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Are Teachers About To Be Replaced By Bots?

It’s generally accepted that as technology moves into classrooms, teachers will move, as the saying goes, “from a sage on the stage to a guide on side.”<p>That shift has rightly troubled teachers and teaching advocates who fear that educators who instruct, analyze and provide vital context will be …

Bots

The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

It’s been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn’t because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of …

Galaxies

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

8 Things to Do Before Applying for a Mortgage

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 10<p>Know what to expect<p>Buying a house is one of the largest financial commitments many people make in their …

Personal Finance

Hillary Clinton, Jeff Sessions and America’s Secret Slave System

Contrary to popular belief, slavery was never outlawed in the United States. This statement is not a debatable, half-twisted analysis or a cynical …

Why Is Live Interactive Video Streaming So Rare Among MOOCs and LMSs?

ELearning is clearly here to stay. As early as 2013, The Wall Street Journal found that, of people seeking higher education in the U.S., only 29% …

I’ve used Amazon’s text-to-speech API to create voice-over for my video

I have trouble speaking, I don’t really like my voice and accent, so I decided to try using Amazon Polly and see if it helps me to create a watchable …

How to Get Better Results with Online Learning

Learning stuff online is the new standard for learning. It’s not just “how to tie a tie” how-to videos, it’s also learning hard skills. In fact, …

After 'Choosing Donald Trump,' Is The Evangelical Church In Crisis?

When Donald Trump announced he would be running for president, he didn't seem like the obvious candidate for evangelical voters, given his multiple divorces, use of crass language and one-time admission that he had never asked God for forgiveness.<p>Nonetheless, he did manage to coalesce 81 percent of …

How a woman took on a Twitter harasser who threatened her with rape — and won

20-year-old Xyla Foxlin is quickly becoming a name in the world of robotics. Still in college, she's already running a startup called Parahug, which makes a plush toy that lets you send a hug over the internet that your child can actually feel.<p>Parahug had a successful Kickstarter campaign over the …

Title IX

Manatees rescued by Florida locals after Hurricane Irma leaves them stranded

Some lucky manatees were rescued by a Florida man after he took a walk because the storm caused by Hurricane Irma was driving him "stir-crazy".<p>Storm surges caused by the hurricane saw water sucked out of bays and canals, while other areas normally above sea level were flooded.<p>The manatees were left …

The basis of the universe may not be energy or matter but information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …