Adem Karahoca

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50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Many critics of <b>Twitter</b> believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the <b>education industry</b>. …

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

<b>How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the</b> …

Pedagogy

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

What is killing smartphones?

In the third of a five part series on the future of mobile phones, Roland Pease explores what drains a smartphone battery so quickly... and what can be done about it.<p>It is the curse of the modern age. After a day spent text messaging, emailing and browsing the web, your smartphone is dead. So now, …

Clean Energy

Darpa X-plane to radically rethink vertical takeoff

The US military’s advanced concepts wing wants an ambitious, high-speed vertical take-off and landing aircraft. But can it succeed where others have failed?<p>Imagine an aircraft that combines a helicopter’s ability to takeoff and land from almost anywhere, with the speed and range of a fixed wing …

Aviation

Sending postcards for aliens

Our space correspondent contemplates the latest effort to preserve humanity’s long-term legacy by sending images into space.<p>In a billion years time, what will be left of human civilisation?<p>The pyramids will have long ago crumbled to dust and our technology rusted to nothing. Perhaps we will have …

Space

Frustration and failure fuel Dyson's success

Sir James Dyson tells BBC Future in an exclusive interview that his iconic redesigns – such as the world's first bagless vacuum cleaner – only succeed because of past failures.<p>Sir James Dyson changed the way the world vacuums the stairs.<p>Thirty years ago, Dyson’s imaginative reworking of the vacuum …

Product Design

I Heart My City: Sofia’s Gothenburg

<b>Sofia von Porat</b> is a full-time traveler who shares tips, videos, guides, and inspiration from her adventures abroad on her blog, AsWeTravel.com. Though she’s been all around the globe, something about her hometown keeps calling her back. Here are a few of her favorite things about Gothenburg, …

Off-the-Beaten-Path Romance

I have to laugh when I see things like “rented” swans, petal-strewn hotel beds, and string-quartet serenades. While truly fine hotels will go to great lengths to help you plan memorable romantic experiences (they might even secure those swans for you if you insist), I’m more interested in simple, …

I Heart My City: Martijn’s Rotterdam

<b>Martijn Hordijk</b> has lived in Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands, for more than three years. In addition to working a job that regularly takes him to Aberdeen, Antwerp, and Paris, Martijn shares insider insight about his home base as a blogger for Spotted by Locals. “Rotterdam is …

Transylvania

Travel Photography

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Istanbul: City of the Future

From the October 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p><b>Beloved for its complex, layered past, Istanbul, where East meets West, may also offer a vision of what’s to come.</b> <br>I don’t think I’d ever stepped inside a cinema restroom to see little video screens along the wall projecting fashion runway …

Angelina Jolie

National Geographic Travel

Travel Photography

Modern Istanbul

Travel Photography

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #40

Wildlife<p><b>“A celebration of bird in flight” This photograph of a bald eagle and heron flying in perfect formation shows us why we should all want to be birds… The eagle is chasing the heron away from a nest with eggs, but still manages to do this with grace and power. If the policies we use to govern</b> …

Wine Road Wonderland

Russian fur trappers used to roam the area now known as the Wine Road, looking for otters in the myriad rivers along the coast. Though the fur trade has all but disappeared, farming and viticulture have carried on in a big way throughout the valley.<p>Now the less polished, more sustainable younger …

RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities

Changing Planet<p>A seabird in San Francisco Bay. Photo: Claire Schoen Media<p>Most of the great cities, the world over, are built along the water. So are many towns, hamlets, and villages. But sea level rise and extreme weather, both fueled by climate change, threaten to reclaim coastal lands and the …