Ann Carroll

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David Cameron praises 'You ain't no Muslim, bruv' remark

David Cameron has applauded the witness to the Leytonstone tube station attack who shouted at the knife-wielding man: “You ain’t no Muslim, bruv.”<p>Leytonstone tube attack: man appears in court accused of attempted murder<p>Read more<p>The prime minister said although he and others had dedicated speeches …

Burnout: Tips on How to Overcome the Feelings of Helplessness, Loss of Motivation and Stress at Your Job

Burnout has been described as the erosion of the soul, a cross between helplessness and hopelessness, a severe loss of motivation and/or a mismatch between the requirements of the employer and the capabilities of the employee. Burnout can come about as the result of stress, low morale, poor working …

London Oratory School 'ranked' baby baptisms in school place policy

<b>A top Catholic state school ranked the timelines of baby's baptisms as part of its admission policy.</b><p>The Office of Schools Adjudicator (OSA) found the London Oratory School wanted proof a child of six months had been baptised.<p>The school has been told aspects of its admission policy "do not conform" …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

The world’s languages, in 7 maps and charts

These seven maps and charts, visualized by The Washington Post, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of languages.<p><b>1. Some continents have more languages than others</b><p>Not all continents are equally diverse in the number of spoken languages. Whereas Asia leads the …

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

The Foldio2 Foldable Pop-Up Light Box for Product Photos is Bigger, Brighter, and Better than Ever

Remember Foldio? Introduced a little over a year ago today, it’s an ultra-portable, foldable light box that gave smartphone photographers the ability …

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This Sports Photographer Missed an Incredible Catch and Got Fired… Except He Didn’t… and He Didn’t

“I got fired on Twitter last night.” That’s how NJ.com photographer Andrew Mills starts his side of a story that went viral on social media two days …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

How Empathy Affects Learning, And How To Cultivate It In Your Students - InformED

<i>“The education system forces people to unlearn the empathy they were born with. It’s a system based on always seeming strong, contributing to the</i> …

Australian Universities

This School Has Bikes Instead Of Desks–And It Turns Out That’s A Better Way To Learn

Some schools are canceling recess. But this North Carolina grade school is going in the opposite direction: Kids ride bikes as they read.<p>Elementary school has always looked a little bit like training for a traditional office job: You show up at 8 or 9, sit at your desk, and fill out paperwork for …

How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

13 Things Samsung's New Galaxy Note 4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

It's the best phone Samsung has ever made, and easily one of the best phones you can buy.<p>The Note 4 is also packed with a lot of extras and features that the iPhone doesn't have.

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

18 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological …

Immune System

Stephanie Sinclair on Hunger in America: The City

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p><i>I recently interviewed three photographers who covered hunger in America for the feature “The New Face of Hunger” in the August issue of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. They explored what it looks like for individuals and families to be food insecure in urban, suburban,</i> …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do

Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.<p>Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that …

Time Management

Creative Ways to Use Wide Apertures in Landscape Photography

Your camera’s aperture has the ability to control your depth of field – which is a powerful creative tool that many photographers use to evoke depth, …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Landscape Photography

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

This is part four of a series exploring mobile learning co-produced by MindShift and Spotlight on Digital Media & Learning.<p>Other posts in this series …

What To Do If Your School Bans Useful Websites

In the meantime, what should educators do when they try to access a site in school that's blocked by the school's filter? Luhtala offers the …

The slow death of purposeless walking

<b>A number of recent books have lauded the connection between walking - just for its own sake - and thinking. But are people losing their love of the purposeless walk?</b><p>Walking is a luxury in the West. Very few people, particularly in cities, are obliged to do much of it at all. Cars, bicycles, buses, …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

Find an event

How to search:<p>There are hundreds of events to choose from - you can search by area or postcode, or by date, or both. If you are looking for events …

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

5 Tips for Successful HDR Photos

Photography

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …