Avishek Datta Ray

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The argument for divesting from fossil fuels is becoming an overwhelming one

As progressive institutions, the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust should commit to taking their money out of the companies that are driving global warming, says the Guardian’s editor-in-chief as he launches our climate campaign<p>The world has much more coal, oil and gas in the ground than it can …

Energy

Formative Assessment Resources

Formative and Summative Assessment Resources to Support the 4Cs and Student Growth<p>Formative and Summative Assessment<p>The goal of formative assessment …

Strategic Brainstorming: Big-Picture Thinking

What makes a brainstorming session a <i>strategic</i> brainstorming session? Some might say, <i>“Aren’t all brainstorming sessions essentially strategic?”</i> Well …

Common Misconceptions of Teaching with Technology | Get Apps, Get Inspired ...

The progress of technology is disrupting traditional industries and changing every aspect of our life. In education, integration of technology starts …

Who Benefits Most From Cheap Oil?

We are living in a world obsessed with oil and its price movements. Some time back, when all the trade pundits were predicting a stable 100$ …

Saudi Arabia

Office workers 'too sedentary'

<b>Office workers need to get off their backsides and move around more, according to a new campaign.</b><p>On Your Feet Britain says sitting for long periods at work is linked to a host of health problems, which are not undone by working out in the gym.<p>It is calling on people to stand regularly, walk around …

Diabetes

8 Variations of the Pushup

I've included eight of those variations here. Think you're tough? Try to complete 10 reps of each—80 pushups total—in 5 minutes or less. It's a body-weight challenge that's sure to make you a believer in the power of the pushup.<p><b>Standard Pushup</b><p><b>The benefit:</b> The standard pushup works your chest, …

Oscar-Winning Art Director on Creating the Grand Budapest Hotel

Learn how a production team transformed a vacant warehouse in Germany into the fictional hotel.<p>Art director Adam Stockhausen recently brought home his first Academy Award, for best production design on Wes Anderson's latest film, <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>.<p>The movie is set in Zubrowka—an imaginary …

Ralph Fiennes

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

No, Starbucks’ Chai Tea Latte is not real chai

Chai in the West has become synonymous with the overly sweet, oddly spicy blend that Starbucks sells as a Chai Tea Latte. But in India, chai takes on different flavor profiles, snack accompaniments, and even drinking vessels depending on the region or city or town.<p>First, a brief history of chai: …

Tea

Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

No Indian jokes please: a memo of dos and don’ts for Jerry Seinfeld

What works in Manhattan may not be kosher in Mumbai.<p>Thousands of Jerry Seinfeld fans (this writer included) are eagerly waiting to see and hear the …