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Successful Leaders Know What Made Them Who They Are

Can you identify the one person, event, or influence that made you who you are as a leader and a person? Over the past 10 years, I’ve put that question to one hundred of the eminent people I represented as chairman of the Washington Speakers Bureau: Madeleine Albright, Tom Brokaw, Colin Powell, …

7 Do's and Dont's of Mobile Learning

Mobile learning is about disseminating information and learning through a mobile device. However, under no circumstances is mobile learning a …

M-learning

What Are the Best Strategies for Surface to Deep Learning?

We hear a lot about surface to deep learning. In this blog, Peter DeWitt explains the different between the two citing a recently released paper by …

Pedagogy

Why You Should Be Really Excited That Juno is at Jupiter

On July 4, NASA’s Juno spacecraft fired its engines for the 35-minute orbit insertion burn. The spacecraft’s nearly five year trek to Jupiter ended and its orbital mission began. It was an exciting moment for space nerds, but the casual observer might not have been thrilled. After all, we’ve been …

What Would Happen If Bees Went Extinct?

Most people who think about bees, think about getting stung. But that doesn’t do these incredible creatures justice. Bees fly through their life in …

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Bigger, Better, and Stronger

New research is nailing down the idea that putting regular physical activity into your daily routine may just be one of the best things you can do to keep your brain healthy.<p>Doctors long have recommended that you get off your couch and exercise if you want to reduce the risk of common physical …

The Brain

5 Reasons Mornings Are the Best Time to Run

Morning runs versus evening runs: It's a debate as old as your grossest pair of running shoes.<p>Some people like to start their days with a jolt of …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

Amazing

How Is Your Phone Changing You?

YouTube

Los museos de ciencia son beneficiosos para las ciudades y la educación

Un estudio de Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona ha demostrado que los museos y ferias de ciencia tienen efectos positivos en el sistema educativo …

Why reading should be a compulsory subject in school

Let's make reading a compulsory subject in our primary and secondary schools. In fact, let's make it examinable too.<p>This idea might seem hare-brained …

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

Bill Gates

How Important is Figure Painting in Art Education Today?

May 9, 2016<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p><b>The purpose of figure painting</b>, or any depiction of the figure in art, relates back to one of the main …

Art

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined the term “pressurized workouts” to describe when the exercises …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The drawback is that …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

5 Power Foods That Can Help You Drop a Size

Filling up on these will actually help you lose weight.<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size.<p><b>1. Salmon</b><br>This rich protein has the power to fill you up, thanks to plenty of healthy fats that also pack metabolism-boosting …

12 Workouts You Can Do in Only 5 Minutes (Yep, 5!)

Fewer excuses, more sweat<p>Spending an hour at the gym can be a great way to get blissed-out before heading to the office or to unwind after a long day. But sometimes (read: often) you don't have an hour to spare. That's why the 12 workout videos in our playlist below, led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness …

11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch

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6 Exercises for Getting Fit and Sexy Fast

These moves are body-sculpting—and fun!<p>Want to bust a move? Anna Kaiser, owner of AKT In Motion, designed a total-body circuit that'll get your heart pumping—and maybe even make you want to shake your groove thing. All of the exercises in the video below are dance-like and will help you boost your …

6 Moves for a Total-Body Transformation

Congrats—you're one week into the 28-Day, Whole-Body Challenge! How are you feeling? You should already sense a little bit of a transformation as your body starts shaping up and your muscles begin toning up. Onwards and upwards with week two! Scroll down for how-tos for all of the exercises, and …

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Make the Most of Your Trainer Time with These Indoor Cycling Workouts

Riding indoors doesn't have to be dull—and it can put you on the fast track to fitness<p>Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts …