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When Teachers Take A Breath, Students Can Bloom

Garrison Institute looks a little like Hogwarts. The retreat center is housed in a former monastery amid tranquil green hills overlooking the Hudson River, 60 miles north and a world away from New York City.<p>Inside the airy chapel on a recent summer afternoon, about 35 educators from the U.S. and at …

Teaching

41 of the trickiest questions Google will ask you in a job interview

Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems on the spot.<p>Google probably switches up its questions over time, but career website Glassdoor provides a glimpse of the types of brain-stumping puzzles Google has asked in the past.<p>Not all of Google's …

Employment

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

Raspberry Pi Zero already sold out, says 'amazed' founder

Virtually every Raspberry Pi Zero in existence has been sold within 24 hours of the miniature £4 computer's launch, The Raspberry Pi Foundation has …

Raspberry Pi
Wall Street

MLB culture clash over the "right way" to play

When Jonathan Papelbon of the Washington Nationals choked the youngster having an MVP-caliber season, it represented a swelling culture clash over …

Baseball

10 Things Pro Landscapers Do to Their Yards Every Fall

Just because winter is coming doesn't mean the yard work's done.<p>We asked a few pro landscapers to give us their to-do list, which you should steal and tackle between now and the end of November.<p>1. They give their lawn one last cut.<p>Continue to mow your lawn until it stops growing — yes, even if it's …

Tom Brady credits book for helping him navigate through Deflategate

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In his weekly interview on sports radio WEEI this week, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shared insight on how he …

Lefty hitters are at called-strike disadvantage

Left-handed hitters have always been the blessed sons of baseball. The construction of the game favors them, generally, because the placement of …

Hacking

10 Super Simple Ways to Be a Better Writer

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p><i>By Alexandra Franzen</i><p>Do you enjoy writing? Does it …

Richard Branson
Los Angeles

For Cards, it's all about run prevention

There is a word that Cardinals left fielder and rookie Stephen Piscotty remembers echoing through his development as he worked his way up to the …

Mets Chide Noah Syndergaard For Eating Twitter Troll's Lunch

Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard, who’s currently with the team’s Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas 51s, got quite feisty with a jamoke on Twitter …

Baseball

Jon Lester Never Throws Over, But

It’s playoff time, which means every game matters, which means every little detail matters, which means every little detail gets analyzed. We all …

How Google's Modular Phone Threatens Apple and Samsung

<i>Update: Google “suspended” Project Ara in September, 2016. For a detailed case history of the effort, see Harrison Weber’s excellent “ The Dream of Ara: Inside the Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Revolutionary Phone.“</i><p>Much of the analysis of Google’s new modular phone wrongly focuses on the cool …

Innovation

You Better Check Yourselves, Players

<b>Social media has revolutionized athlete-fan interaction — mostly for the better — but the NFL’s policies around it are misguided and self-serving.</b><p><b>By</b> …

Social Media

Pitch Smart | MLB.com

Pitch Smart Guidelines<p>USA Baseball and MLB team up to help young players reduce arm injuries by providing a comprehensive resource for safe pitching …

Career Development

Yadi’s Secret Sauce

Where does Yadier Molina’s true value lie? And what are the St. Louis Cardinals missing while their star catcher is hurt?<p>Last week, St. Louis …