Kari Andrew Farnell

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Trapped In His Body For 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free

<i>What would you do if you were locked in your body, your brain intact but with no way to communicate? How do you survive emotionally when you are invisible to everyone you know and love?</i><p><i>That's the first question asked by NPR's new program on human behavior,</i> Invisibilia.<p><i>The first show tells the story</i> …

Mind

Putting the flesh on the bones of genealogy

Genealogists are noted for their interest in names and dates. Unfortunately, many genealogists stop there in their research. I inherited a huge …

New AmericanAncestors.org Website

Thanks to a tip from Renee Zamora on her Blog, "Renee's Genealogy Blog," I learned about the new AmericanAncestors.org website from the New England …

Computational Neuropsychology Simulation: Dyslexia

Hinton and Shallice (1991, p. 74) argued in favor of simulating connectionist neural networks on the following grounds:<p><i>One of the main arguments in</i> …

Kent State

The Ins and Outs of Probate for Genealogists - Part Three - Understanding the Language of a Will

Legal language is extremely conservative. A will written in the 1700s contains some of the same language as one written in the 1900s. But this is …

Melomakarona: Greek Christmas Cookies With Olive Oil

This is a fantastic traditional recipe for Greek Christmas cookies with olive oil, honey, walnuts and cinnamon.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>500 grams of flour for all purpose<p>250 grams of olive oil<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ glass orange juice<p>2 tablespoons of cognac (brandy)<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

11 Desserts to Make for a Thanksgiving Potluck (Other Than Pie)

This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner.<p>This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner. From silky …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Pictures of the Week 11.13.14

20 Visually Intriguing Images of Pathways and Trails

Photo by mike318<p>Photo by Emergency Brake<p>Photo by Andrew E. Larsen<p>Photo by Thomas<p>Photo by Scott Hudson<p>Photo by SunKee Hwang<p>Photo by Randen …

Unsettling photo series of animals in their pointedly artificial zoo habitats

Zoos are a sort of moral conundrum in the animal rights debates. Some zoos rehabilitate or rescue animals unable to survive in the wild, and nearly …

Animals

The Internet Arcade lets you play 900+ classic games in your browser

You may already be familiar with the Internet Archive, a non-profit organization dedicated to building a lasting library of the digital world. Last …

My brothers and I

Photo Contest Winners<p>Browse our editors' favorite submissions from 2010-2014 contests.<p>Follow Nat Geo Photography<p>Community<p>Join Your Shot, our photography community. Submit to assignments and get feedback from our photo editors.<p>From the Archives<p>Look through a curated collection of historical photos …

Ancestry & Ethnicity in America

"As the most detailed resource on the market today that looks at the ethnic makeup of the US, this second edition offers expanded data based on …

Genealogy

Your brain loves rewards—whether you like it or not

If you’ve never watched a YouTube video of a baby’s first encounter with a dog, it’s worth doing. Not only are these videos incredibly cute, but they …

Launching Math Workshop - Step by Step - Must Have Resources & Freebies

back to school, Conferring Binders, Math Word Wall, math workshop<p>Ok, here it finally is, the promised post about how to launch your Math Workshop. …

Illinois Genealogy -- Biographies and Name Indexes

Illinois Genealogy Resources<p>Biographies and<br>Name Indexes<p>Two major archives and libraries in Illinois have biographical indexes to local histories and …

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Man threatens to report Spanish-speaking women<p>Duo comes up with vision to address discarded plastic water bottles in Flint<p>Authorities investigating …

New Jersey

Eggshells in the classroom?

One of the most famous educational quotes ever spoken was by George Evans. He stated, "Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same …

Blending My Classroom

Blended learning is the combination of online, student-paced instruction with face-to-face teacher-student collaboration. In math class this style of …

Teaching Through An Attitude Of Gratitude

<b>Teaching Through An Attitude Of Gratitude: 30 Prompts For Reflection</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Beth Leidolf and Justine Hughes helped make September …

A Collection Of Clues To America's Educational Past

If you walk past Daniel Radcliffe's Harry Potter robe, ride the elevator up four floors, above the ruby slippers from <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> and a family of four visiting from Cincinnati, Ohio, you'll find yourself in a long hallway that vaguely resembles a hospital walkway.<p>The fourth floor of the …

An Overview of Psychology

Psychology is a broad field that encompasses the study of human thought, behavior, development, personality, emotion, motivation, and more. Gaining a …

Seeing happiness in ambiguous facial expressions reduces aggressive behavior

Encouraging young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency to see happiness rather than anger in facial expressions results in a …

16 Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types

You may remember the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from your high school homeroom class, or that crazy ex who said your opposite psychological preferences made you doomed to fail. If not, here's the run-down:<p>It's a personality quiz based on Carl Jung's typological theories that divides people into 16 …

Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

Could Brain Scans Reveal The Right Treatment For Depression?

Finding the right treatment for depression can be a struggle. People find relief with the first treatment only 40 percent of the time. Trying different antidepressants or therapies can take months, which means months of suffering.<p>Scientists are trying to better the odds by searching for signals in …