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Hidden Google: 10 Fun Search Tricks

This is where the intro normally goes, but let’s be honest with each other about the nature of this relationship. You’re going to skip right over …

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These Carrot Cake Cupcakes Might Be The Key To Happiness

There’s a very specific sort of kitchen math that runs through my brain every time I stare into my refrigerator and try to figure out what to …

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

How can the teacher experience be improved in schools? – open thread

After 35 years as an English teacher, a friend of mine's retirement speech was full of reflections on the joys of the profession.<p>From taking pupils to the theatre for the first time and sobbing at the end of Blood Brothers with year 9, to seeing students' excitement when sharing a wonderful …

Creative writing in the classroom: five top tips for teachers

<b>1. The rules of writing</b><p>I always tell students that there are no set rules for writing and they can write whatever they like. I don't subscribe to the notion that all good stories must have, for example, an attention-grabbing opening, a turning point, a twist at the end and an extended metaphor. …

10 professional development ideas for teachers

Rachael Stevens, English teacher<p><b>Root training in real lessons:</b> In a small straw poll I conducted in the last few weeks, the vast majority of teachers said that the most helpful sessions they've had were linked to hands-on classroom practice, peer-led observations in their own school or getting out …

30 Chic Holiday Gift Ideas Under $30

Gift-giving can be stressful enough without wondering just how much your credit card bill will be when it's all said and done. But never fear—we've got you covered! Here, a list of...

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How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

Websites like Expedia.com, Hotwire.com and Orbitz.com have all but eliminated the need for travel agents -- why pay someone to compare flight durations and room rates when you can do it yourself? The problem is, if you're not careful, you may end up paying more in the long run. Finding a good price …

All About This Year's Saturday Night Live Cast

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> has been home to some of the greatest comedians of our time — Steve Martin, Chris Farley, and Tina Fey, to name a few. Though …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

8 Weird & Wonderful D.C. Museums

Summer in the city — at least in <i>this</i> city — means tourists flocking to all the famous sites that make the District a memorable cultural center. And …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

NSA reportedly bugged European Union offices in Washington DC, the UN, and abroad

According to a "top secret" National Security Agency (NSA) document, the US bugged the offices of European Union member state offices in Washington and at the UN and gained access to computer networks used at those locations. The latest report revealing spy activities by the NSA comes from German …

The 'Jobs' Trailer Is Everything and Nothing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>What is the most ridiculous part of the trailer for the long awaited, highly anticipated Steve Jobs …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

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28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Amazon.com: Fashion Subscription Sign-Up: Clothing, Shoes & Jewelry

Online shopping for Fashion Subscription Sign-Up from a great selection at Clothing, Shoes & Jewelry Store.

Jamestown Colonists Resorted to Cannibalism

A gruesome discovery in a trash deposit at Jamestown points to cannibalism.<p><b>Archaeologists have discovered the first physical evidence of cannibalism by desperate English colonists driven by hunger during the Starving Time of 1609-1610 at Jamestown, Virginia (map)—the first permanent English</b> …

Bangladesh factory collapse: Pope hits out at 'slave labour' amid May Day protests

Pope Francis made a passionate attack on the “slave labour” conditions endured by workers inside the eight-storey building in Bangladesh which collapsed last week, claiming at least 384 lives.<p>Up to 900 people remain missing presumed dead in the ruins of Rana Plaza, which contained four garment …

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Inside Bangladesh's garment factories: life and work in a dangerous industry

Khadija is cradling her 12-hour-old baby in her arms. All she wants, she tells photographer Gazi Nafis Ahmed, is for her daughter to have a better …

Recycled Craft: Custom Portable Art Case

I have a couple of budding artists in my house, and it seems like we have projects and materials spread all over the house. I consider this a good …