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8 writing mistakes that make you seem really unprofessional

Knowing how to write well is a skill that is not only not fading but is assuming even greater importance in today's hyperconnected, always-on world.<p>Landing a job, closing a deal, inspiring employees, wooing top talent: These all require the ability to communicate well through writing.<p>Clear, …

Writing

28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkle and shine, no more grime!

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

This holiday season, 34 long reads to explore

Post-feast, pour another glass of wine and savor some of 2015’s best long reads, published on the Guardian and elsewhere<p>You’ve made it: your belly is full, and you’re now sitting on the couch with a glass of scotch in hand.<p>You now have a few hours to kill, so here’s a list of incredible features …

Bill Cosby

Here Are 2015’s Biggest Pop Songs–All Mashed Up Into a Single 4-Minute Earworm

DJ Earworm just released his annual United State of Pop mash-up for 2015’s hit songs and you will not be able to resist jamming out to it.<p>“You already know what it is” is something rappers and singers have lately taken to saying during the intro to some songs. Whip/Nae Nae-exhibitionist Silentó is …

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

<b>Kim Scott,</b> co-founder of Candor, Inc., has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and …

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a recommendation. Why read a random website review when someone in your network has an opinion? Do the number of app downloads really matter if someone you trust loves a product? In the …

Startups
Donald Trump

Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps

<b>Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers!</b><i>“Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” – Lailah Gifty Akita</i>Google has many free …

Education Technology

Flower Garden Tips

(Image credit: Redeem Your Ground)<p><i>Welcome to Doug Scott from</i> Redeem Your Ground<i>, a landscape designer,</i> blogger<i>, husband, and father of two young</i> …

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

The Most Popular Book Set in Each European Country — in One Surprising Map

We know what the most popular movies, TV shows and books set in each American state are. But what about in other countries around the world?<p>Using the …

Books

Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

Creative Writing

The best novels to read this summer

It isn’t just Hollywood that saves its blockbusters for summer. Book publishers are gearing up for one of the hottest lineups in years.<p>This crowded …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Burgers

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

Self-improvement

GroupMap-A Good Tool for Boosting Students Visual and Critical Thinking Skills

May 18, 2015<br>GroupMap is an excellent educational web tool for group brainstorming and decision making. It allows you to create your own map and …

Scriblr helps you write your story with a new prompt each time you open it

If you ever have trouble thinking of something to write about, then Scriblr is a good tool. Each time you open the app, you will see a different word …

App Store

8 Books To Read Over A Long Holiday Weekend

Beware: These addictive reads will keep you turning the pages -- so much so, you might just forget to barbecue.<p><i>Girl Underwater</i><p>By Claire Kells<p>304 pages; Dutton<p>College sophomore and lifelong swimmer Avery Delacorte is heading home for Thanksgiving break when her airplane crashes over the Colorado …

Books

EdTech.TV

Episode 51 of the EdTech TV Podcast brings on Chris Hesselbein from InsertCoin.org. Chris has been creating a buzz with his in-depth understanding of …

Education Technology

How to Prevent The Pitfalls of Remote Working

Remote work is arguably one of the greatest advancements in the working life of people around the globe today. It gives new opportunities that nobody …

Remote Working

APPS FOR CREATING POETRY ON THE IPAD

Creating poetry on the iPad is the perfect way to celebrate National Poetry Month and there are many engaging and useful apps for creating poetry …

8 shower beers to suds up your daily routine

Shower beers don’t get much respect, but they're the hardest-working booze in hygiene.<p>A glass of wine in the bath is still the most socially …

I’m sorry, but women on TV apologize too much

“The Mindy Project” can learn a lot from “The Good Wife” — and even “Girls”<p>A few days ago on the subway, I tripped over the foot of a dude casually draped across his seat. And those two horrible words sailed out of my mouth faster than my palms hit the floor. <i>I’m sorry</i>. Rather than directing my …

TV

41 Mother-Daughter Trips of a Lifetime

We asked our readers for their best recommendations for a mother-daughter getaway—and they delivered. Just in time for Mother's Day, we present 41 …

0ver 150 EdTech Tutorials to Help You Integrate iPad in Your Instruction

March 6, 2015 <i><br>EdTech Teacher Tutorials</i> is an excellent resource of educational video tutorials covering a variety of EdTech tools and apps. This work …

Education Technology

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Thirteen exciting books they’ll talk about at Jaipur Literature Festival

The line-up is always stellar, but here are some of the authors to watch out for.<p><b>Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates</b> by Neil Rennie shows …

31 Days to Waking Up Happy for Life

1. Catch Some Zzz's—the Right Way<p>Turkish researchers found that people who tend to sleep on their right side have mellower dreams, with themes of …

Happiness