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The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

High School

Istanbul Led Me Back to Cairo

I grew up in a traditional-to-borderline-religious Muslim family in the heart of Cairo, Egypt. The idea of traveling around the world, let alone traveling by myself, was never a subject for discussion.<p>And why would I need to travel the world? I lived in the heart of the beacon of civilization; a …

European Travel

Long Weekend in Cairo

The gateway to Egypt can be found in the heart of Cairo set along the banks of the Nile. Cairo is a common entry point to exploring the vast treasures of Egypt and one would need weeks to fully discover what the country has to offer. With political unrest a common theme and a new leader settling in …

Cairo

10 Best Views in Paris

Ascending the Eiffel Tower for its breathtaking views is one of Paris's undisputed thrills--just ask the 7 million visitors who do it each year. Though a sweeping view of Paris from one of the city's emblematic sites--the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré Coeur, the towers of Notre Dame--is a must for a vast …

France

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

Why You Should Never Buy Another Tote Bag

With basic sewing skills and this step-by-step tutorial from Liz of Say Yes, you can make the tote bag of your dreams from start to finish. You’ll never have to buy one again!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>of an outer fabric ( 1/2 yard )<br>• of an inner lining fabric ( 1/2 yard )<br>• Sewing machine and basic …

Sewing

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Leadership

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

10 Places We're Meh About And Where To Go Instead

There's nothing wrong with the places we're feeling "meh" about... we're just not feeling jazzed about them anymore. They're popular, they've been done, and now we're ready to journey somewhere new and fresh and exciting.<p>These 10 spots are great, but we're currently over them. Here's where to go …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Your Horoscope For This Week — Apr 13 2014

Look out, stargazers: Pluto (which totally IS a planet, at least for our purposes) is going retrograde. Prepare for a major shift in your universe — …

How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …

Pictures

Photo Gallery: Adventures of the Year in Action: Featuring climber Adam Ondra, swimmer Diana Nyad, skier JP Auclair, community builders Stacy Bare and Nick Watson, adventure educators Amy Freeman and Dave Freeman, surfer Greg Long, explorer Sarah Marquis, snowboarder Kevin Pearce, sky runner Kilian …

25 Foods That Will Always Remind You Of Vacation

The best vacations, one might say, are vacations planned around food.<p>And whether they were first nibbled during a white-sand getaway or on a backpacking trek through Europe, some foods (and drinks!) will forevermore trigger glorious, blissful, carb-filled vacation memories with just a single …

Powder for Powder, ep. 1: Monashee mission

HITTING THE OPEN ROAD, loaded to the gills with gear, plans to live in a truck camper for two months — my brother and I knew this was a road trip of …

Sydney's best food for $5

• Good Food Under $30 award winners<br>• Sydney's best new cheap eats<p>The 2014 edition of <i>Good Food Under $30</i> has just hit the shelves and, as always, it's a …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

New York State of Mind: Street Style

Diego Zuko captures all of the chic in the snow laden streets of Manhattanand Brookyln.<p>Diego Zuko captured all of the chic on the snow laden streets of Manhattan—and Brooklyn.

50 Best Albums of 2013

Vampire Weekend cut the cute and raised the stakes, Kanye assaulted our ears, Bowie shocked the world and Miley tossed a dance-pop party grenade<p>50<p>The …