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How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

Real headaches for public safety departments around the country as Pokemon Go users find themselves in accidents, mishaps, even real danger.<p>It seems …

Pokémon

The History of Website Design: 25 Years of Building the Web

In the early days of the internet, most websites were built and managed by IT departments. Today, website design has become an industry all on it’s …

Do shorter hours or higher wages make better teachers?

ATTRACTING bright, motivated people into teaching is a struggle in many countries. Low pay is often blamed, especially when it is combined with long …

Education

Bailey Gwynne trial: boy, 16, found guilty of culpable homicide

A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of the culpable homicide of Aberdeen schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.<p>The jury of seven men and eight women took less than two hours to reach a majority verdict after hearing five days of evidence at the high court in Aberdeen. It including testimony from four teenage …

Crime

The Government Is in Denial Over Teacher Recruitment and Retention

The National Audit Office's report, <i>Training New Teachers</i>, is a stark warning, confirming that there is a serious national crisis in both teacher …

Teach Yourself To Code With These 6 Inspiring Websites

If you've always had a desire to build your own apps or create your own websites, then you can begin your coding education with nothing more than a …

Three Birmingham colleges could merge under major plans to slash education funding

Three colleges in Birmingham could merge as part of a raft of recommendations by the Government in a bid to slash further education spending in the …

Apple Recalls "Duckhead" Power Adapters for Select Mac Laptops and iPads

Apple has announced today that they are recalling AC wall plug adapters for its MacBook laptops and iPads in select countries. The issue stems from a …

David Bowie gets his own constellation, a lightning bolt in the night sky

Davie Bowie will be remembered in the stardust. Belgian radio station Studio Brussel and American observatory MIRA partnered to register an entire constellation in memory of the late musician. Bowie fans can write Bowie memories and lyrics onto Google Sky digitization of the constellation, which is …

David Lloyd: 'I turned £10k into £1m in 10 years – then built a home for Sir Cliff’

Fame & Fortune: The former tennis player learnt from his dad’s bankruptcy before making a 9,900pc return from his leisure clubs business<p>David Lloyd built his fortune with his chain of eponymous health and leisure clubs that pioneered the boom in indoor tennis. The father-of-five, 68, lives with …

PixelSquid turns boring stock photos into incredible images

As technology progresses, 3D image rendering has allowed designers and artists to make incredible imagery. PixelSquid, the premier site for photoreal spinnable 3D objects, wants to put that power into everyone’s hands… literally.<p>Enter PixelSquid – Add 3D Objects to Your Photos.<p>This free app allows …

iOS Apps

Quarter moon, Earth perihelion, neap tide

The last quarter moon combined with Earth at perihelion should usher in a gentle neap tide, with little variation between high and low tide over the …

Astronomy

Newly-qualified teachers support 'extreme concern'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/1214000/1214409_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524815576_2c6d5ff0ef52aa7a2592303d3c08258e<p><b>A lack of support for newly-qualified teachers is cause for "extreme concern", a group of AMs has said.</b><p>In a report on supply teaching, the Welsh …

Education

Kano OS empowers kids to create the future on $5 Pi Zero

We love Kano. We’ve talked about the computer kit, — a DIY collection that allows children to take a nuts and bolts approach to building and operating a PC — and just over a week ago, the screen kit, an HD LCD screen that that kids can build themselves.<p>Now, the London-based startup has done it …

Kids

Teacher pay chart shows world's highest earning teachers

Teachers in England are among the best paid in the world - but they fall far behind those in Luxembourg, where those in the profession can expect to …

England has highest university tuition fees in industrialised world, survey finds

England has the highest average undergraduate tuition fees in the industrialised world, although this investment tends to be repaid many times in higher graduate wages, according to an annual survey of education across more than 30 countries.<p>On average, English undergraduates paid just under £6,000 …

Students

Developing world-beating maths teachers 'to take a decade'

<b>It will take a decade to bring maths teaching in England up to world-beating standards, say subject experts.</b><p>A report from the Advisory Council on Mathematics Education (ACME) suggests teachers responsible for maths in both primary and secondary schools need better qualifications and …

Education

Cuts could close four in 10 colleges, says Labour

<b>Up to four in 10 further education and sixth-form colleges in England could close if the government presses ahead with savings, says Labour.</b><p>College budgets are not protected and might be vulnerable to cuts in the 2015 Spending Review, says the party.<p>The analysis comes as further education members …

United Kingdom

The LinkedIn Code – Book Interview

Heidi Cohen interviews Melonie Dodaro<p>Q: What’s your best piece of advice for readers looking to improve their marketing?<p>I’m a big believer in …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Yes, Dogs Can Get Jealous Too

<i>This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>We’ve long treated our dogs like humans, dressing them in sweaters, letting them sleep in our …