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Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter

When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start, and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram or Pinterest or Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ Stories on Snapchat, chatting in …

My New Love; Overnight Oats

I don’t know what it is like in your household in the morning but in mine it is crazy. One of the tips I have learned is to get up before my children …

Breakfast

Impossible, But True: A New Novel About Georgia O'Keeffe Has Something Original to Say About Her

When it comes to culture, Americans are like baby birds -- we like our nutrition pre-chewed. About the last place I'd go to learn about Hadley Richardson, perhaps Ernest Hemingway's greatest love, is <i>The Paris Wife.</i> And if I wanted an accurate picture of the <i>Lost Generation</i> in 1920s Paris, I wouldn't …

What Leonardo Da Vinci Teaches Us About Creativity

Why is what Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci teaches about creativity so important? What talents and traits did this 15th century self-taught artist, …

Creativity

A Stanford psychologist explains why spacing out and goofing off is so good for you

When we fail to come up with the results we were hoping for, we wonder whether we just aren't working or concentrating hard enough. We've come to consider focus and being on as "good," and idleness—especially if it goes on for too long—as "bad" and unproductive. We feel guilty if we spend too much …

Creativity

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

This Video Shows You 15 Genius Ways to Use Binder Clips

You probably have a couple binder clips laying in the bottom of a drawer somewhere. You should probably go find them right now.<p>This video, from the …

How To Be A Great Teacher, From 12 Great Teachers

Great teachers have two things in common: an exceptional level of devotion to their students, and the drive to inspire each one to learn and succeed.<p>At NPR Ed we're just about halfway through our 50 Great Teachers project.<p>We've profiled teachers at all levels, in all subjects, from all over the …

Teaching

the feminist argument for mail-order brides

Why the long-stigmatized practice of finding a spouse online may not be as depressing as it sounds.<p>Loveme.com may be the saddest-sounding URL on the internet. The site is operated by A Foreign Affair, the self-described "largest, most respected International Introduction and Singles Tour Company in …

“Why new teachers should not have to plan lessons. They should just get on with the teaching”

When I came to Michaela Community School, in Wembley, north-west London, I was looking to develop subject knowledge and it was one of the reasons I …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Maurice Sendak on Storytelling, Creativity, and the Eternal Child in Each of Us: His Marvelous Forgotten 1970 Conversation with Studs Terkel

On the lifelong pleasure of “having your child self intact and alive and something to be proud of.”<p><i>“One of the most powerful men in the United States is a dark-haired young bachelor with a mobile face, who was born in Brooklyn in 1928.”</i> So wrote Brian O’Doherty in his 1963 <i>New York Times</i> profile of</b> …

Bet You Never Thought You Could Eat Cauliflower Like This

Fritter that ish.<p>* 3 cups of cauliflower<p>* 2 tsp salt<p>* 1 tsp black pepper<p>* 2 garlic cloves, minced<p>* 1/2 cup of chopped onions<p>* 1/4 cup fo chopped parsley<p>* 1/2 cup of wheat flour<p>* 1/3 cup of grated parmesan<p>* 1 egg<p>* Additional wheat flour for coating<p>* Oil for frying<p>Directions:<p>Microwave cauliflower for …

Former Benghazi CIA Chief Slams '13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi'

The former CIA chief in Benghazi says a pivotal scene in "13 Hours" —the new Michael Bay movie about the 2012 attacks that left four Americans dead — is baloney.<p>Identified only as Bob, the CIA man said he never gave an order to abort the mission to rescue the besieged U.S. diplomats less than a …

Google Drive's new updates are every neat freak's dreams

Google Drive is a blessing to anyone who wants to collaborate on documents or organize their own work. But it can get to the point where there’s so …

Remembering Marcus J. Borg, a leading scholar on the historical Jesus

Missing from the list of notable faith leaders who died in 2015 [Religion, Jan. 2] was Marcus J. Borg, a foremost scholar on Jesus as a historical figure and the author of many books, including “Meeting Jesus Again f or the First Time.” Borg’s thorough thought and research combined with an ability …

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19 apps to reinvent yourself in 2016

It’s a New Year and a new you. At least that’s the idea, tackling 2016 with sound mind, body, diet and finances. You want to be smarter, look better …

SlimType is a QWERTY keyboard cover for the Samsung Galaxy S6

It seems that BlackBerry isn’t alone in wanting to revive the QWERTY keyboard for mobile phones, as Norwegian company One2Touch has just unveiled its own physical keyboard accessory for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, but not the Plus model, called the SlimType.<p>The SlimType connects up to the …

Samsung Galaxy

Black Bean Salad Recipe

"This salad is a kaleidoscope of color and taste - black beans, yellow corn, green peppers, and red, red tomatoes. Lime juice, garlic and jalapeno …

Write your best with Grammarly.

Write Confidently EverywhereGrammarly helps you write mistake-free on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and nearly anywhere else you write on the …

Lisa Jaster, once a ‘unicorn’ at Army Ranger School, will attend the State of the Union address

By Dan Lamothe<p>, Reporter<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>Over six months of training at the Army’s famously difficult Ranger School, Maj. Lisa Jaster grew to realize something, she said: She was the unicorn.<p>The engineer officer was one of 19 women who attempted the course in April, when it was opened to …

U.S. Army

Can laser hair removal cause cancer?

For some women, laser hair removal treatments are worth the big price tag for smooth, hairless skin. The average price for laser hair removal is $289, depending on what areas are being treated and the number of sessions needed. But for others, concerns about the safety of the fuzz-free procedure …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Five alternative careers for teachers

Teacher Network,Career advice,Education,Australian education,US education,Schools,Teaching,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Work & careers,Teachers' workload,Work-life balance,Education,Guardian Careers<p>From working in a museum to corporate training, if you decide to leave teaching your skills …

Education

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

When kids mangle language we all benefit

Clangernackys, needs and poodles, strangled eggs – young children don’t just invent language, they spruce it up as they learn to talk<p>Helping a tiny baby to learn your language is like building a bonfire with words for twigs. Nothing happens for ages. You keep putting the bloody twigs on and …

Language

Want kids to listen more, fidget less? Try more recess... this school did

Four times a day, the doors of Eagle Mountain Elementary in Fort Worth, Texas, fling open to let bouncy, bubbly, excited kindergarteners and first-graders pounce onto the playground.<p>The youngest kids at this school now enjoy two 15-minute breaks in the morning and two in the afternoon for a total …

Education

10 Apps to Keep You More Organized and Productive

If you're trying to get more organized in your business (and life), these 10 apps will do the trick.<p>One of my strengths is my obsession with being organized, (which my kids and co-workers may refer to as my OCD.) There are few things that get me more excited than a creating a perfectly designed …