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The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Inc.com

There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to learn a new skill -- you can learn basically anything from anywhere these days …

Princeton University

My Visual Studio Code Setup

This article is also available on my blog.<p>This originally was just a gist, but I thought it made sense to just convert it to a blog post.<p>As the …

Software Development

The best games of 2017

It had just turned April when we declared that 2017 was a great year for video games. The post-holiday quarter is usually fairly quiet for new releases, but in 2017 it brought us legitimate contenders for game of the year in <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Persona 5</i> -- …

How One Woman's Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her

The first time the police arrived on her doorstep, in March of 2015, Courtney Allen was elated.<p>She rushed to the door alongside her dogs, a pair of …

Internet

Tupelo Honey Café’s Pimento Cheese Recipe

A favorite of Asheville, North Carolina, shares their recipe for this Southern staple<p>Since Asheville’s Tupelo Honey Café first opened its doors in 2000, its house-made pimento cheese has earned a loyal local following. So it seemed only natural for Tupelo to spread the pimento love outside the …

Dijon Mustard

Holidays in the South: 20 Festive Recipes

Celebrate the season with friends, family, and these timeless holiday favorites<p>Celebrate the season with friends, family, and these timeless holiday favorites

Recipes
Innovation

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

Learning

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

Protein

25 Recipes for Super-Satisfying Sandwiches

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Portable, infinitely variable, and just so darn satisfying, the sandwich is, in my opinion, about as close as you'll get to a perfect food. All you need is bread (or some sort of bread equivalent) and a little creativity when it …

Cooking

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Papua New Guinea

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Behavioral Sciences

How a Bloody Railroad Strike Paved the Way for Labor Day

William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE …

Labor Day

Make Your Own Fake Ice Cubes For Photography Staging

I’m an impatient person. I’m also very singularly-minded, so when I get an idea in my head, everything else gets put on hold while I’m pursuing it …

17 Colouring Books That Every Grown-Up Needs

Fresh ink.<p>Want some more recommendations? Try these out.

Defying Gravity: How to Shoot 'Twisted' Coffee Splashes

Shooting splashes is always great fun, even if it’s a simple image with a coffee cup and a falling piece of refined sugar. Plus, there is always so …

STEM Curriculum Turned Into An Addictive Game

With Simple Machines, six interactive worlds illustrate the foundational principles of physics.<p>Levers, pulleys, and wheels–they’re tools that outline some of the most foundational principles in physics. But foundational principles are boring. What’s fun is using a lever to catapult a boulder at a …

App Store

What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. “Frankly, we’re often at a loss with how to help them.” If someone with Calhoun’s experience has trouble with this – he’s chairman of Nielsen’s board, sits …

Employment

Why Coding Is Your Child’s Key to Unlocking the Future

Educators call for making computer science a cornerstone of the curriculum, even for grade-school kids<p>Racing across the U.S. in your taco truck, you must fight off animals mutated by fallout from a nuclear war, and you must also turn them into delicious filling for the tacos you sell inside …

Computer Science

Why Minecraft Rewrites the Playbook for Learning

Progressive educators have been advocating for games-based learning ever since Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail, and Reader Rabbit opened up a new …

Minecraft

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Ask parents how important it is to instill kindness in their kids, and most will rank it high: even as their very top priority, according to Harvard researchers.<p>But children surveyed by the university’s Making Caring Common (pdf) project said, overwhelmingly, that they were getting a different …

High School

If you cannot do great things, do small things in...

en_US<p>article<p>If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great …