Jasmine Baraoidan

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Photographer captures bittersweet spirit of a dog who has been living in a park for 13 years

Sometimes, a picture paints a thousand sighs.<p>No one really knows how a dog ended up living in a Los Angeles-area park for at least 13 years. But …

Are private schools really better than public schools? A look at the data.

By Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter<p>Independent schools are nonprofit private schools that are governed by an independent board of trustees and are supported primarily through tuition and contributions. There are more than 1,500 independent private K-12 schools in the United States, including some of the …

Education

The Forgotten Corners of Japan, in Photos

In 2006, the Australian photographer Damien Drew traveled to Shima Onsen in Gunma Prefecture, Japan, to find a sleepy silence had settled over the …

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …

16 Ways People Are Drawn To You, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

The law of attraction is a pretty mysterious phenomenon. Part who you attract has to do with your personality type, which develops as a result of …

How to delete all your voice data from Amazon Echo, Google Assistant and Apple HomePod

Amazon Echo's Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple's HomePod and Cortana are always listening to obey your commands. Utter the wake word – Alexa, Cortana …

Smart Homes

There Are Apparently Zero Scientifically-Proven Benefits to Open Plan Offices

Executives who implement open plan offices are behaving like climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers.<p>A recent Harvard Business Review article quoted Facebook's "Chief People Officer" on the company's new 430,000 square foot open plan office:<p>"It really creates an environment where people can …

3 Korean-Inspired Recipes You Can Use for Dinner Every Day

Rachel Yang, the James Beard Award-nominated chef behind Seattle's Joule, Revel, and Trove restaurants, and Portland, Oregon's Revelry, is a force. …

The 3 Skills You Need To Innovate Like a Pro

It's never enough just to have a great idea.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of having that single moment of epiphany where everything falls into place. Many search for their entire careers for that one big idea that will make the difference between incredible success and frustrating mediocrity. Few ever …

Innovation

Best smartphone apps to help accelerate learning of photography and image manipulation techniques- Technology News, Firstpost

<i>By Abhilash Pavuluri</i><p>If you’ve been reading our weekly photography series up till now, you’ll see that we’ve mostly concentrated on people who are …

Mobile Photography

Example of a Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Test

The chi-square goodness of fit test is a useful to compare a theoretical model to observed data. This test is a type of the more general chi-square …

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

...The post Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model appeared first on TeachThought.

Learning

Interactive Periodic Table of Elements Shows How the Elements Actually Get Used in Making Everyday Things

Keith Enevoldsen, a software engineer at Boeing, has created an Interactive Periodic Table of Elements. As you might expect, the table shows the …

India’s new solar-powered train is the first in the world

Solar panels embedded in the train feed into a battery that can power it for up to 72 hours<p>India is getting on board with solar.<p>The first of the country’s solar-powered trains has begun service, running a 12.5-mile route from Delhi’s Safdarjung station to Farukh Nagar in the country’s north. The …

How to get started with Python

Python has been described as an easy language—both easy to learn and easy to use. Python makes it easy to develop powerful software for an enormous …

Python Programming

FullStory Lets You See Your Site from a User’s Perspective

Imagine being able to see your website as a user does. You might catch their frustration when something doesn’t work as expected. Or, you may give …

Web Design

Why competency-based learning matters, now more than ever.

<b>What kind of learning should happen here?</b><p>It’s a deceptively simple question, one that gets to the heart of why schools and other educational …

How do you know you are in the right job? This question will help

At a time when our smartphones can measure everything from the number of steps we take in a day to the quality of our sleep each night, it can be …

This Lighter Alfredo Sauce Is Made With Cauliflower And It's Gonna Blow Your Mind

This is an Alfredo sauce you can eat on the regs.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>6 cups water<p>1 head cauliflower florets<p>1 cup milk<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 pound pasta, cooked<p>Parmesan, to serve<p>Parsley, chopped, to serve<p>1. Boil the water over medium-high heat.<p>2. …

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

The 15 best language apps

Language Learning

They discover, they gentrify, they ruin: How 'progress' is wrecking Los Angeles neighborhoods

A few months ago, on a Sunday morning, I drove from my house near the Venice Pier over to Abbot Kinney Boulevard to meet my cousin for a cup of coffee at Blue Bottle, which is to coffee what the French Laundry is to dinner: peak fetishization. (But yes, of course, delicious!)<p>I circled the block a …

Culinary SOS: Brown Sugar Kitchen's waffle recipe

The best waffles commercially available, I am prepared to state, come from Brown Sugar Kitchen, a small, fragrant breakfast diner on Mandela Parkway in West Oakland.<p>The waffles, Tanya Holland's cornmeal-enhanced riff on Marion Cunningham's famous yeasted waffles, are crisp, light and so violently …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings

This baked honey sriracha chicken wings is super delicious and very simple to prepare. This taste just as good as deep fried chicken wings.I normally …

Recipes

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

The Painful Truth About The Pressures Of Academic Life

Weike Wang's funny, dark novel "Chemistry" explores the unraveling of a desperate grad student.<p>The woman who narrates Weike Wang’s debut novel has stumbled into a quarter-life crisis. A Chinese-American chemistry Ph.D. student, she has always expected (as have her parents) that she would progress …

You're using cinnamon all wrong

Cinnamon sticks should not be relegated to holiday decorations, mulled wine, or spiced cider. I keep them in a jar in the cupboard for use year round.<p>…

Introducing Travel Mode: Protect your data when crossing borders

We often get inspired to create new features based on feedback from our customers. Earlier this month, our friends at Basecamp made their Employee …