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Lego's new kit teaches kids to code

Lego is making its blocks smarter.<p>The company is launching a new building and coding set at CES 2017 this week that brings movement to Legos.<p>The Lego Boost kit lets kids build five different smart toy models, including a cat, robot and guitar, with the help of sensors and motors.<p>The move follows …

Protect your phone from secret spyware

The smartphone has become one of the most important tools in millions of Americans’ lives. It tracks your movements, displays emails and text messages, and notifies you of every birthday and appointment. Every second, information floods your smartphone. Unless you switch them off, your apps work …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

Note-Taking

35 Ways To Transform Everything You Own With Paint

Wicker benches, linoleum floors, table lamps, KitchenAid mixers, you name it.

7 Tips for Achieving Your Goals From a Productivity Expert

The beginning of a new year is quickly approaching, which makes now the perfect time to take stock of your priorities and set goals for your future. …

Time Management

Inbox full of spam? Here’s how to block an email address in Gmail

Email is a powerful tool in the modern world. It can not only be used for professional correspondence, but for a variety of other purposes as well, …

Want to Be a Better Dad in 2017? Science Says Do This

Truly great dads have these traits.<p>Many dads will set out to be better fathers in 2017 than they were in 2016. However, sometimes the parenting resources for dads are lacking, and they're left guessing as to how to improve.<p>All the studies show that the influence fathers have in the lives of their …

Edward Hopper’s Iconic Painting Nighthawks Explained in a 7-Minute Video Introduction

If any one painting stands for mid-twentieth-century America, <i>Nighthawks</i> does. In fact, Edward Hopper's 1942 canvas of four figures in a late-night …

If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning

Learning Strategies<p>If You Do Any of These 4 Activities in Your Classroom, You're Already Personalizing Learning<p>By Todd Flory     Dec 22, …

Education Technology

Researchers have found that using social media makes kids less happy in almost every way

Parents are well aware that the internet has opened up new realms both of discovery and danger. Now, new research from the UK has found that use of social media like Facebook reduces children’s satisfaction about every aspect of their lives except friendship.<p>Economists at the University of …

Social Media

These 4th Graders Wrote A Super Catchy Song To Help Them Learn Long Division

"They’re seriously the most crunk class ever!”<p>”Math” and “fun” rarely end up in the same sentence for kids. But this fourth grade class is proving that doesn’t have to be the case.<p>Florida teacher Nadine S. Ebri shared a video of her students singing a special song they wrote while learning long …

Build Your Own Mobile Digital Library to Share Books From Anywhere With Anyone

Ever wished you could easily share your collection of PDFs, DIY books, or magazines? Adafruit has a guide to turn a Raspberry Pi Zero into a little …

Students' catchy long division song will be stuck in your head all day

"Divide, multiple and subtract. Bring it on down and bring it on back!"<p>Those are the words to a foot-tapping song 4th grade students made up to guide …

Google Classroom

What are some ways that teachers can engage students using Google Classroom?<p>Inside of Google Classroom, teachers have several options to reach their …

Education Technology

How to Prevent Blisters When Hiking and Backpacking

Don't Let Blisters Ruin Your Next Hike<p>Blisters can quickly ruin a perfect day in the backcountry. Blisters can happen to even the most experienced …

8 How-To Tips to Energize Your Classroom with EdTech in 2017

The new year is a natural time for us to reflect on our current practices and make plans for the future. This year I’ve been focusing on sharing …

Education Technology

How To Build a Solar Water Heating Systems Have a Good Economic Payoff

Solar water heating systems have a good economic payoff, and are manageable systems to install or build as a DIY project. Some of the solar water …

How to remove a previous owner’s Apple ID from a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

A reader asks:<p>“I got a used iPod touch recently, and everything seems fine except that when I attempt to log into iTunes, the previous owner’s Apple …

How to get rid of malware on your Mac

Malware and complete hard drive corruption on the Mac is rare, but it can happen. Here's how to rebuild your Mac.Though it's not easy to hack into or …

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Apple Users Are Being Spammed With Calendar Invites. Here's What to Do If You Get One

Whatever you do, don't click 'decline.'<p>Large numbers of Apple users are reporting that they've received spam calendar invitations and/or photo-sharing invitations, many of them to dubious Black Friday sales events. And those who decline the invitations will likely find themselves getting much more …

42 Retro Fonts to Perfect your Vintage Style Inspired Design - Super Dev Resources

In this post, we bring to you a collection of high-quality vintage and retro fonts to add a touch of nostalgia to your work.<p>When designing influenced …

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms now let you create custom templates

Here is a small but very useful (and long overdue) update to Google’s G Suite apps: Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms are getting support for creating custom, reusable templates that you can share with your co-workers.<p>While you may not use templates much in your day-to-day G Suite life, this is a …

Google Docs

36 Awesome Survival Life Hacks That Will Actually Help You in Any Situation

Many people think that if they just have this one tool, or the right gun, or a super-secret hide out, they can survive anything. They are wrong.<p>The …

Lifehacks

The Essential iPad Guide: Tips & Tricks for the Best Tablet Experience

The iPad is an intuitive device, but using it to its full capacity takes time, simply because there are so many different ways to use it. We surveyed our Insider subscribers to see what guides they wanted us to create. The response was overwhelmingly in favor of an iPad guide, which after a month …

How to build a $10 survival kit at the dollar store | Adventure Sports Network

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally written by our friends at OFFGRIDweb.com. Check out their site for more survival-related tips.</i><p>In the past, …

Vehicle Security Basics for Survival in Bad Times

Written by Orlando Wilson on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 3.72/5 (58) <b>Editor’s Note:</b><i> This article was generously contributed by Orlando Wilson. If you have</i> …

Improvised Explosive Devices

SEVENTY2 Survival Kit

They say the first 72 hours after a disaster are the most critical, and what you do in those first 72 hours can mean the difference between life and …