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Top Amsterdam Places to Eat and Drink

From craft beer to locally sourced seafood, here are 20 of Amsterdam's best spots—restaurants where every meal will be memorable, and popular bars …

Craft Beer

Everything you need to know about Tipping in Paris

Not sure who or how much to tip? In Paris, like most other cities, there is a tipping culture which is useful to know about before you travel. The …

France

10 Principles Of Proficiency-Based Learning

<b>10 Principles Of Proficiency-Based Learning</b>by Chris Sturgis<i>10 Principles Of Proficiency-Based Learning” by Chris Sturgis was originally published on</i> …

Pedagogy

Is the Paris Museum Pass Worth it? • Nomad by Trade

Opinions on the value of city passes vary widely, with some people viewing them as tourist scams and others seeing them as huge savings. When I was …

France

8 Men’s Style Rules You Should Never Break

Style rules were meant to be broken. But not these. From never fully buttoning your blazer to always match your leathers, these are the men's style …

Men's Fashion

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

Pedagogy

Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace Rocks in the Desert

One thing you come to learn about Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace is that people speak about it in reverent, almost spiritual terms. “Magic” is …

Palm Springs

The sneaky tricks thieves in Paris use to steal your money

The group, which operated in Paris and Disneyland, had stolen valuables worth an estimated total of at least €1 million over a period of six months, …

Identity Theft

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

How to learn guitar chords across the fretboard - quickly and easily

Unlock the fretboard and play chords across the neck with this ingenious system. You’ll never look at the guitar the same way again!

Electric Guitar

Paris is a city that a lot of tourists do wrong—here’s how to get it right

There is perhaps no city more idealized, and more written about, than Paris. And yet, for tourists and travelers embarking on their first visit, there is also no city that’s easier to get wrong.<p>The Louvre, Ladurée, Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower—newcomers are often torn between all the sights to …

France

Playful Assessment – Teaching Systems Lab

MIT

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: ‘It is, strangely, acceptable to mock and demonise teenagers’

The neuroscientist, who has written a book on the teenage brain, on the turmoil of adolescence and whether mindfulness can help<p><b>Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, professor in cognitive neuroscience at University College London, is the author of a groundbreaking new book,</b> <b>Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of</b> …

Teens

The finest free things to do in Paris

Expert guide to Paris<p>Paris is not known as a budget travel destination and yet the city is replete with sights, activities and experiences that don't cost a <i>sou</i> (former French coin). From riverside beaches and picnics by Canal Saint-Martin, to watching footballers performing 'keepy-uppies' as you …

Atomium celebrates its 60th with a year-long birthday party

The Atomium is 60 years old this year - so it's time to celebrate. In anticipation to the World’s Fair opening in April 1958, the Atomium was …

Love Stories

In Mathematics, ‘You Cannot Be Lied To’

For Sylvia Serfaty, mathematics is all about truth and beauty and building scientific and human connections.<p>A few years back, a prospective doctoral …

Mathematics

Metro RER - The only authentic insider guide to Paris.

Métro & RER<p>It just wouldn't be Paris without the <b></b><b>Métropolitan</b> (or <i>Métro</i>), one of the most efficient and user-friendly subway systems in the world. Its …

The Paris Dream Trip (Part 4): How to Get About

(This article is part 4 of 8 in The Paris Dream Trip)<b>How to Get About</b>Let’s review: at this point you’ve settled on when to travel and where to stay. …

Paris

Heartbreak Hides in the Walls of This Paris Mansion

<b>M</b>useums are usually a feast for the eyes, but rarely are they a treat for the heart. Cozied up beside Paris’ Parc Monceau you’ll find just that: the …

Paris

The Fight Over Teacher Salaries: A Look At The Numbers

The teachers strike in West Virginia may have ended last week when Gov. Jim Justice signed a law giving educators a 5 percent pay increase, but the fight in other states is just warming up.<p>"You can make anywhere from $5,000 to $20,000 more by driving 15 minutes across the state line," said Dale …

Salaries & Wages

Best Beer in Alberta

The 66 best brews of 2018 in categories including patio beers, IPA, stout and sessionable beers. Plus, the Alberta Brewery of the Year.<p>March 16, …

First time in France? Here are some tips from Rick Steves

Slow down. Take transit. Try out a few French phrases. These are just a few things you can do to get the most out of your big trip to France.

France

Portland Now Generates Electricity From Turbines Installed In City Water Pipes

You’d be forgiven if the phrase “Portland goes green with innovative water pipes” doesn’t immediately call to mind thoughts of civil engineering and …

Renewable Energy

North Saskatchewan River watershed infected with whirling disease

Declaration covers all streams, creeks, lakes and rivers feeding into river ending at the Saskatchewan border<p>The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has …

We are witnessing the death of the millennial hipster – and it could cost the travel industry dear

I am suffering from a strange new Millennial affliction. Pulled pork gives me indigestion. Ironic T-shirts make me sick. Selfies have become an embarrassing practice from my near-youth, along with wearing too much kohl and advocating red-hot socialism. I no longer find exposed-brick cocktail bars …

Swimming Pools

We asked Siri, Alexa, and the Google Assistant 10 questions — here's which one is the smartest

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon's Alexa came out on top this time. Amazon<p>For better or worse, many of us rely on digital assistants to answer our everyday …

Google Assistant

When “Big Data” Goes to School

March 7, 2018<p>When “Big Data” Goes to School<p>By Alfie Kohn<p>Here’s a rule of thumb for you: <i>An individual’s enthusiasm about the employment of “data” in</i> …

The Emergent Power of Teacher Leaders

It was early October, and Principal Erin Schweng stood before 200 staff members in the library of Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California, ready …

The Subtle Nudges That Could Unhook Us From Our Phones

Enough. It's time. You've decided to reclaim your morning commute by spending it on something substantive. No more bottomless Instagram feeds and …

‘Success’ on YouTube Still Means a Life of Poverty

Do your children dream of YouTube stardom? Do them a favor: Crush that ambition now.<p>New research out of Germany billed as among the first to review …

Computer Science