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17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

Motivation

22 Powerful Closure Activities

What Is Closure?<p>Closure is the activity that ends a lesson and creates a lasting impression, a phenomenon that Colorado State University professor …

Teaching

Will the midterms be a ‘blue wave’ election? Cartoonists are taking on the metaphor.

<b>AS IF GAZING</b> at a Magic Eye puzzle or gold-dress meme, observers are viewing the current political races and seeing different colors.<p>From Ohio — where the special election is too close to call — to Virginia, from California and Washington out to Texas and Kansas, the congressional midterms will …

Elections

7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

There are many ways to approach a rebrand. A trend of late has been to focus on reawakening a brand's heritage by looking to the past, but sometimes …

Team Sky

Our 10 Healthiest One-Pot Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's a lot to love about one-pot dinners — namely, how quick and easy they are to prepare and clean up. But one-pot meals also have a reputation …

Cooking

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prove It: Ensuring Efficacy in Digital Learning, Part Two

<i>Guest post by Eric Sheninger</i><p>In my last post, we explored the importance of demonstrating efficacy to build support for, and ensure the success of, …

Pedagogy

31 Taco Recipes That Prove You Can Eat Tacos For a Month Without Getting Bored

"Don't you ever get bored of eating tacos? You eat them every day." If this is something you have heard and promptly answered with a big resounding no, then this "challenge" is just for you. Straight ahead you'll find a month-worth of taco recipes — chicken, steak, pork, fish, and vegetarian — that …

Cooking

This 20-minute, garlicky-ginger chicken stir-fry can go mild or wild

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>Americans’ taste for spicy and hot foods seems to be on the uptick. But when you possess a sensitive palate or digestive tract, or you are cooking for someone who does, a flexible recipe — and healthful! — that tastes good at both mild and wild ends of the spectrum …

Recipes

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

The Downsides of America’s Hyper-Competitive Youth-Soccer Industry

The sport’s top tier is organized around the goal of producing a tiny group of elite players, at the expense of kids’—and parents’—well-being.<p>In the late 1970s, when he was 10, Rob Nissen played for the only soccer team available to kids in his middle-class, New Jersey town. “It cost $20 to join, …

American Soccer

Voices of the First World War: Home On Leave

<i>Related</i> Content<p>First World War<p>Episode 20: For most people, the phrase ‘First World War’ conjures up images of deep, waterlogged trenches and …

Slow-Cooker Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place sweet potatoes in a 5- to 6-qt. slow cooker. Stir together orange juice concentrate and next 4 igredients in a small bowl. …

These 5 recipes promise golden brown and delicious — no deep-frying required

Deep-frying can be intimidating. The vat of oil! Temperature control! The potential for splatters! Getting rid of the vat of oil!<p>But pan-frying? That’s a cinch. With less oil/fat, you’ll still achieve golden brown and crispy perfection, as well as the satisfying sound of sizzles along the way. …

Deep Frying

The Lesson of the Great War

A century after the guns fell silent, the United States risks replicating the errors of the past.<p>There are the wars we remember, and the wars that seem to drift away. Korea is one such, but at least there is a monument in Washington to the startled World War II veterans recalled from the post-1945 …

World History

The stats behind the breathtaking rush of Bayer Leverkusen

Roger Schmidt's side won 5-1 this weekend and stand third in the Bundesliga. But it's how they do it that is truly fascinating.<p><i>Why is this game so slow? Can't we watch something more exciting?</i> To most football fans, these complaints are so cliched we barely even notice them anymore. But somewhere …

Why the Most Important Attackers at the World Cup Are Defenders

The World Cup brings everyone together to watch what are supposedly the 32 best footballing nations on the planet kick a ball around. It’s fun to see …

21 Google Search Tips You Need to Learn

You've only scraped the surface; here's how to become a Google search super sleuth.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

8 unexpected ways to cook with your grill

So you've already mastered cooking steaks and burgers on the grill. But are you using your grill to its full potential?<p>With a few easy tricks and new recipes, you can truly call yourself a grill master this summer. I've rounded up eight ways to make your grill work better for you and help expand …

Why our brains see the world as ‘us’ versus ‘them’—and what to do about it

Our brains are wired to build walls, but we do our best work when we knock them down.<p>Anti-immigrant policies, race-related demonstrations, Title IX disputes, affirmative action court cases, same-sex marriage litigation.<p>These issues are continually in the headlines. But even thoughtful articles on …

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

5 Differences Between Communism and Capitalism

Communism, Its Characteristics, Pros, Cons, and Examples<p>What It Is, How It Works, Comparison to Capitalism and Socialism<p>Updated May 06, 2018<p>Communism …

Tablets or textbooks? Elementary students take on one of the great tech debates of our time

In the ongoing discussion about whether tablets or textbooks are better for students, the kids have a lot to contribute.<p>That was clear in a citywide …

The steel beasts that conquered the trenches: Vivid colourised photos reveal the early WWI tanks that changed history... despite constantly breaking down

Stunning colourised images of tanks on the battlefield during the First World War reveal the power of some of history's early armoured vehicles, and …

Free Flexible Tool Helps Users Build Infographics

Easel.ly Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool Pros: Great templates and flexible features let students learn through …

The Trump administration’s demands are disturbingly reminiscent of 1914

In George F. Will’s reference in his June 10 op-ed, “Mr. Kim’s brand of deterrence,” to the 12 “basic requirements” to avoid stringent punitive sanctions issued by the Trump administration to Iran, I detected a foreboding historic reverberation.<p>Mr. Will suggested the absurdity of Iran acceding to …

Trump Administration

5 Good Sources of Educational Video Content for Teachers

Here are some great resources where you can access and share educational video content. These are websites and YouTube channels that provide …

Eureka Moments – Seven Innovations From WW1 That Changed Our Daily Lives

“Few appreciate the sheer volume of non-military breakthroughs that emerged between 1914 and 1918.” By Doran Cart & Jonathan Casey HOW MANY …

16 Incredibly Useful Resources for Aspiring Authors

…You’ll Wish You Knew About These EarlierThroughout the process of writing my book and helping clients with theirs, I’ve curated a list of tools that …