Zach Reimer

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Why reading is good for your health

<b>(CNN) —</b> Clients who seek solace by pouring their hearts out in Alison Kerr Courtney's office don't get rewarded with a Xanax or Prozac prescription. Instead, they walk away with a reading list.<p>The founder of BiblioRemedy isn't a licensed therapist, nor is she currently an English teacher, although …

How Birkenstock Stays In Vogue Without Selling Out

The comfort shoe company has found a way to jump on fashion trends while staying true to its loyal, lifelong customers.<p>“It happens every several years,” says David Kahan, CEO of Birkenstock USA, the American division of the German company. “The planets line up and Birkenstocks become fashionable …

Footwear

34 vintage photos that show how college dorms have changed since the 1900s

Of course, college dorms have changed with the times. Today, students have access to wireless Internet, air conditioning, and cheerful lounges. But some things haven't changed much. A century ago, students slept in single beds, hung family photos on their walls, and chilled with friends in their …

3 Challenges As Hands-On, DIY Culture Moves Into Schools

Take a look this summer inside some of America's garages, museums and libraries and you'll see that the "maker movement" is thriving.<p>This hands-on, DIY culture of inventors, tinkerers and hackers is inspiring adults and children alike to design and build everything from sailboats and apps to solar …

Makerspaces

10 best men's summer shoes

The sartorial dilemmas that men face in summertime are many, but none more perplexing than figuring out what to wear on your feet. We’ve long been …

Men's Fashion

How Ernest Hemingway Taught the World to Drink

On Hemingway’s 117th birthday, Philip Greene, who wrote the book on Papa and cocktails, argues that the famed author changed how we all drink.<p>Like …

Florence + The Machine's online book club is, like, the best thing ever

As if Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine wasn’t cool enough: not only does she visit teens in hospices, but she works with teens to run one of …

How Elementary Teachers Master Their Subjects in Top-Performing Countries

NCEE's Center on International Education Benchmarking released an important new report this week by noted Australian researcher Ben Jensen and his …

Education

America wouldn’t need police reform now if it hadn’t botched education reform decades ago

Amid the recent storms over police shootings and deaths, we should be focusing on America’s unequal education system instead of only concentrating on police-community relations.<p>Police chief David Brown understood this when he addressed the media after a lone sniper targeted and killed five Dallas …

African-American News

Cabaret Voltaire: A night out at history's wildest nightclub

Dada was born 100 years ago in the “total pandemonium” of Zurich’s wild Cabaret Voltaire – and art and culture have never been the same since, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>In 1916, a young Romanian artist called Marcel Janco produced a painting depicting an evening in a Zurich nightclub. Now lost, but …

The Right Way to Pull Off a Shirt and Tie Outside of the Office

You might spend your weekends in flip-flops and basketball shorts, but male model, car enthusiast, and sometime designer David Gandy favors smart trousers, dress shoes (from his line, David Preston), and button-up shirts. That's his M.O. (it's also what makes him one of the best-dressed guys in the …

You Deserve Better Underwear

When it comes to underwear, like pretty much everything else you buy, you get what you pay for. You can't expect much from an inexpensive five-pack …

Clothing

The Best Films of 2016 (So Far)

Later this week, 2016 will cross the halfway mark, so now’s the time to take a look back at its first six months and round up our favorite films thus …

Five Ways You’re Ruining Your Coffee Plus One Surprising Confession from a Master Barista

We recently sat down with master barista Giorgio Milos (yes, he is just as charismatic as his photo) at the opening of the new illy Caffe in San Francisco to pick his brain on all things coffee. We talked about the best things happening in coffee today (hint: It has to do with more cafés listening …

With Google’s new Expeditions app, teachers can take their whole class on a VR field trip

Virtual reality field trips are coming to a school near you — and it’s all thanks to Google.<p>Earlier this week, the company launched its new …

The Hidden Perils of Applying to 'Reach' Colleges

With the arrival of summer, the long-awaited college application process is becoming real for rising seniors. They're visiting campuses, thinking of essay topics, and, of course, honing their college lists.<p>For all the smart, personal choices that students will make, cosmetic notions of reputation, …

Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education

Their degrees may help them secure entry-level jobs, but to advance in their careers, they’ll need much more than technical skills.<p>American undergraduates are flocking to business programs, and finding plenty of entry-level opportunities. But when businesses go hunting for CEOs or managers, “they …

Brexit, Seen from the Top of Europe

The news of the Brexit vote—for all that it had been obviously plausible for years, highly possible for months, and even on the very eve was known to be at best a hairbreadth business—still shocked Europe, and perhaps the world, as no political event has since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The …

17 Boozy Popsicles to Enjoy This Summer

Alcohol-infused "poptails" are blowing up on Pinterest this summer.<p>For a spin on the classic summer dessert, try infusing your popsicles with alcohol for a delicious and boozy treat this season. They're super popular on Pinterest right now—in fact, searches for "boozy popsicles" have increased 68% …

The Secret Website Where Fashion Insiders Buy Their Designer Shoes

Shop now, shop often.<p>Fact: Now is the best time to go shoe shopping. Everywhere from Zara to Saks is slashing prices, which means you'll get a nice deal, but you'll also have to do battle with footwear lovers everywhere for the standout styles and most popular sizes.<p>One way to avoid the crowds? …

Amazon Launches Online Education Portal for Teachers

Having already launched a marketplace for college textbooks, Amazon is preparing to radically expand its educational resources—this time for teachers.<p>…

Salt Lake City

JPMorgan thinks everyone should read these 10 books this summer

The banking giant released its 2016 summer reading list on Thursday, choosing the 10 most compelling titles from 450 submissions.<p>The 17th annual reading list offers a diverse selection of books, covering topics from the mystery of sleep to the wildly popular musical "Hamilton."<p>Here is a roundup of …

Winston Churchill

The Chilling Effect of Fear at America's Colleges

The coddling of students’ minds has resulted in grave restrictions of free speech on campus—but academic leaders are also to blame.<p>No great universities exist in the world without a deep institutional commitment to academic freedom, free inquiry, and free expression. For the past 60 years, American …

How to make a good teacher

FORGET smart uniforms and small classes. The secret to stellar grades and thriving students is teachers. One American study found that in a single …

Education

Not All Teachers Want to Become Administrators

On my first day of summer break, I ran into an acquaintance in the store. He asked how the school year went, what my plans were for the summer, and commented on how he couldn't believe this was already my fifth year of teaching. Then came the question I can't stand.<p>"You seem like such a talented …

State-by-state look at chronic absenteeism across America

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a challenge to teach children who aren't in class — and new government numbers show more than 6.5 million students were absent for at least three weeks of the school year.<p>The problem was particularly acute in Washington, D.C., where nearly a third of students were absent 15 …

Students

Why our cities need more teachers of color

Our nation hit two significant milestones in the last two years: for the first time, the majority of U.S. public school students and the majority of U.S. children under the age of five are of color.<p>Unfortunately, as our country and classrooms become more diverse, the diversity of our national …

The Phoenicians and the West: Politics, Colonies and Trade (Review)

Review<p>by Mark Cartwright<br>published on 08 June 2016<p><b>Rating:</b> <b><br>Audience:</b> University<b><br>Difficulty:</b> Medium<p><b>A must-have book for a more complete understanding of</b> …

The rules of dressing well, according to the famous British model David Gandy

David Gandy, however, is the real deal. The model and entrepreneur is, irrefutably, one of the most influential figures in menswear, fronting campaigns for international fashion houses, designing for high street giants like M&S, writing for <i>Vogue</i> and sitting on the committee of London Collections: …