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18 things successful 20-somethings do in their spare time

According to experts, how you spend your downtime plays a huge part in your ability to achieve these things.<p>"If you take time to recharge and pay attention to fitness and your diet, for example, after work or on weekends, you'll set the stage for great life habits that put you at the top of your …

Self-improvement
Computer Science

20 Excellent YouTube Channels for Math Teachers

March 10, 2017 Math learning and teaching can be so much fun especially when done through the right strategies. One of these strategies is through …

Mathematics

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

Employment

10 Excellent Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes

February 5, 2017 For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, here is a handy visual that features some our favourite web tools for creating and sharing …

Web Tools

5 Western and Eastern Philosophers Reveal What It Means to Experience Being In Love

Love is an incredible mystery that is very difficult to describe to someone who has not “been in love”.<p>Yet in the modern era as the world becomes …

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

14 Educators You Should Follow on Flipboard

<i>Educators have the power to change lives. More than mere teachers, the most influential instructors go beyond copying lesson plans and assigning homework; they inspire, guide, connect and support their pupils on multiple levels, developing innovative ways to enhance student learning and optimize</i> …

20 Great STEAM Websites for Young Learners

February 3, 2017 Over the last few days we spent sometime going through the piles of tools saved in our archive and managed to select the ones that …

Science

Nextdoor to acquire “assets” of UK local social network Streetlife

In what is being billed as a “multi-million pound” acquisition, San Francisco-headquartered Nextdoor is purchasing the “assets” of U.K. local social network Streetlife.<p>The deal, of which further details are scarce, will see Streetlife’s 1.5 million registered users invited to sign up to Nextdoor’s …

Venture Capital

30+ Creative Infographics to Keep Your Mind Active and Entertained

Infographics are fun, creative ways to visualize all types of information. By displaying information in colorful, graphic charts, designers are changing the way we view data. Whether its laying out U.S. policy on maternity leave or teaching the Dothraki language to <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans, there are …

Infographics

Sweet Birth Cards Cleverly Open Up to Reveal Baby’s Arrival

Announcing the arrival of a new little bundle of joy is an exciting event for all new parents. To make the milestone even more memorable, freelance designers and “creative lovebirds” Jacques and Lise have created a series of adorable unfolding birth announcements that put a playful spin on the …

Cute

The 20-Minute Stair Workout You Can Do Anywhere

We wouldn’t blame you for thinking of a staircase as an annoying daily hurdle. But taking advantage of that steady incline can actually be a major …

15 Profound Zen Buddhism Quotes That Summarize the Wisdom About Life

In Western society, we tend to place our wellbeing and happiness on external forces, such as our job, our relationships or our material …

5 Intuitive Art Exercises For Radical Transformation

Have you ever muttered the words "I'm not an artist" while simultaneously feeling the undeniable urge to make something—<i>anything</i>—with your hands? If …

A Crash Course For Freelancers On Using Google To Find Leads

Google is an amazing tool for a lot of reasons. It remains the gateway to the internet, with 60 trillion pages indexed and 2 trillion searches annually. There are plenty of freelance sites and job boards out there to help you find clients, but don’t forget Google as another powerful option.<p>Here’s a …

Employment

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Enter the ring: The beginner’s guide to boxing workouts

Boxing gyms have come a long way from the gritty, dank cages Rocky prowled in the predawn hours of Philadelphia’s winters. Just as we had the …

Boxing

13 Killer At-Home Workouts To Help You Avoid The Crowds At The Gym

Exercise

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

3 tips from a Google pioneer

Chade-Meng “Meng” Tan is a Google pioneer, award-winning engineer, and best-selling author. Meng was Google employee number 107 and led the creation of a groundbreaking mindfulness-based emotional intelligence course for employees called Search Inside Yourself, which regularly had a waitlist of six …

20 Grab-and-Go Recipes For the Busiest of Mornings

When you're busy, portable breakfasts make all the difference, and there are so many options that'll get your day off to the right start. Here are 20 ways to make it possible to eat breakfast every day, from freezer-friendly breakfast sandwiches to yogurt parfaits and more recipes that you can make …

Breakfast

10 great virtual field trips to check out in 2017

In 2004, I was about to start my first teaching job. That’s when I got introduced to the world. I went on a 10-day mission trip to Uruguay. We drove …

United States

This Urban Canopy Could Help Cool Super-Hot Cities

Here’s a way to beautify city streets and keep them cool and usable in summer.<p>In summer, temperatures in Phoenix, Arizona, can climb to 107 degrees Fahrenheit. Part of the swelter is due to naturally arid conditions in the Sonoran Desert, but man-made influences like the urban heat island effect–a …

Green Roofs

Emko's Circular Hideaway Desk and Storage Cabinet

The Pill is an all round success<p>When it comes to space efficiency, it doesn't make much sense to choose a circle as the shape of a cabinet or a …

Furniture

Chief Executives Learn To Innovate By Thinking Like Designers

<i>The ubiquity of internet access has changed the rules of business.</i><p>The world wide web not only gave people a low-cost way to connect, but it …

Form – Free Font for Download

Form, a free font designed by Wassim Awadallah.Wassim Awadallah, a Beirut, Lebanon based graphic designer has created the Form typeface, a free font …

Typography

Levitating DIY Cloud Light Brings Airy Illumination Indoors

We often marvel at the clouds outdoors while dreaming of harnessing their fanciful fluffiness for our interior decor. Many makers have figured out how to bring this wondrous part of nature inside, engineering them as speakers and lights. Some will even levitate in your home. Cost, however, is often …

Industrial Design