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John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

5 Physical Activities That Will Boost Your Mental Strength Right Now | Inc.com

Although the ancient Greeks recognized the clear connection between the mind and the body, it's taken a long time for Western medicine to adopt this notion. But science continues to show over and over again that there's a strong link between your physical health and your mental health.<p>Whether …

Mental Health

9 hilarious wildlife photos that show off nature's ridiculous side

LONDON — Nature might be a harsh and unforgiving place, but it can also be a funny one.<p>The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards — now down to 40 …

100 Must-Read Short Story Collections

I discovered my love of short fiction in school. Novels are great, but for someone with zero patience (like me), a good short story is just what I …

Simple rules for separating paragraphs in books?

I'm writing a fiction book and noticed that my paragraphs seemed excessively long, most having three or more sentences in them.<p>The Online Writing …

17 Things Everyone Needs to Know How to Do | Inc.com

Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get there, you need to master some basic skills and fundamental wisdom.<p>Here are 17 things I'm asked about most often.<p>This list is far from comprehensive. There's more to come, …

Self-improvement

Arguing with the Right Wing: Recognizing Their Five New Favorite Fallacies

Fox and other right-wing outlets have always used certain “go-to" logical fallacies in their ideological arguments: ad hominem, straw man, and non …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

Give Students Power in Their Learning Process

What are we so afraid of?<p>In my early career, I was so fearful that I wasn't going to be able to teach my students well.<p>I controlled everything, …

11 daily habits of self-made billionaires anyone can adopt

If you want to get rich, start by studying the people who have already done so.<p>"The only person who can teach you how to think like a millionaire is a millionaire," writes Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think."<p>The same could be said about billionaires.<p>Below, we've rounded up 11 habits …

10 Time Management Hacks We Need to Master

<b>The "1440 Rule" Could Change Your Life-See What Kevin Kruse with Forbes Has to Say</b><p>When was the last time you checked your calendar? Have you ever missed a meeting, especially an important one? Managing our time is critical to the success of our business, life, and relationships. The thing about …

21 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, "What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?" and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms of …

B cells create 'bone-chewers' in rheumatoid arthritis - Futurity

Researchers have uncovered a new mechanism of bone erosion—and a possible biomarker—for rheumatoid arthritis.

Antioxidants have a dark side — and may sometimes do more harm than good

Research has been increasingly challenging the conventional health food-store wisdom about antioxidants — that they can prevent cancer, slow aging, and work all sorts of other miracles.<p>Now, a study published on Wednesday supports the idea that antioxidants can fuel the spread of cancer …

Cancer

A Watchfulness Routine for Writing

In her renowned book <i>The Death and Life of Great American Cities</i>, urban activist and researcher Jane Jacobs wrote that safe and successful cities must …

Eudora Welty's Rules for Writing

The Pulitzer-winning Southern writer, a master of the short story, would have been 107 years old today. Welty was the author of nearly 20 books, a skilled photographer, and an avid gardener. <i>Humanities</i> magazine has a compelling sketch of her work:<p>APHer three avocations—gardening, current events, and …

Maybe It's Time to Steal from the Poets

I was seduced by poetry at a young age, and it became a true north star for me during my adolescence. I think I learned how to write from falling in …

Creative Writing

30 top book writing tips from the best blogs

Quotes on writing are a mixed bag. But the top book writing tips from the best writing blogs are actionable and practical. Here are 30 great pieces …

Creative Writing

Poetry Writing Prompt

by Lacey CarpenterWriting poetry has always been cathartic for me. When a hard day hits, I get out my pen and yellow legal pad and just start …

Creative Writing

New Tools for Interactive Fiction and Engaged Writing

Writing as a Design Challenge<p>I presented the project as a design challenge to students. Rather than having them simply retell events, I encouraged …

Education Technology

The First-Timers Guide to Great Copy

Want to nail your sales pitches from the get-go, without having to resort to icky, pushy marketing?<p>Of course you do.<p>Don't we all?<p>The reality is that effortless selling with words (copy) is a learned skill.<p>A skill you can learn, practice and polish to (perfection). But since perfection is a myth, …

Humans Still Win: A Comparison of Two Robo-Essay Readers From Turnitin and WriteLab

Review | Technology in School<p>Humans Still Win: A Comparison of Two Robo-Essay Readers From Turnitin and WriteLab<p>By Blake Montgomery     Apr 10, …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Create Self-paced Review Quizzes on Quizzy

Quizzy is a free tool that allows you to quickly create and publish self-paced review quizzes for your students. The nice thing about Quizzy is that …

Education Technology

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 6005<p>Make any video your lesson<p>45<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - 5579<p>Online screen …

Education Technology

Students’ Perspectives on 21st Century Learning

We often talk about how technology can improve our teaching and students’ learning, sharing anecdotes, lessons, and stories. And these stories are …

The Internet of Things smart school is coming

As the Internet of Things impacts education, IT leaders are envisioning uber-connected schools and campuses<p>Close to half (46 percent) of K-12 and …

7 Essential Lessons From The Harvard Innovation Lab

Here’s what Harvard students learn about how to create an environment where innovation thrives.<p>Jodi Goldstein knows a thing or two about innovation. With more than 20 years’ experience as a high-tech entrepreneur and investor with a focus on consumer technology and a stint as a venture capitalist, …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Working When it Doesn't Want To

<i>How do you get yourself to work effectively/focused when the motivation isn't there or you don't feel like it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times</b> …

Cancer