Bill Davis

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Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

Parenting

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

5 Reasons to Buy a Canon 5D Classic in 2018

At $76 this was the cheapest full frame camera Mattias Burling could find. It was announced way back in 2005 but still packs quite the punch. Here …

HP takes on the iPad Pro with its way cheaper Chromebook x2 convertible

If you’re in the market for a large tablet, you couldn’t do much better than Apple’s excellent – if ridiculously expensive – 12.9-inch iPad Pro. But now, HP has a new contender in the game, in the form of its $599 Chromebook x2.<p>The 12.3-inch convertible device is the second Chrome OS-powered tablet …

IPad Pro

I know the real source of our classroom rot

Schools have been chronically underfunded under Conservative-led governments, which dole out starvation rations to all public sector institutions. And it’s quite right for the National Education Union, my union, to campaign for higher funding as an election issue. But both Conservative and Labour …

Education

World champ van Aert’s road debut ‘beyond expectations’

Three-time cyclocross world champion Wout Van Aert is having a dream debut on the road this 2018 season.Read the full article at World champ van …

Road Bikes

Digital Transformation Trends in Schools

The digital transformation trends in schools mentioned below are making headlines because of the ways in which they are impacting student …

Education Technology

A French Press Minus the Mess

Coffee is like gasoline for humans, only it costs about 5 times as much from coffee joints! That being said, it’s no wonder more people are heading …

Instantly compare different bikes' geometries with this handy online tool - MBR

Bike geometry geeks rejoice for geometrygeeks.bike<p>The geometrygeeks website is the world’s biggest open database of bike frame geometries, with tools …

Road Bikes

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

Affordable A-frame house can be built by just two people

More like A + frame!<p>Whether it’s a beachside retreat or a cabin in the woods, the A-frame is a special type of building. You might recall the quirky triangle structures from vacations of yore, complete with avocado kitchens and shag carpets. But thanks to Instagram, nostalgia, and the allure of a …

19 Healthy Soups That Won't Weigh You Down, Literally

Between the seven-layer dip you housed on Saturday night and polishing off a box of chocolates on Sunday (worth it), there’s a good chance you might …

This Short Documentary Tells Why Film Photography is Still Alive

<i>There has never been a more fitting time to say that film photography is still alive.</i><p>Compared to the current fast-pace of digital photography, film …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

The Audiophiliac picks the best receivers and amplifiers

Audiophile

The 10 Best Looking Watches under $100

<i>Time certainly is money, but telling the time by a device strapped to your wrist doesn’t have to set you back a ton of cash. And even though these</i> …

Watches

The 8 best cheap Android smartphones, ranked

There’s never been a better time to get cheap Android phones.<p>Despite receiving only minor upgrades each year, flagship phones continue to grow in …

Mobile Technology

The 13 Best Tequilas You Can Buy in 2018

<i>This definitive guide to the best tequilas of 2018 explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular agave spirit, including</i> …

Alcohol

19 Comforting Soup Recipes If You're Cutting Back On Meat And Dairy

Whether you're a vegan or just trying to cut back on meat and dairy.

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

The 5 recipes I make over and over again

<b>I used to avoid repeating recipes. Now I depend on it.</b><p>There was a time when I took variety in meals very seriously. Rarely would I serve the same …

What's In / What's Out - Mountain Biking, 2018

<i>F</i>or those of you who were born after the internet was invented, Goldilocks was a character in a book (a thing made out of paper that didn't light up) …

A Year With Fujifilm In 40 Pictures

In the beginning of 2017 I picked up the Fujifilm XT2 to document a solo adventure to Iceland . The camera’s manual settings and the fun of crafting …

The Phoblographer's Most Popular Posts of 2017

<i>Curious about what our most popular posts were for the year? You’ll be just as shocked as we were.</i><p>2017 was quite an interesting year for the …

This Ansel Adams Documentary Is a Comprehensive and Fascinating Look at the Master Photographer

I think few people will deny that Ansel Adams was one of the most influential and important photographers ever, his work enduring as a portfolio of …

Dynaplug tubeless tyre repair kit review: lots of choices, all fantastic

I was on a group ride in South Africa a few years ago when one of the guys got a flat. Before I had even unclipped from my pedals, the flat was …

Framing

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Cameras

The 4 Best Cycling Workouts

There are as many ways to train as there are coaches, plans, online articles, and books. Even seasoned riders can get lost in the sea of intensity zones, HIIT workouts, mobility moves, plyometrics, strength work, and core training. That’s because coaching and training advice trickles down from the …

Cycling

Go further west: Exploring West Iceland and the Westfjords

If some parts of Iceland feel overcrowded with tourists, the western regions of the country offer off-the-beaten-track adventures. DW's Elizabeth …