Julia Steiner

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5 Good-For-You Smoothie Bowls

ingredients<p>Pitaya Passion Bowl<p>1 cup strawberries, frozen<br>• 1 cup raspberries, frozen<br>• 1 cup pitaya (pink dragon fruit), cubed and frozen<br>• 3/4 cup coconut …

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Picture Stories<p>Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly …

James Cameron

Scientists Uncover the 3 Evolutionary Factors That Made Human Brains So Big

There is "no clear link between brain size and behavior."<p>The human brain is three pounds of incredible power. A mass of supportive tissues and …

Evolution

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Pain

CRISPR ‘Off Switch’ Discovered, Could Make Powerful Gene-Editing Tool More Precise

One of the key hurdles in using CRISPR-Cas9 as a genetic engineering tool is its lack of precision. Every now and then, CRISPR-Cas9, which evolved in …

Database provides a rare peek at a human embryo’s first weeks

When I first found out my daughter existed, she was about half the size of a mini chocolate chip.I was six weeks pregnant; she was four weeks into …

9 Tiny Gardens Made Magical With Fairy Doors

Crafting

Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man Makes for a Very Limber Action Figure

In a week that sees a new <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> movie opening, let us all take a moment to appreciate the original Leonardo, who was able to …

Digital Art

Sculptor Mashes up Directors and Their Films in Gorgeous Detail

Alright, so my holiday wish-list is now officially started, and leading the “must have” column is pretty much all of these sculptures of directors …

Art

Ethereal Wood Engravings Evoke a Peaceful Balance Between Man and Nature

Artist Suzuki Yasuo etches fine lines and careful crosshatching into circular cuts of wood to create his intricate and ethereal engravings. His pieces feature natural creatures like owls and butterflies surrounded by organic plant forms, from seaweed to mushrooms. Other works portray profiles of …

Insects like you've never seen them before (pictures)

Take Your Outdoor Essentials Anywhere with the Tepui Expedition Gear Container

Take Your Outdoor Essentials Anywhere with the Tepui Expedition Gear Container With the launch of their new line of Expedition Series Gear Bags, …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Neuroscience

Top 10 Educational Technology Resources for the Classroom (Grades K-12)

LessonCast<p>LessonCast<p>LessonCast is a website where experienced teachers submit—via PowerPoint, document, pictures, or web cam—a "lesson idea or …

21 Magical Places In The South You Won't Believe Actually Exist

The South has A LOT to offer.

15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

The stars at night are big and bright...

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Bernie Sanders shuts down teen climate change denier: 'Thank you for your question. You're wrong.'

DES MOINES, IOWA — Bernie Sanders shut down a teenage girl who questioned the existence of manmade global warming on Thursday morning, to the delight …

The 27 Most Exciting Books Coming In 2016

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2016! (Ranked in no particular order.)

9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Flooding Of Trump's Buildings Edition

GIFs show what rising sea levels could do to Trump buildings. That and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.<p>View this post on Facebook

When good weather is bad news: a storm adventure in Iceland

Winters in Iceland can be brutal, but a new hike aims to ‘make storms fun’. Kevin Rushby hopes for danger, blizzards and high winds<p>In the mood for adventure? Here’s a ready-made one waiting to be activated. Just add a flight to Reykjavik, some atrocious weather and Kommi Hermannsson, an Icelandic …

Airbnb Unveils Their Most Wish-Listed Properties

One of them has a Pirates of the Caribbean theme...<p>This week, Airbnb released their list of the world's most desirable properties selected from their roster of almost two million listings in over 190 countries. Surprisingly, the list proved that less is more as some of the site's most unexpected, …

All of the Reasons Scientists Are Certain We Are Now Living in the Anthropecene

24 scientists from top universities around the world say they have hard evidence that humans have irrevocably altered Earth’s geology.<p>"Human activity is leaving a pervasive and persistent signature on Earth." So begins one of the more depressing scientific papers I've ever read.<p>What follows in "The …

Is This A Snowy Wonderland Or The World Inside A Petri Dish?

Do you remember cutting paper snowflakes in school? Artist Rogan Brown has elevated that simple seasonal art form and taken it to science class.<p>These large-scale paper sculptures may evoke snow, but actually trade on the forms of bacteria and other organisms. The patterns may feel familiar, but …

Sculpture

Don't forget, the science of memory is key to helping students learn

Neuroscientist Catharine Young explains how memories are formed and suggests strategies teachers can use to make sure students remember information<p>Since the dawn of time, learning and memory have gone together like bread and butter, up and down, spaghetti and meatballs. These two phenomena are so …

Pedagogy

Electronic plants

P. H. Raven, R. F. Evert, S. E. Eichhorn, <i>Biology of Plants</i> (W. H. Freeman, New York, 2005).<p>B. Buchanan, W. Gruissem, R. Jones, <i>Biochemistry &</i> …

Biology Teacher Uses Own Body To Teach Anatomy

These are a couple pictures and video of Dutch biology teacher Debby Heerkens teaching anatomy to her class by wearing different spandex suits …

Two Great Chromebook Tools for Creating Animations for Your Class

September 30, 2015<br>Upon your request, here are the two tools we would highly recommend for teachers seeking to create animations and explainer videos …

7 important YouTube Tips for Teachers

September 11, 2015<br>YouTube is undoubtedly a great source of educational video content to use with students in class. whether you are looking for …

Education Technology

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Critical Thinking