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10 New Tech Inventions You Didn't Know Existed

Cicret Bracelet<p>Check out these top 10 new amazing inventions, you didn’t know existed in technology World. Here we make a list of best new tech …

Building a better ‘burb: The race to design a sustainable suburbia is also making the suburbs kind of cool

<b>Cite, New Mexico (Perkins+Will)</b><p>Ecological concerns have led to a long overdue look at the design of suburbs. The results could be revolutionary<p>Diane Stopyra<p>October 1, 2016 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Suburbia is an easy target. But its problems run deeper than disillusioned housewives waking up from their American …

Urban Design

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Communication Skills

5 Yoga Poses To Do Tonight That Will Help You Ace Tomorrow

Because a good day starts with a good night 🌚<p>After a busy and stressful day, what should be one of life’s simplest actions can often feel like the most difficult: falling asleep. If your thoughts are racing and your body is tense, getting high-quality, restorative sleep may seem impossible.<p>Enter …

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Curious About Learning This Summer

This is an image of my six year old's "decorated" alphabet. He gets to write his letters like this because we work on letters at home.<p>I'm a former university professor, and I spent nearly 20 years teaching freshmen in college. One of the biggest lessons I learned from my students is that something …

Homeschooling

Learning Tools For Microsoft OneNote May Be One Of The Most Disruptive Education Technologies Yet

Last week, Microsoft quietly released a public preview of “Learning Tools for OneNote.” This Microsoft hackathon winner is an add-in for OneNote designed to improve the reading and writing experience for students. When Jeff Petty, the accessibility lead for Windows for education, showed me the …

Education Technology

8 Smart Ways to Boost Your Home Value

A modern kitchen and open floor plan can turn your family home into a hot property.<p>When Alec and Jennifer Harmes spent $264,900 for their first home …

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

Parenting

Trendit's IPO Set To Drive Growth In $1.5 Trillion 'Smart Cities' Market

The announcement by Trendit, an Israeli-registered provider of cutting-edge technology for real-time monitoring of crowd behavior, population movement and trend analytics, to raise £4 million (c.$6m) imminently through a new share offering on the London Stock Exchange’s main market could pave the …

Top 10 Favorite Projects of 2015

PDF versionGreetings from our cabin! We are taking some family time, building snow forts and making soup on the wood stove, playing lots of board …

The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

Life with HomeKit: Our experiences with Apple’s home automation system

When Apple announced HomeKit a year and a half ago at WWDC 2014, the new platform definitely piqued our interest. We had looked at a number of …

Why Algae Could Be the Greatest—and Trickiest—Fuel Source of All

From powering airplanes to replacing nuclear energy, algae has been touted as a green energy miracle. So if our waterways are already filled with the …

Biofuel

Screw the Gym! Do This Lower-Body Workout Anytime, Anywhere

This iso squat challenge will hammer your glutes and quads for as long as you can take it<p>This iso squat ladder challenge pits you against gravity.<p>By adding an extended pause during the toughest part of the squat—the bottom—you intensify the exercise without adding weights. The isometric hold …

8 ways to use data to tell a compelling story

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>The …

Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryIt’s Time to Forgive <i>The Joy Luck Club</i> Inkoo Kang The landmark film beautifully portrayed the Asian American experience. Then Asian …

Aretha Franklin

People throw around the word ‘gentrification’ without much context. Check this important history lesson.

THE COLUMBIA RIVER WAS FIFTEEN FEET ABOVE NORMAL levels the morning of Memorial Day, 1948. Alongside the river rested Vanport, an Oregon town built …

Urban Design

LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no …

The Creators Of “Serial” On What They Learned The First Season And What’s Next

After the radical success of the first season, Koenig and Snyder were suddenly faced with the freedom of being able to write their own ticket. They …

VenueNext Raises $9M To Create Apps For Stadiums

Have you ever been hungry at a sporting event but didn’t want to deal with the lines? Well VenueNext has raised $9 million to roll out an app for your lazy ass. From mobile ordering to in-stadium directions, VenueNext is a technology platform that is working to change the way fans experience live …

Apps

How to Choose a Computer Coding Language

HyperIce Vyper – The Next Gen Foam Roller

Editor's Rating<p>4.9?<p>Discovered on 2015-06-20<p>Used by the world’s elite athletes, the Hyperice Vyper can be considered to be a cutting edge fitness …

MIT Students Create A Brick That Could End Pollution From Dirty Brick Kilns

MIT students have created an alternative. The Eco BLAC brick requires no firing at all and makes use of waste boiler ash that otherwise clogs up …

Pollution

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Furniture

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

6 Awesome Apps for Home Organization

Keeping your home organized often requires you to carry out dozens of small tasks on a daily basis. But instead of constantly racking your brain to …

Apps