this page through a link to one of these URLs, …

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Why Sleeping May Be More Important Than Studying

"Although the researchers expected that extra hours of studying that ate into sleep time might create problems in terms of students' understanding of …

Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs

Even though the books are classics, they are very uninteresting. Almost every one of my classmates admits to never reading the books because they are …

House of Cards Season 3 pirated heavily in non-Netflix countries

Drawing more than double the illegal downloads of the Season 2 release of Netflix’s <i>House of Cards</i>, the first 24 hours of the Season 3 release of the …

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How Scientists Have Made Bullets Out Of Light

Fun facts about Dr. Seuss in honor of his 114th birthday

Theodor Seuss Geisel, known around the world as the beloved children's author Dr. Seuss, would have turned 114 years old Friday. His birthday is now …

Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills with These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or …

Why I'm a comic book convention geek and proud of it

<i>First the bad news: We just found out that San Diego Comic Con, the biggest comic convention in the country, just sold out of tickets in RECORD time.</i> …

Comic Books

Kelowna Students Turn the Tables on Cyberbullying

A shot from "Broken Circle", a film by Dr. Knox students on cyberbullying. (Photo Credit: Screen Grab)<p>Some students at Dr. Knox Middle School in …

10 Things Students Should Know About Tech by Fifth Grade

21st Century Learning<p>I wrote the following list for parents at my school to let them know what their kids need to know to be ready for upper school. …

A Dad Created An App So Kids Can Report Cyberbullies With The Push Of A Button

A new app called Stop!t is designed to make it as simple as possible for students to anonymously report Facebook taunts or tormenting text messages …

See Three Dads Take on Pregnancy — By Wearing Empathy Bellies for One Month

Is this the ultimate show of empathy? Three UK dads are taking on a month-long challenge, wearing 33-pound “empathy bellies” to honor their wives, …

Best Advice I Ever Got: Make Empathy Your Superpower

Empathy is a transformative skill that can unite your team, drive your vision and enable you to make a greater impact.<p><i>Mina Chang is CEO and president of Linking the World, an international humanitarian aid organization with a focus on children, global awareness, and breaking the cycle of poverty</i> …

Obama: Minnie Minoso Had A 'Quintessentially American Story'

President Barack Obama on Sunday commemorated the life of Minnie Minoso, the first black major league baseball player in Chicago. Minoso's death was announced earlier in the day by the Cook County medical examiner.<p>In a statement, Obama praised Minoso for the role he played in integrating the major …

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<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>I was raised in a fairly informal household, with little attention paid to white gloves and fork placement, but social acknowledgments were enforced with boot-camp …

5 Talented Women in Christian Hip-Hop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Story<p>Wande Isola<p>2672<p>0<p>5 Talented Women in Christian Hip-Hop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of<p>Story<p>Wande Isola<p>2672<p>0<p>Share:<p>Seeing a female in hip hop still …

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