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This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

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Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

A question from Brian Lundell:<br>Good morning. I have been researching my Great Grandfather Frederick Oscar Lundell. I am wondering if there is a record …

The Best Exercise For Your Age

Any kind of exercise is a step in the right direction, but some workouts can be more beneficial than others at different points in your life.

10 Ways to Squeeze Furniture Into Small Spaces

These crafty homeowners made the most of what they had.<p>These crafty homeowners made the most of what they had.

Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?

Old Photos of NYC and San Francisco Put History on the Map

Put on your sepia-colored lenses and catch a glimpse of city history with OldSF and OldNYC.<p>On OldSF and OldNYC, century-old views of your favorite haunts are a few clicks away. Since the launch of OldNYC last summer, over 40,000 historical photos from the shelves of the New York Public Library have …

Exploding The Myth Of 'Unengaged' Students

Jordan Shapiro drew a lot of attention this year with his four misconceptions about the future of education. As with much of his work, he tries to take a cattle prod to the conventional education narrative.<p>In an era of highly polarized ed debates, Shapiro doesn't fit neatly into any of the …

Teaching

With CT adopting #NGSS & updated enrollment figs from 2012, I calculate that 32% of US Ss live in NGSS states. https://t.co/u1ZFjsg4dD

Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part …

The 13 most innovative schools in the world

It can be a floating school in an impoverished region, like the one in Lagos, Nigeria.<p>Or it can be a school that's blind to gender, like Egalia, in Stockholm, Sweden.<p>Keep scrolling to see what the future of education can, and probably should, look like.

This coder used old photographs to create a beautiful Google Street View map of New York City in the 1800s

New York City has a long and sprawling history, but looking at the city today, it's hard to tell what it looked like in the past. Luckily an enterprising coder has solved that problem by creating a Google Street View map for New York City for the late 1800s and early 1900s.<p>Developer Dan Vanderkam …

Five fitness tips that could prevent poor health in retirement

The problem with fat (subcutaneous not dietary) is that it encourages binary thinking. If you can fit into an aeroplane seat or those jeans you've had for a decade, it's easy to assume you're winning: you aren't part of this obesity crisis everyone's talking about, and nobody's going to make a …

The Most Dangerous Leadership Traps — and the 15-Minute Daily Practice That Will Save You

Every day, <b>Chris Holmberg</b> tries to put himself out of business. As an executive coach for nearly two decades, he’s worked with leaders of tiny …

5 Big Ideas That Don't Work In Education

There are few household names in education research. Maybe that in itself constitutes a problem. But if there was an Education Researcher Hall Of Fame, one member would be a silver-haired, plainspoken Kiwi named John Hattie.<p>Hattie directs the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University …

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America's 10 Best Cities For Pizza

If there's one thing worth traveling for, it's pizza.<p>Grab your keys and hit the road -- there's a trip devoted to America's best pizza in your future. TripAdvisor named the Top 10 U.S. Pizza Cities for 2015, giving dough-loving travelers a delicious roadmap to America.<p>The site analyzed millions of …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

12 Healthy Snacks for Guilt-Free Grazing

Please put down the Cheetos. Try one of these tasty and healthy alternatives.<p><b>Cheesy Oven Baked Green Bean Fries</b><p><b>Cocoa Dusted Almonds</b><p><b>Roasted Edamame</b><p><b>Buffalo Chicken Meatballs</b><p><b>Spicy Roasted Chickpeas</b><p><b>Summer Rolls</b><p><b>Roasted Herbed Veggie Chips</b><p><b>Fancy Deviled Eggs</b><p><b>Energy Bites</b><p><b>Crispy Mushrooms</b><p><b>Falafel Patties</b><p><b>Dried</b> …

9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

This New York Times Article Is The Future Of Math Textbooks

I raved for a minute on Twitter last week about this New York Times article. You should read it (play it? experience it?) and then come back so I can …

Rhubarb Dream Bars

<b>Rhubarb Dream Bars</b><p>This recipe came from my Mom who was a fabulous cook. She always grew a lot of rhubarb and loved to bake with it. This is really …

If You Have Tight Hips (And You Probably Do), You've Got To Try This Simple Stretch

Runners, bikers and those stuck to their swivel chairs all day can all suffer from tight hips. Stretching the hip section is often overlooked, but it's important for pain relief and flexibility.<p>Nearly anyone can benefit from the deep hip stretches in the video above from Udaya. Watch and learn as …