Josh Allen

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No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars Recipe & Video

TipHero<p>Just because you’re tired of all that holiday cooking and baking doesn’t mean you’re tired of sweet treats! And trying to back away from the …

Dessert

Sandhill Crane Migration in Nebraska

The Sandhill Crane Migration gets underway in central Nebraska about Valentine’s Day each year and a noisier gathering there surely is not, with the …

How did officials so badly miscalculate the flooding that ravaged San Jose?

Thousands of residents returned to their soggy homes Thursday as San Jose officials worked to mop up the worst flooding event in the city’s recent history and pinpoint the reason why water rose so much faster than they expected.<p>City officials have acknowledged that they were caught off guard by the …

California

Handyman shares 14 genius solutions to common home problems that you never expected

Wood rot, porcelain stains, and stubborn fingerprint marks… every house has got them. But not everyone knows the simple fixes to the most common …

How to learn? From mistakes | Diana Laufenberg

http://download.ted.com/talks/DianaLaufenberg_2010X-64k.mp4Diana Laufenberg shares three surprising things she has learned about teaching -- …

TED Talks

Hardware 101: Smart Irrigation Controllers

Let’s say you already have an automatic sprinkler system—but it’s not too smart. Even when it’s pouring outside, the control box doesn’t have a clue; it just merrily turns on the sprinklers to water the lawn anyway. You knew it was supposed to rain—but you forgot to adjust the system’s settings.<p>You …

Home Automation

Which internet-only TV service should Apple device owners use?

Feature<p>People truly wanting to cut the cord now have three major internet TV services to choose from: Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and DirecTV Now. All …

Apple TV

Amazing sights and sounds of the migrating #SnowGeese at the #CraneTrust this week.

Station Rotation Model: Student Designed Led Stations

One of the benefits of the Station Rotation Model is how easy it is to design activities at different levels to meet the diverse needs of a group of …

Pedagogy

The 3 Biggest K–12 Tech Trends for 2017

As January comes to a close, it’s a good time to take a look at what might be hot this year in K–12 education.<p>Though Betsy DeVos, the nominee for …

Baltimore

Open Education Resources with @KerryHawk02- HoET080 - Christopher J. Nesi | House of #EdTech

Do you enjoy the podcast? Please consider supporting a podcast you love!<p>Support for this episode came from:<p>SummerPD.com – Use Promo Code: …

How to watch the Oscars if you don't have cable

Oscar Sunday is fast approaching. Find out how you can stream the awards show without a cable subscription.<p>The 89th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 26. Red carpet coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, and the awards ceremony gets underway at 8:30 p.m ET, 5:30 p.m. PT. Jimmy …

The Oscars

How to use Google Forms to make a 'Choose your own Adventure' book

<b>Don’t want to read the whole post? Follow these simple steps.</b><p>Create your Google Form and add an introduction to the story.<br>• Add a multiple-choice …

Education Technology

Dragon Quest! A Google Slides Interactive Story

Growing up in the 80’s meant reading loads of “<b>Choose Your Own Adventure</b>” books. They were fun, and a little scary, and you died pretty much every …

Education Technology

A fish eye's view of Chihuly's "Inside & Out" blown glass sculpture at @joslynartmuseum. #latergram #OmahaWeekend #freeadmission

Samsung Gear VR To Come With Own Controller

The Samsung Gear VR faces stiff competition with Google's Daydream View.The next iteration of Samsung’s Gear VR headset might finally come with its …

Virtual Reality

Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before first start of 2001 to calm his nerves

At the turn of the millennium, Rick Ankiel was one of the most talented pitchers in baseball. The problem was that the more the St. Louis Cardinals’ second-round pick threw, the more wild he became.<p>Quickly he would become the subject of highlight shows displaying his pitches blazing well beyond the …

Baseball

Samsung will showcase C-Lab's AR and VR projects at MWC

Samsung will exhibit four new augmented and virtual reality projects out of the C-Lab program at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. C-Lab or Creative Lab is the chaebol's in-house initiative that gives employees time off to work on their most innovative ideas. For instance, the first …

Virtual Reality

What's it like to catch a Major League pitcher? Let Mike Zunino show you, through his eyes. #MarinersST https://t.co/HRU6vw87gh

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Seminoles' Martin has at least 2 seasons to overtake Garrido

The next milestone for Florida State coach Mike Martin is the NCAA-record 1,975 career wins by the retired Augie Garrido.<p>Martin on Sunday joined Garrido as the only coaches to win 1,900 games . Mike Martin Jr., who has been with his dad as a player or assistant for more than half of those wins, …

College Football

Using Virtual Reality Underwater Is Weird (but Fun)

Sure, you can soar or swim in VR. Just put on a headset and jump in a pool.<p>No matter how well virtual reality mimics the sights and sounds of flying, …

Virtual Reality

Insta360's VR cameras have iPhone, Android and pro users covered

Insta360's affordable Nano and Air cameras clip onto smartphones to live stream and record panoramic 360-degree video. But it's the Pro we like the …

iPhoneography

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Plex's Bold Plan To Take On The Streaming Goliaths

Plex's media server software has millions of tech-savvy fans, but can it survive the decline of DVDs and downloads?<p>For digital media hoarders and pirates, Plex is a household name. The nine-year-old Los Gatos, California, startup makes server software for streaming media files from one …

Apple TV

NBA All-Star Game 2017 live stream: How to watch online

Watch TNT is your friend.<p>The 2016 NBA All-Star game will take place in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans this Sunday after a weekend of festivities.<p>This year’s gathering of NBA talent will finish off a weekend of celebrity competition, slam dunk contests, and awards. While the game will be …

NBA