Alice Nicholas

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Jeb Bush: Immigration is 'not a felony' but 'an act of love'

<b>(CNN)</b> - Jeb Bush said the debate over immigration reform needs to move past derisive rhetoric describing illegal immigrants.<p>The former Florida governor said in an interview Sunday in College Station, Texas, that people who come to the United States illegally are often looking for opportunities to …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

Three Ways to Be a Better Listener

Learning another language is like being a toddler. I live in Vietnam and I need to express myself daily: what I want to eat, where I need to go or sharing the magnificence of yesterday's sunset. The problem is I am plagued with a communication restraint because I'm barely on the inside and still on …

Racism is the fault line that runs through Australia

In one sense, of course, the senator is right. No one person, nor government, party or instrumentality should be able to mandate who or what a person …

10 Skin Fixes From the Fridge

By Rachel Jacoby Zoldan, <i>SELF</i><p>Forget the beauty aisle -- the secret ingredients for glowing, gorgeous skin live right in your kitchen. Simplify your skincare regimen with these 10 delicious "recipes."<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SELFmagazine

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12 Lessons You Need To Learn Before Settling Down

<b>1. You don’t have to get married right now.</b> I know a lot of people who are friends with me on Facebook disagree about this, but no one is forcing you …

About GESF

Each year the Global Education & Skills Forum brings together world leaders from the public, private and social sectors seeking solutions to …

Globalization

The Education Trust

Twice as likely — this phrase can have either good or…<p>Rachel Man is in her fifth year as a teacher…<p>Education Trust’s podcast, “ExtraOrdinary …

How businesses can help solve the education crisis

What is the optimal role for business in improving global education?<p>We've danced around this question for years. It's touchy, fraught with politics and real concerns about doing well by kids. To date, the frequent calls for business to do more for education have led to a handful of laudatory …

Innovation

There's No One-size-fits-all Approach to Improve Learning

During the struggle for freedom in Zimbabwe, I always remember a certain general who used to say, “The challenge is not finding the problem – that’s …

Nutrition IQ: What to Eat for Beautiful Skin

3<p>SHARES<p>What you put into your body is as important as what you put on it. Whether you’re interested in clearing acne, preventing premature aging, or …

Nutrition

Children's health, creativity boosted when household objects used in school playgrounds, RMIT study finds

Milk crates, buckets and other household items are better at getting kids active and promoting their creativity than traditional school playground …

Women, stop giving it away for free

Journalist and broadcaster Tracey Spicer. <i>Photo: Damian Bennett</i><p>We need to stop giving it away for free. You know what I'm talking about: Unpaid work, …

Riverland woman accused of murdering wheelchair-bound husband in house fire

A woman has gone on trial accused of murdering her wheelchair-bound husband by setting fire to their bedroom.<p>Beverly Dalziel, 47, has pleaded not …

[URBAN ORGANIC] 10 Cheap Ways to Make Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

<b>Who says your home needs to smell like lemon-scented chemicals in order for it to be clean?</b><p>Chemical-laden cleaners create toxic fumes and may promote …

How To Macrame (And Create A Wall Hanging!)

I’ve always loved macrame and its intricate beauty, but whenever I think about trying it, it just seems to complicated and difficult. It’s true that …

We’re swinging!

I’m pretty sure I mentioned a DIY project for the kids Christmas present? More than a month later I’ll tell you about it shall I?<p>There are a …

Hanging Vase Display

It's no secret that we love flowers here at the studio. We would probably have them on every surface of the house if we could, so we are always …

Fear Of Change And 6 Ways To Overcome It

<b>Why All God’s Children Fear Change and What Great Leaders Do About It.</b><p>Despite the fact that many self-appointed “change agents” think there is something inherently irrational, even pathological, about the fear of change, there are damn good reasons why it has survived the incessant pruning of …

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How Junk Food Affects The Body, Part 2

<i>Erika’s Note: If you’re a subscriber, you’re going to want to visit the page to check out this video… trust me.</i><p>Some quotes to keep your ears peeled …

Want a Career in Weed? Enroll at Cannabis University

As Florida gears up for a state-wide medical marijuana referendum this November, one motivated businessman hopes to cash in on the Sunshine State's green avalanche by founding a school for growers—before weed is even legal.<p><i>Photo by Jake Lewis</i><p>Florida, as you'll probably know from the cannibalistic …

Research - Children’s Literacy Foundation

Did You Know?<p>It’s clear that many kids struggle with literacy. That’s why CLiF’s programs and book giveaways aim to help children develop a love of …

14 Fruit Hacks That Will Simplify Your Life

Easy banana ice cream?! Yes, all of the yes.

Ice Cream

8 Crazy Facts You Won't Learn In History Class

It's time we told you about spy cats.

Pets

Tasmanian literacy levels alarm school education experts, who call for 'significant change'

One of Australia's leading experts in school education says the literacy crisis in Tasmania could become unmanageable within the next 10 years.<p>At …