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48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Educators Send Flipboard Magazines Into the Classroom

Recently we’ve noticed a number of blog posts that describe how teachers are creating Flipboard magazines to collect and share content with students and other education professionals. The most recent of these comes from Josh Allen, who writes on the Tech Fridge blog about using Flipboard magazines …

Blended Study: 10 Ways to Use Tech While You Learn

We hear a lot about blended learning from an instructor’s perspective, but what about from a student’s perspective? In what ways can students use …

No More Physics And Maths, Finland to Stop Teaching Individual Subjects

The future is all about learning by topic, not subject.<p>Finland, one of the leading educational hotspots in the world, is embarking on one of the most …

How the iPad is changing the way we learn

Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future<p>“What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.” So said Steve Jobs in 1996 - …

If You Want Become an Expert At Something, Teach it to Someone Else

It seems natural to assume that teaching a skill learning means learning all about it first. Often, however, the best teachers are the ones who don't …

Teaching

Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching

By Scott HammResearch into texting between teachers and students shows that it can drive engagement and deliver results.

Winner of the $1 Million Global Teacher Prize Donates All to Education

Nancie Atwell was never particularly fond of teachers growing up. It wasn’t until she took over a class herself that she realized her fate.<p>Now, 42 …

5 Simple Ways To Make Creative Thinking A Daily Habit

Let your innovative ideas simmer and percolate with these five daily rituals.<p>Where or when do you get your best ideas?<p>I ask that question to a lot of clients and executives attending my presentations and seminars. The answers I often hear are things like “In the shower,” “Walking the dog,” “Working …

Picture Great Things With Evernote’s New iOS Camera Functionality

We learn a lot about what features work well and how people use them when we build products like Skitch and Evernote Scannable.The successes of our …

15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

Note-Taking

Why They Work: 11 Truly Great Artwork Arrangements

(Image credit: Domino)<p>A gallery wall, done right, is a great way to add a little pizazz to a plain room. But gallery walls can be really hard to get …

A Beginner’s Guide to Chakras

“Anatomy is destiny,” Freud famously said. If he had understood the subtle anatomy of the yoga tradition he might have said, “Destiny determines …

44 Stunning Art Studios That Will Inspire You To Get Back To Work

Where do you make art?<p>It's a simple question with an infinite and colorful range of answers, from a swarming corner of your bedroom to a tranquil space in your backyard. Whatever your artistic studio may look like, its purpose remains the same: a holy place designed specifically for the goal of …

How to Build Stairs in 3 Easy Steps

Building a staircase, even a short one, isn't simple. It requires precise measurements and some careful calculations. Here's how.<p>From a technical standpoint, there's nothing particularly difficult about building stairs for a deck, porch or shed. Anyone with basic carpentry skills can make the …

Woodworking

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

Dessert

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

S01 Episode 02: The Breakup

Their relationship began like a storybook high-school romance: a prom date, love notes, sneaking off to be alone. But unlike other kids at school, …

Prefixes

Educators Send Flipboard Magazines Into the Classroom

MagMaker / June 27, 2014<p>Recently we’ve noticed a number of blog posts that describe how teachers are creating Flipboard magazines to collect and …

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …

Seth Meyers Tells About His Dramatic Wedding Day in a Touching, Hilarious Speech to Honor Carolina Herrera

<b>Seth Meyers__has had a strong relationship with the fashion world for years, so it was no surprise to see him and his wife, Alexi, hobnobbing with Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Linda Fargo, and__Anna Wintour</b> at the Couture Council luncheon honoring Carolina Herrera on Wednesday. But everyone was …

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The British Library Puts Online 1,200 Literary Treasures From Great Romantic & Victorian Writers

We've long known the internet's power to facilitate access to the great books (see, for instance, our collection of 600 eBooks free online), but …

How to Photograph the Long, Winding Railroads

Railroad tracks reach to infinity effortlessly. There are modern, state of the art rail systems. Tracks that have been used through long standing, …