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How to Eat Your Way Out of Jet Lag

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep when you’re supposed to be touring the Prado or the Louvre or the Tokyo National Museum. …

Jet Lag

A Nutritionist's Advice for a Better Smoothie

Your smoothie is only as good as the things you put in it. And I should know: I'm a nutritionist and dietitian who understands the importance of …

Nutrition

Boy takes down hate preacher in the most Scottish way possible

Five Best Car Smartphone Mounts

Finding the perfect mount for your smartphone in your car can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. There are tons of options. Some flat out …

What the New Education Buzzwords Actually Mean

“Grit,” “mindsets,” and “stereotype threat”: a primer<p>Education writing is famous for its alphabet soup of acronyms and obscure terms, but it could just as well be faulted for trafficking buzzwords in search of clear definitions.<p>Ideas like grit, motivation, fitting in, and learning from one’s …

Pedagogy

The life-changing magic of tidying up: Testing Marie Kondo's method - TODAY.com

I can’t remember when I first heard someone gushing over Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but all of a sudden, it seemed like everyone I knew — or sat next to on the subway — was reading this mysterious Japanese organization manual.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset …

Minimalism

Henri: Reigning Cat, and Dog

(YouTube link)<p>Henri the Existential Cat lives a life filled with meaninglessness and ennui. What could possibly cheer him up? Maybe a new companion? …

The Beatles' 'All You Need Is Love': A Minute-by-Minute Breakdown

The complete story behind the band's remarkable performance on the first-ever live satellite broadcast<p>On June 1st, 1967, the Beatles released <i>Sgt.</i> …

Seth McFarlane and Norah Jones, "Little Jack Frost Get Lost"

Because sometimes Bing Crosby and Perry Como aren't enough.<p><i>>>Listen to the full playlist on Esquire Spotify<<</i><p>Because he's the new Regis. And she's the only artist on this list we'd pre-order a holiday album from, no questions asked. But mostly because it' a <i>Ted</i> reunion.<p>Because this Willie Nelson …

Nonprofits

Motivating Students to Read Issues and Practices

by Deborah Reed<p>Published in <i>SEDL Letter</i> Volume XVll, Number 1, June 2005, Reaching Our Reading Goals<p>Most teachers would love to help students make a …

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

<i>By Carey Rossi</i><p>Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you …

Why You Should Drive the Agenda During a One-On-One With Your Boss

Use one-on-one time with your boss wisely by preparing your own talking points. Take pre-meeting time to prepare a list of things that need …

Communicate

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Watch John Oliver's Brilliant Ferguson Criticism

On the militarization of police and more<p><b>Last night tensions in Ferguson, Missouri,</b> boiled over once again. Nonviolent protesters — including women and the handicapped — were teargassed without warning. Journalists' lives were threatened. The utter disregard for the basic rights of those present was …

Justice

16 of the Best Apps for Students

Whether you’re a freshman, a super senior or heading to college, school is cool, right? Okay, it’s not when you’re overwhelmed, drowning in assignments, falling asleep in class and forgetting your flashcards. We want to help you out, so we rounded up helpful apps and online tools to keep your …

Apps

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How to Banish Stress in 25 Minutes

For the study, researchers divided 66 college students into two groups. One group practiced mindful meditation 25 minutes per day for three days. The other group underwent a type of cognitive training for three days. All participants were subject to a stress challenge test and had measurements …

5 Productivity Hacks (Or, How To Stop Hating Work)

In their popular New York Times piece, “Why You Hate Work,” Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath discuss a study of 12,000 white-collar workers they conducted in collaboration with the Harvard Business Review to find out what feeds real productivity. They found that people are most productive and …

10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing

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A Portrait of the Man Who is, at Present, One of the More Significant Figures in Literature

There are men in Dublin who will tell you that out of Ireland a great voice has gone; and there are a few women, lost to youth, who will add: “One night he was singing and the next he wasn’t, and there’s been no silence the like of it! For the singing voice of James Joyce, author of <i>The Portrait of</i> …

Literature