Erik Hirning

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What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

How to turn great iOS app ideas into something real

My friends, family and even complete strangers are constantly asking me how to get their million-dollar app idea in the App Store.<p>This is always a shocker for me because, after countless hours of hard work over the past two years, my app is barely breaking even.<p>But I can offer one solid piece of …

iOS Apps

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Stunning Early Entries in 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

One of our very favorite photo contests has just kicked off! The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest brings out the most breathtaking shots in travel photography. This year, the prizes are really exciting! The grand prize winner will receive an eight day National Geographic Photo …

Travel Photography

Meet the doctor who is convinced he will live to 150

Medical advancements mean that life expectancy is now far greater than we believe, an ageing expert has claimed<p>An anti-ageing expert is convinced he will live until he is 150 and claims healthy Brits will live far longer than they expect.<p>Dr Alex Zhavoronkov, director of the UK-based Biogerontology …

New Movies: 'Age of Adaline,' 'The Water Diviner,' and More

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Five new albums to try this week: Alabama Shakes, Jlin and more

Music,Culture,Pop and rock,Alabama Shakes,Indie,Rap,Hip-hop,Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All,Electronic music,Dance music<p>From Tyler, the Creator’s latest experimental rap outing to Speedy Ortiz’s 90s-inspired alt-rock, stream five albums out this week. What will you be listening to?<p><b>Why you should</b> …

Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

Unless you've pledged allegiance to the Night's Watch and been stuck on the Wall waiting for White Walkers, you've probably heard is about to start. In honor of the first season to deviate substantially from the book series it's based on (read: spoil the upcoming books), we've rounded up our …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

At HP Labs, an effort to make the biggest change to computing since the 1940s

HP Labs has been Hewlett-Packard’s engine of innovation for decades, but the division won a lot of attention this year when it began talking about …

The Coldest, Snowiest, Iciest Places In Our Solar System

Is internet addiction real?

The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In South Korea, one couple was so committed to …

Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers

<b>Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Clocks and old watches are miracles. If you’ve ever taken one apart and had a look at the …

Pedagogy

8 Classroom Management Tips--From Google?

by <b>Jennifer Rita Nichols</b><p>One of the biggest struggles facing new teachers is figuring out how to effectively manage a classroom.<p>This is very different …

How To Go Back to School in Something Completely Different

How To Go Back to School in Something Completely Different How To Go Back to School in Something Completely Different<p>Lifestyle<p>Share<p>Last summer, I …

Study Skills

The Right Careers For Your Personality Type

You’ve got about three years in your current gig, and you love it. But you are reminded every now and then that there is greener grass somewhere. You …

Employment

Silvia Tolisano

It is with great pleasure and satisfaction, that I am holding A Guide to Documenting Learning: Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable and …

On Student Engagement: How To Be As Interesting As A Video Game

On Student Engagement: How To Be As Interesting As A Video Game How Video Games Have Mastered Learning Engagement Terry Heick Agreeing on how to best …

Education Technology

DEAD SPACE in GTA 4! Mod Gameplay! - Inside Gaming

PlayStation 4 Hardware revealed

Want to murder angry tramps with a spade? Play Condemned

With a new generation almost upon us, now seems as good a time as any to look back to 2005, when the Xbox 360 first released. As with every console …

Dragon Age: Inquisition review

It's no secret that many fans of Dragon Age: Origins weren't pleased with Dragon Age 2. And who could blame them? As a sequel to Origins, Dragon Age …

Find out about Desmond's life post-AC3 in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Yesterday on the PAX Prime main stage, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Director Ashraf Ismail fielded questions from fans on the future direction of …

Rainbow Six Vegas and Magic 2013 free on Xbox Live in September

Microsoft today revealed September's free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.<p>From September 1-15, gamers can pick up Magic 2013 (normally $10), while Rainbow Six Vegas (normally $20) will be free from September 16-30.<p>Gamers in South Africa will receive Shadowrun instead of Rainbow Six Vegas, …

Rainbow Six

PlayStation 4 features voice command capabilities, Sony confirms

PlayStation 4 will feature voice command capabilities through its Eye camera peripheral, Sony confirmed with Polygon.<p>"Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that PlayStation Camera allows for voice recognition and we will look forward to sharing more details in the lead up to the launch of …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Alcatel quietly reveals One Touch Idol S, Idol Mini and Evo 8 HD tablet

Unlike babies that wail when they're born, the three new members of Alcatel's One Touch family have silently slipped into the company's website. The two handsets, the Idol S and the Idol Mini, follow the original trio revealed at CES this year, sharing similar elements despite the difference in …

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Paul Manafort

Failed 'terrorist' attack on Suez Canal ship

A container ship in the Suez Canal was the target of a failed "terrorist" attack on Saturday aimed at disrupting traffic through the key waterway, the head of the Suez Canal Authority said.<p>Admiral Mohab Mamish confirmed that "a terrorist" had launched the attack against a Panamanian-flagged ship, …