Shane Eaker

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Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

You’ve Probably Committed a Federal Crime in a National Park

The outdoors is a great place to let loose and feel free from the rules of everyday life — and our 58 national parks comprise some of the most …

National Parks

Meet the computer scientist who just got $625K for his work that helps track down human traffickers

He's building powerful data-processing programs that are open for anyone to use for anything — from tracking down human traffickers to analyzing genes.<p>He's also just been dubbed one of 24 MacArthur Foundation 2015 'genius grant' award winners, announced on September 29. The award comes with …

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10 Houseplants That Actually Clean the Air You Breathe

Probably just about every interior designer will preach it to you: If you want your home to have a friendly, outdoorsy, calm, elegant and homey feel, simply add a plant. Need to fill an empty corner? Add a plant. Got a bare spot on your bookshelf? Add a plant. And we’re pretty sure this “Put a …

Plants

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Five Simple Facts About Hardening Corporate Data

Last month, the Ponemon Institute published a report on 2014’s mega-breaches analyzing the impact they had on data protection practices. Unsurprisingly, the report confirmed corporate leaders are allocating funds to create a “stronger cyber defense posture.” Earmarked mainly for better detection …

The Best Houseplants You (Probably) Won’t Kill

When it comes to indoor plants, men don’t have a reputation for green thumbs. But plant life is important: it can improve your home’s decor and feng …

Plants

Easiest Vegetables to Grow from Seed

Shares 996<p>Starting vegetable seeds is much cheaper than buying plants in the spring, and saving all that money is very appealing to the beginner on a …

Simple Crop Rotation for Organic Gardening - Organic Gardening

Crop rotation is an important factor of organic gardening. It’s just as important as composting and cover crops. By not following these simple steps …

Gardening

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks Of All Time

Nonprofit organization TED launched in 1984 with a mission to present ideas worth sharing.<p>It has since become a cultural phenomenon, bringing together thought leaders from around the globe to give short, 18-minute talks about ideas that could change the world.<p>Of the more than 1,800 TED Talks, which …

Ten Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom

<i>I took some time to look over my past posts and decided I needed to provide Social Studies Teachers with some great resources for their classroom.</i> …

5 Ways To Use LinkedIn That Aren't About Finding A Job

I’m not going to pretend that you have no idea that most people use LinkedIn for networking and job hunting. But if you think that’s <i>all</i> the “professional” social network is good for, you’re missing the boat.<p>LinkedIn was the 22nd most visited website in the world as of March 2013 (according to …