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You Can Learn Everything Online Except for the Things You Can't

I've seen several quotes that say something like this: "Everything I learned in college can now be found online for free."<p>Is that true or false? …

College & University

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer …

Linux

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people have adapted to consuming low-level information on the internet. This is the equivalent of filling your car with water or eating …

Self-improvement

8 of the World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes, According to Experts

Dozens of people have died, hundreds are missing and many more homes were destroyed after separate volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala that …

The Science Behind Being Funny. This Is No Joke.

Here is a not so serious overview of what science and research says about what makes you funny (or not).<p>I've written about the science behind lots of things, including influence, note taking, procrastination, and even awkward silence.<p>Now to the science of something a little less serious. Like being …

Earth's magnetic field is a ruthless, solar-wind-shredding machine

As Earth cruises through the black sea of space at about 67,000 mph (108,000 km/h), the planet's magnetic field pushes aside solar wind — the constant stream of plasma particles ejected by the sun — the same way the bow of a speeding motorboat pushes aside water. Scientists call this phenomenon …

Grades and Test Scores Don’t Matter. A Love of Learning Does.

My daughter probably would be shocked to discover what I truly think about grades.They don’t matter all that much.The other day she brought home a …

The BASIC Programming Language

Simple “Hello World” program in the BASIC programming language on an Apple II<p>On May 1st, 1964, the original <b>BASIC programming language</b> was released by …

Programming Languages

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

How to move Windows 10 to an SSD

Are you looking to upgrade your hard drive to that long-awaited SSD or hybrid drive? Congratulations! But first, you’ll have to move your operating …

Windows 10

Plate Tectonics New SOW (GCSE/IGCSE)

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Geography

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

Mayon volcano eruption sparks Philippine tourism boom

LEGAZPI - With chili-flavored "lava ice cream" in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a …

Online courses don't work, but education can still be disrupted

The labour force is changing at a rapid pace. Technology is generating entirely new industries and jobs, while eradicating antiquated ones. Some may …

How some people stay motivated and energized at work—even when they don’t love their jobs

In 2000, I became the first person in my family to finish college. I soon landed a job at a major management consulting firm. I was working on big-time projects at multinational companies like ExxonMobil and British Petroleum, pulling a competitive salary, and jet-setting all over the world in …

Energized

Why You Need More Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotional Intelligence

Children born in September are smarter, study finds

Being one of the older ones in the year group gives children an advantage in school, a new US study published in the <i>National Bureau of Economic</i> …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Artificial intelligence still requires intelligence

In the world of business and design, we have started using terms like “algorithm” and “machine learning” as magic calculations for problems we would like to gloss over. These terms often become blockers for deeper problem solving and can stall even the most worthwhile projects.<p>“We’ll figure it out …

Artificial Intelligence

If You Want to Be Successful, You Need to Sweat the Small Stuff

Too often, we focus on big opportunities and outcomes in front of us and forget about basic preparation, which ends up reducing or limiting our success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a genius. This is not …

Self-improvement

Dear tech world, STEMism is hurting us

In a blistering assault on the value of the liberal arts many months ago, former Sun Microsystem CEO Vinod Khoshla offered anything but nuance in his opening indictment: “Little of the material taught in Liberal Arts programs today is relevant to the future.”<p>The rest of his article is a tirade …

Humanities

Teacher Appreciation: 7 Reasons You Need Your Teacher

Celebrate Your Educator on Teachers' Day<p>UNESCO instituted World Teachers' Day on October 5. However, many countries observe Teachers' Day …