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840 new dictionary entries to help you speak better Gen Z

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has just added 840 new entries to our ever-expanding language, including <b>adorbs</b>, <b>Instagramming</b>, <b>rando</b>, <b>TL;DR</b>, <b>GOAT</b>, <b>Latinx</b>, <b>avo</b>, <b>bingeable</b>, <b>time suck</b>, <b>hangry</b>, <b>salty</b> (as in, salty), <b>bougie</b>, and <b>CBD</b>. Basically, every word that you need to keep up a convo with the gen Z kiddos in …

Generation Z

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

This Infographic Shows Which Mobile Apps Are Most Popular in 25 Countries (And it's Not Facebook)

Facebook has 2.23 billion monthly active users, yet it's not the most popular mobile app in 25 of these developed or populous countries.<p>Facebook has 2.23 billion monthly active users, which is nearly a third of the world's population. Yet according Marketing Resources Incorporated (MRI), which …

This is Simon Sinek's Guaranteed Secret to Success Most of Us Won't Do

Best-selling author and TED speaker Simon Sinek says we focus too much on dramatic actions. On the Tony Robbins podcast, he shared what to do instead<p>Independents tend to go to extremes: We get passionate about an idea, stay up all night to make it real and are more susceptible to burning out before …

Simon Sinek

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

The 8 best digital cameras for beginners:

The best digital cameras for when you need a step up from your smartphone.

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

5 Must-See Aviation Documentaries on Netflix or Amazon

Have a rainy day on your hands and nothing to watch on TV? Below are five favorite aviation documentaries that will take you behind the scenes of …

Documentaries

Generation Z is already moving away from Facebook, and 8 more industries could be next

Ishan Goel, a 19-year-old marketing strategist with the Mark Cuban Companies, said it was "not cool" for his fellow Gen Zers to be on Facebook. For today's teens, Facebook is just a tool for group chats or keeping up with parents.<p>"People aren't wanting to post stuff consistently," Goel told …

Social Media

Engaging Gen-Z: Strategies from IT and Student Affairs

Advertiser WebinarsIn this webinar, you’ll learn how institutions such as San Jose State (32,000 students) and Oral Roberts University (7,000 …

How Generation Z Will Change the World

After years of headlines about the so-called Millennials, a new group of young people is poised to make their mark on the world.<p>This post-Millennial …

Microsoft survey: Gen Z prefers to communicate via chat, but gets stressed about new tools

Microsoft found that Gen Z preferred to communicate via chat and text apps, versus older generations who preferred email and meetings. Here's what …

Generation Z

Video: How To Reach Gen Z

PSFK conference speaker Aria Finger of DoSomething.org explains how to connect with a generation that is eager to make positive change—a thread we'll …

Generation Z

Data Privacy, Social Media, Visual Content And Adobe: Through The Lens Of Generation Z

“With Creativity, rich ideas flow through the system from the minds of Gen Z. With Intelligence those ideas are executed. With Power Gen Z takes control of what happens around the world with the use of social media.” - Marco Garcia (Social Media Command Center, We Are Gen Z, 2018)<p>On March 25, 2018, …

International education: A view from Switzerland

Switzerland

What an international education inspires | Scott David Heng | TEDxUWCAdriatic

YouTube

Linkedin re-ranked colleges by where graduates get the best jobs

When colleges are re-ranked by how graduates do in the job market, only a few of the conventionally prestigious schools make the top of the list. LinkedIn mined its massive dataset of professionals to see what colleges where producing employees at the most desirable firms in a handful of …

Mapping Student Mobility to the U.S.

Brian Meagher<p>Mapping international student mobility to institutions in the United States.<p>Using data published by the Institute of International …

Why Rejecting Students Based on Nationality Is a Bad Idea for Universities and for the U.S.

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst recently tied itself in knots in an attempt to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The university first announced it would categorically ban Iranian graduate students from certain fields of science and engineering and then reversed itself with a "less …

More American Students Are Being Lured to Canadian Universities - Pacific Standard

When Jacob Klemmer was deciding which college to attend, he made a deal with his parents: If Klemmer attended a university in Canada, they would pay …

University of Toronto

Germany’s Unicorn Craze

The mythical creature rises in uncertain times.<p>Sometime in 2016, as Germany was reeling from disagreements over migration, politics, and national identity, the country received a magical visitor. The unicorn appeared on hats, liqueur bottles, cereal boxes, condom wrappers. By last summer, it seemed …

German Politics

Inside the World of Amal Clooney

A sudden late snow is falling, bright with just a touch of magic, as the automatic gate to Aberlash House opens. It’s an afternoon in March but, in this powdery landscape, could be January. Footprints lead a few steps down a drive, between a row of trees, and climb to a small colonnaded entryway. A …

Defining generations: Where Millennials end and post-Millennials begin

Pew Research Center will use 1996 as the last birth year for Millennials for our future work. President Michael Dimock explains why.

Demographics

15 Stylish Houseplants That Actually Thrive In Low Light

Hard to kill, easy on the eyes.<p>(Be cautious if you have pets, though — some of these can be toxic.)

Plants

10 Code Snippets For Creating Animated Headers & Video Backgrounds

Every great website needs a beautiful header to grab attention. It’s the first thing visitors see, and it’s the only thing encouraging visitors to …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

University of Pennsylvania

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Stop Ending Your Speeches With 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders, or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp, and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, …

An Introduction to Google Tag Manager

Digital marketing thrives on data. No matter what type of site you have, whether it’s a large e-commerce site, a personal website, or a site for a …

The Broke Girl's Guide To Healthy Eating

<i>This article was originally published on April 26, 2016.</i><p>Yes, it's true that health food can be staggeringly expensive — especially if it's something …